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Hotel Melia Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba

• Rating : 4½-stars
• Type : All-Inclusive Beach resort
• Rooms : 358
• Buildings : 28 (2-storey)
• Opening date : December 2003
• Owner : Gaviota S.A. (Cuba)
• Management : Melia Hotels International (Spain)
• Beach : Playa Canon
• Neighbor hotel - East: Melia Las Dunas
• Neighbor hotel - West: Sol Cayo Santa Maria
• Check-in 14:00 / Check-out 12:00 (Late checkout $ available)

All-Inclusive Plan :
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks (24h)
- Snacks (24h)
- A variety of daily activities
- Non-motorized water sports 1 hr/day
- Evening entertainment
See the Facilities section for other services

This hotel is located on Cayo Santa Maria (105 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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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

• Junior Suites Ocean View: 22
• Junior Suites Pool View: 20
• Junior Suites Garden View: 314
• Suites Ocean View: 2 (block #21)

• Handicapped rooms: 3
• Connecting rooms: 48
• Air conditioning
• 1 King or 2 3/4 beds
• Complete bathroom with bath and bidet
• Ceiling fan

• Telephone (room and bathroom)
• Satellite TV (24 channels)
• Minibar (restocked daily with water, soft drinks and beer)
• Safety deposit box (see link below)
• Room key: Magnetic card
• Electricity: 220 Volts (see link below)
• Hairdryer
• Coffee / Tea maker
• Umbrellas
• Iron and Ironing board
• Chairs and table on the terrace/balcony
• Laundry service ($)

Aerial view of this hotel showing the block numbers

Picture of the in-room safe and its dimensions

Learn more about electrical current and outlets

Buffet "Santa Maria del Mar" (capacity 294, air-conditioned), hours: 7:00-10:00 / 13:00-15:00 / 19:00-22:00
Ranchón (BBQ) Playa "El Almirante" (capacity 100, open air), hours: 12:30-16:00
Snack Bar "Casa da Vinci" (capacity 62 , open air), hours: 24h
A la carte Mediterranean "El Portulano" (capacity 76, air-conditionned), hours: 18:30-22:00
A la carte Italian "Casa da Vinci" (capacity 58, air-conditionned), hours: 18:30-22:00
A la carte Japanese "Sakura" (capacity 60, air-conditionned), hours: 18:30-22:00
A la carte French "Le Bistro" (capacity 56, air-conditionned), hours: 18:30-22:00

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

Aerial view of this hotel showing all the restaurants

Restaurant "Le Bistro" Menu

Restaurant "Casa de Vinci" Menu

Restaurant "Sakura" Menu

Restaurant "El Portulano" Menu

Lobby/Patio bar "San Juan" (capacity 96, open air), hours: 24 hrs
Aqua bar "Paso de Los Vientos" (capacity 10, open air), hours: 10:00-17:00
Lounge Bar "Martini" (capacity 20, open air), hours: 18:00-22:00
Fun Pub "San Pascual" (capacity 58, air-conditionned), hours: 22:00-02:00 am
Beach bar "El Almirante" (open air), hours: 10:00-17:00
Theatre "Sala de Animacion Meridiano" (open air)

• 2 freshwater pools (max. depth 1.35 m)
• 1 Kids pool (at the kids club)
• Outdoor jacuzzi overlooking the pool
• Mini-Club (ages 3 to 12), 09:00-18:00
• Gym
• Spa "Aguas Claras" (see link below)
• Internet and Wifi ($) (see link below)
• Concierge service (24h)
• 6 Tennis court (with night lighting)
• Multi-sport court
• Snorkeling equipment
• Non-motorized water sports
• Aqua gym and waterpolo
• Dancing and Spanish lessons
• Variety of land sports and games
• Wedding (see link below)

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

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

Aerial view of the shared services bewteen hotels Melia Cayo Santa Maria and Melia Las Dunas)

Daily activities program

Beach activities program

Services (and prices) available at the Spa Aguas Claras

Learn more about Internet and WiFi access in Cayo Santa Maria

Hotel Melia Cayo Santa Maria
Cayo Santa Maria, Cayeria del Norte, Caibarien, 50100, Villa Clara, Cuba
Phone: (53 42) 350 500
Fax: (53 42) 350 505

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)

See here a table of the number of rooms per hotel in the "Cayos de Villa Clara"
See here a chart that shows the growing number of hotel-rooms in the "Cayos de Villa Clara" from 1999 until today
Detailed chronology of the tourism development in the "Cayos of Villa Clara", from 1989 until today

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