9 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts

Welcome to our guide to the ultimate adults-only, all-inclusive resorts that promise a vacation experience like no other.

For travelers seeking a serene and intimate escape, these destinations offer the perfect blend of luxury, relaxation, and indulgence.

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McKenna Themm is a writer, editor, and poet currently based in Seattle. With an MFA in Poetry, she co-founded Breather Content, a digital content company. In 2023, she embraced the life of a digital nomad, traveling and working around the world. Her experiences abroad have informed and enriched her writing with diverse perspectives and insights.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a fun-filled adventure with friends, or simply a peaceful retreat from the daily grind, these resorts cater exclusively to adults, ensuring an environment of tranquility and sophistication.

What sets these resorts apart is their commitment to providing a hassle-free vacation experience. From the moment you arrive until the time you depart, you can leave your worries behind and focus on creating lasting memories. 

With all-inclusive packages that encompass gourmet dining, top-shelf drinks, exciting activities, and plush accommodations, these adults-only resorts are designed to cater to your every desire. 

Let’s dive into these 9 luxurious resorts and discover why travelers from around the world have fallen in love with these extraordinary places.

NamePhone NumberNumber of ReviewsAverage Rating
Jade Mountain Resort+1 800-223-11084604.7 / 5
Excellence Punta Cana+1 809-685-9880183774.9 / 5
The Caves Hotel+1 876-957-02702424.6 / 5
Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun+52 984 877 364139544.7 / 5
Sandals Grenada+1 888-726-325715434.6 / 5
The Palms Zanzibar+254 733 777172474.9 / 5
Stella Island+30 2897 50170112914.8 / 5
Komandoo Island Resort & Spa+960 662-10104134.8 / 5
Royal Davui Island Resort344.4 / 5

The 9 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts Around the World

We’re going to take you on a journey to discover the most exquisite adults-only, all-inclusive resorts across the globe, where luxury, romance, and relaxation unite to create unforgettable vacation experiences.

Before we dive into each of the 9 resorts, here’s our list so you can check them out for yourself: 

  1. Jade Mountain Resort, St. Lucia
  2. Excellence Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  3. The Caves Hotel, Jamaica
  4. Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun, Mexico
  5. Sandals Grenada, The West Indies
  6. The Palms Zanzibar, Tanzania
  7. Stella Island, Greece
  8. Komandoo Island Resort & Spa, Maldives
  9. Royal Davui Island Resort, Fiji

Let’s dive in!

1

Jade Mountain Resort

Mamin, St Lucia

Nestled in the lush landscapes of St. Lucia, Jade Mountain Resort is renowned for its breathtaking views of the Pitons, luxurious infinity pool sanctuaries, and an unparalleled sense of seclusion that captivates travelers seeking romantic serenity.

Why We Love It:

Imagine yourself in the lap of luxury at Jade Mountain Resort in Soufriere, St. Lucia, a luxurious 5-star resort.

Perched on the southwest Caribbean coastline, high above the 600-acre beachfront resort of Anse Chastanet, Jade Mountain Resort boasts 24 exquisite rooms, each uniquely designed to offer you a one-of-a-kind experience.

From your sanctuary, you’ll be treated to unparalleled views of the majestic Piton Mountains, a sight that will leave you in awe.

What sets Jade Mountain Resort apart is its accolades. Travel+Leisure has hailed it as the top Caribbean resort, and Condé Nast has named it the premier resort in St. Lucia – a testament to the unparalleled experiences it offers to you, the discerning traveler.

Inside Scoop:

Satisfy your culinary cravings at one of the resort’s 4 restaurants, including a fine-dining establishment known for its Michelin-starred cuisine – a real treat for your taste buds!

For adventurous travelers, Jade Mountain Resort offers a PADI scuba diving center, perfect for exploring the vibrant underwater world of St. Lucia’s coast.

If you prefer to keep your feet on solid ground, you can immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the surroundings with activities like birdwatching and nature walks.

And here’s a savvy tip: for the best deals, plan your visit in April or August, and consider booking your stay on Sundays and Mondays to snag the most coveted room deals.

The Green Side:

Jade Mountain Resort takes its commitment to sustainability seriously, implementing a range of eco-friendly practices.

The resort’s dedication to responsible environmental stewardship includes harvesting and purifying 100% of its water needs, thus reducing its impact on local water resources. In a bid to prevent erosion and runoff, the resort refrains from removing trees, preserving the natural beauty of the area.

Additionally, Jade Mountain Resort actively discourages the extraction of native flora and fauna, contributing to the preservation of the region’s biodiversity.

