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 and the Terreni alla Maggia estate and bird sanctuary, you will find everything that you’ve been looking for.
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The autumn paints in colours that the summer has never seen.
The autumn is a time of year that teaches us that change is something wonderful. When nature dons its golden costume, it's time once again to treat yourself to a break in mild Ticino. Thanks to the unique Castello moments, you can switch off and recharge your batteries with us. Enjoy outstanding cuisine, soothing wellness and the tranquillity of the incredibly generous grounds.
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
The reopening of the Buech restaurant in Herrliberg brings early spring feelings to The Living Circle. For 100 years, the Buech has preserved the charm of a genuine country pub. Creaking strap floors, venerably aged panelling and wooden tables will shine again on 1 March 2022.More information
One should not only celebrate the summer in Zurich during the day. What could be better than a long summer night under the (almost!) open sky? On the only 7th floor of Zurich's old town, a unique sleeping experience is available for only a short time: our Bubble Suite at Widder Hotel.More
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
In the colder season, the more comfortable moments of well-being become more important in our everyday lives. These can be especially enjoyed in our Hotel Alex Lake Zurich and the new ALEX DAY SPA EXPERIENCE. Relaxing hours at our Spa, followed by a refreshing welcome drink, a relaxing massage of your choice and a healthy 2-course lunch directly on the shores of Lake Zurich.Find relaxation
Probably the biggest understatement for magical moments! Rendezvous on the Eiffel Tower is something anyone can do. Special moments in life demand very special places. You will find some of the most extraordinary and beautiful places in Switzerland for two at our «Just» a table for 2.More
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 hotels fed by nature.Discover The Living Circle website