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6 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Florida

Florida – often referred to as the Sunshine State – boasts an array of picturesque beaches, vibrant cities, and a unique blend of cultures.

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By Amir Deen

Amir Deen

Amir Deen, a San Diego native, is a versatile copywriter whose writing spans educational topics to enticing travel destinations. As a co-founder of Breather Content, he’s committed to creating engaging digital content. When he’s not writing, he enjoys spending time in nature, traveling to new places, and hanging out with friends and family.

But beyond its well-known attractions and bustling boardwalks, it has a series of retreats exclusively designed for adults or families.

These resorts offer a perfect escape from the everyday hustle and bustle, giving you relaxation, luxury, and the chance to bask in the sun.

Trying to decide if you want to spend your vacation at a resort? Picture tranquil poolside moments, exciting evening entertainment, and the chance for genuine relaxation. We think you’ll love it. 

We’ve curated a list of the 6 best resorts Florida has to offer, from adults-only resorts to adults-only all-inclusive resorts and all-inclusive family-friendly resorts. 

Whether you’re a couple seeking a romantic hideaway, friends on a catch-up spree, or a family looking for some fun, Florida’s resorts are waiting for you. 

NamePhone NumberNumber of ReviewsAverage Rating
Little Palm Island Resort and Spa+1 305-684-83413274.6 / 5
Lago Mar Beach Resort and Club+1 954-523-651118214.6 / 5
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress+1 407-239-123459464.6 / 5
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach ResortN/AN/A
The Henderson Park Inn+1 888-836-11054634.6 / 5
Baker’s Cay Resort+1 305-852-555322194.3 / 5

Florida’s 6 Best Resorts

When you combine Florida’s charm – think palm-fringed beaches, glorious sunsets, and a rich tapestry of cultures – with the concept of an all-inclusive resort, you get a match made in vacation heaven. 

From the moment you check in to the moment you leave, every need is anticipated. Sumptuous meals, handcrafted cocktails, an array of recreational activities, and luxurious accommodations are all part of the package. 

Before we dive into what each resort offers, here’s the list so you can check them out for yourself: 

  1. Little Palm Island Resort and Spa (All-inclusive + Adults-only)
  2. Lago Mar Beach Resort and Club (All-inclusive)
  3. Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress (All-inclusive)
  4. Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort (All-inclusive)
  5. Henderson Park Inn (Adults-only)
  6. Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo (All-inclusive)

Let’s dive in!

1

Little Palm Island Resort and Spa

Little Torch Key, FL, USA

First on our list is the only resort that is both adults-only and all-inclusive. Little Palm Island Resort is a Floridian wonderland located on America’s only private island resort.

This resort boasts all of the charm, vibrancy, and excitement of a Caribbean getaway with all of the comforts and infrastructure of an American vacation.

Why We Love It:

With countless awards from respected organizations like Condé Nast Travel and TripAdvisor, it’s easy to see why we’re psyched about Little Palm Island Resort.

Beyond the exceeding luxury and ridiculously attentive and committed staff, the intimate feel of this Floridian paradise is hard to beat.

With only thirty thatched roof accommodations right on the water, you’ll truly feel like a royal on your fancy Florida vacation.

Inside Scoop:

If you plan on arriving at your Florida adventure in style, then this is the place for you. We’re talking arrivals seaplane or private boat. And if you were wondering —- yes. Private boat basically means yacht.

And, for those of you who are a little more adventurous and thrill-seeking, there are a number of excursions you can engage in while on your trip. This ability to be lounging beachside with a mai-tai one second and drifting through natural landscapes the next is one of this resort’s most exceptional perks.

The Green Side:

As a self-proclaimed eco-resort, Little Palm Island Resort and Spa doesn’t disappoint in the sustainability category.

From initiatives to support local marine life to a self-imposed ban on plastic straws, this resort truly goes the extra mile to protect and respect the environment.

Travel Time:

Located at 28500 Overseas Hwy, Little Torch Key, FL 33042, it’s about a 35-minute drive from Key West International Airport. After you arrive you’ll take a private seaplane charter or the resort’s private boat over to Little Palm Island.

Ratings:

Typically, even the top-rated resorts around the world have some naysayers who can find something wrong with the resort.

When it comes to Little Palm Resort and Spa, however, these become far more rare —- actually, we’ll just let the reviews speak for themselves:

2

Lago Mar Beach Resort and Club

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Lago Mar Beach Resort and Club is Fort Lauderdale at its absolute finest. We’re talking luxurious accommodations, an unbelievable coastline, and a staff committed to making sure you have the stay of a lifetime.

