Appartamento vicino al Teatro Ariston
We enjoyed and would recommend this central Sanremo appartment. It is basic but clean and most necessities are there: a gas/electric range, fridge-freezer, microwave and the all important (one cup only ) coffee pot.
There are two balconies and sitting on these gives you a feel of urban Italian living as you are surrounded by a wealth of sights, smells and sounds unique to such an environment: scooters, conversation (loud, emotional and mundane), seagulls squawks, bells and more bells!
Nearby you will find a 24/7 Carrefour, the sea front, shops and reasonably priced long/short stay automatic parking. The harbour and beaches are typical of the area lots of expensive boats but reasonably priced sun beds etc can be found close to the flat. There are plenty of good restaurants with great food at affordable prices and we found some gems in the twisty, high passages behind the high street. A visit to the nearby artist colony is worth a visit too. I could give you details for these things but for us the fun was in looking at a good detailed map, a bit of Tripadvisor and a love of exploring which I would hate to spoil for you.
The downsides: the flat is a bit of a climb if you're carrying supplies in 30+ degrees so try to shop early. There is no air conditioning and with synthetic bedding sleep could be elusive! sweeping and mopping equipment are supplied but there are no basics like loo roll, dish brushes, matches for the gas (a lighter burned my fingers), bin bags, washing up liquid, tea towels, surface sprays etc.
The following is not a criticism but I hope will convey something of why I loved the flat (apart from the fact that the photos on Wimdu were so biguelling); the ornaments, artwork, mirrors, hats and the doll are indeed, unique.
Marina, the host, is courteous and was available as needed which is always good to know