The Great Spa Tour
- Spa in Hautes-Pyrenees
A spa voyage in the Hautes Pyrenees
Immediate departure for this grand spa tour. The route is beautiful and varied and crosses the famous mountain passes of the Pyrenees. The sumptuous scenery will delight. At each stop naturally warm soothing waters await. Architecture in wood, decoration in marble, oriental or roman baths, glass cupolas or stonework domes, so many different ambiences to discover.On the map
From 580 € /person Based on 2 persons sharing
- 8 days/7 nights in Mercure 4 and 3 star hotels, half-board, and chambres d’hotes, B&B
- 1 entry (2 hrs) to each of the 7 spa facilities of the Hautes-Pyrenees: Aquensis, Balnea, Cieleo, Le Jardin des Bains, Les Bains du Rocher, Luzea and Sensoria
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- The serenity and the beauty of the scenery
- The pleasures of mountain spa waters
- Modern and innovative spa centres offering the very best relaxation and wellbeing
- A variety of quality accommodations
Arrival and installation in your 3 star chambre d’hotes (classification Art de Vivre) in the Louron valley. Relaxation in the Balnea Spa. Dinner where you please. Night in your chambre d’hotes.
On to the Aure valley. Arrival and installation in your Mercure 4 star hotel. Relaxation in the Sensoria Spa. Dinner and night in your hotel.
Cross the Col d’Aspin into the Grand Tourmalet area. Arrival and installation in a charming chambre d’hotes. Relaxation in the Aquensis Spa. Dinner where you please. Night in your chambre d’hotes.
Cross the famous Col du Tormalet. Arrival and installation in your 3 star Gites de France chambre d’hotes. Relaxation in the Cieleo Spa. Dinner and night in your chambre d’hotes.
Arrival in Luz Saint Sauveur at the heart of the Pays Toy. Installation in your hotel classified as a hotel of charm and character. Relaxation in the Luzéa Spa. Dinner and night in your hotel.
Arrival in Cauterets, installation in your 3 star Logis hotel, classified as a hotel of charm and character. Relaxation in the Bains du Rocher Spa. Dinner and night in your hotel.
Arrival in St Savin. Installation in your 3 star ‘Chateaux and Hotels Collection’ hotel. Relaxation in the Jardins des Bains Spa in Argeles-Gazost. Dinner and night in your hotel.
Breakfast and departure.
4 and 3 star hotels and chambres d’hotes
Night 1: Your 3 star ‘Art de Vivre’ chambre d’hotes
Situated at the centre of a village at a altitude of 1000 metres in the Louron valley, this 3 star chambre d’hotes is surrounded by the mountains. An ancient Bigourdane house it offers calm and tranquillity. In the enclosed wooded gardens there are loungers from which to admire the view, a large table beneath the trees provides a superb spot for your lunches. The bedrooms are a lovely mix of old and new, authenticity and comfort, antique wardrobes, comfy duvets, decorated in pastels, the walls are adorned with works from local artists.
Your chambre d’hotes: has 4 rooms each accommodating 2 to 3 persons, a dining room with open fire, lounge with games, library, television, garden, parking..
The Blue Room for 2 persons:
1 double (160cms) bed
Night 2: Your Mercure 4 star hotel
At the very heart of the Pyrenees this hotel has an exceptional setting, green and calm. It has been able to conserve its Pyrenean roots and its mountain soul, a sense of cultivated charm is evident. The hotel staff is at your service to offer a stay of the very highest quality.
The bedrooms are both classical and contemporary, a subtle use of fabrics, warm colours, the duvets and pillows offer an absolute comfort. Each room has a clear view either over the mountains or the garden.
The bar and restaurant have an open fire with an original décor mixing woods, stone, slate and animal skins.
In summer you can take your breakfast on the terrace, perfect also for a pause for coffee. The use of the natural materials - wood, stone, slate etc, inspire a feeling of warmth and comfort.
And for that perfect relaxation the hotel is directly connected to the Sensoria Spa centre. Not need to go outside to immerse yourself in their soothing warm waters, take a massage or a session in the gym.
