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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.
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Pool
Room service
Free parking
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Adult pool
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
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Trip from January 20th to 27th. Had a wonderful week. 4 beautiful hot days, 1 rainy day and 2 cloudy days. Here is my honest review upon reflection. Truly wonderful • Rooms are lovely lovely, huge well organized, lovely view, nothing was missing. • The reception upon
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Response from Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista
Responded Jan 30, 2011
Dear guest: I want to thank you for your comments and suggestions ant the Trip Advisor, I´m sure that every day we´ll continue improving all our services.
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We just returned from a fantastic week at the new Melia Buenavista. It truly is an amazing resort. All the staff go out of their way to make your experience positive. The rooms are amazing. I love the outdoor shower but do agree that they need to do something to make them a
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Response from Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista
Responded Jan 30, 2011
Dear guest of Melia Buenavista, Onbehalf of my staff I want to thank you for have sharing your recent stay with us at the Trip Advisor. I hope to see you soon in our beautiful resort.
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I really do not know where to begin..... From the moment you exit the bus the wonderful staff at the Buenavista start to pamper you!! ... Our Butler Javier was outstanding in providing us with everything to make our stay more then we could have ever asked for. Thanks for the
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Response from Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista
Responded Jan 26, 2011
Dear guest of Melia Buenavista. Thank you for sharing your experiencia at Melia Buenavista in Cayo Santa Maria. We are very happy knowing that you have enjoyied your vacations with us. I hope to see you soon in beautiful CUBA
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It is hard to find the right word to describe how wonderful this resort is. The rooms are gorgeous and spacious , very comfortable beds, nice bathroom with jacuzzi bath and outdoor shower ( not to intimate for shy people but will be fixed shortly). The beaches are beautiful ,
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Response from Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista
Responded Jan 26, 2011
Dear guest of Melia Buenavista, I want to thank you for share you experience with us on Trip Advisor. I´ll read your comments to my staff, they are the ones that made your vacations so enjoyable.
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We were there from Jan 7 to 14. We have been to Cuba 12 times and this was the best vacation yet. The staff is unbelievable. They will accomodate your needs as requested . At the pool, Yoeklis, Lily and Yaismet are very low key. They enjoy chatting and act as hosts and
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Response from Omarduenas, General Manager at Melia Buenavista
Responded Jan 26, 2011
Dear guest of Melia Buenavista. I want to thank you for posting sucha abeautiful comment about your recent stay at Cayo Santa María. We are very happy knowing that you have enjoyied your stay with us.
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I have been to this place many times and I have never had any extra charges. Of course, if you want better wine - there is a cost or a spa service (there is a cost). When in doubt, just need to ask.
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The resort is only 100 rooms, 3 beaches and 2 pools never busy but always very welcoming. The bar folks will bring you drinks (Lester is terrific) while you are in the pool and they are all awesome, the beaches are spectacular and the snorkeling is amazing in the middle beach. Lots of pool action with water aerobics, volleyball, rum and wine tasting by the pool and of course Pitti makes great thin crust pizza in the wood burning oven by the main pool. If you like a quiet resort, not feeling crowded at beach and pool, this place is number one, going in May, 10 th time. If you want a party resort, then likely you will find it too quiet.
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No, but I have been their many times (about 8 times) so maybe I can answer some of your questions.
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When we were there this year at Christmas it was very quiet, in part I suspect because of the increased cost. At one point there were 24 guests in the entire resort, which is awful quiet even for me! However, we certainly enjoyed ourselves and found it extremely relaxing. I would recommend it.
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Hello Are there snorkel vests available to use in resort? Thank you
Snorkel, mask and fins yes, vests not sure
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"Ground floor rooms have a lovely patio which captures the sun of an evening really well"
"For seaview take the suites in the first floor."
"one of the water viewing rooms, we had room 1511"
"All rooms are quiet. Upper floors have best views."
"Rely on the butler"
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melia buenavista hotel cayo santa maria
LOCATION
CaribbeanCubaVilla Clara ProvinceCayo Santa Maria
NUMBER OF ROOMS
105
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