June 2, 2020

A gourmet break at L'Espace Spa Aquathermes

The spa: In the lively district of Montorgueil, this spa is a bubble of tranquility and relaxation. We leave the outside hubbub to enjoy high-end care La Colline, Sisley or Carita. A parenthesis of luxury, calm and pleasure.

Care : Brunch is offered on Sundays between 11 am and 4 pm to all those who have booked a facial or body treatment. So we choose on the map what makes us want: massage relaxing, Californian, Swedish, four hands or moisturizing care, softness, shine, etc. The choice is vast but I end up opting for the signature treatment for the body, an exclusive protocol to the spa, 1h30 of pure relaxation. The treatment begins with a massage body with an oil with prickly pears firming and anti-aging. We let ourselves drift for half an hour ready to go to sleep before being woken up by the scrub with sea salts and the citrus paste that tickles the smell and the stomach with its delicious smell of flowers. orange. During the wrapping that follows, while we are wrapped in an infrared blanket so that the assets used in the care penetrate better into the skin, and we get massaged the scalp, we start dreaming of buns and other pastries. The finished treatment, so it is with appetite that we go to taste the brunch.

Brunch : Place to originality and fresh products. Brunch is imagined and prepared on site. We find the classics: rolls, pastries, jam, orange juice, coffee and a tea card that will delight fans. But there is also a more elaborate menu revolving around a specific theme that changes every Sunday. That day, the tomato is in the spotlight for the two dishes on offer: Italian salad of green beans, asparagus, tomatoes and tapenade on rolls toasted with a coleslaw of salmon. For dessert, a delicious verrine of white cheese, mousse, shortbread breton, candied orange and peaches marinated in lemon is accompanied by a small chocolate muffin and a smoothie with dragon flower, a tasty exotic fruit.

Signature Body Care, 1h30, 125? Brunch offered, 26? for a companion. Only on Sunday. Espace Aquathermes, 11, rue Tiquetonne, Paris 2nd, 01 42 33 07 08. www.espace-aquathermes.com

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