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Sandals Royal Plantation Resort

Sandals Royal Plantation Resort

Sandals Royal Plantation Resort, Sandals Only All-Butler, All-Suite Resort

Understated elegance and exquisitely private, this is Sandals Royal Plantation – an intimate all-butler resort of just 74 ocean view suites tucked into a magnificent coral bluff. You can spend your days lazing by the pool with cool libations delivered right to you by a beach butler. Tee off at nearby Sandals Golf & Country Club, followed by a spot of afternoon tea on the terrace. Renowned for unmatched attention to detail, this enclave of retro-chic sophistication showcases roaming peacocks and manicured lawns. This historic resort has long been a favorite hideaway for the international jet set and literary elite, with the likes of Ian Fleming and Noel Coward seeking its casual island elegance and authentic Jamaican vibe back in their day. Today, exquisite original furnishings and new innovations like Jamaica’s only champagne and caviar bar are what make Sandals Royal Plantation one of Ocho Rios’ best all-inclusive resorts.

At Sandals Royal Plantation, 5 extraordinary restaurants serve mouthwatering international cuisines alongside a romantic atmosphere that makes every dining experience a unique culinary adventure. From classic French dishes to Italian favorites and authentic pub fare, our chefs create 5-star gourmet meals using only the freshest ingredients.

In the water or on dry land, there’s something for everyone at Sandals Royal Plantation. Because everything is included in your vacation-even PADI® Certified Scuba Diving in spectacular waters-you can do as much as you want to do. Of course, you can choose to do nothing at all, because we’ve got plenty of time for that, too. It’s your vacation, to do it your way.

PADI® Certified Scuba Diving

Some of the world’s most renowned reefs, walls and wrecks are found in these extraordinary waters. That’s why divers flock to this corner of the planet, and it’s why Sandals offers one of the most comprehensive scuba diving programs anywhere – and it’s all included!

An Ocean of Water Sports

Every water sport imaginable is included along with top-of-the-line equipment and professional instruction. Sandals includes a full range of water sports like:


Sandals Golf & Country Club

Get in a round or two of golf along an emerald fairway overlooking the sea at Sandals Golf & Country Club, where greens fees are included. Golf Digest gave this Par 71 course its 4-star rating, and it’s easy to see why. Enjoy a driving range with a chipping and putting green, and complimentary transportation to and from the course.

Unlimited Land Activities

From the sands to the courts, Sandals includes unlimited land sports so there are no limits to what you can play, when you can play including:


State-of-the-art Fitness Center

Stay fit while enjoying your time away! Whether it’s in one of our high-energy group fitness classes or cardio and weight-training in our top-of-the-line Life Fitness® equipment, you will be sure to find the fun in fitness!


Two Vacations in One

Only Sandals gives you two vacations in one in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, with our exclusive Stay at One Play at 2 Program. Your dining options expand to 21 restaurants. Round-trip transportation is included between resorts.

Private Golf Lessons

Want to work on perfecting your swing or to improve your game? PGA lessons can help you with all aspects of your game. Sign up (at an additional cost) at the Tour Desk or at the Club. Or join in on one of our complimentary PGA-certified clinics, held at the Club on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Sandals Royal Plantation is a butler only resort.  This is the 1st Sandals boutique resort in Jamaica.   Every suite has a full ocean view.  Furthermore, this resort is located on dual cove beaches in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

When guests stay at Sandals Royal Plantation, they will also will receive all meals and snacks at 3 la carte restaurants.  Sandals also includes unlimited premium beverages with excellent house wines, a fully-stocked in-room bars, and 24-hour room service.

There is a fitness center, tennis courts, steam room and sauna as well.  In addition, Sandals provides unlimited use of the resort’s water sports facility.  All of the sailing, snorkeling, and kayaking, live nightly entertainment, shuttle to/from golf course and unlimited greens fees are included too.

Round trip airport transfers from both Montego Bay and Kingston International airports are included.

