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The IBEROSTAR Playa Alameda Hotel in Varadero is a charming superior hotel located on a beautiful stretch of beach in Varadero, approximately 55 km from the Varadero airport.
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).

Brochure Erratum(s)

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

    May 1st, 2017

    STAR CLASS inclusions
     
    - Direct transfers between airport and hotel       
    - Dedicated room location in quiet area of the hotel (Romantic room area)       
    - Distinct ID bracelet
    - Welcome cocktail upon arrival
    - Sparkling wine upon arrival (1 bottle)
    - Beach towels in room upon arrival
    - Manager’s cocktail party (once per week)
    - 1 extra a la carte dinner for a total of 4 (per stay)
    - WIFI: 1 free hour daily per room
    - Minibar restocked daily (water, soft drink and beer)
    - 20% discount on massage (once per person per stay)
    - Early check in and late check-out subject to availability
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 50 km from Juan Gualberto Gómez Airport - Varadero
  • Beachfront
  • Close to cultural site

Hotel Description

  • Transat Exclusive club
  • 391 rooms
  • 11 building(s) of 3 storey(s)

Services

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

Beach

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

Hotel Contact Information

  • IBEROSTAR Playa Alameda 4.5*
  • Las Morlas, Km 19 Punta Hicacos Varadero Cuba
  • Tel.: 45668822
  • Fax : 45668833
  • Email : jefe.ventas@playaalamedavaradero.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/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports (select)
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once/stay
  • Mini-bar restocked every 2 days (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • À la carte breakfast and dinner at the grill restaurant
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions *:
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
* Included with "Starclass room" only
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Single Parent, Kids Promotion
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids (playground)
  • 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
  • Kids' pool
  • Babysitting service ($) subject to availability
Star Class Club inclusions *:
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Bottle of champagne in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room
  • Early check-in and late check-out subject to availability
  • Dedicated room location
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Manager’s cocktail party (once per week)
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • À la carte dinners 1 extra (for a total of 4 per week)
  • WiFi (1 hour free per room/day)
  • Massage discount of 20% (1 per person/stay)
* Included with "Starclass room" 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 3/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports (select)
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once/stay
  • Mini-bar restocked every 2 days (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • À la carte breakfast and dinner at the grill restaurant
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions *:
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
* Included with "Starclass room" only
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Single Parent, Kids Promotion
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids (playground)
  • 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
  • Kids' pool
  • Babysitting service ($) subject to availability
Star Class Club inclusions *:
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Bottle of champagne in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room
  • Early check-in and late check-out subject to availability
  • Dedicated room location
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Manager’s cocktail party (once per week)
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • À la carte dinners 1 extra (for a total of 4 per week)
  • WiFi (1 hour free per room/day)
  • Massage discount of 20% (1 per person/stay)
* Included with "Starclass room" 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 3/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports (select)
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once/stay
  • Mini-bar restocked every 2 days (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • À la carte breakfast and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions *:
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Beach towels in room
* Included with "Starclass room" only
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Kids free, Single parent, Big family
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club
  • Free seat selection for kids (exclusif 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) (exclusif to Air transat Kids Club members, some restrictions may apply)
  • Accommodation for families of five or more
Star Class Club inclusions *:
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Bottle of champagne in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room
  • Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
  • Dedicated room location
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Manager’s cocktail party (once per week)
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • À la carte dinners 1 extra (for a total of 4 per week)
  • WiFi (1 hour free per room/day)
  • Massage discount of 20% (1 per person/stay)
* Included with "Starclass room" 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 3/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports (select)
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once/stay
  • Mini-bar restocked every 2 days (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • À la carte breakfast and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions *:
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Beach towels in room
* Included with "Starclass room" only
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Kids free, Single parent, Big family
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club
  • Free seat selection for kids (exclusif 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) (exclusif to Air transat Kids Club members, some restrictions may apply)
  • Accommodation for families of five or more
Star Class Club inclusions *:
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Bottle of champagne in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room
  • Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
  • Dedicated room location
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Manager’s cocktail party (once per week)
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • À la carte dinners 1 extra (for a total of 4 per week)
  • WiFi (1 hour free per room/day)
  • Massage discount of 20% (1 per person/stay)
* Included with "Starclass room" only
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Room > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 37 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed and 1 sofa or 2 double beds and 1 sofa
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board (on request)
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
  • Starclass room > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Distinction Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Star Class Club inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Star Class Club inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 37 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed and 1 sofa or 2 double beds and 1 sofa
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board (on request)
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Star Class Club inclusions
    CD/  player (on request) Coffee/tea-maker (on request)
  • Family Room > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 6 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 4 children
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds (1st room)
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds (2nd room)
    • 1 sofa in the living area
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to Family room is 2 standard connected rooms)
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Basketball
  • Deep sea fishing ($)
  • Fishing ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Kite surfing ($)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
    • 2 tennis court(s)
  • Volleyball
  • Waterpolo
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Catamaran
  • Dance lessons
  • Fitness center
  • Games room
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Petanque
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Spanish lessons
  • Stretching sessions
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby ($)
  • Room ($)

