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Address: Lugano 6976 , Switzerland
Phone Number: 0588666914
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Gentle safe lake swimming

Pleased to locate this so near to where we were staying in Castagnola. Charming little lawned area for sunbathing (with showers and lockers), and a little cafe area too (with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Like the next village (Gandria, 800m on foot) it's a good place to do a pause. Do the walk in summer! The lido is on a beautiful promenade and requires only half hour slow walk...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

This looked fab, but alas it was a NO SWIMMING time of year. I feel that this site needs to update the timings as we made a big effort to get here with huge disappointment.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Pleased to locate this so near to where we were staying in Castagnola. Charming little lawned area for sunbathing (with showers and lockers), and a little cafe area too (with shade if you need it). The swimming area is not large, but is adequate (and there is a lifeguard). The lake waters were surprisingly warm at 22degrees and it was... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Crowded when we were there as last day of term celebrations evident! Esaily accessed by local bus and a good Coop supermarket across the road for refreshments and picnic food.

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London, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Came across this lovely Lido on a very hot afternoon doing the 'Olive Grove Walk' from Gandria towards Castagnola, Lugano along the shoreline. My wife and son went for a cooling dip, whilst I sat under a shady tree and had a beer. I'm not a good swimmer and the lake is very deep; well that's my excuse. As I... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

What as2x wrote in Italian is a perfect description of the Lido di San Domenico. I used to go there every week-end during summer-time when the children were still small and I was living closer to that area. The only big problem is parking: impossible. You would have to take the public bus to Castagnola and walk for about 15... More 

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