childfree group travel

This is more than just traveling with a group, which is already amazing - this is traveling with people that relate to you, can provide validation, and understand the childfree life.

upcoming group trips

Experience memorable destinations comfortably with your new friends!

Childfree Costa Rica Adult Only All-Inclusive Resort February 5-9, 2025

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Adult only Morocco Trip November 23-December 1, 2024 (not childfree specific)

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Join our Childfree Group Travel Facebook group for more group trips! Request to join here.

Potential Upcoming Group Trip – European River cruise to see Christmas Markets in early December 2025

Childfree Group Trip Photos!

Our Childfree Group Cruise on Virgin Voyages had a red theme night called Scarlet Night!
Group dinner at Gunbae on Virgin Voyages
Group dinner at Gunbae on Virgin Voyages
Group dinner at Gunbae on Virgin Voyages


FEB 5-9, 2025

Escape to Pure Serenity: Join Our Childfree Group Trip at Secrets Papagayo, Costa Rica!

It’s time to treat yourself to the ultimate childfree adult-only experience at Secrets Papagayo in stunning Costa Rica.

Why Choose a Childfree Group Trip?

We celebrate the beauty of childfree living where you can unwind and rejuvenate in a serene environment with people that get you. You can go to an all-inclusive adult only resort on your own, but there is something magical that happens when a group of childfree people come together to share their time.

Sunset on the beach

Why Did We Choose Secrets Papagayo in Costa Rica?


  • Unparalleled Relaxation: Secrets Papagayo resort caters exclusively to adults, ensuring a peaceful and rejuvenating atmosphere where you can truly unwind and recharge.
  • Luxury Redefined: Secrets Papagayo offers an all-inclusive experience designed to pamper you.
  • Breathtaking Natural Beauty: Nestled along the pristine shores with a black-sand beach, the resort boasts breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and lush tropical landscapes. Explore the wonders of Costa Rica with exciting excursions, including zip-lining through the rainforest, snorkeling at the beach, and discovering wildlife. (Some excursions cost extra)
  • Various Activities: Join like-minded individuals for a variety of activities and entertainment options. Whether you prefer yoga sessions, mixology classes, or sunset cruises, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
  • Freedom to Reconnect: Embrace the opportunity to reconnect with your partner, friends, or simply with yourself. Our childfree group trip fosters an environment where you can focus on meaningful connections and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Tentative Schedule – Your input wanted!

Wednesday, Feb 5


Evening social at the resort

Saturday, Feb 8

Mid-morning coffee chat

Free time at the resort

Evening social at the resort

Thursday, Feb 6

Mid-morning coffee chat

Free time at the resort

Evening social at the resort


Sunday, Feb 9


Friday, Feb 7

Optional off-site excursion TBD (extra cost)

Evening social at the resort


Your Requests

If you have any themed topics or specific discussions you’re interested in, let us know since this trip is catered to the group!



Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to embrace the luxury of childfree living. Join us for an unforgettable adventure at Secrets Papagayo in Costa Rica in February 2025. Spaces are limited and we need a minimum of 10 rooms to run this group trip.

Room types (Rates based on 2 adults per room)

  • Bungalow Suite King starting at $2,610 for the whole room with two people
  • Bungalow Suite Tropical View King
  • Bungalow Suite Double Tropical View
  • Standard Panoramic View King
  • Preferred Club Bungalow Suite Ocean View King starting at $3,860

Additional room types are available. Room rates are variable and will be confirmed prior to your deposit being made.

Single occupancy rates start at $2,341 or we can help you find a roommate. Rooms with two beds start at $2,662.

 What’s included when booking into our group:

Your all-inclusive stay includes meals, alcohol, and accommodation at Secrets Papagayo.

If you book your room through Katie with Fulfilled Passport Travel/CF Travel Connect, you will automatically be included in a private Facebook group, group chat, pre-trip Zoom calls, and organized group activities at the resort.

Not included in the price:

  • Airfare
  • Transfers to and from the resort and airport (these can be arranged during your booking)
  • Optional excursions
  • Travel insurance

Note – If you book a stay at the resort outside of our group and would like to participate in group activities at the resort and/or the pre-trip group events, there is a non-refundable $200 per person participation fee. This cost covers Katie’s time for organizing the extra group activities and communications.

