Lake Como’s beaches

The shores of Lake Como are studded with beaches and resorts, where both locals and tourists find some relaxation on the hottest days. Here you will find a list of Lake Como’s best beaches, subdivided by area (Como branch, Lecco branch, Colico branch). This way, you will have the opportunity to choose the beach that is most convenient for you.

Lake Como beaches – The Como branch (south-west)


Argegno beach
Lido di Argegno

Lido di Argegno. The beach of Argegno is situated near the little harbor of the town. Fully equipped with sun beds and umbrellas, this grassy beach is suitable both for families and groups of friends. Guests can buy some food and drinks at the bar. Ample parking space is available.

Address: Viale Lungo Telo di destra, Argegno
Phone: + 39 340 720 6565
Website: Lido di Argegno


Bellagio beach
Lido di Bellagio

Lido di Bellagio. Located near the Villa Melzi gardens, the LiBe is a beautiful beach club for people who want to get a tan on some comfortable sun beds, or simply enjoy the fresh air of Lake Como in the shade of a gazebo. A well stocked bar and free Wi-Fi are available for guests.

Address: Via Paolo Carcano 1, Bellagio
Phone: + 39 031 951 195

San Giovanni beach in Bellagio
San Giovanni beach

San Giovanni beach (FREE ENTRY). This is a cute pebbly beach in the neighborhood of San Giovanni of Bellagio. Given its nature, we don’t recommend this beach to people with disabilities. During the summer months, the beach hosts a bar selling ice cream, drinks, and food.

Address: Via Paolo Carcano 28, loc. San Giovanni, Bellagio


Cernobbio beach
Lido di Cernobbio

Lido di Cernobbio. People are not allowed to swim in the waters off of Cernobbio. But if you want to spend a sunny day in a beautiful setting, this is the right place. The beach club is located at the end of the Riva di Cernobbio, and is equipped with deckchairs, umbrellas, and a pool. Parking places can be found near the beach.

Address: Piazza Risorgimento 5, Cernobbio
Phone: +39 031 444 6437


Villa Geno beach in Como
Open Lido di Villa Geno

Open – Lido di Villa Geno. This grassy beach offers a beautiful view of the Como villas on the opposite bank. People can rent umbrellas and sun beds, and can taste some traditional food at the restaurant of the beach. Parking places can be found near the beach.

Address: Viale Geno 13, Como
Phone: +39 031 306 127
Website: Open Lido Villa Geno

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Faggeto Lario

Faggeto beach
Lido di Faggeto

Lido di Faggeto (FREE ENTRY). This small beach is located in Faggeto Lario, and gets quite crowded in the summer.
Guests have the possibility of renting sun beds or buying food and drinks at the bar of the beach. Parking places are along the street.

Address: Piazza Scotti 1, Faggeto Lario
Phone: +39 333 934 4619
Website: Lido di Faggeto


Griante beach
Griante beach

Griante beach (FREE ENTRY). This stony beach offers its guests the chance to rent umbrellas, deckchairs, and canoes. People can take a break and eat something at the bar on the beach. Parking places are along the street that leads to Griante.

Address: loc. Ponte dei Ronconi, Griante

Cadenabbia beach
Lido di Cadenabbia

Lido di Cadenabbia. The Lido is a few hundreds meters away from Tremezzo, and is fully equipped with sun beds, deckchairs, and a pool. The structure, which also includes a bar, offers a magnificent view of Bellagio. Ample parking space is available.

Address: Via Regina 8, loc. Cadenabbia, Griante
Phone: +39 0344 417 23


Careno beach
Careno beach

Careno beach (FREE ENTRY). Careno, located in the southernmost part of Nesso, hosts a beach that consists partly of lawn and partly of natural sand. You can get there by foot, simply following the walkway that takes you through the ancient village.

Address: Via del Pontile, Nesso

Pognana Lario

Pognana beach
Pognana beach

Riva di Quarzano (FREE ENTRY). The Riva di Quarzano is one of Lake Como’s beaches more loved by locals. It is a wide green area on the shores of the lake, and you can get there only after a long and steep walk. Don’t go there if you are not able to face the hundreds of rocky steps. The beach does not provide any services, but there’s a bar at the beginning of the walk. Parking places are along the street.

Address: Riva di Quarzano, Pognana Lario


Lenno beach
Lido di Lenno

Lido di Lenno. Gazebos, sun beds, restaurant, and sandy beach, all within the magic setting of the Venus Bay (Golfo di Venere). On summer nights, Lido di Lenno becomes a popular beach club, a reference point for many young locals.

