Amazing villa in an amazing town!
Where to start?!? Our time in Bellagio was amazing. Such a vibrant city full of all the things we were looking for - peaceful strolls along the lake, leisurely afternoons in the Melzi gardens, mornings with cappuccino and brioche at Bar Rossi, and dinners full with the best food and drink available. Villa Poletti was the perfect stay for our perfect getaway. Overlooking the lake, the views from all windows are majestic. Waking in the morning, we would open the shutters to the breathtaking vision of Lake Como. The bell tower of San Giovanni was my favorite, seeing it tower over the little city and hearing its ring throughout the day always brought a smile to my face.
The Villa Poletti is perfect for a romantic stay or for couples to share a vacation together. There is even an apartment if you have the luxury to bring a nanny with you! The location is perfect, being a short walk to the lake shore or grocery store, and just a quick 5' drive to town center. There is all you need for making dinners at home to enjoy on the garden porch overlooking the lake. The grounds are well manicured and make for a wonderful morning exploration to see what might be in season on the fruit trees.
Monika, the house manager, is more than friendly, she is like family. She will assist with all your needs, she even had some "necessities" waiting for us upon arrival (per our request)...namely a few pieces of fruit, flowers, prosciutto and a bottle of wine! Since she is a local, she knows all the ins and outs of Belalgio and the lake region so she can help with any travel inquiries for the area.
The house is amazing in itself, being passed down generation to generation, the decor and overall aura make you warm with the richness of it's history. The beds were very comfortable and the layout imparted itself to several families or a family with multiple children as all the bedrooms were upstairs making the downstairs available whilst others might be resting or sleeping.
I took my mother and grandmother for a 3 generation trip and the Villa Poletti was the absolute perfect stay for us. We look forward to returning soon!
Tourists without a Car,
Families with Teenagers,
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