Varadero Cuba


Silky white sands …  apple-jade water… lush green vegetation … fun-focused all-inclusive resorts… Varadero boasts all these attributes and then some.

Home to Cuba’s only golf course, along with dozens of upscale all-inclusive resorts, Varadero is where the nation’s beach culture all began. The Grand Dame of Cuba’s charming resort towns, Varadero’s famous beach seemingly stretches forever, offering up an extensive array of activities … banana boats, wind surfers, snorkeling, fishing, diving, the list goes on.

The good news is our friendly, knowledgeable travel counsellors are on the move, personally checking out this year’s top-trending Cuban resorts for our very own LeGrow’s Travel Recommended Resorts program.

Here are just a few of their personal picks. For all the details and a complete list, visit or pick up a copy of our Recommended Resorts in Cuba brochure in store.

Beach Retreat: Melia Varadero
Recommended for you by Gledean Doman, Corner Brook


“I get good feedback on this resort from clients of different travel backgrounds. They love the beach, the people and the service here. The resort is very well laid out and has lots of extras on offer like drinks beachside and even ice cream huts.”

One of the grand dames of Varadero, this well-established resort boasts wonderful mature grounds and loads of personality and character. A Cuban classic.

Ask Gledean

Beach Retreat: Royalton Hicacos Varadero Resort & Spa
Recommended for you by Lori Pike, Bay Roberts


“Exclusively for adults and great for couples, this resort delivers excellent service, wonderful spa treatments and some of the better food to be had in Cuba. Formerly a Sandals property, this hotel sees a lot of repeat clientele and the feedback continues to be very positive.”

Located on Varadero’s pretty Hicacos peninsula, Royalton Royal Hicacos delivers an upscale adults-only vacation experience. Under newer ownership, this resort has been renovated and updated.

Ask Lori

Beach Retreat: Paradisus Varadero
Recommended for you by Lois Follett, Manager, Marystown


“A beautiful resort with lots to offer both couples and families! This is one of my favorites in Varadero because of the service, the layout, and the gorgeous beachfront setting. It’s a compact resort, so easy to navigate and the rooms are all suites, which means lots of space to spread out.”

Everyone loves this enchanting resort, which is really one of Cuba’s most elegant all-inclusive retreats. Families and couples feel equally welcome here and it’s a top spot for weddings and honeymoons.

Ask Lois