Formerly known as Sandals Grande Ocho Rios, the 100-plus acre Sandals Grande Riviera is the largest of all the Sandals resorts. Consequently, this all-Inclusive Jamaica resort offers a wider variety of accommodations and more dining options and activities than any other Sandals property. A haven for water lovers, it also includes 100 pools, ranging from ocean-sized to private plunge.
Located in Ocho Rios, Sandals Grande Riviera is approximately a two-hour-drive from Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay.
Parts of the road are under construction or bumpy, but passengers en route to Sandals Grande Riviera do get a 15-minute bus break. To avoid the ride, couples can take a short flight from Montego Bay to Ochos Rios.
For couples who haven't traveled much and like things easy, Sandals Grande Riviera can be a comfortable choice. Everything from the private lounge in the Montego Bay airport to the resort's dining and activities are part of all-inclusive pricing at Sandals Grande Riviera.
Upon arrival, guests are greeted with a cool towel and cold glass of sparkling wine. Hotel orientation, a good idea for first-timers, is offered twice daily.