Hotels near Rapallo
In the heart of the Italian Riviera, capital of the gulf, Golfo del Tigullio, Santa Margherita Ligure is the delightful little sea-side city of Liguria which hosts the Lido Palace Hotel. Along the shore connecting Rapallo to Portofino, in front of the pier where boats depart for Portofino, San Fruttuoso, Rapallo and Cinque Terre, the Lido Palace enjoys a location of absolute prestige among the hotels in Santa Margherita Ligure.
Extremely central, facing the sea, within walking distance from the beach, from the elegant streets of the shopping district and sophisticated tourist port, the Lido Palace Hotel is the ideal location to spend a pleasant vacation in the hotel on the Italian Riviera, to experience Santa Margherita and discover the beautiful surroundings from Portofino to Paraggi, from Genova to Sestri Levante.
Of historic origins, Santa Margherita Ligure is today a little charming sea-side city, frequented by refined tourists who like to walk among the liberty buildings and plazas of the center, among the narrow streets of what were once the ancient hamlets Pescino and Corte, to the Basilica di Santa Margherita di Antiochia, a splendid example of Ligurian Baroque holding authentic masterpieces of the era, visit the splendid Durazzo villas and San Giacomo with fabulous terraced gardens facing the sea, and the Castello 16th century.
A ritual not to miss, in a stay in a hotel in Santa Margherita Ligure at Lido Palace Hotel, is that of wandering the characteristic fishing port early in the morning, to recognize among the fish of the day the famous gamberoni rossi (red prawns) of Santa Margherita, to sample the delicious recipes from the surrounding area offered by the Lido Palace Hotel.
Capital of sports sailing, Santa Margherita Ligure is the site and scene of prestigious regattas such as the “Coppa Guido Prina” and the “Trofeo Pirelli” starring the greatest names in international sailing and make Santa Margherita, during the days of regatta, a celebration of boats, colors and sophistication.
In the evening, in Santa Margherita Ligure there is an embarrassment of choices among cafes and nightspots reflecting lights, music and atmosphere in the waters of the Golfo del Tigullio, where you will spend unforgettable evenings.
How to reach us
The airport of Genova “Cristoforo Colombo”, is 42 kilometers from the Lido Palace Hotel. To arrive at the hotel, reserve the transportation service from the hotel, or, from the airport, take the Volabus shuttle bus for the Principe railway station and from here continue by train to Santa Margherita Ligure (line for Genova – La Spezia). From the station continue as in the point By train.
The station for Santa Margherita Ligure / Portofino is on the line for Genova – La Spezia. There stop all the regional trains and many Intercity and Eurostar trains. The Lido Palace Hotel is 200 meters from the station. Take the stairs down to the seaside and continue to the right for 150 meters: you will arrive at the hotel (viale Andrea Doria, 3).
From all directions, take Autostrada A12 (Genova – La Spezia) and follow the signs for Rapallo. Exit at the Rapallo tollbooth and follow the signs for Santa Margherita Ligure. Once in Santa Margherita continue along the seaside until arriving at Lido Palace Hotel (viale Andrea Doria, 3).