15 Luxe Hotels And Resorts Around NJ For Your Adult-Only Getaway


Does anything sound better than an adults-only getaway? Nope, we don’t think so, either. And you don’t have to hop on a plane or travel far to do one—there are plenty of luxury hotels and resorts in NJ ideal for a getaway with your S.O. or mom pals. Whether you love the country, city, or shore, NJMOM has taken the guesswork out of planning your escape and made it a whole lot easier for you to pick a place and book it. Check out these 15 not-to-be-missed luxe getaways in or near NJ, with an abundance of world-class spas and restaurants, activities, culture, and more. (feature photo credit: The Reeds at Shelter Haven)

Here are 15 luxury hotels and resorts in NJ and nearby for a weekend away

Rates reflect the introductory room rates off-season and are subject to change throughout the year for these resorts in NJ and nearby.

For nature-lovers

hotels in New Jersey, Crystal Springs, resorts in NJ

At the Chef’s Garden at Crystal Springs, you can enjoy gorgeous mountain views and garden-to-table cuisine. Photo Credit: Crystal Springs Resort 

Crystal Springs Grande Cascade Lodge

If you like to stay active, this Adirondack-style lodge with spectacular Kittatinny Mountain views will keep you busy from the moment you check-in. Play a round of golf at one of 6 championship golf courses or work on your game at the on-site academy. Squeeze in some basketball, racquetball, or personal training before heading to the biosphere pool complex with a tropical aquarium and a vortex pool. For warm-weather dining, eat al fresco on the Chef’s Garden patio, where you can indulge in dishes just picked from the neighboring garden, and wine connoisseurs will appreciate the world-renowned wine cellar. Make sure you check out their calendar of special events to attend during your stay.
Rates start at $479
3 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg, NJ 07419
(844) 388-3472

the lodge at Woodloch hotels in nj, resorts in NJ

Take a dip in the horizon edge whirlpool at The Lodge at Woodloch. Photo Credit: The Lodge at Woodloch

The Lodge at Woodloch

With special packages like the Romance Package, the Extended Break, and the Gourmand Getaway, there truly is something for everyone at this all-inclusive luxury spa resort. Sign up for educational, inspirational, and motivational speakers and events. You can golf and play tennis or experience an activity that takes you out of your couple’s comfort zone, like ziplining, paper marbling, sound therapy, fly-casting, or even hatchet throwing. Make sure you stop by the newly opened Snow Room, Tyrolean Bucket Shower, and Co-Ed Himalayan Salt Sauna.
Rates start at $1,138
109 River Birch Lane, Hawley, PA 18428
(800) 966-3562

Mohonk mountain house hotels around nj, resorts in NJ

Looking for something different than resorts in NJ, take a trip to New York at the Mohonk Mountain House. Photo Credit: Mohonk Mountain House

Mohonk Mountain House

Stay at this all-inclusive Hudson Valley Resort with castle architecture, and on a clear day, you can climb to the top of Sky Top Tower to see six states at once. Throughout the year, there are always more than enough interesting and exciting activities like tennis, mountain biking, horseback riding, and swimming to keep you busy, but Mohonk’s wellness focus and eco-award-winning spa treatments should be at the top of your list. You’ll also want to try rock scrambling, which combines hiking, mountaineering, and rock climbing.
Rates start at $841
1000 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz, NY 12561
(855) 883-3798

The Bridgeton House

The Bridgeton House on the Delaware is just over the river and is a Bucks County favorite. Photo Credit: The Bridgeton House on Delaware

The Bridgeton House on the Delaware

This boutique inn currently sets the bar for romantic getaways—hence, it was named one of the top Honeymoon Destinations worldwide by Country Living. As in its name, this Bucks County favorite sits directly in front of the Delaware River, so you’ll want to book a room or suite with a riverside view and a fireplace. Order fresh flowers to your room and a wine and cheese package or picnic basket to dine al fresco on your private balcony or take a stroll and enjoy it en plein air.
Rates start at $229
1525 River Road, Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972
(610) 982-5856

Collective Governors Island

Resorts in NJ, NY, and PA are always worth the trip. Photo Credit: Collective Retreats – Governors Island 

Collective Retreats – Governors Island (reopens April 26, 2024)

Have an adventure at this one-of-a-kind glamping retreat with unparalleled views of the Statue of Liberty, just a quick water taxi ride from downtown NYC. Touted as the most memorable getaway in New York City, you’ll feel miles away when you wake up in your luxe, instagrammable, air-conditioned tent and start the day with morning mindfulness meditation or yoga. Explore the island and return to fun outdoor activities, a movie, and a campfire. Watch the sunset with festive cocktails and live evening entertainment.
Rates start at $268
Governors Island, New York, NY 10004
(917) 994-6167

