From the very first moment a visitor arrives at Sandy Lane, he realizes that finally his dream of the finest holiday comes true. A Palladian-style building of cream coral stone lined up with beautiful mahogany trees majestically sits in the background of the sapphire waters of the Caribbean. Genuine greeting and hearty welcome awaits each travel at the airy hotel's lobby and attentive staff is always patient to each request, need or wish. Among many awards and accolades, Sandy Lane is rated as the Best Caribbean Large Hotel in 2005 "Crystal Palm Awards for Excellence" the highest awards presented in the United Kingdom and Europe by the Caribbean Hotel Association. Each aspect of Sandy Lane is distinguished for its meticulous planning, technological advance and fresh refinement.
Hundred and twleve luxury rooms and suites of Sandy Lane are characterized by profound individuality of design and interior. There are Orchid rooms and luxury Orchid suites, Ocean rooms and luxury Ocean suites, Dolphin suites, luxury Dolphin suites, and penthouses. Orchid rooms and suites overlook the tropical gardens, while Orchid suites also include a fashionable living room and dining area, along with a double vanity, bidet, WC, separate shower and tub in the master bedroom, and a private balcony in the second bedroom. Ocean rooms and suites overlook the sapphire waters of the Caribbean Sea. The latest technologies such as specially designed multi-spray showers, heated mirrors in the bathroom, and parabolic speakers on verandah and in the bathroom complement to advances of design and furniture.
Sandy Lane is an each guest-focused hotel. Forget that there is a necessity to unpack and pack the luggage, rent a car or plan an excursion: guest services include everything that a traveler may ever need - personalized private bar, storage of luggage, personalized in-room registration, chilled ice towel and cocktail on arrival, Bentley and arrangement of luxury car transfers, collection of books, CD's and DVD's available.
The activities at Sandy Lane include tennis and golf, swimming and sunbathing on one of the best Caribbean beaches, a variety of watersports with professional instructors, and even swimming with giant sea turtles. Onsite boutiques give generous opportunities for shopping. Barbados is an interesting island to tour and Sandy Lane's offers its guests a variety of tours ranging from luxury auto excursions to helicopter flights. Andromeda Gardens, Orchid World, Harrison's Cave the Old Synagogue and the historic cathedrals are renowned attractions of Barbados. A vacation at Sandy Lane is priced at thousands dollars for a week stay, but many visitors do not grudge more to have the gates of Sandy Lane's paradise open.
For those who prefer something less expensive but chic, Coco Kreole is the best choice. Coco Kreole is a boutique style hotel that combines modern Caribbean style with the elegant hospitality of the past. Restaurants, bars, art galleries, sailing, golf and the best beach in St. Lucia, Reduit Beach are all within a walking distance. Coco Kreole is a winner of 2005 "Crystal Palm Awards for Excellence" Best Caribbean Small Hotel. The room rates range from eighty five to hundred and five dollars depending on the season.