PORTOFINO YACHT CHARTER:
LUXURY AND EXCLUSIVITY
IN THE PIAZZETTA
Portofino brings to mind a vision of sorbet-colored houses and a romantic marina crowded with boats. Dubbed the eighth wonder of the world, travelers love to visit this tiny fisherman village while cruising along the Italian coast on a luxury Portofino yacht rental.
Portofino, a little gem of a town a few miles off Cinque Terre, awaits visitors travelling on a Liguria yachting holiday with the exclusive and iconic Piazzetta, the best spot to sip a drink after visiting the local luxury shops.
Old Hollywood Glamour
Portofino’s glamour is in no way new: the former fishertown has transformed into a magnet to Hollywood’s elite decades ago. From Rex Harris to Grace Kelly, Portofino has been the summer’s place to be for a long time. On a luxury yacht charter in Portofino, you will quickly notice that this town has a lot more to offer than just crystal-clear waters and cobbled piazettas. Take some time to enjoy the Michelin Star restaurants or stroll down Via Roma and it’s luxurious boutiques. Until today, one of the greatest gems of Portofino is the Splendido hotel. Rich of history, it’s glamour has been attracting the jet set and yachting enthusiasts for a long time. Enjoy the lavish spa and pool area, before dining in the restaurant that Liz Taylored dined in on all her four honeymoons. Don’t forget to try ‘Liz’s pasta’, exclusively served here!
Portofino yacht charter: a diver’s paradise
The mountain of Portofino, plunging to a depth of 50 meters, is peppered with inlets and corals whose hypnotizing light tricks have always bewitched divers. Gonzatti is a popular shallows, as well as Isuela, sitting off the boulder of Punta Chiappa and described as one of the best ones of the Mediterranean.
The Statue of Christ of the Abyss in San Fruttuoso stands at a depth of 15 meters and is within reach of amateur divers, while more experienced ones can explore Altare in the marine nature reserve of Portofino, boasting colonies of red and soft coral and a population of lobsters and dusky groupers.
Active visitors on a crewed Portofino yacht charter will find lovely trails in the headland, while visitors opting for more relaxing activities appreciate the unique charm of the many sunset views that can be enjoyed from Portofino Natural Regional Park before dining on freshly-caught fish.