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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
  • MarkBray1974 : Bapchild, United Kingdom
Can do better!

Ok, so whilst you will read all the reviews about how many people travel to this hotel time and time again I will not be one of them.Like the other Virgin Holidays traveller we had VHols room and we also were offered an upgrade (payable of course) to a Bungalow, this turned out to be a mistake! The bungalow it self was very nice yet before long it was the centre of a building site which ended us asking to move rooms immediately as we did not feel particularly safe with bricks/stones bouncing off our patio doors after being thrown from the roof of the above building....there is definitly no Health and Safety here! That with debris all around the pool, doors being sanded down next to the day beds which end up covered in dust, and to top it off live power tools laying next to the pool! They were digging up around the pool and replacing with stone/concrete, but no need to worry about getting rid of the mud just let it drop in the pool it wont matter as the hotel is not full and no one will notice.....wrong!Anyway you probabaly get the picture so I wont go on, only to say that if that was not enough they then shut off a third of the buffet restaurant, yes you guessed it for renovation, causing queues for seats in the buffets and poor service as waiters could not keep up. Might of been easier to cope with if all the a la carte restaurants were all open....yes you guessed it one (italian) was closed for renovation!!Well the beach was nice and Alberto at the swim up bar made great Pina Coladas!Overall not the best hotel experience we could have wished for but many thanks to Virgin Rep Maureen who kept her cool amongst the number of complaints she was dealing with....well done Maureen and thank you for being there to sort.The hotel has some good qualities, lovely beach, good golf, and location so it not all negative and I would like to think we were unlucky with our timing but we will never know!

  • Francine W :
Golfing holiday

This is the best place to holiday the hotel is the best, the staff are the best, the golf course is great and the food is always amazing. We have been to this amazing place at least six times and it never fails to an amazing holiday. Can't wait for next year.

  • Adriankey : Banbury, United Kingdom
Perfect beach holiday

When we first got to the hotel was offered an upgrade (payable), after seeing our room I could see why, it was bad so we upgraded to a fantastic bungalow. So can I say to virgin holidays that the virgin hols special room is a standard room according to the hotel.Having got that out the way most of the holiday was excellent , plenty of room on a stunning beach.Food was as most others said average but the additional restaurants are certainly worth going to. Plenty of entertainment day and night and the barbecue on the beach as cuban day entertainment capped it off.Most staff are pleasent and do a good job.They are carrying out modernisation of certain parts of the hole

  • 72vab : Frankfurt, Germany
Okay but value for money imprveable

service is improveable. food okay. beach very nice!!water activities were all time closed during our stay end of august. we had difficulties with checkin with somehow impolite staff then. price is high and value for it is low as the rooms are used up. however the hotel tries to fix things and do some cosmetic improvements.we stayed in a junior sweet: bath tub was broken, windows did not close properly. the theme restaurants were very nice. only the japanese restaurant menue show was not worth seeing also not the asian food. on the other hand the sushi bar was nice with a great cuban guy preparing the sushi :)

  • Doina C : Iasi, Romania
Nice resort with a nice beach

Melia Las Americas is a beautiful resort with beautiful spacious rooms( we had an amazing seaview room). Very well maintained, clean beach and not crowded at all, if you are looking for a quiet place (adult only policy is a plus), however not too many young people.The only thing that must be improved is the food, which definitely is not 5 stars. Another problem that we have faced was the fact that our credit card was declined, even though it wasn't an U.S. credit card and was the same card that we used to book the hotel in the first place( so... bring some extra cash, just to be on the safe side).The staff on the other hand was lovely, doing their best to make us feel welcomed.

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
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  • 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.