Sandals Royal Plantation

Sandals Royal Plantation
Sandals Royal Plantation

For the ultimate in exclusivity & indulgent pampering, escape to Sandals Royal Plantation, the only all-butler, all-suite boutique resort in the Sandals collection. Nestled within a magnificent coral bluff on Jamaica’s lush north coast, this intimate resort of just 74 ocean-view suites is renowned for its impeccable service, unmatched attention to detail, and retro-chic sophistication–complete with all of the world-class amenities for which Sandals is renowned. Come explore the quieter side of Sandals at the world’s only all-inclusive resort to be granted membership in the prestigious Leading Small Hotels of the World, and the only Leading Spa in all of Jamaica.

The a range of impressive amenities includes a bluff top freshwater pool with two whirlpools and poolside butler service, beach butler service including dining & cocktails on the west beach; a comprehensive scuba diving program with a water sports pavilion on the east beach. Golf lovers will enjoy complimentary greens fees at the nearby 18-hole course at Sandals Golf & Country Club. Exquisite dining options such as the award winning Le Papillion serving French cuisine, and the chic CBar, the island’s only champagne & caviar bar.  Guests enjoy exclusive privleges at neighboring Sandals Grande Riviera, which expands the dining options to 15 more venues.

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Upon arrival, you’ll proceed to the Sandals lounge, which is conveniently located at Sangster International Airport (MBJ), in Montego Bay. Your complimentary transfer to and from the resort will be arranged by Sandals.  Climb aboard your bus and enjoy your included roundtrip airport transfer from Montego Bay International Airport to Sandals Royal Plantation. The journey takes approximately one hour and forty-five minutes, so sit back and enjoy the magnificent scenery along the way.


There’s a magic to Jamaica that is as soul-stirring as a sunset and as innocent as a child’s smile. Wherever you go in this enchanted paradise, you will find natural beauty so stunning, it will take your breath away. And people so genuinely friendly and hospitable, it will warm your heart. Jamaica is home to a breathtaking landscape of rolling mountains lined by endless white sand beaches, carpeted by lush foliage and crisscrossed by rolling rivers and cascading waterfalls. Take a lazy raft ride on Montego Bay’s Martha Brae River. Climb world-famous Dunn’s River Falls in Ocho Rios or watch the cliff divers at Rick’s Café in Negril. In Jamaica, once you go, you know.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Luxuriant greenery, mountains that loom over white sand beaches and the world-renowned Dunn’s River Falls are what make Ocho Rios such an extraordinary destination. Beautifully nestled in the center of Jamaica’s North Coast, Ocho Rios is home to natural wonders, colorful crafts markets and exhilarating activities alike.


For the ultimate in exclusivity and indulgent pampering, escape to Sandals Royal Plantation, the only all-Butler, all-suite boutique resort in the Sandals collection. Nestled within a magnificent coral bluff on Jamaica’s lush north coast, this intimate resort of just 74 ocean-view suites is renowned for its impeccable service, unmatched attention to detail and retro-chic sophistication – complete with all the world-class amenities for which Sandals in renowned.

Boasting a charming intimacy in an atmosphere of aesthetic sophistication, this five-decade gem of history was a favorite of Noel Coward and Ian Fleming back in the day. The range of impressive amenities includes a bluff top freshwater pool with two whirlpools and poolside butler service, beach butler service including dining and cocktails on the west beach; and Sandals’ comprehensive scuba diving program with a water sports pavilion on the east beach. Lovers of golf will be treated to complimentary green fees at the nearby 18-hole course at Sandals Golf & Country Club. For your dining pleasures, the award-winning Le Papillion serving French cuisine is one of the resort’s four gourmet restaurants. Exclusive privileges at neighboring Sandals Grande Riviera expand your dining options to a total of 20 venues. Catering to those who appreciate refined elegance with an authentic island experience, Sandals Royal Plantation is the quiet side of Sandals and the ideal retreat for whenever you need to recharge.

Built in the 1950s, during a time characterized by extraordinary old-world charm, this serene sanctuary still maintains a stellar reputation as one of Jamaica’s most exquisite resorts!


Cross the threshold of any one of Sandals Royal Plantation’s 74 sumptuous suites – all featuring panoramic ocean views – and prepare to be immersed in sophisticated luxury. The finest Italian linens, goose-down duvets atop lofty four poster beds, and an extensive pillow menu guarantee a slumber like no other, while attractive reading and dining areas, walk-in closets and spacious bathrooms create the freedom to easily unwind. Sink into cozy couches and easy chairs, positioned just to give you the most ideal view of the placid, crystal-clear sea as it moves and sparkles in the sunlight.

Why Choose This Resort?

