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Awards & accolades

Forbes Four Star

Half Moon's dedicated team of talented service professionals are the heartbeat of the iconic Half Moon resort. Serving guests for over 65 years Half Moon has received numerous awards and accolades for its exceptional service and gracious hospitality.

Forbes Travel Guide

The only resort in Jamaica to achieve Forbes Four-Star Rating (2020)



Tripadvisors Travelers' Choice Best of the Best Award (2020, 2019) Tripadvisor Hall of Fame (2018)
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence (2017, 2016)


AAA Four Diamond Award (2020)
AAA inspector’s Best of Housekeeping Award (2020)

U.S. News & World Report

Named Best Jamaica Hotels, Best Jamaica Resorts, Best Caribbean Hotels, Best Caribbean Resorts, Preferred Legend Collection Hotels, Preferred Hotels & Resorts (2020)

Conde Nast Traveler 

Readers' Choice Awards - Top 50 Resorts in the Caribbean Islands (2020, 2019, 2018)

The jamaica Observer

Observer Table Talk Solomon Gardner Award for Outstanding Service, Observer Table Talk Norma Shirley Award for Restaurant of the Year, Observer Best Culinary Team Experience Award (2019)
Observer Food Awards Best Restaurant: Sugar Mill (2017)


Preferred Hotels & Resorts

I Prefer Members' Choice Award (2020)
Prefer Members’ Choice Awards | Top Hotels in the Caribbean, Central and South America (2019)

Tourism Service Excellence Awards

Awarded in the Organizational and Individual Categories (2018)

LUX Life

Global Luxury Hotel and Spa Awards (2019) and Most Outstanding Beachfront Resort LUX Global Excellence Awards (2017)


Safe Hotel Alliance (2018, 2017)


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