Traditional Swiss charms mixed with a Mediterranean vibe meet at Art Hotel Riposo, which has delightful little gardens and a breathtaking terrace. The staff here is passionate about local art and music. Its small size means you’re in for an intimate and exclusive stay. It’s gorgeous romantic hotel rooms have all been individually decorated with soft pastel colors, chick furnishings and come with private terrace over the iconic lake Maggiore.
Discover the wine cellar bar, complete with curved ceilings and a superb wine list. Pick a local wine and settle in with some Swiss cheese in this rustic bar.
The hotels elegant fine dining restaurant is the place to be in Ascona in the evening. Where tablecloths and candlelight set the mood of romance for a delightful evening, complete with Italian classics. Spend a lazy evening on the terrace taking in the majesty of the local mountains, before pottering round the historic town – there’s plenty to see – from 17th century churches to the cool summer Lido.