A fantastic holiday resort with many attractions. Situated on an extensive area along a phenomenal white beach, right next to La Estrella, the tourist "pueblo". The architecture of the hotel and its décor is inspired by colonial motifs, referring to the city of Remedios, established by the Spaniards in the 15th century and the first capital - Santiago de Cuba. Traditional materials were used to build it, and the red roofs, stained glass windows, wooden elements create a unique whole, in harmony with the fairytale surroundings. For the comfort of tourists, hotel melexes drive around the entire premises. Guests have at their disposal spacious suites, designed in a traditional, colonial style. The hotel consists of three parts: Paraiso Beach, Grand Memories and Sanctuary dedicated only to adult Guests. The large swimming pools, also for children, sport attractions, animations for adults and children, the large selection of themed restaurants and bars cause that you can fully take advantage of every minute of your Caribbean holidays.
LOCATION: on the islet CAYO SANTA MARIA, approx. 5 km from Pueblo Las Dunas and approx. 100 m from Pueblo La Estrella - tourist villages with an entertainment and recreational base, shops and restaurants, approx. 8 km from the dolphinarium, approx. 62 km from Remedios, approx. 395 km from Havana, approx. 295 km from Varadero, approx. 180 km from Trinidad and Cienfuegos; approx. 116 km from the airport in Santa Clara; bus stop by the hotel (runs to and from discos, approx. 1 CUC/one way).
BEACH: Cayo Santa Maria approx. 13 km long, separated into 6 ps; white sand, gently shelving beach, right next to the hotel, access via wooden footbridge due to dunes protections, free umbrellas, sunbeds and towels; free hotel bar; at extra charge: massages on the beach under "palapas" - umbrellas made from palm tree leaves.
HOTEL: five-star, elegant, stylish, divided into three zones with separate infrastructure: Paraiso Beach: built in 2010, 666 rooms, Grand Memories: built in 2011, 342 rooms, Sanctuary only for adults (18+), built in 2011, 378 rooms, regularly renovated, a total of 1386 rooms, 22 buildings, 2 floors, spacious, elegant lobby, 24h reception, main restaurant: Flavors - buffet meals, international cuisine, highchairs and menu for children available, vegetarian dishes, a total of 5 à la carte restaurants, Paraiso Beach sector: Tesico – Mediterranean, Emporum – international, Mexicana Cantina – Mexican, La Parranda – BBQ dishes, Grand Memories sector: Grazie – Italian, a total of 8 bars, Paraiso Beach sector: El Louvre – in lobby, Remedios – by the pool, Balcon del Caribe – on the beach, La Parranda – in the amphitheater, Grand Memories sector: Santiago and El Morro bars by the pool, Jimaquaybo bar – on the beach, Sanctuary sector: Rumba bar with live music; currency exchange, luggage storage room, 3 conference rooms for approx. 300 people, terrace overlooking a large garden and a swimming pool, car park; extra charges: wireless Internet in the lobby (approx. 1 CUC/h), scooter rental, on-call doctor, childcare, laundry; amenities for the handicapped (rooms); credit cards accepted: Visa.
ROOM:junior suite: 2-person (1 extra bed available), in Paraiso Beach p, approx. 40 m², elegant and well-maintained, individually controlled air-conditioning, bathroom (bath with shower, wc; hairdryer), satellite TV, telephone, safety deposit box, mini-bar filled up daily with water; iron, ironing board; free cot for children up to 2 years old on order before arrival; balcony or terrace (table and chairs); possibility of using only Paraiso Beach sector; sea-view at extra charge; family suite: 2-person (1 extra bed available), in Paraiso Beach p, approx. 50 m², living room with sofa and bedroom separated by a door; junior suite furnishing, additionally Jacuzzi; possibility of using only Paraiso Beach sector; family suite room at extra charge; junior suite superior: 2-person (1 extra bed available), in Grand Memories part, approx. 40 m², junior suite superior furnishing, additionally: sea-view; possibility of using Paraiso Beach and Grand Memories sectors; mini-bar filled up daily (cooling drinks and beer); junior suite superior room at extra charge; junior suite sanctuary deluxe: 2-person (1 extra bed available), in Sanctuary p, only for adults (18+), approx. 40 m², junior suite furnishing, additionally concierge service (24h); possibility of using the entire hotel infrastructure; junior suite sanctuary deluxe room at extra charge.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: swimming pool in each of the 3 sectors, approx. 600 m², depth 0.9-1.6 m, hydro massage, 3 swimming pools for children: 2 in Paraiso Beach p, approx. 400 m², depth 0.9-1.1 m and 50 m², depth 0.5 m, and 1 in Grand Memories p, approx. 300 m², depth 0.9-1.1 m, fresh water, umbrellas, sunbeds and towels available by the pools free of charge; 4 tennis courts (floodlights payable, equipment rental for guarantee deposit), table tennis, beach volleyball, football field and basketball court, darts, non-motor watersports in the water centre: catamarans, pedalos, kayaks; animations for adults and children: games and fun by the pool and on the beach, professional show, playroom and playground for children, baby club (up to 4 y.o.) and kids club (4-12 y.o.), disco, amphitheatre (up to 1200 people); extra charges: diving, motor watersports (external offer); wellness centre (external offer, in the village La Estrella): free: fitness room; payable: Jacuzzi, sauna, face and body massages, water jets, Vichy showers; CLUB DIAMOND programme (approx. 10 CUC/person/day, payable on site): entry to à la carte restaurants exclusively, extending the hotel day on the last day of stay, exclusive beach zone, pillow menu, beach towels, 10% discount for SPA services.
ALL INCLUSIVE 24H: buffet breakfast (7.30-¬10.30), buffet lunch (13.00-15.00), buffet dinner (19.00-22.00) in main restaurant; snacks, soft drinks, local and selected imported alcoholic drinks in indicated bars (24h); 3 dinners at à la carte restaurant during stay (earlier reservation required); wearing all inclusive bands is required.
CONTACT: 0053/42350600, www.memoriesresorts.com
The hours of serving meals provided in the offer as well as the functioning of particular elements of the hotel infrastructure may be subject to slight changes due to seasonality, weather conditions, guests' requests or force majeure, which the hotelier will not have the control of.
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