Sandals Halcyon Beach - Castries, St. Lucia, Caribbean -
The all-inclusive Sandals Halcyon Beach Resort is set amongst lush tropical gardens right on the shores of Choc Bay in St. Lucia. This romantic, couples-only resort offers a wide variety of dining and entertainment options onsite, and at the two neighboring Sandals properties. The resort has classic Caribbean architecture including an open-air lobby, hand-painted porticos and latticed archways. All rooms and suites at Sandals Halcyon have king beds and private terraces overlooking the pool, gardens or ocean. There are nine categories of rooms and suites to choose from, some offering exclusive concierge service and coveted beachfront locations. With three restaurants and a beach grill on site and access to dining at the two Sandal resorts close by, guests have a total of 17 dining options. Featuring a gourmet Caribbean menu, the picturesque Pier Restaurant is located on the end of a jetty that extends out over the water providing panoramic views. For Northern Italian food and wine, Marios is a popular choice for an upscale meal. At Bayside, guests can dine on international cuisine indoors by candlelight or outside overlooking the sea. The Beach Bistro serves casual fare including burgers and jerk chicken. Swim-up bars, beach bars, and more upscale lounges pour domestic and international wine, beer and mixed drinks day and night. The expansive pool area includes three pools, two swim-up bars and three whirlpools just steps from the sand. Choc Bay Beach is outfitted with thatched umbrellas and sun loungers for guest use. The resort offers water sports such as sailing, snorkeling, windsurfing and scuba diving, and land activities like croquet, day and night tennis and beach volleyball. Unlimited golf is part of the all-inclusive package and the course is located at the nearby Sandals Regency. Nightly entertainment includes a piano bar, nightclub, theme nights, karaoke and live shows. Sandals signature Red Lane Spa has a full menu of relaxing treatments such as couples massages, body wraps and scrubs, all of which use botanical ingredients.