The Washington Post
If you like sunsets, walks on the beach and cuddling on a hammock, then choose a romantic island getaway at Sandals..."
Re: Sandals Ochi "This resort's setting between tropical hillside gardens and the turquoise waters af the Caribbean make it the perfect beachside getaway for couples." "Situated on Ocho Rios' longest stretch of sugar-white sand, the adults-only resort boasts a Zen-like atmosphere..."
New York Magazine
Sandals Resorts is tuning its top-level suites into world-class hideaways."
"One of the most luxurious resort chains in the caribbean."
"Offering a truly first class experience."
"Sandals has made sure couples really can have it all...Wide windows take full advantage of the setting sun: the surrounding sea sparkles by daylight, then melts away with the sunset each evening. All this, plus an excellent selection of fresh seafood. "Stay at Sandals Negril, where the newest digs are River Suites with swim-up patios leading into a flowing lagoon."
"Take a pristine Jamaican beach. Stir in one top party planner. Blend with sunshine for a wedding to remember."
Caribbean Travel & Life
Not only is Sandals [Whitehouse] alone on a beautiful two-mile stretch of beach, it's the sole major resort on the entire South Coast...and its sleepy southwest wetting is just right for a nostalgia trip."
"I can personally attest to the thoughfulness of the butler service. At breakfast, my butler heard me coughing. Five minutes later, as I was boarding a van to leave the resort for the day, she appeared at the van's door with a cup of honey and lime juice, saying 'this is a Jamaican remedy for coughs and sore throats."
Destination Weddings & Honeymoons
"Couples love the honeymoon Garden Rondoval suites at this all-inclusive resort...[because] with a personal butler on hand to cater to your every whim, there's no reason to even to leave.
La Crosse Tribune
"Couples have a sense of complete seclusion [in the rondoval suites], allowing you to relax and rejuvenate in utter privacy."
"Luxury, thy same is Sandals."
"With seven Sandals Resort locations on the island [of Jamaica], it is an excellent place to treat yourself like a queen and allow others to celebrate your glory."
"The newly decorated penthouse suites at Sandals Grande Antigua's Mediterranean Village have a posh touch: butler trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers."
The Morning Call
"Built in the style of a British palace, with majestic stone archways leading through a three-story open-air lobby, this resort [Sandals Grande St.Lucian] is framed by spectacular, mountain views and edged by the island's most dramatic beach. Indulge in aquatic recreation from scuba diving to swimming in a choice of four impressive pools that include a creative lagoon pool designed to enable guests to swim right up to their rooms."
Luxury Travel Advisor
"The Mediterranean Village is an elegant retreat."
Bridal Guide Magazine
"Jamaica has miles of beaches, amazing sunsets and plenty of culture. And there's no better place to enjoy all that diversity than the 360-room Sandals South Coast European Village and Spa, an all-inclusive, couples-only resort on the island's southern coast...and just try to stay away from the patisserie, filled with delectable European treats."
Agent @ Home
Re: Mediterranean Village "Everything about this new property exudes an air of luxury." "The interior of the Red Lane Spa uses imported marbles, mahogany and original art to create an atmosphere that feels like you've stepped completely out of the resort and onto another plane of relaxation and serenity."
At Emerald Bay, great food was the norm, so if you're going to go there plan accordingly: eat all day long and worry about the weight gain later."
"Vacationers and honeymooners will be treated to the most enjoyable dream vacation ever." "A postcard-like staff that the word 'nice' isn't good enough to describe, qualify Sandals Montego Bay as the top fantasy vacation spot."
"The inclusion of authentic Jamaican cuisine is an integral part of the Sandals experience...Fruits and vegetables at dining facilities are incredibly fresh, with the deepest colors and richest flavors possible.
"The Red Lane Spa offers everything from facials to body wraps, but take this reporter's word for it; nothing beats a couples massage, especially when it's held on the pier at sunset."
Sandals South Coast promoted an atmosphere of R & R; romance and relaxation...cross the threshold of the resort's main house and the pampering begins."
The Morning Call
"This romantic getaway [Sandals Grande Antigua], very popular with honeymooners, commands the longest and best stretch of soft white sand on an island that's famous for 365 beaches."
