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near Chicago
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

This was our first trip to Sandals Emerald Bay. Out of many trips to the Caribbean, this ranks as one of our all time favorites. As everyone says, this beach is one of the best. It has everything one would be looking for in a great beach. Just staring at the beach is great. The sand is soft, cool and... More 

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Brookfield, oh
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

This property did not live up to my expectations for a Sandals resort. The infrastructure is deteriating. Maintenance does not keep up with the wear and tear. The staff is nice, friendly and SLOW. This was not a great value.

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Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. We pride ourselves on our property upkeep and attention to detail but we understand that you felt that we were not up to our usual high standard during your stay. For this, we sincerely apologize. We appreciate you taking the time to voice your concerns and our management team will be looking into... More 

Louisiana
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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

This was our first Sandals and first Bahamas vacation. We have been to Mexico and Jamaica all inclusives more than 17 times. When we first arrived it was raining, so I didn't get that wow factor. But as the days progressed, I was in awe of the beauty of this island and its people. The food was really delicious. Not... More 

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woodbridge Ontario
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Just got back from SEB for reunion week. As usual General Manager Jeremy Mutton and his staff were outstanding. This was our third visit to SEB and found the staff to be much younger than previous visits. We were pleasantly surprised to see that these young people were eager to please guests and ready to go out of their way... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

First off, please understand that our first stay was at Sandals Grande Rivera in Ocho Rios, which was amazing, and our first time at an all inclusive resort together. That is also where I asked my girl friend then, to marry me. Approximately a year later my fiancee and I decided to get married here at Emerald Bay. Overall, we... More 

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Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. What an honor to have been a part of your engagement and now your Weddingmoon. We realize how special and important moments these are in your lives and we want it to be as perfect as possible. We were saddened to learn that although your wedding day was wonderful, that there were some... More 

Dallas, Texas
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74 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We loved this resort and booked again for next year. This was our 3rd visit to a Sandals resort, and so far this was our favorite. Royal Caribbean and Negril are the other locations we have been to. This resort is quiet and laid back. Which is what we prefer. The food was fantastic at all restaurants. I never had... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Sandals was probably a 3.5 star experience. The highlights were the Butlers where we stayed in the private villas. Those guys are incredibly nice, humble, prompt etc etc. very impressive. SPA was pretty good. The rest of staff was average. About 50% of the rest of the staff never smiled, they acted put out, disinterested, etc. Food was good to... More 

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Dagsboro, Delaware
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Just returned from Emerald Bay. My wife and I previously stayed at Sandals Grande Antigua, and Ocho Rios Jamaica. They are all different and have their own positive qualities. However, Sandal's Emerald Bay was by far the most gorgeous beach and turquoise water of any of them. My wife and I beach people and only visit the pools after spending... More 

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2014

I'm not one to regularly write reviews. In fact, this may be my first. My fiancé and I just returned from Sandals Emerald Bay two days ago and we were so disappointed in our Sandals experience that I felt I needed to share it. I did my research before booking….checked online reviews, talked with Sandals reps, thoroughly read the fine... More 

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Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello Michelle, We regret to hear that your stay at Sandals Emerald Bay was not as expected. We assure you that all of our guests are important to us, regardless of accommodation levels and we strive to provide all with the best vacation experience possible. We apologize if you felt we fell short of this goal during your stay in... More 

Milan, Italy
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114 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

We arrived 15 hours ago ..and we want go home. We normally avoid to choose all inclusive resort because in general you pay the chance to drink free alchool with a significant lack of services: this place doesn't make exception to our golden rule. When we arrived we have been put in a troop of " just in guests" for... More 

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Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review of Sandals Emerald Bay. I'm so sorry to hear that you aren't enjoying your stay with us. I have sent you private message to see how we can resolve this matter while you are still on property. Our resort management team is aware of your concerns and are more than happy to assist... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
•NEW!! Jogging Trail on property - 2.6 miles long •Greg Norman designed 7,001 yard golf course with 6 signature oceanside holes•Three fresh water pools including the Caribbean’s largest zero entry pool with a central fire pit•24 hour room service to all rooms and suites•Seven exciting dining options to choose from•Red Lane Spa with sixteen extensive treatment rooms•Personalized off resort excursions arranged by our Island Routes Tour specialists•Sits on 1 mile of the Exuma’s best powdery white sand beaches•6 Har-Tru tennis courts including a sunken stadium court•Voted Sandals Resorts “World’s Leading All-Inclusive Company” 16 years in a row•Voted Sandals Resorts “Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand”, 18 years in a row•Voted Sandals Emerald Bay “Caribbean’s Leading Luxury All-Inclusive”•Awarded #9 spot in the 2012 Readers' Choice Awards "Top 12 Resorts in The Atlantic" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort

Address: Queen's Highway, Emerald Bay, EX29142, Great Exuma (Formerly Four Seasons Resort Great Exuma at Emerald Bay)
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Great Exuma
Price Range: ₹ 39,825 - ₹ 81,705 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 245
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Sandals Emerald Bay Hotel Great Exuma
Four Seasons Great Exuma
Great Exuma Four Seasons
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“Our room was the One Bedroomed Prime Ministers Walk Out Villa suite on the beach and was wonderful. It was very quiet and secluded.”
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“No ground floor - go for views”
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“we chose a beachfront junior villa suite”
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“ocean view room/junior suite facing the beach on the third floor”
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“All rooms had beautiful views. I think second or third floors give best view of the water.”
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