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Ideas for keeping cool all summer long

Published on August 09, 2019Updated on April 25, 2023

When the heat rolls in, a refreshing break can do wonders. Ice cream, sorbet, crisp vegetables, a cocktail or a sip of champagne, a shaded oasis, a view of the sea... Here are just a few simple pleasures to help keep you cool. 

Idea# 1: chill out with all the ice cream and sorbet you desire 


In celebration of summer, world ice cream champion Gérard Taurin has prepared exceptional ice creams and sorbets in a range of unique flavours. Enjoy the classics such as vanilla, chocolate, strawberry or even Menton lemon, blended with original creations like the Virgin Mojito with salted caramel. For a more intense burst of flavour, try the banana & pink sugared almond. Of course, these high-quality natural products are low in sugar, for a refreshing treat that won’t break your wellness kick. They may be ordered in advance and enjoyed on site at Café de Paris Monte-Carlo, Mada One, Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo or Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. Or order yours to go, and indulge your taste buds as you take a stroll along the seaside. The choice is yours!  

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Idea# 2: sip on some juice or snack on some veggies 


Summertime means colourful salads and light, refreshing dishes. You will love the Raw vegetable basket at the Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo L’Hirondelle restaurant, or choose from an array of smoothies and fresh-squeezed juices at the Monte-Carlo Beach Club B&G Bar and Ice Cream Shop.A green menu inspired by a green establishment! Are you a Monte-Carlo Beach customer? If so, simply relax as we serve your refreshments and exotic dishes at the poolside.

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Idea# 3: discover these exceptional spots and spark some joy 


Did you know? Nestled in Monaco are two magical locations where you can relax any time of day. Start by enjoying a gentle breeze on the Mada One shaded terrace, with its incredible “snackonomie” menu prepared by star-studded chef Marcel Ravin. Savour light, delicious delicacies on site, or order to go for a seaside picnic, as you dip your feet in the Mediterranean.  

Looking for another spot to keep cool? In the heart of Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo, time stands still on the Jewellers’ open-air patio as you enjoy an ice cream or sip on some bubbly at the ephemeral Roederer champagne bar.  


For a similar atmosphere, join us at Square Beaumarchais in front of Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, and discover the unexpected pairing of Volkswagen and Moët & Chandon. Relax and take a sparkling, thirst-quenching hiatus under the shade of the trees. Chilled cocktails, coconut and, of course, glasses of champagne are on the menu as you recharge between shopping trips.  

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Bonus Ideas

If after these chilled delights you are still in need of refreshment, you have two options: Take a dip under the Monaco sun. At Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer, you have the choice between amazing swimming pools, a range of water sports, and the sea stretching beyond the horizon...  

For those more daring types looking for more radical ways to keep cool, head for Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo and reap the benefits of cryotherapy. With temperatures reaching -110°C, three minutes is more than enough to keep you cool until the end of summer.

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