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Are you ready to embark on your next luxury adventure? Whether you're a fan of warm summer breezes or the enchantment of a winter wonderland, Club Med has you covered. In this guide, we'll help you choose the best time to book your next getaway, highlighting the advantages of both summer and winter vacations.

Summer Splendour - June to September

Researching summer vacations ideas? The allure of holidaying during this wonderful time of year, especially in Hokkaido, Japan, and Savoie, France, are undeniable. Both offer serene mountain views, lush landscapes, and nature at its prime.

Club Med Tomamu Resort, Hokkaido

Unmatched Beauty: When it comes to summer, Hokkaido is an absolute gem. One of the best summer destinations here is Club Med Tomamu Resort. Tucked away between the valleys of the stunning Tomamu Mountain, this 145-hectare resort offers extravagance combined with captivating nature scenes. Families will appreciate the different room options with premium Japanese art de vivre design

Special Themed Activities: At Club Med Tomamu, every day is an adventure. The resort boasts special themed activities and entertainment for the ideal family stay. Enjoy live traditional Japanese shows including circus and magic performances to keep everyone enthralled!

Culinary Delights: Foodies, rejoice! Club Med Tomamu offers an authentic yakiniku experience at the Haku restaurant, where you can indulge in delectable dishes included in your all-inclusive package. Or visit the Itara restaurant with its array of international and Japanese delights including the freshest fish from their main buffet. Also… don't forget to sample premium local Hokkaido whiskey and sake at The Nest bar*. A private dining experience can also be arranged with our Under the Stars Dome Dinner*, where you and loved ones can enjoy dinner outdoors in a dome-shaped tent with beautiful decor.

(*Subject to availability & at additional cost. Contact us for more details.)

Unkai Terrace: For breathtaking mountain views, head to the Unkai Terrace - a mountain-top sanctuary where you can take in all that Japanese nature has to offer. Standing at 1,088m, come here during sunrise to watch the sea of clouds drift by revealing the stunning views.

All-Inclusive Activities: Whether you're into nature hikes or flower farm visits, Club Med Tomamu has it all. You also have the option to experience traditional river fishing with our instructors 10 minutes away from the resort - enjoy the zen way of fishing and honour nature by releasing the fishes back into the river! Or if you’re feeling more adventurous, go river rafting at the Sorachigawa River with the entire family.

Club Med Valmorel Chalet-Apartments

Charming Savoyard Chalets: For one of the best summer destination with a touch of elegance, consider Club Med Valmorel Chalet-Apartments. These 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom Savoyard chalet-apartments offer cosy interiors that blend modern mountain style with comfort, providing the best of French mountain life.

Exceptional Dining: Enjoy meals in your chalet-apartment with options like continental breakfast delivered to your door or lunch and dinner served in verrines, all included in your stay. If you prefer to dine out, visit "La Laiterie" Gourmet Lounge or dine at The Cerfs or The Celeste, two terrace restaurants overlooking the mountains.

All-Inclusive Activities: Explore the beautiful Morel valley, with its pastures and waterfalls, on one of the trail running routes suited for all skill levels. Biking and cultural excursions into the mountain villages are also available. For the more adventurous soul, discover the topography of the area by following a half- or full-day hike with our expert guides, so you can get to know this hilly labyrinth just as intimately.

Winter Wonderland - December to May

When considering your winter vacations, there's a certain enchantment in the air that beckons you to embrace the chill and revel in the season's magic. It doesn’t matter if you prefer the thrill of winter sports or a chance to savour local culture, some of the best winter destinations like Kiroro, Japan and Heilongjiang, China would provide the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable end-of-the-year escape.

Club Med Kiroro Peak & Kiroro Grand, Hokkaido

Asian Skiing Oasis: Hidden amidst the Hokkaido landscape, Club Med Kiroro Peak is the only Club Med mountain resort in Asia that offers spring skiing until May. Meanwhile, Kiroro Grand, set to open at the end of 2023, is open throughout both summer and winter. With 126 and 216 rooms respectively, the two resorts provide various facilities and activities.

Only minutes away from each other, guests at Kiroro Peak can enjoy the specialty restaurants and wellness facilities provided at both.

Culinary Experiences: Savour Japanese fusion cuisine at specialty restaurants. Begin with Otaru, the main restaurant that offers an all-day buffet with an array of international cuisines, set in a stylish and inviting ambiance across two themed zones: Western and Asian. Dive deeper into Asian flavours at Ogon*, an Asian specialty restaurant in Kiroro Grand Resort. Here, you'll savour comforting and delectable hot pots inspired by Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Thai cuisines, featuring the freshest Otaru seafood and Hokkaido's finest meat and vegetables.

For an exceptional grilled feast, head to Kaen*, a yakiniku specialty restaurant. Indulge in Kuroge Wagyu Cross Karubi, a succulent well-marbled thin-sliced beef, and Boneless Short Rib, both sourced from the renowned Tokachi farm in Hokkaido. Finally, gather with friends at The Ebisu*, a sushi specialty restaurant in Kiroro Grand Resort, for a casual dine-in experience after a day of skiing at one of the best winter destinations in Asia.

(*at additional cost. Contact us for more details)

All-Inclusive Offerings: Enjoy cultural workshops and an indoor pool, all on the resort premises. Other activities like group & private ski & snowboarding lessons for the whole family are also available to keep everyone fully entertained. Enjoy peaceful ski holidays with Club Med's all-inclusive packages, which includes ski lift passes from 4 years old made available upon arrival!

Club Med Yabuli, China

A Winter Wonderland for Ski Enthusiasts: If you're a winter vacation enthusiast seeking the ultimate ski experience, Club Med Yabuli in China is the destination of your dreams. This resort is strategically positioned within one of China's most extensive ski domains, making it an absolute must-visit for a winter sports vacation.

Spacious Deluxe Retreats: Immerse yourself in the comfort of our family-friendly deluxe rooms, adorned with tasteful wooden furnishings and a colour palette inspired by nature. These rooms offer panoramic views of the majestic surrounding mountains and the serene nature reserve, creating the perfect ambiance for quality family bonding.

All-Inclusive Ski Adventures: With Club Med's comprehensive all-Inclusive package, your winter vacation escapade becomes a hassle-free journey. Your lift pass and group lessons are thoughtfully included, granting you more time on the slopes and less time on logistics. Simply hop on the convenient gondola located at the resort's base and set out to explore the sprawling 50.9 kilometres of winding ski slopes, divided into three distinct domains. With seasoned professional ski instructors as your guides, you can traverse the trails while immersing yourself in the enchanting scenery of ancient pine tree forests.

Beyond the Slopes: Club Med Yabuli offers more than just skiing; it's absolutely divine for those craving winter activities. Challenge yourself on the indoor climbing wall, engage in wholesome family bonding during the Club Med Amazing Family Winter Games, or indulge in relaxation in the outdoor Canadian bath. Have the best winter vacation at this Club Med destination.

No matter when you decide to book your luxury summer or winter getaway, you’re in for a memorable experience filled with relaxation, adventure, and culinary delights at one of our Club Med all-inclusive resorts. Enquire today.

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