Imagine a luxurious stay in a room above the water during your honeymoon or even a stunning ceremony surrounded by the calmest of waters with your closest friends and family. Sounds pretty perfect, right? And the best part is, you can make it all a reality! Today we’re dishing all the details on overwater bungalows at Sandals with Carlie of 2 Travel Anywhere. She’s telling you about the best locations, costs, and what’s included with all of these options. Keep on reading to find out more!
Tell us the locations of some of the best overwater bungalows in the Caribbean!
Carlie: Jamaica and St Lucia. Jamaica has the bungalows at two locations South Coast and Royal Caribbean. Sandals South Coast This resort sets on a 2 mile stretch of Jamaica’s South Coast more pristine white sand beaches. Not only does this resort have over the water bungalows they also have an over water bar and a romantic over the water chapel. This resort has a 500acre nature preserve featuring 3 distinctive European Villages. Relax by one of the three pools including Jamaica’s largest pool. Dine at the new Sushi on the Sand restaurant. Sandals Royal Caribbean Minutes from the airport . This resort has private off shore island only accessible by boat ferry. The bungalows are on the private island Sandals Grande St Lucia on its own Peninsula. This resort has the volcanic mountains draped in the background and clear blue sea. Located in Rodney Bay the calmest waters in all of St Lucia .
What is the cost of booking an overwater bungalow?
Carlie: Cost is on average is $1250 pp pn keep in mind this bungalow is not only amazing, but it is all inclusive so you get the following included with the room as well: unlimited fine dining Breakfast, lunch, dinner and anytime snacks, unlimited premium spirits, bars (including swim-up bars), stocked bars in every room, unlimited Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks wines, all tips, taxes and gratuities, roundtrip airport transfers, butler service is included 24 hour room service, unlimited water sports- scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaks, paddle boards, hobie kats and more, and green fees at Sandals Golf Club- Sandals Ochi and Sandals Grande St Lucian.
We hear there are also overwater chapels! Where are they located?
Carlie: Jamaica and St Lucia Jamaica Sandals Ochi the largest overwater chapel This resort has private pool suites, but they do not have over water bungalow like the other options. The Sandals Ochi does have over water chapel to say I DO. If you want an option that every one can enjoy this resort is the largest Sandals Resort with 16 dining options and 11 bars. You’ll always feel as if there’s plenty of space for just the two of you. Sandals South Coast Sandals Grande St Lucia this bungalow can only sit 30 guests and 10 additional exterior.
Photos from Sandals South Coast
What type of couple is best suited to book an overwater bungalow for their honeymoon?
Carlie: Wanting something unique and memorable. The Caribbean’s most spectacular accommodations — be prepared to be pampered. You have Tranquility Soaking Tub for two an over- the water hammock, outdoor shower and a suspended patio with swim up platform while the interior boasts sea through glass floors that guarantee undersea views. King size bed and spa style bathroom and the glass floor lit water ensures you can enjoy the sea anytime day or night. These rooms come with 24 hour room service (private island has 24 hour water taxi) and your own personal butler. Trained in accordance to exacting standards of Guild of Professional Butlers who provide butlers nobility and celebrities your personal butler handles every details of your vacation.
Why is it better to book an overwater bungalow in the Caribbean rather than other tropical islands?
Carlie: Caribbean is a quick easy flight vs traveling to Tahiti or Maldives. The Sandals bungalows are all inclusive as well so not only is your food and premium alcohol included but so is your water sports, nightly entertainment, and private transfers from the airport to the resort. Location is critical when it comes to setting the stage for your big day. Sandals provides the most beautiful natural backdrops you are likely to come across
Photos from Sandals Royal Caribbean
How many wedding guests can fit in an overwater bungalow chapel?
Carlie: Each location is slightly different but the Sandals Ochi is the largest The 450 square foot over the water chapel can fit 40 guests and the décor is decided upon the couple. This venue has 360 degree panoramic water views with a glass floor aisle so guests can walk on water for their special day.
Tell us more about booking your wedding at an overwater bungalow chapel!
Carlie: Sandals and Beaches resorts are perfect for romantic all-inclusive destination wedding and honeymoons. It does cost extra for the over water bungalow. The cost for this is $750.
Is there anything else you’d like to share about overwater bungalows?
Carlie: Book in advance the bungalows do sell out quickly. To learn more about the locations and destination wedding at one of these resort locations? Join us for our Virtual Wedding Party — RSVP link HERE. Join us and get up to $250 SPA CREDIT included for the bride and groom that attends the event.
Also, here’s a master list of all the overwater features:
-Sandals Montego Bay
-Sandals South Coast
Over water bungalows:
-Sandals Royal Caribbean
Sandals South Coast
Photos from Sandals Grande St. Lucia
What a perfect oasis! If you’re interested in booking one of these overwater bungalows at Sandals or learning more information, be sure to reach out to Carlie at 2 Travel Anywhere.