Castello del Sole, Ascona

The Castello del Sole is a five-star luxury resort in Ascona. The Mediterranean ambience and the uniqueness of the 140-hectare hotel and agricultural area with direct lake access and ancient Himalayan cedars enchant countless guests from Switzerland and abroad every year. The combination with the Terreni alla Maggia farm, which belongs to the hotel and which produces not only wine and cereals but also the famous “Loto Risotto”, is also unique. The 41 luxurious junior suites and suites as well as the 37 double and single rooms are furnished with great attention to detail. Mattias Roock’s culinary skills can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors at the Locanda Barbarossa and Tre Stagioni restaurants. The Castello SPA & Beauty offers guests a 2500-square-metre wellness facility in a class of its own with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, whirlpool, exercise pool, hydro pool, various saunas, Kneipp path, fitness and gymnastics room and a SPA suite. For the sporty traveller, the luxurious hotel also offers tennis courts, an indoor tennis court and bikes. The adjacent golf course of the Golf Club Patriziale di Ascona is one of the world’s most renowned addresses for golfers. For an exclusive lake experience, the hotel’s own Frauscher boat is available for up to 12 people.