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Love is all you need... For over 30 years Sandals has perfected the ultimate in luxurious beachside holidays in the Caribbean. Unique in concept and in quality Sandals has always led the way in all-inclusive holidays, by pioneering their Luxury Included® concept.
Designed exclusively for two people in love, a Sandals Luxury Included® holiday gives you everything you'd find at any 5-star luxury resort; the only difference is everything is included!
At Sandals, not only do you get what you'd expect, you get far more than you ever dreamed of in terms of quality, choice, luxury and service. Unlike other all-inclusives that require you to dine at pre-set times, Sandals offers anytime dining at up to 15 true speciality restaurants per resort; each with a different ambiance and theme. To complement your fine meals Sandals includes 4 varieties of bottled Beringer® wine, the oldest and most respected winery in Napa Valley, California. Sandals also includes more exciting choices of quality Luxury Included® activities on land and sea – from unlimited golf with complimentary green fees* to motorised water sports and scuba diving. Unique to Sandals, private offshore adventures are also included at selected resorts in Jamaica and the Bahamas.
When it comes to luxurious accommodation choices, Sandals provides more quality inclusions than any other resorts on the planet. With up to 27 room categories per resort, including the most unique and creatively designed Love Nest suites in the islands. Plus, Sandals resorts include Personal Butler Service in selected suites, trained by the prestigious Guild of Professional English Butlers.
At Virgin Holidays, we're committed to offering you an unforgettable holiday experience. So we are happy to team up with Sandals, which prides itself in giving you a world class, Luxury Included® holiday.
Each of Sandals' world class resorts has its own unique personality. But all share a special aura of romance that combines the magnificent beauty of nature with intimate settings that inspire passion - escape to unspoiled beaches where the only footprints in the sand are your own or enjoy an intimate candlelit dinner for two!
Sandals resorts are located on the beautiful Caribbean islands of Antigua, St Lucia, the Bahamas, Cuba and Jamaica. Virgin Holidays now fly direct to each of these Caribbean islands with Virgin Atlantic making it even easier to reach your Sandals destination.
Each and every hotel in our portfolio is carefully chosen to offer you extremely high standards of quality, style and comfort as well as excellent value for money.
At Sandals, the standard is set high, with rooms and suites offering guests decadent facilities such as Concierge Service, stocked in-room wet bars and refrigerators replenished daily, comfy sitting area with lounge and plasma TV, 4-poster kingsize mahogany beds, iPod docks, air-conditioning and ceiling fans (of course!), private whirlpool marble bath and separate shower. Some Sandals suites even come with a Personal Butler, trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers, to cater to your every whim, as well as a private plunge pool and whirlpool with outdoor shower.
Whether your ideal holiday surrounds are a suite set right on the sand, waters lapping at your feet or a lush tropical garden, at Sandals we know how important the location of your accommodation is. If you'd prefer to gaze out over crystal clear aquamarine seas, or overlook the lush hills of Jamaica or the Pitons of St Lucia, you can relax on your balcony or patio at Sandals and create memories that last a lifetime.
Sandals has created suites so exotic and romantic that they're called "Love Nests". These secluded escapes are set apart from the main resort for the ideal romantic rendezvous and each includes a Personal Butler. Considered the most unique suites in the Caribbean, they also feature impressive luxuries such as private pools, whirlpools encircled by tropical gardens, or spectacular 180º blufftop ocean views through fully retractable doors – each designed to deliver the ultimate WOW factor.
(Concierge and Butler Service available to selected room categories)
Upgrade to Concierge Service and be spoiled with priority check-in, preferred luggage handling, full in-room bars, as well as the services of a dedicated Concierge staff member to help plan your holiday, invite you to exclusive events and be at your beck and call to make your stay exceed all your expectations. From restaurant reservations and spa treatments, to tours and excursions, your Concierge desk works with you to plan your stay and be your one point of call for answering all your queries and assisting in making your holiday dreams a reality.
Exclusive Butler Service is available to guests staying in high category suites. Sandals Butlers are trained to the highest standards, by the Guild of Professional English Butlers, and are there to cater to your every whim. Your Personal Butler can arrange laundry, in-room gourmet dining or even prepare a romantic rose petal scented bath for your return – your heart's desire is yours to command. On arrival, you'll be presented with a personal mobile phone to summon your Butler as you wish.
Your Sandals experience begins before you leave home, with online Butler preferences.
Sandals are now pleased to offer online Butler Suite Guest Preferences to help their highly trained personal butlers tailor make your holiday. Now you can tell them exactly what you would like before your arrival to help the Sandals Butlers exceed your every expectation and give you the holiday of a lifetime!
After making a Butler category booking at a Sandals or Beaches resort, visit www.Sandals.co.uk, choose the 'Personalise Butler Service' link and register your booking. Once registered, you can return to the site and logon to your own personal page.
Here you will find a short series of options that will guide your butler in preparing your suite to perfection! From personal likes and dislikes, dietary requirements, allergies or other healthcare preferences, Sandals will take special care to meet your needs. Also if you are celebrating a special occasion whilst on holiday, your butler will help to arrange an extra special evening for you! All just part of the exclusive Sandals & Beaches Butler service experience.
The finest features of the world's best spas have arrived in the Caribbean! The unique Red Lane® Spas found exclusively at Sandals and Beaches resorts are the last word in indulgence - enjoy pampering treatments in private, marbled treatment rooms suffused with the scent of lemon grass!
