Adult-only hotels

Mark and David's verdict
We love kids (really, we do!) but sometimes on holiday you want a grown-up place to stay, where the emphasis is on comfort, quiet, authentic food, a relaxing pool, a beautiful view and traditional hospitality. That's the promise at an exclusive collection of adult-only hotels in Greece and Turkey curated by the specialist operator Simpson Travel.

Recommended tour operator: Simpson Travel

Simpson Travel says

Since 1978, when Graham Simpson and his wife Yianna turned their passion for Greece into a boutique travel business, we have been honing the art of creating wonderful holidays in the Mediterranean for couples and families.

  • Boutique hotels
  • No children
  • Perfect for couples

We specialise in characterful and authentic small hotels and villas, the sort of places you will struggle to find elsewhere.

It can be difficult to find a ‘grown-up’ bolthole where you won’t be disturbed by children having fun, particularly in the school holidays. We have the answer – our unique collection of adult-only Simpson hotels in Greece and Turkey. All of them ooze warmth and discreet hospitality and are small, one with just three suites. They are all exclusive to Simpson Travel customers.

To give you a flavour, take a look at Purple Apricot Hotel on the Greek island of Paxos. It’s an eclectic hideaway with seven highly individual suites, a gorgeous pool with stunning views towards the coast and a taverna within an easy walk.

Also on Paxos, Thymari Hotel has five one- and two-bedroom villas with private pools plus its own restaurant and two beaches within walking distance. It’s a great choice if you are travelling with another couple.

Head to Arosmari Village Hotel on Crete for an even more rural escape; it’s a collection of stone and cypress wood cottages in a village setting with a shared pool, glorious gardens and superb tavernas serving authentic Cretan cuisine a short walk away.

The Turkish resort of Kalkan is a picturesque beauty, overlooked by the beloved Kalkan Regency, a boutique Simpson Hotel. It’s for adults only outside of the school holidays. On the sleepy Bozburun Peninsula, you’ll find our new partner hotel, also for adults only – Bademli Bahçe Hotel, with six one-bedroom suites. Both are ideal if you prefer not to hire a car, with a host of restaurants in easy walking distance.

New for 2022, we have created a range of special interest holidays, based at our adult-only hotels. As well as walking and yoga holidays, you can also join the 2019 Masterchef winner, Irini Tzortzoglou, at Arosmari Village Hotel for a Greek culinary week.

We are proud of our passionate and knowledgeable team of experts who ensure our customers have the best possible experience. Our holidays include flights and either car hire or airport transfers, or you can opt to arrange your own travel.

Explore our full selection of adult-only hotels. See the review of Simpson Travel.

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