We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

6,577 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
See the most recent reviews
Showing 6,199: English reviews
Youngstown, Ohio
Reviewed 26 April 2013

My husband and I just returned from Sandals Grand Antigua on Saturday, 4/20/13. I don't typically stay at All Inclusive or even large resorts. My husband and I are very committed to eating a plant base diet without added salt, oil or sugar. I contacted Donavan Dobson via email prior to our stay and he assured me they could accomodate...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank organictraveler
Orland Park, Illinois
Reviewed 25 April 2013

It took me a while to get time to write this review. I am a travel professional and I thought the Sandals brand was generic. Wrong! I was in the main building on the concierge level and the view was fantastic. The room was large and beautiful and spotless. The food was fabulous and I can totally recommend this hotel...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank traveld803
Sylva, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 April 2013

My husband and I had the most amazing time at the Sandals Grande Antigua Resort. The food, drinks, and sun were all amazing! The resort is lovely and the staff was very attentive. This was our first Sandals experience and we were not disappointed. We look forward to returning soon!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Erica H
Florence
Reviewed 24 April 2013

Awesome time! Weather could have been better but, we can't blame anyone about that. Resort is amazing, beautiful... staff are very nice. Entertainment staff are crazy amazing, fun... Emmanuel, Antinio, DJ Shorty and Kevin to name a few.... WHOOP WHOOP Restaurants are great, pool is awesome, beach is so soft and water is so warm. The ride from the airport...

 Report
Helpful?
10Thank Sue R
Scotland
Reviewed 24 April 2013

We have visited Sandals Resorts 15 times including all in St Lucia, most in Jamaica and have been to Antigua on 6 occasions. All of the resorts are very good and have their own personality if that makes sense. Antigua is a beautiful resort with the flora and fauna in the Caribbean side and the elegantly appointed suites in the...

 Report
Helpful?
5Thank LSASScotland
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Although this was not my first island "all inclusive" experience, it was my first and probably last Sandals experience. This resort was beautiful, and the food was excellent, but something was off compared to the other resorts I have stayed at. It started with check-in. We were travelling with a group of friends, and we were all staying in the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Amy P
Reviewed 22 April 2013 via mobile

Overall this hotel was ok but service & food really lets it down. We hadnt tried sandals before & probably wouldn't again. Very expensive for what you get!!! Rooms were clean and had most facilities so pretty good but bathroom need Improvement (our bath plug didnt work so could only shower). Very comfy beds :) The beach was NOT as...

 Report
Helpful?
5Thank Monkey-Bob
Oshawa, Canada
Reviewed 22 April 2013

This is our second time at this hotel! It is wonderful! We came here for the first time last November and liked it so much we decided to return for our 50th anniversary last month in March. We have stayed at a lot of hotels in the Islands over the years, but this is the one we thought was special...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Tain
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Great hotel, great food, very friendly and helpful staff. Beach was very clean, but not enough shade unless you had a Butler who would reserve your shaded spot at 5.30 am. This was my only complaint everything else was of a very high standard. Sometimes the Canadian contingent became very loud but that is because they dont seem to be...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Derek026
Covington, Georgia
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Just returned from a week at Sandals Grande and it was great. Check in was a bit long, the room was not ready. The resort was lovely and the staff was very friendly. We stayed on the Med. side. The beach BBQ was great. Every meal is made to order (unless it is the buffet) and takes about 20-25 minutes....

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Mizarchie

8,969 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (8340)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1751)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1505)
Viewed
View from Room (547)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (27)
Viewed
Dining (607)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (29)
Viewed
Room/Suite (885)
Viewed
Bathroom (168)
Viewed
4:47
Videos (16)
Viewed
Other (2805)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (552)
Viewed
Amenities (90)
Viewed
Beach (28)
Viewed
Caribbean Beachfront Butler Rondoval (37)
Viewed
Caribbean Honeymoon Beachfront Grande Luxe Club Level Room (39)
Viewed
Caribbean Honeymoon Grande Luxe Poolside Walkout Room (35)
Viewed
Caribbean Pool (17)
Viewed
Main Pool (43)
Viewed
Mediterranean Oceanview Butler Penthouse (74)
Viewed
Other Pools (18)
Viewed
Dining (86)
Viewed
The Hotel (85)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (77)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (10)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (16)
Viewed
Room/Suite (16)
Viewed
Dining (11)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (23)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near St. John's
2.1 km away
Blue Waters Antigua
Blue Waters Antigua
#2 of 15 in St. John's
1,794 reviews
6.1 km away
Galley Bay Resort
Galley Bay Resort
#1 of 1 in Five Islands Village
3,218 reviews
9.4 km away
Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort
Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort
#1 of 15 in St. John's
598 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
9.3 km away
Hermitage Bay
Hermitage Bay
#1 of 7 in Saint Mary's
942 reviews
12.4 km away
Cocobay Resort
Cocobay Resort
#1 of 3 in Bolans
2,224 reviews
18.4 km away
The Verandah Resort & Spa
The Verandah Resort & Spa
#1 of 1 in Saint Philip
3,647 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
•A European Hotel in the Six-Star, all-suite Mediterranean Village •Exotic Rondoval with private plunge pool and butler service •1,400 square foot Mediterranean villa with private plunge pool and butler service•Houses the East Caribbean's largest pool (1 of 6) •Offers 9 dining options and 8 bars including an English pub •Voted "World's Most Romantic Resort" 14 years in a row ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa

Address: Dickenson Bay, St. John's, Antigua
Region: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint John Parish > St. John's
Price Range: RM2,126 - RM5,120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 373
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Expedia, Hotels.com, Hotwire, BookIt.com, TravelUp, TripOnline SA, HotelsClick, HotelQuickly, Cheap Tickets and Evoline ltd so you can book your Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Sandals Grande Antigua Hotel St. John`s
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort And Spa
Sandals Antigua
Hotel Sandals Grande Antigua
Sandals Grand Antigua
Antigua Sandals
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa Saint John Parish
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in St. John's
#3 Luxury Hotel in St. John's
#3 On the Beach Hotel in St. John's
#3 Family Hotel in St. John's
#4 Romantic Hotel in St. John's
#5 Business Hotel in St. John's
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa staff and other travellers.
616 questions
Ask a question
St. Albert, Canada
over a year ago

See all questions (616)

Questions? Get answers from Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Mediterranean Ocean View was awesome.”
VictorL774, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are no good rooms, it's all cottage style butt here is a tower in the newer section.”
marykF8580JD, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Loved our room 610 walk out pool side!”
robinlavin1, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors have better views. The decks are small unless you are on the 7 floor.”
sandramF1803GZ, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Mediterranean Club Level suite is quieter, and quite spacious”
H4535OGbend, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
5 of 5