Jamaica

Couples Swept Away


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Exceptional Values!
Extra Value: Sunset catamaran cruise, glass bottom boat reef cruise, shuttle to local sunset bar, shopping tour, 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. "Honeymoon" must be noted on the manifest where applicable. Guests will qualify provided they have been married within the past 30 days. Proof of wedding date required; invitation or marriage license.

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.

Set on 19 acres of Negril, Jamaica's, sparkling Seven Mile Beach, Couples Swept Away is a 24-hour, all-inclusive resort. From the moment you arrive at this couples-only escape, you'll be in awe of the Caribbean paradise unfolding before you. Exotic flowers bloom amidst acres of green flora on seven miles of the purest white-sand beach on the island. Dotted among the tropical gardens, there are open-air cafes, small pool enclaves, and fresh-fruit oases for you to discover. Never crowded or hurried, the resort offers an intimate tranquility and, when desired, total seclusion.

With 312 Caribbean-style rooms and suites, all with a private balcony or verandah, Couples Swept Away is your home away from home. All rooms embrace a quiet elegance, with cedar furnishings and pure, white linens. Plantation shutters open onto the verandah with views of gardens and the azure sea.

The spa at Couples Swept Away takes personal pampering to a new level of delight. Eight private treatment rooms await alongside a Buddha plunge pool, while the eucalyptus steam room and showers are mere steps away. Sporting an exceptional 10-acre fitness complex, Couples Swept Away offers endless opportunities to be active. Within the complex, you will find 10 tennis courts, squash and racquetball facilities, a fully equipped gym with cardio and weight training equipment, a private aerobics room, a 25-meter lap pool, a basketball court, and an outdoor running track.

For beach and water-lovers, an excellent selection of gear such as sea kayaks, snorkeling fins, masks, sailboats, and wind surfers are readily available. Need help getting started? You can get private lessons. Three swimming pools and five Jacuzzis are located throughout the property.

Six unique restaurants serve the finest international cuisine with Caribbean flavors: The Palms, Feathers (fine dining), Lemongrass (Thai-fusion), Patois Patio (Mediterranean fare with wood-burning oven), Alfresco Sea Grape Caf and Veggie Bar, and Cabana Grill. Enjoy the festive atmosphere while sipping a Couples Sunset or Couples Mojito signature cocktail served at any of eight bars, including a swim-up option. After dinner, listen to international musical talent covering everything from steel drums to soul, reggae rhythms to rock 'n' roll. There's a beat to match every mood. The piano bar offers a chic indoor setting for cocktails and live entertainment five nights of the week, and transforms itself into a lively nightclub for the other two. Kick up your heels after dark as you embrace the spirit of this beautiful place.

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HOTEL LOCATION
Couples Swept Away is a beachfront resort just off the main road, on the Long Bay Beach in Negril. It is 10 minutes from town and 60 miles from Montego Bay.
Address: LONG BAY
NEGRIL


JM
Local Phone: 876-957-4061
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-COUPLES
Fax: 876-957-4060
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 3
Outdoor Pools: 3     
The free form swimming pools are located near the beach and is a great places to relax, and the 25-meter lap pool is ideal for the serious swimmer who wants to include distance swimming as part of a fitness regime.
Golf: NEARBY
Holes: 0
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 10
Outdoor Courts: 10
Lighted Courts: 10
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Complimentary
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Complimentary
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Raquetball: Complimentary
Squash: Complimentary
Other Sports: Basketball
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Couples Swept Away is a secluded tropical playground set amidst Eden-like gardens and lush tropical foliage. Offering spacious suites with verandahs and wooden shutters, this quiet, picturesque resortis perfect for couples in search of tropical serenity. Resort features include the 10-acre Sports and Fitness Complex, nightly entertainment and dancing, 6 restaurants, 8 bars, 2 snack bars, unlimited golf (10 minutes away), and certified divers receive two complimentary dives per day. Beach: The beach is covered in Negril`s pristine white sand and is within the 7-mile stretch of Negril`s famous Long Bay Beach. Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 236
Year Opened: 1990 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
This property only accepts couples and singles over 18 years of age, and there are no TV in some rooms. To receive the Value Plus offer Honeymooners must present a copy of their marriage certificate at the hotel upon check-in.
ROOM TYPES
BEACH FRONT VERANDAH SUITE
Rooms with a picturesque view of the Caribbean Sea. Located along the beach on the first, second, and third floors. Personalized minibar, king size bed, nightly turndown service.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
OCEAN VERANDAH SUITE
Suites with a partial view of the Caribbean Sea. Complimentary personalized minibar, king size bed, nightly turndown service.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
GARDEN VERANDAH SUITE
Suites with a view of lush tropical gardens. Complimentary personalized minibar, king size bed, nightly turndown service.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
GREAT HOUSE OCEAN SUITE
Large suites with magnificent views of the Caribbean Sea. Bathrooms feature a Jacuzzi tub, separate shower, and incredible view. Exterior balcony offers a chaise lounge. Personalized minibar, king size bed, nightly turndown service.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
ATRIUM SUITE
Caribbean-style rooms with a view of the lush tropical gardens. Complimentary personalized minibar, luxury bath amenities, king size bed, nightly turndown service.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
PREMIERE BEACHFRONT SUITE
Classic Caribbean-style rooms with view of the Sea. Large wrap-around terrace or balcony. Complimentary personalized minibar, king size bed, nightly turndown service.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
BEACH FRONT SUITE
Classic Caribbean-style rooms with view of the sea. Complimentary personalized minibar, king size bed, and nightly turndown service.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
GREAT HOUSE VERANDAH SUITE
Rooms with balconies offering views of the gardens or the Caribbean Sea. Located in the Great House building, close to restaurants, piano bar, pool, and beach. Personalized minibar, king size bed, nightly turndown service.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe

