Sandals Barbados 

A couples-only resort on Barbados’ shimmering south coast

Set on a beautiful white-sand beach, this adults-only resort offers an impressive array of activities under Sandals’ signature Luxury Included® programme.

If you’re looking for a romantic setting, fantastic dining and a host of activities, then this iconic all-inclusive might be just the ticket. Stroll through the gardens to Maxwell Beach and sink your toes into the soft sand as friendly staff bring cool drinks to your sun lounger. Relax in the beachfront whirlpool while gazing out over the ocean or choose from a range of complimentary watersports and activities. If you want to explore beyond the resort, head out an Island Routes tour and discover some of the delights that give Barbados its perennial appeal

Why we love Sandals Barbados

  • The resort includes an excellent range of activities for free, from windsurfing and hobie cat sailing to fitness classes and cricket, as well as daily live entertainment. Certified scuba divers also get two free dives per day.

  • There’s a huge choice of dining options, with 11 restaurants and several bars on site and another 9 at the neighbouring Sandals Royal Barbados next door.

  • It’s great for couples, with an adults-only policy and plenty of romantic experiences – from couples’ massages at the spa to candlelit dinners in the restaurants.

  • As with all Sandals resorts, unlimited premium liquors and Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks wines are included, as well as stocked bars in every room.

Dec - Apr
Barbados
9 hours
On Maxwell Beach, just a 5-minute walk from lively St Lawrence Gap
Approx. 15 minutes from Barbados airport
Beach, All Inclusive, Adults Only, Honeymoon, Sustainability

This resort has earned internationally recognised certification that conform to standards set by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.

Rooms

Facilities

  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Activities
  • Diving & Watersports
  • Sustainability
  • Good to Know

With eight bars and 11 restaurants – from Indian and Japanese teppanyaki to a Parisian-style patisserie – you won’t be hard-pressed for options here. Sip cocktails at the swim-up bar in the day and enjoy unlimited premium liquors in the evening, or enjoy one of the resort’s regular themed nights and events (don’t miss the weekly beach party). As part of Sandals' exclusive 'Stay at One, Play at All' exchange programme, you'll also have access to the four bars and nine restaurants at neighbouring resort Sandals Royal Barbados – from Asian Fusion to classic Caribbean.

Spices
Serving buffet-style breakfast and lunch plus a la carte dinners, this open-air restaurant overlooks the ocean with fiery sunsets and a cool sea breeze on the menu. Expect Caribbean, Asian, Mediterranean and other cuisines, from mutton curry and coconut shrimp to Hawaiian crab and BBQ ribs.

Bombay Club
Feast on fragrant butter chicken, crispy lamb samosas and indulgent lobster masala at this atmospheric restaurant, decked out with colourful décor and designed to recreate the atmosphere of an open-air Indian market.

Dino's Pizzeria
Wood-fired Italian pizzas with a Caribbean twist are the order of the day here, with an expansive menu ranging from jerk chicken and plantain to flying fish, crab and okra, alongside classic margaritas, florentinas and more.

Kimonos
Watch chefs flip shrimps and juggle utensils at this theatrical teppanyaki bar, serving Japanese cuisine fresh off the flaming iron grill against an elegant, blue-lit backdrop.

The Mariner Seaside Grill
This laid-back Caribbean beach grill offers burgers, seafood and cocktails right by the water’s edge;

Butch's Chophouse
Tuck into a juicy steak at this New York-style steak house, serving Wagyu and Black Angus beef in upscale surroundings.

Portofino's
Expect fresh seafood, delicate pasta dishes and charred meats at this elegant spot, specialising in cuisine from Italy’s Liguria region

The Merry Monkey
Pull up a bar stall in this gastro-style pub, serving traditional pub fare and British brews in a cosy setting.

Schooners
Grilled lobster tail, peppered reef shrimp and coconut cream pie are among the dishes served up at this Bajan-inspired seafood restaurant, set right in front of the beach with the cerulean sea for a backdrop.

Soy
Hidden behind bamboo fronds, this trendy spot serves made-to-order sushi, cocktails and sake with intimate booths and dim lighting for extra romance.

Cafe de Paris
Serving freshly baked pastries, speciality coffees and warm, hearty crepes, this Parisian-inspired patisserie is the place to go if you’re in the mood for a sweet treat.

It’s hard to beat the views at Schooner’s, with fresh catches served on a wooden deck to a soundtrack of gently lapping waves.

What's included

Luxury Included® All Inclusive: • All meals, snacks and unlimited premium brand drinks including a selection of wines by Robert Mondavi® • Red Lane® Fitness centre • Non-motorised watersports including kayaking, Hobie Cat sailing, bodyboarding and windsurfing • Daily scuba diving for PADI certified divers • Nightly entertainment

The resort’s Red Lane Spa offers a variety of treatments*, from a couple’s twilight massage to a Himalayan Salt Stone ritual. Yoga classes, stretching sessions and a ‘mindful manicure’ are all on offer too. Fitness fanatics are well-catered for here, with a state-of-the-art gym and great selection of complimentary classes – from aqua fitness and couples’ stretching to high-intensity workouts on the beach.

Beach volleyball, bocce ball, table tennis, pool and cricket are among the land activities on offer. If you’re wanting to explore further afield, there’s a range of excursions available through Island Routes*; visit Harrison’s Cave, seek out the island’s green monkeys or snorkel with turtles at the glittering Carlisle Bay.

The diving here is exceptional, with reefs, drop-off walls, caves and shipwrecks lining the coast, and certified divers get two free dives per day. For an extra cost the resort also offers a range of PADI courses, from a three-hour introduction through to advanced Open Water certification for those wanting to up their scuba skills. There’s plenty more to be getting on with at sea, with kayaking, Hobie Cat sailing, stand-up paddleboarding, snorkelling, bodyboarding, windsurfing and glass bottom boat trips all complimentary.

All Sandals resorts participate in the EarthCheck program; nine resorts have been awarded Master Status, and Sandals Barbados is Silver certified. In partnership with international NGO Oceanic Global, the company has eliminated single-use plastics in front and back of house operations across its resorts and has been awarded Blue Standard in recognition. Resorts work with local suppliers to reduce carbon footprint; an average of 56% of produce needs across the resorts are bought from local farmers, and 59% of the seafood served is sourced locally. All resorts use smart lighting, including LED bulbs, and energy efficient technology to reduce consumption.All resorts use greywater for lawns and plants, and some use reverse osmosis to purify or desalinate contaminated water for use. The company’s waste management program includes composting, recycling, donating and transforming waste into reusable products. The Sandals Corporate University program offers staff members training opportunities to help advance their education through partnerships with universities, professional organisations and local educational institutions.

Minimum stay 2 nights.

Couples over 18 only.

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