Nice is well known for its glamour and sun-soaked beach life. It is one of the best cities in Europe to cruise down the promenade, wearing sunglasses and looking cool. There is also plenty of history and culture to keep visitors of a more cerebral mindset busy.
There is another kind of holiday which can be enjoyed by visitors to this part of France though. As well as enjoying the glamour, shopping and history of Nice, visitors can relax in one of the many luxury spa hotels which are dotted around this part of Provence.
There are several luxury hotels offering many modern health and wellness treatments. For fitness lovers, a hotel with a gym might well be the prime target, and there are plenty of good hotels within easy reach of Nice with top quality gyms.
After exercise though, it may well be that you need some massage to help your mind and muscles relax and recover. Different kinds of massage are on offer at the various spa hotels within the region, with specialties such as Indian head massage on offer at several.
You can also pick up some good advice in a spa or health centre. As part of your trip, you may well be able to speak to health professionals who can provide you with tips and hints that you can take home with you to improve your lifestyle and health. Dietary advice can be especially valuable in this context.
Another great way of relaxing is to enjoy a sauna or steam room. The heat here will help to clear the stress from your body, as well as cleanse the pores of your skin and help your body to detoxify itself more quickly. A jacuzzi can increase this process further.
Once you have detoxed and unwound sufficiently, it might well be time to explore what Nice can offer in the way of healthy food and drink. There is a wonderful fruit and vegetable market which is held on the famous Cours Saleya every morning except Mondays.
This wonderful spectacle will delight anyone who enjoys eating wonderful fruit and vegetables, with long trestle tables loaded with marvellous produce. There are also some more sinful delicacies on offer for those who want a break from all that healthiness, with pastries and candied fruits sold for those who want to enjoy a treat or two.
Nice luxury spa breaks are a great way of seeing just what this part of France can offer. As well as enjoying the delights of one of France’s finest cities, you can also return from holiday feeling healthier than when you set off. Surely that must be incentive enough to explore what this kind of holiday destination can offer.