What past childfree group participants have said:

“Traveling can be such a wonderful, life-changing experience…but that experience can be very different when catered to children and not adults. I truly appreciate having come across Katie’s travel company and being able to vacation with other child-free adults. This trip was the start of what will hopefully be many more child-free vacations with the new friends that I’ve made!” – Dréya


“Katie has the patience of an angel! Coordinating such a large group can be hectic but Katie made it all a breeze for us! She answered all the questions and provided great tips for first time cruisers. I can’t wait to travel with her again!” – Daliyce


“Katie is a wonderful, patient and kind person who could restore the worlds faith in humanity. Passionate about her work and the people she shares her time with.” – Dann


“I’ve always talked myself out of going on a Childfree group trip because I didn’t want to travel alone, didn’t want to spend the money, or take time off work. I finally talked myself into going and it was the trip of a lifetime! I had absolutely nothing to be afraid of. Meeting up with the group was like being surrounded by family. It was never uncomfortable or awkward. I had a blast!!! I miss everyone terribly. I cannot wait for our next trip!” -Em


How big is the resort?

This is a smaller, quieter resort with just over 200 bungalow style rooms. The resort is set into a hill and is spread out so expect to get some steps in or you can use the complimentary shuttle to get around the property.

When is check-in and check-out?

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out is by noon.

What is the beach like?

The beach is made of volcanic sand so it is more of a black-sand beach that can be a bit rocky in places.

What kind of activities are there?

 There is a tennis court, two pools, morning yoga classes, kayaking, aqua stretching, snorkeling, beach volleyball, paddleboard lessons, and sunset hike all available at the resort. Evening activities vary from movies, live DJ, bingo, blackjack, karaoke, etc.

For an additional cost you can take tours such as whitewater rafting, rainforest tours, waterfall tours, Arenal Volcano tours, ziplining and more. We will plan one group excursion off-site on Friday, Feb 7 and can help you book tours on other days.

 What airport should I fly into?

Fly into Liberia, Costa Rica. Airport code LIR. DO NOT fly into San Jose Costa Rica unless you are spending extra time in the country. It is a 5 hour drive from San Jose airport to the resort and only 30 minutes to the resort from the Liberia airport.

What should I do if I need a roommate?

Please register below with the note that you are looking to be matched with a roommate. We assist with roommate matching but cannot guarantee it. There are rooms with two double beds, however all bed types are only requested and not guaranteed.

Can I join if my available dates are slightly different?

Yes! You can extend your stay before or after the group trip or arrive later/leave earlier as needed.

What are the food options?

*All restaurants and bars may not be open every night and hours may vary.

  1. Aqua – Healthy-Style Restaurant

Light & fresh cuisine with a selection of healthy dishes available.

Lunch: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Dinner: 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.


  1. Barefoot Grill – Poolside Restaurant and Grill

Snacks and grilled specialties.

Lunch: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


  1. Barracuda – Beach and Pool Bar

Beach bar at the pool.

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.


  1. Coco Café – Premium Coffee Bar and & Deli

Premium coffee and deli snacks served in a casual and relaxed atmosphere.

6:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.


  1. Himitsu – Pan-Asian Restaurant

Specializing in a fusion of Pan-Asian cuisine served à la carte.

Dinner: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Additional Information: Reservation required for Hibachi/Teppanyaki table


  1. Manatees – Swim-up Bar

Swim-up bar offering signature cocktails.

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


  1. Market Café – International Buffet

Buffet style restaurant featuring a variety of international cuisine, themed stations and a show cooking experience.

Breakfast 6:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Lunch 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Dinner 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


  1. Portofino – Italian Restaurant

Delectable Italian cuisine served à la carte.

Dinner 6:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.


  1. Rendezvous – Lobby Bar

Lobby bar featuring chic furniture for lounging with a refreshing cocktail.

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


  1. Revive – Beach & Pool Bar

Located next to the spa, offering a wide selection of healthy and natural beverages and cocktails.

10:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.


  1. Seaside Grill – Grilled Specialty Restaurant

Breakfast, grilled lunch and dinner favorites, and quick bites served a la carte in a relaxing poolside atmosphere.

Breakfast 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Lunch 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Dinner 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Additional Information: *Breakfast and lunch exclusive for Preferred Club guests only


  1. Sugar Reef – Beach & Pool Bar

Tropical cocktails with great ocean views by the pool and on the beach.

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. 


