Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island is renowned throughout the Caribbean for its exclusive refinements. The resort’s Georgian-style Great House setting hosts the gracious British traditions of a bygone era. Unique features include the “Sandals Island,” a secluded private island with an authentic Thai restaurant.


Good to Know:

  • Twenty (20) exquisite restaurant options, with world-class Gourmet Discovery Dining. (8 at Sandals Royal Caribbean, 9 at Sandals Montego Bay & 3 at Sandals Carlyle).
  • Jamaica’s only Resort with a private offshore Island, housing an authentic Thai Restaurant.
  • British-style afternoon tea served daily.
  • British Pub offering an authentic pub dining experience in a relaxing and enticing environment.
  • Magnificent, Swim-Up Crystal Lagoon Suites and Suites with Tranquility Soaking Tubs.
  • 10 minutes transfer time from Sangster International Airport


Club Sandals

  • The Club Sandals Lounge is accessible 24 hours with the Club Sandals Concierge available between the hours of 8:00 am – 10:00 pm to assist with reservations for spas, excursions, restaurants and just about anything.
  • Preferred Club Sandals Lounge check-in with chilled towel and champagne.
  • Weekly hosted activities like a Cocktail party, a Martini Evening, Wine tasting, Snorkeling and an exclusive Shopping Tour.
  • In Room/Suite and Lounge bars with scotch, vodka, rum, whisky, wine, beer, juices, sodas, and water.
  • Relax with a kindle in the Club Sandals Lounge, while enjoying mouthwatering culinary treats, an assortment of teas and world renowned Blue Mountain coffee.
  • Room Service available from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm daily.


Location Information:

Nestled on the northern shores of Jamaica, Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island is located east of the city of Montego Bay. The resort is only 10 minutes from the Sangster International Airport and 1½ hours from the world famous Dunn’s River Falls in Ocho Rios. 


Accommodation Amenities and Inclusions:

  • Number of rooms & suites: 210
  • Number of categories: 17
  • Resort size: 15 acres


All rooms include:

air conditioning, king-size bed, extra-large amenity kit, hair dryer, telephone, safety deposit box, private bath & shower, iPod clock radio, Cable T.V., tea & coffee maker, iron & ironing board.

There are five (5) physically challenged rooms, they include: raised toilet seats, shower bench, extended showers and grab rails. All rooms and suites are tiled.



Your wish is our command. With the uncompromising attention of a personal butler trained to the highest standards by the elite Guild of Professional English Butlers, you will be pampered throughout your stay in extraordinary way from unpacking and packing your luggage…attending to your wardrobe…serving a glorious meal on your terrace…just to name a few…a Sandals Suite, complete with your own personal butler, is the intimate indulgence.


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Room Category Descriptions:

