Official website | Facebook For anyone looking to escape the strain of everyday life in search of a tropical paradise, they don’t need to look any further than 90 miles south of the United States. Cuba offers incredible beaches, breathtaking views, delicious cuisine and a unique culture all its own. Of course, while visiting Cuba it also comes down to selecting a world class resort. The Melia Hotel Buenavista is that resort. Located on its own biosphere reserve, this is an all inclusive resort that not only has its own, private three beaches, but is a short distance from the regional airport and gives visitors the ability to relax in the sun while breaking free from the throngs of tourists who hit up other Caribbean islands.
What Does it Have to Offer
This Melia Buenavista Hotel wants to make sure visitors receive everything they might possibly want while taking in the beautiful weather and incredible atmosphere. Of course, with the amazing beachfront location, guests are likely to spend most of their time exploring the water and partaking in one of the many fulfilled outdoor activities offered by this resort. While inside the resort there are two different pools, both expertly designed to reflect the organic nature of the island. There are also three different restaurants with an additional four bars found on site as well. This way, guests never need to leave the resort for their meals if they don’t want to. After all, relaxing in luxury is what this hotel is all about.
Each of the rooms have everything guests could possibly need. Satellite television is available, with comfortable bathtubs, kingsized beds, a daily stocked minibar filled with soft drinks, beer and juice, a small terrace with a refreshing outdoor shower, not to mention personal bathrobe, slippers, coffee and tea makers and two telephones, one in the living area and one in the bathroom.
Around the Resort
Around the resort there are beach towels and lounges at almost every corner. This way, guests don’t need to try to track down a seat or a towel. There is always a fresh supply, right there. Daily entertainment puts guests in the center of all the action, including dancing lessons, ecological excursions, plus volleyball tournaments and nightly shows. There is just something incredible about sitting by the pool, drinking a delicious cocktail while taking in one of the newly performed shows of the evening before returning to the comforts of the personal hotel room or staying up to watch the sunrise on the private beach.
Beyond all of this, guests can have fun windsurfing, kayaking, snorkeling, sail boating and even partaking in diving lessons at the pool in order to prepare guests for possible dives out in the ocean. Plus, for guests who want to burn off a few extra calories while on vacation, they are free to check out the fitness center or hit the lighted tennis court, basketball court and volleyball court.
Amazing Meal Plans for Guests
Why worry about cooking or tracking down food when some of the best offerings in Cuba is available in Buenavista hotel. That is exactly why the resort provides amazing meal plans that cover the entirety of a guest’s stay. The meal plans are all inclusive and cover not only the meals but the national and important drinks, plus the buffet restaurant. With so many food offerings, guests can enjoy the finest flavors of Cuba while also dining on a few of their own, personal favorites from back home.
The Buenavista is an amazing hotel resort that completely takes care of their guests while offering incredible, personalized amenities.
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Modern rooms for double and single occupancy, with more than 5 types, all Junior Suites and Suites, with sea views and garden or pool views, as well as the exclusive Villa Zaida del Río. Modern and stylishly decorated, they are equipped with a Balinese shower and sofa lounge on terraces. They all offer the exclusive Royal Service.
ROYAL SERVICE Junior Suite OCEAN VIEW ROYAL SERVICE Junior Suite PRIME OCEAN VIEW ROYAL SERVICE Junior Suite ROMANCE ROYAL SERVICE Suite PRIME OCEAN VIEW ROYAL SERVICE Suite ROYAL SERVICE Zaida del Río VILLA
ALL EQUIPPED WITH • Air-conditioning and ceiling fan • Telephone in bathroom and bedroom • King-size or twin beds • Satellite LCD TV • Safety deposit box and minibar (water, soft drinks, juices and beers) stocked daily • Electric coffee maker with daily coffee service • Iron with ironing board, umbrella • Bathroom with daily amenities, bath salts and hairdryer. Hydromassage tub and outdoor Balinese shower • Voltage (current): 220 V / 60 Hz
ROOM TYPES Two-story bungalows, ground or top floor. Rooms with pool views or garden. Ocean view bedrooms on the bottom floor and bedrooms with sea views to the front on the top floor. All with an overall total area of 62.06 m2. Design: Television room-bedroom, restroom with lavatory, hydro-massage bathtub, dressing wardrobe, rest room patio with shower outside. King-size or twin beds, patio with bench-sofa bed.
Romance Royal Service Suite Rooms with sea views on the ground floor. Outdoor breakfast palapa in the garden. Total area: 106.83 m2. Layout: Lounge-dining room-TV, bedroom-TV, with lavatory, dressing closet, bathroom terrace and hydro-massage bathtub with outdoor shower. King-size beds. Two-storey bungalow building overlooking the sea. Romantic décor. Two connecting spaces with terraces, bench-sofabed and exceptional view of Punta Madruguilla cove.
Prime Ocean View Royal Service Suite Rooms with front sea views on the top floor. Total area: 106.83 m2. Layout: Lounge-dining room-TV, bedroom-TV, with toilet, hydromassage tub, dressing closet and bathroom terrace with outdoor shower. King-size beds. Two-storey bungalow building overlooking the sea. Romantic décor. Two connecting spaces with terraces, bench-sofabed and exceptional view of Punta Madruguilla cove.
