Jamaica

Couples Sans Souci


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2018 Exceptional Values!
Extra Value: Dunn's River Falls tour, glass bottom boat reef cruise, shopping tour, catamaran cruise, scuba diving, and trip to Margaritaville.
Golf: Unlimited greens fees and transfers to Negril Hills Golf Club (cart and caddy are mandatory and extra).
Honeymoon: Bottle of sparkling wine and 25-minute couples massage (restrictions apply).

2019 Exceptional Values!
Extra Value:
Dunns River Falls tour, glass bottom boat reef cruise, shopping tour, catamaran cruise, scuba diving, and trip to Margaritaville.
Golf: Unlimited greens fees and transfers to Negril Hills Golf Club (cart and caddy are mandatory and extra).
Honeymoon: Bottle of sparkling wine and 25-minute couples massage (restrictions apply).

Greening Your Life: Part of the Apple Vacations Greening Your Life initiative, this property only uses environmentally friendly cleaning products and utilizes energy efficient air conditioners. Paper towel holders have also been replaced with electronic hand dryers.

When it comes to cuisine, 85% of the menu is prepared with products form local growers and farmers.

Nestled on the cliffs of Jamaica's emerald coast on 35 acres of oceanfront property, Couples Sans Souci in vibrant Ocho Rios, Jamaica, beckons you and your loved one to surrender mind, body, and soul. Stress melts away in the healing waters of the natural mineral springs. Feel a rush of exhilaration scaling Dunn's River waterfalls, or simply drift to sleep in a hammock by the sea. This 24-hour, all-inclusive resort offers the vacation experience you've been dreaming about.

The resort's design pays tribute to an understated colonial elegance. Each of the 150 suites at Couples Sans Souci offers unparalleled privacy and pristine views of the Caribbean Sea. Take in the ocean vistas with the one you love, and enjoy an outdoor meal from the sumptuous room service menu.

Private cabanas at cliff's edge provide the ideal setting for signature spa treatments, while the choice of resort activities knows no limits. Explore the coral reefs, play a round of golf, take a professional tennis lesson, or sail into the sunset. You can also explore the island on select tours, part of the all-inclusive package.

Enjoy four swimming pools and a gorgeous stretch of beach, including a section for au naturel sunbathing. Six bars, including a swim-up pool bar, serve unlimited premium-brand liquors and wines. A seaside, air-conditioned fitness center has state-of-the-art cardio equipment to keep you in shape while on holiday. There are many classes available, including aerobics, yoga, acquiesces, Pilates, and meditation. A host of non-motorized watersports ensure you make the most of the coastal location.

Four unique restaurants serve the finest international cuisine with a Caribbean twist. From elegant country club dining on the sweeping terrace of Casanova to casual meals at the Beach Grill, the dining options at Couples Sans Souci never fail to please. Authentic Jamaican specialties made with only the finest local ingredients and spices may be enjoyed alongside a worldly menu of international favorites. At the end of the night, saunter up to the polished wooden counter of the Balloon Bar and feel like you traveled back in time.

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Learn more about Ocho Rios.
HOTEL LOCATION
This property is two miles east of Ocho Rios on Jamaica`s North Shore, 70 miles from Montego Bay Airport (approximately one and three-quarter hours by car).
Address:
OCHO RIOS


JM
Local Phone: 876-994-1209
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-COUPLES
Fax: 876-994-1544
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Complimentary)
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (3 1/2 miles)
Pools
Number of Pools: 4
Outdoor Pools: 4     
There are three freshwater pools (one of which is au naturel), one mineral water pooland one mineral water jacuzzi.
Golf: NEARBY
Holes: 0
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Court Fee: Complimentary.
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Complimentary
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Hobie Cats: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Bicycles: Complimentary
Other Sports: Voleyball, basketball
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Complimentary
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Nestled in the heart of Ocho Rios, within walking distance of many of the great attractions that this bustling town has to offer, the Couples Sans Souci Resort is an oceanfront oasis of peace and tranquility. Tropical elegance awaits you at the luxurious Couples Sans Souci. Sans Souci emerges majestically from the cliffs of Jamaica's emerald mountains, with stone pathways tumbling past tropical greenery to a breathtaking Caribbean Sea. Beach: There are two private beaches. The main beach encompasses a total of 800 m, and the second au naturel beach features its own whirlpool, bar and grill. Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 150
Year Opened: 1985 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Couples only (18 and over). There are no handicapped facilities.
ROOM TYPES
1 BEDROOM BEACHFRONT SUITE
View of the Caribbean Sea from a private balcony or patio. Bathrooms and walk-in-shower. Separate living room. Complimentary personalized minibar, nightly turndown service, and king size bed.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
DELUXE OCEAN VERANDAH
Spacious masterbedroom with a large balcony overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Complimentary personalized minibar, nightly turndown service, and king size bed.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
1 BEDROOM OCEAN SUITE
Large master bedroom with separate living room and balcony with breathtaking ocean views. Complimentary personalized minibar, nightly turndown service, and king size bed.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
PENTHOUSE OCEAN VIEW
Spacious accommodations with a separate living room and a large private balcony with incredible views of the Caribbean Sea. Complimentary personalized minibar, nightly turndown service, and king size bed.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe

