The Best Parties at the Monaco Grand Prix 2017

When the Monaco Grand Prix returns to the Mediterranean at the end of May, thousands of people will descend upon the Principality to get closer to the action. Formula 1 fanatics know the race to be one of the most special on the calendar, full of excitement and breakneck turns on a meandering street circuit. But there’s more to the Grand Prix than what occurs on the track. The evenings are full of excitement too, with parties springing to life in the famous nightclubs, luxury apartment and superyachts that characterize the Principality. With such demonstrations of opulence and such a teeming calendar of social occasions, it is little wonder that real estate for sale in Monaco is among the most sought after in the world.

Amber Lounge Monaco Grand Prix

1)  The Amber Lounge Monaco 2017  |  The Amber Lounge Monaco 2017 is a pop-up venue for the Grand Prix, famous for its wild parties and exclusive atmosphere. It hosts an array of A-list celebrities, including many of the drivers, throughout the duration of the event. From the famous fashion show, charity auction, and the UNITE party, right through to the drivers’ after-party, the selection of attractions at the Amber Lounge is alluring and diverse. In 2017, Safiyaa’s stunning autumn/winter collection will be delighting crowds on the catwalk in a stunning setting. Be prepared for four memorable evenings, full of champagne, glamour and a chic feel. Everyone who’s anyone yearns to be seen at The Amber Lounge in Monaco after the Grand Prix. As Nico Rosbeg famously commented, “Wake up in the most luxurious place on earth, race through the streets of Monte Carlo, and end the day celebrating in Amber Lounge…Perfect Day!”

Nikki Beach Monaco Grand Prix

2) Nikki Beach Monaco at the Fairmont Hotel  |  Nikki Beach is one of Monaco’s most exciting venues. Set on the roof of The Fairmont Hotel, the lively club combines poolside elegance with nightclub atmosphere to offer a unique experience in the heart of Monaco. Once the Grand Prix is over, and guests have witnessed the race overlooking the famous hairpin bend, Nikki Beach comes to life as spectators flock from all over the Principality. Arrive early to ensure a place, as competition for daybeds and seating is strong.

Monaco Grand Prix 2017

3) Luxury Yacht Parties  |  Grand Prix Events, a leading organizer of events around the time of the Grand Prix, will be hosting parties on three luxury yachts next to the track. Each night will include a different DJ set from a renowned act under a beautiful view of the setting sun. With canapes and complimentary champagne served throughout the evening, what better way to celebrate a day of racing?

My Yacht Group will once again be hosting their legendary annual event – without doubt one of the most exclusive parties in the famed Port Hercules. Traditionally attended by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, as well as other royal members, Olympians, astronauts, CEOs, celebrities and influencers from around the world, this is one of the most exciting events to be held over the course of the Grand Prix. Those who join the four day experience will be treated to high-powered speedboat transfer to and from the private yacht, VIP access to the F1 team and partner activities, as well as five star hospitality that includes champagne, caviar, and the finest wines in the region.
Sunset Monaco Grand Prix

4) Sunset  |  Between 26th and 28th May – and for these dates only – Sunset Monte Carlo will open its doors to its discerning clientele. Set in the Meridian Beach Plaza Hotel, the outdoor club welcomes famous faces for a full day of cool beats, fine champagne and cocktails, and general debauchery. From noon until midnight, revelers will dance in the warm summer conditions to a line-up of celebrated DJs. Fine cuisine can be sampled in the venue’s waterfront restaurant and the race’s action can be viewed on screens all day.



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Graduating from the University of London with a double First-class honours degree in Literature, Matthew Scott – an ambitious writer and an astute editor – travelled to Monaco to work as a Digital Content Manager within the luxury sector. He has worked as a commissioned travel blogger across Europe; his projects have been featured on European television and radio stations; and he was invited to the International Bloggers Conference in Poznan as a guest speaker. His writing can be found on numerous blogs and in many publications, including The Sunday Times. His areas of expertise include yachts, supercars and luxury travel destinations.