The best wellness destinations in France

No need to travel to the other side of the world to enjoy a relaxing stay: France is brimming with beautiful wellness destinations.

Biarritz, Trouville, Quiberon, Ajaccio, or Barr: every year, these cities attract their share of tourists in search of relaxing and rejuvenating stays. These locations are easily accessible from Paris and other French regions and feature several wellness centers where guests can relax and recharge during a weekend or an extended stay. Discover our selection of the best wellness destinations in France, and embark on a deeply relaxing stay to bring harmony to the body and mind!

Biarritz, the birthplace of thalassotherapy

Thalassotherapy, which uses the benefits of the sea for curative purposes, dates back to ancient times, but it is on the Basque Coast that the very first cures were invented. During a thalassotherapy stay, the body and mind unwind with the help of the mineral salts found in seawater and the benefits of customized treatments such as seaweed and mud masks, massages, and various fitness programs.

Discover the Sofitel Biarritz Le Miramar Thalassa Sea & Spa

One of the most beautiful locations for a high-end thalassotherapy stays on the coast! This 5-star hotel with sea views provides a wide range of wellness treatments. Enjoy the large outdoor seawater pool before taking advantage of the treatments offered by the hotel's thalassotherapy institute, which uses Biologique Recherche and Thalassa Sea & Skin products. A seaside journey that you can extend with a sauna, jacuzzi, or solarium session in the hotel's spa.

Trouville, a typical seaside town

The Normandy region is full of varied landscapes and offers some of the best wellness destinations in France, such as Trouville. This town has a typical seaside lifestyle and plenty of aquatic activities to keep you busy. Unsurprisingly, it is also home to some of the best thalassotherapy and spa centers in Normandy, where you can experience the very best of wellness. 

Discover the Cures Marines Hotel & Spa Trouville MGallery Collection

Designed in the Belle-Époque style and offering a 5-star accommodation, this hotel is a must-see on the Côte Fleurie. There, you can enjoy a thalasso center featuring seawater baths, hammams, saunas, and a vast range of customized programs dedicated to rejuvenating yourself. The hotel's top-of-the-line spa also offers a wide range of massages, treatments, and sculpting programs to complement your wellness weekend.

Quiberon, a remote seaside escape

Quiberon is a wellness destination that is easily accessible from Paris, yet it remains peaceful and not too touristy despite its magnificent landscapes. The region offers many fine sandy beaches and hiking trails to enjoy the sea air. Nestled near the Gulf of Morbihan, Quiberon is pleasant in all seasons, making it an ideal destination for a relaxing weekend in the fresh air.

Discover the Sofitel Quiberon Thalassa Sea & Spa

If you are looking for a place to stay in Brittany to enjoy a relaxing time, this upscale establishment is the perfect choice. This treatment center welcomes you by the water and offers tailor-made thalassotherapy programs in a 5-star setting. Relax at the spa before enjoying facials and body treatments and the many programs offered by the hotel's professional teams at the thalassotherapy institute.

Ajaccio, the icon of an extraordinary island

Corsica is renowned for its beauty and abundant local flora. From this maquis, sea air, and native plants are drawn ancestral beauty and relaxation secrets that make it one of the best destinations for a wellness weekend. Discover Ajaccio, the emblem of the island's west coast, and the beauty of its preserved enclaves.

Discover the Sofitel Golfe d'Ajaccio Thalassa Sea & Spa

This is the perfect place to stay in Corsica! This 5-star hotel is located in a private estate with a privileged view of the sea. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful destinations in Corsica to experience a relaxing weekend. In this luxurious and confidential setting, indulge in its heated seawater swimming pool, top-of-the-range spa, and thalasso center, which provides customized treatments and care. An emblematic location on the island where to relax for a weekend or a more extended stay.

Barr, Alsatian authenticity

Far from the beaten track, the Alsace region is full of gorgeous landscapes, tasty local treats, and excellent hotels where to enjoy a relaxing weekend. Here you will find both lush green countryside and quaint little villages. An environment conducive to relaxation where you can combine spa, hiking, and other activities, such as a wine tasting in one of the surrounding wineries.

Discover the 5 Terres Hotel & Spa - MGallery

It is the perfect getaway in the heart of the Alsatian vineyards, located halfway between the towns of Strasbourg and Colmar. This hotel has a unique view of the surrounding countryside and many facilities dedicated to your well-being. There is a beautiful restaurant, La Table du 5, to taste local specialties, as well as a spa to enjoy massages, hammam, sauna, and body and facial treatments. One of the best wellness destinations in the Alsace region, located right on the Alsace wine route, to discover the region's winemaking heritage!