Half Moon, St. James, Jamaica
Half Moon has been setting the standard for luxury Jamaica resorts for more than 60 years. Ideally located on Jamaica’s northern coast, Half Moon’s 400 acres feature beautifully landscaped gardens, luxury guest rooms and whitewashed luxury villas ribboned by two miles of private, white-sand shoreline, known as one of the finest stretches of beach in Jamaica.
In addition to its exceptional seaside location, Half Moon offers an array of hotel amenities and resort activities, including three signature Jamaican fine-dining restaurants and four bars. Enjoy a wide variety of fare from classic continental breakfasts to expansive four-course dinners drawing from the finest of European traditions.
If you’re up for hitting the links, take up a round of 18 holes of Robert Trent Jones Sr-designed golf, known as one of the finest golf courses in Jamaica. Be swept away by the majestic panoramas and the seaside breeze as you walk the course among some the finest golfing on the island.
Guests can also enjoy one of Half Moon’s many swimming pools, most of which are attached to private villas and guest rooms. Swim alone or with loved ones in a private lagoon just off your room. If you’re looking for a more communal experience, Half Moon offers communal pools perfect for socializing with other guests.
Fitness fanatics can use one of the 11 lit tennis courts or the modern fitness centre, complete with all the equipment and facilities of any gym in any modern city. Horse lovers can visit the equestrian centre and take a ride along the shore on horseback. And families will love the special hangout spots and activities for teens and younger children, creating a Jamaican family vacation experience unlike any other.
Location and Transfers
Half Moon is located in the parish of St. James on the beautiful Caribbean island of Jamaica. It is only a 10 minute drive from Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport.
All of Half Moon’s uniquely-designed rooms & suites are near to the sea and within walking distance (or a short bike ride) to all the resort’s facilities. They all have either a patio or a balcony allowing you to enjoy the peaceful views of gardens, pools and the sea.
Prestige Ocean Rooms
Estate Ocean Rooms
Ocean Junior Suites
Prestige Ocean Junior Suites
Prestige Ocean Suites
Estate Ocean Suites
Great House Ocean Suites
The Sugar Mill – Modern Jamaican cuisine is served in an elegant setting. Enjoy island flavours with unexpected twists on the site of an ancient sugar mill
Seagrape Terrace – crisp white tablecloths and a gentle sea breeze welcome you to this smart outdoor venue. Dine on traditional island food with modern accents under the seagrape trees
Il Giardino – exquisite Italian cusine served either indoors or al fresco. The restaurant is reminiscent of an Italian villa with an outdoor terrace enjoying sea views
Beach BBQ – Sunrise Beach hosts tasty BBQ evenings accompanied by local musicians
Private Dining – choose from numerous romantic and memortable locations
Lester’s Café – located in the lobby the café serves an amazing selection of coffees and teas from around the world, featuring certified pure roasted Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
Solly’s Keep – visit this sophisticated lounge at the Sugar Mill Restaurant, which offers an eclectic choice of traditional cocktails and a curated selection of Caribbean rums. You can also choose from an inventive Tapas Bar menu should you be looking for a light meal
Cedar Bar – the heart of the resort, it has spectacular views of the both the sea and sunsets
Swim-up bar at the Hibiscus Pool – open all day
19th Hole Bar – located at the Half Moon golf course
Facilities and Activities
Spa Tea Room
Fitness Classes – yoga and Pilates are available
Fitness Centre & Spin Studio
Hibiscus Swimming Pool – family friendly with a swim-up bar
Olympic Lap Pool
11 Floodlit Tennis Courts
Golf – on the Robert Trent Jones, Snr – designed golf course
Children’s Village – welcomes children aged 3 to 12 years
Scenic & Active Tours