Couples Tower Isle - Ocho Rios, Jamaica -
Located in Ocho Rios, Couples Tower Isle, built in 1947, was Jamaicas first all-inclusive, couples-only resort, making it a popular vacation destination with celebrities, politicians and world dignitaries alike. The resort is made up of multiple buildings surrounded by blue waters, white sands and lush greenery. All guest rooms and suites are decorated with cream-colored walls that offset the dark teak furniture. French doors open onto balconies or patios. Villa suites boast private plunge pools. Breakfast and lunch are served at the open-air Patio Restaurant, and there are five restaurants serving dinner. Bayside is situated on a rocky point above the sea and serves Italian cuisine by candlelight. Calabash is an open-air restaurant serving traditional Jamaican cuisine. The Verandah offers a continental menu and Le Gourmet serves French cuisine. The Beach Grill serves casual fare at any hour. The central pool area overlooks the beach, and there is also a private island for sunbathing au natural. Water sports offered by the hotel include snorkeling, kayaking, glass bottom boat rides and windsurfing. There is a fitness center, and the full-service Oasis Spa has the latest treatments and body therapies. In the evenings, there is live entertainment on the beach and dancing at the Patio disco.