“Take me to an adults-only resort.” It’s something you probably find yourself saying all the time, whether you’re looking for a getaway or just a hotel that’s a little bit more tranquil.
And while there are great inclusions at all-inclusive resorts around the Caribbean, sometimes a little exclusion is the greatest luxury.
Often, if you don’t have kids, you don’t want them coming along with you on vacation. And if you do have kids, and you’ve left them at home for your vacation, you don’t want to be around other people’s kids.
That is the adults-only experience in a nutshell.
But there’s more to it than that: the best Adults Only All Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean offer that extra degree of romance, food, sensuality and ambience. At these hotels, every stay is like its own honeymoon. Check out our updated rankings of the best Adults-only All-Inclusive Resorts for 2017.
Palm Island, St Vincent and the Grenadines This 43-room private-island resort near Union Island in the Grenadines, might be the ultimate adults-only all-inclusive beach getaway. It’s an exotic, beautiful and ceaselessly romantic island with an enchanting kind of feel. This isn’t just an adults-only resort, it’s an adults-only island. To put it simply, every visit here is a honeymoon. For an even more luxurious stay, try one of the villas.
The Caves, Jamaica This is different from all the rest, in large part due to its tiny size. With just 12 units, this hip Island Outpost hotel set on the cliffs of Negril offers a boutique Caribbean getaway — with everything included. It’s an easy pick for one of the best Adults Only All-Inclusive Resorts in the whole region.
Galley Bay, Antigua This resort is in many ways defined by its location — on one of Antigua’s most beautiful beaches. Everything is designed to take advantage of the natural surroundings, making you feel like you’re on your own island. Then there are the famous Gauguin cottages, inspired by the artist’s time in Tahiti. It’s that kind of artful, exotic character that permeates the property.
BodyHoliday LeSport, St Lucia This hotel is about wellness, and about experiencing wellness together. With free daily spa treatments during your stay and activities from archery to yoga to tai chi, this is a playground for active adults looking for the perfect adults only all inclusive.
Le Blanc Spa Resort, Mexico This 260-room spa resort in Cancun is another wonderful destination for active, wellness-minded travelers. The hotel’s spa features 19 treatment rooms and everything from hydrotherapy to a beauty salon.
Couples Tower Isle, Jamaica This is one of Jamaica’s landmark hotels, set on a beautiful private beach in Ocho Rios. But the standout here is that it comes with its own private “au naturel” island. The food is superb, many excursions are included and the spa is spectacular, too.
Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla, Mexico This is the signature adults-only resort that flies the Paradisus flag. Set in always-energetic Playa del Carmen, the 394-suite La Perla has 14 restaurants, 16 bars and its own private bay.
Secrets The Vine, Mexico This hip, modern 495-room Cancun all-inclusive offers six a la carte restaurants (where you never need a reservation), free greens fees at the Playa Mujeres Golf Club and a private concierge. Oh, and a spectacular stretch of sand.
Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall, Jamaica The newest hotel on this list, Zilara is part of Hyatt’s new all-inclusive push in the Caribbean region. It’s a 386-unit, all-suite hotel with nine swim-up pools, five whirlpools and three exclusive fine-dining eateries that all mkae up for among the most luxurious adults only all inclusive resorts.
Hedonism II, Jamaica This is the most adult out of all the adults-only resorts we’ve named. We put it on this list because it’s really a one-of-a-kind resort, the kind of which doesn’t exist anywhere else. And we felt that we couldn’t do a list of adults-only resorts without mentioning Hedonism. This a wild hotel and it’s a party hotel. It’s a hotel that pushes boundaries.