Splendido Bay Luxury Spa Resort

Italy, Lake Garda

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  • A five star hotel overlooking the shores of Lake Garda 
  • Choose from a range of treatments and facilities at the spa
  • Relax by the swimming pool or on the hotel’s private beach

The Splendido Bay Resort offers a superb position on the edge of Lake Garda, just a 10-minute drive from the popular lake side town of Desenzano and a 5-minute drive to the town of Padenghe. 
A modern spa sits at the heart of the hotel (payable locally) offering a great range of facilities including a Turkish bath, Finnish sauna, experience showers and swimming pool. There is also a well-equipped gym on site or if you’d prefer to relax then you can make use of the outdoor pool and beach.

The hotel has a range of dining options including the Rivale Restaurant serving traditional Italian cuisine with a twist and it is set near the lake edge, or
Bbay for fine dining and magnificent lake views. Further afield (1 km) and owned by the hotel, you can find Aquariva, which serves gourmet cuisine in a relaxed setting, or Kuoki (5 km), less formal with a range of different menu options and a well-stocked wine store.

The hotel has 76 rooms (official rating 5 star).


Bars & Restaurants


Bbay offers a relaxed environment with an informal menu where you can enjoy light meals, salads and more. There is also an American Bar from which you can relax and enjoy a beverage.

Il Rivale

This traditional restaurant features elegant décor and a romantic terrace. Housed in a 17th Century building, the interiors offer a spectacular setting, with a table in the wine cellar. Menus include traditional Italian dishes with international influences.

Breakfast Room on Lake Garda

Dine in the chic interiors or on the sunny veranda as you take in the views of Lake Garda. Breakfast includes continental options, as well as cooked meals, cereals and more.

Open: For breakfast


Further afield (1 km) and owned by the hotel, you can find Aquariva, which serves gourmet cuisine in a relaxed setting.


This trendy, modern restaurant located 5km from the hotel, offers breakfast, brunches, aperitifs and succulent unique dishes. The menu features burgers, salads, pastas and over 10 types of brioche. For those with a sweet tooth, there is a sophisticated pâtisserie along with a well-stocked wine store with the finest local and international labels.


Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

Relax on the sun terrace surrounding the crystal clear swimming pool. Guests can order food and drinks straight to their loungers and enjoy the luscious hotel gardens and views of Lake Garda. There is also an indoor swimming pool at the spa.


The sandy beach of Lake Garda is located in front of the Splendido Luxury Spa Resort, where guests can relax on Bali beds or sun loungers.

Spa & Wellness

Splendido You Padenghe Sul Garda

This luxurious spa offers a range of treatments for guests to enjoy, as well as an indoor swimming pool, sauna, Turkish bath and shower circuit. Treatments include massages, facials and wraps.

Open: 10:00 – 19:00

Fitness Area

Offering guests the use of Technogym equipment, keep fit and active on your holiday using the hotel’s cardio and weight machines.

Open: 07:00 – 22:00

Activities & Entertainment

Kuoki Wine Shop

Take home your favourite bottles from the Splendido Luxury Spa Resort’s excellent selection of local and international wines.

Shuttle Bus

Guests can enjoy the complimentary shuttle bus to Desenzano twice per day. The bus runs between the hotel and the town, where you can enjoy historic buildings, shops, bars, cafés and restaurants.

About the location

Located on the shores of Lake Garda, Splendido Bay Luxury Spa Resort is ideal for those wanting to relax and explore. Enjoy the beautiful views of the sparkling lake, as well as the mountains surrounding the area. Explorers can hike or mountain bike through the trails and take in panoramic views of the area, while those wanting to relax can spend days on the beach and swimming in the lake.

A complimentary shuttle bus takes guests into Desenzano twice daily. Just a six minute drive away, the town is located on the water and offers visitors a chance to soak up the history and culture of the area. The town’s architecture dates back to the 18th Century, and offers traditional Italian design, with a pretty harbour area to discover. Dine al fresco and watch the quiet activity of the town, or visit the castle.

Nearest airport

Splendido Bay Luxury Spa Resort is a 30 minute drive from Verona Airport.
Classic Double

Sleeps up to 2 adults

These elegant rooms offer guests a king size bed, flat screen TV, desk, armchairs and a small private garden. There is also a minibar, walk in closet and an en suite bathroom with shower (some rooms feature a bath).

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Superior Room

Sleeps up to 2 adults

These spacious rooms have elegant décor and chic details, with a flat screen TV, desk, minibar and small seating area. There is also a walk in wardrobe and an en suite bathroom with a shower (some rooms feature a bath).

Junior Suite Park View

Sleeps up to 3 adults

Junior suites are spacious and comfortable. With neutral colour schemes and soft furnishings they make for an enjoyable stay. Modern facilities are also available including a minibar, hair dryer and air conditioning.

Suite Park View

Sleeps up to 3 adults & 1 child

Suites are decorated in similar tones to the rest of the rooms however, they have the added addition of a living room which provides extra space and comfort. Facitilies inclue a minibar, safe and air conditioning.

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Suite Executive

Sleeps up to 3 adults & 1 child

Suite Executive rooms are the largest of all the room types and enjoy the luxury of two double rooms, two bathrooms  and a living room. They offer wonderful views of the lake as well as a small private garden. 

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Stunning Hotel!

stevenjhill, Manchester, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review Feb 22 2024
Splendido it was! A fantastic hotel in a wonderful location, breakfast over looking the lake was perfect, rooms are excellent, spa and pool the same, good restaurants if you are a fish eater with...
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A completely relaxing and indulgent stay

emmadavitte, London, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review Nov 14 2023
Everything was perfect at the hotel. The staff were just so lovely! Our suite was gorgeous and private and hearing the lake whilst we were sitting on our terrace is a memory we won’t forget. Great...
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