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With a flourishing career in communications, Elodie Garamond was so frustrated at not being able to find a yoga class after 6 p.m. that she started her own. “It’s not just a sport, but a lifestyle, a philosophy, a practice,” she said in 2015 after opening her first Le Tigre Club & Spa in Paris. Today, Garamond has six clubs, including the new 80-square-meter location at the Monte Carlo Beach Club.
Two outdoor group yoga classes in English take place Wednesday and Friday mornings on the iconic pontoon. Inside, unwind with a deep tissue signature massage, which combines Ayurvedic, Lomi-Lomi, Yogic and Californian techniques (60 min/€185). Open until October 14.
La Serena Beach.
Owned by Cidinvest, who also run St Tropez’s five-star Hôtel de Paris, this independent beach club, decked out in pale woods and splashes of turquoise, attracts a young professional crowd and hosts local arty events. An original market-driven menu with dishes including marinated beef tataki and a lively bar serving signature cocktails like the bourbon-blackberry “What’s your name again?
La Réserve à la Plage.
This elegant Philippe Starck-designed beach hut, launched by head of the luxury Hotel Réserve group, Michel Reybier, is a winning combo of healthy flavorful cuisine, overseen by Michelin-starred chef, Eric Canino, and the real deal in boho chic. An upbeat vibe and a bar filled with the Club 55 spillover crowd.
Nancy Heslin Editor
Nancy (Wilson) Heslin is an established journalist and lifestyle writer. She has been the Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Monaco magazine (bimonthly in English) , since the magazine's 2nd issue . Launched in November 2018, Forbes Monaco is part of the Forbes family, with its 7 million readers and 71 million monthly website visitors worldwide.