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 The properties are outdated, but maintained regularly, which isn't a big issue.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.

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  • Rekha2014 : London, United Kingdom

We spent 3 days here on all inclusive, that's 3 each breakfasts, lunches and dinners.The hotel does not cater for vegetarians. We struggled to find food that we could eat. We ended up eating pasta mostly, there was an option of cheese sauce or tomato sauce, got so boring. They used to serve rice with vegetables but add ham to it. Plain white rice, but if you wanted beans with that, it had pork in it. Most salads had meat added to them. Yet the choice for non-vegetarians was excellent. So I don't understand why they had to add meat to the salads as there was a lot of meat served anyway.The snacks served in between meals had absolutely nothing for vegetarians, they served hamburgers, hot dogs, canapés, all non-vegetarian. Surely a 4 star hotel is aware that there could be people staying in their hotel that don't eat meat. We did bring this to their attention via the complaints officer, but apart from some cheesy canapés, there was no change whatsoever with the food. The hotel, I feel, made no attempt to speak with us or try and help us by offering suitable food, which would have gone a long way in making our stay special. There were 3 of us, so how difficult would it have been for the chef to prepare something for us. Most disappointing. And to think we paid the same money as the other guests.

  • heckalicious : Lloydminster, Canada
Great first

This was our first trip to Cuba. We are in our early 50s and love life. My sister in law is from a town by Varadero and my husband and I wanted to see this wonderful place. We also got to go to her niece’s quinceanera, awesome experience. We did our research, so we knew not to expect perfection. I don’t know how many ways I can say it was wonderful and beautiful. Yes, there were seats missing on some toilets, not in hotel room, but my sister in law grew up, her whole life, without one. This is not an Americanized country. This is not Hawaii, but it is a beautiful country with beautiful people. I do suggest that you be sure to check voltage at hotels before travel. I also suggest taking some late night snacks (cheezies travel well) and minor medical supplies, like polysporin, tweezers and such. Know- a small tip goes a long way, just like anywhere in the world. We noticed that a lot of people didn’t tip. All inclusive doesn’t mean you can’t be nice. I guess we are very Canadian lol. Many Europeans at this resort. I do truly wonder if they don’t tip in Germany and treat servers second class. Maybe that normal there. The staff in the Cohiba bar and the buffet were excellent and super nice, always a smile. As was our maid and most front desk and others. Security could stand to be more pleasant. It’s a great convenience to have ‘banking’, internet (small fee), and a convenience store on site. Our room was clean and modern. Our ac worked great. Always hot water too. Probably perks of traveling off season, less strain on the building. There are obviously upkeep issues as there is not a Home Depot around the corner. Don’t let a missing hall tile or an out light bulb wreck your stay. The buffet is quite good. You be less bored if you don’t ‘take a little of everything’ every day. The food is fairly plain but flavourful in a fresh way. If you like peanut butter or ketchup take it with you. We went to a great restaurant Club Waco off resort. Check it out! Yummy. We also went to an awesome club in Varadero, Calle 62. Going off resort you’ll notice a lot of restrooms have attendants to give toilet paper for a small tip. It’s not a horrible thing, just give them a peso and be happy. The beach was so wonderful, I can’t even begin to express how great it was. The nightly show was good/decent. I didn’t really know what to expect. The pool was very nice and frequently activities were going on. We think it’s a good idea to take a day for Havana too. Quite different from Varadero. If you like classical cars you are in for a treat 😃taxis are classic cars and horse drawn buggies. It was a wonderful experience. Enjoy!😃

  • fifilura : Stockholm, Sweden
Vegans Guantanamo

This AIC-Hotel is not the best of hotels we had visit, but not the wurst either. The rooms were very fine whith TV with many channels a fine big bathroom and separate wc. The food was okey, but they do´nt have youghurt some days at breakfast and minimal of vegtabels. We had two Veganpeople in our family and they cuold take very little to eat . Lots of fruit, but the kitchen put meat or bacon in every mixedsallad, beans. The big diningroom has the usual high noice, and the waiters was nice but notthat serviceminded we are us to now. Positive feedback for the servicedesk, beach and the activitys with free sailboats, canoes and pedalo. The pool was big and you can play tabletennis, biljard there. The noice at after bech was terible high.

  • ARR537 : Edmonton, Canada
Cuban Paradise "Naviti Varadero" - October 11th - 18th

Hotel itself is nice as it has been recently renovated. We arrived in the afternoon around 5:00 pm, and reception staff was very welcoming and attentive. The check-in process was fast and efficient, we even received an updated to a ocean view room with spectacular views of the beautiful Varadero beach. Service and food: you will not starve, however the food was somewhat not the greatest, you have to realize a hurricane category 5 just passed thru the island so we were expecting the quality of the food to be low. I survived on pizza, bread, and cheeses sandwiches. Tried one of the A'la cartes, and it was a step up from the buffet food. We adventure ourselves to go into town for cheap and fantastic cuban food, I can recommend "La Campana" restaurant. Staff at the hotel was very nice, and pleasant specially the ladies at the Cohiba bar, Yoenis, Kendra, and Milay I think are their names. Phenomenal service, and the cocktails they prepared were top notch. Room and Housekeeping: room was located on the 3rd floor facing the ocean on the main building, renovated, bright, clean and spacious. The bed was comfy :) . The maid service was ok, our room was always clean, and fresh towels were provided every two days. AC worked perfectly throughout our stay, and we did not have any issues with hot water. Beach and pools: the Caribbean ocean is why you go to Cuba, gorgeous blue - turquoise waters, warm, with white sand beneath your feet. The beach at this resort is breathtaking lots of room, and sun lounges. The main pool at the hotel was kind of basic, but we barely spent any time there, most of our time was on the beach. Overall it was a great week in paradise, remember that one of the main reasons you travel to Cuba is for the stunning beaches, charismatic and warm Cuban folks, and their delicious rum (Santiago). Adjust your expectations when you leave home, and you will do just fine. Cheers, A.R.

  • Bob C : Sheffield, United Kingdom
Great stay

First some context. We arrived a couple weeks after the hurricane. So we didn't choose this hotel, our original choice was closed for repairs. Secondly, Cuba is a poor country suffering an embargo from the US. So expectations should be managed accordingly when considering anywhere in CubaThat said, we had a wonderful stay there and would recommend it to anyone.Staff were polite,often friendly and always helpful.Rooms were clean, relatively modern and everything worked.Maintenance was obviously a priority while we were there Food is probably the weakest point. It is not bad but not exciting either. You won't starve but you won't be asking the chef for the recipe either.The beach is beautiful. The onsite shop covers the basics.The on site medical support was also very good. A prescription was delivered to the hotel from the pharmacy. Considering this wasn't the hotel we chose it was a nice surprise and wouldn't be concerned if we ended up there again

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.

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.