Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados
Long considered the premier address of the Caribbean, Sandy Lane’s legendary style makes it one of the most prestigious hotels in the world. Since first opening in 1961, its name has been synonymous with excellence. The fascinating heritage of Sandy Lane is reflected in its distinctive personality and its iconic grace. It is a hotel like no other.
Sandy Lane has it all: a perfect location in Barbados overlooking the Caribbean Sea on a tranquil coral sand beach, shaded by mature mahogany trees, the timeless and classic elegance of the Palladian buildings mirrored in the spacious comfort of the 112 hotel rooms and suites, a stunning private villa, exceptional golf, gourmet dining, an outstanding spa, superb sports facilities and finally, an exceptional level of warm Barbadian hospitality.
Location and Transfers
Situated on the western coast of Barbados in St. James, a 40 minute drive from Grantley Adams International Airport.
Orchid Rooms – the delightful setting of the acclaimed tropical gardens affords the Orchid Wing rooms gentle views of the beautiful flowers and trees at Sandy Lane. Fine furnishings create a soothing atmosphere to create your home away from home. Large well equipped bathrooms complement these elegant rooms
Ocean Rooms – adjacent to the resort’s reception, these airy rooms overlook the beautiful crescent beach, so close, you can step out of your room and stroll across the lush grass to the perfect sands to the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea. The elegant soft furnishings of these hotel rooms make for a supremely comfortable and relaxing stay at this luxury resort in Barbados
Luxury Ocean Rooms – located in the Seahorse and Dolphin Wings, the Luxury Ocean Rooms showcase the very special quality of Sandy Lane. Each of these rooms is incredibly spacious with generously proportioned bathrooms and a separate makeup area. The expansive balconies are a perfect place to enjoy views of the beach, ocean and glorious evening sunsets
Luxury Orchid Suites – these two bedroom garden suites in the Orchid Wing are romantically set within the tropical flowers and fauna at Sandy Lane. Each offers a stylish living area, patio with dining area and master bedroom with an elegant bathroom. The second bedroom has its own bathroom and private balcony
Dolphin Suites – these one bedroom suites in the Dolphin Wing feel like your own private haven. This spacious accommodation features large living room, patio with dining area and stunning bedroom with an elegant ensuite bathroom. Relax on your expansive balcony overlooking the azure waters of the Caribbean
Luxury Dolphin Suites – these elegant two bedroom suites in the Dolphin Wing are perfect for families. They include a living room, a patio with a dining area and in the main bedroom, there is a walk-in wardrobe and master bathroom. The second guest bedroom has its own bathroom and private balcony
Penthouses – these impressive signature two bedroom penthouses are located in the Orchid Wing and set amidst beautifully manicured gardens. Extremely spacious, these luxury accommodations in Barbados have a large foyer, a living room, a patio with a dining area, a kitchenette, a main bedroom with a bathroom featuring a whirlpool tub, and a further bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. Interconnecting with the two bedroom Luxury Orchid Suite creates a four-bedroom penthouse
Sandy Lane Suite – the Sandy Lane Suite, located on the second floor of the Turtle Wing, overlooks the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. A private elevator leads to four elegantly appointed ensuite bedrooms, a spacious open-plan design and direct access to the beach. The heated infinity pool on the edge of the terrace is perfect for experiencing glorious West Coast sunsets. The Suite features a restaurant standard kitchen, a bar at the entrance to the living room, an open air dining area for exquisite entertaining or fun family meals, a TV area and a studio/office. Guests in The Sandy Lane Suite have complete access to all the facilities of the hotel including tennis, golf, the Spa and water sports
Villa – one word sums up the five bedroom Villa at Sandy Lane – stately. Located in the heart of the resort and set within its own beautiful gardens, this stunning Barbados luxury villa affords complete seclusion, utter luxury and all the magic of Sandy Lane in your own private home. The Villa has a team of dedicated staff and access to all of Sandy Lane’s services
Wherever you dine at Sandy Lane you will enjoy the perfect match of exceptional cuisine within exquisite surroundings. The four restaurants celebrate wonderful flavours from around the world, each meal a delight. Convivial bars, from beachside to overlooking the glorious platinum coast of St. James, are styled for a joyful dining experience spent with friends and family.
L’Acajou – the stunning open-air beachfront setting of the chic fine dining restaurant is magical. The romantic L’Acajou specialises in refined, modern, classical and contemporary renditions on European cuisine with an emphasis on French and Mediterranean, paired with an impressive range of Old and New World wines
Bajan Blue – for beachside Barbados dining, the atmospheric Bajan Blue is perfect. Located on the Lower Terrace, this informal restaurant offers all day dining and a mélange of European, Caribbean and Asian influenced cuisine. The elaborate Sunday Brunch is a must, as are the spectacular themed buffet evenings. Other features include the modern wine bar, sushi station and state-of-the-art grill. From morning until night, the Lower Terrace offers a dining and drinks service, as well as the hotel’s special afternoon tea
The Spa Café – adjacent to the magnificent swimming pool and cocooned by the cascading waterfall, The Spa Café offers a casual menu throughout the day, from soups and greens to sandwiches and light mains. The soothing atmosphere of the Café is a perfect complement to a day at The Spa or for simple relaxation
The Country Club – high above the coastline with a stunning view across the rolling fairways to the Caribbean Sea below, The Clubhouse Restaurant has magnificent vistas. Comfortable and relaxing furnishings are designed to capture the splendour of the setting. This restaurant in Barbados is the perfect place for light leisurely lunches, relaxed coffees or cocktails while watching the sun go down
Bars – the bars at Sandy Lane Barbados showcase the very special warmth of the Bajan hospitality. Designed to capture the welcoming ambience of the Caribbean, the bars are dotted around the resort for your convenience and pleasure. From casual beachside to intimate lounges, you will find something to suit you, whatever time of day
Wine Cellar – with magnificent sophistication and depth, the wine menu features over 2,000 bottles with strong representation from both Old and New World wineries. Sandy Lane has many world-renowned vintages which offer verticals, providing a formidable selection of wines to accompany the fine dining cuisine and to please every palate
Private Dining – exceptional cuisine, beautiful surroundings, warm hospitality and gracious service characterise dining at Sandy Lane. Wonderful flavours from around the world are celebrated, making each meal a delight. The charm of Barbados abounds in the bars; from beachside to overlooking the panorama of the coast, their welcoming ambience is styled for enjoyment of times spent with friends and family
Facilities and Activities
Yoga & Pilates are available
9 Floodlit Tennis Courts
Banana Boat Rides
Trips to swim with turtles
Deep-sea Fishing Charters
Golf – Sandy Lane provides the ultimate choice of contrasting golfing experiences. While on a golf holiday in Barbados, guests can choose between playing on the charming Old Nine course, or on the resort-style 18-hole Tom Fazio designed Country Club course, with its spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea. For a true challenge, the Green Monkey, another Tom Fazio-designed 18-hole course carved out of an old limestone quarry, presents the ultimate golfing experience