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Dickenson Bay Beach is a short stroll from Sandals Grande Antigua - All Inclusive Couples Only, and other popular attractions like Fort James are within a few miles (5 km). This 373-room, 5-star resort has 6 outdoor pools along with a full-service spa and 11 restaurants. It's on the beach and also near Runaway Bay Beach and Antigua and Barbuda Institute of Information Technology.

Dining

Free breakfast is included with your stay. Relish the seafood at Barefoot by the Sea, one of 11 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.

Rooms

The 373 air-conditioned accommodations feature furnished balconies or patios and afford space to spread out with sitting areas. LED TVs come with cable channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include iPod docks, refrigerators, and coffee makers.

Property features

Guests of Sandals Grande Antigua - All Inclusive Couples Only have access to a full-service spa, 6 outdoor pools, and a 24-hour fitness center. There's free parking, as well as a free airport shuttle during limited hours. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services. Other amenities at this adults-only resort include a sauna, an outdoor tennis court, and free WiFi in public areas.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Dickenson Bay Beach
  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

Sandals Grande Antigua - All Inclusive Couples Only

Resort Amenities

Popular highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (non-alcoholic beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment

All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Aerobics

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Other inclusions

  • Roundtrip airport transfers

Not included

  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Tennis lessons
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Resort Amenities

Located on the white-sand beach of Antigua's famous Dickenson Bay, and voted most romantic resort in the world, Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa All Inclusive provides guests with a dual resort experience – Mediterranean and Caribbean. Guests can choose between the piazzas and classical architecture of the all-suite Mediterranean Village and the authentic rondovals and suites of the lush Caribbean Grove.

11 top-end restaurants offering cuisines ranging from fine Asian to haute European, and gastro-pub grub to Caribbean delights, ensure that guests are spoilt for gastronomic choice. Complementing the dining options, 7 differently themed – from pool to pub and jazz to beachside – bars serve the highest quality drinks, and keep guests’ spirits jovial.

A 24 hour fully-equipped fitness center, distinctive pools, yoga, aerobic and water aerobics classes, tennis lessons with a pro, and beach volleyball are just some of the options that prevent fitness routines from taking a backseat to relaxation. For the more adventurous, snorkeling, scuba diving, canoeing, and windsurfing allow for the elevation of endorphin and adrenalin levels. After all the high energy activities, guests can be pampered at the full-service Red Lane® Spa, which offers classic European spa treatments revitalized with a Caribbean touch. Surcharges apply for spa and beauty treatments and services.

5000 square feet of meeting space and 6 meeting/conference rooms make this an ideal resort for conferences. For ease of travel, guests can use the airport shuttle, offered during limited hours. High-speed Internet can be accessed in the Internet Café (Caribbean Grove Lobby), and complimentary WiFi coverage extends throughout the resort.

  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach towels 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Sauna 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 373 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Hair salon 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 6 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 11 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 450 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sandals Grande Antigua - All Inclusive Couples Only offers 373 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. LED televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Hair dryer 
  • Phone 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LED TV 

Where to Eat

All meals and the majority of beverages plus all gratuities are included in the room reservation (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

Kimono's - Features Teppanyaki-style Asian cuisine, serving dinner from 6:15 PM to 9:15 PM Tuesday-Sunday. The dress code is resort evening attire, and reservations are required.

The Cricketer's - An a la carte English pub with carved walls, wooden benches, cricket paraphernalia and a billiards room. Dinner is served from 5 PM to 10 PM. The dress code is resort evening attire.

Barefoot by the Sea - A la carte beachfront bar serving drinks and seafood under a wood-shingled Caribbean roof. Open for lunch and dinner with snacks and grilled items from 11 AM to 5 PM and dinner from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Dress code is resort casual attire, but bare feet are permitted.

Bayside Restaurant - Offering an international menu, this restaurant serves a breakfast buffet from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM, a lunch buffet from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM, and dinner from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. The restaurant has a resort casual dress code and a beachfront location.

Bella Napolia Pizzeria - Pizzas are made fresh-to-order in the finest Italian fashion. Guests can dine al fresco in the garden. Open from 11 AM to 6 PM.

Café de Paris - This patisserie offers freshly baked pastries, ice cream, and drinks in the French tradition. Open daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 PM.

Courtyard Bistro - Featuring anytime snacks along with fresh deli and grilled items, this bistro is open from noon to 5 PM. It offers indoor and outdoor seating.

Eleanor's - This a la carte Caribbean restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining from 6 PM to 9:30 PM. The dress code is resort evening attire, and reservations are required.

Mario’s Restaurant - Mario's serves a la carte Italian cuisine, featuring a breakfast buffet from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM, and dinner from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. The dress code is resort evening attire.

Soy - Serving sushi a la carte from 6:15 PM to 9:15 PM. The dress code is resort evening attire.

O.K. Corral - Southwestern cuisine a la carte. Serving breakfast from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM and dinner from 6:15 PM to 9:15 PM. The dress code is resort evening attire, and reservations are required.

Late Night Buffet - A weekly late night chocolate buffet is available on Fridays.

Late Night Snacks - Provided nightly in the Cricketer’s Pub from 10 PM to 2 AM.

Entertainment

Entertainment options include live entertainment, including evening performances and theme nights, for which guests are encouraged to dress up.

Theme nights:

  • Mondays: Beach Party-BBQ with live native show
  • Karaoke in the English Pub (Thursdays and Sundays): 11:00pm to 1:00am
  • Piano Bar: 6:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. (Fully air-conditioned)

Theme Nights:

  • Sundays - Tropical Sunday
  • Mondays - Pirates & Wenches Beach Bash
  • Tuesdays - Island Romance
  • Wednesdays - Guest & Staff Talent Showcase
  • Thursdays - Sandals Foundation Day
  • Fridays - Antigua & Barbuda Jamboree
  • Saturdays - Reggae Fest

Weekly Events:

  • Mondays - General Manager’s Cocktail Party
  • Tuesdays - Suites Concierge Cocktail Party
  • Wednesdays - Sandals Select Cocktails & Dinner
  • Thursdays - Butler’s Cocktail Party

Nearby Things to Do

The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa (scroll above to see the All-Inclusive Details section).

Water sports include snorkeling, sailing, windsurfing, and kayaking. Land sports include tennis, volleyball, table tennis, and aerobics. The resort also offers Segway tours.

Guests must be certified to join scuba diving trips. Sandals/Beaches resorts offer a scuba diving resort certification course for beginners, for a surcharge. Guests who successfully complete the course receive scuba diving certification good for up to one year at any of the Sandals/Beaches resorts. PADI Certification also available for a surcharge.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Ziplining nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Beach yoga on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Resort Policies

Check-in

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Caters to adults only

Minimum guest age is 18

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

24-hour check-in

No pets or service animals allowed

This hotel is exclusively for adult couples.

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We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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