On the high ground behind Portovenere, Relais Santa Caterina is surrounded by the scents of Mediterranean scrub, with an extraordinary view of the Portovenere village and the Palmaria Island. The cozy atmosphere mixed with the typical Ligurian atmosphere, the breakfast served in the garden and the terraces with which the rooms are equipped are among the most beloved features of the Relais’ guests.


Relais Santa Caterina is reachable by a flight of steps, about a three-minute walk from Portovenere’s main square. It is the ideal starting point for those who enjoy hiking the spectacular trails of this part of Liguria, as well as for those seeking total relaxation and beautiful scenery.

Parking is currently not available at the facility; the front desk is available to assist guests upon arrival and book transfers, luggage storage, late check-in’s, and other services.


Rooms at Relais Santa Caterina are equipped with flat-screen TVs, air conditioning and refrigerators for maximum comfort. Free Wi-Fi is available for guests.

The garden and terraces with which the rooms are equipped are available to the guests of bed & breakfast. 

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