Parents: they all need a break every now and then, and they deserve one. From the endless screaming and running around after one, two or twenty children, to be able to get away from it all and find some peacetime sounds to most like their vision of heaven. This heaven, however, is accessible without throwing yourself off a bridge or hiking into the wilderness and becoming a hermit.
Take a look at the following 10 adults-only all-inclusive resorts. After dropping the kids at their grandparents, find the time to visit one of these Jamaican slices of heaven.
10 Sandals Negril Beach Resort and Spa
The first destination for consideration today is the 5-star resort of Sandals Negril Beach Resort and Spa located on the west coastline of Jamaica by Booby Cay Island. This extravagant resort has a lot of interesting enhancements that cater to even the pickiest of couples.
These enhancements include the many spas, sports complexes, as well as the beaches that span up and down the surrounding area. A stay at the Sandals Negril Beach Resort and Spa costs more than the typical stay at a hotel, but remember this resort is all-inclusive - so food and drink are included in the cost per person for a seven-day stay, this also includes the flights and accommodations.
9 Sandals Montego Bay
Moving swiftly on, we come to Sandals Montego Bay, located on the northwest coastline of the country. Sandals Montego Bay’s surrounding areas of interest include Mount Carey and the uber-relaxing Sandy Bay. The Sandals Montego Bay itself is a couples-only resort that rests on the country's largest and most famous private beach. Sandals Montego Bay sports several impressive features and facilities including numerous restaurants, beaches, bars, and events. This resort was rated #1 by reviewers on Trip Advisor. If a destination wedding is your dream, you can have it for free by staying here for at least three nights. Then enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and many other water sports.
8 Couples Tower Isle
Next up, the 5-star Couples Tower Isle is right on the beach where you can participate in snorkeling tours, take a catamaran ride, do some scuba diving, or simply hang out at one of their four fabulous pools. Indulge your inner foodie and enjoy gourmet meals all day long and sip exotic libations until the wee hours of the morning. Couples can even visit Couples's own Tower Isle and go au naturel. Whether it’s a round of golf or a few matches of tennis, there are certainly ways to stay busy. Visit the spa for the veggie bar and fruit smoothies and then get a massage, or take one of the tours offered to places such as to Margaritaville or Dunn’s River Falls.
7 Beaches Ocho Rios - A Spa Golf & Waterpark Resort
Continuing on with the best adults-only resorts to visit, introducing the Beaches Ocho Rios - A Spa Golf & Waterpark Resort. The Beaches Ocho Rios is an incredible luxury resort located on the northeast coastline of Jamaica. If you are the religious sort, there are plenty of churches for you to visit during your stay there. But what’s available at the Beaches Ocho Rios resort? Well, there’s the standard features such as the beaches and spas, but on top of that, there’s also a waterpark, golf course, restaurants, and gardens. To rest at the Ocho Rios, all you really need to do is can your tanning lotion and towel and head to the sand.
6 Couples Negril
Next up, the couples-only resort the Couples Negril. This 5-star resort is located on the northwest of the country’s coastline and is surrounded by many of the country’s other top resorts, soft beaches, and bays.
The main benefit of a resort like this is that it is couples-only. This allows the experience to be more relaxed and laid-back for those looking to get away from their rug rats. Couples Negril has plenty of ways to keep a couple busy. There are free scuba diving classes, glass-bottom boats, spas, tennis and much more. There are two restaurants to get dressed up for and two to be casual in.
5 Couples Sans Souci
Located on the northern coastline of the Jamaican island sits Couples Sans Souci resort. The Couples Sans Souci resort as the name implies is another couples-only resort, focusing on the draw of its posh seafront views and free leisure activities. These activities include tennis games and lessons, scuba diving lessons and trips into the oceans, as well as golfing. This Emerald coast-located resort has everything a tired couple needs in order to relax and enjoy themselves. Nestled between the sea and mountains, this resort offers its own mineral spring pool and mineral grotto, in addition to the normal pools to enjoy.
4 Couples Swept Away
If you want to feel like you’re being swept away to a relaxing shore, feel like drifting into a deep and peaceful rest, then Couples Swept Away resort located on Jamaica’s eastern coastline will certainly do the trick. This couples-only getaway, all-inclusive resort is close to the globally adored 7-Mile beach that lines the eastern side of the island. The Couples Swept Away resort has many of the expected features included in an all-inclusive resort, such as restaurants, sports complexes, a litany of pools as well as bars and spas. Enjoy unlimited watersports and the island’s largest fitness complex that includes racquetball and squash.
3 Excellence Oyster Bay
This luxury all-inclusive adults-only resort is the height of excellence in Jamaica. Located on the northern side of the Jamaican coastline, this beautifully idyllic resort sits at one of the most postcard-perfect places in the country. The Excellence Oyster Bay resort has all of what can be expected in a luxurious all-inclusive, adults-only resort, from their many restaurants and clubs to their lounges and private beaches. Staying at Excellence Oyster Bay you can even have your own private pool. Enjoy the stunning waters of Jamaica by going snorkeling, kayaking, or sailing, then savor a spectacular dinner with cocktails, then take in one of their nightly shows.
2 Hedonism II
The Hedonsim II is a pleasant 4-star getaway located on the eastern coastline of Jamaican, where couples are encouraged to let their hair down and live dangerously. Indicative of the name, guests come here to play like they haven’t played in much too long, and many areas are clothing optional. The resort offers the same kind of all-inclusive amenities as the others but with a bit spicier seasoning. Enjoy all kinds of water sports and a catamaran cruise, beach volleyball, day or night tennis, several restaurants to choose from, play a game of giant chess, and you can even play pool in the pool.
1 Hilton Zilara Rose Hall Resort & Spa
Last on this list is the Hilton Zilara Rose Hall Resort and Spa. It’s located on the northwest Jamaican coastline in Montego Bay. It’s one of Jamaica’s most exclusive and most popular hotel and resort, because duh! it’s a Hilton resort, it oozes class. With unlimited dining at their seven restaurants and unlimited drinking from their six bars, you certainly can’t go home hungry or thirsty. With the added enjoyment of all types of included non-motorized watersports, live entertainment, cooking and dancing lessons, tours, spa treatments and much more, you can’t get bored. Of course, it’s up to you if you just want to lay on the beach or at the pool, and simply soak up the Jamaican sun.