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Round Hill's Wine Program Wins Wine Spectator 2014 Award of Excellence

Round Hill is pleased to announce the receipt of Wine Spectator’s 2014 Award of Excellence for our wine program. This recognition honors the extensive work that our Food & Beverage department has accomplished to achieve a robust wine program that highlights diversity in brand, region and varietal, while selecting wines that pair seamlessly with our fresh Caribbean cuisine and align with our mission to use organic and sustainable ingredients. We sat down with Food & Beverage Director Hillary... > Read full post.

Yoga Retreat with Natasha Currah: January 21-26, 2015

Experience the true profoundness of yoga - from meditation to asana - through a 4-day Intensive Yoga Retreat led by seasoned yoga teacher Natasha Currah. Round Hill offers the ideal backdrop to allow you to completely immerse yourself in your yoga practice, truly unwind and take time to nurture yourself.  Experienced practitioners can explore and enhance their practice, while newer students can deepen their understanding of yoga asana (poses) in a supportive and nurturing environment.In this... > Read full post.

Celebrating the New Montego Bay Cultural Centre

The up and coming Montego Bay Cultural Centre is near and dear to Round Hill's heart, as our very own Josef Forstmayr (who chairs the 14-member Montego Bay Arts Council) has been a driving force behind this $62 million rehabilitation of the 12-year old Montego Bay Civic Centre. "There will be a gift shop, a bistro which will display the best of Jamaican food; there will be an artisan village where we will have artisans in residence that will do productive work there; there will be poetry reading,... > Read full post.

Supporting The 2014 World Cup From Jamaica


Here in Jamaica, we're big fans of the World Cup. Although our own Reggae Boyz did not make the cut this time around, did you know that we are avid supporters of Brazil, Argentina and Ghana? Our guests have been enjoying the World Cup games on our big screen in the Pineapple Room - cheering on their teams and kicking back with a nice cold one. Speaking of a nice cold beverage - here are a few of Round Hill's Specialty Drinks. Our seasoned bartenders will whip up these or any of your favourite cocktails... > Read full post.

Vote For Round Hill in Conde Nast Traveler: Readers Choice Awards 2014

Round Hill- Conde Nast Traveler - March 2014 - Cover

It's that time of year again - the Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards are underway! We would be honored for our guests to take the survey and share your experience here at Round Hill. Take the Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2014 Now Thank you, The Round Hill team  Read More →

Round Hill In The News - May 2014

This month, Round Hill enjoyed features in Travel Weekly, Gotham, NYC Pretty and Destination Weddings. Click the cover of the article to read more. Here are a few highlights:  "Put simply, as more hotels are becoming high tech, Round Hill seems content to stay high touch" "Book one of the 27 villas (most with a private pool) that are anything but fussy, thanks to old-school bamboo furnishings and tropical outdoor showers." "The staff at the Round Hill Resort were so welcoming and... > Read full post.

Calabash Literary Festival

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The Calabash International Literary Festival returns this year with an impressive roster of accomplished authors. The three-day festival held in Treasure Beach, Jamaica, boasts readings and music with other forms of storytelling folded in the mix. Founded in 2001 by novelist Colin Channer with the support of two friends - poet Kwame Dawes and the producer Justine Henzell - Calabash is earthy, inspirational, daring and diverse. True to their original mission, the festival's aim is simple—to create... > Read full post.

Lazy Summer Days at Round Hill


The lazy days of summer are upon us, and Round Hill has compiled a few must-dos for your Jamaican summer vacation. So sit back, enjoy a rum punch, breathe the salty air and exhale all your worries away. Delight in Round Hill's Fine Seaside Jamaican Accommodations Summer All-Inclusive Package Let us take care of the details this summer. Stay a minimum of 3 nights and take advantage of our summer all inclusive package which includes accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner and beverage by the glass. Book... > Read full post.

Round Hill Feature: Meet The Pastry Chef

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Round Hill is delighted to welcome our new pastry chef, Lincoln Peterkin. The pastry chef at Round Hill is quite an important position, as the hotel features freshly baked pastries from early morning breakfast to afternoon tea to evening delights. And not just any pastries, we might add. Round Hill is renowned by guests for specialties such as Rum Balls, Tarts and buttery Scones. To welcome him aboard, we asked Chef Lincoln a few personal questions that we'd like to share with you: 1. How did you... > Read full post.

A Round Hill Reverie (post by Reggie Darling)

Round Hill Bay

The below post was written by a dear guest of Round Hill, who visited us this past October. We wanted to share his story with you, so please enjoy! You may visit his blog here: http://reggiedarling.blogspot.com Now that the madness of the Christmas season is over, Dear Reader, I'm planning on posting a series of essays that have been in my queue for some time.  Today's post, a review of one of the Caribbean's most storied resorts, is the first in the line up. This past October Boy and I visited Round... > Read full post.

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