  • Over the Water Private Island Butler Villa with Infinity Pool - OWV
    • These gorgeous over-the-water villas convey an intimate connection to the Caribbean Sea. From floating water hammocks to private glass floors - your private villa delivers an immersive journey of the Caribbean's finest turquoise waters and rich marine life. Couples can admire the majestic beauty of the ocean from their private infinity pool and Jacuzzi with outdoor shower. You don't even need to step outside to appreciate the Caribbean's best crystal-clear waters. With see-through glass floors, you can experience the ocean from the comfort of your luxurious suite. Lit water ensures you can enjoy the sea anytime day or night. Every suite captures the height of luxury with stylish mahogany king-size beds adorned with soft Egyptian linens and plush pillows for the ultimate sleep experience. You know you've arrived when you meet your own personal butler. Trained in accordance to the exacting standards of the Guild of Professional Butlers, who provide butlers to nobility and celebrities, your personal butler handles every detail of your vacation with unobtrusive grace.
    • ROOM VIEW: Ocean view
  • Swim Up Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon One Bedroom Butler Suite (1B)
    • These ultra-spacious suites boast zero-entry access to the resort’s stunning crystal lagoon. Complete with an expansive living room, featuring a 42-inch plasma TV screen and a separate bedroom, these suites are among the resorts most popular. Well-appointed with exquisite mahogany furnishings, large whirlpool bath, walk-in shower and oversized patio providing awe-inspiring views, these suites are also conveniently located on the first floor of the Clarence Block and come complete with their own personal butler. Here, paradise is always close.
    • View: Crystal Lagoon and Garden
  • Walk Out Grand Luxury Butler Palatial Suite With Patio Tranquility Soaking Tub (WGBT)
    • Located on the Edinburgh Building, these opulent suites boast a spacious bedroom with a dining area, an expansive patio and the attentive service of Sandals Butlers. The magnificently appointed bedroom features exquisite handcrafted mahogany furniture, a four-poster king-size bed, HD LED Smart television and elegant furnishings. The en-suite bathroom has a dual control walk-in shower, vanity and water closet enclosed with frosted glass. Suites also include an iPod docking station; his and hers plush robes; and a large private Patio featuring a free standing Tranquillity Soaking Tub and two chaise lounges.
    • View: Manicured Lawns and Gardens
  • Grand luxury Butler Palatial Suite With Balcony Tranquility Soaking Tub (GBT)
    • Located on the Edinburgh Building, these opulent suites boast a spacious bedroom with a dining area, an expansive balcony and the attentive service of Sandals Butlers. The magnificently appointed bedroom features exquisite handcrafted mahogany furniture, a four-poster king-size bed, HD LED Smart television and elegant furnishings. The en-suite bathroom has a dual control walk-in shower, vanity and water closet enclosed with frosted glass. Suites also include an iPod docking station; his and hers plush robes; and a large private Balcony featuring a free standing Tranquillity Soaking Tub and two chaise lounges.
    • View: Manicured Lawns and Gardens
  • Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon Penthouse Oceanview One Bedroom Butler Suite (PH)
    • Perched on the third floor of the Clarence Building, these one bedroom suites offer amazing views of the resort’s crystal lagoon and panoramic views of the stunning Caribbean Sea. An expansive living room with a 42-inch plasma television, plush sofas, and easy chairs adds a touch of homely comfort to this piece of paradise, while the majestic mahogany king bed, draped in the finest linens and personal butler adds just an element of indulgence. The spacious bathroom features double vanities, large whirlpool tub, walk-in shower, and marble countertops, completing a package so intimate and romantic, it befits its name perfectly.
    • View: Ocean, Crystal Lagoon, and Garden
  • Royal beachfront one Bedroom butler suite (RS)
    • These beachfront, butler suites are among the most sought-after in the entire resort. Occupying prime position on the property’s white sand beach, these elegant one-bedroom suites feature a majestic king bed dressed in the finest linens, contemporary marble bathroom with a bathtub/shower combination, lighted vanity, an intimate sitting area and two state-of-the-art plasma televisions. All suites have either a large patio or balcony, offering uninterrupted views of the ocean.
    • View: Ocean and Beach
  • Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon One Bedroom Butler Suite With private Stairway (PS)
    • With its own private stairway entrance to the resort’s crystal lagoon, this one-of-a-kind butlered suite offers unparalleled privacy. This large one bedroom suite features an expansive living room complete with 42-inch plasma TV, a well-sized bedroom with its own 42-inch plasma TV and an elegant bathroom boasting a whirlpool bath and a walk-in shower. Overhead reading lamps located on either side of the mahogany king bed make catching up with your favourite novel possible any time of day or night, while the large bay window to the bathroom lets in a refreshing island breeze and an abundance of natural light.
    • View: Ocean, Crystal Lagoon, and Garden
  • Walk Out Swim Up Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon Butler Suite (WS)
    • With the resort’s beautiful crystal lagoon just feet away, these butlered suites are the epitome of convenience and luxury. Some suites also offer added privacy with secluded patios surrounded by lush Caribbean vegetation whilst inside, a world of elegance awaits. From the well-presented bathroom, adorned with hand-cut mosaic tile accents, to the spacious bedroom featuring a four-poster mahogany bed and other fine furnishings, these suites are perfectly named - royal and extraordinary. Some bathrooms house a walk-in shower and whirlpool tub while others have a whirlpool tub/shower combination.
