Half Moon, A RockResort
6 miles from airport, 7 miles to town
Nestled on a two-mile, crescent-shaped beach on Jamaica’s northern coast, Half Moon, A RockResort, is truly paradise found. This spectacular, 400-acre luxury resort features pristine, whitewashed cottages surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and the sparkling Caribbean Sea beyond.
Expertly combining Old World charm and elegant modern touches, Half Moon offers 197 guest rooms and suites, and 33 private four- to seven-bedroom villas. Its world-class amenities include the renowned Fern Tree Spa, an 18-hole signature golf course, a Dolphin Lagoon, fitness center, equestrian center and more.
With its spectacular seaside location, rich Caribbean heritage, warm and attentive staff and exceptional array of amenities, it’s no wonder that this iconic Jamaican destination has set the standard for luxury Caribbean resorts for more than 50 years.
Please note: This hotel also offers an all-inclusive option in certain room categories. Please ask your Vacations to Go travel counselor for more information.
Amenities - Half Moon, A RockResort
197 Rooms, 33 Villas, 18-Hole Championship Golf Course*, Beach, Jacuzzi, 6 Restaurants, 13 Tennis Courts, 8 Bars/Piano Bar, 54 Freshwater Pools, 2 Croquet Courts, 18-Hole Putting Green*, 4 Squash Courts, Driving Range*, Kiddie Pool, Children's Play Area, Babysitting*, Children's Program, Horseback Riding*, Health Spa*, Sauna, Fitness Center, Currency Exchange*, Aerobics, Nightly Entertainment, Activities & Tour Desk, Laundry Service*, Physician*, Car Rental*, Internet Café*, Gift Shop, Golf Academy*, Fax Machines, Cell Phone Rental*, Dolphin Lagoon (Swim with the Dolphins)*, Pharmacy*, Nurse On Staff, Doctor On Call, Medical Center*, Diagnostic Center*, Shopping Arcade, Bicycles*, Sailing*, Horseshoes, Pedal Boats*, Motorized Water Sports*, Non-Motorized Water Sports*, Scuba Diving*, Snorkeling*, Volleyball, Meeting Rooms, Convention and Banquet Facilities, Wedding Planner*, Basketball, Badminton, Petting Zoo*, Equestrian Center*.
* denotes activities/services available for an additional cost. Amenities and inclusions are subject to change at any time.
Room Categories and Descriptions - Half Moon, A RockResort
Room amenities include air conditioning, direct dial telephone, radio, TV, ceiling fan, Internet access, patio/balcony, kitchen (Deluxe Suites & Villas only), shower and bathtub, cribs (available upon request), mini-bar, hairdryers, and in-room safe.
Children Policy: Children's age break is 12 years old.
Superior - Large bedrooms with either a king size bed or twin beds. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults.
Deluxe - Quaint rooms designed to offer privacy and seclusion. Rooms are tucked behind garden alcoves in a cluster of whitewashed cottages. Rooms come w/twin beds that can be converted to a king size bed. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.
Junior Suite - Located in clusters of cozy cottages scattered behind wonderful gardens, these charming suites offer all the special touches of home. Some come with two twins or a king bed(s) that can easily sleep four. Comfortable living areas with warm wooden furnishings add to the appeal. Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Deluxe Suite - Ideally suited for families, this group of two story units offers spacious bedrooms with living area and kitchen downstairs and large, colorful bedrooms upstairs; both with individual key access. Spacious patios allow for comfortable family meals al fresco. A personal cook can be arranged. Maximum Occupancy: 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child.