Address: Via Comoedia 1, loc. Lenno, Tremezzina
Phone: +39 0344 570 93

Ossuccio beach
Lido di Ossuccio

Lido di Ossuccio (FREE ENTRY). This is a grassy beach that owes its beauty to its surroundings of Isola Comacina (which you can reach from the nearby dock) and the ancient Church of Santa Maria Maddalena. During summertime the park gets quite crowded.

Address: Parco Ospedaletto, loc. Ossuccio, Tremezzina
Phone: +39 338 368 4816

Tremezzo beach
Parco Mayer

Parco Mayer in Tremezzo (FREE ENTRY). The park hosts some secular trees, a bar, a stony beach, and a volleyball court. In summer, the pro-loco uses Parco Mayer as a venue for outdoor events and manifestations. Parking places are along the street.

Address: near Via Statale 47, loc. Tremezzo, Tremezzina

Start your adventure now: get into your car and drive to the nearest beach!

Lake Como beaches – The Lecco branch (south-east)

Abbadia Lariana

Abbadia beach
Lido di Abbadia

Lido di Abbadia (FREE ENTRY). This is a beautiful grassy beach, equipped with a bar and deckchairs. Located at the northern end of the lake promenade of Abbadia, the park is a very cozy and quiet place for people who need some relaxation.

Address: Parco di Chiesa Rotta, Abbadia Lariana
Phone: +39 0341 732 284


Lecco beach
Lido Orsa Maggiore

Lido Orsa Maggiore. The Orsa Maggiore was born to entertain local youth. It’s not a simple beach; it also includes a restaurant and a club, as well as the possibility to rent pedal boats and canoes.

Address: Via Lungolario Piave 5, Lecco
Phone: +39 347 677 0599

Mandello del Lario

Mandello beach
Lido di Mandello

Lido Mandello del Lario (FREE ENTRY). Spend the day at this cute beach, which offers the possibility for its guests to rent umbrellas and sun beds. There is also a bar where you can buy something to eat for lunch and dinner.

Address: Via Medaglie d’Oro Mandellesi, Mandello del Lario
Phone: +39 0341 700 543

Oliveto Lario

Oliveto Lario beach

Theriva (FREE ENTRY). The beach of Onno Nord (a neighborhood of Oliveto Lario) is quite long and pebbly, and the waters are crystal clear. Theriva is fully equipped with services, including a restaurant and a cocktail bar.

Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, loc. Onno, Oliveto Lario
Phone: +39 031 444 9772


Varenna beach
Lido di Varenna

Lido di Varenna-Perledo. The sandy beach of Varenna is equipped with sun beds, deckchairs, and a boat dock. In the vicinity you can also find a restobar. The beach actually takes place in the neighboring town of Perledo.

Address: Via Lido 4, Perledo
Phone: +39 0341 815 370, +39 340 356 7688

Lake Como beaches – The Colico branch (north)


Bellano beach
Lido di Bellano

Lido di Bellano. Here you’ll find a cool Lake Como beach, perfect for families. This sandy beach, in fact, is equipped with a bar, showers, and a swimming pool for children. You can also rent deckchairs and sun beds. The beach is located on the lake promenade of Bellano.

Address: Via Martiri della Libertà 3, Bellano
Phone: +39 0341 810 066


Colico beach
Lido di Colico

Lido di Colico. This is a wide beach of sand and grass. It hosts a bar, a soccer field, and a tennis court, as well as a kitesurf and windsurf school. Guests have the possibility of renting deckchairs, sun beds, and canoes.

Address: Via Lungolario Polti 4, Colico
Phone: +39 0341 941 393

Piona beach
Piona beach

Laghetto di Piona (FREE ENTRY). The beach of Laghetto di Piona is definitely one of the coolest beaches in Colico, with its large grassy lawn and the big plane trees which provide cool shade. Ample parking space is available.

Address: Via Laghetto, Colico


Dervio beach
Dervio beach

Dervio beach (FREE ENTRY). This sandy and grassy beach is not equipped, but behind it there is an encampment with a bar and various services. It is located very close to the lake promenade of Dervio.

Address: Via alla Darsena, Dervio


Menaggio beach
Lido di Menaggio

Lido di Menaggio. This is a great place to spend your time, all within one of the most charming towns of Lake Como. The beach is suitable for the whole family, with two swimming pools and some games for children. The beach of Menaggio also hosts a big restaurant, which can host hundreds of guests.

Address: Via Roma 11, Menaggio
Phone: +39 0344 30645

Lerai beach in Menaggio
Lerai beach

Lerai (FREE ENTRY). This public beach hosts a kiosk where you can buy some food and drinks. You can also rent pedal boats, canoes, and rowing boats.

Address: Via dei Cipressi, Menaggio

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