It’s already May and we cannot keep calm for the biggest event of the year! Cannes International Film Festival is one of the most glitzy, glamorous and star-studded events, with red-carpet premieres that attract everyone to the French Riveria. The festival takes place between May 14 – 25, 2019, so it’s the best time to go for a vacation and of course, if you are a film enthusiast, you wouldn’t want to miss out on the Cannes Cinephiles screenings and celebrity-spot.
There is no denying that Cannes is going to be a busy city as the festival approaches and in no time, crowds will take over the city centre. For those who do not want to miss all the happenings in the city and wish to relish a more tranquil time, look no further.
Club Med Opio en Provence offers an authentic taste of the beautiful French Riviera, straddling between the pristine beaches and beautiful Mediterranean valleys with a backdrop of the famous city of Cannes – all the reasons to stay here. Just a 40 minutes drive to the Cannes Festival and 30 minutes from Cannes Railway Station, Opio en Provence sits in an olive grove, set amidst 50 hectares of pine and oak trees – a Mediterranean paradise in the south of France.
The 4 Trident resort has been revamped by the French interior designer, François Champsaur, celebrating contemporary elegance with a local touch. The resort has soft pastel coloured Provençal-style rooms with a total of 435 rooms in the bungalow. Club Med specialises in providing a premium, all-inclusive package which combines all the essentials for a perfect vacation at ease. The package includes accommodation, a vast array of sports and activities with expert tuition as well as great entertainment. Also, the resort takes good care of you by providing meals three times a day, including a late breakfast and lunch so you can enjoy your holiday at your own leisurely pace. There is also an all-day bar and snack service – what else could you ask for?
Top-class facilities and amenities
This perfect holiday club provides a tranquil ambiance and myriad of activities for all age. Spend time with your family, friends, or better half with a traditional game of petanque under the cypress trees or try some home-made olive oil. Take a dip in the heated or unheated outdoor swimming pool, indulge in a Turkish Bath or simply immerse yourself at the Club Med Spa by CARITA with all-natural L’Occitane products for a facial and body treatment. Unwind yourself and experience the traditional Roman bath or get a themed treatment massage to release that tension in your body. Fancy sipping some tea after a relaxed evening? The all organic ‘Zen’ tea bar will be sure to delight your senses and calm those nerves.
Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the 9-hole official FFG Golf Course or and tennis lovers can practice their serve with a specialty lesson at the Tennis school. Recharge your batteries and get an adrenaline rush at the new Club Med Gym that offers Body Combat, Pump Balance, and Yoga classes for beginners to keep you fit. You can also book a basic package at Club Med which will include private airport transfers, a city tour, and extra value benefits that you wouldn’t normally get – such as free access to the gym, pool, and sauna.
For the comfort of our little ones, Baby Club Med provides a special day-care for children as young as four months old with dedicated facilities, care, and entertainment. From a magical ‘world of tree houses’ between the lavender bushes to flying trapeze discovery at the circus school, there’s plenty to appreciate.
If you are opting for an adventurous holiday, feel free to pre-book or also purchase on site for excursions – all activities will be 100% tailored to your trip. From visiting Marineland theme park and seeing the wall of Cannes to strolling through the flower fields of “Pays de Grasse” and streets of Saint Paul de Vence – all can be arranged by the Discovery centre team.
In a nutshell, Club Med Opio en Provence lets you experience the fascinating French culture within its realm idyllically located at the charming Provencal hill village of Opio. It is just a short drive to the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, Macé Beach along the Mediterranean Sea, and other attractions.
Club Méditerranée has certainly taken the lead for a luxurious holiday club destination. In fact, Club Med Opio en Provence has been accoladed with the European Eco-label for holiday accommodation and environmental stewardship (the first-holiday resort in France to be awarded).
For more information, visit www.clubmed.co.th