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Embark with us for a trip to the West of France in the Pays de la Loire region. Here is the destination par excellence for a vacation, a weekend or a short stay. Whatever your desires, this marvelous territory abounds in multiple tourist assets, extraordinary landscapes and activities.

Between its Atlantic coast, its numerous cities such as Nantes, Angers, Saumur or Le Mans, its numerous bicycle routes and its natural spaces….you’ve got it, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Let’s go, we reveal you everything!

Hôtel Barrière Le Royal La Baule

Hotel Spa & Thalasso Baule-Escoublac


Push open the doors of the Barrière le Royal La Baule hotel and enjoy an unforgettable stay in southern Brittany. As soon as you arrive, let yourself be seduced by the peace and quiet, the well-being and the breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean!

Hotel and spa stay in the Pays de la Loire

After booking a room or a suite for a few nights in a spa hotel, think about the activities to do and the places to see. We propose you below a panel of walks, starred spa hotels, museums, castles and unusual activities. Whether in the Loire-Atlantique, Maine-et-Loire, Mayenne, Sarthe or Vendée departments, you are sure to find what you’re looking for for your trip as a couple, with your family, alone or with friends.

Romantic stay in the Pays de la Loire

Start your romantic trip with a drive through the vineyards of Nantes. During 3 hours you will be at the wheel of a 2CV with a guide who will make you discover the inescapable places of the vineyard. At the end of this drive, a Muscadet and cheese tasting awaits you in a castle.

Then, to leave with a lot of memories, take a hot air balloon ride in the Erdre valley. During this quiet trip, let yourself be amazed by the city of Nantes, the plains, the castles of the Loire-Atlantique and the eponymous river. A unique and magical moment guaranteed!

We also recommend you to discover the city of Angers, Le Mans, Nantes, to stroll on the island of Noirmoutier or to cross the gates of the Puy du Fou, one of the most popular parks in France.

Wellness weekend ideas in the Pays de la Loire

If you want to take a relaxing break, we have several addresses to suggest.

Are you an early riser? Do your yoga or pilates session on one of the beaches of the Pays de la Loire. In fact, it’s also an idyllic place to recharge your batteries. We recommend the beaches of Pronic, the beaches of Saint-Jean-de-Monts, the beaches of Pornichet, the beaches of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez and the beaches of Saint-Brevin-les-Pins.

If you wish to rest in the relaxation area of a luxury hotel in the Pays de la Loire, there is no lack of offers. Among those we know and have tested, we can obviously recommend some: the Barrière Le Royal La Baule hotel with its many facilities such as its three heated seawater treatment pools, its marine course, its hammam … The Alliance Pornic Resort Thalasso & Spa hotel offers treatments, massages and many facilities dedicated to well-being such as an aquatic area, a fitness room, a sauna with chromotherapy and a hammam with eucalyptus.

Other hotels such as the Best Western Plus Villa Saint Antoine Hôtel Spa, the Best Western Hôtel Garden & Spa, the Général d’ElbéeHôtel & Spa have magnificent wellness centers. You will have the choice between jaccuzi, hammam, sauna, treatments and much more.

Finally, if you want to spend a moment out of time and intimate, opt for a private jacuzzi. There are plenty of them in this area of France, so you are bound to find what you want.

Historical and cultural heritage, historical sites and places of the Pays de la Loire

The Pays de la Loire region is home to a rich cultural, natural and historical heritage. Many parks, reserves and natural sites are counted in this territory.

If you are curious and like to discover the natural heritage, we recommend the regional natural park of Normandy-Maine, the low valleys of Anjou, the Marais Poitevin, the lake of Grand-Lieu and the Mont des Avaloirs.

Want to live the life of a castle?  We recommend the castle of Montsoreau, the castle of Brissac, the castle of Saumur, the castle of Baugé or the castle of Lude.

The Tessé Museum in Le Mans, the Nantes Art Museum, the Angers Museum of Fine Arts, the Saint-Nazaire Ecomuseum and the David Gallery in Angers are waiting for you.

Finally, if you are visiting at the right time, take part in a famous event in the Pays de la Loire: Let yourself be tempted by the Hellfest festival, the Folle Journée festival, the Anjou or Utopiales festival or the start of the famous Vendée Globe.

Program idea for a stay / weekend in the Pays de la Loire

You have decided to go to the Pays de la Loire region for a weekend or a few days?  The research to choose the cities to visit, the spa hotels where to stay and the activities to do are difficult because of the panel of offers available on the internet and the tourist guides. Don’t worry, the Unique Hotel Spa team has taken care of everything!

If you are looking for a sublime spa hotel in this region, we advise you to book a night or more in one of the rooms or suites of the Hotel Barrière Le Royal La Baule in La Baule-Escoublac. You will spend an unforgettable stay with a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean.

Day 1: La Baule-Escoublac

To start your stay, spend the morning discovering the town of La Baule-Escoublac, and its famous bay, which is among the most beautiful in the world. At noon, have lunch at the Michelin-starred gastronomic restaurant Castel Marie Louise. In the afternoon, visit the Tropicarium Bonsaï, a space dedicated to nature and tranquility. At the end of the afternoon, treat yourself to a relaxing break in the Thalasso & Spa Barrière La Baule. On the program: treatments, hammam, sauna, heated seawater pool or steam room. In the evening, to end your beautiful day, try your luck at the hotel’s casino.

Day 2 : Visit of Pornic

After your night and breakfast at the hotel, take the car and head towards Pornic. There, stroll along the old port and the coastal path. For your lunch break, L’Orangerie is a safe bet. After this invigorating break, visit the castle of Pornic.

The Pays de la Loire region is full of nuggets for a trip as a couple, with friends, family or alone. During your escapade, you are bound to be dazzled by its wellness centers, its exceptional heritage, its vineyards, its Atlantic coast, its castles and its natural sites. If you want to learn about green tourism, this is the region to go to!

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