Hotel & Resort Insider
Re: Top seven butler services of the world "In the Sandals Resorts of the Caribbean, the butlers manage private in-suite check-ins, pack and unpack clothing, prepare scented bubble baths and even orchestrate gourmet dining on your suite's private terrace"
"Sandals Resorts took a big leap into the lap of luxury with its introduction of Sandals Butlers (trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers)"
Martha Stewart Weddings
"Re: the 24 reasons to honeymoons in Jamaica. "A scented bubble bath drawn by your very own British-trained butler at Sandals Negril Beaches Resort & Spa."
"Eating light, helthy fare is easier than expected, owing to whitehouse's seemingly health-concious, more discerning clientele, many of whom opt for upgraded butler-service rooms and top floor suites." "What sets the new Sandals South Coast resort apart from the rest of the couples-only, all inclusive Caribbean mega resorts is the feeling that you are removed from the rest of the world. Finding solace and rekindling romance on this 50-acre property with two miles of pristine beach is easy...just hide in one of the hammocks on the beach or visit a couples-only suite in the resort's full-service European spa."
"What they're known for: elevating exotic destination weddings to a whole new, user-friendly level"
The Miami Herald
The latest hoity-toity service for those staying in top suites: a certified butler who leaves no chore untouched by his or her white gloves - be it packing/unpacking, bath drawing or orchestration of romantic in-suite meals...the service may even help create vacation harmony."
"On a 500-acre nature reserve...[the] wonderfully 'incredible' Sandals South Coast European Village and Spa is considered in today's travel industry to be the most impressive resort ever to be built on the island of Jamaica."
For lovebirds looking for a true luxury experience at a great value, this couples-only property has it all, including 11 dining options and two top-rated spas, all set amid lush jasmine-scented gardens and overlooking a stretch of beach on Jamaican's northwest coast."
Caribbean Travel & Life
"Sandals is taking the (all-inclusive) concept to the new heights with this latest service [butler service]." "The butlers will clean your golf shoes, unpack your luggage and even go hunting off-property for fresh lobster if it's not on the menu that night."
"When the travel agent told me about Sandals, the hotel hadn't even opened yet, but even though I'd never seen it- not even in photos- I knew it was the right place. Jamaica's South Coast is so unspoiled, so pristine and wonderful."
Corporate and Incentive Travel
"Sandals Royal Bahamian takes spa pampering to its zenith in paradise."
"Grapiest all-inclusive...Sandals Resorts...Even if you're not an oenophile, you'll appreciate that Sandals now presents four house wince, which can be paired with each course...Best of all, the top staffers completed training in Napa, so they know their Pinots from their Syrahs."
"There's romance to be found at the Sandals Grande St.Lucian Sap & Beach Resort, thanks to a new room category...the Rondoval Suites [where] there's more than enough romantic relaxation to go around."
"[The] luxurious Mediterranean Village...dazzling guests with the best of two brilliant worlds."
"Sandals Royal Bahamian has long been popular for honeymoons and other romantic getaways...[for] guests who want to truly 'get away from it all'..."
"Both Rondoval Suite categories are expansive and luxurious and feature a large, flat-screen plasma television, while an enormous bathroom offers couples a Roman tub, separate showers and his and hers sinks. From the bathroom, couples can step out onto their private pool deck and enjoy an outdoor shower or dip in their own plunge pool."
Sunday Star Ledger
"Sandals constantly adds new amenities – from luxury spas to private pools to its properties – that allow travelers to have the finest at their fingertips."
Re: Mediterranean Village at Sandals Grande Antigua "Greeted with champagne in the lobby and take to my room which is like a palatial suite with a balcony overlooking the entire village."
Conde Nast Traveler
"In the 'Reader's Choice Award', [Sandals] Whitehouse and Dunn's River hotels were among the Top 25 in the Caribbean."
"...the [Sandals] Grande St.Lucian had the best amenities...we have recommended this resort and the island of St.Lucia to many people."
LA Daily News
Re: Mediterranean Village at Sandals Grande Antigua "Sandals resorts fit celebs perfectly."
Great beaches, fabulous suites, stellar service, wonderful dining, and an exclusive plunge pool at the resort's Red Lane Spa – Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa will make you rethink the way a vacation should be."
"Red is the color of romance and Red Lane Spas have perfected the art of romantic couples massages – complete with candlelit rooms scented with aromatherapy oils."