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El Zafiro Boutique Hotel

34 White Sands Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 800-998-7922
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“bbq ribs” (3 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 White Sands Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The beach is great and you don’t have to pay for chairs which is nice. The staff is over all nice but not very attentive. Mom and I went to hangout on the beach and have lunch. We had to go to the bar to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nkterry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pristine beautiful beach. Great service and restaurant right on beach offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Chairs are free when you have a meal. Service is excellent too.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PrincessVahineMaui
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in a nearby condo not at hotel. 1st time at this beach and restaurant. We spent several days on the beach and enjoyed their varied lunch menu offerings. Even more importantly the make the BEST margaritas on the island. Super nice staff,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mums307
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 5 days at El Zafiro as a single woman traveling to St Martin for a much needed beach vacation. The location on the beach, with it's own restaurant/bar and walking distance to Maho was fantastic. However the highlight of my stay there was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank craftyforthepeople
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We ventured past Sunset Beach and to the back of Beacon Hills and came across a small beach front Boutique Hotel called El Zafiro. It’s a little hideaway tucked in the back and runs Parallel to the Princess Juliana Runway. First it was a Saturday,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank msdet1529
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We spent a week in the turquoise room, enjoyed every minute. Staff were great, food was great, and a beautiful clean beach. Great place to come and relax.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank silverlake72
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This is a fabulous gem of a hotel with just ten rooms. If you are beach freak and a plane aficionado, there couldn't be a better place. One side of my room was the famous runway of St Maarten airport and the other was the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SaiRamNilgiri
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Our stay in El Zafiro Boutique Hotel was excellent in every single way. Their staff are very friendly, attentive and helpful, special thanks to Ms. Nicole and Daniel for their hospitality. The room (Pearl Suite) really offered the comfort that a vacationer would seek while...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Zetaks
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Great place if you wanna be secluded but still close to everything the island has to offer. My wife & I stayed for a week & what great staff, great views & so accommodating to anything we needed. I work in aviation & this hotel...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Discover168767
Reviewed August 3, 2018

As avid Plane Spotters we were intending to book at the Alegria Hotel, where we had stayed before - adjacent to the top of the runway. The hotel is still closed down due to the Hurricane of 2017. Thus we booked El Zafiro. We were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank simondD3169IG
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February 19, 2017|
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Response from ELZafiroSxm | Property representative |
Hi Dawna, After passing sunset continue going toward Beacon Hill, you will come to a fork, stay to your left on the same side of the airport fance, then continue straight all the way to the end and you will see the EL... More
Melissa G
January 20, 2017|
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Response from nhpm900 | Reviewed this property |
The entrance is very nondescript, which makes it all the more spectacular when you pass through the bar and see the magnificent beach location.
December 17, 2016|
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Response from ELZafiroSxm | Property representative |
Hi Jeanette, Thank you for inquiring about EL Zafiro.Simpson Bay has more dive bars & restaurants and Maho has night clubs, lounges, bars & restaurants. We are located 8-10 minute taxi ride from Simpson Bay. Hope this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 White Sands Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 800-998-7922
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