"Visitors to Barbados who stay at the posh Sandy Lane Hotel this year will pay a minimum of just under a thousand US dollars per night. According to information released by the upscale hotel about its 2008 rates, a basic room will range from $950 to $3900. A suite on the other hand, will cost guests from $1700 to $5800. At the higher end of the scale are the penthouses, which carry a price tag of between $3800 and $9600. And for those who can afford it, the Sandy Lane villas start at $8000 and go as high as $25,000.
The luxury hotel has over the years won many international awards and seems set to continue the trend in 2008. In fact it has just been voted runner up in the best Caribbean Spa category by readers of Conde Nast Traveller. The publication has a circulation of a hundred thousand and specialises in the luxury travel sector, reviewing five star hotels, products and services. The magazine told readers they will be bowled over by the facilities at Sandy Lane."