Discover inspirations, exceptional addresses, here and elsewhere
Are you planning your next weekend, holiday or holiday and not sure where to go next? Let us take you to an exceptional French destination.
Today, we are going to the West of France, to Brittany and more particularly to Ille-et-Vilaine.
The Best Western PREMIER COLLECTION Hôtel & Spa, Le Saint-Antoine, is a 4-star Boutique Hotel located in the heart of Rennes, the capital of the Brittany region in northwestern France. Situated 250 meters from the train station and 200 meters from the National Theatre of Brittany, this hotel boasts a clean, minimalist decor and a calm atmosphere, making it the perfect base for both business and leisure travelers. The Rennes Saint-Jacques Airport is just 6 km away from the Hotel Saint Antoine.Book
At the heart of Rennes, the Balthazar Hotel & Spa is located in two beautiful houses in the center, transformed into an elegant hotel. With a contemporary, warm, and refined decor, the Balthazar Hotel and Spa MGallery Rennes welcomes you to an elegant and pleasant place where you feel at home.Book
Located opposite the ramparts of Saint-Malo, in Dinard, the Castelbrac Hotel overlooks the sea. Dating back to the Belle Époque and the era of seaside resorts, this establishment offers you a timeless place to recharge. Transformed into an aquarium between 1935 and 1992, the hotel was acquired by Yann Bucaille and his wife Lydwine in 2010.Book
Emeria Dinard Hôtel Thalasso & spa is a leading destination for an enchanted break in Brittany. Cross the threshold of the Emeria Hôtel Thalasso & Spa Dinard**** and enjoy an unforgettable stay in Brittany. Luxury, change of scenery and romance will be the key words of your Breton escapade.Book
Once you have booked your room or suite in a spa hotel, it is time to think about the activities you can do. To help you, the Unique Hôtel Spa team reveals the most beautiful places and original ideas. Whether you are staying in Rennes, Saint-Malo, Dinard, Fougères or Vitré, you are bound to find what you need for a successful Breton getaway.
The department of Ille-et-Vilaine has no shortage of romantic activities. To help you find what you're looking for, here are some ideas for outings for two.
Organise a sunset picnic on the most beautiful beaches in Ille-et-Vilaine. Among them, we recommend the Môle beach in Saint-Malo, the Malouine beach in Dinard, the Anse du Guesclin beach in Saint Coulomb or the Port Hue beach in Saint-Briac sur Mer. You will have a great time on these beautiful sandy beaches with their undeniable charm.
Continue your stay on one of the magnificent islands of Ille-et-Vilaine. Visit Cézembre Island, Ile au Bé, Ile du Guesclin or Ile des Rimains and discover enchanting settings.
If you feel like it, come aboard an old sailing ship from Saint-Malo and see the magnificent Emerald Coast. Marvel at the breathtaking scenery of the seaside resorts of Saint-Lunaire, Saint-Briac-sur-Mer and Dinard.
If you want to treat yourself to a moment of relaxation and a change of scenery, you've come to the right place. Brittany is renowned for its thalassotherapy centres and its marine waters. Here in Ille-et-Vilaine, you can be sure that you will find the right wellness activity for you. Whether you prefer to relax in a jaccuzi, sauna or hammam, or simply let yourself be pampered during a treatment session, there is no shortage of offers. Follow us as we discover wonderful establishments that will meet all your needs and criteria.
Emeria Dinard Hôtel Thalasso & Spa is a unique spa hotel overlooking the Emerald Coast that we suggest you absolutely try if you are visiting Ille-et-Vilaine. Indeed, this structure holds a Thalasso and Spa institute with a surface area of 2800 m². Inside, for your greatest well-being, you will find 49 treatment rooms, an aquatic area, a sauna, a hammam, a large swimming pool heated to 29 degrees and a sea water course heated to 33 degrees.
For an immersion in the heart of nature, in a preserved environment, the Unique Hôtel Spa team advises you to cross the threshold of the Domaine de Cicé Blossac, located in Bruz, near Rennes. In this corner of paradise, you will experience rejuvenating moments. Let yourself be tempted by one of their massages, treatments or by a yoga class.
If you choose the city of Rennes, you will find many hotels that offer wellness areas and extraordinary services. Among them, we would like to mention the Best Western Collection Le Saint-Antoine Hôtel Spa, the LeCoq-Gadby Hôtel & Spa, and the Balthazar Hôtel & Spa.
Other facilities in Saint-Malo such as the Nouveau Monde Hotel and the Oceania Saint-Malo Hotel also have swimming pools, hammams, solariums and spa areas dedicated to facials, body treatments, modelling and massages.
Ille-et-Vilaine is a very dynamic department in France. Here are a few ideas and places not to be missed for a nice trip with your family, your partner or your friends.
As we all know, when the holidays come around, it's often synonymous with idleness! You simply want to let go and don't want to cook. But you still have a sweet tooth? We understand you and you're totally right, you have to treat yourself. But not in just any restaurant. We suggest that you push open the doors of Michelin-starred restaurants. The chefs of the St-Placide restaurant in Saint-Malo, the Racines or Holen restaurant in Rennes or the Le Pourquoi Pas - Hôtel Castelbrac will concoct exceptional dishes for you.
Then, travel through the centuries, immerse yourself in the most famous myths and legends by walking through the famous forest of Brocéliande.
Have you decided to go to Ille-et-Vilaine for a weekend or a holiday? Researching which towns to visit, which spa hotels to stay in and which activities to do is proving difficult because of the range of offers available on the internet. Don't worry, the editors of Unique Hotel Spa have taken care of everything!
First of all, if you are looking for an exceptional spa hotel, we can recommend the Emeria Dinard Hôtel Thalasso & Spa, located between Cap Fréhel and Mont-Saint-Michel. Here, you will be immersed in the most natural setting and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Emerald Coast. Book one of the 170 rooms and suites on the sea or garden side and enjoy all the comfort of a 4-star spa hotel. You will also find 2 restaurants, 1 bar as well as their Thalasso & Spa Institute of no less than 2800 m² inside this prestigious structure. The customer reviews left on booking platforms such as Booking or Tripadvisor will confirm that this hotel deserves its 4 stars.
After your arrival in Ille-et-Vilaine or your first night in your spa hotel, we suggest you visit the town of Dinard. In the morning, stroll through the Port-Breton park and along the Écluse beach. For lunch, succumb to the modern cuisine of the Michelin-starred gastronomic restaurant Le Pourquoi - Hôtel Castelbrac. After this invigorating break, explore the wonders of Saint-Malo. There, walk the famous ramparts or discover the historic centre of the corsair city. At sunset, stroll along the beach and marvel at the beauty of the landscape. Finally, round off this beautiful day with a relaxing break in the wellness area of your hotel spa.
For this second day, we suggest that you travel a few kilometres and cross Norman soil to discover the "Wonder of the West", in other words Mont-Saint-Michel. For a day, visit the Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel, admire the spectacle of the high tides, allow yourself a bike ride around the bay or simply let yourself be subjugated by the exceptional view from the bridge.
Ille-et-Vilaine is an area that is often misunderstood or associated with many prejudices. But after reading our article, we hope that you will want to discover this beautiful department. Because yes, it is there that you will experience life-size stays in spa hotels facing the sea.
Algotherm, a brand known for its marine care products, is preparing to launch a new Spa concept in Lyon.Read more
It is possible to benefit from the "THALGO Institute" concept in France.Read more
Villa Maïa joins forces with the prestigious dermo-cosmetics brand Biologique Recherche for a new cosmetic experience!Read more