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Sandals Emerald Bay

5.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Queen's Highway, Emerald Bay, EX29142, Great Exuma (Formerly Four Seasons Resort Great Exuma at Emerald Bay)
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Ranked #3 of 10 hotels in Great Exuma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This vacation was OUTSTANDING. The staff is the best I have ever encountered. Our Butlers went above and beyond what we expected. The food was very good. We felt like we were on our own little island. We had an amazing candlelit dinner on the beach. What a wonderful way to spend our 30th anniversary. I would love to go... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

WOW we loved this resort and will go back! This island did not feel like your typical Nassau Bahamas island very private and quiet. The drive from the airport was quick. You feel like you are the only people on the beach. Food and service is spectacular! They go above and beyond making sure everything is perfect. We booked our... More

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Niskayuna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just returned from a week at Sandals Emerald Bay. We had a fantastic time. My husband and I do not like crowds and prefer to stay more to ourselves. This was an ideal time to go (mid-August) as there were no crowds, no lines, no waits anywhere! We made dinner reservations for the 4 nights we requested with no... More

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently celebrated our wedding anniversary at Sandals Emerald Bay, this is our third Sandals vacation (LaToc and Antigua were our others). We never thought a resort would rival our Honeymoon experience… I am happy to say I was wrong. The staff at Emerald Bay is second to none, we were welcomed by Carla, who after a... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family of 4 dove through the Sandals Dive Center although we did not stay on property. Our kids wanted their advanced SCUBA certification so we all took the class together. The wonderful staff at the dive center truly gave us amazing personalized service for all 5 dives as well as our shore training. Bancroft, Gary and David were fantastic... More

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Conroe, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The resort gets four stars on the beauty of the resort alone! It is stunning! The grounds, beach, water, pools, and rooms are all top notch. The beach is beautiful but most days there was a stiff breeze making the water a little choppy for swimming. We still took a few dips and enjoyed it. The breeze was welcome though... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Long review but chock full of tidbits that may save you some aggravation, hope it helps! We recently returned from Sandles Emerald Bay, we rented the Prime Minister suite because it was my 50th bday (gasp) and we wanted to make it a special occasion. Upon arrival we were greeted with a glass or champagne and cool towels, which was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am just going to run down everything real quick to make it easier for people. We did not get a butler suite Room: Large and clean.... We got a standard club level room and it was very nice. The Beach is no more than 100 yards from any room on the entire property. One nice thing about our room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just got back from Sandals Emerald Bay after celebrating our belated honeymoon. While we both enjoyed ourselves, there are a few things to mention and it is my hope that this review will help your decision. Check In- We arrived around noon at the airport with one of our bags not there. We had assumed this... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been meaning to write this review for a while. We stayed at Sandals Emerald for a week in March and had a such a great trip. The airport was really small, but since ours was the only flight landing, we got though quickly. In fact, our flight landed at 11:00 and we were having lunch by the beach by... More

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Lauren B, Online Review Coordinator at Sandals Emerald Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your most recent Sandals trip. It sounds like you had an amazing week getting familiar with our beautiful property in Exuma and we are so happy to hear that you returned home with wonderful memories of your time spent with us. Our staff will be so proud to hear... More

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Address: Queen's Highway, Emerald Bay, EX29142, Great Exuma (Formerly Four Seasons Resort Great Exuma at Emerald Bay)
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Location: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Great Exuma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sandals Emerald Bay 5*
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Sandals Emerald Bay Hotel Great Exuma
Four Seasons Great Exuma
Great Exuma Four Seasons
Sandals Emerald Bay Great Exuma, Bahamas

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•NEW!! Jogging Trail on property - 2.6 miles long •Greg Norman designed 7,001 yard golf course with 6 signature oceanside holes•Three fresh water pools including the Caribbean’s largest zero entry pool with a central fire pit•24 hour room service to all rooms and suites•Seven exciting dining options to choose from•Red Lane Spa with sixteen extensive treatment rooms•Personalized off resort excursions arranged by our Island Routes Tour specialists•Sits on 1 mile of the Exuma’s best powdery white sand beaches•6 Har-Tru tennis courts including a sunken stadium court•Voted Sandals Resorts “World’s Leading All-Inclusive Company” 16 years in a row•Voted Sandals Resorts “Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand”, 18 years in a row•Voted Sandals Emerald Bay “Caribbean’s Leading Luxury All-Inclusive”•Awarded #9 spot in the 2012 Readers' Choice Awards "Top 12 Resorts in The Atlantic" ... more   less 
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