I missed Club Med for the first time since 1976 last year. Bad back and finally operated on. So I will be at Turks for first two weeks of December this year and plan on having the nightly "Poker After Dark" game after the show nightly. All poker players welcome.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly-I am a big Clint Eastwood fan. This is also pretty long We were in Turks in December (also there in Oct.) for my 60th BDay along with three friends, including a NY couple we have traveled to CM with many times and a Chicago
Heading to Turks Feb 13 - 20. Last visit was October right after hurricane Joaquin. Also, Sharkies was being renovated and they were adding a huge new deck with a small stage area for live music. Looking forward to it!
Just returned from one week at Turks as a single. My 7th visit since 2005. Here is my report, in no particular order: Village was completely full, which is fuller than I liked. This is due to President''s Day break at some US schools and some sort of holiday
We were at Turkoise during hurricane Joaquin and we did experience some significant weather there. We saw wind of 30 - 35 mph sustained and gusts of up to 45 mph. There were quite a few water leaks (you had to be careful where you sat during meals or you would
We got our final invoice/confirmation yesterday and on it there is a section: Information: Sharkies will be closed for renovation from Sept 1 - Oct 31. Sorry for any inconvenience. If they do not open some other bar/snack bar close to the beach, that
.......so my new bride and I are set for Turquoise, March 10th thru March 18th. We are hoping for some wild times. Who has experienced spring vacation there?
.......so my new bride are set for Turquoise, March 10th thru March 18th. We are hoping for some wild times. Who has experienced spring vacation there?
I''m going to give this trip a 5 star on Trip Adviser. I dug deep and tried to look at the village and experience from the average guests perspective. The village being full for a normally .very slow period was very active, The new CDV JuJu has whipped together
This is my 5th time to Turks. All visits are since 2005. Like most Americans, I only speak English. My first Club Med was in 1983 and I love the formula. Club Med is much less ''wild'' than my first village (Cancun) in ''83, but still very fun. With the proliferation
I''m heading to Turks this weekend... Will be there Sunday Nov. 23 - Dec. 1! Can''t wait! Does anyone know the current themes for the evenings? I''m guessing the standard all black, all white, 45, but if there any special ones I''d love to be prepared! I was in
Heading down to Turks Dec 6 to 20th. Will put on a poker game nightly after the show. Hope to see some of last yrs, year before, year before players around.. For sport, no $$. BoraBoraBob
Club Med Turquoise, October 2014 We visited the Club Med Turkoise from Oct 10 through Oct 20. This was our 15th visit to this Club Med resort, and about our 30 visit over all to various Club Med villages, so we knew our way around pretty well and mostly knew
Over the years have always prided myself on finding the best CM prices available. This year I''m faced with a 30% increase for Turks in Early Dec (dead period) and finding it hard to bite the bullet. May have to skip a year. Any ideas, Bob
Heard a rumor Barq was heading back to Dominican Republic for the Winter season. Also for one who usually does the Turks has anyone been there with the kids and all. Could I stand it? Thinking about a change this next trip and I always liked Barq at T&C and Bahamas.
I was wondering how are the massages at club med, I am a desperate need of being pampered, and will be there July 27-August 3
I am a single male traveling alone . I am a bit nervous, looking for any helpful info that I can use. I will be in cm from July 27- August 3,Thank you
I''ll be arriving for my second trip to Turks on March 8th, and leaving on March 16th. I''ll be going by myself--53 year old male. Is anybody else going? I''m looking forward to having a great time!
Is there any chance to accept children at Club med turquoise? I would like to come back to Turquoise but i have a daughter. Tks a lot
I''m headed to Turks for first time over President''sDay weekend. Super excited! Anyone else going? Any words of wisdom, tips, suggestions?
We''ll be going to back to Turkoise for our 11th time in March, so you can tell we love the place. But we don''t get to dance at the disco as much as we''d like to because the music seems aimed at the 20 year olds, not surprising when the DJ is 19! Turkoise
American cancelled all flights from DFW on Dec 7th so I ended up driving to Houston and made Turks through Charlotte. Still trying to get my Airfare back from American. With cold weather everywhere it was lucky timing for 2 weeks at Turks. Being lucky I discovered
Is there still a dive team at Turks, or is being run by outside Co. Anyone have experience recently?
