The Best Adult-Only Resorts to Stay At in 2023/24
When you’re on a honeymoon, searching for tranquility, one of the last things you may want is a family resort with lots of overly excited children staying for the duration of your stay. Luckily, we know exactly which luxury adult only resorts and destinations are great for bringing about the perfect escape needed for a romantic honeymoon or an intimate escape for two.
1) Paradise Cove Boutique Hotel, Mauritius
Paradise Cove Boutique Hotel is an exclusive adults-only luxury hotel providing the highest standards of boutique accommodation in Mauritius. Situated at the tip of the peninsula of Mauritius, with breathtaking views of the northern islands, Paradise Cove Boutique Hotel is the ideal honeymoon hotspot for couples looking for privacy and relaxation.
With a fantastic dine around experience, a variety of water and land sports and a spa with an oceanfront treatment pavilion. Making you feel a world away from the hustle and bustle back home, Paradise Cove Boutique Hotel features an oceanfront infinity pool and romantic ‘Love Nests’ allowing couples to romance in privacy around the hotel’s lush grounds.
2) Sandals Royal Barbados, Barbados
This exquisite all-inclusive adults-only hideaway is located in the captivating St Lawrence Gap area and features an impressive array of decadent touches to elevate your honeymoon to magnificent height. Recently opened in the Barbados, the new Sandals Royal Barbados resort has a range of exceptional facilities, letting guests do as little or as much as they want. This luxury resort offers discerning newlyweds the chance to unwind by a glittering rooftop pool, in the calming confines of a 15,000 square metre spa, or simply in the refined elegance of your own private quarters. Also, as one of the newest resorts in the Sandals collection, guests are able to experience breath-taking ocean views, and the chance to lounge in the luxury of their very first rooftop pool and bar, bowl in their new 4 lane bowling alley or visit their innovative men’s only barbershop.
3) You & Me Cocoon, Maldives
A peaceful, adults-only resort that sprawls across a secluded island, You & Me Cocoon is an ideal escape for newlyweds. Located in Raa atoll, northern Maldives, just 20 minutes by speedboat from Ifuru domestic airport, or a 45 minute, scenic seaplane ride from Male’ international airport, this is a world away from the stresses of everyday life. You’ll make a home from home in a rustic but elegant suite or villa, and wake up every day to mesmerising ocean, lagoon or beach views. Create a once-in-a-lifetime trip with the range of memorable excursions, activities and water sports on offer at this five-star Maldives spa hotel in the Raa Atoll.
This sumptuous 5 star adults-only resort is a glittering gem of a luxury retreat in Greece, providing honeymooners with opulent amenities and ultra comfortable interiors in which to fully unwind. Enjoy peaceful mornings on the nearby sandy beach or pick a private spot beside the pool for sunbathing and cocktails. Indulge your senses with time in the onsite spa before settling down on your private balcony for an evening of champagne and room service.
5) Hurawalhi Island Resort, Maldives
This adults only all-villa resort situated in Lhaviyani Atoll, boasts a spectacular natural setting with incredible panoramic sunset and ocean views. Just a 40 minute scenic flight by seaplane, this 5 star resort is blessed with blissful turquoise waters, dazzling white sands and verdant vegetation. Providing luxurious all-inclusive accommodation, Hurawalhi is also home to the resort’s excellent house reef and also features a well-stocked wine cellar, an indulgent spa and not forgetting world-class dining options especially the world’s largest underwater restaurant located 5.8 meters beneath the surface of the Maldives sea.
6) The Shore at Katathani, Thailand
Situated in a secluded cove overlooking the azure waters of the Andaman Sea, The Shore at Katathani in Thailand is the most romantic adult-only beachfront resort in Phuket which exudes comfort, beauty and hospitality. This is the ideal place to relax and enjoy a more sedate pace of life, embellished with its fair share of luxuries. With its gourmet dining venues, sensual spa and world-class facilities, a Phuket vacation spent at The Shore at Katathani is sure to make all your tropical island dreams come true.
7) Thornybush Nature Reserve, South Africa
If you are looking for the perfect place to enjoy an unforgettable romantic safari experience, then Thornybush Nature Reserve in South Africa is the place to be. This intimate, adults-only tented camp is imbued with old-world charm and invites you on a once-in-a-lifetime experience of spotting the Big 5, remarkable flora and fauna, delicious dining and the chance to recuperate in the spa. The luxurious suites and lodges allow you to take in the breathtaking, natural scenery that surrounds the reserve as well as the chance to spot the wildlife going about their daily routine as you sip your morning coffee on your deck or a dip in your private plunge pool. It’s the ideal spot for newlyweds to enjoy enticing and thrilling game drives and wildlife experiences.
8) Rendezvous, St Lucia
Rendezvous St Lucia is an all-inclusive, adults only resort which provides couples with that much needed sanctuary where romance can blossom. Expect an all inclusive honeymoon package at the resort, which goes as far as including all meals, drinks by the glass, motorised and non-motorised water sports, daily dive sessions for PADI certified divers and try-dive for beginners, aerobics, yoga and other land sports, as well as daily activities and nightly entertainment. Rendezvous St Lucia is definitely for those honeymooners looking for a hybrid between adventure and relaxation.
9) Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa, Seychelles
Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa is an all-villa, adult-only 5 star resort nestled in picturesque Beau Vallon Bay. It is a secluded luxury resort made up of contemporary private villas nestled into the hillside or on stilts over the water, with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean.
This award-winning secluded hotel is blessed with all the bounties of nature, among them pristine ivory sands and shimmering crystalline waters. It is also home to a selection of upscale facilities promising the highest standards of opulent island living; such as a lavish spa, an infinity pool, yoga pavilion and exceptional wining and dining venues. The Seychelles resort also offers a wealth of exciting activities for you and your new spouse to try, both land and water-based.