Luxury Defined:  Sandals Barbados Luxury Included Resort & Spa


The 2019 Islands’ All-Inclusive Award results are in and leading in the category of best room is the Sandals Royal Barbados’ Skypool Butler Suite – both the Editors’ Choice and Readers’ Choice winner. The Sandals brands all boast exceptional service, including a private butler to create any setting imaginable and wait on guests day and night delivering an assortment of amenities and extra services.

Sandals Royal Barbados’ beach.

This resort is located on the beautiful white sands of Maxwell Beach. It’s an easy reach as many other locations in the Caribbean require a lengthy transfer; the Royal is only 15 minutes from the airport. This 272 all-suite resort is the latest jewel in the Sandals crown featuring stunning ocean views, Butler Elite service and exclusive exchange privileges with the nearby Sandals Barbados. At the Butler level, guests are whisked away with private Rolls Royce transfers and taken to the preferred VIP Sandals Lobby where guests will receive a chilled towel and champagne upon arrival.

There are 17 room categories. At the Butler Elite level, unpacking service, 24-hour room service, drawn baths and curtained outdoor soaking pool all overlooking the crystal waters of the sea are just some of the amenities.

Sandals Royal Barbados’ butler lounge.

Sandals Royal in Barbados’ accommodations range in service levels, and the Love Nest category, located in the Stargazer Building, offers the ultimate in luxury and indulgence. The Prime Minister one-bedroom Butler Suite offers a king bed, private plunge pool, living room with dining table, desk, sofa and television. Guests will also enjoy a butler pantry and fully stocked bar with premium spirits. Adjacent to the private living space is a patio featuring a private pool and ocean views.

Activities are plentiful and allow guests to do as much or absolutely nothing based on their desired interactions and need for experiences while on vacation. By the sea, guests can explore 31 fresh water pools, three whirlpools and a scuba dive pool. Kayaking, PADI scuba diving, snorkeling, paddle boards, Hobie Cats and boogie boards are all available as is a glass bottom boat.

Sandals Royal Barbados’ American Tavern.

For land lovers, the resort features volleyball, bocce ball, cricket, ten pin bowling, board games, table tennis and tennis courts. This resort also offers Lovers’ Lane Bowling Alley.

The evening entertainment is well-planned, and the memories made through the experiences will last a lifetime. Mondays offer a Caribbean Carnival Beach Party, and Tuesdays there’s a Reggae Fest. Wednesdays feature Encore, Thursdays bring a White Night with chocolate buffet and Fridays kick off the weekend with Island Night. Saturdays bring Caribbean Night and Sundays are Barbados Day. There’s also a piano sing-a-long bar and an X-Box gaming center.

The spa and fitness opportunities abound at Sandals Royal Barbados. The fitness center offers daily activities set to fun music, and the equipment is offered 24/7 in a fully air-conditioned center. The 15,000 square foot spa offers everything imaginable and more, including The Clip Yard, a gentleman’s only barber shop.

Sandals Royal Barbados’ bedroom.

The culinary treats at this resort accommodate every taste, and the 24-hour room service creates dishes catered exclusively to each guest. Vegan? Keto? Paleo? All are catered to as the experience of all-access luxury defined marks the Sandals brand. There are seven restaurants including the American Tavern offering buffet-style breakfasts and lunches, Butch’s Steak and Seafood, Chi Asian a la carte, the Jerk Shack featuring traditional Caribbean cuisine, La Parisienne French offering a la carte breakfasts and classic French a la carte dinners and Neptune’s Mediterranean. There’s also a chocolate bar on Thursdays and four bar services throughout the property offering libations from 10 am to 2 am.

Sandals Royal Barbados is a beautiful place to unwind, enjoy the ocean with the one you love and make memories of a lifetime – truly a lover’s paradise!