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Idle Awhile The Villas

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been coming to Jamaica for 32 years now and we have now found our “Forever Home” at the Idle Awhile Villas. Our longtime Jamaican friend /taxi driver George (876 886 8158) is the person who recommended this beautiful getaway as we had for years been staying at an All Inclusive hotel for years. We stayed...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Idle Awhile Villas for 3 nights in May, 2017 for a wedding. Stayed at 3 bedroom Naseberry Villa. Highly recommend. The villas are all very well maintained and recently renovated. The butler, chef, housekeeping services are divine amenities. The beach is close by and each villa has its own pool or jacuzzi. Rayan, the butler, went above and...

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Morgantown, West Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled with 7 women for a getaway at the Villas. We stayed in the 4 bedroom, Almond. This was 4th stay in the Villas (twice as Moon Dance). I cannot say enough about the staff. Denton, Fabian, and Jermaine did a fantastic job the entire week. Denton cooked superb meals for us everyday. He listened to our requests and...

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Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Jann O, Thank you for staying at Idle Awhile Villas and for taking the time to share your review of your time spent with us. We are pleased to read your feedback on the exceptional service that was provided by our staff. We apologize for the inconvenience you experienced during your stay, I assure you the situation has been...

Reviewed 24 March 2017

My husband, two-year-old daughter stayed in the Seagrape Villa (the palatial one-bedroom villa) at the end of February 2017. Our experience could not have been better! There were the standard reasons why we loved the trip: The beach is stunning, the water is warm, the property is beautiful, the villas are spacious and have everything you could possibly want. But...

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Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Alison, It is our pleasure to meet the expectation of our guests. We are appreciative of you sharing your experience of your time spent with us at The Villas. Your comments on our staff and the service that you have received during your stay. We can't wait to welcome you back again soon. Regards, Kerry-Ann

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 March 2017

No surprises , the current staff is as customer service orientated as Moondance when it first opened . Idle is abl;e to give a daily F&B balance (no surprise at checkout )Groceries out of their store or bought at market worked well for us , big savings even with 3 meals aday . Try dinner on the beach with candles...

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Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Carnica, We appreciate you for taking the time to write a review of your time spent with us at Idle Awhile Villas and the service that received. Thank you for confirming that there is clarity in all that we do and there are no surprises. Just wanted to clarify the concerns you have in regards to the 20% charge....

Eagan, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Thanks to the superb staff and marvelous accommodations at Idle Awhile Villas in Negril, we had the greatest family vacation we've ever had, anywhere. Although this is our 12th visit to Negril, this was our first at Idle Awhile, and now we are "hooked" on staying there. All of the grandchildren cried when it was time to leave, and we...

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Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Noel, It was such a delight to have you and your family staying with us. Thank you for sharing your review of your time spent with the Trip Advisor Family. The staff had a wonderful time hosting your family and they can't wait for your return. The charm and warmth of the staff always makes it feel like you...

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This quite resort is the perfect quite getaway for any size group. The staff was amazing and prepared local fresh food everyday. The grounds are beautiful and safe. The villa itself was perfect. All the rooms are very large.

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Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Tamara, Thank you for sharing such gracious review with the Trip Advisor Family. We appreciate you staying with us and look forward to welcoming you home on your next trip. See you soon!!! Kerry-Ann

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Idle Awhile Villas are by far the nicest, most beautiful accommodations in Negril! Our family has been to Negril six times and after finding Idle Awhile we will never stay anywhere else! The villas are beautiful both inside and out and are located right on the beach. Bedrooms are spacious and air conditioned! I worked with Kerry-Ann when booking and...

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Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Kathy & Geoff, We appreciate you taking the time to write a review of your time spent with us. It was such a pleasure to have your family with us for such a special celebration. Thank you for highlighting the services that you have received from booking your reservation , to arranging your airport transfer to the staff that...

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Idle Awhile Villas has regained and surpassed the splendor offered in this same great location by Moon Dance Villas for many years. 12 months ago, there were some staff training deficiencies; on my return visit they have all been corrected. This property is immaculate and improved in every way with new paint and...

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Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Bernard, We are extremely elated to read your review. We appreciate you writing a follow up review to enlighten the Trip Advisor family of the upgrades and the improvements that we have made. We value the feed back of our guest experience is beyond their expectation. Thank you for commenting on our staffs and the service they have provided...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is a long overdue review. I stayed for one week in early November (US election week) with my husband and one-year-old son. We stayed in Seagrape villa and were spoiled rotten. The staff were very accommodating in the lead up to our trip, answering numerous questions, arranging to accept a shipment of items for my son, and stocking the...

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Kerry Ann S, Director of Sales at Idle Awhile The Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to share your review of your time spent with us at Idle Awhile Villas. Thank you for highlighting the services you've receive from your point of booking until you get here. For having mention that our concierge service would have started before you arrive on site. We take pride in ensure that...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: €291 - €1,605 (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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Moon Dance Villas Hotel Negril
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“Palm Villa is one of the largest with 5 rooms, ocean front, and private (farthest to the west of the property)”
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