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Balcony view
apartment building on bottom of photo with green shutters and balcony
ocean view from the balcony
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
This is a beautiful, large apartment /suite with an incredible ocean view of the Italian Riviera. It also maintains all the interior ceiling paint and floor mosaic and it is protected by the Italian Architecture Art Department. Portofino is less than 4 miles away. The beach in Camogli is less than 2 miles. We can offer an option for full local assistance as a guide for excursions and transportation locally or anywhere. Monte Carlo is a 2 hour drive, Florence 3 hour drive, Pisa one hour drive .If you are looking to relax, get away, have some fun or just a short stay , then you won't regret one minute of this vacation. There is a great family restaurant/bar (da Nicco) within walking distance. If you have any questions at all, please feel free to reach out. Chromecast availability to c...This is a beautiful, large apartment /suite with an incredible ocean view of the Italian Riviera. It also maintains all the interior ceiling paint and floor mosaic and it is protected by the Italian Architecture Art Department. Portofino is less than 4 miles away. The beach in Camogli is less than 2 miles. We can offer an option for full local assistance as a guide for excursions and transportation locally or anywhere. Monte Carlo is a 2 hour drive, Florence 3 hour drive, Pisa one hour drive .If you are looking to relax, get away, have some fun or just a short stay , then you won't regret one minute of this vacation. There is a great family restaurant/bar (da Nicco) within walking distance. If you have any questions at all, please feel free to reach out. Chromecast availability to cast your phone to a TV and to be able to view your Country TV channels via your playlist (IPTV) on your phone.( you can downloaded playlist in google ) New AC installed 04/11/2022More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
john paul; b
Languages spoken:English, French, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2014
Interaction with guests
Full interaction with my guest. Available in place assistance from Laura the apartment manager and myself via phone or email. I am based in MIami
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Reviews (19)
Jennifer
Jennifer
1 contribution
We really enjoyed the flat and the fantastic view of the sea! There are many beautiful hiking trails starting from very near the house to visit Portofino, San Rocco, Punta Chiappa. Amazing blue waters. The flat is equipped with everything you may need and the host is very friendly and helpful. Amazing place, we highly recommend this!
Visited July 2020
Written July 20, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Lee_Rachel2014
Lee_Rachel2014
Heckmondwike, United Kingdom66 contributions
Great location in the village of Ruta, which is on the main bus routes to Camogli, Santa Margarita and Portofino. Walking distance to Camogli and San Rocco. Lovely butchers, bakers, coffee shop, pharmacy and bars in Ruta. Camogli described as the best place to visit on the Italian Riveria by Forbes. Buses just €1.80 per trip and good train services from Genoa Airport (€4.70 single Genoa to Camogli). Apartment was lovely, authentic Riveria Style and well equipped. Our host John Paul was very helpful throughout. The view from the apartment was superb. Loved it ♥️
Visited August 2019
Written September 6, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Jeffrey M
Jeffrey M
1 contribution
Fijne vakantie gehad. Appartement ligt 4 hoog. Dus dat betekent trappen lopen, maar daar krijg je wel een geweldig uitzicht voor terug. Verder ligt het vrij centraal. Auto rijden naar de dorpjes is lastig, je kunt beter een buskaart kopen voor 22 euro per er week.
Visited July 2019
Written August 17, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Sophie G
Sophie G
3 contributions
Superbe appartement donnant sur la baie de Camogli. Très grand et très bien équipé avec vue exceptionnelle sur la baie. Très bonne literie, mobilier et décoration typiquement gênoise (peintures au plafond) Pas de clim mais ventilateurs au plafond très efficaces en été. Idéalement situé pour visiter la région, des 5 terres jusqu'à Gênes (bus et gare à proximité). Excellent accueil par Mme Flavia (merci encore pour les pâtisserie de bienvenue) et John Paul donne beaucoup d'informations sur la région. Nous avons passés un superbe séjour et nous recommandons cette location. Nous y retournerons sans hésiter.
Visited August 2018
Written August 28, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

