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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 ($)
  • 2 tennis court(s)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
  • 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 ($)
  • Car Rental ($)
  • This hotel accepts student groups

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, 2016 and October 31, 2017

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
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
* Included with "Room Montecristo", "Ocean View Room Montecristo" and "Suite Montecristo" only
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Single Parent and Kids Promo
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 2 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) available at main Canadian airports
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Accommodation for families of five or more
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Babysitting service ($) subject to availability
  • Equipment for kids, playground & wading pool
Montecristo inclusions *:
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (1 extra à la carte dinner/week for a total of 3, reservations required)
  • Dedicated room location
  • Discount of 10% on spa treatments, once per stay
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Bottle of local rum in room upon arrival
  • Complimentary WiFi for 2 hours per room during the stay
  • Refreshing cold-towel service
  • Check-in (Private) not available for arrivals after 11pm
* Included with "Room Montecristo", "Ocean View Room Montecristo" and "Suite Montecristo" only
WEDDING PACKAGE inclusions :
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.

HONEYMOON PACKAGE inclusions :

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
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
* Included with "Room Montecristo", "Ocean View Room Montecristo" and "Suite Montecristo" only
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Single Parent and Kids Promo
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 2 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) available at main Canadian airports
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Accommodation for families of five or more
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Babysitting service ($) subject to availability
  • Equipment for kids, playground & wading pool
Montecristo inclusions *:
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (1 extra à la carte dinner/week for a total of 3, reservations required)
  • Dedicated room location
  • Discount of 10% on spa treatments, once per stay
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Bottle of local rum in room upon arrival
  • Complimentary WiFi for 2 hours per room during the stay
  • Refreshing cold-towel service
  • Check-in (Private) not available for arrivals after 11pm
* Included with "Room Montecristo", "Ocean View Room Montecristo" and "Suite Montecristo" only
WEDDING PACKAGE inclusions :
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.

HONEYMOON PACKAGE inclusions :
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Room > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Season 2016-2017
    • 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

    Inclusions
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • 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

    Inclusions
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 2 3/4 beds and 1 sofa 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
    • 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
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Montecristo inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • 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
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Montecristo inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • 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
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Montecristo inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • 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
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 ($)

Family Collection
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Kid-Friendly Fun

You’re going on a family vacation! Great! Where do you go? Where do you stay? Does the hotel have a water park? Will your teen get bored? So many questions! That’s why we’ve compiled our Family Collection, catered to the wants and needs of all types of families. So you can spend more time teasing your teen about singing Justin Bieber at karaoke or bonding over that time Grandma fell out of the canoe..

WHO ARE YOU TRAVELLING WITH?

CHILDREN UP TO AGE 12
For the Little Ones and Tweens
With fun-filled kids’ clubs and activities galore, your children might never want to leave!

TEENS AGED 13 TO 16
Cool for Teens
Surf simulators, arcade games, DJ classes – your teens won’t even have time to miss Snapchat!

SWIM FANS
Water Parks
Spend hours of aqua fun at these hotels with awesome water parks and surf simulators.

JUST YOU AND THE KIDS
Single Parents
Moms or dads travelling alone with kids under 13 can benefit from reduced rates and even free stays for their little ones.

FAMILIES OF 5 OR MORE
Big Fun for Big Families
Big families are the stars at these hotels with spacious rooms and/or luxurious suites.

To find out if this hotel meets the needs of your family, and see which specific inclusions apply to this hotel, please refer to "Family Collection" Inclusions in the "Inclusions" section.  
May be available with some room categories, according to the property
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 ($)13
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Special offers
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  • 1st child under 12 stays free (2016-2017)

      • When sharing the same room with 2 paying adults
      • Applicable for travel between May 1, 2017 and October 31, 2017
  • Reduced rate for children staying in separate room (2016-2017)

      • Applicable for travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017
  • Single Parent Special (2016-2017)

      • When one adult travels with one child or more the adult pays the single rate and the children receive the reductions based on double rate
      • Applicable for travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017
Ratings
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TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Single Canadian Woman traveler's review: 0000¼ April 25, 2017

  • First off, the currency exchange at the hotel gives the same rate as the airport because it is all government run, so don't fret if you don't have time to stand in line at the currency exchange at...
  • irjas2015

Won't Recommend to Friends 0¼¼¼¼ April 25, 2017

  • I have been to Cuba 3 times, including this trip and it was by far my worst experience. There are safety hazards all around the resort. Some of the issues we ran into were (to name a few...
  • atirem

First Time in Cuba Excellent 00000 April 25, 2017

  • The staff from the Front desk to the wait staff were professional and friendly. The room was excellent and close to everything. The beach was fantastic, water was clear, warm and the sand was soft...
  • BMcLellan443
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.