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Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort

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Queen's Highway, Emerald Bay, EX29142, Great Exuma (Formerly Four Seasons Resort Great Exuma at Emerald Bay)
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Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Great Exuma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012
Lori_D_11 Ontario, Canada
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Ontario, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

Travelled to Emerald Bay the end of April/beginning of July. Flight with Air Canada was wonderful and we quickly cleared customs. It was raining when we arrived and since our rooms were not ready we were escorted to the Drunken Duck for lunch. Returned to lobby @ 2:30 and rooms were ready. As it was pouring rain by this time,... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

We just got back from our first Sandals vacation, a week at Emerald Bay from April 25th through May 3rd. After reading the reviews, pro and con, we had some reservations about what we would actually find at the resort. After our week at Sandals, we thought we would tell our story. Our story ended up a little long, but... More 

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SandalsCares, Manager at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you as a guest. Thank you for your review. More 

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

Our April vacation was our first time to a Sandals resort and our first time to the Bahamas. Friends of ours had been before and they offered rave reviews. As a result, we had high expectations of Sandals Emerald Bay resort on Grand Exuma Island, and, to our great surprise, Sandals exceeded our expectations. Sandals Emerald Bay is not a... More 

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Tiffany M, Manager at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your exceptional review! We are pleased you came in with high expectations and left with those expectations exceeded! More 

Austin
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

Having just returned from this "resort," this is an update to my April 28th review, "Beam me up Scotty." Unfortunately trip advisor won't let you update or add to a review, so I had to delete it and start over. Like all reviews on any website, you have to take them with a grain of salt. Some people are never... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012 via mobile

We just got back from Sandals Emerald Bay. We spent 7 nights and wished we had planned for 10 nights. With limited vacation time, we are always trying to insure we pick the right resort that will fulfill our expectations. Emerald Bay fulfilled and exceeded our expectations. This was not our first Sandals or all inclusive and we thought it... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

As a couple who have travelled the world we beleive that Sandals is overpriced and rated for what is on offer. Management is weak and staff not well trained. Service is extremely poor. We had accepted the poor service in Cuba believing that it was a new resort but found the same poor standard at Emerald Bay. Look around Bahamas... More 

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SRICS, Manager at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort, responded to this review

Warm greetings from Sandals Resorts International! You are very important to us and we welcome the opportunity to speak with you. Please e-mail us at (customerservice@sandals.com). We look forward to hearing from you. Warm regards. More 

toronto ,canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Greetings; My Husband & I have just returned from our 3rd vacation at Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma! Everything during our week stay (April 15th-22nd 2012) was perfect. We have fallen in love with beauty of Great Exuma, the people who live there and the fact that it is still quite peaceful place to rest, and experience this unspoiled island.... More 

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Baton Rouge
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6 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

We took our trip during the latter part of March. I've been meaning to write this review, but haven't had time. I need to go back to Emerald Bay so I'll have more time ! We have traveled to Riviera Maya (Secrets Maroma, Excellence, and Iberostar Grand. Last year we experienced Turks & Caicos (Gansevoort) and Bermuda (Bucuiti) I tend... More 

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SandalsCares, Manager at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you as a guest. Thank you for your review. More 

New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

Let me first say that my husband and I have traveled extensively over the years. There are many pros and cons to this resort so I will list them to make it easy: Pros: the place is beautiful - the beach perfect with clear blue water. The room we stayed in was lovely, big and spacious (Bay House 1 3rd... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

We just returned from an 8 night stay at SEB. 4 nights were part of a corporate bonus trip and we extended 4 nights. Our group was met at the airport by the GM Jeremy and a team from Sandals. We were quickly whisked away to the resort. There was a room with refreshments set aside for our group and... More 

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