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As summer is slowly sneaking upon us, it is crucial to pamper yourself and prep your body with first class remedies. So whether it’s age-defying secrets, a boost of energy or just a little one-on-one that you need, these luxurious spas won’t disappoint.

The Ritz Spa, Ritz Paris
The Ritz Spa, Ritz Paris

The health club at the Ritz Paris is dedicated to promote total well-being through pampering,  unadulterated indulgence and relaxation, all in a stunningly beautiful setting. When the venue was created it was inspired by the baths of Ancient Greece and Rome, which is something that doesn’t pass unnoticed.
Enjoy a luxurious face and body treatment, performed in one of the seven hushed private rooms, or just rest your eyes on the towering Greek columns surrounding the pool.

Must-try treatment: Treat yourself to the ultimate in relaxation with “La Renaissance Treatment”. The treatment leaves you with glowing, buttery soft skin. It’s a combination of two steps and two techniques: a deep cleansing scrub using the traditional Moroccan Kessa glove, followed by a moisturizing buff.

Spa Valmont, Le Meurice
Spa Valmont, Le Meurice

This expansive spa is a peaceful haven of rejuvenation styled in marble, wood and glass. It is located on the mezzanine level of the hotel and surrounded by a beautiful garden.
The products used is by the Swiss skincare brand Valmont and the venue offers treatments such as massages, incorporating the ‘Thermes Marins de Saint Malo’ range and an eye contour lifting treatment, that can only be found at Le Meurice. There is also a state-of-the-art fitness center and a personal trainer on hand for those who wants to create a fitness program for themselves.

Must-try treatment: Indulge in their “Glaciers moisturising vitality treatment”. It’s a treatment which uses a collagen mask to help smooth away wrinkles and fine lines, leaving you with a complexion that is radiant and full.

George V Spa, Four Seasons George V
George V Spa, Four Seasons George V

If you ever wondered how Marie Antoinette’s Versailles boudoir looked like, this spa, with its elegant toile de jouy wallpaper and gold and cream color palette, it’s a good replica.
With its 850 square meters, the extensive facilities include a pool, 11 treatment rooms, where one is a double one for couples, saunas, steam baths, relaxation room, fitness area and beauty rooms.

Must-try treatment: “The George V Escape” offers an exquisite moment of relaxation in a luxurious setting. Experience the antioxidant quality of caviar, and the latest technologies in anti-aging and enjoy a decadent beauty escape with a chardonnay body scrub followed by a champagne massage and culminating with a facial, combining the anti-oxidant power of gold, chardonnay and green caviar.

Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie
Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie

The spa at Le Bristol is a privileged area dedicated to beauty and well-being. The venue is elegant and cosy, created to make you feel relaxed at first sight. It’s filled with sunlight and opens onto a pleasant interior garden.
Many of the treatments offered are signature treatments such as The Caviar Facial as well as holistic treatments from Aromatherapy Assoicates and The Organic Pharmacy. There’s a ‘Just for Him’ menu and a ‘Midnight in Paris’ treatment for romantic couples.

Must-try treatment: “Swiss Bliss Treatment”. A three-hour dream experience that suspends time! Using techniques based on a true synergy between face and body and drawing on principles of the iconic Skin Caviar which lifts and firms, this special program simultaneously works the entire body — from scalp to toes — producing a sensation of total relaxation and well-being.

Institut Dior, Hotel Plaza Athénée
Institut Dior, Hotel Plaza Athénée

The Institut Dior offers exceptional treatments in a location reminiscent of one of its elegant boutiques. The venue is combining the glamour of one of France’s most renowned couture houses with the excellence of a top Parisian hotel, leaving you to feel top notch.
If you’re feeling tired and drained from energy, Institut Dior might just be the cure as the spa’s primary aim is to rejuvenate and re-energize. Their treatments are bringing back youthful beauty and energy to your face and body, all thanks to an interaction of the finest products and techniques.

Must-try treatment: “L’Or de Vie”, a revitalizing remedy using a miracle concentrate developed from antioxidant-rich grape vines from Château d’Yquem. The result will give you a plumper and toned skin and incredible luminosity.

Tatjana Kostic
Editor-in-Chief, Paris
Tatjana is a natural born fashion killa. Mesmerised by the influential designers creative escapades, she's always waiting for the next big thing to hit the runway. When she's not lusting after an Oscar de la Renta dress, she's giving her undivided attention to Hermès bow ties and macarons from Ladurée.