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Splendido Mare

Relaxed sophistication in the heart of Portofino harbour

Following a complete redesign, our doors open in 2021 to unveil a new standard for Italian glamour

Discover the epitome of uncomplicated, stylish allure at the heart of Portofino’s iconic Piazzetta. This exquisitely detailed hotel is a true Ligurian gem, rich with familial warmth and a captivating nautical spirit. It’s a chic starting point to explore the wonders of the Italian Riviera. From picture-perfect fishing villages and azure waters to tempting culinary delights, every moment is a cinematic escape.   

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Michela Nicosia, Hotel Manager

Our philosophy was to create the perfect summer haven by the sea. A place to really enjoy the Piazzetta lifestyle.

Our fresh new look is a love letter to Liguria. Natural wood, rope and brass speak to the area’s nautical history. Heritage Italian colours frame the sea views. Crisp black lines, traditional archways and terracotta flooring evoke the movement of the sea. Bespoke hand-crafted pieces by local artisans are layered with Loro Piana fabrics and design pieces from Gio Ponti creating a bright, calm hideaway.

The Restoration

Making Of The Mare

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    Within Our Walls

    From the framed views of the Ligurian Sea to the quaint architecture that surrounds the harbour, every detail will take your breath away.

    The Hotel

    The Hotel

    Our roots are tied to the coast. We were the first hotel in Portofino to offer refuge to intrepid fishermen. Today Splendido Mare is being lovingly redesigned as a glamorous retreat that honours its nautical past.

    Unique artwork and rich Ligurian colours frame the dazzling blue sea. Each of our individually designed suites offers a unique personality and style. Our corridors are a register of the many colourful characters who have occupied this space over the past century.

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      Accommodation

      Accommodation

      As you step through our corridors towards your private room or suite, anticipation builds with each moment. You’ll spot signs of what’s to come in the whimsical architecture and glittering views.

      Each of our beautifully reimagined rooms offers a window into the soul of Portofino, with uniquely curated details. The interiors exude the spirit of the piazzetta with amber, terracotta and sea green hues, playful nautical textures and mid-century modern touches. We guarantee you’ll never want to leave.

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      Double Rooms

      Double Rooms

      If you’re wondering where to stay in Portofino, our decadent Double Rooms are your front row seat to the theatre of village life. Pad barefoot across the silky wooden floor and soak-up the magnificent scenes beyond your window. Each indulgent space makes a stylish and comfortable base for your stay.

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      Junior Suites

      Junior Suites

      Enter into a timeless world of your own with artisanal curios, locally crafted. Step out onto your private balcony or terrace and soak-up the vibrant spirit of the piazzetta. From the lulling harbour to the Ligurian sea, our Junior Suites include a choice of beautiful views.

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      Suites

      Suites

      Our stylish Suites are a timeless homage to Portofino’s most glamorous spirits. The interiors boast exceptional craftsmanship with a nod to our nautical heritage, while Gio Ponti furnishings and Loro Piana fabrics add to the sense of lavish allure. Step out onto your private balcony or terrace and soak-up the views across the harbour and Castello Brown.

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      Ava Gardner Suite

      Ava Gardner Suite

      The grand Ava Gardner Suite is the height of indulgence in the Italian Riviera. This magnificent suite unfolds across the entire top floor of the hotel. Step outside onto the hotel’s largest terrace to savour the incomparable views or host an exclusive party. Enter into the glittering spirit of old Hollywood and embark on a timeless escape at one of the most iconic boutique hotels in Portofino, Italy.

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        Regate di Primavera – Splendido Mare Cup

        From 6–9 May 2021, a spectacular regatta will take place in the Ligurian Sea surrounding Portofino harbour. Marking a triumphant rebirth of Portofino and its nautical history, the regatta is an ode to the charm of coastal living.

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