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  1.   Welcome Carrie! Sadly we had to cancel our trip...

    Welcome Carrie! Sadly we had to cancel our trip due to our upcoming baby, but hope to get back to Jamaica soon to visit CN and meet you as well!
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    There are two scuba trips a day, and a night dive...

    There are two scuba trips a day, and a night dive if there are enough people signed up. I don't remember the exact times, but one in the morning (I think 9:00) and one in the afternoon (I think...
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      1) I would say any time is a good time to visit!...

    1) I would say any time is a good time to visit! The water is warm year round, so no worries there.
    2) At CN, there were two dives per day, and you could go on both of them if you signed up. Not...
  4. Maybe you can take a cab at your own expense...

    Maybe you can take a cab at your own expense there and back, but I'm not sure if Couples would allow that or not?
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      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6hkmz5dMfQ A...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6hkmz5dMfQ

    A quick 10 minute video of a drift dive with the dive team at Couples Negril in July 2013. That trip was our first real diving after getting certified...
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    Rum Chata is a take on Horchata, the...

    Rum Chata is a take on Horchata, the mexican/hispanic cinnamon & rice based drink. Rum Creme is more similar to Bailey irish creme, but with Rum instead of Whiskey.
  7. What about whole bean? We still have one pound...

    What about whole bean? We still have one pound left from our trip in July, and I'm saving it, but if I can find a good (reliable) source for quality beans at a good price, i'm all for that until I...
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    There are no screens at the rooms at CN. The...

    There are no screens at the rooms at CN. The bathroom has a shutter style window with no screen, and the balcony/patio door is a sliding glass door with no screen. Hope this helps!
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    They are different. Think of Rum Cream more like...

    They are different. Think of Rum Cream more like Bailey's Irish cream. Instead of whiskey, its made with Rum. the consistency is much different than RumChata
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    The pool bar is two sided, so you don't have to...

    The pool bar is two sided, so you don't have to be in the pool to get service from that bar. They have a few chairs on the outside where you can sit if you don't want to be in the water.
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    The Dicipac cases are good for snorkeling, but...

    The Dicipac cases are good for snorkeling, but not necessarily rated to the depths you can reach while scuba diving. I think they state they are rated to 33feet, but while scuba diving, you can reach...
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    Couples Negril was our first All Inclusive,and we...

    Couples Negril was our first All Inclusive,and we loved it. The second time we went, we did a trading places day to Swept Away and prefer the beach, water, and proximity of everything at CN much...
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    you might want to visit the PADI website to see...

    you might want to visit the PADI website to see if there is a dive shop nearby that you could go get acquainted with some of the gear before you go. I know some offer a similar as the resort option -...
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    1 ounce over proof rum 1 ounce appleton rum 1...

    1 ounce over proof rum
    1 ounce appleton rum
    1 ounce apricot liqueur
    1 ounce amaretto
    2 ounce orange juice
    splash clear syrup

    This, and some others, are posted on the Couples Facebook page
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    -12F in Chicago area, with windchills down to...

    -12F in Chicago area, with windchills down to -41F........played some reggae today to think warm thoughts
  16. Thread: Zip Lining

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    We did the zip line trip from CN - Although I'm...

    We did the zip line trip from CN - Although I'm not sure if it would be the same trip from the other side of the island. Both my wife and I really enjoyed it, and though it was worth the money....
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    Also, during breakfast there are make your own...

    Also, during breakfast there are make your own bloody mary's and mimosa's.

    You will find enough chairs by the pool and the beach, we've never had a problem finding chairs by either. They may not...
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    I got one of the calendars for my wife, and...

    I got one of the calendars for my wife, and marked out the days that I booked a trip for December 2014. As she flipped through the calendar to see all the pictures, she finally go to December and was...
  19. We did the private dinner in the tree house...

    We did the private dinner in the tree house because we heard issues with bugs on the beach, and we thought it would be a bit more private than having people walk the beach while we were eating.
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  20. Thread: Large group

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    Although we went with another couple our last...

    Although we went with another couple our last trip, we met a few other couples, and we all ate dinner together one night. There were 6 couples (including us) that dined together. We had to wait till...
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    It may also depend on if your driver stops along...

    It may also depend on if your driver stops along to way to let people try some of the road side jerk places, or to use the bathroom, etc.
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    Did you both win a trip - as in 2 rooms, or just...

    Did you both win a trip - as in 2 rooms, or just a trip together? Are your travel dates flexible? maybe you can hold off on booking and twist some lucky guy's arm to join you in paradise
  23. Thread: CN vs CSS

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    When we were at Couples Negril in August, the...

    When we were at Couples Negril in August, the resort was fully booked, but we never felt the resort was crowded. The beach isn't as long at Couples Negril as it is at Swept away, but you also have...
  24. If you guys are beer drinkers, try the Ginger...

    If you guys are beer drinkers, try the Ginger Beer - its Red stripe mixed with Ginger Ale. The ginger ale there tastes different than the ginger ale back in the States. I tried one a few days in to...
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    Thanks for bringing me back home! I enjoyed this...

    Thanks for bringing me back home! I enjoyed this while drinking some coffee I got in Jamaica this year
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