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Riviera di Levante, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 02 7010 5646
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All reviews italian riviera lovely town cinque terre stayed here lots of restaurants base for exploring train station italian town walk around nice beaches small town sea front beautiful area red carpet train service day trip ligurian coast
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Reviewed yesterday

Straight out of the train from Genoa and down some winding steps and you come across the prettiest sea village. After 5 hours of eating, drinking, shopping, sight seeing and swimming we felt the same as when we first set eyes on Santa Margherita Ligure....More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a little city, very clean, warm, nice people and beautiful Sea. It is good for living and also to visit for few days.

Thank claudio b
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our daughter got married in Portofino but it was suggested to us to stay in SML as there is much more to do ~ and they were right. Great restaurants, water taxis, shopping etc. You can walk to everything but if you want to visit...More

Thank 404stevenb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the area for 2 days and really loved this town. It was so charming and it had nice restaurants and it was fun to just wall around, use the beach and the pool at our hotel. It's very relaxing and accessible to...More

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delightful seaside town, next to Portofino. Beautiful trompe l’oeil buildings. Great seafood! Stay here for greater value.

Thank Piamarie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great surprise on the beach! We liked this small Italian city very much! Lovely streets, shops and restaurants and walking distance to Portofino. Also great location as you can reach by direct train many places from here.

Thank 448kirstir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to visit the Italian Riveria, highly recommend that you stay in Santa Margherita Ligure. The town is lovely with a large marina, lots of shops and great restaurants. We stayed at Hotel Laurin at the Marina in the center of town and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Santa Margherita Ligure is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 35 kilometres southeast of Genoa, in the Tigullio traditional area. It is a quiet old-fashioned seaside resort.

Thank Gureni L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A more relaxed vibe than nearly Portofino, and every bit as beautiful. Easily accessible to Rapallo, cinque Terre and Genoa. Great shopping and restaurants, beautiful churches and gardens. And the view is incredible!

Thank amy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in sep when season was starting to end. Water was still nice. Was my favorite part of a two wk trip to Italy. So much better than Sicily that we regretted even going to Sicily and seriously consider going back! Nice town area with...More

Thank Kim0803
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16 May 2018|
Response from Nacho L |
The road has short turns, longer vehicules could not go round
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10 May 2018|
Response from Snspshot | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about the service. we walked/hiked from Santa Margherita to Portofino and back. It was lovely.
31 December 2017|
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Response from Rosalie M | Reviewed this property |
There is no direct train from SML to Rome so you will need to check the train timetables. Travel time will also depend on whether you are travelling on a fast train or normal intercity train. I suggest you look up... More