Register Your Interest in Costa Rica Here

3 + 8 =

After you submit your registration, we will email you with current pricing, availability, and follow up with any questions. We will send a secure form to collect your passport information and payment link for the deposit after we have enough interest to meet the 10 room minimum. You are not fully booked until you pay the trip deposit.

Book your adult only virgin voyages cruise

You can book your cruise directly at the link above (this links your booking to Katie, Travel Advisor – you should see the name Katie Hart at the top of the booking page). After booking, email to receive Katie’s tips and things to know about sailing with Virgin Voyages.


Will there be any children on board? No! Virgin Voyages is strictly for those age 18 and up.

Is it a constant party? It can be as much or as little of a party atmosphere as you like. Music is a large component of the ship but there are also quiet nooks and crannies around the ship as well.

What are the rooms like? Here is a link to check out a tour of the Sea Terrace (balcony cabin). The beds are convertible from a couch to a bed if you want more space in the cabin during the day.

Is the cruise LGBTQ friendly? Yes! This is a very inclusive cruise line.

What is the entertainment like? There are a variety of shows such as drag shows, acrobatic shows, dance shows, etc. You won’t find any Broadway-style musical dances here.

Is there an unlimited drink package? No, Virgin Voyages does not offer unlimited drink packages. Instead they have a bar tab that you can purchase in $300 increments and receive a bonus $50 when prepaying. Not everyone in the room needs to purchase a bar tab and you can buy as many drinks at a time as you wish to charge on the bar tab.

What is included in the price? The cruise price includes basic wifi, all gratuities, all food (you don’t have to pay extra for any “specialty” restaurants), workout classes, and basic drinks like soda, drip coffee, and non-pressed juices.

The price of the cruise depends on the type of room you would like and you can fit up to 4 people in a cabin (although some can only fit 2 people).

What else should I know? You must have a passport that is valid for 6 months after the end date of the cruise. We highly recommend you fly into your embarkation port at least ONE DAY before the cruise starts and purchase flights leaving after 12 NOON on your departure date to give time to leave the ship, go through immigration, and get to the airport.

Join our Childfree Group Travel Facebook group for more group trips! Request to join here.

Here is a brochure with some more general information about the cruise line


other group trips (not childfree-specific)

8-Night Morocco Adventure: November 23 - December 1, 2024

Embark on an exhilarating journey tailored for adventurous adults eager to discover the wonders of Morocco within a condensed timeframe. Delve into a captivating introduction to the country, encompassing city stays, an unforgettable overnight in the Sahara desert, and an enchanting night in the famed blue city of Morocco. Our intimate group of up to 15 individuals will traverse diverse landscapes, moving between accommodations almost daily, maximizing our exploration in a comfortable van/bus.

Expect stays at charming 3-star hotels and riads, offering an authentic experience without luxurious frills. This tour involves moderate physical activity, including standing, walking, camel rides, and extensive travel to optimize sightseeing opportunities. As this is an adult-focused expedition, children under 17 are not accommodated.

With minimal downtime, our itinerary ensures a comprehensive exploration of Morocco’s treasures. Prices are based on double occupancy; however, we can assist in finding roommates or arrange single accommodations for an additional fee. Reach out to us for roommate pairing and current pricing details. While our standard pricing is approximately $1,550 per person, keep an eye out for potential special offers! Secure your spot today, and rest assured, we’ll confirm exact pricing and deposit requirements before finalizing any payments.

November 23: Marrakech

Arrive anytime today. Airport transfer in Marrakech to the hotel is included. 

November 24: Marrakech

Marrakech city tour from 9am-5pm. Free evening. 

November 25: Travel to Dades Gorge

Drive most of the day seeing stunning scenery  with a stop on the way at the capital city of cinema in Africa.

November 26: Travel to Sahara Desert

Travel to the Sahara desert with a stop at the spectacular Todra Gorges on the way. Ride camels to our desert campsite for the night. 

November 27: Travel to Fes

Choose to wake up for amazing sunrise views in the desert. Later we drive through more beautiful scenery in the Middle Atlas with multiple stops on the way to Fes.  

November 28: Travel to the Blue City

We will have a guided tour of Fes in the morning, visiting the Royal Palace Gate, the Jewish Quarter and the old medina. In the afternoon we travel to Chefchaouen, the blue city. 

November 29: Travel to Meknes

We leave the blue city after breakfast to visit ancient Roman ruins near Meknes.

November 30: Travel to Marrakech

After breakfast we visit Rabat, the capital of Morocco. Then we travel to Casablanca to visit the Hassan II Mosque and finish our day back in Marrakech. 

