Welcome to Carrie's Corner, where I explore all-things Couples, romance, adventure, cuisine and Jamaica. Join me on this journey as I share weekly stories of the lovable staff, loyal guests and behind-the-scenes insights of these breathtaking resorts as Chief Romance Officer of Couples Resorts.
Recipe Time: Easter Carrot, Pumpkin & Pistachio Cupcakes
Step up your sweets game this Easter season with truly remarkable Easter carrot, pumpkin and pistachio cupcakes with rum cream cheese icing that sing sweet holiday songs from Jamaica with love.
Recipe Time: Garlic & Dill Grilled Caribbean Lobster and Tuna
Looking to spruce up your Easter menu this year with a kick from Jamaica? Couples Tower Isle chef Valentine McKenzie shared with us a new take on the spring holiday with a scrumptious garlic and dill grilled Caribbean lobster and tuna. Read more for full recipe.
Recipe Time: Poached Egg Spring Garden Salad
Anyone else craving some healthy, hearty spring meals this time of year? We asked Couples Tower Isle Executive Chef Valentine McKenzie to walk and talk us through a fresh take on a traditional garden salad. Trust me, you are going to want this recipe. . .
Staff Spotlight: Anecka Trusty
Have you seen this smiling face at Couples Sans Souci from behind the bar? It's the lovely and talented Anecka Trusty! She is lots of fun and an award-winning bartender, so pour yourself your favorite beverage as we learn more about Anecka. . .
Couples Resorts - Spring Drink Recipes
Spring has officially sprung and to celebrate the first day of spring we are showcasing two guest favorites! Whether you prefer a drink with a splash of rum or a fruity, refreshing non-alcoholic option, we have something for everyone.
Now, sit back, relax and head to the store to grab your go-to spring drink ingredients to recreate a bit of paradise back home.
An Elevated Jamaican Adventure - New Inclusions
It's no secret that Jamaica is known for its expansive white beaches, rugged mountains, breathtaking waterfalls and authentic Caribbean hospitality. When you are at Couples Resorts you get the true Jamaican experience. This summer, we are providing guests with access to even more excursions to explore during your stay. From horseback riding in the waves to zip lining amongst lush canopies, we are offering premium tours for a limited time. Put on your vacation hat and let's get planning!
Yummy Drinks at the End of the Couples Rainbow
This week we celebrate all-things green and tasty at Couples Resorts with two fun, fresh beverages for you to create at home.
Guest Spotlight: The Childs
This month as part of our Guest Spotlight Series we are thrilled to share with you the incredible love story of Eric and Sharon Childs from Los Gatos, CA. They have renewed their vows THREE TIMES at Couples Swept Away and are quite the couple....
Reggae Dance Class at Couples Negril
Who's up for some reggae dance classes, mon?
At Couples Resorts, there is always something fun going on, and an activity to participate in. From cooking classes, arts and crafts, trivia, and dance classes, there is an activity (or two!) for everyone.
Couples Resorts Sustainability: A Love Letter to Jamaica
We focus on love at Couples, which includes love for guests, one another and our environment.
Loving our environment is second nature, as love is the center of all we do, and who we are.
This Valentine's Day we are bursting with pride to call our home Jamaica. She is beautiful, she is fruitful and she is soulful in all she does and puts her mind to. We are so proud to be a Jamaican company, family-owned and thriving by your love and support for our resorts, our staff and our product. We do what we do because of you, and we'd like to take this Valentine season to share with you how we share the love of Jamaica and this wonderful country all year long through our sustainability programs.