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The most wonderful time of the year is here again and with it, all that emphasis on being with the family. Christmas time can be a tricky time when you are not in a relationship. But if you want to avoid all those stupid comments from relatives, you don’t have to stick to the same plan. How about enjoying a solo travel?

Let’s be honest it takes guts to go on a Christmas break on your own. Most people worried about being considered the one with no friends, the pitying looks of smug couples in restaurants or experiencing loneliness. However, all those ideas are stupid; nowadays most travel companies make their best to ensure solo travellers a joyful and relaxed atmosphere. You don’t have to be socially skilled to get on and meet new people. This experience will automatically bring you close to other travellers.

Christmas holidays for Singles can be challenging, depending on your personality, one place can be better than others, so choose wisely. So, if you want to avoid the dilemma of on which house you will stay without offending someone, we invite you to take a look at these 5 amazing places perfect for Christmas holidays for Singles.

Christmas holidays for Singles


Christmas Holidays for Singles: 5 amazing places for solo travellers

Certainly, if there is a destination perfect for solo travellers that would be Thailand. The Land of Smiles features stunning palaces, temples, idyllic white sand beaches and a mild climate. Ko Samui and Phuket await you with its fabulous beaches with crystal clear waters and powdery sands. Located on the west coast of southern Thailand, Krabi is perhaps best known for its impressive limestone karsts that for its beaches, however, this area features beautiful and unexplored areas. During the day you can explore the rainforest and discover the waterfalls, by night enjoy the delicious gastronomy and the relaxed atmosphere.

On the other hand, if you want to be treated like the king of the world, you must consider the luxurious area of Ko Samui. This paradise, very popular for honeymooners, is also perfect to recharge your batteries. Furthermore, this area is home to heavenly beaches and rainforest. From Ko Samui, you can take a boat and enjoy the lively atmosphere of Ko Phangan. If it’s your first Solo Travel, Thailand is a safe bet.


From idyllic Caribbean beaches to Mayan ruins, Mexico has numerous attractions to transform a creepy Solo Christmas holidays into a lifetime experience. Riviera Maya is undoubtedly the most beautiful region in the country. Once you land in the country you can immerse yourself deep in the Mexican culture and visit the famous pyramid of Kukulcán in Chichén Itza.  Furthermore, you can soak up the sun on a paradisiacal beach or explore the mysterious cenote. For the night you must visit Tulum, as it is an area full of others solo travellers.


During the month of December, the Netherlands overflows with Christmas cheer. Christmas Markets become more than places where to buy food, they become a place where to warm up and drink while enjoying the cheerful atmosphere around them. For numerous solo travellers, Amsterdam is perfect as it has numerous museums. One of those is the Cheese museum, which is also a cosy place and the perfect opportunity for trying delicious cheese for free. Also, you can visit the house of Anne Frank, and learn a bit more about its sad but passionate history during the WW2. In addition, if you are a good drinker, how about visiting the museum of Heineken? As you can see, Amsterdam is a location full of fabulous attractions perfect for meeting other singles and enjoy a different but original Christmas.

New Zealand

In the past few years, New Zealand has become a top place for a Christmas holidays for Singles. Believe or not, you are not the only person who wants to escape from family festivities and travel solo to other destinations. So, open up your mind and simply meet new people, New Zealanders, or Kiwis, are famous for its warming and welcoming attitude.  Auckland, Milford Sound fjords, Abel Tasman Natural Park, Hot Water Beach, Mount Cook and Curio’s Bay are some of the fabulous attraction that this country offers. Also, Curios Bay is perfect for watching penguins. Undoubtedly, a solo travel to the end of the world will be perfect for admire stunning landscapes.


Beautiful beaches, vast history, delicious gastronomy, mild temperatures and vibrant nightlife, are the main characteristics of the beautiful capital of Portugal, Lisbon. Get ready to explore the narrow streets of the old town and admire the beautiful horizon from the top of the São Jorge Castle. Don’t miss the chance for visiting the beaches of Cascais and the tower of Bethlehem. For Christmas Eve, you can spend the night at the lively Bairro Alto, sipping a cocktail and dancing until the sun comes up over Lisbon.

We are aware that Christmas holidays for single travellers can be a daunting prospect at Christmas time, as it’s a time when single people can feel isolated. However, you can take advantage of this situation and enjoy your Christmas holidays meeting new people at any of the fabulous location we have already suggested to you.  Tell us what you think about our suggestions. Comment!