La Caravelle

Guadeloupe - French West Indies
Caribbean & American coasts

Dive into the bay and feast your eyes on the wonders of a coral reef

Lap up the fabulous Caribbean sun, stroll down the golden sandy beach, discover rare volcanic islands, and marvel at the impressive tropical gardens in this spectacular family-focused Caribbean Club Med Resort.

The refresh of an iconic resort

Almost 50 years after its opening, Club Med La Caravelle will be transformed and renovated in order to offer the premium all-inclusive experience clients have come to know in recent years.

• The different phases of the renovation will take place between the end of August 2018 and December 2019.
• The center of the Resort as well as the hotel, restaurant and sports services will operate as normal.
• The Saintes building will no longer exist starting from 18th August 2018
• Limited noise as the structural works will be done while the resort is closed.

What's included in your Club Med holiday

  • Kids Clubs 4-17 years old

  • Gourmet cuisine - Breakfast, lunch & dinner

  • Open Bar & snacks

  • Sports & Activities - Watersports & landsports

  • Day & Night Entertainment

Club

Club Rooms are located on the ground, first and second floors of the Grande Terre building, with a view of the gardens, or in the in the Basse-Terre or Désirade buildings.


Suite

The privilege of space and comfort for Suites with an exceptional location and great sea view.

The Marie Galane and Grande Terre Sea View Suites have a furnished balcony or terrace.

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With the benefit of over 40 years’ Club Med experience behind it, our Resort proposes innovative clubs for children and teenagers:

Dedicated areas specifically designed for their needs, and equipment designed with a view to comfort and safety

G.O®s with a passion for their job(1)

Numerous activities for all ages: sport, creative activities and games for the different age groups

Opening hours that allow parents to make the most of their stay, and respect the children’s desires and sleeping patterns

For information: the children’s clubs are open all week, except Saturday.

(1)In France, G.O®s with a BAFA (State diploma for youth group leaders) or childcare qualification, depending on the age of the children; in other countries, an equivalent local diploma or relevant experience.

on demand

Petit Club Med® (2 to 3 years)

To be sure your children’s holiday experience is as unique as yours, we’ve devised a Club Med tailored just for them!
Run by experienced G.O®s, Petit Club Med® proposes a host of different activities for all age groups – creative, artistic, active and fun.
The children explore and discover talents and friendships in an environment made to measure.
At Petit Club Med®, our G.O®s cater to their needs all day long, with a children’s lunch menu and specially devised evening activities.

From 9 am to 5.30 pm and from 7.30 pm to 9 pm, 6 days a week


included

Mini Club Med® (4 to 10 years)

We've thought of everything possible to ensure your children have a unique, adventure-packed holiday, with discovery, sports and activities for each age group:

Sport: Little Tennis, Little Circus (a fun learning approach to these sports)

Making things: nature activities, art and crafts

Expression: dance, preparing and taking part in shows, crazy signs

Play: group games and activities

Lunch and tea

Evening: after dinner with their friends, the children enjoy specially devised evening activities

From 9 am to 5.30 pm and from 7 pm to 9 pm, 6 days a week


included

Junior Club Med (11 to 17)

Only during French School Holydays, Teenagers can meet up and take part in the activities that interest them most, in the company of their G.O®:

Sports activities: tennis, archery, table tennis, beach volleyball, windsurfing, kayaking, etc

Artistic activities: dance, shows, crazy signs

Evening: entertainment, films, shows

6 days out of 7

Babysitting

From 4 months to 7 years

on demand

To enjoy a moment of total freedom, take advantage of the babysitting service.

For information: Club Med provides a list of babysitting services but has no responsibility for the service provided.

Club Med Baby Welcome® (from birth to 23 months)

Until 23 months

included

We’ve done everything in our power to ensure the comfort and well-being of babies and parents.

Personal welcome, baby-care material available in your room and/or in the baby feeding and equipment room (cot, changing mat, baby bath, high chair on request, bottle-warmer), sweet and savoury baby foods, baby corner equipped to prepare babies' meals, high chairs and/or booster cushions in the restaurant.

Spare pushchairs are also available if required.

Pyjamas Club®

From 4 months to 7 years

included

The Pyjamas Club® is a group babysitting service (no specific activities). It enables parents to leave their children with a team of experienced and qualified G.O®s in a dedicated area with all the necessary comforts (beds, couches, video area, etc).

Baby corner

From 4 to 23 months

included

This baby corner, located in the main restaurant, proposes sweet and savoury baby foods and all the equipment necessary for preparing babies' meals.

Baby Gym

From 2 to 3 years

included

Babies explore movement - crawling, climbing and sliding - on fun circuits created especially for them. Activity run by G.O®s, open to children enrolled at Petit Club Med® only.

