Luxury Holidays in Barbados
The Sandy Lane resort in Barbados is the very epitome of luxury and offers a VIP experience that is truly exceptional. Opened in 1961 and with a complete reconstruction taking place 40 years later in 2001, this exquisite resort is considered by many to be the premier address in the Caribbean and is a firm favourite with discerning travellers. Elegantly designed and conjuring images of serene style, the resort is located on a former sugar cane plantation on the legendary ‘Platinum Coast’, overlooking the sparkling waters of the Caribbean Sea. A haven of tranquility, Sandy Lane is the ideal location for couples seeking a romantic retreat or families looking for the finest in luxury holidays with endless recreational possibilities.
Accommodation takes the form of spacious and comfortable rooms and suites plus a 5-bedroom villa that are built traditionally of coral stone and set in a mahogany grove. All of these feature Italian marble floors with plantation-style furniture, modern amenities and spacious verandas with either garden or sea views – and with a real emphasis on making you feel at home, Sandy Lane truly does provide you with an unforgettable luxury holiday experience.
There are four restaurants to choose from during your stay, all of which offer exceptional cuisine within exquisite surroundings. You can choose to enjoy fine dining in an open air beachfront setting, experience themed buffet evenings or marvel at the stunning views offered by the Clubhouse restaurant, situated high above the coastline and overlooking the rolling fairways that lead down to the ocean.
With some of the finest golf courses in the Caribbean – The Green Monkey and The Country Club were both designed by Tom Fazio, and The Old Nine was constructed back in 1961 - Sandy Lane is the place to be for those seeking a memorable golf holiday, and with a 47,000 square foot spa, a fitness centre offering yoga, pilates and more plus a range of land and non-motorised water sports, you will be spoilt for choice and can be as relaxed or as active as you choose.
If you are searching for a luxury holiday in Barbados, Sandy Lane is a must for your list
Orchid Rooms at Sandy Lane are 72 square metres in size and set in the acclaimed tropical gardens, surrounded by beautiful flowers and trees. Fine furnishings serve to heighten the soothing atmosphere, and the elegant design provides the perfect setting in which to enjoy your luxury Barbados holiday.
Orchid Rooms feature: Bath and separate shower; large terrace or balcony; air-conditioning; ceiling fan; flat-screen TV; DVD/CD player; in-room entertainment system; complimentary wi-fi; telephone; personalised bar with complimentary soft drinks
Ocean Rooms at Sandy Lane are 66 square metres in size and are airy and supremely comfortable, with an excellent location adjacent to the reception. Overlooking the stunning crescent beach and offering direct access to the white sand, these also feature elegant soft furnishings.
Ocean Rooms feature: Bath and separate shower; large terrace or balcony; air-conditioning; ceiling fan; flat-screen TV; DVD/CD player; in-room entertainment system; complimentary wi-fi; telephone; personalised bar with complimentary soft drinks
Luxury Ocean Rooms
Luxury Ocean Rooms are 81 square metres in size and feature expansive balconies overlooking the stunning white-sand beach. Spacious and with a separate make-up area and well-proportioned bathroom, these rooms provide an excellent showcase for the unique quality of Sandy Lane.
Luxury Ocean Rooms feature: Bath and separate shower; large terrace or balcony; air-conditioning; ceiling fan; flat-screen TV; DVD/CD player; in-room entertainment system; complimentary wi-fi; telephone; personalised bar with complimentary soft drinks
Luxury Orchid Suites
At 146 square metres in size, Luxury Orchid Suites are incredibly spacious and allow you to relax in true style on your Caribbean escape. Providing a stunning romantic setting amidst Sandy Lane’s tropical flowers and fauna, these Suites feature a living area, master bedroom with bathroom, a patio with dining area and a second bedroom that also has its own bathroom and private balcony.
Luxury Orchid Suites feature: 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms and 2 balconies; living area; terrace with dining area; air-conditioning; ceiling fan; flat-screen TV; DVD/CD player; in-room entertainment system; complimentary wi-fi; telephone; personalised bar with complimentary soft drinks
Dolphin Suites at Sandy Lane are residential-style suites at a spacious 134 square metres in size, and all feature a large living room, bedroom with en suite bathroom, patio with dining area and an expansive balcony offering stunning views of the Caribbean Sea.
Dolphin Suites feature: Living area; terrace with dining area; bath and separate shower area; air-conditioning; ceiling fan; flat-screen TV; DVD/CD player; in-room entertainment system; complimentary wi-fi; telephone; personalised bar with complimentary soft drinks
Luxury Dolphin Suites
Luxury Dolphin Suites are elegant, two-bedroom suites that are perfect for families at 146 square metres in size and are configured in much the same way as the Luxury Orchid suites- the only difference being that the latter have beautiful garden views whilst the Luxury Dolphin Suites provide stunning views of the ocean.
Luxury Dolphin Suites feature: 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms and 2 balconies; living area; terrace with dining area; bath and separate shower area; air-conditioning; ceiling fan; flat-screen TV; DVD/CD player; in-room entertainment system; complimentary wi-fi; telephone; personalised bar with complimentary soft drinks
The impressive two-bedroom Penthouses at Sandy Lane are 369 square metres in size and set amidst stunningly manicured gardens. Lavishly spacious, these feature a large foyer, living room, main bedroom with bathroom, second bedroom with en suite bathroom, a kitchen and a patio with dining area. Ideal for those seeking to enjoy a truly peaceful and serene luxury Caribbean escape, larger parties can create a four-bedroom penthouse by interconnecting with a two-bedroom Luxury Orchid Suite.
