10 of the Best Adult Only Hotels
Family holidays are brilliant fun, but if you’ve not got the kids in tow, or are a couple looking for a romantic break, then our top 10 adult-only hotels will fit the bill perfectly.
Swap splash-tastic pools for tranquil spas, first class restaurants and cocktail lounges when you browse the best of our romantic couples holidays, not to mention a gorgeous selection of adults only hotels with swim up rooms. We have fantastic deals on holidays to Greece, Majorca, Dominican Republic and more where those little luxury touches come as standard. So if you're lucky enough to be leaving your little darlings with grandma and grandpa this year, check out our top ten adult only hotels for couples holidays that offer rest, relaxation and romance.
1. MYSTIQUE HOTEL
Santorini, Greece: Santorini, Greece: If you want picture-perfect views, pretty clifftop towns and incredible food, Greece holidays have it all. Add to this a plethora of incredible hotels and resorts on every island and you're quite literally spoilt for choice. Perched on Oia’s famous cliffs with breathtaking views overlooking the volcano and caldera, Mystique Hotel, Santorini has romance written all over it. Santorini is most famous for its sunsets and you’ll have a front row seat when you choose to stay at Mystique. Guests will love the gorgeous, airy rooms designed to reflect the beautiful natural surroundings, the infinity pool that seems to drop off the cliff’s edge and the 150-year-old secret wine cave where you can dine long after dark. This laid-back resort is perfect for couples looking for romance and relaxation.Once you've experienced the beauty of Santorini, we've got plenty more Mediterranean hot spots for you and a loved one to meander.
2. VILA GALE PRAIA
Albufeira, Portugal: This gorgeous 4* boutique hotel in the Praia da Gale area of Albufeira has luxuriously furnished suites, intimate surroundings and personalised service to ensure that guests experience ultimate R&R. We offer a fantastic selection of Albufeira hotels located close to the resort's beaches, towns and attractions, so when you’re not lounging by the swimming pool, pampering in the health spa or indulging in the fine dining facilities, there’s a quiet stretch of beach just minutes away that’s perfect for strolling down. While you're visiting the Algarve, make time to explore Vilamoura, home to Albufeira's sophisticated marina and enchanting old town.
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3. THE ISLAND HOTEL
Gouves, Crete: The sophisticated side of Crete welcomes travellers after great-value luxury and boutique hotels, and has (unsurprisingly) shared its sands with a few celebrity visitors, too. With a dreamy colour scheme of whites and creams alongside polished wooden floors, you’ll feel like you’re staying in a sophisticated show home when you browse our Crete hotels. Swim with a sea view, work up a sweat in the gym, or team up for a game of doubles on the tennis courts. Indulge in an alfresco dinner at the traditional Greek Tavern restaurant where a five-course feast is on the menu. Wherever you decide to stay, our gorgeous Greece holidays are sure to make your getaway special.
4. OCEAN MAYA ROYALE, MEXICO
Playa del Carmen, Mexico: Located on the seafront of Riviera Maya, the Ocean Maya Royale is perfect for couples wanting a magical holiday in Mexico. The hotel offers exclusive rooms that boast spectacular sea views and a fantastic range of themed restaurant and bars, serving up delicious dishes. Prepare to be pampered at the Despacio Spa Centre where you can indulge in a variety of beauty treatments for ultimate relaxation. Once you’ve spent the afternoon soaking on sun-kissed sands, head into lively Playa del Carmen for an evening of entertainment!
5. SECRETS ST JAMES
Montego Bay, Jamaica: Famous for being one of the most romantic and relaxing escapes around, St James at Montego Bay makes no secret of what it has to offer. Prepare to be pampered in a world-class spa, indulge in nine amazing gourmet restaurants, sing along to live entertainment and when you're not soaking up the Caribbean sun, stay entertained with activities including tennis, yoga and snorkelling. Whether you choose to sink your toes into the nearby white-sand beach or hole up in your sumptuous suite during your Jamaica holidays at St. James hotel, you'll never want to leave this paradise.
6. BLUEBAY VILLAS DORADAS
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic: You’ll have absolutely nothing to be blue about at the Bluebay Villas Doradas, with our adult only, all-inclusive holidays in Dominican Republic! Bag a bed on the soft sands of the Playa Dorada and give windsurfing a go, or just chill around one of the three fantastic pools before heading to a tropical cocktail making class. Among the best adult only hotels, Bluebay Villas Doradas also runs classes in the Dominican’s famous merengue style of dancing, so after dining in one of the three tasty a-la carte restaurants, you can hit the nearby clubs of Puerto Plata with your dance moves locked down!
7. SERVATUR CASABLANCA HOTEL
Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria: This contemporary hotel boasts a smart grown-up style and a brilliant setting on the resort’s volcanic hillside overlooking the sea. When you’re not enjoying the pool, sun terrace or spa, head into town to hit the nearby shopping centres, where you'll find luxury brands like Gucci and Ferragamo at Ashford Avenue or pick up handmade souvenirs at Old San Juan. You're sure to pick up something new to wear for when you’re dancing the night away in the bars and clubs, perhaps at the massive Mall of San Juan, which has loads of entertainment options. Or choose to indulge in dinner and drinks at the poolside bar at Servatur, one of the top adult only hotels in Gran Canaria.
8. FERGUS BARRACUDA
Magaluf, Majorca: If it’s a party holiday you’re after, you can’t go wrong with the nightlife capital of the Balearics – and the FERGUS Barracuda hotel is probably the most party-hard in the resort! The décor here is young and funky and you can even book special Fun4U themed rooms if standard accommodation just isn’t your style. Best of all you’ve got Magaluf nightclub giant BCM throwing pool parties and offering cheaper tickets to the BCM square and club sessions, which are right next door within easy staggering distance – even in heels! Whether you're looking for all inclusive cheap holidays in Majorca or all inclusive luxury resorts on the island, this Balearic stunner wins us over with its beaches, bars and bags of fun time and time again!
9. BODRUM BAY RESORT
Bodrum, Turkey: Prepare for beachfront bliss at the Bodrum Bay Resort; there are so many brilliant sea views from this hotel you won’t know where to look first. Feast your eyes on spectacular sights from the glittering pool, pretty roof terrace, stylish suites and lively bars, or for the best seats in the house, bag yourself one of the front row sun loungers overlooking the bay. The luxurious spa will keep you occupied when you're not soaking up the sun, with a traditional Turkish bath, sauna, massage and fitness room. With three restaurants and two bars onsite, plus a full-service spa, there's never a dull moment here!
10. LANCASTER HOTEL
Playa de Palma, Majorca: Looking for a budget-friendly beach holiday without a single bucket and spade in sight? The adults only Smartline Lancaster Hotel on Majorca’s Playa de Palma stretch of sands is a gorgeous, great-value choice. This high-end hotel is just steps from S’Arenal Beach, but when you're not sizzling on the sands you’ve got a decent sized swimming pool and a mini golf course to keep you entertained, too. You’re also just 10km from the island’s capital, Palma City, if you fancy soaking up a spot of culture in the Spanish sunshine. For those who fancy jetting away to Majorca's top beaches but have a bit more spending money to splurge, why not try these luxury hotels in Majorca for the perfect adult getaway?