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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 »


Couples Sans Souci Martini Bar

Monday 3rd March 2014
Couples Sans Souci Martini Bar

Couples Resorts is known to continuously reinvent itself with various offerings that keep guests coming back for more! One of the newest additions to Couples Resorts is the Martini Bar at Couples Sans Souci in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Here you’ll find a wide array of martinis including some local fruits, such as tamarind and passion. We’re excited to share with you below four martinis recommended by Bartender Andrew at Couples Sans Souci. Andrew hopes you will enjoy one on your next visit to our Sans Souci resort in Jamaica! Couples Sans Souci Martini 1 ¼ oz Bicardi Lemon ¼ oz… Read More »


How to plan a destination wedding

Wednesday 22nd January 2014
How to plan a destination wedding

Are you considering a destination wedding? First, get to know key considerations outlined in a new infographic by Couples Resorts, premiere destination wedding resorts in the Caribbean. Say yes to the wedding of your dreams! Whether exchanging vows on the white sand beach or on your own private island, hosting intimate outdoor dinners or memorable receptions with sumptuous buffets, you will find everything you ever dreamed of at Couples Resorts. Check out the infographic below and you’ll be on your way to planning the all-inclusive destination wedding of your dreams! Embed this infographic to your website: Are you considering a… Read More »


Gold, Silver & Bronze – Taste of Jamaica Awards

Friday 15th November 2013
Gold, Silver & Bronze – Taste of Jamaica Awards

Jamaica is renowned for many wonderful things. Its beaches are a beautiful site to behold, the weather is wonderful all year round, and the music continues to be magnificently melodious (with styles ranging from Calypso, Reggae and Soca). The food is considered the finest, not just in the Caribbean, in the whole world. It’s no wonder, as Jamaica boasts some of the top chefs in the Caribbean. The 2013 staging of the Best Dressed Chicken Taste of Jamaica Culinary Competition was held in September over two days at the Montego Bay Convention Centre; where chefs from Jamaican hotels and cookery… Read More »


TripAdvisor lists Couples Swept Away in 10 Sunsets

Sunday 10th November 2013
TripAdvisor lists Couples Swept Away in 10 Sunsets

Jamaica is known for many things; reggae, rum, laidback vibes and some of the most beautiful and breathtaking sunsets. Negril is a perfect setting to witness such natural splendor and indeed the place boasts some of the most spectacular sunsets. The orange hue of the Negril sunset is unique, superb, and unlike any other when compared with other places in the world. The dusky orange rays fill the sky at 5pm and the dazzling golden sun descends on the horizon casting a hazy glow across the island. Negril sunset is truly one of the best in the western hemisphere. It’s… Read More »


Seven reasons to get married at Couples Resorts

Friday 1st November 2013
Seven reasons to get married at Couples Resorts

Jamaica is an island paradise and a dream wedding and honeymoon destination, visited by hundreds of blissfully happy holiday goers every year. Jamaica is one of the most popular islands in the Caribbean to get hitched. With its carefree attitude, welcoming locals and sunny vibes you’re guaranteed to have a splendid start to wedded bliss. We’ve witnessed many guests get married at our four all-inclusive, luxury resorts on the island. We know your big day deserves to be special. It’s a day you should always remember. So, why not get in on a slice of (rum) cake in the sun… Read More »