Half Moon, A Rock Resort
Rose Hall, St. James
Montego Bay, Jamaica, West Indies

Distance from hotel to town, 7 miles (11 kms). Distance from hotel to Sangster International Airport (MBJ), 6 miles (10 kms).  

Here you will discover beautifully landscaped gardens, a nature reserve that is a haven for wildlife, 197 rooms and suites scattered amongst white-rendered cottages and 31 capacious Villas, all fronted by two miles of private beach, one of the loveliest in Jamaica. In true grand resort style, Half Moon offers an eclectic range of facilities such as six fine-dining restaurants, an 18 hole championship golf course, thirteen tennis courts, simply unique children's facilities and a multitude of water and land based sports that culminate in a private Dolphin Lagoon.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Activities Desk
  • Aerobics
  • Babysitting Referrals
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Bars (7)
  • Beach
  • Bicycle Rentals
  • Business Center
  • Car Rental ($)
  • Cell Phone Rentals ($)
  • Children's Playground
  • Children's Program
  • Croquet Courts (2)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Driving Range
  • Entertainment (nightly)
  • Fax Machine
  • Fitness Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Golf Cart Rentals ($)
  • Gym
  • Health Spa
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Internet Cafe
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Medical Facilities ($)
  • Miniature Golf
  • Nurse ($)
  • Physician ($)
  • Pool (children's)
  • Pools (freshwater) (51)
  • Putting Green
  • Restaurants (6)
  • Sailing ($)
  • Sauna
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Snorkeling ($)
  • Squash Courts (4)
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis Courts (13)
  • Tour Desk
  • Volleyball
  • Watersports Facility
  • Windsurfing ($)

Shopping: ($) Complete shopping village, plus shopping arcade Golf 18 hole, par 72, championship golf course. Miscellaneous Amenities Dolphin Lagoon ($) Pedal Boats ($) Golf Academy Caddy ($) ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• 2016 Children's age break is 12 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2016 Deluxe - 2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child. Ocean View Deluxe - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite - 3 adults or 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children. Deluxe Suite - 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children. Hibiscus Suite - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Royal Suite - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Imperial Suite - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. 2 Bedroom Suite - 6 adults or 2 adults and 3 children. Four Bedroom Gardenview - 8 adults or 8 adults and 2 children. Five Bedroom Gardenview - 10 adults or 10 adults and 1 child. Five Bedroom Ocean View - 10 adults or 10 adults and 1 child. Six Bedroom Gardenview - 12 adults or 10 adults and 2 children. Six Bedroom Ocean View - 12 adults or 10 adults and 2 children. Seven Bedroom Garden View - 14 adults or 12 adults and 2 children. Five Bedroom Ocean View Premium - 10 adults or 10 adults and 1 child. Six Bedroom Ocean View Premium - 12 adults or 10 adults and 2 children.  

Deluxe Room, Rooms are tucked behind garden alcoves in a cluster of white washed cottages, offer views of the sea or tropical gardens. Rooms come with twin beds that can be converted to a king size bed.  

• Bedding: 2 twin beds.  

Ocean View Deluxe Room, The Ocean View Deluxe Rooms offer views of the sea. These highly individual rooms come with twin beds that can be converted to one king size bed.  

Junior Suite, Spacious and comfortably elegant, they are ideal for small families or those looking for a bit more room. These charming suites offer an inviting living area, and a balcony or patio. (17 Junior Suites in total 15 are ocean view and the remaining 2 are garden view).  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds. View: Garden or Ocean.  

Deluxe Suite, The two-story Deluxe Suites are ideal for families. Featuring a colorful and spacious bedroom and airy living area, they also include a kitchen (a personal cook can be arranged) and large patio with garden views.  

Hibiscus Wing Information:  

• 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 arm chairs. 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 data port Internet access, television/VCR, mini-bar, electronic safe and more.  

