The Hidden Gems Of The Super-Rich In Monaco

Discover the finest spots in Monaco only known by the true locals and experience the best of the riviera.

Everyone knows Monaco, but no one does really. While everyone knows the Monaco Grand Prix, the Casino Square and the lagoon of the Monte Carlo Bay, there are plenty of hidden gems in Monaco and around, only known by the locals that are truly jawdropping. It’s time for a quick review of the finest places in the pearl of the Mediterranean and the discovery of the hidden paradises of the Monaco Elite.

Club 39

The hidden gems of the super-rich in Monaco

The sports club is one of the most exclusive in Europe if not in the world. Located on one of the priciest streets in the world, Avenue Princess Grace, facing the water, there is no better location for a private members-only club. The club offers a restaurant, with various healthy eating options, a bar, a beauty salon and a hairdresser, as well as a conference room and various lounges. Below you will find one of the most expansive gyms in the Principality, if not the largest one. A favourite of the local F1 drivers, tennis men’s and multiple athletes, the elite trains in their facilities. The membership will set you back €450 per month, but you will be training only with the very best in the utmost setting.

Les Perles de Monaco

The hidden gems of the super-rich in Monacov

For the time of a lunch, you will not be in Monaco anymore, with a laid back atmosphere, exquisite views on the water and stunning seafood, Les Perles is an oasis of tranquillity in Fontvieille. The oysters they offer are grown locally, just offshore from the rock of Monaco, making the product as fresh as possible. You will see the boats of the Fontvieille port passing by while sipping on an ice-cold white wine, enjoying a salmon à la plancha.

Renting a Riva

The hidden gems of the super-rich in Monaco

Riva’s and the South of France is a long history. Riva’s have been in the SOuth of France since the 60s, offering the guests of the Eden Roc in Antibes days out of the water and sprawling in the port of St Tropez. In Monaco, you can easily rent a boat and head over to the bay of St Jean or La Mala? Dropping anchor, you will enjoy the crystal clear waters, the abundant marine life as well as a warm Mediterranean sun. If you fancy a vibrant lunch or a beach party, don’t hesitate to head in front of Anjuna, to make the most of your day!

Open Air Cinema

The hidden gems of the super-rich in Monaco

Monaco comes with one of the very few open-air cinemas, ideally located on the rock of Monaco, with unparalleled views on the surrounding seas and the old Theater of the Fort Antoine. While Fort Antoine offers a live representation of the classic of old, the open-air cinema is the best place to enjoy the latest Hollywood blockbusters. The luxury chairs, various offerings of food and beverages as well as the warm Mediterranean nights with views on the sea make this experience a truly unique one.

Riviera Beach

The hidden gems of the super-rich in Monaco

A few minutes’ drive from Monaco, on the Cap Martin, you will discover a true haven of tranquillity and refinement. The beach club is one of the utmost luxurious ones, with some of the best sunbeds offering the utmost privacy.  With only 30 sunbeds, all spaced out on the rocks, in an Italian style, the beach club is ideal for private moments with a loved one. The food comes from the mind of Mauro Colagreco, the chef of the Mirazur one of the very few 3-star restaurants in the world, and surely one of the finest ones.

While Monaco is famous for its luxury and glamour, there is a hidden side to the Mediterranean city, with plenty of smaller hidden gems that will truly attract the discerning traveller. Travel like a local in Monaco and check out these few places! There are plenty of other hidden gems on the Riviera from villa rentals in Cannes, beach clubs in St Tropez or water skiing in Juan Les Pins!

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