Finding the restaurant is a challenge that you have to accomplish to enjoy this unforgettable experience from beginning to end. As soon as you reach the beachside villa, you are welcomed by the Valet Parking. As you walk in you will be amazed by the romantic ambiance. The sound of the surf and the scalloped terrace, decorated magnificently with flowers and candles, frames the spectacular view or the entire east coast of the Island and the neighbouring Anguilla.
You introduce yourself in somewhere you have dreamed about : the most peaceful place that you deserve. You will enjoy the French Cuisine in Christofle Silverware and sparkling crystals listenning to the classic music. The Candlelit amtosphere is perfectly enhanced by the moonlight reflecting off the waves as they break sofltly over the reefs.
As the sun sets bellow the horizon, the last glowing rays cross the ocean to your table. There is no location as enchanting and magical as Le Santal for romance and refinement.
Celebrities from around the world visiting St Martin/St Maarten, make this spot a must. For instance, Princess Farah Diba, Prince de Lignac, Brook Shield, Robert de Niro, Steven Tyler, President Nixon, Diana Ross, Alain Delon, Sandra Bullock and many more.
The cuisine and service « par excellence » masterminded personnally Nada in the footsteps of her late husband Jean Dupont spands 3 decades. The wine list is extensive with a wine cellar boasting the greatest Château of Bordeaux and names of Bourgogne kept at the right temperature. Le Santal always strives to offer the best year after year, to make this restaurant the incontestable number 1 of Gourmet dining.
For years, Le Santal has been honoured with coveted AAA Four Diamonds Awards for his creative cuisine, excellent service and upscale surrounding.
Featured since 1976, in all specialized magazines to date (Gourmet, Caribbean Life and travel, New York Times, Paris-Match, Bon Appétit, and many more. All note this exclusive restaurant « One of the Best of the Caribbean ».