Ocean Front Hibiscus Suite, the ocean front Hibiscus Suites offer magnificent views, with plantation-style decor and expansive patios or balconies overlooking the sea.  

• Spaciousness and striking furnishings are what make the Hibiscus Suites so popular. Each suite includes a large bedroom with king or double beds, living area, and an over-sized bathroom.  

One Bedroom Royal Suite, these suites offer an elegantly appointed and spacious bedroom, separate living area, over-sized bathroom, and private balcony or patio with views of the Caribbean Sea or the Half Moon gardens.  

Imperial Suite, Imperial Suites are one of the most luxurious lodging options. These timeless, one-bedroom suites feature lavish Queen Anne mahogany reproductions with vibrant Caribbean touches. Large living rooms, spacious bedrooms (with king or twin beds) and breathtaking views invite guests to relax and unwind. View: garden or ocean.  

Two Bedroom Suite, The two bedroom suites offer an elegantly appointed and spacious bedroom, separate living area, bathroom, and private balcony or patio with views of the Caribbean Sea or the Half Moon gardens. Each Two Bedroom Suite has its own distinct ambiance and feel, no two being the same.  

Four Bedroom Gardenview(*), .  

• Please see the Royal Villas description below.  

Five Bedroom Gardenview, .  

• Please see the Royal Villas description below.  

Six Bedroom Gardenview, .  

• Please see the Royal Villas description below.  

Seven Bedroom Gardenview, .  

• Please see the Royal Villas description below.  

Five Bedroom Oceanview, .  

• Please see the Royal Villas description below.  

Six Bedroom Oceanview(*), .  

• Please see the Royal Villas description below.  

Five Bedroom Ocean View Premium, is a Premium Villa category. Step out of your villa and onto your own private balcony or patio. This renovated premium villa is certainly large enough to share with friends or family, and the expansive living areas allow for plenty of space to relax and enjoy. Beautifully appointed with bright tropical colors and king-size beds, this is the ultimate beach escape. Please note: the description for the premium villas are the same accept for the number of bedrooms offered.  

Six Bedroom Ocean View Premium, is a Premium Villa category. Step out of your villa and onto your own private balcony or patio. This renovated premium villa is certainly large enough to share with friends or family, and the expansive living areas allow for plenty of space to relax and enjoy. Beautifully appointed with bright tropical colors and king-size beds, this is the ultimate beach escape. Please note: the description for the premium villas are the same accept for the number of bedrooms offered.  

Royal Villa Descriptions:  

• For the ultimate in luxury, discover one of the Royal Villas, where you can enjoy full access to the amenities and activities of a world-class resort while still enjoying the privacy and comfort of your own Caribbean villa. With five, six or seven bedrooms, all with keyed entrances and en-suite bathrooms, The Royal Villas at Half Moon are ideal for gathering friends, family or colleagues for an unforgettable Caribbean vacation.  

The villas are individually decorated and offer:  

• Staff of three: a personal cook, butler and personal housekeeper  

• Private swimming pool and outdoor area  

• Two golf carts  

• Spacious living room  

• Ocean or garden view options  

• Cable television, radio and telephone in each room  

• Wireless Internet and DVD player (in common living area)  

• Air conditioning in each bedroom  

• Bathrobes in each bedroom  

• Access to resort facilities & amenities  

• Safe for storing valuables  

Please note:  

• The 3-Bedroom villas are not staffed with a butler; only with a cook and room attendant.  

• Groceries needed for cook to prepare meals, must be purchased at the commissary.  

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.  

All accommodations include: radio, telephone (direct dial), crib (on request), mini-bar, safe (in accommodation), internet access, television, hairdryer, patio or balcony, shower, bathtub and air conditioning.  

Kitchen In Deluxe Suites/Villas  

Ceiling Fan In some rooms.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

19th Hole, Light snacks, beverages and cocktails.  

General Opening Hours: Open 7:00am until 7:00pm.  

