10 of the Most Captivating Adult-Only Hotels Worldwide

March 1, 2019 by Travelmyth

Photo by Roberto Nickson

Spending time with our family and children is always very important, but we all feel a bit overwhelmed sometimes and all we need is some quiet time off, in a serene and possibly exotic place, where the sound of waves or the melodic rustle of forest leaves will be the sole sound surrounding us. This is when an adult-only hotel comes in handy. Adult-only hotels offer you a truly relaxing, carefree holiday, as children are not allowed to be accommodated (hotels in each country have a different age limit for their guests, ranging from 12 to 21 years old). Apart from a tranquil environment, many adult-only resorts offer wellness, entertainment and leisure services for a truly intimate and private getaway. Mostly located on the seafront or in natural forest and mountain settings, adult-only hotels can be found all around the globe, each with a unique local charm. We present you with 10 of the most enthralling adult-only hotels in the world and invite you to travel with us in a world of utter bliss and relaxation.

Jade Mountain

The Jade Mountain resort at Saint Lucia in the Caribbean is exactly as majestic as its name sounds. Nestled among lush forests and greenery and with spectacular panoramic views to boost, this hotel is an ideal destination to visit with your significant other, even more so since it offers wedding packages and exclusive honeymoon and anniversary services for couples that are looking for a specifically romantic holiday experience. Indulge in romantic dinners or enjoy a glass of champagne in the stunning infinity pool which will make the both of you feel like royalty. Guests under the age of 16 cannot be accommodated.


Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort

Ever dreamed of spending your vacation in a private island? Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort offers you just that, since it is located on a private island in the picturesque Quirimbas Archipelago, north of Mozambique, Africa. This exclusive seaside resort features 12 beach and pool front villas and offers various wellness treatments, wining and dining facilities and outdoor activities. Due to its secluded location, this resort is considered a prime romantic destination, hosting and accommodating countless wedding ceremonies or honeymoon getaways. Needless to say, only guests above the age of 16 are allowed.


The House by Elegant Hotels - Adults Only

Imagine a serene sanctuary right by a white sandy beach, offering you some long overdue tranquility and relaxation. Located in the Caribbean island of Barbados, The House by Elegant Hotels is an adult-only paradise, as it has been designed with romance and couples in mind, striving to provide lovebirds with everything they might need to thoroughly enjoy their romantic escape. Advocating "barefoot elegance", this resort invites adult guests to unwind and relax any way they can before returning to their mundane routine.


El Dorado Royale a Spa Resort by Karisma

Located in Akumal, Mexico, right on the glistening shores of Riviera Maya is El Dorado Royale, an all-inclusive spa resort where relaxation and bliss await every guest. Having been rated as one of the best hotels in the world, this resort offers 8 uniquely designed oceanfront suites along with luxurious culinary, wellness and leisure experiences. Since the resort's services and facilities are specifically designed to cater to adult guests, children of any age cannot be accommodated.


Emaho Sekawa Resort

When life gets a bit too overwhelming and you feel like you want to run away to an exotic resort where privacy and relaxation are a given, you can always turn towards Emaho Sekawa Resort. Tucked away on a hillside on the second largest island of Fiji, Vanua Levu, this 5-star hotel allows you to wake up to the serene sound of waves crashing on the shore and the sweet chirping of birds while being surrounded by lush greenery, creating the perfectly picturesque heaven. Harmoniously integrated into the unique rain forest setting, the resort features 3 private villas and a 2 km private beach. The complete privacy of the villas lets its guests experience an unforgettable and truly unique island holiday.


The Marmara Bodrum - Adult Only

Moving on to a different kind of exotic destination, The Marmara Bodrum in Turkey is perched on a hilltop and offers dramatic panoramic views over Bodrum Bay and Kos Island. What sets this hotel apart from the others is its unique luxurious design which has earned it a place amongst the best boutique hotels in the world. Its location, luxurious decoration and bedding, as well as its ornate wooden furniture make it an ideal destination for romantic getaways. Apart from an idyllic love nest, this hotel is also perfect for business meetings, as it offers a business centre and a conference room with the latest equipment and technologies.


Pure Salt Port Adriano - Adults Only

Overlooking the famous marina of Port Adriano in Calvià, Mallorca, Pure Salt Port Adriano is a luxurious adult-only oasis where you can indulge your senses and escape from your everyday routine. Offering stunning views of the Mediterranean landscape, luxurious suites, spa facilities and a wealth of activities for you to enjoy, the hotel and its dedicated staff are there to tend to your every need and create the perfect holiday for you. Ideal for honeymoons, romantic getaways, or simply vacations steeped in tranquility and relaxation, this hotel does not accommodate guests younger than 18 years old.


Diamond Deluxe Hotel - Adults Only

Diamond Deluxe Hotel is a premier 5-star hotel located on the Dodecanese island of Kos in Greece. Whether you're seeking the ideal destination for your fairytale-like honeymoon, the most relaxing resort for your health and wellness journey or a rather unique place for your business meetings and workaholic needs, this hotel has everything covered. Offering 110 luxurious rooms and suites that are described as a haven of style and luxury, the hotel only accepts guests over the age of 16.


Cortisen am See - Adults only

Situated directly on the idyllic Lake Wolfgang in Austria, this child-free hotel is a successful blend of old and new, country house and colonial style with Mediterranean influences. In fact, Cortisen am See was the first hotel in Austria to adopt a child-free policy, placing guests' relaxation and tranquility on the top of their priority list and aiming to provide a stress-free environment where guests above the age of 12 can fully rejuvenate and unwind. This boutique-style hotel features 20 rooms and 12 suites and is the absolute destination for relaxation and wellness in Austria.


Ayara Hilltops - Adults Only

Our last destination is on the breathtaking hilltops of Phuket, Thailand, where Ayara Hilltops is perched. With 23 luxurious villas for guests above the age of 18, stunning infinity pools overlooking the bay and Surin Beach, rejuvenating spa treatments and surrounded by lush greenery, this resort is the closest to paradise that you will ever be. Leave all your worries behind, grab a friend or your loved one and treat yourself to an exhilarating experience at this wonderful resort.


And that wraps up our journey in the utterly relaxing and serenity-filled world of some of the most captivating adult-only hotels in the world. Whether you're travelling alone or with very special company, it is certain that an adult-only hotel will provide you with the much-needed relaxation and carry all your worries away.

Still thinking about it? Head over to our list of more than 80.000 adult-only hotels all around the globe, and you'll be sure to find the perfect sanctuary for you.

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