Thinking about holidaying alone next time? You’re not the only one. An increasing number of people are opting to jet away on their lonesome and there’s a number of reasons why. From not having to compromise on dates or destinations, to gaining independence. And the most popular reason — choosing exactly what activities to fill the day with. With solo holidays usually being less about rest and relaxation, we’ve got our pick of cheap holidays and action-packed getaways to satisfy even the most energetic holidaymaker.
Surfing in the Algarve
Famed for its rugged coastline and outstanding beauty, the diverse Portugal landscape is the perfect playground for adventurers. Spend your break learning or brushing up on your surfing skills in one of its most prized possessions — the Algarve. With over 20 top-rated surf spots, waves known to hold heights of up to 10 feet and a south and west-facing coastline, its perfectly angled position makes it a real surfers paradise.
Where to stay? Cerro Mar Garden Aparthotel
Yoga in Ibiza
Travelling solo provides the perfect opportunity to get that all important ‘me’ time and what better way to enjoy it than relaxing yoga on Spain’s White Island — Ibiza. Despite having a huge reputation as being Europe’s number one party destination, the island’s mellow, hippy roots also make it one of the best places for a spot of stretching and meditation. Whether you want to do your own thing or take part in an organised class, there’s plenty of beautiful surroundings you can do so.
Where to stay? TUI Magic Life Cala Pada
Golfing in Spain
Imagine being able to take your putting skills to one of Europe’s leading golf destinations? With a golfing holiday to sunny Spain you can. Over recent years the charming Costa’s have made a name for themselves in the golfing world, particularly Costa Del Sol which is often referred to as Costa del Golf with more than 70 courses to its name. From tricky doglegs to deep bunkers, head here on a solo holiday and test out your skills.
Where to stay? TRH Paraiso Golf and Beach Resort
Trekking in Vietnam
Fancy a solo holiday that’s a little out of the ordinary? Holidaying alone means you’re able to do the things you love so if you happen to have a taste for adventure, how about experiencing the jungle life in Vietnam? It may be well known for its buzzing cities, bustling markets and beautiful beaches however it’s also got a well-kept secret up its sleeve — the tropical island of Phu Quoc. Made up of 90% national park, head here and trek around the mangroves, waterfalls and mountains.
Where to stay? La Veranda Resort
Lake swimming in Italy
If you’d rather swap the sea and sand for tranquil walking trails and scenic views, head to Italy’s nature playground this summer for a solo trip filled with beautiful scenery and 25-degree sunshine. With TUI lakes and mountains holidays it’s all about awakening your senses with glistening lakes and magnificent mountains. Take your pick between Lake Garda, Lake Como and Lake Maggiore for a solo holiday to remember.
Where to stay? Majestic Palace Hotel
With our activity holidays you’re guaranteed to have a solo break with endless fun things to do and the best part is the choice is all yours! So, where will your next adventure take you? Search activity holidays with Holiday Hypermarket here.