Melia Las Antillas

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The Melia las Antillas is another part of the family of Melia resorts that are situated amongst the Varadero strip. Though the resort itself is still relatively new (it's only 13 years old), it is in need of an upgrade, as there are some areas that look run-down. The staff however, makes sure that the grounds are as clean and aesthetically pleasing as possible. The food choices here vary. The a la carte items are not that great. However, the buffet food items are pretty solid. They change food items regularly, so there are plenty to choose from. The staff at the resort are amazing. Not only do they ensure you're getting the most out of your stay. The entertainment team are amazing as well. They keep you entertained.

Melia Las Antillas is set on 20 exotic acres amid gardens that reach all the way down to the beautiful dunes of Varadero beach. Truly a spectacular adults only playground for singles and couples, this Junior Suites hotel features excellent amenities and facilities. All rooms are elegantly designed with comfortable sleeping areas and sunken living rooms. Dine in style and choose from a wide variety of cuisines, including a 'Schooners' seafood restaurant.

Location: Beachfront, 40 minutes from Juan Gualberto Gomez International Airport, 10 minutes to Varadero.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Brian F :
Most Friendly Resort in Varadero

5 star all way , rooms were clean and modern, food was delicious and fresh, Top notch entertainment staff, while preforming or socializing by the pool , Teresa and Eterie always made for a fun, laughter filled afternoon and made you feel part of the family , definite plans to make this a go to location in Varadero, not to big as to be able to get to parts of the resort quickly, but yet big enough to not feel crowded with endless activities

  • denisemulligan : Toronto, Canada
Good staff, Beautiful grounds, hotel is dated

I spent the weekend at the Melia Las Antilles. I was surprised at how dated the property was. It really needs some work. The rooms are ok, very clean, although the mattresses are incredibly hard. The food was ok, and there was plenty of it. The grounds are beautiful, and the beach spectacular.

  • Lorna B : Toronto, Canada
A great time

I travelled to Varadero on a Sunwing vacation with a group in November. This is a great time to visit Cuba. We immediately went to the ocean after arriving at the resort. Varadero has one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. I was able to go kayaking the first day as the waves weren't too strong. The water is clean and they also have a nice bar located close to the beach. There was also a White Party on the patio while we were there which was a lot of fun. The food was good especially the fresh omelettes, stirfry and grilled foods. The cheesecake at the buffet was the group's favourite dessert. We also enjoyed excellent lobster at the International restaurant and pizza at the Italian restaurant. If I were to go back I would bring some warmer clothes for the evenings as it does get cold and the restaurants are air conditioned.

  • madjercic79 : Stoney Creek, Ontario
Amazing Hotel, Amazing Staff

I have been to this resort 3 times. And I am going back for my 4th in January. The staff here is absolutely amazing. The entertainment staff make the trip so enjoyable. They are so friendly and fun. My favourites are Eteri, Teresa, Alejandro and Chino. They are genuinely kind and caring people and want to make sure you have an amazing time! On my third time here, I was sad to see that they had cut the evening shows from 6 down to 3. Don't get me wrong, there is always something happening at night, however, the dance group is only there 3 nights to entertain you under the direction of the amazing Lucy! 2 of my favourite and most outstanding dancers are Vismany and Yula! The front desk staff is always so kind and accommodating. I had friends join me the 2nd week I was there and Alexandra was kind enough to arrange that their room was as close as possible to mine. The food service staff is also great. The quality of the food is also quite good. They always made our dining experience so much fun. Always serving us in a timely manner as well as laughing and having a good time, cracking jokes with us. Maribel is one of the best they have there. Moving onto the bar staff, Tatiana, Lechy, Miseildys, and Jorge all are amazing. Our room was great! We had one of the bungalows and I always get the same one thanks to the help of the wonderful staff. Its super close to the beach, pool and main building. Every time I venture back, I send an email out to one of the staff and they make sure I have, if not the exact same room, 1 as close as possible to it. They are cleaned daily by the wonderful maids. Lastly, the management is also great. Carlos is always saying hello and making sure we are having an amazing time! This is a resort you must go see. I can genuinely say I have made wonderful friendships with some of the staff here. Melia Las Antillas is my home away from home. I can not wait to see them all in January! Hasta en enero mi amigos!

  • Wlowden :
Fun in the sun

Giving melia a thumbs up for staff..right from the first day with Kandasami taking care of us to Ray the chef. .life guards Jose and Michael Angelo and bartenders Gylermo and Uneski..they all made our stay amazing. The rooms are very clean and quite large (maybe a little better lighting above sink area for makeup touch-ups) happy we had read reviews ahead so we knew we needed an adaptor as plug ins are 220 volt. Beach absolutely breathtaking. Not sure why people say Cuban food has no flavor?? Ray is an amazing chef and his dishes were so tasty. We've traveled alot all over the world and were very pleased with the buffet. Thanks for a great experience and see you all next year

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
  • Christmas and New Year's Gala Dinners
  • All drinks (International brands, Domestic beer, House Wine, 11am-3am)
  • Sailing
  • Pedal boat
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Waterskiing
  • Banana boat rides
  • Scuba diving for certified divers
  • Introductory scuba diving lesson
  • Day & night tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Table tennis, pool tables
  • Sauna
  • Exercise classes (Aerobics, Water aerobics)
  • Daily activities
  • Evening entertainment
  • Spanish lessons
  • Dance lessons
  • Beach parties & theme nights weekly
  • Wedding Package
  • Manager's cocktail party
  • 350 rooms in 7 free standing Villas of 3-storey and one main 5-storey building
  • 1 buffet restaurant
  • 2 a la carte restaurants: Italian, International, Cuban (dress code & reservations required)
  • 6 bars including Pool bar, Piano bar, Beach bar and Disco bar
  • Disco
  • 2 pools
  • Jacuzzis
  • 18-hole golf course 5 minutes away
  • Meeting facilities (fee)
  • Shopping on-site (Fine jewelry shop, Souvenir gift shop, Tobacco shop)
  • Cyber cafe (fee)
  • Sauna
  • Fitness facilities
  • Exercise classes
  • A range of watersports available
  • Beauty salon (fee)
  • Outdoor Wedding Location

All Suites include:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Sunken living room
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • In-room safe
  • Full bathroom
  • Hairdryer 220V (converter provided)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-fridge
  • Max occupancy 2 persons

Gardenview Junior Suite

  • 1 king or 2 twin beds
  • Balcony or Patio

Premium Junior Suite

  • 1 king or 2 twin beds
  • Balcony
  • Mini-fridge (equipped with bottled water & juices, restocked weekly)

Concierge Junior Suite

  • 1 king or 2 twin beds
  • Balcony
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bathrobes

Honeymooners - Receive room upgrade, (if available at check-in) fruit plate, bottle of sparkling wine, private cocktail & dinner, photograph. Request when you book. Requires proof of marriage.

Free Weddings - please inquire for details.

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 Antillas
Autopista Sur, Carretera Las Morlas, Km 14, Varadero 42200 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.