Cayo Santa Maria is a place blessed with amazing scenery, natural beauty of tropical mangrove trees.
Powder sand squishes between the toes and warm turquoise waves lap the beach,
schools of fish dart through the crystal clear water a starfish washes up on the beach.
Cayo Santa Maria is located on Cayerias del Norte, off the northern coast of the Cuban main island in the province of Villa Clara, 112 km north of Santa Clara. The neighbors Cayos are Cayo Las Brujas and Cayo Ensenachos, all these Cayos are part of a larger archipelago called King's Garden. Cayos are the most attractive tourist destinations in Cuba, colourful coral reefs has such an abundance of fish, divers might believe they are in an aquarium.
Bus takes about two hours to get you to hotel in Cayo Santa Maria from Santa Clara Abel Airport. Going through the towns of Remedios, Camajuani and Caibarien. The town of Remedios is particularly interesting because of its unique Caribbean colonial style, and the oldest church in Cuba. Distinctive Iglesia San Juan Bautista de Remedios, beautifully decorated in pure gold.
Cayo Santa Maria is connected by 50 km / 31 miles causeway,
to the nearest international airport Abel Santamaria -
SNU, and city of Santa Clara in province of Villa Clara.
• International airport Abel Santamaria, known as Santa Clara International Airport is located 11 km - 7 miles outside the city of Santa Clara and 112 km - 70 miles from Cayo Santa Maria. The airport handles international and domestic flights from the US, Canada, Panama, Mexico and Europe.
• Domestic Airport the 'Aeropuerto Las Brujas' which is a small airport located in Cayo Las Brujas 15 km - 7 miles from Cayo Santa Maria. Las Brujas Airport service day-trips excursions to Havana for tourists staying in Cayo Santa Maria hotels. As well daily flights to Havana and Varadero by Cubana de Aviacion, and Aerogaviota.
If you're looking for an adventure that is physically active yet relaxing, mentally stimulating and spiritually uplifting, wonders of Cayos beaches may be the ultimate answer.
Cayo Santa Maria is an excellent birds watching destination. Bird watching holidays whilst enjoying Caribbean sun. Cuba has gained recognition as a first class birding destination,
you can easily spot Bee Hummingbird the smallest living bird in the world in Cayo. As well cute, colourful American Redstarts, black and white Warblers, many of Cuba's fantastic endemic birds to see in Cayos.