Although it’s not an adults-only facility, Lago Mar Beach Resort gives you all the tools, resources, and amenities you need to have an absolutely unforgettable all-inclusive experience.

Why We Love It:

Because it’s awesome.

Nestled on the shores of Fort Lauderdale, Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club presents itself as an oasis of calm amidst the buzz of beachfront resorts.

It’s an elegantly understated retreat, exuding warmth without the fanfare. It’s about grace without the grandeur, and respect without the rigidity. Simply put, it’s where the age-old traditions of heartfelt hospitality come alive.

This exquisite charm hasn’t gone unnoticed. Lago Mar has garnered accolades from renowned publications like Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, U.S. News & World Report, and Veranda.

And to top it off, TripAdvisor has showered praise by ranking Lago Mar as the No. 1 family hotel in the U.S., and an impressive No. 18 in their list of overall best hotels in the nation.

Need we say more?

Inside Scoop:

If you’re someone who loves a good poolside bar — well then, this is the resort for you.

Scour any review site and you’ll see rave reviews about all of the staff at Lago Mar Beach Resort and Club’s many wonderful drinking and dining options.

And if you’re looking for a delicious quick bite, we got word that the quesadilla is a prime bar snack.

The Green Side:

Unfortunately, this wonderful, family-owned resort hasn’t yet made any of its sustainability measures public.

Travel Time:

Located at 1700 S Ocean Ln, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, it’s an 18-minute drive from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Ratings:

It’s no surprise that people’s reviews about Lago Mar Beach Resort and Club are glowing across the internet. Let’s check out what people are saying about this impressive vacation hot spot:

3

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

Orlando, FL, USA

This amazingly luxurious and fun resort is an enclave of respite and fun in beautiful Orlando, Florida.

With all-inclusive fun for the whole family, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress is a complete and utter slice of paradise.

Why We Love It:

Enjoy golfing? The golf courses here are elite, meaning you or your spouse can be out all day long.

Ready for some water adventures?

Kids love the 800,000-gallon lagoon pool, complete with 12 waterfalls. But that’s just the beginning. Hop on a canoe, sailboat, paddleboat, hydrobike, or kayak.

Or maybe you’re a land lover? Grab a bike and explore.
Stay fit and fabulous at the 24-hour health club – oh, and did we mention they’ve got those trendy Peloton bikes?

Feeling fishy? Try your luck at Lake Windsong. Grab a fishing pole and see if the fish are biting.

Inside Scoop:

Ready for something tasty? Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress has got you covered when it comes to food and drinks.

Dive under the palm canopies at Four Flamingos for a moonlit, tropical dining affair curated by the renowned Chef Richard Blais, featuring a splendid mix of surf, turf, and refreshing cocktails in Orlando.

Overlooking the scenic 21-acre Lake Windsong, LakeHouse offers a diverse menu spanning breakfast to dinner, with the added convenience of to-go and room delivery services.

In the mood for sushi? The LakeHouse Restaurant sushi bar is an Orlando gem, serving inventive rolls and select sakes, recognized and loved by locals.

Right by Lake Windsong with views of the lagoon, On the Rocks Poolside Restaurant is the resort’s vibrant outdoor hub, with a diverse menu of grab-and-go grill favorites.

Looking for a nightcap? Amidst the grandeur of glass walls and an 18-story lobby lounge, The Lobby Bar offers the ideal ambiance for specialty drinks and social moments in Orlando.

The Green Side:

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress is part of Hyatt’s “World of Care” program that focuses on sustainability and the environment.

They are dedicated to propelling climate action and safeguarding water resources. They endeavor to minimize the waste produced in hotels – encompassing food waste and single-use items – while amplifying recycling and composting efforts.

Partnering with suppliers, they aim to bolster responsible sourcing of products and services, and they’re committed to tackling pressing concerns like climate change, deforestation, human rights, waste, public health, resource depletion, biodiversity, and animal welfare.

Travel Time:

Located at 1 Grand Cypress Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836, it’s a 29-minute drive from Orlando International Airport.

Ratings:

Here’s what guests say about Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress:

4

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Looking for an all-inclusive family-friendly experience, business conference, wedding, or other event in Fort Lauderdale? This Hilton resort is sure to have what you’re looking for!

Why We Love It:

Trying to plan a vacation around a luxurious spa experience?

Spa Q presents a unique blend of indoor tranquility and outdoor charm. With 3 meticulously designed indoor treatment rooms and a refreshing outdoor terrace, you can bask in rejuvenating, ocean-facing experiences.

Massage aficionados will revel in the range on offer, spanning from brisk express sessions to immersive intensive treatments.

For those looking to bond over relaxation, the couples’ massages stand ready. And for an elevated experience, enhancements such as warm hot stones, soothing heated sea shells, and exclusive spa cabanas promise a delightful touch.

