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TravelPulse joined 50 media representatives and industry professionals from around the world (Canada, United States, Mexico, Europe) were invited to Club Med La Caravelle from November 13 to 16 as part of a MEGA FAM that was also a celebration of official reopening for the mythical Village of Guadeloupe, originally opened in 1973.
All the guests (who represented half of the Village) arrived at the Village, recently reopened after major renovation and improvement works (47 million euros according to the official figures) on November 13th. After a welcome cocktail and a familiarization tour to present the "new" Club Med La Caravelle, a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony was held in the Village Amphitheater on November 15th. The ceremony brought together many Club Med executives as well as several important members of the community.
In total, this ceremony was like more than 300 guests, coming from nearly a dozen countries - Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Canada, United States, Mexico and Guadeloupe - to attend the inauguration of the new Club Med La Caravelle. Elected representatives, local actors and institutions, partners, investors and journalists were able to celebrate and discover the new experiences offered to clients, such as the new children's frames and the new "Oasis Zen" area exclusively for adults.
"Since 1969 (when he installed his resort Les Boucaniers on a preserved site in Martinique), Club Med has regularly invested in the French West Indies, with the opening of La Caravelle in 1973, and various phases of renovation, the most important in 2006, said Henri Giscard d'Estaing, President of Club Med. Recent renovations and extensions of the La Caravelle resort have mobilized nearly 40 companies, including 36 Guadeloupe.
We tried to minimize the duration of closure and preserve employment and activity, the work represents an overall investment of 47 million euros. This project was also supported by the Island of Guadeloupe Tourism Committee. "
A revised and improved offering
Club Med now offers a complete offer for families with a new Baby Club (from 4 months). Particularly suitable for multigenerational families, the resort has a new water playground for parents and children. The new "Oasis zen" area of the resort welcomes adults seeking well-being. Specially designed for relaxation and relaxation, this space overlooking the sea, with an infinity pool and larger and more luxurious rooms (Deluxe & Suite), offers a real moment of disconnection. To extend this moment, adults can enjoy tailor-made treatments at the heart of the brand new Med by Sothys Spa Club which also offers treatments in stilted cabins with sea views.
The architecture and design of the resort, inspired by the Caribbean culture, offer guests an immersion in the culture of the islands of Guadeloupe. The redesigned rooms are complemented by brand new Superior Rooms and Suites for families with breathtaking views of the sea. With its new beachfront restaurant open from morning to evening, the Allamanda Beach Lounge, Club Med La Caravelle invites its guests guests to discover new culinary experiences in an idyllic and friendly location by the sea.
Also, a new wine cellar allows customers to order and enjoy a good bottle in a reserved area within its completely redesigned Hibiscus restaurant, where the buffet is also very, very good. Long live the "Club Med La Caravelle 2.0"!
Catherine Maisonneuve est une journaliste indépendante spécialisée en voyage et art de vivre. On peut également la lire dans...
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