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Couples-only luxury resort with 11 restaurants

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

This award-winning resort sits along the powdery white sands and calm waters of Antigua's Dickenson Bay, 10 minutes from the capital, St. John's, and 15 minutes from V.C. Bird International Airport.

Hotel Features

This all inclusive resort offers 6 freshwater pools, 6 whirlpools, 11 restaurants, 7 bars, and a 24 hour fully-equipped fitness center. Guests can choose accommodations in the Caribbean Grove or the Mediterranean Village.

Room Amenities

Guests enjoy air-conditioned accommodations overlooking lush tropical gardens, pool, or the beach, and lots more. Most rooms feature king-size mahogany 4-poster beds, and patios or balconies.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Sandals Grande Antigua - All Inclusive Couples Only

Dickinson Bay, St. John's, Antigua

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (non-alcoholic beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment
All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games
  • Aerobics

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Other inclusions

  • Roundtrip airport transfers

Not included

  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Tennis lessons
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

  • Kayaking included
  • Access to onsite clubs included
  • Sailing included
  • Windsurfing included
  • Scuba diving excursions included
  • Taxes included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Airport transfers included (roundtrip)
  • Fitness facilities included
  • Tennis included
  • Volleyball included
  • Scuba diving certification not included
  • All available beverages included
  • Activities/services from independent operators not included
  • Transportation to offsite activities not included
  • Offsite tours not included
  • Scuba diving lessons not included
  • Aerobics classes/lessons included
  • Tennis lessons not included
  • Onsite entertainment and activities included
  • Gratuities included
  • All food and beverages included
  • Minibar (only non-alcoholic beverages included)
  • All onsite activities, and facilities and equipment included
  • Onsite live performances included
  • Theme parties included
  • Snorkeling included

Hotel Amenities

Located on the white-sand beach of Antigua's famous Dickenson Bay, and voted most romantic resort in the world, Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa All Inclusive provides guests with a dual resort experience – Mediterranean and Caribbean. Guests can choose between the piazzas and classical architecture of the all-suite Mediterranean Village and the authentic rondovals and suites of the lush Caribbean Grove.

11 top-end restaurants offering cuisines ranging from fine Asian to haute European, and gastro-pub grub to Caribbean delights, ensure that guests are spoilt for gastronomic choice. Complementing the dining options, 7 differently themed – from pool to pub and jazz to beachside – bars serve the highest quality drinks, and keep guests’ spirits jovial.

A 24 hour fully-equipped fitness center, distinctive pools, yoga, aerobic and water aerobics classes, tennis lessons with a pro, and beach volleyball are just some of the options that prevent fitness routines from taking a backseat to relaxation. For the more adventurous, snorkeling, scuba diving, canoeing, and windsurfing allow for the elevation of endorphin and adrenalin levels. After all the high energy activities, guests can be pampered at the full-service Red Lane® Spa, which offers classic European spa treatments revitalized with a Caribbean touch. Surcharges apply for spa and beauty treatments and services.

5000 square feet of meeting space and 6 meeting/conference rooms make this an ideal resort for conferences. For ease of travel, guests can use the airport shuttle, offered during limited hours. High-speed Internet can be accessed in the Internet Café (Caribbean Grove Lobby), and complimentary WiFi coverage extends throughout the resort.

  • Picnic area
  • Number of outdoor pools - 6
  • Elevator/lift
  • Free airport transportation
  • Number of poolside bars - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Free breakfast
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Conference space size (meters) - 450
  • Spa services on site
  • Terrace
  • Hair salon
  • Number of restaurants - 11
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5000
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • Shopping on site
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 373
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8
  • Wedding services
  • Tennis on site
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sandals Grande Antigua - All Inclusive Couples Only offers 373 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. LED televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Free WiFi
  • LED TV
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Furnished balcony or patio
  • Free bottled water
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Premium bedding
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Separate sitting area
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • iPod docking station
  • Cable TV service

Where to Eat

All meals and the majority of beverages plus all gratuities are included in the room reservation (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

Kimono's - Features Teppanyaki-style Asian cuisine, serving dinner from 6:15 PM to 9:15 PM Tuesday-Sunday. The dress code is resort evening attire, and reservations are required.