    • View: Crystal Lagoon and Garden
  • Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon Oceanview Butler Suite
    • Framed by a large balcony overlooking the resort’s crystal lagoon and with views of the ocean in the distance, these second floor butlered suites, well-appointed with a stately four-poster mahogany king bed, plasma televisions, and a luxurious marble bath, are among the most sought-after. The bathrooms feature a whirlpool tub/shower combination. Nature lovers will also be impressed with the abundance of Birds of Paradise, Butterfly Orchids and elegant palm trees that offers even more seclusion to this private escape. Perfect for those seeking a delicate mix of privacy and fun.
    • View: Ocean, Crystal Lagoon, and Garden
  • Royal One Bedroom Butler Suite (RW)
    • Located directly on the resort’s stunning shoreline, these elegant one-bedroom suites comprise of luxurious king size bed adorned with Egyptian cotton linen, contemporary marble bathroom with a bathtub/shower combination, lighted vanity, an intimate living area and two state-of-the-art plasma televisions. These suites come complete with either a large patio or balcony, offering delightful views of the East Pool and glimpses of the Caribbean Sea.
    • View: East pool and partial ocean/beach
  • Crystal Lagoon Honeymoon Butler Suite (GR)
    • A majestic four-poster mahogany king bed, hand-cut mosaic tile accents, private whirlpool tub and walk-in shower and his and her vanities are but a glimpse of the luxury that awaits guests in these one-of-a-kind suites. Some suites have a whirlpool tub/shower combination. Located on the second floor of the St James Building, these butlered suites boast spectacular views of well-tended gardens, fully abloom with exotic tropical plants and flowers, as well as sweeping views of the resort’s striking crystal lagoon as well as offering close proximity to the tea room and the resort’s famed wishing bridge.
    • View: Crystal Lagoon and Garden
  • Beachfront  Honeymoon Walk-Out Club Level Room (WB)
    • Taking just a few steps from your patio will see you upon the shores of our stunning beach where crystal clear waters await. These elegantly furnished rooms are located on the first floor of the Windsor and Balmoral Buildings and boast stately four-poster king beds, plasma TVs, and a fully-stocked bar. The bathrooms house a bathtub/shower combination. Attentive Club Sandals service is the frosting on top of this slice of beach-side paradise.
    • View: Beach and Ocean
  • Kensington Cove Honeymoon Beachfront Club Level Room (HB)
    • Featuring stunning views of the Caribbean Sea, these rooms, located on the first to third floors of the much sought after Kensington building provide the perfect escape for those craving a private getaway. Exquisitely furnished with hand-carved, fourposter mahogany king bed, whirlpool tub/shower combination, it’s the meeting place of luxury, privacy and island charm.
    • View: Ocean, Beach, and East Pool
  • Beachfront Grande Luxe Room (GB)
    • The sights and sounds of waves caressing the powdery white sand come as standard in these well-appointed and superbly located rooms. Strategically placed right along the shores of the perfectly blue Caribbean Sea and boasting either a large balcony or patio, this slice of luxury, gives new meaning to the phrase ‘a room with a view’. Spread across the first, second and third floors, the rooms are conveniently located close to almost all the resort’s activities and facilities, and feature a stately four-poster bed, 42-inch plasma TV. The bathrooms in the Sandringham Block have walk-in showers while those in the Windsor and Balmoral Block have a bathtub/shower combination.
    • View: Beach and Ocean
  • Caribbean Grande Luxe Poolside Room (RG)
    • Bordered by lush island flora, these rooms offer equal measures of old-world charm and island magic. Each is exquisitely decorated with mahogany furnishings, a majestic king bed, plasma screen and an elegant en suite bathroom complete with marble tiles and large whirlpool tub/shower combination. Access to the semi-private Caernarvon pool adds a final touch of luxury.
    • View: Pool view, manicured lawns and garden
  • Royal Sanctuary Grande Luxe Room (GL)
    • Offering striking views of the resort’s manicured lawns and well-tended gardens brimming with exotic butterfly orchids, fishtail palms and ginger lilies, these rooms are perfect for those to looking to be close to Mother Nature. Offering guests the best of both worlds, these Royal Grande Luxe Rooms boast large balconies or patios and are located just a short stroll from the beach and the tranquillity of the Red Lane Spa. Inside guests will experience hand-carved, four-poster beds draped in the finest linens and large plasma TVs. The bathrooms house a bathtub/shower combination.
    • View: Manicured Lawns and Gardens
  • Caribbean Premium Room (PR)
    • Framed by oversized balconies or patios that boast magnificent views of the lush Caribbean gardens or the resort’s stunning south pool, these spacious rooms offer the best of Jamaican nature. Situated a mere stone’s throw from the tennis and basketball courts, these Premium Rooms are the perfect marriage of convenience and luxury. Tastefully outfitted with the finest hardwood furniture and boasting a well-appointed bathroom with either a whirlpool tub/shower combination or a bathtub/shower combination, here guests will find a marriage of homely comfort and exotic island allure.
    • View: South Pool and Garden
  • Caribbean Deluxe Room (DL)
    • These expansive rooms, exquisitely decorated with elements of Jamaican style, are found on the second floor of the Carisbrooke building, centrally and conveniently located above the resort’s porte-cochere and lobby. Featuring intimate sitting areas with plush chairs and throw pillows, these rooms boast elegant mahogany king beds, fully-stocked refrigerators, and bathrooms with a bathtub/shower combination. A perfect blend of luxury and simplicity.
    • View: Partial garden view, no balcony

