Club Med CHERATING, Malaysia

Club Med Cherating: An exceptional natural setting between the jungle and the South China Sea. On the coast of Malaysia, 37 miles from Kuantan, looking out at the Sea of China, welcome to a new Eden!

With its bungalows on stilts in the midst of lush vegetation, this 80-hectare Resort is home to macaques, gibbons, monitor lizards, rare birds and multi-coloured butterflies. Depending on your mood and the time of day, enjoy an excursion in a dugout canoe, a relaxing session at the Club Med Cherating Spa, time at the beach or around the pool or cocktails at the bar.

Club Med CheratingClub Med Cherating highlights at a glance

  • Sleeping in the heart of 80 hectares of forest, home to macaques and gibbons 
  • Seeing what fun your teenage children are having on the forest adventure circuit
  • Discovering perfect beaches and tropical vegetation from a catamaran
  • Chilling out by the new quiet pool with a most fabulous view.
  • Leave your babies in the competent hands of our G.O® at Baby Club Med®

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Club Med Cherating has 297 rooms which are divided between 15 three-storey buildings. The locally-inspired buildings, built on piles (stilts) and accessed by stairways, are all made from the teak wood. There are plenty of rooming options in Cherating and Global Travel Solutions can assist you in choosing the best one for your family!

Club/Superior Room & Club/Superior Seaview Room

On all floors of the buildings, with a view of the gardens.

Club/Superior room

Club/Deluxe Seaview & Deluxe Terrace Room

On the second and third floors of the buildings looking out onto the sea, nearer to Reception and the main pool area. These are Global Travel Solutions preferred room type.



Club Med Cherating Suites offer peace, luxury and intimacy.  You can benefit from a host of special inclusions starting with a private transfer from the airport. You’ll be totally charmed by this first floor accommodation with furnished terrace and view over the South China Sea.


At Global Travel Solutions we know how important wining and dining is. We also know how expensive it can be while on holiday. That’s why we love Club Med Cherating’s truly all-inclusive package… all you have to do is enjoy your holiday.

Mutiara Restaurant

Club Med’s chefs create delicious and creative gourmet cuisine. The Mutiara an elegant setting around the pool. There is an indoor (air conditioned) and outdoor area. Traditional Asian dishes at the buffet and international cuisine have pride of place here. When the main restaurant closes, discover the new “Enak” noodle bar concept, where you can watch the chef and his team prepare your favourite pasta dishes. The Noodle Bar is an addition to the main restaurant, and welcomes you from 2.45 to 6 pm and from 9.45 to 11.30 pm.

The Rembulan is situated 5 minutes from the centre of the Resort beside Pantaï beach, backing onto beautiful gardens, this intimate restaurant welcomes you for lunch and dinner, in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Club Med chef’s also provides a daily selection of low-calorie dishes

Club Med pride themselves on having the most all-inclusive drinks package available. At Club Med Cherating the bar is truly open for anything you desire from wine, beer, cocktails, soft drinks & juices. At Global Travel Solutions we know this means you can enjoy drinks any time…perhaps by the pool, pre-dinner cocktails and canapés with family and friends or wine & beer with dinner and not have to worry about how many drinks the kids may have signed to the room throughout the day!

The Orchid Bar is a central point in the resort and open all day – close to the pool and the Mutiara restaurant and offers a friendly atmosphere for people to meet and chat.   The Monkey bar offers a place for refreshments on the other side of the resort at beautiful Pantaï beach.


Swimming Pools/Beach

This freshwater overflow pool and hot tub (Jacuzzi) at Club Med Cherating is ideally located in the centre of the Resort; equipped with deckchairs and sun umbrellas with plenty of shallow areas for the children to swim. The quiet pool looks out over the South China Sea, is reserved for adults and the ideal choice for total relaxation. The paddling pool is located inside the Petit Club Med® area, this children’s pool is open during the Petit Club opening hours.

Pantai Beach is located an interesting walk away from the main resort area or you can take the shuttle train which departs regularly. Pantai Beach offers a tranquil setting and is home to Club Med Cherating’s water sports.

The Spa & Wellness Centre

At Club Med Cherating, the Spa is nothing short of a sanctuary. Located next to the main pool, this calm and relaxing area offers you: ● 3 individual treatment rooms ● 3 duo treatment rooms. Your treatment can take place outside where the trade winds gently blow, or indoors in the warm atmosphere of a comfortable treatment room, where the feeling of being in another world is so intense that you won’t ever want to leave. In these gentle havens, you can at last make time for yourself. Benefit from the wholesome goodness of ethnic, innovative or more traditional massages*and pampering skincare treatment* for the face and body. 

Spa treatments are an additional charge.

