Voted the ‘World’s Most Romantic Resort’ year after year, Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa offers the best of two worlds – the authentic Caribbean and the stylish Mediterranean – in one legendary all-inclusive destination wedding and honeymoon destination

 

From the exotic Caribbean to the chic Mediterranean, Sandals Grande Antigua gives you two completely different all-inclusive holidays for the price of one! Stroll the pretty garden pathways of The Caribbean Grove and swing beneath a palm tree in a hanging love basket for two. Then glam it up in the vast poolside piazza at the Mediterranean Village, where luxury abounds, from private cabanas to poolside valet cocktail service. Two sides of paradise. One unforgettable escape.

Sandals Grande Antigua nestles alongside the most beautiful and longest white-sand beach in Antigua – Dickenson Bay. Considered the premier beach of the island’s 365 stretches of shoreline, Dickenson Bay features cooling trade winds and the calmest waters that are perfect for every type of water sport.

This stunning resort boasts unlimited dining at 11 restaurants, 7 full-service bars, plus a host of activities, including six swimming pools and six whirlpools and unlimited land and watersports, plus a fitness centre and the luxurious Red Lane spa.

Mediterranean Village

With all the grandeur and romance of a Mediterranean hideaway, set on an exotic Caribbean Island, the six-star all-suite Mediterranean village draws its inspiration from the piazas and palatial villas of the Mediterranean cities. Day into night, a glamorous energy fillst St Mark’s Square with its fashionable shops and European-style eateries. Accommodation at Mediterranean village includes Love Nest Suites, Butler Level and Club Level suites:

Love Nest Suites:

Defined by exclusive amenities and unique designs, these luxurious suites and villas create the ultimate escape for lovebirds. These well-appointed suites feature lavish bathrooms and amenities such as plush terry robes, hand-embroidered Egyptian cotton duvets, HD smart TVs, and the attentive service of a personal butler.

Butler class accommodation:

offers all that you would expect in a well-staffed grand home with every amenity imaginable. Over-the-top luxurious baths, an en-suite bar and the most indulgence bedding, and of course, your own personal butler.

The Luxury Included®

Experience begins and ends at Club Sandals, a place overflowing with extraordinary privileges, unique experiences, and exceptional service for concierge guests of Sandals Resorts. Extravagance is blended with remarkable amenities allowing guests to enjoy one-on-one service and complete relaxation in the comfort of a stylish lounge.

Caribbean Grove accommodation:

Nestled within the resort’s expansive manicured gardens, the lushly landscaped Caribbean Grove embraces the rhythm of the islands – a true seaside Eden beneath towering coconut palms and climbing tropical vines. Here, in a secluded paradise just steps from the sea, exotic Rondovals suites and gingerbread-trimmed cottages are appointed with a West Indies flair creating a romantic and serene ambience. Every room features handmade rugs and mahogany furniture from Jamaica, plus travertine floor tiles for the bedroom and patio. Guests will experience both pampered luxury and the exotic atmosphere of Antigua during their all-inclusive stay.

Wining and dining

In a choice of eleven world-class restaurants, all-inclusive guests will enjoy fine cuisine prepared by a global team of master chefs to ensure that every taste and culinary craving is catered for – from the fiery Caribbean local cuisine in Eleanors to the stir-fry drama of Kimonos and heart-warming Italian cuisine in Mario’s, passions of the palate are served to absolute perfection in a stunning choice of dining settings – from on-the-beach casual to stylish oriental – the perfect restaurants to suit your every mood whatever time of night and day. And with six varieties of Robert Mondavi wines, every meal is perfectly paired.

The Bayside Restaurant

an open-air eatery with views of the impressive pool and the sea beyond. It serves flavorsome Caribbean cuisine from breakfast and lunch through to a la carte dinner either indoors or on the terrace.

 Marios Italian Restaurant

draws its cooking style from the beautiful region of Lombardia, served with the passion of Italy in stunning surroundings of old-world décor. Here guests can indulge in authentic Italian dishes, including the signature dish, Osso Buco alla Milanes (Braised Veal Shank with Saffron Risotto).

Eleanors Restaurant

offers splendidly spiced Caribbean cuisine in a calypso of flavour. Diners also come to Eleanors to relax and enjoy the beauty of the ocean vistas.

Barefoot by the Sea

offers seafood and sea. The sandy pathways approach to this seaside restaurant on Dickenson Bay add to its charming ambiance. Barefoot is one of the few establishments you can actually show up barefoot and enjoy delectable seafood, including Caribbean Lobster Thermidor and Antiguan Crab Cake.

Drunken Duck

a welcoming place to enjoy a pint and pub fare in a traditional British pub – with a delightful menu of pub food including Shepherd’s Pie and Bangers and Mash and a wide range of beers, wines and spirits. A cosy setting for the two of you or your whole group.

Kimonos

offers Oriental Cuisine with the drama of Teppanyaki-style table side entertainment in a restaurant cantilevered over the sea. This two-storey restaurant is tucked into the side of a cliff and serves up the exotic cuisines of the Far East. Kimonos boasts mouthwatering cuisine prepared by skillful chefs who entertain with tricks while cooking on an iron, flat surface grill, as guests await their exotic fare.

OK Corral

a Tex-Mex restaurant with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea, and true Southern hospitality. Guests are encouraged to stay a while to take in the ambiance of this laid-back eatery and enjoy a tropical drink or two. OK Corral is most known for its happy-go-lucky environment and southern-style recipes.

Soy Sushi Bar.

There’s nothing quite like the dining experience at Soy Sushi Bar, a quaint restaurant tucked behind bamboo fronds and adorned with unique Oriental décor, dim lighting, and fresh, delectable sushi made-to-order.

