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El Momo Cottages

Star Rating
2.5 out of 5



3.7 / 5Good
24 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant


What's nearby

  • Airport
    Saba (SAB-Juancho E. Yrausquin)
    7 min drive

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    About this area

    Windward Side

    El Momo Cottages is located in Windward Side. Travelers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Dutch Museum of Saba, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Leeward Islands and Troy Hill.

    Getting around

    • Saba (SAB-Juancho E. Yrausquin) - 7 min drive

    About this property

    El Momo Cottages

    This guesthouse features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a garden. WiFi in public areas is free. All 7 rooms offer free WiFi, patios, and showers.

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


    • Free parking nearby

    Food and Drink

    • Food and drink
    • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: USD 8.50-13.50 per person
    • 1 restaurant

    Things to do

    • Pool

    Family friendly

    • Outdoor pool
    • Family property
    • Free WiFi

    Guest Services

    • Front desk


    • Garden
    • Terrace

    Room amenities


    • Cribs available


    • Shower
    • Towels
    • Linens
    • Free toiletries

    Outdoor Space

    • Balcony or patio


    • Iron/ironing boards

    Nearby things to do


    Recreational amenities at the guesthouse include an outdoor pool. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
    • Scuba diving nearby
    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    Great view, cosy, staff very friendly and helpful.

    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

    4/5 Good

    The cottages are beautiful and quaint. The pool was also really nice. It’s a bit of a trek to get up but it’s worth it.

    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    For what it is, El Momo is great. One must be aware, however, that this is a very rustic place to stay. The cottages are basic cabins, there's no climate control (Saba is humid!), and there's not as much privacy as some people might like. The bathroom is outside of the cabin. You will be using a sink/vanity that is essentially outdoors although sheltered by plants. The toilet and shower are in an outhouse. The toilet is composting and the shower pressure was extremely low and the temperature never got warm. That being said, for all it's rusticity, everything was surprisingly clean and the wifi worked excellently! The whole experience is bordering on camping, but it had it's charm. There is a small pool and an honesty (honor system) bar. Each cottage even has a rustic patio with great views of the sea. The Dutch couple that runs El Momo is super friendly and helpful. I was picked up from the ferry without even requesting it, and I was given a ride to the dive shop when I checked out. Something else to be aware of is there are a LOT of steps up to El Momo and also to each cottage. You will have to haul your luggage up these steep narrow concrete steps. There are not many railings. All in all a really positive rustic experience!

    Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    Care to make simple cabins welcoming, such as chalk-board greeting and tropic flower. The scene, and owners, are ultra casual. This property is not for the faint on breath, given the somewhat irregular 70+ plus steps from roadway to the pool and office. Then there are additional steps to individual cabins, challenging again in some cases. Due to a cancellation, I was able to occupy the Turtle cabin, a bargain and must-do upgrade at only $20 additional. The unit has a generous projecting deck with a view to die for. Also a tidy kitchen. The view overall is spectacular. El Momo serves breakfast, but other meals mean a (very) strenuous walk into Westwardside. (There is a small guest refrigerator but no microwave.) Several times I was offered a ride uphill by a generous driver who saw my huffing and puffing. After one week, the hike seemed shorter, and the entry stairway less steep. Perhaps this replaces an exercise room.

    Stayed 8 nights in Feb 2019



    We were not aware that the toilets were outdoors. It was not specified in the details. For those with bad knees, this is not the place for you seeing that we have to climb 92 steps to get to our rooms. I asked for a refund or even a 50% refund, but they refused to meet me in the middle. We left our first night.

    Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2018

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