Hotel Splendido


In Linguria on Italy's west coast lies the charming, former fishing village Portofino. Even though the quaint origins are still visible, Portofino has become one of the most chic seaside destinations in all of Italy. And, of course, INTOSOL offers you Portofino's finest accommodation.


The luxurious Hotel Splendido and adjacent Hotel Splendido Mare are a romantic dream turned reality high above the little town's harbour. Having originally been constructed as a monastery, today's Hotel Splendido read more » offers such fine comforts and superb service that it was awarded a sought-after membership with the association “The Small Leading Hotels of the World”.


It was as early as 1901 that the monastery first received well-to-do guests and since those days it accommodates discerning travellers from all over the world. The location, at just a half hour drive from Genoa, is just perfect!


Both the fine style and location have been appreciated by the one or other celebrity in the past. To name just a few, Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable and Lauren Bacall all experienced the Hotel Splendido's sophisticated comforts.


The trail down to the ocean lies flanked by lush vegetation and beautifully designed gardens. Fragrant lavender adds its perfume to the bright Bougainvillea colours, the wild herbs and ancient olive trees. It is a magical place!


And then, there is the tongue-tantalising Lingurian cuisine: The La Terrazza Restaurant serves delightful sins served open-air on a fine night. Throughout the day, the pool bar offers a full lunch or light snacks.


Another highly recommendable option for the night is the Chuflay Bar Restaurant in the Splendido Mare. Soft piano music accompanies a gourmet dinner. And later, step into the cocktail bar for a goodnight drink in a casual ambience.


Welcome to Hotel Splendido in Linguria! Savour the warm climate, the breathtaking landscapes, scrumptious cuisine and above all: the charmingly quaint flair of your home away from home!


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The venerated Hotel Splendido charms the senses with its incomparably old-fashioned, romantic flair. Step into the foyer and admire age-old mirrors, gold-rimmed antiques and precious Persian carpets.


The read more » sumptuous foyer already hints at the opulent comforts to be expected in the room and suites. The Splendido's main building accommodates a total of 64 units: 25 double rooms, four single rooms, 27 Junior Suites and eight regular suites.


The great majority of the refined accommodation units boasts a balcony or terrace with a stunning view out over the bay and the city below. Put your feet up and rest your eyes on the magnificent panorama.


Lodged at the Splendido Mare you enjoy a similar view, no matter whether you are accommodated in one of the seven double rooms, one of the seven Junior Suites or one of the two regular suites. Nothing is left to be desired where comforts and luxury are concerned.


After a long and exciting day, relax under a steaming shower before slipping into the soft bathrobes to cuddle up in front of the TV. Help yourself to a refreshing drink from the mini bar or sip a glass of finest Italian red wine.


On a hot day, the state-of-the-art air-conditioning system sends a cool breeze through your room. Room service is available around the clock and most rooms are equipped with a safe. An additional safe is available at the reception.


The setting calls for a romantic night with your loved one by your side. Should you be travelling with kids, a professional babysitting service takes your loved, little charges off your hands for a candlelight night.


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We hope you do not object to a few celebrities sharing the Hotel Splendido with you. It is not unlikely that Leonardo di Caprio might be taking a dip in the swimming pool with you. But then, you always read more » have the choice to turn to the magnificent view of the town and harbour below.


The Hotel Splendido and the Splendido Mare share most of their general facilities and are separated by only a ten minute stroll. However, you may also use the courtesy shuttle bus that ferries back and forth between the two hotels.


The tennis court at the Hotel Splendido lies framed by lush gardens – a wonderful place to work on your serve. Afterwards, why not visit the spa and beauty centre that opened in 2003?


No matter whether you choose one of the therapies or beauty treatments, the spa's services are equivalent to pure bliss for body, mind and soul. Work up a sweat in the steam bath or sauna or do a few easy laps in the Thalasso pool.


Golfing enthusiasts will be glad to learn that the famous golf course Rapallo is only a twenty minute drive away. Not only is the design of the course superb, it is also located at the heart of a highly scenic landscape.


On a different day, put on the sunscreen and kick back at Paraggi, a small sand beach bay, where the water glitters and sparkles in all shades of green and blue. Refresh yourself with a splash or try your hand at water skiing.


Pick up even more speed: On the Santa Margherita beach you may hire a racing boat for private excursions with some tingling adrenaline included. Visit the romantic village San Fruttuoso or explore the Cinque Terre, the five picturesque villages! There is a lot to do!



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