There’s nothing quite like getting away to an all-inclusive resort without having the distraction of youngsters running around. It just takes that extra bit of anxiety out of the equation. Thank goodness for adults-only all-inclusive resorts coming to the rescue.
They may not seem common, but there are adults-only all-inclusive resorts worldwide. No matter where you want to vacation kid-free, there is an amazing all-inclusive that will blow your mind.
Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean
Location: Rodney Bay, St. Lucia
Sandals Grande St. Lucian is located on its own peninsula in one of the prettiest bays of St. Lucia. This is Sandals’ largest resort on the island, with five pools, twelve restaurants, and its own golf course. You can also find the only over-the-water bungalows in St. Lucia at this resort.
Sandals has one of the most comprehensive all-inclusive packages out there. Your nightly rate includes all food, drinks, scuba diving, tons of water sports, entertainment, land activities, green fees, and even butler service with certain rooms.
Location: Cap Cana, Dominican Republic
Hyatt Zilara is where you go when you want the chance to act like a kid again without there actually being any kids there. The resort has multiple infinity pools, a lazy river, and water slides. They also have colorful swim-up suites, so you can play in the water until you’re ready for bed.
This adults-only all-inclusive takes its inclusions to the next level, with 25 restaurants and bars and unique activities and entertainment. You can do everything from taking dance classes to socializing at a beach party without taking out your wallet.
Location: Whitehouse Jamaica
If you love spending your time on the water, then staying at Sandals South Coast will be a dream come true. They have over-the-water bungalows, swim-up villas, and beachfront suites with two miles of coastline. There’s even an over-the-water wedding chapel for your destination wedding.
Sandals South Coast includes everything you will need to enjoy the water as well. They have kayaks, snorkeling gear, water skiing, windsurfing, sailboats, paddle boards, glass bottom boats, and more.
Location: St. Martin
Located on the French side of the island is the luxurious Secrets Resort and Spa hidden away in the private Anse Marcel Bay. The whole resort is beautiful, with crisp white finishes and modern architecture. Just the ambiance of Secrets will have you feeling much more relaxed.
The services included with your stay at Secrets take this all-inclusive over the top. You can expect 24-hour room service, wait-staff poolside or beachside, and award-winning customer satisfaction.
Adults Only All Inclusive Resorts in Mexico and Central America
Location: Cancun, Mexico
For all of you that love fine dining, Sun Palace may be the adults-only all-inclusive resort you’re looking for. Each meal will make you feel like you’re dining at a five-star restaurant with world-class chefs and an assortment of cuisine. You’ll also get top-shelf cocktails and mixology.
The rooms at Sun Palace are also something to talk about. Each room has its own whirlpool tub, usually with an ocean view. On top of that, they are decked out with top-notch technology, and the decor itself gives you modern island vibes.
Location: Los Cabos, Mexico
Le Blanc Spa Resorts take luxury to the next level with a dedicated butler on every floor, culinary experiences that tell a story, and hydrotherapy at the spa. This is all on top of the standard inclusions you see in other all-inclusive resorts.
Your butler will unpack for you, run baths and set up aromatherapy in your room, provide a pillow and soap menu to choose from, and provide tea service. They have eight restaurants that will take your tastebuds on a journey of emotions. I can’t even begin to describe the rooms.
Location: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Hotel Mousai has the option to only purchase accommodations or book one of their all-inclusive experiences. The two all-inclusive packages they offer are “Lucky Savings!” and “Love Affair Getaway.” I recommend the “Love Affair Getaway,” as it’s the same price and gives you 15% off spa treatments.
This resort is huge, with its beachfront property reaching all the back into the hills of the dense jungle. You’ll feel like you’re in your own little fairyland here with a carousel, a hammock on your private patio, its own village, and two pools with amazing views.
Location: Nosara, Costa Rica
I’m someone that likes to dive deep into the local culture while on vacation, and Tierra Magnifica sounds like a dream to me. This resort is located in a pretty remote area of Costa Rica where commercialism is frowned upon by the locals.
You can choose from a few different packages that embody Costa Rican culture to get the most out of your all-inclusive vacation. There is the adventure package, wellness package, and romance package. Some of the unique things you’ll find in each are surf lessons, eco-tours, and couples massages.
Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Europe
Location: Tenerife, Spain
On the Canary islands off the shores of Northern Africa is the all-inclusive boutique resort, Iberostar Grand Salome. The whole resort is built around the ocean with a terraced restaurant that overlooks the water and pools with ocean views.
Each room booked at Iberostar comes with butler service, beachside fitness programs, gastronomy, and a suite with a unique view. Each aspect of what’s included at Iberostar was thoughtfully planned to help you reunite with your inner self.
