Sandals Royal Curaçao, Santa Barbara - Curaçao
Where amazing comes together
Nestled in the heart of the Leeward Antilles, on the coast of a tiny, beautiful island where natural and cultural wonders connect to create a beautiful mélange unseen anywhere else. Sandals newest all-inclusive resort in Curaçao is where the natural romance of this intimate island comes alive. You’ll see it in the line where the desert landscape gently slopes into the azure ocean. Waters that invite you to dive in and explore what’s beneath. You’ll experience it in the way the expansive pool extends into the endless Spanish Water, encouraging you to imagine forever. In the place where Tafelberg Mountain meets the horizon, inspiring peaks that beckon you to climb to new heights and absorb stunning sunsets. And how the wind catches a sail, propelling adventures yet to come.
44 Acres Set Within an Iconic 3,000-Acre Estate
AT Sandals Royal Curaçao
Eat + Drink
- Unlimited fine dining at 8 restaurants
- 3 diverse new food trucks
- Breakfast, lunch, dinner and anytime snacks
- Unlimited premium liquors
- 13 bars, including swim-up bar
- Stocked bar in every room
- Unlimited Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks® Wines
- PADI-Certified SCUBA diving and equipment
- Unlimited water sports
- Snorkeling and equipment
- Tennis and land sports
- State-of-the-art fitness center
- Day and night entertainment and live shows
- Explore the estate on a dutch bike
- Explore Curaçao in your own Convertible MINI Cooper*
- All tips, taxes and gratuities
- Roundtrip airport transfers
- Wifi in room and all common areas
- Exclusive butler service*
- Club Sandals concierge service*
- Free wedding for stays of 3 nights or longer
Why choose Sandals Royal Curaçao
44 Oceanfront Acres Where Desert meets ocean,
Dos awa 2-level infinity pool, Sandals first
Explore the island in a Convertible Mini Cooper, In Top-Tier Suites
Spectacular Sunsets In West-facing resort,
Savor New Flavors At 8 new restaurants, Always included
Unlimited premium liquors at 13 bars, Always included
International Delicacies 3 New food trucks, Always included
Premium Coffee & Sweets Kanaal Café & bar, Always Included
Explore the estate on a Dutch bike,
The island’s Largest reception space,
The Caribbean’s Finest Rooms & Suites
awa seaside bungalows
The warm breeze of the trade winds, the sound of the waves crashing on the shore, and the intimacy of the Awa Seaside Bungalows set the scene for romance, each featuring private pools that overlook the Spanish Water.
kurason island suites
Retreat to the relaxed elegance of the Kurason Island Suites, overlooking the exclusive heart-shaped pool and lush private island garden. These new signature suites surround a secluded lagoon, where guests can explore and perfect their own love languages.
EXPLORE CURAÇAO IN A
CONVERTIBLE MINI COOPER
Perfect for a prestigious trip around the island, guests staying in the Kurason Island Suites and Awa Seaside Bungalows can explore every inch of this Caribbean gem in their very own complimentary MINI Cooper, including a guided map to everything there is to see in Curaçao. Only available at Sandals Royal Curaçao.
11 restaurants at this resort
From the freshest seafood to the unique flavors of the orient, Sandals Royal Curaçao offers a culinary journey with 11 unique dining options, including three new food trucks.
2-Level Infinity Pool
Discover the infinity pool, redefined….times two. An island oasis where pools meet sea. Expansive upper and lower decks overlook the Spanish Water for seamless, awe-inspiring views.
The heart of the abc islands
Curaçao is more than a destination. It is a living breathing culture, vibrant and ever-changing. The rich and colorful tradition shaped by Dutch, Caribbean, Latin, and Creole influences shape every moment here at Sandals Royal Curaçao.
Enjoy the tranquility of the ocean views or let your curiosity guide you to new discoveries as you dive beneath the Spanish Water to uncover the aquatic world below. Marvel at night after night of brilliant sunsets and reach new heights as you climb new paths together upon Tafelburg Mountain. It’s all possible in this magical place where the desert meets the ocean.
service with heart
The heart of Curaçao is its people. Those people are the heart of Sandals Royal Curaçao - and to know our staff members is to love them. Experience the culture known for its warmth at a place known for impeccable service. Together they go hand-in-hand.
Sandals Resorts + Ajax = For the Future
Sandals Resorts and Sandals Foundation have partnered with globally renown soccer club AFC Ajax from The Netherlands. We found a deep-rooted connection, from our love for our Jamaica homeland and our surrounding Caribbean Islands to especially our newest destination Curaçao.
Sandals Royal Curaçao is one of the most luxurious all-inclusive resorts in Curaçao. Food and (alcoholic) drinks are all included, all unlimited. Even the stocked minibar in your room is complimentary! Enjoy a game of tennis, 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 relax at the beach. Order your favorite cocktail at the swim-up bar and float around in the infinity pool. Get a massage at the spa, 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 Royal Curaçao's restaurants and marvel at the beautiful sunsets. End the day with world-class entertainment and live music.
The top attractions near Sandals Royal Curaçao are Klein Curaçao and the colorful streets of Willemstad, make sure to visit both during your stay! Island Routes offers several excursions to Klein Curaçao, which are all worth checking out. Other popular excursions include an ATV experience, a visit to the Shete Boka National Park, and a sunset catamaran cruise. Book in advance to ensure availability.
Yes, every Sandals Resort comes with a beach, including Sandals Royal Curaçao. The beach at Sandals Royal Curaçao is protected by a floating pier, and the water is around 30 feet deep at this point. The water is calm and crystal clear. The snorkeling is great, especially around the pier which is open from underneath!
Guests of Sandals Royal Curaçao generally arrive at Curaçao International Airport (CUR). Your complimentary transfer to Royal Curaçao will take you on a scenic drive to your resort, where you'll be welcomed by our staff.
Sandals Royal Curaçao is located on a 16-mile (26-km) drive from Curaçao International Airport (CUR). Your transfers between Royal Curaçao and the airport are complimentary, no matter which room category you book.
Sandals Royal Curaçao 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!
Sandals Resorts bought the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort in Curaçao, which originally opened as the Hyatt Regency Curaçao in 2010. After a 55 million Dollar renovation, the resort reopened its doors as Sandals Royal Curaçao in June 2022.