The spectacular setting of Lake Garda offers endless entertainment possibilities including water-sport, shopping, amusement parks, culture in the areas close by and much more! There is a regular programme of evening entertainment in Garda including live music and shows by local and international groups.
A few kilometers from Garda, reachable both by car or local ‘bus, you can find the most sensational entertainment parks in Italy:
Gardaland with its fabulous attractions
The Sigurtà garden unsurpassed for the variety of plants and flowers
The Zoo Safari Park with exotic animals from all over the world
The Jungle Park for the most adventurous nature lovers.
Verona, the Arena and the Opera:
“There is no world outside the walls of Verona”: so William Shakespeare wrote more than 400 years ago, yet the quote is still current. Verona, a UNESCO heritage site, is a magical city capable of evoking a mythical medieval and Renaissance past. Attending live performances of opera is undoubtedly an extraordinary and unforgettable experience. At the hotel reception you can book tickets for the shows in the Arena. Reservations are subject to availability.
Local Wineries and Vineyards
Valpolicella and its delights:
Nothing better than Valpolicella to tickle the palate with remarkable fine wines such as Valpolicella Classico, Superiore, Recioto and the precious Amarone. Renowned local wineries offer numerous tours and tastings to make their wine products associated with the best traditional Veronese dishes known and appreciated. A must try!
Local Olive Oil museum
Bicycle touring and more
In the immediate vicinity of the Hotel Alessandra there are several shops (such as the Bella Bici in via Don Gnocchi 41 / b or the Velocifero in Corso Italia 58) for renting bicycles (normal and / or electric) scooters. Guests who are lovers of 2 wheels will find something available to enjoy alone or with their companions during the holiday!
Do you want to learn something new? Why not try water skiing?
For the last twenty years a school of water sports has been located on the beach that connects Garda to Bardolino, just 1500 meters from the hotel which offers lessons for both beginners and experts. All instructors are CONI qualified.
Wakeboard, parasailing, banana boat and tube, plus SUP’s – you are spoiled for choice!
SUP’s are Stand up paddles: how to enjoy sport and the beauty of Garda at the same time from another perspective, i.e. from the water, paddling slowly in the beautiful bay that reaches Punta San Vigilio. For information and reservations regarding this sensational activity, please contact our reception.
In the port of Garda, about 800 meters from the hotel, there is a motorboat rental. The vehicles do not require possession of a nautical license by the renter. An amazing idea to experience the lake in absolute freedom by discovering beaches and bays that can only be reached by water.
It is only 3 kilometers from the Hotel to the Cà degli Ulivi Golf Club located in Marciaga. Its breathtaking view of the gulf of Garda will make the game even more enjoyable!
Through all the hills and mountains that surround Garda it is possible to follow itineraries designed to immerse yourself totally in the nature and history of the area. The Rocca and the Eremo dei Camaldolesi dominate the town from their highest points offering a breathtaking panorama. Monte Luppia, which you visit starting from Punta San Vigilio, allows you to reach the neighboring town of Torri del Benaco, and on the way offering beautiful views of the lake . The Mountain is also renowned for it’s rock carvings found there (dating back to the first millennium BC).
The Valley of the Mills that connects Garda to Costermano also offers remarkable landscape views, characterized by woods, streams and old mills which make this trek ideal for those who love photography.
These are just some of the sensational routes in the hinterland of Garda. There are also many others, all to be discovered and appreciated.
Climbing, what a passion !!! Lake Garda is the ideal place to practice your skills as it has now been officially recognized by the European Union as a suitable environment. The cliffs, as well as the via ferrata provide a wide variation of skills and suitable for both beginners and experts. The imposing Monte Baldo that overlooks the entire lake area, offers scenarios of unparalleled beauty.
For all tennis lovers it is possible via our reception, to book courts at the Tennis Garda hotel, just 1.5 kilometers from the Alessandra. Professional lessons are also available from instructors known personally by the owner of the Alessandra, which can be arranged to be taken in Garda or Costermano on a day and time to suit our guests.
Wellness, fitness & relax
In the sports area of Garda, just 1.5 km from the Hotel, there is Gardacqua, a real temple of well-being: a modern structure of 10,000 square meters consisting of an indoor swimming pool (25 Mt long), outdoor swimming pools (also for children), beauty centre and a sensational sauna area. There is also the MB Sport Gym: to complete the dedication to the body without sacrificing fun.
via Monte Baldo – 37016
Garda (Verona) ITALY
Tel. +39 045 6270206
Cel. +39 342 1335783