10 Best Sandals for Couples

If you want a dreamy Caribbean getaway for your honeymoon or couple’s vacation, Sandals adults-only all-inclusive resorts are the perfect romantic setting.

Set in stunning beachfront locations throughout the Caribbean, Sandals resorts are romantic escapes created specifically for couples, so it can be hard to choose which one to stay at. To help you find the perfect one for you, here is our list of the 10 best Sandals for couples.

Sandals Grenada, Grenada

Nestled on Grenada’s famous and exclusive Pink Gin Beach, Sandals Grenada provides an exotic yet romantic Caribbean getaway and is not only one of the best Sandals for couples, but also the best-rated of all the Sandals locations. Luxurious accommodations include swim-up suites and incredible Skypool suites with private infinity edge pools that feature 24-hour butler service.

There’s plenty to do here in addition to relaxing on the beautiful beach or by one of the pools. Not only are plenty of watersports (including snorkeling from the shore and scuba diving) and land activities available, but you can also head out on all sorts of interesting excursions to see more of gorgeous Grenada. There’s also a fitness center, a spa, and daily and nightly entertainment.

Guests can indulge in a wide variety of cuisines at 10 gourmet restaurants and a cafe or enjoy a refreshing drink at one of the 6 bars, including  swim-up bar and an English pub. This resort is praised for having excellent service, and many guests particularly love the location.

Best Sandals for couples who: Are looking for a beautiful, romantic resort with attentive service and plenty to do.

Butler providing service in a building at Sandals Royal Plantation

Sandals Royal Plantation, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Situated on the beachfront in scenic Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Sandals Royal Plantation is one of the most exclusive and unique Sandals, as it is the only all-butler-suite resort in the portfolio.

This fabulous resort offers just 74 ocean-view suites, each of which is tended to by a personal butler. This makes it a dream choice for those who enjoy impeccable service in a quiet and relaxed environment, as well as an excellent location for destination weddings.

Guests can enjoy dining at 5 restaurants on-site, but since the resort is so small many choose to head over to the larger Sandals Ochi, located just next door. Here they can enjoy 16 restaurants as well as all the facilities and activities available there.

Whether you’re looking to relax by one of the two pools, head to Sandals Ochi for a little more excitement, golf at the nearby Sandals Golf & Country Club, or just take in the stunning ocean views on the beach with a drink in hand, Sandals Royal Plantation is the one of the best Sandals resorts for couples interested in an intimate, luxurious experience.

Best Sandals for couples who: Are looking for peace, luxury, and excellent service.

Sandals Royal Caribbean, Montego Bay, Jamaica

With a fun offshore island and convenient location close to the thriving city of Montego Bay, Sandals Royal Caribbean offers a romantic atmosphere while still being close to one of Jamaica’s hottest destinations.

There is a wide range of room types available at this resort including the uber-romantic overwater bungalows, as well as 9 restaurants to choose from. These include the amazing offshore Thai restaurant, Royal Thai. Hop aboard an authentic dragon boat to arrive in style, and enjoy a truly unique dining experience.

If you’re looking for a refined honeymoon, you can certainly find it here. With a selection of upper-class British influences, you can enjoy traditions such as a game of croquet or relaxing afternoon tea.

Guests of Sandals Royal Caribbean also have access to the nearby Sandals Montego Bay via a free 5-minute shuttle ride. At this sister resort, you can enjoy 12 more restaurants, plus all the facilities and amenities.

Best Sandals for couples who: Want a romantic and refined resort that is close to the action.

Sandals Royal Barbados, Barbados

One of the newest additions to the Sandals portfolio is the breathtaking Sandals Royal Barbados. Located next to its sister resort Sandals Barbados and just a short drive from the airport, it offers a luxurious option for those wanting to stay in Barbados.

All rooms at Sandals Royal Barbados are either club or butler-level suites, meaning they all come with room service and extra amenities. This resort is a favorite of couples who value health and wellness, as it has two healthy dining restaurant concepts.

This resort also features a fabulous rooftop restaurant, bar, and rooftop pool, for sweeping views while you dine, drink, or relax.

