Things to See and Do While Staying at Sandy Lane

Photo credit © Sandy Lane Hotel

Barbados offers guests many interesting recreational possibilities, particularly if you're staying at a beachfront property like this one. Sandy Lane is one of the best lodgings in the area for visitors who crave entertainment and to have their choice of multiple activities.

Sandy Lane has one swimming pool, so even during your busiest days it makes a convenient excuse to take a casual swim, or perhaps raise your heart rate with a few laps. Of course, these accommodations are also in a breezy location on the beach, so there's a few different places to relax outdoors during your stay. There is also a whirlpool, which can be a calming, adult alternative to the pool.

Maintaining a workout routine is simple for fitness buffs at this property; you'll find everything you need at their on-site exercise facility.


This hotel is able to provide a lot of fun for tennis enthusiasts, considering those who stay here can choose to play a match or two on the property. Players probably won't have to compete for an open court, considering that there are 9 of them. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset. With an on-site tennis pro available to help, you can get personal, professional advice about your game.

Looking for more options where on-site tennis is a possibility? You can browse similar accommodations, including The House and Crystal Cove Hotel.


With some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, the Caribbean is home to some fantastic golf sites, including Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course, found at this property. One of the sites golfers regularly enjoy is Sandy Lane Country Club Golf Course, found on-site. There are 18 holes at this course, which was designed by Tom Fazio. This 7060 yard course is rated as a par 72. For more information, contact golf staff at 246-444-2000.

Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are three other golfing options near this one. Notable courses in the area are Rockley Golf Course, Apes Hill Club, and Royal Westmoreland. All of them are within traveling distance, and the nearest one of the group, Royal Westmoreland, is only a small interval away from the property, so it won't be a bother to plan on heading over for some rounds on the links. You'll find a total of 18 holes at this course. The course is a par 72, with a total length of 6174 yards. If you're considering reserving a tee time, you can reach the course at (246) 422-4653.


Vacationers that want an array of aquatic adventures will have a great time while they visit Sandy Lane. The following list details the watersports that the property has.

  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Families with children should seriously consider staying here at Sandy Lane, which is ready with a great set of family-friendly amenities.

Family-oriented amenities and programs designed especially for children will help to make a Sandy Lane vacation an unforgettable experience for the entire family.

The Treehouse Club is Sandy Lane’s dedicated children’s facility provides supervised activities for children between the ages of 3–12 years and is open between the hours of 10:00 am and 8:00 pm. But The Treehouse Club does offer extended opening hours during summer and high occupancy periods. The qualified and dedicated team provides art and crafts, drama, sports, games and a themed dinner in the Treehouse dining room.

The Den is located on the lower level of the Treehouse Club, is especially for teenagers. Young adults ages 13 and older can enjoy their own lounge with a pool table, electronic and board games, air hockey, foosball, a jukebox and computer stations.

The site has a game room, where both kids and their parents can blow off some steam. Plus, there's a playground where even the littlest guests can have some afternoon fun. This destination offers an organized children's program as well. Many parents know the rarity of some time spent sans their children. At this hotel they give parents a chance to explore by themselves, since they have a babysitting service.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of this property's best-loved amenities is its live entertainment, which proves that staying in for the evening can be just as exciting as going out.

Another nice thing about this spot is their many different bars, so guests can visit a different setting every night without leaving the property.

Another options is to check if one of the accommodations nearby has what you are looking for with regards to nightlife, despite the lack of highly rated options with nightlife in your surrounding area. Your choices are shown below:

Accommodations near the Sandy Lane with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Divi Heritage 0.5 mi. South of Central Holetown -- --
St. James Paynes Bay, 1.4 mi. South of Central Holetown -- --
Old Trees Bay Paynes Bay, 1.4 mi. South of Central Holetown -- --
Treasure Beach Hotel Holders Hill, 1.5 mi. South of Central Holetown 1 check
The House Holders Hill, 1.5 mi. South of Central Holetown 1 check
Tamarind Cove Hotel Holders Hill, 1.5 mi. South of Central Holetown 3 check
Sunswept Beach Hotel 0.0 mi. South West of Central Holetown -- --
Mango Bay 0.1 mi. North of Central Holetown 1 --
Beach View Hotel Holders Hill, 1.8 mi. South of Central Holetown -- --
Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts 0.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Holetown 1 check
The Sandpiper 0.3 mi. North of Central Holetown -- --
Settlers Beach Villa Hotel 0.3 mi. North of Central Holetown 1 --


Guests will really love relaxing here, since this destination has an on-property spa. This list shows some of the services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Hair Services
  • Manicures
  • Massages
  • Pedicures
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Spa Pool
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool

The Spa at Sandy Lane is 47,000 square feet blending traditional cultural therapies across the world, from the Caribbean and North America to the Far East and Europe. The state-of-the-art facility features the spa, The Spa Café and a full service Jane 'N Co. Salon.

A world in itself, The Spa includes 14 VIP personalized suites, relaxation and meditation rooms, panoramic sauna, experience showers, Rhassoul, a hydrotherapy pool and fitness facilities which include exercise studio, private training room and fitness assessment room.


Another pastime to consider during your stay is shuffleboard. It's an easy way to meet other guests, spend quality time with the family, or take a break from tiring off-site excursions.

The salon on-site makes it simple to prepare for a formal dinner or a special night out.

Even though there is plenty to do right on-location, visitors hoping to explore will find a multitude of interesting recreational possibilities in Barbados. No matter if you're looking to relax at the beach or play a round or two of golf, you can encounter plenty of other opportunities for recreation close-by. Investigate these pages to learn more with regard to riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.