We arrived to find the most gorgeous room overlooking the beach. Sadly there was an interconnecting door and next door was a young couple with a baby and small child who kept us awake much of the night. The following day Undia and her staff bent over backwards to sort out the problem. They upgraded us to an amazing cottage on the beach. Alfor and Ernest two of the Bell boys, treated us like royalty. The head chef, Stephen from Middlesbrough, produced fantastic food. Their Jamaican specialities were particularly good. Other notable staff were Ricardo, Christopher Golding, Andrew Jones and Renato (who had attitude and was very funny but efficient). There were two stars at the sugar mill. Dwain and Newton. Best of all were our two caddies for the two weeks, Weatburn and Desmond under the supervision of head golfer Stephen. Even if you potted the ball from twenty yards, Westburn was not satisfied. "Oh no, Man, should have been softer. Too hard, Man. You was lucky man." Having said this all the staff were helpful and often amusing. The old Rasta singers in the two restaurants were stars, as was the 93 year old pianist. Much better than the usual piped hotel music. When we lived in Jamaica in the 70's we were always on edge about security. I felt secure and happy the whole time. The holiday was made perfect by our wonderful friends, but even had we been alone we would still have had an amazing time. Great holiday. Expensive but worth every cent.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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 31 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 centre, equestrian centre 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 60 years. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Half Moon, a Rock Hotel Montego Bay
- Half Moon Jamaica
- Half Moon Resort Jamaica
- Half Moon Bay Jamaica