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International Women’s Day: 10 of the best female-only trips for solo travellers

From: The Independent

Get inspired by these holidays aimed at adventurous women

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All hail adventurous women: solo female travel is on the rise, according to new research.

Interest in these types of holidays has risen by 131 per cent over the past two years, according to Google Trends. Meanwhile, a Culture Trip survey of 10,500 respondents found that one-in-three women (34 per cent) said they’d be interested in flying solo in future, compared to just one in seven (14 per cent) who’d taken a trip on their own in the previous five years.

A British Airways study of almost 9,000 18 to 64-year-olds across the UK, US, France, India, Germany, Italy, Brazil and China in 2018 found that more than 50 per cent of women have taken a holiday by themselves, with 75 per cent of women planning a solo trip in the next few years.

Ahead of International Women’s Day 2019 (8 March), and on behalf of adventurous females everywhere, here are 10 of the best trips for SoWAs – Solo Women Adventurers.

On retreat in Bali

Bliss Sanctuary for Women in Ubud, Bali, is launching its third women’s retreat in April.

This luxury, female-only sanctuary is aimed at solo travellers, with all-inclusive retreats offering yoga, treatments, massages, food and excursions – all unlimited. There’s also a personal driver service, free pushbikes to borrow, and one flower or wellness bath per guest.

There are no itineraries, expectations or diets, “just pure relaxation”, according to Bliss. Seven nights cost £1,980pp for solo travellers, and includes airport transfers.

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March 2019

Bliss Sanctuary For Women, empowering women to travel solo with a tailored Bali retreat holiday just for you.

Follow your bliss your way with an experience completely tailored to you. More than a retreat for women, it’s your personal time out for rejuvenation and wellness. This Bali holiday is free of group schedules so you can choose to do as much or as little as you like. From unlimited sightseeing, unlimited massages, unlimited yoga, meditation, healers, plentiful and yummy food, shopping, personal drivers to take you anywhere you would like to go…  it’s all up to you.

Check out our Bali Packages and remember they are all completely flexible so you can change anything you would like once here.

We would love to meet you!

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