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The 7 best spas of the great Parisian palaces

Palaces Spa in Paris in 2023

A sudden desire for a quality “ me-time ”, a princess treatment and a splash in a dream pool ? Our selection of the most beautiful palace spas that pamper Parisiennes.

The Ritz Club & Spa

The Ritz Club & Spa at the Ritz in Paris

The place: a masterful entrance directly from Place Vendôme and a downright mythical swimming pool in which underwater music is played for a gentle start to the slowing down of physiological rhythms.

The spirit: a hyper-refined floral universe where pretty, barely blooming flowers are drawn on the ceilings of the treatment cabins and where sweet scents immediately initiate the emotional rebalancing we need: the Edelweiss of Marie- Louise Ritz , Colette's Iris, Zelda Fitzgerald 's Orchid, Ingrid Bergman 's Rose ...

The treatment to test: in partnership with the hyper specialized label Biologique Recherche , the New Skin treatment (€240 for a duration of 1h10) for a gentle exfoliation that leaves the skin incredibly soft, smooth and hydrated.

The added plus: stop off at the Floral Bar to enjoy a super healthy vegetable menu and prolong as much as possible this relaxing mood that you would never like to have to leave.

Ritz Club & Spa , 17 place Vendôme, Paris 1st, open every day from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., 01 43 16 30 60

Sense - A Rosewood Spa at the Crillon

Sense - A Rosewood Spa at the Crillon

The place: it is the flagship of the French luxury hotel industry , and one of the most beautiful establishments in the world. Designed by the architect Tristan Auer (to whom we owe the Bains Douches de Paris) and Chahan Minassian (the most Parisian of Lebanese decorators), this haven of well-being gives back to wellness all its letters of nobility.

The spirit: a sumptuous, luxurious and tranquil environment where French cosmetics are honored with brands such as Sisley , Maison Caulières and EviDenS de Beauté .

The treatment to try: the brand new signature treatment (€280 with access to the spa) by Lili Barbery-Coulon (former Vogue journalist converted into a Kundalini yogi master, meditation teacher and well-being expert ), designed for vibrate to the sound of a playlist containing sound frequencies that will relax the body and rid it of surface tension. A card from the Oracle of Mantras (the meditation box designed by Lili ) is to be drawn at the end of the experience, to end with a touch of benevolent introspection.

The added bonus: the 14-metre-long XXL swimming pool , the bottom of which is covered with 17,600 golden scales, to better bring out the shades of blue and green present on the walls, illuminated by a well of natural light. Magical.

Sense, at Rosewood Spa , 10 places de la Concorde, Paris 8th, open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., 01 44 71 15 45

Mandarin Oriental Spa

Mandarin Oriental Spa in Paris

The place: a hotel where service excellence is the first mantra to respect. Here, luxury and comfort come together in a perfect combo: the entrance looks like a large pearly sphere designed by the very talented Sybille de Margerie , and everywhere else, the sense of detail is absolute, the materials are superb and the finishes remarkable.

The mind: a true holistic experience where each treatment includes a personal assessment to determine the physical and mental disposition in which one finds oneself before being manipulated by professionals.

The treatment to be tested: definitively Escape from digital well-being (€350, 1h20) or the digital free break that we should all treat ourselves to at least once to skip the screens and take care of our ciboulot. During the treatment, the pressures are concentrated on the head, eyes, neck, shoulders, hands and feet and will relieve all the tensions resulting from the very frequent use of digital devices.

The extra thing: tea and a light pastry signed Thierry Marx , to end in apotheosis on a flight of airy and gourmet sweetness.

Mandarin Oriental Spa , 251 rue Saint-Honoré, Paris 1st, open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 01 70 98 78 88

The Akasha spa at Lutetia

The Akasha spa at Lutetia

The place: the first Lutetia spa was inaugurated after 3 years of work which gave a second wind to the mythical palace on the left bank, under the leadership of the architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte .

The mind: thought of as a totally holistic bubble , it offers particularly fashionable treatments around detox , without forgetting yoga classes or anti-insomnia meditation . The highlight of the show: an extraordinary 17-metre swimming pool, ideal for doing lengths and lit by daylight.

The treatment to try: an urban detox treatment (€320), an anti-jet-lag treatment (€275) by Aromatherapy with essential oils or the invigorating Indian Abhyanga massage (€180 for 60 mins and €270 for 90 mins).

The added plus: a skincare line designed especially for men with Cell and a series of really great experiences: Gentleman Manicure by Kure Bazaar (€90), Soin Eclat Express (€125 for 30min) to smooth wrinkles and plump up the faces gray and tired.

Hôtel Lutetia , 45 boulevard Raspail, Paris 6th, open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., 01 49 54 46 12

The Spa at the Four Seasons George V

The Spa at the Four Seasons George V

The place: Pierre-Yves Rochon racked his brains to inaugurate the most beautiful spa in the Golden Triangle . And for good reason: a 17m swimming pool and all the biggest names in beauty gathered in 720 m² of absolute luxury . Mind-blowing.

The spirit: mosaics inspired by Greek or Roman terms , wow floral compositions by Jeff Leatham , the star florist… It's hard to imagine a more sensational decor!

The treatment to try: depending on your mood, any signature treatment from one of the house's star therapists. Note: Kobido , a Japanese massage rarely practiced in the world created by Dr Shogo , or the breath of sight treatment by Alaena x Dr Peres , known for its regenerating effects.

The added plus: the possibility of booking every day between 6am and 10pm, including Sundays.

Four Seasons Hotel George V , 31 avenue George V, Paris 8th, open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., 01 49 52 70 00

The Peninsula Spa

The Peninsula Spa

The place: a fusion between East and West that embraces the best of French elegance with centuries-old Asian practices and knowledge.

The spirit: here, there is no question of a simple treatment! It is a real well-being journey that combines the scientific benefits of Barbara Sturm 's products and its revolutionary active molecules with the clinical approach of Biologique Recherche skincare , while relying on the know-how and benefits therapeutic products from Subtle Energies .

The treatment to test: Parisian perfection , or the treatment that bears its name well. 120 minutes (€420) of revitalizing holistic experience where massage techniques combine with aromatherapy oils to better target muscle tension, followed by a personalized facial treatment that soothes, smoothes and gives new radiance to the skin. skin.

The extra thing: this ultra feng shui spirit that reigns in the largest Parisian palace spa: 1,800 m² of invitation to well-being and relaxation.

The peninsula spa at the Peninsula Pari s , 19 avenue Kléber, Paris 16th, open daily from 9 am to 9 pm, 01 58 12 66 82

CHI, The Spa - Shangri-La Hotel

CHI, The Spa - Shangri-La Hotel

The place: a Parisian cocoon far from the noise and urban turpitude of the capital, where inspirations mingle to better renew the dialogue between body and mind.

The spirit: a retreat in the heart of the city, a global quest for well-being where physical and mental balance are aligned in one and the same energy , “ Qi ”.

The treatment to test: the massage with CBD oil (€240 for 60 min) from the French brand Fresh Body Green Mind , or the effectiveness of a 360° treatment. The principle is simple: physical relaxation reaches its peak thanks to the diffusion of the hemp molecule through the skin. The effects are immediate, body and mind are rebalanced and stress no longer interferes.

The extra thing: chill for a whole half-day while taking advantage of access to the spa to do your lengths, a good hammam and sauna session in addition to your treatment to perfect this moment of relaxation (75 € in addition to the price care).

Le Chi, the spa at Shangri-La , 10 avenue Iéna, Paris 16th, open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., 01 53 67 19 98


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