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Esmeralda Resort

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ESMERALDA RESORT, situated on the magnificent white sands of Orient Bay in French St. Martin offers just 65 rooms and suites spread among elegant tropical gardens in 17 villas. Esmeralda is the only four star hotel in St Martin on Orient Beach.Esmeralda's Coco Beach Bar offers beachfront lunch & cocktails. L'Astrolabe, the resort's fine dining restaurant offers French Creole and Continental cuisine. Guests receive dining privileges at 12 + restaurants in Orient Bay. Only minutes to more fine dining,shopping and entertainment. Rooms include a kitchenette, king bed, sitting area and patio. What makes this property so special is it's unique plantation style layout with only four rooms or suites per villa. For privacy, each villa has its own swimming pool and each accommodation has its own private entrance and terrace... Guests may reserve anything from a single superior or deluxe room or a generous sized suite or an entire 3 - 5 bedroom villa. Due to the way this resort in St Martin is situated on the property that is perpendicular to the beach there is limited availability in the two ocean front villas that include the Presidential Suites and deluxe oceanfront rooms. All superior and deluxe rooms include kitchenettes. Suites offer full kitchens and large living rooms. Guests enjoy the peaceful surroundings and a cordial, pampering yet unobtrusive on-site multi-lingual staff prepared to assist with any special needs. Esmeralda offers free use of beach chairs & umbrellas. Each accommodation has a fully equipped kitchenette (suites have fully equipped kitchens including dishwasher), large tile bath with hair dryer plus a 110 outlet for shavers only, color satellite TV, room safe, air conditioning with ceiling fan, daily maid service. All bedrooms have Color TV by satellite (8 channels and video system), telephone, private safe, A/C, ceiling fan, private, furnished terrace, kitchenette with micro wave, electric coffee pot, refrigerator and dishes. SUPERIOR, DELUXE AND OCEANFRONT ROOMS: King or two double beds, kitchenette. Maximum occupancy: 2 people. Superior rooms have garden view and are generally located further from the beach. Deluxe rooms are a bit larger located nearer the pool. Oceanfront rooms are located nearest the beach. SUPERIOR SUITES: Spacious living room and bedroom area with king size four poster bed and full size pull-out sofa bed plus a fully equipped kitchen. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults & 2 children. PRESIDENTIAL SUITES: Large dining and living room area with full size sofa bed, separate master bedroom with king size colonial bed, TV in living room and master bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, radio/cassette/CD player and fully equipped kitchen. Suite is oceanfront. Maximum occupancy: 4 people.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Breakfast included
Room service
Free Internet
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Wifi
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Baie Orientale Bp 5141, Orient Bay 97071 St Martin / St Maarten
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Princ. Juliana Airport11 km
Esperance Airport11 km
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My college friend and I were on our annual “Girl’s Trip” and decided on St. Maarten as the destination this year. The moment we arrived on the property we knew we'd made an excellent choice. Reception was welcoming and very helpful our villa included a semi private pool and was
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Researching resorts in Saint Martin we were smitten with Esmeralda Resort and it lived up to our expectations. We stayed March 2-9. The sprawling villa style resort is elegant but laid back and casual. Staff are responsive but not obtrusive. The semi private pool was welcomed
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My wife and I just returned from a week in St Martin. We stayed at the Esmelda and it more than met our expectations. The property was well maintained, the rooms were very clean and the beds were comfortable. The private pools were a bonus I never even considered when selecting
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Close to the beach, semi-private pools, topnotch French restaurant and a professional staff make this Orient Beach hotel an excellent choice. Very laid-back and not super-lux except for the space, quiet and delicious food. Walk to beach restaurants or a small shopping area or a
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built in villas of 4 apartments with a pool, looks like a small cul de sac of homes, separate 'villa' which is the reception and another separate 'villa which is the brilliant restaurant where breakfast is served each morning between 730-1030. The food is fresh and always
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Deluxe Esmeralda Villa
1.5 kg works out to roughly 3-4 lbs. and yes, I've seen small dogs at the resort before, just make sure it is always leashed while on property. Esmeralda is not an all inclusive resort. Continental breakfasts are included in a guest reservation. The restaurant onsite serves both the continental breakfasts and dinner, but is closed for lunchtime.
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We stayed in 478 on our recent trip. The pool was located to our unit's left and around the corner. Villa 47 is the closest to the beach. With the new look, post-Irma, that pool has little privacy and there are days when work crews are nearby as they continue the process of rebuilding the Coco Beach bar/restaurant. Villa 48 was the next closest villa to ours and the pool area for that unit was also not as private as before. I think you may have a difficult time finding the privacy level you are hoping for.
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They are accepting bookings now for 11/1/2018 opening . Nice rates
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Esmeralda Resort is scheduled to be re-opening on November 1, 2018. Astrolabe restaurant is also expected to be open on that same date. Coco Beach bar/restaurant was destroyed. The last update I got from friends in Orient Bay was that the owners want to rebuild, but they were still going through the process of settling insurance claims. That was back in April and I doubt that much would have progressed since then. La Plantation has partially re-opened up while rebuilding is under way still. Beaches are open, but chairs and umbrellas are NOT available currently. A few of the restaurants in Orient Bay Village have re-opened. I am friends with the owner of Le Piment and they re-opened back in April. La Table D' Antoine and Cote Plages are the only other two restaurants that I know are open. I'm told a few of the businesses along the main road in OBV are open, but it's less than 50%. The local market, Petit Casino, is still closed up. According to an island blogger that I follow, none of the beach bars are open and only one is in the process of rebuilding, currently. Since beach side businesses were wiped out, there is little in the way of activities to enjoy and equipment to rent. Go to La Plantation's website as they have a link to click on which gives an update of their facility and some information about the beach, tennis courts and restaurants. You can select ENGLISH and the website will open up a translated window.
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Please look for the detailed update, posted today, 1/16/18.
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"For couples, the best room faces the ocean with a large pool and grand space inside."
"Building 42 was well located and quiet"
"Depending on what you desire. Do you want to be closer to the ocean or closer to the front of the resort to make it easier to walk to town."
"Rooms in the 400 range are good. All rooms are ground level with"
"All the buildings are nicely positioned."
US$197 - US$466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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