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Top 5 adult only resorts around the world

Top 5 adult only resorts around the world
Imagine lying on the beach, soft sand between your toes and the sound of rustling palms overhead. From Spain to the Caribbean, here are 5 adult only resorts around the world, inviting you to relax in the epitome of style and luxury.
Historical wonders, sandy bays, and mountains as far as the eye can see. All await your next adult only holiday adventure.


Long stretches of white sand, warm Indian Ocean waters, and a cocktail in hand. You’ll be soaking up the sun in the Maldives. The marine life and technicolour coral reefs invite you along for exciting ocean explorations. Relax and unwind while enjoying the mesmerising sunset, whether on the water or at your resort.
Komandoo Island Resort & Spa offers the epitome of romance and relaxation along the shore. As the only resort on Komandoo Island, total seclusion and luxury service await. Allow the tranquillity of the island and calming spa treatments transport you to total relaxation and rejuvenation.
The ocean or lagoon front villas offer all the comforts of a luxury Maldivian holiday with breathtaking views of the coast, coupled with tantalising food at the onsite restaurants, this is an adult only holiday you won’t soon forget.
Image of a white sand beach with the sea and palm trees in The Maldives


As the largest of the Balearic Islands, Majorca is the place to be for a mix of cosmopolitan flair and historic architecture. Whether you want to soak up the sun on the golden sandy bays of Pollensa or marvel at the incredible buildings of Alcudia, Majorca has it all. If you’re in the mood to get your feet moving, Palma has something for everyone with a mix of history, fashion, and a vibrant marina.
Iberostar Jardin del Sol Suites is the perfect accommodation for couples looking for an all-inclusive intimate break away with romance at every turn. Take in the magnificent views of the Mediterranean, with soft sunbeds offering days of relaxation looking over Costa de la Calma.
All suites feature indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis, providing a romantic evening with expansive views. The various cocktail, craft beer, and cooking workshops are the perfect way to spend time exploring and learning together at this spectacular adult only resort.


If an island paradise sounds like the best way to spend your adult-only holiday, the Seychelles will transport you to the sandy, sun-filled getaway of your dreams. The expansive rainforests with tropical birds, picturesque beaches with rolling blue water, and ocean adventures invite you to relax and enjoy all the island has to offer.
If you enjoy exploring natural landscapes with prehistoric creatures, Seychelles is well known for the Aldabra giant tortoises that call the island home. Combined with the abundance of ocean life, it offers a chance of a lifetime to get up close and personal with the local marine life. Cruises, swimming, kayaking, and parasailing are waiting for all island explorers.
The Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa is an island paradise inviting you to laze around in the luxurious comforts all our travellers have come to know and love. The Swiss style chalet villa is situated on a hillside, engulfed by tropical flora. After spending the day in your private infinity pool, it’s time to enjoy the incredible sunset from your villa with the sound of rustling trees and soft tides washing in.
The food is another journey, with Head Chef Kevin Coey incorporating the best in local produce with tantalising flavours. You can savour some of the best local cuisine on the island without leaving this fantastic adult only resort.


The largest of the Greek Islands, Crete offers some of the best beaches, historic buildings, and awe-inspiring mountains in the world. The hidden villages bring out the authentic feel of this stunning island. After a day of history exploration, the lively nightlife awaits to welcome tired feet for a refreshing ouzo or glass of wine.
Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection offers a serene and luxurious beachfront setting to take in the relaxing atmosphere. Chilling out is the name of the game, with each room coming with its own private pool or outdoor Jacuzzi. Also, be sure to leave enough time to take in some of the exquisite treatments at the Soma Spa.
Come sundown it's time to let your hair down with the resident DJ hitting the decks to help you get the vibe going for your night of exceptional service, seafood, and cocktails at the onsite bars and restaurants.
If you’re looking to party the night away, the resort is only a 15-minute drive from Agia Marina, a hotspot for events and beach bars.
Images of buildings along a road by the sea on the island of Crete


Whether you enjoy a relaxed day at the beach or want a day out on the water with exhilarating water sports, Antigua is the place to be. The exquisite Caribbean Ocean invites you to relax in the lap of luxury with the shade of the palm trees transporting you to a seaside haven where you can enjoy all things beach. When night falls it’s time for gourmet dining by candlelight before heading to some of the local bars for fresh cocktails.
If you’re looking for a natural paradise, Antigua has it all, with rolling mountains, incredible coral reefs, and panoramic beaches that will take your breath away.
If all that sounds like the perfect adult only holiday, then look no further than COCOS Hotel. This ocean cliff hotel offers 34 cottages with incredible views of the ocean and surrounding lush landscapes. You can enjoy the wide range of water activities on offer, including snorkelling, swimming with fish, and kayaking along the coastline.
After a day of sunny beach fun, you can recharge at the onsite spa where all your troubles are whisked away by the sea breeze. The a la carte restaurant then awaits to tickle your tastebuds with various international cuisines.
Image of boats on the sea and surrounding greenery in Antigua

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