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Blue Diamond to rebrand Royal Hicacos as Royalton Hicacos Varadero in December

The Royal Hicacos in Varadero, Cuba will start operating under Blue Diamond's Royalton adults-only brand from December, 2014. The beachfront all-inclusive hotel is currently undergoing upgrades such as the remodelling of the swimming pools, lobby area and night club, and it will be renamed as the Royalton Hicacos Varadero.

Blue Diamond to rebrand Royal Hicacos as Royalton Hicacos Varadero in December

The Royal Hicacos in Varadero, formerly the Sandals Royal Hicacos before being taken over by Canadian Group, Blue Diamond, will start operating under Blue Diamond’s Royalton adults-only brand from December, 2014. The beachfront all-inclusive resort is currently undergoing upgrades such as the remodelling of the swimming pools, lobby area and night club, and it will be renamed as the Royalton Hicacos Varadero.

Blue Diamond will be taking over the Royal Hicacos in Varadero and rebranding it as the Royalton Hicacos in December.

The Royal Hicacos hotel in Cuba is currently undergoing improvements and renovations to it lobby, night clubs and swimming pools, and once these are finished at the end of December, it will begin operations as the adults-only Royalton Hicacos Varadero, according to Miguel Garcia, a representative of Blue Diamond in Cuba.

The luxury hotel is located in the popular coastal resort town of Varadero and it was formerly run by Sandals Hotels and Resorts.

Situated just 30 minutes from Varadero's International Airport, the luxury all inclusive beach resort currently has 404 suites and a variety of facilities, including three freshwater swimming pools including the main pool with a swim-up bar, three tennis courts, a mini basketball court, pool tables, squash courts, table tennis and a games room, and several gourmet restaurants and stylish bars.

The Canadian company Blue Diamond currently operates one other Royalton-branded hotel in Cuba; the Royalton Cayo Santa Maria, which occupies has been ranked as the number one hotel in Cuba and the Caribbean by TripAdvisor.

The hotel group also has six hotels in Cuba under its Memories brand, which caters for families and offers a number of leisure facilities that are open to the general public.

Varadero is located in the province of Matanzas on the Hicacos Peninsula on the north coast of the Caribbean island. The region is one of the most popular destinations for beach breaks and it is home to more than 20km of pristine white sand beaches and a collection of luxury beachfront Cuba hotels.

The area boasts many beautiful natural landscapes include the Bellamar Caves and idyllic virgin cays. Travellers can enjoy scuba diving and snorkelling activities in the turquoise crystal-clear ocean waters; sailing and deep sea fishing; games of golf against the backdrop of the sparkling ocean; and excursions where they can explore Cárdenas City, nature reserves, museums, and the Delfinario, a natural pool for dolphins.

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