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Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma - Bahamas

Exotic Sophistication on
Bahamian Out Islands

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, each island-style accommodation 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 restaurants for a 5-Star Global Gourmet™ experience as well as 6 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.

  • BAHAMAS’ LEADING ALL–INCLUSIVE RESORT

  • Overall Golf Resort/Hotel

  • Top Resorts in the Atlantic

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Pristine

beach.

emerald

waters.

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Half-acre

zero-entry

pool

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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

Designed

by Greg

Norman

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11

World-Class

Restaurants

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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 room
  • Unlimited Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks® Wines

Play

  • 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 room and all common areas
  • Free wedding for stays of 3 nights or longer
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Highlights

Why choose Sandals Emerald Bay

Resort At A Glance

Experience Sandals Emerald Bay before you arrive

Dining

11 Restaurants At This Resort — All-Included

Il Cielo

Italian

Barefoot by the Sea

Seafood

La Parisienne

French

Drunken Duck

British Pub

Bahama Bay

International

Dino's Pizzeria

Neapolitan Pizza

Café de Paris

Patisserie

Bombay Club

Indian

Soy Sushi Bar

Sushi

Kimonos

Japanese Teppanyaki

The Jerk Shack

Caribbean

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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.

Sandals 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

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A Romantic Dining Experience Under the Stars

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Exuma Swimming Pigs Adventure

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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

BAHAMAS’ LEADING ALL–INCLUSIVE RESORT

World Travel Awards 2021

Best Room: Readers’ Choice and Editors’ Choice

Islands All-Inclusive Awards 2020

Best Caribbean Golf Course

USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards 2020

OVERALL RESORT & RED LANE® SPA

American Academy of Hospitality Sciences 2020

Green Star Diamond Award

American Academy of Hospitality Sciences 2020

Overall Golf Resort/Hotel

Travel Weekly Magellan Awards 2021

Loved By Guests

Hotels.com 2017

Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor® 2016

Top Resorts in the Atlantic

Condé Nast Traveler’s Annual Readers’ Choice 2021

Top Hotel Spa in the Caribbean

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2015

Top Caribbean Resort

Brides Best Honeymoon Awards 2011

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 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 resort, 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 global gourmet dining at world-class restaurants, cozy up at enchanting fire pits, and discover secluded spots for a romantic rendez-vous. It's the perfect Caribbean getaway!