It takes some skill to make humility and luxury coincide, but Azia does it somehow. The resort encourages you to let your hair down and take off your shoes while offering high-quality services and amenities.
Azia actually owns their own plantation, assuring you have fresh produce every day and practicing sustainable policies. Gardens also surround the resort itself, making you feel like you’re in an oasis that connects you with nature.
Location: Rhodes, Greece
As soon as you walk into the lobby of Mayia Exclusive Resort, you’ll feel like you’ve walked into a world of opulence. The whole resort is built to make you feel like you just walked into the future, with modern architecture and upscale amenities.
With twelve restaurants and bars that all practice gastronomy and mixology, even your pallet will feel like it has stepped into a world of luxury. You can also experience an immense amount of activities and recreation right on the property.
Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Africa
Location: Marrakech, Morocco
If you’ve ever wanted to experience the bustling liveliness and unique cuisine of Morocco, then Medina Gardens is the place to be. This resort is located minutes away from Jemaa El Fna Square, known for its bright colors lining the maze-like streets.
You can also experience authentic Moroccan cuisine here, with all dishes served a la carte. Try as many as many dishes as you would like or snack throughout the day. When you’re not eating or exploring, relax in a heated pool or play some tennis.
Intimacy is the name of the game when you stay at The Palms in Zanzibar. This resort only has seven villas that are surrounded by gardens and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
The Palms take into consideration the fusion of cultures that Zanzibar is known for, with Arab, African, and European influences. Stay in a tapestry-covered villa and enjoy a game of bao. You can even learn how to scuba dive during your visit.
Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Asia
The Maldives doesn’t have a ton of options for adults-only all-inclusive resorts, but Komandoo takes the cake for the best of the ones that are there. This resort is on its own island and makes you feel like you’re floating on top of the clearest turquoise ocean you’ve ever seen.
Most of the villas on this island have their own jacuzzis, and over half of them are over-the-water bungalows. The remaining villas are steps away from the calm ocean.
Location: Tembok, Bali
In case being in Bali was not relaxing enough. Spa Village Resort includes daily spa visits at your nightly rate, as well as meals and activities. The property mimics Asian grounds, and you’ll feel it everywhere, from your room to the pool.
The goal of Spa Village Resort is to make you return home feeling rejuvenated and healthier, mind, body, and soul. Everything from the environment to the special retreats will make you feel like a new person.
Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in the U.S.
Location: Big Sur, California
Where the redwoods and the Pacific Ocean meet is the adults-only all-inclusive resort, Alila Ventana. Bring your hiking shoes and your dog because this pet-friendly resort sits on some of the most beautiful hiking trails on the West coast.
Your stay at Alila Ventana includes all meals in your room, poolside, or at the restaurant. You can also have the staff pack snacks for your day’s adventure, and they’ll throw in a free water bottle to keep.
Location: Darby, Montana
For those of you who have dreamed of living in the wild west, Triple Creek Ranch gives you that opportunity without the struggles that come with your usual ranching. They coordinate all your meals and activities around what it would be like to live as a rancher in Montana.
However, it’s not all hard work and no play. Activities include dog sledding, fly fishing, downhill skiing, white water rafting, and more. Breakfast and lunch can be packed for you to enjoy on your journey, and dinner is served back at the ranch.
Location: Austin, Texas
Lake Austin Spa Resort has different all-inclusive packages that you can choose from depending on why type of all-inclusive experience that you want. Their basic resort package comes with enough that you may not even need any of the add-on packages.
The resort packages come with all meals, snacks, smoothies, lake equipment, activities, wellness programs, access to three pools, and much more. However, there are also spa packages and packages that come with different credits and discounts.
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Spending a week in the Arizona sun without having to worry about a thing is possible at Miraval Spa and Resort. You don’t even have to worry about tips at Miraval, and they give you a $175 daily credit to use towards their few fee-based activities to ensure you don’t miss out on anything.
Miraval plans your entire package around what your intentions are for your trip. You can choose packages for mental well-being, reconnection, relaxation, self-connection, outdoor adventure, and many other plans. They’ll also help you plan every activity to get the most out of your trip.
Location: Key Largo, Florida
Did you think you couldn’t get a Caribbean resort experience without leaving the U.S.? Think again. Bungalows Key Largo is an adults-only all-inclusive resort right on the gulf coast in the Florida Keys.
You get a private bungalow situated right on the sandy beach, unlimited food at five restaurants, poolside and beachside service, premium cocktails, water sports equipment, in-town transportation, and more with your stay at Bungalows Key Largo.