Adult Only Resorts – Kid Free Vacations
By: Nicole DiVasta
Whether you are a work-a-holic, an overwhelmed parent, or you just simply need to get away, these resorts provide an escape of a lifetime. Designed just for adults – this could be exactly the break you need. For parents reading this after a Friday night football game or early morning swim lessons, you need a vacation and you know you deserve it! For the young lovers this could be the moment you’ve been waiting for. Tear yourself away from your hectic lifestyle and pamper yourself for a change (we know it’ll take some convincing).
With so many options to choose from, we picked a few of the top, most luxurious, adult-only resorts to suit all lifestyles.
Maroma, Mayan Riviera, Mexico: Nestled between acres of jungle preserve and the pristine Caribbean, Marona is the perfect spa and beach vacation. With a full range of spa treatments available in private gardens and rooftop terraces the relaxation options are endless. Voted by journeyPod as having the “Best Honeymoon Suites and Villas in the World,” Maroma was also voted the Best Hotel Spa in Latin America and #5 in the world by Travel & Leisure Magazine. Kinan Spa is known for its unique Mayan treatments. Read more about the Kinan Spa – which made it on our list as the Most Relaxing Spa in the World!
Mystique, Oia, Santorini: Located on the World’s Most Romantic Island ( voted by Travel & Leisure Magazine), Mystique is comprised of 18 luxurious suites and villas. This secluded resort on the cliffs of Oia has all of the amenities to make you want to stay forever. Take a bike ride along the cliffs or enjoy a glass of wine from the secret wine cave, the options are endless!
Likuliku Lagoon, Fiji: With 650 sq. ft. of personal space in an over-water bure, Likuliki is truly a home away from home. Designed exclusively for couples, the resort blends ancient cultures with contemporary fixtures. Whether you’re looking for a scuba diving adventure at some of the best diving sites in the world or simply a hideaway from life, Likuliku can provide it all. Check out our Fiji podcasts for more Fiji luxury travel tips!
Club Med Val Thorens, Savoy, France: Located at the foot of 3 Vallees ski area, this resort is targeted toward the adventurous and outdoor lovers. With the gorgeous French Alps as a backdrop set out for some Alpine skiing or a hike through the mountains. Bonus – Ski lessons are included in the package! Don’t forget your passport; you may accidently ski into Italy!
Monart, Ireland: Constructed in 1740, this 5-star spa is rich with heritage and highly recommended by both Forbes and Conde Nast. Nestled in the Irish countryside, the Monart Spa is the epitome of relaxation and rejuvenation. Leave life’s stresses behind and enjoy a little piece of paradise.
Little Palm Island, FL: Little Palm Island is exactly what its name describes. Only accessible by seaplane or The Truman (the resort’s 35 foot launch), this secluded island is covered with Jamaican Palms, seashell paths and thatched roof bungalows. All suites are situated along the water’s edge with a uninterrupted ocean view. If you’re traveling with a special someone, the hotel has romantic turndown packages for those oh-so-special moments.
Excellence, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic: For those looking for a luxurious, relax on the beach, all-inclusive vacation, this one is for you! All guest rooms are beautifully furnished with private whirlpool bathtubs, complete with bathrobes and fuzzy slippers. With 2 pools and Jacuzzis, 8 restaurants, 10 bars, pool and beach waiter service and endless activities we find it hard to believe you could ever get bored. But – just in case – there are breathtaking national parks, underground rivers and caves to explore just outside of the resort.