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Reviewed August 23, 2017

Its amazing how one can be living somewhere and never experience what their own island or country have to offer!

Living on the Dutch side we decided to do a long staycation weekend on the French side. After breezing through so many hotels Esmeralda Resort captured our attention. Offering local rates with continental breakfast included why not....... I have never really been in Orient Bay area anyways!

Beautiful Hotel and Location!! Our room number was 536 close to the tennis court and entrance area. Whats really nice about this resort is every building have their own pool. Some buildings consist of 2 or 4 units so more privacy and less crowd.

The resort was not full as they are getting ready to close for the month of September. The room was however very clean and bed comfortable. The property was well kept and also very clean. The restaurant onsite besides free continental offered other breakfast options for a very reasonable price and dinner though a little pricey was also very nice. They however offer a three course meal for only 48.00 euros which we took advantage of.

Coco beach was within walking distance less than 5 mins away directly from the hotel premises. The beach however was not nice at the time but quite rough with lots of sea weed. The food at coco's was really good but a bit pricey as well. I had chicken in curry sauce and my husband had the snapper both were surprisingly good for a restaurant on the beach.

In short this Resort was truly a good find and would definitely recommend it. We had a really nice relaxing stay! ........stayed 18 - 21 August, 2017

Room Tip: All the buildings are nicely positioned.
  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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4  Thank Sheem P
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Claudie N, General Manager at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

many thanks for your nice comments. we hope to welcome you again.
regards

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

This gem of a resort will transform your winter blues into visions of springtime delight. The ambiance of this Caribbean jewel is unparalleled. The staff is so friendly and accommodating and their on-site restaurants are convenient and award winning. Once experienced, you'll make this your annual destination.

Room Tip: All is equal here. Each bungalow (4 rooms) has its own pool and can be quite private.
  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank linda0803
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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent 4 nights and five days at this fabulous resort. At check-in we finally met the famous Eliu ! Eliu has a great personality, was very informative, speaks more than several languages, and has great customer service!! You ask for it; he will deliver! Eliu makes the Esmeralda Resort memorable. Esmeralda Management; I hope you are listening! Thank you Primo (Eliu) for everything! Our villa was perfect! Upon situating ourselves in our room, there is a knock at the door to find out that we were sent a complimentary bottle of wine! How awesome is that! Our room had a king bed, was spacious, and clean. The villas with one's private swimming is a plus!!! We then took a stroll to the beach; Wow! Beautiful! Thumbs up to David and the Coco Beach Staff! You have to try and buy a bottle of their Rum (caramel/vanilla) delicious! Coco beach had great food, service, and drinks. We dined one nite @ Astrolabe! Beautiful setting overlooking the pool and great food. The complimentary continental breakfast was perfect! Fresh fruit, bread, croissants, juices, and coffee! All the staff was friendly at the resort! The small store next to the reception desk is a plus! Stock up in water, soda, liquor, or beer for your room. Housekeeping left the room clean and smelling fresh everyday! A great resort in a great location!

Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
3  Thank ETJr
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Claudie N, General Manager at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

thank you very much for your nice comments about Eliu and the Resort.
we know Eliu is definetely a + for the hotel. the entire staff (grows up) with the place . we are like a family. thanks to come back soon

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

Husband and I stayed here for the first time from July 4-11. Our room was clean and comfy and housekeeping did a wonderful job every day. Everyone at the front desk was helpful and welcoming along with everybody working on the property. I really liked that Orient Bay had security and I felt very safe taking morning runs all around Orient Bay and on the beach by myself.

The pool was wonderful! We used this daily. Even better was the gorgeous beach. This is such a pleasant place to stay and I would definitely come here again. There were some cute cats and kittens on the property as well...very sweet.

I had the free coffee sitting out every morning, but I guess you have to ask for the croissants or food other travelers have posted about on here. Never had anything but the coffee so be sure to note that food isn't out with the coffee when you go.

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank BeachLiz
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

We stayed for a week in early July 2017. Our villa was located next to the restaurant towards the beach. It was convenient to everything but still quiet and private. Our king sized bed was very comfortable - we slept great! The AC unit worked fine and we were never hot and it was nice and quiet. The bathroom was clean and seemed newly tiled. They did not provide hair conditioner - so be sure to pack some if you need it like I do. It was nice having a pool for just a few units - we never had to share with our neighbors. The croissants at breakfast were heavenly! Be sure to have dinner onsite one evening as well as the food is excellent. Definitely have the profiteroles for dessert!

Room Tip: Ask for a renovated room
  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank JakenSydsmom
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