I had heard nothing but great things about Half Moon in Montego Bay, Jamaica. So my expectations were fairly high going into the property. I wasn't disappointed.
The staff was very courteous and professional. The grounds including gardens, numerous swimming pools, and private beaches were very well kept. My favorite amenities include the terrific high-end spa, hot-tubs, and the olympic size swimming pool for doing laps.
The suite I had was called a "Junior Suite". But there wasn't anything small or "low shelf" about it. The suite was well decorated with many nice touches here and there. To my surprise the advertised in-room WiFi actually worked! And the speed was more than adequate for checking email and web browsing in bed with my iPad. Well of course, I'm the iPad guy: http://bit.ly/kshpress
The only knock (which can be easily remedied): The restaurants did not offer particularly exceptional food or dinning experience - for the price. This resort hotel (unlike too many in Jamaica) is not "all inclusive". So you're free to dine on the property or go out and sample the local cuisine.
I would highly recommend the Half Moon in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Please see the photos I've attached. Happy travels!
- 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