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Iles des Embiez

83140, Six-Fours-les-Plages, France
+33 4 94 10 66 10
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A lovely, unspoilt island

Unbelievably tranquil and beautiful. So quiet and such clean air. A peaceful escape from everything.

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Matthew100
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London
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Peaceful, small beaches

It was very hot when we decided to walk all around the island... don't do the same! ;-) The beaches... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Celia-Anastasia B
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The Embiez island is located in south of France, in the Var Department (83), between Marseille and Toulon, in front of Six-Fours-les-Plages. The "natural island" is accessible all the year from the Brusc Marina in Six-Fours. In summer, many sports activities are available (kayak, biking, catamarans, paddle ...) and sports competition (tennis, petanque ...), parties, entertainment, train tour, etc. The Embiez Island is one of the Paul Ricard Islands, acquired by the eponymous entrepreneur Paul Ricard in the 50s. Various accommodation facilities and catering are available on site.
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  • Average6%
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“day trip” (8 reviews)
“paul ricard” (4 reviews)
“small island” (2 reviews)
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83140, Six-Fours-les-Plages, France
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+33 4 94 10 66 10
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Unbelievably tranquil and beautiful. So quiet and such clean air. A peaceful escape from everything.

Thank Matthew100
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

It was very hot when we decided to walk all around the island... don't do the same! ;-) The beaches are very small and beautiful, there are a lot of boats all around: next time we'll think about renting one! There are also a few...More

Thank Celia-Anastasia B
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We expected to be able to eat at any of the several restaurants available on the island but, seeing as we visited in the beginning of June, only one was open. Disappointing for such a nice place to not take better care of its tourists.

Thank Carina M
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Visited here for a business conference & was very pleasantly surprised by the beauty & diversity of this place. The gardens, beach, small vineyards, pathways.. every inch of the island was a beauty. Makes for a good day trip with family or friends.

Thank vsameera
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I walked from Sanary to the Port du Brusc since it was a sunny but not very hot day, Cote d'Azur weather at its best and I was able to enjoy some wonderful scenery on the way. I bought my ferry ticket for 12 Euro...More

3  Thank sanarysurmer
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Book direct in the port, short sea journey to island. Don't go expecting excitement! It's an old fashioned place with lovely beaches, the sea is so clear though quite cold even in August. The beaches we used were very sharp shingle so recommend beach shoes....More

1  Thank Angela T
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Got the ferry from Sanary, 12 minutes easy crossing. Lovely island with good walks. Lots of hidden coves but beware of stones beaches and sharp rocks.

1  Thank Chris T
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I did stay on the Island for one week: The island itself is place of beauty. Take a strole and find yourself small beach’s well worth the visit or look the sights more inland. You can study must of the scenery in about two or...More

1  Thank Armann H
Reviewed 16 May 2016

You reach Ile des Embiez after a 12 minute trip from Brusc by ferry. Ile des Embiez is one of the two islands by Paul Ricard, the founder of the famous Ricard drink. When you arrive at the island the first thing you see is...More

2  Thank Baldisbeautiful
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spot, clean and at one with nature; aquarium a little disappointing (very small)! Wonderful little beaches with rock pools full of sea treasures, turquoise waters, idyllic in many ways. Had enormous fun with my small boys. Not sure what it's like in the height...More

Thank AClonan
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