Playa Esmeralda - Holguín, Cuba

Paradisus Río de Oro Resort & Spa

A luxurious Garden of Eden in a fascinating natural setting

Between the mountains and the sea, an exceptional adults-only holiday in Cuba awaits you. Savour an all-inclusive experience that goes far beyond glamour to offer you a chance to create a connection with nature. Enjoy a private and intimate atmosphere, and take your experience to another level with fantastic options such as the relaxing spa, exquisite cuisine and an extensive programme of life-enriching activities.

Eco-resort and spa with a magnificent location in the Bahía de Naranjo National Park, a protected area in Cuba. Paradisus Río de Oro Resort & Spa offers magnificent rooms, comfortable spaces for relaxation and personal discovery options that make it the ideal place to experience all the magic of the largest island in the Caribbean. The Royal Service area is a place where luxurious facilities and services reach their maximum expression.

Adults only
All inclusive
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Exceptional environment

Discover one of the most beautiful natural environments in Cuba

Ideal combinations

Visits to Holguín and Santiago de Cuba to complement your stay

Superior cuisine

Savour Creole and international dishes to satisfy even the most discerning diners


Royal Service area and elegant Garden Villas with exclusive services

Get online

Access the Internet without any limitations with our free Wi-Fi

Professional services

Relax at the YHI Spa and make the most of all our options for events, weddings and honeymoons


Playa Esmeralda - Crta. Guardalavaca, Rafael Freyre

Playa Esmeralda - Holguín


+53 24 430090


0,100 km From Beach

4 km From Delfinario Bahía de Naranjo

72 km From International Airport “Frank País” (HOG)

Hotel information

Name: Paradisus Río de Oro Resort & Spa

Type: Hotels

Segment: Resort

Category: 5 *****

Services and facilities

  • Wellness Centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Wellness programme
  • Exclusive services
  • Tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Events
  • Whirlpool pool
  • Exclusive in-room services
  • Butler
  • Gym
  • Outdoor pool
  • Car rental
  • Adapted for people with reduced mobility
  • Massages

Royal Service

A holiday in Cuba surrounded by the luxury of nature. Royal Service is elegance, unique facilities and exclusive services for adults only, designed to ensure you enjoy absolutely every moment.

Find your perfect room

Paradisus Junior Suite

Luxury Junior Suite

Luxury Junior Suite Sea View


Junior Suite Royal Service

Royal Service

Royal Service Junior Suite Sea View

Royal Service

Luxury Junior Suite Royal Service

Royal Service

Garden Villa Royal Service

Paradisus Junior Suite

  • Garden view
  • King-size bed
  • 462.85 ft²

Start your day surrounded by the intense tropical colours in the decoration of a bedroom-lounge with a king-size bed or single beds. The feeling of well-being and freshness is even greater in the bathroom, with its select amenities, and balcony overlooking the large garden.

Luxury Junior Suite

  • Garden view
  • King-size bed
  • 527.44 ft²

Spacious one-story cabin with its own garden, a lounge-bedroom, bathroom and terrace. Enjoy the outdoor shower and the beautiful natural environment surrounding each building as the fresh water refreshes your skin.

Luxury Junior Suite Sea View

  • Sea view
  • King-size bed
  • 527.44 ft²

The gentle sea breeze and sound of the waves accompany a room in which the elegant furnishing is highlighted by the abundant natural light. It includes a lounge-bedroom, bathroom, private garden, Balinese shower, and terrace with sunbeds and hammocks.


  • Garden view
  • King-size bed
  • 968.76 ft²

Stimulate all your senses from the balcony overlooking the stunning tropical gardens. It provides a hall area, two bathrooms, a lounge and a bedroom. Natural lighting and fine furnishing create the ideal environment for a good night's sleep.

Royal Service

Junior Suite Royal Service

  • Garden view
  • King-size bed
  • 839.59 ft²

Rest in the Bali bed, cool off under the outdoor shower and save time thanks to the preferential services in our Royal Service area. This spacious room provides a lounge, bathroom, hall, dressing area and bedroom with a king-size bed.

Royal Service

Royal Service Junior Suite Sea View

  • Sea view
  • King-size bed
  • 839.59 ft²

With a panoramic sea view, this suite has an entrance hall, lounge, bedroom, dressing room, bathroom and terrace with a Bali bed. This spectacular space will become your tropical Cuban refuge, accompanied by all the attention of our Royal Service and butler service.

