If you want to plan a solo trip, or a getaway for a group of single friends, you’ll probably want a destination that offers great nightlife opportunities along with some planned activities and a chance to interact with other singles. These resorts are all ideal for an unforgettable singles escape.
Gansevoort Turks + Caicos, Turks and Caicos (Prices & Photos)
This boutique-style resort offers all-inclusive accommodations in an upscale, elegant atmosphere. While it isn’t an adults-only property, it does offer all sorts of fun activities as well as the opportunity for quiet comfort and deep relaxation. Sail along the Grace Bay beach shoreline on a Hobie Cat, or have fun taking advantage of the complimentary kayaking and paddle boarding. With a 7,000-square-foot infinity pool, you’ll never have to fight for a lounge chair – or, a solo spot of the ultra-soft white sands of Providenciales. You can also take part in a hopping nightlife, including music and dancing, as well as casino gambling. A free shuttle is provided for all resort guests to Casablanca Casino which offers all major gaming tables, Texas Hold ‘Em Poke Tournaments and slot machines.
Hedonism Resorts, Jamaica (Prices & Photos)
The Hedonism resorts, run by the all-inclusive resort company SuperClubs, are known as the most “over-the-top” adults-only resorts in the world. You can choose from two in Jamaica, Hedonism III on the North Coast, which features a disco with a see-through water slide built directly above the dance floor, and Hedonism II, set upon a prime piece of waterfront property in Negril. It offers all night parties, two stunning beaches, one of which allows nude sunbathing, along with all you can drink and eat deals. Either resort is the type of place to go if you are looking to let loose and shatter inhibitions. Themed parties are hosted nightly, including the legendary pajamas and pasties party.
Temptations Resort and Spa, Cancun (Prices & Photos)
This resort is known as one of the classier, party-oriented adult resorts. It was designed specifically with single adult vacationers in mind in addition to offering an all-inclusive package right on the beach, that includes drinking (alcohol and non-alcohol options), eating, a wide array of water sports and other activities. Each of its three outdoor swimming pools are decorated in a different theme, all are topless-friendly. Activities led by staff are designed to introduce single guests to each other in fun and adventurous ways such as a booze cruise to Isla Mujeres and team water baseball on the beach. Nightly live entertainment includes everything from cabaret shows to a pajama and lingerie casino.
Copamarina Beach Resort & Spa, Puerto Rico (Prices & Photos)
For singles who are more interested in a quiet escape, soaking up nature and plenty of sunshine, this off-the-beaten-path resort along Puerto Rico’s lush southern coast is ideal. The expansive property is set across a half-mile of magnificent sands, adjacent to the largest coastal dry forest in the world. As a full-service resort you’ll also have access to upscale amenities and facilities including swimming pools, water sports and a fitness center. Complete spa services are offered at The Spa which specializes in massage and body treatments with relaxing techniques and healing touches for the body. There are a number of options for things to do in the area as well, including Museo de Arte de Ponce, known for its 19th-century English paintings and Baroque paintings from the 17th-century.
Occidental Grand Papagayo Resort, Costa Rica (Prices & Photos)
The Occidental Grand Papagayo Resort is an adults-only all-inclusive beachfront property that’s ideal for a singles getaway. You’ll find a multitude of relaxation options as well as activities that provide the chance to mingle. Enjoy everything from kayaking and bocce ball to eco-adventure tours and diving as well as an entertaining schedule of day and night time activities. Let loose by dancing in the disco and enjoy unlimited premium brand beverages at three bars, as well as unlimited meals and snacks. If you just want to hang out and relax, lounge alongside the free-form freshwater pool with concierge drink service, soak in the Jacuzzi or indulge in a massage. A full-service spa and nearby golf is available too.
Melia Istrian Villas, Umag, Croatia (Prices & Photos)
The striking natural beauty of Croatia and its unspoiled, tranquil waters have made it one of the fastest growing tourist destinations. The region of Umag, along the Istrian Coast, offers lush green countryside nestled alongside spectacular, award-winning beaches and serene peninsula waters, with historic market towns just inland. It’s here you’ll discover the stylish, seafront Melia Istrial Villas, offering seclusion with easy access to a wide variety of amenities and services. Guests can take advantage of a daily activities program that includes water polo and water volleyball, aqua aerobics, yoga, Pilates, spinning classes and more. After dark, nightly entertainment features theme parties, professional shows and live music.
Hilton Grand Vacation Club, Miami (Prices & Photos)
While South Beach may not be the best place if you’re hoping to meet Mr. or Ms. Right, it is a great place to have a good time right now. This stretch of beach is lined with some of Miami’s hottest nightclubs, and the beach scene is filled with beautiful people. The Hilton Grand Vacation Club isn’t an all-inclusive, but it is a great retreat for singles looking for a diverse scene, located right across the street from South Beach in the heart of all the action. The stylish all-suite Art Deco hotel features a range of high-end amenities, including rooftop Whirlpool spas.
Club Med Turkoise, Turks and Caicos (Prices & Photos)
Club Med is known for setting the standard when it comes to singles resorts. While you’ll find its properties throughout the world, Turkoise, an all-inclusive resort on Turks and Caicos is adults-only and offers a pristine 12-mile stretch of powdery sand beach at the edge of the dazzling Caribbean, along with lots of water sports options. Enjoy everything from scuba diving and sailing, to the chance to participate in more unique activities, like the flying trapeze and circus stunts, along with dancing under the stars.