• General Opening Days: Open daily.  

Cedar Bar General Opening Hours: Open 11:00am until 1:00am.  

• General Opening Days: Open daily.  

Hibiscus Swim Up Bar General Opening Hours: Open 10:00am until 6:00pm.  

• General Opening Days: Open daily.  

Lester's Bar General Opening Hours: Open 11:00am until 1:00am.  

• General Opening Days: Open daily.  

Oleander Bar General Opening Hours: Open from 10:00am until 6:00pm.  

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.  

Cuisine: Italian.  

General Opening Hours: Open 6:00pm until 10:00pm.  

• General Opening Days: Open daily for dinner.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

Sugar Mill, On the gentle slope overlooking Halfmoon'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 international and Jamaican 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.  

Cuisine: International, Jamaican.  

General Opening Hours: Open from 6:00pm until 10:00pm.  

• General Opening Days: Open daily for dinner.  

The Pepperpot, Found at the Oleander Terrace, Pepperpot is under the charge of the engagingly charismatic chef. His unrivalled passion for the cuisine of Jamaica is matched by the array of enormously popular dishes served, each one being a wholly authentic taste of this intoxicating country.  

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. Romantic evenings come 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.  

General Opening Days: Open daily.  

• Breakfast Hours: Open 6:00am until 11:00am.  

• Lunch Hours: Open 12:00pm until 5:30pm/Tea 4:00pm until 5:30pm.  

• Dinner Hours: Open 7:00pm until 10:00pm.  

Other Dining Options:  

• Half Moon is pleased to be able to offer a new dining option at Mystic India Authentic Indian Cuisine located in the Whitter Village (5 minutes from the hotel).  

Effective 08/01/15, Mystic India will be offered as a dining option to Half Moon guests who are booked on the following plans:  

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• Modified American Plan  

• Full American Plan  

• Half Moon Plan  

• Ultimate in Luxury  

• Total Golf Experience  

Please Note:  

• Restaurant is off site as mentioned above.  

• Dining hours: 5pm-10pm daily.  

• Reservations are required via the hotels concierge team.  

• Transportation will be provided to/from the restaurant by Mystic India.  

• Drinks are excluded when dining at Mystic India. Guests will be charged for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (while dining here) regardless of meal plan or package booked.  

Specialty Package (Half Moon Plan Ai 16) (back to top)

HALF MOON PLAN ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE 2016  

Booking Dates: 12/20/2014 - 12/16/2016 Travel Dates: 12/19/2015 - 12/16/2016  

Package Inclusions:  

• Accommodation  

• Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner  

• Cocktails and house wines by the glass  

• Roundtrip airport transfers to/from Sangsters International Airport, Montego Bay  

• Plan includes room service; guest will be charged a nominal room delivery fee  

Package Minimum Stay: 3 nights  

Please Note:  

• This plan begins on with dinner on the day of arrival and ends with lunch on the day of departure.  

• Plan inclusions are subject to change.  

• Mini-bar as consumed by guests registered in room (a check must be signed daily for consumption).  

• Room service is not available in the Royal Villas.  

• For all plans guests 3-12 years old will pay a child rate.  

• Guests 2 and under are free.  

Specialty Package (Total Golf Experience Ai 16) (back to top)

TOTAL GOLF EXPERIENCE ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE 2016  

Booking Dates: 12/20/2014 - 12/16/2016 Travel Dates: 12/19/2015 - 12/16/2016  

Package Inclusions:  

• Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner  

• Cocktails and house wines by the glass  

• Premium drinks at hotel bars  

• Roundtrip airport transfers to/from Sangsters International Airport, Montego Bay  

• Sleeve of Half Moon logo golf balls and hat  

• Plan includes room service; guest will be charged a nominal room delivery fee.  