Not only does Sandals Royal Barbados boast great amenities such as a bowling alley and a gorgeous infinity pool, but guests can also enjoy access to all the restaurants and facilities at Sandals Barbados next door. This brings the total to 20 restaurants, 14 bars, 11 pools, and 5 whirlpools.

Best Sandals for couples who: Are looking for a luxurious retreat with a focus on wellness, a beautiful beach, and plenty of options.

Sandals Grande St. Lucian, Saint Lucia

Sandals Grande St. Lucian on the idyllic island of St. Lucia is a truly stunning honeymoon spot with luxe overwater honeymoon butler bungalows, lagoon swim-up rooms, and fantastic views.

One of the best Sandals for couples who are foodies, Sandals Grande St. Lucian has 12 restaurants and is often praised for having some of the most delicious food of all the Sandals resorts.

The resort also offers a range of amenities including a lovely beach with calm water, plenty of watersports (this is one of the best Sandals for snorkeling and scuba diving), a vibrant main pool and 4 other pools, complimentary green fees and transfers to two golf course, and amazing excursions. Guests also enjoy access to two other Sandals resorts on the island, Sandals Regency La Toc and Sandals Halcyon Beach.

Best Sandals for couples who: Are foodies, or are looking to experience their own private paradise in an overwater bungalow.

Sandals Ochi, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

If you’re looking for a romantic trip to Jamaica that won’t break the bank, you might want to consider a stay at the most affordable Sandals resort, Sandals Ochi. Located in Ocho Rios and close to natural attractions such as Dunn’s River Falls and the Blue Hole, Sandals Ochi also offers a ton of things to do. 

Split into two sections, the resort offers both hillside and beachside rooms and suites including luxurious butler suites and villas.

Despite being the most affordable resort in the Sandals portfolio, Sandals Ochi doesn’t cut any corners! It offers 16 amazing restaurants, 11 bars including the Caribbean’s first-ever speakeasy, and great facilities such as the Caribbean’s largest rock climbing wall plus access to the nearby Sandals Golf & Country Club.

Best Sandals for couples who: Are looking for a great value honeymoon.

Sandals Regency La Toc, St. Lucia

Stretched across 210 acres of hillside overlooking the southern shore of Castries Bay, Sandals Regency La Toc offers not only stunning views and a romantic atmosphere but also some of the best villa suites imaginable, including the Sunset Bluff Oceanview Millionaire Villa with 24-hour butler service, retractable glass walls on a 3-story deck, and a private zero-entry plunge pool with whirlpool. 

The resort features a beautiful golden beach, 3 freshwater pools, 3 whirlpools, and a dive pool, as well as its own 9-hole golf course. It is the largest of the 3 Sandals resorts on St. Lucia and the one that is located closest to the Pitons, as well as one of the most affordable Sandals resorts in the Caribbean.

Guests can also access all the facilities, amenities, and restaurants at the other Saint Lucia resorts with the “Stay at One, Play at Three” program, so not only can you enjoy a wide variety of things to do but you can also dine at 27 different restaurants.

Best Sandals for couples who: Want to explore the Pitons or stay in an incredible hillside villa.

Sandals Emerald Bay, The Bahamas

Sandals Emerald Bay may well be the best Sandals for couples who want a jaw-dropping beach. Located in Great Exuma, The Bahamas, this resort’s mile-long beach has soft white sand and crystal clear, turquoise water with some fabulous snorkeling available. This is also one of the closest Sandals resorts to the U.S.

Sandals Emerald Bay is also one of the best Sandals for couples who like to golf, as it has a championship 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman. Other amenities include the Caribbean’s largest zero-entry pool, 2 other pools, 2 whirlpools, 11 restaurants, and 6 bars. It’s also a short boat ride from one of the most interesting attractions in The Bahamas, the famous swimming pigs!

All of the spacious accommodations here are club or butler level and offer partial or full ocean views and private outdoor spaces. The nicest option is the two-level Royal Estate Beachfront Butler Villa with private pool.

