Self Guided Kayaking Aperitivo




Combine a paddling + typical aperitivo in the protected marine area of ​​Portofino. With a kayak or paddle board, enjoy a relaxing paddling with the company you want, avoid the crowds and enjoy an aperitif on the sea!

A paddling with whoever you want, as you want. The best way to enjoy the wonders of the Portofino area in contact with nature and avoid crowded places.
By kayak or paddle board, explore the park of Portofino at your own pace. From the bay of Paraggi to the Portofino lighthouse or towards Santa Margherita Ligure.
Don’t miss the opportunity to take a dip in the crystalline water of the protected marine area. The bay of Paraggi, closed to nautical traffic, is the ideal place to swim and snorkel in total safety.
During or at the end of the paddling, enjoy a good aperitif of typical local products and natural wine that we will deliver to you before departure.

You can choose your itinerary, our staff will be ready to provide you with all the information you need to better enjoy these two hours in nature.

  • Kayak or paddle board
  • Paddle
  • Life jacket
  • Aperitivo
  • Bathing suit
  • Towel
  • Water bottle
  • Sea shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun glasses

The bay of Niasca – from where the tours starts – is located inside the bay of Paraggi. The sandy beach is inlayed in the green Mediterranean scrub which, only in this area which is sheltered from sea storms, it arrives to touch the water. The entire bay of Paraggi, famous for the green intense color of its waters, is delimited by buoys inside which navigation is forbidden, guaranteeing safety to swimmers and yachtsman.


The picturesque village of Portofino is a small jewel immersed in the natural context of the regional park to which it gives its name. Located on the eastern cape of the headland, Portofino is a place of great tourist interest. Its tall and colorful houses disposed in semicircle and overlooking the main square and the marina are surrounded by hills covered with olive trees. The entire perimeter of the park is characterized by wild cliffs, small inlets, caves and solitary beaches, mostly accessible only from the sea.

  • Difficulty: Beginner
  • Duration: 2h
  • Language: Ita – Eng
  • Departure Time: 11:00 – 17:00
  • Location: Portofino
  • Participants: max. 10
  • It is mandatory to know how to swim

Avoid the crowds and deepen yourself in a beautiful natural setting!

Enjoy a paddling in the calm waters of the Marine Protected Area admiring the warm colors of the sunset in the sea

Kayak along the stretch of coast from Portofino to the Lighthouse, full of caves and inlets that can only be reached by sea

Relax with a swim in the crystal clear green water of Paraggi

Natural local wine ``Triple A`` and typical products of Ligurian gastronomy, to be enjoyed wherever you want

Go at your own pace, with the company you want

Choose between single or double kayaks and paddle boards

Free cancellation up to 24h before

Meeting Point
How to reach us

The meeting point is at our sports center in Niasca, in the Bay of Paraggi. Once in Santa Margherita L. continue towards Portofino until the bay of Paraggi. Passed the inlet of the bay, after 200m on the left you will find a sandy beach where Outdoor Portofino is located. This area has very limited parking areas, especially during summertime. In Paraggi there is a paid parking lot, but we suggest to reach our office by alternative means (bus, boat, bicycle) or walking from Portofino (about 10 minutes) or S. Margherita L. (about 40 minutes). Here are some suggestions on how to reach us:

By Train

The train station of Santa Margherita Ligure/Portofino is reachable from Milan (2 h 30 min), from Genoa (45 min), from Pisa (2 h). You may then continue walking, by bus, boat or taxi.

By Bus

With the n. 82 line from the train stations of Santa Margherita Ligure or from Rapallo.


From Portofino (approx. 10 min.); from Santa Margherita Ligure (approx. 30-40 min.); from Camogli, through the trails of the park of Portofino.

By boat

There are two lines serving the promontory of Portofino. From Santa Margherita Ligure you can reach Portofino with the Consorzio Marittimo del Tigullio. From Genoa, Recco or Camogli, instead, the boat service Golfo Paradiso, embraces the route to San Fruttuoso, from where you can then take the ferries of the Consorzio Marittimo del Tigullio to Portofino.

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