Portofino is in the province of Genoa, on the Italian Riviera. Both a fishing village and a luxury resort. It is famous for its historical association with the rich and famous. Portofino was originally named Portus Delphini due to the abundance of dolphins and whales found in its blue waters. It is a diver’s haven of red coral and fish by the millions. Pastel-colored buildings rim the harbor filled with luxury yachts.