Montego Bay

Half Moon

5-star hotel
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Half Moon jamaica, Montego Bay, St. James Parish Jamaica
Half Moon

Half Moon is a tropical paradise made for love and perfect for a destination wedding. Whether it’s an intimate affair or an extravagant celebration, the wedding specialists at Half Moon assure you an occasion to remember. Ask about the new Allure Wedding Package, which includes all the frills at an affordable price.

Of course, if you’re only taking your honeymoon at Half Moon, the resort doesn’t fail to disappoint. With premium amenities, gorgeous rooms, incredible views, world-class dining and enough activities to keep you busy for months, Half Moon definitely deserves a place on your Jamaica honeymoon short list.




Beach Activities

Snorkel, sail, dive, wind surf, water ski, kayak and cruise the Caribbean during your vacation. The choice is yours at Half Moon. Our aquatic experts, Captain’s Water Sports and Dive Centre, provide everything from equipment to certified instructors, as well as offering nearby dive sites that teem with a variety of fish, coral and caverns.Certain non-motorized water sports are included for guests staying at Half Moon.

The included activities are snorkeling, kayaks, pedal boats, and beach floats (lilos). For those guests looking for a little more you can opt for some sailing options such as Hobi Wave, Sunfish, Sailing, Windsurfing and Banana Boat rides. Motorized water sports are available at Sunrise Beach and include parasailing, boat trips, water-skiing, tubing, banana boat rides, wakeboard, kneeboard, and glass bottom boat tours. Also available are special boat charters and deep-sea fishing.

The Half Moon Captain’s Water Sports and Dive Centre is our personalized diving facility that caters to all your individual diving needs. Diving activities include dive trips to unique locations, equipment rentals, SCUBA diving lessons, PADI open water certification, PADI

“Sassy” for kids and other specialty courses. Our two main beach areas for activities and swimming are Sunset Beach, directly in front of the West Cottages and adjacent to the lobby, and Sunrise Beach, which is east of the main lobby and closer to the Royal Villas.

From the Sunset Beach guests can arrange for snorkeling, kayaks, pedal boats and beach floats. The Sunrise Beach is close to Half Moon’s private Dolphin Lagoon and the location from which our guests depart from for all deep-water activities. The Sunrise Beach also plays host to Half Moon’s weekly Beach BBQ.

Half Moon Dolphin Lagoon

Half Moon’s natural Dolphin Lagoon lets you meet, swim and even kiss the dolphins to create a memory that will last a lifetime. As unique as it is exclusive, Half Moon is the only resort in the Caribbean to offer this incredible experience on site.

Opened in April 2003, the Half Moon Dolphin Lagoon is available to Half Moon guests only, and is one of the most popular activities available at the resort. To ensure availability, please make reservations prior to or upon arrival at Half Moon. Our large ocean lagoon allows guests to come face-to-face with these fascinating mammals. Trained handlers provide a detailed orientation and education session, introducing participants to the world of the dolphins.

Luxury Golf Resort in Jamaica

Great undulating greens, demanding holes, challenging drives and breathtaking vistas are all part of the award-winning, Par-72 championship course, designed by renowned course architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr., at Half Moon Jamaica. Well known across the Caribbean and around the world as one of the finest luxury golf resorts worldwide, Half Moon has gone the extra mile in designing and maintaining its course to create a golf experience unlike any other in Jamaica.

Half Moon’s course has been welcoming golfers of all levels for over 40 years. Named the “Best Caribbean Golf Resort” by Caribbean World Magazine and “2009 Golf Resort of the Year (Rest of World)” by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators, the Half Moon Golf Course now boasts improved features for both the avid and casual golfer. Renovated by renowned golf course architect Roger Rulewich in 2005, the course features newly-aligned, multiple tee complexes as well as repositioned fairways and greenside bunkers.

Rulewich was mindful to maintain the course’s integrity of respecting the natural flow of the land while modernizing the course to account for improvements made to golf equipment over the years. Crafting challenging holes incorporating interesting design to maximize the player experience, all while taking care to highlight the natural beauty of the Montego Bay setting, Rulewich and Trent Jones have created one of the finest, if not the finest, golf courses in Jamaica.

Boasting over 7,000 yards of difficult driving areas, Half Moon Golf Course is one of the best walking courses in the Caribbean. The experience of golfing in Jamaica is unlike any other as warm tropical breezes roll in off the Caribbean Sea while you stroll the fresh cut Bermuda grass from tee to cup. If you get in a pinch, Half Moon’s expert caddies can help to enhance your game with well-practiced tips that can get you out of the tightest places and take strokes off your game.

And if you’d like to brush up on your tee shots or learn some new short-game techniques, Half Moon offers golf instruction at its onsite golf academy. If you’re looking for challenging golf on a championship course while on vacation in Jamaica, you’ll find a round to remember at Half Moon Golf Course.