The birth of a timeless place
In contrast to the bustle of the Place du Casino, Monte-Carlo Beach quickly proves to be more than a hotel: its beach, its Olympic swimming pool and spa make up a complex centered around its bathing, relaxation and water sports. Terracotta in colour and stylistically curved, the facade of the Monte-Carlo Beach emphasizes the contrast in all respects with the Beaux-Arts buildings of the Place du Casino. Apart from the beach huts and „pontoon solarium” which anchor the Société des Bains de Mer in a new era … this is a place of modernity!
In witnessing the summer season at the Monte-Carlo Beach, the cultural changes of the 1920s become evident; guests soaking up the sun. The Société des Bains de Mer embraces this „cultural revolution” and begins the development of a beach, a swimming pool and a hotel „foot pool”. Elsa Maxwell is soon enlisted, bringing fashionable U.S. culture with her. A famous columnist, writer and organizer of social events, Elsa Maxwell was a P.R. ahead of time.
In 1928, the opening of Monte-Carlo Beach is a groundbreaking event and Elsa Maxwell makes it a memorable evening; the event will be documented in publications around the world! Monte- Carlo Beach becomes the new “in” place to meet for the artistic elite, the music elite and all things cultural.
In 1929, work is completed by Roger Seassal, the hotel is designed with California villas in a purely Art Deco style. The curved geometry of the Monte-Carlo Beach coastline espoused with the shade of the pine forest is truly distinctive. The simplicity of the building makes it a charming, intimate and discreet place of elegant luxury.
For its 80th anniversary, Monte-Carlo Beach has a facelift and the interior designer, India Madhavi, reinterprets the hotel as an „ode to the Mediterranean”. In addition, the pine forest brings to the beach a new leafy environment, conceived and designed by the landscape architect Jean Mus, rocks now embedded in its seaside promenade.
1 star Gastronomic Restaurant, 100% Organic certified by the Ecocert Level 3 Michelin Guide. In homage to the writer Elsa Maxwell, Elsa’s sublime Riviera garden produce honors this seasonal restaurant. Having recently acquired its Michelin star, this eatery reflects a refined cuisine, guaranteeing quality produce. Michelin starred Chef Paolo Sari has selected the best local producers, Ecocert certified to create a gourmet menu that is healthy and lightweight, 100% organic, and that evolves with the seasons. Elsa is the first gourmet restaurant in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region to be certified organic by Ecocert, Europe’s leading organic certification.
A prestigious brasserie, located at the edge of the eye-catching and legendary Monte-Carlo Beach Olympic pool, Deck is the place to go for a healthy and relaxed lunch. Inspired by nature, the Chef offers a menu of delicious fare that invites guests to enjoy an exceptional brunch.
Sheltered by pine forests and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea , La Vigie invites guests to taste local produce and discover the day’s catch. The rock fish and grilled lobster is accompanied by seasonal vegetables.
Prestigious accommodation and benefits
Unique and timeless, The Monte-Carlo Beach Relais & Châteaux represents the elegance of the Riviera and the art of entertaining at the Société des Bains de Mer. Completely redesigned by architect designer India Madhavi, Monte -Carlo Beach is an ode to the Mediterranean. The furniture has been largely designed by India. „For Monte- Carlo Beach, I imagined a romance, a sentimental timeless story, nourished by the imagery of the Riviera and the spirit of the golden age of the 30’s to revive this mythical place with modernity and elegance” says India Madhavi. The 40 rooms and suites are part of a theme but each is different. The sea and the light collide there, creating a feeling of space and weightlessness. Elegant rooms and suites at the Monte-Carlo Beach are also stunning. The latest technology combined with poetry and charm. Indeed It is difficult not to be drawn in by the graceful murals that cover the walls. Created by Aurore de la Morinerie and reminiscent of Matisse, they blend wonderfully with the lightness of the rooms stylistically with their stripes, diamonds and colours.
Monte-Carlo Beach Club
With fine weather, food cravings and lazy lunches on the terrace are always desired. Perfect reasons, then, to enjoy the surroundings of the Beach Club and its heated 24°c Olympic seawater pool. In this dream location, private cabanas of chic striped canvas await you. No need to look elsewhere: Beach Club takes care of everything for total relaxation. Indulge yourself by relaxing or indulging in vitamin water recreation for juniors and adults. swimming, jet skiing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, parasailing and flyfishing are all at your disposal at the MHere, children from 3 to 8 years old are kings and may participate at Club Marmorata activities in July and August. Supervised by professionals, they can take part in daily themed activities and also have the opportunity to enjoy lunch and snacks. Teenagers, meanwhile, have access to arcade games, table tennis and volleyball.onte Carlo Beach Club. This year exclusively, flyboarding is also available.
Spa Monte-Carlo Beach
A trip to the heart of well-being: The spa at Monte-Carlo Beach. In this place of relaxation, located in a prime area near the Olympic pool, the goal is simple and can be summed up in a few words: treatments just for you! For this very purpose it is equipped with a steam room and three indoor cabins, two of which are for massages and beauty treatments and La Prairie and Ymalia (eco-certified products) for the face and body.
Les Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo expertise is available here with bespoke massage, 100% organic Argan oil treatments from the traditional Moroccan hammam, treatment techniques such as the scents of Maryam, and also treatments specifically for the face: pure gold radiance care for glowing skin, firming caviar, ultra-sharp cellular treatments or marine care. Protocols used are dedicated wholly to the body, leaving you feeling totally rejuvenated. To complete the wellness treatment menu, the highly qualified spa team is responsible for the care of your hands and feet, and offers waxing and makeup services too.