On Site Activities

During our first visits to Couples Resorts, we did not participate in many of the activities that the resorts have. This was simply due to Sand Gravity taking a hold and never letting go. In recent years we have discovered and enjoyed many of the activities and realized they do a really good job of…

How much cash do I need?

Factor in exchange rates, ATM fees, foreign transaction fees on credit cards and the NO Tipping policy at Couples and figuring out how much cash to bring with you can be a pain. Do you plan to bring back souvenirs? Do you plan to purchase some local herbs? Services from the hotel? What about excursions?…

Keith’s Bamboo Crew!

If you are staying at Couple’s Sans Souci, there is a very special excursion you can take with Keith’s Bamboo Crew. “Spend a relaxing day floating on a bamboo raft and drinking Red Stripe while we prepare a feast of Lobster (Season permitting), fish, jerk chicken and local vegetables for your pleasure (Vegetarian option available).”…

Scotchies Jerk Center

If you are looking to try some authentic Jamaican food off resort – look no further than Schotchies Jerk Center in Ocho Rios, Montego Bay and Kingston. Featured on numerous food shows – this place has some of the best jerk chicken, pork and more. (Trip Adviser reviews) Have a comment about this post? Have…

The Blue Hole

The Blue Hole is one of Ocho Rios’s best off site attractions. This excursion is not included in the price of your stay but is well worth the ~$60pp price to drive up to the blue hole and about $30 to tip your tour guide. Hiring a private taxi/driver is the best way to experience…