Le Macine del Confluente is a guesthouse, restaurant and B&B in Badalucco, in the western Ligurian hinterland in the province of Imperia. It is an oasis of relaxation in the quiet of the countryside to welcome guests with the best comfort, thanks to the reorganization of an ancient mill that preserves its charming rustic style. The medieval village of Badalucco is just a few minutes away from the guesthouse. The old town, among piazzas and caruggi, has still 5 doors: San Rocco, Poggetto, Santa Lucia, Beo and Castella. Ceramic works are the pride of the town, as you can see in the artisan laboratories and several exhibitions. Another feature of the town is the stone bridges on the Argentina river: the Santa Lucia Bridge, built in 1551 and the Ponte della Madonna degli Angeli built in 1614. Just a few minutes from Badalucco you can explore other villages such as Dolceacqua and Apricale, and in only 20 minutes you will find the sea and the beautiful countryside, such as Riva Ligure where you can visit the Sanctuary of Nostra Signora del Buon Consiglio, Torre Barbaresca and the archaeological site of Costa Balenae. In 30 minutes you can reach Sanremo with its famous promenade also known as the Empress Walk, or the Church of Cristo Salvatore, a stunning 19th century Russian Orthodox building. Moreover the world-class lifestyle lovers will find the glamour of Monaco and Cote d’Azur only half an hour by car.
Le Macine del Confluente provides six romantic spacious and welcoming junior suites with seating area and fireplace, with private bath, and satellite TV. The rooms are suitable for single travelers, couples or families, furnished in rustic chic style, with wrought iron or wood canopy beds, terracotta floors, beamed ceilings, stone walls, Provencal colored fabrics. Outside you can relax by the pool or in the heated bathtub with view of the olive trees, walk through the greenery of the large garden, enjoy the beach, the terrace on the river and the surrounding countryside, enjoy the outdoor dining on summer evenings or winter, in front of the two romantic open fireplaces in the dining room. In the morning a rich buffet breakfast with tasty sweet and savory products awaits you in the dining room cuddled by the crackling fire of the fireplace in the winter or in the garden in summer. The restaurant welcomes you with a beautiful rustic-elegant lounge and a menu dedicated to local food and typical cuisine of Liguria. You can enjoy fresh pasta and homemade desserts, porcini mushrooms, Taggiasca olives, artisanal salami, stockfish, codfish, rabbit and other delicious recipes all prepared with ingredients that strictly follow the changing seasons. You can sip your aperitifs outdoor, and taste a wide selection of national and foreign wines. The best place to regenerate soul, body and taste delicious recipes.
Le Macine del Confluente is located in the heart of Valle Argentina, a great position to explore the Ponente Ligure (western Liguria) and the near Cote d’Azur. If you love adventure, the guest house provides mountain bikes to visit places around and reach the bicycle lane along the sea. The owners of Le Macine del Confluente are happy to provide every information on available sports you can do near to the guesthouse, such as Sailing, Golf, Horse Riding and Trekking.