Sandy Lane (resort) - Features

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The resort features 112 guestrooms and suites as well as a five-bedroom villa, a 47,000 sq ft (4,400 m2) Spa, four restaurants, seven bars and three golf courses. The reef just off the coast from the hotel, Little Sandy Lane, contains Barracuda, Lobster and several other species of small fish.

Sandy Lane is known as one of the Caribbean's most stylish and family-friendly hotels, as well as being a haven of the rich and famous. Past guests said to have stayed at the Sandy Lane hotel include Maria Callas, T. S. Eliot, Queen Elizabeth II, Elton John, Rihanna, Jacqueline Kennedy, Aristotle Onassis, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Winner, Simon Cowell and Sidney Poitier.

On 5 October 2004, professional golfer Tiger Woods married his Swedish fiancée, Elin Nordegren, at the resort. It was reported that Woods booked out the entire hotel for his guests who included Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates and Michael Jordan. The owners of the hotel, who include Woods close friend J.P. McManus, reportedly threw the wedding at the hotel as a gift for the couple.

On 11 November 2011, NBC's Today filmed the day five segment of Where in the World Is Matt Lauer? pool-side and on the beach of the resort hotel.

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