The Sandals resorts in St Lucia are a popular destination for honeymooners and couples who want to spend their vacations together in the Caribbean. However, with differing prices and amenities, it can be difficult to decide which Sandals resort is the best option for you. To make this decision easier, we have compiled a list of Sandals resorts in St Lucia and what they offer you for a romantic couples vacation.
Why Sandals Resorts in the St Lucia are a Great Choice
Sandals Resorts in St Lucia are a great choice for several reasons. First, all of the Sandals resorts are located on the beach, so you can enjoy the sand and surf right outside your door.
Second, Sandals resorts offer an all-inclusive package, which means that your food, drinks, and activities are included in the price of your stay.
Finally, Sandals resorts offer a wide variety of activities and amenities, from scuba diving to golfing to sunset cruises. So no matter what you’re looking for in a vacation, you can find it at Sandals.
Book Without Risk! Sandals Vacation Assurance Policy
In an industry first and to help reassure guests in a time when there are many travel uncertainties, mainly due to COVID-19, Sandals has introduced their new Sandals Vacation Assurance policy.
Guests whose vacations are impacted by COVID-19 receive a free replacement vacation, including airfare credit up to $500 per person. If guests need to undergo quarantine at a resort location, the policy also covers up to a 14-night stay. And any COVID-19 testing requirements can be done for free right at the resort.
So which of the Sandals Resorts in St Lucia is best for you?
Sandals Halcyon – Resort in St Lucia
The Halcyon is located just north of Castries and nicely nestled in the middle of the three Sandals properties. Sandals Halcyon Beach is the most laid-back of St. Lucia’s three Sandals resorts, with a more personalized and quiet stay for adults only. It is also the most affordable of the three.
If you’re seeking for a smaller, more remote resort Sandals Halcyon Beach offers luxurious accommodations with a maximum guest capacity of just 169. All rooms are decorated in bright, tropical hues and feature balconies or patio for taking in the beauty Sandals St Lucia has to offer.
Spend your romantic vacay at the all-new Beachfront Honeymoon Butlers Suites, with a private deck and plunge pool, or enjoy fine dining at six distinctive restaurants.
The resort features swim-up suites at an affordable price point perfect for couples looking to make their trip extra special. This is a fantastic alternative for those who wish to de-stress and want peace and quiet. If you’re searching for a little more action, take the free shuttle between resorts at Sandals Grande St Lucian for the day. – it’ll only take around 20 minutes each way.
Sandals Halcyon Beach offers guests an array of activities both on-site and off. On-site, guests will enjoy a fitness center, four pools. beach volleyball, sailing, kayaking and windsurfing. Nearby golfing, shopping and nightlife are also available for those looking to explore.
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Sandals Regency La Toc
La Toc is the first of the three Sandals resorts on St. Lucia and is more conventional in design than its siblings. If you’re looking for an all-inclusive resort with luxurious accommodations and top-notch service, Sandals Regency La Toc is a great choice.
Sandals refers to this as “Saint Lucia’s most glamorous adults-only resort”. Sandals Regency La Toc is a magnificent 220-acre estate set on a half-mile, crescent-shaped beach, cradling exotic coral bluffs, lush hillsides and rolling fairways. Is that romantic enough for you?
Overall, Sandals Regency La Toc offers the greatest room categories at the best price / value Remember, this is one of the bigger resorts with about 331 rooms in total, and has the the smallest beach out of the three.
The resort has a wide variety of activities and amenities to keep you busy, including 9 unique restaurants and bars on-site, as well as room service. Relax by the pool or beach, or take advantage of the spa services. The resort features a half-mile of golden sand beach, which is littered with driftwood and shells.
The luxury resort is geared towards couples and honeymooners, with three pools: a beachfront signature pool with a swim-up bar, the biggest on St. Lucia plus more intimate water activities available at no additional cost.
