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Where Are Sandals Resorts Located in the Caribbean?

Updated: Mar 30


Sandals Resorts Locations

What is the perfect location for a Sandals all-inclusive vacation, honeymoon, babymoon or destination wedding? This is one the of the most common questions we receive from our clients and with an ever expanding portfolio of Sandals Resorts in the Caribbean, it can be a tough decision to make.


Today, we're going to explore their eight destinations and help you find the best sandals resort while giving you insider tips on how to get the best deal for your time away! As travel experts, we've specialized in Sandals resorts for more than 15 years. We've been recognized as a top US agency and are members of the prestigious Sandals Chairman's Royal Club as a Diamond Elite travel experts.


We hope this information helps you make the best decision for your getaway. If you have any questions, our professional travel planning services are complimentary and we'd love to help you plan an amazing getaway!


18 Sandals Resorts are Located in Eight Caribbean Countries


With so many options to choose from, how do you make the right decision? Let's start by taking a deeper dive into what each destination has to offer.


Starting with the best Sandals Resort overall. Our love for St. Lucia began many years ago and has become one of our clients favorite destinations. Best of all Sandals offers three stunning resorts on this lush tropical paradise. Of the three, Sandals Grande St. Lucian is our top pick for the best Sandals Resort in St. Lucia and best Sandals resort overall.


To find out why, please read below or visit our comprehensive overview and personal ranking of each property. These recommendations are based on multiple trips to these amazing destinations and feedback from our clients. Check out our blog for more information.


Sandals Chairmans Royal Club Diamond Elite Travel Expert

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- Jonathan & Angela



 

Sandals Resorts Locations in Jamaica

Sandals Resorts Locations in Jamaica

We love Jamaica for its serene beauty found on their idyllic beaches. Enjoyed by over 4 million visitors a year, there's an infinite number of offsite excursions where you can enjoy water sports, hiking, reggae music and food. Who else loves jerk chicken? :)


In Jamaica, Sandals all inclusive resorts can be found in the parishes of Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, South Coast and Negril. Here you'll experience the best that Jamaica has to offer.


From lounging on a private beach with a cocktail in hand to exploring the lush tropical landscapes on a guided tour to Dunn's River Falls or relaxing on a handcrafted 30ft bamboo raft at the Lethe Village, there is no shortage of things to see and do in Jamaica. And with the help of our experienced travel experts, we'll help plan it all!


So how many Sandals Resorts are in Jamaica? Sandals offers seven resorts to choose from and many of these options have exchange privilege's as well. So you can stay at one resort and play at many!

What is the Best Sandals Resort in Jamaica?





Map of Sandals Resorts In Jamaica

One of the most frequent questions we are asked is where are the Sandals Resorts located in Jamaica? With Jamaica being one of the largest islands in the Caribbean featuring seven resorts in the parishes of Negril, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios and Whitehouse it can be overwhelming deciding which one to go to while maximizing your time. In the past, Montego Bay would be the right choice for a shorter stay due to it's proximity to the airport however, the Ian Fleming airport in Ocho Rios, Jamaica is now open with two weekly flights from Miami to Ocho Rios. As you consider which one is right for you, there are now more options making it even easier to travel to your preferred Sandals resort in Jamaica!


Map of Sandals Resorts In Jamaica

 
Sandals Resorts Locations in St. Lucia

Sandals Resort Locations in St. Lucia

St. Lucia is located in the west indies and we love it for its natural beauty, lush rainforests, stunning black sand beaches, and iconic twin peaks; the Pitons that tower over 2,600 feet above the sea. if you're looking to be active, this is the place!


St. Lucia offers visitors some of the best hiking and scuba diving anywhere in the Caribbean. Here you can visit the worlds only drive through volcano, soak in a naturally heated mud bath and take in the magical views of the botanical gardens and waterfalls. Travel Tip: Don't wear a white bathing suit as the mud can stain your clothes.


For your stay in St. Lucia, Sandals offers three resorts and each one is distinct in it offerings. Listed below is our ranking for the best Sandals resort in St. Lucia based on more than 15 years of experience. For a detailed overview of each Sandals resort located in the Caribbean, please visit our updated blog featuring a comprehensive review of each property.


What is the Best Sandals Resort in St. Lucia?





Sandals Grande St. Lucian is our # 1 pick for the best Sandals resort

  • Read all about why we recommend it on our travel blog.

 

Sandals Resorts Locations in Antigua

Sandals Resorts Locations in Antigua

We love Antigua for many reasons but most of all for its beautiful beaches. With 365 beaches to choose from, our favorites include Galley Bay Beach (surfing), Darkwood Beach (activities), Half Moon Bay (seclusion) and Dickenson Bay (considered the island's best and location of Sandals Grande Antigua)


The least expensive time to visit Antigua is from May to November which is the island's off-season. Although the chances of a hurricane are higher, they are rare and the weather remains comfortably in the 80s. The chances of rain are lower between the months of December and April, but rates are more expensive and crowds are abundant.


Sandals offers one location in Antigua, Sandals Grande Antigua. Conveniently located just 15 minutes away from the airport it resides on Dickenson Bay which to us, is the most beautiful beach in the country. This resort has received the award for “World’s Most Romantic Resort” many times over and is a world-class adults-only, all-inclusive. It caters to couples looking for a romantic getaway and guests can choose between a cottage in the original beachfront Caribbean Grove or a suite at the poolside Mediterranean Village.