Your hotel: has 65 bedrooms (including 3 for persons with reduced mobility), a restaurant, bar with open fire, 4 meeting rooms, a terrace.
Your double room:
Double (140cms) or twin beds (100cms)
Bathroom with toilet
Night 3: Your charming chambre d’hotes, full of character
In an ancient ‘Bagnéraise’ house Chantal offers a superb chambre d’hotes. The façade is painted in ’red of Lourdes’, the green shutters open onto a shady rose garden. Each of the 4 rooms is decorated differently, each is comfortable and welcoming.
The reading room, the 2nd floor terrace, the tea room with home-made cakes, all is done to make you feel at home.
Just a few seconds walk away is the magnificent Aquensis Spa centre, relaxation and well-being after a walk in the mountains. Your nights will be peaceful and quiet, each morning Chantal wakes you with her generous breakfast.
Your chambre d’hotes: has 4 rooms, each for 2 persons, a reading room with a TV, a terrace.
The Asphodele room for 2 persons:
160cms double bed
Night 4: Your 3 star Gites de France chambre d’hotes
Situated between Bareges and Luz Saint Sauveur Patrick offers 3 lovely chambre d’hotes. The house faces the mountains, with a view over the Ardiden massif and down in the valley the Chateau Sainte Marie.
You will love the attention given to the décor and furniture, the superb wooden bed heads, the rooms are spacious, with family rooms under the wooden beams of the top floor, take time to admire his splendid collections of black and white photos…
Patrick’s mountain roots are evident everywhere, proud of his mountain heritage, so evident as soon as you enter the house.
At meal times Patrick will serve produce from the family farm: lamb chops, pâtés, sausages, cured hams, rustic breads.
Your chambre d’hotes: 3 very different rooms, a small lounge for reading with a TV, parking, meals prepared by your hosts,
Your Gentianes bedroom:
160cms double bed
A mezzanine with a 90cms bed
Bathroom with shower
Night 5: Your ‘Charm and Character’ hotel
You will be seduced by this charming small hotel in The Luz Saint Sauveur valley, with its stone façade, slate roof and flower-filled balconies.
The welcome is warm, the bedrooms are so comfortable and cosy, perfect after a day on the ski slopes, the cosy lounge with its crackling open fire is just perfect for a siesta.
In summer you can enjoy the outdoor pool.
The restaurant is renown, the aim of Didier the chef is to prepare a host of delicious dishes using local produce, gourmet meals best shared between friends!
Your hotel: is composed of two distinct buildings and has 15 bedrooms, a restaurant, bar with open fire, and a heated outdoor pool in summer.
Your double room:
Double 140cms bed
Night 6: Your 3 star Logis ‘Charm and Character’ hotel
Your hotel is located in the centre of Cauterets, a small Pyrenean spa resort.
Your hosts, Bernadette and Marie Rose, will remind you a pair of English country ladies, they have created this family hotel in their own image, it is situated at the very heart of the spa town. Lace and embroidery, pink bedcovers, curios and trinkets, sachets of lavender on the wardrobe handles, all is done to create a romantic ambience. And not to forget the charming patio with its many flower filled-filled balconies.
Your hotel: has 12 bedrooms, 6 suites, a restaurant, small bar and salon, a terrace, garden and conservatory.
Your ‘standard’ double room:
Double 160cms bed
Night 7: Your 3 star ‘Chateaux and Hotels Collection’ hotel
In the shade of the abbey, the patron welcomes you with warmth and generosity. As a chef he is a real alchemist, inspired by the wonderful local produce he re-invents ancient local recipes and brings them into the 21st century, dishes such as the Touradisse, the Sarrous, and the Truse…
You will realise that one comes here for the pleasures of the restaurant as much as the comfort of the bedrooms.
Your hotel: has 10 bedrooms, a terrace with a magnificent view over the valley, an air-conditioned south-facing meeting room which opens onto the terrace (perfect for study workshops, meetings, business lunches, residential seminars…), lounge with open fire, an attractive restaurant.
