Calling All Single Men! These Vacation Destinations Were Tailor-Made For You

Get ready to pack your bags, gents, because it’s time to go on a vacation to one of the best spots for single guys. Whether the trip is for adventure, to make friends, or just to get away for a while, places such as Ibiza, Spain, and Dublin, Ireland, should be on the top of your travel list. Keep reading because this list will have you booking the next flight out!

Ibiza, Spain

Ibiza, Spain
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For those single men out there who want to travel and party, look no further than Ibiza, Spain. The entire island is pretty much a 24-7 party, complete with DJs and a whole lot of dancing.

But if booze isn’t in the cards, get ready to be in awe over the beaches with their white sand and crystal blue waters. Or, take a hot air balloon ride to experience the island from a birds-eye view!

Hvar, Croatia

Hvar, Croatia
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Best known as a summer resort town, Hvar is located off the coast of Split, Croatia, and is a great place to let loose and meet new people. The best way to experience the island as a single guy is to book a hostel.

Not only is there always someone looking to have a good time, but there are employees whose main job is to make sure the guests are having the time of their lives.

Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba
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Fun music, good food, and so much history that there is always something to explore, Havana, Cuba, is one of those places that single men would adore. All they’d have to do to smile is hop into one of the vintage cars roaming the streets, enjoying the warm weather and soaking in all of the culture the city has to offer a foreigner.

Not to mention, the people are supposedly some of the nicest in the world and are always open to conversation.

Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, Ireland
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A moody landscape of mist and greenery, some of the world’s best golf courses, and beer on tap in pretty much each location you walk in, Dublin, Ireland, is one of the most prime locations for any single guy.

The city is even home to the Guinness factory, a place where people go to learn the history of the beer while indulging in a few pints. For single guys who didn’t have Dublin on their radar before, add it to your travel list.

Phuket, Thailand

Phuket, Thailand
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Phuket, Thailand, is not only gorgeous with its crystal blue waters and sandy beaches, but it is also the location of the infamous party town Patong. Bangla Road is a single street with bar after bar, each one more packed than the next.

With $2 drinks and a party in each bar, this small section of Phuket is a haven for single men looking to have a very good time on vacation.

Obonjan, Croatia

Obonjan, Croatia
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Many sources have dubbed Obonjan, Croatia, the “new Ibiza,” meaning there are a whole lot of parties to choose from. Not only that, but the coastal city is full of gorgeous beaches, people, and delicious food. Pretty much the epitome of paradise for a single guy looking to have a fun time on vacation.

With day trips on boats and open-air clubs surrounding the area, there is always something to do and someone new to meet in Obonjan.

Goa, India

Goa, India
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With beautiful beaches, pristine countryside, and some of the nicest locals in the world, Goa, India, is the ideal location for any single guy trying to get away for a little while.

After getting in a day of sun on one of the many white sandy beaches, the town has a very active nightlife full of music, dancing, and some of the yummiest food ever. It’s a great place to let loose and enjoy life.

Munich, Germany

Munich, Germany
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When it comes to Munich, Germany, single men are going to want to book their plane tickets for late September into early October. Why? One word: Oktoberfest. The annual folk festival runs for 16 to 18 days between September and October and brings in over six million people from around the world.

Aside from the massive amounts of beer, the festival also includes amusement park-type rides, games, and copious amounts of traditional foods.

Pamplona, Spain

Pamplona, Spain
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For those daredevils out there, Pamplona, Spain, should definitely be at the top of your “where to travel” list. Known for its multi-day Running with the Bulls festival, this city isn’t short on fun and exciting things to do.

It’s also one of the many places Ernest Hemingway ventured to, finding love and staying for probably longer than originally planned. Hey, if random love can happen to Hemingway, who says it can’t happen to a single guy going about his day?

Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

Phi Phi Islands, Thailand
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An island chain off the coast of Phuket, Thailand, the Phi Phi Islands is a must-go destination for single guys. Not only is it home to the famous Maya Bay from The Beach, but it is pretty much a party from dusk until dawn.

