- The Petit Chipi, the kids-club at the beach
- The spa treatments for children
- The acceptance of their 4-legged companions
- The Thalasso & Spa Loreamar center
- The beauty of the Basque Country
- The connecting rooms and their incredible comfort
Located in the south-west of France, in the heart of the Basque Country, the Grand Hotel Thalasso & Spa Saint-Jean-de-Luz stands proudly facing the Atlantic Ocean.
For a weekend or a family holiday, Saint-Jean-de-Luz is the destination par excellence. This renowned seaside resort, with its rich past, has preserved its traditions and its timeless charm over the centuries.
Saint-Jean-de-Luz is a bay, a fishing port, a pedestrian centre with activities throughout the year. But it is also an incredible geographical situation, between sea and mountain, just 10 minutes from Spain!
Easy to reach, the hotel is around 15 minutes from the airports of Biarritz (France) and Hondarrabia – San Sebastian (Spain), and also just 1 km from the Saint-Jean-de-Luz TGV station.
Built in 1900, this prestigious 5-star hotel with Art Deco architecture has recently undergone a complete renovation. The Grand Hotel Thalasso & Spa offers:
- 52 rooms, suites and apartments, as well as 3 rooms for disabled guests
- a Michelin star restaurant
- two restaurants
- 1 bistro
- 1 lounge bar
- 1 spa
- 1 concierge service
- 1 room service
- 1 luggage service
- 1 valet service
- 1 private parking
- two meeting rooms
Your child wants to take his four-legged friend on vacation? Good news: small pets are allowed in the property!
Offering views of the ocean or the city, rooms and suites are comfortable and spacious with soothing decor. Each room is equipped with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, bathrobes and slippers, hospitality products, hairdryer, flat-screen TV with satellite reception and video on demand and a coffee/tea maker.
A baby cot can be installed free of charge in the Classic, Superior and Deluxe rooms, the areas of which vary from 22 sqm (236 sqft) to 40 sqm (430 sqft).
The Family Rooms are ideally equipped to accommodate a couple with one or two child(ren). Enjoying a generous size of 40 sqm (430 sqft) and a view of the city, they have a bedroom with a large double bed (200x200cm) and a separate living room with a sofa bed (160cm wide). Their bathroom has a bathtub, a shower and two basins. Practical and comfortable, these rooms will make familes very happy. Little bonus: a flat screen TV is installed in the room, with another in the living room, so that adults and children can each choose their own programs!
For each member of the family to enjoy their own space, there are many options for connecting rooms. The hotel can, for example, connect a Superior City View room with a Deluxe Ocean View Room.
Staying in one of the suites of the Grand Hotel Thalasso & Spa will provide you with Bvlgari cosmetics in your marble bathroom, the services of the housekeeper, and also ‘pillows’ menu.
The Grand Hotel Thalasso & Spa has 1 bar and 2 restaurants, each offering varied, tasty and quality gastronomy.
At lunchtime, Badia offers you an inventive and tasty bistronomic cuisine, with the accent on the South-West of France. Besides the unmissable dishes revisited (the children will enjoy the burgers, simental beef, Ossau-Iraty cheese, Espelette Piment ketchup, all accompanied by fries), the Chef offers suggestions of the day and two- or three-course menus at very low prices
At dinner time, the 1-star Michelin restaurant L’Océan, overseen by Chef Alexandre Soulier, welcomes you to its splendid Art Deco rotunda overlooking the sea and opening on to a majestic terrace. You will discover French cuisine inspired by the sea and Basque traditions. Do not miss the signature dishes such as oyster candy jelly filled with lemon confit and celery or chipiron.
The Bistrot Badia and L’Océan restaurant each offer a detox menu and dietary suggestions. This innovative culinary approach puts the emphasis on vegetables, without excess fat to advocate a return to a natural and balanced diet that is lactose and gluten free.
The Clipper Bar is a cozy, warm, British-style area with a panoramic view of the blue ocean. You will taste some famous cocktails, as well as some more audacious creations. Served at any time of day, tea-time will satisfy all the sweet desires of small and big ones.
The Hotel’s family programme has also placed great emphasis on gastronomy for children. A special children’s menu is available at l’Océan restaurant or even in your room, from breakfast to dinner. The choice of food is adapted and the hotel regularly takes into account the opinions of children to compose menus.