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Half Moon Resort

Half Moon is situated on a crescent shaped stretch of private beach in Montego Bay. White sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and a plethora of amenities in which to indulge oneself are just a few of the attractions of this luxury resort.

  • 15 minsfrom Montego Bay

Adored by film stars and royalty, Half Moon Resort has acquired legendary status over its 60-year history, with thoughtful, world-class hospitality very much in evidence. Located just ten minutes from the international airport at Montego Bay, this incredible resort is undoubtedly one of Jamaica’s finest. Architecturally stunning, all-white villas and apartments nestle between the coconut palms along a pristine crescent bay, the velvety green hills behind providing an enchanting backdrop. With warm, sapphire blue waters lapping the shoreline, it’s impossible to resist a chance to swim, snorkel or sail at every opportunity. Watersports of all varieties are on offer and the resort is the only one in the Caribbean that has a natural dolphin lagoon where guests can swim and interact with these amazing creatures on site.
Half Moon Resort is as welcoming for families as it is for couples and groups of adults; a dedicated children’s play village, and even a teenagers club, ensure there’s plenty going on for all ages. A golf academy, spa, equestrian centre and tennis courts, as well as a variety of bars and fine dining restaurants, complete the impressive picture at this unforgettable resort.

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Golf

An 18-hole PAR-72 championship golf course which is host to the "Jamaica Open" is on site and offers one of the best walking courses in the Caribbean. The Half Moon Total golf package includes two neighbouring golf Courses, the White Witch and the Cinnamon Hill, and it is recommended to play at least one round at all three courses.

Golf Jamaica

Golf Jamaica at Half Moon Resort

Opening Hours

Open from 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

An 18-hole PAR-72 championship golf course which is host to the Jamaica open is on site and offers one of the best walking courses in the Caribbean. The Half Moon Total golf package includes two neighbouring golf Courses, the White Witch and the Cinnamon Hill, and it is recommended to play at least one round at all three courses.

Restrictions

  • No age restrictions

Facilities

  • Golf academy
  • Driving range
  • Putting green
  • Club house
  • Equipment hire
  • Golf shop
  • Golf buggy hire

Course details

  • Course type: 18 hole golf course
  • Course signature: Robert Trent Jones
  • Course par: 72
  • Course yards: 7141
  • Dress code Ladies: • Golf Shoes with socks • Tailored shorts, skirts or trousers • Recognized golf blouse/shirt or polo shirt (sleeveless tops are permitted with no spaghetti straps) Gentlemen: • Golf shoes with socks • Tailored shorts or trousers • Recognized golf shirt or polo shirt

Tennis

Tennis at Half Moon Resort

Opening Hours

7.00am - 7.00pm.

There are 13 tennis courts in total, with a line-up of attentive qualified staff and a renowned Tennis programme which includes private tuition one on one from pros certified by the International Tennis Federation.

Facilities

  • Flood lit courts: 13
  • Equipment hire
  • Tennis academy

Pricing

Charges may be applicable

Pre-booking recommended

A private tuition for 1 person is $70 and semi private for 2 people is $90.

Gym and Fitness

Gym and Fitness at Half Moon Resort

The Fern Tree Fitness Centre is equipped with new Integrity cardio-vascular equipment such as recumbent and upright bikes, treadmills, elliptical trainers, and life step machines.Also available are free weights, leg press, leg extension, leg curl, lateral pull-down, seated row, assisted dip and chin, multi-function station, vertical knee raise, pec/rear deltoid machine, a Smith machine, power rack, Olympic benches, abdominal board, and pulley cross-over.

Facilities

  • Fitness studio
  • Full gym
  • Gym instructors available
  • Personal trainers available

Pricing

Charges may be applicable

Other Activities

Other Activities at Half Moon Resort

Half Moon Jamaica is now the Caribbean’s first officially licensed Spinning® resort. Equipped with 10 Spinner® Pro bikes and a state-of-the-art sound system in a specially designed studio, guests can choose from three unique tours. With certified instructors, uplifting music and expert coaching.
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Facilities

  • Cycling / Mountain biking
  • Sailing
  • Volleyball
  • Windsurfing
  • Aerobics
  • Pilates
  • Yoga
  • Aquagym
  • Fishing Deep Sea Fishing expeditions leave from Sunset Beach and once out at sea, Marlin or Swordfish are often the catch of the day!
  • Water sports
  • Kite surfing
  • Giant chess

Kids Club

kidsClub at Half Moon Resort

Inspired by Jamaica’s fabled children’s character Anancy the Spider, the resort has created a whimsical village just for children and it features a model “Caribbean village” with brightly colored buildings and a Caribbean nursery character called Anacy the spider. Anancy and his friends help little ones to enjoy the activities and learning programs planned for children aged three to twelve.
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Little ones will have the time of their lives during their holiday 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.

