Portofino resorts are some of the most elegant accommodations you will find anywhere along the Italian Riviera. Portofino is within such close range of other hot spots like Santa Margherita and Camogli, that you can stay in any number of places and easily get to Portofino to enjoy all of the world-class dining, designer boutiques, and boating. The best Portofino luxury resorts offer 24-hour concierge assistance and multilingual guest services staffs that are happy to assist with ferry scheduling, dinner reservations, or anything else you may need while on your trip. For the most part in this location, resorts and five-star luxury hotels overlap with one another.
The Hotel Splendido (pictured) and its sister hotel, the Splendido Mare, are perhaps the preeminent accommodations in Portofino proper. The Hotel Splendido hovers over the sea on a beautiful cliff with tropical gardens. While this is titled as a hotel, guests will enjoy luxurious resort amenities, from spacious guest rooms and suites with furnished terraces and views of the Ligurian Sea, to a comprehensive health and wellness spa, tennis courts, and access to golf and a whole world of beach activities. You will also enjoy a variety of fine dining options onsite, as well as alluring bonuses like an outdoor, saltwater pool. There are 64 guest rooms and around 35 suites at the Hotel Splendido. It is one of the relatively large Portofino resorts, but this does not mean that you still shouldn’t book your reservations as far in advance as you can, especially if you intend to travel anytime between April and September. The Splendido Mare shares most of the facilities with the Hotel Splendido and is located just a bit closer to the town center and the harbor.
The Excelsior Palace Hotel is another attractive option if you’re looking for Portofino luxury resorts. It is situated on the coast where Rapallo and Portofino converge and also enjoys a spectacular position overlooking the sea. Just as with the Hotel Splendido, you can count on almost every possible luxury amenity, including swimming pool, fitness center, spa, fine dining, and 24-hour concierge service. There are a wide variety of rooms and suites from which to choose.
The Grand Hotel Miramare is located in Santa Margherita Ligure, easily accessed from Portofino by train, ferry, or via enchanting hiking trails. You can be in Portofino in no time driving from this hotel, which also offers its valued patrons an amazing experience, complete with not only elegant amenities, but also spacious and finely appointed guest rooms and suites. Enjoy fine dining and cocktails on the outside, terrace restaurant, as well as gorgeous amenities like a sprawling, outdoor seawater pool, and a health spa. Again, the knowledgeable guest services staff will be happy to help with any planning you may need to do while on your vacation.
Some other luxury resorts in and around Portofino include the Palazzo Fieschi in Savignone, the Vis a Vis in Sestri Levante, and the Abbadia San Giorgio in Moneglia.