From charming little boutiques and cafes to the delightful little church San Giorgio, there’s plenty to do and see in beautiful Portofino. You can with a pleasant stroll up to the old castle, which overlooks the picturesque harbor. Perched on a hillside over Portofino Harbor, historic Imperiale Palace Hotel is a happy witness to the Italian island’s magnetism – it attracts yachts from all over the world.
Fragrant pine trees and peaceful olive groves surround it; town, restaurants and nightlife are a short stroll away. Those who want to relax enjoy the restaurant and pool, both overlooking the harbor. Others may hire the hotel’s speedboat for water-skiing, or pursue a round of golf at nearby Rapallo.
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Portofino’s Imperiale Palace Hotel is history and tradition, originally was a private villa built in 1889 by the aristocratic Costa family coming from Corsica. The famous Treaty of Rapallo, which marked the end of the First World War was signed here in 1922. This charming historic house is surrounded by a large park sloping down to the sea. From its wide marble terraces you can enjoy the most enchanting view over Portofino Bay.
Portofino has been an extraordinary honeymoon destination for decades.