Most accommodations are ingeniously designed to maximize natural airflow, minimizing the need for energy-intensive air conditioning, thus reducing the resort’s carbon footprint while ensuring guests enjoy a comfortable stay in harmony with the environment.

Travel Time:

Getting to this tropical paradise is a breeze, with the resort located at VW7F+GG3, Mamin, St Lucia – about 60 minutes by land taxi from UVF Airport and 75 minutes from SLU Airport.

Ratings:

What truly makes Jade Mountain Resort unforgettable are the raving reviews. Guests can’t stop talking about the fresh farm-to-table cuisine, the utmost privacy, the 24/7 butler service that caters to your every whim, the secluded black sand beach that feels like your personal oasis, and the views that defy your imagination.

2

Excellence Punta Cana

Playas Uvero Alto, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Located in the pristine Punta Cana region of the Dominican Republic, Excellence Punta Cana allures visitors with its stunning beachfront setting, gourmet dining options, and world-class spa, making it a haven for couples seeking relaxation and romance.

Why We Love It:

With over 450 well-appointed suites – each offering balcony views that immerse you in the breathtaking Caribbean landscape – Excellence Punta Cana takes luxury to a whole new level.

For those seeking relaxation and rejuvenation, Excellence Punta Cana offers an array of indulgent experiences.

Immerse yourself in serenity at the spa, where skilled therapists will melt your cares away with soothing treatments. Stay on top of your fitness game at the state-of-the-art fitness center, ensuring you don’t miss a beat of your wellness routine while basking in paradise.

The resort takes pride in offering an eclectic mix of activities and services to keep you entertained and pampered throughout your stay.

From savoring the rich and aromatic flavors of Irish coffee to indulging your sweet tooth with delectable desserts and homemade gelato and ice cream, every culinary desire is catered to.

For those moments when you crave a light snack, you’ll find a variety of tempting options that will satisfy your cravings.

Inside Scoop:

As the sun sets, Excellence Punta Cana comes alive with its legendary Sunday night silent disco, where you can dance the night away under the stars without missing a beat. It’s an experience you won’t want to miss.

What adds to the allure of Excellence Punta Cana is its rich history. Opened in 2000, this resort has continuously evolved to provide the pinnacle of tropical luxury.

In 2017, it underwent a remarkable $45 million renovation, ensuring that it remains at the forefront of upscale hospitality.

The Green Side:

Excellence Punta Cana places a strong emphasis on sustainability and proudly holds an EarthCheck Silver Certification, demonstrating its commitment to environmentally responsible practices.

Travel Time:

Excellence Punta Cana is located at Playas Uvero Alto, Punta Cana, La Altagracia. It’s about 45 minutes by car from Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ).

Ratings:

Excellence Punta Cana was nominated for Condé Nast’s Reader’s Choice Award for 2022 and also received Tripavisor’s Traveler’s Choice Award for 2023. Here’s what guests say:

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Highest ratings for cleanliness, property conditions, and the private beach.

3

The Caves Hotel

West End, Negril, Jamaica

Perched atop dramatic limestone cliffs in Negril, Jamaica, The Caves Hotel is adored for its unique cliffside accommodations, private caves for dining and relaxation, and the vibrant Jamaican culture that infuses every aspect of the resort experience.

Why We Love It:

Welcome to The Caves Hotel, an all-inclusive, adults-only haven in Negril, Jamaica, where adventure and relaxation intertwine in a breathtaking tropical setting.

This boutique luxury resort, perched on the limestone cliffs of the West End, offers you a unique retreat that defies ordinary expectations.

The Caves Hotel takes pride in its culinary offerings. From authentic Jamaican “jerk” barbecues to sumptuous candlelit 5-course affairs, you’ll embark on a culinary journey that showcases wholesome home cooking at its very finest.

At the heart of The Caves Hotel is the Bamboo Terrace, the main dining room exuding laid-back island charm with tasteful bamboo furnishings and daybeds.

Surrounding louvered windows frame a cinematic panorama of the indigenous natural landscape. Here, a 24-hour well-stocked bar awaits, offering you drinks and tasty homemade treats throughout the day and night.

For breakfast with a view like no other, The Gazebo, set in an alfresco thatched-roof pavilion, beckons. Savor fresh banana pancakes, made-to-order omelets, and daily special Jamaican breakfasts as you take in breathtaking scenes of paradise.

If you seek an intimate dining experience, indulge in one of two private cave dining options, Moonbeam and Seastar.