Whichever accommodation you select, you’ll find spacious rooms with mahogany four-poster king-sized beds and flat-screen TVs. On resort dining features seven bars and eleven restaurants, serving everything from pizza at Bella Naploli to Tex-Mex at OK Corral to sushi at Kimonos.


For those interested in spa treatments, Sandals' Red Lane Spa offers exceptional massages and body scrubs. If you’re wanting to be active, as with all Sandals resorts you have access to a variety of land and water sports. Best of all - it's all included!


Sandals Grande Antigua is our # 2 pick for the best Sandals resort

  • Read all about why we recommend it on our travel blog.



 
Sandals Resorts Locations in the Bahamas

Sandals Resorts Locations in the Bahamas

The Bahamas is an island country known for its powdery white sand beaches. Here you can walk on sand bars that seem to magically appear out of the ocean and is a popular destination for sun-seeking visitors, who come to relax on its pristine beaches and enjoy its warm tropical climate.


Looking to connect with nature? In the Bahamas, you can visit many untouched conservation areas. Our favorites are Compass Cay Marina where you can swim with nurse sharks, the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve (Eleuthera) and Lucayan National Park (Grand Bahama Island). If your looking to simply relax, there are over 700 islands to choose from and we can help you get there!


The Bahamas are also known for its cultural heritage and in the capital city of Nassau you'll find the newly updated Sandals Royal Bahamian and private island. If you're looking for something remote, Sandals Emerald Bay in the Exuma's sits on an expansive private beach on an island with only 20,000 residents.


What is the Best Sandals Resort in the Bahamas?

  1. Sandals Royal Bahamian * Newly renovated featuring a private island

  2. Sandals Emerald Bay * All Butler & Club Level accommodations





Sandals Emerald Bay is our # 6 pick for the best Sandals resort.

  • Read all about why we recommend it on our travel blog.

 
Sandals Resort Locations in Barbados

Sandals Resorts Locations in Barbados

Barbados is a small island located in the West Indies that's popular for snorkeling, surfing and scuba diving. Renowned as the birthplace of rum, it's one of the most beautiful island nations in the Caribbean. With gorgeous beaches steeped with colonial history, Barbados is one of the easiest islands to get to with direct flights from most major US and Canadian cities.


Located in the St. Lawrence Gap, which is the dining and nightlife district, here you'll find two neighboring Sandals resorts. Both adults-only all-inclusive resorts offer world class dining, drinks, water sports, entertainment. It even has it's own bowling alley, best of all - it’s all included and always unlimited. Upon arrival, your hotel staff will welcome you to paradise in song and with open arms. 


What is the Best Sandals Resort in Barbados?

  1. Sandals Royal Barbados * All Butler & Club Level accommodations

  2. Sandals Barbados * Boutique styled resort





Sandals Royal Barbados is our # 7 pick for the best Sandals resort.

 
Sandals Resorts Locations in Grenada

Sandals Resort Locations in Grenada

Grenada is the southernmost island of the the Lesser Antilles, lying in the eastern Caribbean Sea about 100 miles off the coast of Venezuela. The destination is known for its beautiful black sand beaches, clear waters, and tropical rainforests. The island is also famous for its vibrant coral reefs, making it a popular destination for snorkeling, diving, and fishing.


Another unique aspect of Grenada is the presence of the Grand Etang National Park, which is home to the Grand Etang Lake where you'll find monkeys, birds, and colorful plant species. The park offers hiking trails with amazing views of the island too.


Sandals Grenada is located just off the opposite side of the airport and sits on a private beach. While it's not the largest Sandals resort in the portfolio it is one of the best appointed resorts with brand new design concepts. These features at Sandals Grenada include sky pool suites with private pools and swim ups with tranquility soaking tubs.


Sandals Grenada is our # 3 pick for the best Sandals resort.




 

Sandals Resorts Locations in Curacao

Sandals Resorts Locations in Curacao

We love Curaçao for its stunning beaches and the offsite excursions. Here you can sail along the southern coast on a catamaran. Visit Porto Marie and Cas Abao beach, and explore its underwater cave.


Off resort, you can easily wander around the colorful colonial buildings of Willemstad, relax at its beautiful beaches and snorkel in turquoise waters. For those who want to stay close, there is so much to do, or not do at Sandals newest adults-only all-inclusive resort in Curaçao.


Best of all... You don’t have to worry about a thing. Food, drinks, water sports, and world-class entertainment are all included.


In Curaçao, you'll find the newly launched Sandals Royal Curaçao which features some of the best dining and watersport options out of any of the Sandals resorts located in the Caribbean. While this isn't a true beach resort due to its proximity facing an outlet to the ocean, the food, people, pools, diving and amenities make this a destination worth visiting.


Sandals Royal Curacao is our # 13 pick for the best Sandals resort.

  • Read all about why we recommend it on our travel blog.




 

About the Authors


Jonathan and Angela - Rivage Travel

Jonathan and Angela


Based out of Atlanta, GA Rivage Travel is a boutique travel consultant group dedicated to providing personalized travel experiences. Owned by husband and wife duo Jonathan and Angela, our love for travel brought us together during a trip to Sydney, Australia. Our work is based on over 15 years of professional experience, hundreds of hours of travel industry certifications and training. We've been honored by Sandals Resorts as a top US travel agent with their highest honor of a Sandals Chairmans's Club Diamond Elite travel expert and look forward to using our experience to earn your business today and in the future.

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