Varadero, Cuba

Varadero, Cuba

Why visit Varadero? Varadero has historically been Cuba’s main sun and beach destination. Its fine sands and transparent waters annually welcome millions of Cuban and foreign visitors who enjoy its 22 km of beach. Here are 5 reasons to include Varadero in your itinerary:

  1. It is located only 140 km from Havana, so it is very easy and fast access from it.
  2. The transparency of its waters, the blue tones in the sea, the fine and white sands.
  3. Being in the north of the province of Matanzas, the stay in Varadero allows you to know other near places in this beautiful province such as: the city of Matanzas itself, the city of Cárdenas, the Bellamar Caves, the Yumurí Valley.
  4. The Varadero Golf Club is the only 18-hole, 72-hole golf course in Cuba, with a length of 6,269 m.
  5. Varadero is a seafront resort area that has been developing since the 1950s. There are numerous facilities here that are the trace of that time, such as: Josone Park, the Xanadú mansion.

Where to stay

Varadero has more than 70 hotels managed by Cuban chains and others of international prestige such as Melia, Blue Diamond Resorts, Iberostar, among others. Currently there are more than 20000 rooms available in this tourist pole. We invite you to visit our page of hotels in Varadero and choose those that best suit your needs and preferences.

Hotel Iberostar Bella Vista

Hotel Iberostar Bella Vista

Carretera Las Morlas, km 11, Varadero, Cuba
Bella Vista is a 5-star luxury resort in Varadero. It’s located on a soft white sand beach facing tu More info
Hotel Iberostar Varadero

Hotel Iberostar Varadero

Carretera Las Morlas km 16, Sector Punta Hicacos, Varadero, Cuba
Built in 2004, this pleasant complex has 386 rooms distributed across various three-story buildings. More info
Hotel Royalton Hicacos Resort

Hotel Royalton Hicacos Resort

Carretera Las Morlas KM 15 - Autopista Varadero , 42200, Varadero, Cuba
Hotel Royal Hicacos Resort is located on a secluded strip of Varadero beach, heightening its intimat More info
Hotel Sol Palmeras

Hotel Sol Palmeras

Carretera de las Morlas, Varadero, Cuba
The Sol Palmeras is one of the most outstanding hotels in Varadero and enjoys one of the best locati More info
Hotel Sun Beach

Hotel Sun Beach

Calle 17 e/ 1ra y 3ra, Varadero, Cuba
Built in 1957, this hotel (originally called the Bellamar), is tucked away on a cozy residential str More info
Hotel Villa Tortuga

Hotel Villa Tortuga

Calle 7 entre Kawama y Playa, 12345, Varadero, Cuba
On a quiet side street off the main road at the beginning of Varadero village, Villa Tortuga is surr More info

Tours and Excursions

Some tours to the west of the island include Varadero. Here we leave you with a selection.

Crucero del Sol Excursion

Crucero del Sol Excursion

Varadero, Cuba
It can be hard to leave the comfortable grounds of your resort, but this cruise, to a pristine cay o More info
Jeep Safari Valle de Yumurí

Jeep Safari Valle de Yumurí

Varadero, Cuba
This daily ‘safari’ tour has been offered from Varadero for years and it’s the rare afternoon you do More info

Unfortunately there are no car rental offers at this location at the moment.

Places of Interest

  • Josone Park
  • Plaza América Center
  • Xanadú Mansion
  • Golf course
  • Bath with dolphins.

How to get there

You can arrive through the Juan Gualberto Gómez International Airport.

Another route is through the regular routes of the Viazul buses.

Renting a car is another variant to get to Varadero.

Varadero is connected with shared and private transfers from almost every city in the country.