The Italian Riviera – A Vacation Dichotomy

In Alassio, enjoy the peaceful relaxation of this modern beach setting from the romantic hauntings of a garden-rich, centuries old villa.

This article, written by Stephanie Orma, appears on Forbes.

The Italian Riviera’s Garden Paradise: Villa della Pergola

Capri, the Amalfi Coast, Cinque Terre—fuggedaboutit. For an Italian hideaway that puts your seaside dreams to shame head to the under-the-radar Riviera town of Alassio, where cypress and palm tree-laden hillsides, dancing blue seas, and some of the best sandy swaths fringe red-roof abodes. And the place to ogle it all: the masterfully restored 19th century Villa della Pergola, a 13-suite tropical paradise overlooking the Gulf of Alassio. Here’s why you’ll never want to leave:

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