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MGallery: Hotel des Cures Marines, the renaissance of a seaside legend

Les Cures Marines de Trouville joins a collection of 15 Thalassa Sea & Spa destinations and allows reasserting the brand's position as a benchmark brand in thalassotherapy.

Back in 1912 Trouville was a lively fishing port as well as a holiday destination popular with famous artists. It was nicknamed “the queen of beaches” for the unique quality of its fine, pebble-free sand, and was already a very fashionable seaside resort.

It was then that a legendary establishment was constructed in just fourteen months.  It changed hands over the years until 1959 when the Societe des Cures Marines de Trouville-sur-Mer opened there. This spa treatment institution recognized for its health benefits changed owner in 1998. However, given the sheer magnitude of the renovations required to ensure compliance, Les Cures Marines was forced to close a year later.

…However, all is not lost!
Today, no group is better-suited than Accor to breathe new life into this mythical place (only two hours drive from Paris). The MGallery brand was selected to contribute its personality and upscale expertise. The Les Cures Marines hotel shares the same values of originality, excellence and attentiveness as the MGallery collection.

Thalassa Sea & Spa’s expertise
Of course the 2,500m spa & thalassotherapy area is signed Thalassa sea & spa, which is the reference in thalassotherapy and spa treatment. It offers guests the chance to discover its know-how as well as its exclusive Signature treatment programs.

For example, guests staying for a week can choose one of the following treatments:

  • “Mers du Monde” for spa and wellness enthusiasts, or
  • “La Cure Marine Sportive” for guests who require coaching and sport activities at their own rhythm.

Guests staying for just a few days can also enjoy:

  • The “Echappee City Detox”, to offload urban stress and unwind;
  • The “Echappee Pro-Age Perfect”, a perfect alternative to esthetic medicine that uses Filorga’s high tech treatments;
  • Or the “Escale Cote Fleurie” – in the treatment suite – and the “Escale Ecrin Precieux”.

Les Cures Marines de Trouville joins a collection of 15 Thalassa Sea & Spa destinations and allows reasserting the brand’s position as a benchmark brand in thalassotherapy.

The hotel: blending modernity with cultural heritage
Interior designer Jean-Philippe Nuel is the man behind the building’s transformation and who also wanted to preserve the establishment’s name and identity… As soon as you enter the building, the cozy lighting and soft colors catch your eye. Certainly, everything here encourages guests to unwind and relax. The hotel’s 103 rooms, including six suites, are decorated with reconstructed frescoes that were found on the site. Mother of pearl lamps are reminiscent of the 1970s, while the shades of white and grey, highlighted with blue echo the seaside surroundings.

The 30 meter swimming pool features giant wide stripes and emerges in the center of the hotel. Similarly, a superb terrace which is open in the warm season overlooks the pool area. Here, everything has been designed like a seaside promenade… The fine dining restaurant is ideally located just a stone’s throw from the fishing port and is committed to the high quality of its fare, promising “exceptional sea produce”. It will delight both leisure and business guests alike. The latter can enjoy the use of the establishment’s meeting rooms which have been specially designed to cater for gatherings of about twenty people.

Vicky Karantzavelou
Co-Founder & Chief Editor - TravelDailyNews Media Network | Website

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.