Sandals resorts are a popular choice for a honeymoon getaway, in fact, BRIDES magazine named the brand the “Top All-Inclusive Resorts for Honeymoons.” It has a well-regarded reputation when it comes to any romantic getaway, with unlimited dining, luxury suites and a long list of land and water sports no matter which property you choose. If you’re looking for the best of the best for your honeymoon, be sure to consider these.
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Sandals Grenada Resort and Spa is a couples-only all-inclusive resort that’s often named as the No. 1 Sandals resort for honeymoons. It sits across beautifully landscaped grounds with one of the best beaches on the region, Grand Anse, nearby. There are dozens of others too, including secluded sandy coves for romance, along with opportunities for hiking with scenic trails meandering through the mountainous interior, some of which lead to waterfalls. The property hosts five swimming pools, a world-class spa, and multiple dining options too. For the ultimate honeymoon stay, book the South Seas Honeymoon One Bedroom Butler Villa with Private Pool Sanctuary. It has an incredible Tahitian-style Love Nest Suite with direct access to a private outdoor sundeck, a whirlpool and plunge pool. The bathroom is spa-like and includes a freestanding Tranquility Soak Tub for two.
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa is a mega-resort for couples only situated on 27 acres in Dickenson Bay. It includes a white sand beach framed by crystal-clear aquamarine waters. The luxurious rooms are tucked among lush gardens with winding pathways leading to six swimming pools, seven bars, and eleven restaurants. There are a wealth of activities too, from relaxing in private cabanas on the beach to floating on the lazy river and everything from sailing and diving to kayaking. Honeymooners may want to book the Mediterranean Penthouse Suite which offers some of the most luxuries, including panoramic sea views, a butler pantry, spacious living room and whirlpool tub.
Jamaica is a dream for honeymooners looking for a laid-back escape. This vast resort offers everything a couple could ever need in a honeymoon resort, including private pool villas. A romantic, adults-only property, it sits on a large private beach near downtown Ocho Rios with its all-inclusive rates covering unlimited food at 16 restaurants, 11 bars, room service and a trendy beach club. Even tips are prohibited here, with the exception of the butlers. There are multiple outdoor pools, some with swim-up bars, an onsite golf course, a lavish spa that offers massage on the beach, unlimited free water sports like sailing, snorkeling and kayaking, and even unlimited scuba diving for certified divers. By choosing the honeymoon romance package, you’ll get the special oceanside dinner and a rose petal bath.
Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island is one of the best resorts in the Bahamas, known for hosting more than a few, including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Designed with romance-seeking couples in mind, the biggest draw at this couples-only resort may be its private offshore island, accessed by ferry where guests can enjoy relaxing in seclusion on a day trip. It also hosts two 24-hour large pools next to the beach with swim-up bars, 10 restaurants, eight bars, seven pools, a luxurious spa, and a wealth of activities on water and on land. There are special organized events like dance lessons and wine tasting too, while rooms come with romantic canopy beds and stocked minibars.
A Caribbean paradise for any traveler, this ultra-luxe resort on its own peninsula is ideal for honeymooners who can stay in one of a dozen Tahiti-style bungalows that come with over-water hammocks and soaking tubs for two. No matter where you stay here you can be sure the views will be picture-perfect. Unlimited fine dining is included at 12 restaurants along with unlimited premium spirits and every room has its own stocked bar too. There are six bars on the property, including swim-up bars, and guests can also enjoy snorkeling, water skiing, daily and nightly entertainment, and much more.
For honeymooners seeking seclusion, Sandals South Coast is a laid-back all-inclusive in a less crowded area of Jamaica that ensures plenty of opportunities for tranquil alone time. It sits on an over two-mile stretch of beautiful white beach and is surrounded by 500 acres of a wilderness preserve. While it may be quiet, it isn’t boring, with plenty of activities and entertainment. There are six bars, three pools, two swim-up bars, including an ocean-based swim-up bar, four whirlpools, and a large entertainment area. Upgrade to butler service and you’ll get private airport transfers in a Rolls Royce or Mercedes Benz and preferential treatment for beach spots.
This adults-only all-inclusive resort offers a relaxed intimate setting and an especially luxurious experience that includes man-made sandy beaches and a private island, accessed by the property’s free shuttle. Choose from swim-up suites, overwater bungalows and options for butler service while taking advantage of beautiful pools and whirlpools with sea views. Packages include complimentary water sports like snorkel gear, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards as well as daily entertainment like karaoke and beach parties. Enjoy premium alcohol in the pool, on the beach and in the bars, and dine at a wide range of tasty restaurants serving Thai, French and Caribbean fare. There’s also an on-site spa for enjoying pampering treatments and a salon.
Sandals Barbados is an upscale couples-only resort set across a beautiful private stretch of Dover Beach. Couples can look forward to relaxing on the pristine sands and taking part in all sorts of complimentary activities with snorkeling gear, kayaks, paddle boards, Hobie Cats, glass-bottom boats, and boogie boards all provided. If you’re certified divers you can enjoy diving as often as you desire, with unlimited access to gear. Getting certified is possible for an extra fee. You’ll be able to fuel your exploits with a choice of 13 restaurants from a French-style cafe popular for sipping cappuccinos to a casual British pub and a fine dining sushi restaurant. There are also seven bars, three pools and a spa. Some rooms come with swim-out access into the river-style pool and others feature terraces with freestanding soaking tubs – either practically guarantee an amazing honeymoon stay.