Liguria, Portovenere. Enjoy this nice bike excursion staying in a former monastery on the waterfront
Set in a seventeenth century monastery on Portovenere’s seafront, a short walk from the city center, this hotel enjoys a wonderfully scenic location, with beautiful terrace overlooking the small port and the island of Palmaria. The hotel is immersed in the atmosphere of the ancient fishing village where nature still gives unforgettable emotions: secluded beaches and quiet coves, seabed of intense blue, the mountains crossed by stone walls with terraced vineyards and olive trees, a delicious marina framed by colorful little houses.
All rooms are cozy and spacious and are decorated in soothing colors: predominate the sand and the blue, that echo the tones of the natural environment and reflect the light. Many rooms have terraces and balconies overlooking the sea and several windows open onto the bay and the village, offering a panorama of incomparable beauty. All rooms have air conditioning, free WiFi, LED TV with free Sky channels, minibar and bathroom with bathtub or shower and hair dryer.
Breakfast, when it’s possible, is served on the terrace overlooking the sea and offers a wide variety of cooked foods, fresh fruit, homemade pastries, cereals, centrifuges, smoothies and more.
The Palmaria restaurant, the real flagship of the hotel, is located in the spectacular veranda overlooking the sea, with elegant furnishings, refined atmosphere and possibilities for suggestive candlelit dinners. The menu is marked by marine flavors and is merged with the first class service, able to satisfy even the most discerning palates. At lunch, a light lunch and low-calories diet, or you can opt for just one light and quick dish, well-balanced in the essential components.
Activity & services
The hotel has a garage (for a fee), agreement with the Sporting Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches of the gulf just opposite the island Palmaria, equipped with sun beds, umbrellas and beach towels. It is just a few minutes by shuttle bus for guests or a short picturesque route by boat. Also an agreement with Wellness Centre Portovenere at walking distance from the hotel. In addition to offering numerous facial, body and massage by appointment, the Centre provides the Gymnasium and Indoor Golf for free for customers of the Grand Hotel in certain times of the day. Possibility of many excursions by boat ,by foot and by cycle through the fantastic paths of 5 terre.
For sea lovers the choices are many: boat trips to the Cinque Terre, Lerici and the Gulf of Tigullio, always with staging possibilities for a swim or snorkel or days on a sailing boat with skipper. All it accompanied by an excellent aperitif with white wine, Ligurian products and snacks.
Palmaria Restaurant takes care to the specific needs of its clients and also offers gluten-free menu. The complete exclusion of gluten from the diet is not easy to accomplish given that not permitted cereals are found in many dishes of traditional Italian cuisine but the knowledge and professionalism of the chefs are able to propose a gluten free menu specially designed for our clients.
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