Cayo Santa Maria

Holidays to Cayo Santa Maria

Visitors on holidays to Cayo Santa Maria will discover that the island has no permanent residents. Instead, people come from surrounding villages to work in the resorts. The island is only 13km long and 2km wide and the northern beaches have free access with one exception. The beaches are divided into sectors and Sector 1 is located at the west end of the island. A new resort, Meliá Buenavista, has a 1km long beach area that encompasses the Playa Canyon, Punta Ensenada Matamoros, and Ensenada Punta Madrugilla.

Sector 2 is known as the beach hotel sands and a small coral island is part of this sector. For those visitors on hhing optional beach for those who prefer an au natural experience. The area is clearly marked solidays to Cayo Santa Maria who love to walk there is 6.2km of unbroken beach to stroll along. Island resorts dominate the area behind the sands and the Barceló CSM Caribe and Sol CSM define the borders. Sector 2 has one cloto that no one that is unaware of the beach policy will wander in.

Sector 3 is the only restricted beach on Cayo Santa Maria and it is defined by the house with the red roof. This is government land and it is strictly guarded.

Sector 4 & 5 are both part of the Playa Perla Blanca and the main road divides them. These two sectors are secluded beaches with only a small kiosk in service.

There are a few sightseeing experiences for guests on holidays to Cayo Santa Maria. For guests who want to spend a day being pampered, the Occidental Royal Hideaway on the small island of Cayo Ensenachos offers luxury services.

The Pueblo Estrella offers a disco, a spa, fine dining, a bowling alley, and billiards for entertainment.

Nearby fishing villages offer a glimpse of true Cuban lifestyle on the tiny islands. Cayo Santa Maria holidays should include a day excursion into the village of Caibarien where anglers ply their trade, mend their nets by hand, and help construct their own fishing boats. Then forge on to the village of Remedios, the locale for exploring a languid lifestyle while admiring the unassuming church and schools.

Those who enjoy outdoor activities will love Cayo Santa Maria holidays. Hikers can explore the islands unfettered by dangerous wildlife and enjoy the indigenous flora and fauna that flourishes. Snorkelling aficionados will find their favourite spot near the Sector 1 end of the beach.

Visitors on holidays in Cayo Santa Maria will be delighted with the unassuming tropical setting of this tiny island. The nearby resorts offer modern amenities and luxury facilities suitable for a restful, tranquil experience. Afterwards, just sit on a beach at sunset and soak up the Caribbean ambience.


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