Destination guide

The friendly city of Portofino awaits you

The area's history and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Portofino. This welcoming and walkable city is well known for its seaside, beaches and boating. Luigi Ferraris Stadium and Medieval Gates are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Portofino

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Portofino a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aquarium of Genoa (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Circolo Golf e Tennis Rapallo (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Passeggiata di Anita Garibaldi (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Parco Avventura Val di Vara (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Portofino

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Portofino

Travellers love Portofino for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Portofino is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Paraggi Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Regional Natural Park of Portofino (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Portofino Regional Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • San Michele di Pagana (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Punta Chiappa (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Zoagli Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Portofino

The nearest airport is in Genoa (GOA-Cristoforo Colombo), located 19.3 mi (31.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Portofino?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,594 holiday lettings around Portofino. From 119 villas to 1,119 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Portofino?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Portofino:

  • Prè: 292 holiday homes
  • San Teodoro: 99 holiday homes
  • Genoa Historical Centre: 315 holiday homes
  • Albaro: 66 holiday homes
  • Carignano: 266 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Portofino? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Portofino. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Portofino Marina: 1,643 holiday lettings
  • Castello Brown: 1,651 holiday lettings
  • Church of St. Martin (Divo Martino): 1,643 holiday lettings
  • Camogli Beach: 1,584 holiday lettings
  • Genoa Port Center: 1,145 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Portofino listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Portofino?

Yes, of course. offers 119 Villas in Portofino. Our other popular types of Portofino holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,119 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 278 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Resorts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Portofino?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 208 holiday homes with pool available in Portofino. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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