Arrange an ef-fur-tless transfer from Nice - as prized pooches can start their break in style with Monacair’s direct helicopter transfers from Nice airport to the centre of Monaco (from €260). Enjoy magnificent aerial views of the coastline, and with a flight time of just seven-minutes, it is the ideal choice for owners of restless pets.
Hide from the Pawperazzi in Five Star Luxury
Located on Casino square, there no better place for people - and puppy! - watching than the newly-refurbished Hotel de Paris. For €50 per night pooches can accompany their owners in a sumptuous suite, complete with welcome pack including a plush dog bed, a personalised welcome letter, delicious food, toys and bowls, awaiting them. With a pool by Karl Lagerfeld and a Spa by Givenchy, Hotel Metropole’s ‘VIP dog’ offering is the perfect choice for fashion-conscious travellers and their canine counterparts. The €70 per night package – which includes a luxury dog basket and a variety of treats - sees pooches given a five-star welcome from Hotel Metropole’s expert concierge team, who can arrange services such as grooming, room service and dog-sitting.
A Dog’s Dinner
Four-legged foodies can opt for Le Méridien Beach Plaza’s €12 gourmet offering, which allows owners to choose from a decadent ‘Pet Menu’, offering a choice between premium steak haché or succulent chicken, accompanied with white rice, fresh green beans and carrots. At the Fairmont Monte Carlo, whose former illustrious guests have included Paris Hilton and her chihuahuas, pups can order their favourite dish to their room. For an extra special treat, opt for the ‘Paris Hilton Pâté’ (price on request), a culinary creation in the shape of a giant bone as enjoyed by the heiress’s pooches themselves.
After a long day parading along the beachfront promenade, furry friends will be crying out for a pampering session. Owners need look no further than For Pets Only Shop & Spa Monte Carlo, one of the principality’s finest grooming salons - pictured, located just behind casino square. Choose from a variety of top-to-tail grooming services including massages, shampoo and blow dries, manicures and tooth-brushing.