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Drenched in romance, Couples Swept Away is the perfect tropical hideaway, combining peace and tranquillity with an impressive range of amenities. Gourmet dining, lively bars and regular evening entertainment are all on offer, as is a 10-acre sports and fitness complex with a fantastic 7-lane training pool. There is also unlimited golf at a local course for the enthusiast, 10 floodlit tennis courts and a fully equipped gym and fantastic full service spa with sauna, Jacuzzi and spa treatments.
Where is it?
A 27-acre property (including a 10-acre fitness complex) located at the western tip of Jamaica, overlooking a pristine stretch of Negril's 7-mile beach. Transfer time from Montego Bay airport: 1 hour 30 min.
Eats and drinks
6 restaurants: The Palms Restaurant (buffet breakfast and lunch, dinner is either à la carte, buffet or themed evening, depending on the day), Feathers (award-winning gourmet cuisine - reservation required), Lemon Grass (à la carte Thai - reservation required), Sea Grapes (healthy snacks during the day), Patois Patio (à la carte Mediterranean/Jamaican cuisine for lunch; Caribbean and Latin cuisine for dinner, also open for breakfast) and Cabana Grill (snacks). 8 bars including a veggie bar and piano bar.
Regular evening entertainment, including live music and beach party (weekly). Piano bar. Aura Nightclub. Films on the beach by starlight.
Fun and games
10-acre sports and fitness complex, 3 swimming pools including 7-lane training pool in the sports complex, 10 floodlit tennis courts (5 clay/5 hard court - instruction included), 2 squash courts–instruction included, 2 racquetball courts, basketball court, 1/2 mile jogging track and aerobics studio. Fully equipped gym and full service Spa & beauty salon* with steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi.
Water sports (instruction included), including scuba-diving – resort course offered and included for beginners, Hobie Cat sailing, water-skiing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, snorkelling trips and glass-bottom boat tours. Unlimited golf including green fees and transportation to nearby course (mandatory caddy*, clubs available for hire*.) Games room. WiFi. Gift shop.
Good general access around the property. However, the majority of the ground floor rooms have three steps up to the door. There are no ground floor Great House Verandah rooms.
312 Caribbean-style rooms and suites, in 2- and 3-storey buildings spread throughout 17 acres of tropical landscaping. Great House Verandah Rooms are located in the Great House, near to Feathers and Patois Patio restaurants, and the piano bar. All with balcony/terrace, air-conditioning, satellite TV, iPod docking station, telephone, mini-bar, safe, iron and board and hairdryer. Rooms with 1 king-size bed.
Garden Verandah rooms - as above except with either bath or shower. Located on the perimeter of the property with views of the tropical gardens.
Atrium Rooms – as above but centrally located. Each block consists of 4 Atrium Rooms with a central Atrium in the building, they have a hammock on the balcony/terrace. Atrium Rooms do not have a television.
Ocean/Beachfront Verandah Rooms – situated in 3-storey accommodation and in addition to the above, have a balcony/terrace with sofa, chairs and table and bathtub with shower.
Beachfront Suites – are located along the beach path with views of the Caribbean Sea.
Great House Jacuzzi Suites are also available, and are located in the Great House, near to Feathers and Patois Patio restaurants, and the piano bar.
3 nights except over Christmas and New Year when it is 7.
This is an over 18, couples-only resort.
*Denotes local charge.
Dress Code: applies in à la carte restaurants.
All meals and snacks, all drinks (all premium brands) all activities and entertainment detailed above.