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Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We moved here from our VRBO house half way through our trip. Don't rent through them; go to Trivago. But go. the condominiums are excellently appointed, the staff is incredible, and the beach/water is simply stunning. We went 2 weeks after the storm. Maybe it was because Sandals down the beach was closed or it was just a slow month,...

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

Dear Lawibur, We are so glad you found us even if it was by accident. Do know that even in high season there is such a large beach off Grand Isle and beaches surrounding the island making it simple to find the quiet beach anytime! Warm regards from everyone at Grand Isle and we hope to see you back soon!...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Grand Isle for 5 days over thanksgiving. The management was very accommodating to us, let us in our room quite early as we had an emergency to attend to. The rooms are quite large and very nice. There is a decent gym and I found that everyone that worked in the resort to...

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

Dear Emilyhunter0913, We are truly happy you stayed with us hear at Grand Isle Resort and were able to get into your villa early, hope the emergency worked out! We are however embarrassed about the coffee. We were having serious issues with our cappuccino machine and only a few people like the supervisors were luck enough to get it to...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A small place with limited food options but get out and explore. If you want to stay in and are sick of their food, make your own when you get groceries at the market. Yeah things might be expensive but they're expensive everywhere and if you want to not have to pay a penny once you walk in the door,...

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

Dear Jenni W, Thank you for the insightful review and advise to others! We are pleased you enjoyed yourself and but disappointed you did not enjoy the bed.........clearly an important part of the holiday. So please when you make your next reservation let us know and we can assist with some special pillow toppers that will help give you more...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our extended family of 11 stayed at the Grand Isle Resort during the week of Thanksgiving. We had 7 adults (including grandparents), and kids ages 8, 12, 14, and 16. Six of us stayed in the Grand 4 bedroom Penthouse that was out of this world...the views, the decor, the warmth of home, the cleanliness, the vast rooms, EVERYTHING was...

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

Dear Kristin, Such a lovely warm review what can I say other then "thank you from the bottom of all our hearts". Your review has been read by the team of associates hear at the resort and I can ensure you it will go a long way in keeping everyone spirits high for the holidays. We look forward to welcoming...

DuPage County, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

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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

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

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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...

Chislehurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago 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...

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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...

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 3 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...

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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...

Oldsmar, Florida
Reviewed 3 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...

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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...

Toronto
Reviewed 3 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...

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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...

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: Emerald Bay | PO Box EX-29253, Great Exuma
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > Great Exuma
Price Range: $538 - $2,572 (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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“Ocean view rooms are always great! The garden view ones were more cost effective and beautiful as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 719kristind, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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