Why I Love Sandals Resorts and You Will Too

With the global pandemic causing the shutdown of travel throughout the world, we’re all long overdue for a sunny, fabulous vacation. Sandals Resorts are all-inclusive resorts that offer the perfect beach getaway for couples. Here’s everything you need to know about Sandals Resorts before booking your romantic Caribbean escape.

What Are Sandals Resorts?

Sandals is an award-winning brand of resorts in the Caribbean. The 5-star all-inclusive resorts let couples enjoy their time together without worrying about paying for experiences, entertainment, or dining.

Every Sandals resort offers unlimited meals at numerous restaurants and bars at the resort. Additionally, there is complimentary entertainment both day and night for all of Sandals’ guests. If you’re looking for a bit more adventure, check out the free land and water sports or opt for PADI® Certified Scuba Diving. Some Sandals Resorts also offer guests complimentary green fees for Golf.

Careful thought has been put into what is needed to create the idyllic Caribbean vacation. Sandals has worked tirelessly to make sure everything you could want is included in your package so that all you have to do is relax and unwind with the one you love.

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Luxurious Accommodations

If you’re looking for luxury, Sandals Resorts has you covered. Whether you opt for a luxury suite, a bluff-top hideaway, a private sky pool suite, or a swim-up retreat, you’ll be treated to some of the most exquisite and luxurious accommodations designed for romance and relaxation.

Every room is full of 5-star features, including stocked bars filled with premium liquors and mahogany-framed king-size beds with fine linens and a pillow menu (giving you options such as hypoallergenic or down feather pillows). You’ll also get a spa-like experience in a spacious bathroom with Turkish ivory stone floors and his and her vanities, bathrobes, and oversized plush towels. Many of the rooms also feature free-standing tubs and rain showers.

Personal Butlers

Personal butlers are also available with Sandals’ top-tier rooms, giving you the ultimate standard of service and luxury. The Guild of Professional English Butlers trains every butler at Sandals Resorts to ensure the highest level of service. Their training ensures they are ready to anticipate your needs and help you create lifelong memories with unique, individual touches you won’t get anywhere else.

With a personal butler, you can expect excellent service. They will arrange all of your luggage, make all dinner reservations, activity reservations, and tour bookings. They will also serve you lunch on the beach or at the pool and expedite all room service orders. Butlers will also make sure your room stays just the way you like it and that you have everything you need during your stay.

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Multiple Locations Throughout the Caribbean

Sandals is an expert in luxurious Caribbean hospitality. With resorts on six of the most gorgeous Caribbean islands, each featuring its own pristine beaches, you’ll be surrounded by tropical beauty your entire visit. You can find Sandals Resorts in:

  • Antigua
    • St. John’s
  • Bahamas
    • Great Exuma
    • Nassau
  • Barbados
    • St. Lawrence Gap
  • Grenada
    • St. George’s
  • Jamaica
    • Montego Bay
    • Negril
    • Ocho Rios
    • Whitehouse
  • St. Lucia
    • Gros-Islet
    • Castries

Sandals Resorts carefully crafts every little detail of your visit. Once you land on the island, your vacation begins with Sandals’  complimentary non-stop airport transfers. Relax in the cool, air-conditioned vehicle with spacious seating as you are whisked from the airport to the resort. Sandals also offer you the opportunity to arrive in style in a luxury BMW, Mercedes-Benz, or Rolls-Royce. This luxury airport transfer is included with the highest tier packages and is also available as an add-on for lower-tier guests.

How All-Inclusive Sandals Resorts Work

Every Sandals resort is all-inclusive, meaning you can relax without any worries. Here are some of the perks included in every Sandals vacation.

5-Star Dining Options

Sandals boasts more restaurants per guest than any other resort in the Caribbean, with up to 16 unique restaurants at every resort! These restaurants offer more than 21 different types of cuisine, sure to satisfy any craving. Every restaurant is proudly run by world-class chefs, providing guests with the highest quality dishes. No matter which restaurant you choose, you can dine whenever and wherever as every package includes unlimited meals and snacks.