Your ‘Montagnarde’ bedroom:
Double 140cms bed
Balnea, your spa centre
On the edge of the lake and facing the mountains, the Balnea Spa immerses you in a universe of raw beauty and rafinement.
The spa waters are naturally warm, the inspiration comes from afar, and the relaxation techniques are varied.
With the Roman area
Let yourself go in a world of wellbeing. A lagoon of thermal water, massage jets and swan neck jets, musical baths, Jacuzzi baths, hamman, heated benches… the dome with its glass facades bathes the spa ina wonderful natural light and offer magnificent views over the surrounding countryside.
With American Indian area
This space is perfect for families. Geysers, swimming against the current, waterfalls, Jacuzzis, water beds… All beneath the watchful eye of the totem poles.
With the Tibetan area
Peace and calm, this space is dedicated to the face and body. Mountain treatments using Arnica, massages with warm sesame seed oil and Tibetan bowls, Thai foot massage and Taiko yoga, traditional Indian massage.
With the Onsen area
Treat yourself to a taste of Japan. 3 outside pools at between 33 and 40 degrees with splendid views over the mountains, a Japanese zen garden, a Japanese pavilion with a room of cryotherapy, 2 saunas with dramatic mountain views.
In the Inca area,
families can enjoy outdoor pools where the waters are at 37C, in a sumptious decor of bamboo, temples and statues which transports you to Latin America, all to the backing of Peruvian pipe music. Swimming against the current, jacuzzis, massage jets, and even a beach of stones to take a snow bath in winter... the pure pleasures of warm waters in a delightful and surprising setting.
With the restaurant
Wellbeing is also on your plate, well balanced, healthy and natural.
The Sensoria Spa by Nuxe
The Sensoria by Nuxe Spa Centre, an area dedicated to the awakening of the senses
The Sensoria spa in Saint Lary offers a superb range of treatments for its clients. In both summer and winter your children can enjoy the swirling pools, the geysers and the waterfalls whilst parents can relax on the water bubble beds, jet massages and in the jacuzzi, the glass facade offers a magnificent view over the Pyrenees.
With its three dedicated area, Sensoria really takes care of you and offers such a variety of treatments.
Sensoria by Nuxe : wellbeing, baths, facials, Nuxe massages, a great range for a lovely moment of relaxation, in a lovely seting reminiscent of a mountain chalet.
Sensoria Fitness : a trainer will concoct activities to suit you. You have the choice between gentle or sporty gym work, cardio-training, weights... this area has its own jacuzzi, a steam room and a sauna!
Sensoria Rio : A paradise for little ones but also parents! In both summer and winter your children can enjoy the swirling pools, the geysers and the waterfalls whilst parents can relax on the water bubble beds, with jet massages or in the jacuzzi, and the glass facade offers a magnificent view over the Pyrenees.
Aquensis, your spa centre
Situated at the very centre of the town, the Aquenis Spa is a veritable cathedral of wood, glass, and marble, pure pleasure and wellbeing.
A large thermal water pool with massage jets, currents to swim against, music, waves, curtains of water, the oriental area with an amazing hamman - a succession of alcoves, vaulted ceilings and a tea room, finnish saunas and jacuzzis on the outdoor terrace…
Moments of pure pleasure with its range of water treatments, beauty treatments for the face and body, slimming (CelluM6® latest generation), massages … and its own unique range (baths in asses’ milk), essential oils from local mountain plants…
Gymnastics, weight-training, pilates, fitness, water gym, all with the help of qualified instructors.
The Chic and Spa area
A magnificent space, C19th renovated rooms, supplementary cabins, a rest area with a south facing terrace.
Cieléo, your spa centre
Specially conceived for relaxation the CIELéO spa offers an infinite range of pleasurable experiences. Between enjoyment, contemplation and body treatments, a visit is a wonderful mixture of blues from the sky and blues from the waters, to illuminate that feeling of wellbeing. The journey takes the visitor over three levels of pleasure and relaxation.
