With kids back in school, there is no better time for parents to take their well-deserved vacations. Here is a round-up of adults-only resorts and resorts that offer exclusive adults-only pools and programming.
Auberge du Soleil | Napa Valley, CA
Inspired by the south of France and infused with California soul, Auberge du Soleil has earned a long-standing reputation as wine country’s most romantic luxury destination. Nestled within a terraced, sun-kissed hillside amid 33-acres of heritage olive and oak trees, the intimate, adults-only hotel includes only 50 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, a sexy poolside vibe at La Plage, state-of-the-art tennis courts for active couples and other unique on-site experiences, such as a picnic in the parc in the picturesque olive grove. Couples can enjoy a Michelin Star sensory-inducing dinner at The Restaurant, or enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at The Bistro, and multiple luxurious couples packages at the Spa.
Condado Ocean Club | San Juan, PR
Located in San Juan’s chic Condado Beach District, Condado Ocean Club is the only adults-only hotel located on the beach in San Juan. An oceanfront enclave, the boutique hotel offers modern accommodations with ocean views; an iconic infinity pool with cabanas; a signature indoor-outdoor restaurant, SOCIAL, serving elevated cuisine with a local twist overlooking the water; and playful beachside dining at SANDBOX. The hotel offers a mix of relaxation and entertainment, with rotating poolside DJs on the weekend, and local experiences including kayaking on the bay or culinary tours of Old San Juan. Extensive minibars within each room also include adult amenities including bath bombs, candles, a Romance Kit with adult toys, Belvedere Vodka, Lauren Perrier Champagne, and more.
GREAT FOR ADULTS - Adults-Only Pools & Romantic Programming
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa | Palm Beach, FL
A luxury oceanside retreat on Florida’s Gold Coast, Eau Palm Beach offers an idyllic couples retreat. In addition to a Forbes Five Star spa at Eau Spa, couples can enjoy the adults-only pool featuring a new poolside Tranquility Bar which recently debuted with the resort’s comprehensive renovation. Creating a setting for poolside bliss, the new Tranquility Bar offers cold-pressed juices, imaginative cocktails, and an all-day menu for adults-only. Additionally, guests can find amenity-rich cabanas and daybeds featuring VIP poolside services and views of the Atlantic ocean. In the evenings, retreat for a romantic dinner at the resort’s elegant modern-American restaurant, Angle, or new Italian restaurant, Polpo.
La Quinta Resort & Club | La Quinta, CA
The original desert hideaway, and one of the premier greater Palm Springs resorts, La Quinta Resort is set on 45 lush acres of vibrantly colored gardens and pathways located at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains. Perfect for an adults-only escape, La Quinta Resort offers romantic casita-style accommodations, many with private terraces and plunge pools, as well as an adults-only resort pool, Plunge. At Plunge, guests can find plush private cabanas with amenities, a bar featuring signature cocktails, lawn games, and breathtaking views of the mountains.
Fairmont Century Plaza | Los Angeles, CA
One of the newest luxury hotels in The City of Angels, Fairmont Century Plaza offers couples a stunning escape in the heart of Los Angeles. From remodeled guest rooms and suites each featuring private terraces to a romantic French Brasserie, Lumière, new rooftop pool with views stretching to the Pacific Ocean, and a jaw-dropping spa, Fairmont Century Plaza has everything to offer. In particular, the showpiece spa, clad with dark marble, offers a romantic urban oasis with plush grand treatment rooms, couples’ treatments, a Himalayan salt room, experiential showers, and more. After a day of luxuriating among the spa, couples can enjoy the warm and chic atmosphere at Lumière, where the dinner menu features exquisite selections including seafood towers, steak tartare, and Petrossian royal osetra caviar.
Mauna Kea Resort | Island of Hawai’i
Comprised of the iconic Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort and Mauna Kea Residences, Mauna Kea Resort provides a dreamy backdrop for a romantic couples getaway. For a leisurely vacation, guests can delight in sipping Mai Tais by the pool and taking a romantic sunset stroll on the beachfront, or opt for adventure with booking a moonlight snorkel with Manta Rays, stand-up paddleboarding or canoeing. Additionally, through Mauna Kea Resort’s popular Romantic Dinners program, guests can book the Sunset Aha’aina experience, a romantic dining experience unlike any other. At any one of five prime outdoor venues including the 3rd Tee at Mauna Kea Golf Course and Turtle Point at The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, guests can indulge in a private four-course dinner and wine pairing, with optional add-ons including a personalized bottle of La Marca Prosecco, handcrafted cocktails, professional photography, and live entertainment by a solo guitarist.