Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort



P.O. Box 771
Ocho Rios, St. Ann, Jamaica, W.I.
Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort
Nestled between the St. Ann Mountains and the Caribbean Sea, this resort features three unique vacation experiences in one: the vibrant beach culture of the Caribbean Rivera, the chic Ciboney Villa Suites located in lush tropical gardens; and the heart and pulse of the resort, the Manor House with its fantasy pool all come together to create an unforgettable getaway. From championship golf and a renowned scuba program to gourmet dining at 11 restaurants and private strolls along Ocho Rios' longest beach; from luxurious Butler Service suites with 24-hour room service to a full-service Red Lane Spa and unlimited land & water sports, this exquisite sanctuary offers something to tempt every guest.

Distance from hotel to Donald Sangster International Airport, 105 minutes.

 
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Rock Climbing Wall 30 X 30 Foot Rock-Climbing Wall
Watersports Kayaks Windsurfing Wave Runners Sail Boating Aquatrykes Glass Bottom Boats Snorkeling Catamarans
Golf Located in Ocho Rios, Sandals Golf & Country Club is a challenging 18-hole par 71 course. Lessons are provided at no extra cost. Caddies are not included but mandatory. Transportation to and from the golf course is included. Golf carts and clubs may be rented at an additional charge.
Fitness Center 2 fully air-conditioned fitness facilities with the latest state of the art equipment. Fitness instructors offer classes.
Pools 7 main, 87 freshwater villa swimming pools including an enormous zero-entry main Great House pool, 3 cold plunge pools and 22 hot tubs. Please Note: All pools are shared pools with the exception of a few room categories that feature private pools.
Beach Club Private Sauna Located in the Fitness Centers are 4 dry saunas.
Miscellaneous Amenities Optional Services (at an additional cost): Spa Boutiques (*) Slot Machine Room Island Excursions Telephone Usage Taxi Photography Services (*)Sandals Boutique, high end clothing (*)Trading Post, coffee products and more “ole time” Jamaican articles. Wedding Sites Beautiful Beach & Garden Wedding Locations Land Sports Volleyball Basketball Board Games Darts Horseshoe Table Tennis Lawn Chess Day/Night Tennis Pool Tables Shuffleboard Squash & Badminton Steam Rooms 2 Steam Rooms in the Manor Spa.
Scuba Diving: ($) Please be advised that guests will be charged additional fees for scuba diving services at all Sandals and Beaches Resorts. Scuba Diving Fees:

  • Discover Scuba Diving (Resort Course) $ 80.00 USD per person
  • Night Dives: $ 70.00 USD per person
  • PADI Scuba Dive Certification Course: $400.00 USD per person Please Note:
  • If a guest does both the resort course and the certification, the charges are combined at an additional cost per person. The charge is $400.00 USD per person.
  • The resort course is valid for one year at any Sandals or Beaches Resort.
  • These fees will be charged at the resort.

Additional Information regarding the SCUBA Resort Course:  

  • For guests who are not certified or would like to scuba for the first time, Sandals/Beaches offer a resort course (a fee applies to guests who require the SCUBA resort course).
  • To qualify guests must pass a water skill check, meet medical requirements and fill out a liability release.
  • After completing the course, guests will be allowed one tank dive (of approximately 30 feet) per day (subject to availability and weather conditions).

($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.

Arrival/Departure Time:
Check-in-time: 3:00 Check-out-time: 11:00 am
Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.

Children Policy:
No children permitted, this is an adult only resort. Minimum age to check in is 18 years old.

Maximum Occupancy:

Maximum occupancy 2 adults for all accommodations.