If you’re looking a relaxing and sophisticated all-suite, all-butler, all ocean view resort that excels in personalized service, Sandals Royal Plantation is for you.  As Sandals’ only boutique resort, this timeless regal retreat is set on two private cove beaches and takes you from afternoon tea to an evening of glamour at Jamaica’s only champagne and caviar bar (available at an additional cost).

  • 74 Suites in 8 categories, all with remarkable ocean views, which are spread over 10 acres of beautifully maintained tropical gardens
  • Two private white sand beaches, which offer Butler service
  • 24 Hour Suite dining
  • All Suites are serviced by Butlers trained by the Guild of Professional English Butlers
  • Dine-Around with the neighboring Sandals Grande Riviera, giving Sandals Royal Plantation’s guests a total of 20 dining options. Transportation is included.
  • The Caribbean’s only Champagne & caviar Bar
  • Unlimited free green fees at the nearby Sandals Golf and Country Club. Transfers are included.
  • An opulent, superbly equipped 5 Diamond European Red Lane ® Signature Spa is located at this resort (Spa services are at an additional cost).
  • Villa Plantana – A private three bedroom villa, complete with its own swimming pool, is located on this property and available to book.
  • Ample meeting and conference facilities

All Suites include:

Air Conditioning, ceiling fan, iron/ironing board, I-Home docking stations for I-pods, 32 in. flat screen color television, cable TV with movie channels, hair dryer, plush robes, coffee maker, in suite bar, daily New York Times fax, electronic in room safe, custom-crafted mahogany beds, electronic door lock, illuminated magnifying mirror, 24-hour room service, full bath, Roman tub baths (some suites), telephones in bedrooms. Two suites are available for the physically challenged, equipped with hand rails for the bath tub, toilet seat raisers, shower and bath seats and a ramp to enter the room. 

Our Exclusive Butler Service:

Your wish is our command. With the uncompromising attention of a personal butler trained to the highest standards by the elite Guild of Professional English Butlers, you will be pampered throughout your stay in extraordinary ways. From unpacking and 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.

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DINE AROUND – Two Sandals in Ocho Rios

As if all the restaurants and bars at Sandals Royal Plantation weren’t enough, we include the exclusive opportunity to “Dine Around” at neighboring Sandals Grande Riviera. So you can expand your dining options at a grandiose total of 20 different restaurants. We’ll even transport you there and bring you back — on the house!  


What’s Included?

Restaurants and Bars

Luxurious Accommodations

Private Offshore Islands

Free Weddings and Fully Customizable Wedding Options

Unlimited Scuba for certified divers

Motorized Watersports

Top Golf Courses

Fitness Centers

Land Sports

Stay at 1, Play at All Sandals

Top-Shelf Drinks


Beringer Wines

Airport Transfers

Tips, Gratuities, Hotels Taxes

Caribbean’s Best Beaches

THE GOLF CLUB at Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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Visa & Passport Requirements

All travelers will require a valid passport. Please check for any other necessary visa or documentation requirements.

Average Temperatures

Caribbean temperatures are warm year-round. Daytime average: 82°F, 28°C. Nighttime average: 72°F, 22°C.

Dress Code

Resort casual by day, resort elegant by night. So while the sun is up, your shorts, tank tops, swim suits, short-sleeved shirts, sundresses and light slacks are the perfect attire. As the sun sets and you set out to enjoy the evening, proper attire is required (although elegant dress shorts are permitted in some restaurants).

Safe Deposit Boxes

Safe deposit boxes are included in every room. Guests with jewelry and/or cash are advised to store all valuables in safe deposit boxes as Sandals cannot be held responsible

WI-FI Coverage and Internet Access

Most public areas of this resort and all of the rooms, have Wi-Fi coverage for your convenience. Instant access to the Internet may be obtained by simply connecting to the network. You can connect as many devices as you wish. All rooms have free Wi-Fi.

Scuba Diving

Top-of-the-line equipment for scuba diving is included for certified divers; however, you’re welcome to bring your own. You must remember your diver certification cards to enjoy full diving privileges. If you have any contra-indications to diving you must have a doctor complete and sign the physician section on the medical questionnaire form before you will be allowed to dive at any of our resorts.

Late Departures

If your plane leaves in the afternoon or is delayed, you’re welcome to enjoy the amenities at Sandals Royal Plantation.

Tips and Gratuities

Tips and gratuities are strictly prohibited for all staff except personal Butlers & Spa Therapists. In the event you wish to tip your Butler or Spa Therapist, it will be greatly appreciated but under no circumstance will a tip be required or solicited.

Private Car Service

Private Car service is available at an additional cost. Please call 1-888-SANDALS for more information.