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Amenities

  •  Free WiFi
  •  Golf Course
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

Location

A stay at Sandals Royal Plantation All Inclusive places you in the heart of Ocho Rios, steps from Coconut Grove Shopping Village and close to White River Reggae Park. This 5-star resort is within close proximity of Mahogany Beach and Prospect Plantation.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 74 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and plasma televisions. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Cable programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can get some exercise with a round of golf or enjoy a lazy day at the private beach. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands.

Food & Drink

This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Grab a bite at one of the resort’s 5 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a beach bar.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), limo/town car service, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Ocho Rios? This resort has 1876 square feet (169 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided at no charge.

How to Get There

Sandals Royal Plantation All Inclusive
Main Street
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 2853 Reviews
Lived up to my high expectations!
Reviewed 1 day ago

I had read lots of reviews of Sandals Royal Plantation, which all rated it as "excellent" or "very good". Consequently I expected a lot, and I wasn't let down. I was there for two weeks in October 2018 celebrating, belatedly, our Silver Wedding.

Everything went well from the beginning. We quickly found the Sandals counter at Kingston Airport, checked in with them and had an ice cold bottle of water. Within a short while our driver appeared and we were in our air conditioned mini-bus (just the two of us) and whisked away to the other side of the Island.

Check in was great. We were met by a butler with a glass of champagne and a refreshing face towel, and quickly whisked to our room, via a tour of the resort explaining all the facilities and restaurants.

The room was very comfortable, with a super king sized bed ( Think it was a Monarch Ocean View room ). All the facilities were as described in the brochure, including the mini bar stocked with water, beers and juices AND spirits wines of our choice.

The rooms have a walk in wardrobe with plenty space for clothes and a double sink bath room. I had no complaints about the room whatsoever.

The beaches ( East and West ) are both small but spotlessly clean ( seaweed removed from the beach twice or more times a day), and you are always in easy reach of the beach butlers who will look after your refreshment needs.

The restaurants were all very good, offering a wide variety of food at breakfast lunch and dinner. We enjoyed everything from the buffet on Jamaican night on the terrance to fine dining in Papillion, the French Restaurant.

We also paid extra for a romantic meal on the pier which was a terrific experience. it comes with a self selected menu, lots of wine of your choosing, champagne and romantic candles and the sea swishing all around you.

We used the snorkelling service, which was a good way to spend a couple of hours and if you like that sort of thing I would recommend it.

We visited Ochi, the larger Sandals resort which is two minutes away (via the hourly shuttle) and enjoyed meals at the Manor Restaurant, the Kimono Restaurant and Kelly's Dockside. The Rabbit-hole Bar is also worth a visit when Big Momma is singing! Otherwise the Ochi Resort will only suit you if you like noise, partying and a busy place. The opposite of everything at Royal Plantation.

We also used the Spa. I can recommend the couples massage, it was fantastic, but a note of caution, it is quite expensive.

Finally, to our Butlers and the staff: Butlers Sean and Gladstone, were outstanding.

Beach Butlers Biggs, Daniello and Fresh Prince were great.

Junior in the Wobbly Peacock, Jason and Jermaine in Entertainment were excellent , friendly and professional and Adlin, Hopelyn, Odene and all the staff in the bar and restaurants ( too many to mention) made it a memorable trip altogether.

I highly recommend the resort if you want sun, good food, great service and relative peace and harmony.

Absolute Paradise
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I stayed at yet another amazing Sandals resort last week. We have to say this particular Sandals resort is very special just like every single person who works there. Our butlers Chad and Audell were very attentive and helpful as was Barbara who served us breakfast most mornings, Jermaine who played our favourite songs in the evenings and the guys who served the drinks on the beach. The band 'Happy Smilers' were fantastic and most certainly put a smile on our faces too. In fact everyone at Sandals Royal Plantation was truly amazing and we cannot thank them enough for making our holiday as wonderful as it was. Not one member of staff ever walked by without smiling, saying hello or stopping to chat.
The Entertainment in the evenings was fantastic both at the Sandals Royal Plantation and nearby Sandals Ochi Beach Resort. The Entertainment Team at Ochi are all super talented and put their heart and soul into each of their performances.
It was quite sad to leave such wonderful people and the beautiful resort but we look forward to returning again...and again...and again :-)

Dream Honeymoon
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I had the most amazing time at Sandals Royal Plantation. We loved the smaller size, quaint feel, and highly personalized service. Our butlers, Hector and Ash, attended to our every need. The food and drinks were superb. The beach and water sports were excellent. Our room was comfortable and clean. Every employee that passed by us during our stay smiled, greeted us, and asked how we were doing. Could not have been better; we will definitely be returning again soon!

Beautiful Resort
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently stayed at the Royal Plantation Resort. We had an awesome time. The resort was beautiful. The water was an incredible blue color. The staff seemed very appreciative that we were there and wanted to cater to all of our needs. Sean and Gladstone were our Butlers. They did a great job. We didn't use them much but they were more than willing to help with anything we needed. Romane (Fresh Prince), Biggs, and Danello were terrific Beach Butlers. Many times they had our drink refills just as we were finishing our drinks. There were more than a handful of staff that did a great job...too many to recall all of their names.

Relaxing Week at Royal Plantation
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, I want to say that my wife and I had a wonderful week at Sandals Royal Plantation. The resort met all of our expectations (we have been to five other Sandals resorts) and we could not have asked for better service. The resort is small and intimate and we were able to meet and make friends immediately. You never had to wait on a chair at the beach or that perfect table for dinner. Now the service...it was excellent with numerous staff making lasting impression on us. In particular, I would like to say that our butlers, Ashpole and Hector were the best. We found out during the week that Hector had been trained by a previous butler we had at a different Sandals resort, and it showed in his excellent service and attitude! I would also like to commend Michael, the restaurant manager for going beyond expectations when I had a particular request. Hamantro also was extremely helpful and provided exceptional service. Finally, the beach butlers were so nice and always had a smile along with the wonderful drink...Bigs, Romaine, and Danello you are the Best! In summary, if you want to be pampered and have a relaxing vacation or getaway, this is the place for you. We will returen!