Pickleball has become hugely popular, and lots of people are now looking for all-inclusive resorts with pickleball courts. Many couples want to know, do Sandals resorts have pickleball?
The quick answer is yes, there are pickleball courts at Sandals resorts. While they aren’t at every Sandals location, most Sandals resorts have pickleball courts and pros that can coach you. If pickleball is important to you and it’s not clear whether the Sandals resort you’re interested in has it, give them a call or talk to a Sandals travel agent.
Read on to learn about the top Sandals all-inclusive resorts with pickleball.
Does Sandals Emerald Bay have pickleball?
Yes, Sandals Emerald Bay in The Bahamas has pickleball courts, and is a popular Caribbean all-inclusive for pickleball group trips.
One of the best Sandals resorts, Sandals Emerald Bay is set on a fabulous beach in Great Exuma, Bahamas, which is a lesser developed “Out Island,” and has a laidback and luxurious feel. It also features 3 pools, several whirlpools, world-class golf on a Greg Norman-designed 18-hole course, 11 restaurants, 6 bars, a marina, and a spa.
As at all Sandals resorts, your rate covers a ton of inclusions such as unlimited gourmet meals and snacks; unlimited nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages including premium liquors and Robert Mondavi wines; a huge range of nonmotorized watersports including snorkeling, scuba diving, paddleboarding, kayaking, and sailing; a wide variety of land activities including tennis, beach volleyball, and croquet; a fitness center; daily and nightly entertainment; WiFi; airport transfers; and all taxes and tips.
The other Sandals resort in The Bahamas, Sandals Royal Bahamian in Nassau, has pickleball as well. It is also good for groups.
Sandals Royal Bahamian is set on gorgeous Cable Beach and is known for its swanky private island, which features two secluded beaches, a pool and whirlpool, a restaurant, a swim-up bar, and cabanas, hammocks, and a fire pit.
This glamorous Caribbean resort with pickleball has a British influence and also offers a billiards room and high tea, in addition to 2 huge pools, 6 whirlpools, 10 restaurants, and 8 bars.
Both of these Bahamas Sandals resorts with pickleball are just a short flight from the U.S., making them some of the closest Caribbean resorts with pickleball if you want to get your vacation started quickly. Since Sandals Royal Bahamian is in Nassau, there are lots of direct and nonstop flights from the U.S. It is also more affordable than Sandals Emerald Bay.
Sandals Grenada Pickleball
Sandals Grenada, also one of the best Sandals resorts, offers pickleball courts and is another good choice for group pickleball trips.
An incredibly romantic all-inclusive adults-only resort, Sandals Grenada is nestled on stunning Pink Gin Beach but is just 5 minutes from the airport. It features 10 restaurants, 6 bars, 3 pools, whirlpools, and a spa.
Sandals South Coast Pickleball in Jamaica
The other top Sandals resort for pickleball groups is Sandals South Coast, in Whitehouse, Jamaica.
A peaceful adults-only all-inclusive resort, Sandals South Coast is tucked along a 2-mile pristine stretch of private beach in a 500-acre nature preserve. Known for its luxurious overwater bungalows, it has 9 bars, 7 restaurants, 4 pools (including the largest pool in Jamaica), and 4 whirlpools, as well as a spa.
Sandals South Coast is about 30 miles from Montego Bay airport. FYI, the drive to the resort is rough; you may want to take Dramamine beforehand due to potholes and sharp turns.
Now that you’ve read all about whether there are pickleball courts at Sandals resorts and the best Sandals all-inclusive resorts with pickleball, which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!
He is an expert travel advisor and enthusiast. He has traveled extensively in the USA, Central American, South America and Europe. He has visited every Sandals Resort and is one of a select few Diamond Elite members of the Sandals Chairman’s Royal Club.
Dan graduated from Johnson & Wales University with an associate degree in Culinary Arts. Later he graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies with a focus on people and culture.