The Best Adults-Only Honeymoon Resorts

The stunning Auberge du Soleil is our top choice for newlyweds

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A honeymoon is meant to be the ultimate romantic getaway, so you'll want to choose your destination—and your resort—with care. This means looking for properties with rooms and amenities that promote togetherness and intimacy, as well as activities and dining options you both enjoy.

You might also want to choose an adults-only resort since there's nothing romantic about kids splashing in the pool or whining in a restaurant. To help make your honeymoon as passionate (and quiet!) as possible, we researched adults-only resorts worldwide to come up with this list of the best of the best.

Our Top Picks

Best Overall: Auberge du Soleil

Auberge du Soleil

Auberge du Soleil

Why We Chose It

This boutique resort offers the best views of Napa wine country, Michelin-starred dining, and a luxurious spa in an elegant, adults-only setting.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Gourmet dining options, including a Michelin-starred restaurant
  • Set among 33 lush acres of heritage olive and oak trees
  • Smaller boutique hotel promotes privacy
  • Luxurious suite options with private terraces
  • Some suites feature outdoor soaking tubs
  • 15,000 bottle wine list
  • 24-hour room service
  • Outdoor pool and hot tub

Cons

  • Remote location in Napa Valley

The Auberge du Soleil is one of the most exclusive hotels in all of Napa Valley, and it's also ideal for a honeymoon. With only 50 rooms and suites, guests won't feel crowded by other people. The resort itself features two major gourmet dining options, including a Michelin-starred fine dining spot called The Restaurant. Guests will also find a wine list with 15,000 bottles, and 24-hour room service ensures plenty of breakfasts in bed.

Rooms at the resort are on the larger side, with many boasting expansive private terraces and some with outdoor tubs for soaking and canoodling. While the property isn't within walking distance of anything notable, couples can enjoy a scenic hike or borrow a bike for a ride along the Napa Valley Vine Trail.

Notable Amenities

  • Auberge du Soleil Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Wine cellar

Best Couples Resort: Sandals Grande St. Lucian

Sandals Grande St. Lucian

Sandals Grande St. Lucian

Why We Chose It

The Sandals Grande St. Lucian is an adults-only, couples-only resort that was created with romance in mind.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • All-inclusive pricing
  • 12 restaurants and six bars to choose from
  • Round-trip airport transfers included
  • Waterskiing, snorkeling, kayaking and other water sports available
  • Privileges at two other nearby Sandals resorts
  • Couples-only resort, so no groups of adult friends
  • Overwater bungalows available
  • Some rooms feature private pools
  • Free wedding for stays of three nights or longer

Cons

  • Large property requires lots of walking
  • Past guests have complained about crowds

The Sandals Grande St. Lucian is not only an adults-only resort, but it is also for couples only, so you are less likely to find large groups of partying adults. This all-inclusive property also caters to romance thanks to its elegant rooms and suites, some of which feature private pools or tranquil soaking tubs. 

Guests will be able to take advantage of numerous water sports at the resort, including kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, Hobie Cats, and more. Daily and nightly entertainment is also provided, typically in the form of live music or choreographed shows. Also note that the Sandals Grande St. Lucian offers free weddings for stays of three nights or longer, so you can get married and enjoy your honeymoon on a single trip.

Notable Amenities

  • Fitness center
  • Spa

Best Views: Jade Mountain Resort

Jade Mountain Resort

Jade Mountain Resort

Why We Chose It

Jade Mountain features stunning views of St. Lucia's Pitons, the two mountainous volcanic spires the island is known for.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • All-inclusive packages available
  • "Sanctuary rooms" feature unbelievable ocean views and private infinity pools
  • Private dining available
  • Open wall design lets the outside in
  • Private yoga classes offered

Cons

  • Not all rooms have infinity pools or Piton views
  • No air conditioning or televisions in rooms
  • No direct beach access
  • Bugs can be a problem

Couples who want to enjoy privacy and serenity with extraordinary views should consider Jade Mountain Resort in St. Lucia. The property's "Sanctuaries" are ideal for romance thanks to their ocean and mountain views and private infinity pools. Many of their suites are also on the larger side, including their Galaxy infinity pool sanctuaries with an average of 2,000 square feet and some of the resort's best views.

Geared specifically to couples, Jade Mountain offers impressive food and wine options expertly prepared and selected by a James Beard award-winning chef. Special honeymoon packages are also available with dining and discounts included.

