$195 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 28, 2015 Check-out: Sep 29, 2015

The Sands at Grace Bay

4 stars
View map of P.O.Box 681, Grace Bay Road, Providenciales,

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
110 reviews
Great Spring Get Away

This was our 2nd stay at The Sands at Grace Bay. The hotel grounds are beautiful and the beach is... See full review

  • VICTORIA A.
  • Apr 6, 2015
Beautiful place. . . could use more ammenities

The help was excellent! The pools beautiful. There were no washing machines available., which was... See full review

  • Martita
  • Mar 21, 2015
The all-suite Sands at Grace Bay sits on 6 oceanfront acres along white-sand Grace Bay Beach, one of the most renowned beaches in the Caribbean. Boasting laid-back luxury among open-air buildings and lush gardens, the resort offers endless water sports options, including scuba diving, snorkeling, paddle boarding and fishing. Guests of the property can also golf at the nearby Provo Golf Club or try their luck at the nearby Casablanca Casino. The Sands at Grace Bay offers free bicycles, Wi-Fi access, a business center and a small conference room.
Rooms
The Sands at Grace Bay features 113 guest rooms, which range from studio layouts to one-, two- and three-bedroom suites. Studios have king- or queen-size beds and kitchenettes with mini refrigerators, microwaves, toasters and coffee-makers. Larger suites have king- and queen-size beds, living rooms with pullout sofas, and full kitchens that boast granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. All accommodations (except Courtyard rooms) have screened, furnished patios, and in-room amenities include air conditioning, cable televisions, electronic room safes, direct-dial telephones and free Wi-Fi access. Some suites also have laundry facilities.
Property features
The Sands at Grace Bay offers complimentary non-motorized water sports -- kayaks, windsurfing, snorkeling gear and catamarans -- from its enviable Grace Bay Beach location, as well as complimentary bicycles for guests. The beautifully manicured garden courtyard boast three freeform swimming pools connected by canals, and on-site activities include tennis courts and a fitness center. The Sands at Grace Bay has on-site dining at the beach-side Hemingway's Restaurant and Bar, which serves seafood and island fare all day, and the hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle service to a nearby supermarket for groceries. On-site spa services include massages and body and facial treatments, and guests can find business services, including a computer-equipped business center, free Wi-Fi access and a small conference room for meetings.
Highlights
  • Named one of the "Top 30 Hotels In The Caribbean & The Atlantic" by Conde Nast Traveler's 2012 Readers' Choice Awards
  • Located on famous Grace Bay Beach
  • Kitchen-equipped suites
  • Spa offers massages, facials and body wraps
  • Complimentary non-motorized water sports and bicycles
  • Free Wi-Fi access
Nearby attractions
  • Provo Golf Club (2 mi/3.2 km)
  • Casablanca Casino (2.7 mi/4.3 km)
  • Turtle Cove Marina (3.3 mi/5.3 km)
  • Caicos Conch Farm (4.1 mi/6.6 km)
Business
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Business center
  • Small meeting room
Transportation
  • Providenciales International Airport (6.7 mi/10.7 km)

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The Sands at Grace Bay Rooms

Studio Gardenview
Room with one king bed includes full bathroom, sitting area, kitchenette-mini-fridge, microwave oven, toaster, coffeemaker, cutlery, crockery, small sink, ceiling fans, air conditioning, electronic in-room safes, dataport hook-ups and highspeed wireless internet, cable television, clock radio, color television with remote, direct dial telephones.
2 Bedroom Suite Oceanview
Room with one king bed and one queen sleeper sofa and one king bed or two twin beds includes two full bathrooms, private screened balcony, a beautifully appointed fitted kitchen containing all modern appliances including a full stove, large microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer/ dryer, toaster, coffeemaker, crockery, cutlery, ceiling fans, air conditioning, electronic in-room safes, dataport hook-ups and high speed wireless internet, cable television, clock radio, color television with remote, direct dial telephones.
Studio Courtyard
Room with one queen bed includes full bathroom, sitting area, kitchenette-mini-fridge, microwave oven, toaster, coffeemaker, cutlery, crockery, small sink, ceiling fans, air conditioning, Electronic in-room safes, dataport hook-ups and high speed wireless internet, cable television, clock radio, color television with remote, direct dial telephones.
Studio Oceanview
Room with one king bed includes full bathroom, sitting area, kitchenette-mini-fridge, microwave oven, toaster, coffeemaker, cutlery, crockery, small sink, ceiling fans, air conditioning, electronic in-room safes, dataport hook-ups and highspeed wireless internet, cable television, clock radio, color television with remote, direct dial telephones.
2 Bedroom Suite Gardenview
Room with one king bed and one queen sleeper sofa and one king bed or two twin beds includes two full bathrooms, private screened balcony, a beautifully appointed fitted kitchen containing all modern appliances including a full stove, large microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer/ dryer, toaster, coffeemaker, crockery, cutlery, ceiling fans, air conditioning, electronic in-room safes, dataport hook-ups and high speed wireless internet, cable television, clock radio, color television with remote, direct dial telephones.
1 Bedroom Suite Gardenview
Room with one king bed and one queen sleeper sofa includes private screened balcony, a beautifully appointed fitted kitchen containing all modern appliances including a full stove, large microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer/ dryer, toaster, coffeemaker, crockery, cutlery, ceiling fans, air conditioning, electronic in-room safes, dataport hook-ups and high speed wireless internet, cable television, clock radio, color television with remote, direct dial telephones.
3 Bedroom Suite Oceanview
Room with one king master bedroom, king or queen sized second bedroom, third bedroom with king or queen sized murphy bed or queen sleeper sofa and a queen sleeper sofa includes a beautifully appointed fitted kitchen containing all modern appliances including a full stove, large microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer/ dryer, toaster, coffeemaker, crockery, cutlery, ceiling fans, air conditioning, electronic in-room safes, dataport hook-ups and high speed wireless internet, cable television, clock radio, color television with remote, direct dial telephones.
1 Bedroom Suite Oceanview
Room with one king bed or one queen bed and one queen sleeper sofa includes private screened balcony, a beautifully appointed fitted kitchen containing all modern appliances including a full stove, large microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer/ dryer, toaster, coffeemaker, crockery, cutlery, ceiling fans, air conditioning, electronic in-room safes, dataport hook-ups and high speed wireless internet, cable television, clock radio, color television with remote, direct dial telephones.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
General
Concierge
Activities
Pool
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Restaurant
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking

