We visited in November and the place was beautifully quiet. Still hotels and restaurants available. Great pace of life
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Santa Margherita is a beautiful port city and a nice walk/run to Portofino. It was not crowded and had many nice restaurants and bars along the waterfront.
Good place for reasuarants shops and entertainment. took the boat to Cinque Terre which should not be missed it was a very unique experience.
This is the place to. Indeed SML can easily be reached by train from Genova, and invites you to enjoy one of its cafes or stroll around the shops, both for sure. Plan enough time, so you can also visit Portofino. Despite its fame, there...More
A must visit! so beautiful, peaceful and serene. The food and people are amazing. The walks are lovely especially the walk to Portofino.
My wife found the hotel prices in Santa Margherita much more reasonable than in Portofino, so we booked 3 nights with the intention of exploring Portofino. Upon arrival we discovered that it is a good base for exploring the whole area. There are many hotels,cafe's,restaurants...More
Rating attractions is sometimes based on comparing them with other sights in the neighbourhood. If Portofino is 'excellent', Santa Maria still seems 'very good'. Our boat from Rapallo also stopped in Santa Maria; unless you are in a hurry, visiting this place is also recommendable....More
A beautiful seaside resort on the Italian Riviera. The residents we encountered were all extremely friendly and even though we were visitors, we were never made to feel as such. Although it is a small town, there is much to do, what with walks through...More
Santa Margherita Ligure gets a “10” in my book. Small town tucked around a charming harbor, lovely shops and really wonderful restaurants. It may be the gateway to the Cinque Terra but it’s so worth a relaxing visit all in itself. You will find the...More