Lakeside luxury is what the 5-star Hotel Eden Roc does best. The hotel has the largest private shoreline in the Maggiore area and has just added the new Eden Roc Marina, with 16 contemporary rooms to its offerings. The lake itself is stunning—with much wider vistas than Como and great for sports like water skiing and boating. General Manager Daniel Schali and his staff keep things humming with top-notch professionalism and that famous Swiss precision. Rooms are airy, with an updated mid-century feel.
The hotel has four award-winning restaurants as well as dining on the terrace. We had pre-dinner cocktails there and then moved to the Restaurant La Brezza where we had a refined and unrushed dining experience—with all that lakeside scenery around us. Spa lovers will love the hotel's two pools (indoor and outdoor), hydro-pool and spa services. A unique features is the Kneipp path laid out with stones from the River Maggia—it’s designed to be walked barefoot to stimulate your circulation. Yachting wannabes take note: the hotel partners with the Ascona Sailing and Motorboat School to offer a range of water sports including sailing and motorboat courses.
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Mediterranean Getaway in Swiss Alps
Nothing quite like e-biking around Lago Maggiore in Ascona, Switzerland. At Hotel Eden Roc, guests are able to ride “pedal-assisted" bikes to create a more enjoyable experience in the mountainous region of southern Switzerland. It provides a great chance to discover this splendid terrain in a practical and intelligent way. Recognized for it’s absolute peace and quiet, private beach, panoramic boat landing stage, luxurious rooms, and it’s "Garden of Eden,” Hotel Eden Roc is the perfect place to stay active all while taking in the alpine scenery and glistening waters of Lago Maggiore.