Wellness market in great shape

More and more spas, more and more massages and treatments… Your hotel in Les Sables d’ Olonne analyses the well-being market, results in graphics.

Spa in the Vendée region, on the Mediterranean coast or on the alpine summits… France has seen the wellness market thrive for several years now.

9000 welfare institutes registered

In France, as in the rest of the world, well-being is doing very well! The tricolour market for beauty and wellness represents 3.5 billion euros in 2013, while in the world, tourism in this sector is valued at 500 billion dollars.

In France, out of the 900 institutes surveyed in 2013, 400 establishments are hotel spas such as the wellness area of your hotel in Les Sables d’ Olonne. In this temple of leisure and relaxation, take some time for you during a balneotherapy session or a massage. During your vacation in the Vendée region at the Jardins de l’ Atlantique, take advantage of the heated swimming pool or personalized treatments.

The French fans of spas in Vendée and elsewhere

For nearly a quarter of French people (73%), holidays are must be combined with well-being and relaxation. In 2011, 9 million people claimed consuming a wellness treatment and the average price of treatments amounted to 40 euros.

In the same year, 25% of French people went to care institutes. These customers are not only women but also men, unlike the popular belief… The proportion of men and senior citizens is increasing and relaxation breaks are now organisez with the whole family. Your hotel in Les Sables d’ Olonne also offers a special Teen package (with two treatments).

And the French are particularly fans of these moments of relaxation: 1 out of 2 French people say they are ready to receive a massage, while only 1 out of 5 actually do it… So, will you give in to temptation during your next holiday in the Vendée?

The aquatic space also offers many activities to keep fit, to discover here.

(Sources : PSOS, CNEP, Société Prestige & Consulting, Global Spa and Wellness Summit, www.rue-du-bien-etre.com)