We visited the Club Med Turkoise (Providenciales, Turks & Caicos) Sept 21 – 28. This was something like our 14th visit so we know our way around and can compare things to “how they used to be”. As expected, the village has not changed much; it still needs some
I know that they worn as a theme one night during the week, I just bought one for my hubby from Ebay. I think I am going to create one for myself to wear on that night. I am sure they are "tres cher" very expensive at the Boutigue. I am pretty sure I know the
Heading to Turquoise 4 October and wondering if anyone knows the dress code and who the CDV is? So looking forward to this holiday!! Hoping to see some familiar faces as well.
Both my kids are finally 18 and can now take them to Turks with us. They have limited Diving experience. A 2 day pool course in Comzumel followed by 2 accompanied 30ft dives in 2010. What is the next logical step/program available for them at Turks? Will
What is the best way to get to Club Med Turkoise from the airport for 2 people? See if the Club Med van has extra space and pay per head, or take a taxi? It''s just that in one of the forums somebody recommended not taking a taxi because they have heard of problems...
Probably most of you will think I am being trival but we just got into Truks on Friday and I like the tennis lessons. Well no lessons on Saturday and even worse no signs or posting to that effect. Supposedly the reason is there is one pro and his day off is
Hey all, I am going to buy the dinner/disco pass at Club Med one night next week. Thinking of doing the Friday night "White Out." Is anyone else planning to attend? Looking forward to meeting up if possible and just chillaxing in paradise. I will be there from
Not sure ho the subject of cremation came up. But my husband has decided that my ashes should be spread at Club Med Turkoise [}:)]. I could do worse lol
Just booked a week at the end of April for my hubby and myself, :) I can not wait, actually canceled a cruise reservation for this trip. What has changed there over the years, this will be my 4th trip there, last time we were there has to be 15 years ago, wow
A little early but curious of any one has been there recently. I know they usually have jeans and white, red and white, "dressy", some times coffee and cream and a few other odd ones thanks all
Thanks to a flash sale in late June 2012, a roommate, and the rumours about closing this village, I booked this week for a farewell, with zero expectations. I was disappointed with this village during my trips here in Jan and April 2009, and March 2010 ( the reviews
This is my seventh trip to this village since 1989 and my fortyeight CM vacation. This time I was in a group with a travel agency ( the annual professional singles'' week with Marion Smith), which the last time I had participated in 2009. It felt nice to be back
Booked my trip. Anyone else going that week?
Hi! I just booked Turks for Jan 5-15th! Early birthday present to myself! Can''t wait! Does anyone know the dress codes for January? I am hoping to get all my theme/night outfits sorted, seeing as that is pretty much the only clothes you need for the trip! I will
I am a friend of a GO at Turks. Her mother is asking if anyone from MONTREAL will be going to Turks soon. She has some small goodies she would like delivered to her daughter, who works as a Manager in reception. Please contact me so I can have her mom email you
Hi there!! My friends tell me head on down to Turquoise and don''t worry that you are going alone! I am really excited and looking forward to this! Anyone going that can give me some tips on what to expect? jane. [:)]
I have been asked by the mother of a GO at Turks if there is anyone from Montreal who will be going to Turks soon. She has some items to be delivered to her daughter. I dont know how big or how many. Her daughter is a manager in reception, so who knows if any
Anyone going to be there next week? I will be there on the 13th- 20th. Looking forward to meeting new friends
Some updates from Turks. Also, it was great to meet AmateurGO! Food has mostly improved thanks to a new chef, Omar, plus a new French baker. The croissants were some of the best I have ever tasted at a Club Med. Also, the second restaurant has improved since
Hi All - I''m arriving at the airport at about 12:45 on Saturday, 11/10/12, from SFO (long trip) with my 18 y/o son and since we won the land portion on FB I will have to get my own way to the club. What''s the best way? The Club Med agent told me to take the
I have heard in the past that if you ask reception they will supply you with an "egg crate" for your bed. Does anyone know if they do that at Turks? I have, in the past, found Club Med beds to be very hard and uncomfortable.
August 23 - August 28. Who else is going? [url]https://www.facebook.com/Demetrios3[/url]
Who''s been there in the first two weeks of November? How''s the weather? I went once in February and it was just ok. I much prefer May. Any help/advice is greatly appreciated! Thanks!
Hi All, I will be making my first trip to Club Med Turks & Caicos arriving August 23, 2012. Looking to get a head start on meeting new people. If anyone reading this will be there from August 23 to August 28, I''d love to hear from you. Demetrios [url]https://www.facebook.com/Demetrios3[/url]
Hey....Im a returning guest at Turkoise and would love to get acquainted before hand with others and meet up if anyone will be going on my travel dates. July 19th to July 26th 2012 Cheers, Lisa
What is the situation with internet at Turquoise? Is there wifi or do you have to pay for it? Is it best to just bring your lap top to the lobby where there is service? In the past we have had internet in our room for free (Columbus Isle), used the "business center"
Anyone knows how much scuba cost at Turks these days for a certified diver with no equipment?