Notable Amenities

  • Kai En Ciel Spa
  • Fitness center

Best Budget Option: TRS Cap Cana Hotel

TRS Cap Cana Hotel

TRS Cap Cana Hotel

Why We Chose It

TRS Cap Cana Hotel offers all-inclusive luxury in the Dominican Republic for as little as $200 per night.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • All-inclusive pricing
  • Swim-up rooms available
  • Some suites have a private Jacuzzi
  • 24-hour room service
  • Two large pools, including one with a swim-up bar
  • Five restaurants to choose from

Cons

  • Small beach
  • Remote location 

TRS Cap Cana may offer affordable nightly rates and all-inclusive pricing, but you won't have to sacrifice in terms of food, rooms, or service. This resort was created with couples and honeymoons in mind with rooms that feature sumptuous king beds with fine bedding, extra space for lounging, and minibars. Some rooms even have their own private outdoor Jacuzzi with a view of the Caribbean sea.

Dining and drinks won't disappoint either, as guests get the chance to try gourmet cuisine at five different restaurants within the resort grounds. Nightly entertainment is also available, including live music and dancers. Resort guests can also enjoy access to a Chic Cabaret evening show at nearby TRS Turquesa, once per stay, with free shuttle service included.

Notable Amenities

  • Zentropia Spa
  • Fitness center

Best Overwater Bungalows: You & Me Maldives

You & Me Maldives

You & Me Maldives

Why We Chose It

You & Me Maldives offers exclusive overwater bungalows in an adults-only atmosphere on a private island.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Overwater bungalows available, including villas with private pools
  • Five restaurants (including an underwater restaurant) and one bar to choose from
  • Water sports and diving available on-site
  • Entertainment including live bands, shows, and DJs
  • All-inclusive pricing available
  • Seaside pool

Cons

  • Remote location
  • Requires a seaplane ride from the Male airport

You & Me is for adults only and geared to couples, and it shows when you look at the available room options and experiences. A total of 99 of their rooms are over the water, although you can also choose from 10 different beach villas. Most of their overwater villas offer in-room amenities like private infinity pools and rain showers, and they all feature a seaside deck with lagoon access.

This property is unique because, unlike many other resorts in the Maldives, guests can choose from half-board, full-board, and all-inclusive pricing. The resort also boasts a seaside pool and expansive beachfront where couples can mingle with other guests.

Notable Amenities

  • You & Me Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Volleyball court
  • Karaoke lounge
  • Diving school

Best Option Close to Home: Bungalows Key Largo

Bungalows Key Largo

Bungalows Key Largo

Why We Chose It

Bungalows Key Largo is an adults-only paradise for honeymooners in the Florida Keys.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • No passport required
  • Waterfront bungalows available
  • Six restaurants and bars to choose from
  • Two large outdoor pools and Jacuzzis
  • All-inclusive pricing

Cons

  • Some dining options and experiences not included in the nightly rate

Bungalows Key Largo boasts an easy-to-access location in the Florida Keys; you can avoid an international flight to a far flung destination and can even drive to the resort if you choose. Pricing is all-inclusive, so your meals, drinks, and entertainment are included in the nightly rate. Guests can choose from several different room options, including waterfront rooms with an outdoor soaking tub and stellar views of the sea outside.

Resort guests can book treatments at the Zen Garden Spa or take part in yoga classes or water sports. Couples can also book additional experiences like a floating tiki bar excursion or a sunset cruise aboard a spacious catamaran.

Notable Amenities

  • Floating tiki bars
  • Zen Garden Spa
  • Fitness tiki hut

Best for Luxury: Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun

Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun

Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun

Why We Chose It

Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun is an all-inclusive property known for its lavishly-decorated rooms, fine gourmet cuisine, and top notch service.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • All-inclusive pricing
  • Gourmet fine dining at 12 restaurants
  • Rooms come with butler service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Some rooms with private Jacuzzis
  • Three large outdoor pools, two with swim-up bars
  • Nighttime entertainment including live music and DJs
  • Complimentary honeymoon package

Cons

  • Timeshares sold here 
  • Some rooms lack a balcony or terrace
  • Ocean can be too rough for swimming

Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun is an all-inclusive property that offers everything an upscale honeymoon requires just 25 minutes from the Cancun International Airport. Guests can choose from an array of gorgeous rooms, including honeymoon suites with a rainfall shower, a two-person Jacuzzi, and panoramic ocean views. 

All-inclusive pricing means guests can indulge in gourmet dining at 12 different restaurants, cocktails around the clock, and even 24-hour room service. Butler service is also afforded for all guests at the property, so you'll never want for anything. Le Blanc even offers a complimentary honeymoon package that includes keepsake bathrobes and slippers, a honeymoon breakfast in bed, a select spa service for two, and a room upgrade based on availability.

