Hotel Starfish Cayo Santa María

Vacation spot: Cayo Santa Maria, Brujas & Ensenachos
Address: Cayo Santa María, Caibarién, Villa Clara, Cuba.
Phone: +(53) 42 350400
Hotel themes:
Children Policy: Children from 2 to 12 years old , Infants under 2 years old .
Managed by: Blue Diamond Resorts
Energy: 220V / 60 Hz

Starfish Cayo Santa María (formerly Gaviota la Estrella, Husa Cayo Santa María & Barceló Cayo Santa María) is a beachfront 5* resort located in Cayo Santa María, one of the cays of Villa Clara (a province on the north side of Cuba), linked to the mainland by a causeway.

Perfectly integrated in the luxuriant flora and fauna of Cayo Santa María, an area which has been declared a Biosphere Reserve, the resort es divided in 2 sections between which the 22 bungalows of 3 floors each are spread.

Rooms are not luxurious but they are definitely comfortable and attractive.

The beach is amazing, no doubt one of the most stunning beaches in the world, with over 2.6 km of white sand that feels like flour, crystalline waters and plenty of beach chairs.

The swimming pools are beautiful and kept very clean. There are two for adults and two for children; a party/animation area and a relaxation/quiet area.

Gastronomic offerings include four à la carte restaurants, two buffet style restaurants, two grills and eight bars. Staff is great, friendly, and helpful. Amenities and services are extensive: a business centre; supervised children’s activities; nearby adventure tour options; a vast number of land and water sports...all that is required for relaxing tropical vacations.

And very near the hotel a tourist village offers much more: restaurants, SPA, bowling, a piano bar and a disco.

Tips: Don't forget your sunscreen lotion and mosquito spray.

Hotel Highlights

Besides all mentioned facilities, Starfish Cayo Santa María features two air conditioned multi-purpose (weddings, celebrations, conferences and other events) halls with capacity for 174 persons each.

Location Details


2 Km from the international clinic.

10 Km from Las Brujas national airport.

110 Km from the international airport of Santa Clara city "Abel Santa María".

55 Km from the centre of the municipality of Caibarién.

110 Km from Santa Clara City.

386 Km from Havana (the capital).

292 Km from Varadero beach


2 buffet-style restaurants, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


2 grills on the beach, open for dinner.


Don Quixote, à la carte restaurant specialized in Spanish cuisine.

Opening Hours: Dinner: 18:30 - 22:30 (previous reservation required).


Bellamar, à la carte restaurant specialized in seafood.

Opening Hours: Dinner: 18:30 - 22:30 (previous reservation required).


Napoli, a la carte restaurant specialized in Italian food.

Opening Hours: Dinner: 18:30 - 22:30 (previous reservation required).


The Countryside, à la carte restaurant specialized in Cuban cuisine.

Opening Hours: Dinner: 18:30 - 22:30 (previous reservation required).

Bars, Cabarets and Discos

Lobby bars (open 24 hours)

Theatre bars

Aqua bars

Beach bars

Maximum Occupation and Children by Room

3 adults or 2 adults with 2 children (in existing beds).

Facilities & Amenities
Sports and Fitness
  • Beach volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Table tennis
  • Windsurf
  • Catamarans
  • Darts
  • Chess
  • Paddleball
  • Shuffleboard
  • Kayak
  • Water Polo
  • Starting diving
  • Pedal boat
  • Snorkeling
  • Aerobics
  • Sailing boats
  • Beach Soccer
  • Mini soccer
  • Mini bowling
  • Bicycles
  • Motorized water sports
  • Tennis
Children Facilities and Activities
  • Cribs on request, according to availability
  • Children’s pool
  • Kids activities program
  • Connecting rooms
  • Babysitting
  • Playground
  • Baby Club and/or Mini Club
Fun and Entertainment
  • Swimming pool (s)
  • Pool table
  • Dancing lessons
  • Water sports
  • Sport competitions
  • Contests
  • Cuban parties
  • Spanish lessons
  • Books lending
  • Ecological excursions
  • Night shows
  • Amphitheatre
Facilities for persons with disabilities
  • Rooms for persons with disabilities
  • Wheelchair accessible
Weddings and Honeymoons
  • Private check in
  • Welcome cocktail for the couple
  • Honeymoon breakfast in the room the day after arrival
  • Room upgrade (subject to availability)
  • Free late check out (subject to availability)
  • Personal wedding coordinator
  • Romantic honeymoon dinner for couples
  • Room with a nice view and king size bed
  • Photography service
  • Romantic turn down
  • Legal service for weddings and renewal of vows
Room Services
  • Laundry
  • Room service
Health and Beauty
  • Health center
Business and Office
  • Meeting room (s)
Internet Access ( Internet Café or Wifi in hotel areas)
  • Internet Café
  • Internet connection (Wi-Fi)
  • Currency exchange
  • Trips and optionals desk
  • Medical services
  • Car rental
  • Beach chairs and umbrellas
  • Scooter rental
  • Parking
  • Craftwork/souvenir shop
  • Outdoor Jacuzzi
Room types
General room amenities
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