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Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I went there for our honeymoon (December 2015) and had an unforgettable experience. Serenity and luxury best describe this resort. Every detail was perfect. Everyone there was amazing and welcoming. We can't wait to go back to celebrate our anniversary next year. Thank you all for such a wonderful start to our marriage. Sara and Mohamed

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Southampton, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Having spent our first week in Cuba at a significantly larger resort the Melia Buenavista was a welcome change of pace. We were in a "JR suite" and I think this resort location is adult-only. The resort was significantly underbooked the week that we visited and that was lovely. Our shared "butler" Omar was extremely helpful and attentive to just...

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Melia_Buenavista, Director General at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear relaxing_dad, Thank you very much for sharing your comments. We appreciate your kind comments on the facilities and the service since they give us the opportunity to continue improving the experience for our guests. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in Melia Buenavista. We are also pleased to receive your positive feedback on our team and look...

Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were at this resort from 28 November to 12 December 2016. This was our second visit and certainly won't be our last. With three beaches and two pools, there was always somewhere to sit. We never had a problem finding shade at the main beach (where we spent most of our days) no matter what time we went there....

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Melia_Buenavista, Director General at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear Lise_barrie, , Thank you very much for choosing the Melia Buenavista. We value your comments since they allow us to improve every day. We have taken note of your comments and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in the future to offer you a better experience. Sincerely, Ángel Pereira. General Manager.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful and relaxing and a joy to spend time here. 3 beautiful beaches, amazing snorkelling (the best I have ever seen - SO many fish), a lovely room with outside shower room, inside bathroom and balcony, fabulous service and delicious food (for Cuba!). The pool has 4 poster lounging beds around it and staying here is just a joy and...

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Melia_Buenavista, Director General at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear Joanna0411 Thank you very much for sharing your comments. We appreciate your kind comments on the facilities and the service since they give us the opportunity to continue improving the experience for our guests. Melia Buenavista is a place for relax and enjoy we thank you this recommendation. We are also pleased to receive your positive feedback on our...

Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

January we came back from our 4th visit to Melia Buenavista in Cayo Santa Maria. We always enjoy this resort and will continue a yearly visit back - can't wait til January 2018 to go again! The hotel is clean, great food (al la cart 3 meals daily) with a small buffet at breakfast and lunch if you like. They...

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Melia_Buenavista, Director General at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear SweetPeaChristina, Thank you very much for take your time to write your experience in Melia Buenavista. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed every aspect of your experience. I will be happy to share your comments with the members of our team and look forward to welcoming you again to the Melia Buenavista in January 2018! I...

hothorpe
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most stunning location with three white sandy beaches, snorkelling from the beach, two beautiful pools, very spacious accommodation, 8' double bed, whirlpool bath, every comfort imaginable, including own private 'butler'. Staff were all very attentive, friendly and helpful. There are only 105 rooms in this resort, adults only, so it was very peaceful, tranquil. The most wonderful place I...

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Melia_Buenavista, Director General at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear Bandsd, Thank you very much for choosing the Melia Buenavista. We value your comments since they allow us to improve every day. We have taken note of your comments and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in the future to offer you a better experience. Melia Buenavista is just what do you mention on your comment...

Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 6-night stay at Melia Buenavista in Cayo Coco was most enjoyable, it truly is a 5-star resort. This was apparent in its infrastructure, the many standard after-hours services but especially in the demeanour of ALL staff who were not only prompt and professional but friendly and warm.

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Melia_Buenavista, Director General at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear sharonboase, Thank you very much for sharing your comments. We appreciate your kind comments on the facilities and the service since they give us the opportunity to continue improving the experience for our guests. We are also pleased to receive your positive feedback on our team and look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Ángel Pereira....

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from 6 days at this lovely resort. We were so happy with our choice. The tranquility and quality of the experience was brilliant. The rooms are huge, in private villas set in spacious gardens. We had an amazing view of the ocean. The three beaches are white sand, gorgeous, lots of shaded lounging areas and terrific safe and...

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Melia_Buenavista, Director General at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear kiwicanadians, Thank you very much for your rating of 5 stars!! We strive continually to ensure a memorable stay for our guests and we are pleased to know that you enjoyed it too. We also appreciate your feedback which allows us to focus on developing actions to improve the experience of our guests. We look forward to welcoming you...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is quieter than other resorts close by - no children and fewer tours. The other resorts seemed to be catering more for the tour companies so were much noisier and active. There is a bus service linking all the resorts so it is possible to visit bars and restaurants in the others, if you need to. We stayed...

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Melia_Buenavista, Director General at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear Bob H, Thank you very much for choosing the Melia Buenavista. We value your comments since they allow us to improve every day. We have taken note of your comments and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in the future to offer you a better experience. We feel very proud knowing that you stayed very happy...

Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the time we set foot on the resort until we left, it was amazing. The 3 beaches are fantastic, room was Great!! Our room was on the sunset beach, Our butlers were so amazing, it was like they couldn't do enough for us. All of our dinner meals were fantastic. The pizza and burgers by the pool was great....

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Melia_Buenavista, Director General at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear Dave N, We strive continually to ensure a memorable stay for our guests and we are pleased to know that you enjoyed it too. We also appreciate your feedback which allows us to focus on developing actions to improve the experience of our guests. Thank you very much for your rating of 5 stars! We look forward to welcoming...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located west of Cayo Santa Maria in a privileged ecological environment, and surrounded by beaches and coves. All-Inclusive five-star resort with 105 junior suites and suites, and the Villa "Zaida del Rio." Designed for adults over 18 years. An entire hotel featuring Royal Service. Recommended for couples, weddings, honeymoons and wellness/spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Buenavista

Address: Punta Madruguilla, Cuba
Region: Caribbean > Cuba > Villa Clara Province > Cayo Santa Maria
Price Range: $378 - $724 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Buenavista 5*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Melia Buenavista Hotel Cayo Santa Maria
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
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“All rooms at this resort are great! We have difficulty walking around so we always as for a room on lower level by the "smaller" pool.”
 of 5 bubbles SweetPeaChristina, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean-view room worth the extra.”
  • View from my balcony.
 of 5 bubbles sharonboase, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view worth the extra”
 of 5 bubbles KiwiCanadians, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean View, Romantic Room, 2nd Floor, Sunset Beach The Level”
 of 5 bubbles 573daven, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get the room with ocean views!”
 of 5 bubbles 263tand, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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