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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 6 January 2016

went with a group for new years, the villas are amazing! great location with private pool and beach! the butler and chef was awesome, will definitely come back. Highly recommend if you are traveling with a group or family, the villas are huge.

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to sharing your experience of your vacation at Idle Awhile Villas. You have made mention of some of the main features we have to offer at Idle Awhile Villas. We thank you for your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you home on your next trip. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Our family of 5 (3 boys under 11) had the pleasure of staying in Nesberry villa in December 2015. It is so rare to find a villa on the beach with a great staff...but we did! We also stayed at idle awhile hotel at 7 mile beach and were very pleasantly surprised with the accommodations and the price. Thank you...

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to write your review of you vacation experience with us. Idle Awhile Villas is indeed a rare luxury found on the Negril's 7 mile beach. Thank you for sharing your review. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann

Fort Lauderdale
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Our stay at Idle Awile Villas falls within my top five vacation experiences. Everything from check in to departure was top notch. The overall feeling of the villa was understated elegance. The decor features crisp whites and simple clean lines and lots of tastefully appointed Jamaican art work. The staff was outstanding and the service unparalleled. We had a butler...

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us at Idle Awhile Villas. We are ecstatic to know that you have ranked us in your top five vacation experience. It is very satisfying to read reviews of this nature as it means that we are providing the quality service that we want...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Had a great time here.. Airport transfer, greeting at the front desk, accommodation, beach.. all as (if not better than) described.. however, all of the above would have been wasted if the staff at the Idle Awhile Villas did not help to provide the absolute best in terms of their service.. that's everyone.. the front of house at the reception...

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your trip to Idle Awhile Villas. We appreciate the fact that you have made mentioned of all areas of your your trip, from the pick up at the airport to the your time spent on the our beautiful beach. We look forward to welcome you back home...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We just spent a fabulous week at the Idle Awhile villas.There are several luxurious villas on the attractively landscaped property. We stayed with another couple in a 2 bedroom (the Mango) villa - complete with a mango tree ! The villa was spacious and very comfortable, and while part of a villa " resort", felt like a private beach villa...

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Dear Cynthia, Thank you for taking the time write a review on your stay at Idle Awhile Villas. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. You've perfectly describe the villas, each villa is design with enough space to give you that level of comfort even though you might be sharing the villa with someone else....

Collingswood, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We just completed a one week vacation stay at the Idle Awhile Villas, and without exaggeration it was may have been our best vacation ever. We ended up there because their hotel was booked, however they suggested we stay at the Villas, which had just opened. We are regular Trip Advisor readers, but there were no reviews on the Villas....

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Kerry Ann S, Manager at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your trip at Idle Awhile Villas. We appreciate you sharing your experience and it is great to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Your description of our service is impeccable, it expresses exactly the kind of service and experience we want all our guest...

Reviewed 1 January 2015

This review is overdue. We had our wedding at moon dance villas back in September 2012. Miriam, who is based in Chicago, handled all the booking for our guests. we reserved all six villas for four days and three nights. Miriam coordinated a payment plan for our guests so the could make smaller payments along the way. Forty wedding guests...

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Millstone, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 4 December 2014

I had had the opportunity to share my nieces beautiful wedding at the Moon Dance Villas and I can't tell you what a wonderful time we had. We had the entire place to ourselves having booked close to 20+ rooms. The staff was so friendly and outgoing. They made our stay a delight from the bartenders, butlers, wait staff, front...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 21 November 2013

What can I say?! If I had a choice to redo my wedding, I wouldn't change a thing about this experience. This review is a tad bit late, but better late than never, right? I hosted my destination wedding weekend here in June 2013 and the experience was breathtaking. It was fun, classy, top notch, stress free, and everything I...

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Reviewed 6 August 2013

This vacation was the best experience! It was great from our driver Nedric to the entire staff to the villa! Nedric was so knowledgeable and he knows how to drive! Our house staff, Chef Neil, Jonathan, Polly and Lebert were all fantastic! Chef Neil was such a great chef! The food was out of this world! Jonathan our butler/ bartender...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idle Awhile Villas invites you to experience the finest rental accommodations in all of Negril, Jamaica. Beautifully situated on Negril's spectacular 7-Mile Beach, Idle Awhile Villas is actually six elegant and incredibly comfortable beach homes. Each offers you the services of its own devoted and delightfully attentive staff: chef, bartender, and housekeeper- all committed to making your Jamaican getaway a truly pleasurable adventure in paradise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Idle Awhile The Villas

Address: Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica (Formerly Moon Dance Villas)
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Westmoreland Parish > Negril
Price Range: $441 - $3,350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Idle Awhile The Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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