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Couples Resorts Acquires Sans Souci Resort & Spa

The Sans Souci Resort & Spa has become part of the Couples Resorts portfolio, having been purchased from Carreras Jamaica for US$18.75 million. The Sans Souci Resort & Spa joins the Couples trio of sophisticated all-inclusive resorts: Couples Negril, Couples Ocho Rios and the Swept Away Resort & Spa.Nicknamed the “Jewel of Jamaica,” Sans Souci Resort & Spa is located on the north coast of Jamaica, four miles east of Ocho Rios. Originally opened in the early 1950s and then re-built in the 1970s, Sans Souci (French for “without a care”) is an AAA Four-Diamond resort with 148 ocean-facing luxury suites set within a 35-acre hillside garden

Named among the “Caribbean’s Top Ten” resorts by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine, Sans Souci has long been known for its architectural beauty and romantic setting, making it a firm favourite with the wedding and honeymoon market.  Sans Souci will follow the blueprint of the other Couples Resorts in offering a refined form of the all-inclusive concept.

“Sans Souci Resort & Spa will provide an idyllic setting where natural beauty and design create an environment of carefree escapism certain to appeal to the Couples
guest,” stated Mr. Tom McNamara, Director Europe for Couples Resorts.

“We feel that the property is a perfect fit for our brand and a wonderful addition to the Couples Resorts’ collection of boutique-style properties.”