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We couldn’t leave The Abbey Inn & Spa off our list of luxe resorts in NJ and the surrounding areas. Photo Credit: The Abbey Inn & Spa

The Abbey Inn & Spa

With sweeping views of the Hudson River Valley, this 1902 convent-turned-full-service boutique hotel is the perfect spot to kick back and unwind. Explore 50 acres of scenic walking trails and check out nearby West Point or Cold Spring before relaxing on the hotel’s porch with a pre-dinner craft cocktail. Book a table at Apropos, the on-site farm-to-table restaurant, and choose anything from the locally-inspired menu—you can’t go wrong.
Rates start at $449
900 Fort Hill Road, Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 736-1200

Hotels for beachcombers

Shelter Island, The Pridwin

The Pridwin Hotel and Cottages has all the classic American resort feels, including a porch with vintage rocking chairs and a great lawn overlooking the beach with Adirondack chairs, cornhole, and firepits. Photo Credit: The Pridwin/Cape Resorts 

The Pridwin (reopens May 10, 2024)

Nestled between the North and South forks of Long Island, Shelter Island has long been a haven for those seeking refuge from the hustle of city life (and the Hamptons crowds). And The Pridwin, a classic resort from 1927 lovingly restored by the group behind Cape May fave Congress Hall, offers the essential escape for tired parents looking to sneak in a vacay without going very far. Check into a room at the main lodge or a colorful chic decorated cottage with water views, luxe bedding, and marbled baths, and then decide how active or relaxed you want to spend your days—sit on their swath of Crescent Beach dipping your toes in Peconic Bay, paddle a kayak, lounge by the pool with water views and a cocktail in hand, play a rousing game of ping pong in the retro game room, or just cuddle up in a rocking chair on the sweeping porch with a good book. At night, as live music plays softly in the bar and you feast on local Long Island freshly caught fish while watching the sunset over the bay, you’ll be apt to say—same time, next year—and make a point to book it again. 
Rates start at $287 off-season
81 Shore Road, Shelter Island Heights, New York 11965
(844) 200-5001

The Virginia

Virginia is one of our top couples resorts in NJ. Photo Credit: The Virginia/Cape Resorts

The Virginia 

Located in historic downtown Cape May, this adults-only seaside boutique hotel is the kind of destination that feels like you landed in a swank friend’s beach home. Rooms are posh with luxe Belgian cotton sheets and decorated in soothing tones and modern beach cottage style. Spend your mornings enjoying coffee on the porch, then when the sun sets, cozy up by the fire in the living room downstairs and play a game of gin while enjoying a cocktail from the chic, Brit-style bar in the adjoining Ebbit Room, a renowned gourmet dining destination. Want more activities? Head to Congress Hall (their sister resort) to the full-service spa decked out in yellow and white striped cabana-style rooms, or settle into a lounge chair at the Congress Hall beach set up by the ocean. 
Rates start at $195
25 Jackson Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
(800) 732-4236

Hotel LBI

Hotel LBI offers a spa, rooftop pool, and an exquisite restaurant if you want to be by the beach. Photo Credit: Hotel LBI

Hotel LBI 

Consider this your home-away-from-home shore house, but with world-class amenities. In the summer, use the beach passes and bicycles to your heart’s content and let the hotel staff help you plan a memorable fishing, surfing, or boating day. When you’ve had enough fun in the sun, head back “home” for sunset views and rooftop cocktails and take a dip in the indoor pool that has a retractable roof that opens on warm days. Make sure you check out their list of happenings and events at the hotel during your stay.
Rates start at $179
350 W. 8th St., Ship Bottom, NJ 08008
(609) 467-8000

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Feel like you’re far, far away at Icona Resorts, which has two beach resorts in NJ. Photo Credit: Icona Resorts Diamond Beach

Icona Resorts Diamond Beach

Lay out your towel, lather on the sunscreen, and enjoy the private beach while you visit the Icona in Diamond Beach in the summer. Decorated by celebrity designer Blanche Garcia, Icona provides guests with a luxurious and serene atmosphere. This spot is close to Cape May, so you can easily visit the historic town and take in the small shops, gourmet restaurants, and landmarks. If you want to try other Icona resorts in NJ, visit Icona Avalon and Icona Cape May.
Rates start at $125
9701 Atlantic Avenue, Diamond Beach, NJ 08260
(609) 729-6600 

The Reeds at Shelter Haven

Enjoy the water views at The Reeds at Shelter Haven, one of our top picks for spa resorts in NJ. Photo Credit: The Reeds at Shelter Haven