Bars for Every Mood

If you’re looking for a drink, stop by any of the resort’s 11 “open bars.” If you’re looking for a tropical vibe, visit one of the over-the-water bars, beachfront bar, or a swim-up pool bar. Want something more laid back? Visit a traditional British Pub, a speakeasy bar, piano bar, etc. Pick your poison and enjoy as every bar offers unlimited premium liquors for all guests, including premium house lines from Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks wine house and the iconic Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum.

Day and Night Entertainment

With all of the included activities at Sandals, there’s never a chance that you’ll find yourself bored or with nothing to do.

Beach Sports of Every Variety

Every Sandals resort includes beach sports of every kind for you to try. Check out the island with paddleboards, kayaks, windsurfing, aquatrikes, or Hobie Cats. Or, get below the water with PADI-Certified scuba diving or snorkeling trips. Also, feel free to pick up a beach volleyball or basketball game or head to the tennis courts that are opened night and day. Some resorts also include motorized water sports like waterskiing, tubing, or glass-bottom boats, green fees at golf courses, and private offshore islands to explore.

Bring the Fun Indoors

Tired of the sun and sand? There’s plenty to do indoors too. Every resort features a fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment. If you’re looking for something more laid back, there’s always billiards, table tennis, and indoor pub games. Sandals Royal Barbados also offers bowling to entertain guests.

Extravagant Beach Parties

Every week Sandals has a themed beach party that is sure to be remembered. Enjoy an amazing array of food and drinks while being entertained by steel drum bands, limbo dancers, fire eaters, acrobats, and more while soaking in paradise. 

Live Shows

If parties aren’t really your speed, catch any of the live-shows on Sandals resorts featuring top-rate entertainers. Shows are full of authentic island culture that are sure to hit the right spot after a day of relaxing on the beach. Simply pick the one you want to see and enjoy, no extra charges!

Vacation Extras

Every Sandals vacation includes everything you need to have the perfect, romantic getaway. But, Sandals has taken it a step further to make your trip even more memorable with add-on services.

Photo and Video Services

Sandals also gives you access to high-quality photographers and videographers to document your memories. Whether you are looking for wedding photography, a private photo session, or candid shots, Sandals will help you get the once in life-time photos and videos you want.

Private Candlelight Dinner

Sometimes you just want that special intimate moment in paradise and a private candlelight dinner can give you just that. Every private dinner includes a tropical floral arrangement, candle lights, gourmet cuisine, a bottle of Ruffino Prosecco, and unlimited Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks wine in a unique secluded setting.

Spa Treatments

Use your Sandals vacation to feel rejuvenated by visiting the Red Lane Spa, one of the most luxurious spas in the Caribbean, at every resort. Whether you’re looking for a tropically-infused skin and body treatment or an aromatherapy massage, Red Lane Spa can give you an incomparable experience.

What a Sandals Resort Getaway Costs

When you book with Sandals, you’ll pay a nightly cost per person which covers all of your food, drink, entertainment, and accommodation. Prices vary based on location and exclusivity, ranging from $220 to $420 per night.

No Hidden Costs

Perhaps the best thing about Sandals is that there aren’t any hidden costs. Your all-inclusive package includes all tips, taxes, and gratuities. Plus, your roundtrip airport transfers and wifi are included. Unless you add on services like spa treatments, photography/videography, a private candlelight dinner, or luxury airport transfer, your nightly fee covers everything!

Specifically Designed for Couples

Sandals resorts are designed with romance in mind. Every aspect of your visit is carefully crafted to appeal to couples, from luxurious accommodations to a variety of entertainment options, helping couples create life-long memories.

With romance top of mind, Sandals’ makes the perfect backdrop for a destination wedding in paradise. Plus, you don’t have to waste any time getting to another location for your honeymoon! Weddings are so popular at Sandals that the resort offers a free wedding ceremony, with an officiant, for any guest booking a 3-night stay or longer. 

Sandals Resorts – A True Escape From Reality

Sandals resorts are a tropical oasis that provides you an escape from reality. Connect, or reconnect, with your partner in some of the most romantic resorts in the Caribbean without any worries.

Love what Sandals has to offer but want to bring the whole family on the adventure? Check out Sandals and Beaches other resorts such as Beaches Resorts with locations in Turks and Caicos and Jamaica.