If you missed a summer vacation this year, it’s not too late – we’ve found the best of glamorous and luxurious nightlife at beach spots from around the world.
1. Club 55, St Tropez, France
If there were an afterlife specifically for jet-setters it would probably be the lunch at Le Club 55 and lasting for eternity. Located on the Plage de Pampelonne in Ramatuelle, St. Tropez. Jetsetters and celebrities including U2’s Bono stop by Club 55 during the summer months, so prepare for an elite people watching experience. Le Club 55 is designed as a typical beach bungalow with white canopies surrounded by a thick forest of bamboo where you can eat your lunch, sip rose and receive an occasional shower of champagne in the shade. It’s also next to a beach where guests relax on mattresses and a variety of Super Yachts line the shoreline. The restaurant offers classic French mediterranean cuisine like freshly-caught seafood and seasonal vegetables.
2. Jimmy’z, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Jimmy’z is the premier nightclub in Monte Carlo, attracting a young, glamorous and fast-living crowd from around the world. It’s a mixture of venues including two restaurants – Fuji and Bar & Boeuf (reinvigorated by Alain Ducasse) – plus an outdoor area. Jimmy’z has seen plenty of celebrities, models, millionaires, sports stars, and royalty including the Principalities own Prince Albert pass through its doors since it was opened in 1974 by French icon Regine Zylberberg. The club effortlessly integrates with The Sporting Club, a stunning waterfront complex which features dining and a breathtaking outdoor dance floor under the stars. Come during Grand Prix for a once-in-a-lifetime party experience.
3. Club Catamaran, Bodrum, Turkey
Club Catamaran, a floating nightclub, is one of the city’s most popular nightlife venues, offering weekly dance parties on the decks of a luxury outfitted catamaran. From June through to September the ship is a weekend base for media parties, fashion shows and exclusive events that recruit some of the biggest DJs in the world. There are six bars and lounges connected by a large glass dance floor, enabling guests to “dance on water”. Club Catamaran is the meeting point of the most famous while they’re in Bodrum.
EDITOR’S NOTE, 2019: PLEASE CHECK TO SEE IF THIS VENUE IS STILL OPEN. IF NOT, MANDALIN IS NEARBY.
4. Anema e Core Tavern, Capri, Italy
On the beautiful island of Capri, between prestigious boutiques and luxury hotels, there’s an almost-hidden, small door near the famous Piazzetta which leads to the entrance of the most popular and characteristic nightclubs in Capri, the Anema e Core Tavern – a legendary cabaret bar where Music and Hollywood stars like Beyonce and Reese Witherspoon and the fashion elite come to party. This smooth and sophisticated bar comes to life with live regional music which continues into the early hours of morning.
5. Booom!, Ibiza, Spain
Ibiza’s hottest new club, Booom! Is a high-roofed, clubbing cave is specifically designed to incorporate the island’s diverse clientele, from cosmopolitan Europeans to the musically diverse British clubber. Be prepared for yuor body clock to shift and become nocturnal as the partying starts late at night and runs until after sunrise. Located in Ibiza Town just down the road from Pacha nightclub, Booom! features a state of the art sound system, lighting and special effects. It’s very luxurious on the inside with a large VIP section serving as a new haunt for the local celebrities.
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