Situated in an ancient Franciscan Convent the Grand Hotel Portovenere overlooks the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean and the picturesque medieval village of Portovenere, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This beautiful town on the Gulf of the Poets is not far from the Cinque Terre, but still holds an undiscovered charm. Only a short walk to the harbour, you'll find yourself in a fantastic location to explore the beautiful Ligurian coast line by boat. Boats depart to Portofino just 10 metres away from the hotel. Across the water you'll see the beautiful island of Palmaria, famed for its natural reserve and walking trails.
The carefully renovated building has large windows allowing the sun light to flood in, creating a fresh space to relax and unwind after exploring the area. Rooms are decorated in an elegant style using tones and colours that reflect those of the Italian Riviera. For those looking to really relax and unwind during their stay, the hotel has spa (about 30m form the hotel) with sauna, Turkish baths, fitness room as well as beauty and wellness treatments (payable locally).The Palmaria restaurant is located on a spectacular veranda overlooking Portovenere, its menu is inspired by the Grand Tour of Europe and uses local ingredients from land and sea, to produce delicious Mediterranean flavours. The high vaulted brick ceilings house the Venus bar, a great place for a coffee or a drink throughout the day.
Transfer time: approx. 2 hours from Genoa or 1 hour from Pisa. Private transfers included.