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Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive

P.O. Box 2, Main Street, Ocho Rios, 000
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.8
out of 5
10 reviews
Beautiful and luxurious

The setting is absolutely beautiful -- lush gardens, very elegantly appointed, a place that has... See full review

  • North Shore Girl
  • May 18, 2013
Could not be better!

Great hotel with picture perfect views. The food was beyond delicious, first class spa, wonderful... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Dec 6, 2009

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, 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 butlers.

Recently awarded Top Resorts in the Caribbean, Bermuda and The Bahamas, by Travel + Leisure Worlds Best Awards via their magazines 2013 readers pool.

Dont forget " Complimentary airport transfers to and from the hotel are included in the room rate.

The hotel is set on 8 acres of beautifully maintained tropical gardens and has two private white sand beaches. Two guest suite wings span the entire beachfront providing spectacular ocean views from all suites. This spacious all suite retreat boasts stately palms, towering Georgian architecture, sweeping staircases, romantic gazebos 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.

Sandals Royal Plantation, an all Butler gem offers 74 Suites, all Ocean View in 9 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; In suite Bar; Moulton Brown Amenity in rooms; 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/ Living Rooms; Special equipment for the Physical Challenged available.

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. From unpacking and packing your luggage attending to your wardrobe. serving a glorious repast on your terrace, your own butler is the ultimate indulgence.

Excelling at every culinary level, there are three exquisite gourmet restaurants from which to choose. Each possesses a unique atmosphere with an exceptional menu and wine list to match. Catering to your refined sensibilities, we insist that everything is served a la carte, made to order by chefs who have been trained in Europe's finest restaurants.

Resort also offers:
Located in Ocho Rios, Sandals Golf & Country Club is a challenging 18 hole par 71 course. Caddies are not included but mandatory. Golf carts and Clubs may be rented at an additional charge. Transportation to and from the Golf Club is included.
A Fully equipped Fitness Centre, including cardiovascular machines and weight equipment. The room is also air conditioned with two (2) televisions, radio and a water cooler for the comfort of our guests.
Scuba Diving for certified divers is included. Resort dive course for beginners is available at a charge. Charges also apply for night dives. PADI Certification and Open Dive Referral courses are alsoavailable at an additional charge.
Watersports include: Aquatrikes, windsurfing, hobie waves, glass bottom boat, sail boats, snorkeling, and kayaks. Landsports incude: pool table, board games and tennis.

The Perfect Romantic Getaway - Sandals Resorts have been designed to fulfill and exceed every need and wish that two people in love could ever possibly have. Resort accepts couples only, ages 18 years and older.

Hotel Map

18.3984 -77.1033
Area served
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Nearby airports
Boscobel Aerodrome - 15 minutes / Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay - 90 minutes.
Area description
Situated in Ocho Rios, along the scenic Northern Coast of Jamaica. Ninety minutes from Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and 15 minutes from Boscobel Aerodrome.

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Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive Rooms

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. Room View: Ocean
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 four-poster 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. Room View: Ocean

Amenities

  • All inclusive
  • WiFi
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Pool
General
Concierge
Activities
Pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Dining
All inclusive
Restaurant
Services
Business center
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Free airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking

Dining

Royal Cafe
Hearty and light favourites offering daily specials with a Caribbean flair in a beach side setting. Opendaily from 11:30am - 4:30pmDress Code: Resort Casual Attire
The Terrace
Fine a la carte dining under the stars with authentic Mediterranean and Caribbean fusion cuisine. Ourdistinguished Sommelier can recommend a vintage from his private cellar.7:30am - 11:00am Full deluxe breakfast12:30pm - 2:30pm Exotic Caribbean lunch7:00pm - 10:00pm DinnerReservations RequiredDress Code (Dinner): Resort Evening Attire
Le Papillion French Restaurant
The very best in exotic French CuisineOpen daily except FridaySeating: 7:00pm - 10:00pmReservations requiredDress Code: Resort Evening AttireRoyal
Tea Terrace
An exciting assortment of scones and other delicious pastries served with your favourite teaAfternoon Tea on the Terrace (Daily 4:00pm - 5:00pm)Dress Code: Resort Casual Attire
Wobbly Peacock Pub
English Style Pub serving an exciting Pub fare menu (Daily 3pm - Midnight)Dress Code: Resort Casual Attire
In Suite Dining
24-hour suite service available for all guests
Royal Beach Butler Service
This royal service brings full food and beverage service right tothe guest's beach chair

