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icon 5-star Melia Buenavista (adult-only 18+)

Hotel Melia Buenavista | Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba

• Rating : 5-stars
• Type : All-Inclusive Resort, Adult-Only
• Rooms : 105
• Buildings : 17 (2-storey)
• Opening date : December 1, 2010
• Owner : Grupo Gaviota S.A. (Cuba)
• Management : Melia Hotels International (Spain)
• Beach : Playa Canon, Madruguilla & Matamoros
• Neighbor hotel - East: Sol Cayo Santa Maria
• Neighbor hotel - West: None
• Check-in 14:00 / Check-out 12:00 (Late checkout: 8 CUC/hr)

All-Inclusive Plan :
- A la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks (24h)
- Snacks (24h)
- Butler service / Concierge service
- Room service (24h)
- A variety of daily activities
- Non-motorized water sports 1 hr/day (at the Melia CSM)
- YHI-SPA water journey (once/guest/stay)
- Dine-around Meliá Hotels with shuttle
- Day-around Sol Meliá Hotels with shuttle
See the Facilities section for other services

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Aerial view of this hotel from Melia Hotels International

Resort map (hotel's layout)

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This hotel is located on Cayo Santa Maria (107 km from the International Airport Santa Clara / SNU), a small island off the north coast of Cuba, in the province of Villa Clara. Along with its two neighbors, Cayo Ensenachos 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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The Cayos of Villa Clara (Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Las Brujas, Cayo Ensenachos)
The location of hotels, tourist attractions and services in Cayo Santa Maria
The location of hotels, tourist attractions and services in Cayo Las Brujas
The location of hotels, tourist attractions and services in Cayo Ensenachos

• Junior Suites (Pool/Garden View): 50
• Junior Suites Ocean View (1st floor): 20
• Junior Suites Ocean View Premium (2nd floor): 30
• Suites Romance (Ocean View): 2
• Suites Premium (Ocean View): 2
• Villa Zaida del Rio (private villa, 1.8 km east)

• THE LEVEL inclusions for all rooms (see link below)
• Room service 24 hrs
• Air conditioning
• Electricity: 220 Volts (see link below)
• 1 King bed or 2 3/4 beds
• Sitting area
• Non-smoking
• Telephones (bedroom/bathroom)
• Satellite LCD TV (24 channels)
• Ceiling fan
• Minibar (restocked daily)

• Safety deposit box (see link below)
• Complete bathroom
• Whirlpool tub
• Outdoor shower
• Magnifying mirror (bathroom)
• Hairdryer
• VIP toiletries
• Scale in the bathroom
• Coffee / Tea maker
• Umbrellas
• Iron and Ironing board
• Pillow menu (see link below)
• Bathrobe and Slippers
• Turndown service
• Beach towels
• Chairs and table on the terrace/balcony
• Laundry service ($)
• Maximum occupancy per room: 2 adults

THE LEVEL inclusions

Butler Service   Room Service Menu   Pillow Menu

Picture of the safety deposit box and its dimensions   How to operate the safety deposit box

Learn more about electrical current and outlets

Ranchón Playa "Los Marinos" (144 seats, air-conditioned + outside terrace), hours: 07:30-11:00 / 13:00-16:00 / 18:30-22:00
International "Los Caribes" (86 seats, air-conditioned), hours: 18h30-22:00
Bistro "Los Navigantes" (46 seats, air-conditioned ), hours: 18:30-22:00
Pool BBQ (snacks, hamburgers, pizzas), hours: 13:00-16:00

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

All restaurants included in the Melia Hotels Dine-Around

Restaurant "Los Caribes" Menu

Restaurant "Los Marinos" Breakfast Menu

Restaurant "Los Marinos" Lunch Menu

Restaurant "Los Marinos" Dinner Menu

Lobby-Piano bar "La Notte" (24 hrs, 79 seats, air-conditioned + outside terrace)
Pool bar "La Caracola" (10:00-17:00, 12 seats)
Beach bar "La Duna" (10:00-17:00, 12 seats)

Live music (pianist or duo) at the lobby bar every evening (19:00-22:00)

Pool Bar Menu

Lobby Bar Cocktail Menu

Lobby Bar Coffee Menu

• All services accessible for people with restricted mobility
• Concierge 24h / Butler service 7am to 11pm
• WiFi connection (free / lobby area)
• Gym
• 1 Tennis court (with night lighting)
• Snorkeling equipment
• Non-motorized water sports (at hotel Melia CSM)
• Aqua gym and waterpolo
• Pilates and yoga
• Spanish lessons
• Variety of land sports and games
• Wedding (see link below)

• 2 freshwater pools + 1 Whirpool
• Beach palapas / Pool Shades
• Lounge chairs and sunbeds
• Beach towel service
• Spa Aguas Frescas ($) (see link below)
• Beauty salon ($)
• Currency exchange
• Souvenir Shop ($)
• Jeep, Car & Scooter Rental ($)
• Laundry service ($)
• Parking
• Panoramic Bus service between hotels and pueblos ($)

• Customers at this hotel have access to all services offered at the other Melia hotels in Cayo Santa Maria.
• Motorized water sports ($) and scuba diving ($) available at the Marina.
• Medical services ($) are provided at the International Clinic Santa Maria, doctor on call 24/7.

Services (and prices) available at the YHI-SPA Aguas Frescas

Learn more about Internet and WiFi access in Cayo Santa Maria

Hotel Melia Buenavista
Cayo Santa Maria, Cayeria del Norte, Caibarien, 50100, Villa Clara, Cuba
Phone: (53 42) 350 700
Fax: (53 42) 350 703
Email: jefe.reservas.csm@meliacuba.com

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 :

• Your stay at the Melia Buenavista includes the "Sol-Melia Day-Around" (access to services at the other Sol and Melia Hotels in Cayo Santa Maria) and the "Melia Dine-Around" which give you access to the restaurants at hotels (Melia Cayo Santa Maria and Melia Las Dunas) for dinner. Please note that the Sol Cayo Santa Maria is not included in the Melia Dine-Around.
• This hotel has a small Clothing Optional beach (a few palapas) at the east-end of Playa Canon (main beach).

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