Spa out door massage

Evening Entertainment & Parties

Every night Club Med Cherating transforms into a “theme” and the staff, known as “G.O’s” present on stage. In addition, once a week, there is a Mini Club Show & the Trapeze show* – both are real highlights! Often your kids will be involved whether it’s the mini club show or a fashion parade of the clothing available in the boutique, it’s all lots of fun for parents and kids alike!

*weather permitting and subject to resort management

Sports Academies & Group Lessons

The “Sports Academies” at Club Med Cherating offer a wide selection of fun activities such as archery, flying trapeze, sailing. Beginners and advanced participants alike will be able to enjoy their sport!

  • Quality teaching by GO®s trained in their discipline, to introduce beginners to the sport and enable experienced participants to perfect their technique.
  • Group lessons 6 days a week give you the chance to make real progress 
  • Full equipment for each age group and level of skill.

Club Med Cherating Archery Academy – Included in your package!
As a regular activity at Mini Club Med®: 6 years old
In group classes with adults: 11 years old

Club Med Cherating Flying Trapeze Academy with circus activities – Included in your package!
As a discovery activity at Mini Club Med®: 4 years old (as this is likely to be their first introduction, they may only experience one or two sessions a week)
As a regular activity at Mini Club Med®: 6 years old
In group classes with adults: 11 years old

Club Med Cherating Sailing Academy – Included in your package!
As a discovery activity at Mini Club Med®: 4 years old (as this is a first experience, they may only experience one or two sessions a week)
As a regular activity at Mini Club Med®: 6 years old
In group classes with adults: 11 years old

Club Med Cherating Rainforest Walk – Included in your package!
Accompanied adventure hikes in the jungle: benefit from the knowledge of our GO’s to discover the natural environment of the resort and feel in touch with nature. Minimum age: 11 year(s)

Club Med Cherating Wall/Rock Climbing – Included in your package!
In this amazing Eco Nature resort by Club Med, two circuits for teenagers and adults who want to try their hand at rock climbing ● a 920 m circuit ● a 1 km circuit For information: this activity is offered 3 days a week. Group lessons for beginners. Minimum age 11 year(s)

nitiation/beginners group lessons for Rock climbing, Yoga, aquafitness and Treetops/Branch adventure (A dynamic and acrobatic treetop circuit, from 8 years old, at Mini Club Med®).

Other Sports & Activities available for free

Club Med Cherating has a weights and cardio-training room, beach volleyball, volleyball, squash, tennis, table tennis, bocce ball, badminton, basketball, football, kayaking*.

*For safety reasons (monsoon season) water sports are available when weather conditions permit

Local Sightseeing

Explore new cultures, open up to new worlds. Each Resort is a starting point from which to explore the wonderful sights each country has to offer. Here is a sample of the tours offered by Club Med Cherating.

Dream Cruise – A magical cruise in a catamaran along the coast of Cherating. Relax and swim in the clear waters of Pulau Ular. Sun yourself on a white sand beach.

Kampung life (1/2 day) – Visit of an orchid farm, the colorful market of Kemaman, coconut picking demonstration by a trained monkey and shopping for crafts in the traditional Malaysian Resort of Cherating.

Lake Chini (1 day) – Travel through plantations of palm trees to the nature reserve at Lake Chini. Take a trip on a motor pirogue, visit to an aboriginal village and demonstration of blowpipe shooting. Typical local lunch by the lake and walk in the jungle before the return trip.

Pahang adventures (1/2 day) – Discover the most fascinating sites in the Pahang region. You’ll visit the Charas Caves, a majestic Buddhist sanctuary with numerous statues of Buddah. You’ll visit the tin mine at Sungai, and end the day at the fabulous Panching Waterfalls. Recommended for people in good physical condition.

Excursions are subject to change and offered at an additional cost.

Global Travel Solutions understands that family holidays are all about spending time together but on a Club Med holiday you can also devote some time to yourself. As parents or grandparents, you can enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday while your family enjoy all the activities Club Med Cherating has to offer and the children and teenagers have fun in the children’s/teen’s clubs and afterwards the whole family can come together for some truly unforgettable moments. Club Med has over 40 years’ experience specialising in providing fabulous family holidays!

Club Med I stay freeTo make life easier for parents with young babies & toddlers:

CLUB MED Baby Welcome®, a baby-feeding/equipment room open 24 hours a day, specially designed meals, babysitting, and much more.

If you are 3, you’re free!*

Free accommodation for under 4 year-olds *entry to kids clubs is not included

Services specially designed for their littlest of customers:

Baby Gym, Clean Art Planet at Mini Club Med®, Little Circus, Petit Chef Programme®

Baby Club Med® (4 to 23 months)

A gentle haven for little ones, safe in the experienced hands of their dedicated G.O®s. Focus on early learning activities and motor skills:

  • Movement: exploring motor skills, Baby Gym, walks in the fresh air
  • Making things: learning to make and create
  • Expression: musical awareness, stories and fairy stories
  • Games: early learning games, developing dexterity and outdoor games
  • Time to eat and sleep: lunch, tea and, siesta

Club Med Cherating Baby Club operating hours: From 9 am to 5.30 pm, everyday

Extra cost applies* Places are limited, so we advise you to book early!

