Couples Sans Souci

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

The hotel

The award-winning Couples Sans Souci continues to offer renowned cuisine and first-class service in an elegantly tropical setting. Sans Souci is French for 'without a care', and what could be more appropriate for a laid-back holiday in Jamaica, especially in a resort of this quality? Set into a pretty, 35-acre hillside garden that leads to 2 white sand beaches, the resort offers you a blissful retreat.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Wedding
  • Honeymoon
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Anniversary and special occasions
  • Beachfront location

Where is it

On a golden beach, 4 miles east of Ocho Rios. Transfer time from Montego Bay airport: 2 hours 10 minutes.

Hotel information

150 ocean-facing suites on up to 3 floors in 7 buildings. All with air-conditioning, LCD flatscreen TV, iPod docking station, tea/coffee maker, personalised mini-bar, safe, iron and board, nightly turn down service, bathrobes and hairdryer. Deluxe Ocean Suites with partial sea views, french doors leading to an enclosed covered sitting area, and large master bedroom (no balcony or patio), 1 king-size bed sleeping maximum 2 adults.

All inclusive of: all meals and snacks, all drinks (including premium brands) and all activities and entertainment above unless otherwise stated.

Deluxe Ocean Verandah Suites have a partial sea view, spacious master bedroom and large private furnished balconies, 1 king-size bed sleeping maximum 2 adults.

1-Bedroom Ocean Suites have a balcony, panoramic sea views and separate living room, 1 king-size bed sleeping maximum 2 adults. 

1-Bedroom Beachfront Suite with living area, bathroom with large walk-in shower, and balcony or patio with oceanfront view, 1 king-size bed sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Penthouse Suites available on request.

  • Free weddings: conditions apply.

  • Honeymooners: receive a bottle of sparkling wine in room on arrival and a 25-minute Couples massage once per stay, when staying a minimum of 6 nights. Couples must be travelling within 30 days of their wedding date and present a copy of their marriage certificate on arrival.

    May not be combinable with other offers.

  • Honeymooners: Receive a bottle of sparkling wine in room on arrival and a 25-minute Couples massage, once per stay, when staying a minimum of 6 nights. Couples must be travelling within 30 days of their wedding date and present a copy of their marriage certificate on arrival.

Palazzina Restaurant (Bistro Fare, buffet breakfast and lunch, à la carte for dinner - reservation required), Beach Grill & Bella Vista (grilled specialities for lunch at the Beach Grill and authentic Jamaican dishes for dinner at Bella Vista), Casanova (traditional cuisine fused with Caribbean and Jamaican ingredients, dinner, reservation required). In-suite dining available 6:30am-10:30pm. 7 bars: Swim-up pool bar, Charlie's Veggie Bar, Beach Bar, Sunset Beach Bar, Palazzina Bar, Balloon Piano Bar and Martini Bar.

Weekly Jamaican beach party. Friday night Starlight Gala. Resident band and pianist. Strolling musicians. Live nightly entertainment. Weekly Wine-Tasting Party.

4 swimming pools (1 natural mineral pool), 3 Jacuzzis, 2 beaches, 1 for au-naturel sunbathing. Water sports with instruction including water-skiing, scuba-diving – resort course and one complimentary dive per stay for beginners, and one complimentary dive per day for certified divers (a second dive is subject to availability), night dives are available*, snorkelling trips, Hobie Cat sailing, windsurfing and glass-bottom boat rides. Fitness centre and gym classes, Charlie's Spa and beauty salon*. Unlimited complimentary golf including green fees and transfers to Upton Hills Golf Course (mandatory caddy*. Golf clubs available for hire*). Unlimited free local excursions.

Complimentary WiFi.

 3 nights except over Christmas and New Year when it is 7.

 

* Denotes local charge.

Dress code: applies in à la carte restaurants.

This is an over 18, couples-only resort.

Please note: this hotel is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties due to the location on the cliffside.

