Nestled between sea and mountains, Provence has more than its fair share of stunning sunshine. Club Med's Opio en Provence Resort is located on the Plateau de Valbonne close to Cannes, a truly privileged pocket of Provence clad with the traditional olive groves and pine forests. This is an ideal destination for families and couples alike.
From the moment you drive up to the entrance of this resort the views are outstanding. With vistas out across the mountains and grounds of the hotel you will never be short of somewhere to sit and relax whilst feeling on top of the world.
With four bars and three restaurants Opio en Provence has an abundance of food and drink on offer and what makes it even better is that it is all included in the price of your holiday! Le Provence restaurant is one of the Resort's culinary highlights. It serves local specialities and innovative dishes that combine quality and originality. The panoramic terrace provides a beautiful open or covered space where you can enjoy your meal in style. There is a Baby Corner too where parents can prepare meals for younger guests. Provence is known round the world for its charming countryside and incredible panoramic landscapes. The Bar du Loup is the perfect spot from which to enjoy this beauty. In the evening, it turns intimate, with a lounge atmosphere ideal for spending time with that special someone.
The resort is famed for its sporting facilities and during your stay you will be able to try your hand at a whole host of activities from archery and football to golf and tennis. Beginners and experienced players can enjoy state-of-the-art equipment and exclusive teaching from G.O®s trained in their discipline. The newest activity which has been available since July 2017 is CREACTIVE by Cirque du Soleil. This is a unique and exciting area where you can experience up to 30 acrobatic and artistic activities inspired by Cirque du Soleil performances!
After all the activities available at the resort you can enjoy some R&R at the hotels spa. Here you can indulge yourself in a whole host of treatments from facials to massages. If you prefer, you can simply relax in the Roman bath or the dedicated Zen tearoom area. If you are worried about the children stopping you from having time at the spa, then there is no need to panic as the resort offers innovative clubs for children and teenagers. There are dedicated areas specifically designed for their needs, and equipment designed with a view to comfort and safety.
The location of Opio en Provence is hard to beat as it sits in a peaceful mountainous region on the Plateau de Valbonne, yet is also a very short drive from bustling Cannes and Nice. Known across the world for its glitz and glamour, Cannes makes for a great day out. The area is overflowing with stars and is a great place to go celebrity spotting. If you prefer to visit somewhere a little more traditional then Valbonne is also a short drive away and has been home to some of the most famous names in history, including Pablo Picasso, who spelt the final 12 years of his life there. More recently Yves Saint Laurent called the town home. Traditional French houses line the streets and the view out across the plateau is second to none. Whilst here why not try one of the local restaurants, the area is, after all, famed for its gourmet cuisine.
Back at the hotel you can sunbathe by one of the two pools or take a stroll through the impressive olive groves. One thing that Club Med Opio en Provence promises is that the children will never get bored thanks to the endless activities and impressive kids clubs and you will come back either feeling rested or as the next Roger Federer – the choice is yours.