Between pool parties, Muay Thai fights in bars, karaoke, and drinks that cost no more than a few dollars, there is no shortage of entertainment or places to meet new people.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands
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For single men, a vacation in Amsterdam, Netherlands, might be self-explanatory. Ridiculously bike-friendly, all it takes is renting one to explore everything the city has to offer, including the amazing Van Gogh Museum.

Of course, there is more to explore than the artistic culture of Amsterdam. For singles looking to have a good time on vacation, it’s all about the various districts of the city. And there is nothing quite like Amsterdam’s nightclubs, such as the famous Melkweg and Paradiso.

Budapest, Hungary

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Budapest, Hungary, is a charming city with a lot to offer a single man traveling alone. Not only is the city rich in history, but there are very cool and unusual adventures to be had, such as caving under Buda or enjoy the historic Széchenyi Thermal Bath.

After taking in the attractions, guys can relax in “ruin pubs,” quirky bars and taverns that are literally inside old, deteriorating, and crumbling ruins. It brings drunk history to a whole new level.

Uluwatu, Indonesia

Uluwatu, Indonesia
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Uluwatu, Indonesia, might not be for every single guy out there, but for those who like chasing waves, this is the place to be. Uluwatu beach is famous for its powerful waves and also happens to have some of the best sunsets around.

And after a day of surfing, there is nothing quite like heading back to a cliff-side resort to take in spectacular views while enjoying some fresh local fruits.

Negril, Jamaica

Negril, Jamaica
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Negril is a small town in Jamaica, known for its miles of beautiful beaches and turquoise waters. For those singles out there looking to have a fun and relaxing vacation, there really is no place like Negril.

Whether it’s snorkeling or scuba diving in the crystal waters or bouncing around on the strip of bars, restaurants, and shops outside of Seven Mile Beach, there is always something to do and people to meet.

Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
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Hey, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. That one line pretty much encompasses the reason why Las Vegas, Nevada, is one of the best places in the world for single guys to travel to.

From casinos and lavish pool parties to insanely cool shows and people watching on the strip after a night at the club, there will be no doubt in anyone’s mind why the town is nicknamed Sin City.

El Nido, Palawan, Philippines

El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
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As of 2021, the province of El Nido in Palawan, Philippines, is ranked number four on Condé Nast Traveler‘s list of “20 Most Beautiful Beaches in the World.” And the luxury magazine isn’t wrong. The beaches are white with some of the clearest water in the world.

It’s the perfect location for singles, as snorkeling day trips and nighttime bar hopping to meet people is the name of the game in El Nido.

Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain
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With the food, the energy, and some of the best sangria and tapas the world has to offer, Barcelona, Spain, is one of the best cities for single men to vacation. Not only are siestas a way of life in the city, but, in Barcelona, it’s like the party never ends.

Dinner isn’t until 10, and people finish up just in time to enjoy the avid nightlife. And if staying up until two in the morning isn’t on the table, the gorgeous landmarks designed by Antoni Gaudí, such as the la Sagrada Família.

Bali, Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia
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Florian Gigorgio/Unspalsh

Bali is arguably one of the more well-known and touristy spots in the island chain of Indonesia. So, it’s perfect for single men who like meeting new people, eating good food, and hitting up a bar or two.

Not to mention, the city is the perfect launch point to journey to other close-by islands for a multi-day excursion. Gili T, for example, is an island small enough to bike around and is covered in bars and young people.

Manhattan, New York

Manhattan, New York
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Michael Discenza/Unsplash

There is nowhere else quite like Manhattan, New York. The energy of the city is something people have to experience for themselves. And if that person just so happens to be a single guy, then all the better!

From the quirky downtown bars, food, Broadway plays, and the many tourist sites throughout the city, there is no shortage of activity to be found. There is a reason the Big Apple is called The City that Never Sleeps!

New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana, should be on everyone’s bucket list, especially those single men out there who enjoy a bit of culture, aka Mardi Gras. From spicy Cajun food and jazz music to a never-ending party on Bourbon Street, New Orleans is a singles haven.

