Two romantic retreats on the Italian Riviera

From stars above a moonlit ocean to swaying palms in the gardens, live la dolce vita in Portofino

Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor returned time and again to Belmond Hotel Splendido—and it’s easy to see why. A beautifully restored former 16th-century monastery, it is the epitome of Italian glamour. Just a stroll away, Belmond Splendido Mare offers serene harbour views and a celebrated waterfront restaurant.
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Spread across two hotels, our bright, airy rooms are flooded with light and perfectly capture the Mediterranean spirit.

Enjoy sun-splashed balconies or wisteria-draped terraces at Belmond Hotel Splendido; at Belmond Splendido Mare, look closer to discover intriguing historical quirks and colourful frescos of Portofino scenes.


The Gallery

From the blooms in our courtyard to the enchanting views across the Ligurian Sea, every detail will take your breath away.

Luca Chiesa, Concierge
Luca Chiesa, Concierge

The winding streets of nearby Genoa are great for hunting out quirky workshops and boutiques.

Spend languid days fishing in the turquoise waters or catching the breeze on a private cruise. Feeling energetic? Why not take off on foot, bike or kayak to explore every hidden corner of the Italian Riviera—you’ll be amazed at what you find.


Wining and Dining

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The Spa

Sensory journeys inspired by nature

Wellness Centre

Holistic harmony

Be drawn to our tranquil treatment rooms for a signature Anemos Botanical Ritual. Recline for a massage among wildflowers in the balmy open air. Whatever you choose, expect the very best in Italian indulgence.

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