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Get an overview of this hotelSecluded, all-inclusive Bahamian Out Island resort


Set along a pristine, white-sand beach, among 500 acres of tropical gardens, this all-inclusive resort makes the most of its stunning location in Exuma, Bahamas.

Hotel Features

Seven restaurants and 6 bars offer unlimited fine dining and premium beverages, while an exhaustive selection of watersports and Greg Norman-designed golf course keep guests entertained.

Room Amenities

Sandals Emerald Bay Great Exuma - All Inclusive offers a range of ocean view and beachfront rooms, suites and villas, with balconies or patios that open to beach, ocean or garden views. Rooms have complimentary WiFi, iPod docks, DVD players, cable TV, minibars, and deep soaking bathtubs.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort 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. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are not accepted.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • 24-hour room service
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment

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

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Rowing/canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Access to 18-hole golf course
  • 2 rounds of golf during stay
  • Use of golf cart
  • Golf green fees
  • Transportation to golf course


  • Aerobics
  • Water fitness


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

Other inclusions

  • Roundtrip airport transfers

Not included

  • Use of golf equipment
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Tennis lessons
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Hotel Amenities

Set among 500 secluded acres of tropical gardens, along a pristine, mile-long, white sand beach, Sandals Emerald Bay Great Exuma - All Inclusive boasts three impressive swimming pools, including a half-acre, zero-entry pool with a dramatic, central fire pit.

Guests can take advantage of a wide range of included water activities, like sailing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, and snorkeling; or just relax in the 4 swimming pools and spa tubs. Scuba diving is also complimentary for certified divers.

Beach volleyball, tennis, table tennis and billiard will keep guests entertained out of the water, and the fitness center offers a range of yoga, Pilates and aerobic classes. The 29,000-square-foot Red Lane Spa offers 16 treatment rooms, a steam room, beauty salon, plunge pools and secluded relaxation areas. For an additional fee, guests can enjoy the 18-hole, 7,000-yard (6,400-meter) Greg Norman-designed championship golf course.

Unlimited fine dining and premium beverages are available at any of the resort's 7 restaurants and 6 full-service bars, including a swim-up pool bar and piano bar. 24-hour room service is available in all room categories.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Business center 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Hair salon 
  • Library 
  • Marina on site 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Number of restaurants - 7 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 6 
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 245 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Room Amenities

  • Balcony or patio 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • DVD player 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Bahama Bay - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch.

Barefoot by the Sea - This beachfront restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Cafe de Paris - This café serves breakfast only.

Dinos Pizzeria - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Il Cielo - Overlooking the pool and garden, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including a private beach, outdoor tennis courts, and a marina. 3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Spa Services

The 29,000-square-foot (2,700-square-meter) Red Lane Spa is a tropical sanctuary for mind, body and soul. Blending European spa techniques with a distinctly Caribbean feel, it offers 16 treatments rooms, private beachside gazebos, a steam room, and relaxation areas. The range of services includes individual and couples massage, sports massage, hot stone therapy, pregnancy massage, body scrubs and wraps, facial treatments and manicures and pedicures. The spa’s fitness center offers yoga, Pilates and aerobics classes in both indoor and outdoor studios.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children under 18 years old are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 or older are welcome.

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

  • No onsite parking is available.

Caters to adults only

No pets or service animals allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Minimum guest age is 18

This hotel is exclusively for adult couples.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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.

Free Unlimited Golf - 4 Nights Stay

Book a 4-night minimum in a Butler Suite category now - December 24, 2015 for travel now - December 26, 2017 and receive free unlimited golf during stay.

Details available at check-in. Must book a Butler Suite to qualify. Offer is per person, per room and is non-transferable. Use of carts and clubs available at additional cost. Promotion may be redeemed on-property in the Golf Shop during initial stay only. Tee time is mandatory and must be booked at the golf shop between 8 AM-5 PM daily. The practice range is complimentary only after booking tee times. Offer is combinable with other consumer saving promotions. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer not applicable to groups of 10 or more. Promotion is subject to availability and may be terminated at any time. Blackout dates: December 27-31, 2015; December 27-31, 2016; December 27-31, 2017. Other restrictions may apply.

2 Free Rounds of Golf

Book a 3-night stay in any rate plan for travel now - December 26, 2017 and receive 2 complimentary 18-hole, 9-hole, or twilight rounds of golf per room, per stay.

Offer valid per person, per room and is non-transferable between persons in each room. Tee time is mandatory and based on availability. Tee time must be booked at the Golf Shop between 8 AM and 5 PM daily. Practice range is complimentary with this promotion only upon booking tee times. Cart and clubs are available for a surcharge. Booking must be made July 11 - December 24, 2015 and travel must begin before December 27, 2015. Blackout dates apply: December 27-31, 2015; December 27-31, 2016; and December 27-31, 2017. Offers are combinable with other consumer saving promotions at Sandals Emerald Bay EXCEPT with any additional Golf promotion. Offers are not redeemable for cash towards the balance of any bookings, cannot be used for any applicable tax, service charge, or gratuity and has no cash value. Offer cannot be sold or exchanged. Golf offers must be used during same stay. Promotions are subject to availability and may be terminated at any time. Other restrictions may apply.

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