FOR SENIORS ONLY

Oct 19th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Adult-Only Resorts

More resorts than ever are boasting “fun for the whole family” and a gamut of attractions and activities geared towards kids. Thankfully, there are still plenty of resorts that cater to those of us senior citizens who prefer a more subdued, sophisticated stay in paradise. I know that my daughter and her husband enjoy spending time in the Dominican Republic all by themselves and with other adults.  No children.

USA Today Travel Tips for Adults

Adults-only, all-inclusive resort vacations are tailored to individuals over a certain age. The age restriction varies with each resort. Some require travelers to be at least 18 years of age, while others require individuals to be at least 21 years of age. These adult-only resorts provide an array of activities and entertainment tailored to adults, making your vacation a child-free, memorable one.

Orbitz and About.com to the Rescue

Orbitz has a nice listing of couples & adults-only resorts for starters. Their listing here includes featured adults-only brands resorts. Yes, adults-only can mean naughty and nice, but there are several very nice ones like the Iberostar and Sandals. About.com is always loaded with super information and their Adults-Only Travel site will provide several options for you.

AOL Travel and Amazon’s book

AOL is still around and has several packages for you to look into.  Some are for singles only but they focus primarily on couples only sites. Finally, there is a guide for adults who desire the best romantic adult-only vacation destinations around the world. Amazon.com offers a unique travel directory that features some of the most out of the ordinary luxurious romantic resorts, clothing optional cruises, private villas and secluded inns around the world. Whether your dream vacation starts above the clouds or below the sea, this guide offers a wide variety of enchanting destinations for people of all lifestyles and budgets. Discover the perfect destination for the adventurous adult in you!

Adults-Only Cruises Attract Senior Travelers

Yes, there are cruise lines that cater to seniors who do not want a bunch of children jumping overboard or playing running games on the main deck. If you are one of those folks who enjoy cruising you’ll find river and expeditionary cruises also generally offer adult-friendly zones, so finding floating havens without younger passengers should be child’s play.

Apple Vacations and Vacations to Go

Apple Vacations is a top vacation company that offers seniors a wide variety of choices for adults only.  Here’s one of their offers…”Wake up to breakfast in bed, enjoy a couples-massage after a day at the beach, and then a gourmet dinner under the stars”. Apple Vacations offers many adults-only resorts that cater to all of your wishes. Book during Romance month and choose from romantic and luxurious vacation packages at affordable, all-inclusive prices.” Sound enticing? Better check it out and see for yourself.

If you want to vacation at a hotel or resort that does not accept children, Vacations to Go adults-only resorts offer the perfect solution and boy, do they ever have a long listing. The minimum age for most of these resorts is 18, although guests ages 13-17 are considered adults at a few properties. This will keep you searching for a while. I hope that you will end up with a super deal.  Your blogger – jeb



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