Sandals Royal Barbados - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only

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On the beach, white sand, beach cabanas, sun loungers
On the beach, white sand, beach cabanas, sun loungers
8 outdoor pools, sun loungers
8 outdoor pools, sun loungers

Overview of Sandals Royal Barbados - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only

Sandals Royal Barbados - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only

5.0 star property
Maxwell beachfront property with 7 restaurants and spa

6.8/10 Good

27 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
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St. Lawrence Gap, Maxwell, Christ Church
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • 7 restaurants and 2 poolside bars
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • 8 outdoor pools
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach cabanas
Feel at home
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • Dover Beach - 1 min drive
  • Rockley Beach - 4 min drive
  • Carlisle Bay - 7 min drive
  • Sandy Lane Beach - 18 min drive
  • Crane Beach - 28 min drive

Getting around

  • Grantley Adams Intl. Airport (BGI) - 17 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle

About this property

Sandals Royal Barbados - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only

At Sandals Royal Barbados - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only, you can spend time at the beach enjoying cabanas, beach umbrellas, and beach massages, plus you'll have access to onsite scuba diving, snorkeling, and surfing/body boarding. 8 outdoor pools provide fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and facials. Butch's Steak & Seafood, one of 7 restaurants, serves American cuisine and is open for dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious property include 2 poolside bars, a free airport shuttle, and a health club.

All-inclusive

This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 272 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests planning to arrive between midnight and 5 AM must use local airport transportation for a fee, which may be reimbursed by the resort. Onsite facilities are also closed during these hours.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Transfers

  • Free airport shuttle from 5:00 AM to midnight

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Caters to adults only

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • 7 restaurants
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • Coffee shop
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Fitness classes
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Windsurfing
  • Motor boating nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers

Facilities

  • 16 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2017
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Health club
  • 8 outdoor pools
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

All-inclusive

This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Spa

Red Lane has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

Dining

Butch's Steak & Seafood - This steakhouse specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Chi - This restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
Neptune's - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
The Jerk Shack - This restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
Le Jardinier - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Sandals Royal Barbados - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only Maxwell
Sandals Royal Barbados All Inclusive Couples
Sandals Royal Barbados All Inclusive Couples Only
Sandals Royal Barbados All Inclusive Couples
Sandals Royal Barbados All Inclusive Couples Maxwell
Sandals Royal Barbados All Inclusive Couples Maxwell
Sandals Royal Barbados - All Inclusive - Couples Only Maxwell

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

6.8

Good

7.8/10

Cleanliness

7.1/10

Staff & service

6.8/10

Amenities

8.3/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.5/10

Eco-friendliness

6/10 Good

We were put in quarintine for the first 3 days.Only because my husband decided not to have his body injected with a test cure for covid. We were not put in the room that we paid for. We were to have ocean/ pool view. We had a view of a hut. That's it. We had to order all food in and on most part it showed up very cold or very dried up. One day it was 9 hours before food even showed up. It was like we were being punshied for spending thousands of our hard earned money. What hurt most was have tracking devices put on us. We felt like criminals. We finally got moved to a ocean/ pool view on the night before we had to leave only because our air conditioner burn up in our room. They were going to charge us for that until I said I did'nt break the air conditioner. All in all we were very unsatified with the whole ordeal. The couples we brought with us weren't to happy about this either. This was our second trip to this resort. We bragged it up pretty good before we got there.
Keith, 7-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

2/10 Poor

jan, 2-night trip
Verified Ebookers guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Don’t hesitate - just book!
We had a fantastic stay at Sandals Royal Barbados - can’t understand a lot of the negative reviews. I was a little hesitant to book after reading Hotels.com reviews but didn’t need to worry! We got all of the restaurant reservations we wanted throughout the week as we were not overly fussy about what time we ate. Wait times for food on the whole were perfectly acceptable. Longest we waited was 45 mins between starter & main but we were on a relaxing all inclusive holiday so why rush the meal!? We used the bowling alley at least 3 times which was great fun. Only slight grumble would be the sun bed situation as you need to be down early to get a decent position but what resort doesn’t have this challenge right? We always got a bed & moved to better beds if people left early afternoon. Would definitely recommend for an all inclusive couples resort
Chris, 9-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Incredible, beautiful, amazing
First things first. Yes, there were delays, the hotel was running low staff and lots of new staff following Covid closures. I absolutely would not judge the place based on that. THEREFORE! Beautiful site, lovely rooms, staff were so amazingly friendly really such incredible people. Choice of restaurants was awesome. The pools lovely and clean. Lack of pool towels due to moron guests taking them to their rooms to hog sun loungers from 6a.m then not using them - not the fault of the staff. We took the hotel excursion to go snorkeling, absolute class. Swam with turtles, saw shipwrecks, very informative all in great boat crew. Over all, really, really great place - if the world wasn't so big I'd go back in a heartbeat. 10/10 from me.
Iga, 9-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

4/10 Fair

very unorganized. Did not meet expectations at all.
Diana Caridad, 6-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lovely property
Great stay. Nice food. Nice property and beach. Service could be much better, check in was messy and slow. Dining reservations were awkward to place, system could improved greatly.
David, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

4/10 Fair

Horrible service with great amenities
Service was truly the worst I've had. Room service took over an hour (they said it should take 30-40 min) and didn't show up a couple times. They "forgot" to clean our room for 3 days straight, despite calling them everyday 2x. But the resort itself is very nice, with a lot of pools, restaurants, and different activities.
Akshay, 7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

4/10 Fair

They are trying to double charge us for activities that we had prepaid before and during our trip and charged us a second time for photos. Over $400 of charges they have double dipped on. Do not prepay for the candlelight dinner! They tried to charge us again for it and it took us over an hour in the front desk to fix it (we almost missed our plane). They charged us $72 for 3 photos that we had already paid $54 for (they said they accidentally charged more and said they would fix it then charged me the $54, and now both are being charged on my card). The resort is beautiful and most of the food and staff are kind. The experience there was great, but the last day there and the fraudulent charges after left a bad taste and discouraged us from returning. We tried to communicate with staff and were lied to. I don’t see us trying other sandals resorts or recommending it to others.
5-night romance trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

6/10 Good

Restaurants were Ok, housekeeping was horrible. Paid for ocean view but couldn't see the ocean unless you did some acrobatics!!! False advertisement. Very dissappointed
3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Absolutely loved this resort. This was our first Sandals experience, and couldn't have been more blown away. When I was searching for resorts in the Carribean, I was looking primarily for good food at a couples-only, so I went with this based on reviews. And I picked right because this was the best food I've ever had at an all-inclusive. Sushi restaurant sashimi after a day at the beach was the perfect pregame for dinner at an excellent steakhouse. All of the staff have been friendly and genuinely caring about our stay at the resort. I've never been anywhere in my life where I was surrounded by so many people who wanted me to be having the best day possible every day. We didnt start taking notes until the last two days, but a few honorable staff mentions: - Marc and Dwayne the photographers. Went above and beyond to get great shots. One of them actually went to the rooftop restaurant nearby just to get an aerial shot of us playing chess. - Darren - Manager of a few restaurants. He was our waiter the first night and was very personable, I felt that he was able to shed the formality in his conversation which made him seem very relaxed - Camiliah - waitress at Schooners- helped make our last meal special before leaving. -The Manager at the Indian restaurant- we didn't get his name but he clearly cared alot about our dining experience and came to check on us a few times. We normally arent huge fans of Indian food but gave it a try and this was outstanding! Felt very at home
4-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review