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Couples Swept Away


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Exceptional Value!
Extra Value: Sunset catamaran cruise, shuttle to local sunset bar, Glass bottom boat reef cruise, shopping tour, and trip to Margaritaville.

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 Café 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


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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
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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:
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
Seagrape Café - A delicious meal awaits you at this seaside café. 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.
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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576 Recommend
576 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Couples Swept Away to their friends and family



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Great times with family and freinds
Stephen R, Hampton Bays, New York
Wed Jan 18 03:44:59 EST 2017
We went as a group of 4 couples for a 50th birthday and had an awesome time. The resort was amazingly clean and well kept. As a landscape designer I was impressed with the grounds and the daily upkeep. The selection and quality of food was spot on. I wish they offered hieniken beer at all the bars and not only at the higher end evening spots. That also said for the grey goose vodka. That by far is my only complaint. This was my first time staying in an all inclusive resort in negril. I usually had immersed myself in the local culture on past 8 visits. This was a change of pace and it was nice to be pampered. Don't be afraid to journey out and see some live local music. Take a walk up the beach and go to the boat bar for some local talent and vibe. There is more to see out beyond the boundaries.

Beautiful Resort and Beach
duncangroup, Fargo, North Dakota
Tue Jan 17 11:58:51 EST 2017
Spent mid-January here, had an amazing time! The food was the best we've had at any AI we've visited, exceptional! The only restaurant we weren't crazy about was Feathers, it just didn't seem to be the caliber of the other places. We really enjoyed eating at the Palms when we felt like a buffet but the extra bonus was eating at Patios and ordering off the menu. Also in the evening the buffet turn to an order off the menu too and that was also very good! the workers here are wonderful, the Jamaican people are very warm and genuine, grew to love and appreciate them! the exception to this would be the service desks, they could be versed on being more welcoming and helpful. They should understand that we might have questions about rooms or excursions, didn't find them friendly at all. The other place we didn't care for was the gift shop off the main lobby, we'd gone in there and it seems you weren't supposed to touch anything, they wanted to help with T-shirt sizes and if you asked to see a different one, acted like you were really imposing on them. I would have preferred to handle the t-shirts on my own but wasn't allowed to-that I don't get?? The beach was wonderful, we didn't have any problems with the sand fleas or mosquitos, everything about the beach is perfect, we didn't have any trouble finding chairs to sit in under the palm trees. A big shout out to the water sports staff, they were all wonderful, friendly and loved to engage in conversation! The rooms were a bit dated like some have mentioned but we really enjoyed the layout of the shower-walk in-walk out! We didn't tip and didn't feel like we weren't given good service because of it, all were very accommodating to our needs. We did love the steel drums on Wednesday night, don't miss it! We didn't stick around late for any other entertainment. The only thing that would deter me from going back again is the 2 hour bus ride from the airport, wish it wasn't so far!

Incredible Experience
Madelyn S,
Mon Jan 16 13:24:40 EST 2017
My boyfriend and I just spent a week at Couples Swept Away and it was a complete fairytale. They really think of everything, from the pools to the food to the rooms we felt so well taken care of. The staff was so friendly and accommodating and the beach was absolutely beautiful. One highlight for me was the the catamaran cruise which is to be booked a day in advance, seeing Negril from the water was so fun and swimming in the caves was a treat. Dinner at Feathers was delicious but all of the restaurants were phenomenal and offered different menus each night. Saturday is lobster night everywhere and it did not disappoint. Finally I loved the lounge floats on each beach and pool chair, it made the chairs comfy and could be used to float in the beach and pool which I LOVED doing everyday. There was plenty of shady spots when you got tired of the sun too which is hard to find at most crowded resorts. There are fun activities each night too - bonfires, beach parties and cocktail parties were amazing ways to meet other people and enjoy everything the resort has to offer. All in all our trip felt like a dream and I can't wait to go back someday. Next time I plan to upgrade my room to one with a hammock on the deck that is a bit closer to the beach. As wonderful as our garden verandah room was there was a tiny bit of noise from the highway traffic. I believe the upgrade would be well worth it!

Friendly
Babababob, Toronto, Canada
Mon Jan 16 10:35:16 EST 2017
First the good news: Beach is still wide and clean. Water is still crystal clear. Staff are still friendly. Restaurant food is still pretty good. Fish tacos are still pretty tasty. Thank you Charlene for squeezing us in at 8:15, totally unexpected. Thank you KiKi "tie dye" for making us feel welcome. The snorkel guys did us a big favour and took us out in wavy water. Anita did a great job serving us at dinner on the beach, thanks for the heart. Bob Marley's aren't so bad.....try one...or two .... I dare you! I don't know how Donovan did it but he convinced me to try a Bob Marley. No blaring music on the beach. Now the not so great: Where are the beach towels? 9 a.m. not here yet. All gone around 2 p.m. Need more shade, by 7a.m. all the palapas are taken. On our last morning we were up before 6 a.m. and on the beach, the palapas were all reserved with towels but no people. The buffet needs more spice/flavour.....bland...not bad but...... Not the resorts fault but brutal 2 hr bus ride stop and go to the resort....market day and rain didn't help. Tim Air is looking good. Need more healthy, tasty meal choices with less fat and salt. Will we return? Probably. All in all had a pretty good vacation.

