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  1. My GF described her trip to Mexico pretty much...

    My GF described her trip to Mexico pretty much the exact same way. We think we found the right Island, just want to explore a bit more.
  2. We are hitting the Island 3x this year. We just...

    We are hitting the Island 3x this year. We just got back from a trip with the kids and we stayed at HISS in Montego Bay. We simply picked it for the kids and didn't expect much at all, but we had a...
  3. Who has tried other resorts and then came back?

    We have tried CN and CSA. We have also visited a few other resorts around Jamaica. We have decided for this years trips to try a couple other properties. We are visiting the Island 3x this year,...
  4. We check in May 17!! our second visit I less than...

    We check in May 17!! our second visit I less than a year!!
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    Our experience in Sept. is that the flag service...

    Our experience in Sept. is that the flag service is hit and miss. We arrived on a Sat, it was raining so we didn't really hit the beach. We did on Sunday though and there was no flag service. They...
  6. Thread: CSA vs CN

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    Here is our thoughts on both properties, we are...

    Here is our thoughts on both properties, we are in our late 30's.

    CN- Gorgeous resort, dramatic entry. Looks like a high end tropical resort, the rooms are Carribbean Hotel style. When at the...
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    Nice review. Echoes some of our thoughts on both...

    Nice review. Echoes some of our thoughts on both properties. We stayed 8 nights at CSA and visited CN for the day. We really kicked around which to book for our May trip. We thought the service...
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    Its the ultimate crap shoot from everything I...

    Its the ultimate crap shoot from everything I have read. We got to the airport at noon on a Sat. last Sept. and strolled right thru. The group I was with said they have arrived at the same time...
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    Thanks, I get that. We are already going in May,...

    Thanks, I get that. We are already going in May, I was just debating on maybe a last minute surprise and part of the surprise would also be the surprise of which resort we would visit. We have...
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    Who has done the secret escape?

    Where did you end up? The GF and I are making her 4th and my 2nd Jamaica trip to CSA in May. She has stayed at CN once and CSA once, only CSA for me. We love CSA, but I was thinking as a surprise...
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    Its a 10 acre facility with something for...

    Its a 10 acre facility with something for everyone. We used everymorning, we had a ritual. The continental breakfast would be delivered to us around 630 or so, we would have some coffee, juice and...
  12. This was one a complaint we heard over and over...

    This was one a complaint we heard over and over the week we were there. We along with other couples would go to Palms every eve in hopes of hearing some steel drums and reggae. We were quite...
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    We just came back less than 30 days ago. I am...

    We just came back less than 30 days ago. I am writing from a guys perspective, but these are the things we agreed on.

    Must have lots of swim wear, cover ups, etc.
    Sunscreen, its crazy expensive...
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    Where you staying? I took my laptop top CSA and...

    Where you staying? I took my laptop top CSA and used it everyday. The WiFi was pretty weak as we were at the far end, but it worked good enough to check email etc.
  15. Pretty much my thoughts. We stayed in room 4101,...

    Pretty much my thoughts. We stayed in room 4101, we had the blockage of the wall and foilage. We were first floor and heard nothing at night. I did hear some horns and such in the morning when we...
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    I wasnt shocked, I had read in the reviews and...

    I wasnt shocked, I had read in the reviews and realized that was the main knock on CSA. Its the entire reason Priceline has CSA rated "7" and CN rated "9.5". We didnt let it affect our time and we...
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    Totally correct, I still get strange stares over...

    Totally correct, I still get strange stares over the tattoo! All kinds of wierd guess of what "CSA" stands for!! I was also tired for days after the swim, had to shoot down three BOB MARLEYS at the...
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    I was contacted by a manager after posting the...

    I was contacted by a manager after posting the same review on tripadvisor. He asked to talk further, I forwared my info last week, but have not heard back. We are waiting to hear from him before we...
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    We stayed at CSA the first week of Sept. we had...

    We stayed at CSA the first week of Sept. we had a full array of channels, I watched college games both saturdays. We left the day of NFL opener, but I could have watched those as well.
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    You may also want to check out the "One Love Bus...

    You may also want to check out the "One Love Bus Tour", it was one of the best times of our trip!! Hits 7 small pubs, ends around the cliffs for sunset!
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    WE had virtually zero wait on Labor Day weekend,...

    WE had virtually zero wait on Labor Day weekend, we arrived on a sat mid day. No wait leaving 8 days later either.
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    CSA REVIEW 8/31 to 9/8

    Hello, I am going to write a semi-brief review of our trip to Couples Swept Away. On this trip would be me and my girlfriend and another couple. My GF has been to Jamaica twice before, staying once...
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    Great report, very similair to our experiences as...

    Great report, very similair to our experiences as we were vacationing at CSA the week before. We checked in on 8/31 our check in was pleasant though. We experienced the same issues with our mini...
  24. Thread: Humidity

    by captainron62
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    We were at CSA last week. I too was concerned...

    We were at CSA last week. I too was concerned about the humidity as I am not a fan of close feeling weather. The first few nights it cooled off nicely, the last 3 or 4 it stayed pretty damned humid...
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    We were at CSA over Labor Day weekend. We...

    We were at CSA over Labor Day weekend. We visited CN on the Friday after, as we were considering it for our upcoming May trip. We immediately noticed the service was better, bartenders much...
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