Hotel Melia Península Varadero

Vacation spot: Varadero
Address: Punta Hicacos, Varadero, Matanzas, Cuba.
Phone: (53 45) 66 8800
Hotel themes:
Children Policy: Children from 2 to 12 years old , Infants under 2 years old .
Managed by: Sol Melia
Energy: 220 V / 60 Hz

Hotel Meliá Península Varadero, formerly Tryp Península Varadero, stands out for its location at the far eastern extreme of the peninsula, on what once was a protected lake – Laguna Mongoncito - on a beautiful stretch of beach.

The whole complex is tied together by a series of wooden decks and bridges and concrete walkways passing over ponds and skirting a large lagoon.

It is very family orientated, offering a good children’s area, which is in fact a virtual amusement park.

Its five hundred and eighty one rooms are housed in twenty villa complexes of two and three story, spread amongst neatly landscaped pathways and boardwalks.

(Some guests find distances between rooms, lobby and swimming pools too long, while others enjoy the walk and the exercise).

Rooms are spacious, they feature one king or two double beds, and bathrooms are also large. But they are tired and need renovations. Some guests complain of bad smell in them, others about pillows and many about lighting, insufficient in rooms as well as in the rest of the hotel.

It is a beautiful property, no doubt, but one shouldn’t expect the facilities and services of a 5 star hotel since it’s badly maintained and food is definitely not up to this ranking.

Meliá Península Varadero is near Plaza América shopping and convention center and to Varadero Golf Club so the resort offers its guests many golf-related services including: golf coordinator, golf package with green fee discount all year round, and storage of golf clubs is included.

Location Details


Varadero's city center: 15 km

Varadero's international airport "Juan Gualberto Gómez" (VRA): 45 km

Havana City: 165 km


Taxis available (24 x 7)

Car and scooters rental

Tourist bus (Hop on - Hop off)


"Palma Real", buffet-style restaurant.


Breakfast: 07:30 - 10:10

Lunch: 13:00 - 15:00

Dinner: 18:30 - 22:00


"La Laguna", barbeque-buffet restaurant located at the beach.

Hours: 12:30 - 15:30 horas.


"Tocororo", cuban restaurant, à la carte.

Open for dinner only.

Reservation required.


"La Góndola", italian restaurant, à la carte.

Open for dinner only.

Reservation required.


"Bistro", french restaurant, à la carte.

Open for dinner only.

Reservation required.


"Sakura", japanese restaurant, à la carte.

Open for dinner only.

Reservation required.


"Saoco", pool snack-bar

Open 24 hours.


"Kids corner" with light snacks for children located at the kids' swimming pool

Open: 10:00 a 17:00hrs

Bars, Cabarets and Discos

Lobby Bar

Open: 24 hrs


Pool bar

Open: 10:00 - 18:00hrs


Beach bar

Open: 10:00 - 18:00hrs


"Caney" bar

Open: 18:00 - 23:00hrs


Night Club-Karaoke

Open: 19:00 - 23:00h

Facilities & Amenities
Sports and Fitness
  • Beach volleyball
  • Windsurf
  • Kayak
  • Catamarans
  • Aerobics
  • Basketball
  • Water Polo
  • Gym
  • Archery
  • Pedaloes
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving
  • Fishing
  • Darts
  • Shooting
  • Bicycles
  • Soccer
  • Water aerobics
  • Starting diving
  • Pedal boat
  • Sailing boats
  • Beach Soccer
  • Mini soccer
  • Yoga / Meditation / Taichi
  • Badmington
  • Canoeing
  • Tennis courts (night-lit)
  • Jogging trail
Children Facilities and Activities
  • Children’s pool
  • Children's club
  • Babysitting
  • Playground
  • Cribs on request, according to availability
  • Highchairs for babies in restaurants
  • Baby Club and/or Mini Club
Fun and Entertainment
  • Daytime entertainment program
  • Night entertainment program
  • Dancing lessons
  • Cuban parties
  • Spanish lessons
  • Karaoke
  • Cocktail-mixing lessons
Facilities for physically disabled persons
  • Rooms for physically disabled persons
  • Wheelchair accessible
Weddings and Honeymoons
  • Wedding ceremony locations
  • Personal wedding coordinator
  • Welcome cocktail for the couple
  • Wedding cake and cava for the toast
  • Flowers in the room upon arrival
  • Romantic honeymoon dinner for couples
  • Honeymoon breakfast in the room the day after arrival
  • Special room for honeymooners
  • Gift for the bridal couple in the room upon arrival
  • Guaranteed private check in and late check out
  • Daily turn down service
  • Room upgrade (subject to availability)
  • Romantic turn down
  • Gazebo
  • "Just Married" sign on the door
  • Best Man, maid of honor and witnesses (if necessary)
Room Services
  • Room service
  • Laundry
Health and Beauty
  • Sauna
  • Massage
  • Solarium
  • Whirlpool
  • Beauty parlor
  • Health center
  • Therapeutic massage
  • Steam bath
Business and Office
  • Meeting room (s)
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms equipped with modern audiovisual aids for events, conferences, banquets
  • Fax service
Internet Access
  • Internet Café
  • Internet access in the lobby (Wi-Fi)
Events and Incentives
  • Group coordinator
  • Special entertainments and incentive programs for groups
  • Gifts for VIPs and tour leaders
  • Customized and private check in express
  • Welcome cocktail at check in
  • Late check out for some rooms (subject to availability)
  • Reserved spaces sign-posted in restaurants
  • Meeting rooms equipped with modern audiovisual aids for events and banquets
  • Welcome sign
  • VIP upgraded to superior room (subject to availability)
  • Discounts or gratuities in meeting rooms (as negotiated)
  • Groups and Event planner / Professional Convention organizers
  • Special late check out rates
  • Art gallery
  • Currency exchange
  • Car rental
  • Beach chairs and umbrellas
  • Craftwork/souvenir shop
  • Late check out according to availability
  • Towel service
Room types
General room amenities
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