What's Located Around El Zafiro

Quite often, people decide to come to the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten just to experience the sparkling beaches that the region is known for.

Visitors love that El Zafiro is situated directly on the water, so you won't have to go very far to enjoy what makes the region so popular.

Nearby Beaches

Maho Bay Beach

The following options each offer something a little different. Click on the following names to see more information:

Beaches Near El Zafiro
Beach Distance Direction Location
Burgeaux Bay 0.3 SW Beacon Hill
Maho Bay Beach 0.4 W Maho Reef
Simpson Bay Beach 0.7 E Simpson Bay
Mullet Bay 0.8 WNW 1.7 mi. West of Simpson Bay
Kim Sha Beach 1.4 ESE Simpson Bay
Cupecoy Bay 1.8 NW 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Simpson Bay
Cay Bay 2.8 ESE 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Indigo Bay Beach 3.5 ESE Little Bay
Great Bay 4.2 E Philipsburg

The closest one is Burgeaux Bay. Located on the southwestern end of the island, Burgeaux Bay feaures a small strip of white sand surrounded by palms and small villas. The area, which lacks major resorts or hotels, is primarily used by locals.

If you're searching for a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Mullet Bay is an alternative worth considering. Located on the western coast of the island, Mullet Bay Beach features a large strip of white sand, filled with palm trees and seagrapes. One of the best beaches on St. Maarten for swimming because of the excellent conditions of the crystalline waters, Mullet Bay is popular with tourists and locals alike. It's located just a short interval off.

Nearby Areas

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your hotel can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. El Zafiro is located in Simpson Bay, in the vicinity of Point Pirouette;

The table below lists the areas that are closest to El Zafiro:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Beacon Hill 0.2 SW
Maho Reef 0.4 NW
Point Pirouette 1.0 NNW
Lowlands 1.3 NW
Pelican Key 1.6 ESE
Cole Bay 2.1 E
Newll 2.3 ESE
Welgelegen 3.0 E
St. Peters 3.2 E
Little Bay 3.2 ESE

Nearby Attractions

Fort Amsterdam

Vacationers who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors during their trip to the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten will find that El Zafiro is in a fascinating area with a number of sights. As a matter of fact, this destination has countless opportunities for exploration, like Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7, Megaplex 7, and Seaside Nature Park.

Still more attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near El Zafiro
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 1.9 ESE 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Megaplex 7 Movie Theater 1.9 ESE 1.0 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Seaside Nature Park Park -- -- 1.9 mi. Southeast of Simpson Bay
Emilio Wilson Historic Park Park 3.3 E Saunders
Fort Willem I Historical Site 3.7 E Little Bay
Fort Amsterdam Historical Site 4.0 ESE 1.0 mi. South West of Philipsburg
St. Maarten Zoo Zoo 4.3 E Philipsburg
Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Museum -- -- Philipsburg
The Courthouse Historical Site 4.6 E Philipsburg
Wathey Square Park 4.6 E Philipsburg
The Salt Pickers Monument 4.7 E Philipsburg
St. Maarten Museum Museum 4.9 E Philipsburg
Sucker Garden Salt Factory Ruins Historical Site -- -- 1.4 mi. Northeast of Philipsburg
Belvedere Plantation Historical Site 5.4 E 0.9 mi. West of Oyster Pond
Sint Maarten Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.6 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Eastern End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.6 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg
Sint Maarten Marine Park Western End Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.6 ESE 1.5 mi. Southeast of Philipsburg

If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Caribbean Cinemas - St. Maarten Megaplex 7 might be a good choice. Caribbean Cinema's is a movie theater chain with many different locations in the Caribbean and Puerto Rico that show current blockbuster films in both Spanish and English with Spanish subtitles.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding on a place to stay, it's often helpful to learn more about nearby lodging options as a way to get a feel for the area. You will be able to find no shortage of additional places to think about prior to reaching a decision, as this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten offers visitors an impressive range of hotel and resort options. Find out more about the area's hotel booking possibilities by reading the table below.

Accommodations near El Zafiro
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Beachside Villas 0.1 ENE 0.9 mi. West of Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Royal Turtle Inn 0.4 NE Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Marys Boon Beach Plantation 0.6 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Ocean's Edge Condos 0.7 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Palm Beach Condos 0.7 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise Found 0.8 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Airport Inn Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Chatelaine Hotel -- -- Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Travel Inn Hotel 1.1 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Paradise 1.1 E Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
 

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