A Caribbean Escape – Sandals Emerald Bay

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I was overjoyed with excitement when I got the opportunity to travel to the Caribbean and spend some time touring Sandals Emerald Bay Resort.  The resort itself is tucked away in Great Exuma, Bahamas and its a 10-12 minutes drive from George Town Airport to the resort.

When I arrived at the airport, I had to go through customs, which of course is never a fun time, but I super excited to be there!! The wait to get through customs was about .30 minutes so it wasn’t that bad. Once we were through customs, we were transported via busses to take us to the resort.

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View of the island as we were driving to the resort.

I finally arrived at Sandals Emerald Bay, and oh my…what can I say.  I was greeted with a warm island welcome from the staff at the resort! I experienced VIP arrival and a culinary experience worth bragging about! A local band was playing reggae music and a buffet of food was waiting.

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Entrance of the resort filled w/ music, dancing of the staff

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Local Band playing

The resort its self is a couples only resort with every amenities included. This resort has 245 oceanview and oceanfront villas and its secluded and nestled enough where you can sit and relax and not hear a thing. I felt like I was the only one there, it’s quiet, quaint and beautiful at the same time!!

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Swim Up Pool Bar

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Path to our Villa Suite

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Buildings are painted blue, yellow and green.

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Red Lane Spa

One of my favorite places at a resort is the spa.  At Sandals Emerald Bay it’s all about pampering at the Red Lane Spa.  Its a tropical oasis where you truly feel rejuvenated in all sense of the word.  I had an opportunity to also tour this luxurious spa and I wanted to stay there forever….

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Entrance to Red Lane Spa

As soon as you walked in you were greeted by the friendly staff of the spa.  The music playing was soothing and welcoming as the resort itself.

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The outside of the Spa ~ A getaway oasis!

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Our Contemporary Bahamian Style Villa Suite

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Master Bathroom Suite

Sandals Emerald Bay is truly a Tropical Jem in the Caribbean where the only thing you hear are the waves of the ocean. Its a place where you can go and getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This ALL Inclusive Resort has everything you ever want in a resort plus more! All you can eat and drink restaurants and bar, views of every angle of the island and a friendly staff.

DSC01357The Drunken Duck Pub

DSC01352The view from the Villas

If you are looking for a tropical place to unwind, consider Sandals Emerald Bay. The 40 minute smooth flight from Orlando International Airport to George Town Airport is worth taking via Air Canada, American Eagle operated by American Eagle and Delta Connection operated by ExpressJet to name a few.

Until next time!

Happy Travels ~ Ruthie

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