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Sandals Grande Antigua All Inclusive Couples Only

Dickinson Bay, St Johns, Antigua and Barbuda


Sandals Grande Antigua All Inclusive Couples Only


Insider Tip

Dressing up is encouraged, with theme nights such as floral wear, pirate costumes, black-and-white, Antiguan flag colors, and "formal, casually elegant" wear.

Hotel Overview

Distinctive villages
Set on breathtaking Dickenson Bay, this romantic resort offers two uniquely-themed villages.
Guestroom choices
Guests can choose from 379 rooms and suites in a range of categories, some with private pools and butler service.
Things to do
Enjoy water and land sports, six pools, nine restaurants, eight bars, a nightclub, and theme-dress nights as well as optional treatments at the Red Lane ®Spa.

Property Location
Located in St. John's, Sandals Grande Antigua - All Inclusive Couples Only is by the sea, minutes from Dickenson Bay Beach, and close to Runaway Bay Beach. This all-inclusive property is within close proximity of Antigua and Barbuda Institute of Information Technology (ABIIT) and Cedar Valley Golf Club.

Make yourself at home in one of the 373 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LED televisions. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Cable programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 6 outdoor swimming pools, an outdoor tennis court, and a sauna. This property also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

This property is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Enjoy seafood at Barefoot by the Sea, one of the property's 11 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/cafe. Need to unwind Take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the 2 poolside bars. A complimentary breakfast is included.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Planning an event in St. John's This property has 5000 square feet (450 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary during limited hours.


Dickinson Bay, St Johns, Antigua and Barbuda


ANU - VC Bird International Airport



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


Property Amenities

The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at the Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities. Arrayed around a fountain courtyard, Sandals Grande Antigua, a complex of colorful wood buildings, comprises a health, beauty, and fitness center. One open-air pavilion shelters an eight-person spa tub and plunge pool. Another open-air pavilion contains cardio and weight machines and free weights. A third holds a workout area for aerobics and yoga classes. An air-conditioned health-and-beauty spa offers massage, body treatments, facials, waxing, and hair and nail care in an ambience of bleached-wood ceilings, marble walls, and tropical woods. Within the spa are men's and women's saunas, steam rooms, and skylighted relaxation lounges, as well as a hydrotherapy room with twin treatment tables for couples. Surcharges apply for spa and beauty treatments and services. A lobby kiosk provides Internet access (surcharge). The $70 million 180-suite Mediterranean Village is situated on a west-facing hilltop overlooking the ocean. Guests have access to a large freshwater pool, and poolside cabanas with plasma TVs and wireless Internet access. A shopping center, four new dining options, expanded state-of-the-art meeting and banquet space, beauty salon, and expanded spa facilities are available.

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

Number of floors: N/A

Number of rooms: 371


The majority of meals and beverages plus all gratuities at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate for the Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).
Bayside Restaurant
Serves all meals. Breakfast and lunch buffets include made-to-order items. International cuisine. Dinner can be enjoyed indoors by candlelight or outdoors overlooking the moonlit sea. Reservations not required. Dinner dress code: Resort evening.
Il Palio
White-glove, white-linen, open-air beachside Italian restaurant with seating under high ceiling and under yellow-and-white striped awnings. Open for dinner nightly except Saturdays. Reservations required. Dress code: Resort evening.
Air-conditioned teppanyaki restaurant. Open for dinner nightly except Mondays and Saturdays. Reservations required. Nonsmoking. Dress code: Resort evening.
OK Corral
Casual, second-floor, open-air restaurant above beach serving Southwestern food á la carte. Open for dinner nightly except Mondays. Reservations required. Dress code: Resort casual.
The Courtyard Grill
Casual snack spot open late mornings to early evenings; reopens after dinner period and remains open until breakfast service begins. Serves hamburgers, french fries, fruits, salads and other fast foods.
Sundowner Bar
Beachside, open-air bar serving tropical drinks, beer and wine from late morning until late night.
Piano Bar
Air-conditioned bar/lounge open until late night.


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.

  • Aerobics
  • Basketball
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction