his hotel is bordered by the adjacent Melia Las Dunas and the hotel's sister property, the Sol Santa Maria, all of which are managed by the Spanish chain Sol Melia.
Melia Cayo Santa Maria impresses immensely. Built atop the coral and surrounded on three sides by mangroves and on the fourth by frost-white sand dissolving into azure-blue waters, the setting is as good as it gets in Cuba.
The main reception and lobby area is an open-design construction. The compact wood-roofed building is he...