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ometimes, less is more - think
too-short skirts or designer stubble
that's edging into beard territory
- and it's often a good mantra to
keep in mind. But when it comes
to a luxury couples' holiday in the
sun-soaked islands of the Caribbean, there's
no such thing as too much.
That's why Sandals Resorts places no limits
on its signature Luxury Included package.
Whether gourmet dining and premium-brand
drinks or endless activities and watersports,
it's all included: unlimited and available any
time day or night, so the fun never has to end.
That philosophy has earned Sandals the title
of World's Leading All-Inclusive Resorts for 19
years in a row, and with recent openings in
Barbados and Grenada joining existing resorts
on the tropical islands of Jamaica, Antigua,
Saint Lucia and the Bahamas, that reputation
is certainly set to continue.
A taste of luxury
Forget everything you've ever heard about
mass-catered buets or bars that stop serving
at 10pm - Luxury Included is unlike any other
all-inclusive package. Each resort boasts up to
16 eateries, from quiet, romantic restaurants
to laid-back beachfront grills, via authentic
Neapolitan pizza, French brasseries, traditional
steakhouses, Japanese sushi restaurants, Thai
and Indian eateries, and even good old British
pubs for those moments when you just can't
live without sh and chips.
At Sandals LaSource Grenada, be sure
to check out the prime steaks at Butch's
Chophouse, seasoned and served precisely
to your liking, or try out Sandals' rst Indian
restaurant Bombay Club, which made its
debut at Sandals Barbados this year.
For tasty teriyaki beef or ginger-infused
chicken breast with an extra helping of fun,
try the teppanyaki-style cooking at Kimonos
in Sandals Regency La Toc, Saint Lucia, where
the chefs cook right at the table. Or why not
Gourmet dining and a touch of luxury is par for the
course at the World's Leading All-Inclusive Resorts
get that sand-between-the-toes feeling with
a meal at Barefoot by the Sea in Sandals
Negril, Jamaica, where local specialities such
as coconut tiger prawns or herb-crusted
mahi mahi are served with an impressive side
of sea views?
Unlike many resorts, there's no need to
stick to set dining times either: if you'd rather
have a lie-in and enjoy breakfast at 11am, or
tuck into a late-night supper before bed, it's
completely up to you.
And good taste doesn't end with dining,
as the freshly-made cocktails in Sandals'
swim-up pool bars or top-shelf spirits in its
breezy piano lounges and ocean-view bars
can attest. Whether your chosen tipple is
Tanqueray or Bombay Sapphire, Rémy Martin
VSOP cognac or Dewar's 12 Year Old Special
Reserve whisky, it's stocked in Sandals' bars,
along with six varieties of Robert Mondavi
wines exclusively bottled for Sandals guests.
Be a sport
There's nothing wrong with spending a
week on a sunlounger, getting up only for
an occasional swim or a meander to a
restaurant, but for those who like their
relaxation a little less relaxed, there's a
mind-boggling array of activities to try.
The clear waters of the Caribbean Sea
are the ideal playground for unlimited
waterskiing, kayaking and snorkelling,
riding the waves on a Hobie Cat or paddleboarding
through protected bays, all using
Certied divers can delve deeper with two
free dives a day, while total beginners can test
the waters with an introductory course (at
extra cost), building the condence to dive
to 40ft and see beautiful marine life from an
entirely new perspective.
Back on dry land, there's just as much
WHETHER GOURMET DINING AND
PREMIUM DRINKS OR ENDLESS
ACTIVITIES, IT'S ALL INCLUDED