When we arrive in Eugénie-les-Bains, you know that an extraordinary experience awaits you. When you enter Les Prés d’Eugénie universe, everything stops: time is suspended and the enchanted parenthesis in the tumult of your daily life can begin. Here, everything is thought out so that your mind, body and soul recharge their batteries. The gardens invite you to contemplation just as the spa and its iconic kaolin bath plunge you into a moment of well-being. The lounges with antique furniture and Medici vases offer you a refined break in order to prepare yourself a little better for the gastronomic experience that you will soon enjoy : the symbiosis of beauty and goodness.
There is magic in this place… and the magician has a well-known name, you may also meet him around the colonial style La Grande Maison, it is Michel Guérard. For 45 years, this French Chef, a monument of gastronomy and excellence, has three Michelin stars. But this would not have been possible without his wife, his angel Christine, and his two little fairies who work alongside him, his daughters Eléonore and Adeline.
Located in the Landes, Les Prés d’Eugénie is a Palace with an incredible history. Its name is a tribute to the Empress Eugénie, wife of Napoleon III, who during a getaway had to stop in an inn to shelter from a storm… It was then that she discovered with delight the dodine of quail of Marthe-Alice Pouypoudat, the owner, but also the Source Saint-Loubouer which still makes the fame of the spa resort today.
Les Prés d’Eugénie is an invitation to travel for your senses. A real Madeleine de Proust, the restaurant*** offers 8 to 10 signature dishes of extreme indulgence. Chef Hugo Souchet is in the kitchen, creating with 4 hands with Michel Guérard, a refined and imaginative cuisine. The wine list is a hymn to France: head sommelier Laetitia Andrews takes us to the four corners of France to discover wine nuggets where large properties and confidential estates rub shoulders. Let’s not forget the service, perfect in every way. We know the work and the mastery to reach this apogee of excellence: “the work of a lifetime” as Michel Guérard indicates. Undoubtedly this getaway is the experience of a lifetime too that will mark you forever…