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.  
May be available with some room categories, according to the property
Distinction Collection
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Extraordinary Extras

Who doesn’t like to be pampered during their all-inclusive Sun holidays? With our Distinction Collection, you’ll unlock new levels of indulgence. Toast to your vacation with a welcome cocktail. Slide into comfort with plush bathrobes. Dine at your favourite gourmet restaurant. The good life just doesn’t get any better than this.

Benefits exclusive to Transat * 
Direct roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel ** 
Additional guaranteed reservations at à la carte restaurants
Free WiFi in the lobby *** 
Mini-bar stocked daily
Unlimited select international drinks
Free in-room safe

YOU’LL ALSO ENJOY…
Welcome cocktail and cold towel upon arrival
Beach towels, bathrobes and slippers in the room
Bottle of wine or local specialty in the room upon arrival
Concierge service
Turndown service
Golf or spa discounts*

* Some inclusions may vary by resort. See hotel inclusions for details.
** Not available at the Meliá Cayo Guillermo.
*** One hour or more per day. Some restrictions may apply in Cuba.
 
May be available with some room categories, according to the property
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)

    • Main Restaurant
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Don Alfredo
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Bucanero
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Caribbean
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • Smoking area
    • Ranchon Bucanero
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • Smoking area
    • Romantico
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Gourmet
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • Ice Cream Saloon
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Ice Cream Parlor
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • Smoking area
  • Bar(s)

    • Ranchon Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 16:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Santiago de Cuba
      Image bar
      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 01:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Los Vitrales
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 08:00
      • Closing time : 01:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Laguna Azul
      Image bar
      • Snack
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Beach Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:00
      • Local drinks
    • Theatre
      Image bar
      • Location : Theatre
      • Opening time : 19:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • La Oliva
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 23:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • Mini-disco
  • 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
  • PADI certification
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
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 12 stays and eats free (2016-2017)

      • Sharing the same room with 2 paying adults
      • Applicable for travel between August 25, 2017 and October 31, 2017
  • Single Parent Special (2016-2017)

      • When one adult travels with one or two children, the adult rate is based on double occupancy and the child pays 50% of the double hotel portion rate.
      • For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017
  • Reduced rate for children staying in separate room (2016-2017)

      • Two children alone in a room will pay like an adult in single room.
      • For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017
  • 1 child under 13 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with 2 paying adults
      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between November 1, 2017 and December 21, 2017
        • Between April 1, 2018 and July 14, 2018
        • Between August 25, 2018 and October 31, 2018
  • Single Parent Special (2017-2018)

      • When one adult travels with one or two children, the adult rate is based on double occupancy and the child pays 50% of the double hotel portion rate.
      • For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
  • Reduced rate for children staying in separate room (2017-2018)

      • Two children alone in a room will pay like an adult in single room.
      • For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
Ratings
0000¼ 3203 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Nice hotel for a families with some space for improvement 0000¼ September 14, 2017

  • We stayed at this hotel for 14 days during Christmas. At that time management of hotel has changed so we saw big improvements- grass was cut, walls were colored, new bridges were build. We stayed...
  • varliukas

Great Stay! 00000 September 8, 2017

  • I stayed here with my family and my brother's family. The resort has a great layout and great beach. Food: Food was good for Cuban standards. We ate at the Buffet (good) and the Italian and...
  • miltonmark

Wonderful! 0000¼ September 6, 2017

  • I stayed here with my daughter Aug 29-27th and everything was wonderful. From the moment we pulled up, everything looked lovely. Then we approached the check in. We were greeted by a very friendly...
  • P6646AXkathyb
Transat rating
8888*
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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.