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Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort

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Queens Highway, EX29142 Great Exuma
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#6 of 9 hotels in Great Exuma
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1 Jogging Trail on property - 2.6 miles long •Greg Norman designed 7,001 yard, 18 hole 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 Butler Suites and Room Service 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m for Club Sandals Guests • 11 exciting dining options to choose from•Red Lane Spa with 17 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” 24 years in a row • Voted Sandals Resorts “Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand”, 27 years in a row.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Free airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Paid wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Fitness classes
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Wine / champagne
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Golf course
Tennis court
Aerobics
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Table tennis
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Adults only
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Private beach
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
VIP room facilities
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Thomas T wrote a review Yesterday
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The beach was amazing. It was absolutely beautiful and the water was so amazingly clear. My wife and I went to get away and unwind. It was just the break we needed. I love that Sandals includes scuba diving. And even though the weather was not the best getting to know and work with the folks at the dive shop was awesome. Ramon, Gary, David, Kenny and Nadia made me day. Every morning I got to spend time with them trying to get out for the morning dives. Some days we made it and some days the weather was not safe. But they wanted to help us dive as much as I wanted to get in the water. They were encouraging, humorous, entertaining and lost importantly they were safe when we did dive. I can’t wait to go dive with them again. I’m told next summer most will go Back to the Sandals Grand Bahamian and we have changed our travel plans to go to that resort in June 2022 just because of the dive shop team! Can’t wait to dive with y’all again! See you soon Ramon!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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LSUWebb274 wrote a review Mar 2021
Longview, Texas39 contributions11 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
This was our second trip to this amazing place and it will not be the last. Everyone from the butlers to servers are phenomenal. We have actually made friends with staff members and can’t wait to see them again.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Response from Beron Hurst, Owner at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort
Responded Mar 23, 2021
Hello and thank you for taking the time to share your review of Sandals Emerald Bay. We were very happy to read your review as it seems we were successful in our endeavor to provide you with an unforgettable vacation, filled with memories that you will cherish for years to come. We remain dedicated to offering a service where we go above and beyond for our guests and we very much appreciate your positive words. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future.
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gstephens520 wrote a review Yesterday
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This is an excellent resort. Food and service are at a high level for sure. My wife, our friends and I had an excellent time. We had two great butlers but we don't think the extra cost of butler service was worth it. The golf course is lovely but they have only 12 golf carts left - not their fault (supply chain issues re new carts that have been ordered) but the golf could have been much better organized. There was no notice ahead of time about the shortage of carts, which does not reflect well on Sandals as this greatly limits the number of people that can play. Overall a fun week but we don't think the cost was justified. 
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Amanda B wrote a review Yesterday
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Our first Sandals experience! Unfortunately, the awesome staff and resort in Exuma are still being affected by Covid. We appreciated the cleanliness of the rooms and the entire resort, but were a bit saddened that there were not more people there. A resort of this nature should be teeming with people moving about, and celebrating God's awesome creation (it really is paradise!) Golf Tee times cannot be scheduled prior to arrival, which leaves you with only one choice - completely rearrange your schedule. This meant moving around another expedition we had planned, and the schedule just never got back on track. Golf carts are issued at either 8:30 am or 1:30 pm - nothing in between and everyone starts the course at the same time - frustrating to try to start with 12 other golfers all at once- but again - weird becuase there were only 12 others playing golf lol. The Bombay Club, and the sushi restaurant are both closed. The Drunken Duck had only one or two people in it at dinner time. Barefoot By the Sea was amazing - but again - only a few people there. All that sounds great if you love a little solitude - but trust me, it begins to feel a little weird when the pool bar closes at 5:30/6pm.and everyone kind of disappears. Food good, not great, but good. Bahama Bay does a great breakfast! Dino's Pizza is good stuff and the Jerk Shack is a great snack spot! Beach side palapas were abandoned - easy enough to find chairs. The view is unrivaled! Service on the beach is slow- but no worries, there's no wait at the pool bar only a few steps away :)
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Ainsley R wrote a review Dec 6
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My fiancé and I absolutely loved Sandals Emerald Bay! It was truly a dream vacation. The staff, beach, property, and views were absolutely impeccable. We didn’t have to lift a finger the whole time. The staff really does go above and beyond to ensure that each guest is loving their stay here. I couldn’t get over how eager they were to help. And the welcome you receive upon arrival makes for a wonderful start to vacation. We were also impressed with the amount of activities at the resort - there’s no need to leave the property unless you want to do an excursion. The beaches in Exuma are the most beautiful we’ve ever seen. Pristine! It really makes the water sports that much more enjoyable, simply because of how beautiful it is. We really loved the crowd of people here too - it’s always nice to be around enjoyable people when you’re on vacation. The food could use a bit more seasoning in our opinion, but overall we still enjoyed it. The staff did a great job of making recommendations for certain items on the menus. Tevin and Akeen were our favorite bartenders who were the sweetest! They did an awesome job! I wanted to cry on our last day here...truly can’t wait to come back!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$696 - $1,434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
sandals emerald bay hotel great exuma, four seasons great exuma, great exuma four seasons
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Four Seasons Resort Great Exuma at Emerald Bay
LOCATION
CaribbeanBahamasOut IslandsGreat Exuma
NUMBER OF ROOMS
249
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort?
Nearby attractions include Coco Plum Beach (4.2 miles) and Marina Emerald Bay (2.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lighthouse Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour, Big D's Conch Spot, and Cocoplum Bistro.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Does Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.