Luxury specialist Crystal Cruises announces four new privileged opportunities for guests to experience the fast cars and glamorous events of next spring’s legendary Monaco Grand Prix. Three options offer different, intimate ways to watch the world’s most prestigious automobile race: from either the uber-exclusive driver/team-prep paddock area, a chic private verandah/residence above the renowned Casino, or the best of the fan grandstands near the start/finish line, overlooking the stunning port. A fourth new excursion brings guests to the official Formula One VIP party celebrating the race’s end, where guests can dance ‘till dawn. The four Crystal Adventures were created exclusively for Crystal Serenity’s May 18-30 Esprit du Grand Prix-themed Mediterranean cruise. The itinerary features two days positioned in Monte Carlo, from Sunday, May 26, the race’s last day, through May 27.
In addition to premiere locales from which guests can watch the race, the viewing Adventures include gourmet/catered meals and knowledgeable hosts to enlighten guests on the events and escort them to-and-from locales, with premium champagne, open bar, and indoor-outdoor comfort also offered for the two more private options. The most exclusive “Team Paddock” viewing choice also brings guests shoulder-to-shoulder with Team Ferrari or Team Pirelli, to the pit lanes for driver-eavesdropping, behind-the-scenes to the garage and to a private stand and hospitality area to watch the Driver Parade.
After the cars finish winding through Monte Carlo’s streets, many drivers and audience elite head to the posh Amber Lounge for the F1 party—and Crystal guests can, too, via the fourth Prix Adventure, which offers a VIP table, unlimited Dom Perignon, exquisite three-course dinner, free-flowing cocktails, dancing, and a private vehicle to take you “home” whenever you choose.
Prices for the four May 26 outings range from US$829 to US$14,199 per person.
The 12-day Crystal voyage gives a wide sampling of the Mediterranean’s most popular destinations, including Mykonos, Santorini, Sorrento, Corsica, and Florence, in addition to overnights in Istanbul and Barcelona at the voyage’s start and end. Until October 31, all-inclusive “Book Now” fares start at US$4,690 per person, double occupancy.
Source = Crystal Cruises