As 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.
Royalty, the King of Hollywood and the great and good of Monaco were out in force to celebrate the opening of a new restaurant in the prestigious Fairmont Hotel.
His Serene Highness Prince Albert of Monaco, Princess Charlene and arguably one of the greatest actors of all time, Robert de Niro, all turned up to the inauguration of NOBU Fairmont Monte Carlo, which opened its doors in the elegant hotel at the end of last year. Continue reading
Today, Monaco is an important centre for commerce and tourism; property in Monaco is highly sought-after, the yachting industry is booming and visitors flock from all over the world to the principality. However, there have been many twists and turns in Monaco’s history leading to the establishment of the Principality that we know today.
La Costa Properties Monaco takes a brief look at the fascinating history of Monaco and its royal family from the 13th Century. Continue reading
Monaco continues to feature in the list of the world’s most expensive real estate. The first two quarters of 2013 saw a 6.1% increase in sale prices for Monaco real estate, illustrating that it’s still a good time to invest in property in the Principality. Continue reading
For a sovereign city-state no larger than your average French town, the variety of cultural attractions on offer in Monaco throughout the year is huge.
Take the Sporting Summer Festival, for example. This glamorous event which runs for six weeks in July and August is one of the premier music festivals in Europe with a following of loyal supporters who come year in, year out to hear their favorite musicians perform.
The festival, held in the superb Salle des Etoiles which lies next to the exclusive Monte Carlo Bay Hotel and Resort and close to some of our premier property in Monaco, has been drawing some of the best international performers since it started up more than 30 years ago.