Sandyport Beaches Resort
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We landed in Toronto at 5 am in -14 and snowing. By 3:00, Chef Cleveland was mixing us rum drinks on the beach of the lagoon at Sandyport Beach Resort.
... dark. This time there was a steep drop at the start. And yes, I screamed. Again. There were several scream-inducing twists and turns, and then it actually opened up into the daylight. There were several humps where we went up and then down. Very, very fun. This was our favorite waterslide of them all and ended up going on it 3-4 times.
2. The Falls: another slide requiring an inner tube, this one started out in the daylight with a steep ...
... the Leap of Faith as the lines were really short. She thought I said I would meet her at the bottom of the Serpent and she couldn’t find me. By the time we figured out the mix-up, there wasn’t time for many pictures. We hurried back to the bus and made it with time spare. We both agreed that we would love to come back to Nassau and stay longer and do the resort again. We didn’t get to see or do anything else and there is a lot ...
... with our bus. Upon arriving back to the port, we managed to find time to run to Senor Frogs and have a few of their beloved-by-all "Frog Leg Shots"; which were pricey but the atmosphere of Senor Frogs is something you can NOT live without. So care free and fun, the lady who served us even gave us all free shot glasses that said "Senor Frogs Bahamas" and were sold in the gift shop for $5 each! Overall we had an amazing time in Nassau, and we left with happy hearts and a tummy of alcohol. ...
... through it all (about 20 minutes from one side to the other). You walk between pools and there are aquarium stile lagoons. In one there are about 20 big turtles, then the next a load of fish and stingrays then the next there would be a heap of sharks!!! Dinner and drinks at a bar at the marina and then home to ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews Sandyport Beaches Resort Nassau
Never, never, ever, again!
We booked and paid for our villa 6 months in adavnce, bought airline tickets, planned our work schedules accordingly and these ----- cancelled our reservation one week in advance of our trip! Not even a return telephone call from them explaining why.
Don't get duped like us!!! Stay away from Sandyport. Cost us a lot of money for nothing.
Michael & Carmelita
Our trip was from Dec 19- 25, 2004. It was the most unpleaseant vaction ever. Upon reaching Nassau, the weather was awful, but to make it worse so was the resort- if you could call it that.
We purchased timeshare in February this year. We order the biannual plan which we immediatly paid in full
My wife and I got a timeshare as a wedding gift to go to Sandyport for our honeymoon. Now very many complaints. First Off, let me explain about some of the other poor reviews given, If you are very picky and determined to find things wrong with a resort, then your a picky person. This place was nowhere near as bad as some o these reviews given. the only complaint i personally had with the resort was that there was a ant problem with the rooms that they could not fix. they do NOT crawl into the bed or anything but mainly hang around the sink area and kitchen. the other small complaint i had was that if you do come here, bring your own drinking water. i wouldn't drink the water because when we bathed in the jacuzzi, the water didn't look totally clean or tatse clean. and you will not want to buy your drinking water down there either due to very high marketing prices. we did have to sit through the timeshare presentation so they could sell us more but we told them we just got finished planning a wedding and just moved into our new apartment together and they understood and basically said "well, keep us in mind if yiou ever return". very kind people all over the resort and lots of wildlife just on the resort. If you do plan on going here, i implore you to take the "Runaway". its a snokling cruise where you swim with the sharks (they drop bait about 20 feet deep over the side attached by a rope. and the sharks stay down there and you snokle on the top. I did get within 3 feet of one of these guys which made me alittle nervous but beautiful creatures. bring underwater cameras.) Also plan on using the town bus (Bus #10). a taxi will cost you $15 to run into town but the bus will cost you $1. but the resort was very nice. very friendly, no problems checking in or out. they do charge a $6 energy fee per day that you stay there and a govt tax which runs $42.50 a week. also they charge $0.75 per call you make but we never got charged for that and we made alot of phone calls. we also let them know that we were newlyweds and they gave us a room upgrade for free which made us very happy. so like i said, i would definately come back here in a heartbeat. I will say this, if your a picky person who tries to find things wrong, then maybe go somewhere else but if you a person who says, im gonna enjoy myself and not worry about the little things, this place is for you. bbut like i said, beautiful sights and everything. we were so busy doing so much that we didn't get to do all the stuff we needed. if you want more info, contact me and ill try to help!
My boyfriend and I (we're both 24) took a last minute trip to Nassau to relax, coincidentally the same week that was the peak of Spring Breaker (Mar 18-22).
sandyport was the most unproffesional buisness ive ever seen. theres wild dogs on the resort.the security is always drunk or high or trying to sell you drugs.with the exception of a few employees my stay there was terrible. my room was not up to par. my jacuzzi was not working.
take my advice stay at atlantis.oh there was one very kind security guard named sergio and another named shorty. good luck guys.
This place is NOT a small cute mom and pop hotel, but rather a sprawling time-share development doing a hard sell. It looks more like a development on the intracoastal than the bahamas. The beach is nice and private but you have to walk under the highway to get there. I upgraded from a studio (fairly small, no balcony, no view) to a room with a balcony, but as a result, my check-in took three and a half hours. they told me it would take 1 hour to clean the room! I had six spring breakers in the room below me who kept me up screaming and partying until 4:30 and there were no other rooms. Then for one and a half of my three days I had workman on my balcony -- on the last day I needed the balcony and I asked if they could come back in the afternoon when I had checked out -- they said no, but that they'd be done in one hour -- they repeated this until I had an hour to check out, and it took insisting that they go and talking to management to get privacy and quiet. The manager in the end waived a charge for the upgrade and gave me a late checkout, but it was three days full of hassles instead of R & R. Plus -- pretty beach, does not feel crowded, clean resort and rooms, feels safe and family oriented. Negatives -- Has that depressing development feel, hard-sell, "swim" lagoon is nasty looking -- no one goes in, had to go through hassles and complain a lot in order to try to make it meet basic expectations-- Not a relaxing experience. They were however, trying to find a general manager --so maybe this will improve the resort.
Sandyport Beach Resort Is The Greatest
We have been going to SandyPort for the last five years and eachyear it gets better and better. It is quiet, clean the staff is friendly and everything about that place is wonderful. Transportation to and fro is great. The beach is right outside your window and if you do not like the deep blue sea, there are pools to relax at. The rooms are very spaceous and restaurants are close by.. the poop deck has delicious food quite reasonable priced, and if you feel like haveing dinner is your room all of the amenities are there. My main point is Sandyport is on the top of our choice,We have been to many other resorts and Sandyport has topped our list, Cannot wait to go back next year.