The BodyHoliday, St. Lucia (Prices & Photos)
The BodyHoliday is a standout for singles as it’s the only Caribbean resort with dedicated singles rooms with no single supplement. It’s also home to one of the world’s top spas, making it perfect for those who are in serious need of relaxation. Enjoy lounging on the beach, indulging in a massage, taking a meditation class or sipping drinks in a swanky seaside bar. This is the chance to take a vacation that’s all about you. The resort also hosts an annual “September Solos” retreat which includes sunset cruises and a variety of group excursions that will give you the chance to meet up with others who are on their own ultimate BodyHoliday vacation.
Hotel Riu Palace, Paradise Island, Bahamas (Prices & Photos)
Singles who really want to mingle through a variety of social events as well as enjoy a multitude of options when it comes to things to do, would do well by choosing the Hotel Riu Palace. You’ll have access to the largest entertainment center in the Caribbean, Atlantis Paradise Island, including fun social experiences and activities at the waterpark, 24-hour casino and aquarium. Swim with the dolphins, soak in the sunshine and dance the night away at some of the island’s best clubs. At this 24-hour, all-inclusive resort, it’s just about impossible to get lonely, or bored. All meals and snacks, beverages, sports, a fitness center, live music and daily entertainment program are included.
Breezes Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas (Prices & Photos)
Another great Bahamas options for singles is Breezes, famous for its outstanding entertainment and fun themed nights. This all-inclusive resort doesn’t allow tipping, so singles who are on a tight budget might find it a bit more reasonable too. The property is set across the fabulous white, powdery sands of Cable Beach and is ideal for singles with its excellent location close to casinos, lively bars, an array of popular nightclubs, cafes and social hotspots for mingling with other singles. There is also a practically endless list of activities, on land and offshore, including beach and pool volleyball, free windsurfing lessons, kayaking and sailing. A flying trapeze, body painting contests, beachside bashes, a game room, and merengue are just a few of the other exciting options for having a good time.
Paloma Pasha Resort, Menderes, Turkey (Prices & Photos)
Paloma Pasha Resort is a luxury, all-inclusive property located at the edge of the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea in a tranquil area with its own private, sandy beach. With a ton of activities right onsite, including kayaking, Pilates, snorkeling, canoeing, diving, surfing, parasailing and more, you’ll have lots of opportunities for keeping busy as well as having fun and the chance to meet other singles. If relaxation is what you’re looking for, the onsite spa offers a variety of services, including a Turkish bath, massages, body wraps, facials and treatment therapies like Ayurvedic and aromatherapy. The area is filled with famous historic sites for exploring too. Outstanding dining options also await, including a buffet with organic dishes, fresh seafood at Ada Restaurant and traditional Turkish cuisine at Safran. The property even boasts 24/7 open bars, some featuring organic wine, made in the resort’s own farms.
The Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, Italy (Prices & Photos)
With its tranquil, breathtaking setting surrounded on one side by the mountains and on the other by the beautiful waters of Lake Como, you’ll be spoiled when it comes to stunning scenery. This destination is ideal for solo travelers looking to get away from it all, while still enjoying plenty of options when it comes to something to do. Alternate between sipping a drink at poolside and indulging in beauty treatments at the Villa Serbelloni SPA. Or, you might want to ask the concierge to arrange for a boat trip to the historic gardens along the lake in springtime, which attracts visitors from across the globe. The luxurious Bernina Express can also be accessed from here for an unforgettable journey into the jaw-dropping scenery of the Alps.
Hotel Port Adriano, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain (Prices & Photos)
Hotel Port Adriano, set upon the shores of the glistening Mediterranean on the island of Majorca in the exclusive area of Santa Ponsa, provides a perfect holiday destination for singles looking to escape the daily rat race. Just a short distance from the town of Palma, which hosts exhibitions from renowned artists like Salvador Dali and Picasso, you’ll find plenty of excursions to enjoy. This five-sport property offers spacious rooms with sea views and is an adults-only resort that offers everything you need for an ideal retreat. Golf on some of the island’s best courses, like Golf Poniente or Golf Santa Ponsa, relax on the pristine beach with soft, fine sand or unwind in the spa. Scuba diving, jet-skiing and paddle surfing are all offered onsite, while the onsite eateries are known for exquisite gastronomic options.
Blau Varadero, Cuba (Prices & Photos)
Cuba is slowly being opened up to Americans who can get a license via the U.S. Office of Foreign Asset Control or go through the new “People to People” program available through tour operators. While few realize it’s now possible to travel here, now may be the time to go before everyone discovers it. Blau Varadero, located an hour and a half’s drive east of Havana, is an all-inclusive property set along an unspoiled beach at the edge of warm Caribbean waters with a wealth of things to do. Enjoy live music in the bar and restaurants, salsa lessons, sports facilities, massage, swimming pool, Jacuzzi and more. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as local and international drinks are included and available 24 hours a day. While you’re in Cuba, you won’t want to miss exploring Havana, with its 1950s cars parked in front of colonial and neo-classical architecture, it feels like a trip back through time.