Riviera apartment is located on a hill above Rapallo, within walking distance from the bustling city, where you will find designer boutiques, inviting seafood restaurants, and picturesque beach and harbor lined with elegant yachts. Rapallos's historical center has beautifully painted buildings and pedestrian shopping streets. Rapallos's seaside promenade is a traditional red-brick promenade lined with palm trees, skirting the semi-circular harbor; along the promenade are art nouveau buildings, restaurants, bars, and hotels. Rapallo is on the Italian Riviera between Genoa and the popular Cinque Terre. Rapallo makes a good base for visiting the rest of the Italian Riviera as it's well connected by public transport From here, one can take a ferry to Portofino, S. Margherita, San Fruttuoso or to the Cinqueterre. From the house to the town of Rapallo is a 10-minute walk downhill, but the walk uphill would be more strenuous and the shuttle bus would be the better option.Offering a splendid view of the Portofino peninsula, Riviera apartment offers a peaceful retreat, far from the crowds, with its own private garden and beautiful sea view from the house and garden. This is a wonderful place for relaxing, with good access to all of the Italian Riviera as well as the hiking paradise of the Cinqueterre. The apartment is located in a condominium building with an elevator and private parking garage.A shuttle goes into town and back four times a day, making Riviera apartment a great choice for guests who would like to be car-free; however, we highly recommend that elderly guests and guests with walking or heart problems rent a car. Trains on the main rail line from Torino to Rome stop in Rapallo. Rapallo has several open water pools on the rocks with access leading into the sea water (stabilimenti balneari). Two of which, the most elegants, are combined with a wellness centre. All of them are approx. a 20-minute walk from the house. In Rapallo you can rent boats (with or without skipper). The next beach is located in S. Margherita, approx. 3 km from the house, and can be reached by bus in a few minutes.