But the indulgence doesn’t end there. Beyond massages, Spa Q curates a rich tapestry of beauty treatments. Guests can explore radiant facials, precise waxing services, transformative hair and makeup sessions, and dedicated nail therapies.

Looking for dining options?

Head over to Ilios and bask in a Mediterranean whirlwind! Who doesn’t fancy seasonal goodies with a dash of Mediterranean zest? And if you’re craving that exclusive touch, don’t fret; they’ve got private dining tucked away just for you.

Dive into an oceanfront culinary extravaganza, complete with everything coastal at S3. And guess what? You’re munching at THE closest dining spot to the vast Fort Lauderdale Beach expanse.

For those on-the-go beach bums, Le Marché is the way! Head over from an early morning swim to freshly baked wonders.

Now, if you’re all about moods and vibes, the Patio at Le Marché is where you ought to be. Envision this: a picturesque oceanfront setting, delectable American bites, and an assortment of wine wonders. Every bite here is like a mini vacation!

Inside Scoop:

Boasting versatile indoor and outdoor venues, Hilton Fort Lauderdale seamlessly accommodates a myriad of events from intimate boardrooms to expansive ballrooms with the largest room encompassing 25,000 sq. ft..

The dedicated planning team stands ready to assist in venue selection, catering choices, and orchestrating team-building ventures. In total, they offer 10 meeting rooms and house 374 guest rooms.

The Green Side:

Ever since its inauguration in 2007, Hilton Fort Lauderdale has displayed a staunch commitment to energy conservation. Notably, it earned the distinction of being the first hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach to receive a Florida green lodging designation.

In 2013, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort undertook a significant transformation of its rooftop landscape by installing six wind turbines atop its 25-story resort.

The introduction of the six wind turbines not only decreased energy usage – helping with environmental efforts – but also resulted in noticeable cost savings.

Travel Time:

Located at 505 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, it’s a 22-minute drive from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Ratings:

Guests adore Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort for its luxurious amenities and unmatched oceanfront views. Here’s what guests say:

5

The Henderson Park Inn

Destin, FL, USA

Imagine a retreat nestled between the serene Emerald Coast and the untouched expanse of Henderson Beach State Park.

Welcome to Henderson Park Inn, the idyllic adults-only retreat blending the cozy allure of a classic inn with upscale resort frills – perfectly situated in the heart of Destin, Florida.

Why We Love It:

This seaside sanctuary is designed especially for couples looking for a magical getaway.

Experience impeccable beach service, indulge in side-by-side massages, or take the bicycles for a spin. Lounging under umbrellas, sinking into beach chairs, sipping on delicious cocktails, and truly disconnecting – that’s the Henderson Park Inn way.

Is there a boating adventure calling your name? From intimate private charters for couples to mesmerizing glass-bottom boat tours and laid-back catamaran cruises, the harbor is a playground for water enthusiasts.

Now, for the thrill-seekers who want a deep dive into what lies beneath, you can go diving deep to explore wrecks and reefs or snorkel to mingle with marine life.

Ahoy, shopaholics! At just a mile away, the Destin Commons beckons with 80 stores and locally-owned boutiques. The fun doesn’t stop at shopping though; there’s delectable food, thrilling movies, bowling alleys, and events galore.

A mere 3 miles away, golf enthusiasts can tee off at Emerald Bay Golf Club. This 18-hole marvel isn’t just about the game, it’s about the view too. With a scenic restaurant overlooking the 18th green, it’s where the sport meets luxury.

And speaking of luxury, did you know that just 2 miles away, you can experience why Destin is deemed “the world’s luckiest fishing village?” Dive into a fishing charter adventure, with everything provided for an unforgettable fishing spree.

For those wanting to soar above and get a bird’s eye view of it all, there’s nothing like helicopter tours, a mere 5 miles away, offering breathtaking aerial views of Destin Harbor, Sandestin, and more.

Inside Scoop:

Henderson Park Inn has a variety of Exclusive Deals & Getaway Bundles, designed to offer guests an unparalleled experience.

Residents of Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas are in for a treat with the Neighbor’s Retreat; upon presenting a valid state ID, they can enjoy up to a 20% discount.

The Green Side:

Henderson Park Inn has yet to release a statement about its sustainability efforts.

Travel Time:

Located at 2700 Scenic Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541, it’s a 33-minute drive from Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport.

Ratings:

Guests adore Henderson Park Inn for its serene beachfront location, impeccable service, and luxurious ambiance. Here’s what they say:

6

Baker’s Cay Resort

Key Largo, FL, USA

Nestled in the heart of Key Largo, Baker’s Cay Resort is more than just a vacation destination; it’s a serene place where nature and luxurious comfort intertwine.

