Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its annual Readers' Choice Awards with Half Moon recognised as #13 of the Top 50 Resorts in the Caribbean, and Jamaica's top resort.
More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a record-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today. The Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards is the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and commonly known as "the best of the best of travel".
Half Moon is humbled and honoured to be awarded this recognition. We thank our guests and travel partners for their unwavering support; this achievement would not be possible without them.
Half Moon, Where The Heart Is.
Nestled among 2 crescent “half-moon” coves, this 400-acre, world-class resort offers something for everyone. Highlights include 2 miles of beachfront; 210 guest rooms and suites; 28 private villas ranging from 4-7 bedrooms; renowned Fern Tree Spa; Robert Trent Jones Sr., 18-hole, signature golf course; fitness center; equestrian center; Anancy Children's Village;. Half Moon is also a distinguished Green Green Globe certified resort in recognition for its environmental programs.
Good to Know
Self-contained resort with a wide range of activities, restaurants, and services.
Located only 15 minutes by car from Montego Bay Airport
Great for families, couples and honeymooners, golfers, divers, and spa lovers
Very large property, spread over 2 miles of beachfront. Not well suited for the physically challenged. There is a complimentary resort shuttle available to access public areas throughout the day and evening.
Child Ages: Children 11 years old and under stay free in rooms when using existing bedding. Children 3-11 years old receive a 50% discount on all-inclusive rates. Children 2 years old and under stay and eat free.
Children’s Activity Program: Anancy Children's Village at Half Moon offers a variety of supervised crafts, activities and adventures. Additional fee applies.
Babysitting Service: Babysitting is available; additional fee applies
Children’s Amenities Activities for older children include tennis clinics, volleyball, nature walks, golf, squash, horseback riding, and watersports.
Seaside Lounge - This international restaurant, shaded by fragrant almond trees, overlooks picturesque Sunset Beach. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required for dinner. Dress code is resort elegant for dinner.
II Giardino - Gourmet Italian cuisine is served indoors or under the stars at this elegant courtyard restaurant. Open for dinner. Reservations are required. Dress code is resort elegant.
The Sugar Mill - Enjoy Modern Jamaican cuisine and live music while the adjacent water mill gently turns as it has for more than 200 years. This original stone structure is now used for romantic dinners and private dinner parties for a maximum of 12 guests. Open for dinner. Reservations are required. Dress code is resort elegant Restaurant is open December-May.
Delmare - Seafood Restaurant available for dinner. Dress code is resort elegant.
The Great House Restaurant - Features fine dining options with spectacular views of the sea.
Ital - Café offering vegan options offering freshly made juice shots and natural favorites.
Spice - Casual beachside bar and grill
Moonchies - Beachside quick bites for Jamaican Jerk on the go
Lester's Café - Casual dining option offering variety of coffee and tea from around the world along with smoothies, sandwiches and bakery treats.
Beach Butlers - Casual dining option on the beach with butler service. (additional charges apply)
Beach Barbeque - Held weekly on Friday, the beach barbeque offers a generous buffet with grill stations, hot pots and savory treats. Also available on Mondays during winter season. Dress code is casual.
Room Service - Room Service is available during restaurant hours, nominal delivery fee applies.
Cocktail Lounges or Bars:
Lester's Bar - This chic bar features specialty cocktails with a wide selection of Caribbean rums and premium brands.
Cedar Bar - Enjoy views of the sunset while enjoying your favorite beverage
Solly's Keep - Lounge located at the Sugar Mill Restaurant offering traditional cocktails and specialty rum
Hayward Bar & Grill - Located by the swimming pool, providing light fare and beverages
Hibiscus Swim Up Bar - Providing light snacks and your favorite drink by the pool
19th Hole Bar - Located at the Half Moon golf course
The Maakit - Selection of world renowned coffees, teas along with smoothies, sandwiches and bakery treats.