Whether you are a single Millennial looking for the adventure of exotic travel and vibrant nightlife or even just interested in solo travel it’s important to do your research! Some destinations cater to the single life more than others and over the last few years, travel by singles of all ages has increased dramatically. It can be intimidating, But solo travelling has its perks, some of which allow you to enjoy destinations on your terms.
Here are some of the popular destinations for solo travellers all over the world, which will blow up your mind:
1. Cancun, Mexico
Nestled in the tropical paradise of the Mayan Riviera, Cancun has long been associated with Spring Break.When the sun sets Cancun turns into party central with beach bars, live music and multiple clubs in town that cater to every age bracket. One way to experience the club scene is take a club tour offered by most resorts. Paying one price the tour operator will pick you up at your hotel, drive to several clubs where entrance fees and drinks will be covered, delivering you safe at home late that night.
2. Las Vegas, Nevada
With the motto “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” coined by visitors of this destination, travelers flock from around the globe to experience this glittering city in the desert. Known as the gambling destination of the world, attracting the best entertainers and shows, Las Vegas has also transformed into a place that truly never sleeps.
3. Bangkok, Thailand
You don’t have to lose a finger or hang around with a drug dealing monkey as portrayed in the movie Hangover 2 to have a good time in Bangkok. Made popular as an R&R destination with US servicemen during the Vietnam war, Bangkok and Thailand in general exploded as the most popular destination in Asia for Travel in recent years.
4. Miami, Florida
With tropical weather, beautiful beaches, clubs and nightlife Miami is a top choice for singles. Enjoy some of the country’s best scuba diving, snorkeling, boating and fishing. Head to South Beach where all that hard work in the gym will pay off as the place to see and be seen. Visit Little Havana where Cuban restaurants, cafés and clubs beckon you in with the sights and smells of Cuba.
5. Santorini, Greece
Santorini is Greece’s most popular island destination because of the beautiful beaches, ancient cities, fantastic food and wine along with the scenery and nightlife. Take a cruise around the island on a sailing ship or catamaran, check out the archeological ruins of the city of Akrotiri, visit one of the many wineries and sample some of the best wine in the world or just relax on a black sand beach and enjoy the blue waters of the Aegean Sea.
6. Barcelona, Spain
People from all over the world come to Barcelona for the beaches, culture, art and nightlife. Visit the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where construction started on the church in 1882 and although unfinished, people line up for hours to gain entrance and marvel at the architectural beauty. Take a day trip to visit the Montserrat Monastery. Check out the football stadium and take in a game with hometown Barcelona team.
7. Amsterdam, Netherlands
How could we make a list of best places for singles to travel without adding Amsterdam? Probably the most liberal city in Europe and even in the entire world, travelers have been coming to Amsterdam for years in search of the laid back atmosphere. From backpackers and bachelor party trips to groups of friends and single people, they all come to Amsterdam as if there was a beacon drawing them in.
8. Boracay, Philippines
The Philippines in general is a great place for singles to visit. Everyone is friendly, the weather is great and beaches fantastic. Boracay is the most popular destination for beach lovers. Consistently ranked in the top 10 on lists about the Best Beaches in Asia, the tiny island is only seven kilometers long and not very wide. In that space you will find blinding white sand beaches and clear blue water