Lefay Resort & SPA Lake Garda, Italy
Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda
Via Feltrinelli 136, 25084 Gargnano (BS)
Date of Creation
Hotel General Manager
After his graduation at the prestigious University of Bocconi in Business Administration and a successfully completed Master of Science in International Management in 2008, Mr. Leali joins Lefay Resorts as Marketing Director, in charge for the Corporate sales and marketing strategy and in 2011 he is appointed Managing Director of the company giving a top contribution to the new entrepreneurial project of the Leali Family in luxury and wellness first-class tourism.
To become the Italian reference brand in the international market of luxury wellness holidays through the creation of a collection of eco-resorts according to the Italian style and living and the new Lefay concept of luxury.
Lefay Resort & SPA Lago Di Garda
History & Story
The Lefay Resorts project was launched in 2006 as a result of the vision of the Italian entrepreneurs Mr & Mrs. Leali, who after establishing and managing for several years the prestigious air company Air Dolomiti, decided to face a new challenge in the hospitality, with the aim to become the Italian reference brand in the international market of luxury wellness holidays through the creation of a collection of eco-resorts according to the Italian style and living and the new Lefay concept of luxury.
In 2008 the first building of the Collection, the Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda was opened in Gargnano on Lake Garda.
On the 1st of August 2019, Lefay Resort & SPA Dolomiti opened its doors to the first Guests. It is located in the Madonna di Campiglio ski area, in Pinzolo
Date added extensions
2022: renovation of the restaurants, a new Adults Only SPA, a new category of suites: Sky Suite
2021: renovation of the suites and the lounges
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Italian Character: We offer a slice of contemporary Italian style, taste and elegance. Everything from the interior design, the Mediterranean cuisine, the friendly service and the wellness offering to the attention to detail are delivered in an authentic and traditional Italian way.
Global Wellbeing: For us wellbeing embraces the entire holiday experience. Wide spaces, the harmony of the architectural integration, the naturality of the material used, the “Vital“ Mediterranean Cuisine and above all the Lefay SPA Method wellness philosophy are all expressions of Lefay Global Wellbeing.
Sustainability complements the brand’s identity. This is a commitment that the Resort has made its own since the initial project, which was created and developed with total respect for the environment.
Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda is located in Gargnano, in the heart of the enchanting and renowned Riviera dei Limoni. It is the first Luxury 5-Star Resort on Lake Garda covering 11 hectares of natural park, surrounded by gentle hills and natural terraces rich in olive trees and woods overlooking the lake.
Key sites/activities in the area
• Gargnano and its lemon groves
• Il Vittoriale Degli Italiani
• The Andre Heller Garden
• An evening at the opera at the Verona Arena
• Golf with a view
• Boat trip on Lake Garda
Lefay Resort & SPA does accept children as from any age but pls bear in mind that the Resort is not Family Oriented. The Resort offers a Mini Club where children are more than welcome to spend part of their time and it is organized a program with different activities every day. The property does not offer a children swimming pool, however we do allow them to enter the SPA pools in present of a parent.
#44 JUNIOR SUITES (50 sqm):
Bright and spacious, our Prestige Junior Suites are located on the ground floor whilst our Deluxe Junior Suites are on the first floor and all overlook Lake Garda.
#4 FAMILY SUITES (73 sqm):
The Family Suite is the best solution to enjoy a holiday with your children or for those who need two bathrooms and two separate bedrooms within the same Suite. Suite with 2 separate double rooms.
#4 EXCLUSIVE SUITES (83 sqm):
With spectacular lake view, the Lefay Exclusive Suites feature wide spaces and an elegant interior design which will fully satisfy Guests’ needs for privacy and relaxation.
#3 SKY SUITE (134 sqm):
The Sky Suites offer panoramic views of Lake Garda, privacy, and luxurious space for relaxation. They feature a large living room, a private sauna, and an outdoor Jacuzzi® on a terrace suspended between lake and sky.