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Jun 30, 2020 scott Kent, Washington

We have been to CSS three times now. It is one of our favorite places in Jamaica. We stayed in A Block so we didn't have to climb all the stairs associated with C to G blocks and were close to our preferred beach. Although our room was on the third floor so we had some stairs, but it was not too bad. We like the buffet restaurant, Palazzina, and… Read more
We have been to CSS three times now. It is one of our favorite places in Jamaica. We stayed in A Block so we didn't have to climb all the stairs associated with C to G blocks and were close to our preferred beach. Although our room was on the third floor so we had some stairs, but it was not too bad. We like the buffet restaurant, Palazzina, and do not like Casanova. We were sat outside at Casanova but I guess they forgot to pay the lighting bill as it was pitch dark! We had to use our cell phones to read the menu. The menu at the Beach Grill is too limited for me (I am a vegetarian) so we would go over to the main restaurant each day for lunch. The one drawback to CSS is the water sports. I love to sail in Negril, but here it is either too placid inside the reef or too frightening outside. Read less
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Apr 12, 2020 danpN7555XP Grande Prairie, Canada

Awesome resort for couples that want to come and bask in the hot sun in their birthday suit. The nude beach pool is big and staff awesome. Book blocks A or B unless you like stairs. Food, Staff, room all great Carol the breakfast chef in the Pallizina restaurant can whip up the best island omelette. Sandie our cleaning lady was great. Julia, and… Read more
Awesome resort for couples that want to come and bask in the hot sun in their birthday suit. The nude beach pool is big and staff awesome. Book blocks A or B unless you like stairs. Food, Staff, room all great Carol the breakfast chef in the Pallizina restaurant can whip up the best island omelette. Sandie our cleaning lady was great. Julia, and the poolside staff at Sunset Beach kept everyone full of their favorite drinks. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Wonderfully memorable

Apr 6, 2020 SpringSunshine2017 Vancouver, Canada

Memorable not only because it was the first visit to Jamaica, but also because it was beyond wonderful. The setting was like somebody's luxury beach house, with lots of space, no need to run to get a chair and of course, excellent service. The mineral pool/jacuzzi was my personal favourite spot. Casanova is one of the best restaurants I have… Read more
Memorable not only because it was the first visit to Jamaica, but also because it was beyond wonderful. The setting was like somebody's luxury beach house, with lots of space, no need to run to get a chair and of course, excellent service. The mineral pool/jacuzzi was my personal favourite spot. Casanova is one of the best restaurants I have tried. Too bad that we had to leave earlier than the plan due to the covid 19 situation, but we will definitely visit there again, like so many other repeat customers. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating The most romantic resort!

Apr 4, 2020 VictoriaBC1969

Overall very good experience. We were first offered a room near the martini bar, but I asked for something more private. They changed it with a bit of an attitude, but that’s ok. Got a room in D(ahlia) block with a veranda and the most beautiful view ever! Absolutely amazing! Nothing beats the view in D19! Very clean as well. Yes, needs updating,… Read more
Overall very good experience. We were first offered a room near the martini bar, but I asked for something more private. They changed it with a bit of an attitude, but that’s ok. Got a room in D(ahlia) block with a veranda and the most beautiful view ever! Absolutely amazing! Nothing beats the view in D19! Very clean as well. Yes, needs updating, but that will happen soon. Food is good for a resort. Casanova is not bad, but if you are used to good restaurants, nothing spectacular, unless you are seated outside. I highly recommend dining at the beach. No reservations necessary, and the best scenery. I loved the music/bone fire at the beach on Thursday, so romantic. A Great musician. Loved the violin playing during breakfast - another great musician, real gentleman. Loved all inclusive room service and fridge always full of drinks (add some orange juice as well:). One suggestion for the resort: try to organize a shuttle from the Kingston airport as well. We were not happy when we figured out in Kingston that we are responsible for our own transportation to the resort ($180 one way). Service was mostly good. Some supervisors need an attitude adjustment. However, I really want to thank one person: Ricardo. He provided superb service. Our luggage was damaged on the way there and we decided to buy a new one. Unfortunately, the one we got was such a poor quality that it broke on our last day while transported from our room to the lobby (never buy a luggage at those souvenir shops during shopping trips, in particular when the shopping tour guy recommends a particular spot). It really stressed me out. The bell man, Ricardo, very calmly and so politely and professionally helped us, literarily took a big needle and thread and stitched my old luggage together! 30min before our cab arrived! He advised we shouldn’t have had to buy a new luggage, we should have just called the bell man and they would have properly fixed it for us. Thank you Ricardo! Our luggage arrived in one piece all the way to the West Coast of Canada! I would definitely return to this resort, if I can stay in the same room, with the best view ever: D19 😀. Read less
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Mar 27, 2020 CurtisReinert

This resort is beautiful! Everyone is super nice! Would definitely recommend this place if you're looking for a nice, relaxing, carefree vacation. There's also plenty of options for activities on and off the resort.