With its nature-inspired décor and breathtaking views of Florida Bay, this resort offers guests an unparalleled blend of tranquility and opulence.

Why We Love It:

Whether you’re seeking a rejuvenating escape from the hustle and bustle, a romantic getaway, or a fun-filled family adventure, Baker’s Cay Resort has curated the perfect setting.

The dining scene at the resort is truly a culinary celebration. On Fridays and Saturdays, guests can relish the delectable combination of prime rib and lobster, while Thursdays are reserved for the savory pairing of ribs and Mezcal.

For Italian cuisine lovers, Wednesdays have “Pasta Modo Tuo,” and the zest of Taco Tuesday is paired with an exciting trivia night. The week begins with the rich flavors of Paella paired with refreshing Sangria on Mondays.

The experience isn’t just confined to gastronomy; it extends to a range of outdoor adventures and experiences. Guests can rent bikes to explore the surroundings or set sail with Hobie Cat, while the more adventurous can opt for Aqua Cycle rentals.

You can spend evenings on a serene Tiki Boat Sunset Cruise or indulging in the “Bubbles and Love” dinner experience. Those looking for relaxation can purchase daily, weekly, or monthly resort passes, allowing them to unwind and sip on crafted gins or wines.

Special moments can be celebrated with the resort’s “On Bended Knee” package or the delightful combination of love and chocolate.

For art enthusiasts, the “Paint & Sip” activity is an engaging experience.

Adventure seekers can choose from an array of water-based activities, including boating, fishing, jet skiing, snorkeling, diving, and parasailing. The clear waters beckon with offerings like clear kayak and paddleboard rentals.

For those who wish to get a bird’s-eye view, the seaplane experience is a must.

Animal lovers will delight in the “Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder” experience.

Inside Scoop:

Baker’s Cay Resort offers guests a tranquil escape where the pace of life mellows. Each room, characterized by nature-inspired décor, promises picturesque views, either of the stunning Florida Bay or the resort’s verdant grounds.

Guests can luxuriate in the comfort of open-air corridors, private balconies, sustainable amenities, and modern facilities.

The Hammock View Rooms, situated in the Hammock Wing, provide a serene view of the dense hammock forest.

The Waterfront Rooms promise breathtaking vistas of the shimmering Florida Bay, whereas the Partial Waterfront Rooms and Suites give a glimpse of this serene bay through the thick forest.

Those seeking a more intimate space can opt for the Junior Suites, which come with a separate sitting room and a terrace overlooking the resort.

The Baker’s Cay Suites, perfect for families or group stays, offer two bedrooms, a kitchenette, and a living area.

The crème de la crème, the Premium Waterfront Suites, boast panoramic views of the Florida Bay and span an expansive area, ensuring a luxurious stay.

The Green Side:

Baker’s Cay Resort has a commitment to sustainability, modern amenities, and impeccable service. Their dedication begins with using sustainable, locally sourced materials.

Through partnerships with conservation-centric vendors, educational opportunities both on-site and nearby, water filling stations throughout the resort, and the use of Proud Source aluminum water bottles, they emphasize their commitment to the environment.

Furthermore, their unique Dock to Dish program seamlessly blends sustainable fishing practices with an enriching culinary experience, underscoring their devotion to preserving the precious Florida Keys ecosystem.

Travel Time:

Located at 97000 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037, it’s a 1-hour 11-minute drive from Miami Airport (MIA).

Ratings:

Guests adore Baker’s Cay Resort for its harmonious blend of nature-inspired luxury and breathtaking views of Florida Bay. Here’s what they say:

Thanks for Checking Out Our Guide to the 6 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Florida

After diving deep into the luxuries of Florida, it’s evident that the state is a goldmine for individuals seeking a delightful retreat from everyday life.

The resorts we’ve spotlighted offer not just comfort and relaxation, but also unique experiences that reflect the beauty and culture of the Sunshine State.

Whether you’re a couple in search of a romantic getaway, a group of friends aiming for some quality time, or a family looking for an adventure, Florida’s adult-only all-inclusive resorts cater to every kind of traveler.

They seamlessly blend top-notch amenities, gourmet dining, and scenic views to craft the perfect vacation escape.

As you’ve seen, Florida is brimming with opportunities. To truly get a taste of all that this state offers, you might consider hopping between a few of these resorts – depending on whether you’re looking for an adults-only or all-inclusive experience.

We hope this guide has ignited your wanderlust and inspired your next vacation. After all, there’s no time like the present to treat yourself to the Floridian retreat you truly deserve.

Safe travels!

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