Porto Rafael

“Sognare è Vivere”

Porto Rafael

What began as Conte Rafael de Neville’s holiday home has now become one of most popular and exclusive destination in the Mediterranean. Let us host your private event in Porto Rafael and its wonderful “Piazzetta”. We are committed to giving you the time of your life and a lifetime of memories. Benvenuti a Porto Rafael!

The Story

Porto Rafael was born in the early 60’s by the visionary mind of Count Rafael Neville of Berlanga from Spain, who bought the land imagining to create his own sardinian “ Dolce Vita” hideaway.  To bring his vision and dream to life, the Count had involed the local community who helped him to make this wonderful little village, an important tourist hot spot within the Southern Mediterranean region. As a matter of fact, the Count invited throuhgout the years the international jet set from the early 70’s until our modern days making this  unknown little Port in Northern Sardinia, one of the most popular stops within the Mediterranean Region during those days.

Since 2016, La Scogliera Group is managing the Hotel and its Restaurant space right in the main piazza of Porto Rafael bringing a bespoke culinary experience and attentive service, keeping alive the myth and the legend of Porto Rafael and its founder.

“Dreaming is Living” 

Rafael Neville, Count of Berlanga

The Restaurant

The Restaurant space takes over the vast majority of the main piazza of Porto Rafael providing, as originally conceived, an outdoor – “al fresco” – dining experience. The restaurant currently has a seafood focused menu with the finest ingredients. Particular attention is taken on the selection of the produce used and its quality in order to create sophisticated dishes that guarantee a gastronomic experience of the highest level. The catering experience gathered during the years by La Scogliera Group allow us to accomodate any more specific culinary requests or type of cuisine preferences.

The Piazza

Located in the picturesque main piazza of Porto Rafael,  this charming courtyard is THE place to host your intimate wedding or private event with the stunning backdrop of the beautiful Mediterranean sea.

Embraced by bougainvillea, the piazza of Porto Rafael is  the pulsing heart of the village, and a quaint church, where you can say  your vows and officially declare your love for one another.  After which, you can head across the square to enjoy the fresh seafood, the warm breeze and the sounds of the sea caressing the shore, as you gaze off into the horizon, at the mesmerizing colors of the Sardinian sunset.

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The Beach

Located right off the Piazza, the beach is the ideal space to host your wedding or private dining event by the pristine waters of Porto Rafael facing La Maddalena Island – the location can accomodate up to 150 pax

The Church

One of the smallest churches in Sardinia, if not the smallest, is dedicated to Santa Rita da Cascia and is located right in Porto Rafael, just before the so-called “descent of the Count” – the walkway leading towards the main Piazzetta. The simplicity of the church of Santa Rita in Porto Rafael truly represents its scenic beauty not only on the outside but also once you cross the small threshold. Our Event management team would be delighted to assist you to organize your wedding in Porto Rafael.

Sardinia Venues Collection Commitment

Why host a Wedding or Private event with Sardinia Venues Collection?

We look forward to sharing our wonderful and unique locations and impeccable service while working to create a memorable and rewarding event.

*We are the very same company who run and manage each and every single Venues

*No agency nor wedding planner fee will be added on top of your requested services

*We are your direct point of contact for any type of requests with regards to our collection of venues.

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