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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

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

• 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

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

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)

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

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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