Gastronomy and well-being: a perfect combination

Gastronomy and well-being: a perfect combination

When it comes revitalizing the body as well as the mind, a combination of invigorating treatments and deliciously crafted cuisine can certainly have more of a restorative effect than any diet can claim to!


All across France, the finest hotels offer gastronomically pleasing menus as well as luxurious spa services to give guests an ultimate sense of well-being.

Relais de Margaux, Bordeaux

In a converted former 19thcentury château the heart of the Médoc region lies the Relais de Margaux, whose original architectural elements mingle with more modern extensions to offer a truly picturesque setting. The hotel boasts an 18-hole golf course, a full-service spa and a specially crafted menu from chef Pascal Dezutter at its two in-house restaurants. Dezutter’s locally sourced ingredients are expertly paired with Bordelaise wines to offer guests an unforgettable gastronomic experience.

 

Mercure Grand Hôtel, Le Touquet

 The chic resort town of Le Touquet offers an elegant seaside escape, the sense of which is firmly captured in the Mercure Grand Hôtel. This 4-star establishment offers a modern ambiance close to the town’s beautiful sandy beaches, making it ideal to achieve a true sense of relaxation. And for a taste of contemporary, eclectic cuisine, look no further than the hotel’s restaurant La Lorelei, which features fresh regional cuisine with a particular emphasis on seafood. One trip to Le Touquet and you will have no doubts as to why it is loved by Parisians and visitors alike!

 

Sofitel Porticcio Thalassa

Begin your stay at this 5-star slice of paradise on the beach with a meal at Le Caroubier, and try not to let the stunning view of the Îles Sanguinaires (or “Bloody Islands”)distract you from the flavorful Mediterranean-influenced dishes crafted by chef Phillipe Ture. After a satisfying meal, the hotel’s private beach is not to be missed, and the in-house thalassotherapy center offers serenity and relaxation.


Thalazur Thalassothérapie & Spa Hôtel Ile Rousse

For those looking to truly experience the best of French gastronomy and luxury services, look no further than this 5-star gem on the Côte d’Azur, facing the Baie de Renécros. Truly designed with well-being in mind, the hotel features a salt-water pool that is heated year-round, two private beaches and the gourmet restaurant Les Oliviers, run by the esteemed chef Bruno Chastagnac. Experience the best flavors that the Mediterranean has to offer with dishes made from hand-selected fresh, local products.

Thermes Marins de Saint-Malo

Boasting over 50 years of experience in providing treatments for well-being, the Thermes Marins de Saint-Malo is an ideal destination for those who want to take advantage of the benefits of hydro and physiotherapy. Its expansive facilities include 80 treatment rooms, 16 spa cabins, and 6 seawater pools, and the various hotels on its grounds have no shortage of fine gastronomic offerings. At Le Cap Horn, chef Patrice Dugué has designed a menu to highlight the very best of Saint Malo’s regional offerings, not to mention a top-notch wine cellar and on-site sommelier.