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Swing & Style: golf, fashion, and lifestyle at Lake Como

Welcome to the wonderful region of Lake Como in Northern Italy. This place is known for its  breathtaking landscapes and luxurious lifestyle.
The lake is surrounded by picturesque towns and villages and is a popular destination for those seeking relaxation, outdoor activities, and shopping in nearby Milan.

Italy4Golf and Essenza Escapes team up to offer the ultimate villa vacation experience. With Italy4Golf’s expertise in luxury travel and Essenza Escapes’ curated selection of exclusive villas, guests can indulge in unparalleled comfort and style.

Let Italy4Golf and Essenza Escapes elevate your villa vacation to extraordinary heights.

Italy is definitely the ultimate Golf Destination.


  • 8 nights in a selected VILLA

  • One day lake cruise with personal guide with light lunch

  • Visit to Franciacorta with lunch and wine tasting

  • Visit to Milano with aperitif in down town

  • 2 x 18-hole green fee at the Monticello Golf Club

  • 1 x 18-hole green fee at the Villa D’Este Golf Club

  • 1 x 18-hole green fee at the Pinetina Golf Club

To ensure you enjoy your vacation to the fullest, transfers for all suggested activities and locations are always arranged via luxury VAN with a private driver.


    Designed in 1926 by Peter Gannon, it covers a distance of 5760 meters for a par of the field of 69 shots.
    18 holes, studded with carefully studied natural obstacles, which challenge the skill of enthusiasts and professionals, offering an unforgettable experience.
    A naturalistic and landscape setting among the most evocative in the world: over 30,000 trees -pines, chestnuts, birches-, the Prealps in the background and glimpses of Lake Montorfano.
    With its opening in 1926, the Circolo Golf Villa d’Este is one of the oldest golf clubs in Italy Since 1928, the Golf Villa d’Este has been the stage of the Italian Open 12 times, boasting the merit of being the club of Italy with more editions played Numerous editions of the international amateur championships, both male and female, held since 1932 contribute to the luster of the Golf Villa d’Este Como.

  • 36 exciting holes at the gates of Milan.
    The Monticello Golf Club offers two beautiful courses:
    RED course : fascinating, Par 72 of 6.410m, always in the highest  positions of the Italian Ranking.
    It has hosted seven editions of the Italian Open, including prestigious winners such as Billy Casper, Sandy Lyle and Greg Norman.
    BLUE course : Parkland of great attraction that joins, without being less, the historic Red Course.
    Technical path, which gives players the opportunity to confront different game skills.
    Monticello’s international value was immediately recognized with the awarding and organization of the 1975 Italian Open, won by Billy Casper. In the following years the Italian Open was played six more times in Monticello and saw the affirmation of some of the greatest players in the world: Sam Torrance, Sandy Lyle and Greg Norman, who still holds the field record with 63 shots, along with Costantino Rocca.

  • A golfing pearl in unspoilt nature.
    Course designed by the architect John Derring Harris, built on seventy hectares of greenery immersed in the Park Pineta of Appiano Gentile with
    its forests of Pines, Birches, Oaks and Chestnuts away from noise and everyday stress.
    The course is divided into a wavy path with different game situations and offers enchanting new panoramic views: the Monte Rosa, the Lombard Prealps and the Apennines.
    The 18 hole part 71 is a particularly challenging test for each player category.
    The course is set in a continuous ups and downs surrounded by a continuous forest with green on several levels and narrow fairways.



Embark on a journey of luxury and elegance with Italy4Golf and Essenza Escapes as we unveil our exclusive collection of Lake Como villas. Carefully selected and meticulously vetted, our portfolio offers a plethora of options perfectly situated to immerse you in the beauty and charm of the region.

Moreover, select villas boast private piers, providing exclusive access to the tranquil waters of the lake. Whether you desire a leisurely cruise aboard a water taxi or wish to embark on your own aquatic adventure with a hired boat, our villas offer the perfect starting point for exploration and relaxation.



Founded in the 6th century b.C., Milan is not only the main economic and financial centre of the Italian peninsula, but also one of the four fashion capitals of the world (alongside New York, London and Paris) as it hosts the

Fashion Week, the events of major interest in this sector during which both established and emerging designer labels display their seasonal creations in sensational fashion shows.

Driven by a constant spirit of innovation and renewal, Milan is a cosmopolitan metropolis that has so much to offer,  also in terms of architecture, art, music, cuisine and entertainment.

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Milan’s “Fashion Tour”

Founded in the 6th century b.C., Milan is not only the main economic and financial centre of the Italian peninsula, but also one of the four fashion capitals of the world.

The essence of Milan’s fashion Capital’ unfolds along the streets of the famous quadrilateral: Montenapoleone, Spiga, Sant’Andrea and Manzoni streets to visit the boutiques of the most famous brands : Gucci, Prada, Valentino, and others.

Driven by a constant spirit of innovation and renewal, Milan is a cosmopolitan metropolis that has so much to offer,  also in terms of architecture, art, music, cuisine and entertainment.

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Franciacorta : Food & Wine Experience

You’ll immerse yourselves in a unique sensory experience deeply rooted in the rich history and captivating landscapes of the region.
Here, inside a charming winery surrounded by vineyards, expert oenologists will welcome you, guiding you through the production process of the famous sparkling wine. Strolling through picturesque vineyards, you’ll discover the historical roots of this fascinating wine region.
Finally, as you come together for a moment of sharing, you’ll not only celebrate the art and passion of Franciacorta wine but also pay homage to the land that has nurtured this extraordinary tradition for centuries, making every sip a journey through time and terroir.

A Cruise day on lake Como

A unique experience: a boat trip on Lake Como to visit the most beautiful and particular places and the enchanting villas. We will depart early in the morning to fully enjoy the beauty of the lake when it is still quiet and peaceful.
We will visit Villa del Balbianello, famous for being the set of many Hollywood films, located on the tip of a hill overlooking the lake.
Then we will venture into the Lecco branch of the
lake, less frequented by tourists but equally fascinating, where we will visit Villa Melzi d’Eril, a neoclassical villa located a few steps from the lake.
This boat trip on Lake Como will be an unforgettable experience that will leave you with an indelible memory of the beauty of Italy.



Make your holiday even more unforgettable by choosing premium activities designed to make you experience 100% Italian lifestyle


  • Wellness for body and mind

  • Sporting and cultural events

  • Scents and tastes

  • Rumble of motors

  • Play with the Pro

  • Personal shopping

  • Listen, taste, remember

  • Breathing history



In addition to this incredible experience, there are many others ready to enrich your holiday in Italy


Contact us, describe your preferences and we will design the right holiday for you.

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