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Iberostar Bella Costa – Varadero Cuba {Review}

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Iberostar Bella Costa
Post Last Modified – January 08, 2024 ¦

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The Iberostar Bella Costa In Varadero – Cuba

If your vacation plans have you traveling to ️🏖 Varadero Beach in Cuba, then be sure to consider a stay at the …

🌺 Iberostar Bella Costa 🌺

🌴 Beachfront All Inclusive Resort Hotel.🌴

My wife and I recently enjoyed a wonderful 2 week vacation at this resort, from our home in Canada. Below is a detailed review of the resort and what you can expect when booking your all inclusive beach vacation at this Iberostar resort.

Iberostar Bella Costa – Our Stay

Iberostar Bella Costa

Upon arrival at the hotel, we were warmly greeted by reception and the hotel manager, welcoming us to the hotel. A refreshing 🍹 tropical drink was served at check in as well!

Iberostar Bella Costa Reception

We were quickly checked in and our 🧳 luggage was taken to our guest room by a porter.

Iberostar Bella Costa – YouTube Video

First, check out my very short 1 minute 📹 video showing the resort from the beachfront.

It will give you a glimpse of what to expect and shows the resort just steps from beautiful 🏖 Varadero Beach.


Iberostar Bella Costa – Amenities

Iberostar Bella Costa Varadero Cuba

This is an older and smaller hotel, taken over by the Iberostar Brand not too long ago. They have and are still continuing to make upgrades to the hotel.

✔  397 Guest Rooms;
✔  2 Freshwater Swimming Pools;
✔  5 Restaurant Choices;
✔  6 Bars.

Free 📶 Wi-Fi Throughout Resort (5 hours per person included).

Iberostar Bella Costa Swimming Pool

All Guest Room Categories Include;

✔ Television;
✔ Air-conditioning;
✔ Hair dryer;
✔ Iron and ironing board;
✔ Telephone;
✔ In-room safe;
✔ Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower;
✔ Mini-fridge;
✔ King or 2 twin beds;
✔ 2 Large Bottles of Purified Water in room each day;
✔ Free wi-fi.

Beachfront Bungalow Guestroom

Beachfront Bungalow Guestroom

We were so pleased with our very spacious Beachfront Bungalow Guestroom, complete with King Bed and extra separate sitting area.

Our 🛌 king bed was very comfortable and of a new brand.

Stained Glass Art

We were pleasantly surprised and it was much more than we expected! 😲

Bungalow Sitting Area

Our extra large guestroom included a separate comfortable sitting area, complete with a door for privacy from the main room.

Bungalow Bath

The guest room bath was always kept very clean and equipped with the usual toiletries one would expect in a typical hotel room.

Bungalow Amenities

Even though this is an older hotel, our room and bath area were kept very clean throughout and kept this way daily for our entire stay by our amazing housekeeper!

Bed Towel Decorations

To make this guest room absolutely complete, was the amazing beachfront view from our balcony.

Beachfront Bungalow Balcony View

It simply can’t get any better than this!

Iberostar Bella Costa – Guest Rooms

This resort has an assortment of guest rooms to choose from including;

🛌 Bungalow Suite;
🛌 Standard Guestroom Without Balcony;
🛌 Double With Balcony;
🛌 Sea View Double;
🛌 Bungalow;
🛌 Suite.

Iberostar Bella Costa Room With Balcony

I had the opportunity to view a typical standard guest room with balcony during our stay.

The room was kept spotless and very comfortable looking as well, with all the standard room amenities you would expect.

Iberostar Bella Costa – Restaurants

Carey Buffet Restaurant

Iberostar Bella Costa Restaurant

This all inclusive resort includes the main buffet restaurant, outdoor snack bar, a lovely open air beach front buffet for lunch and 3 themed a la carte choices for dinner.

Iberostar Bella Costa Buffet Dining

The Carey Buffet Restaurant is located indoors and is open for breakfast and dinner. They offer a wide variety of food choices at both times, surely to satisfy most everyone.

Iberostar Bella Costa Buffet Selections

During this terrible time of covid, each section of the buffet includes a staff member. Very friendly restaurant staff are ready to serve you at the buffet and attend to all your needs while seated.

Iberostar Bella Costa Restaurant Staff

El Mirador Restaurant

El Mirador Restaurant

The El Mirador is open for lunch and also used as an a la carte dinner venue.

El Mirador Buffet Restaurant

It’s a lovely open air, beachfront restaurant serving a great buffet lunch.

El Mirador Beachfront Seating

It’s a beautiful picturesque beachfront location, to enjoy a nice afternoon lunch. In the evening hours, this restaurant is also used for themed a la carte specialty dining.

Iberostar Bella Costa F&B Director

Outdoor Beachfront Cuban Buffet

Varadero Beach Cuba

As a special treat on Thursdays and weather permitting, a wonderful outdoor Cuban picnic buffet is set up for lunch, just off the main pool area and close to the beach.