December 1: Depart

You can fly out at any time today. 


Ready to book or need more info?

If you would like to discuss if this trip is a good fit for you, please set up a call here or use the contact form below:

Morocco Trip Inclusions:

7 nights at 3-star hotels/riads and one night in desert tent (with private bathroom)
Airport transfers on the first and last day in Marrakech
8 breakfasts and 1 dinner
Transportation between sites
Pre-trip group Zoom calls when booking with us

Not Included:

Visas (if required)
Travel insurance
Entrance fees
Optional 4×4 transfer instead of camel ride for 20 euro per person to be paid on the trip

Set Up A Call Here For Questions

US State Department Info

10% NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is required to hold your spot

Please reach out if you are looking to be matched with a roommate. It is best to find your roommate first and then book you together. 

If you like this itinerary, but not these dates, we can book you on an alternate departure date! Send an email to for more information. 

Register Here for the Morocco Trip

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After you submit your registration, we will email you with current pricing, availability, and follow up with any questions. We will send a secure form to collect your passport information and payment link for the 10% deposit. You are not fully booked until you pay the non-refundable trip deposit.

i want in on a group trip!

We can’t wait to meet you! Schedule a call with us here or email so we can fill you in on the latest details and pricing.

previous group trips

Mexico City Day of the Dead from October 30-November 3

Experience the annual Day of the Dead festivities around Mexico City with a local guide and our small group of up to 12 people.

*Single rooms available for an extra charge or you can share a room with another member of the group.

October 30th


Plan to arrive and transfer to the hotel before 6pm for our welcome meeting!

There is an optional dinner with the group this evening (dinner cost not included).

October 31

Breakfast is included this morning at the hotel. Afterwards, the group will experience a walking tour of Mexico City led by a knowledgeable guide.

We will visit the Frida Kahlo Museum and visit Mercado San Juan where we can get lunch (lunch cost not included). 

Choose to relax, explore on your own, or join an optional tour to Xochimilco, also known as Doll’s Island in the afternoon.

Meet up for dinner with the group (dinner not included).

We will then watch some street festivities and feel the deathly vibes of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).

November 1st


Head to San Pedro Tlahuac where Nahuatl descendants preserve traditions from Pre-Columbian times. 

Visit a local family, get acquainted with their traditional customs and join them to create an altar.

We will visit the local cemetery and see how the families decorate the graves of their ancestors with the belief that when they return from the dead, their spirits will go to the cemetery first. Some even elaborately decorate paths to their homes with flower petals to lead the spirits back.

Continue to Puebla, arriving in the evening.

November 2nd

Start the day with a walking tour of Puebla with our local guide.

Then, head back to the fast-paced capital of Mexico City.

Later on, head out with the group for an optional evening of dinner and drinks in any one of Mexico City’s hippest neighborhoods to toast to our adventure together.

November 3rd


Have breakfast at the hotel this morning and say goodbye to your new friends. You are free to leave at any time today.

Alaska Land and Sea, July 19-30

Join our group trip starting in Fairbanks, Alaska. We will explore the “Golden Heart” of Alaska and then head south to Denali National Park, the crown jewel of Alaska. Ride the scenic train south to join our cruise ship for more adventure, glacier viewing, and all the seafood you can eat!

For a detailed video of our planned trip, watch here

July 19

Our group trip officially starts today, although I encourage you to fly in to Fairbanks on the 18th to account for any possible flight or luggage delays.


July 20

This morning we will take a riverboat tour and see a float plane landing, a sled dog demonstration, and a replica of a Native Alaskan village.

We will ride in a comfortable coach to our lodge just outside of Denali National Park.

July 21

We will take a guided wilderness tour into Denali National Park to look for wildlife and enjoy the expansive views of Denali and the surrounding mountains. Enjoy free time in the afternoon.

July 22

We will take the scenic train with large dome windows south to Anchorage for more opportunities to see the peak of Denali and other beautiful views.

July 23

We will continue our train journey to Whittier port to join our cruise ship home for the next week.

July 24

Relax on your balcony while viewing the beautiful scenery of Hubbard Glacier.

July 25

Today is bound to be a favorite with scenic cruising in Glacier Bay National Park. National Park Rangers will come on board to answer questions and provide information about the area.


July 26

Port Day in Skagway where the most recommended activity is taking the White Pass Scenic Rail.