The Cricketer's - An a la carte English pub with carved walls, wooden benches, cricket paraphernalia and a billiards room. Dinner is served from 5 PM to 10 PM. The dress code is resort evening attire.

Barefoot by the Sea - A la carte beachfront bar serving drinks and seafood under a wood-shingled Caribbean roof. Open for lunch and dinner with snacks and grilled items from 11 AM to 5 PM and dinner from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Dress code is resort casual attire, but bare feet are permitted.

Bayside Restaurant - Offering an international menu, this restaurant serves a breakfast buffet from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM, a lunch buffet from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM, and dinner from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. The restaurant has a resort casual dress code and a beachfront location.

Bella Napolia Pizzeria - Pizzas are made fresh-to-order in the finest Italian fashion. Guests can dine al fresco in the garden. Open from 11 AM to 6 PM.

Café de Paris - This patisserie offers freshly baked pastries, ice cream, and drinks in the French tradition. Open daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 PM.

Courtyard Bistro - Featuring anytime snacks along with fresh deli and grilled items, this bistro is open from noon to 5 PM. It offers indoor and outdoor seating.

Eleanor's - This a la carte Caribbean restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining from 6 PM to 9:30 PM. The dress code is resort evening attire, and reservations are required.

Mario’s Restaurant - Mario's serves a la carte Italian cuisine, featuring a breakfast buffet from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM, and dinner from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. The dress code is resort evening attire.

Soy - Serving sushi a la carte from 6:15 PM to 9:15 PM. The dress code is resort evening attire.

O.K. Corral - Southwestern cuisine a la carte. Serving breakfast from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM and dinner from 6:15 PM to 9:15 PM. The dress code is resort evening attire, and reservations are required.

Late Night Buffet - A weekly late night chocolate buffet is available on Fridays.

Late Night Snacks - Provided nightly in the Cricketer’s Pub from 10 PM to 2 AM.

Entertainment

Entertainment options include live entertainment, evening performances, and theme nights, for which guests are encouraged to dress up.

Theme Nights: Mondays: Beach Party-BBQ with live show; Karaoke in the English Pub on Thursdays and Sundays from 11 PM-1 AM; Piano Bar from 6:30 PM-2 AM

Theme Nights: Sundays - Tropical Sunday; Mondays - Pirates and Wenches Beach Bash; Tuesdays - Island Romance; Wednesdays - Guest and Staff Talent Showcase; Thursdays - Sandals Foundation Day; Fridays - Antigua and Barbuda Jamboree; Saturdays - Reggae Fest

Weekly Events: Mondays - General Manager’s Cocktail Party; Tuesdays - Suites Concierge Cocktail Party; Wednesdays - Sandals Select Cocktails and Dinner; Thursdays - Butler’s Cocktail Party

Nearby Things to Do

The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa (scroll above to see the All-Inclusive Details section).

Water sports include snorkeling, sailing, windsurfing, and kayaking. Land sports include tennis, volleyball, table tennis, and aerobics. The resort also offers Segway tours.

Guests must be certified to join scuba diving trips. Sandals/Beaches resorts offer a scuba diving resort certification course for beginners, for a surcharge. Guests who successfully complete the course receive scuba diving certification good for up to one year at any of the Sandals/Beaches resorts. PADI Certification also available for a surcharge.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Beach yoga on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Segway rental/tour on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 6
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This hotel is exclusively for adult couples.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed

24-hour check-in

Minimum guest age is 18

Caters to adults only

Hotel Names

  • Antigua Sandals Resort All Inclusive
  • Grande Antigua
  • Grande Antigua All Inclusive
  • Grande Antigua Sandals Resort
  • Sandals Grande
  • Sandals Grande Antigua
  • Sandals Grande Antigua Resort All Inclusive
  • Sandals Grande Resort All Inclusive
  • Sandals Resort Grande Antigua
  • Antigua Sandals
  • Hotel Sandals Grande Antigua
  • Sandals Antigua
  • Sandals Grand Antigua
  • Sandals Grande Antigua Hotel St. John`s
  • Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa Saint John Parish
  • Sandals Grande Antigua Resort And Spa
  • Sandals Grande All Inclusive Couples
  • Sandals Grande Antigua Couples
  • Sandals Grande Couples

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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