This luxury hotel is set amid four acres of lush subtropical gardens overlooking the stunning harbor in the enchanting town of Portofino on Italy’s Riviera. Belmond Hotel Splendido is the epitome of elegance and refinement. Its sister property Splendido Mare is located besides the renowned Piazzetta close to the lively quay. There is a complimentary shuttle bus between the two hotels.
This former 16th-century monastery has long been a favourite of the international jet set and is where Richard Burton purportedly proposed to Elizabeth Taylor. Belmond Hotel Splendido will appeal to couples, honeymooners and families seeking a romantic and indulgent escape in one of the world’s most glamorous destinations.
The hotel provides 69 beautifully appointed rooms and suites featuring king-size beds, marble bathrooms and all modern amenities. Some include balconies with breathtaking views across the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. For those looking to indulge, suites such as the Belmond Splendido Mare Suites are sublime.
Belmond Hotel Splendido’s signature restaurant showcases mouthwatering regional specialities accompanied by the finest Italian wines and served in a spectacular setting. There is also a charming poolside restaurant and a cocktail bar.
There is a wide array of activities on offer to suit all tastes. Charter a boat, visit the famed cliffside Cinque Terre towns, go cycling along the coast or enjoy magical diving adventures. Back at the hotel enjoy warm, lazy days by the heated infinity pool; play tennis, do a workout, or be pampered with a massage in the spa. There are also two golf courses nearby.
The hotel welcomes families offering child-friendly facilities, activities tailored specifically for kids, a kids’ club and babysitting on request.
Belmond Hotel Splendido Information
- Location: Portofino, 49 minutes from Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport
- Accommodation: Doubles Rooms, Junior Suites, Suites, Dolce Vita, Presidential & Ava Gardner Suite
- Activities: Sailboat trips, fishing, underwater adventure, bicycle tours, nature walks
- Facilities:Spa & massage, Swimming pool, 3 restaurants, 2 bars
- Weather: The best time to go to Italy is from April to June and late September to October.
- Children: Welcome