Ten Things to do in Monaco This Summer

5784112110_aa32743871_bWe’ve said it more than once, and we’ll say it again: Monaco may be tiny but there is enough going on in this unique sovereign state to keep everyone busy this summer.

La Costa Properties Monaco – leading agents for luxury homes in Monaco – present some of the best events in Monaco this summer. Continue reading

It’s Nearly That Time Again: The Cannes Film Festival

Cannes ffWe say it every year but it’s staggering how quickly the Cannes Film Festival comes around. In less than four weeks the great and good of Hollywood will begin to arrive en masse in the South of France in preparation of the 67th Cannes Film Festival.

Without doubt the most important event in the movie world is played out each year in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, a short helicopter ride from our portfolio of Monaco properties. Continue reading

The Rolex Masters has Arrived in Monaco

3448327062_7718308f67_zAs you walk around Monaco this month it is hard to miss the huge life size posters of tennis players hung on almost every street corner. The billboards are plastered around the Principality to advertise one of April’s most popular events:  the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters.

As if anyone needs reminding; the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters held at the Monte-Carlo Country Club is one of the most important tennis tournaments in the world and is annually attended by the sport’s biggest names.

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Temporary Closure of Monaco’s Hotel de Paris Announced

hotel de parisOne of Monaco’s most famous and sought-after addresses will be closed for two months at the end of the year, it was announced earlier this month.

The Hotel de Paris, which sits in a coveted position in Casino Square close to some of the most prestigious real estate in Monaco, will shut its doors on October 6th for the first stage of an ambitious renovation project.

The hotel will reopen in time for Christmas, but will close again on January 18th for an extended period to allow for more renovation work to be carried out. Continue reading