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (10)

Ratings and reviews for Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive

Overall score

4.8 / 5
5.01.0
10 out of 10
Amenities:
4.7
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4.8
Room comfort:
4.6
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.5

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
North Shore Girl
Boston
May 18, 2013

Beautiful and luxurious

The setting is absolutely beautiful -- lush gardens, very elegantly appointed, a place that has hosted Churchill and Ronald Reagan. Not like the tacky high-rise Sandals resorts with giant "Sandals" signs plastered everywhere, thiis was smaller, more classic and understated. The staff could not be more friendly and accommodating. The food was very good, especially grilled local fish like grouper, but I would not call it 5-star. Lovely pool, but not big enough for swimming laps, and small sandy beaches that felt well protected and secluded. Afternoon tea on the porch was delightful. This is a beautiful and luxurius retreat for those who want to relax in a gorgeous setting. A little on the quiet side -- not for those who who want to party till they drop -- but this i exactly what I wanted..

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Dunn's Falls were much touted, but not the natural splendor I was imagining. More like a theme park, overrun with tourists. Don't go on Tuesdays when the cruise ships are docked, as it will be most crowded then.

Review of Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Wilmington, DE
Feb 20, 2010

Beautiful beach/Pricy food

This is a lovely hotel and despite the fact that it poured rain for 48 straight hours, we found our stay relaxing. The grounds and the beach are beautiful. We found the new "butler" system annoying -- constantly calling and knocking on our door to assist us and when we requested a dinner reservation, they failed to make it. Too many interruptions. Food is outrageously expensive. Breakfast is $40 per person. Dinner is $75 minimum per person. Food is average and service is poor. Also, carefully examine your bill - we found dinners, etc. added to our bill which were not ours. We much prefer St. Barts and Grenada.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Wilmington, DE
Feb 20, 2010

Beautiful beach/Pricy food

This is a lovely hotel and despite the fact that it poured rain for 48 straight hours, we found our stay relaxing. The grounds and the beach are beautiful. We found the new "butler" system annoying -- constantly calling and knocking on our door to assist us and when we requested a dinner reservation, they failed to make it. Too many interruptions. Food is outrageously expensive. Breakfast is $40 per person. Dinner is $75 minimum per person. Food is average and service is poor. Also, carefully examine your bill - we found dinners, etc. added to our bill which were not ours. We much prefer St. Barts and Grenada.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
maryland
Dec 6, 2009

Could not be better!

Great hotel with picture perfect views. The food was beyond delicious, first class spa, wonderful choices for an all-inclusive. Would go back in a heartbeat,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Most guests don't even leave the property. We stayed for a week and barely left the beach. Save your money and do all your shopping at the airport. Great selection and reasonable prices.

Review of Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
maryland
Dec 6, 2009

Could not be better!

Great hotel with picture perfect views. The food was beyond delicious, first class spa, wonderful choices for an all-inclusive. Would go back in a heartbeat,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Most guests don't even leave the property. We stayed for a week and barely left the beach. Save your money and do all your shopping at the airport. Great selection and reasonable prices.

