Portofinorises up on a small gulf protected by a promontory, amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe, between Punta Chiappa, the inlets of Cala dell'Oro and St Fruttuoso and Punta Carena. Portofino is definitely one of the best destinations for luxury motor yacht charters in all the Italian Riviera and in all the Italian coast. The luxury lifestyle of Portofino is world famous. It has been a destination of the rich and famous for more than half a century, Guy de Montpassant was one of the first visitors to Portofino, which he described as 'a crescent moon around a calm basin'. Liz Taylor, Richard Burton, Nietzsche and Humphrey Bogart all chose Portofino as a perfect hideaway. In the town, in addition to the legendary Piazzetta, visitors can admire the Abbey of St Fruttuoso, the Sanctuary of St Giorgio and the Brown Castle.
The entire promontory of Portofino is now a protected area with lush vegetation and an impressive quantity of invertebrates and birds. The beach of Portofino, 'Paraggi', is ideal for lovers of sun and sea. Here, in this unique stretch of sea, one finds the Corallium Rubrum (red coral). Amongst the major underwater attractions, the Cristo degli Abissi. Portofino was and remains a pleasing and extraordinary example of a coastal town that can be admired through its urban structure, homes and its natural relationship with its surrounding environment. Luxury lifestyle, amazing environment and luxury mega yachts for your yacht charter two steps between the French Riviera and the amazing Italian Riviera.