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Spa and Balneotherapy in Provence

Spas, massages, fitness and wellness centres in Provence

Balnéo en Provence

Here in Provence Côte d'Azur, the gentle pace of life is a natural gift that we are happy to share. An exceptional climate, a region bathed in sunshine almost all year round, with its feet in the Mediterranean under a blue sky.

Spa massage en Provence

Spas and balneotherapy centres are wellness and fitness and beauty treatment centres, usually run by hotels or guest houses, which offer the same facilities and treatments as thalassotherapy centres, but in more limited numbers and not always under medical supervision. They mainly use freshwater (unlike thalassotherapy, which uses seawater), which may be combined with products extracted from the sea (mud, seaweed, etc.).

Massage spa

The equipment and treatment concepts vary from spa to spa, depending on the prestige and luxury of the accommodation: heated indoor and/or outdoor swimming pools, jacuzzis, saunas, steam rooms, spas, etc.

Bains bouillonnants en Provence

Most are based on aromatherapy and/or are inspired by an oriental philosophy or technique that is both Zen and hedonistic. They combine hydrotherapy (water-based treatments) with messages of relaxation. Each spa and fitness centre has its own character and specificities, but all compete to ensure your well-being, serenity and rejuvenation.

In these spas, you'll find comfort and relaxation on the inside, as well as the pleasure of refined luxury, often accompanied by tasty food (dietetic and/or gastronomic).

List of excellent spas in Provence

Here are a few spa/balneotherapy centres that we recommend if you want to spend a wellness holiday in Provence:


Aroma Spa Hostellerie Berard

In the heart of the village of La Cadière - 5 km from the sea (Bandol - St Cyr)

A la carte treatments: whirlpool bath - water bed wrap - body scrub
Modelling - Carita and Decléor beauty treatments for face and body
Weekly package - Day - 1/2 day - Weekend - Subscriptions - VIP room

2 indoor pools (1 with underwater jets, chromo-music-aromatherapy)
1 Cardio-training room - Sauna - Hammam - Relaxation room - Herbal tea room
World travels" experience shower - Ice fountain

On-site 3* hotel: 41 charming and prestigious rooms - Outdoor swimming pool
2 Restaurants including 1 gastronomic (1* Michelin) - 2 Meeting and seminar rooms
Open all year round except January

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SPA HÔTEL VILLA BORGHESE- Gréoux (Alpes de Haute Provence)

Spa Villa Borghese

In the centre of Gréoux

Beauty and fitness treatments. Massages, balneotherapy, body wraps, scrubs, rituals. Light formulas with low-fat menus (Slim Data programme)
Weekend and holiday packages - Relaxing days with pool access - A la carte treatments. Natural local products (lavender, almond) or "Phytomer" or "Origine" products.

Heated outdoor swimming pool from mid-April to mid-October
Sauna, tennis court, fitness area

On-site accommodation in a 4-star hotel with 67 rooms
1 Provencal and gastronomic restaurant. Terrace service at lunchtime
Open from mid-March to early December

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SPA OF THE VILLA CASTELLANE - Gréoux (Alpes de Haute Provence)

The Spa Nuxe at Villa Castellane invites you to enjoy a 300 m2 space entirely dedicated to your well-being. You'll have the opportunity to relax in a hammam, enjoy our indoor pool equipped with hydromassage jets or our mirror pool. The spa offers a variety of massages, body and facial treatments, alone or in duo. You'll find a full selection of NUXE® massages, as well as the iconic NUXE face and body treatments. It's also possible to book a private session at the spa, whether for an evening of relaxation with your partner or friends, for a "nocturne" or a moment of relaxation for two.

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Spa Grand Hotel des Sablettes Plage

Between Toulon and Saint Mandrier, on the Sablettes beach

Treatments: facials, body treatments, personalised massages
The spa has a full range of Nuxe à la carte treatments.
Daily package. 3-month, 6-month and 12-month subscriptions.

Indoor swimming pool heated all year round, hammam, sauna, whirlpool.
Outdoor swimming pool - 200m² terrace - Fitness room - 3 treatment rooms

On-site accommodation: 4-star Grand Hôtel des Sablettes Plage
3 restaurants : L'Horizon (gourmet restaurant), Le Navigateur (brasserie) and La Galerie (loundge and informal area)
Spa open all year round

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Clos Saint Michel Resort & Spa

In the heart of Provence, at the foot of Mont Ventoux, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. 2 km from Malaucène town centre.

A la carte: massages (duo), scrubs, beauty treatments, body wraps, facial and body beauty treatments, children's treatments, etc.
Bio Oway organic products - Bed and breakfast + treatment package
Spa access for the day. Spa P'tit Déj. Monthly package.

1 heated indoor swimming pool with massage jets.
Solarium, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna

On-site accommodation in guest rooms and suites (Spa access and breakfast included).
Catering available - Open all year round

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2 km from the centre of St Tropez - 1.5 km from the sea - Private beach

A la carte treatments: bubble bath - body wrap - scrub - modelling
La Prairie and Les Cinq Mondes beauty treatments for face and body
Weekly package - Day - 1/2 day

1 indoor hydrotherapy pool
1 Cardio-training room - Hammam - Hair & beauty salon
1 Heated outdoor pool - Private beach

5* hotel on site: 45 suites & 73 luxury and prestige rooms - 5* concierge service 24 hours a day
2 restaurants, including 1 gourmet restaurant - 3 reception & seminar rooms

Open from early April to late October

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