Kabira Ishigaki

Japan
Asia & Indian Ocean

Uncover the secret to longevity in a turquoise marine paradise where the traditions of Okinawa come to life

Escape to Club Med Kabira Ishigaki, an untouched Pacific Island gem full of culture for an inspiring family holiday. Situated on a protected marine park on the coast of Ishigaki Island, this pristine Okinawa region is renowned for its secret to longevity...

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Soak up the bright colours and zen atmosphere

The Okinawa archipelago holds the world record for life expectancy. At its southern tip is the island of Ishigaki. The 12 three storey buildings of the Resort sit between tropical forest and white sands. Their square shapes, wooden balconies and sloping ...

Le Restaurant

Dine and delight. Savour a variety of local and multi-national menu items from our exquisite buffet corners: Okinawan, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, French, Italian, and Western classics.

Sample traditional Okinawan flavours with ingredients known for promoting longevity and for their health benefits. Take in 180-degree sea views from any of our 3 themed rooms designed to highlight the sand, grass, and ocean.

Tingara

Meet up day to night at Club Med Kabira Ishigaki’s Tingara Bar. Located in the centre of it all, gather in a cosy atmosphere where you can grab a refreshing drink and a light bite while taking a break from days of activities. Step out onto the terrace and watch the action unfold in the pool, take in inspiring sea views sun up to sunset, and dance the night away.

Enjoy a playing field as vast as nature itself

Welcome to the world's biggest sport academy: Club Med. On the water, on the ground or in the air: the all-terrain activities on offer are mapped out just for you. With coaching from your G.O®, experience new sensations. Or find joy in improving your tech...

Resort welcoming children of all ages, with children's club facilities from 2 years old.

A wide variety of stimulating activities is proposed to ensure your little ones have a fun day, but parents may also share some quality time with them at certain moments of the day.

French regulations governing supervision of children apply, or the regulations of the host country if they are more stringent.

Please refer to the specific club facilities for details.

at extra cost

Petit Club Med® (2 to 3 years)

Dive into playtime at Club Med Kabira Ishigaki resort. At Petit Club Med®, every day is an adventure. Our G.O®s will guide your young ones through creative activities such as arts and crafts, kimono making, shisa painting, and lots of indoor and outdoor fun. They can go seashell hunting on the beach, try sand painting or metal making, take a Japanese singing lesson, or make a memento with hand and foot prints. There is so much to do. They can also savour delicious, healthy foods from the children’s lunch menu to keep them energised throughout the day.

Please note: We advise you to book early, as spaces are limited. Nappies and baby milk are not provided.

From 8.30 am to 5 pm and from 6.45 pm to 8.30 pm, every day


included

Mini Club Med® (4 to 10 years)

At Mini Club Med®, your children can take part in unforgettable adventures at our pristine Ishigaki Island destination. From creative arts and crafts and group games in the dedicated, pirate ship-themed indoor space, to thrilling outdoor pursuits like kayaking, tennis, and water sports, just imagine what they’ll discover. Lunch and teatime can also be provided during the day.

From 8.30 am to 5 pm and from 6.45 pm to 8.30 pm, every day


included

Junior Club Med (11 to 17 years)

Your children are invited to days of exciting adventures, fun activities, and complete freedom. At Club Med Kabira Ishigaki, they can make new friends while jumping into a variety of unforgettable experiences. Our G.O®s are there every step of the way to guide them on thrilling sports like kayaking, high-flying trapeze, beach volleyball, and archery. They’ll have everything they need to put on a show or join in on a crazy signs dance. There is so much to experience at our pristine Pacific island gem.

The Junior Club is open from 1st May to 31 October, and during Japan school holidays

From 9.30 am to 7 pm and from 7 pm to 8.30 pm, every day

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

Until 23 months

included

We are delighted to welcome your little ones during your Okinawa travels. Upon arrival, you’ll find everything has be thought of including a selection of amenities to use in-room or in the Baby Corner to ensure a comfortable stay. In-room amenities include: sleeping cot, baby bath, and bottle-warmer. Spare pushchairs are also available upon request.

Pyjamas Club®

From 2 to 7 years

at extra cost

To continue the fun at night, your children will love making new friends from around the world at our Ishigaki Island resort’s Pyjamas Club®. Managed by experienced G.O®s in a safe area, this evening group babysitting service provides all the necessary comforts, including beds and a video area, to ensure your child is well taken care of.

