Hotel Prima Luna

  • Lake Garda, Italy, Malcesine

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With unrivaled views out over the bay of Malcesine, Hotel Prima Luna is as charming as it is eclectic. This hotel is renowned for its warm hospitality, excellent food and fantastic location. It's opposite spiaggia Campagnola, one of the region's finest beaches. The decor is rich with character with vintage furniture and spacious guest rooms, each styled differently from the last. The dining room is sleek and modern with exposed light fixtures and large windows opening up onto the terrace and bay beyond. Its here that a varied buffet breakfast is served each morning and three-course dinners of regional cuisine.

There are two pools set in the flourishing gardens including one suitable for children. Both have fantastic views over the lake. An outdoor whirlpool is also available for guests to use along with sun loungers and parasols. For those looking to get out and explore the resort, Malcesine centre can be reached on foot in just 15 minutes along the lakeside promenade. Here, you'll find a superb selection of shops and restaurants and the ferry port that provides easy access to days out in Riva and other neighbouring resorts. 

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 30 mins by coach from Verona airport.

Added value

One free lunch at the bistrot bar per person per week (maximum 2) for holidays between 02 May - 30 Oct 20 booked by 28 Feb 20

  • No. of rooms: 38
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 3
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 3

Classic Rooms can sleep up to three people and have a lovely terrace with partial lake views. Each room is individually decorated with minimalist designs using local pine. Facilities include a double bed (twin beds are not possible at this hotel), air conditioning, TV, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer and walk-in shower.

Ambient Rooms sleep up to two people and are located on the first floor with lake views from the balcony.


  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes

Please note that there are no adapted rooms at this hotel.


The hotel's breakfast buffet is largely continental but omelettes can be made on request. The in house pastry chef creates some stunning pastries that are served along with breads, cold cuts, cheese, fresh fruit and rich Italian coffee. Dinner is a three course menu with plenty of choice and everything is homemade and locally produced where possible.

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Malcesine’s pedestrianised cobbled streets lead up from the lakeside, past shops, cafés and shady squares to the 13th Century castle which towers above the lake on a sheer rock face. The Saturday market is not to be missed and the excellent ferry service makes Riva and Limone easily accessible too. The long promenade leads out from the resort’s southern end past shingle beaches to lovely Val di Sogno, an idyllic spot for lake bathing and watersports. Take the cable-car to the top of Monte Baldo behind Malcesine. Here you will enjoy superb views, an abundance of walks and beautiful nature. With so much variety and character, your holiday in Malcesine is an ideal choice.


Things to do in resort

  • Walking
  • Cable-car to Monte Baldo
  • Walks above resort
  • Scaligeri castle
  • Palazzo dei Capitani
  • Museum of natural history
  • Nordic walking
  • Boat trips to Limone and Riva
  • Windsurfing
  • Climbing

The Saturday market is a highlight of all Malcesine holidays and is not to be missed. The excellent ferry service makes Riva and Limone easily accessible too. The long promenade leads out from the resort's southern end past shingle beaches to lovely Val di Sogno, an idyllic spot for lake bathing and water sports. Take the cable car to the top of Monte Baldo behind Malcesine. Here you will enjoy superb views, an abundance of walks and beautiful nature. With so much variety, Malcesine, Italy is an ideal holiday choice.

You can also attend the Verona Opera.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.812349
  • Latitude: 45.771953
  • Location Description:

    Lakeside location, only 15 minute's walk along the beautiful promenade to Malcesine.

  • Distance to City Centre: 500

For more information on travel and transport visit our Malcesine page


FREE EXCURSION | Pre-book 3 excursions per person and receive Verona* full day FREE.

Please note: Only one Verona opera booking per person can be counted towards your 3 excursions.


Verona Opera - Jun to Sept - please visit our Opera information page for booking details and prices

Wine Tour from £48 Thursdays only
11.30am - 5.30pm
Spend the day sipping some of the finest wines of the Veneto and Trentino regions in the sunshine. Discover the secrets of wine making and enjoy a small snack with a selection of full bodied fresh, refreshing whites and vibrant rose.

Tour of Lake Garda from £48 Wednesday and Friday 
8.10am - 6.30pm 
Explore the resorts of Lake Garda with one of our fantastic tours. Take a coach down the famous Gardesana road and cruise the crystalline waters on a boat trip to resorts with time for shopping, sight seeing and lunch.

Dolomites from £53 Mondays and Fridays 
8.00am - 6.30pm  
Drive through the scenic South Tyrol right through to Pass Pordoi and immerse yourself in the vibrant countryside of the Dolomites. Stop for a drink at one of the Refugio's or explore the flora and fauna on foot during this guided tour.

Venice Classic from £70 Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 
8.00am - 8.30pm  
This spectacular guided tour offers you a full day in the rich and decadent city of Venice. Including coach and water taxi transfers, our tour leader will guide you through the sights and on a gondola (optional and payable locally) before you enjoy free time to explore this enchanting city at your own pace.

Venice Special from £75 Wednesdays only
8.45am - 00.20am 
An extended version of our exceptionally popular classic tour, this package gives you extra time in the magical city of Venice as well as a trip on a motorboat to visit the Laguna islands.

Verona Classic from £43 Tuesdays and Fridays
9.00am - 5.50pm  
Visit one of Italy's most popular citta d'Arte and traverse this spectacular medieval city which is home to the Roman Ampitheatre, Juliet's balcony and the stunning Via Mazzini.

Bookable Locally

Milan from £59 Thursdays only
Take the coach down to the cobbled streets of Milan and spend the day immersing yourself in the stunning architecture of this industrial city.

**Please note that we act at all times as a selling agent for the suppliers. All excursions require minimum numbers to run and subject to change. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. See terms & conditions.** 


Restaurants & Bars

Prima Luna Restaurant is bright and modern with a striking interior. Exposed lighting fixtures, reformed driftwood tables and benches teamed with panoramic views of the lake creates a wonderful ambiance. Renowned for its fresh fish and elegant cuisine, the menu here has something for everyone.

The Beach Bar is located within steps of the swimming pool and offers up a superb wine list along with classic Italian cocktails. During the day, you can also purchase lunch here from the a la carte menu which boats fresh homemade pastas, sandwiches and salads.

Pools & Beaches

Nestled in the manicured gardens and overlooking the bay of Malcesine, the open air swimming pool and whirlpool at Prima Luna is the ideal spot to relax. With waters heated to 32 degrees and plenty of sun loungers and parasols at your disposal this is the best place to escape the hustle and bustle. The pool opens from 9am to 7pm.

There is a public beach directly in front of the hotel and guests are welcome to take the hotel's sun loungers there. Pool towels are provided for a deposit.

General Facilities

  • Fitness room with lake views
  • Free wifi
  • Parking



Local Fees and Taxes

Cots payable locally (€5 per night)

Family Facilities
  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Highchairs in restaurant

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Hotel Prima Luna
Malcesine, Lake Garda,Half Board
02/05/2020 - 7 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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