Balaruc-les-Bains, France

Balaruc-les-Bains, France

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Some like it hot (springs) in Balaruc-les-Bains

Beside the Etang de Thau lagoon in southern France's Occitanie region, Balaruc-les-Bains is a breezy waterfront town just a few miles inland from the Mediterranean Sea. A short drive from Montpelier's urban center, this laid-back town is known for its casino, beaches, museums, and waterfront dining. But the real draw is the town's many thermal spas, and you'll have no trouble finding someplace to soak away your cares amid bubbling hot spring water. With one of the many Balaruc-les-Bains vacation rentals, you'll also be close to local attractions like the Peyrou Gardens, the Casino Balaruc-les-Bains, and the Mare Nostrum Aquarium.

Everybody in the pool – Balaruc-les-Bains's thermal baths

Decisions, decisions – sandy beach or thermal spa? Why not both? While you'll find plenty of scenic waterfront on the Etang de Thau lagoon, visitors willing to make the short drive to nearby Sete will be rewarded with miles of broad, sandy beach along the Mediterranean Sea. After a long morning of swimming and sunbathing, you can refresh yourself in one of Balaruc-les-Bains's many thermal spas. The O'Balia Thermal Spa is always a hit, where you can choose from a number of indoor and outdoor pools, plus saunas, massages, and beauty treatments.

Gaming the system in Balaruc-les-Bains's casinos

Feeling lucky? You can find a number of casinos in the area, but the local Casino Balaruc-les-Bains is well worth a visit. Here, you'll find plenty of poker, blackjack, and table games like roulette in a sprawling, waterfront building; it's also got a restaurant and a bar. A short drive away, Montpelier's Aquarium Mare Nostrum will put you face-to-face with more than 300 species of marine life in a sleek, contemporary space. And culture vultures can head to the Centre Regional d'Art Contemporain, where you'll find countless works by local and international artists.

Sunny skies in summertime Balaruc-les-Bains

The area around Balaruc-les-Bains has a Mediterranean climate, with hot, sunny summers and mild, rainy winters. Average highs during the summer months peak around 84 degrees in July and August. Winters are on the warm side, with highs in the 50s between December and February. Spring and fall are fairly wet, and most of the city's rain falls between September and April. Thanks to its mild year-round weather, Balaruc-les-Bains is a popular destination from season to season. You'll find that prices on Balaruc-les-Bains vacation rentals tend not to vary too much from one season to the next.

Wave hello to waterfront Balaruc-les-Bains

Beside a lagoon in the Occitanie region of France, Balaruc-les-Bains is a moderately dense suburb of the more urban Montpelier. The city lies in a relatively flat area along France's southeastern coast, and there are a number of rocky mountain peaks in the ranges to the north. The nearby Etang de Thau lagoon is separated from the Mediterranean Sea by a thin strip of land, and you can find plenty of broad, sandy beaches throughout the region. Balaruc-les-Bains vacation rentals are surrounded by an ecosystem that supports a variety of wildlife species, including herons, flamingos, and oysters, as well numerous types of fish.