Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort and Private Island

5* out of 5 stars

Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island remains unrivalled by any other Caribbean destination for its unique fusion of traditional British etiquette and the mysterious Orient right in the heart of the Caribbean. Such classic traditions of high tea and continental breakfast in bed are set to a background of romantic hazy sunsets, azure blue sea and white beaches speckled with coconut palms.

The Georgian style great house is nestled within a lush stretch of beach in Montego Bay and is surrounded by tropical gardens. The Resort even boasts its own private island, Sandals Cay, with a pool and a swim-to bar, an exclusive private beach and a Thai restaurant.

Imagine sailing over glistening blue waters to an island of your very own where you can swim through cooling waters or delight your taste buds with the very best of Thai cuisine or simply bask in the Caribbean sun on your very own beach with your loved one. Back at the Resort there is plenty to do. Enjoy a game of tennis or volleyball or keep in shape at the Fitness Centre. Ease your way into Caribbean life at the Red Lane® Spa, or take a plunge in one of the seven pools, scuba pool or whirlpool. An extensive range of water sports activities too including windsurfing, snorkelling, sailing and scuba diving is available to you.

Guests staying at this resort will experience Luxury Included®, which offers the following amenities: English Guild-trained butlers & concierges for top-tier rooms & suites; 5-Star Global Gourmet™ dining; Exclusive Dine-Around Programme; Unlimited premium brand drinks; Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks wines; Unlimited land & water Sports; Complimentary instruction & equipment; Private offshore island adventures; Free resort wide Wi-Fi; Inclusive tipping, transfers & government taxes.

Please note: Up to two free dives a day for certified divers. Discover scuba diving for beginners and International Dive Certification available at additional costs.

Please note: The approximate transfer time by road from Kingston Airport (Norman Manley International Airport) to the Montego Bay area is around three hours without traffic. For a shorter transfer time, please consider choosing a flight that arrives into Sangster International Airport located in Montego Bay.

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Accommodation

Caribbean Deluxe - DL

These expansive rooms, exquisitely decorated with elements of Jamaican style, are found on the second floor of the Carisbrooke building, centrally and conveniently located above the resort’s porte cochere and lobby. Featuring intimate sitting areas with plush chairs and throw pillows, these rooms boast elegant mahogany king beds, fully-stocked refrigerators and bathrooms with a bathtub/shower combination. A perfect blend of luxury and simplicity. There is no balcony.

Royal Sanctuary Grande Luxe - GL

Offering striking views of the resort’s manicured lawns and well-tended gardens brimming with exotic butterfly orchids, fishtail palms and ginger lilies, these rooms are perfect for those to looking to be close to Mother Nature. Offering guests the best of both worlds, these Royal Grande Luxe Rooms boast large balconies or patios and are located just a short stroll from the beach and the tranquility of the Red Lane Spa. Inside guests will experience hand-carved, four-poster beds draped in the finest linens and large plasma TVs. The bathrooms house a bathtub/shower combination.

Caribbean Poolside Luxury with Balcony Tranquility Soaking Tub - PL

Located on the second floor of the Arundel building, these newly renovated poolside luxury rooms offer a relaxing setting from a private balcony, featuring a Tranquility Soaking Tub for two, privacy curtain and a bistro dining set. The interior invites endless relaxation with custom-crafted furnishings, a king-size bed, and large HD Smart TV. The luxurious bathroom is equipped with backlit mirrors, a modern shower and recessed lighting.

Caribbean Poolside Luxury Walkout with Patio Tranquility Soaking Tub - WPL

Located on the ground level of the Arundel building, just steps from the resort's serene semi-private South Pool. Enter through your private walkout patio, where you can soak up the garden and pool views from a Tranquility Soaking Tub for two with privacy curtains or enjoy a meal on the bistro dining set. The interior invites endless relaxation with custom-crafted furnishings, a king-size bed, and large HD Smart TV. Double sliding doors grant access to the luxuriously appointed bathroom, equipped with backlit mirrors, a modern shower and recessed lighting.

Caribbean Poolside Grande Luxe with Balcony Tranquility Soaking Tub - PG

These newly renovated poolside luxury rooms are on the second floor of the Caernarvon building, offering a relaxing setting from a private balcony, featuring a Tranquility Soaking Tub for two, privacy curtain and a bistro dining set. The interior invites endless relaxation with custom-crafted furnishings, a king-size bed, and large HD Smart TV. The luxurious bathroom is equipped with backlit mirrors, a modern shower and recessed lighting.