Royal Service

Luxury Junior Suite Royal Service

  • Garden view
  • King-size bed
  • 796.54 ft²

Cabin with a hall area, bedroom, bathroom and terrace with beautiful views of the garden, the bushes, water and rocks. Set your imagination free under your Balinese shower or relax with all the services in the Royal Service area.

Garden Villa Royal Service

  • Sea view
  • King-size bed
  • 3982.68 ft²

Discover a world of luxury in the heart of paradise. Enjoy being treated like royalty during your holiday in Cuba thanks to a beachfront villa with a separate entrance and all the exclusive benefits of our Royal Service.

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Mediterranean haute cuisine awaits you in a gourmet restaurant that combines a tasty and healthy menu, elegant decoration, great music and a distinguished wine list.

La Ceiba

Beautiful views of the garden and tropical decoration add to the enjoyment of exquisite buffet-style cuisine in a comfortable and casual ambience.

El Bohío

Savour our delicious Creole cuisine. The decoration will enhance your discovery of Cuba, both in the central area and in the palapas, ideal for a romantic evening.

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Aguas de Oro YHI Spa

Awaken your senses and activate your spirit in a temple of well-being with direct access to a private beach area. An ideal space for therapeutic treatments or simply to rest and relax in a peaceful atmosphere with a gentle sea breeze and beautiful natural surroundings.

Swimming pools

Whether it’s in the main pool, the YHI Spa pool or the private Royal Service pool, take a dip or relax on a sunbed and just forget about everything else. Your favourite book, a cocktail and your sunglasses: everything you need for a perfect day of deep inner peace.

Playa Esmeralda

Named for the colour of its transparent green waters (Emerald Beach), it’s a place that will leave you spellbound. Time seems to stand still here, with an infinite succession of warm mornings by the sea followed by stunning fiery sunsets. The ideal setting for romance, relaxation and self-discovery.

Work your body

Visit the modern gym at Paradisus Río de Oro Resort & Spa, equipped with weights, an aerobics room and cardiovascular equipment such as treadmills, exercise bikes and a rock climber. And if you wish, one of our personal trainers will also help you keep track of your progress. The gym has showers and air-conditioning, as well as beautiful views of the garden and the sea.

Sporting passion

Our extensive sports facilities are ideal for guests who also want to stay active during their holidays. Paradisus Río de Oro Resort & Spa provides a tennis court with floodlights and courts for basketball or beach volleyball, as well as many other facilities.

Adventures on the water

Visit our water-sports centre in Playa Esmeralda and try our catamarans, sailboats, kayaks, kitesurfing or water bikes. We can also provide you with snorkels, masks, fins and life jackets. Don’t miss the diving options in the marinas near the hotel (extra charge).

Club House

An extensive programme of activities in the pool and on the beach. Join in our water volleyball tournaments, snorkelling, a sand-sculpture competition or our aquagym sessions. There are also fantastic evening shows and theme nights with live music.

Feelings to remember

Add personalized details to your accommodation at Paradisus Río de Oro Resort & Spa. Romantic dinners on the beach, dance classes, Cuban crafts workshop, cigar and rum pairings, tastings of local products... our customer service team will design experiences for you that are full of surprises. Service with an extra charge.

Adults-only experience

From intimate and comfortable rooms to an extensive programme of activities, as well as gourmet dining experiences and a natural environment that will enhance the quality of your stay. Visit Paradisus Río de Oro Resort & Spa with your partner, your friends... join us for a memorable stay for guests aged 18 and over.

Life enriching

Our goal is to deliver the best holiday experience of your life and help you discover the real meaning of true well-being. Natural therapies, traditional music, artistic creativity, Spanish language or cooking classes, these are just some of the alternatives from a wide range of opportunities to discover the real Cuba.

La Conga Nightclub

Contagious Cuban and Caribbean beats to keep you on the dance floor all night. And in between dances, put yourself in the shoes of your favourite singer and join the karaoke sessions. And don’t forget to try our suggestions for Creole and international cocktails.

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Paradisus Río de Oro Resort & Spa is the ideal destination for couples aiming to enjoy their romance to the full and celebrate a dream wedding or unforgettable honeymoon. We also have space for major corporate events and meetings in spectacular locations that will thrill all attendees.

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