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By a verified traveler on Fri 05 Jan 2018

Hotel Description

4.5-star beachfront property near Vigie Beach

On the beach

With a stay at this well-placed property, you'll be half a mile (1 km) from Vigie Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Castries Central Market. Windward Islands and Choc Beach are also within half a mile (1 km).


A full-service spa, 6 restaurants, and 3 outdoor pools are all featured at this all-inclusive property. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with sun loungers and beach umbrellas. Enjoy the 24-hour health club and free perks like full breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 169 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LED TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include furnished balconies or patios, room service, and premium bedding.

Club Room, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View (Beachfront Club Level Walkout Room)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Honeymoon Room, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View (Beachfront Honeymoon Walkout)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Honeymoon Room, 1 Bedroom, Pool View (Honeymoon w/ Private Pool Sanctuary)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Honeymoon Room, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View (Honeymoon Butler Room)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Romantic Room, 1 Bedroom, Pool View (Crystal Lagoon Swim-up w/ Patio)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Luxury Room, 1 Bedroom, Garden View (Crystal Lagoon Poolside Luxury)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Sandals Halcyon - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only ratings based on 12 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.3 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sandals Halcyon - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only

Everyone (1)
3 out of 5
I wish we would have stayed at the Grande. There is nothing further to say.

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018

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4 out of 5

Very relaxing!

Our room was clean, the staff was friendly and attentive and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013

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3 out of 5

Quiet, beautiful, very laid back

Pros: Quiet, all inclusive rates affordable
Cons: No free Internet, maintenance needed
For the money, it wasn't bad. We were two couples traveling together and ended up with rooms at opposite ends of the resort even though we had asked to be near each other. We had also requested walk-out rooms and one couple ended up in an upstairs room. Management's excuse was that it had become impossible to accommodate us, even though we had booked months in advance. Just be aware that they do not follow through with what you are told upon booking. The grounds were beautiful, the weather was great, food was good, rooms were only fair (not nearly as nice as pictured). We were told that wireless was available but were not told that they charged you for the service. We travel to a different island every year and don't expect perfection. The few items mentioned did not ruin our vacation but probably would not book again with 'Sandals'.

Posted by , from Paducah, KY, USA on Feb 19, 2012

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1 out of 5

The worst vacation experience ever.

Cons: Nothing close, No free Internet, Noisy, Poor breakfast, cats everywhere for rat control, housekeeping later than 5pm, no glass bottom boat as promised, worst snorkeling ever, fraudulent hotel operator
Sandals has committed fraud in the selling of this vacation to us. Everything was sub-standard except the fee they charged us. Do not go here!

Posted by , from Naples, FL, USA on Jan 4, 2012

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1 out of 5

There is nothing luxurious about this place!

This was a complete waste of time and money. I will forever remember my honeymoon as a total disappointment. There is not one positive thing to say about this place. We were next to no actually we were practically on a freeway. It was crowded noisy. Not at all secluded. There were car alarms and sirens going off all day. There was no room service the rooms were tiny. It looked nothing like the pictures. We were under constant attack by flies mosquitos frogs and spiders. The bathrooms at the restaurants and pools were disgusting. The pools were dirty. The ocean was worse. There was no variety in the food we couldnt even get in at most of the restaurants #40they were booked a week out#41. We were so far from the beach but once you got on it you are harassed by peddlers. There were ferrel cats everywhere. The AC in our room didnt work. The spa if you can even call it that was so gross and we paid an insane amount for the worst massages we have ever had! How this quotresortquot manages to stay open is beyond me. The staff is not attentive or even polite. I will never stay at a Sandals or book through Travel online again - this was nothing but false advertising. The other thing that is conveniently left out is the hour and a half long drive from the airport to the resort that is absolutely horrendous everyone drives like a maniac and you will get car sick. The food was terrible and the drinks that are included taste absolutely horrible and you have to pay extra for anything decent. I have been to resorts that cost a fraction of this that were amazing. Do NOT go to Sandals Halcyon Beach.

Posted by on May 28, 2010

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5 out of 5

Honeymoon at Halcyon

We stayed at the Halcyon for our honeymoon in October. I do not have one bad thing to say about the resort. The food, drinks, staff and resort were all excellent! The Halcyon is the smaller of the three Sandals resorts. It was a perfect place for a honeymoon. We met many other couples and had a great time. The Italian restaurant was my favorite place to eat. Excellent food to say the least. We also took a ride over to eat at the sister properties. We loved Kimonos and the view was breathtaking. The locals in St Lucia are much friendlier than the ones other places I have traveled. They off many different mixed drinks that are all excellent. This was a wonderful place for relaxation after the stress of a wedding. I would recommend this hotel to anyone! We loved it!!

Posted by on May 24, 2009

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3 out of 5

A quiet getaway but not what is advertised

We were looking for a small all inclusive. We heard very good reviews of Sandals Resorts and had never been to one. The location is 1.5 hours away from the major airport in a cramped van. The resort location is on a very busy street and also very noisy. We could hear tires screeching all throughout the day and night as well as sirens, diesels and whatever other traffic noise you can imagine. Tough to remember that you are at a resort. As far as an "ocean view" room, yes, but barely. That description is a real stretch. Our room was right outside the main pool and if you could see over the hedges on the patio and past the crowd at the pool, then maybe you could catch a glimpse of the ocean. We requested a change and got one the next day. The rooms were definitely outdated. We had to call the front desk for an iron that worked, a toilet that "ran" all day and night, and the air conditioner that did not work and was quite noisy. The staff was very pleasant and accommodating to all of our requests. It's just too bad that we had to make so many requests.

