Vacation means taking time for yourself. Time to relax, rejuvenate, let go. A healthy mind goes hand-in-hand with a healthy body, and there is nothing better than a trip to the spa to bring back the feeling of good health. In the mountains, you will be spoiled for choice when it comes to these centres for well-being. Overview.
Cristal Spa (La Clusaz)
Covering over 450m², the Cristal Spa Well-Being area is the perfect place to experience total relaxation. Surrounded by a decor of wood and stone, the heated pool is a great place to unwind – complete with massage jets for smoothing away stress. If you’re feeling a bit more energetic, the jet swim option and gym with exercise bike and running machine will definitely be your thing. And the pièce résistance: an amazing hammam inside a rock crystal cave!
Les Sources de Marie (Les Arcs 1950)
Extending over 1,000m², the Deep Nature spa at the Résidence Les Sources de Marie (Pierre et Vacances) is an architectural wonder. A strong sense of well-being is exuded by the special mineral environment - a labyrinth of cosy intimate caves housing pools and treatment rooms. A delectable location with a view of the mountains – ideal for chilling out and letting go.
La Bèla Vya (Saint Martin de Belleville)
Nestling in the Alpine meadow landscape, La Bouitte (“little house” in the local Savoyard language) is held in high regard by gourmets. It’s also an intimate mountain spa – a place to relax with its own enticing menu: baths, massages, sauna and outdoor Jacuzzi. Enjoy a unique sensation of well-being by moonlight with a stunning view of the mountains all lit up. For the treatment side of things, the "Meilleure Nature" range created by artisan perfumer Valérie Mallens from Asinerie des Alpes is based on the distinctive fireweed, a plant with mattifying, lifting and firming properties.
Aquensis Spa Thermal (Bagnères de Bigorre)
Close to Grand Tourmalet, the Aquensis centre is a relaxation space built around a 300m² pool filled with thermal water and featuring misting, jets and a counter current machine etc. The relaxation pool with hydro-massage and aqua music (relaxing music plays under the water) offers the perfect way to recharge your batteries. The huge terrace also has two traditional Finnish saunas, a big central shower and Jacuzzis with panoramic views of the spa town.
Le Spa des Clarines (Corrençon in Vercors)
The leading spa hotel in the Vercors region follows proudly in the footsteps of its illustrious predecessors. The refined, natural setting is home to an excellent range of facilities and trained staff. Sauna, hammam, whirlpool bath and an extensive range of Cinq Monde treatments and massages await your pleasure.
Les Jardins de Sophie (Gérardmer)
The Jardins de Sophie is a hotel and gourmet restaurant in Gérardmer, one of the biggest resorts in the Vosges. It has a mountain spa that’s great for relaxing in after a day on the slopes. There is also a well-being area with heated covered pool, hammam, sauna, relaxation room, chromo-therapy room and fitness room. You can also make an appointment for a treatment or a massage with partner brand Cinq Mondes.
Les Bains du Couloubret (Ax les Thermes)
Located high up in the Pyrenees, the Wellness centre is a warm and peaceful place completely devoted to well-being and beauty treatments. Massage, effleurage, deep tissue massage and exfoliation are just some of the treatments on offer. A completely relaxing environment where you put yourself in the hands of the experts.
Hôtel Montana (Tignes)
Well-being big-style! The spa at the Hôtel Village Montana is the ideal place to relax and recuperate after a day’s skiing. An outdoor pool heated to 30° with a view of the snow-covered slopes, saunas and an oriental hammam for warming yourself up and treatments with aromatic herbs, roses, spices and chocolate for really spoiling yourself. The decor and colours create a Scandinavian vibe.
Le Grand Spa des Alpes (Brides les Bains)
With its brand new Espace Aquatique covering 600m², the Grand Spa Thermal in Brides-les-Bains has turned a new page in its history, making it the biggest thermal spa in the Alps and one of the biggest in France. The space is now huge and its equipment new, but the renowned expertise remains the same. The focus is on the time-honoured skills developed by the Thermes de Brides-les-Bains, combining slimming and wellness treatments. Working in in a wonderfully spacious light-filled facility, our teams specialise in slimming treatments and tailored activities.
Les Grands Bains (Monetier)
The Grands Bains du Monêtier was remodelled in 2016. Extending over more than 300m², the massive outdoor pool is open all year round, offering amazing views of the Southern Alps. The indoor pool of the same size is supplied with natural hot water and boasts a Jacuzzi, under-water massage stations, whirlpool beds, submerged shower columns, micro-bubble zones and swan-neck showers - not forgetting the frigidarium, tepidarium, caldarium, hammam, musical cave and misting system.