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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 #4 of 10 hotels in Great Exuma
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Michelle S Middletown, New Jersey
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Middletown, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sandals was a beautiful resort that basically was more about the location than the resort. Rooms were nice and service was courteous. This is a laid back place that is about the gorgeous setting. Food was good...I can't complain because I had the lobster each night. Barefoot by the sea was my favorite because of the casual atmosphere and romantic... More

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Stoughton, MA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What more could you ask for in a vacation that you've waited for all winter long? What a beautiful property! Lovely weather, gorgeous beach. We opted at the last minute for upgrade to butler service, disappointing. 7 nights, 4 different butlers. 4 times as nice? No, 4 times repeated requests. No communication between staff. How can you best serve us?... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just got back from our honeymoon at Sandals Emerald Bay and had the most amazing time. The hotel grounds are beautiful and the beach is breathtaking. I've never seen water that color in my life. This trip was great from start to finish. After arriving at the airport, we were greeted by a very nice Sandals employee who loaded our... More

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idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we arrived at the airport I had one piece of luggage missing, so had to file a claim (nothing to do with Sandals). This left us out of the caravan of nice vehicles you see on the website to arrive at the resort in, and am unsure if Mr. Mutton may have been there as some say he is... More

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Campinas, SP
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The sea is beautiful , the rooms are very nice...Very polite Staff (specially de diving guys) But unfortunatelly the food is not so good. It seems that everything is already pre-cooked. The diving sites are ok. Not so good nor horrible. The gym is not so clean and the equipments are old The steam (sauna) and the water activities (stand... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I just returned home after 5 nights at Sandals Emerald Bay. My favorite part of our vacation was the beach! It was so beautiful! It ranks up there with Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos. The service by all of the employees was unmatched. There was not one time that we walked past an employee that they... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I have lived in Las Vegas for over thirty years so living out west all of our vacations have been to Hawaii (15 times on all islands) and Mexico (4 times Cancun 1 in Cabo) . Recently a family emergency forced us to temporarily relocate my wife to Tennessee .With that in mind and since she was... More

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

Dear Ray, We appreciate all the input you have provided and we apologize if you experienced any inconsistency in our service during your stay. I will be notifying the resort management team of your concerns you mentioned and they will address these matters shortly. We thank you for your review and hope that you will afford us another opportunity to... More

NY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Typical for Sandals, nice room, good service, clean, a little above average food and beverages. This property is very quiet and no to very little entertainment. Beautiful beach, A couple hundred feet wide and a mile long but unbelievably no one ever on it. We walked the beach everyday and rarely seen more then 4 or 5 others there. The... More

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

Thank you for your review, zlatnariba. We appreciate you taking the time to send us your feedback and we are happy that you had a relaxing visit at Sandals Emerald Bay. I will share your comments with the management staff and we look forward to welcoming you back for an even better time on a future stay! More

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

my husband and i just returned from this most beautiful place on earth!! we were there april 5th-12th. if you are looking for a great place to relax this is a must! we were celebrating our 10 year anniversary and it was amazing! we decided to do the butler service even though we weren't sure what we would all have... More

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

Hello and Congratulations on your 10th Wedding Anniversary, Michelle! What a privilege to be a part of such a special occasion and we are delighted that you enjoyed every moment! It's wonderful that you were able to unwind and take in the beauty of the island with new friends. We look forward to welcoming you back for another incredible island... More

Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to Sandals Emerald Bay after loving our first trip in December 2012. Thanks to Amy McHugh and Dream Makers Vacation Services for helping us plan a lovely trip as always. We made a change in dates from May to March/April that worked out great. We loved being there in the spring and the weather was... More

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

Hello SunLovers731, Thank you for sharing your amazing experience at Sandals Emerald Bay. We are thrilled that all your expectations were exceeded and that you had another wonderful stay with us! It's fantastic that you returned home with such lovely memories of your time in Exuma and with our fun-loving staff. We hope you will "soon come back"! More

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  • Butler service(50)
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Additional Information about Sandals Emerald Bay

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
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Great Exuma
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Great Exuma
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Great Exuma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sandals Emerald Bay 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
•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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Also Known As:
Sandals Emerald Bay Hotel Great Exuma
Sandals Emerald Bay Hotel
Four Seasons Great Exuma
Great Exuma Four Seasons
Sandals Emerald Bay Great Exuma, Bahamas

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