Winter Travel: Why We’re Craving Another Trip To Club Med
Last year, we took a vacation to Club Med Sandpiper Bay, an all-inclusive resort on the tranquil St. Lucie river on the east coast of Florida. The resort offers food, drinks (fabulous cocktails!), fitness, and other amenities as part of the package. You don’t need to worry about costs sneaking up on you and you can indulge without bringing an overflowing wallet. In addition to that, the resort’s luxurious amenities and offerings are hard to leave behind. Now that there’s a major chill in the air, we’re craving another dose of Club Med and here’s why:
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Slideshow of our trip to Club Med Sandpiper Bay
We felt healthier than ever
Club Med Sandpiper Bay is known for its superior fitness and athletic facilities, so we took advantage of them. With access to a fully-equipped gym as well as a sprawling golf course and tennis academy, we were easily able to incorporate fitness into our daily schedules. We perfected our game during group tennis and golf lessons, included in the Club Med package. To fulfill our adventurous streak, we learned the ropes at the trapeze and circus school. At the beach, we went sailing and paddleboarding. At sunset, an outdoor jog or yoga session was invigorating. Being active was a natural part of the experience. We reaped the benefits of a better sense of well-being and even shed a few unwanted pounds by the end of our stay!
Top-notch amenities and dining
Picture this: You look out the window of your guestroom; Palm trees are swaying and the water glistens in the sun. At first glance, you might think you were on a tropical island. The truth is, you’re at Club Med Sandpiper Bay and, in addition to paradise-like surroundings, there’s fine-dining, unlimited cocktails and wine, and so much more. Multiple restaurants and cafes are open all day long, offering everything from a quick bite to a fancy multi-course meal. There are several pools for every preference — a kids pool, a pool for swim training, a main pool, and a secluded “quiet pool” for adults. You can also get pampered at the luxurious Club Med Spa by L’Occitane, a high-end skincare brand, which offers a complete list of treatments, such as massages, facials, manicures and pedicures. Can you say bliss?