Does sipping cocktails at sunset and relaxing poolside sans kids sound like a dream vacation? Let’s face it; there are times when you want a holiday without being surrounded by crying babies and noisy kids. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or just a fun vacation with friends, these adult only-cruises are the perfect escape.

Virgin Voyages

What happens when Ricard Branson teams up with an impressive list of industry leaders to break barriers at sea? The adult only Scarlet Lady. Set to sail in 2020, the ship is the result of collaborations between Branson and industry leaders such as Italian shipbuilding powerhouse Fincantieri; stylish hospitality leaders Mondrian and The Ace Hotel; and technology-driven cabins powered by in-room apps. Dance til dawn, realign your chakras and dine on three-martini lunches, we promise you this is a cruise like no other.

Viking Ocean Cruises

No kids. No nickel and diming. Viking Ocean Cruises has been leading the way on adult-only cruises since its inception. What you’ll get are inclusive features like beer and wine with lunch and dinner, one shore excursion in every port, and alternative dining options. What you won’t find are casinos, kids, photographers, and massive waterslides. Exuding sophistication and class, even dining options are refined. Be sure to experience The Chef’s Table. Sommeliers and culinary masters create perfect pairings of food and wine during a multi-course tasting menu.

U By Uniworld

U by Uniworld lets you experience the rivers of Germany, Austria, Slovakia, The Netherlands, and Hungary amid adult excitement. Unlike most river cruises which appeal to a more mature crowd, U by Uniworld caters to a younger audience. The incorporate innovative experiences like mixology classes, rooftop camping, painting and wine classes along with silent discos. We love the innovative approach to river cruising on this adult-only adventure.

P & O Cruises

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While the three adult-only ships Oriana, Aurora, Arcadia each possess a unique vibe, they have many features in common.  Those features include exquisite accommodations, dazzling entertainment, and gastronomical gems. The Arcadia’s three-tier Palladium theatre, Oasis Spa and Art gallery make it an excellent choice for Iceland, Baltic Sea, and the Mediterranean. Take a break from the busy holiday season with a romantic Christmas Cruise or toast life’s blessings on a New Year Cruise.

Don’t feel guilty for taking that much-needed break to recharge; everyone is better for it. And, these adult-only cruises are all about you.