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5.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Punta Madruguilla, 52500, Cuba
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Melia Buenavista
Ranked #2 of 11 Hotels in Cayo Santa Maria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is The best resort for honeymooners!it has 3 different beaches to choose, one for relaxing time which by the way was our favorite, one for snorkeling, beautiful as well and one for swimming!Everything was perfect, room, location and food. Our butler Joel did everything he could to have a wonderful honeymoon! Very friendly staff and beautifull coctails thanks to... More 

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

Dear Miranda; Thank you very much for share your experience at Meliã Buenavista in Tripadvisor, we are glad that you had “Just Perfect” vacations. I will pass your comments to your butler Joel and of course to Orestes at the pool bar. We hope see you soon and do not forget to check our website for deals and to make... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent 2 week stay at the Melia Buenavista in early December 2014. For context, my wife and I are from Canada, are in our early 40's and have travelled to many Caribbean destinations at different price points. Some luxury, some on the cheap. For us, food, beaches, service and cleanliness tend to be most important and in... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the Melia Buenavista four times and we can say that it is simply the best. The beaches are beautiful, food is great, location is beathtaking, rooms are clean and spacious, but what really makes it worthwhile are the people and the service they provide. The staff is really, really extraordinary, always a smile, always a kind... More 

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

Dear KimetPedro; Thank you very much for all your comments, we are glad to know that you feel Meliã Buenavista is “Simply the Best” and during your stay you enjoyed the beautiful beaches, our food, the huge rooms and the team, as you perfectly said the most important is the smiles that you can find in the entire team. We... More 

North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sincerest apologies! We traveled here for our 2013 April Honeymoon. Melia Buenavista will always be in my heart. It was ultimate paradise! The resort is so peaceful! We are still raving about it almost two years later! We stayed for a week, and every moment was delightful. When we arrived, we checked in and were given a mimosa with... More 

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Melia B, Gerente at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear Sarah V from Vancouver: I have really enjoyed your review. I feel very proud that our resort had so positively become part of your life-time memories as your honeymoon hide-away. We keep much focused on assuring our customers live, just like you did, an amazing experience while under our care. It would be very nice to have you back... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You are a royalty! Very clean rooms, nicely decorated with an "out of the room" showers, jacuzzi and large terrace overlooking the ocean! Friendly staff, the manager Tany Huanachi help us to have unforgettable moments! The Personal butter, room services, beach services are excellent. We rent a private boat thanks to the Solways representatives who were there for us every... More 

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Melia B, Gerente at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear Npantev from Toronto: Thank you much for your synthetic and yet touching review. I believe you are providing some key elements to our potential customers so they may choose our resort for their next vacation. I would be honored to welcome you back to Meliá Buenavista for another memorable holiday. Merry Christmas and happy New Year to you from... More 

Milton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an amazing stay at the Melia Buenavista from October 18th-25th with my boyfriend. We had planned to stay at a nearby resort (Melia Las Dunas), however, my parents have stayed here almost ten times... once we got to Melia Las Dunas we asked if there was availability to switch over to this resort, we also wanted the peace and... More 

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Melia B, Gerente at Melia Buenavista, responded to this review

Dear Angel from Milton: I am very happy to acknowledge you have so much enjoyed your stay at our resort. It is a shame that some specific weather conditions, subjected to the season, have impaired you to get the best from our unique natural setting but, as you understand, it just slips off the reach of our hands. I really... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here in October 2014 and it was wonderful. The staff is so friendly and kind. The gentleman that runs the bar on the beach got us a lobster lunch on our second last day and it was fantastic. Aylin ( sorry if I misspelled your name) was our butler, she is very friendly and a... More 

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

Dear Mikyan6; Thank you very much for all your comments, we are glad to know that you really enjoyed your stay at our small piece of paradise. We are glad that you love the lobster that we did for you for lunch and the food in general. I will pass your comments to the entire team and we hope see... More 

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we spent our honeymoon at Melia Buenavista - and it was for sure the right place! The hotel is amazing, you have a personal buttler who cares for all your wishes. The barkeepers are great - you actually have your new drink before you order it. A fantastic breakfast-buffet awaits you in the morning including prosciuto and parmesan cheese! Not... More 

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

Dear mbw567; Thank you very much for all your comments and for the confidence that you have in Meliã Hotels International. We are glad to know that you rate us as “Like a heaven”, I will pass your comments to the entire team. It is great that you enjoy our food, the facilities of our resort, the beaches, fruits, cheeses,... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and i stayed at the hotel last November to enjoy our holidays. It has been a magnificent experience since Yamira received us at the recption till we leaved the hotel one week later. Our room was located near the breakfast lounge with views over the beach. It has been an incredible experience waking up to this land scape.... More 

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

Dear Yurel; Thank you very much for all your comments, we are glad to know that you had unforgettable holidays at Meliã Buenavista. I will pass all your comments to the entire team, especially to Yami and Ernesto. As you said we have the ranchón, where the breakfast and lunch is served with a sea views and also I will... More 

Richmond, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what can we say picked Melia Beunavista for our 30 th anniversary ,small ,unbelievable, relaxing resort, beautiful sunsets, unreal beaches ,great snorkeling , quaint pools , we come from a farming back ground and thought the food was good and proportion well at all three restaurants ! the pool side wood oven made great pizzas and ribs and chicken, hamburgers... More 

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

Dear Glen; Thank you very much for your comments, we are glad that in this especial occasion that was your 39th anniversary we made especial for both of you, with our unreal beaches, beautiful sunset, the entire staff and especially our butler David. We hope you will come to celebrate another especial occasion in our resort or simply another holiday.... More 

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Additional Information about Melia Buenavista

Address: Punta Madruguilla, 52500, Cuba
Location: Caribbean > Cuba > Villa Clara Province > Cayo Santa Maria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Buenavista 5*
Number of rooms: 105
Also Known As:
Melia Buenavista Hotel Cayo Santa Maria
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Cayo Santa Maria
#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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