The Monaco Grand Prix (or GP) is one of the chicest occasions in the Monte Carlo calendar – and this is a calendar where every weekend spells a new glamorous event. Drawing countless A-Listers, supermodels and billionaires to watch what is undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous automotive races, it is a chance to witness some truly hair-raising supercar racing. However, GP regulars know that it is about so much more than just the flashy automobiles, with the question of where to see and be seen a hot topic every year. Luckily, we’ve got you covered for 2019’s Monaco Grand Prix, so all that’s left for you to do is to book your tickets and kick back with a glass of Dom Pérignon.
There’s no better way to start Monaco’s Formula 1 weekend than with this iconic charity fashion show and auction at the Amber Lounge, an exclusive GP event run by Sonia Irvine, sister of the former Ferrari and Jaguar driver Eddie Irvine. For just €960.00, you can mingle with Monegasque royalty and international celebrities while enjoying a sensational catwalk and incredible performances from up-and-coming stars. Then, prepare yourself for a high-rolling auction before dancing the night away in adjoining outdoor club U*NITE.
La Rascasse puts you on the forefront of the action for the entire Monaco Grand Prix. Watch your racing heroes walk right past you to get to the Paddock and Pit Lane, whilst swigging Champagne and enjoying a fantastic view of the track. You’re unlikely to rub shoulders with any celebrities here, but the party atmosphere is second-to-none.
This beach club is known for its opulent events all summer long, but the Monaco GP is one of the best, with its rooftop pool and bar offering front-row views of the race. Dip your toes in the water and cool off as you listen to world-class DJs and watch racers attempt to defeat the famous hairpin turn.
The Fairmont Hotel
If your perfect Monaco Grand Prix experience involves your own private balcony from which to watch the racing, but villas to rent close to Monaco are all booked up, look no further than the Fairmont Hotel. With an elite group of hotel guests ranging from F1 legends to A-Listers, you’ll be in great company. What’s more, stick around into the evening to let loose at BASE Dubaï X Cirque Le Soir, the Fairmont’s most exciting pop-up event and a world-class late-night spot for the rich and famous.
An ultra-VIP nightclub, where the world’s greatest DJs spin tracks to a chicer-than-chic crowd. Let music legends from Robin Schulz to Martin Solveig be the backdrop to your raucous Monaco Grand Prix celebrations as you cut shapes on the dance floor, or chill out in famous Jimmy’z garden with a beer. Either way, you’ll be making the best of this iconic weekend.
Article by Colette Flowerdew-Kincaid