Get an overview of this hotelJamaican beachfront, eco-minded family/golf resort

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
On private beach
Business center
Laundry facilities

When you stay at Half Moon in Montego Bay, you'll be in the entertainment district and convenient to Three Palms Ocean Course and Half Moon Golf Course.

This 5-star resort is within close proximity of SuperClubs Ironshore Golf and Country Club and Montego Bay Convention Centre.

Make yourself at home in one of the 228 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. Rooms have private patios. Cable programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers body treatments and facials. When the sun is out, a round of golf or a day at the private beach are two great options for taking advantage of the fine weather. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to the beach or shopping on the complimentary shuttle.

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 6 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Meet other guests and eat at a complimentary reception. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.

Renovations & Closures

During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The 68,000-square-foot Fern Tree Spa at Half Moon includes complimentary women's and men's saunas and steam rooms and, for surcharges, treatments such as Jamaican Bush Bath. A couples' pavilion includes a two-person spa tub, twin tables, ceiling mirror, and cushioned lounge chairs for services such as Lovers' Fantasy (candlelight, music, champagne). Concierge services are provided. Guests have access to a private white sand beach and there is kayaking available.

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the lobby and the Hibiscus section. Business amenities include 8 meeting rooms and a business center. A game room contains video games (surcharges), with video, DVD player, and DVD rentals available. Room service is available during limited hours. Limited complimentary parking is available (during stay only). Complimentary beach shuttle service is available on request. Airport transportation is also available on request (at a surcharge). There's also a doorman/doorwoman and a piano in the lobby.

  • Picnic area 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • On private beach 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Terrace 
  • Free reception 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 11 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Total number of rooms - 228 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Conference space 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Spa tub 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Miniature golf on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • DVD player 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Patio 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

Seagrape Terrace - Restaurant with an air-conditioned dining room in the main building and expansive sea-view terrace seating at wrought-iron tables under buttonwood trees. (Tiny white lights on trunks after dark). Afternoon island music, nightly dance music. Buffet and à la carte breakfasts. Lunch choices such as soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, fish, steak, jerk chicken. Traditional afternoon tea. Dinner choices include curried lobster salad, sweet-potato crab cakes, broiled snapper with bananas and almonds, broiled beef tenderloin. Reservations required for dinner. Dress code: no t-shirts, jeans, shorts, beach sandals.

Il Giardino - Located next to Seagrape Terrace. Air-conditioned dining room with gray marble floor, sponged rose walls. Sea-view terrace seating at wrought-iron tables. Italian cuisine featuring vegetables, herbs from resort garden. Dinner only; reservations required. Choices such as tagliolini with shellfish in crayfish sauce, goat cheese-celery ravioli with walnut pesto, osso buco, rack of lamb, grilled swordfish. Dress code: no t-shirts, jeans, shorts, beach sandals. Closed Monday and Friday.

Sugar Mill Restaurant - Located in garden near golf course. Adjacent to 200-year-old working water wheel. Dining-room, veranda, and terrace seating. Dinner only; reservations required. Jamaican specialties such as curried crayfish bisque; chicken-pineapple stew with tumeric-passion fruit sauce; dasheen-crusted mahi mahi with ackee and tomato-basil confit; jerked chicken, pork, fish combination. Also, grilled steaks, fish. Dress code: no t-shirts, jeans, shorts, beach sandals.

Beach Barbecue - Caribbean buffet at picnic tables under trees festooned with lights. Seasonal entertainment with limbo dancing and crab races.

Moonchies Beach BBQ - You don't have to leave the beach when visiting this food cart parked at the sand, featuring jerk.

Lester's Bar - Selections of coffees and teas from around the world, with roasted Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee. Smoothies, sandwiches, and bakery treats are also available. Open early morning to early evening.

Cedar Bar - Casual beachfront spot open mid-morning to late night.

Beach Bar - Open mid-afternoon to late evening.

19th Hole Bar - Golf-clubhouse bar serving cocktails, beer, Jamaican beef patties from early morning to early evening.

Hibiscus Bar - Pool bar with swim-up side open late morning to early evening.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a full breakfast, available each day from 7:30 AM to 11 AM for a surcharge. The resort hosts a free manager's reception for you to enjoy. You can order up room service during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

The resort's Hibiscus section features a 46-m (152-ft) freeform pool with water spouts and swim-up bar; a four-lane, 25-m (27.5-yd) lap pool; and between them a 6-by-2.5m (20-by-8-ft) waterfall pool with barstools.

The resort's 2-km (1.25-mi) Caribbean Sea frontage features Sunset Beach on calm, crescent-shaped Half Moon Bay, the center of swimming and nonmotorized water sports. To the east, long, uncrowded Sunrise Beach (protected by an artificial reef) offers motorized sports, and sunbathing.

Recreation opportunities include windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, snorkeling, pedal-boating, glass-bottom-boat trips, water skiing, parasailing, banana-boating, deep-sea fishing, boat cruising, scuba-diving/snorkeling excursions, and scuba-diving instruction/certification.

Complimentary recreational facilities include 2 championship croquet lawns, an 18-hole putting course, ping pong, pool, badminton, volleyball, horseshoes, and giant outdoor chess.

Guests can golf on an 18-hole course designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. and featuring a Georgian clubhouse; use an equestrian center offering a jumping course and beach/swim, jungle, and trail rides as well as pony rides; take guided mountain-bike tours; and play on 4 lighted squash courts. David Leadbetter Golf Academy offers instruction for golf, croquet, horseback riding, and windsurfing.

An enormous fitness center provides weight-training machines and free weights in 1 air-conditioned room and cardio equipment and aerobics classes in another. Yoga, aerobics, and pool aerobics classes are also available.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Racquetball/squash on site 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 

Spa Services

Fern Tree, The Spa at Half Moon, is a 68,000 square foot indoor/outdoor sanctuary. Fern Tree fuses modern spa techniques with ancient remedies using Jamaican herbs, fruits, and botanical blends. Set amidst lush gardens, each spa treatment room opens onto a private garden terrace. Couples may reserve the plantation-style massage room, equipped with a private patio and dipping pool. Families, wedding parties, and groups can enjoy the spa cottage with separate living and spa treatment areas. The spa also houses a relaxation lounge, yoga pavilion, and hydrotherapy and meditation labyrinth.

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 4.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 30.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Children's club/arcade access
  • Shuttle service
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Concierge/valet service
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 35.00 and USD 50.00 for adults, USD 12.50 and USD 25.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 20.00 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 12.00 (roundtrip), (from 3 to 12 years old)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Half Moon
  • Half Moon Hotel
  • Half Moon Hotel Montego Bay
  • Half Moon Montego Bay
  • Moon Half
  • Half Moon Jamaica
  • Half Moon, a Rock Hotel Montego Bay
  • Half Moon Resort Jamaica
  • Half Moon Bay Jamaica
  • Half Moon a Rock Hotel Montego Bay

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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