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Marea Del Portillo

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Please note that hotel standards in Cuba tend to be lower than in other Sun Destinations. Unless travelers are familiar with the resort or Cuban hotels, we typically recommend that travelers book a minimum 4 star resort when traveling to Cuba. 

Exclusive to Sunwing and located on the foothills of the Sierra Maestra mountains, this hotel is excellent for those who want to enjoy the sea and surrounding mountains. A long-time Canadian favourite!
Location: Beachfront, 90 minutes from the Manzanillo International Airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • _fernandes_3_ : Maple, Canada
March Break

Very quite hotel .Amazing people ,food locally grown so very fresh and tasty .Beach volcanic dark Sanchez Very quite hotel on the countryside of Cuba .Amazing people dark sand beach but warm amazing water .Food locally grown so very fresh and tasty . I would defenetly return .

  • yscca2017 : Burlington, Canada
Alex Hilton Diamond

My family and I booked a tour to Sierra Maestra Mountains to see Castro's Headquarters. Because we had to wake up so early we did not have breakfast at the hotel and we were told that breakfast would be provided for us in the bus. Unfortunately something didn't work and breakfast was not provided to us. The Sunwing manager Elena compensated us with two free trips to Cayo Blanco island - a beautiful place. We appreciate this gesture of sincere customer service.

  • Mike S : Duncan, Canada
Perfect place

Marea del Portillo has one of the highest returnee rates in Cuba. There is lots of things to do, including the new private horseback riding business located at the front of the hotel. Talk to Aristico and get a group ridea nywhere you want to go.

  • dreamer02 : Montreal, Canada
good vacation

The beach is not too bad to do snorkelling . Excursion at Playa Blanco it'is include with V.I.P with Sunwing 2 time a week . Playa blanco not very good to dosnorkelling but the beach perfect ; but the meal with languste and chicken and pork is very well. Sunwing give a special meal at lobster with wine for V.I.P personneis not true , i asked at the representing personne of Sunwing for this specialmeal with lobster , she try to mixe me with excursion at Playa Blanco . The hotelMarea del Portillo never give me this special meal Lobster . It is falsely publicity on the magasine Sunwing . The bungalow on the beach is clean end all right .the food it is Cuba , i will survive for my 2 weeks . the weather it is warm andlittle bit rain 2 days . You can use bicycle free , but is not write in the book of Sunning .I liked my travel because is not my first travel in Cuba . I don't go to eat , becausethe food is ordinary , but for sunshine ,beach , atmosphere in the hotel is good

  • Jay M : Belleville, Canada
A Honest Review - Club Amigo Marea del Portillo & Farallon

Arrived on time at Manzanillo airport via Sunwing. Very good flight.  Bus trip from airport to resort was 1 hr and 40 min.   Road is a bit rough as others have said but it was a good highway coach bus with a washroom.   Check in was quick and efficient.  Restaurant was opened late for our arrival.    I was put in room 136.  It was dated but Clean with no issues.  As was the entire Marea del Portillo resort.  The next morning I purchased the VIP (88 CUC)  and very happy I did. After breakfast I walked up the hill to the sister resort Faralon ( you have full access to both resorts) and I found the i liked the Faralon more and moved hotels. Thank you to Olga and Dilaine for making this happen.  The view of the Sierra mountains from the Faralon are breathtaking.  It is a 4-5 min walk from the lobby to the beach so if walking is an issue for you, stay at the Marea.  This is my 8th time to Cuba in 10 years of winter travel and i have never been to the same resort twice but I will be booking this resort again for my February 2017 getaway.  I found the food on the resort to be good.  I did both a la cartes and they were very good.  And speaking of food, just off the resort in the village of Marea (about 4-5 km away) is the just opened restaurtant called Dany's.  I went there 3 times as IT WAS SO GOOD.  See my full review of Dany's with menu and pictures in the restaurant review section of trip advisor.  I would give this resort a 4 out of 5 rating according to my 10 years of winter travel. I have yet to see / stay at 5 star in Cuba but haved stayed at 5 star resorts on other Caribean islands and i have no problem giving this hidden gem of a resort 4 stars.  See my pics and feel free to ask me any questions.

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
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • 3 Meals daily plus snacks
  • All drinks (domestic beer & cocktails daily from 10am-11pm)
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • SCUBA lesson
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • 1 Buffet & 1 a la carte restaurant
  • 1 Snack bar
  • 2 Bars Pool (with kids area)
  • Beauty salon (fee)
  • Day time tennis
  • SCUBA Diving
  • Shops (fee)
  • Medical service (fee)
  • Tour desk
Hotel room with:
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower only
  • Satellite TV
  • Safety deposit box (fee)
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • 110v or 220v (adaptors/transformers required) available
  • Max occupancy 3 persons
Kids Deal - Kids 2-12 stay, play & eat free. Teens 13-14 pay a special price. Separate kids room is available at a special price.

For the Kids - Kids' area of pool.
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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  • Marea Del Portillo
    Manzanillo De Cuba,Cuba

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Club Amigo Farallon del Caribe - Marea del Portillo
Carretera Granma, km. 12 1/2 Marea del Portillo, Pilon 87900 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.