Category: Jamaica

The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort awarded Green Globe Certification

Luxury always comes with a price. However, the folks at The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica in Montego Bay are ensuring that price doesn’t affect our planet or the environment. In light of a recent press release, The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica has been awarded Green Globe Certification […]

Jamaica: once you go, you know…

The sky is blue… the water is inviting… the drinks are cold… and the people as warm as always… welcome to Jamaica!

That luxury villa has... WHAT?!

That luxury villa has… WHAT?!

If you’re looking for the ultimate vacation rental, look no further than these truly startling vacation homes. Taking luxury to the next level, these luxury vacation rentals each bring something new to the table that will fulfill even the most discerning tastes. Summer dreams and water fun Villa with Swim-Up Bar: The beachfront Villa Avalon in Turks and […]

Island Outpost breaks ground at Goldeneye, Jamaica

Island Outpost, a collection of distinctive hotels and villas in Jamaica, began the expansion of its famed GoldenEye resort with an official groundbreaking ceremony last week. For more than sixty years, GoldenEye has been synonymous with glamour and style. Formally the home of Ian Fleming, who penned the legacy of James Bond in the 1950s, […]

Rum shacks in Jamaica aren’t necessarily all that they seem…

Next time you stumble upon a rum shack on a secluded beach  in Jamaica, perhaps you’ll think back to this video. As well as being fun, it does make you wonder about your experiences as a tourist when you travel… are you getting the genuine article or are you being presented with what the locals […]

Island Outpost's Fall steals‏

Island Outpost’s Fall steals‏

Island Outpost has issued a number of ‘steals’ this Autumn “for the free-spirited” among us.   Here are the offers: Jake’s Treasure Beach, South Coast, Jamaica Chill out both body and mind… Retreat to a world of relaxation, sensuality and revelation in the free-spirited atmosphere of Jake’s in Treasure Beach. OFFER: Fifth Night FREE · […]

Jamaican Treasures

Private luxury villa rentals in Jamaica, from Jamaican Treasures.

Geejam opens in Port Antonio, Jamaica

Geejam opens in Port Antonio, Jamaica

A  stylish equilibrium between ultra-modern technology and the intrinsic grace of Jamaica’s organic vibe resonate at this new resort. Originally founded by music producer Jon Baker as a recording hideaway that played host to No Doubt, Common, India.Arie, Björk and Gorillaz, among others, Baker has now joined forces with fellow music industry veteran, Steve Beaver, […]

Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to Tripadvisor

Nisbet Plantation Beach Club – Newcastle Beach, Nevis Jamaica Inn – Ochos Rios, Jamaica Excellence Riviera Cancun – Puerto Morelos, Mexico Galley Bay Resort – St John’s, Antigua East Winds Inn – Gros Islet, St. Lucia The Caves – Negril, Jamaica Villa Renaissance – Providenciales, Turks and Caicos La Casa Que Canta – Zihuatanejo, Mexico […]

Top 10 beachside destinations

Top 10 beachside destinations

Vacations are always more fun when there’s a coastline in view, or at least so say Tripadvisor.   They’ve come up with a list outlining their top 10 favourite beachside destinations: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Honolulu, Hawaii   Cancun, Mexico Surfer’s Paradise, Australia Negril, Jamaica Miami, Florida Viti Levu, Fiji Boracay, Philippines Tenerife, Canary Islands […]

Top 10 all-inclusives according to Tripadvisor

Top 10 all-inclusives according to Tripadvisor

If you’re dreaming of a no-stress, relaxing-on-the-beach kind of vacation, then – according to Tripadvisor – the top 10 all-inclusive resorts are  to be found mostly in the Caribbean.   Their list is  as follows: Iberostar Bavaro, Dominican Republic   Excellence Riviera Cancun, Mexico   Royal Hideaway Playacar & Occidental Resorts, Mexico   East Winds […]

Half Moon on Jamaica’s Montego Bay

Sit back, relax and enjoy a short promotional video from the Half Moon resort in Jamaica.

Jamaica's only resort with an equestrian centre

Jamaica’s only resort with an equestrian centre

Equestrians looking for a vacation to pursue their passion need look no further than Half Moon, the only resort to boast its own equestrian centre in Jamaica and one of only three such resorts in the Caribbean. Led by skilled and passionate trainers, the centre offres exciting programmes for all ages. Guests can take advantage […]

New spa at Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Fern  Tree Spa at  Jamaica’s  Half Moon resort is due to open next month following a $4 million investment.     The spa was once the resort’s signature villa, Fern Tree House, but is being transformed into a  68,000 square foot sanctuary for the mind and body.  The spa  will meld modern spa techniques with […]

Interview with Richard Whitfield of Half Moon

Interview with Richard Whitfield of Half Moon

Richard  Whitfield is  Managing Director  of Half Moon, a beautiful resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica, that has been welcoming guests for over 50 years.   Richard joined the resort as Financial Controller back in 1976 and became Director of Operations in 1986.   Following the retirement of Heinz Simonitsch in 2002, Richard was promoted to […]

Resort credits from Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Resort credits from Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Guests reserving Half Moon‘s luxurious Royal Villas this winter can receive up to $1400 in resort credit when they book Half Moon’s Winter Escape package. With the Winter Escape, guests who book a minimum of 5 nights will receive a resort credit of $1000 for a 5-bedroom villa, $1200 for a 6-bedroom villa and $1400 […]