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Esmeralda Resort

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The room seemed dirty. There is nothing else to say

This was our fourth stay and our experience has been very consistent. This was the first time we went in July (Off Season) so the resort was not close to full. Beach is always nice and Grand Case food is wonderful.

This is an amazing property. Huge rooms, especially the deluxe room, reasonable prices, and the food at the main restaurant as well as the beach bar is outstanding. Orient Beach is beautiful and I just can't say better things. Small grocery store just around the corner.

lovely hotel ,nice area ,good restaurant,good size rooms,lovely staff,clean rooms

We thoroughly enjoy Esmeralda. The hotel is quiet, the beaches are amazing, and the location is super. You now can get free umbrellas and chairs at 3 beaches. But we found one spot under a palm tree and didn't want to leave! We always say we need to try another hotel, but we keep coming back here.

Short walk to Orient Bay, one of the greatest beaches in the world. Hotel has rooms in groups of four with a private pool for each. Very good restaurant on premises.

We were here on our honeymoon. The villas feel quite private. The restaurant onsite has fantastic French food. I still dream about their chocolate croissants!

love the pools and swimming strings free, water is warm, people are good,beach is great

My husband and I have stayed at Esmeralda several times over the years. We always enjoy it. The grounds are beautiful - full of colorful flowers and trees. You can't beat being able to walk out of the resort right onto the beach.

The location is perfect for total relaxation. It's on the quiet side of the beach. I strongly recommend a rental car so you can see the rest of the island. The resort's restaurant is really tops. The service staff from the Reception to the maintenance and over on to the beach is all great. Everyone was so friendly and helpful, especially when we got too much sun. Bubba came to our rescue with fresh Aloe. You know it's a great place when you keep running into guests that keep going back there every year. Make sure you get lunch or dinner at Sky's in Grand Case and Taloolah's was fun in Philipsburg.

Would have liked the room to have a couch and coffee table and a few extra items in the kitchenette. The walls are very thin here but had a mostly quiet couple that were still very happy with each other. The two other units were unoccupied during our stay and wondered why the resort didn't space us out. The room was very clean and the maid service did a good job. The beach was great. The chairs and umbrellas were in good shape and you didn't feel crowded. The beach boys were attentive and did a good job.

Nice,perfect location for beach lovers,ordinary hotel.

The hotel has a very nice beach with clear blue water. There are many activities on the beach as well for anyone to do any age. The location is great with only a two minutes walk on a path to the beach. Every house has a pool. In the backyard for anytime use. Over all the staff were very good, especially the front desk helping guide the way to any restaurant. I would defiantly go again!

Let it be known I would go back in a second, There is plenty of up dating needed to maintain the 4 star rating. If you want fluff this is not the place,

We have stayed at Esmeralda twice. For those who are unfamiliar with European hotels don't expect it to be a hilton. I personally find it better. Esmeralda is culturally very French. They will do anything you ask but the time frame is island time. Come with patience and a good attitude and they are wonderful. A bad attitude will not And anger will not get you anywhere. That being said, I have never had a bad time. They have always taken good care of us. The location is great. Far enough from where the cruise passengers are dropped by their busses, but right next to the beach. Very laid back and quiet. About a 5 min walk to orient village. We loved every minute of our time.

Perfect location,friendly staff,clean rooms,and very good restaurant on premises. I'm a three time returner and can't wait to come back

Walls a bit thin do you can easily hear the neighbors. Doors are solid but slam shut without any effort and this leads to lots of noise, especially from early rising neighbors. Friendly staff. Clean grounds. For Orient Bay the location is excellent.

Great time. Beach is beautiful. The water is fantastic. If you are a beach lover this is a great place. The Coco Beach group was fun. David & Julie were very personal and enjoyable. The food was good...Awesome Coffee! The "beach boys" were attentive. The room was nice, and the semi-private pool at each building was a plus. Great place to relax and unwind.

love the small pools, use them as there your own. love the porches, sharing wine with others through out the years got to know all levels of the staff and all are nice people love the location

We very much enjoyed our 8 night stay at the Esmeralda Resort. The room was very comfortable and clean and the location was absolutely perfect. We found the staff to be very helpful and the L'Astrolabe Restaurant was superb.

Room options

Deluxe Room

Full 2 | King 1 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Deluxe Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Full 2 | King 1 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Esmeralda Resort

Everyone (1) Couples (54) Family (7) Friends (4)
3
Everyone

The room seemed dirty. There is nothing else to say

By , from Kentucky on Nov 22, 2016

4

quiet end of orient beach

Couples

This was our fourth stay and our experience has been very consistent. This was the first time we went in July (Off Season) so the resort was not close to full. Beach is always nice and Grand Case food is wonderful.

By , from Virginia, USA on Jul 25, 2016

5

birthday weekend

Couples

This is an amazing property. Huge rooms, especially the deluxe room, reasonable prices, and the food at the main restaurant as well as the beach bar is outstanding. Orient Beach is beautiful and I just can't say better things. Small grocery store just around the corner.

By on Oct 15, 2015

5

vacation sxm

GetawayWithFriends

lovely hotel ,nice area ,good restaurant,good size rooms,lovely staff,clean rooms

By on Aug 1, 2015

5

4th visit!

Couples

We thoroughly enjoy Esmeralda. The hotel is quiet, the beaches are amazing, and the location is super. You now can get free umbrellas and chairs at 3 beaches. But we found one spot under a palm tree and didn't want to leave! We always say we need to try another hotel, but we keep coming back here.

By on Jul 13, 2015

5

terrific hotel by stunning beach

Couples

Short walk to Orient Bay, one of the greatest beaches in the world. Hotel has rooms in groups of four with a private pool for each. Very good restaurant on premises.

By on May 9, 2015

5

fabulous!

Couples

We were here on our honeymoon. The villas feel quite private. The restaurant onsite has fantastic French food. I still dream about their chocolate croissants!

By on May 1, 2015

4

fun in sun,

Families

love the pools and swimming strings free, water is warm, people are good,beach is great

By on Jan 12, 2015

5

many returns

Couples

My husband and I have stayed at Esmeralda several times over the years. We always enjoy it. The grounds are beautiful - full of colorful flowers and trees. You can't beat being able to walk out of the resort right onto the beach.

By on May 30, 2014

5

service with a smile!

Families

The location is perfect for total relaxation. It's on the quiet side of the beach. I strongly recommend a rental car so you can see the rest of the island. The resort's restaurant is really tops. The service staff from the Reception to the maintenance and over on to the beach is all great. Everyone was so friendly and helpful, especially when we got too much sun. Bubba came to our rescue with fresh Aloe. You know it's a great place when you keep running into guests that keep going back there every year. Make sure you get lunch or dinner at Sky's in Grand Case and Taloolah's was fun in Philipsburg.

By on Apr 21, 2014