With a stay at Sandals Royal Plantation, you receive exchange privileges at nearby Sandals Ochi Beach & Villa Golf Resort.

This resort is about 90 minutes from MBJ airport.

Destination Weddings

Weddings at the resorts made for love.

At Sandals, we understand that your love story is unique and special… and your wedding should be, too. That’s why we’ve replaced wedding packages with wedding planners, making a very personal experience a personalized one for you. We’ve added all the extras to make your special day even more extraordinary. So tell us your dream, and we’ll bring it to life.

Endless Options. No Packages. No Themes.

Sandals gives you endless ways to create your dream destination wedding. Let your imagination run wild with possibilities.

Your Guests Celebrate With Your Nearest and Dearest

Whether you have four days to play or an entire week, you can mix and match your itinerary to make the most of the time you have with your loved ones.

Dream it

Whatever you dream of for your special day, we can make it a reality. No matter how big, or how intimate, you want your wedding to be, our planners will work with you to make it come to life.

Celebrate at Sandals

Choose from 15 Luxury Included® resorts on Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Antigua, the Bahamas, Grenada, and Barbados, and your wedding will be kissed by the intoxicating beauty of the Caribbean.

Every Sandals sits directly on a stunning beach on 6 of the most gorgeous islands in the Caribbean. Anything and everything is possible when you get married in paradise.

VIP’s 6 favorite non-beach wedding locations at Sandals and Beaches Resorts

Destination weddings in the Caribbean provide some of the most gorgeous backdrops! Sandals and Beaches Resorts realize that a beach ceremony is often sought after by wedding couples; however, they also understand that today’s bride wants some unique location options as well. Just because a bride is getting married in the Caribbean doesn’t always mean she wants to walk on the sand to tie the knot.

Sandals and Beaches Resorts have many different gazebos and their gardens are spectacular. Over the years, I have had the pleasure of assisting over 100 wedding couples exchange their vows at a Sandals or Beaches Resort. When I speak with my bride, I often ask her what she envisions for her wedding day. If she is picturing a non-beach location, I then show her photos from my previous “non-beach” brides to help guide her in selecting not only a wedding location but also in choosing a resort. Through this process, I have discovered which tend to be the most popular ceremony locations among my wedding couples.

Here are my 6 favorite Sandals/Beaches wedding locations that are not on the beach:

1. Sandals Emerald Bay’s reflecting pool and Gazebo.
 Emerald Bay’s gorgeous powder beach sits directly behind the Gazebo, which is at the edge of a long reflecting pool. This one-of-a-kind Sandals wedding location emanates a serene and romantic aura.

2. Sandals Negril’s beachside Gazebo.
 Providing shade from the sun and only two steps from the beach, Sandals Negril’s wooden Gazebo allows brides to still wear their heels, yet hear the calm Negril water lapping the shore just a few yards away.

3. Beaches Negril’s garden Roman Arched Gazebo. Elevated at the edge of where the beautiful gardens meet the sand, this arched gazebo encapsulates the essence of Jamaica’s tropical foliage and still provides ocean views for the most stunning photos.

4. Sandals Montego Bay’s Frank Warren Chapel.
 With the only church setting of all the Sandals/Beaches Resorts, this lovely chapel in the tropics can seat 80 guests. Once brides hear the sentimental story of Frank Warren’s widow who gifted this chapel in memory of her late husband, they often decide to follow the tradition of lighting a candle during the ceremony to honor eternal love.

5. Beaches Turks & Caicos deck at Schooners. Directly outside of Schooners restaurant sits a wooden decking area that offers pristine views of Grace Bay. The turquoise waters directly below the decking added with the tall greenery along the edges create an amazing Caribbean setting.

6. Sandals Antigua’s Mediterranean Gardens. Paradise wouldn’t be complete without colorful flowers and lush gardens. In a very intimate setting, Sandals Antigua’s gardens provide an enchanting wedding location. Brides can opt to add an arch or use the Roman Gazebo.