Review of Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Cary, NC
Oct 10, 2009

Old World Luxury

This was a relaxing romantic hotel for couples (no one under 18 allowed). The staff go over and beyond to accomodate you. There are only 75 rooms so the staff get to know you personally. On the beach, they bring you Mangoas, Fresh fruit, cucumbers for your eyes, and a water bottle spritzer to cool you down. With the Royal Plan (all inclusive upgrade), you get a free sunset cruise on a 60' Catamaran, free tennis lessons by their tennis pro. They don't advertise these extra perks, we only found out by other guests. Also, they have English tea at 4pm and they have a free floral arrangement class to learn about all their exotic plants. My husband liked the steam and sauna room (complimentary as well). I went to the spa for facial and massage (not the fanciest spa but the Jamaican women make it well worth to attend). This resort is truly for romantic couples needing rest and relaxation. There is little nightlife so if you are looking for that you have to go offsite. We stayed 4 nights/ 5 days and it was perfect for us. The pool area is a little small so most guests go down by the beach cabanas. From Montego Bay (Sangster Airport), it is a 1 hour 30 minute drive. But they shuttle you in a mini van or bus with a cooler of drinks. When we departed at 11am, we asked if they could box some lunches for us on the way to the airport. Of course, they made us club sandwiches, drinks, and chips and salsa. This hotel is all about service for their guests. Outstanding. We can't wait to return.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: In Hotel

My dear husband forgot his closed toed shoes for the French Restaurant. You must have closed toed shoes and collared shirt for Le Papillon. The staff was able to accomodate us discreetly.

Review of Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Cary, NC
Oct 10, 2009

Old World Luxury

This was a relaxing romantic hotel for couples (no one under 18 allowed). The staff go over and beyond to accomodate you. There are only 75 rooms so the staff get to know you personally. On the beach, they bring you Mangoas, Fresh fruit, cucumbers for your eyes, and a water bottle spritzer to cool you down. With the Royal Plan (all inclusive upgrade), you get a free sunset cruise on a 60' Catamaran, free tennis lessons by their tennis pro. They don't advertise these extra perks, we only found out by other guests. Also, they have English tea at 4pm and they have a free floral arrangement class to learn about all their exotic plants. My husband liked the steam and sauna room (complimentary as well). I went to the spa for facial and massage (not the fanciest spa but the Jamaican women make it well worth to attend). This resort is truly for romantic couples needing rest and relaxation. There is little nightlife so if you are looking for that you have to go offsite. We stayed 4 nights/ 5 days and it was perfect for us. The pool area is a little small so most guests go down by the beach cabanas. From Montego Bay (Sangster Airport), it is a 1 hour 30 minute drive. But they shuttle you in a mini van or bus with a cooler of drinks. When we departed at 11am, we asked if they could box some lunches for us on the way to the airport. Of course, they made us club sandwiches, drinks, and chips and salsa. This hotel is all about service for their guests. Outstanding. We can't wait to return.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: In Hotel

My dear husband forgot his closed toed shoes for the French Restaurant. You must have closed toed shoes and collared shirt for Le Papillon. The staff was able to accomodate us discreetly.

Review of Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
E bay
sanford nc
Jul 18, 2009

5 star service

The hotel was a great getaway.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
5
Review of Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
New York
Jul 12, 2009

Awesome romantic hideaway

Awesome food and service. The hotel was spotless. The beach was beautiful. The staff was attentive to every detail. We stayed at the resort for most of the time. The only drawback was that the house wine choice was absolutely awful for a resort of this caliber. Also, there was a constant unexplained burning smell.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

don't bother..there is nothing to buy....500 vendors each selling the same stuff.

Review of Sandals Royal Plantation - Luxury All Inclusive

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
New York
Jul 12, 2009

Awesome romantic hideaway

Awesome food and service. The hotel was spotless. The beach was beautiful. The staff was attentive to every detail. We stayed at the resort for most of the time. The only drawback was that the house wine choice was absolutely awful for a resort of this caliber. Also, there was a constant unexplained burning smell.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

don't bother..there is nothing to buy....500 vendors each selling the same stuff.

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