Sandals Resorts Room Categories: Luxury vs Club vs Butler

You’ve got your heart set on a romantic Sandals all-inclusive vacation in the Caribbean, but just can’t seem to decide on a room category. You are not alone!

With so many wonderful suites to choose from, sprinkled on islands throughout the Caribbean, it's not easy to choose the right one! To make things easier, we’ve compiled a list of Sandals room categories which can help you find the perfect luxury accommodation.

So, whether you’re looking for a tropical, clifftop villa with amazing ocean views, a swim-up suite, or even an Over-The-Water Butler Villa with its own infinity pool, Sandals has you covered!

balcony suite Sandals Royal Caribbean

Picture: The Windsor Beachfront Club Elite Room with Balcony Tranquility Soaking Tub at Sandals Royal Caribbean. This room falls into the Club Level category.

All rooms and suites at Sandals are divided into three room categories: Sandals Luxury, Club Level, Butler Elite Level. In short, Sandals Luxury are Sandals' entry-level rooms, Club Level rooms offer room service and Butler Elite suites come with personalized butler service.

The more private and luxurious Butler Elite suites are referred to as Love Nest Suites. Besides being more luxurious, expect Love Nest Suites to have the same amenities as the other Butler Elite suites.

Read on to find out about the details!

Sandals inclusions for all room categories

Sandals Resorts offers the most romantic vacations for couples in awe-inspiring Caribbean settings that will take your breath away. No other resort in the world includes as much as Sandals.

food at sandals resorts
Picture: Rest assured that all restaurants and bars at Sandals are included for all guests, no matter the room category you stay in.

Rest assured, no matter which room category you are staying, expect the following (and more!) to be included at no additional cost:

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Every suite at Sandals comes with Sandals Tranquility Blissful Beds™, bathrooms you’ll never want to leave, and free to use in-room wifi. Weekly activities for all Sandals guests include cocktail parties, exclusive wine tastings, free snorkeling trips and a martini evening.

Some suites however, come with stunning ocean views, spa-style bathrooms straight out of an interior design magazine and elite butler service.

Let's dive in!

The different room categories at Sandals:

Sandals Luxury

The Luxury category appeals to many guests because it makes it possible to enjoy all the inclusions Sandals is known for, without spending more than necessary. This category is ideal for couples that plan to spend most of their time outside of their suite. In the Luxury level suites at Sandals, romance meets relaxation in the best way possible.

Sandals Royal Caribbean luxury level room
Picture: The newly renovated Caribbean Poolside Luxury suite with Balcony Tranquility Soaking Tub at Sandals Royal Caribbean. This room falls into the Luxury Level category.

Luxury Level rooms include free to use minibar with juice, soda, water, Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks® wine and local beer replenished upon request.

Did you know? All Sandals Resorts have water filtration plants on property, which makes the water in your room perfectly safe to drink. Bottled water is provided in each suite and replenished as needed at no additional cost.

Club Level

Club Level rooms are slightly more luxurious than Luxury Level rooms and come with free room service from 7 AM until 10 PM. This is one of the main reasons guests are willing to upgrade from a Luxury level suite.

Sandals’ room service gives you the opportunity to order breakfast on bed, and to have lunch and dinner delivered to your suite. Ideal if you don’t feel like dressing yourself up for the restaurant, or when you want to have a romantic dinner on your balcony or patio.

Sandals Royal Barbados Club Level swim-up suite
Picture: The Royal Seaside Swim-up Club Level Ultra Suite at Sandals Royal Barbados. This room falls into the Club Level category and comes with room service.

But it doesn’t stop there. If you book a Club Level room, you’ll be met on arrival by Club Sandals Concierge. Expect warm towels (or cold) on arrival, private check-in at the Club Sandals Lounge, in-room and private resort orientation once you’re escorted in, a Club Sandals Welcome packet, and more.

In addition, you’ll have access to the Club Sandals lounge from 8 AM to 10 PM. The lounge includes a high-definition flat-screen TV, board games, books, novels and the list goes on. There’s also a tea and coffee station and all-day snacks and pastries. The lounge is a perfect sanctuary to enjoy your time on the off-chance there's some rainfall, while waiting for the sun to come out again.

