Monday,  August 26, 2019  3:43 am

Club Med Michès is on its way

Club Med Michès is on its way
Xavier Mufraggi, CEO of Club Med North America and the Caribbean, and Carolyne Doyon, senior vice president, Canada & Mexico, Club Med, pictured here in NYC for the official preview of Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda.

As of Nov. 30, Canadians will be able to enjoy all that Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda has to offer.

Situated in the rural town of Miches, an untouched region in the Dominican Republic that's approximately 75 minutes north of Punta Cana, Club Med Michès is a 93-acre resort that features four different Club Med ‘boutique village’ concepts.

Once open, Club Med will be the only brand operating in this part of the Dominican Republic, offering guests a 2,000-foot-long beach area that no other resort complex can compete with.

Part of the Exclusive Collection

Yesterday, Club Med provided a closer look into Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda’s accommodations, culinary offerings, amenities and activities, during a preview of the new resort, held in New York City.

“Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda marks a beautifully striking addition to our global, diverse portfolio of all-inclusive resorts,” said Xavier Mufraggi, CEO of Club Med North America and the Caribbean. “Guests will not only be captivated by the resort’s distinctive four-boutique-village concept, but by the incredible beauty of the destination itself. Miches holds some of the Dominican Republic’s most stunning gems, like Montaña Redonda, the Limón Waterfall and Samaná Bay.”

The rooms

Once open, Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda will hold 335 guest rooms. Accommodations will vary depending on which of the boutique villages guests choose:

Caribbean: Caribbean Paradise is home to 111 rooms, features a vivid and lively Caribbean ambiance, and is located at the heart of the village (within close proximity to the main pool and the beach lounge). This village features two room types: Deluxe Rooms and Ocean View Junior Suites.

Explorer Cove: A village dedicated for multi-generational families, Explorer Cove provides 158 family accommodations with large rooms, a playful atmosphere, and is close to the children’s clubs and sports facilities. This village features four room types: La Perla suites, Ocean View Family Junior Suites, Deluxe Family Rooms, and Deluxe Rooms.

LaPerla: An exclusive area featuring 16 oceanfront family suites and four oceanfront penthouse family suites with a rooftop terrace. This area provides special access to its own private family pool, family bar and beach cabanas.

Emerald Jungle: An adult-exclusive village for wellness seekers, Emerald Jungle features 48 deluxe rooms and is part of Club Med’s Zen Oasis concept. The area is close to the Zen pool, fitness facilities, spa and the wellness bar.

Archipelago: An adult-exclusive village for romantics, Archipelago is an oceanfront area only accessible to those who stay in the boutique village, featuring 18 oceanfront suites, each with their own private pool. Guests who stay in this area also benefit from an outdoor shower, and a direct infinity view from the bedroom.

About the resort

Like all Club Med properties, guests of Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda will enjoy all-inclusive food and beverage offerings from a selection of three restaurants, four bars, one coffee shop, and three wine cellars: two in the resort centre and one inside the beach lounge. The cellars will contain a variety of international wines, high-end spirits and traditional Dominican rum.

At Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda, guests will be able to enjoy more than 25 different sports and activities, including fitness classes, tennis, pickleball, archery, indoor climbing, circus activities (including the flying trapeze), kayaking (including see-through models), snorkeling, aqua fitness, team sports, dance classes, a guided running trail and various yoga classes. Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda also prides itself on having a robust excursions program.

The resort will also host six distinct iconic active experiences for guests to try, including JetSurf (electric surfboarding), Hobie Eclipse (a stand-up pedal board), treetop yoga class, family paddleboarding, a fitness trail and horseback riding on the beach.

Aside from the activities, guests can take a dip in one of four pools: the main pool, the adult-exclusive natural Zen pool, the family pool and the Mini Club pool for children.

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