6 wellness experiences in Aix-en-Provence

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6 wellness experiences in Aix-en-Provence

Visiting the city of a thousand fountains ? Discover 6 wellness experiences to pamper yourself during your stay in Provence.

In Aix-en-Provence, every street corner hides a unique sensory experience. Let the enchanting scents seduce you, savour the delicacy of Provençal cuisine, and give your mind and body the rejuvenating moments they deserve.

Welcome to a city where escape is a promise and your senses are your guide. Discover Aix-en-Provence through our selection of incomparable wellness experiences:

  1. Enjoy a relaxing break at the Thermes Sextius
  2. Learn Raja Yoga at Villa Amara
  3. Discover oriental traditions at the Hammam des Prêcheurs
  4. Awaken your senses at Restaurant le Mirabeau
  5. Create your own eau de parfum
  6. Relax in the Parc Jourdan

Enjoy a relaxing break at the Thermes Sextius

Thermes Sextius Villa Amara Aix-en-Provence

Let yourself be enchanted by the Thermes Sextius, a sanctuary of relaxation that invites you to take a timeless journey. In this temple of well-being, every detail is designed to delight your senses. The exquisite treatments, from slimming to deep relaxation and moisturising, are carried out by a team of passionate experts.

Whether it’s for a few hours or a whole day, put together the well-being package that’s right for you: hydrotherapy, body scrubs, body wraps… A multitude of treatments and massages await you to soothe your body and mind.

In this cocoon, the elegance of the surroundings and the effectiveness of the treatments blend harmoniously, offering a personalised, incomparable experience. Let yourself be carried away in a whirlwind of relaxation, an authentic, top-of-the-range French experience.

Our favourite: the “Energy Recharge” programme with access to the Sensory Spa. Enjoy a hydromassage, an aerobath, a jet shower and a remineralising mud wrap.

Learn Raja Yoga at Villa Amara

Cours de Raja Yoga Villa Amara Aix-en-Provence

Why not take the time to relax in the heart of a private mansion in the centre of Aix-en-Provence? For visitors in search of well-being, a yoga class is the ideal experience for rediscovering a deep inner balance.

Villa Amara and the Amara Yoga association welcome you to discover the age-old practice of Raja Yoga, the royal path of yoga. Take part in a group class, an “à la carte” class or a workshop on yoga, meditation and personal development.

The teacher, Lilli Engle, guides you through your practice to raise your energy, improve your flexibility and strengthen your physical and mental balance. The 60-minute class is suitable for everyone and focuses on one of the seven major chakras, while working in depth with the whole body. Introduce yourself to breathing techniques and postures, and explore the depths of your soul in a peaceful, inspiring setting.

Our favourite: a private Raja Yoga class on the theme of stress management.

Discover oriental traditions at the Hammam des Prêcheurs

Hammam des Prêcheurs Villa Amara Aix-en-Provence

Let yourself be pampered in the Hammam des Prêcheurs. Discover the benefits of Hammam steam, personalised massages and traditional treatments in a contemporary and luxurious setting. Over 200 m2 dedicated to your well-being in a dream setting. Here, every gesture is imbued with the authenticity of Oriental traditions, offering a deep, regenerating sensory experience.

Give your body the attention it deserves and discover the ultimate in relaxation in the heart of Aix-en-Provence.

Our favourite: the “Hammam Essence” package, including a body scrub and a moisturising Rassoul body wrap.

Awaken your senses at Restaurant le Mirabeau

Restaurant le Mirabeau Villa Amara Aix-en-Provence

Lunchtime already? Opt for a culinary feast that will delight your taste buds while doing your body good.

Then head to the Mirabeau restaurant in the heart of Aix-en-Provence. This Aix brasserie is a veritable temple to Provençal cuisine, where the chef’s creativity blends harmoniously with the flavours of local produce. Each dish is a culinary work of art, highlighting the freshness of seasonal ingredients. The warm atmosphere and attentive welcome add a touch of conviviality to this unforgettable gastronomic experience.

Our favourite: the Aïoli Provençal, a local speciality not to be missed.

Create your own eau de parfum

Atelier de parfum Villa Amara Aix-en-Provence

Enter the fascinating world of haute parfumerie with Magali. During an interactive workshop, explore the subtle nuances of perfume.

Discover your olfactory profile, explore the techniques used to extract rare essences and create your own bespoke perfume. Learn the secrets of top, middle and base notes. Each fragrance you choose reveals a part of your personality, and Magali will guide you to create a scent that captures your unique essence.

You’ll leave with a hand-blown crystal bottle containing your personal olfactory creation.

Our favourite : the workshop’s exceptional setting, with a winter garden where jasmine, orange trees and immortelle welcome you, and lounges adorned with terracotta tiles, fireplaces and dried flowers.

Relax in the Parc Jourdan

Parc Jourdan Villa Amara Aix-en-Provence

Finish your wellness trip at Parc Jourdan, a haven of peace in the heart of the city. Explore its four hectares of natural beauty, bask under the hundred-year-old lime trees and admire the busts of Mistral and Zola.

In summer, get caught up in the local festivities and immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of the city. The perfect way to round off your stay in style.

Come and walk along Aix’s favourite promenade!

Our favourite: the spectacular water mirror.

So, are you ready to let your senses guide you and discover places of wellness and refinement in the heart of Aix-en-Provence? Let yourself be tempted by these unique experiences and treat your body and mind to an unforgettable journey into the art of French well-being.