Aristocratically Experience Monte Carlo

The government and ruling family hold a majority interest in the Société des Bains de Mer et du Cercle des Étrangers à Monaco (SBM) which dominates Monaco as the largest employer, owning and operating everything from casinos, hotels, restaurants, golf clubs, & all in-between.

Not surprisingly all owned by SBM, aristocratically experience Monte Carlo at these hotspots:

Forbidden for citizens of Monaco to play in & associated with James Bond, you mustn’t leave Monte-Carlo without playing a hand in the casino.

This understated luxurious 5-star hotel inspiring relaxation & romanticism welcomes you with an Eiffel dome and along with its all-encompassing accommodations makes it one of the best places to stay while here.

For decades elite jet-setters have flocked to one of the most exclusive nightclubs in the world, Jimmy’z, where serene views and elegance combine with cutting-edge music, creating an unparalleled nightlife experience.

Alain Ducasse’s 3 Michelin starred restaurant in the Hôtel de Paris serves authentic cuisine with flavours and aromas that leave your senses satiated in ecstasy.

I’m unsure if SBM holds a stake in the Automobile Club de Monaco (although it would not surprise me) which operates the Monaco Grand Prix-perhaps the most glamorous & prestigious automobile race in the world.

If you have time while in Monte-Carlo, be sure to enjoy a drive along the Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) and visit Cannes & Nice.


Based in Miami, Florida, Max Bornstein extensively explores the globe developing a wealth of cultural knowledge. He began traveling at a young age and has visited over fifty countries and sailed on over forty cruises. Currently, Max utilizes his Master of International Business as a Realtor and simultaneously writes about his travels.


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