Varadero, the town with enticing beaches and large number of hotels offers an excellent escape away from the hustle-bustle of daily life. So, if you are looking to spend some quality time, a holiday to Varadero is all you need. At LoveCuba, we are specialised in offering a wide range of Cuba holiday deals. Our team of experts, both in the UK and Cuba, work in tandem to make your travel and stay in Varadero a hassle-free affair. So, wait no more and book your holiday package to Varadero to soak the sun and to appreciate the cool sea breeze.

When to go to Varadero?

Fancy going on a beach vacation in November? Thanks to Cuba's tropical climate, you can enjoy balmy temperatures even between November and April. This is known as Cuba's dry period. The time between June and September is the hottest, and you're more likely to encounter some rain if you come then.

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Where to stay in Varadero?

Varadero is full of all-inclusive resorts where you can laze by the pool or take advantage of the plethora of luxury amenities.

Whether you want a romantic getaway, a solo adventure, or a relaxed family holiday, Grand memories Varadero has it all. The Kids Club has special entertainment for children so parents can enjoy the spa, swimming pool, and fitness centre uninterrupted.

Wander around Iberostar Bella Costa to find yourself surrounded by sea from all sides. Hide away in its array of room options, such as private bungalows and suites just a minute away from the shore. You'll be able to practice your golf skills on the nearby golf course or cool off with a lesson in windsurfing.

If you want an authentic Cuban experience, go for our Casa holiday packages. These private homestays let you live with a real Cuban family, so you can get to know the local community and get a taste of everyday life in Cuba. We have hand-picked the best Casas and B&Bs, so you can kick back and immerse yourself in the ambience of Varadero.

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What to see in Varadero?

Apart from Varadero beach, there are plenty of must-see places on the Peninsula.

Just a two-hour drive away is the capital Havana where you can visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Old Town. Other popular day-trip destinations are the cities of Cardenas and Matanzas, known as the birthplace of the popular rumba dance. Take advantage of our organised tours to make the most out of your visit.

The offshore virgin cays near Varadero are home to diverse wildlife and plant species. You can visit them by hopping on the Cayo Blanco catamaran cruise or renting a boat for a private adventure. While you are there, you might also want to try out the many opportunities for snorkelling, water polo, or sailing.

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Booking my Varadero holiday in advance

Whether you are booking a year in advance or last minute, LoveCuba’s team of experts will help you get the best deals. We recommend that you try and book earlier to benefit from greater flight availability and early-bird discounts. However, if you decide you want to go on holiday in a few weeks, our years of travel expertise will ensure that you will be ready to go in no time.

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Can I cancel my Varadero booking?

You can cancel your Varadero booking by post or email. Your cancellation request will be processed quickly by our customer support. It is advisable that you get travel insurance upon booking with us, so you won’t have to worry about cancellation fees or losing your deposit. Read more in our terms and conditions section.

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Types of holidays in Varadero

With so much to offer, Varadero will keep you entertained for days! If you find yourself wanting to go on more adventures, you should try one of our multi-centre holiday packages. Pick and mix different destinations for a mix of relaxing at the beach, exploring Cuba’s historic sites and lush nature reserves, or diving into city life.

Varadero has something for everybody, and it is the perfect place for a family holiday. Many all-inclusive hotels and resorts have activity programmes organised for children, so adults can enjoy the opportunities for relaxation without interruption. For the more adventurous, there are plenty of water sports rentals as well as bars and nightclubs.

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How safe is Varadero for tourists?

Varadero is a very safe place for tourists, thanks to Cuba’s low crime rates. You should still be on the lookout for the occasional pickpocket, so we advise you to pay attention to your belongings and store your valuables in the safe-deposit boxes in your hotel rooms. Buy services from our official representatives and tour guides only, and you are bound to have a wonderful time.

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Latest travel rules in Varadero, Cuba

Cuba’s peculiar laws and customs may apply to you if you are a professional photographer wanting to bring special equipment for your holiday. Apart from needing a permit for some of your kit, you should know that taking unauthorised photos of locals is looked down upon.

As Covid-19 regulations are constantly changing, we advise you to check the UK government website for the latest Coronavirus guidance on travelling to Cuba.

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