Benvenuti and the warmest of welcomes at your hideaway
Castello del Sole is a luxury resort like no other. Because luxury means arriving and being able to indulge completely in unique surroundings. In the midst of 140 hectares of breathtaking nature, including a private beach, the Terreni alla Maggia winery with agricultural specialities and a bird sanctuary, you will find everything that you’ve been looking for.
Looking for inspiration? Then discover our diverse event and package offers or find your new favourite hotspots on our interactive Lake Resort Map.
The scent of summer is in the air.
Summer in Ticino is simply irresistible and has so much to offer thanks to the countless events and incredible variety of excursion opportunities. Our inspirations will help you to write your very own unforgettable summer fairytale. We will be happy to advise you.
The first honey harvest was successful! Since this year The Living Circle has over 200 hives - cared for by our own beekeeper. The honey comes directly from the roofs of our hotels or from the meadows near Zurich and in Ticino. A glass of Bloomy Honey from Zurich or the Mille Fiori from Ticino: the perfect souvenirs of your stay with us. Available in all hotels and in the store.BUY NOW
The traditional house Mammertsberg at Lake Constance opens its doors again on 01 October 2022. In addition to a new interior, you can also expect a new host, as well as chef, Silvio Germann. The young top chef was previously already 7 years in the role as head chef in the "Igniv by Andreas Caminada" and cooked with his team two Michelin stars, as well as 18 GaultMillau points.More information
We are very pleased to inform you that The Living Circle, together with the Caminada Group, has acquired the properties in Fürstenau, Grisons, operated by top chef Andreas Caminada. We strive for a cooperation on different levels and expand the location Fürstenau.MORE INFORMATION
Falstaff once again went in search of the best Merlot in Switzerland. In third place, with 94 points, is the Ascona Merlot Riserva 2018 from Terreni alla Maggia. A spicy and flattering Merlot that matures for around 24 months in small French oak barrels. An acknowledgement of the great skill and flair that our Ascona winery demonstrates year after year when it comes to the Merlot grape.Buy now
26 Swiss lead companies of ecological and social sustainability, including all 4 hotels of The Living Circle, cooperate and found the Responsible Hotels of Switzerland. The hotel cooperation is a showcase for responsible travelers who are considerate of nature and people, but also want to experience enriching experiences that are close to nature. The cooperation promotes knowledge building and networks across industries.More information
Jörg Arnold General Manager of the Storchen Zurich, Widder Hotel and Alex Lake Zurich, is pleased to receive the Falstaff "Hotelier of the Year" award in Switzerland. As part of the publication of the Falstaff Hotel Guide, the Castello del Sole was also awarded third place in the Gourmet Hotel category, followed by the Widder Hotel in 4th place. The Alex Lake Zurich took third place among the best Design Hotels in Switzerland. We are delighted about the awards.MORE INFORMATION
Fantastic News! We were awarded "Hotel of the Year 2022" by the Guide GaultMillau Switzerland - for the second time after 2008. GaultMillau Chef Urs Heller commented: "The concept is right, meets the spirit of the times: plenty of space, first-class products, an excellent chef and 178 remarkably friendly, well-trained staff."To the article
A landscape that even Monet could not have painted more beautifully. And right in the middle of it: our sun castle – your hideaway.
The Living Circle – is a hand-picked group of first-class hotels and restaurants in incomparably beautiful locations, run by dedicated hosts. Rice, vegetables, fruit and a whole array of exquisite products – including wine, of course – is whisked fresh from our own farms directly to your table. That is how we define luxury. That is The Living Circle – luxury fed by nature.Discover The Living Circle website