Here, a 5-course meal sets the stage for romance, with a private table just for you, nestled amidst pink bougainvillea petals and illuminated by flickering candles, all while enjoying a front-row seat by the sea.

For a truly magical experience, visit The Blackwell Rum Bar, nestled within a secret cave by the ocean’s edge.

The walls are the actual volcanic cliffs, adorned with candles nestled among limestone nooks. Sip your cocktail while watching the moon dance over the waves, as the night weaves its enchantment.

Inside Scoop:

Now, let’s talk about where you’ll rest your head. Every room at The Caves Hotel is unique and oozes character, charm, and heart-stopping coastal views.

The 12 custom-designed cliffside cottages, perched atop some of the most spectacular sea caves globally, are artful hideaways with all the coziness of home.

From the One Bedroom Garden View Cottage to the Two Bedroom Ocean Front Cottage, each accommodation offers a unique experience.

Enjoy amenities such as complimentary WiFi, air conditioning, mini-bars with local drinks and snacks, outdoor showers, nightly turn-down service, and Royal Hut bathrobes.

And if you’re looking for a grand villa experience, Clandestino is a 3,500 sq. foot wood, stone, and thatched-roofed home, nestled in lush tropical surroundings. With 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a private swimming pool, butler service, and access to all the amenities of The Caves Hotel, it’s the epitome of luxury and privacy.

The Green Side:

The Caves Hotel has yet to release a statement about its sustainability practices. Check out their website for more information!

Travel Time:

The Caves Hotel is located at Lighthouse Road, West End, Negril, Jamaica. The resort offers an airport shuttle from Montego Bay Airport and the drive takes approximately 1 hour and 7 minutes.

Ratings:

Guests say that The Caves Hotel encapsulates the essence of a Caribbean paradise, offering a luxurious escape filled with breathtaking views, exceptional amenities, and an ambiance of pure romance and tranquility.

4

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera

Quintana Roo, Q.R., Mexico

Welcome to Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera, where 500 acres of sparkling beaches are just the beginning of your all-adult fiesta!

Here, the shimmering waters and gentle tropical breezes set the tone for an exclusive all-adult escape.

Why We Love It:

At Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera, everything is curated for your pleasure.

You can seek rejuvenation at the renowned Secrets Spa by Pevonia, dine at the on-site restaurant, or explore the expansive grounds.

Now, let’s dive into the suites, shall we?

The Junior Suite Tropical View King is a sprawling 624-square-foot oasis that pulls the lush gardens right into your room, thanks to that furnished private patio. Of course, a king bed, snuggly sofa, and a bathroom complete with a hot tub for two, make sure you’re lounging in style.

For those who can’t get enough of those vibrant, floral sceneries, the Junior Suite Tropical View Double serves it up but with the added luxury of two queen beds. It’s the same size, the same level of plushness, but double the bed space!

Feeling a tad beachy? The Junior Suite Partial Ocean View suites come in both king and double bed options. Every morning, pull back the drapes to see the Caribbean right outside.

And if you’re all about that uninterrupted ocean expanse, the Junior Suite Ocean View will be your best bet. Again, pick between a king or double, but either way, you get an ocean view from your private patio!

Last but far from least, the Junior Suite Swim Out Tropical View is pure magic.

You can step right out of your suite straight into one of the 12 pools wrapping around the property. Throw in a king bed, a comfy sofa, and a spa-like bathroom, and you’ve got the recipe for perfection.

Inside Scoop:

When you check in at 3:00 PM into one of the 412 tantalizing suites, you’re signing up for a Caribbean escapade dripping in luxury.

Imagine this: elegant art, comfortable furniture, and views straight out of a postcard!

Whether you’re craving suites with sweeping vistas or daydreaming about lazing in your own terrace-side pool, they’ve got you.

And for those with a penchant for the posh life, the Preferred Club suites don’t just stop at upscale amenities. They also unlock doors to exclusive spaces and top-tier resort experiences.

The Green Side:

Guess what? Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun isn’t just about luxury and relaxation; it’s also about embracing a green and sustainable future!

This resort has made impressive sustainability efforts and has been awarded the Rainforest Alliance Certified.

The requirements to earn this certification are in tune with the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria.

So, while you’re sipping on that tropical cocktail or lounging by the beach, know you’re also supporting a resort that truly cares about the environment.

Travel Time:

Located at Carretera Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Km. 306.5Km 306.5 Playa del Carmen, 77710 Quintana Roo, Q.R., Mexico, it’s a 38-minute drive from Cancún International Airport (CUN).