Sandals Grande Antigua Club Level room
Picture: The Caribbean Honeymoon Beachfront Grande Luxe Walkout Club Level Room at Sandals Grande Antigua.

The Club Sandals Concierge can also help you plan vacation activities and book reservations, tours, private dinners, a private beach cabana, spa appointments, and anything else you might need. The Club Level experience certainly makes it possible to indulge in a blissful Sandals vacation with relaxing and unwinding in paradise being your utmost priority.

Club Level rooms feature a well-stocked bar - free to use - with juice, soda, water, Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks® wine, local beer and a variety of liquors replenished upon request.

Butler Elite

The Butler Elite suites are the most luxurious suites at Sandals with the most breathtaking views. This category of accommodation takes service and luxury to a whole new level as it includes a professionaly trained personal butler.

Sandals Grenada Butler Rondoval Suites
Picture: The South Seas Grande Rondoval Butler Suite with Private Pool Sanctuary at Sandals Grenada. This suite comes with butler service.

Butler suites at Sandals offer the 'once-in-a-lifetime' experience, ideal for that special occasion!

If you choose to stay in a suite of this category, you can expect that your butler will greet you on arrival with lemongrass-scented hand towels, welcome cocktails or champagne, and even culinary treats. Your butler will escort you to your suite and fill you in on the various resort facilities, and you can check-in from the comfort of your suite.

Once you’re checked in, you can tweak accommodation preferences, tour the resort, or just relax – you’ll get a personal cell phone to reach your butler whenever you need assistance.

Butlers can even serve you lunch, dinner, culinary treats, your favorite cocktails and champagne from any restaurant or bar on the beach, at the poolside or in your suite.

Also read: Most Common Sandals Butler Requests: Prepare to be ‘WOWED’.

Butler suites boasts a fully stocked bar - free to use - with juice, soda, water, sparkling wine, Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks® wine, local beer and your selection of premium liquors, replenished upon request.

Some butler suites even come with luxurious private airport transfers.

airport transfer Sandals Royal Bahamian
Picture: The top-tier butler suites at Sandals Royal Bahamian and Sandals Royal Barbados offer guests private Rolls Royce transfers from and to the airport!

Love Nest Suites®

Sandals Love Nest Suites® are the best pick for couples who want a Caribbean vacation that has it all — and by all, we mean an elegant and romantic setting, peaceful ambiance, and all the inclusions you'd expect at Butler Elite level rooms.

Sandals Royal Barbados Skypool Suite
Picture: The Beachfront Skypool Butler Suite with Balcony Tranquility Soaking Tub at Sandals Royal Barbados is a prime example of how luxury and privacy collide in Sandals Love Nest Suites.

Sandals Love Nest Suites® are a top choice for guests who want suites that are a bit more private. Suites in this category can be found at all Sandals Resorts, and their popularity has to do with their deliberately intricate design and charming layout.

Guests selecting Love Nest Suites® will know just as soon as they get into their room that they’ve made the right choice. Even the bathrooms are something to talk about, with stylish free-standing tubs, stone accents, rain showers, his and her vanities, and more.

Sandals Grenada bathroom

Love Nest Suites® include Sandals famous Rondoval Suites, Millionaire Bluff Top Suites, SkyPool Suites, and Over-The-Water Bungalows. Many of these come with their own private balcony or patio, which will provide plenty of opportunities to take in some of the most spectacular Caribbean sunsets!

Where would you like to wake up?

overwater bungalows Jamaica
Picture: Wake up with the Caribbean Sea at your doorstep in the Over-The-Water Bungalows at Sandals South Coast.

There’s no short supply of room and suites to choose from at Sandals Resorts, and all room categories are easy to fall in love with. No matter which island you choose for your romantic getaway, you’re sure to find a suite that will help reignite your love, and your appreciation for true and complete serenity.

Choose the suite that you'd like to wake up in on a sunny morning in the Caribbean!

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Kylie Morrow

About Kylie Morrow

Born on the tropical island that is Saint Lucia affords a never-ending source of inspiration. In the past 13 years, Kylie loved to work with various newspapers, magazines and blogs in the Caribbean.