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Barbados, St. James GRD Rating 8.9

Sandy Lane

Golf breaks at Sandy Lane, Barbados. GRD Rating: 8.9

Resort Summary

A luxury golf resort in the Caribbean that offers some of the best golf in the world. Home to three golf courses, The Old Nine, The Country Club and the world-renowned Green Monkey. Wherever you play, you will be enchanted by the spectacular terrain and the stunning views of Barbados coastline.

Long considered the premier address of the Caribbean, Sandy Lanes legendary style makes it one of the most prestigious hotels in the world. Since first opening in 1961, its name has been synonymous with excellence. The fascinating heritage of Sandy Lane this Barbados resort is reflected in its distinctive personality and its iconic grace. It is a hotel like no other.

A Caribbean family holiday is a very special time and at Sandy Lane, there is a wealth of activities for every age. The Treehouse Club is dedicated to kids and is a great place for them to have fun and be entertained. At this family resort, everyone can enjoy the superb golf, tennis, water sports and off course, the beautiful beach. If you can tear yourself away from Sandy Lane, there is the gorgeous island to explore.

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Golf Courses

The Green Monkey
18 holes
Par 72
Designed by Tom Fazio
Carved from an old limestone quarry, the exposed rock faces form dramatic contrasts to the lush, rolling greens of the fairways and offer tremendous elevation change - a once in a lifetime experience that is simply not to be missed. When playing golf at Sandy Lane, soft spikes are required. On The Country Club and The Green Monkey courses, carts are compulsory. Caddie services are also mandatory and there is a minimum of one caddie per cart. With local knowledge and course management experience, the caddies have tremendous expertise and local character.
The Country Club
18 holes
Par 72
Designed by Tom Fazio
This challenging, 7,060-yard course affords breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. The 2006 World Golf Championships Barbados World Cup unfolded here
The Old Nine
9 holes
Par 36
The famous Old Nine course meanders through the Sandy Lane estate. At just 3,345 yards, The Old Nine, with its tree-lined fairways, is intimate yet demanding because of its small greens and tight fairways. This special Barbados golf course is a favourite with repeat guests to the property.


Orchid Rooms- The delightful setting of the acclaimed tropical gardens provides guests of the Orchid Wing rooms gentle views of the beautiful flowers and trees at Sandy Lane. Fine furnishings create a soothing atmosphere to create your home away from home. Large well equipped bathrooms complement these elegant rooms.

Ocean Rooms - Adjacent to the resort reception, these airy rooms overlook the beautiful crescent beach, so close, you can step out of your room and stroll across the perfect sands to the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea. The elegant soft furnishings of these rooms make for a supremely comfortable and relaxing stay at the luxury resort.

Luxury Orchid Suites - These two-bedroom garden suites in the Orchid Wing are romantically set within the tropical flowers and fauna at Sandy Lane. Each offers a stylish living area, patio with dining area and master bedroom with an elegant bathroom. The second bedroom has its own bathroom and private balcony.

Luxury Dolphin Suite - These elegant two-bedroom suites in the Dolphin Wing are perfect for families. They include a living room, a patio with a dining area and in the main bedroom, there is a walk-in wardrobe and a master bathroom. There is also a separate powder room. The second guest bedroom has its own bathroom and private balcony.

Penthouse - These impressive signature two-bedroom penthouses are located in the Orchid Wing and set amidst beautifully manicured gardens. Extremely spacious, these accommodations have a large foyer, a living room, a patio with a dining area, a kitchen, a main bedroom with a bathroom featuring a whirlpool tub, and a further bedroom with a suite bathroom. Interconnecting with the two-bedroom Luxury Orchid Suite creates a four-bedroom penthouse.

Sandy Lane - stately. Located in the heart of the resort and set within its own beautiful gardens, this stunning Barbados luxury villa affords complete seclusion, utter luxury and all the magic of Sandy Lane in your own private home. The Villa has a team of dedicated staff and access to all of Sandy Lanes services.

Food and Drink

Wherever you dine at Sandy Lane you will enjoy the perfect match of exceptional cuisine within exquisite surroundings. Our four Barbados restaurants celebrate wonderful flavours from around the world, each meal a delight. Convivial bars, from beachside to overlooking the glorious platinum coast of St. James, are styled for a joyful dining experience spent with friends and family.

LAcajou, a stunning open-air beachfront setting of this chic fine dining restaurant is magical. The romantic LAcajou specialises in light cuisine paired with an impressive range of Old and New World wines.

Dining in Barbados under a canopy of mahogany trees with the gentle sounds of the ocean is a very special experience. For beachside Barbados dining, the atmospheric Bajan Blue is perfect. Located on the Lower Terrace, this informal restaurant offers all day dining and a mlange of European, Caribbean and Asian influenced cuisine.

The elaborate Sunday Brunch is a must, as are the spectacular themed buffet evenings. Other features include the modern wine bar, sushi station and state-of-the-art grill. Adjacent to the magnificent swimming pool and cocooned by the cascading waterfall, The Spa Cafe offers a casual menu throughout the day, from soups and greens to sandwiches and light mains.

High above the coastline with a stunning view across the rolling fairways to the Caribbean Sea below, The Clubhouse Restaurant has magnificent vistas. Comfortable and relaxing furnishings are designed to capture the splendour of the setting. This restaurant in Barbados is the perfect place for light leisurely lunches, relaxed coffees or cocktails while watching the sun go down.

Golf Tuition and Practice Facilities

The expansive 450-yard Driving Range is located at The Country Club course. The two-sided North and South tees offer golfers the exciting challenge of practicing hitting against the trade winds. On the south side of the range you will also find a practice bunker. Wrapping itself around the western side of the Clubhouse, the practice putting green overlooks the 1st, 9th and 18th greens.

The golf carts, included in the green fees of The Country Club and The Green Monkey courses, are fitted with a GPS system that shows both your location and distances relative to the greens and hazards, such as bunkers. The system also provides tips on the best way to play the hole, and can also be used to order light refreshments.

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Enquire & Book Direct

Quote: GRD1091
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Tel: +1 0 246 4442000

All prices quoted are subject to change and availability. Please contact the resort directly to confirm all costs, dates and booking arrangements.



Sandy Lane
St. James

Getting there

Nearest airport: Barbados International
Travel options: Sandy Lane is located just a forty minutes drive from the International Airport.

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Resort facilities

  • Beach
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Water sports

Hotel facilities

  • Bar

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