Sandals Emerald Bay

5-star hotel
Guest Rating
Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma, Exuma The Bahamas
  • Reservations: (720) 597-8282

At a Glance

Reveling in the sensational beauty of the Bahamas’ Great Exuma comes naturally to honeymooners at Sandals Emerald Bay. The resort’s expansive white-sand beach invites couples to enjoy it however they desire, whether it be through relaxing in luxury cabanas, indulging in beachside spa treatments, or enjoying world-class golfing, tennis, or watersports.

Luxury accommodations at this adults-only all inclusive resort are plentiful, with beachfront villas and suites revealing one of the most spectacular views on the island. The Bahamas are where lifelong honeymoon dreams are transformed into unforgettable memories, and Sandals Emerald Bay more than delivers on its promise of romantic luxury!


  • Tropical scenery blends with classic Bahamian architecture for a singular island feel
  • Swim-up bars and oceanfront dining heighten the island experience
  • Secluded suites and gardens offer privacy, though there are lively beach parties and a fun nightlife scene for when you’re feeling social
  • Luxurious cabanas and contemporary outdoor seating invite romantic moments


Beach & Water

  • Couples travel to the Bahamas just for the beaches, and Sandals’ Emerald Bay is set along a mile-long stretch of the islands’ finest
  • Courteous beach valets will handle all of your honeymoon desires as you relax by the Caribbean waters
  • Breathtaking sunrises and sunsets create unbelievably romantic photos
  • Crystal-clear, yet vibrant blue waters surround the resort, and many say they are some of the most stunning in the world!


  • Il Cielo.  Discover a taste of Tuscany and a view of Emerald Bay while you enjoy white-glove service at this fine dining Italian restaurant. 
  • Barefoot by the Sea.  Dig your toes into the warm sands beneath you as you enjoy delectable seafood at this relaxed and romantic open-air restaurant by the sea. 
  • Drunken Duck.  Relax with a cold pint and some scrumptious traditional English pub fare in this rustically appointed saloon. 
  • Le Parisienne French Cuisine.  With its chic décor, white-glove service, and delectable menu choices this fine dining restaurant transports you to Paris, while you’re still in paradise. 
  • Bahama Bay.  From mouth-watering Caribbean delights to tasty treats from the world over, this innovative restaurant serves a buffet-style breakfast and lunch, and a la carte dinners. 
  • Dino’s Pizzeria Italiana.  Choose your own combination of delectable toppings or pick one of our signature wood-fired pizzas to enjoy anytime. 
  • Café de Paris.  A superb café with chic décor, beautiful flowers, and the enticing scents of amaretto, hazelnut, chocolate and vanilla is all yours at this Parisian-style patisserie. 
  • Candlelit Dinner.  Private dinner for the two of you is available on the beach, in the garden or on your terrace. 

Restaurants & Bars

  • Unlimited gourmet dining at eleven restaurants, all included with your stay
  • You’ll enjoy Japanese Teppanyaki, Tuscan favorites, Jamaican jerk chicken, Caribbean seafood, and fine French dishes, among countless other international selections
  • A swim-up pool bar and the Drunken Duck Pub are just two of the six unique bar options
  • Newly-added Soy Sushi Bar and Kimonos Oriental Cuisine add Japanese Teppanyaki and fresh sushi to the mix
  • Treat your taste buds to ten more restaurants (21 total!) at Sandals Royal Bahamian in Nassau with the included Sandals Exchange Program


  • The spacious main pool includes an impressive zero-entry pool, and a tranquil ‘Quiet Pool’ awaits for a peaceful dip
  • Stretch out two relaxing whirlpools
  • Practice your technique in the scuba dive pool before your guided tour

Unique Features

Romance beyond anything you could imagine awaits at your suite within the Royal Estate Beachfront Villa. Two stories of romantic bliss include a private pool and a beachfront balcony with absolutely remarkable ocean views. Attentive butler service is provided to handle any desire you could have, and enhanced amenities like French doors and a marble bath are a honeymooner’s dream.

  • Numerous other beachfront rooms, including the Prime Minister Honeymoon Beachfront Villa Suite and the Beachfront Walkout Villa Suite, are mere steps from the Caribbean waters
  • Perfect your drives and putts on the resort’s championship 18-hole golf course with multiple oceanfront holes
  • Six tennis courts including a stadium court and lighting for night games are heaven for tennis professionals and amateurs alike

Romantic Elements

  • Savor a candlelit dinner for two with VIP service on the beach
  • Curtained cabanas on the white-sand beach for ultimate privacy
  • Indulge in a luxurious ‘Scents of Love’ Couples Massage
  • Let the soothing sounds of a live pianist relax you at the piano bar
  • Snuggle up alongside beachfront and garden firepits
  • Stroll through the Zen Garden hand-in-hand with your loved one
  • Professional photographers are on site to capture your honeymoon bliss

Honeymoon Highlights

Sandals’ Honeymoon Package

Sandals enhances your romantic splendor with a complimentary honeymoon package for all couples traveling within a month of their wedding. A bottle of chilled sparkling wine is served on arrival and a romantic turndown service with flower petals is provided on your first night. You’ll also pick a morning to enjoy breakfast in bed with fresh flowers.

Daily Activities

The magnificent island backdrop is the ideal setting for the resort’s included land and watersports. Paddleboarding, golfing, tennis, kayaking, windsurfing, and beach volleyball are just some of the exciting activities you can enjoy each day, as well as live entertainment daily.

The signature experience that honeymooners will not want to miss is the iconic Swimming Pigs of Exuma! The lovable pigs have long called the Bahamas home, and Sandals’ concierge desk will assist you in booking an unforgettable adventure through an Island Routes excursion.

Nightly Entertainment

After a day of fun in the sun or relaxing on the beach, couples have a full schedule of nightly entertainment to look forward to. From “Night of Love” to “Junkanoo Beach Party,” the myriad of lively and romantic themes will keep couples nestled in each other’s arms.

Romantic Dining

Satisfy your palate with a wide range of international cuisines at the resort’s eleven dining options. Cuisine includes:

  • Classic Italian
  • Sushi and Japanese Teppanyaki
  • Fresh Seafood
  • Jamaican Jerk & Caribbean Specialties
  • French Cuisine

Luxury Inclusions

Luxury Inclusions

In-Room Amenities

All rooms feature:

  • Palatial king-size bed
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Attentive room service
  • Plush couples’ robes
  • Fully-stocked mini-bar with local beers and select wines

On-Site Amenities

  • Butler Elite Service: Honeymoon needs are handled in Butler Elite rooms by a personal butler trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers
  • Club Sandals Lounge: This 24/7 lounge reserved for Club Sandals and Butler Elite guests is serviced by an exclusive Club Sandals Concierge
  • Red Lane Spa: Experienced Red Lane Spa Rejuvenation Therapists specialize in countless body treatments at this 16,000-square-foot spa
  • Sandals Royal Bahamian: Experience all of the restaurants, beaches, and activities at Sandals Royal Bahamian in Nassau with Sandals’ “Stay at One, Play at All” program

Sandals’ Tipping Policy

A ‘No Tipping’ policy is in place at Sandals and allows you to enjoy amenities without worrying about anything else.

For extra services provided by spa therapists, shuttle drivers, and personal butlers, you are more than welcome to reward these special workers with tips.

From Our Travel Advisor

True to its name, Sandals Emerald Bay is one of the Bahamas’ crown jewels for honeymooning couples. Luxurious accommodations and romantic amenities magnify the all-encompassing beauty of Great Exuma, making the experience one couples will truly adore.

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