Naviti Varadero

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The Naviti Varadero Resort is a great resort for travelers looking for a spot with an amazing beach. The remaining elements of the resort has very little to be desired. The properties are outdated, but maintained regularly, which isn't a big issue. The rooms are adequate and are cleaned regularly. The staff is pleasant and attentive. They'll try their best in accommodating your needs. There are OK buffet items. The resort has a separate area for a kids pool and activity area. Good variety of nightly entertainment, especially the Michael Jackson show.

This resort offers exceptional comfort and service in a superb beachfront location. The Naviti Varadero Resort offers a superior all inclusive plan, ocean-view and bungalow-style rooms, specialty restaurants, including à la carte and buffet options, a kids club and private beach club, and nearby golf at Varadero Golf Club. And for those looking to tie the knot, romantic couples can take advantage of the resort's comprehensive wedding and honeymoon packages.

Location: On a superb stretch of private beach over 1 kilometre long. Approximately 30 minutes from the airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • EatMe420 : Comox, Canada
Amazing Staff, Amazing Resort

We transferred to the Naviti from another resort after two days at a plow-down resort known as the Gran Caribe Playa Caleta, and it was well worth the upgrade for less than 200 bucks. The rooms have been tastefully updated and the grounds are in great shape considering the recent hurricane that hit this area. Our maid Redy was wonderful and ensured our room was always neat and cleaned to perfection.Despite the cool weather and wind we endured during our stay, the activities staff worked hard to keep guest entertained. One such staff member that is worthy of mention is Chaca, a young man who was always engaging the guests. We observed him being berated by an German female guest who screamed at him over a lack of towels at the pool. Chaca maintained his composure and resolved the situation professionally.Live entertainment in the lobby started around 6 pm every night followed by the scheduled 9:30 shows. Our favorite show was the Reynaldo and Manuela show in the Cohiba Bar which was on every night during our stay. They, along with Beatrix, Yaris and "Training", made our evenings complete.The food quality was great, varied, and tastefully presented, often done with theme nights. The only disappointment we had was with the a la carte restaurant which needs some improvement on. A caesar salad with shrimp consisted of a single leaf of romaine with about two tablespoons of shrimp slopped down on the center of it. God bless them for trying, but it misses the mark, compared to other a la carte's we have been to, but is not anything to deter us from already planning a return trip to this wonderful place and it's warm climate and, equally warm people.Can't wait to return.....

  • Ellexia :
Waterfront and beautifull

Was a beautiful resort but was half closed. Kids had a great time. Food is not good but you have to consider where you are. Rooms are clean but sheets and blankets are old and stained. Couldn’t ask for a nicer beach and pools were super close. Recommend if you don’t care about eating same thing every night your there.

  • elicventura : Toronto, Canada
Great relaxing week!! Thanks Nativi staff...

I was very pleased with my stay at Nativi Varadero. I was a solo traveled for a week of relaxing time and I felt very safe all the times. I previously got a room at the beach club (I preferred there as at night would not be noise as in the main building),on the ground level with a beautiful wrap around balcony that I really liked, but soon I noticed that I would not have much privacy as I could see people walking outside on the way to the I asked front desk if they had any room available in the upper floor and they were really helpful to accommodate me with no problem. They understood I was a gal on my own. The room was the same but the mirror of the other one and with 2 double bed instead of a king, what was no problem at all for me ....the view was awesome actually as I could see the beach from my balcony...yayyy. Thanks ladies at front desk. The room was very clean and that is what matters form me most.The hotel in general was clean, but restrooms would get very dirty and without paper around mid morning/noonish (and that was all the restrooms we had access to) I learned to always carry paper with me :)....looked they were short staffed at some days. But overall I have no complaints, I didn't stress over this things, I was in vacation and want to enjoy...after all its Cuba and you can't expect the same level of hotels you find in Canada or other first word countries....even though they do there best to please you. So, these things were not a big deal for me. The entertainment show were very nice even though I just watched 3 (some night I was already at my room by said my goal there was to have a relaxing week and sleep was on the menu..haha). I am originally from Brazil even though I live in Canada and I really like the samba show on the "Latin show night"..congrats to the dancers for the great show.The food was not the great....I expected to be able to eat quite more fruits, but its ok, I guess. The food was good, but not many choices if you don't eat gluten and trying to avoid loading on sugar, but I survived. The problem is that was exactly the same every single day, so you get very bored.... I eat omelette every breakfast as was the only choice beside tons of bread and pastry and for dinner was always chicken and some fish....but no much different night I managed to get some shrimps...yayy. This I am talking about the buffet restaurant that at this time there was only one restaurant opened...maybe when the other 2 are opened too the selection is a bit better. For the a la cart you had to make reservations starting at 7am (better be there not late then 7:30), but my experience wasn't the greatest as I run to make to my time reserved and I took more then 1 hr to have my order taken....not sure if was because I was alone....but I don't think so, they actually were short staffed, there were only two girls for the whole restaurant even though was not too busy....but its ok. Food on the a la cart was so so...I chose a plate with wild rice and came with white and the fish was the same as the the end I was still hungry..haha.But overall I great time there, everyone is very friendly and smiling most of the time. My maid was awesome and I asked her to get me 2 bottles of water everyday instead of one as I need to drink lots during the day and she never forgot. she wound also change my towels everyday what was nice....thank you Somalia, I really appreciate it my dear....(Hope the clothes fitted your kids). Want to thank also some other staff that were great making my delicious caputinos and pina colada.... thanks Yaris, Miley, Manuele, Betty and others I can't recall the name.So, my final words is that I would recommend this hotel as long as you don't have 5 stars expectations. The essentials are very good....clean rooms, good bed, great service from staff and good friends to make. Happy vacations!!

