Sandals Takes Over Couples Resort in Barbados

Guest room at Sandals Barbados

Guest room at Sandals Barbados


Sandals Resorts International (SRI) and the Government of Barbados have reached an agreement following months of negotiations that will see one of the Caribbean’s leading resort companies open the former Couples Resort in St. Lawrence as a Sandals resort.

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According to Sandals Resorts Chairman, Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the 10-acre former Couples property will open as a Sandals Luxury Included Resort and will honor all existing commitments with guests who had booked to stay at Couples up until November 6. 

Upon opening as Sandals Barbados, the resort will offer a selection of 280 luxury accommodations that range from beachfront suites to rooms set in the resort’s lush tropical garden. A program of enhancements is being launched in order to ‘Sandalize’ the property immediately.

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SRI also announced that an agreement has been reached with the Government of Barbados regarding the building of a brand new Beaches Resort at the site of former Almond Beach Resort in St. Peter, Barbados.