Ultimate Grand Prix: Spain & Monaco
Combine two of the world’s most prestigious Formula One races – the Spanish Grand Prix and Monaco Grand Prix – on one incredible trip, unwinding in extravagant hotel suites and enjoying VIP hospitality passes. Between the action-packed races, you’ll have time to relax and explore the French Riviera during a luxury yacht charter from Barcelona to Monte Carlo. This 17-night itinerary includes private jet flights from/to the UK, ensuring you travel in style throughout.
- Private jet flights and private transfers
- 11-13 May: Three nights at Mandarin Oriental Barcelona; VIP hospitality package at the Spanish Grand Prix
- 14-24 May: Tailor-made 11-night yacht cruise from Barcelona to Monaco
- 25-28 May: Three nights at Metropole Monaco; VIP hospitality package at the Monaco Grand Prix
Enjoy VIP hospitality at the Spanish Grand Prix
Fly by private jet to Barcelona Airport and transfer to the luxurious Mandarin Oriental. Located in the heart of the buzzing city, this super-sleek hotel boasts fantastic restaurants and bars, a leafy terrace and a rooftop pool. You’ll spend the next three nights enjoying private butler service in the elegant Barcelona Suite, located on the 5th floor with views over the celebrated Passeig de Gràcia. This tranquil suite has a large bedroom, glass-walled bathroom and terrace with Jacuzzi.
While in Barcelona, you’ll attend the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. One of the world’s oldest races, this thrilling Formula One event follows an adrenalin-pumping mix of high- and low-speed corners with high tyre wear and varying winds. You’ll enjoy VIP hospitality, watching all the action from directly above the pit-lane garages and dining on gourmet cuisine freshly prepared by internationally renowned chefs.
Charter a super-yacht to Monaco
Following all the action of the Spanish Grand Prix, it’s time to wind-down with an 11-night super-yacht charter to Monaco. Sleeping up to 12 passengers in five cabins, your ultra-luxurious vessel is stylishly decorated throughout with muted tones and dark wood and boasts a spacious main saloon and outdoor deck spaces with Jacuzzi. Guests can enjoy delicious cuisine cooked to order by their own private chef and use a range of onboard equipment to try watersports including wakeboarding, water-skiing, jet-skiing and snorkelling.
Your yacht’s journey can be fully customised according to your personal taste, with several beautiful spots to visit along the way. The route initially heads off-the-beaten-track and offers a unique opportunity to discover rarely chartered destinations, such as the pretty Catalan town of Llanca with its scenic coves and rugged coastline. You can then choose to make an overnight crossing to Marseille, a cultural hub where you can explore a historic port and 19th-century basilica. Next you can hike between coastal inlets in the stunning national park of Calanques, before exploring the idyllic island of Porquerolles by bike.
The last part of the route to Monaco takes you past several yachting hotpots of the Côte d'Azur, including St Tropez and Cannes – both magnets for the rich and famous thanks to their stunning beaches and glittering nightlife. For a more restorative retreat, just off the coast of the French Riviera you’ll find the unspoiled nature and hidden beaches of the magnificent Lérins Islands.
Watch the Monaco Grand Prix from your lavish hotel suite
Your cruise ends in the glamorous city-state of Monaco, the world’s second-smallest country, where you’ll enjoy all the action at the prestigious Monaco Grand Prix. This extravagant principality is a haven for high rollers and oozes luxury at every turn. You’ll spend three nights at Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo, an elegant belle-époque base with an indulgent spa and Michelin-starred restaurant, staying in the spectacular Azur Suite which offers incredible views of the Grand Prix track.
If you’d rather cheer on the Formula One drivers close-up, take advantage of VIP hospitality at the Circuit de Monaco, where you can soak up the electric atmosphere above the pit-lane garages, enjoy a look glimpse of the team garages on a pit lane walk and feast on decadent gastronomy created by acclaimed chefs. After an incredible European adventure, you’ll fly home by private jet on 28 May.
Guests will travel by private jet from their chosen departure airport and throughout the trip.
**Photo credits: Banner and Thumbnail Image, Andrew Locking.