Romantic getaways without lots of babies
Romantic getaways aren’t always that romantic when you’re surrounded by lots of babies. In these couples’ hotels, we guarantee they’ll be no screaming babies or over-energetic toddlers to spoil your style. Whether you’re craving a relaxing rural retreat or balmy beach escape, parents or not, we could all use some kid-free time for a quiet, relaxing (or not) getaway. At these adults-only villas, the only screaming you’ll hear is, well, from your neighbours.
Villa Sungai in Cepaka, Bali, Indonesia
Villa Sungai is a distinguished luxury villa with the sophistication, inclusions and full service of the finest hotel, but with the privacy and exclusivity of a private residence. This isn’t one of a complex of villas, not a villa within a hotel, but a truly private “one-off”. Imagine five star resort service, then imagine that service all to yourself in a villa with the amenities of a top hotel, that’s villa Sungai. Set in a tranquil country village in the island’s south-west, yet just 30 minutes from action-packed Seminyak Beach, Villa Sungai is the stylish way to do Bali. This is a destination for all senses, the exclusive Villa Sungai in Bali’s undiscovered southwest offers a rare, bespoke experience that combines contemporary style and intimate luxury with an authentic Balinese environment.
One Eleven in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
A stylish and luxurious adults-only villa resort in the heart of bustling Seminyak, One Eleven is a secluded yet convenient escape for lovebirds. The resort offers spacious villas plus the first- class treatment you deserve, from 24-hour butler service to private in-villa spa pavilions. For travelling foodies, One Eleven also houses one of Seminyak’s finest restaurants, an authentic Japanese sushi/sake bar headed by Chef Shiro San.
The Amala in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Quietly tucked away in an unspoilt natural enclave in Seminyak, The Amala gives you the best of both worlds: a calm and intimate atmosphere where you still have easy access to Bali’s most vibrant neighbourhood. The resort’s adults-only policy is intended to allow couples to rejuvenate and reconnect with each other in a serene setting, where they can enjoying an extensive selection of Balinese-inspired spa and wellness programmes.
Kahanda Kanda in Galle, Sri Lanka
From sun-kissed beaches to lush mountains, the landscape of Sri Lanka exudes romance. Nestled on a peaceful tea plantation and surrounded by sweeping jungle views, Kahanda Kanda is a boutique adults-only resort with just eight individually designed villas, a sanctuary of serenity, privacy, and personalised five-star service. Unwind with a relaxing couples massage or take a romantic stroll through the resort’s own working tea plantation.
The Pavilions Phuket in Phuket, Thailand
Perched high above Layan Beach, The Pavilions is an intimate escape from the hustle and bustle of Phuket’s tourist hotspots. Popular for honeymoons, the adults-only resort treats guests to commanding ocean views, luxurious interiors by the world famous designer Rene Ozorio, and an alluring atmosphere that encourages warmth and affection. From champagne breakfasts to sunset cocktails, love is in the air.
Villa Samadhi in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Discreetly hidden from street view in the heart of Malaysia’s capital is Villa Samadhi, an upscale hideaway and Kuala Lumpur’s best-kept secret. The adults-only sanctuary offers the biggest suites in town, each with their own over-sized plunge hot tub for sultry nights in. With a gorgeous lagoon-style pool, delicious restaurant that’s exclusively for in-house guests, and a chilled-out atmosphere, there’s no reason to ever leave.