And in between partying it up on the streets, the architecture of the old city is something to behold. For those who don’t enjoy sightseeing alone, making friends at the bar is as easy as buying a round!

Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos, Greece
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White sandy beaches with bars in every direction and thumping music, the island of Mykonos, Greece, should be on every single guy’s must-travel list. Known for its year-round summer parties, Mykonos attracts famous DJs to its multiple dance clubs.

This particular island is definitely not for those people who enjoy sightseeing, as people party way past sunrise and aren’t exactly there to go to tour a museum or look at an iconic building.

Patagonia River, Argentina

Patagonia River, Argentina
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Remote, serene, and the perfect place to get away from the world for a while, Patagonia River, Argentina, is probably one of the best places in the world. Surrounded by the magnificent Andes Mountains, the Patagonia River is the spot to go for people who are interested in a relaxing trip filled with fly fishing.

There are also opportunities to go horseback riding, play golf, and go on countless hikes in the wilderness.

Seoul, South Korea

Seoul, South Korea
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For those single men who are interested in partying the night away, it’s time to book a plane ticket to Seoul, South Korea. From karaoke to bar crawling, the party never ends in Seoul.

Of course, there are other things to do in the city, too. For food lovers out there, it doesn’t get much better than Seoul. Not only is the street food cheap, but it is among some of the most delicious in the world.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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As the largest city in Puerto Rico, there is no shortage of fun activities to do in San Juan. Between enjoying the colorful Spanish architecture to lounging on the beach in front of the Isla Verde resort strip, singles might never want to leave!

Not to mention that once the sun goes down, the party comes out with live music, dancing, and an abundant amount of food and drinks to keep the party going until dawn.

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia
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For singles who are adventurous enough to take a long trip to the land down under, stopping in Melbourne, Australia, is a must. Not only do the locals know how to throw one back, but it is one of the more sociable places in the country.

Even for those who aren’t up to talking, scuba diving and countless outdoor activities, such as hiking, are more than enough to keep anyone busy for quite some time.

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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A popular city, singles will be amazed by what they can do in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Not only is the city known for its incredible food, beautiful people, and ongoing parties, but there are so many sites to take in.

Take a one-day hike up to the statue of Christ the Redeemer and next visit one of Rio’s many beautiful beaches. Then, at night, get ready to take in the culture and the music.

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic
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Kevin Andre/Unsplash

There might be no beach in sight, but Prague in the Czech Republic is a dream for any single man looking to have a good time. Pretty much an adult Disney World, the cobblestone streets of Prague’s city center are gorgeous and, most importantly, fun.

With too many restaurants and bars to count, singles will be happy to learn that beer is actually cheaper than water. And for those literary buffs out there, don’t forget to visit the Ernest Hemingway bar!

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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Makenzzzie Cooper/Unsplash

It might sound like an odd vacation destination, but Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is actually the perfect place for single men. Not only do a lot of the resorts have “singles only” weeks but there is never a shortage of activities.

From whitewater rafting to hiking, bonding with strangers and making new friends has never been easier. Just be sure to pack a cowboy hat, Levi’s, and a sturdy pair of shoes because this is one vacation that will be a whole lot of work!

Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee
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In recent years, Nashville, Tennessee, has been one of the go-to spots for singles. So, why wouldn’t it be a great place for a single guy to travel to? Filled with rich musical history, Nashville is a hub of activity and a great place to meet people who enjoy having a good time.

With live music pouring out of virtually every bar and restaurant, the energy in the city is unmatched and perfect for a single guy ready to find a dance partner for the evening.

Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden
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First off, Stockholm, Sweden, is full of some of the most beautiful people in the world, making it the perfect place for a single guy to travel. Second off, there is so much to see in the city, and not just the people.

From the cobblestone streets and the ochre-colored buildings of Old Town to the many museums, such as the Noble Prize Noble Museum, there is no shortage of cultural activity.