Pleasurable Pursuits in Portofino – An Italian Riviera Yachting Respite

A haven of picturesque charm and serene natural beauty, the harbor town of Portofino with its dramatic tree-lined cliffs, azure seas, and warm sunny weather, has undeniably become a favorite summer yachting destination amongst those seeking a private relaxing getaway.   Originally a small fishing village,  the postcard-perfect town delivers a true taste of “la dolce vita” with spectacular vistas, exceptional sights, indulgent experiences, and genuinely warm Italian hospitality.

Set along the winding coastline of the Italian Riviera in the province of Liguria, this exclusive hideaway has attracted stars and royalty for years.

In the Piazzetta, visitors will find chic designer boutiques, excellent restaurants, and cozy cafes. This quaint area offers amazing seaside views and is perfect for a blissful afternoon stroll.

Must see sights include the church of San Giorgio perched high in the hills, containing ancient relics fabled to be those of a legendary dragon-slayer and Il Cristo degli Abissi, a submerged bronze sculpture of Jesus Christ an homage dedicated to Dario Gonzatti, the first Italian to use SCUBA gear.

With some of the most scenic shores in all of the Mediterranean, chartering a mega yacht, luxury catamaran, sailing yacht, or power boat in Portofino is an unforgettable experience.  For assistance with a customized itinerary cruising the coasts of the Italian Riviera, please contact Sunreef Yachts Charter at

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