Sol Rio de Luna y Mares

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This resort complex is made up two sister hotels offering the use of both their facilities for double the enjoyment! It is perfect for beach lovers of all ages, set on one of the most beautiful beach areas of Playa Esmeralda. Try your luck on the driving range, take a pottery lesson, explore the area on an eco-tour of the superb gardens and outstanding natural environment of Bahia Naranjo National Park, play a round of mini-golf, take a dip in the large free-form pools or, at dinner time, try one of the two restaurants on the beach.
Location: Beachfront, 5 min from Guardalavaca, 53 min to Holguin, 60 min from the airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • 0Tinker : Guildford, United Kingdom
Lovely hotel.

Great hotel and stay but don't cater for vegetarians. Lots of meat for those who love it. Rooms clean and a fair size. Luna pool is nice for relaxing where's mares side a bit noisier. Staff lovely and helpful.I was dissapointed couldn't get to Havana as rep Said flights not going due to the weather so ended up going to Santiago ok and hotel we stayed in was nice. Needed more to do as weather was terrible. But apart from that a nice holiday.

  • Des F :
Don't go here

Sadly I have to put this. Part of the MELIA group you would think it's a good hotel...its not...poor run down building in need of repair to all areas. Rooms run down and lots of broken items. Food is awful cold and when you complain the managers run a mile...was booked for 3 weeks moving to playa pesquero a far better hotel by far. I would not recommend the Luna y Mares... if you want a good hotel that looks after you book the Playa Pesquero after speaking to Thomas Cook I'm moving leaving a nightmare behind.

  • razermaddog : liverpool
Beach good no rocks, perfect sand sea azure , rooms are Cuban , food 3 star , staff great , a little isolated

Getting to beach can be a chore if have mobility problems all though have ramps to get to beach but once there it’s worth it traveled may be 2012 the restaurants are ok buffet good the transfer from airport is about an hour

  • johnjallen : Cannock, United Kingdom
Another fantastic holiday

Amazing hotel and staff the beach has got to be the best in the world.The hotel and all of it's staff all recognise you as soon as you arrive it is like home from home only the sun shines more than the uk.

  • nossy1 : dorset bournemouth
Family & friends group of 13

Holiday 17thoct.-1st Nov.First impression was good welcoming arrival a cool drink& Cuban band ,lovely after nearly 14 hr journey The rooms are basic& old fashioned but typical of what I believe Cuba is like but they are kept SPOTLESS BY THE MAIDSFOOD-I'm a fussy picky eater& as I work in the food industry I am very particular,takin into consideration cross contamination,temperatures of food ,the food areas were in reasonable state &staff all clean & tidy with hats gloves aprons etc & the choice of food was of a good variety lots of fresh food cooked to order but a bit of waiting time to be expected,only moan really everything was only luke warm but none of our party got ill so that was good 😁but surprisingly no tomatoes 🍅 the waiting staff were always attentive but may be not the politest in hotel .😑Ivan was amazing 😉 a SPECIAL THANKYOU TO THE STAFF IN THE ITALIAN RESTAURANT for making my husbands 50th special & helping us celebrate with a surprise of 🎂 cake & champagne 🥂 COFFEE BAR OUTSTANDING all staff super efficient & friendly especially Paula & happy to make coffee any way we asked 🤗Staff & service in lobby bar always polite & efficient some very friendly Marynes was fantastic 🤗Animation team worked hard & were fun guys especially Lewis & Jose lovely friendly guys 🤗EVENING ENTERTAINMENT bit boring may be more going on in theatre a type of musical show would of been welcome BEACH-AMAZING photos don't do it justice idyllic Cristal clear turquoise sea , always beds available & shade if required.,only qualm could do with more toilets & may be another small drink station 😃The BEST thing about the hotel is the LOVELY CUBAN STAFF they make the hotel probably the most friendly people I've ever met .We all had a lovely holiday & done a few trips which were value for money .for what we paid for a 2 week all inclusive holiday in the Caribbean it was amazing 😉 & people need to take into consideration when complaining non stop, as we were concerned when reading some negative comments on here .but go see for yourself 👍

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Resort fees (if applicable) must be paid directly to the hotel
  • Hotel transfers for packages to USA
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Snacks 24 hours
  • A la carte dining w/reservations
  • Unlimited House Wine with meals, Domestic beer and International brand drinks, 24 hours
  • Sailing
  • Catamarans
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • 1 Introductory scuba diving lesson at pool/person/week
  • Daytime tennis
  • Use of mountain bikes
  • Mini-golf
  • Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Archery
  • Board games
  • Ping-pong
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Aerobics
  • Horseback riding (1 hour per day, subject to availability)
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Free admission to the Disco, drinks included
All the facilities, restaurants & bars are shared between Sol Luna de Mares and Sol Rio de Luna, located next to each other.
  • 464 rooms in several 3 & 4-storey buildings with elevators
  • 2 buffet restaurants
  • 4 a la carte restaurants: Mexican, Italian, Creole and Mediterranean, dress code & reservations required
  • 2 snack bars
  • 24 hour Lobby bar
  • 7 bars including Beach bar, Pool bar, Piano bar
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Beach towel & chair services
  • 2 tennis courts on-site (not lit)
  • Meeting facilities (fee)
  • Shopping on-site
  • Scuba diving on-site (fee)
  • Sauna
  • Exercise room
  • A range of non-motorized watersports available
  • Beauty salon
  • Massage services (fee)
  • Car and moped rental
  • Internet access (fee)
  • Medical services (fee)
Hotel Rooms include:
  • 1 queen or 2 single beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • In-room safe (fee)
  • Mini-bar
  • Full bathroom 220V (converter & adapter required)
  • Max occupancy 3 persons
  • Same as Hotel Rooms but with 1 king size bed
  • Living room
Kids Deal -First child 3-12 years stays and eats free. Date restrictions apply.

For the Kids - Kids 4 to 12 enjoy supervised activities at the Kids' club, Playground and Wading pool. Babysitting service subject to availability. (fee)
Exclusive to Air Transat Holidays - Guests will be accommodated exclusively in the resort's Luna section and will receive unique added privileges. These include a private dinner on the beach, 2 a la carte dinners per week guaranteed, a complimentary horseback riding excursion, a small bottle of rum and coffee pack, beach towels in the room, a special check-in area, the manager's cocktail once per week and a welcome letter by Sol Melia and Air Transat Holidays.

Honeymoon Bonus - Includes: Guaranteed Private Check-in, Guaranteed Private check out, Room Upgrade Guaranteed, Flowers in the room upon arrival, Fruit basket and bottle of Cava in the room upon arrival, Housekeeping service after 11:00 A.M and before 15:00, Turn-down service in room, Amenities put in room daily, Welcome cocktail, Honeymooners romantic dinner ( for 2 people) and Honeymooners breakfast in bed day after arrival. Reserve at time of booking. Marriage certificate required upon check-in. Valid up to 6 months after wedding. Minimum of 6 nights stay.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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Sol Rio de Luna y Mares
Ctra. de Guardalavaca Playa Esmeralda, Guardalavaca 84170 Cuba

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.