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Scuba turtle

Tuesday 26th August 2014

  One very lucky Couples Sans Souci guest spotted a turtle after taking Couples Resorts up on one of our inclusive scuba diving sessions! The guest travelled over from Scotland to holiday at Couples Sans Souci and managed to capture this fantastic video after going for a dive with one of our PADI-Certified scuba diving instructors. The preservation of local sea life became of significant importance to the staff at Couples Sans Souci all the way back in 1951 – the year that Jamaica was hit by Hurricane Charlie and washed up an injured green sea turtle. The turtle made… Read More »


Romance Rewards for an Enhanced Experience

Tuesday 17th June 2014
Romance Rewards for an Enhanced Experience

Your credit cards may offer you points and miles while at the local supermarket, and your nectar card points may even get you home goods. At Couples Resorts we have Romance Rewards, earned by your frequent patronage. Out four-tiered rewards program offers four different levels: First Love, Young Love, Renewed Love, and Passionate Love, that are earned by length of stay and gain you the most enjoyed rewards you could imagine. Start building your rewards with just as little as one night’s stay. Couples Resorts offers four different Jamaican resorts. Through Romance Rewards you can earn a day at a… Read More »


Couples Resorts Staff Spotlight: Michell Brown

Wednesday 4th June 2014
Couples Resorts Staff Spotlight: Michell Brown

It’s not just the lively music, mouth-watering food, tropical climate, amazing sunsets or sandy beaches that keep visitors returning to the tropical Caribbean Island of Jamaica; rather some say it’s the people. Couples Resorts owns and operates four all-inclusive resorts which provides employment for more than 1,600 staff. One such team member is Michell Brown, who has been a housekeeper at Couples Swept Away for the past 12 years. Originally from Kingston, Michell currently resides in Jericho, Hanover with her partner of twelve years. A woman of strong faith, she enjoys listening to music (especially gospel), loves her church, and… Read More »


Couples Resorts Recipe Time: Escoveitch Fish

Thursday 15th May 2014
Couples Resorts Recipe Time: Escoveitch Fish

Escoveitch Fish is a traditional Jamaican dish that is enjoyed by both locals and foreigners. The style of cooking originated in Europe/Mediterranean where it was known as ‘Escabeche’ and was then brought to Jamaica by the Spaniard. The dish can be described as being pickled since pickling was a great way of keeping food from spoiling in the days of no refrigeration. It is similar to a ceviche with the difference being that the fish is fried and not raw and served with bammy more times than not. As the mecca of first class cuisine, Couples Resorts shares this simple,… Read More »


At Couples Resorts, Coral Reefs are Closer Than You Think

Tuesday 29th April 2014
At Couples Resorts, Coral Reefs are Closer  Than You Think

Coral Reefs are one of the many natural sights and undersea wonders that await you at our luxurious, all-inclusive Jamaican resorts Of all of the majestic and awe-inspiring sensations you can experience in Jamaica, effortlessly gliding over a blooming coral reef colony is certainly one experience that is bound to leave a lasting impression. Though the luxurious elements of all-inclusive Couples Resorts – the spa treatments, exquisite dining options, and sumptuous accommodations are the cornerstone of the Couples experience – there is no replacement for the indelible impact of an unforgettable excursion into nature. Our coral reef expeditions deliver a… Read More »


Top 7 Beach Drinks

Friday 11th April 2014
Top 7 Beach Drinks

The sun is warming your skin, the sound of the ocean waves puts you in a state of tranquility, yet something can make this scenario even better: a tropical drink! Here is a list of the top 7 drinks that complete the beach or poolside paradise during adult holidays. Margarita – Jimmy Buffet would agree, this classic drink never seems to fail. Have your margarita on the rocks or frozen, with salt or without, this cold lime refresher pairs with the beach the best. Ingredients include tequila, Triple Sec, and lemon lime juice. Piña Colada- This drink truly presents the… Read More »


Cosmopolitan Magazine visits Couples Resorts in Ocho Rios

Thursday 3rd April 2014
Cosmopolitan Magazine visits Couples Resorts in Ocho Rios

Katie Burnetts writes about her escapades to the one and only Couples Resorts in Jamaica. She is a journalist for the Cosmopolitan Magazine and has a great run down of things to do whilst enjoying the Jamaican sunshine! More more about her Jamaican holiday here.


Wedding Gift Etiquette for Local and Destination Weddings

Monday 24th March 2014
Wedding Gift Etiquette for Local and Destination Weddings

So you’re looking at the registry; you notice that the bride was careful and thoughtful to include items of all price ranges so everyone can afford to contribute. But what is the expected standard? You don’t want to come off as cheap, yet you’re already past-due credit card balance needs some love as well. Here’s the deal: The Knot reported that friends spend about $80 and family members spend about $150. Local Weddings The rule of thumb is that your gift should replace your cost of attendance. Every venue or caterer has a cost per guest. If you know the… Read More »


Luxury Speed Boat Ride at Couples Sans Souci

Friday 21st March 2014
Luxury Speed Boat Ride at Couples Sans Souci

Nestled on the cliffs of Jamaica’s emerald coast above a dazzling stretch of the Caribbean is the 150 suite Couples Sans Souci resort which beckons for you to surrender your mind, body and soul. The newest addition to the glistening waters off Couples Sans Souci’s beach is the Dolce Vita speed boat. The boat’s name means the ‘sweet life’ and guests can choose from three different offshore adventures which will allow them to experience their own slice of the sweet life when next they book this Jamaican all inclusive resort. Champagne Cruise An 80 minute cruise that takes you along… Read More »


Curried Shrimp Recipe

Thursday 6th March 2014
Curried Shrimp Recipe

There is always a delicious and tasty dish to enjoy while basking in the beauty of the Caribbean on vacation on the island of Jamaica. At Couples Resorts, we are always whipping up delicious treats suitable for any occasion such as an entrée or appetizer which we are also happy to share during the resorts cooking classes held once a week. Below we share with you a very easy dish that you can enjoy while at home thinking about being with us in island paradise on a Caribbean holiday. Mixture of shrimp and ingredients 1 onion diced 1 clove garlic… Read More »