#1 ROYAL POOL & SPA SUITE (320 sqm)
The Royal Pool & SPA Suite overlooks a marvellous private garden and an amazing, heated infinity pool and offers, in its top layout, up to three bedrooms, for a final total area of 600 sq.m. (6.460 sq. ft.). The selection of natural materials such as olive and national walnut wood and Italian marbles, the spacious interiors and exclusive services such as the Private SPA Area and the personalised concierge service turn the Royal Pool & SPA Suite into the most exclusive way to enjoy a stay around Lake Garda.
Restaurants & Bars
Lefay Vital Gourmet is a culinary concept which pays particular attention to the health aspects of food, focussing on the Mediterranean diet in which extra virgin olive oil reigns supreme.
• La Limonaia
It is situated on the upper floor of the Resort and offers a spectacular view of Lake Garda. A unique breakfast buffet is served and it is possible to enjoy delicious dinners in a scented lemon grove. The Restaurant offers a daily choice of the finest Mediterranean food and flavours.
The cuisine enhances the best natural ingredients and the naturally beneficial properties of each single element, without using meat, dairy products or derivatives.
• The Lounge Bar
The Lounge Bar is in the perfect location to enjoy a cocktail or a soft-drink overlooking the stunning sunset and the spectacular view of Lake Garda, while listening to embracing piano notes.
• The Pool Bar
A unique and exclusive service, perfect for sipping a drink or an aperitif or enjoying a sandwich at the stunning Infinity Pool overlooking the breathtaking view of Lake Garda.
• La Limonaia
It is situated on the upper floor of the Resort and offers a spectacular view of Lake Garda. A unique breakfast buffet is served and it is possible to enjoy delicious dinners in a scented lemon grove. The Restaurant offers a daily choice of the finest Mediterranean food and flavours. During the year, the menu varies according to the season and features recipes with fresh and local produce enhanced by the best Italian and international wines.
Lefay SPA World:
An exclusive temple of wellness extending over 4,300 square metres, where body and soul are rejuvenated through the rediscovery of vital energy.
Indoor and outdoor heated pool
25 metres homologated training heated pool (open April-October)
“Fonte Roccolino” whirlpool, warm water (open April-October)
“La Luna nel Lago” salt-water lake (entrance for a fee)
5 RELAX AREAS
ADULTS ONLY SPA
Finnish panoramic sauna
Aquamoon – Waterfall shower
2 Fitness rooms
The Fitness area consists of a large gym overlooking the lake, equipped with Technogym®’s latest equipment (open 24h).
LEFAY SPA METHOD
The Lefay SPA Scientific Committee has created an innovative wellness method that stems from the blending of Classical Chinese Medicine with Western scientific research. This union is the basis of the Lefay SPA Method Health Programmes, customized according to individual needs, to achieve a complete mental and physical wellness with various objectives: weight, relieving stress, getting into physical shape and assisting posture, treating insomnia, combating the signs of ageing and detoxifying the body.
Corporate & Celebration Events
Featuring a unique position and top quality services, Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda offers the ideal setting for company conferences, team building sessions and high-level business meetings. The Resort features a meeting room of 55sqm, equipped cutting-edge technology and natural light. The perfect location for unique events and meetings.
Extra Notable Features
Boat Trip: There is no more exclusive a way to discover the lake than being aboard a 1017 Frauscher Lido speed boat customised by Lefay. From the picturesque port of Gargnano to the most hidden corners of the Garda.
• Golf: The mild climate of the “Riviera dei Limoni” means you can play golf all year round. The Bogliaco Golf Club, the oldest and most spectacular club on Lake Garda, is just a few kilometres from the Lefay Resort.
• Limonaie: Unique structures that testify to a bygone era and civilisation: the limonaie are traditional buildings of the Upper Garda characterised by stone and wood pillars, that used to grow lemons
Hotel & Restaurants Awards
2021 World SPA & Wellness Awards: “Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year”
Condè Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards: “World’s TOP 30 SPA Destinations”
2020 European Health & SPA Award: “Best SPA Destination”
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