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Sandals Grande St Lucian
Sandals Grande St Lucian Spa and Beach Resort is a exquisite resort for an intimate Caribbean holiday, located on its own beautiful very own peninsula. This Sandals Resort offers luxurious accommodations that will leave you feeling like royalty! With oceanfront views from all guest rooms as well as many onsite restaurants, spa services and activities available at your fingertips, this Sandal’s resort is perfect for those who want a truly indulgent time on their honeymoon or couples vacation.
Sandals Grande St Lucian offers a gorgeous, vast beachfront destination and is the most lively with the greatest dining and activities of all three resort choices. The Sandals Grande St Lucian provides a wide range of room options, but it is the most expensive of all three Sandal resorts.
If you and your partner want to really go all out, consider renting one of these exquisite Over-the-Water Honeymoon Butler Bungalows for an unforgettable holiday.
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Best Romantic Vacation Tip: Over-the-Water Bungalows can be expensive for a typical stay of 4-7 nights. You could split stay of 3 nights in a lower room category and 3 nights in the Over-the-Water Bungalow for the perfect combination!
The latest gem in the prestigious Sandals Resorts chain is a meticulously manicured beachfront (mile long beach) property offering a lush tropical setting replete with all the amenities Sandals is known for.
And if the beach wasn’t enough for your romantic getaway, the 4 pools also dot this spectacular property including the signature Sandals pool with the iconic Sunset Tower and swim-up bar, private pool sanctuary, an intimate heart-shaped pool shaded by coconut palms, the scuba pool, and a meandering lagoon pool that will let you swim up to your room – ok wow!
Sandals Halcyon vs Sandals Regency La Toc Vs Sandals Grande St Lucian
Best Beach – Winner Sandals Grande St Lucian with its mile long beach ideal for any beach lover. 2nd place Sandals Halcyon Beach
Room Options – Winner Sandals Grande St Lucian is larger resort with more room and suite categories including swim up rooms and over water bungalows. Sandals Halcyon Beach also has swim up rooms but La Toc has the most categories.
Private Pool – Winner tied – All have rooms with private pools
Butler Service, Spa Treatments – Winner tied – All the Sandals resorts have excellent Bedroom Butler Villa Suite Service and Spa
Golf – Winner Sandals Regency La Toc has on site golf on site. Transfers available from the other resorts. Don’t forget about Sandals complimentary green fees
Casino – Winner Sandals Grande St Lucian Resort has the Treasure Bay Casino about 11 minutes (by car) from the resort and offers plenty of fun.
Restaurants – Winner Sandals Grande St Lucian has 12
Diving – Winner Tied – all have diving
Water Skiing – Winner Sandals Grande St Lucian and Sandals Halcyon Beach
Enjoy Three Vacations in One with the Sandals Exchange Program in Saint Lucia
And if you can’t decide which Sandals Resort in St Lucia is best for you – you really don’t have to. With Sandals exclusive Stay at One, Play at Three Exchange Program, your dining options expand to a mind blowing 27 restaurants with excellent service!
At two additional resorts, you may extend your diving adventures to otherworldly underwater playgrounds. The neon lights, music, and talent that span the spectrum of interests at all three resorts will keep you entertained for hours. Free hotel transportation between all Sandals resorts, are part of the Sandals Luxury Included® difference.
What is There to Do in St Lucia?
There are lots of things to do in St Lucia:
~ biking down Mount Gimie or Fond Ouen routes
~ exploring the abandoned buildings of various plantation estates.
Popular tourist attractions in St Lucia also include the Botanical Gardens, the Sulphur Springs Volcano and Pigeon Island National Park.
~ Explore a tropical rainforest by walking on top of stunted trees and bamboo stalks
~ Lose yourself in a cool mountain lake, either natural or man-made
~ Get up close with giant lizards at Union Mini Zoo
There are also plenty of things to do in the water, including: sailing, fishing, diving, swimming with dolphins, and more. So whatever your interests are, St Lucia is sure to have something for you!
Check out our Things To Do in Saint Lucia above for more ideas on how to enjoy your vacation!