OTHER INFO
Room Service (6:00 am until 11:00 pm)
IPOD/MP3 Player
DINING
Couples Sans Souci features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL-All
There are 4 Restaurants at Couples Sans Souci:
Palazzina - A casual buffet restaurant open for breakfast and lunch. The evening la carte menu has an Italian theme. Both indoor and outdoor seating is available. Reservations are required for dinner. Dress is smart casual.
Ristorante Casanova - Classic gourmet Italian cuisine elegantly presented with European flair. Open for dinner nightly except Tuesday and Friday. Dress Code: Casual Elegance-no jeans, flip flops, shorts, t-shirts and open toe shoes.
Bella Vista - A casual Jamaican restaurant located directly on the beach. No reservationsrequired. Dress is casual.
2 Snack Grills - The Main and Sunset grills are the perfect place to stop for a quick bite after a swim. Enjoy the daily Jamaican Jerk special, hamburgers and hot dogs. Open 12:30pm-5pm daily. Main grill reopens at night (after 11:00 pm)
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Daily scheduled activities program, nature walk, bingo, tea time
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Live nightly entertainment (cabaret, karaoke, themed gala parties, cultural shows, Caribbean Carnival BBQ, Grand Gala Buffet).
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258 Recommend
258 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Couples Sans Souci to their friends and family



