Splendido Mare, A Belmond Hotel, Portofino

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Set on the iconic harbour and with just 16 guestrooms, this boutique Portofino hotel offers an intimate and exclusive setting from which to enjoy one of Italy's most glamorous locations.

Why you'll love it here

  • Intimate luxury hotel with a prestigious location on Portofino’s harbour
  • Paraggi Beach is only 15 minutes’ walk away or the hotel’s shuttle can take you
  • Book a sunbed at the beach club to make the most of your relaxation
  • Set out on an adventure with one hour’s complimentary use of a traditional gozzo boat

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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

The Splendido Mare, A Belmond Hotel set in the wonderfully picturesque harbour of Portofino, is the smaller of the two Belmond Splendido properties (including Hotel Splendido) and provides the perfect spot for you to sit back, relax and watch the glamorous world go by.

Most of the rooms, which feature décor inspired by nautical traditions, have balconies with superb views of the village, the harbour and the castle of San Giorgio. Each guestroom alludes to the interiors of a typical Italian fishing boat, drawing on the aesthetics of natural wood, ropes and brass and bespoke wooden latticed flooring further reflects Portofino’s culture. Door archways and ceilings are accented by traditional Ligurian colours; amber, sea green and terracotta, complemented by the use of crisp black lines typically seen in traditional painted door frames. 

Guests staying at Splendido Mare, A Belmond Hotel, Portofino enjoy full access to the facilities at Hotel Splendido. Relax in the wellness centre or oval-shaped, heated saltwater swimming pool, which is set amidst lush gardens and enjoys spectacular views of the sea.

The hotel offers a variety of tours to suit every desire, ranging from sunset cruises to underwater adventures, nature walks to bicycle tours. Guests also have the use of a piloted speedboat at a small extra cost.

Dining is also a delight. The chic charm of the Chuflay Restaurant at Splendido Mare has attracted all sorts of famous guests, and the accompanying Chuflay Bar entertains visitors each evening with gentle piano music.

A stay in Portofino calls for a day at the beach. Complimentary to guests of Splendido Mare, Paraggi Beach is only 15 minutes’ walk away or the hotel’s shuttle can take you. Book a sunbed at the beach club to make the most of your relaxation during the balmy summer months and take a refreshing dip in the emerald waters of this beautiful bay.

 

The restaurants and bars at Belmond Splendido Mare showcase a delightful array of local specialities and exceptional wines. The chic charm of the Chuflay Restaurant has attracted all sorts of famous guests, and the accompanying Chuflay Bar entertains visitors each evening with gentle piano music. You’ll love the hand-painted walls, refreshing aperitifs and piano music at Hotel Splendido’s Cocktail Bar, while La Terrazza Restaurant is the place to go for authentic Italian cuisine and a truly spectacular setting overlooking the bay. The Pool Restaurant at Hotel Splendido is another great choice, thanks to its fantastic buffets and made-to-order pizzas.

Guests staying at Belmond Splendido Mare enjoy full access to the facilities at Belmond Hotel Splendido. Activities range from swimming in the fantastic saltwater pool and unwinding on a sunbed in the terraced gardens, to enjoying the sea views from the fitness centre and playing tennis on the hillside court surrounded by lush foliage. The Wellness Centre treats guests to an abundance of luxurious facials and indulgent body treatments, while the Smile Club entertains children with everything from mosaic making to scavenger hunts.

A variety of excursions can also be enjoyed. Why not embark on a Sunset Cruise with canapés and champagne, explore the Cinque Terre UNESCO World Heritage Site, discover a vibrant protected underwater world with the scuba diving programme, or tour Liguria’s spectacular landscapes by bike? The choice is yours!

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  • Time zone: +1 GMT
  • Flight time: Around 2 to 3 hours
  • Currency: Euro
  • Tipping guideline: At discretion
  • Health considerations: No major health risks
  • Capital: Rome
  • Population: 58,697,744 (2023)
  • National languages: Italian
  • Electricity and plugs: Type C/F - 230V, 50Hz
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: No (For stays of up to 90 days)

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