Experiences

Historic residence enclosed by a botanical paradise just a few steps from the seashore, romantic Hotel de Charme in the middle of a rich Anglo-Mediterranean garden, fascinating nineteenth-century architectural jewel in the very heart of the Western Riviera: the Relais Villa della Pergola is all this and much more and, thanks to its privileged position, it is the perfect starting point for a wide range of activities and experiences on the colorful Ligurian territory.From food and wine tourism to the adventures among nature and ancient medieval towns, from private tours to cruises, to the relax by the sea and the classy shopping, Villa della Pergola is the place to create unforgettable memories.

 

SEA

The historic Relais Villa della Pergola is the ideal accommodation for a regenerating break on the shoreline of one of the most beautiful beaches of the Ligurian Riviera: the fine sand of Alassio, that in the Nineteenth Century conquered the hearts of the English nobility and still today is a sought-after tourist attraction, is a stone's throw from our suites. Reachable on foot or by car, the shore and the beach resorts of Alassio await you for a holiday of complete comfort.

You can add to your relaxing break a touch of natural wonder exploring the rich marine flora and fauna of the coast between Savona and Imperia thanks to the wide range of diving and snorkelling activities that various associations and facilities offer in the surrounding area. Also, treat yourself to the best of the Ligurian Sea by booking one of the exciting mini-cruises with a direct berth on the pier of Alassio or by renting one of the exclusive private yachts and enjoying the magnificent Ligurian coast from an exceptional point of view.

 

SPORT

A stay at the Relais Villa della Pergola offers not only relaxation but also a lively sports break thanks to the offer of individual courses, mini-courses and tailor-made bookings of some of the most prestigious and exclusive sports facilities and associations of the Western Riviera. Just a few minutes from our suites you will find the Hanbury Tennis Club and the Golf Club Garlenda, both historical institutions on this side of Liguria. If your passion includes sports surrounded by nature, you can enjoy incredible hiking and biking experiences: around Alassio there are countless paths dedicated to both the enchanting coast and the fascinating hinterland full of history and culture, including cycling paths and mountain trails, that will accompany you to discover the enchanting places that have made Liguria a destination so beloved nationally and internationally.

FOOD

The Relais Villa della Pergola is located in the heart of a prestigious wine and food area: the Ligurian Western Riviera, that being the native land of the famous Taggiasca olive boasts an incredible tradition of fine extra virgin and must olive oil, some of which protected by the DOP certification. The whole area, therefore, is perfect for the most unbridled culinary exploration, starting from the refined delicacies of the NOVE restaurant, part of the historic Relais complex, up to the recipes of the local Ligurian cuisine in their most traditional form. The area around Alassio offers Taggiasca DOP oil tastings thanks to the visits to the numerous oil mills, and local wines linked experiences, such as Rossese, Pigato and Vermentino, as well as exciting cooking classes to transform your holiday into a delicious culinary adventure.

THE RIVIERA

Located in Alassio, in the very heart of the Ligurian Western Riviera, Relais Villa della Pergola is the ideal starting point to discover the rich historical, artistic and cultural landscape of the area: from the characteristic seaside villages to the inland towns, in a few kilometers it will be possible to admire centuries of history enclosed in the picturesque medieval historic centers, getting lost among the characteristic caruggi - the typical Ligurian narrow alleys - and the old stone houses. To better discover the countless wonders that the surroundings of Alassio offer, we recommend booking one of the many private tours with qualified guides on foot, by bus or by helicopter, and fully enjoy the wonders of the region from an exclusive point of view.

The whole area is also dotted with a lively offer of museums and cultural activities: from the churches frescoed by important Ligurian School painters to the various museums of sacred art, archaeology and folklore, up to the fascinating historical re-enactments that will take you back in time to savour the taste of distant times. Also, do not miss the numerous festivals dedicated to music, theatre and gastronomy held all around the Riviera, especially during the spring and summer.

Finally, do not forget the incredible shopping experience that the towns of the coast can boast: starting from the lively Alassio, a famous destination for international shopping, in which you can visit the most exclusive boutiques.

 

CONNECTIONS

Relais Villa della Pergola is based on a central point for the most important connections with the North and Central Italy and with the French coast: its location near the ancient Via Iulia Augusta - the road that during Roman times connected Western Liguria to the rest of Italy - naturally places our suites nearby the most sought-after and interesting locations. Reach us with a private driver service or via a comfortable bus with a transfer to the airport, book a quick helicopter transfer service or maybe rent a car or a motorbike to get around the wonders of the Riviera in complete freedom. In addition, an exclusive private airport service is available just a few steps away to reach in total privacy and comfort every corner of the wonderful Ligurian Riviera.