Prince Harry Charms Jamaican Hotel Staff

Prince Harry Charms His Jamaican Hotel Staff
Prince Harry and staff members at Half Moon, A RockResort, in Jamaica
Courtesy Half Moon, A RockResort

03/09/2012 AT 01:15 PM EST

Prince Harry has evidently inherited his mother's ability to charm people anywhere in the world.

During Harry's recent tour of Jamaica, where he was representing his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, who is currently celebrating her Diamond Jubilee anniversary, the prince delighted the staff at Half Moon, A RockResort, located on Jamaica's North Coast near Montego Bay.

Harry, 27, stayed at a five-bedroom, two-story private villa with a private pool and beach access. Members of the royal family have consistently visited the resort since 1966, says a spokesperson for Half Moon, which features 13 tennis courts, a golf course, and 54 swimming pools, among other amenities.





The prince spent the day exploring the resort grounds and relaxing in his villa, sources tell PEOPLE. While there, he enjoyed traditional Jamaican fare, including smoked jerk chicken, as well as ackee and saltfish with green bananas and Steamed Callaloo.

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A guest room at Half Moon, A RockResort

Courtesy Half Moon, A RockResort



In his villa, Harry was waited on by a three-person staff, including a butler, a cook, and a personal housekeeper.

Dressed in a blue suit, the prince was photographed shaking hands with members of the resort's staff, who were clearly enamored with His Royal Highness.

Denise Graham, who cooked all of Harry's meals and is seen beaming in a photo with the prince, said spending time with him was a thrill.

"Meeting Prince Harry was the experience of lifetime," Graham tells PEOPLE. "Prince Harry was informal and fun to be around, and he seemed to enjoy his time here. He was very complimentary to myself and the rest of the villa staff and told me he would love to come back."



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The resort lobby

Courtesy Half Moon, A RockResort



During his time in Jamaica, Harry also managed to squeeze in a race with Olympic champion sprinter Usain Bolt, who said it was an "honor and a privilege" to meet the prince.

Previous Diamond Jubilee festivities brought Harry to Belize and The Bahamas last weekend. Next stop: Brazil.
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