A destination in itself, set on 400 acres of manicured grounds with two miles of beachfront.  Halfmoon offers individually-appointed rooms and suites, most of which have views of the Caribbean Sea. We also offer villas, Rose Hall Villas, available as 5-, 6- and 7-bedroom villas.

All guests, as well as those of Rose Hall Villas, can enjoy the extensive facilities of this destination, which include the largest award-winning spa oasis in Jamaica, an 18-hole par-72 championship golf course, our own equestrian center with 28 horses and the Sugar Mill, awarded as Jamaica’s best restaurant.

As a discerning traveler, you will enjoy the luxury of space and tranquility they have to offer. Imagine your first morning taking in the panoramic view of the horizon, and watching the sunrise having just concluded yoga meditation in their overwater bungalow. Then, cycle to the Seagrape Terrace for breakfast before beginning a day of whatever you want.

Whether you choose to lounge on the beach, play a round tennis or golf, visit a local art gallery, or go horse riding along the beach, your days at Half Moon are yours to spend in any way you wish.

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    All about the Halfmoon.

    Half Moon
    Rosehall Main Road,
    Montego Bay, Jamaica
    Resort Style & Type:  Boutique Beach Resort & Villas
    This Resort is Rated: 5-Stars
    This Resort is Beachfront: Yes
    This Resort is Best For: Families, Groups, Single adults & Couples
    This Resort is All-Inclusive: All-inclusive Plan available
    This Resort is Family Friendly: Yes
    This Resort is for Adults-only: N/A
    This Resort is Green-Certified: Yes
    This Resort Offers a Spa & Wellness Program: Yes

    Hotel Overview

    Property Location
    When you stay at Half Moon in Montego Bay, you’ll be in the historical district, a 3-minute drive from Montego Bay Convention Center and 7 minutes from Rose Hall Great House. This 5-star resort is 5.6 mi (9.1 km) from Hip Strip and 6 mi (9.6 km) from Doctor’s Cave Beach.

    Make yourself at home in one of the 180 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and DVD players. Your room comes with a pillow top bed. Rooms have private patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

    The rooms & suites at Halfmoon are near to the sea, and within walking distance (or a short bike ride) to all the resort’s facilities. They are uniquely-designed; no two accommodations are alike.

    With an abundance of space for your comfort and relaxation, they have either patios or balconies, allowing you to enjoy the peaceful views of gardens, pools and the sea from which a sweet and gentle breeze blows constantly across the resort.

    Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. When the sun is out, a round of golf or a day at the private beach are two great options for taking advantage of the fine weather. Additional amenities at this Colonial resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to the beach or shopping on the complimentary shuttle.

    Grab a bite to eat at one of the resort’s 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink at the beach bar, the poolside bar, or one of 4 bars/lounges. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 700 AM to 1030 AM.

    Halfmoon’s talented chefs will take you on a one-of-a-kind culinary journey. Experience the best of modern Jamaican cuisine, which tells the story of the traditions of farmers and fisher folk from the countryside. Explore authentic Italian cuisine, inspired by imagination. Savor freshness, organic and seasonal ingredients.

    Sip on a signature cocktail at any of our bars, and dine alfresco at any of our restaurants that offer stunning ocean views. Our signature restaurant, the Sugar Mill, boasts views of the lush tropical landscape in which sits a historic water wheel of the former Rose Hall Sugar Plantation.

    Business, Other Amenities
    Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.

    We set the tone for sophisticated romance. You can always find a quiet corner anywhere you go. From our individually designed suites to beaches and tropical gardens you have the luxury of space.

    Retreat together for a couples massage in our overwater bungalows, indulge in a champagne dinner by the sea and feel the gentle touch of the Trade Winds as you watch the moon rise over the Half Moon bay.

    Families at Half Moon
    Half Moon is designed to be a treasured family tradition. For over sixty years, we’ve celebrated marriages, births and so many other milestones with returning guests. Children grow up here, seeing the same smiling faces every year. When those children become parents, they want their own kids to experience the magic of Half Moon.

    From golf to polo to tennis tournaments, Half Moon offers an assortment of multi-generation fun. You can even get PADI certified and take a family dive trip. We can customize any event to suit your family’s needs.

    Beach & Pools
    Our beaches are never crowded. With over two miles of ocean front, the turquoise and blue Caribbean Sea gently rolls onto the golden sands of our two private beaches. If it is a pool you’d prefer, we have over 50 pools throughout the resort.


    Sunset Beach This crescent-shaped gem inspired the name of the resort back in 1954, and is ideal for swimming, sunbathing and watersports. Why not order a cocktail from one of our beach butlers and take in the sunset at the end of the day?

    Sunrise Beach The beauty of Sunrise Beach is that you’ll feel like it’s yours alone. This expanse is renowned for panoramic sunrises, and it is just right for sunbathing, scuba diving, beach sports and swimming with horses.