Baby corner

From 4 to 23 months

included

Make mealtime enjoyable for the whole family. The dedicated Baby Corner located at Le Restaurant provides savoury and sweet baby foods and all of the equipment necessary for preparing your babies' meals. Enjoy all the conveniences of home during your family holidays in Ishigaki.

Playground

included

It’s play time! Climb, balance, and slide on a playground made with your children in mind. Our wooden pirate ship will make your child’s imagination set sail. Make each day one they’ll remember with cherished time spent as a family on Ishigaki Island.

Please note: It is required that parents supervise their children at all times.

Baby Gym

From 2 to 3 years

included

Discover a fun and welcoming space designed for your little ones. The Baby Gym invites our youngest guests to crawl, climb, and slide on a fun and safe circuit to stimulate their senses and help develop their motor skills. Help them explore new learning activities guided by our G.O®s as part of your Ishigaki Island vacation.

Wellness activities

Discover the secret to longevity and embrace the bounty of this untouched Pacific gem with a spa treatment crafted with your needs in mind. Treat yourself to one of Club Med Spa' s original treatments. Choose from a wide range of beauty treatments for the body and skin, and enjoy the richness of Okinawa nature and stunning views all around.

Equipments

  • Duo treatment rooms for tandem treatments
  • Individual and duo treatment rooms
  • Zen area

Now is the best time to book

Discover our special offers, in addition to our year-long benefits:
☼ Kids under 4 stay free
☼ Secure your holiday with a low deposit
☼ Travel insurance & flexible cancellation policy (see terms and conditions)

EARLY BIRD DEALS AVAILABLE NOW

For departure dates between May and October 2019

Benefit from up to 30% off with our Early Bird offer on departure dates between May and October 2019. The guaranteed best offer of the year with the best choice, availability, and price. School holidays are also included!

Book before 30 November 2018 to save up to 30% on your 2019 holiday.

Enjoy our summer-ready offers

For departure dates between November 2018 and April 2019

Secure your exotic escape at Club Med Kabira Ishigaki! With our summer-ready packages starting from $1,390pp, save up to $465pp on your 7-night all-inclusive stay.

⏰ Hurry up, Easter and Jan-Feb school holidays are still available - but availability is running low! ⏰

*Price based on departures in February 2019.

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Experience Club Med Kabira Ishigaki

Must Try Experiences

Uncover The Secrets Of Longevity From Okinawa

Enjoy the most exhilarating experiences Club Med Kabira Ishigaki has to offer, and take in peerless views of crashing waves and verdant landscapes. Treat yourself to the turquoise waters of paradise, uniquely healthy Okinawan cuisine, and the inspiring tr...

FLY ON THE OPEN WATERS

Take to the seas with a thrilling windsurfing adventure

Discover one of the best windsurfing spots in Asia. Right here at Club Med Kabira Ishigaki, you’ll sail from the resort on the wide-open seas where endless clear waters stretch out in every direction. Take a guided lesson or head out on your own, and feel the breeze in your hair. G.Ms must be 8 years old or above to participate and all levels of experience are welcome. It’s all part of your Ishigaki Island experience.

Windsurfing season is from November to April.

SNORKEL OR DIVE WITH THE MANTAS

Uncover the underwater marvels of the Pacific

Meet the manta rays. Club Med Kabira Ishigaki is renowned for its access to some of the best scuba diving and snorkelling, and incredible interactions with beautiful manta rays. The resort is located only minutes from the crystal-clear waters of the most famous manta spots in all of Japan. Take a group scuba diving lesson to discover renowned diving spots by boat, including Manta Scramble and Manta City for the mantas, and Kabira Ishizaki, Yonehara Wreet Minami, and Ungankazi Kita to see colourful corals, sea creatures, and light house views. You’ll dive into crystal clear waters and uncover an underwater world brimming with sea life.

Or, enjoy a snorkelling lesson in the lagoon for an up-close encounter with the incredible mantas of Kabira Bay. Colourful coral reefs and crystal-clear waters make this an inspiring experience in the waters of the Pacific.

Enjoy these underwater pursuits during the months when Okinawa weather is at its best, from mid-April to the end of October.

