The trend of female solo travel is gaining momentum around the world as an increasing number of women are choosing to explore the world independently. As the trend of female solo travel continues to grow, it is important for the tourism industry to recognize and cater to the needs of this group of travelers. By offering special packages, and programs designed for solo female travelers, hotels and resorts can attract a large and growing market of independent and adventurous women.
Despite the growing popularity of solo travel, there is still a relatively low number of hotel offering packages or special features or services tailored specifically to women traveling alone. As a result, solo female travelers are constantly searching for travel options that cater to their needs. In response to the growing demand for female solo travel, some hotels and resorts have started offering special programs and packages aimed at making solo travelers feel comfortable and connected.
One such collection of hotels is Green Pearls, a collection of sustainable and eco-friendly hotels around the world that has recorded rising numbers of solo travelers in recent years. Green Pearls properties provide a range of social opportunities, special programs and communal areas to cater to solo travelers and to encourage interaction with fellow guests and foster new friendships.
The HUBERTUS Mountain Refugio Allgäu provides a social table during the evenings. The idea of the “Communal Table” is an excellent way to allow solo travelers to socialize with other solo travelers in a relaxed and casual environment. However, there are also separate tables available for individuals who prefer to dine alone.
The comfort of their guests is a top priority for the Pichler family of the Weihrerhof in South Tyrol, regardless of whether they are traveling alone, as a couple, or with family. The communal spaces are intentionally created to allow guests to enjoy moments of solitude, as well as opportunities to mingle with others.
The Lifestylehotel SAND has crafted a special package that is specifically designed to offer female solo travelers a relaxing getaway. This package includes a visit to the private sauna located on the roof terrace, as well as the rental of bamboo bikes to explore the beautiful surroundings of Timmendorfer Strand. In addition, guests can indulge in delicious breakfasts and dinners, and a refreshing cocktail at the SANDbar.
For those looking to venture out to East Tyrol in Austria, the Naturhotel Outside offers a similar package during the month of March. Known as “Me-Time in East Tyrol”, this package includes an organic breakfast and 5-course dinner, along with four nights of accommodation. Guests will also have access to the Naturspa and can participate in a guided snowshoe hike. To further entice solo travelers, the Naturhotel Outside does not charge a single-room supplement during this period.
While the Maldives are primarily recognized as an exclusive destination for couples, there is an increasing number of single travelers, particularly women, who choose to vacation at the luxury resort of Gili Lankanfushi. The Gili Solo Experience is designed specifically for solo travelers and offers a variety of social activities, including breakfast and dinner at the Kashiveli Restaurant, spa treatments, a Dine in the Dark experience, a photo shoot, a sunset sailing tour, a snorkeling excursion, and yoga sessions, as well as other water sports activities that facilitate socialization.