Sandals Overwater Bungalow Update (10/9/13)

As many have seen from our previous posts, our company has been on top of the status of the proposed Overwater Bungalow at Sandals Grande St Lucian since the idea of these suites were first announced. We've been working with our contacts at Sandals Resorts International for the past two years now to get updates to you on what has been happening since the ideas inception.   

During 2012, we had hoped to see the bungalows ready for Sandals' originally intended 2013 release, however some issues with the St. Lucian government cause a bit of a hold up. The St. Lucian government finally signed off on the bungalows and we were told about it first thing by CEO Adam Stewart, at the 2012 STAR (Sandals Travel Agency Recognition) Awards down in Nassau this past December. 

As many know, Sandals shifted it's focus to opening their brand new resort in Grenada, Sandals La Source.  They also made multi-million dollar renovations to several of their properties and have added the Key West Village to Beaches Turks and Caicos this past May 2013.  With all of this and the issues with the government, it's easy to understand how the bungalows had taken a back seat for a little while.

However, we are excited to have learned that Sandals is moving forward in early 2014 with the 80 million dollar renovation on the Grande St Lucian that will include a new village with 185 rooms, four new restaurants, and the addition of these 15 overwater bungalows!

It looks like Sandals will be back on track with the bungalows and while there is no official word on when they will open or if it will hit any snags again, but we're hoping to see them finished by 2015!  Either way, Sandals still offers some of the most gorgeous suites in the Caribbean, and anyone honeymooning at or planning a visit to Sandals before the bungalows are ready will find a plethora of alternative options.      

As always, we're happy to offer our free help with anything you may need regarding your Sandals vacation.  Feel free to email us at or call us at 1-888-373-3677 x 1 for Sandals Resorts inquiries.

              Click Here To See Our Original Post Announcing The Bungalows
                               Click Here To See Our Last Bungalows Update

**Click Here for info on the new Sandals Overwater Bungalows coming to JAMAICA soon!

If these suites won't be ready in time for your planned trip, consider on the these other amazing suites available at Sandals Resorts

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UPDATE September 2015:  Sandals CEO, Adam Stewart, announced that they would be breaking ground in early October and the bungalows would be ready by June 2016!!  For more information see our newest post update:

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