Penthouses feature: 2 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms; living room; kitchenette; terrace with dining area; bath and separate shower area; air-conditioning; ceiling fan; flat-screen TV; DVD/CD player; in-room entertainment system; complimentary wi-fi; telephone; personalised bar with complimentary soft drinks
Sandy Lane Suite
The Sandy Lane Suite is an exclusive accommodation that overlooks the Caribbean Sea. Available on request only, a private elevator leads you to a spacious, open plan design containing four elegant en suite bedrooms and with direct access to the beach. With a living room complete with bar, restaurant-standard kitchen, an exquisite open air dining area, TV area, studio / office and an infinity pool on the edge of the terrace, the Sandy Lane Suite provides the ultimate in luxury holiday accommodation. Guests staying here also have complete access to all the facilities in the resort.
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The Villa at Sandy Lane is over 678 square metres in size and is most often described as ‘stately’. Found at the heart of this stunning Barbados resort and with its own beautiful gardens and team of dedicated staff, this five-bedroom private home offers seclusion and serenity whilst defining the meaning of the term ‘luxury holiday’, and guests even have access to all of Sandy Lane’s services as well.
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The Sandy Lane resort has a large number of facilities to choose from so you can make the most of your luxury Barbados holiday:
The Spa at Sandy Lane
The multi-award winning* Spa is yet another exquisite area in this stunning Caribbean resort, providing treatments drawn from wellbeing traditions from across the World. The opulent marble reception area and staircases lead you to the treatment suites, in which you can experience a true sense of Barbadian warmth mixed with influences from the Caribbean, North America, Europe and the Far East. Sandy Lane’s highly trained therapists are committed to providing you with the ultimate experience of personalised and decadent relaxation, and there is a full fitness facility as well as a complete menu of spa services.
*Sandy Lane was awarded, #1 Hotel Spa in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas by Travel + Leisure in the 2012 World’s Best Awards, amongst others
Sport & Fitness
Sandy Lane has a 2,500 square foot gym and training area that is supervised by qualified personal trainers and features a Vibrogym, a range of free weights, Concept II rowers and a full range of LifeFitness aerobic equipment. There are complimentary classes on a daily basis including Spinning, Circuits, Pilates and Yoga. You can also choose to partake in a variety of different fitness assessments including muscle endurance, body composition, aerobic capacity and more.
In addition to the gym, the resort also has world-class tennis, water sports and golfing facilities for those seeking to stay active on their Barbados holiday. There are a total of nine floodlit tennis courts, with a qualified local tennis professional available for lessons, and qualified water sports attendants are also on hand should you wish to visit the Beach Club. Here you can enjoy water skiing, banana boat rides, catamaran sailing, kayaking and more, and you can even arrange scuba diving, fishing charters and a swim with the turtles in the Caribbean Sea. Golfers looking to enjoy the ultimate golf holiday in Barbados will not be disappointed either, as Sandy Lane offers them the choice of playing on the charming Old Nine course or the 18-hole, Tom Fazio-designed Country Club course with stunning views of the ocean. Another challenge awaits in the shape of the Green Monkey course, a well-known 18-hole course that was carved out of an old limestone quarry and is exclusive to guests staying at Sandy Lane.
A stunning 7,500 square foot swimming pool with cascading waterfall and surrounding tropical gardens, as well as one of the best beaches in Barbados upon which you will receive an attentive and personalised service, caps it all off in style.
L’Acajou offers fine dining and has a beautiful open-air beachfront setting under a canopy of mahogany trees. Specialising in a range of different renditions on European cuisine with an emphasis on French and Mediterranean, paired with a range of old and new world wines, this stunning restaurant provides a magical and romantic dining experience.
Bajan Blue is an informal restaurant offering all-day dining amidst an atmospheric beachside setting. With European, Caribbean and Asian influenced cuisine this restaurant features a much-loved and elaborate Sunday brunch, themed buffet evenings, state-of-the-art grill, modern wine bar and a sushi station – and on top of all this there is a special Afternoon Tea service found on the Lower Terrace, which is reached by a sweeping marble staircase and allows guests the opportunity to relax in an amphitheatre-style setting from morning until night.
The Spa Café
The Spa Café at Sandy Lane is adjacent to the stunning swimming pool and cocooned by the cascading waterfall, offering a soothing atmosphere in which to enjoy a casual menu of soups, light mains, sandwiches and more during the day.
The Country Club
The perfect place to enjoy a light lunch, relaxed coffee or a cocktail, The Country Club is set high above the coastline and offers stunning ocean views. Comfortable and relaxed furnishings help to capture the beauty and splendor of this magnificent setting.
Sandy Lane also has a fine selection of bars designed to capture the warmth and welcoming ambience of Bajan hospitality; whatever the time of day you are sure to find something to suit your mood, from an intimate lounge experience to a casual beachside one.