Sporting Club

Villa d'Este offers free of charge to its guests a Sporting Club equipped with all the services to take care of your body and fitness, but also to satisfy the desire to play sports and make your stay even more fun and dynamic.


Equipped with the most modern gear, the fitness gym is located inside the Sporting Club and it is open from 7.00 to 20.00, every day. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.


Tennis is at home in Villa d’Este. The 8 tennis courts (6 clay courts) are located inside the park and are open from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm. Guests who do not have the equipment can rent rackets directly on site.


Another perfect sport to enjoy the magical setting of Lake Como and to make the most of its microclimate. Guests who do not have their own equipment can rent it at the Sporting Club, every day from 9.30 to 19.00.

Water skiing

The lake with its serene expanse is the ideal setting for an exciting sport like water skiing. It is possible to do it every day from 11.00 to 18.30. No reservation is required.

Life path

For those who love fitness and jogging, do not miss the “life path” that winds through the park. The journey starts from the “Mosaico” and has 15 practice stations: each of its 480 meters allows you to feel in close contact with nature, to enjoy a priceless view and to discover a surprising series of fortresses and simulated towers, built from Vittoria Peluso at the end of the 18th century to save his second husband, the Napoleonic general Count Domenico Pino from boredom and nostalgia for war.


Located inside the Sporting Club, the squash court is open from 7.00am to 8.00pm. Rackets can be rented on site.


The sailing boat can be hired directly at the Sporting Club, every day from 9.30 to 18.30.


The canoe is a perfect activity for the waters of the lake, magnificent for the view, further gratifying for the mildness of the climate. It can be practiced every day, from 9.30 to 19.00.

"There is a lake, a swimming pool, and a swimming pool in the lake"

G.Y. Dryansky


The most famous and ambitious project of our three heated pools, is our floating pool on the lake.

An indoor pool and one dedicated exclusively to children complete an offer for all seasons and needs.

Floating on the lake

For over thirty years, this true masterpiece of technology is a magnificent example of respect for the landscape and avant-garde design. Located right in front of the villa, it contains 45,000 liters of water and can accommodate a large number of bathers in absolute safety. Connected to the mainland by a walkway, it rests on a perimeter platform made of teak planks covered by an elegant painted wood balustrade.

It is open in summer from 9.30 to 19.00 (children under 12 are not allowed).

The attached Jacuzzi is available from 9.30 to 19.00. Children aged at least 10 years are allowed if accompanied by an adult.


Located inside the Sporting Club, and reached via underground passage. The large windows, look out directly onto the park, and allow you to experience a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere: above all winter seems to swim in the middle of nature.

The indoor pool is open from 7.00 to 20.00 every day.

For children

Outside, next to the floating pool, there is a pool for children, designed specifically for their fun always in absolute safety.

This structure is open in the summer from 9.30 to 19.00.

Electronic golf

Located inside the Sporting Club, it has the simulations of ten international golf courses. It is open from 8.00 to 20.00, every day, on request.

Putting green

Located near the main entrance gate of Villa d’Este, it is an ideal field to train before the big challenges or simply to become familiar with the rules of the game. Available from 8.00 to 20.00, every day.

Sauna and turkish bath

The Sauna and the Turkish Bath, both with separate areas for men and women, are located inside the Sporting Club. The structure is also equipped with a Kneipp path, available for women. Opening hours: from 7.30 to 20.00, every day.


Lake Como is one of the favourite destinations for surfers, even for beginners. It is in fact an ideal place to get comfortable with the winds, the waves and the tables. In this regard, guests who do not have their own equipment can rent it at the Sporting Club, every day from 9.30 to 19.00.


The beautiful scenery of Lake Como must be cherished by a romantic excursion via private motorboat. Take in the enchanting atmosphere of the lake, admire the majesty of the mountains that surround it and the beauty of its villas with their splendid gardens. Villa d’Este offers this service in collaboration with the “Tasell” nautical services company for guided tours or guests can rent one of the three small self-driven boats by the Sporting Club.