Discover Liguria by boat
An ideal way of getting to know our beautiful Riviera del Levante from another point of view; do not miss the opportunity to get surprised from a unique landscape of shapes, colors and shades.
Below, some useful information about the maritime services in our area and how to reach the different embarkment points. The Reception staff is at your disposal for clarification/doubts.
SERVIZIO MARITTIMO DEL TIGULLIO
Their trips are accessible ports of Lavagna and Sestri Levante distant from the Hotel few minutes; thanks to the varied proposal of this company you will have the opportunity to enjoy our beautiful Gulf of Tigullio.
LINE 1: Rapallo – Santa Margherita Ligure – Portofino – San Fruttuoso
LINE 2: Deiva Marina – Moneglia – Sestri Levante – Lavagna – Chiavari – Portofino – San Fruttuoso
LINE 3: Santa Margherita Ligure – Rapallo – Chiavari – Lavagna – Sestri Levante – Portovenere – Cinque Terre
LINE 4: Santa Margherita Ligure – Rapallo – Super Cinque Terre
LINE 5: Chiavari – Lavagna Sestri Levante – Super Cinque Terre
*some lines working only certain months
PORT OF SESTRI LEVANTE (2.5 km from the hotel)
BY CAR (8 minutes): take Via Aurelia towards Sestri Levante/La Spezia, past the Gallery of Sant'Anna, turn right to enter Lungomare Descalzo and you will easily reach the Port.
GPS settings: Piazzale Porto, Sestri Levante, GE 16039.
Paid parking available in the Port area, while free park is at 500/600 mt (Via Eraldo Fico or Via Nazionale) from the port.
BY BUS (10/15 minutes): the bus stop is only 40 meters from the Hotel, take the bus (n. 4, 5, 45 or 89), get off in Piazza Sant'Antonio and continue on foot or on the seafront Descalzo or via Corso Colombo, then enter the city centre following the signs to the port. The journey by bus takes about 7 minutes, with 7/10 minutes needed to reach the Port from the bus stop.
PORT OF LAVAGNA (2,3 KM)
BY CAR (5/8 minutes): take Via Aurelia, towards Lavagna/Genoa, continue for about 2 km, and at the fourth traffic light turn left towards Porto.
Continue on foot 50 mt following the signs.
GPS settings: Via dei Devoto or Piazza Milano, Lavagna, GE 16033
Free parking (from September to June) available in Piazza Milano, Via dei Devoto or from the railway station of Lavagna about 200 mt from the port.
BY BUS (8/10 minutes): the bus stop is only 40 meters from the Hotel, take the bus (n. 4, 5, 45 or 89), descend at Lavagna Station, take the underpass to reach the promenade and continue towards Genoa for about 200 mt.
SERVIZIO MARITTIMO GOLFO PARADISO
RECCO - CAMOGLI - PUNTA CHIAPPA - SAN FRUTTUOSO
A line service that connects Recco, Camogli, Punta Chiappa and San Fruttuoso. Just past the Camogli port, you will be able do admire the breathtaking overview of the small village and the majestic Mount Portofino; from the characteristic puddinga of Punta Chiappa, the exclusive village of San Fruttuoso, passing through the famous Cave dell'Eremita and the Cala dell'Oro, a protected area and restricted to navigation.
Camogli, Punta Chiappa and San Fruttuoso are all reacheable by ferry from From early April to late September.
More information and timetables, visit: /www.golfoparadiso.it.
PORT OF RECCO AND PORT OF CAMOGLI
BY CAR: the two ports are about 20/25 minutes by motorway from the Hotel and for both you need to take the exit of Recco and continue on the state road, following the signs to the respective ports.
Free and paid parking available near the respective boarding points; it is not recommended, however, to reach the two places by car in the period June/September, due to the high number of tourists and some traffic restrictions in the historic center of Camogli. In this period is absolutely advisable to get there by train.
BY TRAIN: it is by far the most convenient mean of transport, thanks to the frequency of trains to/from Recco and Camogli and the proximity of embarkation points (both ports are a few hundred metres from the railway station).
Possibility to take the train from Cavi Borgo Railway Station only 600mt away easily reachable on foot, or from Lavagna Railway Station, reachable by bus which offers a higher frequency of stopping trains.
Timetables available at: www.trenitalia.com.
SERVIZIO MARITTIMO 5 TERRE GOLFO DEI POETI
Excellent service for flexibility of schedules and period of activity of all lines (March - November)
The Consorzio Marittimo Turistico 5 Terre - Gulf of the Poets carries out service of marine transport fleeting of line between La Spezia, Lerici, Portovenere, 5 Terre and Levanto; from La Spezia and Portovenere for the Island Palmaria and from Lerici to Portovenere.
More information on: www.navigazionegolfodeipoeti.it.
BY CAR: It is recommended to reach the ports of La Spezia or Levanto, via the Motorway from Sestri Levante.
BY TRAIN: it is recommended to board the train from the Station of Sestri Levante (about 2,3km from the Hotel). From there you can reach all the places included in the trips proposed by this company, except Portovenere.
Journey times: 20'/45'