What's Special About Sandals Grande Antigua:
This lovers' hideaway has earned the coveted title of "World's Most Romantic Resort" for ten years in a row and "Antigua & Barbuda's Leading Spa Resort" for the last three years from the World Travel Awards. It is also the recipient of the prestigious Five Star Diamond Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences and has upheld its standing as Green Globe certified for environmental stewardship. It has also been recognized on the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List.
Guest Rooms at Sandals Grande Antigua:
An all-suite Mediterranean Village, featuring 180 rooms with ocean views, was added to the existing 193-room Caribbean Village. Guest rooms have four-poster king size mahogany beds, coffeemakers and fully stocked mini refrigerators. Luxury accents in the Mediterranean Village include marble columns, Italian tile flooring, 42" plasma TVs, and custom-designed mahogany furniture with fabrics from Turkey, Italy and India. Italian marble bathrooms have custom his/her vanities, domed hand-painted ceilings, Jacuzzi tubs for two and separate showers.
- Nightly rates from $673 per person, per night.
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Activities at Sandals Grande Antigua:
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa offers a variety of land activities including table tennis, volleyball, horseshoes, outdoor checkers and chess, shuffleboard, billiards, cards, board games and two artificial turf tennis courts. Water sports include kayaks, daily snorkeling trips, windsurfing, aqua cycles, Hobie Cat sailing and scuba diving for certified divers.
Dining at Sandals Grande Antigua:
Nine restaurants include:
- Bayside serves international cuisine served by candlelight inside or outdoors overlooking the sea.
- Il Palio offers guests traditional regional Italian dishes.
- Kimono's is a Teppanyaki-style restaurant serving cuisines from the Far East, prepared tableside by individual chefs.
- The O.K. Corral is a western-style grill with views of the Caribbean Sea in a casual atmosphere.
- The Courtyard Bistro serves fresh deli and grilled items.
- Mario's Restaurant serves a buffet.
- Barefoot by the Sea offers outdoor dining on the beach.
Bars and Nightlife at Sandals Grande Antigua:
The resort offers guests the choice of five bars: The Piano Bar, Betty Jo Night Club Bar, and the Kimono and Sundowner bars. The Swim-up Pool Bar is open until early evening. The Mediterranean Village offers three additional bars including the British Pub, the Mediterranean swim-up pool bar and the bar at Barefoot by the Sea. Entertainment includes nightly shows, a pianist & sing-a-longs, weekly manager's welcome parties, concierge cocktail parties, signature midnight buffets, guest and staff talent shows, beach parties and karaoke nights.
Spa at Sandals Grande Antigua:
For those looking to be pampered, Sandals Grande Antigua offers guests the Red Lane Spa experience. Signature treatments, available for an additional cost, utilize ingredients indigenous to the region such as Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee and sweet Ortanique oranges. The Red Lane Spa features products by Pevonia, made from botanical extracts and natural ingredients.
Location of Sandals Grande Antigua:
Situated on 19 acres of one of Antigua's nicest beaches, Dickenson Bay, Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa is just 15 minutes from Antigua's International Airport. Compare Flights
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