Leave all your worries behind when you enter these all-inclusive and adults-only resorts. Indulge in a variety of mouth-watering food and alcoholic drinks available without paying a single cent (though you’ve technically paid for it as a package at the start). Take a well-deserved break from parenting and enjoy the absence of screaming attention-seeking children. Instead, while in this tranquil and serene paradise, rest and revitalize yourself with soaks in the Jacuzzi and spa treatments.
Jade Mountain Resort. St Lucia, Caribbean
The Jade Mountain Resort is a mesmerizing sight, tucked between the mountains along the coastline of the Caribbean. Its architectural design is exquisite — with an individual bridge leading to each of the 29 available suites, each with their private infinity pool accompanied by panoramic views of St. Lucia’s Piti and Gros Piton mountains.
This secluded paradise has 24/7 room service and staff on hand to see to your every need and desire. Couples wouldn’t even have to leave the room as a mobile phone is provided for easy and fast access to the service staff. Perfect for couples on honeymoon who don’t want to leave their rooms (if you get what I mean). For those looking to venture out of their love nest, head on to Anse Chastanet Resort just 10 minutes away — all facilities are accessible to Jade Mountain Resort guests. Go for a morning yoga class, mountain biking, or even participate in a diving lesson. If you have a sweet tooth, how about taking a tour of Emerald Farm and trying out organic chocolate locally produced by Jade Mountain?
Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay, Jamaica
Situated on a stretch of sandy private beaches on Montego Bay, this resort has an abundance of luxury amenities for your entertainment which is reflected in its Four Diamond rating by the AAA. The American Automobile Association judges the overall quality of the hotel based on a combination of factors, including amenities and customer service; and Secrets Wild Orchid has certainly met its standards. Visitors can head to the Promenade to shop and dine; with 10 restaurants and eight bars, you can never get bored of the food options made available to you. Done with dinner? Opt for a nice pampering session at the resort’s world-class spa by Pevonia and let yourself be lulled into relaxation by aromatic oils and the magic touch of expert masseuses.
Vacationing at the beach would not be complete without frolicking in the aquamarine waters. If you’re not looking for overly strenuous activities, why not try water aerobics or scuba diving? Sail into the open seas with the sailboats and kayaks available for guests. And if you’re looking for a little more excitement, head on over to Breathless Montego Bay Resort and Spa. Go wild and party by the pool with great live music.
Komandoo Maldives Island Resort, Lhaviyani Atoll, Maldives
Located on a narrow strip of an island surrounded by the turquoise water of the Maldives, this resort is only accessible via a 40-minute plane ride from Malé. With a total of 65 guest accommodations on this private island, you are spoilt for choice with the variety of luxury villas offered to tourists. The Jacuzzi Water Villas are elevated on stilts over crystal clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean providing a picturesque view so grab your camera and start snapping away. Or, you could also take in the stunning view of pristine white sands of the Maldives from the sundeck of Komadoo’s Beach Villas and enjoy a bath in the enormous open-air bathroom.
Of course, this all-inclusive resort caters for all meals, often served buffet style. Couples can also opt for romantic dining, whether it be a candlelight dinner specially set up on the beach, or a private dinner at your villa. Perhaps the most magical experience would be dining in an underwater world. The 5.8 Undersea Restaurant is the world’s largest all-glass under-the-sea restaurant that allows you to be enclosed within an aquarium while you dine on decadent seafood delights.
Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita, Puerto Morelos
Located on the beach of Rivera Maya, south of Cancun in Mexico, this AAA 5 Diamond luxury resort has 100 oceanfront suites. Each suite comes beautifully furnished and decorated with art from seven different cultures: Oriental, Hinduism, Balinese, Mexican, Mediterranean, Caribbean and African. Upon checking in, head on over to enjoy the free flow of drinks at the poolside bar or at the Library bar while enjoying a good read. If you’re a connoisseur of wines, why not have dinner in an exclusive dining room in their 5,000-bottle international wine cellar?
The La Canoa Restaurant is a definite must-try. Rated AAA Four Diamond, this fine-dining restaurant only serves dinner and is only open from 6.30pm to 10.30pm. Offering Cuisine de los Soles, delicious unique fusion dishes are made with a variety of spices and chilies from the tropics.
Royal Davui Island Resort, Fiji
Curl your toes in the soft fine sands as you take a leisurely walk along the coastlines of Bega Bay. Surrounded by turquoise waters and white sandy beaches, the Royal Davui Island Resort is a barefoot luxury retreat. A sanctuary of serenity, the resort only allows a few guests at a time, taking you far away from the hustle and bustle of the city life, to create the ultimate stress-free environment. Aiming to provide an intimate and exclusive experience for all guests, expect to receive a warm welcome by the Fijian people.
The perfect resort for lazy sunbathers to adventure-seekers, there is a range of activities to keep boredom at bay! Dive into the crystal clear waters of the Bega Bay to see beautiful coral reefs and marine life or go on excursions introducing the local Fijian culture. For the lovey-dovey couples out there, take a short boat ride to Sand Cay Beach and have a remote and exclusive picnic. Frolic in the ocean and sunbathe on the beach, where you can enjoy some quiet time with your significant other. It’s the perfect date!
Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa, St. George’s, Grenada
Claiming to be the world’s most innovative all-inclusive resort, this resort aims to provide a unique experience for their guests. Catered specially for couples, this luxurious resort is located on the sandy stretches of Pink Gin Beach, a Caribbean tropical paradise that emanates romance.
Gasp at the stunning sight of an infinity-edge sky-high plunge pool that leads out into the open blue sea. The SkyPool Butler Suites is the epitome of luxury and romance. Soaking tubs are also placed on the balcony, built for two, behind a privacy curtain to create an intimate setting that simply oozes romance. With your own personal butler and 24-hour room service, couples will not be leaving the room anytime soon.
We hope we’ve managed to help you find the perfect weekend getaway! Eat all you want and drown in alcohol during this long-awaited vacation. Enjoy these few precious moments without kids or responsibilities. After all, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. You might not be in Vegas, but the same principle applies.