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icon 4½-star Iberostar Selection Ensenachos
(formerly Occidental Royal Hideaway Ensenachos)

Hotel Iberostar Ensenachos | Cayo Ensenachos, Cuba

• Rating : 4½-stars
• Type : All-Inclusive Beach Resort
• Rooms : 506
• Number of buildings:
  - Section Spa: 10 (2-storey)
  - Section Park: 14 (2-storey)
  - Section Grand Village (Coral level): 23 (1-storey)
• Opening date : December 2005
• Owner : Gaviota S.A. (Cuba)
• Management : Iberostar Hotels & Resorts (Spain)
• Beach : Playa El Megano / Playa Ensenachos
• Neighbor hotels: None
• Check-in 14:00 / Check-out 12:00 (Late checkout $ available)

• Section Spa is adults only (18+ years)
• Section Park is for everyone (mostly families)
• Section Grand Village (Coral Level) is 14+ years

All-Inclusive Plan :
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
- Snacks
- A variety of daily activities
- Non-motorized water sports
- Evening entertainment
See the Facilities section for other services

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Click here for an aerial view of the hotel and surrounding areas ...
Suite Park | Suite Spa | (Gran Village / Coral Level)

Resort map (hotel's layout)

Click here to see a Satellite Video Tour (YouTube) of the Cayos de Villa Clara

Aerial view of the footbridge at Playa El Megano

Aerial view of the nautical center

This hotel is located on Cayo Ensenachos, a small island off the north coast of Cuba, in the province of Villa Clara (101 km from the International Airport Santa Clara / SNU). Along with its two neighbors, Cayo Santa Maria and Cayo Las Brujas, they together forms a group of keys called "Cayos de Villa Clara" (aka Cayos de la Herradura or Cayeria del Norte); and this little group of islands is part of a larger archipelago called "Jardines del Rey" (King's Gardens).

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Click the following links to view aerial images showing :
Aerial view image of the Cayos de Villa Clara (Cayo Las Brujas, Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Ensenachos)
Aerial view of Cayo Las Brujas showing the location of hotels and services
Aerial view of Cayo Ensenachos showing the location of hotel and services
Aerial view of Cayo Santa Maria showing the location of hotels and services

• Section Park: 270 suites (including Park Suites and Duplex Suites)
• Section Spa: 190 suites (including Spa Suites and Duplex Suites)
• Section Grand Village (Coral Level): 46 luxury villas (including 1-bedroom Suites and 2-bedroom Suites)

All Suites:
• Air-conditioned + Ceiling fan
• 1 King or 2 Double beds
• Complete bathroom
• Balcony or Terrace
• Safety deposit box (see link below)
• Hair dryer
• Iron and ironing board
• Bathrobe and slippers (Spa-Suites)
• Electricity: 220 Volts (see link below)
• Room service (11am to 11pm)
• Minibar (restocked daily)
• Coffee maker
• Satellite TV and CD/DVD player
• Telephone

Duplex Suites:
• Laid out in two levels. Ground level: sitting and dining room. Upper level: Bedroom
• Water circuit at the Spa inlcuded
• 20% discount on Spa treatments

Grand Village Suites:
• Jacuzzi on terrace
• Bathrobes and slippers
• Kitchenette
• Buttler service
• Private check-in
• Separate sitting and dining room
• 24-hour room service
• Premium toiletries
• Daily turdown service

Picture of the in-room safe and its dimensions

Learn more about electrical current and outlets

Buffet "Ventanas" International Cuisine (Main building), hours: 7:00-10:00 / 12:30-14:30 / 18:30-22:00
Snack bar "Marino" (Park Suite), hours: 11:00-18:00
Snack bar "Mégano" (Spa Suite), hours: 11:00-18:00
Beach Ranchon "Rancho Megano"
A la carte "Azia" Japonese Cuisine (Teppanyaki tables and Sushi bar) (Main building), hours: 18:30-22:00
A la carte "Palazzo" Italian Cuisine (Main building), hours: 18:30-22:00
A la carte "La Punta del Pirata" Mediterranean (section Park-Suite), hours: 18:30-22:00
A la carte "Atizador" Steak House (section Spa-Suite, adults only), hours: 18:30-22:00
Gourmet Restaurant "El Colonial" (Grand-Village). Exclusive to guests staying in the Grand Village villas

Booking in advance and dress code required for dinners at à-la-carte restaurants. Diet and vegetarian dishes (on request). Live entertainment at some restaurants

Lobby Bar, hours: 7:00am to 1:00 am
Cigar lounge ($), hours: 17:00 to 23:00
Pool bar "El Marino" (Park section), hours: 11:00 to 18:00
Pool bar "El Megano" (Spa section adults only), hours: 11:00 to 18:00
Swim-up bar Park-Suite, hours: 9:30 to 18:00
Swim-up bar Spa-Suite, hours: 9:30 to 18:00
Beach Bar Ensenachos
Beach Bar Megano
Night Club, hours: 19:00 to 3:00am
Beach Bar Nautico Grand Village
Grand-Village swim-up bar , hours: 9:30 to 18:00 pm

• 3 pools (freshwater)
• 1 children pool (Park section)
• Waterpark for children (Park section)
• Mini-club (ages 4 to 12)
• Babysitting ($)
• Gym, Beauty salon and Spa (see link below)
• Internet and Wifi ($) (see link below)
• 3 Tennis courts (with night lighting)
• Theater (462 seats)
• Non-motorized water sports
• Snorkeling equipment
• Aqua gym and waterpolo
• Dancing and Spanish lessons
• Variety of land sports and games

• Beach palapas / Pool Shades
• Lounge chairs (beach and pools)
• Nautical club
• Beach volleyball
• Beach towel service
• Club House
• Evening shows
• Currency exchange
• Gift Shop ($)
• Tour desks ($)
• Jeep, Car & Scooter Rental ($)
• Laundry service ($)
• Parking
• 3 Conference rooms (connected) ($)
• Panoramic Bus service between hotels and plazas ($)

• Most services and facilities are accessible for people with restricted mobility
• Motorized water sports ($) and scuba diving ($) available at the Marina Gaviota.
• Medical services ($) are provided at the International Clinic Santa Maria, doctor on call 24/7.

Services (and prices) available at the Spa Ensenachos

Learn more about Internet and WiFi access in Cayo Santa Maria

Hotel Iberostar Selection Ensenachos
Cayo Ensenachos, Cayeria del Norte, Caibarien, 52700, Villa Clara, Cuba
Phone: (53 42) 350 300
Fax: (53 42) 350 301

Contact information for every hotel in the Cayos of Villa Clara (Cayo Santa Maria / Ensenachos / Las Brujas)

Other useful contact information (tourist services and assistance)

icon infoGood to know :

This hotel is a "one-island/one-hotel" concept making it a very private. There's no Ocean View rooms at this hotel. The lobby bar is open from 7 am to 1 am, not 24 hours. The only rooms with butler service are now the villas in the Grand-Village section.
Please note that since the summer 2014, naturism is no longer allowed in Playa Ensenachos (near Grand Village section). The only Clothing Optional beach in the Cayos de Villa Clara is in Playa Cañon between the hotel Sol Cayo Santa Maria and Melia Buenavista.

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Visit our webpages: Hotels & Development and Latest News, for more information on future projects and a follow-up on hotels openings and new tourist facilities in this destination

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