Cayo Guillermo is a popular tourist destination in Cuba, and for good reason: the area boasts one of the nation's top beaches, the Playa Pilar, as well as a number of all-inclusive resorts that make vacations to this beautiful part of the island both relaxing and exciting.

Of these Cayo Guillermo hotels, the Hotel Melia is Cayo Guillermo's first five-star resort. This popular hotel offers spacious and comfortable rooms with terraces and balconies that overlook the crystal clear waters that once served as a playground for world famous writer Ernest Hemingway. In addition to the guest accommodations, the Hotel Melia also offers a health and fitness center, a beauty center, spa and sauna, as well as a wide array of restaurants, pubs, cafes, and bars, all of which offer a distinctive variety of both local and international fare.

The resort offers live music and a full complement of entertainment venues, as well as sports and nature activities. The resort also offers a games room, complete with billiards and table tennis, as well as volleyball, archery, and basketball, and two kids' clubs, offering activities for kids of every age, from infants to pre-teens. Enjoy water sports? Kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, water bicycling, and snorkeling are all among the options offered at the Hotel Melia. Hike along pristine beachside paths that offer spectacular views of emerald water, sparkling white sand beaches, and native wildlife, including pelicans, gulls, and flamingos. Or choose to dive into the lukewarm waters and explore a barrier reef of unsurpassed beauty and diversity. Hotel Melia is the premier option among Cayo Guillermo hotels.

The Hotel Iberostar Daiquiri is another all-inclusive resort located on the Cayo Guillermo, which is generally priced lower than other resorts located nearby. With more than 300 guest rooms, the Iberostar Daiquiri offers its own colonial-style village to explore, filled with restaurants, cafes, and taverns serving up local and international drinks, snacks, and meals round the clock. The resort also offers a extensive gardens planted with native flora and interspersed with winding paths which are well worth exploration.

A wide variety of daytime entertainment options are ideal for singles, couples, and families, or rent a bike and explore the area on a two-wheeled tour. Swim and relax in the pool with its uniquely styled aqua bar, while children enjoy the shallower waters of the separate child's swimming area. Or relax poolside in a parasol-shaded sun lounger. And don't forget to explore the Iberostar Daiquiri's wide private beach. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy archery, rifle shooting, volleyball, indoor football, tennis, table tennis, billiards, and a full-service fitness room with sauna. The Miniclub is a great option for kids from 4 to 12 years of age.

Another popular option among the Cayo Guillermo hotels is the Hotel Sol Cayo Guillermo. With a more intimate atmosphere than the Iberostar Dairuiri, the Hotel Sol nonetheless offers an all-inclusive experience that caters to your every need. The 268-room complex is located at the center of one of the area's most beautiful beaches, bordered by verdant tropical plants and foliage, giving the appearance of a remote tropical hideaway.

Because of its romantic appearance, the hotel Sol is often chosen from among the Cayo Guillermo hotels for weddings and honeymoons. Like the other local resorts, the Hotel Sol offers a range of activities and opportunities for exploring and enjoying the local area. In addition to fully equipped fitness facilities, with sauna and Jacuzzi, the resort offers a games room and two popular kids' clubs, as well as a variety of sports and nature activities, including volleyball, tennis and table tennis, archery, aerobics, horseback riding, scuba diving lessons, bowling, tai-chi, yoga, and tai-chi. Or explore the crystal waters with a catamaran, canoe, water bicycle or water skis supplied by the resort. Snorkeling and windsurfing are other options for the more adventurous. Rent a bicycle or moped and explore the island, or take Salsa lessons and then stay up late at the disco - don't forget to take advantage of the resort's babysitting services! Relax and unwind with a well deserved massage.

For those seeking a little more local flavor in their accommodations, the Hotel Villa Cojimar offers bungalow rooms, set apart from the rest of the island on a quiet strip of beach that reaches out into the blue waters that surround you. This resort also offers a host of activities, and is ideally suited to singles, couples, familes and others seeking a relaxed, peaceful holiday.

The Hotel Villa Cojimar is the oldest of Cayo Guillermo's hotels, and has undergone extensive remodeling while retaining the charm of the architecture and styling. The resort offers a kids' club for guests from 4 to 12 years of age, as well as a varied itinerary of daily activities. Non-motorized water sports are also offered here, and include options like kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, water bicycling and snorkeling. Volleyball, archery, basketball, and a full-featured gym and games room with billiards and table tennis, keep everyone busy - when they want to be. Relaxing on the pristine beach is another popular option. Romantic evenings are enhanced by the shows and music offered every evening at the resort.