Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has opened a new hotel in Cuba, the Iberostar
Playa Alameda Hotel.This is Iberostar’s third property in the popular
resort town of Varadero, and fifth on the island in total.
The new five-star all-inclusive resort is located on the kilometre-long
Varadero Beach, also known as Playa Azul or ‘blue beach’. Set within
lush tropical gardens, the hotel features two swimming pools, a
boutique, health and fitness facilities, and a wide range of activities
and entertainment. There are also three à la carte restaurants, a buffet
restaurant, a traditional Cuban Ranchón restaurant and bar, a lobby bar,
snack bar and beach bar.
Heike Genshow, Marketing Director for Iberostar Hotels & Resorts
comments ‘This new Cuban property is a great addition to our portfolio
on the island and has already proved to be a hit with the Brits. Since
our opening in January, 12% of guests have been British, a figure which
we hope will continue to rise.”
The hotel fitness centre has a gym and a sauna and also offers massage.
Additional activities at the hotel include tennis and table tennis,
volleyball, windsurfing, kayaking, water polo, aerobics and dance
classes. There are also opportunities to do open sea diving, horse
riding, bowling and golf nearby. Children are well catered for too with
a Miniclub for 4-12 year olds, a children’s pool, a games room, kids’
entertainment and babysitting on request.
All 391 rooms at the all-inclusive hotel have either a balcony or a
terrace. The all-inclusive service includes a buffet breakfast, a
choice of a buffet lunch or lunch at the beachside Ranchón restaurant,
dinner at the main buffet, Italian, gourmet or seafood restaurants,
snacks and drinks and is available 24-hours a day.
Iberostar’s two other properties in Varadero are the five star Iberostar
Varadero Hotel and the four star Iberostar Tainos Hotel. The remaining
Iberostar properties in Cuba are the boutique hotel Iberostar Grand
Hotel Trinidad, located in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage
protected old town of Trinidad, a picturesque Spanish colonial town, and
the Iberostar Daiquiri Hotel on Cayo Guillermo beach.