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Portofino Taxi Boat
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“san fruttuoso”(33 reviews)
“half day tour”(11 reviews)
“via email”(10 reviews)
We are operating starting mid March until the end of October. During this time you can rent our boats with or without driver, for various kinds of tours, ranging from 1 hour (minimum) to a full day. The tours can be planned according to clients...more
Molo Umberto I, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 338 316 8058
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Who knew when we decided our hotel didn't know best that we would find the Very Best all on our own. When our hotel gave us very limited and ridiculously expensive options for a boat sight-seeing trip, I decided to turn to the web to...More

13  Thank i_love_bda
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 August 2013

My wife and I booked a 4 hour trip up with coast with Andrea a couple weeks back. After all the amazing reviews, we were incredibly excited for our afternoon. When we got to the boat, we were surprised to have a different captain (after...More

6  Thank RAC1313
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the day touring the gorgeous turquoise waters with Graziano and had a fabulous time! We saw all of Cinque Terre and stopped for lunch and shopping. Andrea was very helpful when I booked and they were waiting in the dock for us ahead...More

Thank Peggy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On this trip, we toured Rome and Florence and the arrived in the stunning village of Portofino. The next day we were booked with Andrea for a full day tour of the area. Rome and Florence were great. But the trip with Andrea was special...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This was a great side trip in the slower season. Cruised out to San Frutuoso for a memorable lunch at Da Giorgio Restaurant. Andrea the boat captain is a great guide. Just a great day.

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

The day we were scheduled to go out with Andrea the water was very choppy. He called us and gave us the choice to go or cancel - as avid boaters we decided to go. The seas were high but we were fine. Andrea took...More

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 27 September 2018

In my 3 trips to Italy in the last several years this is one of the best days spent. Booking online was easy; Andrea was very attentive and always responsive to my many questions. He even helped me as I practiced my Italian language, as...More

Thank KimM18
Reviewed 21 September 2018

I cannot give higher praise to Portofino Taxi Boat. I made a reservation online with Andrea for myself and my parents to do a tour of Cinque Terre, and it was the absolute highlight of our trip. Andrea could not have been more accommodating -...More

1  Thank Caitlin L
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We booked online, no issues. Andrea was waiting for us at the Portfolio Mariana area to take us to 3 beautiful cities. We even got to go over theChrist of the Abyss Statue. It was enjoyable and we saw something fantastic. In Camogli we got...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I used Portofino Taxi Boat for a day trip to Cinque Terre. We had a wonderful trip and our boat driver was very knowledgeable and accommodating. He showed us all 5 little villages and arranged a wonderful lunch for us in Vernazza...More

Thank TXlax
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We booked a 3 hour boat ride to Portifino back in December for our honeymoon in August. Andrea couldn’t have been more accommodating and attentive to what we were looking for. I emailed him many times before our trip and always received a prompt reply....More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Graziano, Thank you for a wonderful four hour tour. It was an excellent way to start off our vacation in Italy. Grazie! Readers - I highly recommend. The team, starting with Andrea is very friendly, quick to respond, and easy going. If you are like...More

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andrea v, Proprietario at Portofino Taxi Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

All these beautiful words make us proud of the work we do. Andrea, Graziano and Lorenzo will be ready for you next time. Thank you again Andrea

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Luelle R
31 October 2018|
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Response from andrea v | Property representative |
Ciao Thank you for you message You can book even now or at the beginning of the new year Let me know Regards Andrea
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22 October 2018|
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Response from andrea v | Property representative |
Ciao. Sorry for my late replay Next time call me Grazie Andrea
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7 August 2018|
Response from Faris S | Reviewed this property |
The best mode of communication is to call him or send him an email. He will provide you with all you need.