Sandy Lane

Barbados, Caribbean

Sandy Lane Resort overview

Sandy Lane represents the ultimate in comfort, elegance and five-diamond service. With luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, a magnificent spa, floodlit tennis courses, 45 holes of championship golf and an exciting children’s program, the resort will anticipate your needs and surpass your expectations.

Golf Courses

The Sandy Lane golf experience promises something for everyone – regardless of skill level. It has three distinct courses that offer 45 holes of truly exceptional golf.

Built in 1961, The Old Nine was the first course built on the estate, and is a favourite with repeat guests to the property.

The Country Club, designed by Tom Fazio, is a challenging 18-hole layout, over 7,000 yards long and its features are its immaculately kept fairways and greens, along with stunning coastal views.

Last but not least, The Green Monkey, also designed by Fazio, is something spectacular. It is carved into rock which created amazing backdrops and views on some of its stunning holes. What makes this course special is its exclusivity, and the fact that it only allows for limited tee-times each day, meaning that you will feel like a billionaire whilst playing.


Originally built in 1961 on the site of an old sugar plantation by Ronald Tree, Sandy Lane firmly established itself as the premier address in the Caribbean and has hosted many celebrities, business personalities and even royalty.

In 1970, Sandy Lane Hotel and Golf Club was acquired by Trusthouse Forte, which operated the property until 1996, when it was acquired by Dermot Desmond and Partners and J.P. McManus and completely rebuilt and expanded in 1998, re-opening in March 2001.

The resort features 112 elegantly appointed rooms and suites as well as a stunning 5-bedroom villa. The spacious rooms - which average 900 square feet - feature a large private verandah, flat-screen television with in-room entertainment system and personalised private bar. A magnificent 47,000-square-foot spa lavishly accommodates 14 VIP treatment rooms, a fitness facility and full menu of spa services

Restaurant & Bars

With four restaurants & seven bars you will not be struggling for choice at Sandy Lane.

Spa & Leisure

The Spa at Sandy Lane is 47,000 square feet, blending traditional cultural therapies across the world, from the Caribbean and North America to the Far East and Europe. The state-of-the-art facility features the spa, Spa Café and a full service Jane 'N Co. Salon. A world in itself, The Spa includes 14 VIP personalized suites, relaxation and meditation rooms, panoramic sauna, experience showers, Rhassoul, a hydrotherapy pool and fitness facilities which include exercise studio, private training room and fitness assessment room.


Sandy Lane is located on the western coast of the island of Barbados and sits on 1,000 feet of white, coral-sand beach beside the sparkling waters of the Caribbean Sea. The resort is approximately a 35-minute drive from the Grantley Adams International Airport

On Site Activities

Home to nine floodlit tennis courses, beachside service and The Treehouse Club facility for kids and teens, Sandy Lane will exceed your expectations.


The resort is located approximately five minutes from Holetown - the nearest town and shopping centre. The Limegrove Lifestyle Centre, in Holetown, offers duty-free shopping, restaurants and bars.

On-island attractions include Harrison's Cave, The Wildlife Reserve and St. Nicholas Abbey. The Concierge is always on-hand to offer suggestions and make bookings.

Golf courses at Sandy Lane

The Country Club Course

Style: Parkland

As one of Sandy Lanes three distinct golf courses, this course offers lush green fairways and five immaculate lakes that make for an interesting challenge. Measuring in at 7060 yards, the parkland layout is perfect for all handicappers and offers fantastic views of the Caribbean Sea. Wherever you play, you will be enchanted by the spectacular natural beauty of the terrain and the stunning views of Barbados' platinum coast. A Tom Fazio design, it is a must-play course.

The Green Monkey

Style: Parkland

Located onsite at luxury golf resort, Sandy Lane, this Tom Fazio designed par-72 golf course is breath-taking, offering lush rolling fairways and tremendous elevation changes. These contrast with the dramatic exposed rock formations that are carved from an old limestone quarry. Measuring in at 7343 yards, the parkland course offers golfers a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed.

The Old Nine Course

Measuring in at 3345 yards, this famous parkland course offers a fantastic round of golf distinct from its two sister courses. Players will be enchanted by the spectacular natural beauty of the terrain and the stunning views of Barbados' platinum coast. Constructed in 1961, the course is intimate with its tree-lined fairways, yet demanding because the fairways are tight and the greens are small.

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