Sandals Resorts have been providing amazing accommodations and vacation experiences for decades, but more recently they have brought the iconic overwater bungalows of the Maldives and French Polynesia to the Caribbean. Located in both Jamaica and Saint Lucia, these overwater bungalows provide an amazing experience for guests.
Overwater Bungalows at Sandals Grande St Lucia
If you’re dreaming of over-the-water bungalows, Sandals Grande St. Lucian has your name on it. These gorgeous over-the-water bungalows convey an intimate connection to the Caribbean Sea and deliver complete immersion of the fine turquoise waters and rich marine life below. Glass floor panels and lit water ensure you can enjoy undersea views at any time. Couples can also admire the beauty of the ocean from their private outdoor Tranquility Soaking Tub for two or over-water hammocks.
Outside the private patio is also equipped with an extended sun deck, outdoor shower, sun loungers, and a bistro set for two. Butler Elite service, which handles every detail of your vacation with unobtrusive grace, and 24 hour room service are included to complete your over-water vacation.
This resort is often described as “the closest vacation to a picture-perfect postcard.” With 12 restaurants at this resort and 15 at a nearby Sandals resort, you’ll never run out of dishes to try. You also have access to 2 golf courses, The Sandals Regency La Toc Golf Club and Sandals St. Lucia Golf & Country Club at Cap Estate, with complimentary transfer and green fees included. You can extend your diving experiences to exotic underwater playgrounds at both Sandals Regency La Toc and Sandals Halcyon Beach.
Google Rating: 4.6
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Price: $1,364 per person, all-inclusive
Overwater Bungalows at Sandals South Coast
White House, Jamaica
Sandals South Coast is an all-beachfront, all-oceanview resort. The over-the-water bungalows are gorgeous, and the perfect spot for a romantic getaway.
The Over-the-Water Bungalows allow you direct access to the Caribbean’s finest turquoise waters with an expansive patio that features Sandal’s signature Tranquility Soaking Tub™ for two, an over-the-water hammock, outdoor shower, and a suspended patio with a swim-up platform, while the interior boasts see-through glass floors that guarantee undersea views, a king-size bed, and a spacious, spa-style bathroom.
At night, you can enjoy bonfire areas and fire pits for even more memorable experiences. Along with all the water and land activities available at Sandals Resorts, you can dine at 9 on-site restaurants, from Italian cuisine, to Asian and Mediterranean, to Caribbean, Jamaica, and more.
Google Rating: 4.5
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Price: Starting at $1237 per person, all-inclusive
Overwater Bungalows at Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Just a few minutes offshore from Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort is a private island, you’ll find luxurious over-the-water bungalows.
The main Gregorian-style Great House displays this resort’s decidedly British heritage, which is also noted in unique traditions you’ll find here such as afternoon tea and a rousing game of croquette. Enjoy global gourmet at one of nine on-site restaurants, or explore one of the 12 restaurants you will also have access to at a nearby Sandals resort. One experience you won’t want to miss is riding to one of the offshore restaurants called Royal Thai by hopping aboard an authentic dragon boat.
Google Rating: 4.4
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Price: Starting at $1282 per person, all-inclusive
Butler Service at Sandals Resorts
When you stay at an overwater bungalow at a Sandals resort, it includes personalized butler service.
Your butler will greet you with lemongrass-scented hand towels to refresh you from your flight, cocktails, and culinary treats before escorting you to your suite. Check-in is completed at your villa where the butler will provide any information you need, and unpack your luggage for you.
Throughout your stay, they can make all the reservations you may need for dinner, activities, or spa treatments during your stay. They can serve you drinks or food on the beach or at the pool or arrange a perfect romantic dinner for two in the privacy of your suite or your patio.
What is included when staying at an overwater bungalow at Sandals?
Sandals resorts are truly all-inclusive. Each Sandals resort has multiple restaurants available with multiple types of cuisine. All breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks, and drinks are all included in your stay.
For drinks, Sandals only serves premium brand liquors that are always included and unlimited. Sandals resorts only serve premium brand liquors that are always included and unlimited. In all rooms, there is a mini-fridge stocked with water, juice, soda, Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks Wine, and local beer. Additionally, every room includes a coffee maker with Jamaican Blue Mountain Blend coffee.
At Sandals resorts, even tips, taxes, and gratuities are included for most services you would usually tip for! There is no need to worry about tipping the bartender, the bellman, or your server at one of the specialty restaurants.
Your butler can and will accept tips. We recommend tipping a butler $20 a day, depending on how much you use their services. Spa therapists and airport transport drivers should also be tipped.
Here, you have access to unlimited activities. Enjoy golf, nightly entertainment, aqua trikes, kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling, paddle boarding, and glass-bottom boats. Additionally, scuba diving is included!