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Half Moon, A Rock Resort

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Half Moon, A Rock Resort
Rose Hall
Montego Bay
  • 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
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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 Planne

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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