Varadero, the largest sun and beach tourism destination in Cuba
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Its warm climate, the transparency of its waters and its tropical landscape make Varadero a Caribbean destination like no other.
Varadero is located on the Hicacos Peninsula, part of the province of Matanzas, just 130 km east of the city of Havana. This Cuban town was founded in 1887, as a village in which a group of ten families decided to settle, where currently is located Playa Azul, on the north coast of Matanzas.
Varadero's tourist development began in the early 1990s, when a group of hotels was built to welcome international tourism.
Currently, Varadero has a hotel infrastructure that has 20,000 rooms and has the largest number of all-inclusive resorts in the country, including important hotel chains such as Sol Meliá, Barceló, H10, Husa, Iberostar, Gran Caribe, Gaviota and Grupo Cubanacán.
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