Santa Margherita Ligure is one of the most attractive and charming towns on the Ligurian coast in north-west Italy. It is an ideal starting point to discover local highlights such as Portofino, Cinque Terre and Genoa.
Below we have listed our favorite hotels to stay in while exploring this beautiful coastline.
GRAND HOTEL MIRAMARE
Via Milite Ignoto 30, Santa Margherita Ligure
Elegant hotel perfectly located overlooking the Gulf of Tigullio. All rooms and suites have sea view and balcony with a spectacular panorama across the bay. Individually furnished rooms in a classic, elegant style with contemporary touches. Wonderful pool area and easy access to the beach. Seaview terrace for drinks and breakfast. Restaurants with Ligurian seafood and international cuisine. Private parking.
IMPERIALE PALACE HOTEL
Pagana 19, Santa Margherita Ligure
Great location with amazing sea view, only a 5 minutes’ walk from the city center. You can easily reach Portofino by car, taxi or bus. Comfortable rooms facing the ocean with balcony and stunning views. Wonderful garden. Private beach and saltwater pool with sun loungers. Great breakfast. Romantic dinner with live music. Fantastic service and friendly staff. Free private parking.
LHP HOTEL SANTA MARGHERITA PALACE & SPA
Via Roma 9, Santa Margherita Ligure
Luxury boutique hotel in the city center with shops and nice restaurants, just one block from waterfront. Spacious, modern rooms and suites equipped with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, minibar, and sun terraces. Lounge-bar and wellness area with whirlpool. Swimming pool. Nice restaurant. Great breakfast. Private parking. Situated 100 meters from Santa Margherita Ligure train station and 5 km from Portofino. Private parking is possible on site, reservation is needed.
HOTEL BLU DI TE
Via Favale 30, Santa Margherita Ligure
Beautiful design hotel with comfortable and stylish rooms just a five minutes’ walk from the beach. Excellent location near great restaurants and the harbor. Common spaces, suites and bathrooms are designed with great taste. Rooftop terrace with a pool and a bar overlooking the Gulf of Tigullio. Spa area. Excellent home-made breakfast. Very friendly staff. Private parking. This little gem is the perfect place for a romantic weekend getaway.
Via Pagana 8, Santa Margherita Ligure
Luxury hotel on the Italian Riviera for those wishing to spend a relaxing holiday in an enchanting resort near Portofino and the Cinque Terre. The rooms are newly renovated, bright and comfortable, offering all the necessary services and comforts. Attic suites with large terraces with breathtaking sea view on the promontory of Portofino. Great location right on the private beach. Panoramic restaurant with a spacious terrace overlooking the gulf. Wellness & beauty farm, fitness room. Private parking.
Via Pagana 2, Santa Margherita Ligure
Elegant 4-star hotel very well located near the sea, just a few minutes’ walk to the city center with its many restaurants. The hotel offers a large park with an outdoor swimming pool, a private beach, and a modern wellness center with an indoor heated saltwater pool. Recently renovated rooms, with bathrooms in precious Carrara marble, overlooking the Gulf. Family rooms. The restaurant offers an incomparable view and a refined cuisine. Garage and private parking available.
VILLA GELSOMINO EXCLUSIVE HOUSE
Salita Banchi 6, Santa Margherita Ligure
Nicely restored villa overlooking the Gulf of Portofino. Spacious and beautifully decorated rooms with original frescoes, high-speed internet, Netflix, as well as coffee maker. Beautiful garden with sun loungers and jacuzzi. Delicious breakfast with local products on the terrace. The house provides a personal chef offering local food tasting and dinner with typical Ligurian products. Free private parking. Great location to explore the nearby Portofino.