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Best Honeymoon Resort!
MAXWELL E.
Nov 28 2018
We loved our honeymoon at Couples San Souci in Ocho Rios, Jamaica! The staff were beyond friendly and helpful and the resort was BEAUTIFUL! We are already planning to return in the next couple years!!
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Wonderful Experience at Couples San Souci!
PATRICK T.
Oct 31 2018
We had a wonderful experience at Couples San Souci! I liked that the accommodations used to be apartments, so it's more of a suite than just one room with a bed - it was nice to be able to get up and move around without disturbing my husband, who sleeps much later than I do. The grounds are so beautiful, and we enjoyed exploring all the paths and little nooks. This resort is probably better for more fit people, since there are a TON of stairs, and it was quite a hike from our room at one end of the resort to the beach and restaurants on the other end. All the staff we encountered were very friendly and helpful. The food and the drinks were top notch. We appreciated the variety and the quality. I enjoyed complimentary activities including yoga, aquacise, snorkeling, kayaking, boat ride, and trip to Dunn's River Falls. My only complaint is that the bed and pillows were a bit hard.
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Couples San Souci WAS AMAZING!!
ALAN N.
Mar 28 2018
We enjoyed our Jamaica experience through Couples San Souci so much that we cannot wait to return! We are planning to take a trip any time that we can afford it!
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GARY S.
Jan 31 2018
We loved San Souci and hope to return. Only thing for people to know there are lots of steps.
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PEGGY H.
Nov 30 2017
Just once I would like to check into Couples and get the room I booked. Every time the tell me my room, The Penthouse I booked 11 months earlier is not available and would I like to down grade for $100 in resort credit? No, i would not!!!!
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Couples Sans Souci was amazing
GLENN H.
Nov 03 2017
We enjoyed our stay so much that we want to come back here next year. The entire staff weather they were grounds crew, watersports, maids, etc always asked if everything was OK. The staff here go out of their way to make sure you are happy.
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Exquisite
JOHN H.
Jul 24 2017
We had an awesome 6 days & 5 nights. The cuisine was excellent throughout our stay no complaints and the staff was exceptional.
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Fantastic Resort, Incredible Resort
TYSON C.
Jun 26 2017
The resort is incredible. It is not overly large, and is built on several levels of on the hill beside the beach, so it feels rather small and private. The staff are very personable and friendly. They remember you (and your drinks). We loved this resort compared to much larger ones where you are just a number. This resort also has the highest percentage of repeat guests compared to the other Couples. It was around 48% of guests were repeat guests while we were there. That's incredible! We certainly hope to be a repeat guest. The only thing to consider is that it is a 2hr van ride from the airport (which has a Couple lounge area and free beer). They also ask you to tip the driver and the person loading your bags on the van. Otherwise everything else is included and you are NOT to tip the staff at the resort. No tipping pressure was very nice. The meals were fantastic, the best we've had. The water sports activities are all included. We snorkeled twice, kayaked, paddle boarded, and did the glass bottom boat. The only downside we really experienced is that the water sports staff that actually take you out (they are in blue water shirts) are not quite as friendly as the rest of the staff. They frequently are the only ones there to answer questions or help you reserve your spot, and they are vague with their responses, or act as if you are bothering them at times. Other times, there was a separate girl working the sports reservations booth which was helpful. But there were several times we almost missed our activity because they were vague and told us to wait, only to see another guy walk over to the boat without anyone saying anything to us and running to it before he left. They need a "waiting area" or better directions for what people should do that have never done the activities before.
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CHARLES K.
Jul 27 2016
Another amazing trip to Couples Sans Souci! We have celebrated a honeymoon, anniversary and a birthday there and can't wait to go back! It was glorious relaxing and having everything taken care of after working so hard back home in order to go on vacation! Cannot say enough to give it proper justice! Love everything about the resort! Thank you!!!
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Just the right size
ETHAN H.
Jun 23 2016
This resort was not too big or overcrowded but was still able to offer all of the desired amenities and activities.
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Intimate and Serene
ALEXIS B.
Jun 06 2016
The size of the resort was perfect for our honeymoon. Not too big. Not too small. The hotel staff was accommodating and friendly. The food was a fair, not great, not too awful. Options for included water sports and activities were a great way to expand our honeymoon experience. I highly recommend a couples massage in the Hide Away hut on the cliff over the ocean, an experience I will never forget.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Couples never disappoints
starkerama08, Edmonton, Canada
Mon Dec 10 12:37:10 EST 2018
We spent a week at Couples Sans Souci after visiting Couples Swept Away last year. We love this chain for the true Jamaican vibe, wonderful staff, excellent food, and all of the inclusions. Pros - large, lovely rooms and dual vanities in the bathroom with a huge shower (and most rooms have at least a partial ocean view) - Beautiful grounds. Definitely take the time to explore - Wonderful, friendly staff. Everyone from groundskeepers to waitstaff always asked how our vacation was going and if we needed anything. Shout out to Damian at Cassanova, bartenders Sheldon, Rajray and Shamoy, and Marsha and Jackie at the spa. Also the activities and front desk people were all lovely. - Excellent food. There were less restaurant choices than at Swept Away, but the food variety and quality was excellent. I saw staff going around checking the food at the buffet with thermometers. Having all day room service was nice as well, and the food was always delivered promptly - Included excursions are always a bonus. We did the golf (very nice course) and snorkelling - Romance Rewards. Definitely sign-up for this program -it's worth it - Yoga! Magi was such a wonderful instructor, and by far the best I've ever had at a resort (plus the space overlooks the ocean) - The Spa was extra! The spa "rooms" are all little huts overlooking the ocean. Just amazing - Beach was never overcrowded and we were always able to find chairs. We never visited the au natural, but I think having two beaches is great because there's less congestion Cons - There are a lot of stairs as noted by other reviewers. We didn't mind at all and welcomed the opportunity to walk off the delicious food - The beach area is on the smaller side so for kayaking and paddleboarding, there wasn't a lot of area to explore or paddle around in - Theme nights. There is a buffet on the main lawn for dinners Tuesdays and Fridays and they do an amazing job with the food and setup (which looks like a ton of work), but for introverts, or couples who would rather eat by themselves, the communal tables aren't ideal, and the only other option is room service since none of the other restaurants are open on those nights. Be sure to go see Crackers the parrot behind Azalea Block, and take a taxi to Scotchies for lunch if you get the chance. Orville was a fantastic driver and the food is the real deal. We had the best chicken wings I've ever had in my life.