Royal Suite - A collection of one-bedroom suites outfitted with a beautiful blend of colonial furnishings & colorful Jamaican influences. Each suite comes with large living room, elegantly appointed bedrooms (some with four-poster canopy beds) and large bathrooms with his & hers vanities. Maximum Occupancy: 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Imperial Suite - The ultimate in elegance & luxury, these one-bedroom suites feature opulent Queen Anne mahogany reproductions with vibrant Caribbean touches. Expansive living rooms and spacious bedrooms welcome you to relax and unwind. Maximum Occupancy: 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Two Bedroom Royal Suites - The pinnacle of comfort is achieved with these oversized suites, complete with separate bathrooms and connecting living room. With an old world charm and reproduced Queen Anne furnishings, the two bedroom royal suite is enchanting; combination of a deluxe room and a Royal Suite. Maximum Occupancy: 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Hibiscus Wing: Recently added, these 68 magnificent beachfront rooms and suites offer the ultimate in relaxed tropical living. Lounge on expansive patios or balconies looking out to sea; rest in four-poster beds; or snuggle up with a good book in plush sofas and rattan armchairs. Each room has been meticulously appointed with a plantation-style decor that is reminiscent of the ease of a bygone era, but with all the modern conveniences you need such as dataport Internet access, television/VCR, mini-bar, electronic safe and more.
Hibiscus Deluxe Room - An intimate haven for two, these beachfront rooms feature four-poster bed, large bathroom and large patio/balcony. Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.
Hibiscus Suite - Ideally located on Half Moon's legendary sunset beach, these rooms offer guests the comfort of a living area with pullout sofa, plush bedroom and opulent bathroom. Maximum Occupancy: 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child.
Hibiscus Royal Suite - The ultimate in relaxed luxury, the plantation-style decor is carried through brightly colored furnishings, handcrafted, oversized rattan chairs and majestic four-poster beds, oversized bath-rooms with separate shower and bathtub complete the grandeur of these new suites. Maximum Occupancy: 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child.
Hibiscus Two Bedroom Suite - Combining the Hibiscus Deluxe room and Hibiscus Royal Suite provides ample space for families with older children while allowing privacy for parents. Rooms include all the luxurious amenities that have become standard at Half Moon. Maximum Occupancy: 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Royal Villas: - For years the Half Moon Royal Villas have been the "home away from home" for families, friends and groups. Each Royal Villa is like a luxurious hotel with 4, 5, 6 or 7 private bedrooms, each with its own entrance. The villas are individually decorated and offer a personal butler, housekeeper and cook, a private swimming pool, a spacious living room add to each villa's charm and appeal, television, cable TV, radio, CD player, Ocean and Garden View options, air conditioner, safe, bathrobes in each bedroom, telephone, private pool, two golf carts, Internet access (additional charge), and access to the general hotel's facilities.
Maximum Occupancy for Royal Villas:
Four-Bedroom - 8 adults or 8 adults and 2 children.
Fern Tree House (4-Bdrm) - 8 adults or 8 adults and 2 children.
Five-Bedroom - 10 adults or 10 adults and 2 children.
Six-Bedroom - 12 adults or 12 adults and 2 children.
Seven-Bedroom - 14 adults or 14 adults and 2 children.
Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed. For the Junior Suite and Deluxe Suite categories, guests may request additional bedding up to 2 twin beds to be placed in the living area to accommodate a maximum of 4 guests.
Dining - Half Moon, A RockResort
Half Moon, A RockResort offers the following restaurants:
The Seagrape Terrace - The Seagrape Terrace reigns as one of Jamaica's finest restaurants for contemporary Caribbean dining. Set beneath lush green buttonwood trees & caressed by soft sea breezes, the open-air Terrace specializes in nouvelle Caribbean dishes. Enjoy romantic evenings with live entertainment and dancing under the stars. This restaurant caters to every individual's particular eating habits: early-morning risers, mid-morning persons, those who prefer an early or late lunch, and those requiring afternoon snacks or tea. Special provisions are made for the little ones who often require earlier meal times. Open for breakfast 6:30am-10am, lunch 12:30pm-3pm, and dinner 7pm-10pm daily.
Il Giardino - Located beside the Seagrape Terrace, our air-conditioned Italian restaurant offers a selection of pasta dishes prepared in a distinctive style. Il Giardino is open for dinner only from 6:30pm-10pm. Reservations are required.
