Reposted from Sandals Blog
By Kylie Morrow | September 30th 2019
Sandals Regency La Toc in a nutshell
Accommodation Type: 5 star all-inclusive resort (adults-only).
Location: Castries, Saint Lucia.
Suggested airport: Hewannora International Airport (HIA).
Transfer time to resort: 1 hour.
Best Sandals resort for:
Sandals Regency La Toc is a lively spa resort in beautiful Saint Lucia. The resort is a paradise for honeymooners, scuba divers and snorkellers. Stay at 1 resort, play at 3! Love golf? Tee off at two Sandals golf courses nearby.
Atmosphere: Sophisticated, Social.
9 restaurants on-property
12 restaurants at Sandals Grande St. Lucian
6 restaurants at Sandals Halcyon Beach
Overall review of Sandals Regency La Toc
Beautiful, magical and romantic, Sandals Regency La Toc has an irresistible charm. This allure comes through in promotions of the resort, but even more so when you’re actually standing on property, in one of the most historically rich parts of Saint Lucia. Sandals presents to guests a couples only experience that has in recent times attracted over 8,000 reviews from guests, 84% (!) of whom rate their stay as ‘Excellent’ or ‘Very good’.
With the perfect lush green and ocean front backdrop for weddings and honeymoons, Sandals Regency La Toc is a lovers’ paradise. The Sunset Ocean View Bluff Millionaire Suites with private pools and the golf course on property are both popular attractions, but there’s even more; guests can take advantage of the resort’s eight bars, including swim up bars, day and night entertainment (including live shows), and even the option to have a free wedding for a stay of three nights or longer.
Those who enjoy exploring can go to Sandals Grande St. Lucian or Sandals Halcyon Beach to spend the day or dine, or even to the Sandals Golf and Country Club for an upgraded golfing experience. Tennis is another popular pastime for guests at Sandals Regency La Toc, as are the endless watersports. Most of all though, the top three things guests love about Sandals Regency La Toc are listed below.
Three things guests love about Sandals Regency La Toc
Based on real customer reviews.
1. Guests love the phenomenal butler service
Sit back, relax, and see what all the hype is about where Sandals butlers are concerned. They’ll ensure your stay runs smoothly, operating in a way that still ensures you privacy, yet going the extra mile to ensure you have everything you need for the perfect Sandals experience. Enjoy it while it lasts!
2. Guests love the boat trip on ‘Joe Knows’
Boat trips are a must in Saint Lucia, especially those like the ones offered by the ‘Joe Knows’ tour company that include opportunities to experience more of Saint Lucia along the way, through tours of the Sulphur Springs and waterfalls, and trips to the majestic Pitons. From most boat tours on the west coast of Saint Lucia, you’ll be able to catch spectacular views of the Pitons as you make your way to the south of the island; you may even be able to dive in and explore the Piton Wall once you get to Soufriere with a fun snorkeling tour.
3. Guests love the main pool and swim up bar
The ambiance at the main pool is always light and fun, and you can easily spend the whole day there and not get bored. Participate in games with the entertainment team, grab a sun lounger for tanning, or just have a drink at the swim up bar, one thing’s for sure, you day is already made when you decide to spend it indulging in the Sandals Regency experience.
A Sandals vacation in Saint Lucia is highly rated as with three properties, you have access to 27 restaurants with the Stay at 1, Play at 3 exchange program. Staying at Sandals Regency La Toc will ensure you get a head start, with 9 restaurants on property.
Insider tip: The most popular restaurants at Sandals Regency La Toc require a reservation. Make sure to make some dinner reservations on arrival, especially during peak season! For dress-codes and opening times, see: restaurants at Sandals Regency La Toc.
Popular tours and excursion at Sandals Regency La Toc
Waterfall & Cycling adventure.
An adventure seekers’ delight. Enjoy a thrilling mountain bike ride through the rainforest to Errard Waterfall where you can take a dip in its refreshing waters. Then, cycle through the forest where you’ll learn about local crops grown on the island. End your tour with a relaxing drive through the quaint fishing village of Dennery.
Begin with a gentle sail to Soufriere by Catamaran to experience a hands-on demonstration of chocolate making at Hotel Chocolat. This scrumptious tour allows you to become a chocolatier, making your very own bar of chocolate using estate grown cocoa. The Le Boucan restaurant offers a truly unique and gourmet lunch before taking a dip in the therapeutic mud baths. Cap off the day with a swimming and snorkeling stop at the base of the Pitons before enjoying the sunset views on the return journey.
Wet n’ Wild Experience.
Things are about to get wet, wild and a little muddy on this cross-terrain expedition. Cruise down the West Coast in a catamaran to the town of Soufriere, where you’ll hop aboard a two or four-seater buggy and start your journey.
Pass St. Lucia’s famous Pitons before stopping for a delicious lunch at a local favorite. Get back behind the wheel and journey through the countryside to a black sand beach in the Village of Choiseul.
Then, race over to the world’s only drive-in volcano, where you can take a dip in warm mineral mud baths. After a muddy bath, it’s onward down dirt roads and winding paths to the beautiful Toraille waterfall for a refreshing swim. Once back on the catamaran, you’ll cruise between the Pitons and snorkel over protected reefs before sailing off into the sunset.
Recent Sandals Regency La Toc Awards
Awards Sandals Regency La Toc won in the past 5 years alone, not counting the awards that were won by Sandals Resorts as a chain:
- American Academy of Hospitality Sciences: Five Star Diamond Award 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.
- Travel Weekly Magellan Awards: Gold – Overall Golf Resorts 2017.
- World Travel Awards: Saint Lucia’s Leading Spa Resort 2014, 2015.
- MLT Vacations Quality Assurance Awards 2015.
- Travel + Leisure Magazine’s 500 World’s Best: World’s Best Hotels, Caribbean 2014.
- Condé Nast Traveler’s Annual Readers’ Choice: Best Resort in the Caribbean 2014.
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