Sometimes we’ve got the urge for adventure, but no-one to do it with. So to hell with it! More and more people are taking life by the suitcase and not relying on anyone else to jump on their travel adventure. It may be the loss of a partner, or a friend that sparks this or it may simply be that you want to experience more than other people around you. Solo travel can be delightfully self-indulgent as you can spend a day doing nothing but café hopping or lingering on a beach. It has never been simpler to take on solo travel with everything being within reach of good Wi-Fi. Safety and happiness prevail in all of our featured destinations, making any of them ideal for your next solo adventure.
A sporting delight
Aphrodite Hills Resort
Master the Ultimate Body-Sculpting Workout
Especially popular with solo travellers, Aphrodite Hills Tennis Academy offers a 5-Day Adult Coaching Course. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, lined with ancient olive and carob trees, Aphrodite Hills Tennis Academy is the most idyllic place to work on your game and experience the muscling toning powers of tennis.
Aphrodite Hills Tennis Academy is one of the most impressive tennis locations in Europe, offering world-class 5-star tennis facilities and coaching services. Designed for players at all levels, the Tennis Academy is home to 9 floodlight courts; 4 European red clay and 5 acrylic hard courts. Led by the academy’s tennis-pro team, the 5-Day Adult Intensive Coaching Course, is made up of 20 of hours training – 10 morning coaching sessions and 10 afternoon sessions where you work on tactics and match play.
After a morning’s tennis you can find solace at Aphrodite Hill’s stunning The Retreat Spa. An afternoon at The Retreat Spa is guaranteed to leave you recharged and revitalised.
As you round off an afternoon of tranquillity and relaxation, your perfect one bedroom luxury apartment waits for you. Each property comes with access to a beautiful onsite communal pool as well as spectacular sweeping views of the surrounding Paphos landscape, the perfect place to wind down and relax.
For more details visit www.aphroditehills.com
Rest and Relaxation
Domes Noruz Chania
Zen Meets Adrenaline in Chania
Perfect for either a short break or long holiday, Domes Noruz Chania offers solo travellers amazing ways to gain much needed head space with its wellness amenities and personalized wellness packages.
Set of the jaw-dropping Cretan coast and based in Elounda, the serene and sumptuous Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection combines the best of Mediterranean style with the opulence of ancient Greece. Perched hillside with breath-taking, 360 degree views of glimmering blue ocean, Domes is a glamorous destination that offers something for even the most discerning traveller.
One of the best ways to gain a sense of head space is by immersing yourself in an environment with wellness at your fingertips.
Knowing this, Domes Noruz’s has designed a ‘wellness loft;’ a two floor accommodation with added wellness elements throughout including exclusive en-suite therapies, a specialized vitality mini bar, and a complete spa set to be enjoyed at the outdoor living area’s Jacuzzi.
For more details visit www.domesnoruz.com
Es Saadi Marrakech Resort
Wellness Taken to a New Level at Es Saadi Marrakech Resort
Es Saadi Marrakesh Resort is set in the quiet residential district of Hivernage, facing the snowy summits of the Atlas. Located in the ‘Golden Triangle’ of Marrakech, built among 20 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, it is only a short stroll from the bustling souks and Jemaa El Fnaa square, creating a perfect oasis to escape the crowds, whilst still being in the heart of the action
Especially popular with solo travellers, Es Saadi Marrakech Resort offers guided yoga retreats designed to gain a sense of personal head space. Over the course of three days, guests are invited to recharge their body, mind and soul through practicing the art of yoga with renowned instructors with a focus on healing body and spirit in one of the most beautiful and tranquil settings in the world. In addition to the two 90-minute Yoga classes each day, retreat guests enjoy unlimited use of the spa (including treatments such as soaking in pure Argan oil, Rose water and health enhancing herbs) restorative walks in the famous Es Saadi gardens, leisurely swims in their expansive private pools along with expert tuition from yoga experts trained at Paris’ exclusive “Le Tigre Yoga Club.”
And if hardcore relaxation isn’t enough, there is allocated time when not in the spa for those in need of an injection of culture to visit the nearby, world-famous Jemaa El Fnaa square and Marrakech’s Medina.
From more details visit www.essaadi.com
Mirihi Island, Maldives
In the warm waters of the azure Indian Ocean lies a tropical dream island – Mirihi Island Resort. Combining modern and traditional elements, the small paradise has been freshly renovated and reopened in December 2014 with a new shine, but still maintaining its unique Maldivian character. Mirihi is located in the South Ari Atoll, reachable from Male on a 30-minute picturesque seaplane flight. Due to its size and limited number of Villas, Mirihi is considered as being one of the smallest islands in the Maldives.
Stressed out city workers will revel in the chance to switch off at Mirihi Island where ‘digital-detoxing’ is very much part of everyday life. The remote island has purposefully chosen not to place televisions in its charming villas or Wi-Fi in the restaurants, naturally encouraging guests to communicate with one another instead of reaching for their mobile devices or the remote. Guests who wish to cleanse their body inside and out are spoilt for choice in terms of healthy dining options at Mirihi Island, with fresh fish, fruit and delicious juices available around the clock.
Whether you want a relaxing dinner on the tip of the island, have a ‘feet-in-the-water’ breakfast, enjoy a bottle of champagne while watching the last rays of the sun aboard a private boat, Mirihi Island can tailor many special events to suit your wishes – only your imagination sets the limit.
For more details contact [email protected] or visit www.mirihi.com
Article by: Michelle Costello
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