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    Dhawa Cayo Santa Maria

    Cayo las Brujas s/n, 52610, Cuba
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
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    Traveller (959)
    Pool & Beach (321)
    Dining (192)
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good33%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “lobster pasta” (4 reviews)
    “snack bar” (57 reviews)
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Free Airport Transportation
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 172 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    First of all I'd like to say a huge thank you to the workers at the Dhawa Resort for taking such good care of us and making us feel safe when Hurricane Irma was heading towards them. It truly showed their character when we could...More

    Thank Sophana R
    Response from DhawaFamily, Manager at Dhawa Cayo Santa MariaResponded 5 days ago

    Hi Sophana R! We are sad to hear that your stay was interrupted due to this catastrophic hurricane. : ( But kindly know that all our DHAWA FAMILY was safe and sound while Irma was passing through. It is always a pleasure receiving feedback from...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    First of all, I sincerely wish to Dhawa and it's crew to survive the hurricane season safely. It is an amazing place and doesn't deserve to be thrashed. Hope that crew and their families are safe too. Having said that, I decided to share a...More

    7  Thank CanRu
    Response from DhawaFamily, Manager at Dhawa Cayo Santa MariaResponded 1 week ago

    Hey there CanRu! : ) Thanks a lot for your positive thoughts after such terrible event like Hurricane Irma. Kindly know that all our DHAWA FAMILY is in a great shape and STRONGER than ever!! Thank you for your time spent to share with all...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I visited Hotel Dhawa in the middle of August with my 2 children 7 and 13, my husband and my sister. The weather was perfect for us since we did not have a real summer weather in Montreal at all this year. It was very...More

    Thank Arslanlar
    Response from DhawaFamily, Manager at Dhawa Cayo Santa MariaResponded 1 week ago

    Hola Arslanlar! : ) It's GREAT to hear we did manage to exceed your expectations, YAY! We understand that people overreact sometimes by sharing bad experiences which we are hardly responsible of... Such bad experiences like getting sick in our property can be minimized for...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    travelled to Dhawa just before Irma. Left on the Wednesday before the storm hit. This will be a quick review as my thoughts and prayers are with the staff. Arrival, easy check-in, 5 minutes as the front desk scans your passport. I had requested a...More

    Thank 150Rockwood
    Response from DhawaFamily, Manager at Dhawa Cayo Santa MariaResponded 1 week ago

    Hey 150Rockwood! We have some good news for you...we are almost done so that you can return to our great DHAWA! We can't thank enough for all thoughts and prayers...we are somehow very touched by your affection with us. It really made the difference so...More

    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Dhawa. The entire hotel is beautiful, new, and with numerous spacious areas to sit. The food was outstanding, the rooms were lovely, but the star was the staff. Everyone is so pleasant and efficient, going out of their way...More

    Thank chawt
    Response from DhawaFamily, Manager at Dhawa Cayo Santa MariaResponded 1 week ago

    Hey there chawt! We are glad to know you arrived back home safe and sound. That's great to hear that you had an amazing stay with us and enjoyed our small, but tremendously beautiful beach! We are very proud of the sealife that exists underneath,...More

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    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$163 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 516
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    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Cuba >
    • Villa Clara Province >
    • Cayo Santa Maria
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    Traveller (959)
    Pool & Beach (321)
    Dining (192)
    Room & Suite (95)
    Hotel & Grounds (493)
    Family and Play Areas (74)
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    Joao C
    21 September 2017|
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    Response from Arslanlar | Reviewed this property |
    I have no idea when they will open. Hope they did not effected so much from Irma.
    12 September 2017|
    Response from Gary H | Reviewed this property |
    From all reports, the resorts on Cayo Santa Maria will not be open for business for months. Talk to whoever you booked your holiday with. Sunwing is not flying there until 1 November at the earliest.
    Momo D
    11 September 2017|
    Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
    I've only seen pics from the Internet but the causeway is badly damaged & the airport is closed as well. so my best guess is that all vacations are cancelled till they get those atleast fixed. only way there is that... More
    Room Tips
    "Building 5 is pretty central and has a good view of the ocean"
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    "Lower floors are very convinient.. Especially 9 and 11 bloks very close to beach"
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    "As the grounds are relatively small, every room location is good. Buildings 1 - 3 are quieter."
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    "try to stay at building 6, 7,8 or 9 - they're closer to the beach. don't drink anything with ice."
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