Last Updated October 28, 2021 10/28/2021

12 Best Vacation Rentals in Lake Garda, Italy

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To say Lake Garda is beautiful would be an understatement. It is a natural spectacle, a symphony of colors and shapes, an ultimate beacon for those looking for visual sensations. Surrounded by the mighty Alps, boasting spectacular historic cities and having long been a favorite retreat of generations of travelers from Italy and all around the world, this attraction is definitely among Europe’s must-visit destinations.

To have the smoothest exploration experience it’s nice to stay in the accommodation fit for the quest. We will guide you through the best Lake Garda vacation rentals so that you can have a fascinating trip filled with lots of belleza, only the tastiest cucina and maybe some Aperol too.

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Rooftop Suite - Riva del Garda
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Rooftop Suite - Riva del Garda

Rooftop Suite - Riva del Garda

One of the best-reviewed Airbnbs in Riva del Garda, this property gives you a chance to stay right in the heart of the old town while enjoying the view of the red rooftops and Lake Garda from your private rooftop terrace. Inside you’ll find bright modern interiors that were carefully designed for a premium stay. With its three bedrooms and plenty of space, this apartment will be ideal for groups. There is a spacious fully equipped kitchen and a big living room. Get to know the local culinary delights tasting carne salada (traditional Trentino salad with lean meat), canederli (bread dumplings typical of the Northern part of Italy) and tortellini (ring-shaped stuffed pasta) accompanied by local wines.

Flat with Lake View and Bikes - Peschiera del Garda
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Flat with Lake View and Bikes - Peschiera del Garda

Flat with Lake View and Bikes - Peschiera del Garda

This property, just a short walk away from the shore, is one of the best budget Lake Garda vacation rentals. Everything you need for a great stay is here. There are two bedrooms, a kitchenette as well as a balcony with lake views. The rental is a part of the complex where you’ll have access to a swimming pool, tennis court, small soccer field and playground. Be sure to explore UNESCO-protected Venetian defensive systems at Peschiera del Garda, one of the most precious gems of the lake.

Villa with Dream View, Infinity Pool, Privacy & Nature - Brenzone sul Garda
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Villa with Dream View, Infinity Pool, Privacy & Nature - Brenzone sul Garda

Villa with Dream View, Infinity Pool, Privacy & Nature - Brenzone sul Garda

Your breath is guaranteed to be taken away by the views from this stunning Lake Garda vacation rental. This house sits above the magnificent lake, offering unparalleled views of the Alps, something that makes this property unique. The house boasts a slick modernist design and there’s a wonderful heated infinity pool overlooking the lake as well as an expansive terrace ideal for observing the marvelous surroundings. One of Lake Garda’s finest luxury villa rentals, it features two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and provides the tranquility of the countryside.

Time to Relax - Peschiera del Garda
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Time to Relax - Peschiera del Garda

Time to Relax - Peschiera del Garda

With a balcony overlooking the old Venetian defense system and canals of pretty Peschiera del Garda, Time to Relax takes you right in the center of the action and does it in style. The apartment boasts a luminous, bright-colored design and would be great for a romantic getaway in Lake Garda’s classiest towns. There is a kitchenette and a living room with a large sofa for relaxation. Go out on a stroll through the picturesque streets of historic Peschiera del Garda, make sure to have a scoop or two of gelato and enjoy the views of the lake and the mountains from one of the waterfront terraces of the local restaurants.

Juliet’s Apartment Garda Lake - Sirmione
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Juliet’s Apartment Garda Lake - Sirmione

Juliet’s Apartment Garda Lake - Sirmione

Located just a few steps away from the azure waters of Lake Garda, Juliet’s Apartment is an ultramodern vacation rental that gives comfort and luxury. The property has two floors and enjoys lots of light that comes through its large panoramic windows. There is a stunning terrace with pretty green views where you can relax reading a book, dine observing the stars or simply soak in the calm atmosphere of the Lake Garda environs. The apartment is situated in Sirmione, one of the most picturesque old towns on the lake with an imposing Scaligero Castle from the 13th century and an ancient Roman villa called Grottoes of Catullus.

Rustico in Corte Laguna - San Zeno
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Rustico in Corte Laguna - San Zeno

Rustico in Corte Laguna - San Zeno

Would you like to marvel at the warm colors of the fading sunset over the calm waters of Lake Garda and towering high mountains from the comfort of your dining room? This vacation rental is an amazing find boasting one of the best panoramas around. Conveniently located in traditional San Zeno di Montagna village right above the lake, it’s a recently renovated stone house with a private garden with sunbeds, a fully equipped kitchen and stunning vistas from every single room.

