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Perfect Portofino pursuits

A stay at Splendido offers up the best of the Ligurian Riviera. Enjoy lazy days by the pool, celebrated cuisine and enchanting views of the turquoise Mediterranean. What’s more, every twist and turn of Portofino offers up opportunities for adventure, from aquatic thrills to historical exploration.

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Private Portofino

Embrace the glamorous lifestyle of Portofino with exclusive access to two private villas. Trace the village’s origins and learn about hidden histories from the owners. Marvel at the impressive art collections and traditional furnishings.

Then, meet a traditional shipmaker in his picturesque boatyard to learn about Portofino’s maritime craftsmanship. Finally, indulge with an elegant lunch under the Mediterranean sun.

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A History of Merchants and Poets

Explore two of Genoa’s ‘rolli’, the name given to the city's noble palaces and aristocratic dwellings. Admire the buildings' impressive 16th-century architecture and learn about the inhabitants’ refined lifestyles. Uncover the city's mercantile roots at the stunning Lomellino and Palazzo Negrone.

Then, enjoy a private lunch either in an opulent dining room or on a terrace overlooking the city rooftops.

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La portofinese eco farm in Portofino

Ecofarm in Portofino

Rise early for a sunrise hike to La Portofinese, a sustainable farm set on the peaceful Portofino peninsula. On arrival, take part in a light pilates, yoga or meditation session, overlooking the Ligurian Sea.

Tour the Eco-Farm’s hop plantation, apiary and honey lab, before you tuck into a delicious breakfast with stunning views of the Cala degli Inglesi.

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Sunset Cruise & Romantic Dinner

Sunset Cruise & Romantic Dinner

Hop aboard the hotel’s private boat and head to beautiful San Fruttuoso Bay, only accessible by sea or footpath.

A secluded table for two awaits by the bay. Raise a toast with your loved one while dishes brimming with local specialities are served up under starry skies.

Rates available upon request.

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre

Our Cinque Terre tours uncover the best of this famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of Italy’s most precious treasures.

Five picturesque villages—Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore—are linked by a coastal path that winds through vineyards, sandy beaches and mesmerising rocky seascapes.

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Kayak along the Riviera

Paddle Portofino

Explore the wonders of the Riviera aboard a kayak with our suggested itineraries.

Journey to Portofino’s lighthouse by night; paddle to Olivetta, walking to the lighthouse for an aperitif; or kayak along the coast and discover an authentic 18th-century Ligurian mill, where you can relax with a sumptuous lunch.

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Wine Tasting with a View

Bike along the beautiful Portofino coast and uncover the legends of this breathtaking region. Arrive at the vineyard of La Portofinese. No ordinary venue, this is the only vineyard in Portofino where you can gaze over the glittering Ligurian Sea as you sip a locally produced wine.

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Nature Walks in Portofino, Italy

Nature Walks

Join us in the harbour for a scenic stroll. Climb up a series of steps to the Church of San Giorgio and gaze across the stunning Parco Regionale di Portofino, a protected region stretching from Camogli to Rapallo.

Savour the scenery, then continue on to the grand and imposing Castello Brown. It was once home to British Consul, Montague Yeats Brown.

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