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Jamaica FAM- May 2016- Couples Tower Isle Site Inspection

Posted: May 20 2016
Related Categories: Destinations Jamaica Resorts Couples


I, Michele Paul-Yeary Dream Agent with Dream Makers Vacation Services recently left Montego Bay to visit and spent two night at Couples Tower Isle.

I loaded up on my bus and off I went. The ride was great I did have a few stops in between to view some additional resorts but, it normally takes about 90 minutes to arrive here from Montego Bay. I was greeted by Michele Herron Penn who is the Regional Sales Manager for Western US which was fantastic. She is a walking encyclopedia when it comes to information about Couples Resorts.

Couples Tower Isle is Couples flagship retreat on the lush coastline of Ocho Rios. It is All-Adult, Ultra All-Inclusive resort. This area was once the playground for Hollywood’s most famous celebrities, this tropical resort seems to continue to attract couples of all ages. I thought it had a great mixture! The resort features its own private island just yards off the shimmering white sand beach for those that enjoy sunbathing Au Natural.

I felt like the vibe here is kind of island-chic meets boutique. Couples Tower Isle sits on 19 acres of beachfront. 220 rooms and suites, 6 unique restaurants from a yummy pool side grill that’s open 24 hours to an elegant restaurant offering delicious meals with Caribbean flare.

Once I was able to check into my room I had an Ocean Junior Suite with separate sitting area. I was a little bit surprised. I felt like the décor could use a little refreshing, maybe some different colors, etc. It just seemed like something was missing.  The furniture was in great shape. The bed was not my favorite but I was able to get some rest which is what vacation is all about. This room had a great ocean view but the beautiful green lush almond tree blocked my view. If I was a little taller I think it would be fine or if I was higher up. I was only on the second floor. This room had all the standard features. Which was a King Size Bed, Private Furnished Balcony, Complimentary Personalized Mini Bar Coffee Maker Ample Bathroom with Zero Entry Shower Gilchrist & Soames Bath Products, Salon-Style Hair Dryer & Bathrobe. Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, Flat Screen TV with Satellite Cable, IPOD/MP3, Player Iron & Ironing Board, Safety Deposit Box and Nightly Turndown Service.

I enjoyed the piano bar. It’s a great place to enjoy a little conversation, a cool tropical drink, and some fantastic singing along with the piano. You don’t need karaoke at this place! Just the piano and a great pianist. I also spent a little time in the disco which I loved. The lights were twinkling, they were playing all the latest hits, and I enjoyed myself for about an hour. The crowd was definitely younger and mostly us travel agents.

I didn’t have a chance to enjoy any of the finer restaurants just the buffet each day but, the food was excellent. No complaints lots of selection and all the fresh tropical fruits were chilled and very refreshing.

The beach was great, water was crystal clear, and there were plenty of beach chairs. The also had floating mattresses for everyone if you wanted to float around in the Caribbean ocean.

One of the things that I thought was great is they offer a trip to Dunn’s River Falls, a Catamaran Cruise, and trip to Margaritaville at no extra charge These trips are complementary for Couples Town Isle guests and that is definitely a great bonus for our guests.

While I was at the resort having breakfast, I did have the opportunity to meet Mr. Lee Issa who is the owner of Couples Resorts. It’s not every day the owner of a company pulls up a chair and joins a group of Travel Agents to find out how they are doing and what we are booking and what people are wanting. It was a very enjoyable chat.

Sunday was here before I knew it and it was time to leave my favorite island of Jamaica. Checkout was a breeze and off I went to the airport.

I really enjoyed my stay at Couples Tower Isle. I will definitely return. I know our clients would really enjoy it and they won’t be disappointed.

Once I checked in, I headed straight for the Club Mobay lounge. They offer Fast-track privileges through immigration and security, complimentary refreshments including fresh fruits, pastries, snacks, sandwiches, tapas, sushi, sliders and Jamaican patties. They have great Wi-Fi and the experience was well worth it. I’ll never travel to Jamaica again without using Club MoBay. It made departing so much more enjoyable and very easy.

If you have any questions about this fantastic resort please contact your favorite Dream Agent so we can help you choose the perfect Couples resort just for you. Then you’ll be on your way to that Dream Vacation.