Sandals resorts offer an incredible value for everything couples receive when they stay there. From excellent meals to an array of activities to romantic views, these resorts are where you go to completely unwind, reconnect and fall in love all over again. That’s why when we heard Sandals was adding another resort to its line, we were excited. Coming on April 14, 2022, Sandals Curacao will be the resort everyone will be talking about when it opens. Read on to find out why you should consider a stay here.
View the breath-taking Tafelburg Mountains close by as you dip your toes in the crystal blue waters and warm sands on this intimate island. The resort itself is located on 44 oceanfront acres in the 3,000-acre Santa Barbara Estate region of Curaçao that is a protected preserve. This brings together the unique experience of having ocean, mountains, desert and shoreline all in one place.
It’s just 15 miles from the airport so you won’t have to wait long at all to begin enjoying all of its excellent amenities. When it comes to having options for accommodations, you’ll find plenty here: there are 351 rooms and suites in 24 room categories.
This includes two new signature suite categories: the Awa Seaside Butler Bungalows and Kurason Island Poolside Butler Bungalows which provide private pools, butler service and complimentary MINI Coopers to make it even easier (and fun!) to explore all that this island has to offer you.
Sandals Royal Curacao will also have the brand’s first Dos Awa (two-level) infinity pool. Take a dip as you enjoy a picture-perfect scene in front of you of the surrounding sea and mountains. You’ll also be delighted to discover The Duchess, Sandals’ first-ever floating restaurant and bar, which was made from a 92-foot authentic Dutch ship.
You’ll get to explore the area on complimentary bikes if you’d like or just stay on the resort and enjoy other delights on such as Kanaal Café & Bar offering chic, European settings and authentic treats from Amsterdam such as Stroopwafels and Poffertjes. This also doubles as a wine and cheese bar offering delicious Dutch cheeses.
When it comes to food, there are many mouth-watering options to try here. Explore the nine restaurants onsite that feature the best of world gourmet cuisines including:
Gatsu Gatsu (Sushi)
Vincent (European fusion)
Kanaal (Café & Wine Bar)
Zuka (Latin American)
Butch’s (Island Steakhouse)
Plus, there are three food trucks for casual international foods featuring traditional Curaçao fare, Spanish tapas, and Asian fusion.
When it comes to entertainment, you’ll find 10 bars here where you’ll find the best spirits including their exclusive Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks® Wines. For those who love adventure, try PADI® certified scuba diving (the resort has 70 dive sites). Take your pick from one of the many other unlimited water sports or land sports.
Go for a refreshing workout at their State-of-the-art fitness centers. Or stop by the luxurious Red Lane Spa with six outdoor spa cabanas and treatment rooms. You’ll also have access to the neighboring 18-hole Pete Dye championship golf course when you want to enjoy a game outdoors amongst the beautiful surroundings.
Beyond the property gates, you’ll find the capital City Willemstad, UNESCO World Heritage Site, the offers exceptional dining, art galleries, and exciting locales.
For those looking for a wedding destination, they also offer three oceanfront venues onsite. Plus, they have 38,000-square-feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space which is the largest on the island. And if you’d rather go there for your honeymoon or a vow renewal ceremony, you’ll find everything you need for the ultra-romantic experience!
Sandals Curacao offers a romantic experience on an intimate island that is full of charm, warmth and culture. From the European café to the international cuisines at its fine restaurants, you’ll enjoy special moments over delicious meals and desserts.
And while you’ll find so many places to relax and unwind, the resort and the surrounding preserve provide more than enough adventure for couples who love to explore. This is truly the place to be when you want a real getaway!