Winter Blues Got You Down? Sandals Resorts Wants To Cheer Everyone Up

Turn those frosty frowns upside down with deals from a dozen of the brand’s Caribbean properties.

Two of the biggest "days" of the year for avid travelers are, of course, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. As we all know, these events actually last much longer, in some cases through the end of the year, and we aren't complaining. This is, after all, when we score the best deals from wonderful resorts and hotels all across the Caribbean. But it turns out there's a third day that is also bringing us exceptional savings.

According to Internet legend, there are people who believe that "Blue Monday" is the "most depressing day of the year." Falling on the third Monday of January, this year's saddest event occurred on January 16, so if you felt a little more like Debbie Downer that day, well, you have your excuse. However, like most things that your aunt sends you from random websites, Blue Monday isn't real and was developed as a marketing stunt for a British travel company in 2005.

What a bummer.

Fake or not, it doesn't change the fact that a lot of people could use a change of scenery to help shed negative vibes. If you are feeling a little more down in the dumps as you battle seasonal affective disorder or realize you have another batch of resolutions that'll never be upheld, Sandals Resorts has a great way to cheer everyone up: more discounts!

Booking is already underway and runs through February 28 for stays through certain dates in April and May, depending on the resort. In all, 11 Sandals properties are offering special rates starting at $249 per person, with stays of 5 or 6 nights receiving a $150 resort credit and stays of 7 nights or longer (always our recommendation) earning a $250 credit. And for families that want to beat the cold as a crew, Beaches Ocho Rios rates start at $325 per adult per night, with the same credits available.

Starting to feel that positive energy? Good. Here are the rest of the resorts participating and their travel windows:

  • Sandals Barbados: January 30, 2023 – April 25, 2023 (Blackout Dates: February 26, 2023 – March 2, 2023)
  • Sandals Royal Barbados: January 27, 2023 – April 24, 2023
  • Sandals Emerald Bay: January 4, 2023 – May 5, 2023 (Blackout Dates: January 5, 2023 – January 7, 2023)
  • Sandals Royal Caribbean: January 4, 2023 – April 30, 2023
  • Sandals Ochi: January 4, 2023 – May 3, 2023 (Blackout Dates: January 12, 2023 – January 13, 2023)
  • Sandals Grande Antigua: March 25, 2023 – April 21, 2023
  • Sandals Grenada: February 10, 2023 – April 30, 2023
  • Sandals Regency La Toc: February 13, 2023 – April 30, 2023 (Blackout Dates: February 21, 2023 – February 25, 2023; April 20, 2023 – April 21, 2023)
  • Sandals Royal Bahamian: March 5, 2023 – April 11, 2023 (Blackout Dates: March 22, 2023 – March 25, 2023)
  • Sandals Halcyon: April 7, 2023 – April 30, 2023
  • Sandals South Coast: February 11, 2023 – May 3, 2023 (Blackout Dates: April 10, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
  • Beaches Ocho Rios: January 4, 2023 – May 24, 2023 (Blackout Dates: February 18, 2023 – February 23, 2023; March 11, 2023 – March 17, 2023; March 25, 2023 – April 13, 2023)

Guests need to use the code WINTER22 when booking and registration must be completed with 72 hours.

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