SAVOUR OKINAWAN CUISINE, A KEY TO LONGEVITY

Discover the local specialties and cooking techniques of this Pacific Island gem

Visit the Okinawa corner of our main restaurant to sample from a selection of healthy, local, and traditional specialties

Take it to the next level and join our local Japanese chef to learn about and taste the authentic flavours of Okinawa’s pristine Ishigaki Island. You’ll learn to prepare a selection of local specialties including yaeyama soba noodles, soki, colorful chiraushi sushi, mimiga, fried local gurukun, juicy rice pork, seared beef tataki, one-pot oden, mozuku, and goya campuru. There is so much to discover and delight from. Discover the secrets to longevity through the traditional, healthful dishes of this storied land during this exclusive lesson offered twice weekly.

CREATE YOUR OWN OKINAWAN GUARDIAN

Embrace your inner artist with this shisa painting activity

Learn about Okinawan mythology with this hands-on shisa painting experience. Shisa, which resemble a cross between a lion and a dog, are said keep the good spirits in. You’ll typically find these in pairs on rooftops or flanking gates of Okinawan homes. As part of your stay at Club Med Kabira Ishigaki, you’ll discover the history of this ancient decoration while painting your very own small or large statue to bring home.

Additional costs may apply.

MAKE MUSIC

Tune in to Okinawan traditions with a sanshin instrument lesson

Be immersed twice a week in the sights and sounds of one of Okinawa’s most beautiful island destinations with a guided sanshin lesson. This authentic Okinawan musical instrument, often likened to a banjo, is typically made with snakeskin and has 3 strings for plucking. Enjoy the music and feel the traditions as Sanshin Sensei Yuko San, from the city of Ishigaki, shares this enriching art form with you. You may also schedule a private lesson to better develop your artistic side.

Additional costs may apply.

Let us organise an excursion for your family and friends. With exciting adventures, cultural discoveries, and entertaining celebrations to enjoy, each is a journey worth sharing time and again.

Explore the Kabira region, one of the most scenic parts of Ishigaki Island and discover the beauty of the underwater world in a glass-bottom boat. Take a trip back in time with a nostalgic tour of Taketomi Island, known for its traditional houses. You can also take a boat, grab a snorkel and immerse yourself in the magnificent sights of natural coral, reefs and colourful marine life.

Japan

Japan in brief

  • Surface area: 377,900 sq km

  • Capital: Tokyo

  • Official language: Japanese

  • Currency: the Yen.

Make the most of your stay at Kabira to discover the natural beauty and fascinating culture of the region.

In the far east of Asia, Japan is an archipelago with a thousand faces. Besides Tokyo and Osaka, the two giant cities that represent Japan’s economic power and its technology, there are a multitude of towns and villages that preserve their age-old traditions:

  • Ishigaki Island is 18 km from Club Med.
    It is the most densely populated of the Japanese islands, renowned for its coral reef. It has a number of houses built in the Okinawa tradition, protected by a hedge that serves as a barrier against storms and fire, and a Hinpun fence that acts as a charm against evil spirits. The roof has ornamental sculptures, part lion, part dog.
    Travel time: 25 minutes
  • Naha Island is a 40-minute flight from Club Med.
    Naha is the capital of Okinawa. The town centre, around the main street - Kokusai-dori - is modern and lively. You can visit the Gyokusendo cave in the south western part of the island, and the sites and memorials of the Battle of Okinawa.

Vaccinations and medical treatments

It is essential that you check the required procedure before your departure.

Recommended vaccinations:
Polio
Tetanus
Hepatitis A and B
Certain parasitic or viral diseases can be carried by mosquitoes, so we recommend you use tropical mosquito repellent for skin and clothing.

Passport valid 6 months aftern return date mandatory for travel to Japan.


Kabira Ishigaki

Escape to the Club Med Kabira Ishigaki, an untouched Pacific Island gem that encourages wellness during family holidays. Situated on a protected marine park on the coast of Ishigaki Island, this pristine Okinawa travel destination is renowned for its secret to longevity. You can dive into crystal blue seas for endless activities like windsurfing, kayaking, paddling, or go scuba diving with majestic manta rays. Uncover the blended culture of this enriching locale with its renowned, healthy Okinawan cuisine, and discover the traditional sanshin. Explore our natural haven and return home healthy and rejuvenated.


  • Discovering a unique bay in the heart of a protected national marine park
  • Windsurfing on the emerald waters of the Pacific
  • Admiring the island's natural beauty spots and ageold traditions
  • Tasting suchi, sashimi and other Japanese specialities

Practical information

BANCHI,KABIRA-ISHIGAKI CITY
OKINAWA
907-0453
Okinawa Japan
Ishigaki Airport
30 minutes

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