OTHER INFO
IPOD/MP3 Player
DINING
Couples Swept Away features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL-All
There are 6 Restaurants at Couples Swept Away:
Seagrape Caf - A delicious meal awaits you at this seaside caf. Whether you?re a strict vegetarian or just in search of an excellent natural dish, this is the place for you.
Cabana Grill - On the shore of Negril's most magnificent beach, the Cabana Grill offers a of mouthwatering sandwiches, salads, jerk chicken and just about everyone's favorite casual food choices. Open for late night snacking 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Feathers - A divine dining diversion. Negril?s finest gourmet restaurant offers continental cuisine with a distinctly Caribbean flair. Make sure to call ahead for reservations to this award-winning restaurant. Required Dress Code.
Patois Patio - A casual yet invigorating dining experience .This tropical setting offers a most unusual combination of Caribbean and Latin flavored dishes for dinner
Lemon Grass - An authentic a la carte Thai Dining Experience overlooking the main pool and the Caribbean shores while dining under the stars. Dress code casual elegance. No reservations required.
The Palms - Encounter the gentle kiss of a Caribbean breeze as you dine in this tropical Innovative meals, featuring an array of tempting international and localdishes, are offered for breakfast, lunch and dinner
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Raggae Dance Class, Mixology Class, Beach Volleyball, Sunset Catamaran Cruise, Glass Bottom Boat Tours
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Nightly Entertainment, Sing-Along Piano Bar, Guest Talent Show
Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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644 Recommend
644 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Couples Swept Away to their friends and family



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Couples fan let down
AtlantaBlove, Atlanta, Georgia
Mon Mar 27 14:35:48 EDT 2017
My husband and I renewed our vows here for our 10 year anniversary. We have stayed at CTI and loved it, so we were super excited to invite 2 other couples for their first couples experience. We probably had their hopes way up based on all of the raving we did about CTI. I'm a huge couples fan but I wasn't impressed with couples swept away mainly because it was Jamaica's independence day. There were several large non-couple groups there and was very spring break-ish. It was not a romantic couples atmosphere. This made me upset because this was our vow renewal and we had several single friends who wanted to come and I strictly enforced the no singles, no kids policy. When we arrived, we learned from the general manger that the couples only rule didn't apply that weekend. She said because swept away wasn't always "couples" they allow anyone to book during their independence day week and there was no way to prove they weren't couples when booking. I should have been given a heads up and would've had the chance to book on the ocho rios side. We made the best of the trip and our vow renewal ceremony was perfect. The wedding coordinators were amazing and so were the guys at the water sports. Actually, all of the staff was wonderful except the insensitive GM. I'm sure we will eventually visit another couples property but it won't be CSA.

"PERFECT....again!"
GunnerMO, Osage Beach, Missouri
Mon Mar 27 08:13:52 EDT 2017
We had so enjoyed our first trip to CSA that we invited friends and family to join us for our second trip. We all traveled in mid January 2017 and had another outstanding trip. The 4 that traveled with felt that we had built it up so much that they were sure it could not be as good as we said. BUT, they were wrong, they felt it was even better than we said. We have traveled to many AI Resorts in Mexico, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Martin (both Dutch and French sides), etc... And if your wanting/expecting marble bathrooms, jacuzzi tubs and personal pools on your balcony, then CSA is not for you. But if you are wanting the perfect beach, awesome food, great drinks, great service, and a clean room with a comfortable bed, then CSA is the place your looking for! I just do not understand the negative reviews about CSA? Yes, it is an older property, but all is clean and the Issa family has a lot to be proud of with this property. I have been to other properties that maybe had fancier rooms and bigger pools, BUT none of them had what CSA has, the perfect location and perfect beach! We just booked our 3rd trip and are looking forward to it already. If you are on the fence about this property please get off the fence on the correct side and book CSA. You will be glad you did!

