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Architectural designed central apartment a few steps from the beaches. PARKING.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Bright 3 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms apartment . Sleeps 6. Air conditioning and parking

Located in the 'Carrugio', the pedestrian area of the historical downtown in Sestri Levante, just a few steps from the beaches of the Bay of Silence and the Bay of Fables. The apartment has been completely restructured integrating a modern architectural design into the original features of the house, and finished to the highest standard. This extremely bright and quiet apartment is on the third floor (no lift) of a typical Ligurian house, offering broad views across the town and local landscape. The apartment offers free WiFi, Air conditioning, heating and parking. Parking is in a private nearby garage included in the price.

The apartment is a duplex: on the first level is the living area with sofas, flat screen satellite TV, DVD player with dozens of DVD movies, free WiFi, table and dining for 6, a modern open plan kitchen leading to a covered terrace, south oriented, with table and chairs. The master double bedroom and a smaller single bedroom are also located on this floor with a complete bathroom with shower. A black stone and iron stairway leads from the living area to the open second level mezzanine, with a double sofa bed and a single bed, closet and the second complete bathroom with shower. The whole apartment is lined with windows, bathing it in natural light and its third floor location offers privacy, open views and quiet.

Stepping out of the apartment, you will find yourself surrounded by the liveliness of the town’s center, leaving you spoiled for choice of animated local bars, restaurants and shops not forgetting the peacefulness of the two beaches are also a stone’s throw away.

More Details

Piero Bondesan
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018

About Piero Bondesan

Born in Venice, Italy and graduated in Economics, I developed an international management career as President and CEO in multinational companies in Italy, USA, UK, South America and Spain. Now retired I live in Italy working as a partner in a management consultant firm

Why Piero Bondesan chose Sestri Levante

Originally the property was my wife’s family home which we decided to completely restructure when I retired to have a peaceful and comfortable apartment in the heart of Sestri Levante, one of the best touristic spot in the Italian Riviera. We still use the apartment for short holidays, as we do with another holiday apartment (HomeAway nr. 1003581) we own in Marbella, Spain.

What makes this apartment unique

The location in the pedestrian area of Sestri Levante, with its attractions, shops, bars, restaurants and few steps from the beaches. The unique comfort of a modern architecturally designed apartment in a historical touristic environment with a private parking.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Sestri Levante in Metropolitan City of Genoa

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , on the first level
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , on the mezanine
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , master bedroom: doble bed 170 cm, wide, wardrobe,
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , desk, window with view on mature gardens
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , on the mezanine, windows with wiew, en suite bathroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(44 traveller reviews)

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Architectural designed central apartment a few steps from the beaches. PARKING.
average rating of 4.8863635 based on 44 reviews

Sestri Levante vacation property ID 1371421

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation to this property allowed us to enjoy the day to day life of the community that lives around this old part of the town. The exterior alleys age back to its start guessing late 1800's, this charm is visited by many where they find fresh bread bakeries, cheese stores, icecream parlours, fish monger and many more special stores. Other amenities are within 2 to 3 minutes walk from the apartment. The apartment is renovated to an extreme level of efficiency and will provide today's life style requirements. The train station is within 5 to 10 minutes walk from the apartment allowed us to visit the "Cinque Terre towns." sith ease. Great place thank you for renting it to us....

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very well-appointed holiday flat

  • 4 of 5

We had a very enjoyable stay in this beautiful apartment. The only negatives were the stairs up to the third floor and the lack of air-conditioning. We were aware the flat was at the top of the building so were prepared for the climb but had not realized the lack of air-conditioning. Everything else was first-class and we made good use of the outside terrace with views over the town. We were impressed with the clever use of space, the quality of fixtures and fittings and the design features. The apartment felt more like a home than the usual type of holiday flat and was equipped with everything one needed. We would not hesitate to recommend it and there was enough room for our family of five adults without feeling cramped.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful flat in great location

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and well designed flat- great space and perfect location for the town and beach. We had a great stay and were made very welcome by the owner, agent and the cleaner. Perfect to be so central and yet tucked away. I would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place in the middle of Sestri Levante

