Round HillHanover, Montego Bay / Jamaica
Set on a secluded peninsular eight miles west of Montego Bay lies the timelessly elegant resort of Round Hill. Superb facilities and warm Jamaican hospitality are complimented by magnificent views and a nostalgic atmosphere. It is no surprise therefore that this Caribbean resort has become a popular retreat for both families and couples alike.
What to love
- Ralph Lauren designed the interiors of the gorgeous Ocean Front rooms.
- A leading family resort, Round Hill features plenty of kids-only activities and the Pineapple Kids Club takes children from 3 years.
- Listen to the Caribbean waters lap the shore as you indulge in a relaxing massage in the fabulous spa located in an original plantation house.
- Stay in a Premium Luxury Villa and enjoy a custom made breakfast prepared by your own dedicated staff and served on your private terrace.
What to know
- The beach has its own reef which is perfect for snorkelling or exploring on the resort’s glass bottom boat.
- Interconnecting rooms can be guaranteed at time of booking.
- The resort is set amid a 110 acre private peninsula surrounded by the Caribbean Sea.
- Free transfers are provided to Montego Bay's championship Tryall golf course.
- Premium Luxury Villas feature a private pool and offer the services of their own dedicated staff to tend to your every need.
Steeped in history, Round Hill is set on a 110-acre private estate on a wooded peninsular surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Longstanding as one of the most beautiful and elegant resorts in the region, Round Hill caters to every guest; from families seeking to spend quality time together to couples on honeymoon to friends celebrating a special occasion the impeccable service and warm Jamaican welcome will make every guest feel at home.
Accommodation comprises luxurious villas with private pools and dedicated housekeeping staff and Ralph Lauren designed boutique oceanfront rooms. The award-winning cuisine will tempt your palate featuring a delectable array of tantalising Jamaican and international dishes handcrafted from locally grown and organic produce, served either seaside or in The Grill whilst local rum cocktails can be enjoyed as you watch the spectacular sunsets over the Caribbean Sea.
Unwind at the exquisite spa, nestled in a lush tropical hillside overlooking the resort’s private bay and white sand beach, try one of the many watersports on offer or simply relax with a good book by the infinity pool, the choice is yours. Families are well catered for with a children and teen clubs whilst those seeking action and adventure will also not be disappointed with the wide range of activities on offer.
When to travel
With warm temperatures throughout the year the Caribbean is a perfect year round destination. The peak season runs from December through to April with an average of 9 hours sunshine per day. This is the dry season when you can expect very little rainfall. May to November are the slightly wetter months with an increase in rainfall and humidity as the summer season goes on, however the summer months are still a great time to travel as the temperatures are hot and the rain tends to come in short heavy bursts but not all day long. September and October are usually the wettest months with the most humidity and these are also the most probable months for hurricanes to occur in the region. The average daily temperatures range from approx. 25C in the winter to approx. 28C in the summer.
There is also a wide range of events that take place at Round Hill and in nearby Montego Bay and across Jamaica.
January to Easter - Bacchanal-Jamaica Carnival takes place in Kingston.
February - Sugar Cane Ball (annual fundraising event for Hanover Charities) is held annually at Round Hill; Jamaica’s Fat Tyre seven day mountain biking event takes place in Ocho Rios.
March - Paradise Lost Spring Break music festival, Ocho Rios.
July - Reggae Sumfest - Jamaica’s premier summer music festival is a week long event showcasing the best Jamaican artistes and international acts with parties, concerts and dances in Montego Bay.
Set on a secluded peninsular bluff in 110 acres of lush verdant gardens, Round Hill is situated 8 miles west of Montego Bay in Hanover. The closest airport is Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay (MBJ) approx. 20 minutes drive away. Private airport transfers are available or alternatively you can hire a car from the airport.
Round Hill is a superb resort for families, ensuring that children and teens are well catered. There is an extensive family activity programme as well as kids-only activities.
Pineapple Kids Club 3-6 years and 7-Up Club Open daily 9am to 5pm
Catering to both young children and teens, the Pineapple Kids Club and 7-Up Club are located in a house adjacent to the lobby and beach and offer fun, interactive and educational activities including nature walks, arts and crafts, water sports, talent shows, reggae lessons, and a movie and story hour. The Pineapple Kids' Club provides supervised activities for children aged from three to six and includes arts, crafts, and exploration of Round Hill estate. Younger children can attend the kids club with a parent or with a charge for a babysitter. The 7-Up Club is located in the same building and has computers, a Wii console, Xbox, table football, pool tables, tennis and water-sports to keep older children and teenagers entertained.
Babysitting: Available on request for a local charge.
Baby Facilities: Cots and highchairs are available on request for no extra charge.
Children's Meals: Early children's’ meals are available on request. Children receive a 50% discount on meal plans and there is a daily afternoon kids tea.