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Brisas Sierra Mar

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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.

Set in the foothills of the dramatic Sierra Maestra mountains and overlooking a glorious 4 km blaze of golden brown beach, the Brisas Sierra Mar has a wide range of activities and entertainment for all ages.

Location: Hillside, overlooking Sevilla beach, approximately 60 minutes from Santiago de Cuba airport.
tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Lexi2005 : Toronto, Canada
Stay at Brisas

pool was green from all the algae. Horrible. staff was great.Thank God i only stayed 2 days out of 11. I stayed in Contramaestre the rest. no food and even if there was, food was repetitive and crap. I've been to cuba 12 times in the last 5 years and this has been the worst for nothing to do and walking down a run down hallway, to your room and seeing cat feces in the hallway. I'm ok with dealing with the standards, but this is a hotel. Was not impressed. the pool had floating algae on top, at night. I will never return.

  • Ram L :
Great people, helpful most times. At times staff members busy talking ignoring guests.

Went for Beaches, weather, the good people of Cuba.Unfortunately the beach is lacking due to a huge storm that they've had some time ago that caused much damages. People are great and do their best in entertaining guests.Great shows each and everyday.

  • 2bnbinc2 :
Staff could care less, same food EVERYDAY, run down

This was our first time at the resort and we stayed at the resort for 11 days. The first week was okay but as our stay progressed things went down hill very quickly. Firstly, the food was the same everyday, breakfast, lunch, and dinner - they really need to add more variety. Eventually we couldn't even look at the buffet because we can only eat so much rice and beans because after a while that's all we could stomach. There is also no air conditioning tin the buffet, so it gets very hot and sticky and there are always bugs on the fruit. If you want to eat fruit go to the restaurant by the beach as the fruit there is put in a fridge and you open the door to serve yourself. As other reviews have said the beach is not nice, which we knew before going. We rented a scooter and went the red sand beach on the same road as the resort, or Playa Blanca. DO NOT rent the bikes at the hotel, they are not maintained or serviced at all. The bike literally broke when my boyfriend was riding it and he could have been seriously injured, thankfully only a couple of scrapes. The staff really seemed like they could care less which was offputting, mind you there were 2 or 3 that were really great but most quite honestly sucked - basically better off serving yourself. If you have the free snorkeling excursion with your stay use it, the reef is beautiful. The landscape is beautiful however and it is very warm there, our room was clean, beds were hard though. Also, like previous reviews there are many young Cuban girls with older men at the resort. Additionally, on weekends the resort is full of Cubans so it is advised that you do not leave anything lying around as we had our reusable cup stolen of all things - and expect to be served last as they will serve the Cubans first even if they were after you. We will not be returning to this resort, nor would we ever recommend it to anyone - we were happy that we got a cheap price as it was worth nothing more. One thing that really bothered me was that the owl they bring out for the "Birds of Prey" show was always left chained up by it's feet outside. Each time we walked by on our way to the beach it was always sitting there unable to move. One time we walked over when we saw staff spraying the bird with water, which is when we discovered the bird was shackled down. This was shocking and very upsetting, I eventually stopped going that way because it bothered me so much. I doubted anything could be done about this but maybe if someone sees this review and can think of some way to change this I'm sure the bird would be appreciative.

  • carrolanno : Dunnville, Canada
Good Food, incredible staff and good sunshine

One time a long time ago this hotel was excellent. It went down incredibly. Management was good but head office was very poor. Now, the manager is excellent and he is bringing the hotel back to what it should be. It really is a lovely place to vacation. i

  • Antoine D :
Brisas sierra Mar / Santiago de cuba

With his 200 rooms the hotel is located on the caribbean sea surrounded by mountainsGreat staff, very friendly, good service. The resort is 1,15 minutes drive from dt Santiago de cuba, the 1 st capital of the island before Havana The sea is good, 'not the best, good for snorkeling and divingThe food is not bad always 3 or 4 varieties Desert is horrible ! ( sorry) The rooms are very good, flat tv, mini bars, AC, clean ......Almost every personnel in the hotel speaks English The sand is black with lots of palm trees Excellent view for photosBicycles are free !

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, house wine with meals)
  • Daily activities 
  • Nightly entertainment 
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Introductory Scuba Lesson in pool (One per stay)
  • Nature tour
  • 200 rooms in four, 3 & 4 storey buildings
  • 1 Buffet & 2 a la carte restaurants (reservations required, dress code in effect, extra charge for shrimp and lobster) 
  • 3 Bars including piano bar
  • Snack bar 
  • Disco (fee)
  • 1 Pool (with children's area) 
  • Jacuzzi 
  • 2 Tennis courts (lit) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Massages (fee) 
  • Shops (fee) 
  • Beauty salon (fee)
Garden View room:
  • 1 Queen or 2 Twin beds 
  • Air-conditioning
  • Satellite TV 
  • Safety deposit box 
  • Bathroom with shower only 
  • Balcony or terrace 
  • Max occupants 4, up to 3 adults
Kids Stay Free - A max of 2 children ages 2 - 12 are free when sharing with 2 adults. A separate child room is available for children up to 14 yrs of age when travelling with 2 adults, max of 2 children allowed in this room.

For the Kids - Kids club for ages 5-12.
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 Sierra Mar
    Santiago De Cuba,Cuba

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Brisas Sierra Mar Hotel
Chivirico Road Km 60, 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.

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.