Top 5 Solo Holiday Ideas

Thinking of going solo? A major factor in mastering the art of solo travel is selecting the right destination. Whether you're looking to embark on an epic city break, relax in an all-inclusive resort, or explore the great outdoors in the sun, some places are more suitable for a solo travel experience than others. There are great travel destinations for solo travellers across every part of the world, so you can take an unforgettable solo trip at any time of the year.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

If you’re looking for a sunny climate with plenty to see and do, Dubai is a great destination to consider for a weekend getaway. The city offers a whole host of things to do for every kind of traveller. Whether you choose to explore the Dubai Mall, take in the breathtaking views at the Burj Khalifa, take in the sights at the affluent Dubai Marina or discover underwater sea life at the Dubai Aquarium – there’s a whole host of things to see and do in the vibrant city, whether you like to relax in the sunshine or go on an adventure.

In Dubai, the summers are extremely hot and the winters are comfortable, dry, and mostly clear. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 14°C to 41°C and is rarely below 11°C or above 44°C. The best times of year to visit Dubai for hot weather are for the entire month of April and from mid October to late November.

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Vienna, Austria

If you’re searching for music, art, beautiful architecture and cuisine, Vienna could be perfect for you. Renowned for being the ‘City of Music’, you’ll often find live music wherever you go.

As the city's stunning and well-maintained architecture lends itself to numerous upmarket hotels and romantic tourist sites, Vienna mixes old-world heritage with modern luxury. Because Vienna is the sixth-largest city in the European Union, there are many intriguing and attractive sights, yet it lacks the big tourist hordes found in other major European cities.

In the winter, Vienna is quite cold and snowy, while in the summer, it is bright and relatively warm. Most couples will like a trip to Vienna in the late spring, summer, or early fall.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

If you’re travelling solo, there are plenty of things to do and places to visit to experience the traditional culture of Riyadh. From exploring historical sites like old fortresses and palaces to discovering the many modern shopping malls and traditional markets, your trip to the capital will be action-packed with the many top attractions and fun things to do in Riyadh.

In Riyadh, the summers are long and sweltering – July being the hottest month of the year with an average temperature of 35.5°C (96°F). The coldest month is January at 15°C (59°F), and the wettest month is April, with an average of 25mm of rain. If you’re looking to visit Riyadh for hot-weather activities, it is recommended to go from late September to early November.

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Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

Located in the Medina region, Yanbu is a hidden gem situated on the Red Sea coast in the western part of the Kingdom. Renowned for being an industrial port city, Yanbu is in a prime location for major oil fields and transporting produce to Europe through the opening of the Suez Canal. In the past years, Yanbu has seen increasing tourism from visitors both in and around the Kingdom. From exploring the scenic waterfront to discovering the historical sites, Yanbu is the perfect place for an action-packed solo trip with many attractions and fun things to do.

If you wish to do outside activities, the best times of year to visit Yanbu are from late February to early May and from late October to mid-December.

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, a major city in Turkey, is known for tourism all year round. With a deep history, stunning architecture, beautiful Bazaars and glorious weather in the summer months, it’s a popular destination to visit in July.

The vibrant and diverse city of Istanbul continues to enchant travellers and locals alike. There is always something fresh in Istanbul for everyone and every taste, whether it is in the arts and culture, eating and drinking, shopping, or sports.

Over the course of the year, the temperature in Istanbul typically varies from 4°C to 29°C and is rarely below -1°C or above 32°C. If you want to visit the city during the warmer months to enjoy sunny blue skies, the best time of year to visit is from late June to late August.

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