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
  • Metro:
  • 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 ($)
  • 2 tennis court(s)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
    • 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 ($)
  • Car Rental ($)
  • This hotel accepts student groups

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
      Image bar
      • 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 ($)2
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Holguin

Aquatic Excursion
Cultural Excursions
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 May 1, 2017 and July 14, 2017
        • 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
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TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Not just a beach holiday things to do in Guardalavaca 00000 May 25, 2017

  • Although this is an amazing hotel and beach there a few trips and adventures that you can either book with your travel company, organise yourselves or with a bit of homework organise whilst at the...
  • 428grahame

An amazing hotel, with fantastic staff and a perfect location 00000 May 25, 2017

  • Stayed here for the first time this may for 14 nights, and had the most fantastic relaxing time, the room may of been a little dated bathroom wise, but the view from the balcony more than made up for...
  • 701peterv701

Sol april2017 00000 May 25, 2017

  • Great staff and good food beautiful place to go and relax. They are upgrading the whole resort and trying a lot of new things. I like it because there is something for everyone young and older. I...
  • jackiecraig54
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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