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Paradisus Princesa del Mar

Varadero, Cuba

One of only a few more upmarket Cuban beach resorts, although large, the Paradisus Princesa del Mar offers guests modern and comfortable accommodation on Cuba’s best beach. This adults-only hotel has a good choice of facilities and a beachfront location.

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At a Glance

  • One of the most comfortable hotels in the all-inclusive resort of Varadero and adults-only

  • Towards the end of the peninsula so a bit more tranquil and opposite one of the best stretches of beach

  • We recommend the more exclusive Royal Service area of the hotel

  • Being a larger all-inclusive it does offer a bit more choice when it comes to meals (food is not a Cuban forte!) than the more basic beach hotels

  • Within driving distance of Havana airport so can combine well at the beginning or end of a vacation to Cuba


Insider's View

An upgrade to the Royal Service section is highly recommended. Together with upgraded amenities in your suite and the services of a butler you can also enjoy access to an exclusive pool, beach area, restaurant, lobby bar, beach bar and pool bar.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Paradisus Princesa del Mar or take a look at our itineraries to Beach Resorts


The Paradisus Princesa del Mar is an adults-only all-inclusive and offers guests access to a pristine stretch of beach, spa and a range of restaurants serving international food. It is a good option to relax after exploring the Cuban sites and is conveniently located a couple of hours to the east of Havana.

The resort has 630 rooms, made up of Junior Suites and Suites. All with balcony/terrace, air-conditioning, satellite TV, CD player, stocked mini-bar with soft drinks, bottled water and beer, replenished daily. Tea/coffee-making facilities, mini-bar, safety deposit box, iron and board, and hairdryer. The hotel also offers a Royal Service section, where guests access their own butler service, restaurant, pool area and check in. We recommend guests book this, although please note that the butler service is new to Cuban hoteliers and not yet as efficient as in other Caribbean destinations.

Alongside a host of activities, including beach volleyball, tennis, t’ai chi, windsurfing, catamaran sailing and scuba diving, there are also a selection of unique experiences such as salsa classes, wine-tasting, art classes, cooking demonstrations and Spanish lessons that will really enrich your stay. Both local and international cuisine is on offer at the numerous restaurants.


The Paradisus Princesa del Mar has 630 rooms in total. All of them are Junior Suites and Suites with views of the sea, gardens or pools.


Adults over 18 years only.


8 restaurants including Gran Terrazza (International buffet) reopened with new inside air-conditioned section or exterior terrace, Rock Club House (Cuban), Firenze (Italian), Marseille (French), Sakura (Japanese), Bamboo (oriental), Hill Top Hideaway Restaurant (Royal Service guests only) and Port Royal (grill, lunch only). 5 bars including La Corona Cigar Bar.

Swimming pool with 7 whirlpools, 2 at the standard area, 3 at the spa and 2 at the Royal Service section (for Royal Service guests only), 4 floodlit tennis courts, beach and pool volleyball, basketball, aerobics, fitness center, table tennis, pool, European spa and water sports: pedal boats, sailboats, catamarans, kayaks, snorkeling and windsurfing.

Location & Directions

Varadero, Cuba

Picturesque beachfront location, 20 mins drive from downtown. Varadero clings to the northwest of Cuba, running most of the length of the spectacular Hicacos Peninsula.

When to go

Offering warm temperatures throughout the year the Caribbean is a perfect year round destination. With an average of 9 hours sunshine a day the peak season runs from December through to April which is the dry season when you can expect very little rainfall. May to November are the slightly wetter months where you will find an increase in rainfall as the summer season goes on and with that some humidity, however the Summer months are still a great time to travel as the temperatures are hot and the rain tends to come in short heavy bursts but not all day long. The wettest months with the most humidity are September and October and these are the most probable months for hurricanes to occur in the region although many islands have not experienced hurricanes for a number of years. The average daily temperatures range from the mid-seventies in the winter months and mid-eighties in the summertime.

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