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Welcome to your home away from home

Astronauts have called The Bahamas “the most beautiful place from space”. Rest assured the islands are all the more awe-inspiring from its white-sand beaches. Explore this exotic paradise from the comfort of your adults-only all-inclusive resort in The Bahamas and marvel at the turquoise colors of the water without a care in the world. Food, drinks, water sports, and entertainment are all included, always unlimited. Our staff is ready to serve you your favorite cocktail at the swim-up bar with a smile!

Sandals Royal Bahamian Adults Only All-Inclusive

Sandals Royal Bahamian Nassau - Bahamas

Main Features

  • Unlimited food & drinks
  • 10 world-class restaurants
  • 8 bars with unlimited premium liquor
  • Private offshore island
  • Swim-up rooms
  • Unlimited water sports
  • PADI® certified scuba diving
  • Red Lane® Spa
View Rooms Resort Mood: LUXURY
World Travel Awards 2020

Bahamas’ Leading all-inclusive Resort

U.S. News & world Report 2020

U.S. News Best hotel rankings

American Academy of Hospitality Sciences 2018

Five Star Diamond Award

Sandals Emerald Bay Adults Only All-Inclusive

Sandals Emerald Bay Great Exuma - Bahamas

Main Features

  • Unlimited food & drinks
  • 11 world-class restaurants
  • 6 bars with unlimited premium liquor
  • Unlimited golf green fees included
  • Stocked bars in every room
  • Unlimited water sports
  • PADI® certified scuba diving
  • Red Lane® Spa
View Rooms Resort Mood: RELAX , LUXURY
World Travel Awards 2021


Travel Weekly Magellan Awards 2021

Overall Golf Resort/Hotel

Condé Nast Traveler’s Annual Readers’ Choice 2021

Top Resorts in the Atlantic

things to do in the bahamas explore the bahamas from the comfort of your resort

Prepare for a tropical island getaway like no other. Drink out of a coconut, see the world-famous Swimming Pigs, snorkel with colorful fish and lose track of time at private offshore islands. Adventure is calling and Sandals Resorts is a great place to come home to afterwards. There is simply no all-inclusive vacation in The Bahamas like a Sandals vacation!

Swimming Pigs at Big Major Cay

Join the original swimming pigs at Big Major Cay in the crystal-clear waters of Exuma. Excursions can be booked from Sandals Emerald Bay.

Rose Island

Snorkel in the crystal-clear waters and relax on the white sand beaches of Rose Island. Find this remote island a boat trip away from Nassau.

Thunderball Grotto

Featured in two James Bond movies, this underwater cave is an amazing place to snorkel and dive. Find the Thunderball Grotto a boat trip away from Exuma.

Blue Lagoon Island

Swim with dolphins, stingrays and sea lions at Blue Lagoon island. Excursions can be booked from Sandals Royal Bahamian.

Coco Plum Beach

One of the most beautiful beaches in the Bahamas, only to be matched in beauty by the beach at Sandals Emerald Bay - which is located on a 15-minute drive.

Iguana Bitter Cay

Feed grapes to the endangered Bahamian Rock Iguanas on this remote cay in the Exumas. Excursions can be booked from Sandals Emerald Bay.

Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve

Walk through the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve, which showcases over 300 species of native plants. Located on Eleuthera, a short flight away from Nassau.

Pink Sand Beach, Harbour Island

Unwind and relax at the famous Pink Sand Beach in Harbour Island. Excursions can be booked from Sandals Royal Bahamian.

Nurse Sharks at Compass Cay

Swim with nurse sharks in the crystal-clear waters of Compass Cay. Find Compass Cay a boat trip away from Exuma.

Glass Window Bridge

The Glass Window Bridge separates the dark blue Atlantic Ocean from the clear turquoise Caribbean waters. Located on Eleuthera, a short flight away from Nassau.

Jaws Beach & Clifton National Heritage Park

Go on a snorkeling adventure at Jaws Beach and the nearby Clifton National Heritage Park. Located on a 20-minute drive from Sandals Royal Bahamian.