Christmas and NYE Swept Away!!
jneil, Boston
Mon Jan 16 10:14:04 EST 2017
12/24 to 1/1 were the dates of our most recent trip to CSA (4th all together, 3rd Christmas, 1st NYE). As it was on previous trips, MoBay airport was a zoo and we were so glad to have booked Club MoBay. Upon checking in at the Couples desk, we were approached by Airlink to fly to Negril rather than take the complimentary shuttle. We’ve always wanted to do this and since it took us 2 hours last year to get to the resort, we talked him down to an acceptable price. Since we had down the ride before, it made the flight so much better since we could recognize certain landmarks. Upon arrival at CSA, we were immediately greeted at reception. It was the most efficient check-in of any of our visits. Our room was ready and we were happy to once again have an atrium room in a premier building. Although it was not one of the 7 rooms I had requested in pre-check in, we were still very satisfied. ROOM: We absolutely LOVE the shutters and the feel of these rooms. Ours was not one with a huge porch or hammock, but we are fine with that. What we had instead was the sound of the waves to help us fall asleep. Our room was one of the updated ones (we were told we were the first to stay in it). I loved the new floors and two new extremely comfortable chairs on our deck, but other than that, we didn’t think any of the improvements were that significant or even an improvement. The closet now has two drawers on one side, and shelves on the other as well as the coffee maker. There was a cabinet to hold the mini-fridge, but it didn’t fit so our mini-fridge was actually on a cart next to our bed. Only one door on the closet meant you were always looking at your stuff. The bed was still an old mattress and lighting was still awful. Every day it seemed like we had an issue; they were minor but still inconveniences. Including, one of our lights turned on our neighbors’ porch, our make-up mirror did not work, our shower dial came off in our hands (and on my DH’s foot) and you could not see well at night in the room nor the porch. Every morning I went to the front desk with my “list”. To their credit, everyone was very nice (they have the nicest maintenance man named Orlando) and most of the issues were fixed. They gave us a mattress topper for our bed (which really helped) and brought in another light so we could read in bed. What CSA needs to realize that if rooms don’t have televisions, there is a good chance these guests like to read in bed instead and good lighting is a necessity for this. RESTAURANTS: We got room service every morning for coffee. They were always on time although our order did not always have the correct items (we really only cared about the coffee so no big deal here). Patios: We eat here for breakfast every other day with eggs and the banana French toast our two go-twos (plus more coffee and mimosas-hey, we’re on vacation, right? )Dinner here was also very good. We had excellent snapper, pizzas (yummy shrimp one), and soups! You cannot go wrong with the soups at CSA, trust me! I get soups of foods I don’t normally eat and they are so good. Lemongrass: We only ate here once. We love the ambiance but are not fans of the food. I think it’s time to broaden this menu a little (though I love to sit there and watch the entertainment). Feathers: Not as good as previous visits but still a good meal. They really need to renovate this restaurant-it is way past time. They were training new staff so our favorite Orrin was working but seemed to be floating around the whole restaurant. We had two good meals here: lamb, shrimp, tenderloin, snapper (don’t be afraid to ask for tenderloin with shrimp-they’ll do it).Once again, fabulous soup (I ate cauliflower). One complaint was the female bartender working that week. She was rude and could not make a good drink (she ruined a cosmo and when I sat at the bar and told her how to make it better, she ignored me and still proceeded to pour a ton of sour mix in the drink) Lunch was split between the Cabana Grill for snapper sandwich, jerk chicken, and what they call a Greek salad while Seagrapes was those famous fish tacos (ask for extra guacamole), gazpacho, and their chips! We liked them both equally but Seagrapes could take forever and sometimes, they forgot some of our order. The only day we had an issue at CG was NYE when the resort was the busiest –we had to wait quite a while for our lunch. ENTERTAINMENT: We enjoy going to the martini bar and listening to whatever music they have. There house band Exodus has extremely talented musicians. Our favorite is Wednesdays with the amazing SilverBirds (don’t miss them) followed by the bonfire with acoustic music. We were able to go back to our room and could still hear him singing! The piano bar is fun although it feels the same after four visits. We actually made it to the disco/dancing one night which was busy with a fun crowd. One of CSA’s best assets is their WORKOUT area. At the beginning of the week, we used it every morning, but as sand gravity hit, we visited it less. Nursing an injury I did not partake in the free tennis lessons but this is such a bonus to have. Two suggestions for the future: get new Arc Trainers (and turn them around so you are not staring at yourself in a mirror), two were in bad shape, and offer the beginner tennis clinics in the morning. These are offered at 4pm when the