The World's Best Adults-Only Resorts
Sometimes you need a getaway and a family vacation just won't cut it. That's when the beauty of an adults-only resort comes in handy. These luxurious, child-free resorts are the perfect setting for the ultimate romantic escape.
Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California
Post Ranch Inn is 100-acres of paradise in Big Sur, California. Visitors can take advantage of the morning yoga and guided nature walks during their stay. The resort has 40 unique and innovative rooms and suites for guests (there's even a treehouse you can stay in) with sweeping views of the Pacific coast. The renowned restaurant, Sierra Mar, and award-winning spa sweeten the deal. Post Ranch Inn only welcomes guests over the age of 18.
The Caves in Jamaica
Perched on limestone cliffs in Negril overlooking the Caribbean Sea, this resort has 12 cliffside cottages and a grand villa for guests to enjoy, along with two dining gazebos and romantic private caves. Complete with the luxurious The Caves’ Aveda Amenity Spa that has a range of relaxing treatments and a Blackwell Rum Bar, this is an adults-only paradise: only guests over the age of 16 are welcome.
Likuliku Lagoon Resort in Fiji
Likuliku Lagoon Resort is an adults-only retreat that has Fiji's only over-water bungalows, giving guests a front row seat to the island's reefs and natural beauty. The resort's restaurant was designed with couples in mind, with four intimate seating areas to choose from. Likuliku Lagoon Resort also has the luxury Tatadra spa, which offers relaxing beauty and body treatments, and host of daily activities, including snorkeling, surfing, and even a trip to Mociu Island, a private, uninhabited island in a protected nature reserve that the resort has access to.
Spa Village Resort Tembok in Bali
Spa Village Resort Tembok is a romantic sanctuary where tranquillity and wellbeing
Auberge du Soleil in Napa, California
The romantic Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley offers an intimate adults-only experience in the heart of California's wine country. From the 50 luxury guest rooms and suites to the breathtaking views of California's mountains and vineyards, this 33-acre property is the ultimate escape. The Michelin-starred Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil offers an unforgettable dining experience, along with an award-winning 15,000 bottle wine cellar. Guests can reflect and relax at the Auberge du Soleil Spa, with nurturing treatments and luxury services set in a stunning landscape.
Hurawalhi Island Resort, Maldives
Set on a private island in the Maldives, Hurawalhi Island Resort is an adults-only paradise. The resort features gorgeous villas suspended over the Indian Ocean and incredible dining options, like a Champagne pavilion and 5.8 Undersea Restaurant, the world's largest all-glass undersea restaurant where you can have a truly one-of-a-kind dining experience. The resort's luxury spa, unique excursions, and activities available make the Maldives your playground.
Mii Amo in Sedona, Arizona
Located in the scenic Red Rocks of Sedona, Mii Amo is an adults-only resort with a world-class spa and countless wellness experiences for an unforgettable stay. Guests can create a three-, four-, or seven-night all-inclusive experience, which includes luxury accommodations, locally-inspired dining options, and two spa services each day. An indoor and outdoor swimming pool are available for use, along with a steam room and sauna. Other activities include hikes, yoga, meditation, and mindfulness experiences. Please note that Mii Amo is an adults-only property, but it is part of the Enchantment Resort, which includes a separate kid-friendly hotel.
Hotel Wailea in Maui, Hawaii
The only luxury adults-only resort in Hawaii, Hotel Wailea is a peaceful oasis with 72 suites set on 15 acres of lush property in Maui. The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea offers guests a farm-to-table menu with romance in mind: the restaurant is set on a hillside with breathtaking panoramic ocean views. Guests can try different experiences during their stay, from spa packages or cooking classes to kiteboarding or canoeing excursions for the adventure-lovers. Guests can also use the hotel's Tesla Model X vehicles to explore Maui. As a Relais & Châteaux property, travelers can expect a top-notch level of service and hospitality during the stay.
Lindos Blu in Rhodes, Greece
Overlooking the gorgeous Vlicha Bay in Greece, Lindos Blu is a sophisticated adults-only escape on the island of Rhodes. 70 guest rooms, suites, and villas offer sweeping views of the water, along with an appropriately Greek and Mediterranean dining experience at the resort's five restaurants. The hotel prides itself on the level of service each guest receives, with an award-winning team offering an exceptional level of attention and thoughtful personal touches to travelers during their stay.
