Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma - Bahamas

Exotic Sophistication at
Exuma's Best All-Inclusive Resort

A premier destination for lovers of all things exclusive, Sandals Emerald Bay offers a distinct enclave of refinement. Tucked within the exotic Exumas, in the Out Islands of The Bahamas, discover this breathtakingly luxurious, all-inclusive Caribbean resort that’s close to home. Within this 500 tropical acre and mile-long beachfront resort in Exuma, each island-style hotel room is designed to make you feel completely alone together. The secluded villas and sensuous suites blend seamlessly with the landscaped gardens, while offering distinctly modern innovations, amenities and either Club Sandals or Butler Elite service. Revel in three pools including a half-acre, zero-entry pool centered around a warmly glowing firepit and a signature swim-up bar. Choose from 11 globally inspired specialty restaurants experience as well as 6 hotel bars including a genuine British pub. Play a round on the golf legend, Greg Norman-designed golf course or visit the award-winning Red Lane® Spa. Whatever your preference, romance is sure to make its way into each and every moment of your stay.

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Deep within the Idyllic Waters of the Exumas, close to home, even closer to heaven.

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Golf Course
by Greg

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What's Included

At Sandals Emerald Bay

Eat + Drink

  • Unlimited fine dining at 11 restaurants

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and anytime snacks

  • Unlimited premium liquors

  • 6 bars, including swim-up bar

  • Stocked bar in every hotel room

  • Unlimited Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks® Wines


  • Green fees at a Greg Norman-designed golf course
  • PADI-Certified SCUBA diving and equipment
  • Hobie Cats, paddleboards, kayaks
  • Snorkeling and equipment
  • 3 pools and 7 whirlpools
  • Tennis (6 Har-Tru courts) and land sports
  • Croquet, Pickleball
  • State-of-the-art fitness center
  • Day and night entertainment and live shows

No worries

  • All tips, taxes and gratuities

  • Roundtrip airport transfers

  • Wifi in hotel room and all common areas

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Why choose Sandals Emerald Bay

Resort At A Glance

Experience Sandals Emerald Bay before you arrive


11 Restaurants At This Resort — All-Included

Il Cielo


Barefoot by the Sea


La Parisienne


Drunken Duck

British Pub

Bahama Bay


Dino's Pizzeria

Neapolitan Pizza

Café de Paris


Bombay Club


Soy Sushi Bar



Japanese Teppanyaki

The Jerk Shack


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Award-Winning Golf Course

Designed by Greg Norman

Championship Golf Course

Designed by golf legend Greg Norman, the award-winning championship golf course at Sandals Emerald Bay is recognized as one of the most scenic ocean-side golf courses in the Caribbean.

Emerald Bay Golf Course
World Golf Awards

Bahamas’ Best Golf Hotel 3 Years In-A-Row

World Golf Awards

Vacation Experiences

Enhance your all-inclusive Vacation


A Romantic Dining Experience Under the Stars


Exuma Swimming Pigs Adventure


Discover a completely unique mind body experience

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Reviews & Awards

Don't take our word for it, see what others are saying about us


Honeymoons - Gold 2023

Top Resorts
in the

Condé Nast Traveler’s Annual Readers’ Choice 2023

Caribbean’s Leading
Luxury All-Inclusive

World Travel Awards 2021

Silver- Overall
Golf Resort/Hotel

Travel Weekly Magellan
Awards 2021

Golf Course

USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards 2020

Best Room: Readers’
Choice and Editors’

Islands All-Inclusive Awards 2020


American Academy of
Hospitality Sciences 2020

Green Star

American Academy of
Hospitality Sciences 2020

Resort FAQs

  • Sandals Emerald Bay is one of the best all-inclusive resorts in The Bahamas. Food and (alcoholic) drinks are all included, all unlimited. Even the stocked minibar in your hotel room is complimentary! Enjoy a game of tennis, play a round of golf, try out various water sports, and go on scuba diving and snorkeling trips - all without worrying about the bill at checkout. No other resort includes more than Sandals.

  • Start the day with a breakfast near the ocean and walk the long private beach. Order your favorite cocktail at the swim-up bar and float around in one of the largest swimming pools in The Bahamas. Get a massage at the spa, play a round of golf, or go on a scuba dive adventure and try out one of the water sports available. In the evening, have yourself a romantic dinner at one of Sandals Emerald Bay's restaurants and marvel at the beautiful Bahamian sunsets. End the day with world-class entertainment and live music.

  • The top attractions near Sandals Emerald Bay are the world-famous Swimming Pigs and the Thunderball Grotto, make sure to visit both during your stay! Island Routes offers a Swimming Pigs adventure, which is worth checking out. Other popular excursions include the Moriah Sea Park experience and an ATV sightseeing tour. Book in advance to ensure availability.

  • Guests of Sandals Emerald Bay generally arrive at Geogetown International Airport (GGT) in Great Exuma. Most visitors fly through Nassau's International Airport (NAS). Your complimentary transfer to Sandals Emerald Bay will take you on a short 15-minute drive to your hotel, where you'll be welcomed by our staff.

  • Sandals Emerald Bay is located on a 6.6-mile (10.7-km) drive from Georgetown International Airport (GGT). Your transfers between Sandals Emerald Bay and the airport are complimentary, no matter which room category you book.

  • Sandals Emerald Bay is an adults-only resort, specifically designed for couples. The island and resort are a paradise for couples celebrating their honeymoon and anniversary. Enjoy fine dining at specialty restaurants, cozy up at enchanting fire pits, and discover secluded spots for a romantic rendez-vous. It's the perfect Caribbean getaway!

  • Sandals Emerald Bay is located in Queen’s Highway, Great Exuma, Bahamas. For directions, find Sandals Emerald Bay on Google Maps.

    For general inquiries, reservations, or assistance with your booking, call our toll-free number 1-888-SANDALS (1-888-726-3257), from 7 am to 11 pm EST. If you need assistance from the front desk while in The Bahamas, please contact 1-242-336-6800.