Notable Amenities

  • Blanc Spa
  • Fitness center

Best Beach: Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

Why We Chose It

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is located on gorgeous Eagle Beach in Aruba, which is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Stunning beach with calm surf and clear water
  • Beachfront pool and hot tub
  • Two restaurants and one bar on-site
  • Breakfast included
  • Dedicated menu for vegetarians and vegans
  • Upgraded room options for honeymoons, including an ocean view penthouse

Cons

  • Smaller resort with fewer amenities and less space

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is located on the island of Aruba, which is known for its white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and fine dining options. Geared to romantic couples, this property offers rooms that promote privacy, including a Bungalow Suite with an in-room minibar and refrigerator and a large private balcony.

A dedicated romance concierge can help you plan an itinerary with dining and activity options that suit your tastes and budget. Couples can also book curated romantic experiences through the resort, which can include a private oceanfront dinner under a palapa, sunset champagne service, a couples massage, a yacht sailing adventure, and more.

Notable Amenities

  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Romance concierge

Best in Hawaii: Hotel Wailea

Hotel Wailea

Hotel Wailea

Why We Chose It

Hotel Wailea is a Relais & Châteaux property that is well known for its elegant accommodations and five-star amenities.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Stunning ocean and mountain views
  • Smaller, boutique property with just 72 rooms and suites
  • Pool and hot tub 
  • Beach club with chairs, towels and beach concierge
  • All room options feature kitchenettes

Cons

  • Small property with one main restaurant
  • Not directly on the beach
  • Resort fee required

Hotel Wailea is Maui’s premier boutique luxury hotel, and its cliffside location on 15 beachfront acres grants it access to some of the best ocean views in all of Hawaii. Honeymooners can book room-only accommodations, but they can also choose among several romance packages created specifically for couples. Lavishly decorated suites will provide you with a place to relax and unwind, including the property's Celebration Suite with panoramic ocean views,an oversized private lanai, and daily breakfast delivery to your room.

A large pool is available for guests who want to socialize, and private poolside cabanas are offered for guests who want privacy. "Wellness Warriors," as the resort calls them, will also find plenty of activities to partake in ranging from spa treatments to aerial silks and yoga.

Notable Amenities

  • In-suite nespresso
  • Fitness center
  • Concierge service
  • Spa
  • Private wine cellar

Best Outdoor Experience: Triple Creek Ranch

Triple Creek Ranch

Triple Creek Ranch

Why We Chose It

Montana's Triple Creek Ranch was practically made for nature-lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. 

Pros & Cons

Pros:

  • All-inclusive pricing
  • Romantic cabins and suites available, some with fireplaces
  • Proud member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux
  • Gourmet cuisine prepared by an expert chef
  • Award-winning wine cellar
  • All outdoor sports included, including skiing, fat tire snow biking, horseback riding, and more
  • Large outdoor pool
  • In room dining available

Cons: 

  • Extra steps required to book online

Triple Creek Ranch is an outdoor enthusiast's dream, whether you and your partner want to stay active with sports like skiing and snowboarding or you just want unbelievable mountain scenery and plenty of fresh air. This all-inclusive dude ranch makes it easy to pay one rate for your lodging in a rustic mountain cabin, all your meals and drinks, and anything else you want to partake in, including yoga classes, dog sledding, guided hiking, or fly fishing.

Couples can choose from plenty of different cabin-style accommodations, including one-bedroom luxury cabins with a wood burning fireplace, a private hot tub, and a golf cart to get around the resort property. In-room dining is also available upon request.

Notable Amenities

  • Mountain Wellness Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court
  • Trout pond

Final Verdict

Whether you want the world's most beautiful views at Jade Mountain Resort or Triple Creek Ranch or wish to bask in all-inclusive luxury at Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun or TRS Cap Cana Hotel, our list of the best adults-only honeymoon resorts can lead you to your dream honeymoon destination. After all, the perfect new couple deserves the perfect resort for their once-in-a-lifetime trip. 

Methodology

To find the best adults-only honeymoon resorts, we compared dozens of properties in various popular honeymoon destinations around the world. We looked at what resorts offer to guests, and compared their amenities, room options, on-site activities, and their culinary offerings. We also looked for hotels and resorts that offer honeymoon packages with upgraded amenities or "extras" included. While we leaned toward luxury for the purpose of this ranking, we also looked for hotels and resorts that offer excellent value and can be wallet-friendly for those budget-conscious honeymooners.

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