The time has come. Get the VELAFestival Card to make better use of the VELAFestival


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santa_margherita-card-1024x548In just under a month the dances open, have you done the VELAFestival Card online yet? It only takes you two minutes to complete the registration, at this
, which will save you tedious queues in St. Margaret’s. TheVELAFestivalCard is free of charge and will allow you to access restricted areas and have discounts and facilities. What will you be able to do with the VELAFEstival Card?

– access the Hospitaliy area
– participate in all events
– Have discounts in affiliated restaurants and clubs
– have discounts in participating hotels
– the privilege in visiting the boats
– Have discounts on purchases with affiliated exhibitors
– The shuttle service for those anchoring in the harbor
– discount up to 5 euro day parking Miramare



Want to come to the VELAFestival in Santa Margherita Ligure and don’t know where to stay? We take care of everything. In fact, we suggest a list of Hotels, from two to five stars, that you can book taking advantage of exclusive promotions.
Thanks to the agreement with the Association of Hoteliers “Santa Margherita Ligure – Portofino,” you can get a 10% discount for one night and 15% for two or more nights compared to the best rate charged on the days of the event. The offer cannot be combined with others.
To take advantage of the discount book directly through the hotel via the contacts below and present your VELAFestival Card at check-in.

Iimperial-palace-hotel-velafestival-tag-heuer-2015mperiale Palace Hotel*****
Located in the bay of Portofino, it is surrounded by a large, centuries-old park. There are 89 rooms in the historic Art Nouveau building, all equipped with air conditioning, wi-fi connection, mini-bar, safe, and telephone, which have retained their old charm. In addition, the hotel houses two restaurants and a Fitness Center with wellness area.
For reservation: or

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is about 1000 meters.

aussen-hotel-continental-velafestival-tag-heuer-2015Hotel Continental****
Situated on the top of a verdant promontory, it offers its guests an enchanting view of the Gulf of Tigullio. There are 69 rooms in the facility, some with terraces and some with balconies, which are very pleasant and equipped with every comfort. It then offers guests the renovated Wellness Area and two restaurants in which to enjoy typical Ligurian dishes.
For reservation: or

The distance between the hotel and the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is about 1000 meters.

hotel-luxury-santa-marguerita-ligure-velafestival-tag-heuer-2015-sailing-journalHotel Laurin ****
Hotel Laurin is located in front of the yacht dock with beautiful views of the Gulf of Tigullio. All 43 rooms in the hotel are air conditioned, have modern amenities and are sea view. The hotel offers: the “Da Alfredo” restaurant with separate management, the panoramic solarium with outdoor pool, gymnasium, and a wellness area.
For reservation: or

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is 600 meters.

hotel-luxury-santa-marguerita-ligure-velafestival-tag-heuer-2015-sailing-journalGrand Hotel Miramare****
White Art Nouveau palace set between the blue sea and the green park, the Miramare has 84 rooms, deluxe suites and classic suites. Traditional specialties can be tasted in the Vistamare Restaurant. Guests have access to the e’SPAce wellness center and seawater swimming pool. Please note: the minimum stay is two nights.
For reservation: or

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is 250 meters.

lido-palace-santa-margerita-ligure-velafestivalLido Palace****
Set in a historic Art Nouveau building by the sea with 54 rooms and suites, the hotel houses a restaurant with a sea view, spa corner and fitness center. All rooms have Internet, satellite TV, telephone, minibar, safe, and air conditioning. Outdoor parking or garage parking is also available for a fee.
For reservation: or

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is 800 meters.

hotel-metropole-saint-margherita-ligureHotel Metropole****
The Hotel Metropole is an elegant property housing 58 rooms, located partly in the scenic Villa Porticciolo. It has two restaurants, one inside the hotel overlooking the garden and one panoramic summer restaurant overlooking the sea. The Fitness Center has gymnasium and two rooms used for massage and treatments. Garage and private parking are available to customers.
For reservation: or

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is about 1000 meters.

hotel-regina-elena-santa-margherita-ligureHotel Regina Elena****
The Best Western Regina Elena is located on the promenade that connects Santa Margherita Ligure and Portofino. It offers guests 98 rooms with all amenities, free Wi-Fi internet, minibar and satellite TV. The hotel has a spectacular swimming pool with Jacuzzi placed on an enchanting panoramic terrace, as well as a Jacuzzi and solarium area.
For reservation: or

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is 550 meters.