Little Tennis

From 3 to 4 years

included

Through role play, children learned tennis the fun way, from Petit Club Med®.

Nature and discovery activities for children at Mini Club Med®

From 4 to 10 years

included

In the majority of our Mini Club Med®s, their G.O®s introduce your children to the joys of nature, encouraging them to explore and become nature experts! They take part in fun and artistic activities to help them understand how plastic and other synthetic materials pollute the world. Another opportunity for them to discover the world around them!

Little Circus

From 4 to 5 years

included

Circus workshops for children at Mini Club Med®, to discover the joys of the circus in small groups, with G.O®s trained in their discipline. The children take part in a show, where they can demonstrate what they have learnt.

The Hibiscus

The Resort's main restaurant offers a relaxing setting for casual yet elegant dining. The interior is contemporary and chic, and the shady open air terrace creates a beautiful setting where you admire the idyllic Caribbean coast. Fresh and tempting local produce and international dishes are available for all mealtimes. Parents can use the baby corner to prepare food for their little ones.


The Biguine

In a secluded and peaceful area of the Resort, La Biguine is set right on the water's edge in a beautifully relaxing and intimate setting, the best nature can provide. Serving fresh fish and local cuisine, and an international menu, this is heaven for the senses. Open Sundays to Thursdays. Booking is required for dinner. Non-smoking restaurant.

The Colibri

Set in the heart of the Resort, the Colibri is a great place to meet up with family and friends in the friendly spirit of the Caribbean. Whichever way you look, there's water, and the colour of the Caribbean makes this a truly special place to be.


The Mango

With your feet in the sand and your head in the shade of the tropical coconut palms, indulge in a sublime range of cocktails and wines at the Mango Bar. A true Caribbean holiday means not a worry on the horizon - just chill out by day and let the evenings roll into night.

Guadeloupe - French West Indies

La Guadeloupe in brief

- Surface area: 1,628 sq km

- Capital: Basse-Terre

- Official language: French / regional languate : Creole

- Currency: the Euro.

Make the most of your stay at La Caravelle's Club Med Resort to discover the natural beauty and fascinating culture of the region.

In the middle of the south coast of Grande Terre, the Club Med Resort is located:

- 3 km from Sainte-Anne, a lively seaside resort with a great market on Thursdays

- 20 km from Pointe-à-Pitre, the island’s administrative capital: the old town, around the Place de la Victoire, is perfectly charming.

Vaccinations and medical treatment

It is your responsibility to check all the necessary formalities before departure.

Vaccinations recommended:

Polio

Tetanus

Hepatitis A and B

Mosquitos can transmit certain viral or parasitic diseases, so the use of tropical mosquito repellents for the skin and clothing is recommended.

The Resort has a resident nurse.

For all UK citizens, a valid passport is essential when you travel abroad. A full 10-year passport is required for holidays to all countries featured on our website. The passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond your return date with one blank visa page. Make sure your passport is valid and check with the embassy or the consulate of your destination country if you need a visa for your chosen destination prior to travel. It is vital that the name given when booking your holiday (printed on the ticket and itinerary) is exactly the same as written on your passport. Any child, however old, must have his/her own passport.
Please note Club Med cannot be held responsible for any issue with regards to passport or visas.


La Caravelle

Lap up the fabulous Caribbean sun, stroll down the golden sandy beach, discover rare volcanic islands, and marvel at the impressive tropical gardens in this spectacular family-focused Caribbean Club Med Resort.


  • Swimming in a bay sheltered by a coral reef
  • Windsurfing to your heart's content or trying a kitesurfing course
  • Giving your children a taste of paradise, from 2 years old
  • Exploring the neighbouring islands: the Saints and Marie-Galante
  • Tasting a delicious smoked chicken at La Biguine or L'Hibiscus, on the sea front

Wellness activities

With energy points stimulated, and body and mind perfectly relaxed, slip into a realm of total wellness and relaxation.
Discover a world of total relaxation and enjoy the pleasures of wellness and beauty treatments.

Equipment

Massage Sensations package 3 days

on demand

Age : adults only

Try a new massage technique every day, and discover the one that best suits your needs.
3 treatments
3 Relaxing Body Massages (60’).

Your package includes

GOURMET CUISINE, CHILDCARE, ENTERTAINMENT...

It's all included in your Club Med holiday

☼ Full board Gourmet cuisine and all day snacks
☼ Open bar - Branded drinks throughout the day
☼ Kid's Clubs - 2 to 17 years old*
☼ Evening entertainment

* Petit Club Med® (2 to 3) at extra cost

Practical information

STE ANNE 97180
Grande Terre Guadeloupe - French West Indies
Point a pitre airport
40 minutes

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