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The Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria is located directly on the beautiful white-sand Cayo Santa Maria beach, approximately 50 km from downtown Caibarien and 115 km from the Santa Clara airport.
Hotel details
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  • Some services might not be available in Cuba during summer.
  • If you travel with sports equipment such as a bike, golf or kite board, a special transfer must be reserved prior to departure (fees apply).

Good to Know

  • There are no longer any medical services in the hotels in Cayo Santa Maria. The International clinic is approximately 10-15 minutes driving distance.
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 116 km from Abel Santamaria Airport - Santa Clara
  • Beachfront
  • Area: Cayo Santa Maria Beach

Hotel Description

  • 769 rooms
  • 18 villa(s) of 3 storey(s)

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 8 pool(s)
  • 5 restaurant(s)
  • 9 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • 24h snacks
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Spa ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 2 tennis court(s)
  • -
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
  • Currency exchange
  • Shuttle service throughout the resort
  • Shuttle service off site ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

  • Beach Club on site
  • Beach Club (facilities on the beach) : Yes (included)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Palapas

Hotel Contact Information

  • Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria 4.5*
  • Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria Cayo Santa Maria Santa Clara, Villa Clara Cuba, 50100
  • Tel.: 5342350800
  • Email : jefe.ventas@playacayosantamaria.co.cu
Inclusions
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For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners (2/week, reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 and 31
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Safety deposit box
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions *:
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
* Included with "Room Montecristo", "Ocean View Room Montecristo" and "Suite Montecristo" only
Montecristo inclusions *:
  • Private check-in (for arrivals until 11 pm)
  • À la carte dinners (1 extra à la carte dinner/week for a total of 3, reservations required)
  • Dedicated room location
  • Spa treatment discounts of 10%, once per stay
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Bottle of local rum in room upon arrival
  • Complimentary WiFi at the lobby (2 hours per room per stay)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival with a glass of champagne
  • Discount of 10% in restaurant with extra charge
* Included with "Room Montecristo", "Ocean View Room Montecristo" and "Suite Montecristo" only

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners (2/week, reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 and 31
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Safety deposit box
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions *:
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
* Included with "Room Montecristo", "Ocean View Room Montecristo" and "Suite Montecristo" only
Montecristo inclusions *:
  • Private check-in (for arrivals until 11 pm)
  • À la carte dinners (1 extra à la carte dinner/week for a total of 3, reservations required)
  • Dedicated room location
  • Spa treatment discounts of 10%, once per stay
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Bottle of local rum in room upon arrival
  • Complimentary WiFi at the lobby (2 hours per room per stay)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival with a glass of champagne
  • Discount of 10% in restaurant with extra charge
* Included with "Room Montecristo", "Ocean View Room Montecristo" and "Suite Montecristo" only
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Room > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 40 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to Standard)
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • À la carte dinners 2/week
  • Ocean View Room > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 40 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to Standard)
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • À la carte dinners (2/stay, and one additional reservation for a speciality restaurant, according to availability)
    • Fruit basket in room upon arrival
    • Turn-down service once during stay
    • Bottle of local rum in room upon arrival
    • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
    • Late check-out free until 2 pm
  • Suite > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 70 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size and 1 sofa bed
    • 1 sofa in the living area
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to Standard)
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Whirlpool in room
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • À la carte dinners (2/stay, and one additional reservation for a specialized restaurant, according to availability)
    • Bathrobes and slippers in room (upon availability)
    • Fruit basket in room upon arrival
    • Turn-down service once during stay
    • Bottle of local rum in room upon arrival
    • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
    • Late check-out free until 4 pm
  • Room Montecristo > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Montecristo inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 40 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to Standard)
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Montecristo inclusions
    • À la carte dinners 2/week
  • Ocean View Room Montecristo > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Montecristo inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 40 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to Standard)
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Montecristo inclusions
    • À la carte dinners (2/stay, and one additional reservation for a speciality restaurant, according to availability)
    • Fruit basket in room upon arrival
    • Turn-down service (once during the stay)
    • Bottle of local rum in room upon arrival
    • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
    • Late check-out free until 2 pm
  • Suite Montecristo > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Montecristo inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 70 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size bed or 1 king-size and 1 sofa bed
    • 1 sofa in the living area
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to Standard)
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Whirlpool in room
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Montecristo inclusions
    • À la carte dinners (2/stay, and one additional reservation for a specialized restaurant, according to availability)
    • Bathrobes and slippers in room (upon availability)
    • Fruit basket in room upon arrival
    • Turn-down service once during stay
    • Bottle of local rum in room upon arrival
    • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
    • Late check-out free until 4 pm
  • Family Room > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 80 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 8 people :
      • Maximum 6 adults
      • Maximum 4 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds (1st room)
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds (2nd room)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to Family room is 2 connecting standard rooms)
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Dates available may vary.
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • À la carte dinners 2/week
  • Family Plus Room > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 80 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 8 people :
      • Maximum 6 adults
      • Maximum 4 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds (1st room)
    • 1 king-size and 1 sofa bed (2nd room)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request (connect to Family Plus room is 1 Standard and 1 Suite connecting)
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Dates available may vary.
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • À la carte dinners 2/week
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Kayaking
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Tennis
    • 2 tennis court(s)
  • Volleyball
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Bicycles ($)
  • Bingo
  • Board games
  • Fitness center
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Pool tables
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby ($)

