Eugene Ooi

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Accommodation

Club Med Cherating

Club Med Cherating is known for its all-inclusive resort. This means accommodation, 3 meals daily, unlimited drinks including alcohol and sports activities are included in your stay. You don’t have to worry about overspending on your next holiday.

Club Med Cherating is the first Club Med resort is Asia. The resort is built in the Malay kampung house style on stilts. The journey from Kuala Lumpur to Club Med Cherating is approx 3 hours depending on traffic.

On arrival, you will be welcomed by Club Med international staff also known as Gentle Organisers or GO. You will be given a short briefing by the GO on the resort and the facilities. As a guest staying in the resort, you will be known as Gentle Members or GM, while the General Manager of the resort is known as Chief de Village or CDV.

Entrance

Accommodation

Club Med Cherating has 3 room types – Club Room, Club Room Seaside and Suite. The Club Room is located on the upper floors of the resort, has a garden view and can accommodate up to 3 adults while the Club Room Seaside is located nearer to the main areas, has an ocean view and can accommodate up to 2 adults + 1 child. The Suite is facing the sea and can accommodate 2 adults + 1 child.

The amenities of the Club Room and Club Room Seaside are the same. Both rooms comes with twin bedding which can be put together to form a double bed. The Club Room triple sharing has an extra single bed which can accommodate another child or adult. The rooms have flat screen tv and

The Suite comes with a lounge, a bathtub, and balcony with deck chairs. The room can accommodate 2 adults & 1 child. The mini bar is restocked daily and breakfast can be served in-room.

Club Room – Twin Beds
Club Room with Baby Cot
Club Room – Extra Bed
Club Room Toilet
Suite – Lounge
Suite – Bedroom

Food

Club Med Cherating has 3 restaurants – The Mutiara, Enak and The Rembulan. Meals in all the restaurants are included except for selected specialty meals at the Rembulan (example: Lobster meal).

The Mutiara serves international buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are food islands for Chinese, Western, Korean, Indian, Japanese and Malay. If you have a special diet, speak to the chef in the restaurant and they will try their best to accommodate your request.

Enak serves various type of noodles and is open 2.45pm-6.00pm and 9.45pm-11.30pm daily.

The Rembulan serves late lunch and fine dining dinner. Dinner requires advance reservations which must be made at the entrance of the Mutiara Restaurant in the morning.

GOs at Club Med will join you at your table for lunch or dinner. Its a way to get to know each other better and an interesting concept that I have yet to see in other resorts.

There is always food available to Club Med that you will never go hungry.

Entrance to Mutiara Restaurant
Chinese Section – Roasted Duck
Buffet Section
Fruits Section
Enak Noodle Bar Menu

Drinks

Club Med serves unlimited drinks at the bar and restaurant. There are two bars – main bar & beach bar. You can choose soft drinks, juices, beer, wine (red, wine & rose), cocktails and mocktails.

The Orchid – Main Bar

Sports Activities

Activities in Club Med Cherating includes archery, trapeze, badminton, tennis, squash, football, beach volleyball, basketball, sailing, kayaking, rock climbing, tree tops (summer season), nature walk, aqua fitness, yoga and fitness classes. If you are unfamiliar with the activities, classes are available to guide you. Remember to bring your sports shoes!

Club Med has two swimming pools – the main pool and Zen pool. The Zen pool is a quiet pool catered for adults. It approx 20 minutes walk or 10 minutes by train.

Train to the Zen Pool & Beach
Sailing
Tree Top
Zen Pool

Nightly Theme & Entertainment

Every night there will be a dress code for dinner – All White, Black & White, Glow, Cappuccino…etc. The dress code is not compulsory for GMs but it’s fun to just join in.

After dinner at approximately 9pm, the Club Med GOs will perform on stage. After the show there will be either a party or activities like cultural night, casino night (without real money)…etc.

Kids Club & Passworld

Club Med Kids Club (4 to 11 years) and Passworld (11 to 17 years) is available free. Club Med GOs will take care of your children with various activities from morning till evening. You will be free to spend some me time or quality time with your spouse.

Kids Club Playground

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some frequently asked questions regarding Club Med Cherating

  1. Is there internet / wifi?
    Yes, free wifi is available in main areas and rooms in the resort
  2. Is there TV in the room?
    Yes, there is TV in the room with international channels
  3. Can I use my mobile phone in Club Med?
    Yes, you can use your mobile phone. However signal might not be available in certain areas as Club Med is located in the jungle. 
  4. Is the food halal?
    Yes, Club Med Cherating food is halal. However the restaurants does not have a halal certificate as alcohol is served.
  5. What’s not included in the all-inclusive package?
    Transportation to Club Med Cherating, excursions, spa, boutique, Baby Club Med and Mini club med is available at extra cost. 

 

Check-In and Check Out

Check-in to Club Med Cherating is after 3pm and check-out is 11am on the last day of your stay. You will need to remove your luggage from the room but can remain in the resorts until after lunch. If you would like to take a shower before your journey home, there is a shower room located below the bar.

Shower Room

 

Come as a guest and leave as friends

At the end of your stay at Club Med, there is a very good chance that you will build friendships with the GOs at Club Med. You come as a guest and leave as friends.

Club Med GOs with me

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