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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!! This hidden gem is tucked ever so gently into the beautiful lush tropical gardens. Beyond a welcoming face at the the front gate you will be delivered to your awaiting villa or room whichever you chose.. Carlton and the entire staff are just amazing and I felt at home. White sandy beaches and exquisite sunbathing!! I want to go... More 

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

Bonnie, We are honored that you chose Idle Awhile to celebrate such an amazing milestone in your life. We appreciate you sharing your sentiments on our hidden gem. It is always a treat to hear our guest express the warm of the staff either a welcoming face or a smile. Thank you for sharing and we look forward to welcoming... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing view with great food by the chef and a lovely butler to attend to all our needs. Truly pampered in this beautiful escape with everything made available with the amazing team at idle awhile! It was steps away from the beach with great places just walking distance on the white sandy beaches

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

Dear Fatima, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the Trip Advisor family of your time spent with us at Idle Awhile. We are truly happy to have had the opportunity to serve you during your visit and we look forward to welcoming you home on your next trip. See you soon. One Love from the... More 

Negril, Jamaica
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62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you are looking for a fabulous spot on the famed Seven Mile Beach for a memorable family vacation, outstanding and unique Wedding location or a romantic honeymoon hideaway....Idle Awhile Villas would be the place. The villas are set back form the main road in Negril behind a tranquil white fence and lush green shrubs. Beyond the privacy of the... More 

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

Dear Maggie, We would like to extend our thanks to you for taking the time to write a review on our property. You have provided other readers an excellent description of our villas and the service that we offer. This is much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you home with us here at Idle Awhile. One love from... More 

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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Idle Awhile villa has met and exceeded my expectations. The staff was professional and “irie” at the same time. With the help of all the staff, my wedding was the Best Day Of My Life. Our chef Denten made us made to order breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Everything was delicious. Our wonderful butler Carol served us breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks,... More 

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

Dear Andrene, Thanks for making Idle Awhile Villas your wedding destination of choice and for your recent vacation experience. It was our sincere pleasure to celebrate your wedding day with you and your family. We appreciate you taking the time out to share your encounter with us, thanks for the wonderful comments on the food and staff. We hope you... More 

1 review
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Please do not hesitate to stay at these villas. The staff, especially Kerry Ann, were extremely accommodating and friendly. The beach was perfect. We opted to not do the all inclusive plan due to the fact that I eat very small portions, but did experience a few meals prepared by the chef which were very good. Still missing this place.... More 

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

Dear Sherrine, How are you? Thank you for taking the time to share your review of your time spent with us at Idle Awhile Villa. We certainly appreciate your recommendation. As it relates to tipping this is usually based on your discretion, however industry standard is 10 to 15% of your bill. We say at your discretion as you know... More 

ocean, NJ
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I'm a little late with this review but I had to share what a perfect stay and experience this really was. Let me start by saying we are frequent visitors to Negril and stay at Idle Awhile their other resort a few doors down. We chose to switch to the villa as we were getting Married. We had our ceremony... More 

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

Dear DKD, Congratulations again!! Thank you for taking the time share your review of your time spent at Idle Awhile Villas and on your wedding experience. We are happy that you had a chance to experience the villa and your kids enjoyed their stay. We appreciate you commenting on the service you received from our staff. Thanks for the recommendation.... More 

Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We are so happy we picked Idle Awhile Villas for our vacation in Negril. From the moment we arrived, the 5 star service commenced being greeted with rum punch and fresh fruit. Our villa (Palm Villa) was absolutely stunning. Every room was like master bedroom with private ensuite bathrooms and balconies with charming swings or hammocks (great for our group... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

I traveled with a group of friends and we all had a great time. Every part of the stay was amazing. The villas are spacious and comfortable, ideal when traveling with family or a group. I loved that the villas were surrounded by tropical gardens, a very lush and unique setting just a few steps to 7 mile beach. Our... More 

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

Dear Stephanie, We are pleased to read your review on your time spent with us at Idle Awhile Villas. Thank you for highlighting the staff that catered for your group and for commenting on the great job they have done. See you on your next visit. Kerry More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

From the moment I stepped out of the airport in Jamaica the service provide by Idle Awhile was warm, friendly and white-glove. I was completely surprised by our welcome drink! Every room was designed for a 5-star stay. The room was air conditioned and the king bed was very comfortable and the pillows were perfectly plush. The bathrooms were big... More 

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

Dear Christina, Thanks for your great review and for the remarkable way that you have described the service we offer @ Idle Awhile Villas. We certainly appreciate your review and look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Kerry-Ann More 

Delray Beach, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I have been to Jamaica many times, but nothing compares to the experience we had at Idle Awhile Villas. My entire family (11 of us) of all ages, all agreed it was the best vacation ever. Each Villa includes a world-class staff of happy, professional Chefs, Butlers and Housekeepers who went above and beyond to make our stay unforgettable. First,... More 

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

The Spectors, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your trip at Idle Awhile Villas. I was such a pleasure having your group stayed with us. We appreciate your comments on our staffs, villa, location and beach. We can wait to welcome you home on your next trip. Warm regards, Kerry-Ann More 

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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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: ₹ 23,660 - ₹ 1,62,962 (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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“The two 5 bedroom villas and the one 4 bedroom villa are right on the beach.”
  • Gazebo and hammock at the one bedroom villa
 of 5 bubbles maggie196127, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Palm Villa is one of the largest with 5 rooms, ocean front, and private (farthest to the west of the property)”
 of 5 bubbles stephbb33, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“5-bedroom villa has a private pool and outdoor shower!”
  • 5-Bedroom Villa
 of 5 bubbles ChristinaD350, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are huge, so if you go with multiple families, everyone gets a great room”
 of 5 bubbles RCardozo, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Amazing view”
 of 5 bubbles T7108WYdanc, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
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