18 holes. Open parkland. Gently undulating terrain
Tropical forest and residential.
Tom Fazio (2002).
Sandy Lane offers 45 holes of golf: 18-hole par-72 Country Club course (7060 yds from back tees); 18-hole par-72 Green Monkey course (7389 yds); 9-hole par-36 Old Nine (3345 yds).
10 km N of Bridgetown
Sandy Lane (Country Club course): Sandy Lane, one of the Caribbean's premier luxury resorts, offers 45-holes of golf, spread across its three courses. The Tom Fazio designed Green Monkey layout provides a "once in a lifetime" golfing experience, which is available to its members and resort guests. It is complemented by the 9-hole Old Nine, and 18-hole Country Club course, another Tom Fazio-design, which is open to outside visitors.
The Country Club course at Sandy Lane is a well-rated and always popular layout. This open parkland course should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Its lush greens, five lakes and immaculately groomed fairways, reinforce the reputation of this layout. One to include on your play list if you are visiting Barbados.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts and caddies compulsory. Golf carts are fitted with GPS.
Golf at Sandy Lane dates back to 1961 when its first 18-hole course opened. The remains of this layout are now found in the resort's nine-hole "Old Nine". The resort took a huge leap forward in the late-1990s, when new Irish owners J.P. McManus, Dermot Desmond and John Magnier commissioned golf course architect Tom Fazio to design the Country Club course (2002) and Green Monkey course (2005).
2020 Golf Digest rating: 4th best course in Barbados.
St James, Barbados
+1 (246) 444 2000Visit website
A member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts group, Sandy Lane is no ordinary 5-star luxury hotel. Since its first guests were welcomed in 1961, it has been one of the premier addresses in the Caribbean - the choice of royalty, celebrities and many of the world’s top business leaders, a treasured hideaway for the discerning traveler. Today, Sandy Lane maintains its position as one of the world's premier luxury resorts, combining classic elegance with lavish state of the art amenities.
Sandy Lane (2 km to Country Club and Green Monkey courses)
Royal Westmoreland; Apes Hill
Porters, St James, Barbados
+1 (246) 422 2335Visit website
Located on the finest stretch of Barbados’ Platinum (West) Coast, Colony Club is a 4 ½-star timeless retreat restored from a former private Colonial Club. Its sophisticated ambiance extends to all 96 tastefully appointed guestrooms and suites. Four lagoon style swimming pools meander through seven acres of tropical, palm-filled gardens. Its location is just 40 minutes from Grantley Adams International Airport and 20 minutes from Bridgetown.
Royal Westmoreland; Sandy Lane; Apes Hill
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