Love the beach!
sassygirl09, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Mon Mar 27 05:25:13 EDT 2017
We stayed at CSA for five nights in January and this was our third trip to this property. In our opinions, the best thing about CSA is the location on the 7 mile beach. This is the main reason we return. If lounging on the beach is a top priority for choosing where you are going to spend your vacation then this is the place for you! Here are some cons: the beds are hard as rocks. We asked them to put a mattress topper on our bed which helped tremendously. Also, the rooms are getting a little too 'rustic' looking and need a facelift. The water runs out of the shower into the bathroom which is very dangerous. Our solution was to put towels on the bathroom floor so we wouldn't slip or fall. We used to love the fish tacos at Sea Grapes but were disappointed with them this trip. They were dry and flavourless. New staff was being trained at dinner one evening at the Palms. Our server didn't know what he was doing and there wasn't anyone around to help him. The service was painfully slow and he got our orders wrong. We felt sorry for him. There should have been a trainer or supervisor present to oversee the new staff. Overall our trip was just okay this time. We are going to try another AI in Negril in 2018.

Just like the postcards
Hellm789, Scotland, United Kingdom
Sun Mar 26 14:24:32 EDT 2017
This was the best holiday ever food sooo good drinks even better everything about this hotel exlent right on beach drinks brought to you on beach so laid back everyone so friendly and helpful you just got to try this place once you won't be disappointed, rooms. Big veranda very big with exlent seating you can get brackfast brought to you on veranda just sitting watching world go by you won't want to go home but all good things must come to a end 😎😢