Luzea, your spa centre
With its neo-classical architecture and a contemporary range of treatments, Luzea mixes marbles, glass with mosaics incrusted with precious stones. You are invited, in the steps of the Empress Eugenie, to a majestic relaxation, calming and refreshing.
The Spa area
Gentle treatments in a splendid setting. Relaxation pool with underwater massage jets, neck massage jets, swimming against the current, suspended Jacuzzi, a slaon with heated benches, roman baths with back massage, sauna, oriental hamman.
Personalised treatment area
Pamper yourself with water massage baths, a toning water course, a wide range of face and beauty treatments (CelluM6® Intégral S, anti-age treatment GALVANIC SPA II by Nuskin…), massages with chocolate, hot stones, Chinese inspired with Chi Yang and Ba Guan…
Les Bains du Rocher, your spa centre
The floors are jade, the walls are of pebbles, the Bains de Rocher spa proposes relaxation and wellbeing in an original and refined setting.
naturally heated thermal waters flow both through the interior and exterior; inside it is a wonderful lagoon delicately lit beneath a majestic dome, outside one can bathe in the warm waters through all seasons of the year. Wind down with a bit of fun… swim against the current, jet massages, jacuzzi, jet baths and heated stone benches.For your relaxation- mosaique lined steam baths, sauna, rest room with salt stones, the warm and welcoming ambience of the tisanerie (tea rooms)…
Personalised treatment area
to soothe the body and the mind, the cabins are made of pearled glass with a view over the interior pool, Californian body sculpting, essentials oils from the Dead Sea, reflexology, our range of Galenic treatments…
to tone yourself up, practise yoga, fitness room, water gym, water bikes, personalised coaching…
Les Jardins des Bains, your spa centre
The Jardin des Bains spa and wellbeing centre is situated within close proximity of Lourdes and many Pyrenean ‘jewels’: The National Park, Gavarnie, the Pic du Midi, the Col du Tourmalet…
Argelès-Gazost, ideally located on the route of the Grand Sites (Lourdes, the Pic du Midi, Gavarnie and Cauterets-Pont d’Espagne), is a renowned spa town, and opened a spa centre,the Jardin des Bains. It is a journey through the gardens and time.
Here you will discover all the pleasures of an aquatic garden, a walking circuit, the aroma baths with its mysterious Inca wells… relaxation of the senses is guaranteed in a setting from another world.
The Emerald Forest
A tropical greenhouse topped with a cupola of zinc and glass. Sunshine, exuberant forest vegetation, Inca sculpture evoking ruins lost in the virgin forest… And to relax you: bubbling water beds, Jacuzzi, massage jets, bubbling baths, counter currents, geysers, waterfalls…
Intimate and mysterious, taking its inspiration from Mesopotimanian art, the Hanging gardens of Babylon : scented baths, musical baths guarded by winged bulls, hammans, frigidarium…
- From 580 € /person -
- Based on 2 persons sharing
The price includes
7 nights in 4 and 3 star hotels, in chambres d‘hotes on a half-board basis (except days 1 and 3): 1 night in 3 star Gites de France chambre d’hotes (classification Art de Vivre) + 1 night in Mercure 4 star hotel + 1 night in chambre d’hotes with character + 1 night in 3 star Gites de France chambre d’hotes + 1 night in ‘Charm and Character hotel + 1 night in 3 star Logis ‘Charm and Character hotel + 1 night in Chateaux and Collection 3 star hotel - A two hour entry pass to each of the 7 spa centres of the Hautes-Pyrenees: Balnéa, Sensoria, Aquensis, CIELéO, Luzéa, Les Bains du Rocher, Le Jardin des Bains - Booking fee.
The price does not include
Cancellation insurance - Local taxes.
Spring Summer Autumn 2017
You will adore:
The magnificent countryside on this spa voyage, particularly the spectacular mountain passes, the Col du Tourmalet and the Col d’Aspin. And for an unforgettable experience take the cable-car from La Mongie to the Pic du Midi: the view from the panoramic viewing terraces is simply exceptional!