sand gravity is at its worst. They offer clinics for advanced and intermediate in the morning. I did do the morning beach Yoga again which is still only on Tuesdays and Fridays (please add more). What is CSA’s best asset? THE BEACH…as beautiful as ever. We are beach people and it is one of the main reasons we will keep coming back to CSA. The clear azure water was great for paddleboarding or just floating on the raft that comes on your chair. We swim in the ocean more on this vacation than on any other we take. I love using their Sunfish, which I guess is not that popular compared to the Hobie Cats. These are easier to sail (I have had one since I was 9) so I think it would behoove the resort to invest in a new one (the one they have is in really bad shape) and encourage inexperienced sailors to use it. We never had an issue finding a seat, and yes, we tend to sit in the sun but I would just drag my chair over to the trees when I needed some shade. We walk the beach every day, preferring going south to see all the other resorts and small shops and bars. If you go North, you see a few resorts (and realize how great the beach is at CSA!) We actually thought vendors were less aggressive this year off property . Yes, CSA has vendors but most move on with quick no thank you (and yes, you will be hearing “Ring, ring, ring…Jamaica ring” in your sleep) CHRISTMAS: We absolutely love Christmas at CSA. They put on a fantastic “cocktail” party on Christmas Eve with multiple bars (and specialty drinks) and lots of tasty food stations (my DH obsesses over the lamb). Christmas Day was even better this year with a full band playing on the beach before and during Santa’s arrival. There is something to be said about a huge line of adults waiting to sit on Santa’s lap!!!! Later that day, they had an hour of live jazz on the beach which we thought was great. Live music on the beach should be more frequent. NYE: This was our first time staying for NYE and all I can say is WOW!!! The food they had itself was absolutely mind-blowing and I don’t like buffets (but would change my mind if they were all like this). They had lamb, duck, sirloin, seafood, and fresh lobster tails to name a few. They had a few different singers (their talented house band played the whole time) with the worst act the last one (think bad wedding songs). After champagne and the balloon drop, everyone made their way over to the beach to light Chinese lanterns. This was so cool and a great way to end the night. Every review I mention things I would like to see improved and some have actually happened, but I am still repeating myself: *1. smoking on beach (way better this trip although we saw a lot of cigarette butts in the sand), sports complex issues (didn’t have any this trip), early morning tractor noise (also better this trip, most days they seemed to do one area at a time rather than the back and forth on the whole beach for an hour) 2. More fresh fruit at bars and maybe water in room upon arrival (still no fresh fruit besides bananas although you have a fruit plate delivered to your room every day- use this fruit in drinks) water is limited to the refillable bottles they put in your room (empty upon arrival) *3. Follow through with Romance Rewards (they did this year but I am still waiting on my t-shirts from last year!) 4. Some refurbishment of older rooms (did although not all great), pool bar, and Feathers (looks like it is from the 80’s) *5. Get a new croquet set ( seems like they did b/c we played again!) 6. One thing they definitely need is a daily newsletter like they do at other resorts (and give you at turn down). The only way to find out about happenings at the sports area was to go over there and read the white board (with no to little help from that desk). ONE nightly newsletter with all the information on it (entertainment, sports activities, restaurant closures) etc would be a great idea. We’ve been to many resorts that do this and feel that having this at CSA would be very beneficial (although we appreciated the newsletter we received with activities, non-sports, for the holiday week). New: 7. Get a nice duvet and new mattresses (although we did appreciate the mattress topper) 8. More music on the beach-late afternoon would be awesome 9. More fish options (I love snapper but would like to see some other local fish) 10. Less vendors on property (seemed like every day people were selling things) or at least spread them out and put some down at the other end of the resort Shout out to some of our favorite staff: Ruel and Ohane (pool bar), Marvin (aura), Natasha, Kiendra, and trainee Richard (sunset bar) Terrello (who seemed to travel) Vanessa (Patios breakfast) our wonderful maids (we never saw them so don’t know their names but our room was always spotless) Shanice (entertainment), the lovely young lady working Seagrapes who would make our 5 o’clock cappuccinos (sorry I don’t recall the name) and our all-time favorite, Johnny (martini bar)! Beside our daily walks, we left the property to go on the One Love Pub Crawl and to Ivan’s for dinner (fantastic) If you are prone to bug bites, bring spray! The bugs were worse than ever and despite spray, I still got bitten (and they still ignore my husband) We love CSA and are already booked to return next Christmas and NYE. Please do not hesitate to pm me if you have any questions.



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