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The Melia Las Dunas Hotel is a resort located directly on the beach in Cayo Santa Maria, approximately 110 km from the Santa Clara airport.
Hotel details
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  • All American bank’s issued cards and traveller’s cheques are not accepted in Cuba. There are no automatic teller machines in Cuba.
  • It is forbidden to bring receiver-transmitters (walkie-talkies) into Cuba.
  • 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).

Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following change in our 2016-2017 brochure.

    August 10, 2016:
    VIP Package ($) inclusions: 4 guaranteed reservations for à la carte restaurants, including 1 lobster dinner/stay (on request)
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

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

Hotel Description

  • 925 rooms
  • 43 bungalow(s) of 2 storey(s)

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 4 pool(s)
  • 11 restaurant(s)
  • 8 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • 24h snacks
  • Fitness center
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 6 tennis court(s)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
  • Check-in time : 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Massage ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

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

Hotel Contact Information

  • Melia las Dunas 4.5*
  • Cayo Santa Maria, Jardines del Rey, Caibarién, Villa Clara, Cuba, 52610
  • Tel.: 5342350100
  • Fax : 5342350105
  • Email : melia.las.dunas@melia.com
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 3/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once/stay
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • 3 meals a day
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Cool for Teens
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 0 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
Superior package inclusions *:
  • Separate check-in until 11 pm
  • Late check-out guaranteed, until 3 pm
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Welcome gift
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • À la carte dinners (4 guaranteed reservations for a minimum 7 night stay, including 1 lobster dinner per stay (on request))
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Bath amenities (VIP)
  • Turn-down service
  • Bathrobes in room upon arrival
* Included with "Premium Room" 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 3/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once/stay
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • 3 meals a day
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Cool for Teens
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 0 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
Superior package inclusions *:
  • Separate check-in until 11 pm
  • Late check-out guaranteed, until 3 pm
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Welcome gift
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • À la carte dinners (4 guaranteed reservations for a minimum 7 night stay, including 1 lobster dinner per stay (on request))
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Bath amenities (VIP)
  • Turn-down service
  • Bathrobes in room upon arrival
* Included with "Premium Room" only
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 3/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once/stay
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • 3 meals a day
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: For the Little Ones
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 0 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids (exclusif 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) (exclusif to Air transat Kids Club members, some restrictions may apply)
Superior package inclusions *:
  • Separate check-in until 11 pm
  • Late check-out guaranteed, until 3 pm
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Welcome gift
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • À la carte dinners (4 guaranteed reservations for a minimum 7 night stay, including 1 lobster dinner per stay (on request))
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Bath amenities (VIP)
  • Turn-down service
  • Bathrobes in room upon arrival
* Included with "Premium Room" 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 3/week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Domestic drinks 24-hour
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once/stay
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks 24-hour
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • 3 meals a day
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: For the Little Ones
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 0 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids (exclusif 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) (exclusif to Air transat Kids Club members, some restrictions may apply)
Superior package inclusions *:
  • Separate check-in until 11 pm
  • Late check-out guaranteed, until 3 pm
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Welcome gift
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • À la carte dinners (4 guaranteed reservations for a minimum 7 night stay, including 1 lobster dinner per stay (on request))
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Bath amenities (VIP)
  • Turn-down service
  • Bathrobes in room upon arrival
* Included with "Premium Room" 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 : 41 m²
    • Garden View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
  • Ocean View Room > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 41 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
  • Premium Room > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Superior package inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Superior package inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 44 m²
    • Garden View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Superior package inclusions
  • Grand Suite Ocean View > Ø

    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Size of the room : 82 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • VIP room amenities (VIP bath amenities, on arrival)
    • Bottle of local rum in room upon arrival (special treatment on arrival, including a bottle of rum)
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Archery
  • Basketball
  • Fishing ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Non-motorized water sports ($)
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
    • 6 tennis court(s)
    • Night Tennis
  • Waterpolo
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Board games
  • Catamaran
  • Dance lessons
  • Fitness center
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Nature walk ($)
  • Pedal boats
  • Pilates
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Shuffleboard
  • Spanish lessons
  • Stretching sessions
  • Yoga
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.  
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)

    • Caibarién
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • High chairs available
    • Remedios
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • High chairs available
    • Isabel y Fernando
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte International
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • Colombus
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • Los Caribes
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : À la Carte Cuban
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • Finca Los Agaves
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • La Picciola Italia
      Image bar
      • Lunch : À la Carte Pizzeria
      • High chairs available
    • Bana
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Asian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • San Salvador
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Snack Bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Guarani
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Snack Bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Coppelia
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Ice Cream Parlor
      • Air conditioning
      • High chairs available
  • Bar(s)

    • Jardin del Rey
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 00:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      24 hours
    • Dunas Lounge
      Image bar
      • Sports Bar
      • Opening time : 16:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Manacas
      Image bar
      • 24-Hour Bar
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • La Laguna
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • La Gruta
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Beach bar 1
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Beach bar 2
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Beach bar 3
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 0 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Scuba diving centre off-site
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Free wedding Package

  • Certain restrictions and administration fees may apply. A minimum number of passengers may be required.

Free honeymoon package

  • To be eligible for the honeymoon package, newlyweds must advise at the time of booking and present their proof of wedding, dated within 6 month upon arrival at the hotel.

Wedding package ($)

Excursions ($)10
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Cayo Santa Maria

Adventure Tours and Excursions
Aquatic Excursion
Entertainment Excursions
Special offers
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  • 1 child under 12 stays and eats free (2016-2017)

      • When sharing the same room with 2 paying adults
      • Applicable for travel between May 1, 2017 and October 31, 2017
  • No Single Supplement (2016-2017)

      • except for Grand Suite Ocean View room
      • Applicable for travel between August 25, 2017 and October 31, 2017
  • 1 child under 12 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • When sharing the same room with 2 paying adults
      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between November 1, 2017 and December 21, 2017
        • Between May 1, 2018 and October 31, 2018
  • No Single Supplement (2017-2018)

      • except for Grand Suite Ocean View room
      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between November 1, 2017 and December 21, 2017
        • Between May 1, 2018 and July 14, 2018
        • Between August 25, 2018 and October 31, 2018
Ratings
0000¼ 8192 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Be-careful! Being too generous will cause problems 000¼¼ July 19, 2017

  • Overall, everything was good. I’m not too picky about the food, bed, beach, etc. As long as hotel staff show me respects that I’m happy. We understand how tough the Cuban people make their livings...
  • 759srj

Birthday celebration. 000¼¼ July 19, 2017

  • Returned to the Las Dunas for our sons 19th birthday, knowing what to expect having already traveled there as a couple in 2014. I would like to start by saying we chose this location as we...
  • cdbrown

Second visit-a bit disappointed 000¼¼ July 19, 2017

  • I have visited Melia las dunas for the second time in one year, simply because my first visit was excellent and therefore i wanted to double the experience....however.... 1.check in was fast...
  • dunger99us
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.
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