United for our Future

Château Saint-Martin & Spa, an Oetker Collection gem, decided long ago to adopt a strategy for employee wellbeing and environmental sustainability. As a company with rigorous standards of excellence, who depends on the happiness of its employees and who welcomes guests from all over the world, we take our Corporate Social Responsibility objectives seriously and update them every year.

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At Oetker Collection, we do understand that anything which is not sustainable cannot sustain. We therefore strive for sustainability in everything we do. We are committed to preserving the local environments and communities where we are present around the globe.

We have instituted a comprehensive strategy and created sustainability teams at each of our Masterpiece Hotels to carry out our objectives. Oetker Collection is proud to adhere to the UN Global Compact framework for ensuring a safe and guaranteed future for all and support its 10 principles.

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Our commitments

Discover a selection of our sustainability stories and initiatives

Diversity & Inclusion | Quality of Life & Safety at Work | Education & People Development | Good Governance

Natural Resources | Carbon Footprint | Solid Waste & Pollution | Biodiversity | Responsible Purchasing

Internal Awareness & Engagement | External Awareness & Engagement | Transparent Communication

Local Businesses & Heritage of Region | Sustainable Partnerships | Environmental & Social Projects

Human rights


Each employee has access to a range of training modules to help develop skills that are aligned with the company's needs.

Our CSR ambassadors

Our sustainability approach is represented by our CSR ambassadors from each hotel’s department.

Employee wellbeing

An osteopath come each month at the hotel for employees wellbeing.

Gender equality index

As of March 1, 2024, the gender equality index at Château Saint-Martin & Spa has reached 45/100 points, distributed as follows: N/A (indicator: pay gap), 35/35 (indicator: individual increase gap), N/A (indicator : percentage of employees receiving a raise after returning from maternity leave) 10/10 (indicator: number of employees of the under-represented gender in the top 10).

Gender equality in the workplace is a priority for all Oetker Collection Masterpiece Hotels. Château Saint-Martin & Spa’s ambition is to increase this level in the future and to make equality the standard, ensuring the collective enrichment of the hotel’s talented teams.

L'égalité des genres sur le lieu de travail est une priorité absolue pour tous les hôtels Oetker Collection. L’ambition du Château Saint-Martin & Spa est de relever ce niveau à l’avenir et de faire de l’égalité un critère de référence, en vue de garantir l’enrichissement collectif du talentueux personnel de l’hôtel.

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Responsible consumption


Four beehives are being set up on the grounds. They are inhabited by bees that will produce a fragrant homemade honey.

Refuge LPO ©

The hotel is a « Refuge LPO© », by making actions to protect the rich biodiversity in its gardens.

Tango rose

The Tango Rose, also called Rose of Vence, is a rare pearl disappeared of the region and adopted by the hotel in it garden to remain it history.

Olive trees

We are home to more than 200 century olive trees which product a precious essence, the olive oil.


Our goal is to reduce waste to a strict minimum. We conduct daily efforts to ensure responsible waste conversion and reduction.

Natural ressources

Everyday, we adopt responsible actions to reduce the consumption of natural resources.

Carbon emissions

The hotel has etablihed an action plan to reduce its carbon emissions.

Sustainable purchasing policy

We conduct detailed research on our suppliers to learn about their CSR strategy.

Upcycled Pouch

In a desire for a circular economy, we recover our fabrics to give them a second life and offer you vintage clutch bag.

Environmental awareness

Giving bag

We provide guests with an opportunity to donate their unwanted clothing to a local charity.

Towels and bed linen

During your stay at the hotel, your towels and bed linen are changed every other day, thus contributing to water and energy savings.

Our CSR ambassadors

Our sustainability approach is represented by our CSR ambassadors from each hotel’s department.

Clean-Up day

Our team members organize each year a clean-up day around our seabord with all the tourist actor of the city of Antibes.

Sustainable Communities

We are in partnership with the city of Vence and the partenaire avec la ville de Vence et the French Heritage Foundation to to restore an emblematic house, the "Villa Le Rêve".


Since 2023, we welcome children from the Vence’s school to relay our rich heritage and our savoire-faire to build together a future more sustainable.


We make a number of material donations throughout the season to the local associations.