Le Grand Hotel Thalasso and Spa, a haven of peace on the Basque coast

A unique place

In the heart of the Bay of Saint John, facing the Atlantic Ocean, Le Grand Hotel Thalasso and Spa proudly stands. Located in southwest of France, in the center of the Basque Country, this place of memory has been completely renovated. Faithful to its history, it has kept its assets. The coffered ceilings and the grand wooden staircase have been kept, while injecting modernism and novelty. The contemporary style decoration is signed Patrick Ribes, who was inspired by the great creations of Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann. He has thus brought a creative and modern touch to the historic building.
Since its reopening in 2015, the Grand Hôtel Thalasso et Spa invites you to travel. It offers everything that a guest can look for in an exceptional place. The hotel has 52 spacious rooms and suites with contemporary design and style and a view of the ocean. The atmosphere of each room and suite is bright and warm. It is intended to be soothing for a stay at the height of relaxation.

Le Grand Hôtel Thalasso et Spa, un havre de paix et de santé sur la côte basque
Le Grand Hôtel Thalasso et Spa, un havre de paix et de santé sur la côte basque

A culinary invitation

For the most gourmet, the Grand Hotel Thalasso and Spa has two restaurants, each offering varied, tasty and refined menus. The Badia restaurant, with bistronomic and dietetic cuisine with the flavors of the Southwest, its the ideal choice for a light lunch in the sun. At dinner time, the Michelin-starred restaurant L’Océan, by chef Alexandre Soulier, combines gastronomy and lightness. Open to a majestic terrace, it invites you to taste a local French cuisine inspired by land and sea for succulent dishes. The chef has also developed a detox kitchen that allows guests who are concerned about their weight to discover the flavors of healthy food.
Aditionnely, for lovers of aperitifs in the early evening, the Grand Hotel offers its Clipper bar, a warm British-style space. It offers a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean. Cocktails, wines, champagnes, or daring creations will make you happy. The luckiest ones will have the opportunity to appreciate this moment while watching a magnificent sunset. An excellent idea to start the evening in style.

A parenthesis of relaxation

To recharge and relax, the Grand Hotel Thalasso and Spa dispose of the “Loreamar” wellness center. Intimate and refined, the Spa area is accessible from the rooms and offers direct access to the beach. It has a heated seawater swimming pool, 20 treatment rooms, a sauna, a hammam, a fitness room and a rest room. The Loreamar also offers many seawater treatments with remarkable properties, adaptable to the cure and the needs of each guest.

Le Grand Hôtel Thalasso et Spa, un havre de paix et de santé sur la côte basque
Le Grand Hôtel Thalasso et Spa, un havre de paix et de santé sur la côte basque

A varied menu

Further, in this fall-winter season when the cold sets in and the beautiful days seem far away, stress starts to gain ground. When the confinement will be over, it will be the opportunity for you to give in to the sirens of a cure and finally enjoy a few days of well-being by the ocean. The Grand Hôtel Thalasso et Spa offers different programs of cures elaborated by their teams of specialists. The supervision is individual, with a general and specific assessment at the beginning and end of the cure; a personalized follow-up during and after the cure; a program adapted to the needs and state of health of each patient.
Furthermore, to start the year under the sign of vitality, the Grand Thalasso and Spa of Saint Luz offers 2 cures of 3 days: Cure 1.2.3 Marine > For a real concentrate of minerals! and Cure 1.2.3 Detox > For a real concentrate of seaweed and detoxifying treatments!

Cure 1.2.3 Marine :

The objective is to revitalize, energize and remineralize the body.
On the program :
1st day: Scrub with sea salts, followed by a Marine Potassium body wrap and the day ends with a personalized massage with Marine Potassium.
2nd day: Physical activities, balneotherapy with Marine Magnesium, a Marine Magnesium body wrap and finally a personalized massage with Marine Magnesium.
3rd day: Physical activities, Marine Potassium balneotherapy, Marine Potassium body wrap and then a 60-minute remineralizing facial treatment to end the cure.

Cure 1.2.3 Detox :

The objective is to cleanse and rebalance the metabolism but also to boost the immune system. On the program :
1st day: Sea salt scrub, Laminaria and Fucus detox wrap and body detox massage.
2nd day: Physical activities, jet shower, laminaria balneotherapy and finally, a flat stomach objective treatment.
Day 3: Physical activities, draining underwater shower, Laminaria and Focus detox wrap, manual lymphatic drainage. The treatment ends with a Toned Legs Ice Gel massage.

Photos Credit: Le Grand Hôtel Thalasso et Spa

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