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The Blau Marina Varadero Hotel is a superior resort located approximately 55 km from the Varadero airport and directly on the beach in front of Marina Gaviota.
Hotel details
Important information
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  • All American bank’s issued cards and traveller’s cheques are not accepted in Cuba. There are no automatic teller machines in Cuba.
  • It is forbidden to bring receiver-transmitters (walkie-talkies) into Cuba.
  • 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: No kite surfing on the beach

  • February 15, 2017:

    Service not offered: Kite Surfing is not permitted on the beach of the hotel.
    As of: February 15, 2017
     
    We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this situation may cause you during your stay.
     

Brochure Erratum(s)

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

    August 4, 2016:
    There are 4 à la carte restaurants at the hotel.
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 55 km from Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport - Varadero
  • Beachfront
  • Close to cultural site

Hotel Description

  • 548 rooms
  • 14 bungalow(s) of 3 storey(s)

Services

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

Beach

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

Hotel Contact Information

  • Blau Marina Varadero 4*
  • Autopista sur final, punta hicacos Varadero Cuba
  • Tel.: 45669966
  • Email : jefe.ventas@blaumarinavaradero.co.cu
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 3 guaranteed reservations per week
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24, 25 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool 3 days per week
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour (unlimited)
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • accessible pool(s) at the property
  • accessible bar(s) at the property
  • accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Kids promotion
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club
  • 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)
Even more inclusions :
  • Private check-in
  • Dedicated room location closest to the beach
  • Welcome gift and cocktail
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Snacks in room upon arrival (2)
  • Concierge service
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Massage discount of 20% once per person per stay
  • BBQ night
  • À la carte dinners (3 guaranteed reservations/week)
  • Distinct identification bracelet

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 3 guaranteed reservations per week
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24, 25 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool 3 days per week
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour (unlimited)
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • accessible pool(s) at the property
  • accessible bar(s) at the property
  • accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Kids promotion
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club
  • 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)
Even more inclusions :
  • Private check-in
  • Dedicated room location closest to the beach
  • Welcome gift and cocktail
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Snacks in room upon arrival (2)
  • Concierge service
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Massage discount of 20% once per person per stay
  • BBQ night
  • À la carte dinners (3 guaranteed reservations/week)
  • Distinct identification bracelet
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 3 guaranteed reservations per week
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24, 25 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool 3 days per week
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour (unlimited)
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • accessible pool(s) at the property
  • accessible bar(s) at the property
  • accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Kids promotion
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club
  • 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)
Even more inclusions :
  • Private check-in
  • Dedicated room location closest to the beach
  • Welcome gift and cocktail
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Snacks in room upon arrival (2)
  • Concierge service
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Massage discount of 20% once per person per stay
  • BBQ night
  • À la carte dinners (3 guaranteed reservations/week)
  • Distinct identification bracelet

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 3 guaranteed reservations per week
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24, 25 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool 3 days per week
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour (unlimited)
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • accessible pool(s) at the property
  • accessible bar(s) at the property
  • accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Kids promotion
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club
  • 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)
Even more inclusions :
  • Private check-in
  • Dedicated room location closest to the beach
  • Welcome gift and cocktail
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Snacks in room upon arrival (2)
  • Concierge service
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Massage discount of 20% once per person per stay
  • BBQ night
  • À la carte dinners (3 guaranteed reservations/week)
  • Distinct identification bracelet
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Junior Suite > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Even more inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Even more inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Resort View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Even more inclusions
    Non smoking rooms are available upon request, subject to availability.
  • Oceanview Junior Suite > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Even more inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Even more inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Sea View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Even more inclusions
    Non smoking rooms are available upon request, subject to availability.
  • Suite > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Even more inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Even more inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Oceanfront
    • 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)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Even more inclusions
    Non smoking rooms are available upon request, subject to availability.
Sports / Activities
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Sports

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

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquacycle
  • Aquafitness
  • Board games
  • Catamaran
  • Dance lessons
  • Fitness center
  • Games room
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Pedal boats
  • Petanque
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Shuffleboard
  • Spanish lessons
Internet
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Internet for Business ($)

Family Collection
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Kid-Friendly Fun

You’re going on a family vacation! Great! Where do you go? Where do you stay? Does the hotel have a water park? Will your teen get bored? So many questions! That’s why we’ve compiled our Family Collection, catered to the wants and needs of all types of families. So you can spend more time teasing your teen about singing Justin Bieber at karaoke or bonding over that time Grandma fell out of the canoe.

