Sandy Lane


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Child Friendly Good for Couples

  • Excellent dining options with menus featuring French, Mediterranean, Asian, and Caribbean influences
  • Three golf courses onsite, with a cosy Country Club for those wanting to relax after
  • Set right on the white sands of the Caribbean coast, with an extensive range of water sports
  • Thousands of wines, spirits, and cocktails to choose from during your stay

Sandy Lane is an idyllic hotel set on the beautiful white sands of the beach, overlooking the sparkling Caribbean Sea. It’s home to excellent amenities and facilities, including a spa with a large menu of treatments, opulent guest rooms, and activities for everyone. There is a large swimming pool with a waterfall and Pool Bar, as well as plenty of opportunities to relax.

Families can choose to stay in the family suites, as well as enjoying child friendly menus in the restaurants. There is also a children’s centre with a teens’ room and a daily programme of events. Adults can play tennis, try the water sports directly from the hotel, or choose from one of three professional standard golf courses. The options are endless in the luxury Sandy Lane hotel.

Child prices apply to ages 3–14 years.

The hotel has 112 rooms and suites.


Bars & Restaurants


Take in views of the sea from this spectacular outdoor terrace where you can choose from French and Mediterranean dishes, expertly paired with delicious wines. Dishes include lobster bisque, slow braised short ribs, prime aged steaks, risottos and much more.

Bajan Blue

Dine by the beach amid Sandy Lane’s beautiful gardens and choose from European, Caribbean and Asian dishes with a twist. Enjoy Sunday brunch, themed buffet evenings, a sushi station, afternoon tea and more. Speciality dishes include Scottish smoked salmon, flatbread pizzas, fish of the day, spicy tuna norimaki sushi and grilled tiger prawns.

The Spa Café

Overlooking the swimming pool and its waterfall, the Spa Café offers light bites and snacks throughout the day. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere as you select delicious dishes including gazpacho, sushi, burgers, catch of the day and chicken satay.

The Country Club

Look out over the bright greens of the hotel’s luscious golf course leading down to the bright blues of the Caribbean Sea as you taste delicious dishes from the menu. Dishes include a hole in one salad, Bajan flying fish sandwich, fish and chips, shrimp tempura and succulent meats.

The Monkey Bar

Enjoy monkey themed murals and a quirky setting for pre-dinner or after dinner drinks, including cocktails, wines and spirits. Canapés and small bites are also served alongside.

The L’Acajou Bar and Lounge

Enjoy a refreshing al fresco drink beneath the beautiful mahogany trees and choose from a menu of fine wines and cocktails, as well as hors d’oeuvres.

The Bajan Blue Bar and Lounge

This cosy bar with rich wooden furnishings is the ideal place for wines and cocktails in the evenings and light refreshments close to the beach.

The Beach Bar

This is the ideal place to watch the sun set over the white sands and glittering Caribbean Sea. Choose from spirits, beers and cocktails throughout the day.

The Coffee and Gelato Bar

Choose from teas and coffees, smoothies, juices, gelato and other light snacks and refreshments during the day.

The Pool Bar

Choose from the swim up bar or al fresco seating area and enjoy a menu of light refreshments and lunches all day. Choices include soups, salads and sandwiches, as well as Caribbean dishes.

The Country Club Bar

Overlooking the golf course and offering spectacular views, this is the ideal place to relax in style after a game.

Beach & Pools


Located on the white coral sands of the Caribbean beach, enjoy free umbrellas and sun loungers from the hotel, as well as lounger service. Order drinks, sorbets, snacks and cold towels straight to your lounger or try some of the water sports.


Swimming Pool

Sandy Lane’s swimming pool stretches out over 690m² and has a cascading waterfall surrounded by sun loungers, a terrace and beautiful gardens.

For Families

The Treehouse Club

The hotel’s children’s centre is home to fun activities and amenities for guests of all ages. There is a daily activity programme, a playground, movie nights, parties and more. Kids can learn to play tennis, sail and more, while teenagers can enjoy the Den and its jukebox, computer stations and TVs.

Use of The Treehouse Club is complimentary for children ages 3 - 16 during their stay from 10:00am - 8:00pm (closed from 5:00pm – 6:00pm). Children under the age of 3 years during their stay must be accompanied at all times by an adult (which may be a parent, nanny or babysitter).

Spa & Wellness

The Spa at Sandy Lane

The hotel’s bright and elegant marble spa offers a range of treatment options at the hands of highly trained therapists. There is also a shower circuit, sauna, crystal cold room, steam bath, hydrotherapy and more.

Fitness Centre

Book personal training sessions at the hotel’s onsite fitness centre and keep active or build a personalised programme. There are also free weights, cardio machines, yoga and pilates classes, spinning classes and more.

