Melia Las Americas

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Our Opinion

The Melia las Americas is a great resort for couples who are looking for a luxurious resort getaway in Varadero. Plenty of food options to choose from with regards to buffet items. The a la cartes are fairly decent as well. The staff are amazing. They go out of their way to ensure that all of your concerns and needs are accommodated. The beach is always the best element of the resort. It stretches out for miles and you'll never have an issue reserving a lounger. This is a resort more suited for older clientele and couples who are wanting a quieter and more relaxing resort experience. There is very little night life here.

This deluxe hotel enchants visitors with its grand architecture and striking design. The delight continues with a stroll through the landscaped grounds to the adjacent 18-hole championship golf club. Windsurfing, kayaking and catamaran sailing await you on the pristine white-sand beach, along with a barbecue restaurant and surf-side palapas. Perfect for the discerning traveler, the Melia Las Americas offers such extras as 24-hour room service and a variety of dining options.
Location: Beachfront, 25 minutes from the airport and 5 minutes to Varadero.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • apes_coops : Stourbridge, United Kingdom

Loved the hotel and staff. We were treated like royalty and will definitely return. The restaurants were all great, especially the Japanese one which puts on a bit of a show. The managing director was always making sure we were happy, exceptional service.

  • davepeadon : Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Holiday at Melia

Just returned from an amazing stay at the Melia. The location is the most perfect being situated adjacent to a most beautiful beach. The sea is a beautiful deep blue colour and is really clear. It has the choice of five different pools all with adequate sun beds and all close to a bar. Plenty of eating options with different restaurants in the evening all with high quality food and service. The buffet is open for all three meal times and offers a superb range of foods, something for everyone. Also there is a 24 hour bar which serves lighter snacks, found this really useful and often had a breakfast in there. Staff are mostly very good and friendly, the odd one has an attitude problem, but that's to be expected with so many. The room was very comfortable, slight decoration issues, but it didn't bother us. Wifi is only available in the lobby area and access is via a pre purchased card. This worked fine for me and actually enjoyed not being constantly controlled by my phone on holiday. It's very difficult to find a down side, but if I have one negative it would be the noise coming from the entertainment centre on the beach, a little too loud, but lots of people got involved so this view shared by all. I will definitely be returning as soon as I can and recommend a visit.

  • arcadiakidsleanne : Halifax, Canada
European flair, safe, good food, close to shopping, golf and amazing beach!

The food was really good and consistent (which is difficult to find in Cuba). European coffees were available and of good quality. There were lots of beach activities, but lots of room for silent sunbathing and reading as well. No one under 18 permitted, which was amazing!The staff were very helpful and friendly. Hotel was able to exchange money at the same rates as the bank so that was very convenient. Wifi was difficult to access except in the lobby and at the business center for a fee. Having said that, it's much better than most of Cuba. The resort is attached to a golf club which makes it very popular with golfers. A very high end clientele made it a very civilized place to stay. I will be back! It would be great for honeymooners, especially if you stay in the suites in bungalows next to the main hotel.Just one block away is a little mall with a pharmacy, bank, pub and local artisan shops. Perfect combination of amenities.

  • deniseisabelle : Vancouver, Canada
Exceeded my expectations! Time of my life!

Beautiful resort, gorgeous beaches, amazing staff, clean rooms and delicious food! A group of girlfriends and I had the best time of our life in the beginning of July 2017 which was particularly due to Alain and Lazarito of the animation staff. Although the age demographic of the guests were a bit more mature for 5 young lively women, Alain, Lazarito along with servers like Dayron, Mykel and Louis made us feel at home and welcomed us with their bright smiles, sweet disposition and contagious energy daily. There is always something to do, see, eat or drink at this resort so myself and the girls were very satisfied with our overall experience. We are already raving about this resort to our friends and family and would love to come back in the near future!

  • Alicia W : Brooklyn, New York
Beaches and Bungalows

The beaches here are absolutely beautiful. If you are a person who just sleeps in your room at night but spends the entire day and evening on the beach then this hotel is not bad. I give the beach a 5. Beautiful sand, no seaweed and not rocky. However, there rooms coming from the States should be rated as a 2.5. I stayed in a bungalow so it has a separate kitchen and living room from the bedroom. While spacious it is quite old. The beds are hard and can hurt your back, the bathrooms do not have a hairdryer and the walls are old. However, I will repeat if you spend your time on the beach then it's do-able just do not come with the expectation that you will receive 5 stars. By the way they do take American dollars. If you tip they will be your new best friend.

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, select international brands, house wine with meals)
  • 24 Hr room service
  • Daily Activities
  • Introductory SCUBA lesson
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Catamaran
  • Paddle boats
  • Beach volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Putting green
  • Gym/fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Dance & Spanish lessons
  • Shuttle to Plaza Las Americas commercial center
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • 340 rooms rooms in one 4-storey main building and several bungalows
  • 1 buffet restaurant
  • 5 a la carte restaurants: Gourmet, Seafood, Steakhouse, Italian and Japanese, dress code & reservations required
  • 1 BBQ/Grill
  • 2 snack bars
  • 5 bars including Lobby bar, Piano bar, Pool bar, Beach bar
  • 5 Pools
  • Kids' pool
  • 18-hole golf course on-site
  • Meeting facilities
  • Internet
  • 4 lit tennis courts on-site (fee)
  • Shopping on-site
  • Sauna (fee)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Fitness facilities
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Beauty salon (fee)
  • Medical services 24 hrs (fee)
  • Laundry service (fee)

All accommodations include:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • In-room safe (fee)
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Full bathroom
  • Hairdryer 220V (adaptor required)
  • Mini-bar (fee)
  • Max occupancy 3 persons

Standard Hotel Rooms:

  • 1 double or 2 single beds
  • Oceanview

Junior Suites:

  • 1 double or 2 single beds
  • Living area

Free Wedding Packages - Please inquire for details.

Honeymoon Bonus - private check-in, welcome cocktail, room upgrade and late check-out (subject to availability), flowers, fruit basket & bottle of rum in room upon arrival, romantic dinner for two, turn down service, and honeymoon breakfast in room morning after arrival. Marriage certificate dated within the last 3 months is required upon check-in.

Golf Bonus - Subject to validation, please inquire for new rate.

Shuttle service - Complimentary shuttle service to Melia Varadero, Plaza Las Americas, and Sol Palmeras. Dining at these facilities is an option for a fee.

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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Melia Las Americas
Playa de Las Américas, Varadero 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.