You deserve to be pampered, so why not treat yourself to a spa day during your holiday in Normandy? Dip into our selection of simply stunning spas across the region and find the perfect retreat to relax, unwind and escape from the busy humdrum of daily life.
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Thalazur Thalassotherapy & Spa in Cabourg
Oh là là, Cabourg! Normandy isn’t short of seaside resorts, but Cabourg is in a league of its own… With its long golden beach, its pedestrian waterfront promenade (the longest in Europe), its sumptuous Belle Epoque villas and an old-time French seaside charm, it’s easy to see why Cabourg is popular destination for relaxation. If the fresh sea breeze and the sound of waves crashing aren’t enough to chill you out, get ready to revitalise your body, mind, and soul at the Thalazur Cabourg, Thalassothérapie & Spa.
Using the healing powers of the sea, you can choose from high-quality seawater beauty treatments offered through packages such as ‘Thalassotherapy for a day’, ‘Marine Spa’ and ‘Scrubs & Rituals’.
For the perfect spa experience, stay at the four-star hotel Les Bains to enjoy a full-use of facilities over a weekend (jacuzzi, 32°heated seawater pool with aqua beds and swan-necked water slides). With the spa suite option, guests unwind in a romantic relaxation experience with duo treatments such as the “duo modelling” or the ‘romantic interlude’ ritual. Last, but not least, this wellness paradise has a direct access to the beach!
Immerse yourself in the same haven of tranquility and relaxation that captured the hearts of the Impressionist painters in Honfleur, the Ferme Saint Siméon. The inn has since been converted into a five-star hotel with gardens and terraces overlooking the Seine estuary. This perfect setting for a wellness weekend or a day of pure indulgence combining state-of-the-art facilities with a stunning aesthetic. When it comes to treatments, try the innovative natural fruit and plant-based treatments (poppy, raspberry, honey or the farm’s own apples) or a hot stone massage to ease muscle tension. Or, if spa therapy is more your thing, you can relax in the heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room or jacuzzi, and instantly reinvigorate your senses!
Body scrubs, foot reflexology and aromatic massages start at 100 euros.
In the heart of the glamourous seaside resort of Deauville, the spa at the five-star Hôtel Barrière Le Normandy is a favourite with spa aficionados, and its Aerial Wellbeing for the Future™ concept is ‘unique in the world.’ Here, experience integrated relaxation, regeneration, revitalization, detox and beauty treatments. This spa’s approach combines ancient knowledge of Chinese energetics with state-of-the-art technology for tailor-made treatments, either as a single treatment or as a multi-day programme. A heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and yoga studio ensure a soothing experience from top to toe in the dreamy setting of the Hôtel Barrière Le Normandy. There is also a spa at the other Hotel Barrière in Deauville, Le Royal.
Visitors do not need to be hotel guests to use the spa. Most treatments cost less than 130 euros.
This spacious spa, set in the grounds of a beautifully restored 18th-century former stud farm, is an ideal place to enjoy a half or full day of pampering. The Domaine de la Pommeraye is 45 minutes from Caen and boasts a sauna, steam room, relaxation area and 30° heated swimming pool, which is available for exclusive hire so nothing and nobody can disturb your relaxation. Enjoy a range of treatments from experienced beauty therapists to revive you and release tensions using essential oils, aromatic soaps and exfoliators, using Cinq Mondes and Sothys products. Spend the night and enjoy comfortable rooms and tasty seasonal cuisine.
A half-day including treatment and access to steam room, sauna and pool cost less than 100 euros.
Spa du Drap d'Or at the Hotel de Bourgtheroulde in Rouen
This spectacular five-star hotel in the historic centre of Rouen ticks all the boxes: history, luxury, pampering and relaxation. The extensive Spa du Drap d’Or comprises six treatment and wellness rooms, including a special duo cabin, steam room, sauna, fitness room and the largest hotel indoor swimming pool in Normandy. Guests have access to the steam room, sauna and pool when they book any facials or body treatments. The hotel itself is an absolute jewel of Renaissance architecture.
Most facials and massages cost less than 100 euros.
Thalassa Sea & Spa at MGallery Les Cures Marines in Trouville-sur-Mer
Relax and unwind at a historic thalassotherapy centre which has specialised in the healing powers of seawater since its opening in 1912. A stone’s throw from the sea, the first wellness establishment Les Cures Marines has been revamped by the MGallery and Thalassa Sea & Spa brand. In addition to its large range of spa treatments, bespoke treatments are available too. Combine the benefits of seawater and fresh air by staying in Trouville-sur-Mer overnight in one of the sumptuous rooms atthe MGallery hotel. Enjoy a stroll around this charming seaside resort, savour delicious local seafood and visit next-door Deauville just 2km away, Honfleur 15km away and the nearby Pays d’Auge, home of Normandy cheese and cider.
Most treatments costs less than 100 euros. The half-day package or a two-hour treatment gives you free access to the seawater pool, steam room and fitness room.
Nuxe Spa at La Licorne and Le Grand Cerf hotels in Lyons-la-Forêt
Situated in Lyons-la-Forêt, one of Normandy’s ‘most beautiful villages in France‘, the Nuxe Spa adjacent to both La Licorne and Le Grand Cerf hotels is designed to take you on a journey of unparalleled tranquility and relaxation. Soak in both indoor and outdoor pools, enjoy the sensation of swimming surrounded by nature or indulge in the steam room, sauna, jacuzzi and mineral springs. Treat yourself to a facial or body massage, a scrub or an energising treatment, and chill in the herbal tea room or on the terraces on sunny days. If you wish to experience the spa to the fullest, stay overnight at one of two adjacent luxury hotels.
Half-day spa rates start at 30 euros and the ‘Relaxation’ spa day package including lunch costs less than 100 euros.
Indulgence is king at the Spa Pom. Set in the middle of the Perche Regional Natural Park, this wonderful spa is located in the outbuildings of the Château de Villeray. Treatments here are all apple based, in true keeping with Normandy’s staple prouct! The spa features a hydro-massage swimming pool, steam room and sauna. Opt for a relaxing massage, or perhaps the Ayurvedic massage with hot candle oil. Why not relax in this pretty Percheron village a little longer and stay overnight at the Domaine de Villeray? Choose either to stay in the chateau or the mill, and book a table at the hotel’s fabulous restaurant for a very special night.
The 30-minute signature Pom’ massage, body scrub or facial treatment cost less than 50 euros. One-hour treatments cost less than 100 euros.