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Sol Palmeras

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Our Opinion
Please note that hotel standards in Cuba tend to be lower than in other Sun Destinations. Unless travelers are familiar with the resort or Cuban hotels, we typically recommend that travelers book a minimum 4 star resort when traveling to Cuba.�

This beachfront hotel, features all the same great inclusions as the other Sol Melia all-inclusive properties. With such a wide variety of bars and restaurants, you'll never have to leave the resort! Ask about the free honeymoon and wedding packages available.

Location: Beachfront, 10 min drive to downtown Varadero, 30 min from the airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • nnl24 : Oshawa, Canada
Another fantastic vacation!

My mother & I just arrived from our vacation at Sol Palmeras (may 7th to may 21st /2017).We have been to many different areas of Cuba.... Cayo santa maria, Santiago de Cuba, Holguín, Havana & Varadero we travel to Cuba 2times a year.. BELIEVE ME WHEN I TELL ALL OF YOU THIS HOTEL IS THE BEST! The food is very good... The best I've had in Cuba The service is awesome.. Reception area very friendly, helpful My maid was great clean room always.... (4th floor)newly renovated bathtub shower only.. The lobby bar EXCELLENT STAFF! (RAIME, ALAIN, CHINO & MANY MORE) Entertainment team is awesome.. Good shows at night & music in lobby is good. Will Definatly be returning to this hotel & would HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT. TO ALL MY FRIENDS THERE... HASTA PRONT0 ABRAZOS Y BESOSMAMA Y NANCY

  • jom1975 : South Wales
Wonderful holiday, fab hotel

Returned just under a week ago from an 11 night stay in the Sol Palmeras and 3 nights in Havana (see separate review of melia cohiba). I cannot really say anything bad about the hotel. Food was very good and you could always find something to eat due to the wide variety. Cocktails were delicious. The speciality restaurants were nice but apart from the Italian I think we enjoyed the buffet food more. Beautiful beach and sea. Did have to get up early most days to get a sunbed especially on the beach. Could do with having a few more there. My hairdryer kept braking in the room which was a little annoying when you were getting ready to go out but it didn't spoil our holiday. We met friends who were staying on the next floor up and they had nicer rooms, more up to date but again we had no complaints and our maid Mayra cleaned our room everyday and left us some lovely towel art. On that note, the staff are so hardworking and I would like to give a special thanks to Yulian and Robert. We waited a long time for this special holiday and it did not disappoint. We would definitely return and recommend to friends and family. Thank you Sol Palmeras for a wonderful and very memorable holiday

  • braeFife : fife
Sublime experience and value

Great things about Sol Palmeras- location.....excellent fir close in snorkelling-food, great range and quality - friendly helpful staff - great grounds and amenities....we went running every day- free bikes .....easy to get to shopping centre or Vradero- buses cheap and frequent- great entertainment and range if bars - excellent range of interesting and affordable excursions Go to Havana by local bus ....and to the south to snorkel in the Caribbean Downside You've got to go home sometime

  • Lotte S :
Perfect beach, good food & nice staff

The Hotel is located at a perfect beach spot to spend time just sun bathing, go snorkling or go for a short walk at the ocean. The restaurants are really good for such a large number of rooms and the staff is mostly very friendly. The pool area is nice with the bar in the middle, although also the bar at the beach is a good spot - at night drinks are even better at the bars really good quality for all inclusive). The rooms are not at a modern level anymore, but clean and equipped with everything you need. We got fresh towels every day.

  • KevinandAllison : Canning, Canada
Sol Palmeras Varadero. Great resort.

Spent a week in April. First time to this resort. Staff are great. Resort is very clean. Lots of options for everyone. Beach is great. Lots of Palapas and they are a bit close together but lots of shade overall. Several snack bars for lunch but I would recommend the daily bbq on the beach - fresh fish (rabirubbia) chicken, ribs, chorizo sausage and pans of freshly cooked paella (excellent). French fries and salad on the side. A la Carte restaurants are excellent and the buffet is good- also a bit crowded. Both levels of the lobby are smoke-free and bars are well stocked and well staffed. Nightly musical entertainment is also great. Pool is good. Washrooms are very clean and well maintained. Rooms are not that important for us but, again, well maintained and clean. Hats off to Tomeu Alcina, who we had previously met at Melia Las Antillas, and his staff. No wonder one of the top rated resorts in Varadero. Allison and Kevin Mossman.

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

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Snacks
  • A la carte dinners w/reservations
  • 24 hr Domestic beer & International brand drinks
  • House wine w/meals
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Catamarans
  • Pedal boats
  • Snorkeling
  • Water-skiing
  • Banana boat rides
  • Introductory scuba diving lesson
  • Tennis
  • Use of bicycles
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Archery
  • Spanish lessons
  • Dance lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • 408 rooms in 200 bungalows & one 4-storey building
  • 1 buffet restaurant
  • 5 a la carte restaurants: Chinese, Italian, Cuban, Steakhouse, and Fondue, dress code & reservations required
  • 2 snack bars
  • 24 hr lobby bar
  • 7 bars including Beach bar
  • Fun Pub
  • Disco/mini-disco
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • 2 lit tennis courts
  • Boutiques
  • Beauty salon
  • Massage facilities (fee)
  • Internet access (fee)
  • A range of non-motorized watersports available
  • 18-hole golf course 5 minutes away

Hotel Room includes:

  • 1 king or 2 twin beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Mini-fridge
  • In-room safe
  • Full bathroom
  • Hairdryer 220V (adaptors required)
  • Balcony or patio
  • Max occupancy 3 persons

Kids Deals - First child 3-12 stays & eats free when sharing a room and existing beds with 2 adults. Second child pays kid's rate. Max 1 child in Hotel Room category, and max 2 in Bungalow category.

For the Kids - Kids 5-13 can enjoy supervised activities at the Kids' mini-club from 10:30am-5pm and the kid's pool. Babysitting is based on availability (fee).

Honeymooners - Receive a room upgrade and late check-out (based on availability at check-in) welcome cocktail, private check-in, flowers & fruit basket in room on arrival, bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, late housekeeping service, breakfast in room morning after arrival, and romantic dinner for 2. Valid up to 6 months after the wedding, minimum 6 night stay required. Request at time of booking. Requires proof of marriage certificate at check-in.

Wedding Packages - Minimum, number of guests required, 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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Sol Palmeras
Carretera de las Morlas, 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.