Night Spot

The Lido, Bellagio, Italy

ANTHONY FLINT for the Boston Globe

BELLAGIO, Italy — The latest addition to the scene here is a feisty, flashy, and thumping one: The Lido (, a beach club by day and a fabulous and groovy Euro-trash convening place into the wee hours. The parade of impossibly stylish Italians starts marching over from the ferry dock on Lake Como at 1 a.m., when the party is just getting started. A typical cover is about $26, a justifiable splurge to watch the class of people stepping off the big power boats tied up just a few steps from the dance floor. Midweek nights feature delightfully cheesy cover bands of Pink Floyd and the like. If you have the stamina, bracket a visit with a stroll through the Villa Melzi gardens ( to the adjacent hamlet of Loppia for dinner at Ristorante Alle d’Arsenne (, a favorite of nearby resident George Clooney ( no, really). Then crash at the exquisitely restored Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni (, where a dive in the lakeside pool is just the thing for the morning after.