Resorts may appear to be better suited for couples and families, but there are several adult-only resorts that have gained a reputation as being singles friendly. Resorts like this often offer tours, run games, have nightly entertainment and have bars and restaurants onsite that encourage singles to mix and mingle.
Aventura Spa Palace
This spa resort, for adults 18 years and older, is located 50 minutes from the Cancun Airport. The resort offers amenities and services for their all-inclusive plans like buffet and a la carte restaurants, unlimited wine, snack bars, domestic and imported alcohol, 24 hour room service, some tours, daily entertainment, wireless Internet, unlimited long distance phone calls, all taxes and gratuities, and the ability to use the facilities at other resorts in Mexico. The resort also has a spa onsite, fitness center, swim up bars in the pools, three outdoor hot tubs, a yoga hut, kayaks to use, snorkeling equipment and a doctor on call 24 hours a day.
Aventura Spa Palace KM. 72 Carretera Cancun Tulum, Riviera Maya, Q.Roo 77710 011-52-984-875-1100 www.palaceresorts.com
The French-owned company Club Med's only adult only resort is in the Caribbean's Turks & Caicos, on the island of Providenciales. Travelers on Tripadvisor.com named Providenciales the 2010 top beach and sun destination in the world. Activities available at the resort include diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, the chance to learn to use a trapeze and nightly entertainment. All meals are included in the package rates at Turkoise, including alcoholic beverages and snacks. The resort is popular with singles, although couples are also welcome, and it is particularly popular with European travelers.
Club Med Turkoise Grace Bay, Providenciales 1-649 946 55 00 www.clubmed.com
Hedonism Resorts (named Hedonism II, III, etc.) offer day or night passes and an all-inclusive package for the adult only, clothing optional accommodations, with all meals, drinks, activities and entertainment included. In fact, the owners of Hedonism invented the all-inclusive idea when they began running the resort in 1976. The only items not included in the package price are fees for scuba diving, spa treatments and golf. Wedding ceremonies can be booked at the resorts, and travelers can enjoy sports, water sports, private beach access and scuba diving courses. The resorts have both nude and clothed pools and beaches and attract gay and straight people, singles and couples.
Hedonism II Norman Manley Boulevard Negril, Jamaica www.hedonism.com 800-467-8737
Hedonism III Main Street, P.O. Box 250 St. Ann, Runaway Bay, Jamaica www.hedonism.com 800-467-8737