PETIT Club Med® for ages 2 and 3 inclusive

Fun and spacious premises with plenty of outdoor space. Your toddlers will have a great time with their friends, and explore a wide range of activities designed to introduce them to new experiences:

  • Sport: gym sessions, walks, water games, etc
  • Making things: painting, collage, coloured stickers, herbariums
  • Expression: dressing up, make up, fashion shows, listening to music, puppets
  • Play: outdoor games and board games
  • Rest time and siesta, lunch and tea
  • Evening: songs, games, nursery rhymes, shows

Club Med Cherating Petit Club operating hours: From 9 am to 5.30 pm, every day

Extra cost applies* Places are limited, so we advise you to book early!

At Global Travel Solutions we generally include this automatically as it is a wonderful opportunity for parents and children alike.

MINI Club Med® for ages 4 to 10 inclusive

Club Med have 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 Circus, windsurfing, flying trapeze, etc
  • Making things: cookery lessons (e.g. Petit Chef Program®), nature activities (e.g. Clean Art Planet), art and crafts
  • Expression: singing, dancing, music, shows
  • Play: group games and activities
  • Lunch and tea
  • Evening: after dinner with their friends, the children enjoy specially devised evening activities

Club Med Cherating Mini Club operating hours: From 9 am to 5.30 pm, every day

JUNIORS’ Club Med®/Club Med Passworld for ages 11 to 17 inclusive

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

  • Sports activities: archery, flying trapeze, table tennis, beach volleyball, windsurfing, kayaking, etc
  • Artistic activities: dance lessons, shows, crazy signs
  • Evening: entertainment, films, shows

Club Med Phuket Junior’s Club operating hours: Every day

Club Med Junior’s Club/Passworld is offered at Club Med Cherating Beach all year round.

Baby Gym

Club Med Cherating baby gym allows babies to explore movement – crawling, climbing and sliding – on fun circuits created especially for them. The activity is run by G.O’s®, as part of the children’s club activities proposed. Parents may also take part in this learning activity when the G.O’s® organise specific events. For information, this activity is open to children enrolled at Baby Club Med® and Petit Club Med® only.

Maximum age : 3 year(s)

Clean Art Planet at Mini Club Med®

Clean Art Planet raises children’s awareness of the environment. This original activity focuses on the objects that find their way into the sea and are then rejected by the waves: plastic bags, bottles, flip flops, and so on are used in a series of workshops that focus on art and colour, putting emotion in the limelight rather than right and wrong!

Once the objects have been collected from the beaches by adults, sorted according to object and colour and washed, the Mini Club Med® can get on with the creative side of the activity, during which the children invent objects and stories, do photography, create large-scale works of art and put on exhibitions.

Little Circus

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.

Minimum age: 4 year(s)/Maximum age: 5 year(s)

Happy Nature Box at Mini Club Med®

At Mini Club Med®, “Happy Nature Box” invites children aged 4 to 10 to discover nature through three fun activities:

  • Happy Nature Box “exploration”: to show children the wonders of nature at Club Med… from the tiniest insect to the brightest star!
  • Happy Nature Box “energy”: through the natural energy of Water, Wind, Earth and Sun, children will learn to get their fill of positive energy!
  • Happy Nature Box “music”: to give the children the chance to try out their musical skills. They take part in a “fanfare of Nature”!

Petit Chef Programme®

The children learn to cook some local dishes. Parents can come and taste what the children have made. This activity is offered by Mini Club Med®.

Pyjama Club

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).

*Extra cost applies


To enjoy a moment of total freedom, take advantage of the babysitting service. For information: Club Med Cherating provide a list of babysitting services on request, however they take no responsibility for the service provided.

*Extra cost applies

Special services offered exclusively to newlyweds. 

Club Med CheratingClub Med Cherating Honeymoon Package Inclusions:

  • Private Transfers to Club Med Cherating
  • Priority check in
  • Late check out
  • Champagne or bottle of wine upon arrival
  • Welcome gift
  • Wedding gift -Spa treatment for 2, scuba discovery or excursion depending on Resort
  • Night turn down service
  • Photo shoot session
  • Ambiance CD
  • Breakfast served in the Suite
  • Luggage boy available upon arrival and departure

Honeymoon packages are available at the following Club Med Resorts :

Kani, Phuket, Bali, Cherating Beach, Bintan Island, La Plantation d’Albion, La Pointe aux Cannoniers, Marrakech le Riad, Buccaneers Creek, La Caravelle, Columbus Isle, Punta Cana, Club Med 2


Here are two videos to help you understand the Club Med concept and a bit more about Cherating.

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