Courtyard Bistro

serves tasty hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries, sandwiches, salads and fruits al fresco. Bask in the warmth of the sun and sea at this laid-back courtyard bistro, just steps away from the beach.

Bella Napoli

is where mouthwatering brick-oven pizzas are made fresh-to-order and served in a courtyard setting. Apart from delicious savory pizzas, you can even order ripe banana and dark chocolate toppings for the savory dessert pizza.

Café de Paris

is a Parisian-style patisserie adorned with flowers and lovely patio furniture outside, where you can enjoy delicious pastries, crêpe, coffee and tea as you discover a little bit of Paris in the Caribbean.

Romantic dining under the stars

For true romance, especially if you are on honeymoon, you can treat yourselves to a four-course sunset dinner under the stars served by a private waiter, on a table specially decorated with crisp linens, tropical floral arrangements and candlelights. Your romantic dinner is served in a choice of magical settings – from the secluded privacy of your suite’s terrace to charming gazebos perched on a pier overlooking the sea to white sand beaches lapped by gentle waves, there are plenty of gorgeous settings to indulge in your delicious meal for two. Only a very limited number of seatings are available each evening at each resort. Price starting from $180

Sports & activities

At sea or on land, at Sandals Grande Antigua we’ll match your inclination for adventure as often as you wish, because everything is included in the price of your holiday – even unlimited scuba diving in waters renowned for being among the world’s most spectacular with incredible reefs, walls and wrecks, and Sandals has been voted one of the Top 5 Dive Operations in the Western Hemisphere by PADI. Every water sport imaginable, including motorised and non-motorised, is included along with top quality equipment and professional instruction – so you can swim, sail, snorkel, or simply relax by the pool. Do some yoga, Pilates or get in a workout at the state-of-the-art fitness centre. Alternatively, hit the court for a game of tennis, squash or beach volleyball. Of course, you can choose to do nothing at all. After all, it’s your holiday.

Relaxing spa

Inspired by the beautiful traditions and majestic natural backdrops of the Caribbean, Sandals signature Red Lane® Spa experiences are like nothing else on Earth. Your journey begins with a Red Lane® Rejuvenation Specialist who is dedicated to creating an incomparable experience with a programme of tropically-infused massages, body wraps, facials, manicures and pedicures to pamper you from head-to-toe. The spa can also arrange complete pre-wedding spa and beauty packages designed specifically for your wedding celebration.

Weddings & honeymoons

A Sandals all-inclusive destination wedding takes the worry out of planning, giving you more time to enjoy the moment. Best of all, when you honeymoon at Sandals Resorts for three nights or longer, Sandals gives you a Free Beautiful Beginnings Wedding package – or you can use the value toward creating the Wedding of your Dreams.

As the industry trendsetter, Sandals introduces ‘Your Wedding, Your Style,’ a bespoke wedding created by you with the help of the Sandals wedding planning team. Sandals offers a range of six beautifully colour-coordinated pre-designed wedding themes to suit your individual taste and style including:

 Beautiful Beginnings (FREE!)

The Beautiful Beginnings wedding helps you celebrate your special day with elegance and simplicity. It includes a sweet magenta dendrobium orchid bouquet and boutonniere, as well as a table for eight with crisp linens, a lovely centerpiece, and a charming white cake. It’s the perfect choice for an intimate and memorable occasion.

 The Flutter of Romance

The Flutter of Romance wedding theme includes pretty butterflies, which add a touch of whimsy to menus and place cards, and they also top the pale pink cake for a look that’s charming and sweet. The bridal bouquet, boutonniere, and centerpieces are made up of pink and fuchsia roses and fuchsia orchids.

 Island Paradise

The Island Paradise wedding brings the vibrant colors of the Caribbean to your celebration. Gorgeous orchids arranged in magenta, pink, orange, and yellow evoke a romantic feel of tropical opulence. Lush banana leaves embellish the bamboo ceremony arch while natural wood trays filled with a variety of orchids in vibrant colors serve as the centerpieces. The white fondant cake is trimmed with satin ribbon and topped with fresh orchids for a delightfully Caribbean feel.

 Vision in White

The classic white wedding takes on a dreamier quality when transported to a lush island setting. Hints of eyelet and lace grace every detail from the party favors to the desserts, and delicate white orchids and gladiolas make up the bouquet. You receive an elegant two-tier white cake decorated with white ribbon and topped with white dendrobium orchids. White pillar candles wrapped in eyelet fabric cast a soft, romantic glow over the reception table for an exquisite setting you’ll remember for a lifetime.

 Chic & Natural

The Chic & Natural wedding imbues your special day with a feeling of serene enchantment. Clean lines and organic elements set a tranquil tone. The ceremony and reception are accented with white and green orchids, polished black river stones, vibrant green moss, and touches of soft sand linen. With a pale green cake topped with white dendrobium orchids and accented with chocolate brown ribbon, the Chic & Natural wedding guarantees you’ll start your new life together in style.

Seaside serenade

Capture the romantic spirit of the ocean with the Seaside Serenade wedding, featuring accents inspired by the sun, sand, and surf. Exchange vows under a bamboo ceremony arch, strung with strands of capiz shells, then enjoy your reception at a beautiful table set with seashell, coral, and sand. Receive an aqua fondant two-tier cake topped with red roses. Every delightful detail, in white, aqua, and coral, evokes the natural beauty of a seaside celebration.

Further details

Sandals Antigua Grand Resort & Spa

Saint John’s Dickinson Bay

P.O. Box 147,

Antigua and Barbuda

+1 268-484-0100

Sandals.co.uk

 

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