Living in Melide is a real pleasure. We have all types of services nearby such as coop and denner supermarkets, a pharmacy, several hairdressers, the post office, our florist “Arcobaleno”, “Tiziano” one of the best pastry chefs in switzerland, the shop “le voyageur” where marina presents wonderful objects from around the world.
Without forgetting the lido, a place where all the inhabitants of melide meet to spend time with family or friends, to dip in the lake or swim in the pool, for an aperitif or for lunch. In winter time, the ice skating rink attracts people from surrounding towns rendering a jolly and festive atmosphere. The lakeside is also filled with a wide variety of restaurants and bars to please all culinary tastes.
Only a couple of kilometres away from Melide, the city of Lugano is known for being the biggest city of canton Ticino. Unlike other towns in the area, Lugano portrays a very international and modern lifestyle and is inhabited by many people from around the world. Lugano is full of entertainment year round and even more so during summer with many bars, events and concerts taking place on the lakeside.