Ascona – Switzerland

Situated on Monte Verità hillside, (Mountain of Truth) overlooking Lake Maggiore and surrounding mountains is Hotel Ascona. It’s a great location if you plan to visit the charming town of Ascona which is Switzerland’s lowest lying town at 196 meters (643 ft) above sea level.

During summer holidays if you haven’t booked a hotel in advance it’s unlikely to find decent accommodation anywhere. I’m not the type who likes to plan a vacation so far ahead! I also don’t like overcrowded destinations – so during this period, I enjoy the beautiful city of Zurich and its surroundings.

I spent a few days in Ascona where I was lucky enough to find a hotel that was not overly expensive for this time of year. The rooms are comfortable and it offers a generous breakfast buffet. You can enjoy the spa or pool area – or just lounge in the lush green garden while enjoying the beautiful view, of Lake Maggiore and the surrounding mountains.

Bikini is from Beldona.

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43 Comments

  1. 28/08/2017 / 11:40

    This looks like an amazing place to stay – the pool looks so inviting and the view is incredible!
    I love your bikini too !
    Julia x
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      yvonne
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      21/08/2017 / 19:39

      Hi Demeler, glad you like it! Have a great start to the week! xo

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      yvonne
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      20/08/2017 / 07:00

      Thanks for stopping by!

  2. 17/08/2017 / 16:19

    Hey Yvonne, I’ve been away from the blogosphere for a while and back for a wee bit, and catching up on my reading! Such a picturesque hotel and what a view! Also looks like you chose the right time of year, nothing more to put you off your summer chillaxing groove than an over crowded hotel. Cute bikini too! ( :

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      yvonne
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      18/08/2017 / 07:43

      Hi Biki, good that you are back! It is a very picturesque place and very relaxing! Have a lovely weekend! xo

  3. 17/08/2017 / 02:57

    Gorgeous place! Cute bikini by the way, you’re really rocking that beach bod!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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      yvonne
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      17/08/2017 / 09:36

      Thank you so much Jessica! This is the first time that I wore a striped bikini and I’m now obsessed with it!

  4. Adi
    16/08/2017 / 23:08

    Beautiful views! And you’re looking stunning!
    Adi xx
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      yvonne
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      17/08/2017 / 09:33

      Thank you, Adi! have a wonderful day! xo

  5. 16/08/2017 / 19:32

    That place sounds amazing, and cute swimsuit 🙂

    xx Alyssa // STYLE VANITY

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    16/08/2017 / 09:25

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      yvonne
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      16/08/2017 / 17:54

      Very beautiful indeed, Mercy! I was very happy to find the bikini in Beldona in Zurich!

  7. 15/08/2017 / 18:01

    Omg what a dream location! I might need to book my next vacation here. So dreamy & that itty bitty striped bikini is to die for.

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      yvonne
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      16/08/2017 / 17:56

      I’m sure you would love the location with the surrounding view of the lake and mountains! Glad that you like the bikini!

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      yvonne
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      15/08/2017 / 17:57

      Thank you, Merel! The print is so on trend at the moment! xo

  8. 15/08/2017 / 11:00

    Oh what a fantastic views on the mountains! It’s only a eight hour drive from here, but I never visited Switserland!

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      yvonne
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      15/08/2017 / 14:30

      Hi Nancy, Switzerland is a very beautiful country and a fantastic holiday destination. You are spoilt for choices – here and as you prefer summer the Italian part of Switzerland would be perfect for you. I hope you get the chance to visit as it’s only an eight-hour drive which is good for you as you don’t fly.

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      yvonne
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      15/08/2017 / 14:31

      I appreciate your comment, Kris! Thank you! xo

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      yvonne
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      15/08/2017 / 14:18

      Hi Susanne, I’m sure you would love the place!

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      yvonne
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      15/08/2017 / 14:10

      Glad you like the pictures. The view from the hotel is fantastic. My favourite bikini at the moment!Thanks Emily!

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      yvonne
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      15/08/2017 / 13:45

      Thanks Jessi! I truly appreciate your comment! xo

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      yvonne
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      14/08/2017 / 18:03

      Perfect place for relaxing while enjoying the surroundings! I’m loving stripes right now. Thank you!

  9. 14/08/2017 / 17:47

    The view and the entire place looks amaaaazing! Also adore your bikini, need one like yours :D. Wishing you a great Monday! xx

    Andreea,
    https://couturezilla.com/

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      yvonne
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      14/08/2017 / 18:00

      Thanks Andreea, The view is just amazing! Thank you! xo

  10. 14/08/2017 / 17:09

    These photos are gorgeous!! You look so dang HOT babe! Perfect swimsuit ever!!!!
    Have a wonderful week!
    Much love, Len
    http://www.lenparent.com
    XO

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      yvonne
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      14/08/2017 / 17:46

      Thanks Len, glad you like the photos and the bikini! It’s such place for a vacation! Have a great week ahead! xo

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      yvonne
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      14/08/2017 / 17:43

      You would love it, Amy!

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      yvonne
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      14/08/2017 / 17:42

      Yes it’s so cute! I’m so into stripes right now! xo

  11. 14/08/2017 / 09:04

    What an absolutely beautiful place. I like you hate crowded holiday places so this looks like my perfect getaway! Have a great week.

    Gemma x
    http://www.jacquardflower.uk

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      yvonne
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      14/08/2017 / 09:10

      I’m sure you would love it, Gemma! It’s a beautiful place for a vacation! Have a great week ahead! xo