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Idle Awhile The Villas

Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica (Formerly Moon Dance Villas)
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1 room 1 adult
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Richmond, Virginia
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54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Our family of 5 (3 boys under 11) had the pleasure of staying in Nesberry villa in December 2015. It is so rare to find a villa on the beach with a great staff...but we did! We also stayed at idle awhile hotel at 7 mile beach and were very pleasantly surprised with the accommodations and the price. Thank you... More 

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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 write your review of you vacation experience with us. Idle Awhile Villas is indeed a rare luxury found on the Negril's 7 mile beach. Thank you for sharing your review. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann More 

Fort Lauderdale
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Our stay at Idle Awile Villas falls within my top five vacation experiences. Everything from check in to departure was top notch. The overall feeling of the villa was understated elegance. The decor features crisp whites and simple clean lines and lots of tastefully appointed Jamaican art work. The staff was outstanding and the service unparalleled. We had a butler... 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 of your stay with us at Idle Awhile Villas. We are ecstatic to know that you have ranked us in your top five vacation experience. It is very satisfying to read reviews of this nature as it means that we are providing the quality service that we want... More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Had a great time here.. Airport transfer, greeting at the front desk, accommodation, beach.. all as (if not better than) described.. however, all of the above would have been wasted if the staff at the Idle Awhile Villas did not help to provide the absolute best in terms of their service.. that's everyone.. the front of house at the reception... 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 trip to Idle Awhile Villas. We appreciate the fact that you have made mentioned of all areas of your your trip, from the pick up at the airport to the your time spent on the our beautiful beach. We look forward to welcome you back home... More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We just spent a fabulous week at the Idle Awhile villas.There are several luxurious villas on the attractively landscaped property. We stayed with another couple in a 2 bedroom (the Mango) villa - complete with a mango tree ! The villa was spacious and very comfortable, and while part of a villa " resort", felt like a private beach villa... More 

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

Dear Cynthia, Thank you for taking the time write a review on your stay at Idle Awhile Villas. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. You've perfectly describe the villas, each villa is design with enough space to give you that level of comfort even though you might be sharing the villa with someone else.... More 

Collingswood, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We just completed a one week vacation stay at the Idle Awhile Villas, and without exaggeration it was may have been our best vacation ever. We ended up there because their hotel was booked, however they suggested we stay at the Villas, which had just opened. We are regular Trip Advisor readers, but there were no reviews on the Villas.... 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 of your trip at Idle Awhile Villas. We appreciate you sharing your experience and it is great to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Your description of our service is impeccable, it expresses exactly the kind of service and experience we want all our guest... More 

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