Dining Options:

Sandals Resorts create culinary experiences that takes one on a global journey of delectable discovery. With numerous distinctive types of cuisine, one can discover sumptuous regional specialities, with each one delivering a new cultural flavour.

  • Dress Code:
    • Resort Casual Attire
      • Shorts or jeans, t-shirts or polo shirts. Swimwear must be covered. Shirts and footwear required.
    • Resort Evening Attire
      • Dress pants/trousers or jeans for men, long or short sleeved dress shirts (with or without collar). Dress shoes or elegant sandals. No shorts, t-shirts, sleeveless shirts or sneakers.

There are eight (8) restaurant options available:

  • Bamboo Shack
    • (Outdoor Jamaican Buffet with island jerk and Salad Bar)
    • Lunch: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
    • Seating Capacity: 40
    • Dress Code: Resort Casual.
  • Bella Napoli Pizzeria
    • (Outdoor dining)
    • Open: 11:00am – 8:00pm
    • All pizzas are made fresh to order in the finest traditional Italian fashion.
    • Seating Capacity: 20
    • Dress Code: Resort Casual.
  • Eleanor’s
    • (Outdoor Dining)
    • Type of Cuisine: Pan-Caribbean
    • Dinner (a-la-carte): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    • Seating Capacity: 50
    • Dress Code: Resort Evening Attire
  • Le Jardinier
    • (Outdoor dining)
    • Type of Cuisine: French
    • Dinner (a-la-carte): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    • Seating Capacity: 70
    • Dress Code: Resort Evening Attire.
    • (Reservations are required)
  • Royal Thai
    • (Indoor Dining, not air-conditioned)
    • Type of Cuisine: Offering an authentic Thai experience on our own private island. Guests are requested to be at
    • Watersports pier 15 minutes before seating for transportation on the 40 ft. Wayang Doll.
    • Dinner: 6:00pm to 8:30 pm
    • Seating Capacity: 80
    • Dress Code: Resort Casual
    • (Reservations are required)
  • The Cricketers Pub
    • (Air-Conditioned, Indoor Dining)
    • Type of Cuisine: British Pub Fare
    • Breakfast (a-la-carte) 8:00am – 11:00am
    • Dinner (a-la-carte): 6:00pm - 10:00pm
    • Midnight snacks: 10:00pm – 3 :00am
    • Seating Capacity: 65
    • Dress Code: Resort Casual
  • The Mariner Seaside Grill
    • Local Beach grill offering Jamaican specialties, light lunch, midnight snacks
    • Lunch: 11:00am- 6:00pm
    • Seating Capacity: 20
    • Dress code: Resort Casual
  • The Regency:
    • (Indoor or Outdoor dining)
    • Type of Cuisine: International
    • Breakfast (buffet) : 7:30am - 10:30am
    • Lunch (buffet): 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    • Dinner (a-la-carte): 6:00pm - 9:30pm
    • Seating Capacity: 160
    • Dress code: Resort Casual
    • Continental Breakfast also served daily from 4:00am - 7:00am in the Tea Room
    • Afternoon tea: Served daily in the Tea Room at 4:00pm

