Splendido, A Belmond Hotel

Splendido, A Belmond Hotel

Nestled in the hills above Portofino Bay, you’ll find a restored 16th century monastery, the Splendido, A Belmond Hotel. Simply oozing Italian glamour, this gorgeous hotel was once a favourite retreat of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Experience for yourself the undeniable style, comfort and luxury of this magical space, and like them, you’ll want to return again and again.

Stylish guest accommodation

With panoramic views over Portofino Bay and the lush tropical gardens, each guest room has been decorated to reflect the beautiful colour palette of the Mediterranean. Blues, greens and aquamarines mirror the sea and sky, while splashes of sunny yellow bring life to these serene sanctuaries. Balconies and terraces are entwined with wisteria, adding privacy and seclusion, and thoughtful attention to detail is apparent in every corner. The Hotel Splendido offers every comfort to make your stay an unforgettable experience.

Delightful dining Drink

in the breathtaking views from La Terrazza Restaurant, as you sample authentic Italian cuisine and local specialities on the spacious terrace. At lunchtime, treat yourself to a handmade pizza and fresh salad from the Pool Restaurant, or try a delicious cocktail at the Pool Bar. After dinner, you can enjoy live music in the Cocktail and Piano Bar while sipping a glass of champagne or single malt whisky.

A full range of activities

A dip in the heated saltwater pool will cool you down after some serious sun-worshipping, and with a backdrop of stunning sea views and terraced gardens, it’s the perfect place to relax. With a fully equipped gym, tennis courts, wellness centre and spa on hand, your body and spirit can enjoy being uplifted and invigorated. Alternatively, the outstanding concierge team can arrange a variety of activities, from olive tasting classes to a sunset cruises on the Splendido, A Belmond Hotel private boat, ensuring that your holiday is truly memorable.

Children's Club Gym Swimming Pool

before you go

Everything you need to know before planning your dream trip

The Essentials

Private transfers are 45 minutes from Genoa Airport / 67 Rooms & Suites / 2 Restaurants & 2 Bars / Spa / Fitness Centre & Tennis / Swimming Pool with Heated Sea-Water/ Complimentary Shuttle to Belmond Splendido Mare / Children Welcome with “Smile” Club for 4-12 years.

When to travel

Even in winter temperatures rarely dip below freezing. March to June and September to October are very pleasant temperatures in which to visit. July and August are the warmest months, but kept fresh by onshore breezes.

How to get there

British Airways flies daily to Genoa from Gatwick, with low cost airlines offering alternative timings from Stansted

Our Destination Specialists


our destination specialist

Jessica Jones Specialist area: Caribbean & Indian Ocean 26 years in travel industry
Paul Jones Specialist area: Asia & Indo-China 26 years in travel industry
Julie Crump Specialist area: Africa 37 years in travel industry

Have you ever wondered about the team behind your holiday? Our expert team are always on hand and invite you to give them a call to discuss your perfect holiday with Azure.

We are passionate about travel and that passion drives our desire to ensure you have your perfect holiday every time. Our promise to you is your best ever tailor-made holiday

01244 322770
Opening Hours
  • Monday - Friday- 9am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday - 9:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday- Closed

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