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Jamaica Family Resorts

Kids Playing on the Beach

Famous as a hotel that has passed down through the generations, Half Moon, has created a whimsical village just for children. Inspired by Jamaica’s fabled children’s character Anancy the Spider, the children’s play area features a model “Caribbean village” with buildings painted in brightly colored hues that are guaranteed to enliven the spirits of young visitors. Anancy and his friends form the central theme around which activities and learning programs are planned for children aged three to twelve.

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.

  • Half Day - US$30 per child (Includes snack)
  • Full Day -  US$50 per child (Includes snacks and lunch)
  • 3 Day Package - US$135 per child
  • 4 Day Package - US$165 per child

*Fees subject to change without notice. Programme subject to change without notice

Family Time at Half Moon

Camp Half Moon

Kids in the Pool

The enormously popular Camp Half Moon returns in 2016 from July 11 until August 19. For further inquires, email Terese Chapman at

US$200 per child per week

US$55 per child per day

V.I.L.P.S. Check-In (Very Important Little Person Service)

Half Moon places a lot of importance on the little ones who come to our resort, and as a result we feature a VILPS Check-in for those Very Important Little Persons. V.I.L.P.s receive a special gift and welcome drink, an activity schedule, and personal introduction to our certified child-care staff. Additionally, there are special appearances by Anancy, the children’s village mascot, during special holidays.

Parents can arrange for an extra special treat at nighttime sure to usher in sweet dreams and fond memories with our Sleepy Treat of freshly baked cookies and milk or a story and tuck-in with cookies and milk. Contact the Pre-arrival Concierge to book this V.I.L.P service in advance of your family’s arrival.


Children are welcomed in all of our restaurants. Special menus and early seatings are available for families with young children at the Seagrape Terrace.


Our landscaped grounds make for a perfect day of exploring on two wheels. Bike rentals for children are available at the Bicycle Tent.

Games Room

The Games Room, located adjacent to the Fitness Centre is open 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and offers a variety of video games.  

The Hype Zone

Welcome to the Hype Zone, the only place at Half Moon created just for teens. It’s a great place to meet up with other teens vacationing here at Half Moon. This exciting hot spot offers organized sports events, nightly entertainment, spa services for teens and more. The Hype Zone is for anyone 13-19 years old and is open daily from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Hype Zone Features:

  • CHILL FACTOR GAMES ROOM – Game Room: Foosball, air hockey, table tennis, pool, chess
  • VYBZ LOUNGE – Special Events: Karaoke nights, movie nights, disco nights
  • PLAYAZZ – Video games room
Half Moon | Rose Hall, Jamaica
Reservations 800-626-0592
Hotel 876-953-2211

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