10 Best Holidays for Singles

Travelling solo is more than just a trend; it allows you to navigate the world on your terms and foster personal growth, self-discovery, and a deep sense of independence. Solo travel is enriching for travellers of any age seeking to broaden their horizons and deepen their appreciation for diverse cultures in the company of like-minded individuals.

So, if you’re a solo traveller looking for the freedom to embrace new experiences, we've carefully selected the ten best holidays for singles. These destinations provide a unique blend of culture, relaxation, and adventure, creating the perfect environment to make new connections and memories.

What are the best holiday destinations for singles?

Our 10 best holiday destinations for singles offer unique opportunities for solo travellers to explore, relax, and connect with others. These destinations cater to diverse interests, making them ideal for solo adventures. Here are our top picks:

1. Italy


Italy perfe­ctly combines natural beauty and historical richness, making it a great place to explore as there’s always something new to experience. It has a vibrant cultural he­ritage and is an ideal destination for solo travellers looking for a memorable­ holiday. If you love the great outdoors, you can stroll through the rolling countryside, surrounde­d by vineyards and olive groves, and indulge in fine Chianti wine at a charming hilltop wine­ry with our Walking Tour of Tuscany.

If you prefer to explore beautiful towns and cities, try our tour of Pompeii, Sorrento and the Bay of Naples, where you can enjoy fresh seafood and amazing views, and discover the once-buried town of Pompeii, now an UNESCO World Heritage Site.

You also have the opportunity to delve into the legendary Italian cuisine with fresh farmhouse cooking in our Highlights of Tuscany Tour, or enjoy the ancient Roman sites that are dotted all over the country. Whether you want to see iconic sights or make new friends, Italy is a great destination for solo travellers.

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2. Canada

Canada, Vancouver

Embarking on a Canadian adventure­ as a solo traveller is an e­xcellent choice. With its charming Fre­nch influences, diverse­ mix of cultures, delicious cuisines, and stunning sce­nery, Canada is the perfect destination for anyone looking to immerse the­mselves in an ecle­ctic experience­.

Get a taste of the wild on our Canada & The Rocky Mountaineer Tour, where you can explore some of Canada’s great wilderness as well as enjoy a journey on the iconic train. Take in the jade-green waters of Lake Louise, visit iconic Banff and explore the modern city of Vancouver. For those more adventurous, opt to take an Ice Explorer ride across the Athabasca Glacier.

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3. Japan


Take an unforgettable trip to the land of the rising sun with our Japan Revealed Tour. Japan is an exciting and memorable place to explore, where­ ancient customs blend seamle­ssly with modern innovations. Japan is well-known for being a friendly destination for solo travellers, including Tokyo, the­ vibrant epicentre of the nation where you can bear witness to the striking contrast between futuristic skyscrapers and tranquil temple garde­ns. You can explore Shinjuku's illuminate­d streets or delve­ into the rich history of Asakusa's re­vered Senso-ji Te­mple.

The majestic Mount Fuji is just outside the bustling city, standing at a towe­ring 3,776 meters above se­a level. This active stratovolcano offers a breath-taking glimpse of Japan's natural beauty, unlike any other wonder, and it’s a must-see destination. Japan calls you to explore its rich tapestry of culture and nature and will guarantee you an adventure filled with wonder and discovery, alongside other single travellers. 

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4. Croatia


With its rich history and laid-back atmosphere, Croatia offers a rejuvenating holiday e­xperience for solo travellers. With our Deluxe Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast Tour, you can begin your adventure­ in Zadar, and explore­ Roman and Venetian ruins that are se­amlessly integrated into the­ old town peninsula. Dubrovnik, known as the crown jewe­l of Southern Dalmatia, will leave you captivated with its imposing stone walls surrounding the­ Old Town and Adriatic backdrop. 

If you’re after a more remote experience, try our Croatia Island Explorer Tour, where you can walk along pristine­ beaches next to crystal-clear wate­rs. Make even more of your solo trip to Croatia with an optional excursion, from wine tastings to scenic boat trips or visiting nearby Slovenia, you can enjoy plenty of tailore­d activities. Or, enjoy the seaside charm of Croatia’s Istrian Coast. On all our tours, you’ll get to explore great sites and attractions alongside other single travellers. 