Caribbean Poolside Grande Luxe Walkout with Patio Tranquility Soaking Tub - WPG

Located on the ground floor of the Caernarvon building, these newly renovated rooms are just steps from the resorts' serene semi-private South Pool. Enter through your private walkout patio, where you can soak up the garden and pool views from a Tranquility Soaking Tub for two with privacy curtains or enjoy a meal on the bistro dining set. While inside, revel in the refined interior touches of custom-built furnishings, a plush king-size bed, seating area and a large HD Smart TV. Expansive double sliding doors grant access to the luxuriously appointed bathroom, equipped with backlit mirrors, a modern shower and recessed lighting.

Beachfront Grande Luxe - GB

Located directly on the beach within the Balmoral building, these well-appointed rooms feature either a large balcony showcasing stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. The spacious bedroom boasts a four-poster, king-size bed and flat screen TV. The en-suite bathroom offers a shower/bathtub combination.

Kensington Cove Honeymoon Beachfront Club Level Room - HB

Featuring stunning views of the Caribbean Sea, these rooms, located on the first to third floors of the much sought after Kensington building provide the perfect escape for those craving a private getaway, these exquisitely furnished rooms feature a four-poster, king-size bed, flat screen TV, a marble-accented bath complete with whirlpool tub/shower combination and a private balcony or patio.

Beachfront Honeymoon Walkout Club Level Room - WB

Located directly on the beach, within the ground floor of the Balmoral building, these exceptional walkout suites feature large patios just steps from the shore. The spacious bedroom boasts a four-poster, king-size bed, flat screen TV and fully stocked bar. The en-suite bathroom offers a shower/bathtub combination. Guests also enjoy Club Sandals service.

Crystal Lagoon Hideaway Junior Suite with Balcony Tranquility Soaking Tub - HJS

This poolside luxury junior suite is located within the tranquil Caribbean Village, on the second through fourth floors of the Chequers building. Indulge in peaceful garden and pool views from a private balcony, featuring a Tranquility Soaking Tub for two, privacy curtain and a bistro dining set. The interior invites endless relaxation with custom-crafted furnishings, a king-size bed, large HD Smart TV, and seating area. The luxuriously appointed bathroom is equipped with backlit mirrors, a modern shower and recessed lighting. A selection of Robert Mondavi varietal wines and a refrigerator continually stocked with bottled water, juice, soda, and local beer completes this true luxury experience.

Crystal Lagoon Hideaway Swim-up Junior Suite with Patio Tranquility Soaking Tub - HSUP

Retreat and discover serenity inside this new luxurious Club level junior suite. Located in the tranquil Caribbean Village, on the ground floor of the Highgrove building. Offering swim-up pool access right from a private outdoor patio, boasting a Tranquility Soaking Tub for two, privacy curtains and a bistro dining set, plus the opportunity to soak up peaceful garden and pool views. Inside, revel in the refined interior touches of custom-built furnishings, a king-size bed, a large HD Smart TV, seating area, an in-room bar with a variety of liquors, plus a refrigerator stocked with bottled water, juice, soda, and local beer. The luxuriously appointed bathroom is equipped with backlit mirrors, a modern shower and recessed lighting, for perfect relaxation. Guests can also enjoy access to the Club Sandals lounge and concierge services, which handle all special requests and reservations, plus private check-in, and all-day room service.

Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon Butler Suite - GR

A majestic four-poster mahogany king bed, hand-cut mosaic tile accents, private whirlpool tub and walk-in shower and his and her vanities are but a glimpse of the luxury that awaits guests in these one-of-a-kind suites. Some suites have a whirlpool tub/shower combination. Located on the second floor of the St. James Building, these butlered suites boast spectacular views of well-tended gardens, fully abloom with exotic tropical plants and flowers, as well as sweeping views of the resort’s striking crystal lagoon as well as offering close proximity to the tea room and the resort’s famed wishing bridge.

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Royal One Bedroom Butler Suite - RW

Set near the shore and the resort’s intimate East pool, these elegant one-bedroom Love Nest Butler Suites offer a serene location to escape with the one you love. These exceptional one-bedroom retreats are complete with a comfortable living area, contemporary bathroom with a shower and tub combination, an open bedroom adorned with a four-poster king-size bed, flat screen television and fully stocked bar. Perfect for relaxing, the oversized balcony or walkout patio features a bistro set where you can enjoy private dining with the service of your personal butler. Butler Elite and 24-hour room service are included.

