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Remedies from Round Hill

Overwhelming headlines, closure notices and travel restrictions have become the new normal in recent weeks. While we comply to the guidelines to minimize the spread of this new pandemic, absence from luxury island living can prove to be fatal to a vacationist’s well- being. 

To alleviate the symptoms of the travel bug, here are our top remedies to keep the worries away and a little piece of Round Hill close to home:

Make Yourself a Rum Punch

While this alcohol solution is no cure for COVID- 19, we know this DIY recipe of a sweet island favourite is sure to get you in the right spirit no matter the occasion. Cheers!

Simple Rum Punch 


  • ¾ oz Tommy Bahama White Rum or Bacardi White Rum
  • ¾ oz Coruba Dark Rum
  • ½ oz Lime Juice
    ¼ oz Clear Syrup
  • 1 oz Pineapple Juice or Orange Juice
  • ¼ oz Jalapeno Pepper


  • Mix everything together in a pitcher
  • Taste and adjust
  • Place in the refrigerator to chill. Fun fact: Aging improves the taste of rum punch so we recommend refrigerating for at least 2 hours
  • Serve cold over ice
  • Garnish with pineapple wedge, lime slice and maraschino cherry

Watch A Movie

Gather the gang  and enjoy the melodies of the classic musical, The Sound of Music which was written by our original owner of Villa 12, Oscar Hammerstein – who met Maria von Trapp at Round Hill. We also recommend the 90’s romantic- drama, How Stella Got Her Groove Back featuring the star- studded cast of Angela Bassett, Whoopi Goldberg, Taye Diggs and many more. The FOX 20th Century production was filmed at Villa 11.

Breakfast Scene filmed at Round Hill’s Seaside Terrace

Start Planning Your Next Escape with Us

With a variety of exclusive offers to suit your budget, it is never too early to start planning your next island getaway with us in Montego Bay. Book early and receive your 4th night free + US$200 resort credit. Golden sand beaches, cool Caribbean waters and breathtaking ocean views await you! For more information on exclusive offers, click here or e-mail  

Listen to Some Good ‘ole Reggae Music

One good thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain! While you are home and under the weather, we’re sending you some musical medication for the island blues. In light of this global pandemic, be encouraged by the lyrics of timeless tune by the King of Reggae himself:

Here is a quick list of Reggae rhythms guaranteed to keep you jammin’ until you’re back in Jamaica:

Three Little Birds – Bob Marley (1977)
One Love – Bob Marley (1977)
Keep’n It Real – Shaggy (2003)
Simple Things – Tarrus Riley, Konshens (2017)
I Can – Chronixx (2018)
Toast – Koffee (2018)

The health and safety of our guests and staff remains a priority as we continue to navigate this global health crisis together. While Round Hill Hotel and Villas will be closed at least through April 30, 2020, we continue to accept bookings for stays beyond this point and we continue to offer flexible cancellation policies. Feel free to visit or call 1-800-972-2159 for more details. 

We look forward to welcoming you home soon to paradise. Until then, keep safe!