Which Sandals should I get the day pass at?

** Please post your recommendations ONLY in response to request...do not start a new thread. Thanks!
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
All times are GMT -4.
The time now is 02:04 AM.
#1
OH
115 Posts
Joined May 2017
I'll be cruising to St Lucia in the next few months. Last year, in Nassau, I did the day pass at Sandals. I loved every second of it. The beach and water were beautiful, the included food and drinks were great, and the private island wasn't too shabby either.

With that said, I couldn't wait to go back to another Sandals. The opportunity is presenting itself again, and I found out this one has 3 of them. So far, it sounds like the La Toc is probably out of it. I've read that the water is very choppy, and sometimes it is reg flagged from swimming. I am not overly picky, but I would like to go into nice water, if possible. Also, I hear they will shuttle their guests to each of the 3 resorts at no charge. Does that apply to day pass holders?
#2
12,148 Posts
Joined Feb 2010
Originally posted by Joebucks
I'll be cruising to St Lucia in the next few months. Last year, in Nassau, I did the day pass at Sandals. I loved every second of it. The beach and water were beautiful, the included food and drinks were great, and the private island wasn't too shabby either.

With that said, I couldn't wait to go back to another Sandals. The opportunity is presenting itself again, and I found out this one has 3 of them. So far, it sounds like the La Toc is probably out of it. I've read that the water is very choppy, and sometimes it is reg flagged from swimming. I am not overly picky, but I would like to go into nice water, if possible. Also, I hear they will shuttle their guests to each of the 3 resorts at no charge. Does that apply to day pass holders?
Grande St Lucian! Beats the other two by far, in my opinion.
#3
St. Lucia, West Indies
3,625 Posts
Joined Aug 2008
Sandals Grande. About 30-45 minutes from port. Leave plenty of time for return. Cab runs $35 one way... Sure, the shuttle will take you between to resorts if you want, but you don't have all that much time to do so on your limited port time..
#4
7 Posts
Joined Jan 2018
We did Sandals Grande Lucien last week on a day pass. The beach is nice, but good luck trying to find shade. The guests pretty much hog the cabanas and umbrellas for the day. It cost $120 each - La Toc is $100. You won't be able to scuba on a day pass, but the other activities are included. It was a 30 minute drive going to Lucien, but 1 1/2 hours to return on a Friday afternoon. Halcyon is the oldest, it was right on the main road going north. I didn't get a response from them, so I can't speak to their offerings. We enjoyed the Sandals in Antigua more than in St Lucia. Likely we won't do either again. Diving is important to me and that just didn't work out.