The popular beach destination of Varadero, Cuba is graced with one of the best beaches the Caribbean has to offer. Resting by a shimmering bay in the Peninsula de Hicacos, Varadero’s highlight is its 20 km ribbon of fine white sand beaches. Shimmering turquoise waters lap gently against powdery sand creating an idyllic setting for a dream beach vacation.
RIU Hotels and Resorts’ 5 star all inclusive resort, Riu Varadero, is set in an ideal location to explore all that Varadero has to offer. Fill your time enjoying the many features within the Riu resort complex such as sporting facilities, a wellness centre, and great restaurants, or venture off the resort, only 10 minutes away, to explore the town of Varadero, with its rich cultural heritage. Sample traditional Cuban cuisine at one of the many local restaurants, bars or cafes, and enjoy the pulsating beats of Cuba’s infamous rumba music. The evening comes alive with lively cabarets and dance clubs where you can dance the night away.
Discover the rich cultural heritage of Cuba at Varadero’s Casa de la Cultura. Offering local art exhibitions along with poetry recitals and dance and musical performances, this cultural centre is a must for anyone who wants to learn about Cuban traditions and soak up the vibrant culture. The Museo Municipal is another great way to learn of Cuba`s interesting history and makes for a great outing away from your resort.
Water sports abound in Varadero and can be enjoyed within the Riu Varadero beach complex or nearby. Splash around in one of the hotel’s 2 outdoor pools, take a pedal boat out and float upon the tranquil waters, or simply enjoy the soothing sounds of the sea. Divers can take advantage of the 32 dive sites throughout the area, which cater to all levels. Diving in the area is fabulous and varied with half or full day dive adventures, night diving, cave diving, and open sea diving.
Golf enthusiasts can tee up at the nearby Varadero Golf Club, Cuba’s first 18-hole golf course, while nature lovers can head to the north eastern tip of the peninsula to explore the Varadero Ecological Park, an enchanting vast nature reserve filled with Cuba’s luscious and exotic flora and fauna.
Riu Varadero resort guests may also want to check out to the steamy city of Havana, located only 2 hours west of Varadero. A city which seems frozen in time, this “Pearl of the Antilles” boats gorgeous colonial buildings, a charming historical city centre, and classic vintage cars. Steamy jazz and salsa clubs invite you to sway to the sizzling sounds of music all day and night.
RIU’s fantastic all inclusive resort, Riu Varadero, offers everything you could ask for in a Cuba vacation and more. Book your dream all inclusive beach vacation with Signature Vacations today.