The best family holidays to Cuba

Hotel swimming pool, photo by Dennis Wong/Flickr

Traveling with the children, especially if they are very young, is always a hard task. Let me help you finding the perfect destination for a wonderful holiday spent with the children. If you love Cuba or have never been there before, the summer vacation is the perfect time to get there, as there are numerous and gorgeous beaches all around the main island and on the surrounding ones. Your children will also surely enjoy the fantastic beaches, as there are several facilities for them, too. There are some superb resorts with modern and spacious rooms, large swimming pools, close to warm sandy beaches with great watersport facilities for all the members of the family. You can also take the kids on a trip in one of the nearest towns where they will be amazed by old American cars cruising the streets.


Luxury family holiday – Playa Pesquero


Situated in Holguin, Playa Pesquero is a luxury 5 star hotel which is perfect for families and couples at the same time. There are two spectacular swimming pools in this spacious resort, one of which is the largest in Cuba. The resort includes 7 restaurants, 6 bars, offering day itineraries. The entertainment possibilities include shows, theatre, dancing lessons and discos, sport facilities like windsurfing, snorkeling, tennis or basketball. There are stunning sandy beaches and cool turquoise blue waters here. Playa Pesquero offers rooms from standard to two bedroom suites, including the possibility of booking interconnecting rooms which are perfect for families. Standard rooms are ideal for 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Kids will love it, as there are children’s playground and great activities for them such as itinerary, splash pool and infants club.


Splash pool for children, photo by USAG-Humphreys/Flickr



4 star family holiday – Sirenis Playa Turquesa


This resort is extremely popular with families. The eco-friendly Sirenis Grand Playa Turquesa located in Guardalavaca, is the perfect choice for families with young children, as there is a supervised clubhouse area for children of 4 to 8 years old. There is also a Kid’s Club included in the services offered by this resort. There are themes clubrooms offering exciting activities for the little ones while their parents can relax by gorgeous outdoor pools or enjoy some of the many sporting activities which are offered. The white sandy beach with crystal clear, blue waters and beautiful pools guarantee an unforgettable holiday! Standard rooms at Sirenis Playa Turquesa are ideal for 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. There is also a separate children’s pool located within the dedicated Kids’ Club area, a playground, a children’s activity area and a mini disco. Children will adore it.


Hotel swimming pool, photo by Dennis Wong/Flickr


Budget family holiday – Brisas Guardalavaca


Overlooking its own private beach and surrounded by scenic gardens, the Brisas Guardalavaca is an ideal holiday location for families. The hotel has a free club for kids from 4 to 12 years old. There are also other entertainment facilities for the whole family, such as theatre, disco, bingo and themed evenings. Standard rooms have 1 double and 1 single bed and a balcony with garden view. The hotel also has spacious Garden View Junior Suites, which are perfect for families (2 adults and 2 children). Brisas Guardalavaca is one of Cuba’s best budget family holiday locations. Children and parents will adore it alike.

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