Fiesta Cubana

A superb selection of food items, including bar-b-que choices in this afternoon outdoor buffet.

Iberostar Bella Costa Staff

Just another great addition to compliment your stay, complete with live Cuban entertainment for all guests to enjoy!

Iberostar Bella Costa Entertainment

From dancers to live musicians to entertain you at lunch, it’s great fun!

Cuban Musicians

Snack Bar

Bella Costa Snackbar

For those looking for something lighter throughout the day, there’s a small Snack Bar located just off the pool and bar area.

hot dog


They serve great hamburgers, hot dogs, sandwiches and pizza. All made fresh upon order.

A La Carte Dining

Iberostar Bella Costa Dining

There are 3 themed a la carte restaurant nights to choose from throughout the week.

Depending on the day of week, you have a choice of;

Basilico Italian … Buganville Mediterranean … El Mirador Cuban

Iberostar Bella Costa Theme Dining

As well, and located next to the La Fuente Lobby Bar, guests can enjoy a variety of freshly made coffees at the – Café las Fuente.

Iberostar Bella Costa Coffee Bar

Iberostar Bella Costa – Resort Bars

Iberostar Bella Costa Bartenders

There are four bars throughout the resort serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages throughout the day and into the evening hours.

La Fuente Lobby Bar

Iberostar Bella Costa Bartender

This is the main 🍹 cocktail bar, which is located next to the reception area in the lobby. It’s a great place to sit, relax and enjoy a drink before dinner, or at anytime during the day and evening hours.

Las Brisas Pool Bar

Bella Costa Main Pool Bar

The choices of 🍺 beverage are numerous, with wonderful bartenders and servers ready to prepare your favorite drink for you!

Iberostar Bella Costa Staff Bartender

This is the main outdoor bar, which is frequented by most guests throughout the day and into the evening.

They also serve specialty blends of ☕ coffee as well, for your convenience.

Iberostar Bella Costa Entertainers

It’s a fun area to hang out, get to know fellow guests, the staff and where activities take place next to the main pool during the daytime.

Iberostar Bella Costa – Swimming Pools

Iberostar Bella Costa Main Pool

Besides being next to one of the most highly rated beaches in the world, there are two main freshwater 🏊 swimming pools located next to the Pool Bar. One of the pools is a separate shallow children’s pool, located next to the main pool.

There’s plenty of lounge chairs around the swimming pools and down at the beach, along with a few Palapas/Sun shelters to choose from.

Iberostar Bella Costa Beach Service

Friendly staff are always available to take your 🍹 drink orders while relaxing around the pool or on the 🏖 beach!

There is a towel service desk by the pool area, where you can get fresh towels each day!

Iberostar Bella Costa – Poolside & Beach Activities

Iberostar Bella Costa Activities

On the beach, your all inclusive vacation includes;

⛵  Kayaking;
⛵  Pedal boats;
⛵  Paddle Boards;
⛵  Sailing Excursion.

Iberostar Bella Costa Beach Activities Station

Just head down to the beachfront, where you will find the beach station. Resort staff will get you all set up for some fun water activities!

Iberostar Bella Costa Beach Watersports

Life guards are also located down on the beach and around the pools for your added safety.

Sailing In Varadero

Beach attendants are experienced sailors, and are more than happy to take you out for a short ⛵ sail excursion at your request.

All included with your stay at Bella Costa!

If you’re looking to hit the links on your getaway, head over to ⛳ Varadero Golf Club, conveniently located right next door to the Bella Costa.

Final Thoughts Banner

We had a wonderful stay and are now definitely sold on the Iberostar Brand.

If you’re looking for a smaller size all inclusive beach resort, with exceptional staff and excellent customer service, along with a nice variety of freshly prepared food choices in the restaurants for your vacation, then look no further.

✔ Guest rooms are very clean and comfortable, 📶 wi-fi was excellent in our room and throughout the hotel at all times.

We were also very impressed with Iberostar 🚫 no longer using 🥤 plastic cups and straws, switching to washable reusable drinking 🥛 cups and cardboard straws.

Iberostar Bella Costa All Inclusive Resort

Below, I’ve included a link to the 🏨 Iberostar Bella Costa’s official website pages for your convenience. You can access more detailed information, online bookings, special deals and more. 🗺 Be sure to check out the {Google Map} box at the bottom of this post for this resort’s exact location. 🗺

Iberostar USA

Click On The Banner To Visit Iberostar’s Home Page

🍁 Iberostar Hotels & Resorts/ Canada 🍁

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I’ve also added the  Cuba Tourist Board of Canada – GoCuba website below. It’s filled with excellent information to assist in planning your travels to this beautiful island in the Caribbean!

🌴 GoCuba Tourism 🌴

😎 Safe and Healthy Travels!

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Although our guest room upgrade was provided and in collaboration with Iberostar Hotels, rest assured all content and opinions are that of the author and reflect my personal views only.

All personal 📸 photographs on this post are the property of and are copyright protected. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited. 🚫

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