Not even in Paris, a city known for its heated devotion to romance, passion, and the like, can help you escape the coldness of winter. Right about now, the French capital is probably experiencing its coldest time yet, forcing many to wear several layers of clothing and to drink as much coffee as they can. Though those are efficient ways to stay warm in the French capital, there's also going to a spa. From relaxing in a sauna to taking a dip in a hot tub, you can warm up in Paris during winter by luxuriating in some of the city's finest spas!
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The Spa at Mandarin Oriental
As one of the most high-class hotels in Paris, it's no surprise that the Mandarin Oriental offers one of, if not the most unique spa services in the city. Their focus on Eastern techniques helps them stand out amidst all the other establishments that are focused on French and Western methods. From different massages to one-of-a-kind facial treatments, the spa day you'll get to enjoy here is second to none! Not to mention the facilities too. The Spa at The Mandarin Oriental Paris offers suites that can rival even the most luxurious homes in Paris, complete with their own vitality pools that allow you to soak up as much rest and refreshment as you can!
Who would've thought that one of the most important French designer brands
has put up their very own spa? The five-star luxury hotel, Hôtel Plaza Athénée, houses Institut Dior, one of the most glamorous spas in the city. The place is known to offer the best facials in the world, making use of the haute couture house
's covetable skincare and other cosmetics. But it isn't just outer beauty that Institut Dior focuses on. Just as much as they want you to look good on the outside, they also help you feel good on the inside. Their couture treatments will help warm you up and make you feel as good as new!
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Spa Charme d’Orient
Among the many Hammams in Paris, Spa Charme d’Orient is definitely worth checking out. Located in the upscale Marais district
, you can already tell that you'll receive first-class service here. But what truly makes this place a must-see is its authentic Turkish bath. Its heavily Middle Eastern interior is filled with orange-blossomed bath streams, scented candles, gentle music, and more. Though you might have to be a bit more daring with what you expose as you walk around here, it's a small price to pay for the ultimate relaxation that you'll get to enjoy.
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Another incredible spa housed in a five-star hotel is Spa Valmont. Located in the mezzanine area in Le Meurice, this spa captures the elegance and ease of the Parisian lifestyle. As you might expect, many of its services center on making you look and feel good, making use of treatments that won't just help you relax, but fix your beauty as well. From facial rituals to various body treatments, with the help of Valmont
products, you'll likely end up feeling more refreshed than ever before. The person you were when you first entered would be far different from the person you'll be when you leave!
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Spa Le Bristol
Serving as a peaceful retreat amidst all the hustle and bustles of the many districts in Paris
, Spa Le Bristol is all about rest and relaxation. Backed by the famous beauty brand, La Prairie
, wellness takes front and center in this upscale hotspot. Skincare treatments, exotic messages, and incredible facials reign supreme here, ensuring that each and every customer becomes a brand new person once they go out. And as far as staying warm goes, their authentic banya (Russian sauna), is hot enough for anyone to forget all about the winter cold! One major catch though is that it only features eight treatments room. You'll want to book your spa day here as soon as you can get a slot!
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In the chic La Colline Hotel, Nolinski Spa is your warm escape to a day of rest and relaxation. But just how warm can it get here? Well, if you get their famous Immunity Booster Treatment, you can enjoy a hot candle massage that will really keep you toasted. Though you need to make sure that your body can handle it first before taking it. They'll also cover you up in a toning wrap made out of organic honey and authentic Himalayan salts. How's that for a cozy spa day during the cold winter season in Paris?
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Mosaic Spa by Decleor & Carita
Although there's a lot to look forward to in the Mosaic Spa by Decleor & Carita in Hotel du Collectionneur, its pièce de résistance
is undoubtedly the super-sized jacuzzi. Complete with massage jets to keep your body at its peak, you can take as long of a hot dip as you want here. Since it's a pretty spacious pool, others won't have to complain about you taking your time here. But if you want to heat up even further, the sauna is also a great choice. The one here will have you sweating all your troubles away!
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Finally, there's Le Roch, a hotel & spa worth visiting. This place has it all: a black lava-made pool, a hot hammam, its own fitness center, multiple treatment rooms, and more. But let's focus on the first two since it's winter. The pool in Le Roch, which is rather spacious and beautifully brightened by natural light, is actually connected to the nearby hammam. In fact, you don't even need to get out in order to reach the latter. You can stay submerged as you venture into the hottest corners of this spa. What's not to love?
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Just because it's winter in Paris, it doesn't mean you have to wallow in the cold! Instead of shivering until your lips turn blue, why not enjoy a day of much-deserved pampering, resting, and relaxing in the city's most luxurious spas?