Built in 1930, this hotel captivates its guests with its elegant architecture and its stunning views over the 3.5 km wide Varadero canal. It is just next to the wonderful beach and 15 minutes on foot from the town, while the Juan Gualberto Gómez International Airport is a short 20-minute drive away. The venue is suited for both leisure and conference tourism as it houses modern conference facilities that can accommodate up to 80 guests. But when it comes to relaxing it is at its best - the outdoor pool with children's section is the perfect place for enjoying an afternoon underneath the sizzling Caribbean sun. Massage services and a sauna are available for those who need a little extra pampering, while the active types can enjoy a number of activities ranging from water-skiing, snorkelling, diving, water polo, windsurfing to Spanish dance courses and even catamaran sailing.