Rent in Portofino a spacious and comfortable flat, above an old boathouse, in an elegant villa of late XIX century. It is ideal for relaxed and refined holidays.
The position of Niasca villa is very special; next to Portofino between the green wooded hills and the sea, the flat overlooks a small public beach, that can be reached by a short path.
Niasca villa is right on the sea: ten meters or less! It is on the road that links Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino and next to the beautiful Paraggi bay, with its sand beach, amazing green transparent water, tiny village and exclusive villas.
Santa Margherita Ligure (3 km away) and is a pretty little town with all kinds of shops and facilities (hospital, train station, pharmacy, restaurants…) and is linked to Portofino by bus.There is a bus stop close to the house.
Portofino (1,5 km away) has very fashionable shops, famous brands for clothes and shoes, very nice and romantic cafés and restaurants, but few food shops.
Santa Margherita Ligure is the place for errands and shopping and the road to get there is flat and comfortable for bikes and scooters, that can be rented in Santa Margherita.Niasca villa is included in the natural park of Portofino that features beautiful walks in different environments due to the special biodiversity of flora and fauna, with stunning views on the sea and steep cliffs.THE FLAT is composed of a large living room with a balcony right on the sea, it includes the dining area and the kitchen.
One double bedroom with bathroom, one twin bedroom with bathroom; one four-bed room with bathroom. In all 8 beds and 3 bathrooms.
Washing machine with dryer, dishwasher. You can find complete kitchen equipment and bed linen is included. A car space for one car is provided and even a small place to store one boat.Underneath the flat there is a boathouse where during the summer is possible to rent kajaks, windsurfs and small sailing boats.
ACTIVITIES For you healthy holidays it is possible to take long and refreshing swims in the Paraggi bay where motor boats are not allowed.For outdoor exercise you can canoe, surf, sail and walk easily from home to Portofino harbour.For sea lovers, beside swimming:
DIVING http://www.europeandc.comFISHING http://www.euroyachtservice.it
GOLF Golf and tennis are possible in Rapallo at: Circolo Golf e Tennis Rapallo
Via Mameli, 377 16035-Rapallo (Ge) Tel. +39/0185-261777 - Fax +39/0185-261779 http://www.golfing.it
SAILING In the boat wharehouse underneath the flat you can hire small boats (Laser, Hobie cat), windsurfs and canoes and a trainer for windsurf lessons.RESTAURANT IN PORTOFINO (middle price)
Ristorante Taverna Del Marinaio 16034 Portofino Mare (GE) - Piazza Martiri Dell'olivetta, 36- 0185.26910
Trattoria Tripoli 16034 Portofino Mare (GE) - Piazza Martiri Dell'olivetta, 49 - phone 0185.26901RESTAURANT on the Hill (45 min of rising walk) U-PIN 338 1153702
10 m after the house keep the pedestrian street to Portofino; keep right when you cross a asphalted street to Hotel Splendido; just before the hotel keep left until a fork with paved pedestrian street and keep right. After 10 minutes you are arrived when you find a wood signal on your left "Pino"; you must go for five minutes in a flat path trough to private house and you are arrived (You are always rising, the place is beautiful if you like naturalistic landscape)
(more expensive but vary good) in PORTOFINO
RISTORANTE PUNY P.zza M. Olivetta 5 phone. 0185.269037.
For a dinner a good idea is go in PARAGGI beach (walking distance) "Bagni Fiore" that have along the sea a restaurant
0185.28483 or Pizzeria Albergo Paraggi, next to the first one.
or LA MANDRAGOLA Via dei Mulini 1 (In the end of the Paraggi park)
On the rock coast near Camogli (caratteristic fisherman village in the other side of “monte di Porofino”)
in a little village named “Punta chiappa” Restaurant Da Spadin ph. +39 0185 770624 fantastic location; you can reach it by farry boat from Portofino (time table 0185/284670 - http://www.traghettiportofino.it )
Or with a beautiful walk but quit long (you must consider from home 2,30 hours to S.Fruttuoso, maybe have lunch there, and 2,30 hours more to Punta Chiappa) from the Restaurant Spadini is organized a farry boat back to Camogli, (ask to the owner olso for the sea conditions) where you can take a train for s.Margherita
For an idea of the path have a look at http://www.parks.it/parco.portofino/Emapl.html Punta Chiappa is a little headland between San Fruttuoso and S.RoccoS.Fruttuoso is a middle age Abbey on the beach, near Portofino vary characteristic