    Hibiscus Pool
    Family-friendly pool set in the Hibiscus gardens, complete with swim-up bar.

    East Cove Pool
    Scheduled for debut in Spring 2019. This adults-only infinity edge saltwater pool will overlook the Caribbean Sea.

    Olympic Lap Pool
    Your workout will be a lot more fun in our Olympic-sized lap pool. A quiet area, it is also perfect for relaxing and catching up with that novel you’ve been wanting to read.

    Private Pools
    Most of our cottages and all of our villas come with private pools.

    A private beach, a golf course, outdoor tennis courts, and a health club are featured at the resort. 3 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs are on site. In addition to a children’s pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

    Fern Tree, A Salamander Spa
    Explore all the soothing possibilities within our award-winning sanctuary that promote well-being.

    Wander through a lush natural oasis dotted with fragrant fruit trees. We’ve considered every lavish detail so you can simply savor our extensive selection of memorable treatments that support physical, spiritual and emotional well-being through meditation and yoga activities, as well as from a culinary perspective.

    • Enjoy indulgent privacy in our tranquil tropical gardens
    • For absolute relaxation choose an overwater cabana
    • We use both local ingredients and favorite international brands
    • Savor vegan offerings cooked by the sun at the Ital Café, a naturist’s dream

    This award-winning spa offers:

    • Aromatherapy steam & sauna rooms
    • Fern Tree Falls & lagoon pool
    • Ital Café with raw vegan dishes and cold-pressed drinks
    • Outdoor yoga pavilion
    • Relaxation Lounge
    • Tea room
    • Gardens & meditation labyrinth
    • 12 Treatment rooms, including overwater bungalows

    Body Treatments
    Put a refreshing twist on your unwind time with our decadent bath soaks and scrubs. You’ll emerge rested and radiant, thanks to the healing power of water and nourishing, from-the-earth ingredients.

    Therapeutic Massage
    Your wish is our command. Choose gentle pressure, an invigorating deep tissue session or something new—maybe hot stones or aromatherapy?

    Yoga & Pilates
    Your trip to paradise is an ideal opportunity to unite mind, body and spirit. Our wellness options include meaningful experiences like outdoor yoga and labyrinth meditation.

    Rosehall Main Road, Montego Bay, Jamaica

    Location & Getting Here
    Half Moon is located in Montego Bay on Jamaica’s north coast. The resort is a 10-minute drive from Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport, which offers daily flights from most gateway cities in North America as well as the UK and Europe.

    Half Moon has a welcome lounge immediately outside the Customs Hall, where our concierge team will greet you and assist with your transfer to the resort.

    MBJ – Sangster International Airport

    Announcing Eclipse at Half Moon

    Eclipse at Half Moon to open March 1, 2020

    Oceanfront luxury resort is a stunning addition to iconic Half Moon in Jamaica, which now features three distinct lodging experiences

    Half Moon, one of The Caribbean’s most iconic destinations, will open the highly anticipated Eclipse at Half Moon, a stunning new luxury resort experience on March 1, 2020.

    The addition of Eclipse at Half Moon creates a triumvirate of accommodation options under the Half Moon brand, which has already been voted as Jamaica’s finest resort. Guests can now also enjoy two other distinct resort choices: Founders Cove at Half Moon and Rose Hall Villas at Half Moon, which are located at opposite ends of the 400-acre property.

    Framed by the glistening Caribbean Sea to the north and the lush hillsides to the south, Eclipse at Half Moon is one of the most luxurious additions to the Caribbean in a generation. The new property features 57 luxurious and spacious accommodations, two restaurants, three bars, a market café, Fern Tree – a Salamander Spa, a sweeping infinity-edge swimming pool, and private beachfront with a natural swimming cove.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

    Always complimentary

    When you book your Half Moon stay, the following are included in your rate:

    • Complimentary buffet breakfast for guests in resort rooms & suites
    • WiFi access
    • Use of Sunset and Sunrise Beaches
    • Non-motorized water sports
    • Use of golf range, fitness center, putting green, and tennis courts

    Our Elite Travel Collection Includes the Following:

    • Deluxe accommodation from our hand-picked collection
    • Travelers on tailor-made journeys benefit from our full support on the ground
    • A professional guide waiting to meet you upon arrival at your destination
    • Private car transfers or limousine service
    • Hotel check-in assistance
    • Private guides when sightseeing
    • Depending on itinerary, all tips are included for drivers and guides so no need to wonder how much to give at the end of your holiday
    • International and local flights by scheduled airline or private jet
    • Daily breakfast (Optional meal plans are available)
    • Sightseeing as described in each itinerary are included
    • Your personalized itinerary with listings of things to see and do, and our personal recommendations.
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

    What’s Not Included:

    • Flight not listed in your itinerary
    • Accommodation not as listed in the itinerary
    • Visa Fees: Please make sure that you have got your valid passport and visa before your entry. We can send you a free official invitation letter to assist you in obtaining your visa after the reservation deposit is received
    • Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
    • Meals not listed in the itinerary
    • Personal expenses such as room service, internet charge, laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
    • Gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc.
    • Airline baggage fees
    • Travel Protection Plan – Please kindly note that the full coverage travel protection from your country of origin should be purchased in advance on your own
    • Optional activities
    • Incidentals
    1. Weddings at Halfmoon Wedding Experience

      Weddings by Half Moon

      Half Moon has consistently been voted one of the top romantic destinations in the world.

