Saint-Jean-de-Luz




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Saint-Jean-de-Luz – a French climatic resort, located on the Atlantic coast (Bay of Biscay), at the foot of the Pyrenees liability.

Saint-Jean-de-Luz – a city with a rich history. In the 13th century it was a popular refuge for pirates in the 19th century and has been famous as a fashionable spa resort.

The resort is dominated by mild maritime climate with mild winters (average temperature in January is 6,6 ° C) and cool summers (average July temperature of 20.6 ° C, and the water temperature is 20-22 ° C).
The main indications for treatment in the resort of Saint-Jean-de-Luz are the following diseases:

-cardiovascular diseases,
-respiratory diseases,
-skin ailments,
-chronic rheumatism,
-weakening muscular system,
-violation of phospho-calcium balance,
-stress.
In Saint-Jean-de-Luz, on the sandy beach, right on the Atlantic coast, it is a fairly large thalassotherapy center «Helianthal». It all wishing offer undergo the following treatments: a hot bath (34-37 ° C) with algae or mud, mud wraps (hot or cold, invigorating water massage (jet of water), underwater massage, mud packs, water aerobics and others. In the center of the infrastructure also includes a swimming pool with sea water and sauna.
Another well-known thalassotherapy center at the resort is the Spa «LOREAMAR», whose name is a Basque language means “Sea Flower”. The center infrastructure includes 20 treatment rooms (7 of massage and aesthetic, and 13 procedures with sea water) pool area of 90 square meters, a Jacuzzi, a gym, hammam and sauna, sensory shower. The most popular procedures in the heart of «LOREAMAR» are: massage, body wraps, exfoliation, massages (Oriental, Thai, reflexogen, Swedish), bath, beauty treatments, which use cosmetic brand PAYOT.

The city-resort of Saint-Jean-de-Luz is famous not only as a thalassotherapy center, but also as the picturesque old town, where preserved architectural monuments of 15-16 centuries even. For example, you can stroll through the Place Louis the 14th century the area (here is the original indoor market where you can buy all sorts of products: seafood, spices, flowers, fruits and vegetables), or visit the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste, the well-known fact that it was there married Louis XIV, the house of the Infanta and the House of the King.
Lovers of outdoor activities also will not be bored in Saint-Jean-de-Luz. There for them are all necessary conditions for surfing, sea fishing, golf, and you can play pelota or organize a walk on a yacht.

Since this seaside port town, it is primarily known for its sea food, you can enjoy a numerous coastal restaurants and cafes.

Plus, every year at the beginning of July holiday Tuna is held here, and in the fall are music festivals (jazz), as well as various movie screenings.

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