Royalton Hicacos Resort & Spa, Varadero, Cuba

Royalton Hicacos Resort & Spa is a resort of formula all inclusive, located in Varadero, Cuba. For adults, this hotel offers a natural setting, thanks to its proximity to the white sandy beaches and sapphire blue sparkling water of the lush tropical gardens. Thanks to its fresh water swimming pools, its wedding packages, restaurants of specialties, its care and its European treatments at the spa, as well as its land, and water sports, this hotel promises an unforgettable holiday. You have the choice of several restaurants and bars and a different show in the evening if you are staying a week. The staff is very courteous and friendly.  

Tips

Do not you forget to take an adapter/transformer of 220V if the current of your country is different.
If you you go there for the golf, remember that you must pay the transport to go to there and even the buggy rental golf. You must also register in advance for the days you want.
The internet service is not good then do not count with him if you really need it.
If you want to go around a bit, there is a shuttle bus which departs from the hotel to visit the old Varadero and its craft market. There are also other optional excursions and a full tour of the peninsula by bus that you can godown and take again so many times as you want with the same ticket.

Manoir des Pins, Sainte-Lucie des Laurentides, Quebec, Canada

Manoir des Pins is in Ste-Lucie-des-Laurentides, on Lake Sarrazin. These are cottages to rent; they are near or at the lake. There are packages with meals included, French cuisine with an affordable price. There are cottages for couples, families or groups that go from studios to 5 bedroom chalets. They are equipped with double jacuzzi and fireplace of natural stone. There is the possibility of having bikes to ride near the cottage, rowboats, kayaks, games, snow rackets and all that is included in the services offered for free. There is also the possibility of having massages but it is a paid service with appointments.

Tips

If you want to have a kitchen, you have to rent a 2 bedroom cottage or more. Notice that you should bring some items such as paper towels, aluminum foil and anything that is perishable (milk, coffee, juice, etc.). If you need an iron or a hairdryer, you should bring them too.
Note that you can buy firewood on place.
If you go in summer, do not forget the mosquito repellent and your beach umbrella.

Kasbah Valentine, Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco

Kasbah Valentine is a guest house located in front of the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, 30 km from Ouarzazate. It has 10 air-conditioned rooms spacious enough, decorated in Berber style, with private bathrooms. There is plenty of natural light in all rooms. Upon arrival you will be welcomed in the traditional way with a mint tea and pastries. There is an onsite restaurant that serves the most typical Berber dishes: couscous, tagine, soup, salad, etc. The most valuable area of this house is the terrace from where you have a breathtaking view; it is also the ideal place to enjoy breakfast or a drink while watching the beautiful surroundings and of course with your camera in hand!

Tips

If you really want to be in a typical place, away from the big city, next to the Kasbah, this place is ideal. The owners will do everything to make your stay unforgettable.
It is best to make a reservation in advance because the house also welcomes groups who are visiting the country, whithout reservation, you might be forced to look elsewhere.
You also have an area next to the restaurant, where you can buy some crafts and even beautiful tagines.