The essentials

Recharge my batteries

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As an antidote to everyday life, thalassotherapy allows you to get away from it all, dedicate some time to yourself and relax. Combining restorative seawater and invigorating sea air, a mini-break in a thalasso is the ideal gift to yourself – and one where you will reap the rewards. Just a little bit of time out to recharge your batteries, relieve any aches and pains and completely unwind... 

Feel the benefits

Feel a million miles away as you gaze out to sea... A seawater therapy break is the perfect way to get back on form and feel full of vitality. Relaxing massages from all four corners of the Earth, hydromassage baths, mineralising body wraps, seawater showers...Using seawater and seaweed, your body is replenished with essential mineral salts and trace elements which in turn boosts your immune system. Lie back and relax in the expert hands of a team of qualified professionals: doctors, physiotherapists, nutritionists, beauty therapists...

Tailor-made thalasso

With a loved one or with friends, choose the package to suit you. Whether it's general wellbeing you're in need of, a healing and invigorating combination of both thalasso and spa or perhaps a slimming treatment or mother and baby package – the choice is yours. Tailor-made programmes will have you seeing immediate results and while a week-long stay will ensure you benefit to the max, you can however book in for a weekend, a day or even just a single treatment. Simply relax and recharge your batteries in exceptional surroundings while Mother Nature gets to work.

Brittany is the birthplace of thalassotherapy. Thalasso Bretagne brings together the region's 13 centres located along the coast from St-Malo to La Baule. The association's aim is to promote thalassotherapy in Brittany – both in France and beyond – and to rigorously monitor the professionalism and quality of treatments received in each establishment.

Establishments must adhere to the following basic criteria to be recognised as a Centre de Thalasso:

  • Be located on the coast a maximum of 400m away from the water level at high tide
  • Use natural seawater
  • Use fresh seawater for each treatment
  • Constantly monitor seawater quality
  • Be able to react immediately in case of any abnormal rise in sea level
  • Use products made with natural marine extracts
  • Offer a seawater swimming pool
  • Have a minimum of 20 treatment rooms

And have at least one on-site doctor.