Royalton Hicacos

(formerly Sandals Varadero),

Varadero, Cuba

Resort Rating 5

This luxurious resort is situated on the breathtaking Hicacos Peninsula.  It offers unlimited a-la-carte dining and world class spa treatments.  It's large fresh water pool is unique with it's bridges, waterfall and swim-up bar

 

Location: Carretera las Morlas, Los Taineos, Km 15.5 Varadero, Matanzas, Cuba                                                                                     Number of stays -2  Phone: 1-855-744-8371                                                                                                                                                                 Distance /time from airport:  40 min

Summary:

 

 

# rooms - 404

# pools - 3

# whirlpools - 1

#restaurants - 6

#bars - 6

spa $ 

gym
Spa
gift shop

Room Information: 

 

All inclusive gardenview

220V

2 queen or 1 king bed

24 hour room service

Concierge service

A/C

Mini bar

Coffee maker

Hairdryer

Bathroom robe

In-room safe

SatelliteTV

Balcony/terrace

Butlers $ 

In-room safe

Activities:

 

Non-motorized water sports

Yoga sessions

Beach volleyball

Intro Scuba

Disco

Nightly entertainment

Jazz bar

Snorkelling
diving

Upside/Downside:

Adults only 18+

Front desk staff

Beautiful flat white sand beach

Spacious rooms with great view

Quality food/drink unlimited premium

Grounds immaculate

Great bar tending

Comfortable mattresses and pillows

Security

Internet in room and lobby

 

220V

Departure tax

Food quality inconsistant

Restaurant service

Tipping expected

TIPS

Bring travel mugs for drinks

Exchange money at airport, better rate

Bring toiletries for staff

Bus stops every 30 min for shopping in Varadero

No elevators, request ground floor suites for mobility issues

Suites on higher floors offer better light and views

Men bring long pants, some restaurants have strict dress codes

Excursions:

Private tour to Havana (140 km west)-excellent