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A honeymoon is a milestone vacation to celebrate the start of your lives together as a married couple, and planning the ultimate post-nuptial getaway doesn’t have to be a stressful process. And if you’ve both decided on a relaxing honeymoon in the Caribbean, you should consider staying at Sandals Resorts – the world’s only 5-star Luxury Included® resorts. Elevate the romance factor for your honeymoon and surround yourself with world-class luxuries, including an opulent suite or villa, an infinity-edge plunge pool, a spacious bathroom with a whirlpool and waterfall and a personal butler. Sandals Resorts also provide different room and suite levels – luxury level, club level, butler level and Love Nest Suites® – which may include specials, such as a discounted room rate or resort credit that couples can use (for example) at the Red Lane® Spa.
Take the stress out of planning and let a Vacation travel agent help you plan your romantic retreat at one of 16 Sandals Resorts found throughout in the Caribbean. But the first step is fully understanding the options of suites, bungalows and or villas you can splurge on for this once-in-a-lifetime trip. From dramatic cliffside villas with spectacular 180-degree ocean views to lavish SkyPool Butler Suites with infinity-edge plunge pools, Sandals Luxury Suite Collection is unparalleled. Take a look at 12 amazing suites and rooms, where luxury is always included.
Over-the-Water Villas and Bungalows
Sweep your new spouse off his or her feet and stay in an Over-the-Water Villa reminiscent of a Tahiti-style bungalow. Guests get an amazing view of the Caribbean Sea while lounging in their private infinity pool or Jacuzzi with an outdoor shower. And spend some extra time together snuggling on the over-the-water hammock while you watch the sunset. Sandals Over-the-Water Villas and Bungalows also feature glass floors to watch the marine life below your feet, a Tranquility Soaking Tub™ and personalized butler service. Now, this is how you honeymoon like a VIP.
Where: Sandals Royal Caribbean, Sandals Grande St. Lucian and Sandals South Coast
Honeymooners will feel like millionaires in these Love Nest Villa Suites, which rival most of the luxurious multi-million dollar homes located on the Caribbean islands. If you want to stay in a Sunset Oceanview Bluff Millionaire Butler Villa at the Sandals Regency La Toc, your palatial accommodations feature retractable glass walls in the master bedroom and living room that open up to 180-degree unobstructed views of the sea from the three-story sundeck. Enjoy complete privacy on the deck, which includes a romantic dining area, and a zero-entry plunge pool with a waterfall and whirlpool. The Butler Elite and 24-hour service are included with your stay in St. Lucia.
Where: Sandals Royal Barbados, Sandals Negril and Sandals Regency La Toc
Romance soars to new heights in SkyPool Suites. At Sandals Royal Barbados, these luxe suites offer guests different views, including a beachfront view located on the third through fifth floors of the Stargazer building. Your bedroom has direct access to a private, infinity-edge SkyPool, where couples can admire the stunning ocean while floating in the sky. At first glance, it looks like the infinity pool seamlessly blends into the distant horizon. Want to spend more downtime with that special someone? Step onto the terrace where you can relax in the Tranquility Soaking Tub™ with privacy curtains.
Where: Sandals Royal Barbados and Sandals Grenada
In Antigua and St. Lucia, Sandals’ resorts offer a Caribbean Beachfront Village, perched at water’s edge. These Beachfront Rondovals are infused with a Zen-like ambience and surrounded by astonishing natural beauty. And with the beach just steps away, you can enjoy a morning swim before starting your day. Have breakfast served to you via the resort’s impeccable services: 24-hour room service and a personal butler. These luxurious beachfront suites are the perfect retreats for couples who want to be near the Caribbean’s best stretches of sandy coastlines.
Where: Sandals Grande Antigua and Sandals Grande St. Lucian
Couples looking for serene natural surroundings may want to consider staying in one of Sandals’ Garden Rondovals. At Sandals Grenada, book a Lover’s Lagoon Hideaway with amazing views of the resort’s freshwater lagoon and surrounded by a tropical garden. And most of the Garden Rondoval suites – across all Sandals properties – include an intimate garden patio with a private pool. These suites provide couples with the perfect private oasis for a post-nuptial getaway located a few feet from the beach.
Where: Sandals Grande St. Lucian, Sandals Grenada, Sandals Royal Barbados and Sandals Antigua
Romeo & Juliet Suites
These unique retreats offer couples the ultimate in privacy. For example, at the Sandals Ochi, consider booking the Butler Village Honeymoon Romeo & Juliet Villa Suite. This 1200-square-foot suite includes a king-size four-poster bed, mahogany furniture, and a large bathroom with a double vanity, walk-in shower and sunken bathtub. A fully-equipped kitchenette, a courtyard, Roman pool, an outdoor rain shower and a hot tub will make your stay in this luxe suite extra special.
