‘Three Amazing Golf Courses; Number One Hotel Spa in The Caribbean’
Sandy Lane is located on the western, ‘platinum coast,’ of Barbados, on its own coral sand beach. The hotel’s rooms, suites and villas are scattered across separate exclusive wings, each offering a spacious outdoor living area with tropical garden surroundings or scenic sea views. The resort has its own world-renowned golf courses, one of which was crafted by architect Tom Fazio. There is a stunning swimming pool with cascading waterfall, a fun club for kids, a host of water sports and beach activities and the incredible spa facilities voted number one in the Caribbean. Dining is enjoyed at one of four restaurants offering cuisine from across the world.
In Our Opinion
‘Take afternoon tea on the lower terrace, under the shade of the mahogany trees. The petit pastries and desserts are scrumptious, especially the blueberry financier and the coconut cake'
Sandy Lane, Barbados wants to make your stay as enjoyable as possible and have a thorough Covid safety system in place.
All guests must arrive with a negative Covid-19 PCR test result, taken within 3 days prior to arrival in Barbados unless arriving from a country categorised by the Barbados Ministry of Health & Wellness as ‘very low risk’. The categorisation of countries can be found on the ‘Visit Barbados’ website.
To be considered valid, Covid-19 PCR tests must be conducted by nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal sample (or both). Saliva and nasal swabs are not accepted. Similarly, rapid tests and home test kits will be considered invalid. For any additional information on this, we recommend that you refer to the Barbados Travel Protocols document, from The Barbados Ministry of Health & Wellness.
You will need to complete an online Immigration/Customs form and upload your negative PCR test result, in order to receive a certificate acknowledging that you have tested negative prior to boarding the aircraft.
The online form can be completed at www.travelform.gov.bb and you must travel either with the document printed or on your mobile device, as well as the negative PCR test results.
Arrival requirements in Barbados
All arriving passengers must wear a mask whilst traversing the airport in Barbados and will have an automatic temperature check upon arrival. Our Fast-Track and Airport Concierge teams will greet you
inside the airport terminal as usual, and assist throughout Immigration and Customs. An approved Sandy Lane executive transfer vehicle will then be waiting to drive you to the hotel.
Guests at Sandy Lane, awaiting their 2nd negative Covid-19 test result
Upon arrival at the resort your temperature will be taken and you will be escorted to your room.
Having arrived in Barbados, a 2nd negative PCR test will be required 4-5 days after the date of your first test, unless arriving from a ‘very low risk’ country in the last 21 days. Depending on the date of your first test, this will typically be conducted the day after your arrival, and test results are usually received within 24 hours.
Is any social distancing required or practiced in Barbados?
The Barbados Ministry of Health & Wellness recommends physical social distancing of 3 feet. However, at Sandy Lane we will recommend and practice 6 feet wherever possible.
Are other restaurants and shops in Barbados still open?
Yes, the vast majority of restaurants are open. However, our Reservations and Concierge teams will be able to assist you with any information related to restaurant bookings.
Will I be able to enjoy external activities such as catamaran trips, shopping and off-property excursions, after I have received my 2nd negative PCR test result?
Yes, all activities will be available for you to enjoy at your leisure. Please remember that external activities will have their own safety protocols in place.
When are the Barbados Travel Protocols & Guidelines updated?
These are updated periodically. Changes can be made based on a number of factors, such as new scientific research becoming available, the WHO (World Health Organization) guidelines being updated, or changes in travel protocols being issued from other countries.
Where can I find additional information about travelling to and staying in Barbados?
Additional information in relation to visiting Barbados can be found on the ‘Visit Barbados’ website, where they have their own FAQs page: https://www.visitbarbados.org/covid-19-travel-guidelines-2020.
Two-bedroom penthouse located in the Orchid Wing. Features a living room, patio with dining area, kitchen and a bathroom with whirlpool bathtub.
Located on the second floor of the Turtle Wing, this suite overlooks the Caribbean Sea. The suite has its own access to the beach and a heated infinity pool on the edge of the terrace.
Situated in the Orchard Wing overlooking the tropical gardens the Orchard Room has a patio with sitting and dining area.
The Ocean Room overlooks the Caribbean Sea within a few steps of the beach.
Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, this room features a furnished patio that pro-vides a living and dining area.
The Dolphin Suite has a separate living room, patio with living/dining area and an en-suite bathroom and walk-in closet.
Two-bedroom suite that features a separate lounge, patio with living/dining area.
The Two-Bedroom Luxury Dolphin Suite has a lounge, patio with living/dining area. The two bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and designated wardrobe areas.
A five-bedroom villa located in the centre of the resort with its own garden. The villa has its own dedicated staff and access to all of the resort’s facilities. Complete with a private courtyard and huge pool with oversized Jacuzzi.
Arrangements can be made for honeymoons here, whether it be a candle-lit dinner set against the glorious Caribbean Sea, a butler-drawn bath with chocolate truffles or perhaps a romantic couples' massage.
Sandy Lane is a luxury golf resort in Barbados and has three gold courses, The Old Nine, The Country Club and Green Monkey – a Tom Fazio course.
The Green Monkey
Exclusive to guests staying at Sandy Lane
• 72 par
The Country Club
• 72 par
• 7,060 yard
The Old Nine
• 36 par
• 3345 yard
Open air, beach front setting the L’Acajou serves classical and contemporary European Cuisine with emphasis on French and Mediterranean.
Beachside dining. European, Caribbean and Asian influenced. Offers themed buffet evenings, Afternoon Tea, and Sunday Brunch.
Adjacent to the swimming pool The Spa Café has a casual menu of soups, sandwiches and light mains.
Situated high above the coastline with views of the Caribbean Sea, the Clubhouse Restaurant is the perfect place for light lunch or sun-downers.
Situated on the lower level of the hotel a relaxed location for pre or post dinner drinks.
Open-air setting serves drinks and cocktails. Selection of fine wines.
Sandy Lane is situated on the ‘Platinum’ western coast of Barbado. Grantley Adams Airport is a 40 minute drive from the resort.
• Bridgetown – 7 miles 11 mins by car
• Carlisle Bay – 9 miles 14 mins by car
• Harrisons Cave – 7 miles 17 mins by car
• St Lawrence Gap (nightlife) – 11 miles 25 mins by car
Sandy Lane welcomes families with children of all ages and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay.
Tree House Club
Facilities & Activities
Located on the lower level of the Tree House Club for teenagers
Our friendly, helpful and knowledgeable travel concierge team are available to talk you through any questions, queries or concerns you may have about planning your next holiday. If you’re ready to start that conversation now, call us on 01204 867 139 but if not, schedule a call in with us below and a member of our concierge team will phone you to help you plan the holiday you deserve.