The Barcelo Solymar Resort Hotel in Varadero is located directly on a stunning, white-sand beach, approximately 27 km from the Varadero airport.
Hotel details
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  • Some services might not be available in Cuba during summer.
  • If you travel with sports equipment such as a bike, golf or kite board, a special transfer must be reserved prior to departure (fees apply).
About your Hotel

Hotel Location

  • Approximately 27 km from Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport - Varadero
  • Beachfront
  • Close to cultural site
  • Area: Varadero Beach

Hotel Description

  • 525 rooms
  • 1 building(s) of 4 storey(s)
  • 1 building(s) of 5 storey(s)
  • Elevator

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 3 pool(s)
  • 9 restaurant(s)
  • 11 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Dolphinarium ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 3 tennis court(s)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • Shuttle service off site ($)
  • Check-in time : 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Photo shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Massage ($)
  • Bike rental ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

  • Beach Club on site
  • Lounge chairs
  • Palapas

Hotel Contact Information

    Barcelo Solymar Resort 4*

  • Carretera Las Americas Km 3 Varadero, Matanzas Cuba
  • Tel.: 45614499
  • Fax : 45668798
  • Email : reserva@resortsolymar.gca.tur.cu
Inclusions

For travel between November 1, 2015 and October 31, 2016

Package

ALL INCLUSIVE (AI) MEAL PLAN :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

In short, everything you need for a fabulous vacation.

 

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 2/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour (house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner (daily)
  • Access to all services and facilities at the Barcelo Arenas Blancas
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
FAMILY COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Part of: Cool for Teens
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids (exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members, some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) (available at main Canadian airports)
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) (exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members, some restrictions may apply)
  • Babysitting service ($) (subject to availability)
noliKIDS INCLUSIONS :
  • Part of: Cool for Teens
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids (package only) and some restrictions may apply, as per company policy
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) (available at main Canadian airports)
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only)
  • Pool(s) (children's)
  • Babysitting service ($) (subject to availability)
SOLO COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Promotion (no single supplement, restrictions may apply)
WEDDING PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

Hotel only

ALL INCLUSIVE (AI) MEAL PLAN :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

In short, everything you need for a fabulous vacation.

 

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 2/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour (house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner (daily)
  • Access to all services and facilities at the Barcelo Arenas Blancas
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
FAMILY COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Part of: Cool for Teens
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids (exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members, some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) (available at main Canadian airports)
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) (exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members, some restrictions may apply)
  • Babysitting service ($) (subject to availability)
noliKIDS INCLUSIONS :
  • Part of: Cool for Teens
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids (package only) and some restrictions may apply, as per company policy
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) (available at main Canadian airports)
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only)
  • Pool(s) (children's)
  • Babysitting service ($) (subject to availability)
SOLO COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Promotion (no single supplement, restrictions may apply)
WEDDING PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017

Package

ALL INCLUSIVE (AI) MEAL PLAN :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

In short, everything you need for a fabulous vacation.

 

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 2/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour (house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Access to all services and facilities at the Barcelo Arenas Blancas
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
FAMILY COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Part of: Cool for Teens
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) available at main Canadian airports
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Babysitting service ($) subject to availability
SOLO COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Promotion No single supplement (restrictions may apply)
WEDDING PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

Hotel only

ALL INCLUSIVE (AI) MEAL PLAN :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

In short, everything you need for a fabulous vacation.

 

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 2/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour (house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Access to all services and facilities at the Barcelo Arenas Blancas
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
FAMILY COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Part of: Cool for Teens
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) available at main Canadian airports
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Babysitting service ($) subject to availability
SOLO COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Promotion No single supplement (restrictions may apply)
WEDDING PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

Rooms
  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Room

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 40 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to room)
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Mini bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Ocean View Room

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 40 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Mini bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Suite

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 90 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed
    • 1 sofa in the living area
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Whirlpool in room
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Mini bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Bungalow Suite

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 45 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • 1 sofa in the living area
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Mini bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Bungalow

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 40 m²
    • Garden View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Mini bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
Sports / Activities

Sports

  • Archery
  • Basketball
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
    • 3 tennis court(s)
  • Volleyball
  • Waterpolo
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Board games
  • Catamaran
  • Dance lessons
  • Darts
  • Fitness center
  • Giant chess board
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Pedal boats
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
  • Riffle shooting ($)
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Shuffleboard
  • Spanish lessons
Internet

WiFi available in :

    • Lobby ($)

Internet for Business ($)

Family Collection
Fun for Kids and Kids at Heart

When we think of our fondest childhood memories, family holidays immediately spring to mind. We know how precious these moments are, and that is why we have compiled our Family Collection, designed to help you plan the perfect family getaway in the sun.

WHO ARE YOU TRAVELLING WITH?

CHILDREN UP TO AGE 3
FOR THE LITTLE ONES
With babies and kids’ clubs, mini-shows and wading pools, these hotels have thought of your little ones so you can maximize your fun!

