Along the shores of Lake Como not far from the Christmas markets, among the narrow streets and the characteristic hamlets, there is the Grand Hotel Imperiale, an elegant building with a spa where you can spend a quiet relaxing vacation to escape from the stress of work and from the city. Read more to discover how
At the tip of the western shore of Como Lake, a few km from Cernobbio, where the val Intelvi preserves one of the most romantic shores of the pre-alpine basins, trere is a small village called Moltrasio, a jewel of northern Italy renowned for quiet and nature. Here, the view opens to a picturesque landscape where the snow-capped peaks of the Alpine split into the mirror of the water surrounded by pretty villas and twigs. Furtheremore, long gray stone stairways rise from the bays to characteristic villages dotted with narrow streets and shops.
One of these steps leads to the jetty area where boats dock and where there is an elegant structure with a retrò charm, The Grand Hotel Imperiale. It overlooks the lake and its valleys bringing guests in an ideal promenade on the water. This impressive complex with terraces, tennis courts and a magnificent garden, is equipped with a wonderful spa, an ideal place to escape from the chaos of the city and the cold of december. The Wellness Center with swimming pool, hydromassage chair immersed in the pool, soft water beds, emotional showers, sauna, turkish bath, finnish sauna and sink with ice for cryo treatments, offers a real sensory relaxation experience to be enjoyed for refreshment efforts of the week or after training in the nearby gym. The furniture expresses the authenticity of the place in a sort of natural continuation of the surrounding landscape due to the Moltrasio stone, neutral colors and green water.
To fully benefit from the stay the best thing is to sleep there in one of the sophisticated rooms with a view, where you can pamper yourself with soft sheets, comfort, and silence in order to wake up the next morning really rested. A further note of the hotel’s attention to its customers is the breakfast service. Infact, near the garden, in a bright room with large windows, the first meal is served with a wide choice of delicacies of all kinds ranging from sweet and savory. The most convenient and fastest way to reach the Grand Hotel Imperiale is by car. However, if you prefer to choose public transport you can opt for the boat from Como Lake train station (easier route) or for coaches along the lake (not from the hill) C10 and C20 from take the Como S. Giovanni railway station.
The Grand Hotel Imperiale is also a strategic support point for visiting the nearby Christmas Market of Como popular for artisanal, food and wine products.
Grand Hotel Imperiale Lago di Como (Moltrasio), SPA – Wellness & Spa: aerodynamic hydromassage chair that assists muscular relaxation
Grand Hotel Imperiale Como Lake (Moltrasio), Wellness & Spa: salt room to relax and free your mind from daily anxieties and worries by rediscovering physical and mental well-being with the purity of minerals
Photo credits: Jean Luc Salathiele Meledje; Media Agency Aelle Press