Ratings:

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera is one of the highest-rated resorts on this list! Here’s what guests have to say:

5

Sandals Grenada

St George's, Grenada

Set on the “Spice Isle” of Grenada, Sandals Grenada is celebrated for its exotic gardens, all-inclusive water sports, and the innovative “Stay at One, Play at Three” program that allows guests to enjoy multiple Sandals resorts on the island.

Why We Love It:

Welcome to Sandals Grenada, your passport to luxury, romance, and adventure in the captivating paradise of Grenada.

This all-inclusive, adults-only resort is your haven on Pink Gin Beach – an ideal destination for couples commemorating anniversaries and embarking on dream honeymoons.

With 225 rooms designed for your comfort and indulgence, Sandals Grenada offers the perfect blend of relaxation and excitement.

Immerse yourself in the allure of 5 distinct pools, including 3 freshwater pools and 2 river pools, each providing a unique aquatic experience.

As the sun sets, prepare to be enchanted by live music and spectacular shows that promise to make your evenings unforgettable.

Inside Scoop:

For those who crave adventure, Sandals Grenada is a haven for water enthusiasts, offering complimentary PADI-certified scuba diving and snorkeling experiences.

Dive into the crystal-clear waters and explore the wonders of the underwater world, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Indulge your palate with a culinary journey at the resort’s specialty restaurants, where world-class chefs craft exquisite dishes that cater to every craving.

Whether you’re savoring the flavors of the Caribbean or exploring international cuisine, each meal is a delight for your taste buds.

As you wander the resort’s lush grounds, you’ll discover secluded spots and charming fire pits, where you can steal a quiet moment together, sharing a romantic conversation by the crackling flames.

Insider tip: Sandals Grenada is conveniently located just a few hours away from the United States and Canada. With non-stop flights available from Atlanta and Miami, this tropical paradise is within easy reach for your next romantic getaway.

The Green Side:

Sandals Grenada Resort and Spa is proud to champion sustainability through its comprehensive policy, which encompasses recycling initiatives for plastic bottles, aluminum cans, cardboard, and liquor bottles.

In recognition of its steadfast commitment to environmental practices, Sandals Grenada has emerged as a leading advocate for responsible and eco-conscious tourism.

Travel Time:

Sandals Grenada Resort and Spa is located at Pink Gin Beach, St George’s, Grenada. Sandals Grenada Resort & Spa is a 5-minute drive from Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND). Sandals offers complimentary transfers to and from the airport.

Ratings:

Guests love Sandals Grenada for its luxurious blend of unparalleled amenities and its embrace of the island’s natural beauty.

6

The Palms Zanzibar

Zanzibar, Tanzania

Ratings:

Many have described the beach as stunning, teeming with vibrant coral reefs and teeming with small sea creatures.

But it’s not just the natural beauty that captivates guests; the resort itself exudes charm and sophistication, and the staff’s warmth and friendliness add to the welcoming atmosphere.

As you read through the reviews, you’ll find countless stories of couples who chose The Palms Zanzibar for their honeymoon, and they couldn’t have been happier. With its prime location right on the beach and its breathtaking beauty, it’s the perfect setting for a romantic escape.

7

Stella Island

Ανάληψη, Greece

Found on the stunning Greek island of Crete, Stella Island allures travelers with its romantic overwater bungalows, extensive lagoon-style pool, and the enchanting Mediterranean atmosphere that beckons exploration.

Why We Love It:

Welcome to Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa, where a world of 5-star luxury and adult-exclusive bliss awaits you in the charming haven of Analipsi, Crete.

Your dream getaway begins on the picturesque northern coast of Crete, just a leisurely stroll away from a pristine sandy beach that seems almost too good to be true.

The resort boasts a collection of overwater bungalows, each adorned with private decks and inviting hammocks, while select bungalows even feature the ultimate indulgence – a jacuzzi for you to unwind in.

Imagine waking up to the gentle sounds of the sea and stepping onto your private deck to take in the breathtaking views of the crystal-clear waters that stretch as far as the eye can see.

But the pleasures of Stella Island extend far beyond your luxurious accommodations. Dive into the expansive pool, a shimmering oasis where you can bask in the sun or simply relax with a cocktail in hand.

For those seeking ultimate relaxation, the spa offers a sanctuary of serenity, where skilled therapists will pamper you with rejuvenating treatments to leave you refreshed and revitalized.

Inside Scoop:

When the sun sets, prepare to be entertained with captivating evening shows that promise to add a touch of magic to your nights.