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was great for us. Close to everything. We especially appreciated the big balcony facing the mountains. We had both breakfast, lunch and dinner there and it was really fantastic!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Sestrie Levante - delicious

  • 5 of 5

Apartment refurbished to a very high standard.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had an fantastic stay in Sestri Levante. The flat is on the top floor of a cute apartment building. The stairs are steep and that adds to the Italian charm. It's very comfortable, nicely decorated, clean and spacious. Our family (2 adults and 2 kids) stayed there and we loved it. It's nice that it has two good sized bathrooms and plenty of sleeping room. The flat is located on the main downtown, busy walking street of Sestri so it can get a little noisy. We were fine with ear plugs. I highly recomend staying here and would love to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
58 Kilometres
Genova Cristoforo Colombo or Pisa Galileo Galilei
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Genova harbour
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Rapallo Golf Club
Nearest Train
700 Metres
Sestri Levante train station
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
AXX - Exit Sestri Levante
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Baia del Silenzio and Baia delle Favole
Car: not necessary

Sestri Levante, once a quiet fishing village, is a beautiful little town approximately halfway between Portofino and the Cinque Terre, which are probably the most well known tourist destinations on the Italian Riviera. Located on a small peninsula, jutting out onto the Mediterranean, Sestri Levante is flanked by two beaches, offering two of the most picturesque views of the Riviera and with its historic town centre winding between them.

The isthmus between the two bays is the original nucleus of the ancient 'Segesta Tigullorium', a centre of primary importance for the Riviera in Roman times. Walking along the small and lively alleys between the bays you will find shops, art galleries, bar and restaurants where local seafood dishes are served. Via XXV Aprile is the main alley in the pedestrian area, locally known as the 'Carrugio', where in a typical Liguria house at number 49 is the apartment offered for renting.

Sestri Levante, is known as the town of the two enchanted bays. To the west is the Baia delle Favole (the bay of Fables) a name coined by Hans Christian Andersen who lived in Sestri in 1833. The Bay of Fables is a lively, animated bay boarded by a 4 km promenade where you can walk or bike and a beach where you can lay and have a drink in one of the many beach bars.

To the east is the even prettier bay, the Baia del Silenzio (the bay of Silence) with its small beach framed by a backdrop of pastel-colored houses. The Baia del Silenzio opens to the east of the isthmus that joins Sestri Levante to what was once a single island along the coast. The sandy beach is surrounded by elegant, Ligurian-style houses. It is a landing for small sea craft that are usually anchored in the centre of the bay. On summer evenings and nights the many bars and restaurants just steps away from the beach are favourite spots for tourists and local people, creating a pleasant atmosphere of festivity under the lights reflecting in the waters of the bay.

A visit to Italy’s famous “Cinque Terre”, which in 1998 joined the UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites, takes into what is one of Italy’s best preserved areas, both in terms of history and its natural scenery. Cinque Terre is 25 km east from Sestri Levante and although accessible by road, a very comfortable 25 minute train ride is recommended. Trains to Cinque Terre run all day long and the station is only 700 meters from the apartment. An even better way to travel to the Cinque Terre is by boat: during summer a boat departs from Sestri Levante every day at various times and travels along the coastline, from village to village, offering a mesmerizing view of the Ligurian coastline.

Portofino is 30 km west of Sestri Levante. The headland and the little bay whose tall, narrow, pastel-coloured houses frame the harbour, is one of the most famous sights in Italy. A playground for the rich, famous, and fabulously chic since the late 19th century, the former fishing village remains one of the most exclusive locations on the Ligurian coast. Behind all that glitz, however, you can still uncover the area’s local traditions in the nearby villages. Portofino is reachable by train, car or preferably by boat (50 minutes from Sestri Levante) which also leads to Rapallo and San Fruttuoso, a splendid monumental complex on the sea side closed to Portofino.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Sestri Levante, Liguria

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
high spring 2018
16 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
peak season 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
low summer 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 15 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £262.22

Parking included. Cancellation policy: reimbursement of 80% of booking deposit paid, for cancellation up to 60 days prior to arrival.

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