In the heart of a large estate of 8 hectares, at the boundaries of the Landes and Béarn regions, Les Prés d’Eugénie deploy their poetic and enchanting universe: seven houses are spread over the estate and surrounded by water and rose gardens, vegetable gardens and grassland. Christine and Michel Guérard, inspired by the history and the pastoral beauty of the place, have transformed this property into a romantic haven dedicated to pleasure, wellness and culinary arts.
The landmark of Les Prés d’Eugénie: the Ferme Thermale, installed in a former Landes farm of the 18th century, proposes a true health ritual based on the virtues of water from the thousand years old thermal springs. This thermal spa promises beneficial moments of relaxation regardless of whether you enjoy a cure over several days or a treatment of a few hours.
Another marvel of this exceptional Relais et Châteaux property: the extraordinary skills of Michel Guérard whose gourmet restaurant has been awarded 3 stars in the Michelin Guide for more than 40 years. The chef who “cooks like a bird sings” also proposes his famous Grande Cuisine Minceur for those who want to combine pleasure with slimming.
In the restaurant, in the spa, in the gardens or in the rooms, Les Prés d’Eugénie delight all your senses!
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What should I say …! Here, perfection is reached. The hospitality is impeccable, kindness and discretion as well as availability are the magic words to describe the property. The décor is enchanting – you feel at ease or even very much at ease, and the place is in a perfect condition.
Our room, decorated with taste, was simply sumptuous.
We then come to the meal at the gourmet restaurant: the best we have ever had so far. Everything is delicious, prepared with sensitivity and subtlety. The service reflects the standards of the dishes served, ie it’s marvellous.
Breakfast is on the same level as the dinner on the eve, simply amazing.
We would like to thank Les Prés d’Eugénie once more for having offered us a magic moment during a weekend which we will never forget.”
An exceptional property, a perfect and nonetheless natural welcome, permanently available services, fully relaxed, creative, delicious, pleasing cuisine.
To put it in a nutshell, a stay which reconciles you with life.”
Heated outdoor pool
Gourmet restaurant Michel Guérard ***
La Ferme aux Grives: local terroir cuisine
Grande Cuisine Minceur: light cuisine, changing daily
Mère Poule et Cie: Culinary cafe
at the Ferme Thermale
1000 m² – 21 cabins
At the heart of the Les Prés d’Eugénie estate, the Institute Michel Guérard proposes cooking classes and internships throughout the year. Enjoy an introduction to the three legendary cuisines of Prés d’Eugénie: minceur, starred and terroir. This is a perfect opportunity to learn or hone your skills through the initiation to the techniques of the master of Nouvelle Cuisine.
On a promontory overlooking the Adour valley Château de Bachen, a property owned by the Guérard family since 1983, is located. Château de Bachen, was built in 1235 and rebuilt during the 17th century. The estate is at the heart of the Tursan vineyards previously owned by Aliénor of Aquitaine.
Planted in 1984, the vines started to produce in 1987, the year of the first wine by Christine and Michel Guérard.
Since then the estate has been enlarged and currently stretches over 25 hectares.
In 1991, the winery was redesigned by architect Jean de Gastines.
Several autochthonous grape varieties are cultivated here: Petit Manseng, Gros Manseng, Baroque, Tannat, but also the two royal varieties of the Bordeaux region: Merlot and Cabernet.
Château de Bachen makes two white wines: Baron de Bachen and Château de Bachen but also two red wines: Barocco and Rouge de Bachen and finally a rosé, Rosa la Rose.
“The blending that I carry out together with my winemaking friends is always a magical moment. It’s extraordinary to see what one can do,” Michel Guérard.
One of the most beautiful gems of Les Prés d’Eugénie is the restaurant of owner Michel Guérard. This is highlighted by the 3 stars that the famous Michelin Guide has awarded to this property for more than 40 years. This virtuoso of culinary arts proposes his Grande Cuisine Naturaliste which merges the natural and the traditional with virtuosity. Don’t miss this authentic culinary experience, which is simply timeless!
The cocoon of greenery which surrounds Les Prés d’Eugénie invites you to stroll. No less than eight gardens adorn the estate. Smell the perfumes of the roses, savour the enchanting aromas of the herbs of Michel Guérard, be inspired by the wisdom of the century-old trees . . . appreciate this rare moment of reconnection with nature.
Because wellness and health take centre stage in Eugénie, Les Prés d’Eugenie offer you the possibility to get some exercise on two tennis courts, in the fitness room and the pool. You can also walk, run or cycle on the estate and in its surroundings. And if you want to play golf, the Greens of Eugénie are only 2 km from Eugénie-les-Bains, with a nice nine-hole course.
At the Ferme aux Grives, you will experience a delicious terroir cuisine signed by Michel Guérard. In this inn with its massive Gascon stone walls, piglets and chicken are roasted in a huge fireplace whilst the vegetables from the garden are instagrammed before they are cooked. All the large tables in the dining room testify to the warm Gascon ambience. A genuine regional institution!
Since 1975, Michel Guérard, a visionary and committed chef, has defined the principles of a dietetic and savoury cuisine by creating La Grande Cuisine Minceur. Today, more than ever before, guests are flocking to Eugénie to pamper themselves without any feeling of guilt and taste this starter – main course – dessert menu with less than 600 calories.
A precious gem of Les Prés d’Eugénie is the Ferme Thermale. This former Landes farm dating back to the 18th century dedicates its 1,000 m² to wellness and treatments. For a cure or for several hours of relaxation you will enjoy the benefits of two thermal springs with appeasing and purifying virtues. The refinement of the decoration, the warmth of the chestnut wood, the comfort of the deep sofas – everything here has been designed to offer you the hedonist getaway you have always been dreaming of.
For a lunch on the go or a snack, enjoy the culinary café Mère Poule et Cie. In a cosy and relaxed atmosphere you can enjoy salted and sweet delights imagined and created by Michel Guérard.