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Melia Cayo Santa Maria

Jardines del Rey, Cuba
Melia Cayo Santa Maria
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mississauga
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I came to this resort in December of 2014. The weather was absolutely awful. When we got off the plane it was really windy and cold we figured it would just be the one night. But it turned out that the whole week basically was a right off. The resort itself was very nice and the staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We paid for an all-inclusive experience, but were quite let down by this hotel. Let me start with the positives. The beach is accesible, breathtakingly beautiful, and worth the entire cost of the trip. You are very unlikely to find a more beautiful beach in all of Cuba, then you would at Cayo Santa Maria. The water is turquoise, the... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had 7 nights in this 5 Star all inclusive. Positives - the staff were great. Friendly, helpful and always, always happy to help , talk or dance with you. negative - Didn't always have the ingredient for a Mojito in the bars - Really bizzare given it was what most of us wanted to try out! At least 1 bar... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I had gone to Cuba during our University's reading week, we knew a lot of resorts would be packed and bus with spring breakers. My boyfriend had never gone on vacation to a resort before and going as a couple just the two of us we wanted somewhere quiet and relaxing. Melia Cayo Santa Maria was perfect,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went a few years ago and loved...to this day, still my favorite in Cuba. Food isn't the best....but it's Cuba! That's expected! Best entertainment and best beach! Staff was amazing and the pools were just gorgeous

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time at this resort mostly because of how beautiful the beach was, clear water, wonderful clean sand. We walked along the beach past other resorts and the covers, the beach chairs were the best at this resort, it was close enough to the water and there was always enough shade. The staff was very helpful and... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you close your eyes and picture your version of a postcard picture perfect beach, this is it. I swam out far and you can always see the seabed clearly, confusing as you think you're so close you can touch it. Unfortunately during our 5 days of swimming (about an hour a day) we only saw one starfish. It wasn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Melia cayo Santa Maria Cuba was my first visit to Cuba. The trip began with my flight landing and a long bus ride to the resort. The bus ride was good as there was lots of information to be learned and you get a little tour of how people live in Cuba. LOVED seeing the old cars, most of which... More 

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NYC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The good news - the beach here is absolutely gorgeous! My friend and I skipped for joy when we saw it. White sand, turquoise water, the delicious Caribbean beach you dream of during freezing winters. The awful news - after eating lunch at the beach grill and later that night the Mediterranean restaurant, we both had heinous food poisoning. All.... More 

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mississauga, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back once again from my second home. I have already posted many reviews about this place but I have to continue to mention the wonderful people who are the reason for making me come back each time. There have been some changes to the staff at the resort but everyone new is just incredible and already becoming my... More 

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