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Cayo Santa Maria Travel Information

Cayo Santa Maria is a small island off the northern coast of Cuba, in the province of Villa Clara. Cayo Santa Maria is now the second largest beach resort area in Cuba. The general weather in Cayo Santa Maria is extremely hot and humid in the summer, with mild and comfortable winters. Cayo Santa Maria is known for its white sand beaches and stretch of coral reef, making it a great spot for enjoying days along the water at the beach.

About Cayo Santa Maria

Cayo Santa Maria is a small island off the northern coast of Cuba, in the province of Villa Clara. The 13 kilometers of white sand beaches along the northern coast of the island are dotted with hotels and all-inclusive resorts, with the southern coast containing forests, mangroves, marshes, and protected land.

About Cayo Santa Maria

Cayo Santa Maria is now the second largest beach resort area in Cuba. It offers world class spas and luxury accommodations for adults seeking a romantic getaway and family friendly beaches and attractions, cementing its place as a top destination for guests of all ages.

The Santa Clara Abel Santamaria Airport (Cayo Santa Maria Airport) is about 115 km away, which is approximately 90 minutes by car or bus. The Cayo Las Brujas Airport is much closer, but only handles internal flights aboard small aircraft, which makes for convenient access to other parts of Cuba.

Weather in Cayo Santa Maria

The general weather in Cayo Santa Maria is extremely hot and humid in the summer, with mild and comfortable winters. Cayo Santa Maria has a subtropical climate, giving it two distinct seasons. The wet season lasts from May through October, and the dry season lasts from November through April. Frequent trade winds can ease some of the humidity in the summer months with cool breezes off the water.

The Best Months to Visit

The general weather in Cayo Santa Maria is extremely hot and humid in the summer, with mild and comfortable winters. Cayo Santa Maria has a subtropical climate, giving it two distinct seasons. The wet season lasts from May through October, and the dry season lasts from November through April. Frequent trade winds can ease some of the humidity in the summer months with cool breezes off the water.

Where to Stay

In Cayo Santa Maria there are many options for places to stay. Every resort on the island is all-inclusive, and they are all located along the beaches on the northern coast. Each hotel is also oceanfront but set back from the water more than what might be expected to protect the dunes lining the beach.

Where to Stay in Cayo Santa Maria

One of the top luxury resorts in the Caribbean can be found here. The Royalton Cayo Santa Maria combines the old-world charm and culture of Cuba with unrivaled amenities like around the clock concierge and 24-hour room service. This adult-only resort offers several gourmet restaurants and a world-class spa, with impeccably appointed rooms and suites.

The best place to stay in Cayo Santa Maria for families is the Hotel Playa Cayo Santa Maria. This large resort looks over the Villa Clara Keys and boasts six pools, with two of them being for children only. There are Kid’s Clubs, land and sea activities, an entertainment theater, and fun for adults in the way of dance classes, Spanish lessons and live music shows some evenings.

Things to Do

Cayo Santa Maria is known for its white sand beaches and stretch of coral reef, making it a great spot for enjoying days along the water at the beach. Swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, and fishing are all extremely popular activities in this area. Cayo Santa Maria also offers many opportunities for those looking to birdwatch or explore the flora and fauna native to the island.

Things to Do in Cayo Santa Maria

Popular Places to Visit

There are many popular places to visit in Cayo Santa Maria, whether you are interested in wildlife, nature, beaches, or shopping and nightlife.

Meet and swim with dolphins at the Acuario Delfinario Santa Maria. This sizeable dolphinarium has six pools where guests can see and interact with up to 21 dolphins at once, and there are two amphitheaters for daily dolphin and sea lion shows. Packages for dolphin swims and interactions can be arranged directly onsite or via tour operators at any of the nearby resorts.

The Cayo Santa Maria Wildlife Refuge sits on the protected southeastern tip of the island and is home to many species of local flora and fauna. There are beaches, a cove, and hiking trails to enjoy while catching a glimpse of the flamingos, sand pipers, lizards and more that live in this tropical paradise.

Popular Places to Visit in Cayo Santa Maria

The Pueblo La Estrella is a large shopping and entertainment complex in Cayo Santa Maria. Visitors can find a large handicraft market here among many restaurants and bars, plus some boutiques and other shops. There is also a bank, post office, car rental agency, and gym for everyday needs.

The Playa Perla Blanca Beach is the northernmost beach on Cayo Santa Maria, giving visitors a peaceful place to relax and possibly see dolphins and starfish.

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