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Sandals Halcyon Beach Reviewed for 2024

Sandals Halcyon is a laid back tropical oasis located on a pristine beach in St. Lucia. Of the three Sandals Resorts in St. Lucia, Sandals Halcyon offers a more personalized and quiet stay. Nestled among St. Lucia's verdant landscape, there is no building higher than the tallest palm tree and each cottage-styled room features a serene patio overlooking the beautiful grounds, Because Sandals Halcyon is part of the Sandals exchange program, you can take advantage of the complimentary shuttle service to Sandals Grande St. Lucian and Sandals Regency LaToc which expands your dining options to 27 restaurants 10 pools and 21 bars.


Why is Sandals Halcyon Beach our #14 pick for Best Sandals Resort?


  • Sandals Halcyon is situated on an unspoiled beach set on a perfect stretch of paradise and is quiet and peaceful.

  • The Staff are extremely courteous and helpful. They take pride in their work and will do everything possible to make sure you have an exceptional vacation experience.

  • The food is great and if you have any dietary needs the chef will gladly put together a meal plan.  As with all Sandals resorts, breakfast is always a star and at Sandals Halcyon it’s no exception.

  • There are 2 pools at Sandals Halcyon; both have swim up bars. The larger pool has music and hosts many of their daily aquatic activities. The second pool is a quiet pool 

  • The Beach is lovely, very clean, and, well maintained.

  • The rooms are well appointed and many of them have been or are in the process of being updated.

  • There are plenty of loungers available on the beach and at the pools.

  • Fire pits are placed throughout the resort. We love having a night-cap here and striking up conversation with new friends.

  • Scuba diving is available and St. Lucia has some of the best diving in the Caribbean.

  • A visit to the Red Lane Spa is a must as the massages here are very relaxing.

  • Stay at 1 play at 3 is a big plus.  Sandals Halcyon is less expensive than Sandals Regency LaToc and Sandals Grande St. Lucia so if you’re here you can save some money while still enjoying all that Sandals has to offer.

  • Sandals Halcyon offers a free shuttle service between resorts.

  • While Sandals Halcyon is the smallest of the 3 resorts our clients love the intimate, laid back, relaxed feel of the resort.


Additional considerations and tips for visiting Sandals Halcyon:


  • Some of the resort buildings and rooms are in the process of being updated. If you’re looking for a specific room category, we’ll help you get exactly what you’re looking for.

  • Sandals Halcyon typically attracts a more mature crowd and is a resort focused on relaxation.

  • The resort is located off the main road which means is you are in the 700 – 800 block of rooms it’s possible you’ll hear some street noise.

  • First floor rooms are close to walking paths so there can be a lot of people walking by.  If you want privacy we recommend an upper level.

  • There are vendors soliciting items and tours on the beach.  They are respectful and a polite, “no” is enough to send them on their way.

  • The staff does not offer drink service on the beach.

  • How long does it take to get to Sandals Halcyon? It takes approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes to get from the airport over curvy, windy roads to the resort.  

  • There are differences between ocean view and ocean front so we’ll work with you to ensure you get the room you want.

  • Sandals Halcyon is an intimate, mostly quiet and laid back resort.  If you want a quiet relaxing vacation with luxurious amenities this may be the resort for you. Contact us today for more information and let us put our expertise to work by planning your personalized vacation to paradise!

  • Want to know what our #15 pick is for the BEST Sandals Resort? Click here to find out!  #15 Best Sandals Resort


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