Varadero Club Kawama Hotel, site of sixth NORCECA stage


Havana, Cuba, May 22, 2012 - The very old Club Kawama Hotel and its surrounding sandy beaches at Varadero will play hosts to the sixth stage of the Beach Volleyball Circuit 2012 for the North, Central American and Caribbean Confederation slated on next June 8-10.


The event first included the Cuba last year, precisely at the famous international beach resort located north of the province of Matanzas, 150 kilometers east of the Cuban capital city. The round was a complete success with victories for the local pairs in both genders.


In this opportunity, there is a unique incentive to the competition, which shall serve as a warm-up event for the men and women teams set to compete in the final round of the NORCECA Continental Cup, an Olympic Qualifier to take place in Mazatlan, in the Pacific coastline of Mexico from June 19 to 24. The winners of the competition will be granted tickets to the Beach Volleyball Tournament of the London Games.


The Varadero round shall account for nearly halfway of this fourth Circuit, considering six or seven more of these are scheduled in Puerto Rico, United States, Trinidad & Tobago, Santa Lucia and Nicaragua, among others, after the event in Mazatlan.


Participants in Varadero arena shall find two main courts and same number of courts for warm up right at the beach and across from the 82 year-old facility, one of the oldest of this tourist area.


Standing out for its beautiful architecture, the Varadero Club Kawama Hotel is largely characterized by its rooms and bungalows all surrounded by gardens and with a view to the Varadero canal. Of modern comfort, the hotel maintains its original 1930 style as when it was first erected.