santa-margherita-palace-hotel-ligure-velafestivalSanta Margherita Palace****
This new 4-star boutique hotel was created through the restoration of a historic 19th-century building. The rooms, available in different types, repeat the “black and white” look of the entire facility. Inside is a small spa with a sauna, steam room and experience showers. Private parking is available for a fee.
For reservation: or

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is 900 meters.

hotel-jolanda-velafestivalHotel Jolanda***
Centrally located in the beautiful village of Santa Margherita Ligure, the hotel has rooms and junior suites equipped with air conditioning, minibar, safe, satellite television, wi fi internet, telephone and hair dryer. The Porto Napoleon Restaurant offers fine international cuisine, while there is no shortage of wellness space at the J-Spa.
For reservation: or

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is 900 meters.

hotel-tigullio-et-de-milanHotel Tigullio et de Milan***
The hotel is located in the heart of Santa Margherita and a very short distance from the sea. Wi-Fi Internet, satellite TV, air conditioning, mini-bar and safe are available in all rooms. For those who want to enjoy wellness moments there are gym, sauna and steam room bookable at another facility on the same property and only 50 meters away.
For reservation: or

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is about 1000 meters.

Hotel Nuova Riviera***
It is a small, quiet and cozy hotel located in an Art Nouveau villa with a garden on a private, residential street. The hotel is within walking distance of the sea and the center of Santa Margherita Ligure. All rooms have been recently renovated, and each has a private bathroom and TV.
For reservation:

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is about 1200 meters.

hotel-minerva-santa-margherita-ligureHotel Minerva***
Derived from an old villa, the Minerva is located in a quiet area away from traffic. The rooms are all equipped with private bathrooms, air conditioning, minibar, telephone, LCD TV, hairdryer, safe and wi-fi internet. The spa is equipped with a sauna, steam bath, cold mint mist and hot tub. The private garage is open 24 hours a day.
For reservation: or
The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is 300 meters.

hotel-villa-anita-santa-margherita-ligureHotel Villa Anita***
Hotel Villa Anita is located just a few steps from the sea and the marina.All of its rooms are immersed in the tranquility of the garden surrounding the hotel and have private bathrooms, hair dryer, air conditioning, mini-bar, telephone, Wi-Fi Internet connection, satellite TV, safe and kettle.
For reservation: or

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is 400 meters.

Blue Hotel of Te***
A large house of more than 1,500 square meters fully restored. There are 20 rooms, precious and quiet, with four different style variations and atmospheres. The hotel also reserves a large and charming furnished terrace overlooking the Baroque Church of St. James.
For reservation: or

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is 500 meters.

Hotel Eden***
Eden Hotel is located in the center of the city, on a narrow street near the famous Piazzetta, but well hidden from the crowds. The small garden, offers a unique and intimate atmosphere. Managed directly by the owners, it offers attentive and discreet service to its guests. The rooms have simple and comfortable furnishings, television and well-maintained facilities.
For reservation: or

The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is 4500 meters.

hotel-argentina-santa-margherita-ligure-velafestivalHotel Argentina**
It is a boutique hotel of a few rooms set in Paraggi Bay just a few meters from the beach, along the road between Santa Margherita Ligure and Portofino. All 12 rooms are well-kept in every detail, quiet as they overlook the green interior, equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen TV, minibar and free wi-fi internet.
For reservation: or
The distance to the TAG Heuer VELAFestival is about 2500 meters.


Below is a list of the many restaurants and venues in Santa Margherita Ligure that during the VELAFestival period from Thursday, May 5, to Sunday, May 8, will give a 10 percent discount to operators and visitors to the event who have a VELAFestival Card.

Simple location and very courteous staff in a typical setting, that of the city’s waterfront, where a wide and varied menu is offered to customers.
Via Bottaro 32, Santa Margherita Ligure

The restaurant, located near the sea in a well-kept and cozy environment, allows you to enjoy typical Ligurian specialties.
Via Antonio Maria Maragliano, 7 Santa Margherita Ligure

By the sea and a short walk from downtown, the restaurant offers a varied and plentiful menu served by a courteous and welcoming staff.
Via Gramsci 6, Santa Margherita Ligure

The restaurant, with its friendly and relaxed atmosphere, offers the best of Ligurian and Genoese cuisine prepared with the freshest ingredients.
Via j. ruffini 46, Santa Margherita Ligure

In a cozy and well-kept environment, you can enjoy excellent seafood dishes for good value for money.
Via dell’Arco 6, Santa Margherita Ligure