There is very narow window of avilability of this village in May. Are the any rumors of renovation shut down or a corporate/ group booking? Something similar is happening with cancun - they usually have two weeks of group bookings (olivia/atlantis or something)...
Going to Turks Cinco De Mayo weekend with three fiends. Anyone else going? Any special events planned for that weekend? [:)]
I just got back from Columbus Isle and am going to Turquoise in June. Somehow I got a hold of a great map of Club Med Columbus Isle before I went there and was able to request a specific room which was great. I think I got that map from someone here on CM Planet.
Does anyone know if it is possible to kitesurf in front of Turquoise (around Mid June) Thanks Mike
Hi. I know from previous research that buildings D,E, and F are on the side closest to trapeze and the other side is closest to scuba and snorkeling. Can anyone tell me which building, D, E, or F is closest to the main pool area and which is furthest out near
Gonna be in Turks a month from today, has anyone been there lately? Anything new I should know
Here is an article by a NY Times reporter (married woman traveling alone) who went to CM Turks (for only 2 nights) and then switched over to Gansevoort (a luxe resort on Turks). She writes from the perspective of traveling solo. http://nyti.ms/xzTFHM
I have never in April, actually it''s the only month I didn''t go to Turks. How''s the weather. Is this right before the big go switch
American has canceled it''s non stop from JFK. They rebooked us through Miami and didn''t tell us. If your booked on the non stop you should check to see if they did the same thing to you
Hello CMPers and Happy New Year! I''m heading to turks for the first time at the end of February and as an active, type A traveller (I think club med with their emphasis on activities is just about the only all inclusive I''d consider) I have a few questions
I''m a 39 year old single man coming down to Turks an Caicos the week of Dec. 11, 2011. I came to this resort back when I was 30 along with my brother, and I had a great time, as there was a good 50/50 split between singles and couples. I''m just wondering if
We are a family of 4 dedicated Club Med fans. We just got bumped from Club Med Cancun June 23-July 2, 2012, because a huge corporation has booked the resort for 6 weeks that include our dates. We have been to Punta Cana 3 times and also to Ixtapa so want to try
I''ll be heading to Turks early next year just curious for anyone who has been to the CM recently noticed any improvements to the property. I was there in March saw the changes around the pool area and bar[8D]
Does anyone know who will make up the Circus Team this December 2011 in Turkoise? [?]
I actually wrote this review for Trip Advisor, but figured I''d copy it over here for anyone interested. We visited Club Med Turkoise Oct 8 – 15 and this was our 11th visit to this Club Med village and about our 23rd Club Med visit overall. Obviously, we
Thanks Kiki! The original topic that you mention dates back to May 2011 and I am going to Turkoise in October. When I have been in the first two weeks of October previous years there has been a new Chef de Village brought in and usually an updated dress code
Planning a trip to Turkoise for around the first two weeks of October and wonder if anyone knows the dress code and who might be the Chef De Village? Usually new people coming and going around this time of year?
Hi everyone! I''m going to Turks for a week from May 8. Would anyone be so nice as to post dress codes for Turks? Don''t seem to be able to find them anywhere. Thanks so much!
I noticed on some of the older posts reference to "singles week" Does such a thing still exists at any of the clubs
Any news about Hurricane Irene''s impact on the CM please pass along.Thxs
Below is my review I put on trip advisor of my recent trip to Turks..Please keep in mind I have been there well over 10times and lost count: As a very frequent repeat guest I always get "why do you keep going back to the same place all the time (2 to 4 times
Looking forward to my 7th visit early 2012 last visit to CM was in March. Just curious If anyone has been there recently and noticed any major changes and or renovations a part from the pool area and the bar earlier this year.Thxs[8D]
Finally got my web page updated with pics for Turks 2008,9,10 and CI (Barq) at new CLUB MED link at boraborabob.com or clubmedbob.com. Shortcut to nice pic of our own professional gm - http://www.boraborabob.com/tahiti/Picture%20006.jpg Also nice pic of management
Hi - just curious if anyone else here will be there around then, or if you''ve been there in September before/what to expect? We went to Turkoise with a group of friends in December and LOVED it - now we are heading back with a different group of friends including
[8)] We have been to Turks a couple of times. This time we want to bring some of our own snorkling gear so we can play around off of the beach. I would like to send a duffle bag ahead to the resort. Has any body had any luck with this? I''ve tried to call
Well, it''s a month until we arrive in the Turks, so I was looking to shore up a few things so I can focus on just getting there. Firstly, I couldn''t find a map with the building names/numbers, but was hoping to email planning to try to get in one of the buildings
Wow... I had a fun and incredible time at the Turks and Caicos at Club Med. Remy was a great chief of village. He was always around and made sure everyone was doing ok. The GO''s were awesome! I''ve never been to a Club Med nor been to an all inclusive resort.
