Port Hercules is the heart of Monaco and what many people picture when they think of the tiny Principality. Shaped like an amphitheatre, this deep bay makes a natural harbour and clear focal point for the daily activities of residents and visitors in Monaco. Property for sale in Monaco’s Port Hercules is some of the most highly sought-after in Europe. With sweeping views of the French Riviera and historical sites such as the Rock and Prince’s Palace, apartments for sale in Port Hercules not only offer a fantastic lifestyle but also present a lucrative opportunity for international investors.
Why live in Port Hercules?
Monaco is famous for its idyllic location on the Cote d’Azur and Port Hercules is at the centre of the action. As part of La Condamine, it enjoys a privileged position between Monte-Carlo and Monaco-Ville and overlooks a harbour bursting with the most luxurious yachts in the world. Port Hercules is the access point to Monaco for visitors arriving by sea and anchoring in the port. At night, the yachts light up and create a beautiful effect on the water as their reflections sparkle like a natural light show.
Port Hercules is particularly vibrant during showcase events such as the Monaco Yacht Show and the Longines Global Champions Tour show jumping event which are held here. Monaco’s iconic F1 street race takes place on the streets surrounding the harbour and apartments for sale in Port Hercules have the best most exclusive grandstand views from their balconies. Each December, the port hosts a Christmas market packed with stalls and family-friendly activities, such as concerts, an open-air skating rink and rides on a Ferris wheel.
La Condamine is home to numerous businesses as well as residential properties and has a long history of being a thriving commercial hub. With the generous tax system, many international entrepreneurs and businesses have chosen the Port Hercules areas as their headquarters to create a positive impression on clients. The streets are lined with shops, cafes and offices which enjoy this prestigious location.
Besides its reputation for sea travel, Port Hercules has excellent transport links on land. Monaco’s train station is nearby and can connect residents with destinations that include Cannes, Marseille and Paris.
An exclusive apartment for sale in Port Hercules
A 106-square metre luxury apartment is now available to buy in Port Hercules. The 3-room/2 bedroom apartment at the start of the F1 Grand Prix track has a spacious living area that adjoins a large shaded terrace overlooking the port in the renowned Shangri-La building on boulevard Albert 1er. The new owner will enjoy having unrivalled access to events such as the Monaco Yacht Show and the Monaco Grand Prix, as well as a front row view of the International Fireworks Competition that lights up the Principality every summer.
The light-infused apartment features two bedrooms with access to the loggia and its port views. It also has an open plan equipped kitchen, large entry hall, one bathroom, one shower room, a laundry and a cellar. La Costa Properties Monaco is the sole agent for the apartment, which has an asking price of €6,770,000. There is also an opportunity to buy a parking lot in the basement. This presents an unbeatable opportunity to invest in a property in central Monaco and make the most of the event-packed summer season.