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• Unlimited golf at the Halfmoon Golf Course  

• Half Moon cart and caddy (18 holes daily)  

• One daily round of golf at White Witch (green fees, golf cart and caddy included)  

• Golf at Cinnamon Hill golf course (18 holes) green fees, golf cart and caddy included.  

Please Note:  

• This plan begins on with dinner on the day of arrival and ends with lunch on the day of departure.  

• Plan inclusions are subject to change.  

• Mini-bar as consumed by guests registered in room (a check must be signed daily for consumption).  

• Room service is not available in the Royal Villas.  

• For all plans guests 3-12 years old will pay a child rate.  

• Guests 2 and under are free.  

Golf Conditions:  

• A 3-4 night stay, 1 round at Half Moon Golf Course required.  

• A 5-7 night stay, 2 rounds at Half Moon Golf Course required.  

• Over 7 nights, 5 rounds at Half Moon Golf Course required.  

• Only 1 round of golf at Cinnamon Hill per stay.  

Specialty Package (Ultimate In Luxury Ai 16) (back to top)

ULTIMATE IN LUXURY ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE 2016  

Booking Dates: 12/20/2014 - 12/16/2016 Travel Dates: 12/19/2015 - 12/16/2016  

Package Inclusions:  

• Accommodation  

• Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner  

• Cocktails and house wines by the glass  

• Premium drinks at hotel bars  

• Welcome Gift  

• Roundtrip airport transfers to/from Sangsters International Airport, Montego Bay  

• Unlimited golf green fees  

• Glass bottom boat  

• Sailing and snorkeling  

• Windsurfing  

• Spa treatment from select offerings  

• Plan includes room service; guest will be charged a nominal room delivery fee.  

Package Minimum Stay: 3 nights  

Please Note:  

• This plan begins on with dinner on the day of arrival and ends with lunch on the day of departure.  

• Plan inclusions are subject to change.  

• Room service is not available in the Royal Villas.  

• For all plans guests 3-12 years old will pay a child rate.  

• Guests 2 and under are free.  

(*) Spa treatments offered:  

• Stays of 3 nights receive 1 spa treatment.  

• Stays of 5 nights receive 2 spa treatments.  

• Stays of 7 nights receive 3 spa treatments.  

(*) Types of Spa Treatments Offered:  

• A 50-minute Aroma Massage  

• A 50-minute West Indian Scalp and Body Massage  

• A 50-minute Swedish Massage  

• A 50-minute Jamaica All Spice Sugar Scrub  

• A 50-minute Coconut Milk and Honey Wrap  

• Jamaican Bush Bath  

• Caribbean Classic Manicure/Pedicure Combo  

• Ocean & Oxygen Facial  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Meal Plan Options (back to top)

Modified American Plan / Half Board - MAP Breakfast and dinner daily.  

Breakfast Plan - BP Full breakfast daily.  

Full American Plan / Full Board - FAP Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.  

Child Policy for Meal Plans -50% discount on all meal plans for children under 12 years old.  

• No charge for children under 2.  

Additional Meal Plan Information:  

• Drinks are not included with the optional meals plans: Breakfast Plan (BP), Modified American Plan (MAP) or Full American Plan (FAP).  

• Meal plans must be added for the entire length of stay and for all guests occupying the same room.  

• Room Service (where applicable) is included with the optional meal plans but guests will be charged a nominal room delivery fee.  

• Room service is not available for the Royal Villas.  

Child Policy for Meal Plans 2016:  

• Children 3-12 years old will receive a 50% discount on all meal plans.  

• No charge for children 2 & under.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

2016 Bonus Features:  

 

• Use of Fitness Center  

• Nightly entertainment  

• Cocktail parties (Mondays & Fridays)  

• Water activities such as: Single and Double Kayaks, Lilos and paddle boats  

• Jacuzzi  

• Day and night tennis (lessons not included)  

• Large Lap Pool  

• Two Large Public Pools (Hibiscus & Oleander)  

• Access to the "Anancy Children's Village" -18-Hole putting course  

• Use of squash courts  

• Land activities such as: croquet, table tennis, volleyball, basketball & badminton  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

Resort Fee Information 2016:  

• The following resort service items were packaged under one convenient Resort Fee of $30.00 USD per unit/per night inclusive of a 10% government tax.  