Amazing Holiday,with just a few things they could improve on !
kentbird6, kent
Sun Mar 26 12:48:28 EDT 2017
We have just returned after spending an amazing two weeks here for our 35th Wedding Anniversary (March 2nd to 16th),We stayed in a Garden Verandah Room,which was lovely,couldnt fault it,massive bed,brilliant bathroom,lovely verandah and just few minutes walk to the Beach.We were in block 10 which was the Great House End and i must admit am glad we were this end. BEACH The Hotel is situated in the middle of the most beautiful beach,Seven Mile Beach. Facing the Ocean ,if you go right along the beach you go along past all the big Hotels,Sandals,Beaches,Hedonism etc and if you go left you go along past all the Beach Bars so this hotel really is in a fantastic position. The sand is like white powder,the sea is amazing and such a lovely temperature to go in, and no horrible stones/rocks to watch out for. I was worried about sand fleas before going,but in the whole of 2 weeks only got a few bites. Someone said they are worse when rains and at night and under the trees. All the sunbeds have floater cushions on them to take into the water which is good. We used to get up at 8 and get our sunbeds before going to breakfast and never had a problem getting them. What was annoying was seeing people reserve them in 2 places,by the sea and under the trees, the hotel should try to stop this as its not fair to then watch people not being able to find any! I think there is a wonderul atmosphere on the beach with all the reggae singers who go along singing, there are also the sellers who go along too,ring ring man,,aloe vera man,lobster man,coconut man,wood handywork man, trisha with the pink shoes selling her bracelets,Elvis and Bob the Baker..the brownie man and all the drug men etc etc. They have to walk on the waters edge and not allowed to come up the beach ,so if you are not interested a polite no thankyou and they go on their way! We used to take some of them,mainly the singers, cans of beer to drink out of our fridge,they were always so grateful. There are beach bars dotted along the beach,who also do red flag service,where you put your flag up when you want a drink, but where we sat near the Bamboo Beach Bar it took them absolutely ages some days to come to us, we tried to use it as someone said if you dont you will do someone out of a job,but alot of the time it was just easier to go and get for yourself,although think service was better someone said at the sunset beach bar. Sunset on the beach is absolutely spectacular so dont miss it,singers used to come along then too. And also on a sunday at 5.30 they had jazz on the beach while the sun went down. TRIPS There are alot of things included in the hotel,lots of water sports.... kayaking, scuberdiving, wake boarding, knee boarding ,Pedal boat, Hobie sail,Windsurfing, Skiiing,Sun Fish.Also Shopping Tours,Trips to Golf,Trip to Margaritaville, Trip to Pushcart, Catamaran Cruise and Glass Bottom Boat. We did both the sunset catamaran cruise,which is great fun,sails along to Ricks Cafe, then you can swim in the water into the caves and then party back to the resort,all drink included. We also went on the Glass Bottom Boat which was good too and sails along the coast the other way. We also went on a trip to Martha Rae River,which was half a day and you went on a bamboo raft along the river which was good Also did the long day tour to Dunns River Falls and then up into the mountains to Nine Mile,to see where Bob Marley lived and is now buried, was well worth it but a long day,but so glad we went. EVENING ENTERTAINMENT Loved the entertainment here,every night was a different band in the Palms restaurant,where everyone would get up and dance,great atmosphere really was and where we preferred to go either after a meal elsewhere on the resort or to also eat there. There was also the Aura Lounge which had the piano bar ,with Ultimate Chocolate singing on the piano till 11 and then the Disco. A couple of nights they had the Reggae Night Beach Party on the beach(Friday)with food and entertainment and on a wednesday night at 10.30 they had a Romantic Bonfire on the beach,where you all sat on sunbeds under duvets listening to a singer around a big bonfire,we loved it. If you wanted just to have a quiet drink you could go to the Martini Bar or the bar at Patois overlooking the Pool at Great House end or have a drink out by the pool by Palms. There really was something here for everyone! RESTAURANTS For breakfast there was either Patois,by Great house end where you ordered from a menu and was lovely but was sooooo slow ,everyone was saying that when we were there,god knows what took them so long as was never really busy,but we did like going there. You could also go to Palms the other end of the resort which was a buffet,and was nice too. For Lunch,you could choose from Palms,which was a buffet,seagrapes on the beach there.Or at other end you could eat a 3 course meal where you choose from the menu in Patois which was really nice or eat at the Cabana Grill by the beach,which served the jerk Chicken and Jamaican Pattys etc.The food was really nice at the Cabana Grill but you could wait along time for it,this is the main area where needs major improvement and lets the hotel down. Tables were always dirty and you felt guilty sometimes asking them to clean them,staff were grumpy. One day food had been spilt on the floor and was getting trod on and was a slipping hazard.....3 times i went to the girl and told her,each time she gave me a look and said ok,i even told her someone had skidded on it and it was dangerous and they could end up getting sued but still hour and 15 minutes later it was still there!! It is a shame because i cant fault any other part of the hotel,this part really let it down,and yet i did like the food here,but this area could definately need some smartening up and staff retraining!! For the evening, you could go to the Palms at one end of the resort or Lemongrass(Asian food,which had to be booked0 which was above Palms and you could still see and hear the shows depending on where you were sitting. Both of these were amazing.Or you could go the other end of the resort to either Patois,which was still a la carte but you didnt have to book or Feathers which had to be booked. Both of these were amazing too. We really could not fault any of the evening meals or staff they were all fab ! POOLS There were 2 pools here,one each end of the resort, a quieter one by Palms which we really liked and the other end was a swim up pool bar pool,which was small and which could get really loud of an afternoon depending who was holidaying there at the time. But we used to like visiting both.The water was a lovely temperature to get in in both pools.There was also a lap pool on the complex across the road that was also part of the Hotel,where there were also tennis courts , Basketball courts,Squash Courts,Gym and Aerobics Centre,and the Spa. It was nice to have a wander over there on a cloudy afternoon and have a healthy smoothie at their bar. All in all,we really had a lovely holiday here and one day i would love to go back. I liked the fact there wasnt any preferred club where people sat on a different part of the beach or eat in different restaurants etc etc,everyone was equal here,all treated the same. The only difference was what room you were in and most of them looked the same inside ,it was just the dearer ones were nearer the beach front. There was also a no tipping rule here,so no one looked for tips, although at the end of our holiday i did give tips to those who had given such good service,as they gave it without expecting anything! As i said in the title there were a few things that they could improve on and that is the red flag service on the beach and the other thing is the Cabana Grill,smarten up the whole thing and retrain the staff to be like the rest of the others in the other restaurants .Also the Swim up pool bar could do with smartening up. The staff at the Reception arnt very friendly or knowledgeable either which surprised me, the Thomsons Rep left something there for us,and the reception staff insisted wasnt there,although never looked! we told the thomsons rep and she went straight in the drawer and found it,she did have words with them as ,as she said they make her look bad! Others also commented on how bad the reception staff were,as you would think that being front of house they should be the best! In other reviews i have read these criticisms too and the reply was always,it would be reported back to the team and improved but obviously never was as still the same,lets hope the manager does it this time as these little things let the place down. But having said all that we absolutely loved it here and would love to return one day.



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