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Couples Resorts takes over ex-Almond resort


Couples Resorts and Casuarina Beach Club has taken over the Almond Casuarina Beach Resort in Barbados.

Couples is to take over the lease of the resort from 10 February and under its management will operate as Casuarina Beach Resort from 10 May.

It will then be known as Couples Barbados from 1 June and will become the island’s first all-inclusive resort for adult couples.

During February to May the resort will go through a US$3 million renovation which will include new décor and amenities; a new pool and Jacuzzi; new spa, new gym and new piano bar/lounge.

“We are thrilled to launch our first-ever venture in Barbados and believe this property located on the vibrant South Coast to be the perfect addition to the Couples Resorts family of boutique-style hotels,” said Glenn Lawrence, CEO of Couples Resorts. “We look forward to introducing this resort to a new Couples audience and we are proud to provide our loyal Couples guests with another destination for them to call ‘home’.”

New included elements that are to be introduced include free round-trip transfers from Grantley Adams International Airport; free gold at The Barbados Golf Club; free sunset catamaran cruise; free watersports and guided Green Monkey trail walk. 

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