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Glimpse Inside Grand Hotel Fasano at Lake Garda

The Grand Hotel Fasano is a luxury 5-star hotel on the picturesque beautiful Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy located on the edge of the Dolomites halfway between Venice and Milan. The elegant suites, the gourmet restaurant, the amazing AVEDA Destination SPA and the beautiful wellness centre make this unique retreat the perfect place for an unforgettable first-rate holiday.  
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A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, numerous nominee and award winner for Forbes, Haute Grandeur, Condé Nast Johansens, and Falstaff Travel, Grand Hotel Fasano at Lake Garda is a unique combination of a dreamlike place with super planning and organization. It is a place that allows you to cozy up in privacy while enjoying every detail being taken care of, as well as spending hours surrounded by beauty. 

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Peek Inside 

The rooms, ranging from Comfort to Villa Principe Superior to Superior Room to Deluxe Room to Executive Room and finally to Suite, provide a sense of comfort and are simply charming. The new furnishings, done in a modern style and in light colors, are a contemporary development of the classic and elegant style that has always characterized the Grand Hotel Fasano.  Booming with advantages, Grand Hotel Fasano rooms have wooden floors, air conditioning, safe, LCD television, Wi-Fi, minibar, and most importantly breathtaking views onto the grand magical Garda Lake. What can be better?

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Stories of Taste

From the rooms, we proceed to explore and experience the Grand Fasano restaurants. They will truly enchant you with their lovely settings and refined, gourmet menus created from purely local ingredients. Each restaurant will tell you a story of taste, meanwhile, the chefs with their signature dishes will tickle every one of your senses.

In a luxurious atmosphere, great attention is shown to products and quality while you enjoy a fulfilling breakfast that the Grand Hotel Fasano chef Maurizio Bufi prepared together with his kitchen brigade. Whether a delicious fragrant croissant or some perfectly cooked scrambled eggs, when combined with the incredible lake view, it is unbeatable. 

After breakfast, ll Fagiano” restaurant is the next destination, where Maurizio Bufi, the new Executive Chef, brings in Mediterranean cuisine from southern Italy, which he has creatively updated and revised. He worked on Lake Garda for around ten years, first at the Lefay Resort, then as Executive Chef at Villa Giulia, where his cuisine was awarded a Michelin star. Grand Hotel Fasano is a proud new chapter in his life. 

Alternatively, Magnolia Restaurant, set in the middle of the hotel‘s extensive grounds, takes its name from two ancient magnolia trees where lunch is served. It offers dishes in the finest Italian tradition, freshly prepared using selected ingredients.

Another option to try is Il Pescatore, which is a haven of tranquillity set on a beautiful terrace with a lake view, decorated in bright contrasting colors inspired by typical Mediterranean restaurants. It specializes in fresh fish cooked using recipes from the southern regions of Italy.

Last, but not least, we recommend trying La Darsena Restaurant, located in a sympathetically restored old house a short distance from the hotel, surrounded by extensive lawns, facing the lake and shaded by chestnut trees. Guests can relax and enjoy a bar and restaurant service, aperitifs, and cocktails with a musical accompaniment, as well as dinner and supper. The club's modern, minimalist design provides the perfect setting for simple, authentic cuisine, including creative starters homemade pasta, a wide selection of grilled meat and fish, and flavourful pizzas, served by candlelight and with background music. The restaurant has plenty of parking, as well as moorings if arriving by boat.

Unique Experiences

To spice up your stay and make your it more fun and enjoyable, Grand Hotel Fasano offers a range of entertaining unique experiences to make your trip even more memorable and delightful. 

Whether it is a driving experience aboard a convertible BMW 8 through astonishing spectacular Garda Lake sceneries,  
flying in a helicopter to the top of Monte Baldo (2,000 meters), historically exploring lake Garda during an excursion with a historic sailing ship and a lunch in Punta San Vigilio, or experiencing a tour of Lake Garda with Frauscher motorboat, Treat yourself to a day aboard a luxury Frauscher motorboat to discover the beauty of Isola del Garda, you can be sure that you will be making life-long memories while living in the moment surrounded by unspeakable grandeur of natural beauty. 

Additionally, Grand Hotel Fasano has included some alternative calmer options for its visitors, seeking to find peace and balance during their holiday. Combining the useful with the pleasant, there is an exclusive opportunity to discover and enjoy Art, with private access to individual collections often hosted inside elegant Palazzi. Alternatively, for gourmet lovers, there is an opportunity to enjoy some local wine and olive oil. Given that the Valtènesi is a territory, that includes the South-Western part of Lake Garda, and is famous for the production of wine and olive oil, do not miss the opportunity of an organized tour, which will allow you to visit three local producers. 

AQVA Spa, an Aveda Destination Spa

A long exhausting day calls for relaxation, preferably at the AQVA Spa, the Aveda Destination Spa! The wellness center AQVA Spa is inspired by ancient Roman baths and develops on a surface of more than 2.500 square meters. The state-of-the-art structures include indoor and outdoor swimming pools as well as Jacuzzis, saunas, Turkish baths, relaxing zones, chromo- and aroma-therapy showers, Kneip circuit, gym, and solarium. The Aveda Destination Spa offers various approaches from classic massages to oriental treatments with natural products, which you will love as they will simply transfer you to a different reality. 

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