Set in a stunning location in Jamaica’s Montego Bay, romantic couples staying at Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island can discover a kaleidoscope of cultures within one resort – from Britain to Bali, against a beautiful backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. Here you will discover a beautiful choice of settings for your destination wedding and dream honeymoon
At Jamaica’s most alluring resort couples can embark on a delightful journey across the world with an intoxicating blend of British colonial charm and the exotic Far East.
The resort name, Sandals Royal Caribbean, is very fitting as Prince Harry himself visited there during his recent tour of the Caribbean to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
The Sandals Royal Caribbean resort’s decidedly British heritage begins with the Majestic Georgian-style Great House, surrounded by manicured gardens and roaming peacocks – all complemented with well-heeled British traditions like afternoon tea and a rousing game of croquet.
While minutes away the resort boasts its own private offshore island, reached by a ride aboard an authentic Wayang Doll, where the mysteries of the Orient unfold in a secluded natural setting. Guests can relax on the island and soak up the sun by the pool or on the beach by day, while chic parties, an authentic Thai restaurant, and island-style extravaganzas invite excitement by night.
The international flavour of Sandals Royal Caribbean continues with a taste of the Indian Ocean, as the resort boasts the Caribbean’s first truly romantic Maldivian-style over-the-water villas and bungalows comprising ‘see through floors’, lagoon-style pools, floating water hammocks and Tranquillity Soaking Tubs. The resort also offers personal Butler service in select room categories.
Sandals Royal Caribbean has seven main swimming pools and five whirlpools, plus a swim-up pool bar and swim-up luxury accommodation in certain room categories. Guests also have the added bonus of Stay at One, Play at Three exchange privileges with the Sandals resorts on Jamaica, plus non-stop round-trip airport transfers.
Choose from a huge range of accommodation to suit your requirements and budget, from breathtaking over water villas including Over-the-Water Private Island Butler Villa with Infinity Pool and Over-the-Water Private Island Butler Honeymoon Bungalow and Swim-up room options, Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon One Bedroom Butler Suites and the economical Caribbean Premium Rooms. Accommodation is offered on a choice of levels: Butler Level, Club Level or Luxury Level. All the rooms are luxurious and feature the very latest facilities, with free wi-fi and a choice of views – beachfront, oceanfront, pool or garden.
Wining & dining
Guests can experience a choice of international dining in eight gourmet restaurants showcasing diverse cuisines from around the globe – from the traditional island dishes of Eleanor’s and the exotic flavours of Royal Thai, to French delicacies in Le Jardinière and British pub favourites in Cricketers. And with six varietals of Robert Mondavi® Wines and Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee, your meals are always perfectly paired. Meals, unlimited premium brand drinks and unlimited Mondavi® are all-included in your stay. Sandals guests also have the benefit of the Stay at 1, Play at 3 Exchange Program, giving unlimited dining options at 20 restaurants and vibrant, ever changing entertainment at all three resorts. .
You’ll be amazed by the ‘mystic of the Orient’ character of the offshore island restaurant, Royal Thai, where getting there is half the fun. A ride on an authentic Wayang Doll takes you to this distinctive island getaway. The sparkling Caribbean Sea surrounds this extraordinary eating palace where romance abounds. But the true star of Royal Thai is the exotic cuisine offered at this one-of-a-kind restaurant.
Discover old-fashioned elegance, in British 19th century style at The Regency with its indoor or outdoor dining options, ocean views, piano melodies and impressive world cuisine.
Experience haute cuisine as French specialties are created in a romantic garden courtyard. Le Jardinière means ‘the gardener’ in French, and given that this restaurant serves French cuisine served in a garden paradise, with twig ceiling and fresh flowers, the name is perfect.
The Cricketers Pub
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.
This traditionally Caribbean restaurant offers splendidly spiced Caribbean cuisine in a calypso of flavour. Diners also come to Eleanor’s to relax and enjoy the beauty of the ocean vistas.
This 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.
Comforting dishes served steps away from the Caribbean Sea The Mariner Seaside Bar & Grill has proven to be something special. This come-and-go beachside grill is a fun place where guests come for delicious grilled food and a cold one.
The Jerk Shack
Casual beachfront snacks and grilled favorites served in the middle of the private offshore island of Sandals Cay, the Bamboo Shack offers up the very best in jerk-a cooking style native to Jamaica where meats are rubbed or marinated with a spicy mixture that contains allspice (pimento) and fiery Scotch Bonnet peppers.
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 candlelight. 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
At Sandals you enjoy 24-hour drink availability! Bars open at 10am and close at 3am. In-room bars are stocked daily, providing top shelf availability any time of the day or night.
Sports & Activities
In the water or on dry land, there’s something for everyone at Sandals Royal Caribbean, including unlimited scuba diving and watersports and unlimited activities on land. And better still, guests can enjoy the Stay at One, Play at Three exchange privileges with the other Sandals resorts in Jamaica. So you can do as much or as little as you want to do – sail, swim, snorkel or just relax by the pool. Give yoga or Pilates a try, get in a workout at the state-of-the-art fitness center…or hit the court for a competitive game of tennis.
Spa & Wellness
Inspired by the beautiful traditions and majestic natural backdrops of the Caribbean, Sandals signature Red Lane® Spa experiences are like nothing else on Earth. Take the time to be enveloped in natural botanicals and you will feel renewed for a lifetime. 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 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.
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 colours serve as the centerpieces. The white fondant cake is trimmed with satin ribbon and topped with fresh orchids for a delightfully Caribbean feel.
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.
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.
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.
Retie the knot
Whether your marriage is fresh in your mind or is an ageless passion that has stood the test of time, Sandals makes it easy for you to do it all over again.
Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island