El Zafiro

Tucked away in a hidden corner of Simpson Bay resides El Zafiro hotel. Beach lovers will revel in the ambiance at this secluded beachfront getaway, complete with a Creole-style restaurant and bar. A small property, guests will find a peaceful atmosphere and personal services.

El Zafiro can also be a great choice for guests looking for some after-dinner fun. In addition to other opportunities, you'll have the chance to relax at their very own bar, which is located right on the property.

Located in Simpson Bay, 1.0 mile south-southeast of Point Pirouette, El Zafiro is a great choice for visitors interested in staying in this area of Sint Maarten.


Hotel Suites include a great menu of amenities. Each unit comes with a private patio, lounge area, and iPhone for local and long-distance calling. Colorfully designed, your room is stylish and spacious providing a contemporary resting space. Suites are named after their color theme, so you can choose which one fits your mood best.

The Emerald Suite is one of their more lavish units, featuring a personal telescope on a private patio. The Diamond Suite will have you feeling like royalty, featuring a full kitchen with a breakfast bar and living room.

El Zafiro has a grand total of 8 units. Guests who want to escape noisy crowds will fall in love with the personal touch at this location.

This hotel has been awarded a rating of 3 stars from Caribya! based upon ambience, style, public spaces and furnishings. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

A listing of the in-room amenities that you'll find at El Zafiro is provided below.

  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Queen Bed
  • Mini-Fridge
  • Safe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Board
  • Desk in Room
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sitting Area
  • Private Bath
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Iron
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toilet
  • Room Service
  • Shower
  • Terrace
  • Cribs Available
  • Balcony

If you are looking for a particular amenity, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

The beach is the main attraction -- featuring a private slice of sand just for guests of the hotel. Complimentary lounge chairs wait for those ready to soak in the Caribbean sun. Here, you won't have to leave your seat to enjoy a refreshing cocktail or ice cold beer. Full service is offered to those who perch in a comfortable beach lounger.

Guests are offered in-room spa treatments for the utmost in relaxation. Beauty services, massage, facials, and more are available.

To view this property's general amenities, take a look at the list below:

  • Complimentary Parking
  • Yoga
  • Cellular Telephone Rental
  • Multilingual
  • Paddleboarding
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Volleyball
  • Kayaking
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling

However, since these details tend to change, it's best to contact the lodging if you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available. To learn more info about the recreation and activities that El Zafiro has to offer, click here.


El Zafiro Restaurant is located right on the beach, serving guests exquisite cuisine with a gorgeous view. Fresh seafood dishes are served among a variety of other flavors found on their breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus. Try the smoked salmon eggs Benedict to start your day. Try any of their Creole-style dishes for lunch and finish your meal with a tasty dessert. Dinner offers a bit more hearty dishes such as steaks, pastas, and ribs.

Breakfast is served between 8 - 11 a.m. Lunch is between 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Dinner is served between 6 - 10 p.m. Take advantage of happy hour, featuring 2 for 1 drink specials, between 5 - 7 p.m.

Outside of dining options on-site, travelers hoping for further culinary diversity might also be interested in some of the other local dining choices. Those staying at El Zafiro will discover some nice places to eat within traveling distance. It's a smart idea to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, even though El Zafiro offers on-site dining, including El Zafiro Restaurant. To find out more about this area's dining, click here.

Guest Services

El Zafiro provides many guest services, including those that are listed below, helping everything come together during your vacation.

  • Express Check In
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Housekeeping
  • Express Check Out
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Complimentary Airport Shuttle
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry

Some may want to consider that this property also has a useful set of business amenities, ideal for professionals who might be conducting business during their stays.

  • Cellular Telephone Rental
  • Desk in Room


You will notice many attractions close to El Zafiro. Some of these attractions include Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 and Megaplex 7. Maho Bay Beach is another beach in the area, just a short walk from this property.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the hotel is Simpson Bay. When you seek to broaden your horizons, take a side trip to a couple nearby towns to see what else the country has to offer.

For more info on other destinations and attractions near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 34 White Sands Rd, Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten

Phone: (721) 522-5863

Website: https://www.elzafirosxm.com/


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