Club Med Itaparica 3* Classic Resort - Brazil

Amid tropical greenery, home to iguanas and brightly coloured birds, a Resort that combines African exoticism with South American exuberance. A vast array of activities await you on this island, just an hour's boat ride from Salvador da Bahia. The fine sandy beach is the perfect place to dance the night away to the wild rhythms of the samba and Bahian percussions, before returning to your cosy bungalow in its tranquil location in or near the coconut grove. Accommodation 334 bungalows nestling in the shade of a magnificent coconut grove, alongside the river that runs through the Resort. Built in the local style, the bungalows are in perfect harmony with the Samba spirit, grouped in 10 different sectors, painted in bright oranges and yellows. All the bungalows are in quiet locations, close to the centre of the Resort. Restaurants Delicious, creative cuisine and impeccable table art. Our chefs pull out all the stops to ensure you have a fabulous and entertaining meal. The Pelourinho In the centre of the Resort, a great restaurant for tasting international cuisine with friends, from the buffet. Its semi-open structure opens onto the luxuriant tropical gardens. The chef and his team prepare a selection of low-calory meals daily. Smoking permitted. The Cabana You'll love the warm ambience of this open-air restaurant near the tennis courts in the heart of the coconut grove. Serves Brazilian specialities. Smoking permitted. Bars Main bar Ideal location by the swimming pool, with a fine view over the beach and sea, this bar and its spacious terrace (open and covered), welcome you throughout the day. Change of scene and ambience in the evening, when the bar "goes disco". Snacks served during the day. Cigar humidor (at extra cost). Smoking is permitted on the terrace. The Cabana Backing on to the Brazilian speciality restaurant, this bar serves coffee and fruit juice. Available all day and evening (during bar opening hours) in all the bars in the Resort. Drinks included (served by the glass and in the bars only) Water, fruit juices, sodas, hot drinks, cocktails with and without alcohol, local and/or international spirits, wines. Sweet and savoury snacks Drinks not included Champagne, VSOP and XO spirits, bottled and canned drinks (available in certain Resorts from vending machines and/or the Club Med boutique®), certain super-premium brands and bottled wines proposed à la carte in some of our restaurants and bars. Sports & Activities In this Club Med Resort, novices and experts can try out exciting new sports and sensations. With GO®s trained in their particular activity, you'll enjoy the highest standards of equipment. Flying Trapeze Academy with circus activities Included in your packageThe Sports Academies propose the best equipment and facilities for tennis enthusiasts. Beginners and advanced pupils alike will be able to enjoy their sport in the best possible conditions.
  • Quality teaching by specialist G.O®s, to introduce beginners to the sport and enable experienced players to perfect their mastery of the discipline
  • Group classes for all levels, 6 days a week, give you the chance to make real progress and master your movements
  • Full equipment for each age group and level of skill.
Tennis Academy Included in your packageThe Sports Academies propose the best equipment and facilities for tennis enthusiasts. Beginners and advanced pupils alike will be able to enjoy their sport in the best possible conditions.
  • Quality teaching by specialist G.O®s, to introduce beginners to the sport and enable experienced players to perfect their mastery of the discipline
  • Group classes for all levels, 6 days a week, give you the chance to make real progress and master your movements
  • Full equipment for each age group and level of skill.
Other sports Included in your package: Initiation group lessons: Aquafitness, Archery, Club Med fitness, Sailing Group lessons for all levels (age and date restrictions may apply): Flying Trapeze Academy with circus activities, Tennis Academy Free practice: Basketball, Beach volleyball, Cardio and weights room, Football, Golf, Paddle, Squash, Volley ball, Waterpolo Wellness Centre In the warm, gentle breeze, or in the welcoming atmosphere of a treatment room, discover ethnic, innovative or traditional massage techniques**. Relax in the hands of our expert massage therapists, who will stimulate specific energy points and ease tense muscles. The Massage Area** has:
  • 1 individual treatment room
  • 1 palapa on the beach