July 27

Explore Juneau, Alaska’s capital city. This is a great spot for whale watching and getting close to the Mendenhall Glacier.


July 28

Walk along the historic Ketchikan boardwalk with shops on stilts, try a crabbing or fishing excursion, or watch the entertaining lumberjack show.

July 29

A day of scenic cruising and a chance for you to relax and enjoy activities around the ship.


July 30

We will depart the ship for the last time in Vancouver, Canada. Choose to spend some extra time in Canada or fly home this afternoon.

Detailed Video of Itinerary

*SOLD OUT* 15-Night Costa Rica Group Trip: March 24-April 8, 2022

This group tour offers a taste of Costa Rica’s world-class highlights with an action-packed adventure. Explore volcanoes, wildlife, rainforests, and beaches! Choose optional adrenaline-pumping activities, or slow down and wander through the towns and natural areas.

*Single rooms available for an extra charge or you can share a room with another member of the group.

This group trip is sold out but I can book you on the same itinerary if you are interested. 

March 24: San Jose

Make sure you can get to San Jose before 6pm for our evening introductions.

March 25: Head to Puerto Viejo

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is on the East Coast

March 26: Puerto Viejo

Bike to the beach and choose to snorkel, relax, or go for a hike.

March 27: Travel to Tortuguero

Travel by private van and boat to Tortuguero.

March 28: Tortuguero

Choose to kayak, head to the beach, or check out the town

March 29: Travel to Sarapiquí Rainforest

Spend two nights in a jungle lodge

March 30: Sarapiquí Rainforest

Take your pick from swimming in the river, going on a night walk, or participate in an empanada-making lesson. 

March 31: Travel to La Fortuna


April 1-2: La Fortuna

Optional activities include full-day whitewater rafting on the Toro or Arenal Rivers, mountain biking, caving, horseback riding, or a tour of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge.


April 3: Travel to Monteverde

Take a guided night walk into the cloud forest. 

April 4: Monteverde

Optional activities include walking through a series of suspension bridges through the jungle canopy, a butterfly garden, and a thrilling canopy zipline.

April 5: Travel to Quepos

Relax and explore this town on the Pacific Coast. 

April 6: Quepos

Manuel Antonio National Park is near Quepos. Opt to go kayaking through mangroves, take a surf lesson or cruise along the coast on a sunset sailing excursion.

April 7: Travel to San Jose

It’s the last full day with the group.

April 8: Travel Home

Head home or to your next destination after an amazing trip!

5-Night Caribbean Cruise: February 18-23, 2022

Picture yourself heading to Miami in February, 2022 to white sand beaches, bustling nightlife, a foodie scene, and the kick-off point for your 5-night adults-only group cruise.

*Single cabins are available (no sharing needed and no single supplement!)

February 18: Miami

Board the cruise ship in Miami in the afternoon. Watch the sunset with a cocktail or smoothie in hand. Relax inside your comfortable cabin or socialize with members of the group in one of the outdoor bars.

February 19: At Sea

You can sleep in or take part in sunrise yoga, lounge by the pool, challenge new friends to karaoke, check out records in a listening station, test your luck at the casino, take a trip down memory lane in the arcade room, and test out the many eateries on board including vegetarian/vegan and gluten free options.

February 20: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Enjoy a long port day in the Dominican Republic. Shore excursion options include ziplining, snorkeling, off-road buggy rides, visiting waterfalls, taking a cooking class, or visiting a chocolate and rum factory. Join the ship again in the evening for dinner, entertainment, and socializing. 

February 21: At Sea

The fourth day is at sea so if you need a day to rest, take advantage! If you have a balcony, you can read or post pictures from your adventures in the Dominican Republic while relaxing in your hammock. 

February 22: Bimini Island, Bahamas

The last full day on the ship involves a stop at the private Beach Club in Bimini, Bahamas. If you have stopped in Nassau, Bahamas in the past, this will be very different.

Use your shipboard bar tab to sip drinks at the beach club or venture offsite to snorkel, go fishing, or scuba dive in the crystal clear turquoise water.  Warm up by the evening bonfire at the beach or dance your heart out to the DJ’s music by the pool.

February 23: Time to Say Goodbye

On the final day of the cruise, eat breakfast and say goodbye to your new friends.

Transfer to the Miami or Fort Lauderdale airport and head back home or extend your trip and stay in Florida a bit longer.

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