Since the middle of the Cold War era, Cuba has been a forbidden fruit for Americans, but the rest of the world still has had the chance to visit this wonderful country. Now Cuba is intensively taking measures to attract tourists from all parts of the globe and offers a wide variety of options from hotels in classical buildings to brand new ones with all modern comforts. Known for its sociable people and pristine beaches, Cuba is worth visiting. Havana is undoubtedly a top destination in Cuba for nothing else but the history, but of course, getting off the beaten track is always a rewarding experience.
The price is one of the best aspects of Cuban resorts because all-inclusive packages are not very expensive if you take into account everything you get. Here’s our round-up of the top ten Cuban all-inclusive resorts, where you can spend a wonderful week and even long after your vacation you will still have indelible impressions.
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1. Memories Flamenco Beach Resort
The #2 hotel in Cayo Coco according to TripAdvisor is Memories Flamenco Beach Resort. The beauty of the beach will make a head spinning impression on you and the numerous photo ops will be appreciated. It’s an all-inclusive resort with a kid-friendly environment and according to the reviews, is also famous for the best food ever.
2. Hotel Melia Marina Varadero
Hotel Melia Marina Varadero is highly recommended by the guests with a good rating of 4.5/5 on TripAdvisor. Here you can find everything you wish for your summer vacation: beautiful pools, where you can splash around and sunny beaches with jaw-dropping scenery and glittering sands. For the visitors who are more interested in saving money and spending time out of the resort, the hotel also offers a non-inclusive option.
3. Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria
According to TripAdvisor, Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria is considered to be the 3rd best hotel in Cayo Santa Maria. It is run by the Governmental special division responsible for tourism. Having some time and, of course, money, you can visit this ideal place to relax your body and mind and marvel the turquoise waters and silky sand beaches characteristic of Cuban resorts.
4. Melia Las Americas
Melia Las Americas is the 3rd best hotel among the other ones in Varadero according to the guest ratings on TripAdvisor. The location of the hotel is very convenient for those who are interested in exclusive Cuban cigars because it’s quite close to the Plaza Las Americas shopping centre. The resort is all-inclusive and for adults only. It also has all the range of services, offered by other luxury hotels in the country.
5. Melia Buenavista
Melia Buenavista is ranked as #2 of all the hotels in Cayo Santa Maria with an average 4.5/5 rating on TripAdvisor. The hotel is a high-class all-inclusive only for adults and boasts return visits every year. Reviews often speak about the dream like beaches and the excellent quality of the services available.
6. Iberostar Varadero
Iberostar Varadero is not only at #2 of Varadero hotels on TripAdvisor, but also a winner of the Traveller’s Choice award in 2014. The hotel has the best view ever like the other beach resorts of the country and is close enough to Varadero for those who seek other cultural activities alongside with relaxation and restoration. All these qualities make the resort a crowd-pleaser with more and more loyal clients every year.
7. Royalton Hicacos Varadero Resort and Spa
A gush of enthusiastic reviews on the beauty of the hotel and the high quality of the services helped the Royalton Hicacos Varadero Resort and Spa to be ranked as #4 of all resorts in Cuba and #1 resort in Varadero. A truly impressive feat, isn’t it? Like other resorts on our list, it’s adults-only all-inclusive which is first of all focused on the relaxation of the visitors.
8. Paradisus Rio de Oro Resort and Spa
Paradisus Rio De Oro Resort and Spa is believed to be the 3rd best hotel among all the 294 hotels in Cuba. But wait, there’s even more: it’s the best of 11 hotels in Holguin. It even got the Traveller’s Choice award in 2014. The quality of the service and the food alongside with the wonderful beach are the reasons why the visitors come back, again and again, to enjoy their stay here. The resort is a 5-star, all-inclusive 18+ paradise overlooking a fantastic coral reef.
9. Melia Cayo Coco
Among the all-inclusive paradises in Cayo Coco, this hotel is ranked at #1 and it’s also at #2 among the rest of the Cuban hotels on TripAdvisor. Melia Cayo Coco is situated by an unbelievably beautiful beach and is surrounded by nice gardens. Take only into account that the minimum age is 18 years, that is to say, this resort is for adults only. The brightly-colored décor in the rooms, the large pool and sea water lagoon and the friendly staff are a guarantee of the wonderful time you’ll have here. On top of all, the visitors also have access to other Melia resorts nearby for ones who have the wish to explore.
10. Royalton Cayo Santa Maria
According to TripAdvisor reviews, Royalton Cayo Santa Maria is at #1 of all 294 hotels in Cuba. Everything about this hotel sets it apart: delicious food, good service, the pristine beach itself and finally the design of the hotel. This all-inclusive paradise offers both unlimited buffet food and visits to the a-la-carte restaurants as many times as you wish.