CHILDREN AGED 4 TO 11
LITTLE FISH
Like fish in the sea, your kids will make a splash all day long in these hotels boasting water games, aqua parks, pools with slides and fun-filled kids’ clubs.

TEENS AGED 12 TO 16
COOL FOR TEENS
With surf simulators to ride the waves, game rooms to hang out in and discos to dance to their favourite tunes, your teens will never run out of things to do!

SWIM FANS
WAVES OF FUN
These hotels boast water parks and surf simulators, for hours of aqua fun for the whole family!

JUST YOU AND THE KIDS
SINGLE PARENTS
Moms or dads travelling alone with children under 13 can benefit from reduced rates at these hotels or even free stays for kids.

3 OR MORE KIDS
BIG FUN FOR BIG FAMILIES
Families of 5 or more can benefit from adjoining or larger rooms so they can enjoy quality time together, in total comfort.

GRANDPA AND GRANDMA TOO!
MULTI-GENERATIONAL VACATIONS
Luxurious suites of exceptional comfort and a myriad of services at your fingertips to unite all the generations of your tight-knit family.
noliKIDS
HOLIDAYS FOR KIDS... AND THEIR PARENTS
 
We understand how much you look forward to your family vacation. After all, it’s that one time in the year when you can all get together for some sun and fun in the sand. So we’ve put together a selection of family-friendly resorts that are affordable and provide everything you and your kids want for an unforgettable vacation.
Offered only with Nolitours
Available for season 2015-2016
Restaurants / Bars
  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • 24h drinks
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)
    • Buffet Restaurant Solymar
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Buffet Restaurant Arenas Blancas
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Ranchon "Hicacos" Solymar
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Ranchon "Caribe" Arenas Blancas
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Pagoda
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Asian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • Venecia
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • El Quijote
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Spanish
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • Sol y Arena
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Seafood
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • Mexicana
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
  • Bar(s)
    • Cuban Bar
      Image bar
      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 22:00
      • Local drinks
      Located at the Arenas Blancas
    • Daiquiri
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 07:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar
    • Saoco
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 07:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Arenas Blancas
    • Horizontes
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar
    • Cactus
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Arenas Blancas
    • Las Dunas
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar
      Ice cream parlour
    • Mojito
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar
    • Ranchon Hicacos
      • Sports Bar
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 06:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar
    • Grumete Cigar Bar
      Image bar
      • Cigar lounge
      • Opening time : 18:30
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar
      Speciality:  tobacco, rhum and coffee
    • El Danzon
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 21:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Solymar
    • Disco Havana Night
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 21:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the Arenas Blancas
Kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • Babysitting ($)
  • High chair available at the restaurants

Notes

kids club closed 12h00 to 14h00
Scuba Diving

Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • PADI certification
Wedding / Honeymoon

Free wedding Package

  • In order to qualify for a free wedding package you must reserve 5 or more rooms, minimum stay 7 days

Free honeymoon package

  • To be eligible for the honeymoon package, newlyweds must advise at the time of booking and present their proof of wedding, dated within the last month, upon arrival at the hotel

Wedding package ($)

SOLO COLLECTION
Vacations just for you

Travelling solo means you never have to compromise. Whether you want to laze by the pool, practise your Sun Salutation on the beach or take part in hotel activities, the choice is yours!

Our Solo Collection compiles resorts that cater to people like you, who want to enjoy their vacation the way they see fit. This way, it will be easy for you to make friends whenever you feel like having a little company.

Solo Collection Benefits
No SINGLE SUPPLEMENT * 
Free WIFI ** 
COMMUNAL TABLE for sharing meals
WEEKLY HAPPY HOUR with Transat clients
Free ROOM SERVICE **

* Limited number of rooms.
** Where available.

EXPERIENCE DUO
ONE TRIP, TWO DESTINATIONS

It’s great to be able to swim in the ocean and soak up the sun on a white-sand beach, but imagine also getting able to explore the cultural and historic attractions of an intriguing city! With our duos, you get to enjoy the best of both worlds.

Expand your horizons and experience an all-inclusive vacation showcasing two facets of the same Sun destination in one trip. Discover the hidden gems of the Caribbean and Central America with these wonderful programs that combine lazing on the beach with the discovery of a city, or even seaside relaxation with a few days of snorkelling in a gorgeous coral reef.
Ratings
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TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews

RENOVATION DESPERATELY NEEDED 00¼¼¼ June 23, 2016

  • We were there in June this year, stayed in Arenas Blancas. The staff is really good, well doing their job, always smiling and friendly. We were eating in buffet only and the food is good, well...
  • Andrzej_Maks

Absolutely Amazing 00000 June 22, 2016

  • I stayed at Barcelo Arenas Blancas with my friend Natacha Richer (who also wrote a very positive review). We stayed from June 8th-15th, and we wished we could have extended, it was so perfect...
  • DanielleCrevier

Recent stay at the Barcelo Solymar, Varadero, Cuba 00¼¼¼ June 22, 2016

  • I really wish I had something more positive to say about this resort. Starting with the nicest parts, the grounds and the beach. They were very nice and if the inside of my room had looked anything...
  • 5024conniej
Transat rating 8888²

Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.