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The deepest and the third-largest lake in Italy is a treat for the senses. Everywhere you look is a photo opportunity. The historic towns and perched villages are scattered around its inverted Y shape, the Alps set the scene with mighty peaks surrounding the water, and the elegant villas have their lush gardens right next to the shore. The lake has been a luxurious thing to do in Italy ever since the Roman patricians established their summer residences here. You can have a piece of its sublime beauty too by booking one of these cool Airbnbs in Lake Como.
Staying in a penthouse is the right way to experience the beauty of this region of Italy. Awe-inspiring views, modern loft designs, and luxurious amenities make Attico CaPicci one of the best Lake Como Airbnbs. There’s a fully equipped kitchen inside, and you’ve got such great features as free, fast WiFi, air conditioning, and a Smart TV. But it’s the outdoor area that truly rocks. The private terrace with loungers is a gem of Como, and you will also have access to a swimming pool in the garden to make it even more chic and memorable.
If you prefer a more sociable Airbnb experience with a direct connection with the host instead of a smart lock and messages, Cadorna’s House is your Lake Como address, and in one of the most charming small towns in Italy. Reviewers loved the communication with the owners of this charming Menaggio property and noted how invested and informative they were. Apart from that, the views conquered the hearts of the guests; you’ve got magnificent ones here. The unit itself is very cozy, features lots of original vintage furniture, and has exposed beams throughout. There’s also a panoramic garden where you can admire the lake’s beauty.
When in Rome, right? Villa living suits Lake Como and you’re getting a fantastic chance to enjoy it with this excellent Airbnb. It boasts everything Italian lakeside retreat dreams are made of. There’s an outdoor pool overlooking the water, a beautiful garden that ends where the lake starts, a fantastic terrace for dining, and a private dock if you decide to come by boat (as you should). The house has three bedrooms, comes with an elegant design, and features sublime lake vistas. Boat and photo tours can be arranged by the property.
Boasting one of the most epic balconies among Airbnbs in Lake Como, Bellavista is going to impress you. The view you’re getting here looks straight off of a postcard with the red rooftops of the coastal village, the azure color of the lake, the green of the mountains, and the blue of the sky. The apartment itself is very modern, the kitchen is fully stocked, and every space overlooks Como. There’s also a nice communal garden for more outdoor enjoyment. Location in Lezzeno places you right between Bellagio and Como town, so be sure to opt for a car rental to drive everywhere.
You are going to have a beauty shock stepping on the rooftop terrace at this Lake Como Airbnb for the first time. The unforgettable vista of the water and the mountains is there, a moment of absolute magnificence. The house is set right next to the water in picturesque Laglio. It’s a beautifully designed three-floor, two-bedroom villa with a fully equipped kitchen and an airy patio that is perfect for a tranquil family break away from the crowds.
The reviews of Ca’ Roncate are filled with satisfied guests praising the view. It’s gorgeous here, and you will have a big outdoor terrace to duly enjoy it. Imagine the sunrises and the sunsets at such a setting, you’re definitely going to have plenty of unforgettable moments. Cernobbio’s setting makes it easy to go around the western shore of the lake and Como town is 15 minutes away. Be aware that the roads are notoriously windy around the lake and it’s advised to take extra caution. The Airbnb comes with a free private parking spot, another huge plus.
Having a terrace is everything when you’re above Lake Como. Casa Tilde has a large one that also comes with a BBQ grill. This is an ultimate family-friendly property with two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and a beautiful garden. The view is truly unparalleled, and you can admire the grandeur of the lake with the sometimes snowy peaks of the Alps around. Rent a car for better mobility and flexibility in traveling around the region. The house comes with a private parking spot. The pretty village of Dervio, with restaurants, cafes, and supermarkets, is minutes away.
Fans of vintage will feel at home at Il Palco. One of the coolest Airbnbs in Lake Como, it pairs contemporary amenities with historic elements, creating a living space full of character. Minutes away from Como’s old town, the loft is suitable both for families and couples (six people can stay here). It’s very large, boasts a big kitchen with Nespresso, has a Wii console for kids, and is fully air-conditioned. While in Como, you have to see the spectacular Duomo with a grandiose rococo cupola and a blend of Gothic, Romanesque, and Renaissance architecture.
One of the coolest Airbnbs in Lake Como, La Baita del Sole comes with two things that are guaranteed to make your visit unforgettable. There’s an all-encompassing lake view that will keep you inspired day and night. And you will have a private outdoor pool that’s quite a luxurious way to experience Como. Two bedrooms make it a perfect choice for families. A car is a necessity here, so make sure to have the rental organized before coming.
With a central location and a plethora of 5-star reviews, this Airbnb is a great pick for accommodation near the lake. The exposed beam ceiling and plenty of vintage furniture in the interiors add to the charm, the balcony overlooking the courtyard and the mountains is lovely, and the lakeside promenade is right on your doorstep. The building of the apartment is, in fact, a former medieval monastery, so an atmospheric stay is guaranteed. A Nespresso coffee machine, a microwave, and an Android TV are cool additions.
In case you find the windy roads around Como and the severe lack of parking spaces slightly frightening, this apartment saves the day. Set steps away from both the Como town’s railway station, ferry, and the old part, it keeps you well-connected to everything that’s in and out of the city. The property is modern, sparkingly clean, luminous, and pleasantly designed. It’s an ideal choice for couples and solo travelers and can be suitable both for short breaks and longer stays. Amenities are on point, too; you’ve got a large kitchen, a private balcony, Smart HDTV with Netflix, and AC.
“Unforgettable,” “magical,” “fantastic,” and “terrific” are the adjectives used to describe the patio view by guests in reviews. Pinkhouse doesn’t disappoint, and it gives you a chance to get one-on-one with Lake Como and experience living right in the heart of the charming lakeside village of Careno. Two bedrooms ensure quality family time, but the ambiance is ideal for a honeymoon trip, too. A parking spot is provided, and the ferry stop is very close by. This is an ideal property to immerse yourself in a local lifestyle and have a blast while visiting one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.
Have yourself a different kind of property for your next Lake Como escape by booking a house in the forest. Fresh air is in abundance, the atmosphere is pure magic, and the hiking trails are easily accessible directly from the property. The house has two bedrooms and can accommodate six people. You’ve got a private outdoor swimming pool, a relaxing sundeck, and a fireplace for special moments. All of this is within a short drive away from the fairytale panoramas of the lake and Como town.
The majority will take the Brunate funicular to have the panoramic Lake Como view. Some will book this Airbnb to enjoy it every morning from the garden. More than 500 reviews and a high rating prove that it’s among the coolest Airbnbs in Lake Como. Set in the quiet village of Blevio, the property won’t be a burden for your wallet either. In uber-expensive Lake Como, it’s a relief for those on a tight budget. The house is ideal for a couple’s retreat, and Como town is just 5 minutes away by car.