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Miami, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We are so happy we picked Idle Awhile Villas for our vacation in Negril. From the moment we arrived, the 5 star service commenced being greeted with rum punch and fresh fruit. Our villa (Palm Villa) was absolutely stunning. Every room was like master bedroom with private ensuite bathrooms and balconies with charming swings or hammocks (great for our group... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I traveled with a group of friends and we all had a great time. Every part of the stay was amazing. The villas are spacious and comfortable, ideal when traveling with family or a group. I loved that the villas were surrounded by tropical gardens, a very lush and unique setting just a few steps to 7 mile beach. Our... More 

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie, We are pleased to read your review on your time spent with us at Idle Awhile Villas. Thank you for highlighting the staff that catered for your group and for commenting on the great job they have done. See you on your next visit. Kerry More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

From the moment I stepped out of the airport in Jamaica the service provide by Idle Awhile was warm, friendly and white-glove. I was completely surprised by our welcome drink! Every room was designed for a 5-star stay. The room was air conditioned and the king bed was very comfortable and the pillows were perfectly plush. The bathrooms were big... More 

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Christina, Thanks for your great review and for the remarkable way that you have described the service we offer @ Idle Awhile Villas. We certainly appreciate your review and look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Kerry-Ann More 

Delray Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

I have been to Jamaica many times, but nothing compares to the experience we had at Idle Awhile Villas. My entire family (11 of us) of all ages, all agreed it was the best vacation ever. Each Villa includes a world-class staff of happy, professional Chefs, Butlers and Housekeepers who went above and beyond to make our stay unforgettable. First,... More 

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

The Spectors, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your trip at Idle Awhile Villas. I was such a pleasure having your group stayed with us. We appreciate your comments on our staffs, villa, location and beach. We can wait to welcome you home on your next trip. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann More 

Chicago, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Ok, so this was our first time in Negril and the only place we stayed so it may not be fair to say it is the BEST place on the island considering we've never been anywhere else, but trust me, you'll never want to stay anywhere BUT here if you go! I was with my boyfriend and his parents (we... More 

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at Idle Awhile Villas. We especially appreciate your comments on our renovations, landscape,foliage, and our rooms. Thank you for commending our staff on the service that they have provided. It was also great that you clarified the reason you were moved to the 5 bedroom,... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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64 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Idle Awhile Villas are the former Moon Dance Villas. The new owners have done a great job repainting and reopening one of the best locations in Negril. Everything has been refreshed. The only area lacking is staff training. Under previous ownership, food was discussed every day with the manager and chef. On this trip, the food was excellent in taste,... More 

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for taking the time to write a review on your most recent stay at Idle Awhile Villas. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience you’ve experienced on your visit us. Your feedback is extremely valuable, and we will be implementing measures to ensure that this is not experienced by any other guest. We appreciate your comments... More 

Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

These villas are simply amazing and have a spectacular view of the ocean and beach! Perfect for a big group! I especially enjoyed the private pool and beach and world class service! I can not wait to return!!

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit to Idle Awhile Villas. We appreciate your comment on our pool, beach and the service that you have received. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann More 

Coral Springs, Florida
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Our family staying in the 5 bedroom Cotton Villa. It was simply amazing. The Villa and the rooms were huge. They were all master suites. The villa was set right on the sand footsteps from the ocean. The setting was lush and serene. I especially enjoyed all the shade that the trees provided right on the beach. We had a... More 

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We appreciate you taking the time to write a review of your time spent with us at Idle Awhile Villas. Thank you for commenting on the service that was provided by our staff. Your description on our rooms, location and the grounds is perfect. We look forward to welcoming you back home on your next trip. Warm regards,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

We stayed in the 5 bedroom villa at Idle Awhile. We had a wonderful team looking after us. Aldane (our butler!) and Denton (our chef). The location is amazing, right on the beach (with 24 hour, beach front security). You can watch the sun rise and set from the table in the gazebo, which we managed to get 11 around... More 

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Dan, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us at Idle Awhile Villas. We are thrilled to receive such great feedback on your experience. It is always good to get reviews that personally highlights the staff that has served our guest on their vacation. I will certainly ensure that Denton &... More 

Miami, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

went with a group for new years, the villas are amazing! great location with private pool and beach! the butler and chef was awesome, will definitely come back. Highly recommend if you are traveling with a group or family, the villas are huge.

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to sharing your experience of your vacation at Idle Awhile Villas. You have made mention of some of the main features we have to offer at Idle Awhile Villas. We thank you for your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you home on your next trip. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idle Awhile Villas invites you to experience the finest rental accommodations in all of Negril, Jamaica. Beautifully situated on Negril's spectacular 7-Mile Beach, Idle Awhile Villas is actually six elegant and incredibly comfortable beach homes. Each offers you the services of its own devoted and delightfully attentive staff: chef, bartender, and housekeeper- all committed to making your Jamaican getaway a truly pleasurable adventure in paradise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Idle Awhile The Villas

Address: Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica (Formerly Moon Dance Villas)
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: $331 - $1,793 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Idle Awhile The Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Moon Dance Villas Hotel Negril
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