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The best singles holidays for over 60s revealed

20th January 2020

Singles holidays for older adults have become one of the fastest expanding markets in the UK travel industry. These types of trips offer single travellers the opportunity to meet new friends, explore the world and discover interesting places.

It also welcomes older adults with mobility issues that need stair lifts and people suffering from loneliness the chance to tick off their bucket-list whilst enjoying the experience with like-minded people.

In an article on Woman and Home, they have revealed the top destinations for solo travellers who are over 60. Here is a list of their recommendations.

Sri Lanka

Described as boasting a “relaxed pace of life”, the guide says there are holidays that allow holidaymakers to stay in hand-picked hotels and visit some of the country’s top sights.

On a holiday to Sri Lanka, you can visit tea plantations, the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, and Sigiriya Rock as well as traditional cuisines such as hoppers (a type of pancake) and piquant curries with fresh fish.


This Middle Eastern destination is full of rugged beauty with its mountains and deserts, but it is also a place renowned for its cosmopolitan cities, café culture and food.

There are lots of single holidays offered here that are led by expert guides that take in attractions like the Dead Sea, Petra and traditional towns and villages.


According to the article on Woman and Home, brand new solo tours are exploring Greece and its ancient history.

Some solo holidays to Greece will offer excursions to the pious monks of Meteora, an area of towering landscapes that are topped with scenic monasteries, as well as Halkidiki. History lovers could trace the steps of Alexander the Great and the kings of the Macedonian Empire.


The USA is ranked as a top solo travel destination because there are lots of specialist trips set up for over 60s. There are holidays offered in California and the West Coast of the country that explore Hollywood, San Diego and San Francisco.

During a visit here you can also go on excursions to the Grand Canyon National Park and the eye-catching Yosemite National Park.

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