Les Sources de Caudalie, Bordeaux

Hotel. Do you want to discover the Grands Crus Classes of Bordeaux? Whether you know what that even means or not, Les Sources de Caudalie is a Mecca for anyone looking to escape this world and transport into another. The country inn style of this 49 room, nine-suite hotel provides an at-home feel in the French countryside. Unwind in the Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa located next door in the vineyards of Château Smith Hout Lafitte with these unique treatments that combine natural springs and grape extracts. And choose from the two restaurants where you will enjoy the most refined and tasty cuisine.

Wine. If the cellar full of 15,000 bottles is not enough, head out into the Bordeaux countryside and explore some of the most famous varieties in the world. With over 700 million bottles of wine coming out of the Bordeaux region each year, it has become the leading contributor to this area’s economy. Ranging from inexpensive to absurdly high-priced, these are some of the most prestigious wines of the world, not just of France. Les Sources de Caudalie offers its guests wine tasting lessons along with a day trip to a wine school at St. Emilion and a private château visit.

Dining. Both restaurants of Les Sources de Caudalie present dishes rich in flavor that can be accompanied by wines from the hotel’s cellar. However for a more country-style cuisine head to “La Table du Lavoir.” And for the gourmet gastronomic experience, “La Grand Vigne” has a menu filled with refined and classic dishes that exude the best in French cuisine.