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The island of Embiez (Var), at the beginning of a new season

This is exactly what the beautiful island of Embiez, located off the coast of the Var, has to offer. Between activities, restaurants, cultural visits and beaches, the island of Embiez meets everyone’s expectations and desires… It is the ideal destination to stay in paradise! Surrounded by transparent backgrounds and gilded by the sun all year round, Embiez Island escapes the crowds. This destination is a peaceful and spectacular example of what slow tourism embodies, the return to nature is immediate.

The Helios Hotel

The Hélios**** hotel and its Héliospa, the apartments and villas, the Sartì, the Island Truck, the Cabana Sucre, the Bar des Amis, the diving center, the nautical base, the mythical little the island will be happy to welcome you and meet you for this new season from April 22. The island’s establishments offer you a mix of relaxation, gastronomy and discovery. Take advantage of this idyllic destination to disconnect for a spring weekend or a summer stay.


The Hélios hotel is a relaxed 4-star hotel. and confidential. This oasis of tranquility with 61 rooms and suites stands for attentive, personal service. for each of its guests. To let go of the He?lioSpa? modern architecture and the heated indoor pool largely contribute to? “Cinq Mondes” expertise for an optimal care process.

Les Douanes is the name given to the eight suites that share one of the oldest buildings on the island, built in the 18th century and very close to the beach of Salins. Contemporary interior, private terrace in local stone… This row of pink tiles, with its ocher facade and red shutters, overlooks the sea.
Le Mas des Romarins, is an authentic Provencal residence with six bedrooms and which enjoys all the charm of a large family house: floor tiles, cozy living room and large kitchen open to the terrace… Around this majestic stone building and the gazebo under which we have breakfast last, its articulated garden and traditional stone pond. An intimate and 100% charming address.

From studios to 3 bedroom apartments, this rental can accommodate 2 to 8 people. They are all equipped and have a balcony or a terrace with a beautiful view of the port, or of nature for those who are in the middle of the pine forest. Being close to the center, access to beaches, activities, restaurants, bars and shops is on foot or by bike. Ideal to enjoy the sweetness of life and the simple pleasures that the paradise island of Embiez has to offer with family, friends or loved ones.


During a sunny weekend in Embiez, take advantage of the many outdoor activities on offer on the island. On the sea side, snorkelling, diving baptisms, deep water trips, traditional or electric paddles, you will find something to entertain you while refreshing. On the land, the tennis and petanque courts await you for games with friends. Thanks to the many walking routes, you can discover the island from every corner. The mythical little train of the island offers a tour of the Embiez with anecdotes in the key. The Ile des Embiez is a living paradise in the heart of which you will never be bored.

From studio to 3 bedroom apartment

For nature lovers, 95 hectares are part of the European Natura 2000 network, which brings together more than 1700 French land and sea areas known for the rarity and fragility of their natural environment. The only competition here is the fauna and flora overlooking the wild creeks and jagged rocks that plunge into the Mediterranean blue.
Protecting the environment far from mass tourism and defending a certain idea of ​​​​paradise is an essential step for the Embiez.


The island offers several culinary addresses to discover to the delight of epicureans. The taste experiences there are multiple with, for example, the Foodtruck that offers a kitchen en route, the Bar des Amis is ideal for a stopover when leaving the beach or the Sartì which stands out as an unforgettable stopover during your stay in Embiez. A fundamentally friendly address, true to the character of Provence that marks the spirits forever.
It is Christophe Pacheco who, with a star in the Michelin Guide and Meilleur Ouvrier de France 2011, takes the culinary identity of the island to the highest level.

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