A Portofino yacht charter is like no other and is the ideal destination for a luxury holiday in the Mediterranean. This former fishing village offers visitors a taste of the finer things in life. Celebrated for its warm and welcoming appeal, Portofino has maintained its authentic charm over the years. From its beautiful, traditional pastel-coloured buildings to its renowned dining options and luxury shopping boutiques, Portofino remains a gem of the Italian Riviera.
Cristo Degli Abissi
The crystal-clear waters surrounding this seaside village are a big draw for water lovers. The ideal place for all types of watersports, from paddleboarding to kitesurfing, the area surrounding Portofino is also favoured for its diving sites. Head over to the marine park where you can see the famous Critto Degli Abissi, a submerged bronze statue located in the waters in front of the Abbey San Fruttuoso. Sunken in honour of those who lost their lives at sea, it’s located around 40-metres underwater and is surrounded by colourful reefs and a plethora of marine life.
While wandering through the harbour and village, you may spot Castello Brown, located on a hill above. Dating back to the 16th century, this medieval castle has been a strategic military defence point ever since. Surrounded by a luscious garden, it is also a popular spot for weddings and photoshoots.
The Abbey of San Fruttuoso
The Abbey of San Fruttuoso is a former Benedictine monastery dating back to the 11th century. Located on the green hillsides just on the outskirts of Portofino, it sits in its own unique oasis and is only accessible by boat or foot. Learn more about the history of the Abbey and the Doria family while admiring the stunning landscape.
Mount Portofino national park
Portofino is surrounded by rich hillsides and woodlands and is the ideal location for a trek or hike. Mount Portofino national park offers several hiking trails and is the perfect way to take in the beautiful wild terrain.