And of course, dining at Stella Island is an exquisite experience in itself. The 5 restaurants offer a tantalizing array of both healthy and decadent options, ensuring that every meal is a culinary journey to remember.

Pair your dishes with a selection from their extensive cocktail menu for the perfect evening.

If you’re in the mood to explore, you’ll find that Stella Island is conveniently located just a few miles from the vibrant town of Hersonissos, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture and discover hidden gems.

Back at the resort, you can enhance your wellness journey with TRX courses, personal training sessions, and invigorating yoga classes, ensuring that your stay aligns with your health and fitness goals.

The Green Side:

There isn’t much information about sustainability at Stella Island Luxury Resort at this time. Check out their website for more details!

Travel Time:

Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa is located at Stella Island, Analipsi 700 14, Greece. The closest airport is Heraklion International Airport, which is about 9 miles away. The airport is also known as “Nikos Kazantzakis.” The taxi ride from the airport to the resort takes about 25 minutes.

Ratings:

Guests adore Stella Island for its enchanting fusion of luxury, romance, and endless lagoon-style pools, creating the ultimate adults-only paradise.

8

Komandoo Island Resort & Spa

Maldives Islands, Maldives

Ratings:

Komandoo Island Resort & Spa is a place where white beaches, a turquoise lagoon, and a vibrant house reef come together to create your perfect paradise.

Guests often rave about the pristine cleanliness of the rooms and beaches, ensuring your comfort and peace of mind throughout your stay.

9

Royal Davui Island Resort

Royal Davui Island Resort, Fiji

Situated on a private island in Fiji’s Beqa Lagoon, Royal Davui Island Resort is celebrated for its stunning oceanfront villas, world-class diving experiences, and the warm Fijian hospitality that makes every guest feel like family.

Why We Love It:

Welcome to the paradise that is Royal Davui Island Resort in stunning Fiji! Picture yourself on a private island surrounded by pristine white sand beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters.

This 5-star, adults-only luxury resort is not just a destination; it’s an experience like no other.

Royal Davui Island Resort boasts an array of scenic villas, each featuring a private pool where you can take a dip and soak in the breathtaking views.

Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or a relaxation aficionado, there’s something for everyone here. Dive into the vibrant underwater world with the resort’s dive shop, or simply unwind on the beach, basking in the Fijian sun.

Inside Scoop:

When it comes to dining, prepare your taste buds for a culinary adventure.

The resort offers an exquisite selection of dining options, ensuring that every meal is a memorable one.

And if you’re looking to pamper yourself, the spa awaits with rejuvenating treatments that will leave you feeling utterly refreshed.

Want to explore the surrounding area? No problem! The resort provides easy beach access for you to take leisurely strolls along the shore.

Plus, with air conditioning in your villa, you can escape the Fijian heat whenever you need.

The Green Side:

Royal Davui Island Resort in Fiji prioritizes sustainability by growing its own lettuce, sweet potatoes, and tomatoes in an island garden – reducing its environmental footprint and supporting local produce.

Additionally, the resort has taken a strong stance against single-use plastic, contributing to the protection of Fiji’s pristine marine environments.

Travel Time:

Royal Davui Island Resort is located in Fiji’s Beqa Lagoon. You can take a 30-minute flight from Nadi Airport to Pacific Harbour or take a 35-minute helicopter ride from Nadi Domestic Airport. The resort offers complimentary transfers for stays of 5 nights or more.

Ratings:

At Royal Davui Island Resort, you’re invited to immerse yourself in a world of luxury and romance.

As an award-winning adults-only resort, Royal Davui Island Resort has garnered recognition for its unique luxury experience, boasting prestigious accolades such as the 2021 LUXLife Magazine Leaders in Luxury Awards for Best Romantic Couples Getaway in Fiji and the 2022 Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards for being among the Top 10 Resorts in the South Pacific.

In 2023, it also received accolades from USA Today Readers Choice as one of the Top 6 Best Adults Only Resorts in the World.

Thanks for Checking Out Our Guide to the 9 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in the World!

We hope this guide has ignited your wanderlust and provided valuable insights into some of the world’s finest adults-only all-inclusive resorts. 

Whether you seek a romantic escape, adventure, relaxation, or a combination of all three, these exceptional destinations offer a blend of luxury, sustainability, and unforgettable experiences. 

So, when the time comes to plan your next getaway, consider indulging in the world of adults-only all-inclusive resorts and create memories that will last a lifetime. 

Cheers to your future adventures!

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