Royal Service Zaida del Río Villa Separate private villa 2 km from Meliá Buenavista. Rustic style with tiles and two floors. Right on the beach with direct private access to the sea. Exclusive beach area. Total area: 250 m2, private entrance. Ground floor with terraces, dining room-kitchen-bar, lounge with bathroom. Top floor with terraces, one bedroom, lounge-study, restroom along with skylight shower and hydromassage. Umbrella, Kingsize bed, loungers and rocking chairs and DVD and CD-player-MP3-radio. Pool area with Jacuzzi and personal solarium. Minibar, cooking area, total bar with Quality drinks. The Villa was created to deal with young couples only and is suitable for people who love remote and exclusive places. Buenavista Royal Service. Room with distinctive butler assistance.
Maximum occupancy per room: Double occupancy or double for single occupancy. Adults only, 18 years or over. In all room types: 2 adults or 1 adult. No extra bed or third person admitted. Maximum occupancy per room 2 adults.
GASTRONOMY Varied and refined range of cuisine, all à la carte, in 3 specialist restaurants. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Antipasti table at the beach bar. Wines at lunch and dinner. Additional menu ($). 24-hour room service. Live music in the restaurants. All bars serve Premium international drinks. Lounger service and pool & beach concierge.
RESTAURANTS AND CAFES
Los Marinos Los Navegantes Los Caribes La Notte La Caracola La Duna
Remarks: The menus and times of the restaurants and bars may be subject to change depending on the season and hotel occupancy. Non-smoking areas. Reservations and dress code for dinner in the specialist restaurants.
All ROYAL SERVICE
FACILITIES • Function room-lounge-reception-concierge • Internet and TV area • Lobby bar-Piano Bar, poolside bar and beach bar • 3 à la carte restaurants • 2 swimming pools and 3 exclusive beaches • Yhi-spa • Wedding locations
Services • Breakfast, lunch and dinner (à la carte). Tea time and snack services • Private airport – hotel – airport transfers (Suites and Villa Zaida del Río only) • Pool & beach concierge • Personalized welcome and introduction • Assistance, coordination, bookings. Priority bookings for any hotel service • Exclusive Melia Cuba shuttle service (free). • Unpacking and packing service • First ironing service free of charge for two garments per person and express laundry service • Bathrobe and slippers, beach/pool towels • Nightly turn-down service and VIP amenities with bath salts • Day around and dinner around (free) (shuttle service included). • Customized Premium Bar, service to accommodate the guest’s preferences (only Suites and Villa Zaida del Río) • In room dinner (à la carte dinner assistance as part of your room service) • Beach bag for bath towels and high-class postcard• Welcome cocktail with cava and refreshing wipes • In room spa service ($) with baths of grape, vanilla, sea crystals, Cleopatra milk and Equilibrium oils • Pillow menu: duck feather, anatomic, neck and shoulder protector, anti-allergic, non-deformable and reinforce with neck support • Hydrothermal circuit at the Yhi Spa • Price reduction on massage therapy at the Yhi Spa • Bathtub well prepared with candles and salts• Free Internet connection • Butler service • Free late check-out up to 14:00 hrs. Early check-in depending on availability • Personalized and private check-in / check-out • 24-hour room service GENERAL FACILITIES
Reception-concierge 24 hours. Check-in: 14:00 hrs. Check-out: 12:00 hrs. Late check-out and early check-in. 24-hour telephone and fax service. Currency exchange. No credit cards issued by US banks accepted. Porter service.
Customer care: 24-hour assistance line for guests. Non-smoking areas. No pets admitted (except guide or assistance dogs). Special gifts for returning guests, wedding anniversaries and birthdays.
Bureau de Change: At reception. Internet Center: Located in the lobby. PC with Internet connection free. Medical services: International clinic with 24-hour service 8 km away($).
Disabled: Access via ramps and entrances. Rooms adapted for the disabled. Wheelchairs on request ($). Security: 24-hour in-house security staff. Locks and safety deposit box with magnetic card. Fireproof materials, alarm system and sprinklers. Hotel voltage: 220 v (60 Hz). Guests may bring their own converter.
Services not included $: Currency exchange, souvenir and gift shops, perfume shop, preserves, tourist information offices, excursions, travel agencies, taxis, car rental, bikes, laundry, tobacco, telephone calls, food and drink on additional menu, medical services, beauty salon, massages, meeting rooms, weddings, and specialist activities outside of the hotel.
Swimming pools: 2 pools (area: 2 021 m², width: 43 m, length: 47 m and depth: 0 – 1.10 m). Shaded areas, loungers, palapas and Balinese beds, showers, umbrellas, towels and games in the Club House. Beginners’ diving lessons in the swimming pool. Calm and relaxing atmosphere.
