Make the most of your stay at the Grand Hotel des Thermes in Saint-Malo to discover a large range of activities.

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Tourism in Saint Malo

Enjoy the privateers’ city

The Privateers’ city offers animation all year round, with its literary festivals, sailing races …
And St. Malo is also: the amazing spectacle of its high tides, the beauty of its sandy beaches, its pure sea air, a gentle climate and the beauty of the place… 

Saint-Malo city center: at the heart of the historical town

The cultural and historical wealth of Saint-Malo is revealed along the narrow streets of the old town. You will be seduced by the beauty of the site and the view over Saint-Malo’s Bay.

To discover

Saint-malo : le grand-be

Grand bé and petit bé Islands

Small uninhabited island at the entrance to the Rance estuary and below the ramparts, the Grand Bé is a tidal peninsula where at low tide you can visit the grave of Chateaubriand, the famous writer born in Saint-Malo.
Close by, Le Petit Bé, a small castle built by Vauban in the 17th century to defend the town.
Open depending on tides and weather conditions
Tel. +33 (0) – Price: 6 €

Fort national

Fort national

A historic building built in 1689 by the military architect Vauban to protect the port of Saint Malo. All tours with an experienced tour guide. Accessible by foot at low tide, the Fort National, with its granite walls built into the rock will give you an experience more than three centuries of military history.

Tel. +33 (0)
Adult Admission: 6 €

Plage de Saint-Malo : le sillon devant l'hôtel

The beaches of Saint-Malo

At the foot of the ramparts, Bon Secours beach and its seawater swimming pool in front of the Grand Bé.
Mole Beach, also below the ramparts.
Evantail beach in front of the Fort National.
The vast Sillon beach which stretches from Saint Malo to Paramé.
Minihic Beach and Pont Beach from Paramé to Rothéneuf.
And many more beaches to discover from Rothéneuf to Cancale …

Cité d'Aleth à Saint-Malo

Cité d’Aleth

A beautiful walkway with panoramic views of the Solidor harbour, the Rance estuary and its tidal energy plant, Dinard and the
old walled town. See the remains of the cathedral and the WWII memorial museum built into the air defence bunkers dating from the occupation.

Tour Solidor à Saint-Malo

Tour Solidor

Built during the XIVth century to control the town of St Malo, then converted into a prison, Solidor tower now houses the International Museum of the Cap Horn Long-Course in honour of the sailors of Saint-Malo, the first French explorers to cross the formidable Cap Horn a the end of the XVIIth century.

Address : Tour Solidor – Saint Servan -Saint-Malo.
Tel. +33 (0)
Price: 6 €

Manoir Limoelou Jacques cartier

Manoir de Limoëlou

The manor is the only remaining legacy of its illustrious owner, Jacques Cartier, a native of St. Malo and discoverer of Canada in 1534, this great explorer of the renaissance opened the North American continent to France through the St. Laurent River.

Address : Manoir Jacques Cartier –Rothéneuf –Saint Malo.
Tel. +33 (0)
Price: 5 €

Rochers sculptés à Saint-Malo-Rotheneuf

Les rochers sculptés

5 km from Thermes Marins, towards Cancale, the carved rocks (rochers sculptés) at Rothéneuf, a strange world populated by characters from another time. In the 19th century Father Fourré started sculpting the rock creating a huge naïve style sculpture.

Address : Rochers Sculptés – Rothéneuf –St Malo
Tel. +33 (0)

Barrage de la Rance

Tidal energy plant

Built between 1961 and 1966, the plant bridges a link by landbetween Dinard and St Malo. With some of the highest tides
in the world (14ft tidal range), the plant produces 600,000,000 kWh per year.

Free entry to the dam by the Dinard side of the bridge.

Grand Aquarium de Saint-Malo

Le Grand Aquarium

Home to one of the finest collections of sharks and fish from the oceans and seas around the world. Unique : the 360° shark ring aquarium and the Nautibus ride!

Tel. +33 (0)
Special Rate: ask for your Aquarium Pass at the reception.

Touring the region



A resort located 15 km from Saint-Malo, Cancale is a picturesque fishing port which nestles under the cliffs, renowned for its oysters with oyster beds visible at low tide.



A holiday hot-spot for the British during the 19th century, Dinard is a beautiful holiday town which still contains the charm and
architecture of the past with plenty of tourist attractions (great market on Saturday mornings all year round).

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Former medieval town of the Dukes of Brittany, Dinan rises above the Rance Estuary. Visit the medieval ramparts and streets and the English garden.

Mont Saint Michel

The Mont Saint-Michel

55 km from Saint-Malo, the second and most remarkable tourist site in France …

More information about St-Malo and its region on the website


During your stay, ask the hotel’s reception for the “Pass Avantages” and you will have special rates on different activities in Saint-Malo.

At the Grand Hotel des Thermes, you get direct access to the Thermes Marins Thalasso and Spa center for moments of relaxation and wellbeing.
To practice sports such as watersports, sailing, golf, horse riding…Saint-Malo is the place to be!

Parcours Aquatonic à Saint-Malo

Aquatonic Pool

Enjoy the warm seawater labyrinth for a relaxing moment.
Special rates

Phone : +33 2 99 40 75 33

Website :

Golf de Saint-Malo


Along the Emerald Coast, 20 minutes from Saint-Malo, Thermes Marins de Saint-Malo welcome you to the Saint-Malo Hotel Golf**** & Country Club. Two 9 or 18 hole courses over one hundred hectares.

Official Website :

Preferential rates for the clients of the Grand Hôtel des Thermes.

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Excursion to the island of Cézembre

The Compagnie Maritime Dinardaise offers a water cab service between Saint-Malo and the island of Cézembre to enjoy the beauty of the Emerald Coast.
Departure from Saint-Malo: cale de Dinan
Discover also their shuttle service at fixed hours.
Information: +33 (0)7 69 40 38 40
Your advantage: 10% discount on the water cab Saint-Malo / Cézembre, round trip, for 2 people.
Surf School de Saint Malo

Surf School

A sailing school next to the Thermes Marins offering water sports such as :

  • windsurfing,
  • surfing,
  • catamaran,
  • sand sailing.

Preferential rates for the clients of the Grand Hôtel des Thermes.

Grand Aquarium de Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo Aquarium

Visit the aquarium of Saint-Malo located near the city center

10 % discount

Phone : +33 2 99 21 19 07


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Étoile Marine

If you want to go on the sea, enjoy a trip with Etoile Marine

10 % discount

Phone : +33 2 99 40 48 72


Longe Côte

Longe Cote

For an aquatic hike in the bay of Saint-Malo. In a wetsuit, you will walk in the sea!
Special rates
Phone: +33 6 30 49 31 23

Zoo Bourbansais

Zoo of La Bourbansais

Located near Saint-Malo, discover the zoo of la Bourbansais
10 % discount
Phone : +33 2 99 69 40 07
Website :

Copac Parc

Pass Cobac Parc

For moments of fun with all the family
10 % discount
Phone: +33 2 99 73 80 16

faire de la Plongée à Saint Malo


Discover the marine fauna and flora of the Emerald Coast.
Phone +33 2 99 19 90 36

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Stand Up Paddle (SUP)

Discover Stand Up Paddle in Saint-Malo.
Phone :  +33 6 89 52 71 85
Email :