Da Balaia stands on an ochre cliff in southern Portugal, overlooking a magnificent white sandy beach and giving you direct access to the Atlantic.

Discover this breathtaking golf resort on the lofty Algarve cliffs of the Atlantic Ocean, that allies sports and wellbeing in an outstanding setting. Club Med Da Balaia was recently named one of the best resort for families in Portugal by Trip Advisor.

A charming chalet resort in the heart of the Italian Alps, on the second largest ski domain in Europe.

North of Ajaccio on the west coast of Corsica stands the resort of Cargèse, overlooking the clear waters of a sheltered cove in the Gulf of Sagone.

Clinging tight to the mountainside, it looks down on the large sandy beach of Chiuni.

In the heart of the Vaudoise Alps at 4,265 ft, this south-facing Swiss resort opens onto a magnificent panoramic horizon.

Welcome to the land of Etna, where steep alleyways and flower-filled squares look out over the Mediterranean.

Kamarina is where you can appreciate Sicily from beneath the shade of its olive trees.

Set above the clouds at 5,900 ft, the Alpine resort of Avoriaz clings to the snowy mountainside and steep cliffs.

This white paradise stretches right down into the busy little streets where horsedrawn sleighs are the favorite local transport.

On the Mediterranean, near Antalya, the site for the Club Med Resort of Kemer was discovered in 1979. This adult-only resort offers homely comfort while outside, the untamed natural environment has not changed: a sheltered bay, inlets looking out over the turquoise sea and the flower-clad hills of the Taurus range.

With long sunny days, Kemer is dedicated to watersports and fitness..

A superb resort on the awe-inspiring Espace Killy, ski domain of the greats. This Savoyard ski resort has long been the haunt of champions.

At an altitude of over 6,000 ft, at the foot of the slopes, the Club Med Resort has a vast terrace overlooking the Espace Killy.

In the heart of a pine wood, this Club Med resort of bungalows was inspired by oystermens' cabins with décor selected to blend seamlessly with its natural setting, achieved with an interplay of lively colours and natural materials.

Located in a revitalising conservation environment featuring 18 miles of beaches, 21 miles of cycle tracks and 19700 acres of forest, this is the ideal place to come and top up your energy levels.

Opened in Méribel for the 1992 Olympic Games, this Club Med Resort is ideally located so you can ski from the door and explore the vast Trois Vallées domain.

Calabria, "the pearl of the South", has its own authentic charm.

The Club Med Resort lies in 20 hectares of idyllic Mediterranean gardens.

In Turkey, close to Antalya, Palmiye nestles around a vast beach between the wild peaks of the Taurus mountains and the warm, sparkling blue sea.