Beaches: : Main beach: Cañón beach (400 m long). Fine, white sand. Its exclusivity is enhanced by a cliff that separates it on one side in the area of the other Meliá hotels and on the other side by the unspoiled, relaxing, rocky beaches of the Punta Madruguilla cove. Walkway to the beach bar. Showers, lifeguards, umbrellas, loungers and palapas. Beach bar. Towel service in the Club House. Other beaches: 2 relaxing beaches that surround the hotel in the form of natural, unspoiled coves, known for their rocky sands beneath a very shallow and transparent sea. Ideal for enjoying the tranquillity, privacy, peace and quiet. Relaxing beach of the Punta Madruguilla cove (200 m long) with walkway to the main pool of the hotel and its poolside bar La Caracola, opposite the hotel lobby. Relaxing beach of the Punta Matamoros cove (300 m long) located in the western area of the hotel, near the Yhi Spa, in the most unspoiled part of the hotel, surrounded by palm trees and native vegetation.
Health and beauty: Yhi Spa and beauty salon. Massages, treatments.
Fitness Center: Gym equipped with weights, aerobics room and cardiovascular equipment, including walkers, bikes and climber. Instructor available.
Activities and entertainment: The hotel has no entertainment programme, but there is live music at night in the piano bar La Notte. Activity programme in close contact with nature, exploring the natural surroundings of punta Madruguilla with snorkelling trips, ecological walks, etc. During the day, through the Club House, there are activities available at the swimming pool and on the beach with a varied and relaxed schedule. Towel service, life enriching, Pilates, aquagym, ecological excursions, yoga classes, Spanish lessons and tennis coach on request.
Sports: Professional tennis court located in the spa area. Ecological and natural environment. Night lighting and instructors on request.
Sailing: Available at the hotel. Non-motorised activities. Kayaking, pedalos, sailing boats, etc.
Diving and fishing: Available directly at the Marina of Cayo Las Brujas ($).
YHI-SPA Cool waters
Yhi Spa, synonymous with light, vitality and harmony, is the brand of Melia Hotels International dedicated to wellness, for guests who need to be pampered, revitalized and to forget about the strains and stresses of everyday life. In Cuba this is in the form of a beach spa, a luxury oasis in a beautiful natural setting, inviting you to relax your body and refresh your mind in an exotic environment, full of tropical beauty and surrounded by the Buenavista Biosphere Reserve.
Facilities and services:
Separate building with spa, fitness center and beauty salon. Reception with a cool, airy, welcoming lounge. Personalized valet service and highly qualified therapists. Drinks service of chilled water, tonic waters, tea, infusions, etc. Towel service, bathrobe and sandals. Personal lockers for men and women. Toiletries. Outdoor Jacuzzi (4 m²). Outdoor terraces with pergolas and loungers. Outdoor relaxation areas. Eco-palm shelters/individual booths for men and women. Air-conditioned massage booths for couples with outdoor Balinese shower. Complete wet circuits for men and women with sensation shower, sauna and steam room.
($) Selection of body treatments and massages from a spa menu with the most exclusive services in the world with Cuban aromas and flavors. Hydro-thermal circuit for men and women “A sensory journey through water”. “Sensations of Cuba” body massages and “Beauty of Cuba” tropical facials. Programs lasting one or more days for couples or individuals “A spa day”. Yhi Spa guide with all you need to know about a spa. Special offers for weddings. The products used for the treatments are totally professional, from the Germaine de Capuccini brand.
WEDDINGS AND HONEYMOONS
WEDDINGS Personal wedding coordinator to take care of every detail. Attractive Adore Cuba programmes for couples, especially designed for the Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand. • Free Wedding and Free Renewal of Vows programme with group options depending on the number of nights. • Luxury Wedding programme with two attractive offers such as Luxury Wedding and Glamorous Wedding. • Renewal of vows programme for a minimum stay of 6 nights. • “Live your Dream” Symbolic Wedding programme, for those who prefer a ceremony without legal services. • Extra services with a variety of options for your wedding day. Cocktails and dinners, flowers, photos and video, music, beauty & spa, etc. • Honeymoon gifts for newlyweds and free Honeymoon programme for stays of several nights. • Our programmes include gazebos or alternative locations, notary service, certifications, cake, cava and romantic dinners. Gifts for returning guests and anniversaries. Ceremonies on the shore, in romantic and exciting locations, with many varied services and added value to make your honeymoon an unforgettable experience. Our programmes include gazebos or alternative locations, notary service, certifications, cake, cava and romantic dinners. Gifts for returning guests and anniversaries. Ceremonies on the shore, in romantic and exciting locations, with many varied services and added value to make your honeymoon an unforgettable experience
HONEYMOONS Programme: 6 nights’ accommodation in one hotel only or a combination of Meliá Cuba hotels. Private check-in and late check-out guaranteed. Special room, flowers, bottle of cava and fruit basket in your room on arrival. Housekeeping service (11:00 – 15:00 hrs), daily turndown service in your room, welcome cocktail, romantic honeymoon dinner for two, honeymoon breakfast in your room on the day after arrival, daily gifts in your room, special honeymoon gift and weekly cocktail for honeymoon couples.