Built in the 1950s, during a time characterized by extraordinary old-world charm, this serene sanctuary still maintains a stellar reputation as one of Jamaica’s most exquisite resorts. Sandals

Royal Plantation sits on a bluff rising 25 feet above the shimmering Caribbean, on 10 acres of beautifully maintained tropical garden. Two guest suite wings span the entire beachfront granting each and every one of its 74 sumptuous suites heart-stopping views of the ocean. Bask blissfully on our spectacular twin beaches-glorious golden-sand coves where you can spend countless hours soaking in the sunshine and sipping on “mangosas,” delivered ice-cold and sparkling to your hands by unobtrusive beach servers. This spacious all suite retreat boasts stately palms, towering Georgian architecture, and statuesque fountains. A fantasy world for discerning couples looking for the ultimate in seclusion from the rest of the world and everyone in it.

Good to Know:

  • Two (2) private beaches with personalized service
  • English-style Afternoon Tea on the Terrace
  • Caribbean’s only Champagne and Caviar Bar
  • Exquisite International, Mediterranean, Caribbean and French cuisine
  • 24-hour in-suite dining
  • Complimentary Pillow Menu
  • All Suites are serviced by Butlers trained by the Guild Of Professional English Butlers
  • Full exchange privileges to all Sandals Resorts (from this resort only, not from the other resorts to Sandals Royal Plantation). Sandals Grande Riviera offers an additional 15 dining options along with complimentary transfers

Club Sandals:

  • The Club Sandals Lounge is accessible 24 hours with the Club Sandals Concierge available between the hours of 8:00am – 10:00pm 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 7:00am to 10:00pm daily.


Location Information:

  •  Ocho Rios


Accommodation Amenities and Inclusions:

  • Sandals Royal Plantation, an all Butler resort, offers 74 Suites, all Ocean View in 8 Categories as well as Villa Plantana, a 3 Bedroom Villa.


All suites include:

  • Air Conditioning; Ceiling fan; Iron/Ironing Board; I-Home docking stations for I-pods; 32 in. Flat Screen Colour Television; Cable TV with movie channels; Hair Dryer; Plush Robes; Coffee Maker; Insuite Bar; Daily New York Times Fax; Electronic in room safe; Custom-crafted mahogany beds; Electronic Door Lock; Illuminated Magnifying Mirror; 24-hour Room Service; Full Bath, Roman Tub Baths (some suites), Telephones in Bed Rooms. Two suites are available for the physically challenged; equipped with hand rails for the bath tub, toilet seat raisers, shower and bath seats and a ramp to enter the room.


Butler Service

  • Your wish is our command. With the uncompromising attention of a Butler trained to the highest standards by the Elite Guild of Professional English Butlers, you will be pampered throughout your stay in extraordinary ways.


Room Category Descriptions:

  • Governor General Oceanfront One Bedroom Butler Suite (GR)
    • Found exclusively on the top floor of the resort’s West Wing, this well-appointed suite is the essence of stately class. The majestic king bed, draped in the Italian linens and adorned with plush pillows, promises a most indulgent sleep experience, while the master bathroom boasts a Roman tub and walk-in shower. The exquisitely furnished living room, with soft lighting, couches and easy chairs, offers tranquility at its finest. This suite boasts two full walkout balconies, both of which reveal breathtaking panoramic views of the sparkling Caribbean Sea below.
    • View: Full Ocean view
    • 1658 sq. ft.

  • Prime Minister Oceanfront One Bedroom Butler Suite (MR)
    • Perched atop the resort’s West Wing, this suite perfectly marries old world charm and modern day luxury. Soft, natural light, plush sofas and easy chairs combine to offer relaxation while the hand-crafted four poster mahogany king bed and the magnificent en suite bathroom featuring a standing shower, a Roman tub and bidet provide unmatched luxury. Stepping onto the suite’s two private balconies affords unrivalled views of turquoise waters dotted with small sail boats and framed by lush green hills while your attentive personal butler takes care of every other need you may have.
    • View: Overlooking the idyllic west beach and tranquil cove
    • 1628 sq. ft.

  • Royal Oceanfront One Bedroom Butler Suite (1R)
    • This truly uniquely-appointed one-bedroom suite comprises a beautifully designed bedroom featuring delightful furnishings throughout including a hand-crafted mahogany bed adorned with the finest linen, a fully stocked en-suite bar and state-of-the-art plasma screen. The luxurious marbled bathroom boasts Roman tub, walk in shower, his and her vanities and further exquisite touches. Stepping onto the suite’s private balcony provides the wonder of waves washing ashore as the cool, Caribbean breeze blowing gently through the towering coconut trees outside.
    • View: Spectacular view of our East Beach
    • 593 sq. ft

  • Honeymoon Oceanfront Verandah Butler Suite (HVR)
    • Beautifully-furnished with hardwood touches throughout, this suitencomprises a generously-sized bedroom featuring a stately halfcanopy four poster bed, extensive pillow menu and top-of-therange plasma TV. The luxurious marble bathroom boasts a whirlpool tub, separate tumble-stone shower and dual bath vanities, while unique paintings depicting Caribbean life add the perfect island touch while the enormous 178-ft walkout veranda offers sensational views of the sparkling Caribbean Sea and powdery white sand and with it, memories of a lifetime.
    • View: Magnificent view of the satiny white sand beach and its
    • turquoise waters.
    • 649sq. ft.

