ATG | May 19, 2023

Sandals expanding in Antigua

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Couples lounge in the warmth of the Caribbean sun at the Sandals Grande Antigua. (Photo: Sandals Resorts)

Jamaican hotel conglomerate, Sandals Resorts International (SRI), is getting bigger in Antigua with plans to expand its local property by an addition 107 rooms.

Sandals has already submitted building plans to the government seeking permit to expand the Sandals Grande Antigua resort at Dickenson Bay.

Antiguan Tourism Minister Charles Fernandez, who made the announcement, said in addition to the 107 new rooms, Sandals is also adding a reverse osmosis plant to provide sufficient potable water for its guests.

Charles Fernandez, Minister of Tourism in Antigua and Barbuda, delivering remarks at the launch of Antigua and Barbuda Restaurant Week 2023 on May 9, 2023. (Photo: Facebook @AntiguaBTL)

Sandals has also submitted plans for overwater bungalows. This request will be assessed by the Department of the Environment.

Sandals Grande Antigua features seven bars and eleven restaurants, serving everything from pizza at Bella Napoli to Tex-Mex at OK Corral to sushi at Kimonos.

Voted the “World’s Most Romantic Resort” year after year, the adults-only Sandals Grande Antigua is located on Antigua’s best and most famous beach, Dickenson Bay.


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