Sandy Lane 

An exquisite hotel with an exceptional golf, spa and wellness offering

The epitome of luxury, this exclusive hotel is a paradise for couples, families and golfers seeking a lavish beachfront retreat.

Experience the best in Bajan hospitality and prepare to be treated like a VIP at this chic Palladian-style hotel, complete with sweeping staircases, gleaming marble floors, exemplary service and plush suites. Famous for its three golf courses, including Tom Fazio’s two creations, it’s a top spot for those looking to hit the green, while families are well catered for with an impressive range of activities at the Treehouse Club. Kick back under a parasol on the pristine beach, indulge in a treatment at the acclaimed spa or head out on a catamaran trip to glimpse graceful sea turtles; whether you're in search of a romantic spa retreat, an active family escape or a memorable golfing holiday, we offer a selection of special packages to suit.

Why we love Sandy Lane

  • It’s exclusive and private, with exceptional dining and elegant rooms designed to feel like a lavish home-from-home.

  • It’s a paradise for golfers, with two 18-hole courses designed by Tom Fazio and a third nine-hole course set amid gently rolling hills.

  • The spa here was voted number one pin the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas by Travel + Leisure, and for good reason, with impressive amenities, great fitness classes and a wide range of treatments.

  • Guests get various complimentary inclusions – among them Fast Track at the airport, return transfers in an executive car, packing and unpacking services and unlimited non-motorised watersports on the beach.

5 stars
Dec - Apr
Barbados
9 hours
On a white-sand beach on the affluent west coast
Approx. 35 minutes from Barbados airport
Beach, Luxury, Honeymoon, Wellness, Spa, Activities, Watersports, Suitable for children, Kids club, Villas

Rooms

Facilities

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

Enjoy a mix of elegant fine dining and casual, beachfront meals at Sandy Lane’s four restaurants. Afternoon tea is served on the Lower Terrace, and Bajan Blue is renowned for its sensational Sunday brunch – an array of mouth-watering dishes from sushi, crab and suckling pig to indulgent miniature desserts. There’s also a wide choice of bars, ranging from casual beach hangouts to chic lounges hosting regular live entertainment.

L'Acajou This elegant, open-air restaurant serves delicious French and Mediterranean dishes with a wide selection of New World and European wines, plus spellbinding views over the Caribbean Sea.

Bajan Blue Head here for laid-back beachfront dining, with a menu inspired by the Caribbean, Asia, Europe and beyond, and a sushi station serving handmade creations. It also hosts a memorable Sunday Brunch, as well as various themed buffet evenings.

The Spa Cafe Overlooking the pool, this casual spot offers a tempting array of light and healthy meals, including salads, soups and sandwiches.

The Country Club Located at the Golf Clubhouse, this is the perfect spot for leisurely lunches, coffees and cocktails with a backdrop of tumbling green hills.

The Monkey Bar Designed by one of England's leading muralists, Gez Taylor, this lively bar offers an atmospheric setting for cocktails and aperitifs, with live entertainment every Tuesday night on the Lower Terrace.

The Beach Bar Gaze out over the ocean while enjoying casual snacks and drinks throughout the day at this relaxed beachfront bar.

The Pool Bar This swim-up poolside bar is set beneath a dramatic waterfall, with cocktails and light bites served in picture-perfect surroundings.

The Coffee and Gelato Bar Tucked between Bajan Blue and the Beach Bar, this cosy spot offers a variety of specialty coffees and teas, plus cooling smoothies and ice creams to satisfy a sweet tooth.

For its exquisite food, idyllic ocean views and romantic setting fringed by mahogany trees, it has to be L’Acajou.

What's included

Breakfast at Bajan Blue or in your room or suite

Complimentary inclusions for all guests: • Fast Track at the airport • Welcome by airport concierge • Return transfers in an executive car • In-room registration • Packing and unpacking services • One outfit per person pressed on arrival • se of fitness facilities • Wi-Fi • Non-alcoholic drinks in the honour bar • Use of tennis and padel tennis courts • Day access to The Treehouse Club children's club • Breakfast and dinner for kids 0 to 12 years from the kids' menu (23 April-31 October) • Unlimited non-motorised watersports.

Upgrade options

Half Board • Buffet breakfast at Bajan Blue or in your room or suite • Dinner at Bajan Blue or L’Acajou.

Voted the number one Hotel Spa in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas by Travel + Leisure, Sandy Lane’s spa is seriously impressive. It’s set in a Romanesque building fronted by a spectacular waterfall, with 11 treatment rooms, a jet blitz room, sauna, crystal cold room and rhassoul steam bath among the facilities. Treatments range from cryotherapy to romance rituals, and every room has its own private landscaped garden or hydrotherapy pool. The hotel boasts a 2,500sq ft gym and training area supervised by qualified personal trainers, and offers free daily fitness classes including spinning, circuits, Pilates and yoga.

There are also eight floodlit tennis courts and two padel courts (complimentary for all guests), with a resident pro on hand to provide coaching.

Whizz along on waterskis, kayak along the coast or head out on a catamaran trip to swim with turtles; there’s a generous activity offering here, and all non-motorised watersports are complimentary. Diving and deep-sea fishing charters can also be arranged.

We recommend The Treehouse Club for children aged 3-12. There's also a zone for babies and a den for teens. Kids aged seven and up can enjoy non-motorised watersports, depending on their ability.

All of Sandy Lane’s rooms interconnect and the hotel will guarantee interconnecting rooms if the children are under 12. There are also two-bedroom suites which have two separate bedrooms, two bathrooms and two balconies, so you get more In the way of private space. These sleep two adults and up to three children under 14. If you’re staying as a group or celebrating something extra special, there’s one magnificent five-bedroom villa that sleeps up to 14 people and has its own pool and private entrance.

The Treehouse Club, open from 10am-5pm and 6-8pm daily, offers a range of activities and games for kids aged 3-16. Children under three can visit their own branch of the Tree House Club when accompanied by an adult and play with a selection of toys, puzzles and games.

Activities include:
•Arts and crafts
• Afternoon films and film nights outdoors and indoors
• Special themed dinner parties
• Pool parties
• Drama
• Tennis
• Sailing

The Den, located on the lower level of The Treehouse Club, is dedicated to teenagers. Teens can hang out in their own lounge with an adjoining games room that features pool tables and foosball, two large-screen televisions and DVDs, as well as electronic and board games, a jukebox and computer stations. Additional activities for teenagers include island tours, sports clinics, water sports and coastal cruises.

Sandy Lane is famous for its golf for good reason, with three spectacular courses: the 18-hole Country Club and The Green Monkey, both designed by Tom Fazio, and the charming Old Nine.

Minimum stay: 14 nights 18 Dec-06 Jan; 5 nights 13-18 Feb & 09-14 Apr.

Interconnecting rooms can only be guaranteed to parents sharing with children of 12 years and younger.

All rooms and general areas are wheelchair accessible.

There is a room levy payable locally on departure.

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