Meliá Buenavista

Cayo Santa María - Villa Clara, Cuba
Silence. Privacy. Luxury. Welcome to paradise.

Connect with nature and forget the world. The Meliá Buenavista welcomes you to its adults only resort surrounded by beaches where you will experience the most exclusive service and luxurious details.


Come and enjoy your holiday at the Meliá Buena Vista in idyllic surroundings that won’t be easily forgotten! Beach fun, scuba diving and fishing, as well as interesting eco-activities. The nights come alive with agreat entertainment programme, and all in the strictest privacy.


The Club House invites you to enjoy a programme of activities in close contact with nature to discover the natural environment of Punta Madruguilla whether through snorkelling trips and nature walks, along with other attractions of your choice

During the day, the Club House features a wide variety of activities in the swimming pool and on the beach. It also offers a towel service, life-enriching activities, Pilates, aerobics, yoga and Spanish classes, and a tennis instructor on request. Although the hotel does not have its own entertainment activities, it does offer live music in the evening at the La Notte Piano Bar.



  • The 3 paradisiacal beaches at the Hotel Meliá Buenavista are beautiful and perfect for snorkelling. Rocky sand under a very low and crystal-clear sea make it a perfect setting to see the underwater flora and fauna, especially goldfish, while also enjoying the tranquillity of the beautiful coastal scenery of the Caribbean Sea. Sunset on the beach every afternoon with saxophone music and a glass of champagne. A wonderful and unique opportunity to enjoy life to the full
  • The main beach is Playa Cañón, 400 meters of fine white sand with a walkway to the Ranchón Beach, showers, lifeguards, beach umbrellas, deck chairs and palapas, beach bar and towel service at the Club House. Ensenada Punta Madruguilla beach located opposite the hotel lobby, is 200 meters long, gateway to the swimming pool and La Caracola pool bar
  • Surrounded by palm trees and native plants, Ensenada Punta Matamoros is 300 meters long and is located in the western part near the YHI-Spa


The sports area is set in a beautiful natural environment (located in the Spa area) and consists of a professional tennis court with lighting and instructor (on request).

Under repair. Guests can use the tennis courts at the Meliá Cayo Santa María Hotel.


Non-motorised water sports such as kayak, pedal boats and sailing boats are available at the Meliá Cayo Santa Maria. You can also try scuba diving, snorkelling and fishing at the Cayo Las Brujas Marina (extra charge)

Destination Information

An exclusive natural environment with a broad, pristine beach that stretches for over 10 km. It is the largest of the Villa Clara Keys, a string of islands that form the Jardines del Rey archipelago in the northeast of the central province, more than 380 miles east of Havana

A 13 km2 Biosphere Reserve linked to the town of Caibarien by a 48 km causeway over the sea which passes through the islets of Las Brujas and Ensenachos before reaching Cayo Santa Maria, home to 10 endemic animal species.

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