Sugar Mill - On the gentle slope overlooking Half Moon's beautiful championship golf course, stands the unique and enchanting restaurant, The Sugar Mill restaurant. As a sentinel overlooking the restaurant's Victorian architecture and white walls set magnificently against the surrounding lush green vegetation, the two hundred year old water mill is reminiscent of past grandeur and completes the romantic setting which attracts celebrities from all over the world.
This uniquely beautiful restaurant has been recently renovated to preserve and enhance its romantic ambiance. The Sugar Mill Restaurant offers delicious continental and island flavors for lunch and candlelit dinners on the terrace as well as providing a wide variety of conference and catering options. A complimentary shuttle operates from the hotel every fifteen minutes. Open for dinner daily from 7pm-10pm.
Akbar/Thai Garden - In the finest Mogul tradition, we bring you the treasures of Akbar's kitchen. Just inside the Shopping Village, this dual cuisine restaurant offers authentic Tandoori and Moghlai cuisine as well as sumptuous Thai dishes prepared by native chefs. Located in The Shopping Village.
--Lunch: 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
--Dinner: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
--Dress code for lunch: Casual
--Dress code for dinner: Elegantly Casual
La Baguette - With the free-form Oleander Pool on one side and the Caribbean Sea on the other, this al fresco restaurant and bar specializes in mouthwatering grilled fare. It has an inviting "come as you are" dress code that underlies Half Moon's atmosphere of barefoot elegance in a relaxed beachfront setting.
--Seasonal restaurant (Dec 15 - April 15)
--Continental Breakfast: 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
--Lunch: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
--Dinner: 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (closed for dinner Dec. 24, 27 & 31)
--Bar opens daily from 10:00 am - 9:00 pm (Mondays & Fridays - closes at 6:00 pm)
Beach Barbecue - Looking for a fun, casual and relaxed venue? The weekly Beach Barbecue on Sunrise Beach is a fun evening for all to enjoy. An expansive, mouthwatering buffet with grill stations, hot pots and savory Jamaican treats will tempt your appetite while engaging local performers will have you dancing barefoot in the sand.
Open Mondays and Fridays 6:30pm - 9:30 pm.
The Prince of Wales - Pull up a stool and order a pint and a plate of fish and chips at this fun and authentic English Pub. Named in honour of Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales who has visited the resort twice, the pub is a place to rest, and enjoy savory pub fare and jovial atmosphere. Located in the Shopping Village. Serves lunch and dinner. Opens 11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. daily.
Limited room service available
Bars - Half Moon, A RockResort
Half Moon, A RockResort offers the following bars:
The Royal Pavilion - Stop by the Royal Pavilion for a quick snack and a cold drink. Open daily from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Lester's Bar - Located just off the main lobby and named in honour of renowned Polish artist Michael Lester, Lester's Bar is home to our finest pianists, making it an ideal spot for a cozy rendezvous. Open daily from 12:00 noon - 1:00 am.
Ceder Bar - Just steps from the crystal sands of Sunset Beach, this is the perfect spot to enjoy a cocktail. Open daily from 9:00 am - 1:00 am.
Oleander Bar - Located at La Baguette by the Oleander pool, stop in for a cocktail on your way back from Fern Tree Spa. Bar opens daily from 10:00 am - 9:00 pm (Mondays & Fridays - closes at 6:00 pm).
Hibiscus Swim-up Pool Bar - A delicious thirst quencher is just a swim away. Hop on a stool without leaving the cooling waters of the Hibiscus Pool. Open daily from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.
19th Hole Bar - After a round of golf, the 19th Hole is the perfect spot to relax, go over the day's shots and enjoy a light Jamaican snack and a cold drink. Open daily from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm.
|Resort Rating Key
||Exceptional (Premier property with finest services,
amenities and exquisite surroundings)
||Deluxe (Prime location with outstanding service, elegant accommodations and a wide array of amenities)
||Good (Tastefully furnished accommodations with
assortment of amenities and services)
||Moderate (Comfortable accommodations with limited
amenities and services)
||Fair (Clean, basic, budget property)
||Very limited appeal