I just completed a 10 day stay at Fontana Del Lago Apt. 5 with my inlaws (4 of us) and we had a great time. The location in Fiumelatte is nice, though it is about a 20 min walk into Varenna, on a narrow road with blind corners. We didn't mind though and the walk was nice after big pasta dinners. Overall we were very happy with the vacation rental but it certainly lacked some basic ammenities that would have elevated our stay from good to great.
I'll start with the positive. The best feature of this property is hands down the enormous patio overlooking beautiful Lake Como. It is beyond huge, The house was very clean and modern. Everything was in working condition. The property managers emailed a nice information packet about things to do, and they were available if needed.
On the negative side of things, The Fiumelatte river is literally right next the the property and it is LOUD. Can't hear yourself think loud.
We had annoying problems with the... more