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Air Conditioning All Inclusive Beach-front Location Family Holidays Kids Club Pool

The Sands, Barbados

Product Description

Overview

The Sands Barbados is situated on a stunning white sandy beach on the South Coast of Barbados. This new, contemporary-styled vibrant all inclusive hotel is located on the property, formerly known as Sandy Beach Hotel. Ideal for families, groups and couples seeking a trendy all-inclusive beach holiday combined with personal and friendly service. It enjoys one of the most sought-after beachfront settings in Barbados and is also near St. Lawrence Gap in Christ Church. The studios, one, two and three bedroom suites, along with our well appointed 2 bedroom oceanfront Penthouse Suites are all tastefully furnished. Their all inclusive package offers a wide array of activities including supervised Kid’s Club, 2 restaurants, 2 bars, gym, games room, spa, salon, boutique, conference facility and non-motorised watersports. Come, see and experience an unforgettable holiday.

Location

Set on a stunning white sandy beach on the trendy South Coast of Barbados, it is approximately a 15-minute drive from the Airport and from the capital Bridgetown. There are restaurants, bars and nightclubs minutes away in the St. Lawrence Gap. The popular Oistins Bay Garden market is a short taxi ride away.

Accommodation

No. of rooms: 153 rooms (87 units)

Accommodation: The Sands Barbados consists of 153 non-smoking rooms:

  • 7 Superior Garden Studios
  • 16 One-bedroom pool/garden suites
  • 4 One-bedroom oceanfront suites
  • 24 Two bedroom pool/garden duplex suites
  • 14 Two bedroom oceanfront duplex suites
  • 8 Two bedroom pool/garden family suites
  • 4 Two bedroom oceanfront family suites
  • 6 Three bedroom pool/garden suites
  • 4 Two bedroom oceanfront Penthouse suites

Superior studios – Air-conditioned rooms consist of King bed (Twin beds on request), bathroom with shower and hairdryer, telephone (international direct dial), flat screen television with cable channels, Free WIFI, IPod docking station, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities, mini fridge, pool/ beach towels, bathrobes. These rooms offer garden views. Maximum number of guests is 2 persons.

One Bedroom Suites – Air-conditioned in bedroom only, consist of King bed (Twin beds on request), separate living/dining area (fan-cooled only), bathroom with shower and hairdryer, telephone (international direct dial), Free WIFI, IPod docking station, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, pool/ beach towels, bathrobes, patio or balcony. These suites feature a separate living/dining area with tea/coffee making facilities, mini fridge, sofa bed, flat screen television with cable channels and dining table and offers garden/pool views or full frontal oceanfront view. Maximum number of guest is 3 persons.

Two Bedroom Duplex Suites- Air-conditioned in bedrooms only, consist of King bed (Twin beds on request), separate living/dining area (fan-cooled only), bathroom with shower and hairdryer, telephone (international direct dial), Free WIFI, IPod docking station, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, pool/ beach towels, bathrobes, patio or balcony. The duplex suites feature a separate living/dining area with tea/coffee making facilities, mini fridge, a sofa, flat screen television with cable channels and dining table in the lower level and offers garden/pool views or full frontal oceanfront view. Bedrooms are located upstairs Maximum number of guests are 4 persons. This room category is not suitable for families with small children.

Two Bedroom Family Suites – Air-conditioned in bedrooms only, consist of King bed (Twin beds on request), separate living/dining area (fan-cooled only), private bathroom with shower and hairdryer, telephone (international direct dial), Free WIFI, IPod docking station, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, pool/beach towels, bathrobes, patio or balcony. The family suites feature a separate living/dining area with tea/coffee making facilities, mini fridge, sofa bed, flat screen television with cable channels and dining table and offers garden/pool views or full frontal oceanfront view. Maximum number of guest is 4 adults and 2 children under 16 years.