Internet for Business ($)

Distinction Collection
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Extraordinary Extras

Who doesn’t like to be pampered during their all-inclusive Sun holidays? With our Distinction Collection, you’ll unlock new levels of indulgence. Toast to your vacation with a welcome cocktail. Slide into comfort with plush bathrobes. Dine at your favourite gourmet restaurant. The good life just doesn’t get any better than this.

Benefits exclusive to Transat * 
Direct roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel ** 
Additional guaranteed reservations at à la carte restaurants
Free WiFi in the lobby *** 
Mini-bar stocked daily
Unlimited select international drinks
Free in-room safe

YOU’LL ALSO ENJOY…
Welcome cocktail and cold towel upon arrival
Beach towels, bathrobes and slippers in the room
Bottle of wine or local specialty in the room upon arrival
Concierge service
Turndown service
Golf or spa discounts*

* Some inclusions may vary by resort. See hotel inclusions for details.
** Not available at the Meliá Cayo Guillermo.
*** One hour or more per day. Some restrictions may apply in Cuba.
 
May be available with some room categories, according to the property
Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • 24h snacks
    • 24h drinks
  • Restaurant(s)

    • El Tesoro del Almirante
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Garibaldi
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • Longina
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte International
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • Panda Rojo
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Asian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • Puerto San Juan
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Seafood
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
  • Bar(s)

    • Punta Arena
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 00:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Open 24 hours, also offer snacks
    • Villa Blanca
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 00:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Open 24 hours
    • Punta Brava
      Image bar
      • Location : Swim-up
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Sotavento
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Located at the west side of the pool
    • Theatre Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Theatre
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Conuco
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Cohiba
      Image bar
      • Cigar lounge
      • Opening time : 15:00
      • Closing time : 01:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks ($)
    • Coffee and Wine
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 16:00
      • Closing time : 22:00
      • Premium drinks ($)
    • Cayo Barien
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 07:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 2 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Free wedding Package

  • For a groups of 17 passengers minimum,  travelling from May 1st to December 21st 2014

Free honeymoon package

Wedding package ($)

  • Wedding package includes coordinator, ceremony and document signing with notary, hairstyle and attendance for the bride, free massage for the groom, toast during the ceremony, wedding cake, dinner for the guests, special turn over service and surprise gift the night of the ceremony, romantic breakfast in the room the day after the wedding.

Excursions ($)10
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Cayo Santa Maria

Adventure Tours and Excursions
Aquatic Excursion
Entertainment Excursions
Special offers
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  • 1st child under 13 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • When sharing the same room with 2 paying adults
      • Applicable for travel between May 1, 2018 and October 31, 2018
  • Reduced rate for children staying in separate room (2017-2018)

      • For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
  • Single Parent Special (2017-2018)

      • When one adult travels with one or 2 child, the adult rate is based on single occupancy and the child pays 50% of the double rate on hotel's portion only.
      • For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
Ratings
0000¼ 6633 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Best Deal in Cayo Santa Maria 0000¼ November 15, 2017

  • This was our third visit to this hotel and we've never been disappointed, Why do I call this hotel a great deal? From Montreal we paid 850$ in Jan. 2012, 808$ in Jan.2013 and 849$ in Dec. 2016. The...
  • misterd67

The best resort I have been to in Cuba 00000 November 12, 2017

  • I was at Playa from November 4th to the 11th and it was an amazing hotel! Despite the hurricane, the staff made the best out of the areas of the resort that were open and were so sweet and...
  • CamilleA123

Love this place 00000 November 1, 2017

  • We are very glad to hear that everything worked out and the resort is back to normal. The pictures and the updates on Facebook have been fantastic and the hard work that every one of you have put...
  • 180seans
Transat rating
8888*
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Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.