Honeymoon Packages

Complimentary Honeymoon Package includes: A bottle of chilled sparkling wine elegantly arranged in your room upon arrival to toast your future, a special turndown service that includes flower petals on your bed on the first evening of your honeymoon, and a delivery of fresh flowers and a decadent breakfast in bed one morning of your choice.
Honeymoon Romance Package - $1800 – includes: Exclusive private transfer from airport with fruit, champagne and chocolate, private four-course dinner oceanside for two, breakfast in bed, rose petal bath for two, couples champagne massage - 50 minutes, "Me and My Honey Journal" - Scrapbook and Honeymoon photo session, one Complimentary 5 x 7 honeymoon photograph, romantic sunset cruise (Not available at all locations), picnic for two on private offshore island at Sandals Royal Bahamian or Sandals Royal Caribbean, each resort has a private place for you to enjoy your picnic - gardens or beach, and massage lesson at Red Lane® Spa

*package inclusions and prices are subject to change

Wedding Packages

Large Wedding Party Inclusions*:

Let the Caribbean's Luxury All Inclusive Resorts host your WeddingMoon® Group with Sandals' Caribbean wedding packages for groups. You qualify as a group when you book five (5) rooms or more, including the Bride and Groom, through the Wedding Groups Department for a minimum stay of (3) nights.

2013 Wedding Groups of 5 - 9 rooms receive the following inclusions at the Sandals Resorts*:

*   The Beautiful Beginnings Wedding Theme

*   Personal Pre-Travel Wedding Planner, Personal Resort Wedding Planner and Dedicated Resort Wedding Team

*   Preparation of Marriage Documents

*   Musical Accompaniment (pre-recorded)

*   30 Minute Charming  Reception with Cold Hors d'ouevres and Sparkling Wine for the Group

*   Commemorative Gift from Sandals Resorts for Each Member of the Group

*   Complimentary One (1) Room Category Upgrade for Bride & Groom

*   Decorated Honeymoon Room for Bride & Groom

*   Mimosa Breakfast-in-Bed for Bride & Groom any Morning of Choice

*   Honeymoon Dinner for Bride & Groom at a Resort Specialty Restaurant with White Glove Service and a Bottle of Sparkling Wine

*   Complimentary 5"x7" Honeymoon Photo for Bride & Groom

2013 Wedding Groups of 10 rooms or more receive the following inclusions at the Sandals Resorts*:

*   The Beautiful Beginnings Wedding Theme

*   Personal Pre-Travel Wedding Planner, Personal Resort Wedding Planner and Dedicated Resort Wedding Team

*   Preparation of Marriage Documents

*   Musical Accompaniment (pre-recorded)

*   Private Pre-Wedding Celebration Dinner for the Group

*   1 Hour Premier  Reception with Hot & Cold Hors d'ouevres and Sparkling Wine for the Group††

*   Complimentary One (1) Room Category Upgrade for Bride & Groom*

*   Complimentary One (1) Person Credit for First (12) Paid Double Occupancy Rooms

*   Group Pre-Registration and Check-in Upon Arrival

*   Commemorative Gift from Sandals Resorts for Each Member of the Group

*   Manicure and Pedicure for the Bride

*   35 Minute Massage for the Groom

*   Decorated Honeymoon Room for Bride & Groom

*   Mimosa Breakfast-in-Bed for Bride & Groom any Morning of Choice

*   Honeymoon Dinner for Bride & Groom at a Resort Specialty Restaurant with White Glove Service and a Bottle of Sparkling Wine

Complimentary 5"x7" Honeymoon Photo for Bride & Groom

*Packages subject to change

*Packages subject to change based on Sandals Resort

For a limited time, Sandals Resorts will give you a $500 Wedding Credit, plus $500 in Bonus Credit for you to use towards your WeddingMoon®!*

*The $1000 WeddingMoons Credit promotion is applicable only for new Weddingmoons of 6 nights or longer in all room categories booked between February 8, 2013 through June 30, 2013 for travel March 1, 2013 through December 31, 2014.


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