Splendido Bay Resort

Italian Lakes, Lake Garda

5 * Swimming Pool Onsite Parking Views Bed and Breakfast Spa Lake Front Fitness Centre
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  • You can relax by the outdoor pool or beach.
  • A short drive to the popular lake side town of Desenzano.

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 (less than a mile) and owned by the hotel, you can find Aquariva, which serves gourmet cuisine in a relaxed setting, or Kuoki (4 miles), less formal with a range of different menu options and a well-stocked wine store.

The hotel has 76 rooms (official rating 5 star). Minimum 4 night stay during July and August.


Bars & Restaurants

Be Bay Bistrot

Be Bay Bistrot 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. 

Rivale Restaurant & Aquariva Restaurant

Set in a traditional building offering views of the lake serving local cuisine in an elegant environment.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

If you’d prefer to relax then you can make use of the outdoor pool and beach.

Spa & Wellness

Fitness Centre

A small fitness area is available.


The spa has a range of facilities including a Turkish bath, Finnish sauna, experience showers and swimming pool. Bookable locally with no charge for guests.

About the location

The charming town of Desenzano lies on the southern banks of Lake Garda, gazing out towards the Alps. With three large beaches and numerous cafes along the lake’s waterfront, it’s easy to relax here. Spend some time walking the pleasant historic streets up to the town’s Castello, where you can enjoy wonderful views over Desenzano, visiting the impressive Roman villa or marvelling at the cathedral's 16th-century architecture. There are plenty of shops dotted around the town, with everything from well-loved high street shops to charming, individual boutiques.

Desenzano is a great base for explorations of northern Italy. Lake Garda’s other towns are accessible by regular ferries and the cities of Milan, Verona and Venice are easily reached by train. 

Transfer Information

The hotel is 30 minutes from Verona airport. Return private transfers included. To change your transfers or book car hire instead, simply call us once you’ve completed your booking.
a bedroom with a bed and a window
Double Classic

Max 2 Adults

Classic rooms are decorated in neutral tones with comfortable furnishings and modern amenities, some of them have a little garden.

Approx. 22-24m²

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Double Superior Palazzo

Max 2 Adults

Superior Palazzo rooms are decorated in grey and white tones, providing a sense of harmony and tranquility. Offering a little more space than a classic room, superior rooms are also positioned in the picturesque building from the 1600's.

Approx. 28-30m²

Junior Suite Park View

Max 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. 

Approx. 27-28m²

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Suite Park View

Max 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.

Approx. 40m²

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Suite Executive

Max 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. 

Approx. 60m²

Early Booking Discount

10% Early booking discount for stays completed between 01 April - 31 October 2024 booked by 25 March 2024.

Rate Reduction

10% Rate reduction for stays of 5 nights or more completed between 02 April - 08 May 2024 and 03 - 31 October 2024.

10% Rate reduction for stays of 7 nights or more completed between 01 September - 02 October 2024.



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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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We have been helping our customers discover the real Italy for 95 years now. Our experience and expertise, together with our attention to detail and personal touch, really does make us the leading Italian holiday specialist