Dean's blue hole

Dive and snorkel in one of the deepest blue holes in the world. Located on Long Island, a short flight away from Exuma.

Cable Beach

One of the most popular white-sand beaches in Nassau. Sandals Royal Bahamian is located on this beach and features a private off-shore island only accessible for guests.

Cabbage Beach

Together with Cable Beach, one of the most popular beaches of Nassau / Paradise Island. Located on a 30-minute drive from Sandals Royal Bahamian.

Junkanoo Beach & Downtown Nassau

Explore the historic city center of Nassau and have a cocktail on Nassau’s ‘Spring Break beach’. Located on a 15-minute drive from Sandals Royal Bahamian.

breakfast in paradise

Wake up well rested, walk the beautiful resort grounds with your love and enjoy a romantic breakfast in paradise. It’s all included, always unlimited!

Venture out to sandals offshore island

Staying at Sandals Royal Bahamian? Venture out to Sandals private offshore island and go on a snorkeling adventure right from the beach.

Play Some Golf

Staying at Sandals Emerald Bay? Tee off at the 18-hole Championship golf course, designed by Greg Norman. Comes with stunning views over Exuma’s waters.

Relax on the beach

Relax on the beach and enjoy the sounds of the Carribean Sea. We’ll provide the beach towels and make sure there’s no shortage of cool drinks!

Try out the water sports

Try out snorkeling, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking and more on the beautiful turquoise waters of the Bahamas. It’s all included!

Go on a scuba diving adventure

PADI® certified Sandals guests can join us on a free scuba diving trip (max. two tanks a day). Professional staff and equipment included!

Lunch with your feet in the sand

Have a laugh and get active with the other guests. Try out some beach and pool volleyball. Keep an eye out for other activities as well!

play beach & pool volleyball

Have a laugh and get active with the other guests. Try out some beach and pool volleyball. Keep an eye out for other activities as well!

get a couples massage

Book a couples massage at the award-winning Red Lane® Spa and feel rejuvenated. The Red Lane® Spa is an optional extra and not included.

Enjoy a Romantic dinner

Choose from up to 16 gourmet restaurants per resort and enjoy a romantic dinner for two with a glass of wine. Food and drinks are always included, always unlimited.

enjoy the entertainment

You won’t be bored at Sandals! From pool entertainers to professional singers, from fire dancers to steel drum bands - it’s all included in Jamaica.

sing along at the piano bar

The Piano Bar is a great way to start the night and sing along with other guests. Have a drink and make some new friends!

make new friends in the pub

Get the night started and meet other couples in an authentic British pub. Enjoy your favorite drinks and dance the night away. It’s all included!

Exuma Swimming pigs adventure

Join the swimming pigs in the crystal-clear waters of Exuma, feed the Rock Iguanas and snorkel through beautiful reefs. This excursion is available from Sandals Emerald Bay.

island buggy adventure nassau

Get ready for the ultimate island adventure in an off-road buggy! Vist Fort Charlotte, The Caves and Clifton Heritage Park. This excursion is available from Sandals Royal Bahamian.

nassau reggae catamaran cruise & beach break

Cruise along the gorgeous turquoise waters of Nassau’s coastline and snorkel on the best spots! This excursion is available from Sandals Royal Bahamian.

Moriah Sea park adventure

Explore Exuma’s Moriah Harbor Cay National Park and snorkel with reef fish, stingrays, turtles, dolphins and more! This excurions is available from Sandals Emerald Bay.

Nassau SUB adventure

Experience a unique underwater journey on a SUB, sometimes referred to as an ‘underwater motorbike’. This excursion is available from Sandals Royal Bahamian.

exuma atv explorer

Explore the Exumas on your own ATV. Visit Exuma’s historical landmarks and Coco Plum Beach. This excursion is available from Sandals Emerald Bay.

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weddings & honeymoons at the most romantic resorts in the bahamas

Bring your dream destination wedding or honeymoon to life when you stay at one of our Bahamian adults-only beach resorts. You’ll have a full creative vision. No packages. No themes. Just the best destination wedding services tailored to your every desire. Whatever you’re envisioning for your dream wedding or honeymoon in Bahamas, let our planners help you create the perfect romantic celebration.

