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Garda Golf Country club

Gardagolf is known by experts as one of the best equipped golf courses of the last 15 years. Its area is of 110 hectares and it was designed by English architecs Cotton, Penninck Steel & Partners. Gardagolf has 27 holes and it is just within the area of the Manerba cliff, the castle of Soiano and the Valtenesi hills, thanks to which you will find beautiful views. You will be immerged in a nature rich in olive trees, cypresses, centenary oaks, maritime pines and holm oaks. You will desire to stay and admire the awesome landscape. Gardagolf has the aim to offer technical and competitive tournaments thanks to the fantastic green courses. It is open all-year long and has a very spacious practicing range. From 01st November until 15th March the course is closed on Monday.

Arzaga Golf

On the hills surrounding the Garda Lake, in a park area of 144 hectares, you can find Arzaga Golf course. It has 27 Championship holes which were realized by two of the world most famous golf companies: Jack Nicklaus II, that designed the first 18 holes PAR 72, and Gary Player, who designed the other 9 holes PAR 36, giving them features of the typical fairways and bunkers of the Scottish “Links”.

For those who would like to start playing golf or improving their technique, Arzaga Club offers a Driving range with grass, covered locations, a practice bunker and 3 Pitch & Put holes. In addition to this you will have the possibility to have the support of the Academy which is currently managed by instructors from the Zappa Golf School. 

Bicycling & Jogging

A cyclyng lane crosses Soiano, connecting it with various villages such as Rezzato (near Brescia), Gavardo, Saló, Padenghe and Lonato for a total path length of about 48 km. Some parts of the lane offer wonderful views of the lake and of the green countriside surrounding these villages, where the two rivers Naviglio and Chiese flow.


You can easily visit the lake shores while ridng a horse. There are many stables hiring horses in the area; guides and instructors are also available. The green Morainic hills offer swesome views of the lake. The nearest stable to the hotel is La Scuderia (just 1 km far).


In the area you can find also some sailing schools. In Desenzano the most famous is Fraglia which is located at the harbour near the city centre. Garda lake is quite windy, mainly in the North, where various competitions usually take place.

Hiring a Boat

The nearest port is in Moniga and it is about 4 km from the hotel. Here boats are hired by Rappydrive company which provides you with various types of boats, some also can be driven without licence.