Select Your Home Region
Europe, Middle East & Africa
Australia, NZ and Southeast Asia
Grand Hotel Miramare
Why we like it
- Located in the heart of the Italian Riveria, close to Portofino, Cinque Terre and global fashion capital, Milan
- 84 rooms and suites, many with balconies overlooking the Tigullio Gulf or Mediterranean Gardens
- Enjoy traditional Ligurian cuisine with a contemporary twist at Restaurant Vistamare
- Large saltwater swimming pool for cooling off in the summer months
- Rejuvenate with a Thai massage in the park gazebo or at e'SPAce Spa
Delve into the big blue in search of the Cristo degli Abissi, a 2.5 metres tall bronze statue laid at a depth of 15 metres in the Bay of San Fruttuosso;the site is frequently visited by a divers from across the globe.
I am delighted with the service. I thought our situation was hopeless, but Sandrine Baker proved me wrong by finding hotels in the right places. We are all looking forward to the trip!
- JD, Northumberland
Grand Hotel Miramare is located in the picturesque comune of Santa Margherita Ligure. Built in 1903, Grand Hotel Miramare was one of the first luxury hotels on the Italian Riviera, and was sought after by many notables of the time. As you arrive, your eyes will instantly be drawn to the hotel's striking white façade surrounded by a great park of camellias, oleanders and aromatic herbs. In each of the 84 rooms and suites you will find interiors embellished with floral decorations, stucco work and frescoes which have been restored to their original splendour.
As a guest of Grand Hotel Miramare, you can enjoy access to the nearby Circolo golf course, where 18 holes meander around the remains of the Valle Christi Cistercian monastery. The hotel is a great base to explore the surrounding area, and activities to be enjoyed in the region include diving at Portofino Protected Marine Nature Reserve, trekking in the Portofino Regional Nature Park, sailing, yachting or simply sunbathing at Lavagna, Chiavari or Rapallo beach.
Best time to be there
Coastal areas and the islands are great year round, although July and August can be very hot. The arts and opera seasons are generally at their peak outside these months. August is very much a shut down month as Italians take their annual break.
Bari, Cagliari, Catania, Milan, Pisa, Rome and Verona (British Airways), Naples and Venice (British Airways or bmi)
2 hours - 2 hours 30 minutes
GMT +1 hour
Create a brochure
Suggested itineraries in Italy
City Breaks to Rome
Nights: 3 | from £675pp
Rome is a heady blend of artistic and architectural masterpieces, classical ruins and extravagant baroque churches and piazzas. Bring Roman history to life with a trip to Italy’s fascinating capital.
Venice City Break
Nights: 3 | from £625pp
Venice is a city that has endured a litany of both triumph and tragedy, rising from its marshy foundations to become a labyrinth of placid waterways and sweeping bridges.
Barcelona to Monte Carlo Ft. Silversea Cruises
Nights: 14 | from £3,550pp
Contrast the glitz of Monte Carlo with the rustic prettiness of Elba on a voyage that brings out the best of the Mediterranean’s history, art, and culture.
Florence City Break
Nights: 3 | from £650pp
Surprisingly small but perfectly formed, history pours from every alleyway, arching doorway and soaring bell tower of Florence.
Gladiators & Gelati: Family Fun in Italy
Nights: 6 | from £2,995pp
Immerse your family in the exciting world of Italian history on a luxurious tour of Rome, Florence and Pisa that makes learning fun – and delicious, with tours of a top gelateria, an artisan chocolatier’s atelier and a pizza-making class.
Nights: 4 | from £1,895pp
Sip Limoncello overlooking the romantic Amalfi coast each night after your adventures exploring Capri and Pompeii during your 4 night holiday.
Venice to Rome discovery Ft. Regent SevenSeas
Nights: 13 | from £4,650pp
Discover the Mediterranean’s evocative mix of culture and history, from the canals of Venice and walled city of Dubrovnik to the romance of Capri and eternal appeal of Rome.
Adriatic Wonders Ft. Seabourn
Nights: 13 | from £3,750pp
Sail away in style from Venice to discover the natural wonders and historic riches of atmospheric tucked-away Adriatic ports and islands, whose appeal ranges from the beauty of Kotor to the ancient glories of Athens.
Nights: 9 | from £2,995pp
Combine Rome, Florence and Venice, Italy’s tremendous trio, on a trip full of ancient monuments, world-beating art, classy canals, romantic countryside and a mouthwatering gelato or two.
Ponant speciality cruise - Mediterranean Flavours
Nights: 11 | from £4,299pp
Discover the enchanting culture of the must see towns and cities along the magnificent Italian and Croatian coasts.
Ponant speciality cruise - Masterpieces of the Adriatic
Nights: 9 | from £5,199pp
Discover pearls of the Adriatic and their wild beauty, gaining access to 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.