Great House Luxury, Situated at the Great House these rooms feature a private balcony overlooking the hillside villas. All rooms are completed with mahogany furnishings, plasma TV, some with four-poster bed and parquet or tiled flooring. Location: Great House/Floor(s) – 2nd. View: Garden or Mountain.
Riviera Deluxe, Located in the Bamboo Grove Building. First through fourth floors. All rooms with patio or balcony. Most rooms are completed with a plasma TV and carpeted floors. Location: Bamboo Grove Building/Floors: 1st-4th. View: Garden or Pond.
Riviera Premium, Bamboo Grove rooms on the first through fourth floors and Riviera Building rooms on the second through fourth floor. Most rooms are completed with a plasma TV. Most rooms have a patio or balcony. Location: Bamboo Grove Building/Floors: 1st-4th. View: Garden or Pool.
Jasmine Grove Luxury, Second through fourth floors of the Riviera Building. Rooms feature unspoiled views of the resort’s lush gardens and grounds. Most rooms have a balcony and Plasma TV. Location: Riviera Building/Floors:  2nd-4th. View: Garden.
Banyan Grove Luxury Cottage, Idyllic cottages, each with 4-8 rooms, are sprinkled amongst unbelievably verdant gardens lined by flowing brooks. All cottage rooms have a balcony or patio and plasma TV. Location: Garden Cottage/Floors:  1st & 2nd. View: Garden.
Honeymoon Estate Poolside Villa, Located in the villa complex with villa pool and private balcony or patio. All rooms are completed with mahogany furnishings, plasma TV, four-poster bed and tiled floor. Location: Hillside Garden Villa/Floor(s) – 1st. View: Garden.
Great House Oceanview, Situated at the Great House these rooms feature a private balcony overlooking the Manor pool and lawn. All rooms are completed with mahogany furnishings, Plasma TV, some with four-poster bed, parquet and/or tiled flooring. Location: Great House/Floor(s) – 2nd. View: Ocean or Pool.
Banyan Grove Honeymoon Hummingbird Hideaway, Newly refurbished rooms in the cottages, with mahogany furniture, mini-bar and plasma TV. All rooms have a balcony or patio. Location:  Garden Cottage/Floors: 1st & 2nd. View: Garden.
St. Ann Concierge Poolside Villa Estate, {CS} Located in the villa complex with sleeping and living area combined, this room also features a kitchenette. All rooms are completed with mahogany furnishings, plasma TV, four-poster bed and tiled floor. Location: Hillside Garden Villa/Floor(s) – 1st. View: Garden.
Honeymoon St. Ann Concierge Poolside Villa Estate, {CS} Located in the villa complex with sleeping and living area combined, this room also features a kitchenette. All rooms are completed with mahogany furnishings, plasma TV, four-poster bed and tiled floor. Location: Hillside Garden Villa/Floor(s) – 1st. View: Garden.
Beachfront Royal Palm Room, Located on the second through third floors of the Riviera Building. All rooms feature tropically inspired furnishings and offer tremendous ocean views. Rooms have plasma TV. Location: Riviera Building/Floors: 2nd & 3rd. View: Ocean.
Great House Concierge One Bedroom Suite, {CS} Situated at the Great House, a spacious living and bedroom overlooks the lush tropical gardens. All suites are completed with mahogany furnishings, plasma TV, four-poster bed and parquet flooring. Location: Great House/Floor(s) – 2nd. View: Garden.
Bougainvillea Hideaway Concierge Poolside One Bedroom Suite, {CS} These suites are sprinkled throughout the resort’s vast gardens and villas. Complete with an airy parlor leading onto a large balcony overlooking a villa pool and deck or your patio which flows out onto the pool deck. All rooms are complete with mahogany furnishings, plasma TV, four- poster bed and tiled floor. Location: Hillside Garden  Villa/Floor(s) – 1st & 2nd. View: Garden.
Honeymoon Bougainvillea Hideaway Concierge Poolside One Bedroom Suite, {CS} These suites are located on the first and second floor throughout the resort’s vast gardens and villas. Complete with a kitchen and an airy parlor leading onto a large balcony or patio which overlooks a villa pool and deck. All suites are complete with mahogany furnishings, plasma TV, four-poster king-size bed, suite concierge service, stocked in-suite bar, his and her bath robes and tiled floor. Location: Hillside Garden Villa/Floor(s) – 1st & 2nd. View: Garden.
Palm Breeze Estate Poolside One Bedroom Butler Villa, {CS}{BS} Newly refurbished suites. All suites feature mahogany furnishings, four poster king-size bed, tiled floors and plasma TVs. Suites offer an airy parlor and kitchen and have either a large balcony overlooking a villa pool and deck or a patio which flows out onto the pool deck. Butler service is included in these luxurious suites. Location: Hillside Garden Villa/Floor(s) 1st & 2nd. View: Garden or Ocean.
Honeymoon Palm Breeze Estate Poolside One Bedroom Butler Villa, {CS}{BS} Newly refurbished suites. All suites feature mahogany furnishings, four poster king-size bed, tiled floors and plasma TVs. Suites offer an airy parlor and kitchen and have either a large balcony overlooking a villa pool and deck or a patio which flows out onto the pool deck. Butler service is included in these luxurious suites. Location: Hillside Garden Villa/Floor(s) 1st & 2nd. View: Garden or Ocean.
Honeymoon Orchid Oceanview Poolside One Bedroom Butler Villa, . {CS}{BS} These suites are located on the second floor throughout the resorts vast gardens and villas. Complete with an airy parlor leading onto a large balcony which overlook a villa pool and deck. All suites are complete with mahogany furnishings, plasma TV, four-poster king-size bed, Butler service, stocked in-suite bar, his and her bath robes and tiled floor. Location: Hillside Garden Villa/Floor(s) – 2nd. View: Garden.
