Pretty, tropical gardens roll all the way down to a pristine, paper-white beach at the Iberostar Tainos.
This place looks the spitting image of a Caribbean village, with low-rise buildings cosied up to palm trees. Guests – or should we say residents – get free rein of a pool, three restaurants and five bars.
The hotel’s secured a spot by the sand on Varadero’s strip. It’s also just five minutes’ drive to Varahicacos Ecological Reserve, where you’ve got nature trails and a cave full of pre-Colombian paintings.