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DuPage County, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed for 6 days recently and had a wonderful time. The beach is gorgeous! We really were impressed by the friendliness of the staff who went out of their way for us. Our villa was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. We had hoped to play golf while there but found out when we arrived that Sandals... More 

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Thank tartarhornbrook
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Tartarhornbrook, My sincere apology for the golf course being closed. This was an unexpected closure of their resort due to some hurricane damage that Sandals experience. Please on your next visit let me know and I will arrange a day of golf on us (:>. We are so pleased you enjoyed your trip and our lovely facility, Sandra Grisham-Clothier More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just returned from a weeklong trip to Great Exuma, and absolutely loved Grand Isle. The staff is friendly, and the resort is beautiful and well maintained. The food is definitely expensive, but that's true everywhere in the Bahamas. However, the quality of the food (breakfast, lunch and dinner) at the restaurant was excellent!! So delicious, the five of us... More 

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Thank Betsytex
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Betsytex, Wonderful to hear about your experience and know you will be returning to the resort hopefully soon. I will pass along your complements to the chef whom I know will be thrilled to know you enjoyed every meal. Do know that even when Sandals is open the beach is still very quiet very little people seem to come... More 

Chislehurst, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Grand Isle Resort for one week and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The facilities were great, the villas were phenomenal and the service was second to none. We're from the UK and were a little concerned that visiting during Thanksgiving would mean the hotel would be rammed full and too busy but that wasn't the case at... More 

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Thank LjFox1
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear LjFox!, We are pleased to hear you were able to enjoy your week vacation at Grand Isle Resort. I am especially flatter as I know the distance you traveled. The one great thing about Grand Isle is people go in all different direction some to the beach, some fishing, diving, snorkeling, swimming with pigs, sharks and iguanas and some... More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been all over the Caribbean, but Grand Isle is our favorite resort so far. The rooms and the resort are beautiful. The staff was very friendly and fun, specially, Shug and Paul. Three women cleaned our Condo every morning and it was spotless. The resort is luxurious without being pretentious. The beach was beautiful and snorkeling next to... More 

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Thank Benham S
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Benham S, Thank you for taking the time to mention Shug, Paul and Kendra you have made their day. You have also made all the associates day hearing that you will be coming back, this is music to our ears. We love having repeat guest it helps us meet their needs as we grow to know them better. Hurry... More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All i can say is there is nothing bad to say!!! We rented the 4 bedroom penthouse and there were 6 of us, 3 couples and we were extremely pleased with our stay. The people are super nice. The facility is 5 star plus. I have stayed at some very nice resorts but this is my favorite. 20 minutes from... More 

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Thank Paula B
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Paula B, Wonderful to hear that you and friends were able to have a great holiday. As you experience we are in a ideal location with an ideal beach with caring people taking care of your needed. It is great to hear about your housekeeping experience we were having some issues with this but have an entirely new program... More 

Toronto
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is beautiful and roomy. Great for feeling at home. It is clean and well looked after. The main problem with this property is that it is lacking food wise. There is only one restaurant and there is not too much on the menu. After a few days you get tired of the same food. If you want to... More 

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Thank g0lfer69
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear G0lfer69, You officially have a new home away from home. Please know that during you next stay we would be happy to prepare any special request from the Palapa Grill. The resort is working on a plan for additional dinning but in the mean time can easily meet special request. Concerning the pricing in the local stores we do... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this place for a long weekend get away having no idea what was in store. What a wonderful place!! The staff was so helpful and kind!! They all really care and want to make it a great stay for every guest. We have to mention the concierge Walleacher- she was awesome and helped us with everything including airport transportation... More 

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Thank Chelsea K
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Chelsea K, Thank you for your wonderful review! Trust me you have just made the associate so happy seeing them individually recognized for all their efforts. Hurry back, Sandra Grisham-Clothier More 

Paradise Valley, Arizona
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97 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for lunch while driving around the island. It was a great. The place was very nice, lunch was good and a great change from a week in a different location (3 star not 5). We ate at the pool bar and the bartender was so friendly and informative. Walked down to the beautiful beach and it was next... More 

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SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Justsayin85253, You figured it out! Grand Isle is the place to come and be pampered! We have great associates who care about what they do and their most important task for the day is making sure our guest are enjoying them selves. We hope to see you back soon, Sandra Grisham-Clothier More 

Tyler
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing! The location, the food, the beach, the pool, the staff, the accommodations, all can't be beat. Also, a great central location to reach the northern cays, downtown Georgetown, and the airport. We can't wait until we can come back. And bring all of our family and friends!

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1 Thank jsh215
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear jsh215, Wonderful news we look forward to meeting your family and friends and helping you show case all the Exuma has to offer. Exuma really is the REAL BAHAMAS! All the best, Sandra Grisham-Clothier More 

Marlborough, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After several traumatic months of cancer treatment, we were in desperate need of rest, relaxation, and healing. The beauty, peace, and luxury of Grand Isle worked its magic on us, and we left after 5 days feeling so much better. The 1-bedroom villa was beautiful, spacious, and well-equipped, with a nice view of the marina. The bed deserves special mention,... More 

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3 Thank Vanessa L
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Vanessa L, Congratulations on making it through what I imagine was a difficult time with your treatments. We are honored that you decided to stay at Grand Isle Resort and elated that you were able to have a great time at the resort. Your review is full on helpful information that will help guide us. I did want to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on Emerald Bay in Great Exuma, The Bahamas, Grand Isle Resort & Spa is a stunning ocean front resort. The exclusive gated community comprises 78 luxuriously appointed 1- to 4-bedroom villas that range from 1,250 sq. ft. to 5,200 sq. ft. and offer a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living area, high-end amenities, and extraordinary views. Getting around the resort is quick and convenient, as every villa is equipped with a personal golf cart. Grand Isle is one of the finest resorts in the Caribbean and is ideally suited for family holidays, romantic getaways, destination weddings and honeymoons, or for simply enjoying the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Isle Resort & Spa

Address: PO Box EX-29253 | Emerald Bay, Great Exuma
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Great Exuma
Price Range: $575 - $2,739 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Isle Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Grand Isle Hotel Great Exuma
Grand Isle Resort And Spa
Grand Isle Resort & Spa Great Exuma, Bahamas
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“We stayed in a villa that faced the golf course and the ocean; lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles tartarhornbrook, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem equitable. Most have some sort of view, make sure you ask.”
 of 5 bubbles Betsytex, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are beautiful and tastefully decorated”
 of 5 bubbles BenhamS_12, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room will be wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles jsh215, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for what you want. Some villas are garden view.”
 of 5 bubbles julliettep2015, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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