Make 2021 the year that you venture out on your own and discover the wonder of the solo traveller life. If your mates can't make up their mind on destination, you've just been through a break up or you just need some 'me' time... solo travelling can be such a liberating experience.
Often travelling solo means that compromises have to be made, whether it be on accommodation, style or location. But fear not that's not the case here, we have come up with a list of our top solo holidays from city trips to long haul and beach breaks - we've got you covered!
Travelling by one's self can be a daunting prospect at first, however, it can also be a liberating experience. If you have never done it before, the following destinations are some of the safest we know of in the world. Our top tip is to use common sense in all aspects of your trip when it comes to money, expensive items and walking alone at night. There are a great many solo travellers making their way through these area locations, so there will be plenty of chances to meet new people.
Close to the centre of the city, these chic apartments contain everything you need for a cosy, self catering stay. Krakow is know for being a budget friendly option for solo travellers with plenty of bars and restaurants offering cheap drinks and meals in amongst the history of the city.
Boasting a roof top pool, a terrace and a garden area overlooking the Lisbon coast, the Selina Boavista Ericeira is a brand new accommodation that puts the trend into trendy! There are both shared dorms and private rooms to choose from.
When it comes to affordable accommodations in Amsterdam, you'll either be looking at somewhere out of the city limits or a below par residence. Not when it comes to the Generator Hostel/ Hotel. Offering both dorm and private rooms, you'll be within easy reach of a number of Amsterdam's highlights
Wait, 4 nights in Majorca AND breakfast for under £200*? Now that's a solo steal. The Eix Alzinar Suites have an expansive pool area and is super close to the beach. From an extra £31* you can include evening meals in your booking too!
Beachfront? Meals included? And a week in the sun? You'll love the stunning 4* Alexander the Great hotel. It's a solo bargain for one and a stylish hotel to boot!
We bet you didn't realise that you could bag a week in the sun, all inclusive AND have change from £200! The 4* Sayanora hotel boasts almost round the clock food and drink - all within easy reach of the waterfront!
We couldn't quite believe our eyes when we saw this price - for 6 nights in Thailand you can enjoy the Green Parc Resort with it's stand out lazy rover/ lagoon style pool, as well as meals all for £715* - a price we usually see per person for a couple.
Playa del Carmen, Mexico:
Yes Pirates, even when travelling solo, you too can enjoy the fruits of an all inclusive board in a 4* hotel! The hotel has everything you could need for a fab stay, including many sports, water sports, spa facilities, swimming pool, jacuzzi, bar and restaurant as well as a beachfront location.
New York City, USA:
As our favourite Mr Bing once said, "New York is AWESOME!" Pod Times Square has a great location, close to many of the big sights and only 2 blocks away from the bright lights of Times Square. The accommodation is modern with stylish design highlights as well as an impressive rooftop terrace. To keep prices low, you'll be in a bunk room, however, you can upgrade to a double room during the booking process.
Obviously, all of these holidays are customisable with date alterations/ board and room upgrades available. Nothing here catch your eye? Check out our range of solo trips on our holiday finder.