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At the southern tip of Ile d’Oléron, the Novotel Ile d’Oléron Thalassa sea & spa resort is exposed to the sun and sheltered from the wind. The long sandy beach of Gatseau stretches endlessly in front of the property. And surrounding the hotel is forest conservation land, guaranteeing you a tranquil retreat where you can truly get away from it all.
Here, the ocean is ubiquitous. Bask in the sea air and light and feel a sense of well-being over you. Our staff is committed to ensuring that you have everything you need to enjoy every moment of your stay.
For an unforgettable stay - An exceptional beachfront location isolated from the stress of city life - Magical, authentic, and well-preserved natural surroundings - A soothing decor comprised of natural wood, driftwood, and sienna, designed to put your mind and body at ease
Guestrooms Guestrooms of 26 sq. m with balcony and view over the ocean or forest are spread over 3 floors with a lift. Connecting rooms are available by request. 4 rooms have facilities for the disabled (by request). Light-filled and generously proportioned, the rooms are decorated in pale woods and sandy beiges.
Rooms' services Collective Heating (Except individual one in bathrooms) Direct phone line Radio Satellite TV Minibar Safe Hairdryer in the bathroom Separated toilets
Miscellaneous In your room: double bed (or 2 singles by request), a sofa for sleeping a third person or two young children, bathroom with large shower, hair-dryer and towel-warmer. Separate WC. Individual air-conditioning and heating, telephone, satellite TV, mini-bar and a safe.
For your children A kids club for children aged from 3 to 12 years-old during the French school holidays, excluding week-ends (with supplement, limited number of places, for more information, contact us). Accommodation and breakfast free up to 2 children aged under 16 years-old sharing their parents' room.
Restaurant and bar
The Restaurant "Osens" The sunny dining room offers a relaxed, holiday ambiance year-round. The terrace, shaded with terracotta and white-striped awnings, offers sweeping ocean views. You will enjoy a fresh and straightforward cuisine made with the finest products of the island (seafood, fish, oyster, wine).
Delicious Healthy food We suggest cooking classes and consultations with our dietician (by appointment only) to help you achieve a healthy, balanced lifestyle.
The bar Our bar is the perfect setting for your morning coffee or your last nightcap before bed. You can also relax and enjoy a selection of coffee-table books and comic books
Culture and discovery
Expert care For you and your beauty, our professionals have selected premium beauty care treatments from highly-respected brands, tailored to your needs and to your type of skin.
Culture & Discovery Pedalling along a forest path, stretching out on the beach listening to the waves or sitting in on conferences to learn about healthy diets… On our site and with our partners, we are proud to present a wide range of recreational, sports and cultural entertainment in the middle of nature on the Oleron island.
Walks and excursions, guided tours or on your own Old stone, lighthouses, zoos and gardens... There are so many sites for you to explore on the island our round-about, marked by history, the sea, travelling, adventure and exotic surroundings.
Come see Citadel of the Château d’Oléron, a magnificent fortress facing the mainland Oleron island’s History Museum Famous Chassiron lighthouse on the northern tip of the island that guide sailors into the waters of Pertuis d’Antioch, a stretch of sea littered with reefs and a graveyard for many a ship Fort Louvois in Bourcefranc, 400 m from the coast, reached on foot at low-tide "Oyster City" in Marennes Sea outings (around Fort Boyard) in July and August Rochefort and its many treasures: the Corderie Royale, the house of Pierre Loti, the Museum of Early Year Commerce and the famous frigate, the Hermione La Rochelle, the superb harbour and aquarium
Regional produce With some 70 kilometres of coastline, the island feeds on a wide variety of fish and shell-fish from the sea, including the famous Marennes-Oleron oysters. Facing the island, the Charente-Maritime region boasts a wealth of gourmet treasures, including renowned Limousin beef, local wines, the Pineau des Charentes and of course the cognac.
Sport comes naturally A string of activities to keep you busy when you are not in therapy. Free access to different activities: pétanque, table-tennis and miniature golf. Half-court tennis and badminton courts are available (with supplement, loan of equipment included). Then you can rent bicycles to explore the island to discover the beauty of the forest (you will find a tourist map with all the cycle trails at the hotel’s front desk). Within the immediate vicinity: horseriding stables and a 9-hole seaside links half an hour away.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENTS - PLANET 21 Thalassa Île d'Oléron has received ISO 14001 environmental management certification. For examples, the institute uses solar panels to generate some of its hot water.
Naturally Thalasso Nature takes care of us. With your help, we take care of nature
Our price includes
- 5 nights in a Double Room - Half Board - Program: Seaside Escape / 16 treatments in 4 days (4 treatments per day) - Access to the Fitness Area & Beauty Space of the Site
Our price does not include
- Flights or other transport - Transfers - Meals and drinks unless stated otherwise - Meals for children - Other room categories - Excursions and optional extras - Personal spending money and tips - Personal travel insurance - Visitors' tax - Pet accommodation (for hotels where pets are allowed)
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Novotel Île d'Oléron Thalassa sea & spa Plage de Gatseau 17370 SAINT-TROJAN-LES-BAINS FRANCE
Getting to the resort by car: > From Paris or Bordeaux: Take the A10-E05 and get off at the Saintes exit (#35), then take the D728 to Île d’Oléron (free bridge) > GPS: Head in the direction of Saint-Trojan-les-Bains; when you get to Ile d’Oléron, select Novotel under "Hotels"
By train: > Less than 3 hrs 15 min from Paris (Montparnasse train station); 2 hrs 15 min from Bordeaux; less than 2 hrs from Nantes > La Rochelle train station is 1 hr 15 min from the hotel > Shuttle taxi transfers from the train station available daily during certain hours (on request). Reservation required Contact us for more information (tariff and schedule).
By plane: > 1h15 from the La Rochelle airport
Transfers: > Contact us for taxi fees and reservations