Just booked for two weeks in Turquoise in July - can''t wait to see JoJo again!!! Does anyone have an email address for Evelyne in scuba?
(I just posted this same thing in the "Questions" forum, but I want to do whatever I can to get it out there. I hope that''s ok.) Hi all, wonderful site. I have learned so much already and spent literal hours reading posts trying to get all the info I can
We''ll be there from the 16-27. This is our first time to CM and Provo. Really looking forward to it. [:D][:D]
I was considering going to Turks this December since they have really good prices. I''ve only been there once before - Feb., ''07 - and I really loved it. I''m a diver, too. My questions are: Is this a good time of year to go? Are there any concerns or
So Turks trip 14 has been completed. I actually tend to lose count and have to really do some math at this point to figure out how many trips Ive been on. I cant even check the passport since there is more than one involved. Things are changing when it comes
I''ve been trying to look at pictures but can''t seem to get any to show up for Turkoise...is there a reason I''m having a problem? I did get a syntex, syntax or something error message. [V]
I was at Turks 12/4 - 12/11. My second visit to Turks. I met up with 2 friends and we had separate rooms in the ''B'' building (toward scuba), ground floor. Airport-to-village transportation and check in went smoothly. The reception team was efficient and responsive. The
Anyone going to be at Turkoise during these dates? I want to surprise the bachelor by having people know stuff about him in advance. The look of shock on his face would be priceless!
Hi all, I''m going to be at Turquoise April 25! Yay can''t wait to be sitting on the beach [:D] I''ve read a bunch of the topics and you all seem very helpful but there are a few things I''m unclear on: 1. What are the actual "fitness" classes offered and
Hi Wondering if anyone is traveling to Turks in the 2nd week of May, I''m going solo, looking forward to it!
Going to Turquoise for my first time in a few days and am very excited...can''t wait to get on the beach, meet some new people, and have some fun. Is April a busy time of year down there? Also wondering whats the age range of people will be at the resort? I''m
http://www.tripadvisor.com/tcbeaches I think we all know about Grace Bay! Also on the list (Club Med so good about picking their beaches): Cancun, Punta Cana, Maldives, and (sigh) Bora Bora.
New to this forum...going to Club Med Turkoise in May...looking forward to hearing all about it.[:D][:D]
Hello all, I was wanting to get a bit of an expectation for my arrival in August. Havent booked the trip yet but definitely leaning that way. Trip right now is looking like 12 August through 17 August. Im 34, bachelor looking for warm weather, lots of
Remy GOUZOU new CDV starting on the 18th of March Nicola GALA leaving on the 23rd March for KEMER, Turkey
Counting down the days trip 5 to CM after the Winter we''ve had it can''t come soon enough. Anyone have the latest excursions by chance?,was there a year ago when they started to offer premium liquor at extra cost is that still the case? Are there any new bars
Hello everyone, I had the greatest time in Turks in 2001 and am looking at going back at the end of April. The weather was absolutely perfect when we last visited and water temperature was ideal (I love warm water and hot weather!) I would love it if someone
The price is actually pretty good, especially with Continental now flying direct to Turks from the NYC area. President''s Day week, 1 day less vacation and the schools are out. Anyone else want to go?
Here is an article about all the problems (financial and government corruption) in Turks over the last couple years. Apparently over 30% of the locals have left. The government is being completely re-formed. Club Med is mentioned as being the first resort to build
I''ve been to Turks several years ago and did my first SCUBA dive there. I had such a great time as soon as I got back to Vancouver I got certified. I''m going in April for 10 days and am going to book the 6 day diving package. I have some questions for any of
I just returned from 10 nights at the club. I have been going there for 13 years now and, of course, love the place. The condition of the facilities is declining as we all know. I took the opportunity to ask Nicola, the CDV, what he knew about the plans for the
I will be there March 2 to March 12. Anyone else coming?!
Very detailed trip report coming. In the meantime....... Critical item is Club Med has a new "Blocking" piece of software. Controls what you can and can''t log onto while using the WIFI option at the club. After buying the $75 weekly option found little I could