Experience the Monaco Formula One Like A VIP
The Glamour and Excitement surrounding the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix is unsurpassed. Drivers from across the globe will be competing in the month of May in the glamorous city of Monte Carlo. The Circuit de Monaco is the only track equipped with a tunnel spanning over two miles, coiling around the streets of Monte Carlo. Legendary racecar drivers will be making a total of 78 laps on what is often referred to as the most challenging racetrack in the world. Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most anticipated events on the social calendar, and draws an elite international crowd and festivities to Monte Carlo.
How To Travel:
Start your luxurious trip to Monaco Grand Prix off on the right foot – by chartering a private jet straight to Monaco. Arrive in style, knowing that all of your requests will be catered to. Choose your own jet from the Air Partner fleet; from the Hawker to the Bombardier, you’ll find a jet that is perfect for your journey to Monaco.
Nothing is grander than lounging and entertaining in your own luxury yacht. Celebrities and socialites dock their mega yachts in Monte Carlo and can often be spotted at the marinas rather than a swanky hotel. Burgess Monte Carlo is the Rivera’s widest choice of five star yachts and a team of experts who collectively have over 80 years of experience.
Where To Stay:
The Métropole is located in the heart of Monte Carlo, steps away from the Métropole Gallery, close to the luxury shopping district and adjacent to the Place du Casino. The hotel offers lavish accommodations with unsurpassed service and even offers helicopter transfers to he F1 races. Let’s not forget there are luxurious dining experiences at both of the two restaurants from culinary master, Joel Robouchon.
Monte Carlo Bay Hotel and Resort
Chic and bright, the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort is on its own beautiful peninsula, and offers all the facilities you require in the spirit of the legendary 1930s. From the entrance, which resembles that of a grand private residence, a solarium, terraces, water features and gardens designed by Jean Mus await you in this elegant Garden of Eden. All rooms are beautifully decorated, spacious and each has its own balcony. In addition the hotel also offers a unique Lagoon pool with its own waterfall, Mediterranean gardens, a luxurious Spa, and an indoor pool. Relax in the “Blue Gin” sea view hotel bar or enjoy a superb meal via one of their two restaurants.
If you’re looking to experience the over the top opulence Monaco is known for then the Hotel Hermitage is a perfect option. The extravagant decor and architecture will transport you to a world of glamour meshed with history. This luxury hotel features 278 guestrooms including 25 suites, 52 junior suites, and 9 diamond suites. Discover the wide range of wellness treatments offered by the Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo, and enjoy moments of total relaxation, genuinely individual programmes and personalised care. Be sure not to miss Michelin Star chef Joel Garault’s La Vistamar restaurant and end the night with a glass of Bordeaux at the luxurious Limun Bar.
Where To Eat:
Le Café De Paris
Le Café De Paris is a local favorite for a casual yet luxurious brunch that is located in the heart of Monte Carlo, right on the Place du Casino. The Belle Epoque style décor and French delicacies prepared by Chef Philippe Jourdin come together to recreate an authentic Parisian bistro. Dine al fresco and catch great views of the city and spot the hottest celebrities.
A Mediterranean restaurant named after the Greek God of Zeal, Zelos, that will surly tantalize your taste buds. Don’t miss the mussels cooked in white wine and Venezuelan chocolate cake while taking in the gorgeous views of the Mediterranean Sea.
Le Grill via Hotel Del Paris
Le Grill offers a fresh take on Mediterranean cuisine with breathtaking views of the sea. The retracting ceiling gives way to the sky during the summer months. The view of the bay from the restaurant is not to be missed.
Where To Party:
Jimmy’z Monte Carlo
Jimmy’z is one of Monaco’s premier clubs playing host to racing legend Michael Schumacher, Hollywood royals like George Clooney and serves as a mainstay for the world’s best DJ’s from Tanja Lacroix to Laurent Wolf. The ambiance at Jimmy’z is truly unique offering Asian elements including a Japanese garden and pagoda bar complete with breathtaking views of Monte Carlo.
A chic and exotic world in the heart of Monte-Carlo, those seeking a truly international experience during F1 should head to the red and gold glazed Monaco outpost of Buddha bar. The restaurant offers a splendid Pan-Asian cuisine and Asian inspired cocktails. The relaxing ambiance and groovy music will have you in a glamourous daze.
Can’t Miss Events:
Amber Lounge Fashion Monaco
One of the largest events during F1 will be held at the Le Méridien Beach Plaza, Monaco (Date TBD). The anticipated event features F1 stars walking the ramp and showcasing the latest fashions from the world’s leading designers, musical performances from the leading musicians followed by dinner and the Amber Lounge after party.
Since its inception six years ago, Amber Lounge has raised over 3 million dollars for charity. The social elite and celebrities from across the globe attend the ultra exclusive event. Past guests who have attended Amber Lounge Fashion include H.S.H. Prince Albert II, Sir Richard Branson, Naomi Campbell and Kim Kardashian.
Nights In Monaco
Join His Highness Prince Albert II and Bill Clinton at the annual Nights In Monaco event will be held at the Hotel De Paris to benefit both of the honorees respective foundations. The black tie affair starts with a cocktail reception, moves into an extravagant dinner and ends with a splash at Jimmy’z where the after party lasts till the sun comes up. The gala is one of the biggest events on the social calendar drawing the crème de la crème of the elite from around the world. Date TBD.