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Sandals Royal Plantation

5.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Main Street, Ocho Rios 2, Jamaica
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best Sandals resort I've been to. Nice small size and all the restaurants are great. All staff very friendly, especially the bar staff and beach butlers. Try the lobster and BLT sandwiches with fries for lunch on your sun-bed. If you're not sure what drink to have the beach butler will get you one to match your swimsuit! Went... More

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I usually go to Mexico for our vacations but wanted to try something different this year. I have to say it was the best decision we made and Sandals Royal plantation was the perfect resort for us. We are a young couple (early 30s) and just had a baby so we were looking for a relaxing getaway... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My new wife and I were looking for a place to go to in the Caribbean for our honeymoon. We reviewed countless places for several months and finally decided on the Sandals Royal Plantation and traveled there 8/17/14 - 8/24/14. I'll try and review this place accurately and address some of the issues of others on here who rated this... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We recently spent July 23-August 2 at RP-our fourth visit! We absolutely love this resort! I will hit the Pros and Cons of this visit. Cons-Our check-in process did not impress us. After receiving our welcome drink and fresh towel, we sat for about 10 seconds before being direct to STANDING IN LINE at the front desk to check in.... More

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Kingston, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent a lovely week at this hotel from 3-10 August. We were celebrating nothing in particular - just being alive, happy and still in love. It was a wonderful experience, perhaps the best of our several previous stays there. The small property is beautiful and easy to navigate (despite the challenging irregular steps down to the... More

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I vacationed at the Royal Plantation from August 8th to the 15th following the recommendation of our travel agent Mike McHugh of Dreammakers Vacations. We enjoyed ourselves immensely. Having never been to a Sandals property before, we were not sure what to expect. We read many glowing reviews before our visit, but many of them were from... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is really a great place in Ocho Rios. It is an all around beautiful spot with incredible amenities. The population is a bit older than the other Sandals but that may be due to the higher rate. If you want more activity they are happy to shuttle you to another property. I highly recommend this resort.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have traveled all over the Caribbean and this is now our second home. The atmosphere, amenities and the food and drink are superb, but it is the staff that makes this place a must visit. We have never encountered staff like this anywhere in all of our travels. No matter who it is or what they do they are... More

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Fayetteville, AR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If this is in your budget range and you have not visited, you are missing out of a wonderful vacation. This is not a high energy resort, you can always take excursion packages or visit another Sandals property. Hotel is small enough to make friends and discrete enough if you want privacy. This should be the #1 hotel in Ochos... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have traveled to most of the Sandals Resorts with my husband and this offers the most privacy and excellent service. Not too much going on at this resort but relaxing. We really enjoyed doing absolutely nothing but being pampered by our butlers. Breakfast in bed everyday if you wish. Room decorated with rose petals after dinner. We enjoyed eating... More

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Address: Main Street, Ocho Rios 2, Jamaica
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Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Ann Parish > Ocho Rios
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sandals Royal Plantation 5*
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Sandals Royal Plantation Hotel Ocho Rios
Royal Plantation Ocho Rios
Royal Plantation Jamaica
Sandals Royal Plantation Jamaica/Ocho Rios

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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Ocho Rios #2 Romantic Hotel in Ocho Rios #3 Spa Hotel in Ocho Rios #3 Luxury Hotel in Ocho Rios #3 On the Beach Hotel in Ocho Rios #4 Family Hotel in Ocho Rios
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•All suite resort and all are serviced by butlers trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers•2 private beaches with beach butler service•The Caribbean’s only Champagne and Caviar Bar•Exquisite International, Mediterranean, Caribbean and French cuisine•24 hour in suite dining•Complimentary transfers from this resort to all Sandals Resorts•Voted Sandals Resorts “World Leading All-Inclusive Company” 16 years in a row•Voted Sandals Resorts “Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand” 18 years in a row•Five Star Diamond Award - American Academy of Hospitality Sciences ... more   less 
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