Project Description

Dhawa Cayo Santa Maria

The Dhawa Cayo Santa Maria is a newcomer to Cuba but part of the reputable Banyan Tree group of hotels. Located on Cayo Las Brujas, a small island close to Cayo Santa Maria, this hotel offers a romantic haven; a lovely getaway. The lush tropical surroundings and the imaginative lighting, best appreciated when the sun sets, and night envelops the hotel, are sure to enchant any couple.

Enjoying an unrivalled position in Cuba with its approach to the environment, the hotel features an eco-sustainable system through its use of solar panels, recycling routines, use of water desalination units and general eco-friendly culture and practices.

Staff embrace the Banyan Tree philosophy and offer a very friendly service. The warm atmosphere, excellent cuisine and luxurious, stylish rooms, will no doubt, attract many.

  • Type: Beach Resort & Spa

  • Location: Cayo Las Brujas close to Cayo Santa Maria

  • Board Basis: All Inclusive

  • Our Rating: 4 Star

What We Say

The Dhawa is sophisticated and stylish, with an emphasis on service and sustainability, and has proven to be a very popular choice with our guests. The restaurants are really enjoyable, and the hotel has a warm and friendly atmosphere.


  • Newly opened hotel and part of the highly regarded Banyan Tree hotel chain
  • High quality service and facilities throughout the hotel
  • Leading hotel in Cuba embracing eco-sustainability throughout
  • Located on the picturesque Playa Caracol beach

Dhawa Cayo Santa Maria, Location

Food & Drink

Stylish and sophisticated restaurants at the Dhawa boast of internationally sourced chefs. They include:

  • International Buffet restaurant
  • French bistro style restaurant

  • Al a carte Italian restaurant

  • Close to the beach lies unique Cuban themed steak and seafood restaurant 24-hour Snack bar

All bars serve a range of local and international brands, cocktails, liquors, wine and coffees. Bars include:

  • Pool bar

  • Stylish lobby bar

  • Havana Club Bar in the theatre

Amenities & Entertainment

  • 4 swimming pools: 2 for adults and 2 for children
  • Large fitness centre

  • Tennis courts and multi sports court

  • Large choice of activities, sports and fun classes such as dance and Spanish lessons
  • Non-motorised water sports

Families & Children

  • 2 dedicated children’s swimming pools

  • Supervised children’s clubs for 0 – 12 years divided into groups

  • Full programme of children’s activities

  • Children’ s games room

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Rooms at Dhawa Cayo Santa Maria

With 516 rooms in total, all located in 3 storey blocks around the main hotel buildings, guests are never far from the facilities and beach. The deluxe rooms offer a very stylish, yet welcoming design and are fully air-conditioned. Facilities include: a large bathroom with amenities, balcony, satellite television, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, mini bar and WIFI for a nominal local charge.

Upgrade Options

The partial and premium ocean view deluxe rooms offer a different range of ocean views from the private balcony.

The junior suites offer excellent ocean views from the room and an enhanced style of accommodation.

The one-bedroom suite offers a front ocean view, living space and a jacuzzi bath with a sophisticated style throughout.