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Beaches Hotel

After reading some of the comments left on other travel websites,( mainly by Canadians ) we were a bit apprehensive about what to expect from Beaches Hotel. Thankfully, we were pleasantly suprised at both the quality of the hotel and most of all by the friendly staff and we had a brilliant time there!
The All-Inclusive rules in Cuba and you could literally stay here and spend no money and still have a great time. The bars were well stocked with all drinks, spirits and beer but I would really urge you to get hold of those thermal travel mugs as they were worth their weight in gold, keeping the cold drinks nice and cold, also around the pools, they only use plastic cups so you'll save yourself keep walking up to the bar.
Go to Cuba with an open mind, but don't judge it against Jamaica or Cancun, because the Cubans can't compete because of the trade embargo. They make the best of what they have got and they do it very well.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The people, the beach, the water, swimming with dolphins
  • Cons:Not getting much scuba diving in!
  • In a nutshell:Totally relaxing holiday.
  • Last visit to Varadero: May 2005
  • Intro Updated Sep 18, 2005
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  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Oct 30, 2007 at 5:49 AM

    Hello: We are going to Varadero in two weeks and staying at the Beaches which is now Melia Las Antilles. So looking forward to it and enjoyed what you had to say about it. Greetings from Canada. Lori

  • Sininen's Profile Photo
    Jul 31, 2006 at 9:11 PM

    I am really interested in visiting Cuba and foubnd a lot of good info on your page. Happy birthday from Finland!

  • iwys's Profile Photo
    Apr 19, 2006 at 11:58 AM

    Interesting. It's amazing what that chambermaid could do with towels!

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