Grande Riviera

The Sandals Grande Riviera is perched on the Jamaican holiday destination, the Ocho Rios. The resort is one of a kind in that it offers 3-in-1 kind of experience. It has the beach club for high energy parties and entertainment, the seaside garden where guests get to relax and unwind as they enjoy the spectacular ocean views and it has the All-Butler Village with its beautiful plantation-style house on top of a mountain which serves the best cocktails in Jamaica.

The resort is nestled on 100-acres of pure luxury that is further enhanced by the lush green, well-tended gardens. The resort oozes the aura of comfort, luxury and happiness. It is a picture perfect, idyllic commune for the lovebirds.

Accommodation at this resort is divided into 3 broad categories, each targeting a particular group of visitors. The Luxury Level Rooms target those that have come to the resort to relax and escape from the daily hustle and bustle; the Club Level Rooms are configured for those looking for serious entertainment and parties; and the Butler Level Rooms are targeted to guests looking for pampering and luxury. The list below comprises of all the different categories of rooms available at the resort:

  • Riviera Honeymoon Beachfront One Bedroom Butler Suite
  • Riviera Beachfront One Bedroom Butler Suite
  • Butler Village Honeymoon Romeo & Juliet Sanctuary One Bedroom Villa
  • Butler Village Oceanview One Bedroom Poolside Villa Suite
  • Butler Village One Bedroom Poolside Villa Estate Suite
  • Butler Village Honeymoon Oceanview One Bedroom Poolside Villa Suite
  • Butler Village Poolside One Bedroom Butler Villa Suite
  • Riviera Honeymoon Beachfront Penthouse Club Level Room
  • Riviera Honeymoon Beachfront Club Level Room
  • Riviera Beachfront Club Level Room
  • Butler Village Honeymoon Poolside Villa Room
  • Great House One Bedroom Butler Suite
  • Riviera Grande Luxe Club Level Room
  • Honeymoon Hideaway Luxury Club Level Villa Room
  • Riviera Bamboo Grove Luxury
  • Riviera Bamboo Grove Premium
  • Great House Oceanview
  • Riviera Bamboo Grove Deluxe
  • Great House Luxury
  • Butler Village Honeymoon Poolside One Bedroom Villa Suite

Among the services you will enjoy from the comfort of the rooms are the 24-hour in-room service, laundry services, maid services, and remarkable customer care. The rooms are tastefully decorated and lavishly furnished. Guests are treated like royalty and are accorded extraordinary privileges.

For your dining needs, you have an option of visiting 15 different restaurants. For cozy dining, visit the Soy Sushi Bar. If you are into signature dining however, you are well advised to visit the Bayside Restaurant and sample some of Vol-au-vent or Escargots de Bourgogne delicacies. Amazingly, you will enjoy your meal as you get the spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea.

If you want to impress your date with your taste in food, then you can never go wrong at Valentinos Cucinba Romana. This restaurant prides itself in serving the best Tuscanian delicacies such as Spaghetti con zucchini, patate e ricotta and Orecchiette alla Barese. For the best views while dining, the Reef Terrace and Kelly's Dockside Bar and Grill are the best restaurants. Other restaurants include Bella Napoli, Kimonos, Dino's Pizzeria, Great House, Beach Bistro, Mariner, The Manor, Neptunes etc.

In addition to the great restaurants, guests at this resort have access to Unlimited Beringer wines and Jamaican Rum. They can also request the restaurants to set a candlelit dinner table.

Recreational activities at the resort are categorized in several groups as follows:

  • Scuba Diving - If you love diving but have never had the chance to learn, then today is your lucky day. The resort offers daily excursions for both the beginners and seasoned divers.
  • Golf - The resort is home to the par 71; 4-star rated Sandals Golf& Country Club. You can learn how to play golf, or just enjoy playing when taking in the sweet breezes from the Caribbean Sea.
  • Spa - For your ultimate relaxation, visit the Red Lane Spa and make use of the treatment rooms, steam rooms, Yoga studio, Salon, fitness center and plunge pools.
  • Water sports - The resort offers its guest a chance to sail using rented sailboats, ride hydro bikes, wind surf, snorkel, canoeing and kayaking, paddle boarding etc.
  • Land Sports - From the confines of the resort, you can enjoy playing games such as beach volleyball, tennis, playing billiards, Xbox One Experience, table tennis and board games.
  • Entertainment - Among the entertainment activities at the resort are live shows, Caribbean Night, Beach parties and fire dances, Karaoke, Chocolate Buffet Night, Talent Nights, Live Bands etc.
  • Tours in the Larger Ocho Rios - You will get to experience ziplining in the Ocho Rios Canopies as well explore the dense forests.
  • Fitness Center - You can make use of the treadmills, weights, Cybex equipment, exercise bikes, and elliptical machines available at the fitness center to exercise; or attend the aerobics and aqua fitness classes offered there.

In short, the Sandals Grande Riviera Resort in Ocho Rios is the ultimate vacation destination, a place you will never fall short of activities to engage in. Sounds fantastic, right? Well, contact us and we will get you packing.

By Kennedy Runo on 07/01/2014 in Ocho Rios

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