Riviera Honeymoon Concierge Room With Private Balcony, {CS} Panoramic views of the resort’s lushly landscaped gardens and continuing onto the verdant highlands of the St. Ann Mountains. Balcony, sitting area and mahogany furnishings on the uppermost floors of the Riviera Building. Rooms have a plasma TV. These rooms are all located on the 5th floor of the Riviera building. Location Riviera Building/Floor: 5th. View: Gardens.
Tropical Paradise Estate Poolside One Bedroom Butler Suite, . {CS}{BS} Located throughout the gardens with a warm, tropical and open feeling of the Caribbean. Complete with an airy parlor with a spacious balcony overlooking a villa pool or walk from your patio out onto the villa pool deck. All rooms are completed with mahogany furnishings, plasma TV, four-poster bed and tiled floor. Location: Hillside Garden Villa/Floor: 1st. View: Garden or Ocean.
Panoramic Ocean Vista Poolside One Bedroom Butler Suite, {CS}{BS} Located in the warm tropical gardens, with a spectacular view of the ocean. These first and second floor suites are complete with an airy parlor, and a spacious patio or balcony that overlooks a villa pool. All suites offer four-poster king beds, mahogany furnishings, plasma TV, and tiled floors plus suite concierge service and the attention of a personalized Butler. Location: Hillside Garden Villa/Floor(s) – 1st & 2nd. View: Garden or Ocean.
Honeymoon Panoramic Ocean Vista Poolside One Bedroom Butler Suite, {CS}{BS} Located in the warm tropical gardens, with a spectacular view of the ocean. These first and second floor suites are complete with an airy parlor, and a spacious patio or balcony that overlooks a villa pool. All suites offer four-poster king beds, mahogany furnishings, plasma TV, and tiled floors plus suite concierge service and the attention of a personalized Butler. Location: Hillside Garden Villa/Floor(s) – 1st & 2nd. View: Garden or Ocean.
Honeymoon Beachfront Concierge Room, {CS} Located atop the 3rd and 4th Floor of the Riviera Building, these spacious rooms feature private balconies. All rooms are completed with mahogany furnishings, four poster beds, plasma TV and tiled floors. Location: Riviera Building/Floors: 3rd-4th.  View: Ocean.
Honeymoon Penthouse Beachfront Concierge Room, {CS} Located atop the 5th floor of the Riviera Building, these spacious rooms feature private balconies. All rooms are completed with mahogany furnishings, four poster beds and plasma TV. Location: Riviera Building/Floor: 5th. View: Ocean.
Romeo & Juliet Honeymoon Sanctuary One Bedroom Butler Suite W/ Private Pool, . {CS}{BS} A private, romantic retreat with an extravagant en suite bath with a roman-styled tub sits at one end of your walled courtyard, at the other, is an inviting sitting room. Take a small step from your bedroom into your private whirlpool, which overlooks your very private pool. All rooms are completed with mahogany furnishings, plasma TV and tiled floors. Location:  Hillside Garden Villa/Floor: 1st. View: Garden.
West Indies Orchid Estate One Bedroom Butler Suite With Private Pool, . {CS}{BS} A spacious great house setting with an elegant bedroom, living room with its own plasma TV private patio and pool. All rooms are completed with mahogany furnishings, plasma TV and tiled floors. Extremely private and secluded rooms. Location: Hillside Garden Villa/Floor: 1st. View: Garden.
Honeymoon West Indies Orchid Estate One Bedroom Butler Ste W/ Private Pool, . {CS}{BS} A spacious great house setting with an elegant bedroom, living room with its own plasma TV private patio and pool. All rooms are completed with mahogany furnishings, plasma TV and tiled floors. Extremely private and secluded rooms. Location: Hillside Garden Villa/Floor: 1st. View: Garden.
Riviera Beachfront One Bedroom Butler Suite, {CS}{BS} One-bedroom suites located on the second through fifth floors of the Riviera Building. The suites’ atmosphere is complemented by mahogany furnishings, offering even the most discriminating couples the perfect ocean retreat. The living room offers unending ocean vistas from it romantic balcony and a plasma TV. The bedroom features a king four poster bed and a bathroom with a whirlpool and plasma TV. Location: Riviera Building/ Floors: 2nd-5th. View: Ocean.
Riviera Honeymoon Beachfront One Bedroom Butler Suite, {CS}{BS} One-bedroom suites located on the second through fifth floors of the Riviera Building. The suites’ atmosphere is complemented by mahogany furnishings, offering even the most discriminating couples the perfect ocean retreat. The living room offers unending ocean vistas from it romantic balcony and a plasma TV. The bedroom features a king four poster bed and a bathroom with a whirlpool and plasma TV. Location: Riviera Building/ Floors: 2nd-5th. View: Ocean.
Please Note:  
Concierge rooms have all the above amenities in addition to four-poster beds, in-room bars, and refrigerators, CD players and bathrobes.
Room service is provided for certain categories of accommodations.
{BS} Denotes a category that includes Butler Service. {CS} Denotes a category that includes Suite Concierge Service.  
Sandals Suites with Butler Service:  
Sandals Suites with Butler Service come with the uncompromising attention of a personal butler trained to the highest standards by the elite Guild of Professional English Butlers, guests will be pampered throughout there stay in extraordinary ways. From unpacking to packing your luggage, attending to your wardrobe, serving a glorious repast on your terrace just to name a few. A Sandals suite, complete with your own personal butler, is the ultimate indulgence.
Suite Concierge Program:  