Where: Sandals Grande Antigua, Sandals Royal Caribbean, Sandals Halcyon Beach, Sandals Montego Bay and Sandals Ochi
It’s only natural to book one of these suites for your honeymoon to take full advantage of the spectacular beachfront views. After all, you are in the Caribbean, right?! Sandals resorts offer a wide array of beachfront accommodations with amazing high-end amenities. For example, at the Sandals Halcyon Beach, consider staying in a Beachfront Honeymoon Butler Room with a Private Pool Sanctuary. These vibrant beachfront rooms feature a sparkling private plunge pool lined with shimmering mosaic tile, and are accented by a soothing cascade waterfall. The spacious deck also has patio furniture perfect for beachside relaxation or to enjoy a candlelit dinner while listening to the waves on the nearby shore.
Where: Sandals South Coast, Sandals Halcyon Beach, Sandals Royal Bahamian, Sandals Emerald Bay, Sandals Negril, Sandals Grande Antigua, Sandals Regency La Toc, Sandals Grenada, Sandals Montego Bay and Sandals Royal Caribbean
Private Plunge Pool Suites
Inspired by the Caribbean, Sandals’ Plunge Pool Suites are true standalone retreats with an intimate pool-front piazza, and a spacious bedroom with a king-sized four-poster canopied bed. These suites have separate living rooms that open out to the private deck, which includes a plunge pool and whirlpool.
Where: Sandals Regency La Toc, Sandals Grande St. Lucian, Sandals Negril, Sandals Grenada, Sandals Grande Antigua, Sandals Royal Barbados
In addition to its new Two-Story Suites, Sandals Negril – like some of the other Sandals properties – also has Swim-up Suites that offer stunning ocean views and refined furnishings that provide guests with a luxurious oasis for R&R. Newlyweds will step from the soothing waters of their pool into the opulent elegance of a suite exquisitely decorated with Italian glass mosaic tiles, designer fixtures, marble and mahogany. Arrange for your personal butler to serve you breakfast on your patio, and end your day with a glass of champagne at the edge of the lagoon as the two of you watch the sunset over the dazzling blue sea.
Where: Sandals Negril, Sandals Barbados, Sandals Grenada, Sandals Royal Barbados, Sandals Montego Bay, Sandals Royal Bahamian, Sandals Royal Caribbean and Sandals Grande St. Lucian
Thinking about a honeymoon in the Bahamas? Consider heading to the Sandals Emerald Bay in Exuma, where couples can book the Royal Estate Beachfront Two-Story Butler Villa Suite with a pool. This sprawling retreat is the largest suite within the Royal Estate Beachfront Villa. On the first level, there’s a spacious room suited to entertain your guests on the grandest scale. This space includes a large living room, a dining room with seating for eight, and a half bathroom. A wall of French doors opens up to the private pool and patio courtyard. And upstairs, couples can retire to an opulent master suite that includes a den, a king-size bed, a walk-in closet and a balcony that overlooks the Caribbean Sea. The suite’s marble bathroom has a double vanity, walk-in shower, bidet and a soaking tub. Let the stress of the world melt around you while you both enjoy this romantic retreat.
Where: Sandals Negril, Sandals Regency La Toc, Sandals Emerald Bay and Sandals Grand St. Lucian
Crystal Lagoon Suites
Sandals Royal Caribbean (Montego Bay, Jamaica) offers various versions of the Crystal Lagoon Suites. The Swim-up Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon One Bedroom Butler Suite, the Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon Penthouse Oceanview One Bedroom Butler Suite and the Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon Butler Suite are examples of few luxe suites available at this particular Sandals property. Stay in these Love Nest Suites® with stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and Crystal Lagoon Pool. And there’s no shortage of high-end amenities, which include a flat-screen TV, king-size bed, fully stocked bar and private balcony. Couples will admire the spacious bathroom with a double vanity, large whirlpool tub and a walk-in shower. You’ll also enjoy the attentive service of a personal butler and 24-hour room service when you both want to just relax and be pampered in the comfort of your amazing suite.
Where: Sandals Royal Caribbean, Sandals Barbados, Sandals Negril, Sandals Grande St. Lucian, Sandals Royal Barbados, Sandals Grenada, Sandals Montego Bay, Sandals Royal Bahamian
For couples who want to really splurge at Sandals, you may want to consider staying in a villa, such as the Villa Plantana, located at the Sandals Royal Plantation. This three-bedroom beachfront villa provides guests with access to the resort’s amenities, including gourmet restaurants, a full staff to cater to your needs, and golf privileges at the nearby Sandals Golf & Country Club. Villa Plantana has a separate driveway and stone walkway that leads to the main resort. Relax in the spacious living and dining areas that open up to mesmerizing views of the ocean. Enjoy the fresh sea breeze while reading on one of the individual bedroom patios. Arrange for your personal butler to prepare an assortment of appetizers paired with your favorite cocktails after a swim in your private pool. Plan your dream honeymoon with your new spouse at any of Sandals all-inclusive resorts.
Where: Sandals Royal Caribbean, Sandals Royal Plantation, Sandals Negril, Sandals Regency La Toc, Sandals Ochi, Sandals Grenada, Sandals Montego Bay, Sandals Grande Antigua, Sandals Emerald Bay, Sandals Royal Bahamian
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