All Sandals Resorts operate a 'No Cash Policy' whereby all optional services from the resort outlets will be purchased by signing all charges to the room folio. All guests will be asked to tender a credit card to activate their room folio upon check in.
Once you've paid for your Sandals holiday you can sit back and count down the days, because your holiday is completely inclusive of tips, transfers and taxes. At Sandals, the only tip you can expect to give is 'have a nice day' because they operate a strict no-tipping policy to all staff on resort.
Only Sandals includes anytime gourmet dining at up to 15 à la carte speciality restaurants per resort, all offering separate menus of up to 7 courses, a unique ambiance and top chefs expertly trained in that specific cuisine. Embark on a culinary journey that lets you enjoy authentic cuisine from Italy, Asia, France, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Even at breakfast you will find Jamaica's Blue Mountain coffee, rated No. 1 in the world, or even Champagne. For lunch dine à la carte on the beach, feet in the sand or in a casual restaurant setting. Dinner is a choice of gourmet restaurants, white gloved, or under the stars. All through the day, you can enjoy anytime snacks cooked fresh to order at the beachside grills. You're on holiday, so you don't have to dine at a pre-set time; you can dine any time you want, 24/7. At Sandals, dining is a fusion of culinary art, top quality ingredients and warm, personal service, that makes.
AAt Sandals you can order your favourite drink or cocktail, any time you want, without worrying about the tab. There are up to 10 bars per resort, with everything from swim-up pool bars and piano bars to authentic British pubs. Sandals features only the very best premium-brand drinks, including El Dorado rum and Beringer® pouring wine, from the oldest and most respected winery in Napa Valley, California. Complement your meal with a Beringer® wine, specially produced for Sandals, or choose from the manager's wine list^ for a special celebration!
Only Sandals includes every water sport under the sun, including water-skiing* with exclusive H.O. Hyperlite equipment, windsurfing, snorkelling and kayaking. Not only does Sandals include it all, but they also use MasterCraft® premium performance 8 More quality inclusions than any other resorts on the planet Sandals Emerald Reef Golf Club ski boats and customised Newton dive boats, recognised as the best in the industry. Sandals also offers the largest and the most comprehensive scuba programme in the Caribbean with the best equipment, staff and dive sites, and it's all included; from the dive gear and tanks to PADI-certified professionals. If you are a certified diver you can enjoy diverse diving, such as reef dives, night dives or wreck dives. And if you are not certified, Sandals offers either resort or PADI-certification programmes** by highly trained instructors.
When it comes to land sports, Sandals includes everything imaginable. There are Har-Tru tennis courts with stadium seating, lit for night play, high-octane sports like racquetball, beach volleyball and basketball, and fully-equipped fitness centres with Life Fitness and Universal Equipment. But what makes Sandals different, is that you can do what you want, when you want, anytime; and it's all included! Only at Sandals can you play unlimited rounds of golf without paying green fees at some of the Caribbean's finest championship courses*. Sandals have everything down to a tee for every level of skill, including private lessons**, available with on-site golf pros, for those who want to perfect their swing. Choose among the 18-hole championship Sandals Golf & Country Club in Jamaica, the 9-hole executive Sandals Golf Club in Saint Lucia and the Sandals Reef Golf Club in the Bahamas.
Only Sandals includes the most unique and creatively designed suites in the islands, including the secluded Love Nest Suites. From the exotic luxury of a beachfront Rondoval suite-in-theround, to a Millionaire bluff-top suite with 180º views of the ocean and a private pool, to a swim-up suite that lets you float up to your patio; Sandals offers far more accommodation choices than anyone. Millionaire Suite at Sandals La Toc Private dining Choose from up to 27 different categories per resort, of which 40% are luxurious suites, with some including Personal Butlers, trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers. Enjoy Sandals' Signature Sleep Experience complete with handcarved mahogany king-size beds, dreamy pillow menus and the finest Egyptian cotton linens. Enjoy in-room bars, fully-stocked with premium-brand drinks, bathrooms with whirlpool baths and his and hers vanities, plasma TVs, 24-hour room service, and much more.
At Sandals you will find the Red Lane® Spa, a pampering paradise that will spoil you rotten. Visit the resorts' spa facilities and relax in the hot and cold plunge pools, the steam rooms and garden sanctuaries. Unwind with invigorating body and facial treatments**, relaxing massages** and decadent pedicures** and manicures**, that utilise ingredients indigenous to the region, from Blue Mountain coffee and exotic sweet oranges, to dark chocolate and island brown sugar. Enjoy a 'Wake Up & Smell The Coffee Wrap', a 'Salty Margarita Scrub' or Sandals' signature Dermalogica® treatments. What's best, you can enjoy your treatment anywhere you want, in the spa, on the beach, in a garden gazebo or even in the privacy of your room.
Only Sandals Resorts include two holidays in one, with private offshore islands located at Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island in Jamaica and Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island in the Bahamas. Just minutes away by private ferry, you'll embark on an adventure of secluded beaches lined with private cabanas and hammocks, intimate pools with swim-up pool bars and whirlpools, zen gardens and crystal clear waters for snorkelling. Each island includes 2 dining experiences, a casual island grill by day and a chic speciality restaurant by night. Day or night the party is always going on with blazing bonfires, steel drums and dancing in the sand.