  • The Suite Concierge Center opens daily with a dedicated Concierge staff to assist with requests including island tours, car rentals and just about anything you need.
  • Preferred check-in for all guests booked in concierge accommodations either in the Suite or at the Suite Center including Champagne upon arrival.
  • Upgraded amenity kit, personalized welcome letter in room/suite upon arrival and bon voyage gift of a Sandals DVD.
  • In-Suite bars with scotch, gin, vodka, rum, beer, red & white wine, champagne and assorted soft drinks.
  • Use of his/her plush cloth robes.
  • Weekly reception hosted by the concierge personnel.

Breakdown of Room Categories by Sections:  
Riviera Villas Section:

  • Honeymoon West Indies Orchid Estate One Bedroom Butler Suite with Private Pool
  • West Indies Orchid Estate One Bedroom Butler Suite with Private Pool
  • Romeo & Juliet Honeymoon Sanctuary One Bedroom Butler Suite with Private Pool
  • Honeymoon Panoramic Ocean Vista Poolside One Bedroom Butler Suite
  • Panoramic Ocean Vista Poolside One Bedroom Butler Suite
  • Tropical Paradise Estate Poolside One Bedroom Butler Suite
  • Honeymoon Orchid Oceanview Poolside One Bedroom Butler Villa
  • Honeymoon Palm Breeze Estate Poolside One Bedroom Butler Villa
  • Palm Breeze Estate Poolside One Bedroom Butler Villa
  • Honeymoon Bougainvillea Hideaway Concierge Poolside One Bedroom Villa
  • Bougainvillea Hideaway Concierge Poolside One Bedroom Suite
  • Honeymoon St. Ann Concierge Poolside Villa Estate
  • St. Ann Concierge Poolside Villa Estate
  • Honeymoon Estate Poolside Villa

Great House Section:

  • Great House Concierge One Bedroom Suite
  • Great House Oceanview
  • Great House Luxury

Riviera Seaside Section:

  • Riviera Honeymoon Beachfront One Bedroom Butler Suite
  • Riviera Beachfront One Bedroom Butler Suite
  • Honeymoon Penthouse Beachfront Concierge Room
  • Honeymoon Beachfront Concierge Room
  • Riviera Honeymoon Concierge Room with Private Balcony
  • Beachfront Royal Palm Room
  • Banyan Grove Honeymoon Hummingbird Hideaway
  • Banyan Grove Luxury Cottage
  • Jasmine Grove Luxury
  • Riviera Premium
  • Riviera Deluxe

All accommodations include: telephone, ceiling fan, hairdryer, safe deposit box, air conditioning, ironing board, clock radio, iron, shower, bathroom (private), coffee maker and television (cable).
Room Service (limited) Room service provided for certain categories of accommodations.

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.

