Splendido, A Belmond Hotel

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Steeped in history and glamour, live out a true cinematic escape in the hills overlooking Portofino

  • 1 Cocktail Bar
  • 2 Dining Restaurants
  • 45km from Genoa Airport
  • 70 Rooms and Suites
  • Children Club
  • Fitness/Wellness Centre
  • Heated Outdoor Pool
  • Tennis Courts
  • Watersports

Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor returned time and again to Splendido—and it’s easy to see why. A beautifully restored former 16th-century monastery, it is the epitome of Italian glamour. Dine deliciously on authentic Italian classics at La Terrazza. Unwind in the award-winning spa. Soak up the sun beside the shimmering pool. Every moment here will make you feel like a silver screen star.

Splendido is one of the most enchanting hotels in Portofino. Gaze across the rugged coastline, enjoying prime position above the bay. Delve into the spirit of irresistible glamour at the finest of all Italy resorts as you embrace all that’s best about the Ligurian Riviera.

Experience Italian dining at its best. Start the day with an invigorating motorboat ride or a soak in the saltwater swimming pool. End it with a candlelit dinner and a starlight stroll through the lush flower garden



Bask in the sun and soak up the views at one of the most idyllic Portofino, Italy hotels.

Our rooms and suites feature charming frescoes and artistic flourishes. Mid-century craftsmanship evokes the indulgence of the Italian Riviera. Light pastels and velvet fabrics radiate a distinctly modern allure. Enjoy the understated elegance of the hotel’s spacious rooms, or lose yourself in the heavenly grandeur of the Dolce Vita Suite.

Double Rooms

Stylish accommodation in the heart of picture-perfect Portofino

Our bright and inviting Double Rooms are ideal luxury retreats after a day exploring the Ligurian Riviera. Step inside and discover a haven of comfort.

Options include- Garden View, Sea View or Sea View with Balcony.

Junior Suites

Admire unbeatable views from every spacious, sun-filled suite

Experience some of the finest accommodation Italy has to offer. Our Junior Suites are a tranquil retreat with views across the hotel’s lush tropical gardens and the glittering sea beyond. Relax and unwind in stylish surrounds or step out onto your balcony to indulge in sunny alfresco dining.

Options include- Superior, Deluxe and Executive Junior Suites


Modern sophistication that celebrates the spirit of Italy

For a truly timeless stay in Italy, accommodation at Splendido is sure to make a lasting impression. Our Suites combine a generous living space with stunning views.

Options include- Deluxe and Exclusive Suites

Specialty Suites

Portofino living doesn’t get any more luxurious than this

With sumptuous interiors and unique design touches throughout, these suites are an elegant home away from home.

Options include- 1 Bedroom Presidential Suites, 2 Bedroom Presidential Suites and Dolce Vita Suite


Showcasing fine regional wines and delicious local produce, we boast some of Portofino’s best-known venues. Dine alfresco on local delights, like deep-fried scampi and black olive dumplings, on the wisteria-covered balcony of Ristorante La Terrazza. Or breeze by one of our glitzy bars for an ambient cocktail with friends.

Ristorante La Terrazza

Enjoy authentic Italian dining in the heart of Portofino at one of the most spectacular restaurants in Italy. Regional specialties bursting with fresh local produce are cooked to perfection under Chef Corrado Corti’s expert eye.

Take a seat on the lofty terrace overlooking the bay or in our smart dining room and let the flavours of Italy whisk you away.

Pool Restaurant

Work up an appetite with a refreshing dip in the pool before sitting down to an incredible buffet selection of tempting plates and snacks. For a classic Mediterranean treat, try crispy pizza made to order before your eyes and washed down with a cool glass of Italian wine.

Cocktail Bar

Cocktail Bar at Belmond Hotel Splendido Hand-painted watercolour murals of Italian flora are set off by a stylish black and white marbled floor in the cocktail bar—the perfect backdrop to a convivial evening with friends.


Expert practitioners, treatments rich in essential oils and an ambience of perfect harmony—this Portofino spa is Italian indulgence at its most sophisticated. Soothe mind, body and soul with a botanical massage or polish up with a manicure.

Sink into a secluded spot in our gardens to enjoy a manicure or pedicure with a view. Our therapists will pamper you to perfection while you admire the azure blue horizon. With nails perfectly polished, sit back and unwind with delicious canapes and a bespoke cocktail inspired by your nail colour. This tempting treatment is perfect for birthday parties and brides-to-be.

Embark on a sensorial journey through the Mediterranean. Your ritual begins with a calming blue camomile footbath followed by a full-body exfoliation with sea salt and essential oils. Enjoy an almond and ylang-ylang body massage and a facial massage with basil, sage and camomile oil. With skin glowing and regenerated, sit back and relax over almond tea and basil biscuits.


Complimentary Shuttle- Whether staying at Splendido or Splendido Mare, guests can enjoy the facilities of both hotels. A complimentary shuttle service runs between both properties so that you can experience the best of both worlds.

Motor Boat- There is a rich air of nautical adventure in Portofino that calls you out to conquer the waves. Our spacious and luxurious private motorboat, Chris-Craft Corsair 36, is the perfect choice for up to eight guests.

Boutique- Our boutique offers superbly crafted clothing, accessories, jewellery and souvenirs for discerning customers. All of our products are hand-picked or exclusively designed for the hotel. The signature collection features a beautiful and delicate wisteria pattern, inspired by the flowers that grow in our own gardens.

Swimming Pool- The heated, saltwater pool at Splendido is surrounded by lush gardens. A backdrop of palm trees and sea views complete the scene. Unwind on a sun-bed in one of the terraced gardens and soak up the scenery.

Fitness Centre- The Fitness Centre at Belmond Hotel Splendido has all the latest exercise equipment, with a personal trainer available on request. Hardwood floors and sea views through the spectacular glass wall are sure to keep you motivated.

Tennis- Our all-weather tennis court is set on a hillside next to Belmond Hotel Splendido. A professional English-speaking tennis coach is available for individual and group lessons.


EcoFarm in Portofino

Rise early for a sunrise hike to La Portofinese, a sustainable farm set on the peaceful Portofino peninsula. On arrival, take part in a light pilates, yoga or meditation session, overlooking the Ligurian Sea.

Tour the Eco-Farm’s hop plantation, apiary and honey lab, before you tuck into a delicious breakfast with stunning views of the Cala degli Inglesi.

Sunset Cruise and Romantic Dinner

Hop aboard the hotel’s private boat and head to beautiful San Fruttuoso Bay, only accessible by sea or footpath.

A secluded table for two awaits by the bay. Raise a toast with your loved one while dishes brimming with local specialities are served up under starry skies.

Cinque Terre

Our Cinque Terre tours uncover the best of this famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of Italy’s most precious treasures.

Five picturesque villages—Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore—are linked by a coastal path that winds through vineyards, sandy beaches and mesmerising rocky seascapes.

Luxury Cruise

For adventurous holidays in Italy, step aboard a sleek motor yacht to set sail with the crew.

Choose between a 62ft motor yacht (max eight persons + two crew) or a 79ft motor yacht (max 10 persons + two crew). Whichever you opt for, anticipate a breathtaking ride

Wine Tasting with a View

Bike along the beautiful Portofino coast and uncover the legends of this breathtaking region. Arrive at the vineyard of La Portofinese. No ordinary venue, this is the only vineyard in Portofino where you can gaze over the glittering Ligurian Sea as you sip a locally produced wine.


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