Three Bedroom Family Suites – Air-conditioned in bedrooms only, consist of King bed (Twin beds on request), separate living/dining area (fan-cooled only), private bathroom with shower and hairdryer, telephone (international direct dial), Free WIFI, IPod docking station, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, pool/beach towels, bathrobes, patio or balcony. The 3 bedroom suites feature a separate living/dining area with tea/coffee making facilities, mini fridge, sofa, flat screen television with cable channels, and dining table and offers garden/pool views only. Maximum number of guests is 6 persons.

Two Bedroom Oceanfront Penthouse Suites – Air-conditioned in bedrooms only, consist of King bed (Twin beds on request), separate living/dining area (fan-cooled only), private bathroom with shower and hairdryer, telephone (international direct dial), Free WIFI, IPod docking station, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities, mini fridge, pool/beach towels, bathrobes, patio or balcony. Penthouse suites feature a separate living/dining area with a sofa flat screen television with cable channels and dining table. The oceanfront Penthouse Suites are on the highest floor and is well appointed with magnificent oceanfront view. Maximum number of guests is 4 persons. No children under 13 years are allowed in the Penthouse Suites.

All Inclusive – Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner, all beverages, except champagne, bottled water and specialty wine. Complimentary watersports include, kayaking, hobiecat sailing, pedal boats, paddle boards, body boards and snorkelling.

Baby Sitting – Available on request. Cost of babysitting is US$20 per hour. If the sitter is required after 11:00pm, guests are required to provide taxi transportation home for the sitter.

Bars – Two bars on property which opens from 10:00 am – midnight.

Beach Towels – Provided in all rooms and by the pool & beach.

Car Rental – Available through Concierge Desk.

Children – Children of all ages are welcome. A children’s menu is available in the restaurant. High chairs are also available. There is also a Kids Club on property.

Cots/Cribs – Available on request at no charge.

Check in time: 4:00 pm  Check out time: 12:00 noon

Dress code
Daytime – Resort casual – Cover-ups are required for breakfast and lunch. Footwear is required in the restaurant at all times.
Evening – Elegantly casual – Full length trousers or stylish jeans. Shirts with sleeves (either short sleeves or long sleeves) are required for gentlemen for dinner Dresses, skirts, long pants or stylish jeans for women. No three-quarter pants, no shorts or cargos, no trainers (sneakers), no flip-flops, no caps or T-shirts are allowed in the restaurant in the evening.
Dress code for children – evening is also elegantly casual. Children under 12 years are allowed to wear smart shorts with collared shirts, no flip flops, caps nor t-shirts are allowed.
Please note that there is a strict dress code for the a la carte restaurant – Full length trousers and shirts with sleeves (either short sleeves or long sleeves) are required for gentlemen for dinner. No jeans (this applies to both ladies and gents and includes all denim wear), no three-quarter pants, no shorts or cargos, no trainers (sneakers), no flip-flops, no caps nor t-shirts are allowed in the restaurant.

Electricity – 110V 50 Cycles

Entertainment – Live music in the restaurant nightly from 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Fridge – Mini fridge in all rooms

Golf – Barbados Golf Course is located 15 minutes drive away. Sandy Lane and Royal Westmoreland 18- hole Golf courses are located on the west coast which is 40 minutes drive from the hotel

Gym – There is an unsupervised gym on property.
Hairdryers – In all rooms

Hotel Amenities:

  • Swimming Pool
  • Guests Lounge with computer (with internet access), Free Wi-Fi
  • Currency exchange
  • Boutique
  • Spa
  • Salon
  • Kids Club
  • 2 Bars
  • 2 Restaurants- 1 Main restaurant, 1 a la carte restaurant open for dinner only and a supplemental charge will apply.
  • Games room
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry service are available at a charge
  • Iron & boards: In all rooms
  • Kids Club: Children 3-12 years can enjoy the Kid’s Club facility which includes supervised activities between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. The Kids Club comes fully equipped with computers, Xbox with games, table tennis, Foosball, basketball, pool table and play area with swing set.
  • Laundry: Laundry of personal items available on request at a charge
  • Room towels are changed daily and bed linen changed every three days or as required
  • Medical: If required, a Doctor can be called in to the hotel a charge
  • Non Residents
    Guests Passes: Guests who are not staying at the hotel can use the hotel facilities at a charge. There are several passes available at charge- breakfast, lunch or dinner passes, half day or Full day passes.