  • Peacock Oceanfront Butler Suite (HR)
    • Located on the property’s East Wing, this exquisitely-designed suite boasts an open floor plan which creates a space both airy and intimate. The suite features a four poster mahogany king bed, en suite bathroom complete with Roman tub and walk-in shower and best of all, a private walk-out patio which reveals spectacular views of the ocean, lush tropical vegetation and maybe a glimpse of some of the exotic birds after which the suite is named. It’s easy to see why legends such as Noel Coward and Ian Fleming fell in love with this little slice of paradise.
    • View: Spectacular ocean view
    • 549sq. ft

  • Great House Oceanfront Butler Suite (LR)
    • A stunningly breath taking view from a classic French-style ornamental balcony is one of the main calling cards of this elegant and well-appointed suite. Located on the resort’s west-side, this spacious and airy suite boasts a mahogany king bed draped in fine linens and finished with plush goose down duvets. The over-sized bathroom is no less luxurious and features a generously sized Roman tub and an elegantly designed walk-in shower. An en-suite bar lavishly stocked with fine wines and liquor and a classic plantation-style sitting area and other touches of unprecedented luxury.
    • View: Spectacular view of our West Beach
    • 465sq. ft.

  • Plantation Oceanfront Butler Suite (PRR)
    • Conveniently located on both wings, this suite allows picture perfect views of the stunning Caribbean sea from its traditional French ornamental balcony. Sliding French doors ensure uninterrupted views from the comfort of both the suite’s plush fourposter mahogany king bed and enchanting sitting room. Beautiful hand-crafted furnishings add to the allure of this exquisite suite and with a delightfully appointed master bathroom, complete with dual bath vanities and marble finishing.
    • View: Spectacular ocean view of our East or West Beach
    • 395sq. ft.

  • OrchidOceanfront Butler Suite (RO)
    • Perfectly located on the 1st-3rd floor of the resort’s much soughtafter east and West Wings, this suite affords a remarkable view of the resort’s stunning West or East Beach. This piece of paradise boasts a fully stocked wet bar, complete with premium liquors and wines. The spacious bedroom features a signature four-poster mahogany king bed, as well as a state-of-the-art plasma TV while the luxurious bathroom boasts dual bath vanities and marble finishing.
    • View: Spectacular view of our East or West Beach
    • 365 sq.ft.

Dining Options:

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

  • 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.

  • Le Papillion:
    • (French)
    • Open daily from 6:30pm – 9:30pm
    • Reservations required
    • Dress Code:Resort Evening Attire

  • Royal Grill:
    • Hearty and light favourites. Daily specials with a Caribbean flair in a beachside setting
    • Lunch 12:00pm – 4:30pm
    • Dinner 7:00pm – 9:30pm (seasonal)
    • Dress Code (Dinner): Resort casual Attire
  • Tea Terrace:
    • An exciting assortment of scones and other delicious pastries served with your favorite tea
    • Open Daily 4:00pm – 5:00pm
    • Dress Code: Resort Casual Attire

  • The Terrace :
    • (Italian, Caribbean & Mediterranean Cuisine)
    • Fine a la carte dining under the stars with authentic Mediterranean and Caribbean fusion. Our
    • Distinguished Sommelier can recommend a vintage from his private cellar.
    • Full deluxe Breakfast 7:30am - 11:00am
    • Exotic Caribbean Lunch 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    • Dinner 6:30pm - 9:30pm
    • Dress Code (Dinner): Resort Evening Attire

  • Wobbly Peacock Pub:
    • English Style Pub serving exciting Pub fare
    • Open Daily 3:00pm – Midnight
    • Dress Code: Resort Casual Attire
  • In Suite Dining
    • 24-hour suite service available for all guests
  • Royal Beach Servers:
    • This royal service brings full food and beverage service right to the guest’s beach chair
  • Palettes of Small Plates
    • A fun way to sample many different dishes in one meal with bite sized portions instead of having a standard 4-course meal.


Two full service bars all offering premium brands.
  • The Wobbly Peacock Pub:
    • 10:30 am– 1:00 am
  • Royal Grill (Beach bar):
    • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Nightly Entertainment – Jazz Trio/Caribbean Steel Band/Dancing with the Resident Band and Piano Melodies with the pianist in the Wobbly Peacock.  

Theme nights:

  • Afternoon Entertainment 
    • Calypso Band on the Beach
  • Caribbean Night 
    • (Mondays)
    • Terrace Restaurant
    • 6:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Palettes of Small Plates 
    • (Tuesdays)
    • Terrace Restaurant
    • 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Italian Night
    • (Thursdays)
    • Terrace Restaurant
    • 6:30pm –9:30pm
  • Jamaica Night 
    • (Fridays)
    • Terrace Restaurant
    • 6:30pm – 9:30pm
  • International Night 
    • (Saturdays)
    • Terrace Restaurant
    • 6:30 – 9:30pm

Landsports :

Pool Table and Board Games Day & Night Tennis (2 Courts), Tennis Pro available


Located in Ocho Rios, Sandals Golf & Country Club is a challenging 18 Hole par 71 course. Green Fees and transfers to the Golf Club are complimentary. Caddies are not included but mandatory and Golf Carts and Clubs may be rented at an additional charge.


  • Aquatrikes, Glass bottom Boat, Kayaks, Windsurfing Paddleboards, *Scuba Diving
  • Hobie Waves, Snorkeling.
  • *Scuba Diving: Unlimited diving for certified divers is included.
  • Discover Scuba Diving for beginners is available at a charge.
  • PADI Certification Courses and Night Dives are also available
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