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Sandals® Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island

Mahoe Bay, Montego Bay, Jamaica


Sandals® Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island


Insider Tip

Couples can arrange a champagne picnic on the resort's private island which is offshore and accessible by the resort's shuttle boat (surcharge required).

Hotel Overview

Romance on the beach
On Montego Bay’s white-sand beach, this adults-only resort features its own private island complete with its own pool, beach, spa cabanas and restaurant
Tropical Comfort
197 rooms and suites to choose from, including the new Swim-up Crystal Lagoon Suites with Butler Service
Luxury Included® Resort
Enjoy seven restaurants, five bars serving premium-brand beverages, complimentary land and water sports, access to two nearby Sandals Resorts, airport transfers and more. Red Lane® Spa options with Caribbean-inspired services are available.

Amenity highlights:

Dining options include the ballroom-style Regency Suite, the intimate Courtyard, and the elaborate Royal Thai, which is located on the resort's private island. In addition to a secluded beach on the island, the resort fronts a () private beach. Sundecks and spa tubs surround four outdoor pools. Two pools have swim-up bars. Entertainment includes nightly theme parties, cocktail parties, and a disco. The Red Lane Spa offers treatments for additional surcharges.


Mahoe Bay, Montego Bay, Jamaica


MBJ - Sangster International Aiport



  • Air conditioning
  • Bottled water in room (complimentary)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • CD player
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Massage - available in room
  • Minibar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Welcome amenities
  • Window opens


Property Amenities

The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at this resort are included in the room rate for the Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island; guests will not be charged extra. Fronting () of private beach, Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort is a 15-minute drive from central Montego Bay. The resort has its own private offshore island with a secluded beach, outdoor pool and spa tub, and the Royal Thai dinner restaurant. A dragon boat shuttles guests to and from the island. Three pools and four spa tubs are at the main resort. Guests have the option of casual, intimate, air-conditioned, and open-air dining, as well as British-style, white-glove tea service, and six bars. Entertainment includes theme parties, cocktail parties, a disco, and talent nights. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available in the lobby. Red Lane Spa offers a tropical nail bar and a menu of skin and body treatments (surcharges). Guests are also entitled to use facilities, including restaurants, at all Sandals resorts in Jamaica. Nightly entertainment themes:
Monday - Karaoke Night
Tuesday - Caribbean Night
Wednesday - Guest and Staff Talent Night
Thursday - Casino Night
Friday - Beach Party Night
Saturday - Razz Matazz Night
Sunday - Formal Night
Cocktail parties are held Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. This resort is for adult couples 18 and over (singles and children are not allowed). The following list of amenities are available on-site; fees may apply.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Poolside bar

Number of floors: 3

Number of rooms: 184


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 Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island.
The Regency Suite & Deck
Ornate, ballroom-style restaurant. Air-conditioned dining room and outdoor terrace overlooking the sea. International cuisine. Buffet and à la carte dining. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations not required. Dress code at dinner: Resort evening attire.
Royal Thai
Thai pavilion on a private island offshore and accessible by resort's dragon boat. Thai cuisine. Dinner Saturday-Thursday. Reservations required. Guests must be at the water-sports pier 15 minutes before seating. Dress code: Resort casual.
The Courtyard
Intimate restaurant with stately columns draped in bougainvillea. Open kitchen. Mediterranean cuisine. Breakfast and dinner. Reservations not required. Dress code at dinner: Resort evening attire.
The Pavillion
Open-air terrace adjacent to main pool. Jamaican cuisine. Nightly dinner. Reservations not required. Dress code: Resort evening attire.
Cricketer's Arms
British-style pub. Pub menu and cocktails. Open evenings.
Jamaican Coffee & Tea Room
Open-air pavilion with rattan dining sets and ceiling fans. British-style, white-glove tea service. Live music. Self-serve coffee and espresso machine available 24 hours.
The Beach Grill
Open-air bar and grill located on the sand. Burgers, French fries, and other casual fare. Tropical drinks and other beverages. Open from mid-morning to early evening and from late evening to 3 AM.
Resort bars
located poolside on the private island in an air-conditioned lounge with piano entertainment and in the disco. The resort also offers two swim-up bars."


The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

Arrayed along the beach, Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island also has its own private offshore island accessible via dragon-boat shuttle. The island features a secluded beach and an outdoor pool and spa tub. Stone-and-concrete piers divide the resort's main beach into scalloped coves, where the water remains calm in most weather conditions.

Canoes, kayaks, pedal boats, small sailboats, scuba gear, snorkeling gear, and windsurfers are available for guests. Basketball, croquet, horseshoes, shuffleboard, outdoor chess, volleyball, and tennis are additional activities. Both land and water aerobics classes are offered.

The resort's fitness center includes treadmills, stair machines, stationary bikes, elliptical trainers, free weights, and other equipment. Saunas and steam rooms are also available.

The nearest 18-hole championship golf course is Ironshore Golf & Country Club, a five-minute drive away (charges apply).

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

  • Aerobics
  • Basketball
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Motor boating
  • Mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Running track/path
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing