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Clubmed Kabira Ishigaki 

I visited Club Med Ishigaki this summer, and it's the perfect place if you're looking to get a taste of that overseas travel vibe.

It's highly recommended for those with small children, as you can leave them in capable care!

First, take a look at this beach!

Absolutely breathtaking!

The pristine white sands underfoot were a sheer delight to walk on – it felt like a gentle massage with every step.

And just before the hotel's exclusive beach, the ocean teemed with vibrant tropical fish – a mesmerizing underwater spectacle!

We even spotted Nemo (clownfish) among them!
The underwater world was like stepping into a scene from a beloved animated movie.

The kids were over the moon, spotting all sorts of fish. Their excitement was contagious!

Now, let me dive into the wonders of Club Med Ishigaki!

Club Med's standout features

  • Pristine Private Beach: The private beach is stunningly beautiful, with crystal-clear waters and soft, white sands that invite relaxation and adventure in equal measure.
  • International Staff: About 70% of the staff are from various countries, adding a global flavor to the service and interactions. This diversity enriches the guest experience, offering insights into different cultures and languages.
  • Global Guests: More than half of the guests are international, which fosters a vibrant and inclusive atmosphere. It's a melting pot of cultures, where everyone is eager to connect and share experiences.
  • Welcoming Vibe: The overall vibe is incredibly welcoming and friendly. Everyone, from staff to guests, is in high spirits, making it easy to feel at home and part of a global community.
  • Exquisite Dining: The culinary experience is top-notch, with a wide variety of delicious options to satisfy every palate. From local delicacies to international cuisine, every meal is a delight.

Basic information about Club Med Ishigaki

Location: Club Med Ishigaki is situated in a picturesque setting, offering guests a slice of paradise.

It's conveniently located approximately 40 minutes by car from Ishigaki Airport, making it easily accessible for travelers!

Check-In Process

Upon arriving at Club Med, the first thing you'll encounter is the welcoming smiles of the GOs (Gentle Officers)!
They are incredibly kind and will happily fill you in on everything you need to know about the resort.

So, once you've completed the check-in process, your fun-filled vacation officially begins!


Make sure to get a map of the grounds. With a map in hand, you can navigate the expansive property without getting lost!
Even if it's your first time, you'll quickly become adept at enjoying all that resort life has to offer!

Map of Kabira Ishigaki


The dining experience at the resort is primarily buffet-style for all three meals.

Restaurant Hours:

  • Breakfast: 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Lunch: 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Dinner: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Buffet Highlights

  • The variety of meals rotates on a weekly basis, ensuring that guests always have something new and exciting to try.
  • Ice cream is available only during lunch and dinner times, providing a sweet treat to look forward to.
  • Alcoholic beverages are also served only during lunch and dinner, complementing your meals perfectly.
  • In the morning, the fresh juices are a must-try, offering a refreshing start to your day.


If there are empty seats at your table, don't be surprised if a GO (Gentle Officer) joins you for a meal! They're incredibly friendly, making for truly enjoyable mealtime conversations.
It's a fantastic way to make new friends and learn more about the diverse international community that Club Med is known for.


Unlimited drinks and alcohol!

There are two bars, one is next to the pool, and the other is located on the beach.


Enjoying a beer at a bar amidst nature, followed by a nap, was truly the best experience!


Every night, starting at 8:30 PM, there's a show at the theater.

The woman dancing at the front being the General Manager!

The show content changes daily, so it's definitely worth checking out every night!

Sports Sign-Up

Every day, starting at 7:45 PM, registration for the next day's sports activities takes place near the entrance to the theater's bar.

The basic age requirement for children to participate is 8 years and older!

Activities You Can Sign Up For

  • Boat Trip (30 minutes):
    Take a boat ride to a snorkeling spot. It's a great way to explore the underwater world.
  • Windsurfing Class:
    Quite fun! It offers a thrilling experience on the water.
  • Mountain Biking:
    Beginner level involves just riding around the hotel, which is a nice way to get acquainted with the surroundings.
    Advanced level includes a round trip to Kabira Bay, which is said to be quite challenging but rewarding.

There are also circus jumps and archery available, which have set schedules. You can participate by showing up at the designated times.
Tennis lessons, however, require a reservation.


The boat trip was so enjoyable that I ended up participating every day during my stay.
The best part? It was all free!


  • The pool is available for use from 7:00 AM to midnight.
  • Lifeguards are on duty only during specific hours.
  • An automatic air pump is located at the entrance to the boutique.


Enjoying draft beer by the poolside was the best!

And the pool at night was truly magical.


Lifeguard supervision hours are from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


The beach was absolutely fantastic!

Being able to go snorkeling, kayaking, and windsurfing was so much fun!

Mini Club

Introducing the Mini Club, a highlight of Club Med that could easily be considered one of its main attractions.

Catering to ages 2 to 17, the club provides all-day care from 8:30 AM to 8:30 PM! (This Mini Club is included in the all-inclusive package, so there's no additional fee required.)

Children are free to come and go as they please, offering flexibility to participate or take a break whenever they want!


The Mini Club at Club Med goes far beyond just babysitting services. It offers a variety of activities that truly allow children to enjoy themselves to the fullest, including pool play, archery, aerial trapeze for circus activities, soccer, and more. These activities are designed not only to entertain but also to engage and inspire kids, providing them with unforgettable memories.

I too wish I had the opportunity to join such a Mini Club when I was a child!

Family Program

This is an event open to everyone.

In this way, there's always some kind of event happening every day, ensuring there's always something fun to do.


Even though I didn't actually participate in any of them, just watching from the sidelines, it looked like a lot of fun!


The number of power outlets in the room might be limited, so it's recommended to bring an extension cord with you.
This way, you can easily charge all your devices without any hassle.

Laundry Facilities

Laundry facilities are available at multiple locations within the resort.
It's a good idea to bring your own detergent, although you can also purchase it at the boutique on-site.
The machines operate with 100 yen coins, so make sure to have some on hand for use.
This self-service option adds convenience to your stay, allowing you to refresh your wardrobe as needed.


Visit the Official Websitehttps://www.clubmed.co.jp


Contact Club Med Directly: 0088-21-7008

When you call for a reservation or with inquiries, it's reassuring to know that the phone connects quickly and the staff provides courteous and thorough assistance.

Some interesting tidbits about Club Med T-shirts

  • Club Med T-shirts are known for their stylish designs
  • T-shirts designed by the general manager are particularly popular, often running out of sizes quickly.(made in Japan)
  • Other T-shirts are designed in France, reflecting Club Med's French origins and global appeal.
  • The number "45" on a Club Med T-shirt commemorates the 45th anniversary of Club Med, which was founded in 1950.
    This special edition T-shirt marked the milestone, and since then, "45" has become a significant number for Club Med, symbolizing its heritage and evolution over the years.
  • The "88" T-shirts are exclusively sold in Club Med resorts within Asia, utilizing the number 8, which is considered very auspicious in many Asian cultures.


Although my explanation might have been quite brief, I truly recommend it. It was so blissful every day, you'd almost wonder if it was heaven.

It's a resort where grandparents, parents, and kids can all enjoy themselves at their own pace!

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