Best Sandals for couples who: Want a laidback Caribbean experience on a beautiful beach that’s close to the U.S., or who like to golf.

Sandals Grande Antigua, Antigua

Situated on the best beach in Antigua, Dickenson Bay, Sandals Grande Antigua is a dream-like destination with 27 acres of lush landscaping. The cool round Rondoval suites at this resort were so popular with guests that they have been recreated at other Sandals resorts.

Guests can enjoy a great selection of dining options at 11 restaurants from Italian to Teppanyaki-style Japanese dining, freshly made sandwiches to Tex Mex, and from classic Caribbean cuisine to authentic French dishes. The resort features 7 bars including a swim-up bar and tiki bar, 6 pools, 4 whirlpools, plenty of water and land activities, and daily and nightly entertainment.

Sandals Grande Antigua has been voted the “Caribbean’s Most Romantic Resort” 7 years in a row, making it the perfect spot for honeymoons, anniversaries, and destination weddings. Be sure to catch the spectacular sunset and take a few local excursions.

Best Sandals for couples who: Want to stay in the Caribbean’s most romantic resort!

Sandals Montego Bay, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Sandals’ flagship resort, the recently renovated Sandals Montego Bay sits in the popular destination of Montego Bay, Jamaica, just 10 minutes from the town center. This is perfect for couples who want a beach vacation that is also close to the action.

You can choose from a wide variety of accommodations including beachfront walkout club suites, Crystal Lagoon swim-up rooms, and beachfront swim-up suites that come with 24-hour butler service. In addition to a lovely private white sand beach, unique features here include an over-the-water wedding chapel and an amazing overwater bar.

Many of the 12 restaurants are waterfront, and they serve a wide range of cuisines. There are 6 bars, 7 pools, and all sorts of water and land activities including tons of nightly entertainment options. Guests here also get access via a free shuttle to all the restaurants and facilities at the nearby Sandals Royal Caribbean.

Best Sandals for couples who: Are planning a destination wedding, or enjoy vibrant nightlife.

Sandals Halcyon Beach, St. Lucia

Known for its intimate atmosphere and gorgeous grounds (including a meandering lagoon pool), Sandals Halycon Beach in St. Lucia offers a picture-perfect Caribbean setting.

It features low-rise architecture along a spectacular stretch of beach, 3 pools and whirlpools, 6 delicious restaurants including an overwater restaurant, 7 bars including 2 swim-up bars, watersports, and land-based activities. If you’re looking for more options, you can take the complimentary shuttle to Sandals Regency La Toc and Sandals Grande St. Lucian to take advantage of their restaurants, bars, and amenities.

Accommodations include beachfront walkout suites, beachfront butler suites with private pools, and the unique round Rondoval butler villas with private pools. This is the least expensive Sandals resort in St. Lucia, so it’s good for couples who want to visit this island paradise on a budget.

Best Sandals for couples who: Are looking for a quiet and intimate tropical escape that still offers plenty to do.

Sandals Royal Bahamian, The Bahamas

Located in Nassau, The Bahamas, Sandals Royal Bahamian is just a short drive from the airport and a short flight from the U.S., making it one of the best Sandals for couples who want an easy-to-get-to destination. This glamorous and romantic resort has been recently renovated and offers incredible beachfront swim-up suites with 24-hour butler service.

With 10 gourmet restaurants to choose from, including melt-in-the-mouth fresh seafood offerings every day, guests are spoiled for choice at this resort. It’s no different when it comes to the on-site amenities. 

No matter if you’re looking to explore the private offshore island (with pool, whirlpool, beach, and restaurant), take a stroll along the beach, enjoy a refreshing dip in either of 2 pools, relax in a whirlpool, or enjoy some of the best scuba diving in the region, there’s plenty to see and do here. You can also check out the attractions, restaurants, casinos, and nightlife in Nassau or go on fun local excursions.

Best Sandals for couples who: Don’t want to fly too far and/or are looking for exciting nightlife in addition to a beautiful beach.

Now that you’ve read our picks for the best Sandals for couples, which is your favorite? Let us know in the comments! 

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