  • Chocolate buffet:
    • Our weekly chocolate buffet is on Thursdays at 9:00 pm on the Pool Deck.

  • Room service:
    • Available 7:00 am to 10:00 pm to all Club Sandals guests and 24 hours for Butler level guests.

  • Dine Around Montego Bay:
    • Complimentary transfers with full exchange privileges to Sandals Carlyle and Sandals Montego Bay offering another 12 restaurant options.



  • Mariner Seaside Bar
    • 10:00am– 06:00pm
  • Piano Bar
    • 05:00pm –01:00am
  • Pool Bar
    • 10:00am– 05:00pm
  • Island Bar
    • 10:00am– 05:00pm
  • The Cricketers Pub
    • 06:00pm –02:00am

Resort Activities & Entertainment:

  • Monday
    • All White Fantasy Party
  • Tuesday
    • Island Romance
  • Wednesday
    • Show your Stuff Talent Show (Guest and Staff)
  • Thursday
    • Musically Yours & Chocolate Buffet
  • Friday
    • Boonoonoonoos Beach Party
  • Saturday
    • Reggae Fest
  • Sunday
    • Caribbean Night
Daily Daytime & Evening Entertainment featuring Contests and Tournaments, Jamaican Arts & Craft Classes, Cooking Demos, Mixology Classes, Game Shows, Bands, Top Local Stars (Singers, Dancers, Variety) & Piano Bar Sing-along/ Karaoke.

Weekly events:

  • Monday
    • Robert Mondavi Wine & Cheese Manager’s Cocktail Party
  • Tuesday
    • Sandals Select Cocktails & Dinner
  • Thursday
    • Club Sandals Cocktail Party

Land sports:

  • Basketball
  • Indoor & Outdoor Chess Darts
  • Bocce Ball
  • Volleyball Indoor
  • Board Games
  • Cards
  • Croquet
  • Volleyball
  • Pool Day or Night Tennis


  • Hobie Cats
  • Standing Paddle Board
  • Windsurfing
  • Glass Bottom Boat
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • *Scuba Diving
*Unlimited scuba diving for certified divers    

Fitness Center:

Let the warmth of the islands soothe your soul. Discover a completely unique mind and body experience that transforms you inside & out. Take the time to let us envelop you 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 focus on CONNECTION, TIME and LOVE. Whether it’s the perfect setting for your spa experience or your favourite tropical infused aroma, we will adapt our treatments to your personal preferences. Open daily, 8:00 am to 7:00 pm Exercise in a group! Rather than jump on a machine, get your workout by moving to the beat of your favorite songs. CERTIFIED and dedicated Fitness Professionals will lead you through a workout of a variety of movement combinations that exercise your muscles while you have fun in the sun at the same time. Our up-to-date classes are not intimidating and persons of ALL ages and fitness levels will enjoy our classes. Our Fitness facilities are fully air-conditioned and have state of the art Life Fitness equipment that is available 24/7.    
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