Off Site Amenities

  • St. Lawrence Gap the entertainment capital of Barbados is located 2 minutes away.  The Gap features the best restaurants, bars and nightclubs on the island.
  • Bridgetown is 15 minutes drive
  • The Barbados Golf Club 10-minute drive)
  • Supermarket, pharmacy, banks, post office and shops are located 5 minutes walk from hotel in Worthing
  • Elcourt Clinic is located 5 minutes away

Rates – Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and all beverages except specialty wines, champagne and bottled water. Kayaking, snorkelling, pedal boats, paddle boarding. Rates include Government Tax.

Recreation – Watersports included is wakeboarding, kayaking, paddle boarding, hobiecat sailing, pedal boats and snorkelling.

Restaurants – There are two restaurants on property. The meals in the main restaurant are a mixture of buffet and table d’hôte options and feature a fusion of Caribbean and International cuisine. There is also a children’s menu and vegetarian menu available. Reservations are required for lunch & dinner. The a la carte restaurant is opened for dinner only and some items will be at a supplemental charge – Reservations are required. Breakfast: 6:30 am – 7:30 am (continental) 7:30am-10:00am (buffet) Lunch: 12:00 noon-2:30 pm. Tea: 4:00 pm-5:30 pm.  Dinner: 7:00 pm -10:00 pm

Residents Lounge – Air-conditioned with library, flat screen television with cable channels, computer,

Room Amenities – Air-conditioning, Ipod docking station, complimentary safe, direct dial telephone, cable television with remote control, hairdryer, iron & ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities, daily housekeeping service, beach towels, bath robes, mini-fridge.

Room Service: Yes at a charge of US$15 per delivery. Available from 7:00 am-10:00 pm

Safety Deposit – In all rooms

Smoking – All rooms are non-smoking.  Smoking is permitted in limited areas around the hotel. Smoking is not allowed on room balconies. Also, a cleaning fee of US$250 is applied to guest account should guests smoke in their rooms.

Spa – A spa located on property which provides a variety of services, including skin and facial treatments, massages and body wraps, and nail and waxing services.

Swimming Pool – One freshwater pool

Tea/coffee – Tea /Coffee making facilities are provided in all rooms

Telephone – International direct dial telephones in all rooms
TV – Flat screen television with cable channels are in all rooms

Water – Barbados is known for its safe, clean drinking water

Watersports – Included: kayaking, hobiecat sailing, pedal boats, body boards, snorkelling, and free scuba lesson in pool.

Everything you can have access:
2 Bars 2 Restaurants Air Conditioning All Inclusive Baby Sitting Available Fitness Centre Hair Salon Kids Club Non-Motorised Watersports Safe Snorkelling Spa & Wellness Wifi

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Weddings

It is very easy to get married in Barbados, as there is no waiting period or minimum length of stay required. Application for a marriage license must be made in person, by both parties, at the Ministry of Home Affairs with the relevant documents to present to the officer. No more than 1 wedding a day and 2 weddings per week are hosted on property. Weddings are done Mondays – Fridays.

Documents Required:

  • Valid passports or the original or certified copies of the applicant’s birth certificates
  • If either party was previously married and widowed, a certified copy of the deceased spouse
  • If either party was divorced, an original Decree Absolute or a certified copy of the Final Judgment, not the Decree Nisi
  • For Jewish weddings, the couple must bring their own Rabbi, as there are none on the island
  • All documents not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation
  • Arrangements should be made with a local Minister of Religion or a Magistrate prior to the completion of an application form for a license (included in hotel’s wedding package)
  • A marriage can be solemnized immediately after the issue of the License

Wedding Package – The Sands Barbados wedding package includes personalised services of a wedding coordinator, the clergyman, administration and marriage license, round trip transfers to obtain the marriage license, decoration of wedding gazebo, groom’s boutonnière and brides wedding bouquet, one bottle of sparkling wine, a1-tier, 12″ light sponge cake with icing. There are 2 wedding packages available.