Paradisus Varadero is a beachfront hotel near the Cuban resort of Varadero. Set in the Varadero Ecological Reserve, the hotel is surrounded by greenery, with palm trees lining the pool area. It has two outdoor swimming pools for guests of all ages, one of which is an activity pool, and one which has a dedicated children's section. You'll have plenty of choice when it comes to dining, as the hotel has seven restaurants including five a la carte options serving Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Asian and other international cuisine. You can order a drink or a snack from one of the hotel's six bars, including its pool bar. You could spend your stay here snorkelling in the clear waters of the Atlantic, or simply lounging by the pool with a cocktail. If you like to be in the sea, you can take part in a variety of water sports at Varadero Beach. You can try your hand at sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and snorkelling. Adults can spend time in the hotel's spa, which has a sauna, a steam room, two whirlpools and an indoor pool. Younger guests can make new friends by joining in the activities at the kids' club and playing in the games room.
Paradisus Varadero is set in gently sloping gardens leading down to Varadero Beach. You'll find a souvenir shop, gift shop and perfume store within the hotel's grounds, plus some bars and shops on the beach. You'll be a 6km drive from Plaza las Americas. Here, you'll find many shops and restaurants where you can try typical Cuban cuisine. The hotel is a 13km drive from the centre of Varadero, which has several beaches, bars and more restaurants. Varadero is on the north coast of Cuba, on the narrow Hicacos Peninsula. It's a popular resort and it has a golf course.
You can have breakfast, lunch and dinner at the buffet restaurant, and dine in one of the ‡ la carte restaurants. You can take your pick from several poolside and beachfront bars, including one that's open 24hrs a day. The hotel's cafe serves drinks and light snacks.
If you'd like to learn something new, the hotel offers Tai Chi and dance classes. Alternatively, you can work out in the gym.
The hotel has a large and lovely pool area with two swimming pools. One of the pools is an activity pool and the other has a children's pool. On the beach below the hotel, the hotel offers guests free sun loungers and umbrellas.
All rooms have satellite TV and air conditioning, and room service is available. They also have a minibar, a safe and baby cots.
The hotel has a souvenir shop, a gift shop and a perfume store.
Distance to city centre 16km
On the beach
Distance to airport 39km (VRA)
Address: 525345668700, Punta Francois Varadero, Varadero, Cuba
Varadero, Varadero, Cuba
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This past March break would have been our third visit to this resort. Because of Covid 19, we had to cancel our trip. My grandchildren, children and I were so disappointed.
We love this resort and hope to return as soon as possible. We always stay in ocean view rooms. Cuba is a perfect place for a family vacation. The staff at Paradisus are lovely people. Some even remembered us from last year. The beach is pristine and safe for swimming. The grandchildren loved the kids club. We had to drag them away everyday. Ignore comments about the food in Cuba. The people, the culture, the weather, the beach and the safety is why you go. And there is plenty to eat in the dinning room. Bring Canadian cash and convert it to pesos at the hotel for tips. Leave your loonies and toonies at home. And no, the Cubans aren’t after the American dollar. Leave those home as well. I can’t wait to go back to Paradisus. I hope we don’t have to wait too long.
We have travelled to Cuba 6 times now and this is our first time at this resort. I will never stay anywhere else in Cuba again.
I can’t say enough good things about this resort. From the moment we got there Lily took care of us and didn’t stop until we left. She even made sure she knew what time we were leaving so she could come say bye. I even forgot my e-reader in the room and didn’t realize until we got the airport and she sent it in a cab to the airport for me!!! She is an angel with a great sense of humour.
We were a family of 8 with 3 rooms and I cannot stress enough how amazing the rooms are. The rooms were all modern and clean. Our main room had a dining room, kitchen and bedroom with a beautiful king size bed, an amazing soaker tub with outdoor shower, an enormous private patio to a swim out pool. I have never gone to Cuba and actually spent so much time in a room but that’s how beautiful they were. We had everything we needed right there and the private patio with cabana was a god send.
The staff were so friendly and kind, and we were so happy and grateful to have Lily taking care of us. She is what made our stay so wonderful and she came to see us everyday to make sure we had everything we needed.
We always go back to Cuba for their beautiful white soft sands and crystal clear water and this beach was no different. ❤️
The food was decent, again it’s Cuba, I don’t know anyone who travels to Cuba for the food.
The only down side were the mosquitos at night but it’s not a resort thing it’s a Cuba thing. Myself and my oldest son got over 50 bites. I wish they could spray the resort or something.
Overall our stay was amazing and we will definitely be back. I think next time we’ll take a trip just the two of us and enjoy some down time as it’s not really a vacation when you have 5 kids.
If you’re on the fence between this resort and another one, definitely go here and contact Lily!! She will make sure your stay is amazing!!
My experience at the Paradisus was a beautiful one for my family and I. The staff was the greatest, they were always attentive and always gone the extra mile to make my family and I , stay a pleasurable experience. We will always have beautiful memories coupled with exciting smiles of our time at the paradisus. With all that being said, I would like to say a big thank you to every single staff at the Paradisus hotel, for giving me and my family the best experience ever.