Cayo Santa Maria is an island and a part of Cuba, but it is separate from the main island of Cuba and located just north. The island is in an exotic setting, with a wide variety of tropical vegetation throughout the island. The island has a total of three large hotels and a smaller resort. This is much smaller and quite a bit different than the larger Cuban resorts like the Varadero and the Varadero hotels.

Cayo Santa Maria 's has a reputation for miles of extensive beaches on the northern shore which can be enjoyed by all. The locals of Cayo are friendly and welcoming to the guests of the island. With open arms and warm greetings, they will make you feel right at home from the first step you take onto the island. With miles of sugary, white sand and crystal, blue waters, Cayo Santa Maria hotels are the perfect vacationing spot for you and your family.

Sol Cayo Santa Maria

At the Sol Cayo Santa Maria, you are graciously provided with the choice of 284 double rooms, 11 superior double rooms with sea view and balcony, and 2 suites with a lounge and whirlpool. For the outgoing family vacationers, the Sol Cayo offers you a variety of activities and entertainment, including beach volley ball, baby and mini club, and extensive daytime and evening entertainment. If you and your loved ones are searching for an exciting place to have a conversation over an exquisite dinner, the Sol Cayo provides you with the Salsa Café Fun Pub, holding up to 60 people! The room rates can vary anywhere between 92.00 Euro and 128.00 Euro. The Sol Cayo's main priority is customer satisfaction and care. With their customers needs in mind, the Sol Cayo kindly provides you with babysitters, medical assistance, car rentals, boutiques, and gift shops. The Sol Cayo has all there is to offer you and more, for your stay in Cayo Santa Maria. The Sol Cayo is #3 on our list of Cayo Santa Maria hotels.

Barcelo Hotel

Barcelo is a 5 star hotel, located on the white sandy beaches of Cuba. Barcelo offers you 624 relaxing suites for you and your family. All junior suites come with 2 single beds or a king sized, private bathroom and tub, a mini bar with water, beer, and soft drinks. They also provide quiet relaxation on your own private balcony or terrace. The suites at the Barcelo are beyond expectations. With a living room, king sized bed, and a sofa and table in the lounge, these suites are a great place for you and your family, or even your fiancé, to spend quality time together in. Inside and outside of the Barcelo are a variety of activities for you to enjoy, including a swimming pool with a Jacuzzi, business center, and many more for your personal entertainment. While staying at the Barcelo, you will find you are fully satisfied with the quality of the services provided or will be left with nothing but great memories of your time spent there. The Barcelo makes our list of Cayo Santa Maria hotels at number three.

Occidental Royal Hideaway

This 5 star hotel offers you 506 rooms and 46 suites. That's a total of 552 rooms! At the Occidental Royal Hideaway, you will find yourself taking professional scuba diving lessons, playing a variety of sports, or even sailing into the sunset with your loved one. Starting at 165Euro is the Royal Hideaway rooms. In this particular section ,you are provided with a pool, snack bar, and will have access to both room and concierge services. The Royal Spa rooms are only 195Euro for a state of the art spa with a variety of treatments, 2 pools, 1 heated, sauna, and, amazingly enough, a swim up bar! The last option in the rooms are the Royal Suites. The Royal Suites are 269Euro and worth every penny. After checking into your suite, you are provided with a golf cart of your transportation around the property. Butler services are also available for your private entertainment inside your villa. If you are looking for a high class hotel with excellent service, Occidental Royal Hideaway should be your number one choice while staying in Cayo Santa Maria. The Occidental chimes in at #2 in our Cayo Santa Maria hotels list.

Melia Las Dunas

Looking for an exotic setting for a vacation or possibly even a honeymoon? The Melia Las Dunas is located on a stretch of sugary, white sand and the blue waters of Cuba. With a total of 730 double standard rooms, 176 double superior and 19 suites, you can not go wrong with your choice of the Melia Las Dunas. For the hungry guest, the Melia Las Dunas offers you a choice between 7 different restaurants and 3 cafeteria's. This is the largest of the Cayo Santa Maria hotels. In the hotel, the children will have access to the mini club, which is suitable for all ages and, most importantly, for the adults is a spa and air condoned fitness room to keep you cool from the heat. With summer specials starting out at 90Euro, the Melia Las Dunas is an affordable, classy hotel for your awaited vacation.


At the Melia, there is a large variety of activities to participate in, including the Meridiano 180 recreation hall, outdoor pool access, aerobics, and a small selection of nautical sports. The Melia has a total of 358 double standard rooms and 2 junior suites. The junior suites are elegantly decorated with interconnecting bedrooms. The suites include air conditioning, telephone, satellite TV, and a mini bar for your pleasure. All 358 double standard rooms include the same amenities as the junior suites. You will find 32 of these rooms have excellent view of the beach. The rest are all set in an ambiance of tropical vegetation and immaculate beaches. For dining, the Melia offers you a variety of dining settings including buffets, Mediterranean cuisines, Italian restaurants, and barbeques. You will never go hungry or unsatisfied at the Melia. With all that the Melia has to offer, you will be not only satisfied, but will feel replenished after your stay here in Cayo Santa Maria. The Melia and Melia Las Dunas take the #1 spot on the list of Cayo Santa Maria hotels.

In Cayo Santa Maria, no one leaves unhappy or unsatisfied with there stay. Just the views of the island alone is enough to make anyone want to come back to revisit their wonderful memories. Whether you choose to stay at the Melia, Barcelo or any of the other hotels in Cayo Santa Maria, you will be fully honored at the end of your vacation to have spent your time with your family on such an outrageously, exotic island. With thoughts of the beautiful beaches and tropical settings in your head, be sure to plan your next vacation at Cayo Santa Maria. You can then look forward to another wonderful opportunity for you and your family.