WHO ARE YOU TRAVELLING WITH?

CHILDREN UP TO AGE 12
For the Little Ones and Tweens
With fun-filled kids’ clubs and activities galore, your children might never want to leave!

TEENS AGED 13 TO 16
Cool for Teens
Surf simulators, arcade games, DJ classes – your teens won’t even have time to miss Snapchat!

SWIM FANS
Water Parks
Spend hours of aqua fun at these hotels with awesome water parks and surf simulators.

JUST YOU AND THE KIDS
Single Parents
Moms or dads travelling alone with kids under 13 can benefit from reduced rates and even free stays for their little ones.

FAMILIES OF 5 OR MORE
Big Fun for Big Families
Big families are the stars at these hotels with spacious rooms and/or luxurious suites.

To find out if this hotel meets the needs of your family, and see which specific inclusions apply to this hotel, please refer to "Family Collection" Inclusions in the "Inclusions" section.  
Sunsavvy Collection
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Sun-Kissed Steal

What tastes sweeter than sipping on passion-fruit juice while lounging on the beach of your tropical hotel? Doing it all at a hotel you snagged at an amazing price! Renowned for their friendly atmosphere and welcoming staff – you’ll know all their names by the end of your trip – our Sun Savvy Collection resorts give you the best bang for your buck. So go ahead and treat yourself to those surfing lessons or that zip-lining adventure. You’ve earned it!
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)

    • La Marina
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • La Duna
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Bacunayagua
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Cuban
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • La Zarzuela
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Spanish
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • El Arlequino
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • El Faro
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Seafood
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • Smoking area
    • El Faro (snacks)
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Snack Bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Dinner : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • Smoking area
  • Bar(s)

    • Club Hemingway
      Image bar
      • 24-Hour Bar
      • Opening time : 00:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
    • La Boya
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
    • Pool Bar III
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
    • La Terraza
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 12:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
    • Beach Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:00
      • Local drinks
    • Teatro Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 13:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
    • El Ancla
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 23:00
      • Closing time : 01:30
      • Local drinks
Kids
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  • Baby Club (ages 2 to 4)
  • Kids' Club (ages 5 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • Babysitting ($)
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)
Golf 1
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  • There’s nothing like a good game of golf to get you in the vacation spirit, so here's some information on nearby golf course(s) offering advantageous rates locally ($).

    This information is for informational purposes only and is subject to change.,

Varadero Golf Club

Designed by Les Forber
Varadero
5345668482
5345668481
info@varaderogolfclub.com
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Lockers
  • Par 72
  • 6 856 yards
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Formal dress code
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house ($)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Scuba diving centre off-site
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Sauna
Wedding / Honeymoon
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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 ($)

Excursions ($)6
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Varadero

Adventure Tours and Excursions
Aquatic Excursion
Special offers
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  • 1 child under 13 stays and eats free (2016-2017)

      • Sharing the same room with two paying adults
      • For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017
  • 2 children under 7 stay and eat free (2016-2017)

      • Sharing the same room with two paying adults
      • For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017
  • Children under 13 stay and eat free (2016-2017)

      • Sharing the same room with two paying adults
      • Applicable for travel between August 25, 2017 and October 31, 2017
  • 1 child under 13 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with two paying adults
      • For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
  • 2 children under 7 stay and eat free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with two paying adults
      • For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
  • Children under 13 stay and eat free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with two paying adults
      • Applicable for travel:
        • 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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New name Barcelo Marina Palace 0000¼ September 26, 2017

  • Absolutely love this property. We chose a building farther away so we could enjoy the walk. They accomodate our request for a ground floor room. Food was better than expected even though we watched...
  • PegD70

Loved it here 00000 September 17, 2017

  • I absolutely loved this resort, the staff were super friendly and acted like old friends. Rooms were clean and had room service daily. I had my toddler with me and they all had fun with him. Our view...
  • 754alyshat

A nightmare! 0¼¼¼¼ September 11, 2017

  • The food is inedible and there is no real service. You can never get a mojito for lack of ingredients. You get the feeling that you're just there to pay and shut up. Even the sea level is so low that...
  • CourtneyEnnis
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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