  • Ly B : Montreal, Canada
renovated average hotel, beach is the best, food ok, NO hot water EVER

The rooms are renovated and look like on the pictures. The beds are large and comfy. Water is only included one large bottle (I asked for more and got one more bottle), one restaurant was opened, lobby bar closes at 12, waited 10-15 minutes to get a simple Cola, at lunch time they run out of Mojito, food is not that varied, almost always the same selection of vegetables, rice, pasta - you find something to eat, no real taste & cold but you're not starving or get sick. Chocolate ice-cream is good but almost always empty as well as other things that taste (olives, tuna, chicken,...)Show up at restaurants when they open as fill up of food is very slow or thing just disappear when the first round is gone.In 4 nights NEVER hot water in the shower, complained about it - the technician tried to "fix" something - nothing changed...far too expensive for the value you get. Only the beach is really nice (if the weather is good...) Better a room to the street (really no noise) but you have sun on the balcony. better in the upper levels as I had one time some small cockroachs one time.

  • Julie-anne K : Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
The Cohiba Bar is the best !!

all the girls and Reinaldo are so amazing !!! it's the only reason i keep coming back..when you go there you feel like family.. the drinks are great and always coming ...they will always take time to chat with you and to get to know your name and memorize your drinks !! will never see a sad face in there ,even when the place is packed so thank-you guys for making me want to come back every year.. love you all..and see you again really soon

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 and dinner daily
  • 24 hour snacks
  • A la carte dining w/reservations (once per week/restaurant)
  • Unlimited House Wine with dinner, Domestic beer and drinks until 11pm
  • Lounge chairs, towels and umbrellas (pool/beach)
  • Non-motorized watersports
  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing & Sunfish lessons (extra fee)
  • Scuba diving (extra fee)
  • Archery
  • Daytime tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Exercise room (daytime)
  • Aerobics
  • Use of bicycles
  • Dance lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Disco, local drinks included
  • Beachfront resort with 503 rooms
  • 1 Buffet restaurant
  • 3 a la carte restaurants: International, Italian and Seafood, dress code and reservations required
  • Snack bar
  • 4 bars including beach and pool bars
  • Cigar bar with live music
  • 1 large free-form pool
  • Tennis courts (lights extra)
  • Golf nearby (fee)
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa (fee)
  • Laundry service (fee)
  • Horseback riding (fee)
  • Postal service, fax and internet (fee)
  • 'Pueblo Cubano' entertainment village with shops, restaurant and live entertainment (fee)

Standard Rooms include:

  • 1 queen or 2 twin beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Satellite TV
  • Mini-bar stocked with water, beer and soft drinks
  • In-room safe (fee)
  • Full bathrooms or bathrooms with shower only
  • Hairdryer 220V (adapter required)
  • Balcony or terrace (some rooms)
  • Max occupancy 3 persons

Standard Oceanview Rooms also available

Kids Deal - One child 2-12 stays and eats free when sharing a room with 1 or 2 adults, pay for airfare only.

For the Kids - Kids' Club for ages 4-12 including Playground. One free hour of baby-sitting per week between 7pm-12am (reservations required). Charged baby-sitting subject to availability.

Honeymooners - Receive: Welcome cocktail, 1 bottle of sparkling wine and fruit basket in the room upon arrival, One massage discount 20% in the Beauty Salon, Complimentary room upgrade to Ocean View (subject to availability), Turn down service daily. *Please request at time of booking. Proof of marriage certificate required at check-in. Subject to change.

Wedding Packages - Please inquire.

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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Naviti Varadero
Autopista Sur, km 11, 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.

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