Beach Vacations for Grownups Only

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<em>Yes, family vacations can be some of the most memorable—but sometimes you just want to get away from it all, including any and all pint-sized travelers (your own, or anyone else’s). If it’s an adults-only getaway you’re craving, these eight resorts offer a day at the beach, both literally and proverbially.</em>Riviera Maya, Mexico Just outside of Playa del Carmen, guests at this resort can carve out a quiet, kid-free slice of sand on any part of its seven miles of white-sand beach, or opt to reserve one of their private palapa-roofed cabanas, which occupy a 350-square-foot stretch of beachfront.More From :<ul> <li></li> <li> </li> <li></li> <li></li> </ul>

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Yes, family vacations can be some of the most memorable—but sometimes you just want to get away from it all, including any and all pint-sized travelers (your own, or anyone else’s). If it’s an adults-only getaway you’re craving, these eight resorts offer a day at the beach, both literally and proverbially.Riviera Maya, Mexico Just outside of Playa del Carmen, guests at this resort can carve out a quiet, kid-free slice of sand on any part of its seven miles of white-sand beach, or opt to reserve one of their private palapa-roofed cabanas, which occupy a 350-square-foot stretch of beachfront.More From :

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Guests at this hotel, which doesn’t allow children under 15, get the best of both worlds: though they’re given full access to the beachfront amenities at sister property , rooms—in which the fourth wall has been replaced by a private infinity pool—are perched just above that 600-acre resort, offering loads of privacy whenever you want it. Picturesque views of the Caribbean Sea and Piton Mountain will surely lead to Instagram overload in no time.More From :

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Seclusion-seekers who take the time to divert from Aruba’s main hotel drag are rewarded with a quieter experience at this hotel, situated on 14 acres of the far less crowded Eagle Beach. Guests at Aruba’s only strictly-for-adults boutique hotel need only stick a red flag in the sand to signal for assistance with anything—whether that’s readjusting your umbrella or refreshing your cocktail glass.More From :

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The staff at this Indian Ocean oasis isn’t shy about promoting the fact that it’s not recommended for kids under the age of 13. (With amenities like deejayed pool parties, a luxury spa, and a swim-up pool bar, it’s easy to see why.) If you’re looking to stretch your legs beyond one of the hotel’s 78 overwater bungalows, you can reserve , the hotel’s very own private island.More From :

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Old-world traditions meet contemporary design at this 300-year-old hideaway, open only to those over the age of 16, where no two rooms are alike and there are four—count ‘em, four—beaches among its 30 acres. The main beach, Long Bay (pictured here), is particularly notable for its attentive beverage servers, who’ll shake, stir, and blend whatever you want while you stay put in your water hammock.More From :

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You won’t find any kids mulling about on Turtle Island—nor will you find many adults either. This idyllic private island resort houses just 14 villas, each with its own private beach for the most secluded kind of holiday you can imagine. If you do have a hankering to interact with other people, there’s a nightly communal dinner for mingling.More From :

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Renowned Italian architect Luciano Colombo designed this 34-suite resort on Barbados’ west coast, where the beach sets the scene for a range of activities, from simple sunbathing to horseback riding to private picnicking.More From :

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Book carefully if you’re looking for a kid-free getaway on Turks & Caicos’ Grace Bay Beach. The Grace Bay Club is divided into three parts, but only The Hotel—which offers up to 2,200 square feet of beachfront space—is adults-only (The Villa and The Estate accommodations are family-friendly). Though there are some shared amenities, The Hotel’s enormous oceanfront infinity pool and beach bar make for a decidedly grown-up vacation.More beach getaways:

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