As the summer solstice approaches, the French Riviera puts on a splendid show. This region, comprised of the South of France and Monaco, comes alive with various events and festivals.
Cannes hosts the prestigious Cannes Film Festival annually, attracting celebrities and film enthusiasts from around the world, as well as Cannes Lions, for advertising industry and media executives. The Monte Carlo Grand Prix is another major highlight, drawing Formula 1 racing fans to Monaco. Finally, fireworks light up the sky on Bastille Day.
The French Riviera is famous for its picturesque Mediterranean coastline, with crystal-clear waters, sandy beaches, and charming coastal towns. From glamorous destinations like Monte Carlo, Cannes and Nice to more secluded spots like St. Tropez and Antibes, the region offers a variety of exquisite experiences to delight all.
The Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo provides a luxurious and convenient base to explore the South of France and Monaco. Whether you are seeking relaxation, cultural immersion, culinary delights, or exciting events, the region offers a perfect summer getaway with endless experiences and plenty of glitz and glamour.
The Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo is a prestigious property located in the heart of Monte Carlo, Monaco, around 30 to 45-minute from the Nice Côte d’Azur International airport. It is one of the most iconic hotels in the region, offering a blend of tradition, elegance, and ultra-modern amenities.
The location of the hotel is truly unbeatable. Situated right in the heart of Monte Carlo, guests have easy access to the area’s vibrant nightlife, high-end shopping, and numerous cultural attractions. The property is adjacent to the iconic Casino de Monte-Carlo, which adds to the appeal and allure of the property. The property also overlooks the Monaco marina, an esteemed club with a continuous display of the world’s most impressive yachts.
The Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo is known for its exceptional service, exquisite decor, and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. The rooms and suites are beautifully decorated with both classic and ultra-luxurious touches (think vaulted ceilings, heated bathroom floors, and the list goes on…), offering the most comfortable and elegant retreat in the region.
The South of France is a gastronomic paradise, known for its fresh seafood, Provençal cuisine, and world-renowned wines. The region is dotted with Michelin-starred restaurants, local markets, and numerous vineyards, offering a culinary experience that is sure to delight food enthusiasts.
Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo boasts several restaurants offering the most upscale dining experiences with elegant settings, impeccable service, and remarkable culinary creations. This includes standouts such as the renowned Louis XV-Alain Ducasse, which has been awarded three Michelin stars, and Le Café de Paris Monte-Carlo, another outstanding dining option on premise. One of the most memorable meals during our stay was at Pavyllon, at the neighboring Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo (also part of the Société des Bains de Mer family). The restaurant is helmed by Michelin-starred chef, Yannick Alléno, and offers a gastronomic journey through his innovative cuisine. The restaurant’s contemporary design, with sleek lines and a minimalist aesthetic, creates a tranquil and sleek ambiance. The dining area also has a beautiful rooftop garden, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and marina, providing an incredible backdrop for your meal. The menu at Pavyllon showcases a creative blend of flavors and textures, prepared with the highest quality ingredients. The dishes are meticulously crafted (still dreaming about the lobster tart with edible gold and caviar), combining classic French techniques with creative, unexpected twists. Each plate is a work of art, beautifully presented and bursting with flavors. Throughout the dining experience, the attentive and knowledgeable staff at Pavyllon will provide impeccable service, guiding you through the menu and offering wine pairings from their extensive selection of fine wines. In June, the highly-anticipated Maona and Club La Vigie, will also be opening, both of which are must-not misses.
For lethargic, sun-soaked days when the only decision to be made is whether to sip frothy cocktails or freshly squeezed juices, Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo offers a quick 5-minute shuttle to its sister property, the Monte-Carlo Beach Club, which is the place to relax and recharge both by the pool, in a cabana or on the dock. Embodying the golden age of the Côte d’Azur, sun loungers look out to the glistening Mediterranean Sea, while the hip and happening restaurant offers an upscale fine-dining menu.
The South of France and Monaco have a rich history and are home to numerous cultural attractions. Monte Carlo does opulence like nowhere else on earth, and at Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo, you are at the center of it all. Between its prime location, newly refurbished contemporary interiors and ultra-personalized service, the majestic Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo is the place to see and be seen this summer.