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Windsor Beachfront Club Elite Level with Balcony Tranquillity Soaking Tub - BT

Located directly on the beach on the second and third floors of the Windsor building, these newly renovated rooms feature a spacious balcony including a Tranquility Soaking Tub for Two and showcase stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and resort’s private island. The bedroom boasts elegant furnishings including a custom crafted king-size bed, smart TV, and a fully stocked bar. The marble-appointed en-suite bathroom is equipped with a rain shower, long vessel sink, and back-lit mirrors. Guests also enjoy Club Sandals concierge service.

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Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon Oceanview Butler Suite - OR

Framed by a large balcony overlooking the resort’s crystal lagoon and with views of the ocean in the distance, these second floor butlered suites, well-appointed with a stately four-poster mahogany king bed, plasma televisions and a luxurious marble bath, are among the most sought-after. The bathrooms feature a whirlpool tub/shower combination. Nature lovers will also be impressed with the abundance of Birds of Paradise, Butterfly Orchids and elegant palm trees that offers even more seclusion to this private escape. Perfect for those seeking a delicate mix of privacy and fun.

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Windsor Beachfront Walkout CL Room with Patio Tranquillity Soaking Tub - WBT

Located directly on the beach on the ground floor of the Windsor building, these newly renovated rooms feature a spacious patio including a Tranquillity Soaking Tub for Two and showcase stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and resort’s private island. The bedroom boasts elegant furnishings including a custom crafted king-size bed, smart TV, and a fully stocked bar. The marble-appointed en-suite bathroom is equipped with a rain shower, long vessel sink, and back-lit mirrors. Guests also enjoy Club Sandals concierge service.

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Walk Out Swim up Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon Butler Suite - WS

With the resort’s beautiful crystal lagoon just feet away, these butlered suites are the epitome of convenience and luxury. Some suites also offer added privacy with secluded patios surrounded by lush Caribbean vegetation whilst inside, a world of elegance awaits. From the well-presented bathroom, adorned with hand-cut mosaic tile accents, to the spacious bedroom featuring a four-poster mahogany bed and other fine furnishings, these suites are perfectly named - royal and extraordinary. Some bathrooms house a walk-in shower and whirlpool tub while others have a whirlpool tub/shower combination.

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Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon One Bed Butler Suite with Private Stairway - PS

Exceedingly romantic, these Love Nest Butler Suites feature a private stairway that leads to the resort’s Crystal Lagoon pool. A spacious living room with a flat screen television, plush sofas and cozy chairs offer the comforts of home; while a handcrafted king-size bed adorned with fine linens, fully stocked bar and the service of a personal butler grant supreme luxury. The spacious bathroom features a double vanity with a marble countertop, a large whirlpool tub, and a walk-in shower. These lavish escapes feature an expansive balcony where you can enjoy private meals served by your personal butler. Butler Elite and 24-hour room service are included.

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Romeo & Juliet Butler Suite with Balcony Tranquillity Soaking Tub - GBT

Located on the second and third floors of the Edinburgh Building, these opulent honeymoon suites boast a spacious bedroom with a dining area and an expansive private balcony including an outdoor Tranquillity Soaking Tub for two. The bedroom features exquisite handcrafted mahogany furniture, a four-poster, king-size bed, and HD Smart TV. The en-suite bathroom includes a walk-in shower, his & hers vanity, backlit mirrors, and a water closet enclosed with frosted glass. Guests enjoy the attentive service of a personal butler and 24-hour room service.

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Romeo & Juliet Walkout Butler Suite with Patio Tranquillity Soaking Tub - WGBT

Located on the ground floor of the Edinburgh Building, these opulent honeymoon suites boast a spacious bedroom with a dining area and an expansive private patio including an outdoor Tranquillity Soaking Tub for two. The bedroom features exquisite handcrafted mahogany furniture, a four-poster, king-size bed, and HD Smart TV. The en-suite bathroom includes a walk-in shower, his & hers vanity, backlit mirrors, and a water closet enclosed with frosted glass. Guests enjoy the attentive service of a personal butler and 24-hour room service.

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Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon Penthouse Oceanview One Bedroom Butler Suite - PH

Set on the third floor of the Clarence Building, these Love Nest Butler Suites offer stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and Crystal Lagoon pool. An expansive living room with a flat screen television, plush sofas and cozy chairs offer the comforts of home, while a handcrafted king-size bed adorned with fine linens, fully stocked bar and the service of a personal butler grants supreme luxury. The spacious bathroom features a double vanity with marble countertop, large whirlpool tub, and walk-in shower. These lavish penthouses are at the height of luxury and feature a private balcony where you can wake up to ocean panoramas each morning. Butler Elite and 24-hour room service are included.

