Sandals Resorts Awards & Recognitions
Why are we voted world's best year after year?
Sandals didn't invent the all–inclusive concept, but we've perfected it. For over three decades, we have earned every resort award and accolade in the industry, placing Sandals leagues above any other all–inclusive resort. However, Sandals is not only the world's best in the eyes of the travel industry, but the favorite destination for a Luxury Included® Vacation in the hearts of couples around the world. Our greatest reward of all is the high level of guest satisfaction we enjoy, inspiring us to continue providing the ultimate vacation experience in the Caribbean.
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EarthCheck is the world’s leading scientific benchmarking certification and advisory group for travel and tourism. Since 1987, they have helped businesses, communities and governments to deliver clean, safe, prosperous and healthy destinations for travellers to visit, live, work and play. They know that what can be good for the planet is also good for business.
World Travel Awards
The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 for the express purpose of acknowledging and celebrating achievements in all areas of the world’s travel and tourism industry. Each voting campaign reaches thousands of travel professionals worldwide in more than 160 countries.
Islands readers love all-inclusive resorts. Since both their editors and readers have checked in to hundreds of all-inclusive resorts over the years, they know a thing or two about what makes them shine. These experts have ranked the top three island resorts in 12 categories based on standout offerings, from top-notch dining options and cool bars to over-the-top suites and white-glove butler service.
USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards
10Best.com, provides users with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world. At its core is the team of local travel experts: a well-traveled and well-educated group who are not only experts in their fields - and their cities - but discriminating in their tastes. These local experts live in the city they write about, with constantly updated content.
The world’s largest scuba diving training organization honors Sandals Resorts International’s achievement of more than 100,000 PADI certifications across both Beaches and Sandals Resorts since the company ‘s membership with PADI began in 1997. The award also recognizes the incomparable contribution to diving education throughout the Caribbean.
The annual Travvy Awards, presented by travAlliancemedia, recognize the highest standards of excellence in the industry today and honor travel companies, travel products, travel agencies and destinations for their outstanding achievement.
American Academy of Hospitality Sciences
The International Star Diamond Award is one of the most prestigious emblems of achievement for the travel industry. Nominations are routinely submitted by world travelers and industry professionals and refined by the Board of Trustees based on the nominee’s commitment to excellence in luxury and service within its industry’s specific category and classification, including hospitality, attitude, quality and cleanliness.
TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence
A Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor® is given only to establishments that consistently achieve exceptional traveler reviews on TripAdvisor®, the largest travel community in the world. This outstanding achievement reflects an ongoing commitment to providing guests superior service and amenities throughout the Caribbean.
Travel Weekly Magellan Awards
From design to marketing to services, the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honors the best in travel and salutes the outstanding travel professionals behind it all. Entries are received from elite travel organizations and professionals worldwide, which have showcased outstanding work.
TravelAge West WAVE Award
The TravelAge West WAVE (Western Agents’ Votes of Excellence) Awards are a celebration of excellence in travel products, services and destinations. Each year travel agent professionals and readers of TravelAge West vote on the best-of-the-best from a list of Editor’s Pick award recipients that were chosen after careful review by TravelAge West Editor-in-Chief and the editorial team. Review methods included product analysis, on-site visits, a survey of a select group of travel agents and online research.
TripAdvisor® Travelers' Choice Awards
The annual TripAdvisor® Travelers' Choice Awards are based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from travelers around the globe covering more than thousands of hotels. They identify the most outstanding properties worldwide in a number of the categories ranging from of Top Hotels, Luxury, and Bargain, to Service, Small Hotels, and B&Bs and Inns.
MLT Vacations Quality Assurance Awards
The Quality Assurance Award recognizes an exclusive group of hotels and resorts that achieve a 99% customer satisfaction score, and a 99% delivery of product performance. MLT Vacations uses this award to distinguish those hotels making these high grades.
Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards
Travel + Leisure World’s Best Hotels represents the top-rated hotels around the globe, as selected by Travel + Leisure’s discerning readers.
Flight Centre USA is one of the world’s leading travel consulting companies that offer travel advice and vacation planning services, and also honor industry leaders each year. Surveys are sent to all Liberty Travel Agents, FCm Travel Solutions employees, GOGO reservation agents and all Flight Centre staff at headquarters.
Condé Nast Traveler's Annual Readers’ Choice
For more than 25 years, Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards have recognized the world’s best hotels, cruise ships, and airlines through a survey completed by its experienced readers.
PADI Green Star Award
This prestigious award is given to PADI Dive Centers and Resorts who have earned the Green Star Award by demonstrating a dedication to conservation across a wide range of business functions including: water conservation, energy use, etc.
Travel + Leisure Magazine's 500 World's Best
Travel + Leisure’s annual compilation of the 500 top-ranked hotels in the world as selected by their expert readers.
Brides Best Honeymoon Awards
Every year, Brides magazine offers its readers their expert picks in the top honeymoon destinations around the world. Their final choices are presented in list form in their monthly magazine.
'Loved By Guests' Winners are awarded to properties that deliver excellent levels of guest service with a rating of more than 4 out of 5.
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Qualifying bookings will have the option to "hold the room" for only $49pp. If you select the "hold" option, the credit card used for the deposit will automatically be charged an additional $302 in 21 days. The total remaining balance of your vacation will automatically be charged 45 days prior to check-in date.
Sandals Best Price Guarantee
Our Best Price Guarantee allows you to feel certain that the room rate you receive is the best price for your Sandals vacation. You can book with confidence online, through your favorite travel agent, or by calling 1-888-SANDALS.
If within 24 hours of booking your online vacation at www.sandals.com, you find a lower price for the same arrival date, number of nights and room accommodations we will refund the difference.