The Anancy Children’s Village at Half Moon includes shaded play areas, activity rooms, a wading pool, sand box, and expansive outdoor play area with each activity supervised by a well-trained coordinator. We only accept children who are fully potty trained.

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.

Anancy Children’s Village is Open Daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Kids Club

Only children who are fully potty trained are accepted. However, families with children who are not potty trained can take advantage of the inhouse nanny service and have nannies escort children to the Anancy Children’s Village.

Little ones can create puppet shows in Tacoomah Hut, enjoy cold refreshments in Patoo’s Lookout, get creative in Artsy Kraftsy or listen to captivating stories.

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

Pricing

Charges applicable

Pre-booking recommended

Spa

Spa at Half Moon Resort

At over 68,000 square feet, the Fern Tree Spa is the largest of its kind in Jamaica. Hidden amongst the exotic greenery of the resort is this exceptional facility and at 68,000 square feet, it is definitely one of the largest of its kind in Jamaica. offers a range of services and amenities that are quite simply world class.

Facilities

  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Steam room
  • Outdoor pool

Treatments

  • Facial

    A variety of different facials are available, including a specialised men's facial and deluxe collagen velvet facial.

  • Massage

    There are plenty of different types of massage available, including Swedish Massage, Reflexology and a Hot Rock Massage.

  • Pedicure

  • Manicure

  • Body wraps

  • Other treatments

    Body Scrubs.

Pricing

Charges applicable

Pre-booking recommended

Pools

Pools at Half Moon Resort

There are three communal pools : the Hibiscus Pool and Swim-up Pool Bar is great for enjoying refreshing cocktails while cooling off in the water.

The Olympic Lap Pool : the Olympic-sized Lap Pool is the ideal place to work on freestyle and backstroke, testing your speed and endurance.

Oleander Pool : an intimate kidney-shaped pool perfect for relaxing and cooling off.

  • The Hibiscus Pool

    Restrictions

    • No age restrictions
  • The Olympic Lap Pool

Restaurants and Bars

A wonderful selection of cuisines are overseen by a talented team of acclaimed chefs. All using the locally grown fruit and vegetables, this delicious combination of spices and heady aromas of Jamaican produce with international tastes and culinary expertise, make dining an unforgettable experience.

Seagrape Terrace, International

Shaded by Seagrape and Almond trees, this is al fresco dining with spectacular views across Sunset Beach and out to sea all enjoyed with the breeze whispering through the leaves.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Il Giardino, Italian

Enjoy true Italian cuisine dining inside in the enriched atmosphere of an Italian villa or outside beside the sea.

Pepperpot, Local cuisine

Found at the Oleander Terrace, Pepperpot offers authentic Jamaican cuisine, spicy and heady with an abundance of locally grown produce

Beach Barbeque, Buffet

Beach Barbecue

Hugely popular for an evening of fun, the weekly Beach Barbeque is held on Situated on Sunrise Beach, this includes a generous buffet with grill stations, hot pots and savoury treats while the local performers will soon have you dancing the night away.

Mystic India, Argentinian

Located in Whitter Village and operated independently of Half Moon, Mystic India offers authentic Indian cuisine.

Sugar Mill , Local cuisine

This is a chance to discover quintessential Jamaican cuisine, with an added modern day twist. Fascinating island flavours are infused into every dish with herbs and spices grown right here in our garden. Using locally grown and seasonal produce it supports the farmers all over the Caribbean. A historic site originally called the Running Gut estate, it is set on an alcove beside a 17th century water mill. The ambience of the foundations of a sugar cane plantation dating back to 1676 reflect the Jamaican past.

Shopping

Shopping at Half Moon Resort

There are 7 boutique shops on site selling a variety of clothing, jewellery, artwork, sundry items and cigars.There are 2 Commissary Shops at Half Moon. One is located at Oleander next to the flower shop and the other can be found in the Village. Both stock a variety of foods and drinks - both alcoholic and non-alcoholic.

Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Supermarket
  • Jewellery shop

Beach

Beach at Half Moon Resort

Half Moon enjoys a 2 miles stretch of coastline. To the West is Sunset Beach, formed by the crescent bay and this is a perfect swimming beach. To the east is Sunrise Beach, a wide swathe of sand and popular with snorkellers due to the offshore reef. In between are many smaller islet beaches fronting Hibiscus, Royal Court and Oleander

Facilities

  • Sandy beach
  • Private beach - on-site
  • Sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Watersports available

Shuttle Bus

A shuttle bus service operates throughout the day. Departing from the main lobby, the bus stops at the Oleander Terrace, the Village for the Villas and finally the Golf Course.

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