So you've decided you want to start planning an adults only all-inclusive beach vacation for you and your partner. As a parent with children in the home this is a great opportunity to refresh, unwind and reconnect with your loved one, something you can't always find time to do at home.
Often times when you still have children living at home guilt will be a deciding factor on whether you really take that adults only vacation. You wonder should I really spend money on a vacation for just the two of us, I'll feel bad about leaving the kids, maybe we should wait and go as a family. All are feelings that most of us feel at one time or another when we plan on experiencing things without our children in toe.
But I'm here to tell you this is something we need to do as adults and as parents. Is it selfish, No! Think of it this way, you started out as a couple doing things together growing your relationship falling in love then you had children and things changed a little. Now, you do most things as a family (as you should) but the couple time has decreased due to the daily routines of work, school, homework, sports and more. And what tends to happen when you don't have time to focus on each other? Well, you tend to grow apart, loose interest, fall out of love and in extreme cases divorce.
That is not something you want to happen to your family which is why an adult only all-inclusive vacation makes perfect sense. It's a time for you to get away as a couple or even with your closest adult friends and gain a whole new perspective on vacationing. You get a chance to grow closer with your partner, get more in touch with your inner self, and have the time to reflect on what matters most to you in life. We live such busy lives and often there is not much downtime to be had. Travelling to an adults-only all-inclusive beach resort offers you the chance to do just that and more.
Benefits of Adult-Only All-Inclusive Resorts
Why adults-only, well fist off let's start with the obvious, No Kids! No crying unhappy little ones, no splashing in the pool and no families invading your stretch of sand. Sounds great right? So now you're asking, what exactly does an adults-only all-inclusive vacation really mean? Well the one main commonality among adult-only resorts is that there is an age restriction (usually 18 but can be 16 or 21) that does not allow children. After that each resort chain has their own take on what adults only means.
It's important to note that as I discuss adults-only resorts, I'm not talking about nude beaches and such. I'm simply referring to travel that allows adults to fully relax and or have fun in an atmosphere where there are no interruptions or distraction by children of various ages..
Taking a vacation without being around a crowd of youngsters has its benefits. Because adult-only resorts aren't spending money on kids pools, kids clubs and teen clubs along with the staff to run these programs, they can create environments that can strictly cater to the needs of adults like you.
Adult-only resorts tend to have a modern sophisticated atmosphere. They offer exceptional accommodations with incredible views complimented by excellent service. Indulge in some of the finest food and top-shelf spirits then work it off at the onsite gym/fitness facilities or tennis courts, all included in your package price. And with most activities onsite you won't lose valuable vacation time trying to plan out the day ahead. Imagine instead spending a lovely relaxing breakfast deciding whether to got to the beach or the pool first and which amazing restaurant your going to try for dinner.
So Where Are They?
So, where can you find these adult-only resorts? Almost everywhere! All of your favorite beach destinations offer some amazing adults-only resorts. From Jamaica and the Dominican Republic to Riviera Maya, Cancun, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta. I have created a list of some of the top 10 amazing all-inclusive adult-only resorts (in no particular order) located in various destinations. If you would like a copy of this list you can grab it below.