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Royal Beachfront Club Elite Suite with Balcony Tranquility Soaking Tub - BCS

With sweeping views of the Caribbean Sea and resort's private island, these all-new rooms, located on the second and third floors of the Sandringham building, feature a spacious balcony complete with a Tranquility Soaking Tub for two, privacy curtains and a bistro dining set for alfresco meals together. For a total escape from reality, the master bedroom boasts a custom kingsize bed, Smart TV and fully stocked bar. As for the spa-style bathroom, a rain shower, long vessel sinks, and large back-lit mirrors create a lavish space with enough room for two. For the ultimate element of luxury, guests will enjoy Club Sandals concierge services and exclusive.

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Royal Beachfront One Bedroom Butler Suite - RS

Set along the white-sand beach, these magnificent honeymoon Love Nest Butler Suites® grant unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea. These exceptional beachfront suites feature a comfortable living area, contemporary bathroom with a shower/tub combination, and an open bedroom featuring a four-poster, king-size bed, flat screen TV and fully stocked bar. Perfect for taking in the breath-taking vistas, the oversized balcony or walkout patio include a bistro set where you can enjoy dining with the ocean as your backdrop. Guests also enjoy the attentive service of a personal butler and 24-hour room service.

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Royal Beachfront Butler Corner Suite with Balcony Tranquility Soaking Tub - BBC

These all-new corner Love Nest Butler Suites feature fully retractable glass walls that open to reveal sweeping 180-degree views of the ocean, the resort’s private island and breathtaking over-the-water suites, for a deeper connection to paradise. These corner suites are on the second and third floors of the beachfront Sandringham building featuring an oversized balcony, Tranquility Soaking Tub™ for two, privacy curtains and a bistro set for alfresco meals together. The inside of this retreat features a master bedroom with a custom king-size bed, smart TV and fully stocked bar. The spa-style bathroom boasts a walk-in rain shower, long vessel sinks and large backlit mirrors to create a relaxing haven. The entire experience is rounded out through attentive service from a personal butler, 24-hour room service, plus exclusive, private BMW luxury airport transfers from Sangster International Airport (MBJ) & Norman Manley International Airport (KIN).

Swimup Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon One Bedroom Butler Suite - 1B

Imagine swimming up to your Love Nest Butler Suite from a serene Crystal Lagoon pool. Set along the first floor of the Clarence Block, these exotic retreats grant direct access to the resort’s river pool from an oversized patio complete with sun loungers and a bistro set. Bringing the beauty of the outside in, a master bedroom and living room welcome you and the one you love with stylish furnishings, a fully stocked bar and a flat screen television. The bathroom is complete with a large whirlpool bath, walk-in shower and his and hers vanities. Exceeding all expectations, a personal butler will take care of your every wish, including VIP check in, beachside and poolside service, 24-hour room service and just about anything else you can think of.

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Beachfront Honeymoon One-Bedroom Walkout Butler Suite with Patio Tranquility Soaking Tub - WB1B

Situated right on the beach, these all-new Love Nest Butler Suites are found on the ground floor of the Sandringham building. The suites' spacious patio features a Tranquillity Soaking Tub for two with privacy curtains and a bistro dining set making this the ideal spot for alone time together, alfresco meals and revelling in stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and resort's private island. To create a true home away from home, the master bedroom boasts a king-size bed, Smart TV and separate living room complete with a fully stocked wet bar and a second Smart TV. As for the spa-style bathroom, a dual-control, walk-in rain shower, twin vessel sinks, and large backlit mirrors create a lavish space with enough room for two. For the ultimate element of luxury, guests can expect attentive service from a personal butler, 24-hour room service.

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Over The Water Private Island Butler Honeymoon Bungalow - OWB

These gorgeous Over-the-Water bungalows, located just off the resort's private island, convey an intimate connection to the Caribbean Sea and deliver complete immersion into the fine turquoise waters and rich marine life below. Glass vision floor panels and lit water ensure you can enjoy undersea views at any time. Couples can also admire the beauty of the ocean from their private outdoor Tranquillity Soaking Tub for two or over-water hammocks. Every bungalow captures the height of luxury with hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, custom crafted king-size beds adorned with soft linens and plush pillows for the ultimate sleep experience. Inside, each bungalow is also equipped with a Smart TV and a large ceiling fan to stay cool while enjoying fresh Caribbean breezes. The bathrooms are equipped with his and hers sinks, a large backlit mirror adorned with mosaic tile, and a walk-in rain shower. Outside, your private patio is also equipped with an extended sun deck, outdoor shower, sun loungers, and a bistro set for two. Butler Elite service, which handles every detail of your holiday with unobtrusive grace, 24 hour room service, and a private water taxi to take you to and from the mainland are all included to complete your over-water holiday.