      Your dreams can become a reality in our Caribbean paradise. From an elopement to a week-long celebration, Weddings by Half Moon will create a celebration full of special moments.

      Our team of experienced planners will guide you through the details and deadlines so your wedding vision can come beautifully to life.

      Are you thinking of a traditional wedding — perhaps you’d like to celebrate your ethnicity with a cultural ceremony — or would you like to get creative and make your own rules? No idea is too big for the team at Weddings by Half Moon.

      Half Moon’s team of master wedding planners and event specialists provide personalised attention from start to finish, and there is no request too great or small.

      Leading up to your wedding, our planners will assist you to create timelines, recommend style, color and layout, manage your budget, provide regular progress updates, liaise between you and our procured vendors, and introduce you to other key support team members at Half Moon. They will be there for you on your wedding day to coordinate the day’s proceedings.

    2. Halfmoon Packages General Information

      Wedding Packages

      Focus on the one you love, we will handle the rest.

      Whether it is a small intimate ceremony or a larger wedding surrounded by those you love, Weddings by Half Moon has a package that will suit your every need. Our team of master wedding planners and event specialists will deliver the wedding you always dreamed of.

      Weddings by Half Moon offers packages that take care of every detail from photography to event setup. Packages may be customized to include elements that reflect your unique style and personality.

      We also have packages for those considering an elopement or wish to renew your vows.

      Packages start at USD$1002.

    3. Allure Allure Wedding Package

      This carefully curated package was developed by our master wedding planner to capture all the details of ‘happily ever after’. To book the Allure package you must have a minimum of 30 guests.

      Your Allure package includes:

      • Personal wedding planner
      • Wedding day setup (chairs, linen and chargers)
      • Marriage officiant, marriage license and marriage certificate
      • Bouquet and boutonniere for bride and groom made from tropical or local flowers
      • Bouquet and boutonnieres for bridesmaids and groomsmen made from tropical or local flowers
      • Corsages for the mother of the bride and groom
      • Table centerpieces
      • Altar canopy or gazebo floral décor made from local flowers
      • Photographer (5 hours)
      • Live music for ceremony (violinist, cellist, saxophonist or guitarist)
      • Steel band for cocktail hour entertainment
      • DJ for reception (3 hours)
      • 2 tiered wedding cake
      • Open bar (4 hours)
      • Sparkling wine for toasts
      • Hot and cold hors d’oeuvres for cocktail hour
      • 3-course reception dinner
      • Complimentary champagne (in-room on wedding night)
    4. Shore Romance Wedding Package

      Sail away on a cruise to tie the knot at Half Moon with a wedding that’s all you have ever imagined for 10 or up 50 guests.

      Your Shore Romance package includes:

      • Complimentary day use room for the bride and groom
      • Location fee
      • Personal wedding planner
      • Wedding day setup
      • Bouquet and boutonniere made with tropical flowers
      • Live music (soloist, violinist, cellist, saxophonist or guitarist)
      • Tiered wedding cake
      • Marriage officiant
      • Photographer (3 hours)
      • Cocktail reception with open bar (2 hours), passed hors d’oeuvres, traditional Jamaican jerk chicken station
    5. Just the Two of Us Elope in Jamaica

      Just the Two of Us
      Elope to Half Moon to say “I do”, then tell them “We did”!

      Your Just the Two of Us package includes:

      • Oceanfront suite (3 nights stay)
      • Complimentary daily breakfast
      • Wedding day setup
      • Marriage officiant, marriage license and marriage certificate
      • Wedding cake for two
      • Witnesses (if needed)
      • Bouquet and boutonniere made with tropical flowers
      • Complimentary champagne (in-room on wedding night)
      • Private candlelit dinner
      • Round-trip airport transfer (from MBJ)
    6. Love, Forever, Always Wedding Vow Renewal

      Love, Forever, Always
      Recommit yourselves and say “We still do!”

      Your Love, Forever, Always package includes:

      • Wedding planner
      • Vow renewal day setup
      • Marriage officiant and symbolic ceremony
      • Wedding cake for two
      • Bouquet and boutonniere made from tropical flowers
      • Complimentary welcome gift
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