Resort Fee Inclusions:  

• Wireless internet service in all guest rooms and in public areas throughout the resort  

• Use of computer lounge and business center services including free fax and up to 20 pages of black and white photocopies  

• In-room bottled water  

• Use of watersports equipment (single & double kayaks, paddle boats and water lilos)  

• Use of resort bicycles  

• Local telephone calls  

• Daily early morning coffee and tea station  

• Use of Anancy Children's Village playground  

• Pre-arrival concierge services  

• Airport concierge services  

• On property shuttle bus service  

• Use of Half Moon fitness centre  

• Tennis racquets -18-hole putting course  

• Discount (50% off) golf clubs rental  

• Daily news briefs - Times Digest and Britain Today  

Please Note:  

• The resort fee (per night) will be payable at the hotel.  

• For 2015 (effective dates 12/20/14-12/18/15):  

• The resort fee for the 2-Bedroom Suite will be paid one time (but the occupancy tax/fee is per bedroom, per night and will be added to the room rates).  

• Resort Fee inclusions are subject to change.  

Royal Villas:  

• Royal Villas do not incur a resort fee but will instead pay for the following amenities on property:  

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• Use of computer lounge and business center services  

• Bicycles: US $10.00 for adult bicycles and US $7.50 for kids (these prices are subject to change and should only be used as a guideline)  

• Local telephone calls  

• Tennis racquet rental  

• Golf club rental  

• Bottled water  

Anancy Children's Village Introducing the new Anancy Children's Village at Half Moon - themed after Jamaica's fabled children's character Anancy the Spider.  

Cost and Hours of Operation:  

• Choice of Full Day or Half Day (at an additional fee) Full Day - Includes lunch & Snacks Half Day - Snacks  

Fees Subject to Change without Notice.  

• Program Subject to Change without Notice.  

Borrowing from the witty spider made famous in Jamaican folklore, the new children's play area is modeled after a village concept with buildings ablaze with a mosaic of brightly colored hues guaranteed to enliven the senses of young visitors. Anancy and his friends form the central theme around which activities and learning programs planned for children ages 3 to 12.  

Children will have the time of their lives as they create puppet shows in Tacoomah Hut, enjoy cold refreshments in Patoo's Lookout, get creative in Artsy Kraftsy or listen to captivating stories in Tacoomah Hut.  

At the Anancy Children's Village, children will have the opportunity to learn more about Jamaica in a safe, fun and captivating environment.  

The Anancy Children's Village at Half Moon includes shaded play areas, activity rooms, a wading pool, sand box, expansive outdoor play area with each activity supervised by a well-trained coordinator.  

The Anancy Children's Village at Half Moon accepts only children that are fully potty trained aged 3-12. Families with children who are not potty trained can take advantage of our Nanny service and have nannies escort children to the Anancy Children's Village.  

There is also plenty for older children too including tennis clinics, volleyball, nature walks, golf, squash, horseback riding and watersports galore.  

Requirements for Getting Married at Half Moon Please Note:  

• Wedding packages do not include room rate and apply to 10 persons including the Bride & Groom  

• For larger wedding parties, please contact the wedding specialist at the hotel directly.  

Requirements:  

• Bride and Groom must be in Jamaica for a minimum of 24 hours.  

Advance Arrangements:  

• If the Wedding Couple would like the hotel to make arrangements for them in advance, the couple must forward the following at least one month prior to their preferred wedding date the following:  

• -Notarized copies of Bride and Groom's birth certificates -Notarized copies of divorce decrees or death certificates (if applicable) -Occupation of both candidates -Occupation and name of both parents -Date and time of wedding