Posted by on May 7, 2008

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4 out of 5

wedding at halcyon

wedding on the ocean, calm, clear, beautiful views, very pleasant, and relaxing, under the gazebo, low cost, excellent organization by staff, and clergy. planning to go back. food was great, stay at one, play at 3 was the best, use of rooms at other resorts in sandals brand name, for changing. the night time entertainment was fantastic. pools the best with swim up bar, piano bar to enjoy with guests.. \nnice to go back to vary soon..

Posted by on Apr 14, 2008

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5 out of 5

Our Honeymoon

We spent 6 wonderful evenings at the Sandals Halcyon, it was the best vacation ever. The time of year was perfect, not busy and not dead. The staff was the most kind and wonderful. Every employee was super friendly, the locals are great. I would reccomend the Hlcyon over the other two Sandals due to the smaller and more relaxing enviornment. The other two are beautiful, as you can visit and eat at the others also, but much larger and you have to take a shuttle to get everywhere. Wonderful trip.

Posted by on Sep 18, 2007

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3 out of 5

Quiet peaceful

Hotel is quiet and peaceful. In March the beach was brown. Nothing like it looks in the pictures. Rooms are very simple, not luxirous at all. Though one can travel between the 3 Sandals resorts by shuttle. Halycon is cheaper, smaller, more peaceful, perfect for couples.

Posted by on Jan 31, 2007

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About the Sandals Halcyon - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only

Location Castries - Gros Islet Highway, Castries,

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 23 March 2020 to 3 June 2020 (dates subject to change).

This property is closed from 23 March 2020 to 3 June 2020 (dates subject to change).

All-inclusive Details

This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (non-alcoholic beverages included)
  • Meals and beverages at companion properties

Activities and facilities/equipment
All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Access to 9-hole golf course
  • Golf green fees
  • Transportation to golf course

  • Aerobics


  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Other inclusions

  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Shuttle service to offsite activities

Not included

  • Use of golf cart
  • Use of golf equipment
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Tennis lessons
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Offsite tours

  • Kayaking included
  • Access to onsite clubs included
  • Sailing included
  • Surfing/boogie boarding included
  • Windsurfing included
  • Taxes included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Airport transfers included (roundtrip)
  • Fitness facilities included
  • Wireless Internet access not included
  • Tennis included
  • Volleyball included
  • Scuba diving certification not included
  • All available beverages included
  • Use of golf equipment not included
  • Use of golf cart not included
  • Offsite tours not included
  • Golf included
  • Golf - number of holes 9
  • Shuttle service to offsite activities included
  • Golf - green fees included
  • Scuba diving lessons not included
  • Golf - transportation to golf course included
  • Aerobics classes/lessons included
  • Tennis lessons not included
  • Onsite entertainment and activities included
  • Gratuities included
  • All food and beverages included
  • Minibar (only non-alcoholic beverages included)
  • Meals and drinks at companion properties included
  • All onsite activities, and facilities and equipment included
  • Onsite live performances included
  • Theme parties included
  • Snorkeling included

Property Features

Sandals Halcyon - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only is an all-inclusive property. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities. Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. At Sandals Halcyon - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only you can cool off in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. Free breakfast is served. There are 6 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a beach bar and a bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. This all-inclusive property also offers an outdoor tennis court, a 24-hour health club, and a garden. You'll have access to the outdoor pool at a partner property. Free self parking is available. This 4.5-star Castries property is smoke free.

  • 169 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 10 buildings
  • 6 dining venues
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar or lounge
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • No smoking on site


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Vieux Fort (UVF-Hewanorra Intl.) (58.4 km / 36.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sandals Halcyon - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only offers 169 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. LED televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • In-room dining
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast.

Marios Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only.

The Bayside Restaurant - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Beach Bistro - This beach bistro serves lunch and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

The Pier Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Kimonos - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only.

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor tennis court and a 24-hour health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Water skiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the property's full-service spa, Red Lane Spa. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include hot stone massages, facials, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Reflexology
  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

This property caters to couples, including same-sex couples.

Guests who book a room category with butler service included must contact this hotel in advance to provide their preferences.

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transportation is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This hotel is exclusively for adult couples.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards in each accommodation.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Caters to adults only



  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Halcyon Beach
  • Halcyon Beach Sandals
  • Halcyon Sandals
  • Sandals Halcyon All Inclusive
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach All Inclusive
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach All Inclusive Castries
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach Castries
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach Resort St. Lucia/Castries
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia Hotel Castries
  • Sandals Halcyon - ALL INCLUSIVE Couples Only Castries
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach - All Inclusive Couples Only Castries
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach All Inclusive Couples Castries
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach All Inclusive
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach All Inclusive Couples
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach All Inclusive Couples Only
  • Sandals Halcyon All Inclusive

You should know

  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 18 years old aren't allowed.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

  • EarthCheck
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.