**For information: The term "massage" implies a superficial manipulation of the face or body, solely for aesthetic purposes, sometimes to ensure good penetration of a cosmetic product, or for comfort. The massage referred to is an external massage of the skin, with no medical or therapeutic aim. It may be done manually or with mechanical aids, exclusively by qualified, trained professionals. Children & Teens Our Resort welcomes children of all ages, with children’s club facilities for the various age groups, run by professionals.
  • Dedicated areas, specifically designed for their needs
  • Equipment designed with a view to comfort and safety
  • Opening hours that allow parents to make the most of their day and evening, or feel free to go off for a day's excursion*
  • A structure that combines innovation with 40 years of experience, based on the respect of each child's desires and biological clock
  • G.O®s with a passion for their job
  • Numerous activities for all ages: sport, creative activities and games.
  • The children's and teens clubs are open all week, except Sundays.
Mini Club Med® (from 4 to under 11) Included in your package. Creativity and energy. At this age, children have a thirst for everything. The Mini Club Med®’s vocation is to satisfy their boundless energy and curiosity. Activities include sport, games and creative activities. Children are divided into age groups. Juniors' Club Med® (from 11 to under 18) Included in your package. Freedom and fun for teenagers. Proposed during the school holidays, it's a Club Med classic, with youngsters divided into 2 different age groups. The Club Med offers everything but imposes nothing. A free and exclusive spirit that youngsters adore. The Juniors' Club Med® enables teenagers to meet and take part in activities of their choice; in their own individual way, they get involved in life at the Resort. Excursions desk A stay at the Club Med is always the perfect opportunity to leave everyday realities behind and experience something completely new. The excursions programme is given as an indication. Cachoeira and Sao Felix (1 day) A guided tour of this small city, a splendid example of Brazil's Baroque architecture, with roads and houses from the 17th century. Visit the Danneman cigar factory. Dos Frades Islands (1/2 day) One of the largest islands in the Bay of All The Saints with beaches and pristine waters and a fishing village with local crafts. A pleasant morning, with time for snorkelling. Transport by bus and boat Travel time: 20 minutes Itaparica (1/2 day) Guided visit of the ruins of the 3rd church ever built in Brazil, dating from the 16th century. The fountain of youth, the fort of São Lourenço and Itaparica's historic town centre. Transport by bus. Journey time: 20 mins Morro de São Paulo (1 day) 1,500-yard walk along the beach: sandy coves glistening in the sun, dominated by imposing forests and palm trees; deserted beaches with natural pools and sandbacks at low tide. Salvador city tour (1 day) A guided tour of the churches of Bonfim and Saint Francis of Assises, the Fort of Mont Serrat, the Barra lighthouse and its famous beach. Lunch at a typical restaurant, and visit of Pelourinho, an old area of the city that boasts remains of its colonial past. Transport: bus and boat. Travel time: 1 hour 15 minutes Salvador flash (1/2 day) Free time in Pelourinho and at the arts and crafts market. No guide. Transport by bus and boat. Travel time: 1 hour 15 minutes * Denotes item carries additional cost    Holiday Name : Club Med Itaparica 3* Classic Resort 
Reference : CM
  • An hour's boat ride from Salvador de Bahia, an island that resounds to the beat of the Brazilian samba.
  • 33 hectares on an island in the heart of tropical vegetation, facing Salvador de Bahia alongside 350 yards of fine, sandy beach
  • Tennis Academy: numerous courts, for beginners and advanced players
  • Flying trapeze Academy, group lessons
  • Enjoy the festive rhythm of the Samba and the percussions of Bahia
  • Vast excursion programme*: Salvador, Morro de Sao Paolo, etc
 
TripAdvisor
The world's largest travel community
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
3.5 of 5 stars
Based on 53 traveller reviews
© 2011 TripAdvisor LLC
Guide price per person,
From prices are based on accommodation only for 7 nights unless otherwise stated. Transport options are available - please request at the time of enquiry.
Prices start from £0
 
Subject to availability and change. Terms & conditions apply. *denotes items at additional cost. Please check with us for full details of all inclusive packages