Sport & Bike

We can fulfil almost all of your sporting desires! The Hotel & Lounge Lago Maggiore was conceived with active guests in mind. It is a hotel for resourceful people full of get-up-and-go, and offers various activities, both indoors and out.

Fitness Room

The well-equipped fitness room offers state-of-the-art Technogym sporting technology. Upon request, a personal trainer (for whom payment is required) is available who can show you how to use the equipment and develop a personalised routine with you. Ideal for those wishing to begin or optimise their exercise routine.

Sasha Caterina - Our testimonial

Sasha is a young triathlete and elite sportsman, born in 2000. Alongside his profession as a mason, he cultivates his great passion for triathlon, which he practices on a competitive level.
Swiss Junior Champion and in the Top 20 in the European and world category, Sasha is among the Swiss elite national team. Like every top athlete, he hopes to participate in the next Olympic Games and, to achieve this important sporting goal, he trains with great constancy, dedication and determination. Born, raised and living in Ticino, he knows and loves this territory, with its landscapes, traditions and people.
Sasha is the sport testimonial of our new Hotel & Lounge Lago Maggiore, which with its "Active lifestyle" claim is aimed at a dynamic, sporty guest who loves beauty and attention to detail.


Cycling enthusiasts will be glad to hear that the Bike Hotel Lago Maggiore makes city bikes available to its guests. If you wish to bring your own bike with you, you will find everything necessary for its repair and optimal preparation in a workshop inside the hotel. Challenge yourself on paths across the Canton, which range in difficulty, but all offer spectacular views. You can go by yourself, or accompanied by an expert guide. A washer and dryer are available to guests, allowing you to get your sports clothes ready for the following day, and get back out there fresh and fragrant.

Mountain Bike

Breath-taking countryside, a mild, temperate climate, itineraries ranging from flat ground trails to paths with more than a 20% gradient, and 2,300 hours of sunshine each year. This incredible setting is the place to plan rewarding excursions with your trusty companion: your bike! The area is vast and diverse, so you can pedal leisurely along the riverbanks and the shore of Lake Maggiore, or climb your way up the many valleys in the region. Here we have the perfect conditions for casual cyclists, mountain bikers, and professionals alike!


How about an early morning run? Just outside the Hotel there is a brilliant running route which skirts the shore of the lake, taking joggers to the stunning Bolle di Magadino nature reserve at the mouth of the river Ticino – 10km of pure nature! On your return, recharge your batteries with the buffet breakfast which has been designed for our sportier guests.


The Locarno region offers numerous proposals and courts for training, fun and competition. For all ages, in pairs or alone, on clay or synthetic ground, both outdoors and indoors, with the possibility of booking private lessons, to spend hours of fun and sport in the open air.

Tennis Club Locarno –
Tennis Club Ascona –
Tennis Gordola –


Play golf all year round in a spectacular natural setting, enhanced by the evocative backdrop of Lake Maggiore, with an inviting microclimate and radiant light.

Golf Gerre Losone - The 18-hole championship golf course measures 6250 metres with a par 71. The course is immersed in a natural landscape, mainly flat and suitable for players of all levels -

Golf Patriziale Ascona - A course of the highest level, in absolute balance between tradition and innovation. The 18-hole, flat course is of a high technical standard, which makes both champions and players with a handicap of less than 30 enthusiastic -

Other Golf Clubs in the Lake Maggiore area and in Italy
Golf Club Castelconturbia - | European Golf Club Ispra - | Golf Club Arona - | Golf Club Bogogno - | Golf Club Alpino di Gignese - | Golf Club Des Iles Borromees - | Golf Club Verbania - | Golf Club Piandisole -

Outdoor Activities

For anyone wishing to spend a day on the lake, there are courses for stand-up paddle boarding, canoeing, and sailing, as well as trips out in a motorboat, or simply an unforgettable outing in a pedalo, discovering the great beauty of the area from the water.

Cardada Cimetta

As well as its truly unique panorama, this mountainous region offers visitors countless activities to do all year round. Make the most of the area’s pleasant climate and its astonishing natural beauty with walks and outings suitable for families and more intrepid guests alike. With footpaths and mountain bike trails to follow – as well as sites for paragliding – you are certain to enjoy the splendour of spring, summer, and autumn! On the mountain of Cardada Cimetta, you can also sample the very best specialities from Ticino.

Sports Coaching

Upon request, professional and amateur coaches are available for every sort of outdoor sport, offering guests who wish to explore the area and get to know its particularities an informative, educational, and sporty exchange.
You can ask for information on how to arrange a conversation or meeting with the sporting experts at the Hotel Reception, or ideally when booking your stay.