Little Polynesian in Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Situated on Rarotonga, an island in the Cook Islands, Little Polynesian resort is a boutique resort offering tranquillity and privacy to honeymooners and traveling lovebirds alike. Take advantage of the luxury Te Manava Spa during your stay, and indulge in romantic dining options, including a private dinner on the beach. Little Polynesian Resort welcomes guests 18 years and older.
Cap Rocat in Mallorca, Spain
The former military fortress in Palma de Mallorca combines old-world, unique architecture with modern luxury and high-end amenities. The resort features three gorgeous dining options, including an outdoor restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean sea. The spa is a relaxing sanctuary that has a saltwater swimming pool and a range of body and beauty treatments. Maintaining the historic setting and environment is a major focus for the hotel: it was declared Place of Cultural Interest by UNESCO. Guests age 15 and over are welcome.
Jade Mountain in St. Lucia
Situated in the scenic mountains of St. Lucia, Jade Mountain is an ideal spot for a romantic couples getaway. Stay in one of the hotel's sanctuaries, which each have their own infinity pool where you can take in the breathtaking view. Jade Mountain also has numerous spa and wellness experiences available along with top-notch dining options. The resort has an entire romance package tailored to traveling lovebirds or honeymooners, with a guest service team ready to help personalize your getaway. Jade Mountain only allows guests over the age of 15.
Villa Eden in Merano, Italy
Villa Eden in Merano, Italy is a haven for travelers seeking a health and wellness-focused adults-only escape. Personalized programs help guests get the most out of the services offered at Villa Eden, including a detox program, metabolic therapy, and one program to simply let guests relax. From the longevity medical center to the spa, there's a range of treatments guests can use to achieve their wellness goals. The boutique luxury hotel has only 29 rooms and suites to allow for an intimate experience. The resort is surrounded by a scenic park, and guests can enjoy Merano's natural wonders with bike tours, hikes, and tennis.
Twin Farms in Barnard, Vermont
Twin Farms is a luxurious adults-only retreat for guests seeking a romantic oasis set in 300 acres of bucolic landscape in Barnard, Vermont. The all-inclusive resort offers a top-notch dining experience, including locally-grown seasonal menu options and a 15,000-bottle wine cellar. The Bridge House Spa has body and spa treatments to indulge in, along with a well-equipped fitness center complete with a Peloton bike and complimentary classes. Guests can also participate in a number of activities at Twin Farms, from bicycling and hiking to ice skating and snowshoeing. Twin Farms welcomes guests age 16 and older.
Ventana in Big Sur, California
Another adults-only indulgence in Big Sur, California, Ventana is an exclusive resort set on 160 acres of forest on the scenic Pacific coast. With offers like a flora and fauna hike, meditation and tai chi classes, along with the luxury Spa Alila, a stay at Ventana will leave you renewed and revitalized. The intimate property has 59 rooms in total, and two outdoor pools with stunning views of the coastline—including the Mountain Pool, a secluded clothing-optional pool. Guests at Ventana must be 18 or older.
Paradise Cove Boutique Hotel Mauritius
Escape to the luxury Paradise Cove Boutique Hotel for a peaceful and romantic getaway. With four restaurants offering an array of cuisines, 67 rooms and
Castello Boutique Resort & Spa in Crete, Greece
The boutique resort highlights the natural beauty of Crete along with luxury accommodations and top-notch service. The resort has a restaurant that focused on locally-sourced food, a well-equipped fitness center, and the Callista spa, offering a range of services and a hydrotherapy heated swimming pool with a waterfall. Guests age 18 and older are welcome at the resort.
Mi Amor Tulum in Mexico
This boutique luxury resort has stylish and modern accommodations and a signature spa, Colibri Spa at Mi Amor, to help guests relax during their stay. The resort also has a romantic restaurant on site, featuring a menu inspired by French and Italian cuisine and a mixologist available to help create unique cocktails. Guests can explore the historic Riviera Maya area, and you might even get to experience
Casa Angelina in Praiano, Italy
Experience the beauty of the Amalfi Coast at Casa Angelina. The 44 rooms at this boutique cliff side resort have sweeping views of the stunning coastline. With two incredible restaurants to choose from, a boat exclusively reserved for hotel guests, and access to La Gavitella Beach Club, this is the ultimate adults-only retreat in Italy. Guests age 12 and older are welcome at the resort.
Ponta dos Ganchos Exclusive Resort in Brazil
This stunning resort is set on a private peninsula on the emerald
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