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icon 4.5-star Melia Las Dunas

Hotel Melia Las Dunas | Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba

• Rating : 4½-stars
• Type : All-Inclusive Beach Resort
• Rooms : 925
• Buildings : 43 (2-storey)
• Opening date : December 2006
• Owner : Gaviota S.A. (Cuba)
• Management : Melia Hotels International (Spain)
• Beach : Playa La Estrella
• Neighbor hotel - East: Playa Cayo Santa Maria
• Neighbor hotel - West: Melia 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


Aerial view of Melia Las Dunas and surrounding areas

Resort map (hotel's layout)

Hotel Fact Sheet (pdf)

This hotel is located on Cayo Santa Maria, 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).

• Distance from the hotel to:
- Santa Clara International Airport (SNU): 110 km (± 90 min.)
- Las Brujas National Airport (MUBR): 11.0 km (± 15 min.)
- International Clinic: 2.2 km (± 5 min.)
- Delfinario (Dolphinarium): 5.1 km (± 10 min.)


Aerial view of Cayo Santa Maria showing every hotel and services

Melia Las Dunas Rooms

• Classic Pool/Garden View: 696
• Classic Sea View: 34
• Premium Pool/Garden View: 176
• Grand Suites Ocean View: 13
• Royal Suites Ocean View: 6


• Connecting rooms: 19
• Handicapped rooms: 9
• Air conditioning
• 1 King or 2 3/4 beds
• Complete bathroom
• Ceiling fan

• Telephone
• 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 adult-only section of the hotel showing the block numbers - East sector

Aerial view of family section of the hotel showing the block numbers - West sector

Picture of the in-room safe and its dimensions

Learn more about electrical current and outlets

Melia Las Dunas Restaurants

Buffet International "Caibarien" (capacity 556, air-conditioned), hours: 7:00-10:00 / 13:00-15:00 / 19:00-22:00
Buffet Criollo "Remedios" (capacity 288, air-conditioned), hours: 7:00-10:00 / 19:00-22:00
Pizzeria "Mi Conuco" (capacity 100, open air), hours: 10:00-16:00
Ranchón "Los Caribes" (capacity 300, open air), hours: 12:00-15:00 / 18:30-22:30
Snack Bar "San Salvador" (capacity 70, open air), hours: 10:00-16:00
Snack Bar "Guarani" (capacity 70, open air), hours: 10:00-18:00
Beer Garden "Manacas" (capacity 52, open air), hours: 24hrs
A la carte Italian "Columbus" (capacity 148, air-conditionned), hours: 18:30-22:30
A la carte Romantic "Isabel & Fernando" (capacity 156, air-conditionned), hours: 18:30-22:00
A la carte Seafood "Los Caribes" (capacity 300, open air), hours: 18:30-22:00
A la carte Mexican "Finca Los Agaves" (capacity 100, air-conditionned), hours: 18:30-22:00
A la carte Oriental "Bana" (capacity 80, air-conditionned), hours: 18:30-22:00
Ice Cream Parlour "Copelia" (capacity 16, open air), hours: 10:00-18:00

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

Melia Las Dunas Bars

Lobby & Piano bar "Jardin del Rey" (capacity 450 seats, open air), hours: 24 hrs
Beer Garden "Manacas" (capacity 60, open air), hours: 24hrs
Aqua bar "La Gruta" (capacity 30, open air), hours: 10:00-18:00
Aqua bar "La Laguna" (capacity 30, open air), hours: 10:00-18:00
Beach Bar "Las Dunas" (3) (open air), hours: 10:00-18:00
Fun Pub "Cupet" (air-conditionned), hours: 16:00-Midnight
Recreation Theatre, hours: 20:30-23:00

• 3 freshwater pools (max depth 1.5 m)
• 1 kids pool (depth 0.3 m)
• Outdoor jacuzzi
• Baby-club, Mini-club, Maxi-club & Teen-club
• Gym
• Spa "Aguas Claras" (see link below)
• Internet and Wifi ($) (see link below)
• Concierge service (24h)
• 6 Tennis court (with night lighting)
• 1 Multi-sports 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 ($)
• Parking
• Meeting rooms
• Panoramic Bus service between hotels and plazas ($)

• 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)

Information about weddings in Melia Cuba Hotels

Services (and prices) available at the Spa Aguas Claras

Learn more about Internet and WiFi access in Cayo Santa Maria

Hotel Melia Las Dunas
Cayo Santa Maria, Cayeria del Norte, Caibarien, 50100, Villa Clara, Cuba
Phone: (53 42) 350 100
Fax: (53 42) 350 301
Email: jefe.ventas.mld@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)

To learn more about the other hotels, click the links in the Hotels section of the Top Menu

Aerial view of Cayo Santa Maria showing hotels and services

Aerial view of Cayo Las Brujas showing hotels and services

Aerial view of Cayo Ensenachos showing hotel and services


Hotels « Cayos de Villa Clara » ...

• Dhawa Cayo Santa Maria
• Grand Memories Santa Maria
• Hotel Cayo Santa Maria
• Iberostar Ensenachos
• Melia Buenavista
• Melia Cayo Santa Maria

• Melia Las Dunas
• Memories Paraiso Beach Resort
• Ocean Casa del Mar by H10
• Playa Cayo Santa Maria
• Royalton Cayo Santa Maria
• Sercotel Cayo Santa Maria

• Sol Cayo Santa Maria
• Starfish Cayo Santa Maria
• Valentin Perla Blanca
• Villa Las Brujas
• Warwick Cayo Santa Maria


Chart of number of rooms per hotel in the Cayos de Villa Clara

Chart of the growing numbers of hotel-rooms in Cayo Santa Maria from 1999 until today

Detailed chronology of the tourism development in the Cayos of Villa Clara, from 1989 until today

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