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Why we LOVED Sandals Royal Caribbean-REVIEW

Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort is home to a private cay. This beachside resort has beautiful landscape and picturesque views.

The many pools offer relaxation along with two private beaches!

Our review of Sandals Royal Caribbean is nothing but complimentary. The experiences with staff and other guests as warm and welcoming.

From the moment we arrived at the airport, to our private transportation provided by Sandals Resorts, with a very lively local to the reception area, we felt like home.(Note: all transportation is included in your reservation OR upgrade to a private transport)

Our room was not ready as we had arrived by 1130am with the expedited VIP service of Club Mobay! (Don’t forget to check out the new review) We were escorted to the boat dock for the Dragon boat to the private cay for lunch at The Jerk Shack and our first drinks. As soon as you step on the island, we were greeted by the swim up pool bar! The bartenders were friendly and quick to serve. We started with our FAVORITE Jamaican drink..The Dirty Banana and toasted our engagement with very cold glasses of champagne. For an all inclusive, the champagne was constant flow and tasty. We then moved on to The Jerk Shack. Simple menu offers jerk chicken or pork. Hellfire sauce or not, dumpling and sweet potato. The birds join in on lunch but are not as annoying as the seagulls at home.

Seating is on the waters edge and a gorgeous view. It is served by staff, but do clean up after as the birds will converge! Off to check out the pool and private beach area was next. A smaller pool but not a lot of guests take advantage of this reclusive spot. We decided to do a beach day another day and so happy when we did. We were the ONLY ones on beach and in the water. The bar staff offered drinks too!

After lunch we changed for the main pool. Always pack a small bag for bathing suit, sunscreen and change of clothes. We met our new friends for the week and enjoyed the afternoon sun in the pool and hot tub. The main pool bar is a swim up(a Sandals Resort signature) and encountered the friendliest staff.

Late afternoon we checked in our room. A pleasant experience with the front desk staff as they walk you to your room and explain the layout, amenities, etc.

Our room was on floor two, one of the 36 new Crystal Lagoon Hideaway Jr. Suites with Balcony Tranquility Soaking Tub. The view was garden and pool from our private balcony.

If you need to know why we loved Sandals Royal Caribbean…the calmness. The quiet. Entertainment was lively but not party atmosphere.

The main beach is usually quite lively during the day with music and water volleyball.

Rings in water allow for sunbathing. Grab your chair early though!

The negative….was leaving. We couldn’t find one, even small, experience that was negative. I’m fact, we are returning again next March out of all Sandals Resorts to choose.

Read reviews for the dining experiences.


Royal Thai

Butler Beach Dinner

La Tavola

Room Review HERE:

We want to take this time to THANK the staff who everyday made our stay exceptional.

Pool Bar: Shwayne, Black, Britaney, Tracey-Ann and a few others!

Beach Bar and Mariners: Anthoniel, Ajkin,

Butler Beach Dinner: Floyd

Entertainment: Lamar

  • 9 restaurants
  • 5 bars
  • 7 pools & 5 whirlpools
  • 232 rooms & suites
  • Overwater bungalows
  • Swim-up rooms
  • Private offshore island access
  • Round trip shuttles to Sandals Montego Bay (2 miles away)