Romantic Terrace at Lake Garda Trentino - Riva del Garda
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Romantic Terrace at Lake Garda Trentino - Riva del Garda

Romantic Terrace at Lake Garda Trentino - Riva del Garda

Proximity to Riva del Garda’s city center, exceptional rooftop terrace with stunning views of the mountains and affordability make this property is a great pick for those looking to spend a hassle-free vacation next to Lake Garda. Beautifully decorated with authentic wooden furniture, this apartment is cute and welcoming. Guests loved the overall comfort and cleanliness of the property noting the great communication with a host. Get to explore the fantastic old town of Riva del Garda visiting the medieval Rocca fortress, seeing frescoes at the town’s ancient churches and walking along the elegant lake embankment.

Lakefront Apartment with Jacuzzi - Salò
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Lakefront Apartment with Jacuzzi - Salò

Lakefront Apartment with Jacuzzi - Salò

It’s one thing to stay next to the Lake Garda, it’s a whole another experience to have direct access to the beach from your garden. That’s exactly what this classy apartment in Salò is offering along with the beautiful modern interiors and stunning water vistas. Oh, and a jacuzzi is included too, giving you an ultimate luxury escapade in one of Italy’s most scenic places. Salò, where the property is situated, boasts a spectacular late Gothic Santa Maria Annunziata and a must-visit Lake Garda promenade full of colorful historic houses.

La Criolda Villa with Lake View, Butler, Charme, Pool, Gym and close to Golf - San Felice del Benaco
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La Criolda Villa with Lake View, Butler, Charme, Pool, Gym and close to Golf - San Felice del Benaco

The landscape around Lake Garda is dotted with the castles and mansions of nobility that frequented its picturesque shores for centuries. You can have your own regal stay at La Criolda that is among the best Lake Garda luxury villas. Situated right next to the lake, it offers a high-end accommodation experience in a stunning setting. There is a private pool, a gym, a sauna and table tennis satisfying all the relaxation needs. The property comes with the services of a butler who will make sure that all your culinary wishes are fulfilled. Stepping inside the house you will find beautifully renovated authentic interiors with thoughtful details that combine the luxury of modernity and charms of yesteryears. Whether it’s a family celebration, romantic getaway or meet-up with friends, La Criolda is equally perfect for all of it.

Bellavista - Garda Leisure - Salò
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Bellavista - Garda Leisure - Salò

Bellavista - Garda Leisure - Salò

Enjoying the top location directly at the lake promenade of Salò, Bellavista apartment is an exemplary Lake Garda vacation rental. You will feel at home inside this prettily decorated property with a stunning balcony overlooking the lake. The apartment features a fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning and flat-screen TV. With all Salò attractions just a stone throw’s away, the apartment is a great base for exploration of the city as well as the main Lake Garda sights. One of Italy’s most popular amusement parks Gardaland is nearby offering exciting adventure-filled family and friends time.

CasaClima Gold Villa by the Lake with Large Garden - Brenzone sul Garda
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CasaClima Gold Villa by the Lake with Large Garden - Brenzone sul Garda

CasaClima Gold Villa by the Lake with Large Garden - Brenzone sul Garda

The fantastic lakeside position makes this first-floor villa next to Brenzone one of the most stunning Lake Garda rentals. You will literally have water views from every room with an opportunity to marvel at the lake throughout the day and the night. The spacious property can accommodate up to seven people and comes with a living room, fully equipped kitchen, two bedrooms and an amazing large terrace right next to the beach.

Villa Andrea with Swimming Pool - Bardolino
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Villa Andrea with Swimming Pool - Bardolino

Villa Andrea with Swimming Pool - Bardolino

Stylish minimalist designs and plenty of outdoor space make this property a great choice for a villa rental next to Lake Garda. Located in Bardolino, the house boasts unparalleled vistas of the lake and mountainous surroundings best enjoyed from one of the terraces or the private swimming pool with saltwater. Inside you find a large open-space living room with a fully equipped kitchen as well as two bedrooms. The tranquil position of the villa makes it a great choice for families with kids. Also, Bardolino city center is easily reachable on foot so be sure to explore this city of winemaking glory strolling through its cobblestone streets and sampling local wines at one of the town’s excellent restaurants.

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