Hotels in Cayo Guillermo
(5 hotels for a total of 1,644 rooms in 2016)


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Hotels in Cayo Guillermo ...

« Melia Hotels International (2 hotels)
» Iberostar (2 hotels)
» Sercotel (1 hotel).

All hotels in Cayo Guillermo are located in the north area of the island called Playa El Paso. They all have direct access to the beach with palapas (umbrellas made of dried palm leave) and lounge chairs. Sometimes you may have to walk of a footbridge to get to the beach.

There are new hotels under construction in the area of Playa Pilara and Playa del Medio (Punta Rasa). These hotels offer the « all inclusive » packages i.e. meals, drinks, activities, non motorized water sports and other services are included in your travel package. However, gratuities are at your discretion and are not included. The average tip in Cuba is 1-2 pesos (CUC) depending on the service received. A « muchas gracias » with a beautiful smile is always appreciated! To learn more about the currencies in Cuba, visit our currencies page of our site.


What's new in the « Jardines del Rey » ?

† Two new hotels are being built in the Punta Rasa sector, a beach located East of hotel Sol Cayo Guillermo. They will be the Grand Muthu Hotel Cayo Guillermo and the Catalonia Cayo Guillermo (temporary construction names: Punta Rasa I and II). They are scheduled to open in 2017. A new Plaza (commercial pueblo) will also be built in this sector. This "pueblo" will offer extra off-resort options, such as: restaurants, bars, boutiques, bowling and other services.

† Two other virgin islands of the Jardines del Rey archipelago are currently under touristic development, they are: Cayo Paredon (aka Cayo Paredon Grande) located East of Cayo Coco and 30 minutes from the Cayo Coco airport, in the neighboring province of Camaguey; and Cayo Cruz located further East. New roads and bridges are currently being built to connect Cayo Cruz to Cayo Coco.

† The long-term development plan of the « Jardines del Rey » tourist pole is to eventually offer 32,000 rooms.


There is a panoramic bus style « hop on / hop off » that runs all day from the hotel Melia Cayo Coco down to Playa Pilar for 5 CUC per person for the whole day (keep your ticket). Click to see the pickup hours. Try the second floor, it is perfect to discover the islands. Click to learn more about transportation on these islands.

All beaches in Cuba are public in Cuba, so access is unrestricted. The slope to enter the sea is low and the water shallow due to its sand dune, the highest of the Caribbean (15 meters above sea level in Playa Pilar). Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo are favorite places for families, because the water is shallow, perfect for youngsters.

These Melia hotels offer shared services in Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo. Ask your front desk to get a voucher that you must show to the hotel. They will give you a colored bracelet for the day.

Restriction: ONE hotel per day (9 am @ 17 pm) and transportation is not included.

Melia Cayo Coco guests have access to ... Sol Cayo Coco & Tryp Cayo Coco
Melia Cayo Guillermo & Sol Cayo Guillermo
Melia Jardines del Rey
Melia Jardines del Rey guests have access to ... Melia Cayo Coco, Sol Cayo Coco & Tryp Cayo Coco, Melia Cayo Guillermo & Sol Cayo Guillermo
Melia Cayo Guillermo guests have access to ... Sol Cayo Coco & Tryp Cayo Coco
Melia Cayo Coco (adult only) & Sol Cayo Guillermo
Melia Jardines del Rey
Guests at Sol Cayo Coco, Sol Cayo Guillermo and Tryp Cayo Coco share their services.

In high season (from December 15th to April 30th), the customers are mostly Canadian at the hotels. In low season, it is more diversified, there are Canadians, Britons, Argentinian, Germans, Italians, etc... Hotel guests are identified by a bracelet with different colors depending of the hotel.

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