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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Words cannot express the wonderful experience we had here. First of all, the resort is beautiful. There is so much to do and see; we really needed more than 7 days! The food is delicious and there is a great variety. We did the eco-harbor tour, which was so fun- we saw turtles, took pictures on a beautiful sand bar,... More

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had five couples in our family going to celebrate a 50th wedding anniversary and a 25th wedding anniversary and Sandals Emerald Bay was the perfect place for our party! My dad chose this particular Sandals because it was originally a Four Seasons and the property is amazing. The grounds are incredible, the beach is incredible, the facilities are excellent.... More

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were married here and it was the most beautiful day in my life. The wedding planners were beyond exceptional and the officiants words were so sweet. We also went to see the swimming pigs, that was neat. I will never go to another resort other then a Sandals from now on because of the exceptional service and awesome food.

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Birmingham, Alabama
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are here right now and have been nothing but thrilled with everything: the beach, the room, the service, the food, the drinks, etc. We had gotten a little worried by reading some of the not-so-great reviews, but there was nothing to worry about. I'm convinced that some of the bad reviews result from isolated incidents, and the rest are... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent 4 nights at Sandals EB in July. Some useful tips and highlights: The resort is breathtaking. The resort pool is amazing, but the beach and ocean was mesmerizing. Room was in great condition. Food was very good. Service was sporadic though. Sometimes it was above and beyond expecations, but a few times it failed significantly. A special thanks to... More

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Jamestown, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a truly wonderful time at this property. The resort used to be a Four Seasons and is truly beautiful property. We had what I will term a minor incident and Patric, over food and beverage, immediately straightened out the situation. Partic, along with all the leadership, went above and beyond.

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

this is the 3rd Sandals we went to, resort was beautiful, food was excellent, the general vibe was more laid back. Pool/Bar service was not to what I expected, was adequate but not fast, there were exceptions, some made a special effort, but in past experiences that special attention was the norm and not the exception. We actually had bars... More

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Jasper, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Let me begin by saying that we had a wonderful trip!! This was our third Sandals and my husband and I aretremely pleased. Before we booked this resort we were a little apprehensive about trying out Emerald Bay because of the previous reviews we had read. All I can say is that most people who wrote those reviews must be... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a great resort. It was our first time to a Sandals resort. I liked how it's not far from the airport. Our beach wedding went pretty good & we had a great time. I don't have too many complaints but as I read others reviews I do agree as far as the service at the pool bar wasn't... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First and foremost, I want all to know that Lauralee and myself are true Sandalites and have greatly enjoyed visiting Sandals for many years. We are one night short of our Gold Sandals and have spent 20 nights so far this year at Sandals. Truly, Emerald Bay is a beautiful resort and has, as do most Sandals, a gorgeous beach... 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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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
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Great Exuma #2 Top resorts Hotel in Great Exuma
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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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