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.

Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa

5.0 of 5 Dickenson Bay, St. John's, Antigua
Hotel website
Hotel deals
Offers & Announcements
$305 Spa or Tour Credit!
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
Write a Review

4,464 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    2,473
    1,116
    434
    248
    193
See reviews for
83
3,592
11
41
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (1,044)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (4464)
  • Mar-May only
    (1281)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (1041)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (1030)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (1112)
All months
Winchester, England
Top Contributor
326 reviews 326 reviews
57 hotel reviews
605 helpful votes 605 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This was a free week for us, after clocking up 70 nights at Sandals resorts. DINING. We like Sandals because of the excellent food and were not disappointed. At Mario's, the Italian restaurant, we had a splendid bistecca with a mushroom sauce, one of the best dishes we have eaten at a Sandals. We attempted to repeat the experience two... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Windsor, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The beaches and the water are like the people of Antigua, just beautiful. The restaurants with it's service and food still make my mouth water today. This resort's layout with it's walkways and gardens are so unbelievable and the nights are so peaceful. The sounds of the waves from the sea and the flames from torches can have you setting... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Denver, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Parfleche said many things about this Sandals that I agree with, particularly about the complaints that we had read before we went. There is no friendlier staff than at this place, I would say anyone who has complained about staff is just a whiner. These are nice people who are trained to go above and beyond whenever they can to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Columbus, Ohio
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our 2nd Sandals experience as a couple (we tried St. Lucia last year and loved it), and my 3rd time, and we enjoyed ourselves. There are definitely some positives and negatives, but we'll start with the good stuff: - First and foremost, the staff was terrific. Everyone was so friendly, and went out of their way to check... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Regina, Canada
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our third trip to the Caribbean and our second time at Sandals, and we weren't disappointed. I'll run through the review by area as I did for my review of Sandals Halcyon in St Lucia in 2013. For our 10 night/11 day stay we were located in the Mediterranean Village on the 3rd floor and had Concierge service... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Branford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food and service. Very clean. Would definitely recommend spending more and staying in the newer building. Excellent view of the sunset from our balcony and quiet. Room was spacious. Favorite sandals so far but looking forward to visiting Grenada soon.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I decided to go to Antigua for our honeymoon and we had a wonderful time. We did get in here and read reviews and we didn't have a very high expectation but after being there and seeing for our selfs we were very impressed with the friendliness of all the staff! We stayed in one of there... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took lots of photos at this Sandals, and upon returning home compared them to the photos on the Sandals web site. I did this because when we were onsite we felt that something didn't quite feel right. But let me be clear: the resort is beautiful and very well maintained. The staff is very friendly and very helpful at... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Sørumsand
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A world class and really great resort, with an absolutely great and friendly staff. With 7 different restaurants, from Mexican to Italian and Caribbean to Japanese. great pools areas in different pools around the Resort. Very luxurious rooms and quiet areas. This is the best recommendation to celebrate an Wedding anniversary, and totally relax for some days or week. This... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Denver, CO
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from a great week at Sandals in Antigua. We frequently travel internationally and I always research our lodging carefully on TripAdvisor before booking. Most of the folks who reviewed the place were very positive but there were a few reviews that concerned us at first. Fortunately the latter group did not dissuade us from visiting Sandals. My tip... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
Nickelle W, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for writing an amazing review of Sandals Grande Antigua, we're so very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! We're thrilled that you've called your vacation with us a "week in paradise", and that you particularly enjoyed our breathtaking views, variety of gourmet dining options, and beautiful property! We're so pleased to know that you thoroughly enjoyed... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Hotel Summarization (Beta)

What travelers say

  • Very good(88)
  • Ok Corral(83)
  • Main pool(83)
  • Very nice(66)
  • Mediterranean Side(62)
  • Butler service(51)
  • Med Side(36)
  • Great time(30)
  • Sushi bar(29)
  • Dinner reservations(23)

Additional Information about Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa

Address: Dickenson Bay, St. John's, Antigua
Phone Number:
Location: Caribbean > Antigua and Barbuda > Antigua > Saint John Parish > St. John's
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 373
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, BookIt.com, Hotels.com, Caribbean Online Mgt Corp., Despegar.com, TripOnline SA, Expedia, Travelocity and Tingo so you can book your Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort And Spa
Sandals Grande Antigua Hotel St. John`s
Sandals Antigua
Hotel Sandals Grande Antigua
Sandals Grand Antigua
Antigua Sandals
Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa Saint John Parish
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in St. John's
#4 On the Beach Hotel in St. John's
#4 Top resorts Hotel in St. John's
#5 Luxury Hotel in St. John's
#5 Romantic Hotel in St. John's
#8 Family Hotel in St. John's

5,894 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (5266)
Viewed
Dining (401)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1173)
Viewed
Room/suite (700)
Viewed
Family/play areas (20)
Viewed
View from room (428)
Viewed
Bathroom (129)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (902)
Viewed
4:47
Videos (14)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (22)
Viewed
Other (1477)

Expert photos: Taken by TripAdvisor travel experts

Viewed
All expert 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
Restaurants and Bars (86)
Viewed
The Hotel (85)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (77)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (16)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (16)
Viewed
Dining (11)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (23)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay