We recently got back from overindulging at the Sandals Resorts in Jamaica and theres only one word that sums it up- “Incredible”. Usually all-inclusives resorts aren’t the type of trips we take, but when we do take them we certrainly enjoy as much as we can. An all-inclusive of this caliber is a great option for your next romantic getaway for many reasons. Before our visit, we’ve always heard nothing but great things from frequent Sandals guests, and now we finally understand what all the fuss is about. While the Sandals chain is a huge corporation, the resorts remain family owned with an intimate feel, giving you the perfect place to spend a romantic week with your loved one. There are 16 Sandals resorts on 7 different islands in the Caribbean, so you can find exactly what you are looking for! While its definitely not a low budget holiday, once you experience it for yourself you’ll see it is definitely worth it! Here’s what you can expect on a romantic getaway at a Sandals Resort.
Planning a romantic getaway? This is the perfect place
Whether you are planning a honeymoon, celebrating your anniversary, or just looking for a place to vacation with your loved one, it’s important to take time to celebrate your love. The Sandals Resorts are the perfect place for a romantic getaway for just the two of you. It’s impossible to stay at a Sandals Resort and not have a romantic time with your significant other! Here are just some of the reasons you’ll have a romantic vacation when you stay at Sandals.
We think this is a key factor for a romantic weekend! As much as we love kids, there’s something about having an adults-only atmosphere. There is no crying, no loud playing or screaming, and no obnoxious yelling in the pool. Something that is a built-in perk of having a higher price tag is that it seems to repel the resort away from the college “spring-breakers”, which can be full of drinking and partying it up. This definitely helps set the romantic mood for your vacation.
Luxury Service 24 hours a day
This is really what the Sandals resorts brand is about. From the minute you arrive at the resort, you are welcomed with towels and drink, and that type of top-notch service will be provided to you during your entire stay. You can expect great service every minute of your vacation, from the minute you walk through customs to find your sandals concierge at the airport. We witnessed many repeat guests displaying their bond and friendship with the workers from previous stays. Even though, we were only there for 3 days, we definitely made new friends with the staff. The employees really want you to have the best experience ever, and they treat you like you are home.
Everything is included
Sometimes you’ll book a stay at an all-inclusive resort and then once you get there, you find out that most of the amenities are actually additional costs, but not at Sandals Resorts. Literally everything is included! The food, the drinks, even some of the water-sports are included! Meaning you don’t have to worry about paying anything once you get to the resort.
Top-notch dining experience
Each resort has multiple restaurants, with as many as 16 restaurants located in one resort. 5 star dining at all Sandal Resorts, with 21 different cuisines from around the world. Some restaurants are buffet, others are ala-carte, plus room service is available. The best part is food available all times of the day, and you will never have to pay extra!
If you have any food allergies, sensitivities, or just don’t eat certain things, the chefs at all the resorts are great about working around what you can have. Just let them know ahead of time, so they can plan your meals.
Unlimited Premium Spirits
Just like everything else premium spirits are always included, and never limited! Bars open at 10 am and close at 3 am, meaning you have drinks available ALMOST all day long while on vacation! The bars are in the best places, like on the beach, or in the pool, so you don’t even have to miss out on the fun! Also keep in mind that most rooms come with a fully stocked mini bar that you can take advantage of at your own leisure! They also have a mini bar attendant that will replenish your fridge daily. Your cup won’t be empty while staying at the Sandals Resorts!
Entertainment for everyone
Each night you can expect several different types of entertainment. From karaoke, songs at the piano bar, marriage games, or just the bartenders dancing and having a blast. Each resort has a beach party once a week, with fire-eaters, dancers, and acrobats. There is so much to do at the resorts, whether you’re looking for fun, relaxing, or a mix of both.
Each room is creatively designed for the most romantic and intimate experience. Each resort has its own theme, but none of them lack the privacy and intimacy you need for a romantic vacation. With the comfiest beds ever, unbelievable views, matching bathrobes, walk-in rainfall showers, and romantic soaking tubs, sometimes it’s hard to leave the room!
Different price points
With 3 different room levels, you are bound to find a room that will fit your desires and budget. You decide how fancy you want this romantic vacation to be with either the club, luxury, or butler level rooms. You have your choice from a basic luxury room, swim-up rooms, infinity pool room, or even overwater villas depending on the resort. And while there are some amazingly gorgeous rooms, to be honest, there is no such thing as a “bad room” at the Sandals Resorts.
Unlimited land and water activities
All the water activities are also included, including scuba diving, snorkeling, waterskiing, and glass-bottom boats. Theres no better place than the Caribbean Sea to explore the gorgeous water. All Sandals resorts also include land sports, such as beach volleyball, shuffleboard, basketball, golf, fitness center and more. There is no excuse not to keep moving even when you are on holiday.
Special honeymoon packages
With super romantic amenities and awesome honeymoon packages, it’s no wonder Sandals was voted #1 All-inclusive resort for honeymoons by Brides Magazine. You can get a free honeymoon package at any Sandals Resort, including sparkling wine, turn down service, and breakfast in bed, just for celebrating your honeymoon at the resort.
Tip: A destination wedding on the beach is also a great idea! If you want to have a destination wedding at a Sandals Resort, there are many benefits including a FREE wedding package, and/or a free room when booking a group.
Some extra details to make the trip that much more romantic
If you’re celebrating a special occasion like a honeymoon, or anniversary, we recommend splurging a little more to make the holiday even better. For an extra cost, try a couples massage at the red lane spa, or book a private candlelit dinner on the beach for the two of you. These little extras will make your trip even more enjoyable.
As you can tell, our stay at the Sandals Resorts was the perfect romantic getaway. While the price tag at Sandals seems steep, remember, you get what you pay for. Once you factor in everything that you are getting when you book a vacation at a Sandals Resort, including the top-notch service, know that it is well worth it! You’ll leave your romantic getaway feeling relaxed, spoiled, and as part of the Sandals family.
So who is ready for a romantic vacation at Sandals? Where’s your favorite place to spend a romantic getaway at?
Our stay was complimentary by Sandals Resorts. As always all thoughts and opinions are our own. This article contains affiliate links. When you book a Sandals or Beaches holiday or shop Amazon through our partner sites, we receive a small commission at no additional cost to you.