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Non-stop flight service

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The Bahamas is truly the most convenient island paradise. With its close location to the United States mainland and Canada, we offer non-stop flight services from Houston, Atlanta, Charlotte, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Newark, New York City, Boston, Chicago, and Minneapolis. From Canada, fly direct from Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal. And if you’re already in Florida, all-inclusive resorts in The Bahamas is just minutes away! Fly direct from West Palm Beach, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, and Orlando.

know before you go bahamas quick facts

bahamas Flag

The Bahamas features over 700 islands and cays throughout its coral archipelago and sits just over an hour away from the American mainland. The islands are home to some of the most scenic beaches and coastlines in the Caribbean, making The Bahamas a popular destination for relaxation along with water sports, swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving.


Bahamas Facts

Currency:Bahamian Dollar
Climate:Tropical, Warm
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Sandals Resorts:2
Beaches Resorts:0
Flight from Miami:40 min
Peak Season:Mid-December through Mid-April

Average Climate in Bahamas

 High *Low *Precip.*
January79°F65°F0.34 in
February80°F65°F0.38 in
March 81°F67°F0.63 in
April83°F69°F1.00 in
May86°F72°F2.33 in
June98°F75°F5.21 in
July91°F77°F4.06 in
August91°F77°F6.25 in
September90°F76°F5.73 in
October87°F74°F3.14 in
November83°F71°F0.91 in
December81°F67°F0.56 in

* Historical averages

faqs about the bahamas

  • Sandals Royal Bahamian in Nassau and Sandals Emerald Bay in Exuma are both all-inclusive. Enjoy unlimited gourmet food at up to 11 world-class restaurants per resort, drink unlimited cocktails and premium liquors, try out a variety of water sports, free PADI® scuba diving & more. See what's included.

  • Sandals Emerald Bay features a 18-hole Championship golf course, designed by Greg Norman. The view from the green over Exuma's waters is breathtaking!

  • Sandals Royal Bahamian and Sandals Emerald Bay are both adults-only resorts, designed for couples in love. Featuring enchanting fire pits, secluded spots and private pools, Sandals is the place to be for a romantic getaway.

  • Swim-up rooms are available in The Bahamas at all-inclusive resort Sandals Royal Bahamian. The highest level of swim-up rooms include Elite Butler service and private Rolls Royce airport transfers.

  • Sandals Emerald Bay is laidback, loved for its long secluded white sand beach and stunning golf course. Emerald Bay is a short boat-ride away from the Swimming Pigs of Exuma. Sandals Royal Bahamian on the other hand, is a lively resort that comes with a private offshore island. Royal Bahamian is a favorite among scuba divers and located near the historic city center of Nassau.

  • The Bahamas is known for its pristine white sand beaches, turquoise waters, Exuma's swimming pigs, the Bahama Mama cocktail, delicious conch dishes and yearly Junkanoo festival. Plenty of celebrities have bought a slice of paradise here. Come visit The Bahamas and experience the islands for yourself!

  • It's always a good time to visit The Bahamas! Peak season is from mid-December until mid-April, making it the perfect warm winter getaway. Low season is from June to November, you can expect fewer crowds and lower rates around this time. You can still count on plenty of sunshine during these months.

  • The most popular areas to vacation in The Bahamas are Nassau, Paradise Island and Exuma. Nassau is the 'most happening' place and Paradise Island is great for families with kids. Exuma is more quiet, known for its soft white sand beaches and gorgeous turquoise waters.

  • U.S. citizens are required to present a valid U.S. passport when visiting The Bahamas, as well as proof of anticipated departure. At the minimum, your passport needs to be valid for another 6 months. U.S. citizens generally do not need a visa for tourist travel up to 8 months.

  • If you're NOT staying at an all-inclusive resort, expect meals and drinks to be more expensive than in the US. At a regular hotel/resort you can expect to pay as much as 10 USD for a beer and 18 USD for a cocktail. Many visitors who vacation in The Bahamas go all-inclusive, which includes unlimited food and (alcoholic) beverages.