Disco Bar General Opening Hours: 10:00pm to 2:00am
Great House Swim Up Pool Bar General Opening Hours: 10:00am to 7:00pm
Jamie’s Sports Bar, Located in the Riviera – Sea Side section.
General Opening Hours: 10:00am to 7:00pm
Kimonos Bar, Located in the Riviera Beach Club section.
General Opening Hours: 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Sundowner Bar, Located in the Riviera – Sea Side section.
General Opening Hours: 12:30pm to 12:00am
Swim Up Pool Bar, Located in the Riviera Beach Club section.
General Opening Hours: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Swim Up Pool Bar, Located in the Riviera – Sea Side section.
General Opening Hours: 10:00am to 6:00pm
The Polo Lounge General Opening Hours: 10:00am to 2:00am
Wendy’s Piano Bar, Located in the Riviera – Sea Side section.
General Opening Hours: 6:00 pm to 2:00am
Dino’s Pizzeria, Bite into crisp gourmet pizzas, expertly prepared in our wood-fired oven and laden with your choice of delectable toppings. Available between regular meal times. Located in the Riviera Villas & Great House section.
General Opening Hours: 11:00am to 9:00pm
Arizona’s, South Western cuisine. A western style grill in a casual setting, on the beach with a panoramic view of the ocean.
Capacity: 50 persons. Located in the Riviera – Sea Side section.
Dinner Hours: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Dress Code: Resort Evening Attire.
Bayside, Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Buffet style with made-to-order omelets. Buffet style indoor and outdoor dining. This restaurant features gourmet cuisine with impeccable service indoors and outdoors overlooking the ocean and located adjacent to the Riviera Lobby. Closed on Mondays and Wednesdays. Located in the Riviera – Sea Side section.
Dress Code: Resort Casual.
Great House Cafe, Enjoy jerk pork, chicken and sandwiches from the grill plus fruit and salads. Available between regular meal times. Located in the Riviera Villas & Great House section.
General Opening Hours: 11:00am to 6:00pm and 10:00pm to 3:00am
Kimonos(*), Teppanyaki style cuisine. Specialty gourmet restaurant serving exotic cuisines from the Far East. Savor Asian menus prepared tableside by your own entertaining chef. Located in the Riviera Beach Club section.
Dinner Hours: 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Dress Code: Resort Evening Attire.
(*) Denotes reservation is required.  
Manor, This restaurant features Caribbean cuisine and a la carte dining. It is located on the lower lobby floor of the Great House. Closed on Fridays. Capacity: 75 persons. Located in the Riviera Villas & Great House section.
Dinner Hours: 6:00pm to 10:15pm
Market Place, Buffet style breakfast with made-to-order omelets and waffles and buffet style lunch. For dinner this restaurant features gourmet cuisine, with impeccable service, indoor air conditioned or outdoor seating overlooking the Great Pool. Located on the lower level of the Great House. Closed Mondays and Fridays. Capacity: 150 persons. Located in the Riviera Villas & Great House section.
Dress Code: Resort Casual.
Neptunes, Set overlooking the beach with no walls to muffle the crescendo of the crashing waves. Neptune’s offers classic Mediterranean cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Located in the Riviera Beach Club section.
Dinner Hours: 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Dress Code: Resort Casual.
Orchids, A la carte restaurant which boasts exquisite world-class Chinese cuisine in air-conditioned comfort. Closed on Mondays. Capacity:
64 persons. Located in the Riviera Villas & Great House section.
Dinner Hours: 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Dress Code: Resort Evening Attire.
Soy, Sitting right next to Kimonos is the Sushi Bar with its simple Oriental themed decor and its magnificent preparation of only the freshest and most delectable sushi.
Dinner Hours: 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Dress Code: Resort Casual.
The Mariners Beach Grill, Enjoy jerk pork, chicken and sandwiches from the grill plus fruit and salads. Available between regular meal times. Located in the Riviera Beach Club section.
General Opening Hours: 11:00am to 6:00pm General Opening Days: Open daily
The Reef Terrace, This Caribbean restaurant features a courtyard setting and a gazebo with a magnificent view of the ocean. Savor local specialties prepared on an open grill. Closed on Mondays. Capacity: 110 persons. Located in the Riviera – Sea Side section.
Dinner Hours: 6:00pm to 10:15pm
Dress Code: Resort Casual.
Valentino’s, Northern Italian cuisine including fresh pasta, air conditioned. Open daily. Capacity: 62 persons. Located in the Riviera – Sea Side section.
Dinner Hours: 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Dress Code: Resort Evening Attire.
Sandtrap Grill, Anytime snacks (all day dining). Located in the Riviera – Sea Side section.
General Opening Hours: 10:00am to 5:00pm and 10:00pm to 3:00am
Please Note:
Opening/closing times and days at any restaurant/bar may change without notice.
Dress Code Information:
Resort Casual: Dress shorts or jeans, swim wear must be covered, no bare feet.
Resort Evening Attire: Dress pants for men, shirts with sleeves and collar. Jeans, sneakers, shorts, t-shirts, tank tops, swim wear, flip flops and slippers for men are not permitted.


 

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