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Villa Excelsior

Ultra designed stylish private villa close to the beach with divine landscaped gardens

True designer living on the Venice Lido. An historic 1920's villa, meticulously renovated to the highest standards by top Italian designer Luca Guadagnino, offering a truly exceptional living experience.

This independent villa over three levels has extensive living spaces, a cool dining room, up to the minute kitchen and storage room, as well as three bedrooms and bathrooms. Enchanting outdoor spaces including a lush garden and inviting terraces.

Situated just a stone's throw away from the prestigious Excelsior Hotel and the stunning Lido beaches, this villa offers the perfect blend of privacy, tranquillity and convenience.

Perfect for a family holiday, this haven provides not only easy access to the cultural centre of Venice, but also closer to home an array of summer activities such as biking, surfing, sailing and golf.

Whether you're seeking a private retreat or an adventure-filled getaway, this historic villa on the Venice Lido promises an unforgettable experience where luxury meets comfort, and sophistication meets leisure.

Design notes: Luca Guadagnino's design studio, SLG, founded in 2017 by the Oscar-nominated director, focuses on interior architecture with the same narrative power, spatial mastery, and use of color seen in his films. Rooted in mid-century Italian design, SLG specializes in contemporary projects for both private clients and luxury commercial spaces. Recognized in Phaidon's "By Design: The World’s Best Contemporary Designers," SLG recently won the 2022 Silver Lion for directing "Bones and All" and showcased its works at Milan's Fuorisalone exhibition "Accanto al Fuoco/By the Fire". The villa is featured in World of Interiors May 2024 edition

Ann-Marie's comment: A delicious villa in every sense.... a true mingling of an original vibe with how we like to live now.  It's simply stunning 

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In the 20s and 30s the Lido was the summer destination of the wealthy European establishment. Vestiges of its glorious past are still visible in the gorgeous Liberty villas dotting the island. In today’s age, the tourists who enjoy this great barrier island enclosing the lagoon and facing the Adriatic Sea are a bit less pretentious, nevertheless the Lido continues to be a fun and relaxing place to be, only 10 minutes from San Marco.

This apartment has been featured in...

The World of Interiors

Nouveau reach

May 2024

When Luca Guadagnino casually told an interviewer that he'd love to branch out into interiors, one man who read the article very obligingly granted him that break. Fast-forward a few years, and the director was asked to lend his cinematic eye to a forlorn fin-de-siècle villa on Venice's famed Lido. Spoiler alert: his adaptation has made a bigger splash than the owners could have wished for.

Villa Excelsior




Up to 6 persons






Variable dates

Rental price

On request





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Palazzo Moro
3418 San Marco
30124 Venezia

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