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Half Moon, A Rock Resort

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Interests: Romantic, Business, Family Friendly, Spa, Beach, Golf, Wedding, Resort, Waterfront, Tourism
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Half Moon, A Rock Resort
Rose Hall
Montego Bay
Jamaica
Awards
  • AAA Four Diamond Award
  • Travel + Leisure - 500 World's Best Hotels - 2009
  • Travel + Leisure - No.13, Top 25 Hotels in The Caribbean, Bermuda & Bahamas - 2008
  • Forbes Traveler 400 - The World's Very Best Hotels and Resorts - 2008
  • Travel & Leisure Magazine - World's Best - 2006
  • World Travel Awards - Jamaica's Leading Golf Resort - 2006
  • Incentive Magazine - Platinum Partner Award - 2006
  • Caribbean World Magazine - Best Golf Resort - 2005 & 2006
  • Conde Nast Johansen - Recommended Hotel - 2005 & 2006
  • World Travel Awards - Caribbean's Leading Conference Hotel - 2004- 2006
  • Celebrated Living Magazine - Readers Choice Platinum List - 2005
  • Travel & Leisure Magazine - Most Kid Friendly Resort - 2005
  • World Travel Awards - Jamaica's Leading Hotel -2005
Location
Located on Jamaica's North Coast, Rose Hall, near Montego Bay is mere minutes from Sangster International Airport. The coast land near Montego Bay is occupied by numerous tourist resorts, some newly built, some occupying the grounds of old sugar cane plantations with some of the original buildings and mill-works still standing.

Hotel Overview

Nestled among 400 acres of tropical landscape on Jamaica's northern coast, the colonial-style Half Moon has been welcoming distinguished guests for over 50 years. Today Half Moon ranks among the most popular and complete resorts in the Caribbean.

Accommodations

The resort offers 198 rooms, suites and cottages as well as 33 four, five, six and seven bedroom villas; each with a private butler, cook and housekeeper, swimming pool and two golf carts. Additionally, Half Moon features a Robert Trent Jones, Sr. designed golf course and world renowned Golf Academy, 54 swimming pools, a natural Dolphin Lagoon, award winning Fern Tree The Spa at Half Moon, a Spinning ® studio, fully-equipped nautilus gym with personal trainers, six restaurants and eight bars gourmet dining, and complete spa facilities. Georgian-style buildings scattered throughout the lush, tropical grounds of Half Moon are home to casually elegant and restful accommodations. Individually decorated, Half Moon's guest rooms, suites and private villas were designed to enrich your stay and welcome you back again and again.

The Royal Villas at Half Moon

For years the Royal Villas at Half Moon have been the "home away from home" for families, friends and groups choosing the ultimate in luxury and privacy.Each Royal Villa is like an exclusive hotel with five-, six- or seven- private bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, each with its own keyed entrance. Each villa is elegantly furnished and tastefully decorated in tropical hues and offers: personal butler, housekeeper and cook; a private swimming pool, wireless internet and much more.

Dining

With 6 restaurants and 8 bars, guests at Half Moon have the culinary world at their disposal. Restaurants include: Il Giardino (Italian) open for dinner Seagrape Terrace (Jamaican/International) open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Sugar Mill (Caribbean Fusion) open for dinner Prince of Wales (English Pub) open for lunch and dinner La Baguette (French Bistro) open for lunch and dinner Akbar (Indian/Thai) open for lunch and dinner.

Spa

Fern Tree, The Spa at Half Moon TM is a 68,000 square foot indoor/outdoor sanctuary for the mind and body. Drawing on Jamaica's lush landscape and centuries-old healing traditions as inspiration, Fern Tree melds modern spa techniques with ancient remedies of native herbs, fruits and botanicals. Embraced by the land and sea, our natural paradise is tucked away from the fast-paced material world, an ideal destination for guests desiring wellness and relaxation through the special native Caribbean healing methods.

Golf

Named the Best Caribbean Golf Resort by Caribbean World Magazine, the Half Moon Golf Course now boasts improved features for both the avid and casual golfer. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. and recently renovated by Roger Rulewich, the course features newly-aligned, multiple tee complexes as well as repositioned fairway and greenside bunkers.

Fitness

Equipped with 10 custom-designed Spinner® bikes and state of the art sound system in specially-designed Spinning® studio, guests of the 400-acre resort can choose from three unique tours that invite them on a virtual experience of Jamaica. The programs Climb to Blue Mountain, No Problem Tour and Adventures in Negril were developed by Spin veteran Barbara Hoots and feature specially created soundtrack to inspire and energize riders. The resort also offers fitness focused getaways for guests including yoga retreats and boot camps.

Romance

Planning a dream-come-true wedding, a quiet engagement, a romantic honeymoon, anniversary you name it we will make it extra special at Half Moon. With the 30 breath-taking locations Half Moon is a paradise perfect for all magical celebrations. The gracious and attentive staff will help plan an intimate, romantic surprise for two or a grand celebration for family and friends. Couples getting married at Half Moon are assigned a personal Master Wedding Planner to coordinate every aspect of the wedding event from start-to-finish. Together with the extended master wedding planning team they organize, direct and arrange all stages of the couple's wedding celebration. Similarly friends and or family planning an event are assigned an events team who meticulously take care of all the planning and execution.

Meetings

Half Moon is the premier Caribbean location for meetings, events and incentives. A mere 15 minutes from the newly upgraded world class Sangster International Airport and private jet centre, Half Moon is a Caribbean resort as you've always imagined it. With over 26,000 square feet of flexible meeting space Half Moon, is always wired for business. The resort has a full service business centre and on-site audiovisual facility, high speed internet and other services that make executing your event hassle free. What's more under United States Law, your meeting is tax-deductible. View a list of our awards here.

Family Friendly Resort

Recently awarded Best Family Program by Virtuoso, Half Moon is the perfect resort for families. Activities are designed for children, teenagers and the entire family to enjoy. Parents in need of a time alone retreat can leave their children ages 3-12 years in the care of certified coordinaors at the Anancy Children's Village where they will participate in various fun-filled activities. There is also Hype Zone, a complete activity centre for fun and relaxations ideal for teens and young adults, ages 13-20 years.

To further enhance the experience of our little ones ages 3-12 years Half Moon has designed the Very Important Little Persons Services (VILPS). Children staying at the resort will be personally welcomed by an Anancy Children's Village coordinator and offered their very own fizzy drink and a welcome gift. In addition, characters from the Anancy Children's Village at Half Moon, including Brer Anancy himself will make special guest appearances during major holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, US President's Week, Canadian Family Day and Easter. The Very Important Little Persons Services also offers a special turn down service for children with their unique Sleepy Treat and Tuck-In services.

Amenities & Activities

  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • ATM Machine
  • Beach Towels
  • Concierge
  • Front Desk
  • High Speed Internet (Wireless)
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outdoor Dining & Lounging Area
  • Room Service

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