Brisas Los Galeones

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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.

Overview
An intimate setting for those who enjoy quiet and beautiful surroundings.

Location: Hillside, 80 minutes from the airport and 5 minutes from the town of Chivirico.
tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Horsemama : Hamilton, Canada
Wonderful for some, but NOT for everyone!

Truly great staff and manager Eddie is awesome. Good food, Lovely and tranquil atmosphere. Great place for a very quiet, relaxing vacation. Small resort, so you will have opportunity to get to know the staff and some other fellow travellers. Mostly quiet, book-reading or hiking/cycling folks, or seniors who are interesting to meet and who enjoy this truly intimate setting. View of mountains and sea all around is lovely. Nice little restaurant at the bottom of the mountain is great if you need a change of scenery. Evenings great musicians come up from the village to sing during dinner. The beauty of eating outside and listening to local Cuban music with no amplification is truly heavenly! NOT a party place, not suitable for those who need any activities to be provided or looking for any nightlife. One little backyard-sized pool, one small 8' bar and one small dining room. 34 rooms in 5 one-storey blocks. Period. The whole resort sits on maybe 2 acres total at the top of the little mountain. Cozy but not very private outside of room.Steep climb down nearly 300 cement stairs to the very small beach with lots of big rocks scattered in the water, frequent red flags and strong current/undertow. Some little tide pools to sit in are quite nice. Cozy beach bar, sand and some trees. Some folks manage to snorkel a bit, but this beach has some really serious limitations for swimmers. Not a long beach for walking/strolling either.Super steep hill down to the village, means being very mobile/fit or arranging a cab for 3CUC each way. Not anything at all for tourists in that village, though it can be nice to walk around and see how the Cuban people live. Rooms are quite nice but mattresses a bit hard or lumpy. Sometimes the water goes off, sometimes for hours for even a few days at a time and guests flush their toilets with water bucketed from the pool. Staff do their best with repairs but infrastructure has issues. A place ONLY for easy-going and adaptable travellers!This is the kind of place you either love and find charming and endearing, or you are bored, dissatisfied, disappointed and swear never to return to again. Not much reaction in the middle it seems. So consider carefully before booking here. It really isn't for everyone.

  • sjdevconex : Burlington, Canada
Brisas Los Galeones .... Again and soon!

It is my third visit to Brisas Los Galeones; twice solo once with my wife. There is nothing like it because of guaranteed seclusion as a result its location and ease of access to its more bustling sister resort, Brisas Sierra Mar and the charming village of Chivirico. BLG is for travelers, less for tourists, who like peace and quiet in a wonderful setting. I am returning next week for another two week stay.

  • Marilyn F : Port Sydney, Canada
wrong hotel

Disappointed to find we were booked into Brisas Sierra Mar a sister hotel some distance away. We stayed there last year, checked out Los Galeones and determined to come there this year to enjoy some peace and quiet. They had no record of our booking and had no rooms available.

  • Dan_Ottawa : Ottawa, Canada
Great spot for a relaxing time

We enjoyed our stay at Los Galeones. This 30i(sh) room hotel is old but clean, located on top of a hill overlooking the ocean or a Bay on 3 of the 4 sides. It appeared to me that all rooms had a view of the ocean. I was in room 104, it is located over the driveway coming up to the resort, it was a very quiet spot with a very nice view. (see my pictures from the balcony). Staff members were great; service was excellent. Food Breakfast is good. a selection of fruit, cheese, cold cuts, bacon/sausage, eggs, toast etc, with a cook for omelets made from your selection of ingredients. Lunch is great! A-la-carte at the restaurant or around the pool area. good selection, everything I tried was tasty. Lunch is also served at the beach bar (check my 'beach' section) Supper is served a-la-carte either in the dining room or our in the pool area, similar to lunch. Everything I ordered was delicious!Beachgoing down the 290 steps to the beach is worth the walk. beautiful spot, very quiet and never busy at all. there is a beach bar here that serves drinks (including bottled beer) and also serves lunch. Lunch here is delicious, Meat (chicken, porc, ribs) cooked over a wood fire grill. Delicious BBQ is served at 1pm. The Bad-bathroom was very dated with broken tiles and various damaged items, shower head was barely able to shoot water due to calcium build up. I don't consider myself picky by any means, but this bathroom was a let down. Unfortunately I didn't take a picture. I was in room 104-The water supply comes from the small town near the hotel. there was a problem at the pumping station, we went 2/7 days with absolutely no running water at all. If it wasn't for the washroom and the lack of water for 2 days I would have definitely given this place a 5/5. We paid 688$ all in and it was definitely worth it

  • Dave M :
Fantastic to get away

Hotel is quiet, on the top of a hill, be advised that there are 300 stairs down to the beach.Food is great! Staff is VERY FRIENDLY!Not much for tourists to do in town. Perfect to relax and enjoy the sun and beach!

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, dinner daily 
  • A la carte restaurant (reservations required) 
  • Selection of national and international drinks (24 hrs) 
  • Daily sports & activity program (stretch classes, table games, darts, billiards, dance lessons, bingo)
  • Non-motorized water sports and Nature tour available at Brisas Sierra Mar (shuttle included)
  • Nightly entertainment including theme nights
  • 34 Standard rooms 
  • 1 buffet restaurant 
  • 1 a la carte restaurant 
  • Grill 
  • 2 bars 
  • 1 swimming pool 
  • Jacuzzi 
  • Sauna 
  • Massage (fee) 
  • Laundry (fee) 
  • Medical service (fee) 
  • Souvenir shop (fee) 
  • Medical services (24 hrs) 
  • Money exchange (fee)
Standard garden view room:
  • Air-conditioning 
  • 2 twins or 1 double bed 
  • Bathroom with shower 
  • Satellite TV 
  • Telephone 
  • Hairdryer 
  • Safety deposit box (fee) 
  • Terrance/balcony
Bonus - FREE shuttle to Brisas Sierra Mar.

Honeymoon Bonus - Upgrade to Sea view room, a bottle of sparkling wine, flowers and an invitation to an a la carte restaurant. Based on availability and subject to change. Request at time of booking.

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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  • Brisas Los Galeones
    Santiago De Cuba,Cuba

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Hotel Brisas Los Galeones
Carretera a Chivirico Km. 72 Chirivico, Guama 92800 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.

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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. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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