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The Sol Rio de Luna y Mares Resort Hotel is located on Esmeralda beach, about 5 km from Guardalavaca and 70 km from Holguin 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).

Mandatory Information: Sport equipment

  • June 27, 2016 :

    Please take note that all passengers traveling with sport equipment (bike, kite surf, etc.) must pay a supplement before departure for the handling of the equipment at destination.

Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following change in our 2016-2017 brochure.

    August 10, 2016:
    VIP Package ($) inclusions: 3 guaranteed reservations for à la carte restaurants, including 1 lobster dinner/stay (on request)
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 70 km from Frank País Airport - Holguin
  • Beachfront
  • Close to a park/nature reserve
  • Area: Guardalavaca Beach
  • District: Rafael Freyre

Hotel Description

  • 464 rooms
  • Elevator

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 2 pool(s)
  • 7 restaurant(s)
  • 7 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • 24h snacks
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 2 tennis court(s)
  • -
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
    • Pool ($)
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • Currency exchange
  • Check-in time : 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre
  • Beauty salon ($) (located in the gym area)
  • Massage ($) ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

  • Beach Club on site
  • Beach Club (facilities on the beach) : Yes (included)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Topless allowed

Hotel Contact Information

  • Sol Rio de Luna y Mares Resort 4*
  • Playa Esmeralda, Carretera a Guardalavaca, Rafael Freyre, Holguin, Cuba, 007
  • Tel.: 24430060
  • Fax : 24430035
  • Email : sol.rio.luna.mares@meliacuba.com
Inclusions
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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!

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
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, 24-hour)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once/stay
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited, 24-hour)
  • Snacks 24h
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Superior package inclusions *:
  • Separate check-in (until 11 pm)
  • Late check-out (until 3 pm)
  • À la carte dinners (3 guaranteed reservations for a minimum 7 night stay, including 1 lobster dinner per stay (on request))
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Bathrobes
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Beach towels in room
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
* Included with "Premium Room Ocean View" only

Accommodation 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!

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
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, 24-hour)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once/stay
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited, 24-hour)
  • Snacks 24h
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Superior package inclusions *:
  • Separate check-in (until 11 pm)
  • Late check-out (until 3 pm)
  • À la carte dinners (3 guaranteed reservations for a minimum 7 night stay, including 1 lobster dinner per stay (on request))
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Bathrobes
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Beach towels in room
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
* Included with "Premium Room Ocean View" only
For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018

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!

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
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, 24-hour)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once/stay
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited, 24-hour)
  • Snacks 24h
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Superior package inclusions *:
  • Separate check-in (until 11 pm)
  • Late check-out (until 3 pm)
  • À la carte dinners (3 guaranteed reservations for a minimum 7 night stay, including 1 lobster dinner per stay (on request))
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Bathrobes
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Beach towels in room
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
* Included with "Premium Room Ocean View" only

Accommodation 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!

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
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, 24-hour)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once/stay
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited, 24-hour)
  • Snacks 24h
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Superior package inclusions *:
  • Separate check-in (until 11 pm)
  • Late check-out (until 3 pm)
  • À la carte dinners (3 guaranteed reservations for a minimum 7 night stay, including 1 lobster dinner per stay (on request))
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Bathrobes
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Beach towels in room
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
* Included with "Premium Room Ocean View" only
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Room > Ø

    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 38 m²
    • Garden View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Mini-fridge
    • Telephone
    • Mini-bar restocked daily (bottled water)
  • Ocean View Room > Ø

    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 38 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to Room ocean view)
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Mini-fridge
    • Telephone
    • Mini-bar restocked daily (bottled water)
  • Premium Room Ocean View > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Superior package inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Superior package inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 40 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Mini-fridge
    • Telephone
    • Superior package inclusions
  • Suite > Ø

    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 80 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Mini-fridge
    • Telephone
    • Coffee-maker (with tea and coffee service)
    • Mini-bar restocked daily (bottled water)
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Basketball
  • Deep sea fishing ($)
  • Fishing ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports ($)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Sailing
  • Tennis
    • 2 tennis court(s)
  • Volleyball
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Board games
  • Catamaran
  • Dance lessons
  • Darts
  • Fitness center
  • Games room
  • Giant chess board
  • Horseback riding nearby ($)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Jacuzzi ($)
  • Mini-golf
  • Nature walk
  • Pedal boats
  • Petanque
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Shuffleboard
  • Spanish lessons
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby ($)
  • Pool ($)

Internet for Business ($)

Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • 24h snacks
    • 24h drinks
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)

    • Colón
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      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Santa María
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • La Carabela
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Cuban
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • La Pinta
      Image bar
      • Lunch : À la Carte International
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mediterranean
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Galileo
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Snack Bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Dinner : Snack Bar
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Le Bistro
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte French
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • La Niña
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Grill
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
  • Bar(s)

    • La Pinta
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:00
      • Local drinks
    • La Niña
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 23:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located on the beach
    • La Nao
      Image bar
      • Location : Swim-up
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • 1492
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 00:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      24h
    • Azúcar
      Image bar
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:00
      • Local drinks
      Ice Cream parlour
    • El Dorado
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 5 to 12)
  • 2 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • Babysitting ($)
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Scuba diving centre off-site
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Free wedding Package

Free honeymoon package

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

Wedding package ($)

Excursions ($)4
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Holguin

Aquatic Excursion
Special offers
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  • 1 child under 12 stays and eats free (2016-2017)

      • Sharing the same room with two paying adults
      • Applicable for travel between April 1, 2017 and October 31, 2017
  • No Single Supplement (2016-2017)

      • Applicable for travel between August 25, 2017 and October 31, 2017
  • 1 child under 12 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with two paying adults
      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between November 1, 2017 and December 26, 2017
        • Between April 1, 2018 and October 31, 2018
  • No Single Supplement (2017-2018)

      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between November 1, 2017 and December 21, 2017
        • Between May 1, 2018 and July 14, 2018
        • Between August 25, 2018 and October 31, 2018
Ratings
0000¼ 5782 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Dated but well worth the money 0000¼ October 17, 2017

  • Visited in September just after hurricane Irma. The beach is superb. Warm crystal sea and powder white beach. Staff were very attentive and always said hello when passing. The restaurants did have a...
  • ChrisHire

What a dump 0¼¼¼¼ October 17, 2017

  • 15 of us went to this hotel for my daughters wedding ,we booked this hotel 18 months ago and asked to stay in the mares section of the hotel .when we arrived they put us all in the Luna side...
  • davidmV2564PG

Awesome Resort ~ Highly Impressed!! 00000 October 16, 2017

  • I want to start by saying I have been in Cuba 36 times & I am well adverse in Cuban culture & expectation when in this country. I am very truly impressed by this resort. We spent 2 weeks in this...
  • sexysmidge
Transat rating
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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.
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