Activities & Entertainment

Golf Courses

There are three golf courses to choose from at Sandy Lane, designed by expert Tom Fazio. Old Nine Course has 9 holes and offers small greens and tight fairways for a challenge. The 72 par Country Club Golf Course has 18 holes and beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea, as well as previously holding the 2006 World Golf Championships Barbados World Cup. Alternatively, Green Monkey is an exclusive 72 par course carved from an old limestone quarry.

Water Sports

Choose from a wide range of water sports and activities at the hotel’s beach. Guests can enjoy sailing, scuba diving, kayaking, banana boat rides and lots more.

Tennis Courts

There are nine floodlit tennis courts to choose from at Sandy Lane, with tennis lessons available and equipment to borrow from the hotel.

About the location

Located on the sands of a pretty cove along Barbados’ west coast, Sandy Lane Hotel is ideally situated for those wanting to enjoy the island’s beautiful surroundings. There is a white sandy beach perfect for those wanting to soak up the sun, as well as tropical gardens full of luscious plants, trees and flowers. Try some of the water sports and explore the area by boat or go sailing on your own. You can also book scuba diving trips and explore the underwater world of the Caribbean Sea.

Golf, tennis, and horse riding are all available in the surrounding area, or you could head into Holetown, which is just minutes away. Here you’ll find lively bars and restaurants where you can sip a cool beer, or try some of the delicious local cuisine.

Nearest airport

30 minutes from Barbados airport.
Orchid Room

Sleeps up to 2 adults

These lavishly decorated rooms have everything you need for a comfortable stay. There is a separate bedroom with a king size bed, patio with furniture and beautiful views of Sandy Lane’s gardens from the large terrace or balcony. Guests can also enjoy double sinks, a separate bath and shower in the en suite bathroom.


Ocean Room

Sleeps up to 2 adults

The spacious rooms are opulently decorated to suit the style of Sandy Lane Hotel, with luxurious details and amenities. There is a separate bedroom with a king size bed, patio with furniture and beautiful views of the sea. Guests can walk straight to the beach from their patio and there is also a large en suite bathroom with a separate bath and shower, and double sinks.


Luxury Ocean Room

Sleeps up to 2 adults

Located in the exclusive Dolphin or Seahorse wings of the hotel, these spacious rooms offer elegant furnishings and excellent amenities. There is a large bedroom with a king size bed, desk, TV, dressing table and seating area, while outside you’ll find a well furnished terrace or balcony with views of the white sandy beach and sparkling ocean. There is also an en suite bathroom with a double mirror and separate bath and shower.


Luxury Orchid Suite

Sleeps up to 4 adults

The large two bedroom suites offer opulent décor and an exclusive position, with a spacious balcony or terrace offering views over the hotel’s gardens. There is also an elegant living room, master bedroom with a king size bed, second bedroom with twin beds, and the opulent décor of the hotel throughout. Guests can also enjoy a walk in wardrobe, large bathroom with two sinks, a bath and separate shower, and a powder room with a WC and bath.


Dolphin Suite

Sleeps up to 2 adults

Decorated with lavish colonial furniture and furnishings, these spacious suites have a large living room and dining room, comfortable patio and a bedroom with a king size bed and desk. The patio offers beautiful views over the white sandy beach and sparkling Caribbean Sea, and there is a walk in wardrobe and a large bathroom with a spectacular bathtub, separate shower and two sinks.


Luxury Dolphin Suite

Sleeps up to 4 adults

These large suites are ideal for families and have opulent décor throughout. There is a master bedroom with a king size bed, a separate bedroom with twin beds and a large living room and balcony or terrace. Guests can enjoy views of the Caribbean Sea from the balcony or terrace and wonderful amenities throughout the suites. There is also a powder room with a WC and bath, and an en suite with a separate bath and shower and two sinks.



Sleeps up to 4 adults

These luxurious two bedroom penthouses are ideal for small groups or families wanting to enjoy the very best facilities. There is opulent décor throughout the penthouse, as well as a master bedroom with a king size bed, second bedroom with a king size bed, a study, dining and seating area and two patios with views of the hotel’s tropical gardens. There are also two large bathrooms with dual sinks and separate baths and showers, and walk in closets.


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Spectacular resort and amazing experience

harlemfamily, New York City, New York

Tripadvisor review May 03 2024
Everything about Sandy Lane is special... where do I begin... First of all, before our arrival, we worked with the concierge and the staff to book golf (for my husband), spa services (for myself), a...
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The hotel needs to spend more time cleaning and fulfilling their promises without the client having to argue for everyth

Angela D,

Tripadvisor review May 01 2024
The staff was extremely friendly but the cleanliness was very poor and I had to ask the tables to be cleaned at the bar and the pool to be cleaned as it has gone green and I stayed in the villa and I...
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