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Over-the-Water Private Island Butler Villa with Infinity Pool - OWV

These gorgeous Over-the-Water villas, located just off the resort's private island, convey an unmatched connection to the Caribbean Sea. From floating water hammocks to private glass floors—your private villa delivers an immersive journey of the Caribbean's finest turquoise waters and rich marine life. Couples can admire the majestic beauty of the ocean from their private infinity pool and Jacuzzi with outdoor shower. You don't even need to step outside to appreciate the Caribbean's best crystal-clear waters. With “seathrough” glass floors, you can experience the ocean from the comfort of your luxurious suite. Lit water ensures you can enjoy the sea anytime day or night. Every suite captures the height of luxury with stylish mahogany kingsize beds adorned with soft linens and plush pillows for the ultimate sleep experience. You know you've arrived when you meet your own personal butler. Trained in accordance to the exacting standards of the Guild of Professional Butlers, who provide butlers to nobility and celebrities, your personal butler handles every detail of your holiday with unobtrusive grace.

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bars (5)
  • Beachfront location
  • Butler Service
  • Concierge
  • Gym
  • Onsite Shop
  • PADI dive school
  • Private Beach
  • Public Beach
  • Restaurants (9)
  • Spa
  • Swim-up/out rooms
  • Swimming Pool (8)
  • Tennis Courts
  • Watersports
  • Wedding packages available
  • Wi-Fi

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Food & Drink

Bella Napoli Pizzeria

Whether a made up recipe or a selection from the menu, a whole lot of thinking goes into deciding which delectable pizza combination will be the best choice. Nothing says comfort food better than a warm slice of brick-oven pizza made fresh with mozzarella cheese, homemade tomato sauce, and tasty herbs and toppings. Bella Napoli hits the spot anytime of day or night with oven-baked bread and choice toppings including, jerk chicken, black forest ham, seafood, and even ripe banana and dark chocolate toppings for the savory dessert pizza.

Bombay Club

Indian à la carte cuisine.

Breakfast: 8:00am - 11:00am

Dinner: 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Dress Code: Resort Casual.

Reservations are required.

Jerk Shack

The beachfront grill on its very own private offshore island, Sandals Cay, offers up the very best in comfort food throughout the day. It offers Jamaican Island lunch Cuisine such as fresh salads, grilled fish, Jerk Chicken and Pork. At the Jerk Shack, you'll be able to feed all your cravings beneath shaded almond trees overlooking the Caribbean.

La Tavola

Italian à la carte dinner.

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Dress Code: Resort Casual. 

Reservations are required.

Le Jardinier

Incredibly romantic, this intimate restaurant curves between white columns and planters filled with lush greenery. Overhead your only ceiling is a thick canopy of vines laden with gorgeous pink and white bougainvillea blossoms. Feast on freshly prepared Mediterranean cuisine, grilled before your eyes in the salmon-pink-tiled open kitchen, as you murmur in hushed tones to your beloved.

Royal Thai

Get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience that begins with a sea voyage (a very short one) from the mainland to Sandals’ offshore island, where you'll take your seats at our dramatic restaurant that serves up succulent Thai dishes for your culinary pleasure. Feed one another with ambrosial morsels, said to have special sensual properties, under a distinctive Thai-style roof, with only the sound of surf and the heightened beating of your hearts to accompany your meal.

Spices

Caribbean cuisine.

Breakfast: 7:30am - 10:30am

Lunch: 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Dinner (à la carte): 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Dress code: Resort Casual

The Cricketer’s Pub

Enjoy a taste of England at the Cricketers Pub, where you'll find authentic pub dishes served alongside traditional ales.

The Mariner Seaside Bar & Grill

The Mariner Seaside Bar and Grill, this beach-side bar and grill, offers you tasty wraps, salads, grilled fish, burgers and, of course, Jamaican Patties, set on the deck or right in the sand under a palm umbrella gazing out to the Caribbean Sea.