Sandals Grande Antigua

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Our Opinion

Beautiful rooms, excellent service and world class dining. Like most of the Sandals Resorts, the Grande Antigua is top notch and treats its guest with only the best in hospitality. It is not surprising that this resort has been awarded a Six Star Diamond Award for hospitality. Great for couples.


Overview

Please note: Sandals Grande Antigua will be closed for maintenance work beginning late September 2017 through the winter.

Voted The World's Leading Honeymoon Resort, the Sandals Grande Antigua boasts a dazzling array of inclusions. Imagine champagne breakfasts - in bed! Beach valets to offer misting bottles of fragrant water for instant refreshment. A restaurant with white glove service, and a late night Seafood and Caribbean experience. No wonder they call Sandals the "ultra all-inclusive resorts"!


Location: On Antigua's beautiful 2-mile beach at Dickenson Bay, 20 minutes from the airport and a 10 minute drive to St. John's.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Myraonelove :
Anniversary August 8-16 20017

We stayed 8 days here the resort is beautiful we stayed in beach front walk out room which was wonderful loved how close to the beach you are and very quite on this side Now as far as service they never restock the refrigerator we had to ask serval times to the point it was ridiculous I've read other reviews about this problem also I really think someone who's over this should take a hint!Food was not bad wonderful breakfast buffet and the Italian restaurant was very good so was barefoot The cafe where you get crepes is good but you better get them early even though they stay open till 10:30 at night I can promise you you want get one with all the things they offer because they remove it and put it away and refused to get it out saying we are finish I guess meaning we are to lazy to get it this made us so mad! and yes we even sent an email to the General manager about this with no response Now as far as the staff they need help! They are not friendly they look at you as you are asking them to cut off their arm if you ask for something or need something Will I return yes I'm sure I will but next time I will know what to expect Oh and the entertainment is a joke Sandals really need to step it up!

  • ahl182 :
Luxurious

Wonderful resort, attentive staff, clean & tidy accommodation and gardensBeautiful beach, lots of sunbeds, free water sports Large range of eating locations all with great varied menus, multiple bars (two swim-up)

  • Funtimes39 : Toronto, Canada
Amazing Anniversary!

We stayed in Antigua for our Anniversary April 2016. An amazing resort catering to couples. Great stay in the Caribbean side, the rooms were a bit run down need of refurbishment. Other the that the beach spectacular, service amazing, food amazing... The actual island is a hidden gem. Normally don't like to travel to the same place twice but for sure will be returning one day.

  • Sharon R : Johns Island, South Carolina
An Amazing Vacation

Our Stay with Sandles in Antiqua was from 7-31-2017 until 8-5-2017.My husband and I have visited this resort many times, and our vacation was Awesome!From the time we arrived, with hot towels to cleanse your hands and an ice cold glass of Champagne top it off.Our accommodations were on the Caribbean side in a Beach Front Rondoval. With 2 Amazing Butler's, Sean and Vanessa.Everyone at Sandles is very gracious and helpful to every need that may arise.The People in Antiqua are some of the most Amazing people you will ever meet.Would Highly recommend this All Inclusive Resort!

  • CarolinaTraveler64 : Clemmons, North Carolina
Another Tough Day in Paradise!

Wonderful stay. Cannot say enough about the staff at Sandals Grande Antigua. They went out of their way to make our visit one to be remembered. They are lead by MR. "G.", who like a great leader credits the team/staff for the success of the resort. We had 0 issues getting chairs on the beach or pool. we could get one any time of the day without any issues. A few people we would like to recognize for making our visit special are Odayne at the Drunken Duck, Latoya bartender at the Carribbean Pool and Sylvia at Cafe de Paris. They always had a smile on their face and went the extra mile to make sure our needs were meet. Thank you. All in all a great visit, and we woud return again.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • 3 meals daily
  • 24-hour room service
  • All drinks (International brands, Domestic beer, House Wine, 10:30am - 2am)
  • Non-motorized water sports: Sailing, Hobie Cats, Sunfish Sailing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Pedal Boat
  • Snorkeling
  • Boogie Boards
  • Kneeboarding
  • Scuba diving for certified divers
  • Tennis with instruction
  • Volleyball
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sauna
  • WiFi
  • Exercise classes (Aerobics, Step aerobics, Water aerobics )
  • Language lessons
  • Dance lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Evening entertainment
  • Christmas and New Year's Gala Dinners  
  • Manager's cocktail party 
  • 193 rooms in thirteen 2-storey buildings & 17 cottages
  • 1 buffet restaurant
  • 3 a la carte restaurants (International, Grill/BBQ, Japanese, Italian)
  • 4 bars including Swim up bar, Piano bar, Main bar
  • Shuttle to nearby Casino
  • Disco
  • 5 outdoor pools
  • 18-hole golf course 5 minutes away
  • Meeting facilities
  • 2 tennis courts (2 lit) on-site
  • Souvenir gift shop
  • Complimentary property-wide Wi-Fi
  • Sauna 
  • 5 Jacuzzis
  • Fitness facilities
  • Exercise classes
  • Scuba diving on-site (fee) 
  • Dive shop on-site
  • A range of watersports available
  • Beauty salon (fee)
  • Spa (fee) 
  • Outdoor Wedding Location

Deluxe Room includes:

  • A/C
  • King-size bed
  • Amenity kit (shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, aloe vera and liquid soap)
  • Hair-dryer
  • Telephone
  • Private bath and shower
  • In-room safe
  • Clock radio
  • Satellite TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Coffee maker
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Patio with garden view
  • Max occ. 2 persons

Honeymoon Grande Luxe Room:

  • Same as above but larger with sitting area
  • Mahogany four-poster bed
  • In-room bar
  • Bathrobes
  • View of gardens and pool

Romance Bonus - Honeymooners staying in Luxury (or higher) category receive a 20 piece starter set of Nantucket Basket everyday china by Wedgwood or 20 piece starter set of Kilbaryy Platinum Waterford China or 16 piece set of Vintage Marquis by Waterford Crystal or 12 piece set of Brookside Marquis by Waterford Crystal. Minimum of 6 night stay. Request when you book. Requires proof of marriage.

Special Bonus - Guests booking a Luxury Beachfront Rondoval, Oceanview Honeymoon Suite, or a Garden Honeymoon Rondoval receive personalized butler service.

Wedding Bonus - Wedding packages available, please inquire for details.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Sandals Grande Antigua
    Antigua,Antigua And Barbuda

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Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
Dickenson Bay, St. John's Antigua

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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