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Adults-Only Hotels for the Ultimate Relaxing Vacation

Looking for a place where you can get away from it all and reconnect with your two favorite pals, peace and quiet? Somewhere idyllic and somewhat undiscovered with a vibe that’s equal parts breezy and dreamy? We’ve got you covered. Here, in no order of preference, are 11 places to add to your list of relaxing adults-only escapes.

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Tokoriki Island Resortlearn more

Located in the Mamanuca, a group of stunning islands easily accessed by helicopter, seaplane, or boat, this adults-only oasis blends breezy beach vibes with a bit of adventure. As if that didn't draw enough, there’s also the opportunity to embark on stunning nature walks, snorkeling excursions, and unwind at the property’s serene spa.
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Hotel Wailealearn more

With unobstructed ocean views of three Hawaiian Islands, Hotel Wailea is a slice of The Aloha State at its finest. Did we mention all 72 rooms are surrounded by 15 acres of Zen-inspired landscaping, including lush tropical gardens and plenty of dramatic cascading waterfalls?
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$245 avg. room rate
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Two Bunch Palmslearn more

    With its intimate vibe and unique location on a 77-acre oasis filled with hot springs, this hideaway is geared toward—surprise, surprise—spa life. Besides its natural hot springs, the hotel’s crowning jewel is its meditative grotto.
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    qualialearn more

    qualia’s highly-private location (the resort is tucked away in an exclusive precinct on the northernmost tip of Hamilton Island) is truly something special. But it’s the elegant lodgings—with luxe private balconies facing the Whitsundays or the spectacular tropical bushland—that will have you tempted to extend your stay.
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    Hamilton Island Beach Clublearn more

    This charming resort is all about elegant accommodations and serious beach views. There’s also plenty for your stomach to love, with modern Australian cuisine featuring the finest seasonal and locally-sourced produce available at the property’s Beach Club Restaurant.
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    Ventana Big Surlearn more

    With its 160 acres of forest on the rugged Pacific coast, it’s nearly impossible to leave after arriving at Ventana Big Sur. Highlights include: 15 glamping tents, an infinity hot tub overlooking a redwood grove, and meals featuring locally-sourced vegetables from the property’s own garden.
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    Twin Farmslearn more

    Set on a blissfully serene 300-acre plot in Vermont, Twin Farms is the perfect place to get back to nature. In fact, the hotel is so peaceful that it has long been a favorite spot for writers (including several Nobel Laureates). Added bonus: the property is sprinkled with apple trees.
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    Hotel La Semillalearn more

    With charming rooms and a lush private terrace that glows with candles come sunset, Hotel La Semilla gives its guests very little reason to ever step outside this romantic property.
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    $249 avg. room rate
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    Sparrows Lodgelearn more

    Though it’s technically tucked within bustling Palm Springs, Sparrows Lodge feels a world away from any hustle or bustle. Go to enjoy endless offers to relax and renew, including sitting by the fire pit, browsing Sparrow Lodge’s collection of fine art, or for a stroll through the property’s vegetable garden.
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    $407 avg. room rate
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    Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spalearn more

    Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa is one of the oldest resorts on Bermuda. In fact, it pioneered cottage-style accommodations, which have been adopted by other popular resorts on the island. Speaking of, be sure to check out their 300-year-old cottage, which has been restored and is still available explore to this day.
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    Casa Chameleon Mal Paislearn more

    Casa Chameleon is nestled in the middle of the Costa Rican jungle. How special is that? Go to experience the open, airy villas, all of which feature infinity pools overlooking the ocean. Beyond the property is the seriously cool beach town of Mal Pais, which is brimming over with friendly surfers and yogis as well as plenty of delicious local restaurants set right off the beach.
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