Typical seafaring family-run restaurant with fast service where you can taste good local dishes and pizza.
Martyrs of Liberty Square 20, Santa Margherita Ligure

The restaurant offers delicious Italian cuisine, regional specialties and excellent pizza made to perfection with the finest ingredients.
Via Palestro 26, Santa Margherita Ligure

Well-kept restaurant, friendly staff and very good food with lively flavors and not too elaborate.
Via Pescino 13, Santa Margherita Ligure

The menu varies from season to season and brings together the typical flavors of Ligurian cuisine and its ingredients paired with the best wines.
Via Cavour 17, Santa Margherita Ligure

Located in the pedestrian part of the marina, the restaurant offers a floating barge on the sea where Mediterranean cuisine can be enjoyed.
Calata del Porto, 6 Santa Margherita Ligure GE

Small, cozy venue with staff up to the mark and very fast service for quality at the right price.
Via Algeria, 9, Santa Margherita Ligure

The restaurant offers fish or meat dishes typical of the culinary tradition of the Liguria region.
Via Tommaso Bottaro 2, Santa Margherita Ligure

The trattoria offers a wide selection of dishes: from meat, fish, and pizza to a fixed-price menu at lunchtime.
Corso Matteotti 137, Santa Margherita Ligure

Aperitif or after dinner, breakfast or coffee, the right place for any occasion thanks to the expertise and friendliness of all the staff.
Via XXV April 1, Santa Margherita Ligure

Largo Amendola 11, Santa Margherita Ligure

Located in the historic center in the pedestrian zone, it is a must in the maze of stores to visit where quality, good price and courtesy are found. Matteotti 32, Santa Margherita Ligure

Historic bakery in the area where you can enjoy soft, tasty and simply outstanding focaccia.
Via dell’Arco 23, Santa Margherita Ligure

Home-made pastries where you can enjoy traditional Ligurian sweets, pralines and in the summertime the famous Panciucco.
Via XXV Aprile 10, Santa Margherita Ligure


These are the various stores in Santa Margherita Ligure that throughout the VELAFestival period, which runs from Thursday, May 5 to Sunday, May 8, will give a special 10 percent discount to all visitors to the event in possession of theVELAFestivalCard.

ANTIQUARY L.B. QUAQUARO Via Pescino 1, Santa Margherita Ligure

BOUTIQUE ALDILADELMARE Via Gramsci 53, Santa Margherita Ligure

BOUTIQUE ALDILADELMARE Piazza Vittorio Veneto 1, Santa Margherita Ligure

BOUTIQUE FUSI Via Gramsci 29-33, Santa Margherita Ligure

BOUTIQUE IZI MEN Largo Amendola 9, Santa Margherita Liure

BOUTIQUE KIWI Via Bottaro 51, Santa Margherita Ligure

BOUTIQUE LIPARI Via Gramsci 47, Santa Margherita Ligure

BOUTIQUE N 15 Via Garibaldi 15, Santa Margherita Ligure

OLIVARI BOUTIQUE Via Gramsci 63, Santa Margherita Ligure

BOUTIQUE SHORTY Piazza Martiri della Libertà 17, Santa Margherita Ligure

BOUTIQUE ONE Via Garibaldi 20, Santa Margherita Ligure

MANGINI FOOTWEAR Via Bottaro 41, Santa Margherita Ligure

ROVEGNO DI RISI FOOTWEAR Via XXV Aprile 15 A, Santa Margherita Ligure

FOTO HUBNER Piazza Vittorio Veneto 3, Santa Margherita Ligure

OTTICA MANZI Via Bottaro 37, Santa Margherita Ligure

PRISMA OPTICS Piazza Vittorio Veneto 1, Santa Margherita Ligure

CAVALLINI’S LEATHER MUSEUM Via Palestro 38, Santa Margherita Ligure

PROFUMERIA ORTONA Via Gramsci 41, Santa Margherita Ligure

PROVVEDITORY MARITIME S. GIORGIO Via Garibaldi 4, Santa Margherita Ligure

RADIO TV GARDELLA GIFT ITEMS Largo Amendola 20 A, Santa Margherita Ligure

SANDALERIA ARTIGIANA DI RISI Via XXV Aprile 9, Santa Margherita Ligure

YACHT SHIP CHANDLER Via Garibaldi 4, Santa Margherita Ligure


Subject to availability, 5 euro discount Autoparco Grand Hotel Miramare, Via Milite Ignoto 30.



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