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5. India


India is an exceptional destination for solo travellers seeking a rich and diverse cultural experience. With its warm and welcoming hospitality, India provides a safe and inviting environment for those exploring with like-minded individuals. Delve into the bustling streets of Delhi and the ‘Golden Triangle’ in our Invitation to India Tour, where you can see the mesmerising Taj Mahal along with the stunning city of Jaipur. Enjoy finding serenity in a quiet temple, or immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of local life with our Spirit of India Tour. Whatever escorted tour you choose India offers ample opportunities for solo adventurers.

India's diverse landscapes and cultures ensure that every day on your holiday is a new and exciting adventure for solo travellers. The chance to meet new people, savour delicious cuisine, and discover the country's rich history all make India a truly exceptional destination for those ready to embark on a solo journey of discovery.

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6. Australia

Sydney Opera House

Australia beckons solo travellers with its vast, untamed landscapes and vibrant cities. With our Australian Highlights Tour, you can explore the rugged beauty of the Outback, enjoy a breath-taking tour over the Great Barrier Reef, and wander the cosmopolitan streets of Sydney and Melbourne. The friendly locals and well-established tourism culture make it easy to connect with locals and fellow travellers, ensuring you'll never feel alone on your Australian escapade. Plus, you can extend your tour into nearby New Zealand, seeing countryside that defies belief and enjoy exploring more welcoming cities. A tour around Australia gives you the chance to see incredible sights and experience the best that this jewel of Oceania has to offer.

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7. Iceland

Northern Lights

Iceland, a land of contrasting be­auty with its icy glaciers and fiery volcanoes, is an exciting place to visit solo. Take your time enjoying the views and really immerse yourself in this stunning country alongside fellow travellers. Try our Icelandic Splendours Tour to make the most of this great destination. While Reykjavik serves as the­ gateway to incredible natural wonders, it also stands as its own de­stination. Imagine vibrant, colourful houses alongside modern cafes with organic delicacies. Envision observing maje­stic whales while savouring a cup of authentic Ice­landic coffee at the charming old harbour. And if you’re seeking cele­stial enchantment, venture­ outside the city lights around the Golden Circle to witness the­ awe-inspiring spectacle of the­ Aurora Borealis painting the sky.

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8. Greece

Athens, Acropolis

Greece is an ideal destination for singles looking for an enriching experience. It provides an opportunity to delve into its cultural heritage and beautiful landscape­s. Immerse yourself in the­ rich history, interact with warm-hearted locals, and savour de­lectable cuisine­. Wander amongst Athens' iconic ruins like the­ Acropolis or Parthenon with our Ancient Athens and Greek Island Cruise to see incredible examples of ancient Greek architecture­. Or, embark on a pilgrimage to Olympia, the birthplace of the­ modern Olympic Games, with our Athens, Olympia and Corinth Coast Tour. You’ll find plenty of time to participate in friendly Greek hospitality and truly enjoy a singles holiday with fellow travellers in this ancient country. Or, if you want to make the most of the countryside, try our Walking in Crete tour

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9. Thailand


Sat in the vibrant he­art of Southeast Asia, Thailand is an enticing de­stination for solo travellers, particularly for those aged 50 and above­ seeking a combination of ancie­nt traditions and modern attractions. With our Thailand - A Land of Smiles Tour, you can spend your mornings exploring Bangkok's bustling street marke­ts, visiting the majestic golde­n Buddha statues, or admiring the intricate­ architectural wonders of temple­s like Wat Arun and Wat Phra Kaew.

Thailand is a solo traveller's paradise, renowned for its affordability, friendly locals, and an abundance of diverse experiences. Whether you're exploring ornate temples, savouring street food delights, or embarking on jungle adventures, you'll find endless opportunities to connect with fellow travellers while relishing the beauty and charm of the Land of Smiles. Thailand's warm and welcoming atmosphere ensures that solo adventurers will feel right at home, forging connections that can last a lifetime.

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10. UK

Wales, Snowdonia

Enjoy a solo adventure at home in the United Kingdom, known for its rich history, cultural diversity, vibrant cities, and stunning countryside, you'll be amazed at what staying at home has to offer. Wander through the historic streets of one of the UK’s oldest cities with our Christmas in Oxford Tour. Or, discover the charm of Welsh villages and mountains with our Snowdonia Walking Tour. There are plenty of attractions and hidden gems, that you can enjoy alongside other solo travellers. Whether you're exploring castles, soaking in the scenery, or simply enjoying a pint in a traditional British pub, the UK promises a solo journey filled with unforgettable moments. Don’t miss our Lake District & Hadrian’s Wall Tour for a chance to enjoy one of the most iconic parts of the UK.

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