The Reeds at Shelter Haven       

Relax by the sea in the quaint town of Stone Harbor at this contemporary oasis emphasizing pretty bay views and a richly appointed home away from home feeling, with a cozy fireplace, roof garden sundeck, and elevated cuisine at one of the four restaurants on-site. In the warmer months, a beach butler is at your disposal when you want to head to the ocean side (providing you with chairs and lunch should you request it). Don’t miss the sumptuous Salt Spa with Brine Light Therapy and a Turkish Bath.
Rates start at $127
9601 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247
(609) 368-0100   

Ocean Casino Resort Spa

EXHALE at Ocean Casino Resort is the perfect spot to unwind. Photo Credit: Ocean Casino Resort

Ocean Casino Resort

A posh modern resort with a prime spot overlooking the Atlantic, Ocean Casino Resort is all about luxury with a side of action in one place. After you check into your well-appointed room with panoramic views, you can get ready for a night on the town without leaving the premises. Dine at one of the three elegant restaurants, all with stunning windows that put you in view for sunset— Amada with a tapas style menu; Linguini by the Sea for fresh seafood options; or Ocean Steak for a steakhouse experience—before stopping by the tables for a rousing night of casino games. Late night, catch live music at Nola’s Lounge or get down at the HQ2 two-level nightclub. And did we mention they have a 40,000-foot spa with a soothing Himalayan Salt Cave and an indoor/outdoor pool open all year round overlooking the waves? Perfect for vegging out the next day. 
Rates start at $99 a night.
500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 783-8000                                                                           

Hotels for city dwellers

the George hotel

Spend the weekend at a renovated historical former mansion in Montclair at The George. Photo Credit: The George

The George

The impeccably renovated and meticulously curated early 1900s mansion turned boutique hotel is the brainchild of iconic makeup icon Bobbi Brown and her husband, Steven Plofker. After exploring Montclair’s art museum, area gardens, antique shops, galleries, and first-rate restaurants, get cozy with a glass of wine in the hotel’s library or curl up in front of your room’s beautiful fireplace. If you bring your dog, he’ll get comfy in his doggie bed and relish his VIP treatment, too.
Rates start at $359
37 N. Mountain Ave., Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 783-7878

Rittenhouse Hotel

The Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia is a must-see on our luxury resorts in NJ and surrounding areas list. Photo Credit: The Rittenhouse

The Rittenhouse

The Rittenhouse is centrally located across from Rittenhouse Square Public Park and within easy walking distance to most major sites, so you can spend the day going from the Liberty Bell to the Rocky Steps easily. After a day of sightseeing, stop by for afternoon tea at the Mary Cassatt Tea Room, and then treat yourself to the spa’s Signature Couples massage or enjoy the indoor pool, sauna, and steam room. While you’re at it, go all out and get your hair done at the on-site, highly regarded Paul Labrecque Salon—and you’ll be ready to hit the famed Scarpetta restaurant and Library Bar downstairs.
Rates start at $467
210 W. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 546-9000

The Logan Hotel

Stepping outside the resorts in NJ? Venture to Philadelphia to take in The Logan and all of its views. Photo Credit: The Logan Hotel

The Logan

In the heart of Logan Square in downtown Philly, check out the hotel’s curated art collection and visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps away. Then, ease into the evening with plush seating, fire pits, and champagne cocktails at the hotel’s rooftop lounge—you’ll have a bird’s eye view of The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Peter & Paul, City Hall, and other Philly showstoppers.
Rates start at $246
1 Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 963-1500

10 more amazing resorts in NJ and the surrounding areas to check out

Wave Resort, 110 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740 – (732) 612-9283

Renault Winery and Resort, 72 North Bremen Avenue, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215 – (609) 965-2111 

Lambertville Station Restaurant and Inn, 11 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530 – (609) 397-4400

Ocean Place Resort and Spa, 1 Ocean Blvd., Long Branch, NJ 07740 – (732) 571-4000

Shorebreak Resorts, Ocean City, and Sea Isle City locations

Bedford Post Inn, 954 Old Post Road, Bedford, NY 10506 – (914) 234-7800

Glenmere Mansion, 634 Pine Hill Road, Chester, NY 10918 – (845) 469-1900 

Riverhouse at Odette’s, 274 S. River Road, New Hope, PA 18938 – (215) 682-2022

Hotel SoJo, 660 River Road, Edgewater, NJ 07020 – (201) 313-7200

Which resorts in NJ or the tri-state area have you visited?

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Nancy Weinberg Simon lives in Summit, NJ with her husband and two children, a 20-year-old son and a 21-year-old daughter. She's a former beauty editor whose work has appeared in print and online in Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Better Homes & Gardens, smartbeautyguide.com, zwivel.com, and beautyinthebag.com, among others. After living in NYC for almost 20 years, Nancy returned to the Garden State when it was time to raise her family. She loves reading everything and anything she can get her hands on, entertaining friends and family, traveling the world, scouring estate sales, and crafting jewelry.