With the New Year approaching, how better to brighten the dark days of winter than with some travel planning? I’ve found a string of great deals for single travellers in 2022, including an exclusive discount.


– Cathy Winston, Editor

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Singles-only Tenerife

Start the New Year with the promise of sunshine on an adults-only house party from Friendship Travel to Tenerife, staying at the 3.5-star Villa Alamos in San Miguel de Abona. The 10-bed boutique hotel has its own pool, and a golf course nearby. Priced from £1,147 for seven nights (14 nights also available), including breakfast and five meals, and flights departing between 30 January and 22 May.

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UK breaks with no single supplement

Singles specialists Just You have a series of solos-only UK breaks which are perfect for an escape in 2022 – all have four-star accommodation, a room of your own with no single supplement and a tour manager to ensure everything runs smoothly.


The trips include the Lake District, the Cotswolds, the Kent coastline, Staffordshire and York. Priced from £679, based on the new four-day Edinburgh short break, available to book for dates in March and April.

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Walking in Mallorca … and Yorkshire

How better to see some of the world’s loveliest countryside than on foot – ideal if your New Year’s resolution is to get more active. Ramblers Walking Holidays have several options for solo walkers in 2022, including seven nights in Mallorca. Priced from £1,099 for a sole use room, the Walking from San Telmo break includes flights, breakfast and six dinners, and a chance to explore the nature reserve of Dragonera Island. Departures in April, May, September and October.


Closer to home, there’s a five-night escape to Ravenscar – Yorkshire’s North Coast from £689 for a room for sole use, half-board, including a North Yorkshire Railway journey, as well as walking the coast between Whitby and Scarborough on dates in June, July, September and October.

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£100 off singles-only golf

Get £100 off any spring golf holiday from Solos Holidays when you quote ‘101singles’ if you book before 31 January. The deal applies to trips running in March, April and May, with prices for seven nights starting from £1,259 after the discount. Excludes UK trips and is only valid for new bookings on selected dates. Call 020 8951 2900 for details.

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£100 off solo Sri Lanka

Save £100 on the Splendours of Sri Lanka solo travellers tour from Cox & Kings departing on 2 March, with a guaranteed departure and no minimum number in the group.


The 14-day tour features a chance to explore the ancient cities of the Cultural Triangle, three safaris in Wilpattu spotting wild elephants and leopards and a two-night luxury beach stay. Priced from £2,545 including international flights and four or five-star accommodation for sole use, with breakfast and 10 dinners.


New solo-friendly Italy tour

Hedonistic Hiking has a tempting new tour of Central Italy departing 6 May 2022, with their trademark combination of walking and great food. The 8-night Etruscan Trails tour takes you from Rome to southern Tuscany, visiting Unesco World Heritage sites, as well as making your own wine blend and tasting local cheese. Priced from £2,890 including boutique hotel accommodation for sole use, all meals with wine and visits, excludes flights.

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When do you want to travel?

If you know the month when you plan to take a solo holiday, see my tips for January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

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