This is the stuff that dreams are made of. It doesn’t get better than this in terms of location and charm. Right on the bay of the famous Portofino, this little loft style nest is ideal for a romantic holiday or for a peaceful retreat. The views from the windows are inspiring and calming. The apartment is designed in marine style, and is decorated with vaulted ceilings and fresco details. You will feel like you are on the water yourself, but for those who prefer to be on dry land, surrounded by the comforts of home, this is it.
Location: Above a restaurant directly facing the bay of Portofino with Sea View. On the first floor of building with direct access to the harbour. There are stairs to reach the unit and stairs within the apartment itself.
Layout: Main level is comprised of an open space living/dining space which has a small but well equipped hideaway kitchen. There is also a separate, open concept den with a writer’s desk and sofa. On the main floor is a small and basic washroom with shower, toilet, bidet and sink, equipped with washing machine.
The kitchen has an electric oven and induction burners and is fitted with cookware and dinnerware.
Living room has plasma tv, and microsuede pull out couch
Dining space has a modern glass table with 4 dining chairs
2nd level – Double bed in loft space with wardrobe and drawers for clothing. Beware that the bedroom loft space does not provide a lot of headroom for you taller folks. There are stairs leading up to the first floor where the apartment is located within the building, as well as stairs within the unit itself. If you have small children or are elderly or have difficulties with stairs, this should be taken into consideration. Please let us know in advance if you have specific requirements.
No air conditioning. Fans provided during summer months. No parking included, although there is parking available in the public garage in Portofino. Linens provided. Free Wi-Fi available (not high speed but usually fairly reliable).
FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE AREA
After you have lounged in Portofino, explore the Italian Riviera, its hiking trails, the nearby Santa Margherita Ligure, San Fruttuoso, Camogli and the beautiful Cinque Terre – all from a home base. Park your car and make your way around this marvelous area by foot, boat or by train.
While staying in this idyllic holiday home, take a guided hike through the natural park of Portofino. Have specialty food and wine baskets prepared and delivered to your door. Have an English-speaking guide take you in a private boat to snorkel in the area’s most exclusive locations. Learn how to prepare Ligurian culinary specialties. Do a crash course in Italian so you can speak with the locals and enhance your stay. Rent a motorino to explore the area. Snorkel! Scuba-dive! Sail! Windsurf! Play tennis! Horse-back ride! Golf! Fish for your dinner! Relax in a spa! Sun-bathe and swim in one of the area’s exclusive beach areas! Cleanse with an ayurvedic massage! Go on a shopping spree with a local fashion guru! Take a wine tasting course! Stay in shape with a Pilates program or a personal trainer! There is so much to do. We can help set up a program to suit any needs.
Refundable security deposit required €150 refunded at end of stay.
Minimum stay 3 nights, but varies depending on season.
Rates vary depending on the season. Special rates for long term stays....Read more
Loft On The Water - Portofino Portofino, Liguria, Italy
Additional Location Information
Discovering the Italian Riviera will leave you wondering why you've never visited before... why you didn't plan to stay for longer.... and when you will be able to return! There is so much to do and see from hiking to sailing to exploring nearby small towns. You can either wind down and relax by the sea, or take to the hills, and cities and sights. The seaside towns are sophisticated, elegant and quaint and you can enjoy a truly authentic Italian Experience.
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