Hotel Melia Las Dunas

Vacation spot: Cayo Santa Maria, Brujas & Ensenachos
Address: Cayo Santa María, Caibarién, Villa Clara, Cuba.
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Phone: (+53 42) 35 0100
Hotel themes:
Children Policy: Children from 2 to 12 years old , Infants under 2 years old .
Managed by: Sol Melia
Energy: 220 V / 60 Hz
Description

Meliá Las Dunas is a 5* all-inclusive beach resort located in Cayo Santa María, a key on the north of the province of Villa Clara that together with Cayo Coco & Cayo Guillermo forms the archipelago Jardines del Rey.

Cayo Santa María not only features a gorgeous beach, its wild green vegetation and rich variety of endemic fauna make this region, declared a biosphere reserve, rank as one of the most exotic areas of the Caribbean.

Access to the key is through a 48Km causeway from the town of Caibarién on the main island.

Two ambiances are clearly recreated in Meliá Las Dunas. One is devoted to families, the other to Adults Only.

It is a beautiful and big resort (925 rooms), where grounds are kept so nicely that it is a pleasure to walk around it.

It features several swimming pools; for children, for activities and one of them for "relaxation", designed to rest, perfect for reading or just getting a tan in total tranquility (no games or activities and children are not allowed).

Beach is simply sublime, with a wide strip of white fluffy sand, crystal clear waters and many kilometers long which makes it perfect for walking. There are also plenty of nautical sports to practice.

Food receives good reviews, especially the à la carte restaurants. Also the buffet offers a good selection for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is also an ice cream parlor and the Beer Garden (open 24 hours) offering hamburgers, sandwiches, fries ... so convenient when you miss the buffet opening hours.

Service, staff and animation team also get many compliments and positive reviews.

It should be noted that some guests complain about the service, especially when the occupancy is high; unavailability of plates, glasses, cutlery, ice, supplies problems in general.

Off the resort there’s a craft market that is worth visiting since one can buy souvenirs at attactive prices. There is a bus that picks up clients at the hotel and brings them back (extra charge but very economical).

Tips and useful information:

- Bring mosquito repellent

- Book at least one of the attractive excursions offered by the Tourism Desk ($); Trip to Santa Clara / Remedios trip and the speedboat excursion, among others.


Hotel Highlights

VIP PACKAGE for PREMIUM ROOMS

Private check-in until 10 pm

Delivery and express collection of luggage

Late check-out until 3 pm

Electric kettle with daily coffee and tea service

Welcome cocktail

Minibar with daily replacement of water, soft drinks, juice and beer

Refreshing wipes

Welcome courtesy and letter from the General Manager

Turndown service every evening

Lobster dinner (1 per stay, on request) for stays of at least 7 days

3 guaranteed reservations in à la carte restaurants for stays of at least 7 days

VIP bathroom amenities on arrival

Bathrobe and slippers in the room

Pool towels in the room

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AWARDS:

2014 - HolidayCheck Quality Selection

The HolidayCheck Quality Selection 2014 certificate is awarded to the hotels with the best scores on the HolidayCheck portal, the largest independent travel portal in German-speaking countries. This year’s awards have been granted to the hotels that received a good overall rating on HolidayCheck in May 2014.


Location Details

Beachfront

10 km from Las Brujas National Airport

110 km from Santa Clara's International Airport "Abel Santamaría"

Havana City (386 Km)


Transportation

Taxis

Car Rental Desk

Shuttle bus service


Dining

"Caibarién" buffet style international restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner

Located in the lobby of the main building

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"Remedios" buffet style cuban restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner

Located in the lobby of the main building

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"Los Caribes" grill restaurant, open for lunch only

Located in the beach area

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"Columbus" mediterranean restaurant, open for dinner only

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"Isabel y Fernando" international restaurant, open for dinner only

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"Bana" oriental restaurant, open for dinner only

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"Finca Los Agaves" mexican restaurant, open for dinner only

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"Maria Coraje" latin restaurant, open for dinner only

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"La Piccola Italia" Pizzeria Snack Bar, open for lunch and dinner

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"San Salvador" Poolside Snack Bar

Open: 09:00 – 17:00

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"Guaraní" Poolside Snack Bar

Open: 09:00 – 17:00

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"Coppelia" Ice Cream Parlor

Open: 10:00 - 22:00


Bars, Cabarets and Discos

"Jardin del Rey" Lobby Piano Bar

Open: 24 h

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"Manacas" Beer Garden

Open: 24 h

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"La Gruta" Aqua Bar

Open: 10:00 - 18:00

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"La Laguna" Aqua Bar

Open: 10:00 - 18:00

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"Beach Bar"

Open: 10:00 - 18:00


Facilities & Amenities
Sports and Fitness
  • Gym
  • Tennis
  • Catamarans
  • Kayak
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurf
  • Aerobics
  • Basketball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Pool volleyball
  • Volleyball
  • Billiard
  • Football
  • Petanque
  • Ping-Pong
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis courts
  • Tennis courts (night-lit)
  • Pool
  • Pedaloes
  • Sailing boats
  • Diving
Children Facilities and Activities
  • Baby Club and/or Mini Club
  • Highchairs for babies in restaurants
  • Babysitting
  • Kid's area in swimmingpool
  • Children’s pool
  • Cribs on request, according to availability
  • Kids activities program
  • Children's menu
  • Connecting rooms
Fun and Entertainment
  • Daytime entertainment program
  • Evening entertainment (live music and / or shows)
  • Ecological excursions
  • Dancing lessons
  • Spanish lessons
  • Water sports
  • Game room
  • Night entertainment program
  • Night shows
Facilities for persons with disabilities
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheel chairs ( on request )
  • Rooms for persons with disabilities
Weddings and Honeymoons
  • Weddings and honeymoons program packages
  • Personal wedding coordinator
  • Wedding ceremony locations
  • Gazebo
  • Bouquet for the bride and a buttonhole for the groom
  • Wedding cake and cava for the toast
  • Late check out (subject to availability)
  • Special room for honeymooners
  • Live music during the wedding ceremony.
  • Notary services
Room Services
  • Laundry
Health and Beauty
  • Beauty parlor
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam bath
  • SPA
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Massage
Business and Office
  • Meeting rooms equipped with modern audiovisual aids for events, conferences, banquets
Internet Access ( Internet Café or Wifi in hotel areas)
  • Wi-Fi internet connection in common areas.
  • Internet connection (Wi-Fi)
  • Internet access in the lobby (Wi-Fi)
Security
  • 24 hrs security staff
  • Fire alarms
  • Lifegard
  • Smoke detector
Events and Incentives
  • Meeting rooms equipped with modern audiovisual aids for events and banquets
  • Groups and Event planner / Professional Convention organizers
  • Special entertainments and incentive programs for groups
  • Welcome cocktail at check in
Other
  • 24 hour Reception
  • Beach chairs and umbrellas
  • Craftwork/souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Parking
  • Shopping and boutiques
  • Specialty restaurants
  • Trips and optionals desk
  • Safety deposit box at the reception
  • Scooter rental
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Doctor on call
Room types
General room amenities
Nearby attractions
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