All Sandals Resorts & Beaches Resorts participate in the EarthCheck benchmarking and certification program.

From recycling to conserving, ecological responsiveness is a Sandals commitment. Because our "green" resorts are made for love, loving the environment has become second nature.

EarthCheck program

All our resorts participate in the EarthCheck program

Our mission is to offer the ultimate Caribbean vacation experience by innovatively, reliably and consistently providing the safest and highest quality services and facilities to guests, while attaching a premium to our human resources and being among the most eco-friendly and community-friendly resorts in the hospitality industry.

Oceanic Standard

The Oceanic Standard

The Oceanic Standard (TOS) is a comprehensive guide to implementing sustainable practices in the hospitality industry, with a focus on reducing single-use plastics. Oceanic Global, the force behind TOS, awards businesses who have achieved certain levels of commitment in adopting sustainable practices with a series of badges to denote their dedication to conservation and eco-friendly initiatives. Our resorts are proud to have received the distinction of Sustainability Steward and Straw-Free Certified.

Sound Environmental Practices

Our Commitment To Our Natural Resources

Staff Awareness

Team members, participation in workshops and seminars conducted by the environmental committee, local government organizations, and also by non-governmental environmental organizations.

Water Conservation Program

Monitoring of total water use on property (pools, guestrooms, kitchen, dining room and garden areas).

Energy Management Program

Use of timers on electrical equipment such as; Jacuzzi blowers, steam rooms at the Spa, outdoor lighting for walkways, refrigeration equipment in the kitchens, etc.

Waste Management Program

Waste disposal practices and procedures at the hotel such as the recycling of linen and bed spreads, food, office paper, and packages.

Control of Hazardous Substances

Hotel determines suitability of product before any purchase is made and provide full training for staff whenever new chemicals or equipment are purchased for use in the hotel.

Social & Cultural Development

Promoting and selling local tours and attractions with special recognition of "Green tours" at the tour desks. Inviting local craft vendors to the hotel at least once per week to display and sell their craft items.

Sip-Sip Hooray!

Every Beaches Resort has eliminated single-use plastic straws and stirrers used across the resorts. Eco-friendly paper straws will be available upon request.

Eliminating Styrofoam

Every Beaches Resort has eliminated Styrofoam used across the resorts. This is just another way we’re reducing our environmental footprint and improving the health of our Caribbean communities.

The Sandals Earth Guard Policy

The Sandals Group is committed to providing quality vacation experiences for our guests while we work to minimize the environmental and social impacts associated with our operations.

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