GlobeTrotting768845
GlobeTrotting768845
1 contribution
It was a pleasure to stay in your Appartment, dear John! A great view from the balcony as shown in the photos and perfect communication before arrival and during the holiday time! I am looking forward to come back ;) :)
Visited July 2018
Written August 1, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

SavannahHank
SavannahHank
Savannah, GA9 contributions
We shared this apartment with another couple (close friends) for two weeks. We found the apartment to be very comfortable and homey. The location was convenient to Camogli, San Fruttuoso, Santa Margherita, Portofino, San Rocco, and Rapallo. We were able to get around using buses, ferries, and occasionally the train. We enjoyed the conveniently located bakery, restaurants and grocery store in Ruta. Maybe the most spectacular thing about the apartment was the Mediterranean view which we enjoyed every day.
Visited May 2018
Written June 17, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

leighharris2017
leighharris2017
Savannah, GA4 contributions
Four of us stayed here and all loved it! The view is the best in Italy! Everything is provided and John Paul is always responsive to needs! Beds are so comfortable, the area has wonderful pastry shops and restaurants and small grocery. It is easy to catch bus to Camogli and surrounding areas and easy access from Camogli to ferries for Portofino area! Fantastic!!! Thanks so much!
Visited June 2018
Written June 17, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

herbertd2016
herbertd2016
Richmond Hill, GA22 contributions
We just stayed in this authentic Italian home and loved it. The view of the Mediterranean Sea from the balcony and bedroom is breathtaking. Short drive to Camogli, San Margarita, and Portofino. Great bar and restaurant just a short walk away. Italian bakery and pastry shop just across the street. Already looking forward to my next trip to Italy. I plan on booking this same home when I go.
Visited May 2018
Written May 24, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Johnpaul B
Johnpaul B
Dear Herb and Jane I am very glad you enjoyed your stay. It is our goal to make our guest confortable sourranding by a very friendly small town community Hope to see you again
Written May 25, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

meadowbankian
meadowbankian
9 contributions
We stayed in this apartment for 8 nights. It is well equipped and comfortable. The owner, John Paul was very helpful and readily available for information and support if needed. He even sent us pastries one day when we had thought there was a problem with the fridge (he quickly organised an engineer to look at it). The view from the balcony is fantastic and is a lovely place to spend an evening. We walked into and out of Camogli which takes about 30 minutes and is all up/downhill but it was great to explore the paths. It is a very pretty town with some great restaurants and fortunately not over run with tourists like the towns in the cinque terre. There is a butcher, baker, pharmacy and small shop within 100 metres and we recommend Bar Nicco for an early evening drink. The bathroom is very small but five of us managed perfectly well.
Visited July 2016 Travelled with family
Written August 2, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Johnpaul B
Johnpaul B
Thank you for your nice review and as for all past guest, I am always tried to set up for them a very friendly and comfortable atmosphere and enjoy the kindness of the people of my home town
Written August 8, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Trip652284
Trip652284
1 contribution
A real Italian home -bright and clean - with a stunning view. The apartment has everything one can want - fully equipped kitchen, numerous kitchenware, clean towels, bedding. The furniture is beautiful, the beds are firm and pleasant to sleep on. There are regular busses to Rapallo, Camogli etc. I would certainly recommend it to my friends.
Visited July 2016
Written July 27, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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About the neighbourhood
Ruta di Camogli is a nice, warm town near beaches and nice hiking trails . Bus services available as well as taxi if you stay; car rental is not necessary. Great neighborhood, available public parking nearby, food store, pharmacy, and medical services within walking distance. The location is also enjoyable in the winter time with beautiful sunset views and nice hiking trails. Many fine restaurants nearly as well as boutiques for shopping.
Getting around
Located close to Portofino, Rapallo, and Santa Margarita - as well as ferry or train service to Cinque Terre. Ferry service from Camogli and Santa Margarita to Portofino.
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  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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Frequently Asked Questions about Italian Riviera life!

Italian Riviera life! is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Italian Riviera life! has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Italian Riviera life! has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Italian Riviera life! must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.