Sanctuary at Grand Memories Varadero

Varadero, Cuba



Varadero has to have one of the finest beaches in the entire Caribbean. Although large resort hotels now line the shore, the beaches are so expansive that they will very seldom be crowded. And what beaches! No need to search for the perfect spot, since Varadero is located on on 20 kms of white powdery sand that makes up the Peninsula de Hicacos. Naturally watersports are a key ingredient of your holiday, and most hotels offer a wide range of activities.
The “mojito” – a unique combination of sugar, fresh mint, soda water, lime juice and rum – is a refreshing drink in the hot Cuban sun. A popular Cuban drink, Ernest Hemingway made the mojito famous with his taste for the Caribbean beverage.

Cubans love music, and you should try to find some local groups who perform live outside the confines of the hotel strip. Although availability of necessities for tourists has improved dramatically over the years, it is still a good idea to take any familiar items you may need, such as toiletries, film, and certainly any medications.


Grand Memories Sanctuary is an all inclusive, adults-only paradise that provides a unique selection of services and amenities to our guests. With Deluxe Suites, complimentary butler services, and around-the-clock room services, Sanctuary is a unique and stylish accommodation option for those searching for a more exclusive tropical getaway.

This adults-only resort is a tranquil property that caters to guests over 18 years of age only. It features everything necessary to create a tranquil and relaxing moment to enjoy the comfort of a kids-free haven including an exclusive à la carte restaurant and bar, and a crystal clear, adults-only pool. Sanctuary is a hotel within a hotel and our guests may enjoy access to all of Grand Memories Varadero’s restaurants, bars, activities, and health and wellness facilities.


Experience Sanctuary with our dedicated and friendly staff, an incredible beach location, spacious accommodations, first-class service, and our around-the-clock all inclusive features including:

  • Unlimited, reservation-free gourmet dining plus 24 hr snacks

  • Unlimited domestic and international drinks

  • Complimentary 24-hour room service

  • Butler service

  • 24 hour front desk

  • Close access to the beach

  • Private pool

  • Exclusive Cigar Room

  • Wi-Fi Internet (additional charge and in selected areas)

  • Sports activities and non-motorized water sports

  • 2 tennis courts

  • Nightly entertainment

  • In-room liquor dispenser

  • Parking


Instructor accommodations are at Grand Memories Varadero.  Guestrooms come fully equipped with bathroom, hairdryer, 220 V, telephone, central air conditioning, mini-bar, coffee maker, satellite TV, electronic in-room safe, iron and ironing board, balcony or terrace.  Instructors will have full access to all the amenities at Sanctuary.





Our culinary experts at Sanctuary have created an international culinary experience for our guests. We have something for every taste and the perfect ambience to create a memorable culinary experience. Enjoy our international à la carte restaurant and also enjoy access to all Grand Memories Varadero’s restaurants which feature a variety of global cuisines.

International Cuisine (adults only) – Ave del Paraiso
Dinner Service. Reservation required.

Asian Cuisine – Ging Seng
Dinner Service. Reservation required.

Gourmet Cuisine – La Orquidea
Dinner Service. Reservation required.

Seafood Cuisine – Los Lirios
Dinner Service. Reservation required.

Creole Cuisine – Mar Pacifico
Dinner Service. Reservation required.

Italian Cuisine – La Violeta
Dinner Service. Reservation required.


Quench your thirst with unlimited domestic and international drinks. Whether you are mingling in the lobby, keeping yourself refreshed by the pool, or enjoying a drink on the beach, our friendly staff will keep your glass full day and night. With 8 bars to choose from, you are never far away from a frosty refreshment.

Lobby Bar – Mariposa

Theatre Bar – Azahar

Snacks and Pool Bar – Adelfa

Snacks and Pool Bar – Amapola

Swim up Bar – Hortencia

Swim up Bar – Lirio

Disco – Los Jasmines

Cigar Bar – Flor del Tabaco (Guests of our adults only section).

TEACHING SCHEDULE: 2-3 classes per day except for arrival/departure days

2 Instructors per week – One Fitness/Zumba and One Mind/Body



Yoga 10:00am Spa (60 mins)


Zumba on Beach :11:00am (45 mins)

Aqua Sanctuary Pool: 4:00pm (45 mins)



** Program fee covers the instructor and one travel companion.

***Memories Grand Santuary / Memories Grand Varadero -  3rd Person or Child rates available upon request.


****(Program fee is an additional $100 for Christmas and New Years weeks)



  • September - 21, 28 (Yoga) September - 21, 28 (Zumba)

  • October - 5, 12, 19 (Yoga) October - 5, 12, 19 (Zumba)

  • November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (Yoga) November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (Zumba)

  • December 7, 14, 21 (yoga) December 7, 14, 21, 28 (Zumba)


  • January 11, 18 (yoga) January 4, 11, 18, 25 (Zumba)

  • February 8, 15, 22, 29 (yoga) February 1, 8, 15, 29 (Zumba)

  • March 7, 21, 28 (yoga) March 7, 28 (Zumba)

  • April 4, 11, 18, 25 (yoga) April 4, 11, 18, 25 (Zumba)