Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort Re-Launched as Sandals Ochi Beach Resort

Sandals Ochi Beach Resort’s new speakeasy bar, The Rabbit Hole

Following a multi-million dollar renovation project, Sandals Resorts International (SRI), parent company of Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts and Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts, recently announced the re-launch of Sandals Ochi Beach Resort.  

Previously known as Sandals Grande Riviera Beach & Villa Golf Resort, the completely renovated resort was rebuilt to offer a "dynamic beach experience complete with stylish beach club vibes, chic exclusivity and innovative culinary concepts," according to a written release by Sandals. 

Sandals Ochi Beach Resort will debut a fresh, modern design aesthetic along with seven new Gourmet Discovery Dining options, a fresh, trendy Ochi Beach Club, reinvented resort entertainment and upgraded accommodations.
“Sandals Ochi Beach Resort is a game changer for the all-inclusive resort experience in Jamaica,” said Gordon "Butch" Stewart, chairman of Sandals Resorts International, in a written release. “With this re-launch, we’ve not only enhanced the resort, but did so with a reimagined guest experience in mind solidifying Sandals Ochi as Jamaica’s most comprehensive resort in the region. We’re leading the next generation of resorts in Jamaica, and while others may try to follow, we will continue to do what we do best: exceed guest expectations.”


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Gourmet Discovery Dining

Sandals Ochi Beach Resort offers 16 restaurants and 11 bars throughout the resort. Among these restaurants, Sandals Ochi Beach Resort is debuting new concepts for the entire brand, including Southern, tapas and a speakeasy bar. Restaurants include Tapas on the Riviera, an international tapas restaurant; Le Gourmand, a high-end French restaurant; Sky, a seafood beachside restaurant; The Southern Table, featuring Southern soulful cooking; Ocean, a beach bar reminiscent of the South of France; Jerk Shack, featuring authentic and casual Jamaican Jerk; and The Rabbit Hole, a new speakeasy bar. 

The Rooms 

All rooms and suites have been renovated. The resort also expanded its butler service by introducing the All-Butler Village. All suites located in the Village are now serviced by trained butlers. In addition to the renovation of its Love Nest Dream suites, the resort reinvigorated its luxury private villa blocks built for couples to travel with friends in tow.


Sandals Ochi Beach Club received a restyling with new furniture and a chic deck lounge designed for seclusion and scenic views with a beachfront pool, swim-up bar, a rock climbing wall and 10 waterside restaurants.

Daily experiences include cirque-like pop-up entertainment and beachside activities, including daily themes such as Sexy Sundays, complete with Bloody Mary’s, and a Mix + Blend Power Hour featuring the resort’s mixologists; Caribbean Carnivale Beach Party with live DJs and performers; Ho’ Down with a line dance class and mechanical bull ride; Beach Jouvert featuring a cavalcade of color that fills the air with hues of the Caribbean; retro Throwback Thursdays with guests’ favorite games from the past; Ultra Sizzle Pool Party where guests can enjoy a bonfire, guest DJs and fireworks; and Reggae Bonanza for guests to experience authentic Jamaican culture. 


Located just minutes from Sandals Ochi Beach Resort and rising 700 feet above sea level, Sandals Golf & Country Club is said to be one of the best golf courses in Jamaica. As the private club for Sandals Ochi Beach Resort, this 18-hole, 71-par course offers soft breezes, narrow fairways, a driving range, chipping and putting greens, PGA-certified clinics and most importantly, complimentary green fees and transportation.  


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