The iconic Meliá Internacional Varadero nestles in tropical gardens on the shores of Varadero's picture-perfect beach. This newly-opened Cuba all inclusive hotel perfectly combines family-friendly facilities and adult-only areas with a vibrant dining scene and chic guest accommodation; so you can kick back, have fun, and make memories with your partner, family, or friends.
Looking to relax? Sunbathe by the infinity pool or indulge in a spa massage. Feeling active? Glide across the waves on a windsurfing board or hit the fitness centre's treadmills. What about the kids? The mini-club, playground, children's pool and splash pool add in the fun factor. Want to explore? Visit Parque Josone, Saturno Cave, Bellamar Caves, and Yumuri Valley.
The welcoming guest rooms and suites showcase an avant-garde design and the latest mod cons. Catch up on current affairs on the flat-screen satellite television, choose a cold beer from the daily-replenished minibar, or use the complimentary Wi-Fi to surf the Web. Watch the sun set on another day from your balcony and look forward to a good night's rest in the comfy beds.
With 20 cafes and cafes on the boulevard, you can eat and drink your way around the world on your doorstep. The Level guests also benefit from an array of exclusive adult-only bars, eateries, and lounges. Vibrant evening entertainment, live music, and tropical cocktails add to the amazing night-time scene.
The facilities at Meliá Internacional Varadero include: six outdoor freshwater swimming pools with Fantasia Nocturna LED lighting - relaxation pool with hydro-massage, activity pool, children's pool and splash pool at Miniclub, private The Level pool for The Level Adults Only guests, and infinity pool with sea views; sun terraces and shaded areas with parasols, sunbeds, chairs, tables, showers, and lifeguard services; towels and games at the Club House, tropical gardens, boulevard with 20 restaurants and cafeterias, beauty salon, hairdressing and hairstyling, manicures and pedicures, complimentary Wi-Fi access, souvenir and gift shops, perfumery, tourist offices, travel agencies, and tourist bus. The 24-hour reception offers: currency exchange, 24-hour telephone services, excursions, taxis, car and bike hire, laundry luggage porters, customer service helpline, special services for regular customers, wedding anniversaries, and birthdays; rooms for the disabled and access ramps, and 24-hour internal security team.
Sports and activities: a miniclub with club mascots, reception area, games for kids, games room and restroom for kids up to four years, cabins for boys and girls, children's WCs, mini-buffet for kids, children's pool and splash pool, baby club and playground with covered rest area, climbing wall, slides, hanging footbridge, swings with rubber seats, climbing nets, and seesaw; and games room; daytime animation programme, scuba diving classes in the pool, beach games, contests, fitness centre with weights, aerobics room, cardio equipment, treadmills, exercise bikes and climbers, and personal trainers; water sports club with catamarans, pedalos, and windsurf boards; and diving and fishing packages at nearby Gaviota and Chapelin marinas.
The top-floor spa has: two whirlpool baths and swimming pools including an infinity pool and outdoor sundeck, outdoor whirlpool baths, spa guide, towel service, bathrobes, sandals, fresh water, tonic water, tea infusions, personal lockers, toiletries, spa packages for couples, individuals, and weddings; steam bath, sauna, hydro-thermal circuit, body massages, tropical facials, seven massage rooms, and relaxation area with reception area and lounge for adults and reception area with families.
Guests in The Level rooms and suites have exclusive access to: the first-floor reception, concierge, and lounge; The Level Lounge Adults Only (Lobby Bar), Capri Lounge with bar service, Mediterranean à la carte restaurant in the evenings (also serving breakfast and lunch during the day); exclusive 18+ pool, reserved beach area for adults only, private Ranchon Bar at sunset. Exclusive The Level benefits including a concierge, one hydro-thermal circuit and discounts at YHI Spa, beach and pool concierges, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea time, coffee, and snacks, a la carte snack service, three green fees per person per stay, private check-in/check-out, and more. In-room services such as complimentary ironing of two garments per person, express laundry (charge), turndown service, complimentary 24-hour room service, minibar with daily-replenished water, soft drinks, fruit juice, and beer; complimentary beach bag for towels, pillow menu, beach and pool towels, special amenities, and unpacking and packing of suitcases, in-room spa, personalised premium bar, and preparation of the bathtub with bath salts and candles (on request in selected suites).
