Adults only resorts are the perfect solution for travelers interested in resort vacations focused solely on adults—in other words, these are not family-friendly resorts with children’s activities and a lot of kids visiting the pools. From activities such as golf and sailing to romantic dining venues and invigorating spas, these resorts will provide everything needed to ensure a comfortable and entertaining vacation; they’re perfect for honeymoons and couples getaways, but they’re also popular among travelers who simply want to be surrounded by people their own age.
There are numerous resorts to choose from, with some of the most popular being in the Caribbean and Mexico. For many travelers, the best adult resort in the Caribbean is one with plenty of beach space and an element of privacy when compared with the more family-friendly resorts. Grenada has one contender for the best adult resort in the Caribbean: Laluna. The Laluna resort is a quiet, secluded hideaway with only sixteen guest cottages, each with a spacious veranda and private pool. Each cottage faces a secluded private beach, and Laluna also features a restaurant featuring Caribbean infused cuisine and an upscale spa for its guests.
Vacationers looking for the best adult resort in the Caribbean will also find a variety of accommodations, activities, and amenities at the Galley Bay resort in Antigua. This all-inclusive romantic resort provides privacy, easy access to the beach, features tropical gardens, indoor and outdoor heated pools, and waterfalls, which makes it easy to see why it’s so popular for honeymoons. Guests at Galley Bay can enjoy snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, tennis, an onsite game room, and bicycle and moped rentals.
In Mexico, there are top adult resorts in the Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, and beyond. In Manzanillo, which is on the Pacific Coast about 165 miles south of Puerto Vallarta, a great resort option is the Punta Serena Villas & Spa, which has 24 rooms, an on-site restaurant, a sauna, a spa, and a fitness center. Punta Serena is a clothing-optional resort, and all guests must be 21 or older.
Guests interested in a larger resort will find numerous amenities at Aventura Spa Palace in Riviera Maya. The resort features seven on-site restaurants that include fine dining options, spa facilities, eight bars, lounges, music, double spa tubs in each room, and five unique pools. The Aventura is an adults-only, all inclusive resort spa located outside Playa del Carmen, so if you’re looking for a vacation destination that’s a bit less crowded than the bigger cities in Mexico, Puerto Aventuras might be the town for you.
Hawaii is a popular destination for adults only vacations as well, and one of the top adult resorts in this state is found in the tropical setting of Maui, at the Hotel Hana. This romantic resort is ideal for honeymooners and romantic getaways. Guests are surrounded by natural beauty, lush landscape, and views of Hana Bay while experiencing body treatments, facials, and massages at the Honua Spa. The hotel also has a great location, on the eastern end of Maui at the end of the Road to Hana, meaning it’s a longer drive to get here, but a beautiful one as well.
If you’d rather stay in the continental US, one of the most luxurious adults only resorts In the US is the Auberge du Soleil located in the Napa Valley in California. This exclusive resort is the lap of luxury with its Mediterranean décor, Italian linens, plush robes and slippers, private terraces overlooking the valley, stocked mini-bars, and fresh fruit provided daily. The wine tasting in Napa Valley is incredible, with beautiful wines coming from dozens of wineries in the region, which means guests over 21 have the greatest reason to visit this part of California.