Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa ****S
Constructed in 1914 as a sanatorium, the Kurhaus Cademario (Kurhaus, in German literally “cure house”) has maintained its vocation over time as a place dedicated to the wellbeing of its guests. The Kurhaus Cademario maintained this even after the renovation into a 4-star-superior hotel, adding a rich selection of services; services to help you relax while in constant contact with the natural beauty of Ticino. 850m above sea level, the hotel is the highest wellness centre in the territory and overlooks Lake Lugano, also known as Ceresio. Situated just a few kilometres from the town sheltered from both fog and cold winds the hotel enjoys a stunning view. Here your psycho-physical recovery is guaranteed by a 2,200 sqm (23,700 sqft) Spa with both indoor and outdoor pools, saunas, hammam, a Turkish bath, a salt cave and a zone dedicated to massages and treatments, as well as an equipped gym and a chill out zone. The hotel has its own restaurant which serves Italian and international cuisine with special areas dedicated to meetings, congresses and banquets. Among other services in the hotel guests have a spa kit with a bathrobe, slippers and a towel bag, breakfast buffet and a self-service tea room in the Spa.
The DOT.Spa of Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa has been developed over 2,200 sqm (23,700 sqft) is divided into the Waterworld, Sauna world and a zone dedicated to treatments. In the first zones guests can benefit from an indoor pool with whirlpool which is connected to an external pool, enriched with a high concentration of mineral salts, a hammam with a cool water fountain and a multi-sensory shower, two frigidariums, a tepidarium with saline water, a salt cave, a Finnish sauna, bio sauna, ice fountain and a Turkish bath. In the treatment area facial and body beauty treatments are available, exfoliations, mudpacks, massages, wellbeing rituals, oxygen therapy and RF (Radio frequency) diathermy. A Private Spa with an aromatic whirlpool, a chill out area with self-service refreshments and a well-equipped gym.
The rooms at Karhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa are divided into the following types: Classic Chic, Comfort Chic, Exclusive Chic, Comfort Junior Suite (with a living room), Panorama Junior Suite and the Penthouse, with two equipped balconies and a view that spans from Lake Lugano to the Prealps. In room services include air conditioning, satellite TV with internet access, a radio, a telephone, a safe and a minibar. The Suites are also equipped with a jacuzzi tub and double washbasins.
The “La Cucina” Restaurant in Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa offers international and Italian specialities prepared with the highest quality regional products selected according to the season. Different dishes are on offer, including meat and fish which can be enjoyed poolside too. On the menu there are also gluten-free/celiac options. During the summer months it is possible to enjoy your lunch or dinner on the terrace while taking in the spectacular panoramic view of the lake.
Some of the services available at the hotel:
The area of Malcantone, where you find Cademario, has different villages both on the lakeshore and in the mountains and hills to be visited to really appreciate the variety present. The interior Ticino however, offers many natural, artistic and cultural tourist options. A visit to Lugano is not to be missed out on with its beautiful historic centre, the Church of Santa Maria degli Angioli which contains a Renaissance masterpiece. Other historic centres include the medieval citadel of Bellinzona, whose buildings were declared a UNESCO world heritage site, Locarno with its gates and antique palaces and Mendrisio, with the nearby Baptistery of Riva San Vitale, the oldest Christian monument in Switzerland.
Tourist tax to be paid on site: CHF 6.10 per person per night.
Under 12s are exempt from the tax.
Number of rooms accessible for persons with disabilities : 4
Wireless internet access
Indoor swimming pool