Half Moon Jamaica
The jewel of the Caribbean, Half Moon Jamaica has undoubtedly earned its reputation as one of the most prestigious resorts in the world. Royalty and dignitaries have been regular guests over its 60 year history, including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles and Prince Harry. Taking the name from the shape of its secluded 2 mile sandy beach. It’s truly one of the most legendary and cherished destinations to stay for your holiday.
Half Moon Jamaica has 197 rooms and suites scattered amongst white rendered cottages and 31 capacious Villas, all in front of a 2 mile private beach. Bringing to mind the feeling of a private holiday experience within the convenience and luxury of a resort locale. All accommodation features a unique and endless charm, which is calming to the eye, with a style that is traditionally Jamaican with rattan furnishings and views over the garden or ocean.
Deluxe Rooms with Garden or sea views
Deluxe Suite, 2 storey, ideal for families or couples wanting extra space. The ground floor comprises a sitting room, kitchen and bathroom with patio outside. Upstairs is a bedroom with king sized bed and a bathroom with shower only. The living room can be reconfigured as a second bedroom. Garden views
Junior Suite, Spacious and comfortably elegant, steps away from the beach. With a living area, twin or king beds, and a balcony or patio that has ocean and/or garden views
Royal Suite, no two are alike. All have a spacious bedroom, separate living room and private terrace or balcony. Most enjoy uninterrupted ocean views, others are secluded within the lush gardens and some enjoy a private pool. Some with 2 bedrooms are also available.
Hibiscus Suite, located in detached cottages offering lovely ocean views. Spacious, airy and bright, each has a large bedroom with king or double beds, living area and exceptionally spacious bathroom. Some with 2 bedrooms are also available.
Imperial Suite, quite simply unique. Not only are they the largest accommodation but the most stylish. Suites range from lofty split-level to beach front.
West Cottages, uniquely individual both in terms of architecture, internal layout and style, the cottages encapsulate Jamaican lifestyle at its finest. The cottages are available for booking for a large number of guests who wish to spend time together. Sleeps up to 14 guests.
All bedrooms, suites and villas at Half Moon Resort are a smoke free environment.
About Half Moon Resort Jamaica
The resort is a 15 minute drive from Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport and a 20 minute drive from the town of Montego Bay. Located in the parish of St. James on the north coast of Jamaica, Half Moon Resort sits amongst a private estate of 400 acres. Half Moon has an airport lounge, situated immediately outside the customs hall where their concierge team are on hand to welcome you and help with your transportation to the hotel.
Restaurants and Bars
At Half Moon Jamaica 5 restaurants offer a tantalising range of cuisines including Caribbean, Italian, Asian and range from fine dining to casual beach barbecues. Dine at the Sugar Mill, a beautifully restored mill which has been a popular dining spot for over 40 years and is one of the finest restaurants in Jamaica. Taste traditional Caribbean dishes with strong influences from Europe, Africa and Asia. The Seagrape Terrace offers al fresco dining with spectacular views across Sunset Beach and out to sea. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menus reflect the bounty for which Jamaica is renowned. Il Giardino offers an imaginative menu that encapsulates the robust flavours of Gtuscany. Pepperpot is open for continental breakfast, lunch and dinner during the winter season. Serves up intoxicating dishes of Jamaica. Hugely popular for an evening of fun, is the weekly Beach BBQ. Held on Sunrise Beach., there’s a generous buffet with grill stations, hot pots and savoury treats. There is also a Thai & Indian restaurant, Prakash which operates independently.
Half Moon Jamaica has 5 bars, so you can always find somewhere to suit your mood. Lester’s Bar is an intimate venue for pre-dinner or late night refreshments and conversation. Cedar Bar faces Sunset Beach, it’s perfectly located to take in the beautiful evening sunset. A live mento band performs early each evening and a bar menu is available throughout the day. Oleander Bar is conveniently located for those who enjoy the long expanse of sunrise beach. The 19th Hole is the perfect spot to relax after a round of golf. The Hibiscus Swim-up Pool Bar is ideal for a quick drink without having to even leave the pool.
At Half Moon Jamaica it’s easy to do everything or simply nothing at all. You can go horse riding, tee-off on the golf course, play on one of the 13 tennis courts or 4 squash courts, work out in the fully equipped gym, cycle around the 400 acres or simply relax poolside or on the beach. Then be indulge yourself with a soothing massage or treatment at the Fern Tree Spa. There is a comprehensive water sports programme with activities to suit all ages. Apart from the Hibiscus pool there is also an Olympic sized Lap Pool and an intimate kidney shaped pool. Try Snorkeling, sailing, diving, wind-surfing, water-skiing and kayaking. Captain’s Water Sports and Dive Centre, provide everything you need, from equipment to certified instructors, as well as offering trips to nearby dive sites that teem with a variety of fish, coral and caverns. Certain non-motorised water sports are included for guests staying at Half Moon Jamaica. Motorised water sports are available from Sunrise Beach and include parasailing, water-skiing, tubing, banana boat rides, wake-boarding, knee-boarding, and glass bottom boat tours.
Half Moon’s natural Dolphin Lagoon lets you meet, swim and even kiss the dolphins to create a memory that will last a lifetime. As unique as it is exclusive, Half Moon Resort is the only resort in the Caribbean to offer swimming with dolphins on site.
The Half Moon Golf Course was named Jamaica’s Best Golf Resort 2014. There is direct access to the course on foot and golf cart from the Villas. There is also a putting and chipping green, grassed practice bays, a bunker practice bay and a 50 yard pitching green. Just 4 minutes away from the resort are the White Witch and Cinnamon Hill golf courses. Keen golfers should try to play at least one round at all 3 courses. Over the years many PGA professional golf tournaments have been held at Half Moon Jamaica including the European PGA Senior Tour and since 2007, the Jamaica Open.
For children aged 3 to 12 there is the Anancy Kids club. The play area at Half Moon Jamaica features a model “Caribbean village” with brightly coloured buildings. It offers children a fun environment to play, learn and make new friends (extra cost). There’s a wading pool, sand box, puppet shows, arts and crafts, shaded play areas, story time and an activity room.
The Hype Zone is a great place for teens aged 13 to 19 to meet up and enjoy a number of activities with sports events, nightly entertainment and more available. They have a games room, Cyber lounge with internet access, video games room, mini spa services and Karaoke, film and disco nights.
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