Food, drink & entertainment
Rumba is a favourite with families looking for Cuban and international buffet-style dishes at mealtimes. Merkado on Level 1 is the spot for buffet-style fare at breakfast, lunch, and dinner with Cuban and international flavours and show cooking; joined on its terrace by The Market Grill serving an authentic Cuban barbecue at lunch and dinner. Criollo combines sea breezes with buffet-style Cuban dishes at lunch-time. Frágola ice cream parlour uniquely brings together Italian-style ice cream with authentic Caribbean flavours. Lia is your pit-stop for snacks, fruit juices, soft drinks, and tropical cocktails by the pool. Doble Play is the place for a la carte snacks and tasty cocktails.
Dinner options comprise: Sensum* for haute cuisine with a fusion of international and authentic Caribbean dishes; Sasa is your gateway to the Far East showcasing Japanese tastes, traditional teppanyaki tables, and show cooking for a unique dining experience; pure Mexican cuisine awaits at Hacienda; Casa Nostra presents Italian dishes and fine wines; take your seat for Mexican fusion fare with family and friends on Tex Mex's beautiful terrace; and Cubano is your port of call for a la carte Cuban dishes with a fusion of European and African cultures (breakfast and lunch is also available for The Level guests).
The Level guests have exclusive access to: the adult-only Mosaico serving Mediterranean cuisine in a light and airy setting poolside; The Level Lounge with its family area offering a mini-buffet with gourmet products at mealtimes alongside premium-brand drinks; adult-only Lounge Bar to relax with Cuban and international cocktails and premium drinks; Capri Lounge serving premium-brand drinks for adults only; the adult-only Sunset Bar and Sunrise Bar offers fresh cocktails, drinks, and soft drinks; the adult-only Cap Nao with its delicious buffet menu and traditional meat, fish, and seafood accompanied by fresh vegetables and sauces, grill show cooking, and a choice of drinks, cocktails, and liquors; Sunset Grill and Sunrise Grill for adult-only guests to sample a la carte meats, sausages, and burgers from the barbecue; and Breeza unites relaxation, tropical cocktails, and day and night entertainment from midday onwards.
Casa del Habano* pairs Cuban cigars with the finest quality rum, liqueur, and coffee. Hot and cold drinks and traditional Cuban cocktails are served at Red Bar. Enjoy the relaxed outdoor ambiance and ocean views with drinks and international and Cuban cocktails at Red Sky Bar. Blue Bar is specially-designed for families to unwind with aperitifs and drinks. Gaia presents a wet-dry concept during the daytime complete with a marine ambiance and Cuban and international cocktails. Make a beeline for the adult-only Cosmopolitan Bar on the 10th-floor from mid-afternoon onwards for piano music, drinks, liquors, and cocktails; the adjacent Cosmopolitan Bar-Terrace is the spot for evening live entertainment as you sip the best Cuban concoctions and international drinks. Savour beach views, the family atmosphere, and an array of drinks, liquors, and cocktails at Blue Sky Bar. The evening entertainment includes shows and themed events; the fun pub-style Space Bar caters to the whole family as evening falls with drinks and cocktails; Space Bar Terrace combines beach views with colourful sunsets, cocktails, and drinks; and Daiquiri Bar serves up pool views and quiet evenings and nights sipping classic Cuban cocktails. *incur an extra charge
Sport, games & activities
Get your day off to a healthy start with a few invigorating laps of one of the outdoor pools or work out to your heart's content on the fitness centre's cardio equipment, treadmills, and exercise bikes. Take to the water on a windsurfing board from the Water Sports Club, learn to scuba dive in the pool, or play golf with discounted green fees at Varadero Golf Club. The Miniclub entertains tots to pre-teens with everything from a climbing wall, splash pool, and slides to swings, a seesaw, and games room.
YHI Spa is the place to relax your mind and body in the steam bath, sauna, and hydro-thermal circuit or with invigorating body massages and tropical facials. Leave the hotel behind to: spend time at the nearby Gaviota and Chapelin Marinas, Varadero Street Market, Delfinario, Parque Josone, Saturno Cave, Bellamar Caves, and the Yumuri Valley; explore Matanzas' architectural monuments and religious and cultural traditions; go snorkelling at Playa Coral; step back in time at the opulent Mansión Xanadú; or get up close to nature at Parque Ecológico Varahicacos.
There are a total of 946 luxury guest units across two buildings and nine categories at Meliá Internacional Varadero; ranging from Classic Rooms through to The Level Penthouse Suite Sea View. Classic Rooms are kitted out with a hall, bathroom with bathtub or double shower, hairdryer, toiletries, and digital weighing scales; bedroom with king-size or double bed, single sofa-bed, 42-inch flat-screen satellite television with multimedia panel, complimentary Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, telephone in bedroom and bathroom, safe, minibar with daily replacement of water, soft drinks, and beers; coffee maker with daily coffee and tea service, iron and ironing board, umbrella, and balcony with chairs, table, and garden views.