Hotels in Cayo Largo, Cuba
There are two hotel groups in Cayo Largo: Gran Caribe (6 hotels) and Melia Hotels International (2 hotels). We have many photos and a lot of information. All you need to know! Click HERE to see a satellite photo of the hotels in Cayo Largo. You may access the individual pages of each hotel by clicking the links on the right.
All hotels have direct access to the beach (except for the Villa Marinera). The hotels are all located on the south coast of the island (Villa Marinera is located in the village). The north is made of marshes and mangroves.
They are all located within five kms in the beach sector called Playa Lindamar. The hotels are 10 minutes by bus from the airport and about 15 minutes from the village & marina. The Villa Marinera is the closest to the airport (5 mins).
All hotels offer an all-inclusive package which means meals, drinks, activities, entertainment, non motorized water sports, etc. are all included in the price of your travel package. They all have carts for transporting tourists and luggages to their rooms.
Please note watersports offered by the hotels are located in Playa Sirena (the most beautiful beach in the western sector). The sea in front of hotels is not as calm as Playa Sirena; it is safer for watersports.
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Gran Caribe hotels (Cuban administration)
A group of 5 neighbor hotels. This complex includes the hotels: Isla Del Sur, Villa Lindamar, Villa Soledad, Villa Coral and Playa Blanca (formely known as Barceló Cayo Largo). Please note Villa Iguana and Villa Caprichio resorts do no longer exist since hurricane Michelle in November 2001. Since November 2004, the Villa Lindamar resort is offer exclusively to Italian tour operators « Veratour » as well as the Isla del Sur « Villaggio eden ».
The Canadian tour operators only offer the Gran Caribe Resort which includes Villa Soledad and Villa Coral only. Note there is no service at Villa Soledad (rooms only). Villa Coral has a swimming pool, a buffet restaurant and an exterior entertainment center for night shows.
The new addition for Gran Caribe is the Villa Marinera located near the marina at the village. This hotel offer free shuttle for its customers to enjoy services of the Playa Blanca.
Melia Hotels International (Spanish administration)
The Sol Cayo Largo and the Sol Pelicano, are both administered by Melia Hotels International. They are located in the west sector of Playa Lindamar. The Sol Pelicano which used to be a Gran Caribe hotel was completely renovated and reopened on December 15th 2002 as a Meliá hotel.
Up to May 2007, there was an Italian club « Bravo Club » which has left the Sol Pelicano for a new destination (Africa). Venta Club has also left the Sol Pelicano late in 2009. Presently there is no Italian club at the Sol Pelicano, but just a regular tour operator (Press Tour) who has a contract of about 80 rooms.
IMPORTANT! These two hotels do not share services.
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