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Iberostar Varadero

in Varadero, Cuba - Varadero - First Choice accommodation rating 4 Plus

key Features

  • Beachfront setting
  • Swim-up cocktail bar
  • Cigar lounge
  • Perfect for your wedding day


Hotels and apartments in this category have lots of facilities for adults. Some properties are even adults-only. Read through the full description to find out more.


These hotels and apartments have facilities for both kids and adults. Depending on where you stay, they may include a kids’ club, crèche or family activities. Read through the full description to find out more.


Premier is a stylish collection of hand-picked 4 and 5 star hotels offering top-to-toe luxury. Plus, Premier packages come with a bigger baggage allowance of 20kg per person.

All Inclusive

All Inclusive holidays take care of all the essentials like meals, drinks and activities – so you can get on with having a great time. What’s included varies by hotel. Read through the full description for details.

Close to the Beach

Beach lovers apply here. Choose one of these hotels and apartments and you’ll be staying within 300 metres of the beach – or within 1 kilometre if it’s a villa.


This beachfront place pulls out all the stops when it comes to facilities – it’s got 4 pools, 4 restaurants and a hefty list of activities.

The Iberostar Varadero is only fifteen minutes drive from the centre of downtown Varadero, or it's in a stunning location right in the middle of Varadero's hotel zone, surrounded by palm trees and a stretch of white sandy beach


All Inclusive

24-hour All Inclusive
Food: Buffet meals. 1 visit to each of the à la carte speciality restaurants per week. Snacks.
Drink: Local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks including beer, wine with meals, spirits, cocktails and soft drinks, selected international brands.
Sports and Activities: All are included except where indicated *.


  • International buffet restaurant
  • 3 à la carte restaurants - International, Mediterranean fusion and Japanese
  • Poolside snacks
  • Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala dinners

Swimming pool

  • 3 swimming pools - 1 indoor, 1 relaxation and 1 activity
  • Towels
  • Swim-up bar


  • Windsurfing
  • Catamaran sailing
  • Scuba diving* - free introductory lesson
  • Snorkelling
  • Pedalos
  • Kayaks
  • Floodlit tennis court
  • Multi-games court
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table
  • Archery
  • Volleyball
  • Beach football
  • Basketball

Health & Fitness

  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi®
  • Spa*
  • Beauty salon*
  • Massage*
  • Aromatherapy*
  • Reflexology*
  • Manicure*
  • Pedicure*


  • Daytime activities
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live shows
  • Disco
  • 7 bars including beach bar, lobby bar and pool bar
  • Dancing lessons
  • Live music 5 times a week
  • Giant chess

For Families

  • 2 kids' pools - 1 is a splash park with tipping buckets
  • Hotel-run kids' club for 4-12 years
  • Mini-disco
  • Children's games area
  • Playground


  • Gift shop*
  • Tobacconist*
  • Room service 11.00-23.00
  • Internet*

Our rating 4 plus

Official Rating 5 Star

Sleeps up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children

No. of rooms 386

No. of buildings 11

No. of floors 3

No. of lifts 0

They say size doesn't matter but trust us it does!

Travel longhaul with Thomson Airways and you can look forward to…

  • 7” seatback TV with up to 10 movies – 5 each way – plus up to 7 TV channels, 10 music channels and 6 games
  • Dedicated children’s TV channels
  • 3-course meal with refreshments before landing
  • 20kg luggage allowance and 10kg for children under 2
  • Premium Club includes at least a 36” seat pitch, pampering goodies and a fast-track pass to the departure lounge at some airports

Upgrade to Premium Class and enjoy even more!

  • A dedicated cabin exclusively for Premium passengers
  • Increased seat pitch of at least 36"
  • Wide leather seats with head support
  • 9" widescreen seat-back TV with complimentary noise-reduction headsets
  • Even more choice of in-flight entertainment, with an increased selection of movies, TV programmes, games and radio channels
  • Complimentary drinks* including a drink before take-off, and a luxury pampering pack
  • Dedicated cabin crew
  • Priority check-in and boarding
*Excluding champagne

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Location and Maps


We've plotted your holiday accommodation as accurately as possible, but for some hotels, villas and apartments the map may pinpoint the centre of the nearest town rather than the property itself. Please make sure you read the location description too.

  • Next to the beach
  • 14km to Varadero
  • 18-hole golf course nearby

Transfers 35 minutes

Distance to beach Beachfront

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First Choice Premier benefits

Our Premier collection is made up of our best 4 and 5 star properties. As well as being great hotels in their own right, they come with these added extras…

  • Extra Luggage* - we know every kilo counts, so you'll get 20kg to check in and 7kg to carry on the plane.
  • Day-before check-in - Jump the queues with UK day-before check-in. It's free at Gatwick and Manchester and you can just turn up. At Birmingham, there's a small charge and you'll need to book.
*Flying with Thomson Airways. Conditions apply, see the A-Z Guide for details.