El Momo Cottages is located on Booby Hill and is just a 5-minute walk to Windwardside village. This low budget eco minded accommodations offer small wooden cottages on a steep hill side surrounded by rain forest and with panoramic ocean views. All the simple one-room wood cottages at El Momo Cottages feature a private terrace with ocean views and are surrounded by a lush garden. A fresh breakfast with local products is served daily and guests can help themselves to drinks and snacks from the honesty bar. Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport is 5.2 km from this property. Saba is just a 10-minute flight from Princess Juliana Airport in St. Maarten. From El Momo, Fort Bay Ferry Terminal is 7 km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

El Momo Cottages has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 22 Jul 2011.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Windwardside
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  • Anna
    The views are stunning, the stairs up and down are part of the charme of El Momo and the place is run by Andries with so much love to all details. The Cottage in the Sky is absolutely worth the higher price as you have your complete privacy! To...
  • Melanie
    El Momo Cottage is a lovely place ! The owner is very helpful and dedicated to make your stay the best possible. The cottages have stunning view on the sea and the vibe is typical of the island. We highly recommend the place and would definitely...
  • Nicolas
    The top room has a wonderful view. Breakfast is tasty and made to order.
  • Bert
    Amazing views, basic accommodation but fits all the needs for a traveler. Andries is a super-friendly host, always in a good mood and helping you with any question you may have
  • Birgit
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    exceptional views; extremely helpful owner; comfortable bed, the pool 😎
  • Hilda
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    secluded, quiet, different, away from a busy life.
  • Simon
    A funny host and a great location with an amazing view! They also have the cutest cat - make sure to give her a nice belly rub☺️
  • Pannen
    Beautiful view, close to nature, outdoor shower, amazing location and very relaxing
  • Patrick
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very professionally run by the multi talented and multi lingual Andres with help from Eva in between her many other professional roles. Wonderful sunset views.
  • Irene
    The location is stunning, sitauted on a hillside on the edge of the rainforest with amazing views in all directions. Need to note here that I had been to Saba before and was aware of teh steep climbs you have to get basically anywhere on the...

Property questions and answers
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  • hi, do you have good wifi? Good enough to do Zoom?

    hello, we were off island and our staff missed this message. But yes, we zoom all the time.
    Answered on 2 July 2021
  • Hi, I have two questions - do you have mosquito nest over the bed or can we hang up our own net? - have the beds slatted frames or are the mats on top..

    He Marco, we have mosquito nets in all our cottages. We have both beds with slatted frames and beds with a wooden board... Best, Andries
    Answered on 27 February 2023
  • I am looking to book Jan 1-8, 2023 and booking.com says there is 1 Superior Cottage available. Can you tell me which cottage it is? Turtle Cottage or ..

    So far it looks like it is Cottage in the Sky. It does have double bed. It is 70 steps from the front desk and in total it is 130 steps from the road...
    Answered on 21 November 2022
  • Hey there, is it possible to book only one night?

    Until Easter we only take advance reservations of 3 nights or more. Last minute (mostly 2 tot 3 weeks prior) we will take 1 or 2 night bookings. After..
    Answered on 29 March 2022
  • Hello El Momo Cottages, We would like to visit for 14 days. If we arrive January 2, 2021, are we obliged to quarantine on hotel premises for the entir..

    Currently Canada is categorized as 'medium risk destination' and visitors need to quarantine for 10 nights, not being able to leave your cottage. With..
    Answered on 2 December 2020
  • Hello, Is it possible to book for 1 night only between the 16th of January and the 23rd of January? or does it have to be at least 3 night? regards Hi..

    For the winter season we take advance reservations of 3 nights or more only. Approximately 2 weeks before your planned arrival we start considering 1 ..
    Answered on 11 December 2022
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Facilities of El Momo Cottages
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • View
  • Sun terrace
  • Patio
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Dutch

House rules

El Momo Cottages takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 07:30 to 18:00


From 07:30 to 10:30



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 16 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
US$15 per child, per night

Prices for cots are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Bankcard ATM card El Momo Cottages accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Please note that El Momo Cottages is located above another property and to reach the cottages guests need to climb a 70 step staircase.

FAQs about El Momo Cottages

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • El Momo Cottages offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming Pool

  • The prices at El Momo Cottages may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • El Momo Cottages is 650 yards from the centre of Windwardside. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at El Momo Cottages is from 07:30, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Yes, El Momo Cottages is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at El Momo Cottages include:

    • Holiday Home
    • Double