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Most beautiful hotels with Spa or Thalasso : Pyrénées-Orientales

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The Pyrénées-Orientales are an incomparable natural setting between sea and mountain for unforgettable moments of relaxation. With an exceptional amount of sunshine, the Pyrénées-Orientales offer a great diversity of landscapes which, while varying the pleasures, allows you to enjoy the joys of the sea and the mountains! For lovers of the Mediterranean coastline and wellness, stay in one of the hotels with spa on the eastern Pyrenees coast. The Vermeille coast, which has inspired so many artists with its picturesque villages, is sure to be one of your favourites. Likewise, are you in the mood for sports outings in the Eastern Pyrenees? The Pic du Canigou is the kingdom of hikers.  While the ski areas of the winter sports resorts will delight mountain addicts.

The department of Pyrénées-Orientales offers many ideas for outings to discover the many historical sites. Therefore, staying in a hotel with spa in the Pyrénées-Orientales means discovering a department with varied landscapes. Not forgetting its Catalan culture!


Staying in a spa hotel in the Pyrénées-Orientales

Once you have booked your room or suite in your spa hotel, it is time to worry about your program. Don't worry, to make it easier for you, we have found some ideas of activities to do. Nature reserves, charming towns, lakes, caves, hot springs...you name it, this corner of France is full of nuggets.

 

Romantic stay in the Pyrenees-Orientales

 

Start your stay by boarding the yellow train of Cerdanya also called the canary train and let yourself be amazed by the Catalan country. Prepare yourself to live an unusual and timeless journey.

Treat yourself to delicious food in one of the Michelin-starred restaurants. We recommend the restaurant La Galinette in Perpignan or La Balette in Collioure.

Finally, discover the wealth and wonders of the towns and villages of the Pyrénées-Orientales. Among those we know, we recommend Argelès-sur-Mer, Perpignan, Collioure, Canet-en-Roussillon, Castelnau, Eus.

 

Wellness weekend ideas in the Pyrénées-Orientales

 

The Pyrenees-Orientales are full of wellness activities. You will have the choice between starred spa hotels, water parks, beaches, hot springs, balneotherapy or thalassotherapy cures. You are not dreaming, your vacations will be synonymous with rest in this corner of France.

To fill up on vitamin D, put down your towels on one of the beaches of the Pyrénées-Orientales. We recommend the Ouille beach in Argelès-sur-Mer, the Mar Estang beach in Canet-en-Roussillon, the Peyrefite beach in Cerbère, the Saint-Vincent beach in Collioure or the Anse Sainte Catherine in Port-Vendres.

Continue your wellness interlude by basking in hot sulfurous water baths. We suggest the Saint-Thomas baths in Fontpédrouse where you can enjoy jacuzzis, hammams and massage jets, all with a breathtaking view of the mountain. The baths of Llo and Dorres are also ideal for a moment of relaxation.

To revitalize your body and your mind, push the doors of a balneo center. The Domaine de Falgos spa, Calicéo in Saleilles, the Angleo Balneo & Spa space and the eau de forme center in Mont-Louis promise unique moments of escape thanks to their equipment (whirlpool baths, water jets...).

Otherwise, take advantage of all the benefits of seawater by going to a thalasso center. We recommend the Côté Thalasso - Banyuls sur Mer, the Thalasso-Spa les Flamants Roses in Canet-en-Roussillon or the marine spa center Ile de la Lagune in Saint-Cyprien. All the treatments offered in these establishments will boost your immune system. You can choose between a mud, clay or seaweed bath.

If you are with your children, be sure to treat them to a water park. For this, go to Aqualand in Saint-Cyprien or Tropical Jump in Argelès-sur-Mer. Don't worry, there you will also enjoy the relaxation oasis.

Finally, if you want to relax in the relaxation center of a luxury spa hotel, we have some recommendations for you. Because yes, in addition to offering you sumptuous rooms, these hotels have real wellness temples. We really appreciate the Sand Spa at the Bulles de Mer hotel in Saint-Cyprien but also the wellness area at the Madeloc hotel in Collioure and the Hotel & Spa Les Mouettes in Argelès-sur-Mer.

 

Culture, heritage and natural sites in the Eastern Pyrenees

 

The Pyrenees-Orientales is an open-air museum thanks to its Catalan architectural heritage. During your stay, explore Villefranche-de-Conflent, a fortified city classified by UNESCO and labeled as one of the most beautiful villages in France. Don't miss the citadel of Mont-Louis, the fort Lagarde, the abbey Sainte-Marie and the cathedral of Elne.

Continue your escapade in one of the natural sites of the Pyrénées-Orientales. Between the nature reserves, the caves, the lakes and the gorges, you will inevitably find your little corner of paradise. For postcard landscapes, go to the Eyne nature reserve and its valley, the Bouillouses lake or the Fontrabiouse caves.

 

Program idea for a stay / weekend in the Pyrenees-Orientales

 

You are about to leave for a stay or a weekend in the Pyrenees-Orientales? If you are still hesitating about the choice of your spa hotel and about the outings and activities to do, the editors of Unique Hôtel Spa have come to your rescue and reveal everything in the form of a two-day plan.

Concerning your hotel, we like the hotel Les Bulles de Mer in Saint-Cyprien. Why do we like it? Because the soothing decoration of this hotel and its location on the lagoon make it a place where you feel good.

 

Day 1: Visit of Saint-Cyprien and Perpignan

 

Start your stay with a visit to Saint-Cyprien, a charming little village by the sea.  Continue with an electric boat ride to discover the port and the lagoon. For lunch, we advise you to reserve a table at the restaurant l'Almandin. In the afternoon, head to Perpignan. For a few hours, stroll through the historic center, admire the Palace of the Kings of Majorca and visit the Castillet. At the end of the afternoon, drive back to your hotel. Once there, allow yourself a moment of relaxation in the 400m² Stand Spa. You will have the choice between treatments, massages or bask in a floating bubble or in the Vital Dome Japanese Sauna. In the evening, to end your day, have dinner at the hotel restaurant "Les Ganivelles".

 

Day 2 : Visit of Collioure

 

With your night and your breakfast at the hotel, take the road in direction of Collioure. During your morning in this city that inspired the greatest painters such as Matisse or Picasso, visit the Royal Castle, walk towards the Notre-Dame-des-Anges church and the Saint-Vincent chapel and the pier. Are you ready for lunch? Have a meal at La Balette. Then in the afternoon, go for a boat ride and observe the wonders of the Mediterranean coastline. Don't forget to buy the famous anchovy preserves of Collioure!

If you have followed us so far, you know what to expect when you go to the Pyrenees-Orientales. To sum up, you will find very nice gastronomic addresses, well-being and remarkable cultural and patrimonial places. Don't wait any longer to book a room or a suite in an exceptional spa hotel in the Pyrénées-Orientales.

 

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