Nearby points of interest

  • Golf field: 1.7 mi
  • Conch farm: 3.3 mi
  • Cooper Jack marina: 4.1 mi

Dining

Hemingway's Restaurant and Bar
Beachside dining open from 8 a.m. to 9:45 p.m., seven days a week. Enjoy al fresco, casual dining on the deck or open-air patio, virtually steps away from the beach. Chef John Brubaker combines island dishes with traditional favorites. Selections range from light fare, gourmet sandwiches and salads to specialty entrees. A decadent dessert menu completes the offering. On Tuesday and Thursday evenings, Hemingway's hosts Caribbean Night accompanied by live music.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

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.

Ratings and reviews for The Sands at Grace Bay

Overall score

4.1 / 5
5.01.0
8 out of 110
Amenities:
4.4
Cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.3

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Sands at Grace Bay

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Shannon W.
Friends
N/A
Jan 7, 2015

best trip ever!

I can't say enough good things about The Sands! The staff was friendly and helpful, the location was perfect and the grounds were beautiful. The restaurant attached was beautiful and tasty too! I would go there again in a minute!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of The Sands at Grace Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
NYCgirl10
Friends
New York
Aug 21, 2014

Enjoyable trip

The Sands was an excellent choice for me and my friends. Our rooms were very clean and comfortable. The beach was my favorite place to be each day--Berthold was the best. The staff was also very nice and friendly. We ate dinner at few nights at the Hemmingway, but enjoyed the breakfast and lunch better.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Friends

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Mr. Grouper

Review of The Sands at Grace Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
frozen in MN
Friends
MN
Feb 14, 2014

Great Hotel, staff, location

Very happy- would love to return- loved having access to bikes

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of The Sands at Grace Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
I love Vespas
Friends
New York
Jan 10, 2014

Relaxing birthday getaway

The location is perfect. The town is easy to walk to in about ten minutes. Their beachfront is clean and use of their stand up paddle gear and catamarans are free. The two bedrooms are very spacious. All of their balconies are screened in which helps to keep any bugs or debris out. I stayed for five days and will definitely return here again. Also, Janet from concierge is the most helpful person to set up activities and dinner reservations every day.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of The Sands at Grace Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Older but better
Friends
Memphis
Oct 17, 2013

Great Value; Great Beach!

Just got back from 6 days at the Sands. Its beach is one of the broadest on the island which you'll appreciate if you walk down to the underwater coral garden. Plan to snorkel it; the water is fantastic; clearer than any I've ever seen. Love the big rooms, our own fridge and the screened porch. Hemingway's restaurant is good and the staff friendly but it's menu pales in comparison to others close by, namely, Mango Reef. Biggest negative of hotel was 3rd floor walk-up. This old gal needs an elevator at 71 and, although the exercise is good; my sacroiliac was screaming.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Friends

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Caution: Taxis are not regulated. Ask for Majestic Taxi, Leonard or Antoinette The best on the island, totally reliable, on time, fair fares. Avoid Angela's Taxi; she tried to rip us off but failed because we made her take us back to the hotel when she upped the fare from the one initially agreed upon ... which goes to show you shouldn't try to take advantage of little old ladies!

Review of The Sands at Grace Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Friatt
Friends
Central PA
Jun 25, 2013

Great Location

The beach was beautiful. Able to walk (-10 mins.) to town and beach restaurants. The staff were very friendly giving recommendations for dinner and tours. The condos are spacious with large linais.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Friends

Shopping tip: Not Applicable

Take as much food as able. The prices on the island are VERY high. (6-pk beer $20/ peanut butter $7/ 16oz water $5/ 12oz canned soda $2.50).

Review of The Sands at Grace Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
jimmie t
Friends
chapel hill, nc
Jan 2, 2010

Sands at Grace Bay in T&C

The only way I would say anything bad about this place would be so I could keep how great it is a secret so it will not be sold out or too expensive the next time I want to go. The entire T&C experience is wonderful!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Friends

Dining tip: Not Applicable

Be ready for taxes and fees that are added to meals and get a good understanding of the tip situation.

Review of The Sands at Grace Bay

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Texdiver
Friends
Dallas, Tx
Sep 14, 2009

Perfect setting

The location was perfect, the grounds and pools perfectly kept. Might be nice if they had a few more bicycles, and if the convenience store opened a little earlier. But the staff and amenities were better than described in the brochure. I would definetly stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Friends

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

The diving at Grace Bay was just as good as taking the hour boat ride to West Caicos, and with dive operators that will pick you up right in front of your hotel, and bring you back, you are talking about a 3 hour commitment for 2 dives versus a 6-7 hour trip - take into account the time getting to the marina on the other side of the island.

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