In a spectacular setting in one of the most beautiful villages on the French Riviera, neighbouring the upscale resort of Saint Tropez, the spa at La Réserve is known for discerning, personalized service. Each guest receives an individual lifestyle assessment, followed by a customized program of health, fitness and beauty treatments in its unparalleled facilities.
Since the reopening in 2016 of the venerable institution on the place Vendôme, the Ritz now includes a spa dedicated to the art of personal care by Chanel, staffed by highly trained skincare experts, plus a sumptuous indoor pool, and fitness rooms with the option to book a personal trainer. When you mention Ritz and Chanel in the same breath, there’s no need for further introduction.
Imagine a spa that has been modeled after a mythical place of well-being and peace. A splendid swimming pool, soft lighting in the Carita treatment rooms, and cutting-edge techniques and equipment all come together for a unique head-to-toe pampering experience.
Located in the Bordeaux region, Les Sources de Caudalie, offers exclusive vinotherapy treatments banking on the virtues of natural hot spring water – drawn from 500 meters beneath the earth and rich in minerals and oligo-elements – in combination with the most recent developments in the benefits of the grape and vine. The refined atmosphere of the treatment rooms, the blend of wood and stone, and the surrounding vineyards provide the best setting for a truly relaxing experience.
The best of both worlds. Imagine taking a winter break zooming down the slopes in one of the most beautiful and exclusive ski resorts in the French Alps, followed by a pampering break at the Cimes Spa. There’s a comprehensive choice of treatments and services, including a full hair salon, sports massage – specializing in the aches and pains that may follow strenuous exercise, plus exquisite skin and facial care.
A gem in the French Alps, two hours from Geneva, the superb Guerlain spa at the Cheval Blanc offers exceptional service. Expert facials and massages are dispensed by highly skilled professionals, all in a stylish but cozy setting.
The Dior Institute at the prestigious Hotel Plaza Athénée in Paris aims to recreate an exclusive experience similar to that of Haute Couture. On this basis, a one-on-one consultation and an in-depth skin examination is held with a therapist to ensure effective results of the chosen treatment, followed by a customised back massage to ease tension and help correct posture, aiming to get the best possible effect from the rejuvenating therapy. As a finishing touch, guests are offered a beauty treatment including make-up and perfume.
In a dreamy setting on the hillside near the sunny Provence, a converted convent is now home to the renown hotel Couvent des Minimes and its spa, featuring the celebrated l’Occitane treatments. The blend of centuries-old architecture and contemporary decor, the stunning gardens, and the famed Mediterranean climate are hard to beat for a replenishing break.
A peaceful zen-inspired sanctuary in the first spa in Europe of the renowned Japanese brand Shiseido. Les Mas Candille is a converted Provençal farmhouse set in a beautiful hillside overlooking Grasse. A perfect marriage of east and west.
This iconic five-star exclusive resort on the beautiful French Riviera, known for playing host to celebrities and royalty, has a 750 square-meter beauty and relaxation area. The spa is equipped with an indoor pool, six treatment rooms including a double suite and a double cabin, jacuzzi, hammam, sauna, fitness room, boutique and the gorgeous landscaped garden with huts that can be also booked for the treatments.
The Six Senses spa at the Westin Hotel Paris on the swish Rue de Rivoli has a loyal following that praise the expertise of the therapists, the peaceful atmosphere of the garden, an instant refuge from the fast pace of the city, and the great variety of treatments available, including some massages that you won’t find anywhere else.