Really nice place to stay
francis w, London, United Kingdom
Mon Dec 10 06:09:18 EST 2018
We have stayed at a number of all inclusive places over the years (see my previous reviews) but never at a "Couples" one and this one really stands out for a of number reasons. It didn't start so well tho'. We arrived at Kingston airport and were greeted by a driver who is not an employee of the resort. No hot towels or drinks on arrival as is customary with other resorts and no water offered for a 2 hour transfer to the hotel. And our driver decided to leave the motorway earlier than he should because (as we discovered later), drivers have to pay the motorway tolls from their own pockets and are not reimbursed. So we added an unnecessary 15 minutes to what is already a long journey. Check in was friendly and very swift, accompanied by a cool glass of champagne and we were then escorted to our lovely Ocean view room in D block. D block is just above the main beach area and in my opinion, a perfect place to be. Close enough to the facilities (up or down or along the hill) but not too close to the evening entertainment area which is in front of the more expensive rooms. There are three dining areas, one for breakfast, buffet lunch and evening meals (Palantini), one more formal one up the hill near reception for dinner (Casanova) and a beach snack bar. Generally the food was to a high standard, much better than we have had in other all inclusive resorts. I was impressed and the menu changed so not repetitive at all (apart from the snack bar). Booking for evening sittings was easy with no restrictions on how often you could do so or how long in advance. The second highlight was the service. Apart from one dreadful isolated incident, the staff are incredibly well trained and motivated to provide fast and friendly service. Again, it was impressive. Thirdly, the beach facilities are awesome. Free scuba diving, waterskiing, snorkelling trips, unsupervised sailing, kayaking etc. Great friendly staff there (Ariel and Romeo were fab) and no limits or restrictions on accessing these great facilities. We enjoyed hanging out at the mineral pool with a jacuzzi nearby and a sauna below; we briefly visited the Au Naturel beach at sunset which has a small beach which is rocky as you enter the water and saw a little more than just the sun going down; but spent most of the time at the main beach which is is 150 yards long but with plenty of space, palm trees providing shade and sun loungers for everyone. We had a great time and would definitely consider a Couples holiday again.

Beautiful and unique
xjuleso0, Norwich, Connecticut
Sun Dec 09 15:44:25 EST 2018
We have been to Couples Swepy Away Negril, so we decided to try this place. The biggest difference to us was that the 7 mile beach in Negril cant be beat! But overall this resort had excellent food, great staff, and a really unique property. One day the service at the beach grill was extremely slow, and we had one irritating incident with housekeeping, but if i had to rate this resort I would give it an 85/100. Its beautiful so it sounds stupid even complaining, but just trying to give an honest review for people reading this. My favorite things were the breakfast buffet, the drinks, and the water. My least favorite would be lack of food options (compared to other places), the distance from the airport (close to 2 hrs) and the smaller beach. I would definately return to this resort! It was an amazing week!

beautiful grounds , but not so good food and staff with an attitude
Franck R, Durham, North Carolina
Sun Dec 09 12:21:37 EST 2018
The landscaping of this place is amazing , truly beautiful, but the overall experience is nothing close to the other Couples resorts I stayed at, namely Couple Negril and Couples Tower Isles, the 3 reasons are 1-the staff , about only 1/3 of the staff at sans souci is friendly and helpfull, 1/3 is asleep and 1/3 clearly make you feel that you bother them. 2- the food, with the exception of their "gourmet retaurant" which is OK but not great , all the other retaurant are not even cafeteria food level, and they always run out of the good products like smoled salmon or better spirit , like greygoose vodka, which is irritating in an all inclusive resort.3- If you like the "au natural" style, the beach is very nice and secluded with a nice pool , bar and grill, however forget the sea, the beach is just at the estuary of white river , which is very cold and chill the entire bay. The resort is on a steep hill, which allows for spectacular views and superb terrassed landscape, which means a lot of climbing and going down, it did not bother me but if you are not too mobile or strong on your legs , you may want to skip this one

My New Favorite Vacation Resort
Traveler02310613069, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sun Dec 09 07:26:58 EST 2018
My husband and I visit the Carribean regularly and Jamaica has been our favorite destination. We just concluded our fifth trip to Jamaica and our first trip to Couples Sans Souci. We decided to visit this resort because we had received so many recommendations from guests at other resorts where we’ve stayed, completely unsolicited. To say that we were not disappointed would be an understatement. Our expectations were exceeded! The resort is absolutely BEAUTIFUL, in a word ... paradise. The food is amazing and the resort is very comfortable. You can enjoy the romantic setting and the entire resort pretty much by yourselves or socialize with the other guests, most of whom have been there many times. You can make your vacation what you want it to be.The absolute best part of our stay was the staff. When you arrive, they welcome you home. They truly go above and beyond to ensure your vacation is what you want it to be. Whether you enjoy dancing, playing games and partying (like us) or prefer a low key relaxing time, you will find it here. The staff is very friendly and so much fun!!It is so easy to see why this resort enjoys so much repeat business. We will definitely be back!



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