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icon 4-star Playa Cayo Santa Maria
(formerly Sirenis Cayo Santa Maria and Hotel Gaviota Cayo Santa Maria)

Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba

• Rating : 4 stars
• Type : All-Inclusive Beach Resort
• Rooms : 769
• Buildings : 14 (3-storey)
• Area : 120,000 m2
• Opening date : December 2011
• Owner : Gaviota S.A. (Cuba)
• Management : Gaviota S.A. (Cuba)
• Beach : Playa La Estrella
• Neighbor hotel - East: Starfish Cayo Santa Maria
• Neighbor hotel - West: Melia Las Dunas
• 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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Approximate distance between this hotel and the other hotels of the "Cayos de Villa Clara" :

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

• Standard: 744
• Suite: 24
• Master Suite (2-bedroom): 1

• Handicapped rooms: 6
• Non smoking rooms: all
• Connecting rooms: 48
• Air conditioning
• 1 King or 2 3/4 beds
• Bathroom with shower
• 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
• Iron and Ironing board
• Chairs and table on the terrace/balcony
• Laundry service ($)

Aerial view of this hotel showing the block numbers

Prices (2012) for room upgrades and late check-out

Picture of the in-room safe and its dimensions   How to program the safety deposit box

Learn more about electrical current and outlets

Buffet "Tesoro del Almirante" (capacity 784, air-conditioned), hours: 7:00-10:00 / 13:00-15:00 / 18:30-22:00
Ranchón Playa (capacity 220, open air), hours: 12:30-15:00
Snack Bar "Punta Arena" (capacity 60, open air), hours: 10:00-18:00
A la carte Romantic "Longina" (capacity 85, air-conditionned), hours: 18:30-22:00
A la carte Italian "Garibaldi" (capacity 90, air-conditionned), hours: 18:30-22:00
A la carte Japanese "Panda Rojo" (capacity 90, air-conditionned), hours: 18:30-22:00
A la carte Seafood "Puerto San Juan" (capacity 88, 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

Restaurant "Panda Rojo" Menu

Restaurant "Panda Rojo" Wine list (optional, $)

Lobby bar "Villa Blanca" (capacity 220, open air), hours: 24 hrs
Aquabar "Punta Brava" (capacity 15, open air), hours: 10:00-18:00
East Bar "Barlovento" (capacity 35, open air), hours: 10:00-18:00
West Bar "Sotavento" (capacity 35, open air), hours: 10:00-18:00
Beach Bar "Conuco" (capacity 18, open air), hours: 10:00-18:00
Beer Garden "Punta Arena" (capacity 60, open air), hours: 110:00-18:00
Cigar Bar "Cohíba" (capacity 60, air-conditionned), hours: 15:00-01:00 am

• 4 freshwater adults pools
• 2 freshwater kids pools (0.30 meter)
• Jacuzzi (at the gym)
• Mini club (ages 2 to 12) with playgroung
• Gym
• Spa ($) (see link below)
• Internet and Wifi ($) (see link below)
• 2 Tennis courts (with night lighting)
• 1 Multisports court
• Snorkeling equipment
• Non-motorized water sports
• 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 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.

Services (and prices) available at the Spa

Learn more about Internet and WiFi access in Cayo Santa Maria

Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria
Cayo Santa Maria, Cayeria del Norte, Caibarien, 50100, Villa Clara, Cuba
Phone: (53 42) 350 800

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)

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• Most of the beach chairs, palapas and sun shelters are installed on top of the dune overlooking the beach, making it a 2-level beach: the lounging part (up) and the swimming part (about 2 meters down).
• This hotel offers "Family Rooms", they are in fact 2 connecting standard rooms, which can accommodate up to 4 adults and 4 children. Large families may also opt for the "Family Rooms Plus" which is a Suite connecting to a Standard room.

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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