• Starfish Cayo Santa Maria

    Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba
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Our Opinion

This hotels is becoming a popular choice for its good value and decent ratings. Located on a beautiful white sand beach, the Starfish Cayo Santa Maria is a good choice for families and couples. Food here is ok, which is pretty common for Cuba. If the recent reviews on this hotel are good and the price is within your budget, then this is a good choice!

Starfish Cayo Santa Maria

Pristine white sandy beaches, crystal blue ocean waters, extensive amenities and services and a warm, dedicated staff. Starfish Cayo Santa Maria offers all of this, plus supervised children's activities, stylish accommodations and nearby adventure tour options. Everything required for an ideal tropical getaway.

Location: Beachfront, 90 minutes from International Airport of Santa Clara

Starfish Cayo Santa Maria Reviews

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      Starfish Cayo Santa Maria Rating 1408 Reviews
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    If you want an excellent "Fly and Flop" this resort is for you

    The Starfish resort is located on a long narrow island just off the northern coast of Cuba. It is reached by a long causeway. The reason I call it a "Fly and Flop" is due to the fact that the only... Read Full Review

    2016-09-26 - Reviewed By : millsaroundtheworld - London, Canada
    Was ok for the money -Staff tried hard

    After reading the horrible reviews after we booked I was very worried about going. Overall though most were highly over exaggerated. The beach was gorgeous, the pools were clean and warm. The... Read Full Review

    2016-09-19 - Reviewed By : Kathryn T -
    Relaxing Vacation Beautiful Beach

    Traveled for the first time to this area of Cuba. The ride from the airport is long but very scenic. I had read several reviews on this site and some of them were pretty bad. Decided that I would... Read Full Review

    2016-09-17 - Reviewed By : Sofie2013 - Ottawa, Canada

Starfish Cayo Santa Maria Deals

Hotel Amenities


  • 1368 rooms 
  • Restaurants including 6 a la carte restaurant (Italian, Asian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Spanish and Cuba)
  • 24-hour room service (fee)
  • Beach grills
  • 3 bars including Pool bar
  • Coffee Shop
  • Disco
  • 2 pools
  • Whirlpool
  • Business Centre
  • Internet access (fee)
  • Shops
  • Tennis
  • Select watersports (fee)
  • Spa (fee)
  • Fitness facilities nearby (fee)


Junior Suite includes:
  • 1 king or 2 twin beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • TV
  • Full bathroom
  • Mini-bar
  • In room safe
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Max occ 3 adults or 2 adults & 2 children

All Inclusive Features

  • 3 meals daily plus snacks
  • All drinks (Premium brands, Domestic beer)
  • Drinks at disco
  • Daily activities
  • Kayaking
  • Water bikes
  • Introductory scuba lesson
  • Nightly entertainment

Kids Deals

Kids Deal - First child 3-12 stays free when sharing a room and existing beds with 2 adults. 2nd child pays a special child's rate. Blackout dates may apply. Maximum 2 children per room.

For the Kids - Kids enjoy supervised activities at the Kids' club (ages 5-12) or Baby Club (0-4). Children's pool. Babysitting service available for a fee.


Wedding and Free Honeymoon Packages - Are available. Please inquire.
Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

Extra Info

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations and dress code may be in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports. Formerly Gaviota La Estrella.
Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

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