Vacations for single people over 40 can provide an opportunity for a romantic encounter or simply a relaxing time away from work to experience a new culture. Whether you want to experience rich cultures, exciting night life outings, jungle walks, boating or just strolling quaint streets in ancient cities with other singles, there is a vacation package to meet your needs.
Mediterranean Singles Cruise
Singles Travel Company of Los Gatos, California, specializes in world travel and cruises for singles. The Mediterranean Singles Cruise is a popular singles vacation package, and the cruise is a seven-night voyage on the Royal Caribbean ship Voyager of the Seas. The ship docks in some of the most trendy and exciting ports along the Mediterranean. Singles will board the ship and set sail from Barcelona, Spain, to Naples, Italy. In Naples, singles can disembark and enjoy the historic cities of Pompeii, Sorrento, or visit the Isle of Capri. The next port brings the visitor to Rome and the Coliseum. It’s on to Pisa, Monte Carlo, and then back to Barcelona. Royal Caribbean is rated among the best cruise lines for service, entertainment, and the luxuriously appointed cabins. The dining room is three stories and the ship has an ice skating rink, a mini golf course, a casino, pools for adults only, theaters with live performances, rock wall climbing, and numerous bars and restaurants. Singles are guaranteed a same-sex roommate if preferred, but travelers must sign up for a same-sex assignment prior to the final payment. Inside cabins with double same-sex occupancy begin at $480 per person, and single-occupancy cabins start at $1,699, as of September 2010. The Mediterranean singles cruise takes place during the month of October.
Singles Travel Company A Division of Travel Advisors of Los Gatos 56 North Santa Cruz Ave. Los Gatos, CA 95030 888-286-8687 singlestravelcompany.com
Middle Earth - Extreme New Zealand
New Zealand is fast becoming the travel destination for exciting activities and joy of experiencing extraordinary natural wonders. Vacations for single people over 40 to New Zealand begin with a flight from Los Angeles to Auckland. Auckland is a vibrant city with world-class dining and shopping, and stunning geography. The harbor is filled with yachts and beautiful people. Adventures for Singles, Inc. in Smyrna, Georgia, makes all the arrangements for the travel and activities. Singles can begin their New Zealand vacation by visiting the Rotorura and soak in the luxurious hot springs, visit caves occupied by glow worms, and get up close and personal with New Zealand’s wild life at Rainbow Springs. They will then travel to Christchurch, the garden city. Boating on the Avon River is a pleasurable activity for singles and a chance to get to know some of their travel companions. The price, excluding air fare, for eight nights traveling New Zealand is $1695, as of September 2010. The price includes accommodation, transportation and guides, entrance fees, eight breakfasts, one lunch and one dinner.
Adventures for Singles, Inc. 1907 Daniel Green Court Southeast Smyrna, GA 30080 770-432-8225 adventuresforsingles.com
Adventurous singles can take part in an educational tour of the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula for an entire week. Singles will experience white sand beaches with luxury accommodations and trendy clubs to exciting jungle adventures to view ancient Mayan ruins. The singles vacation begins in Cancun and a trip to the famous ruins of Chichen Itza. Travelers can climb El Castillo pyramid and view the vast ball court that was scene of Mayan games. From Cancun, the tour travels to the exquisite ruins of Uxmal and then to the city of Campeche. The trip continues for the next couple of days following Mayan trade routes to Palenque and the ancient Mayan pyramid located in the Yucatan jungle. Other ruins and cities included in the trip are Bacalar, Tulum, Playa del Carmen, and a stop at the Cenote Azul. In addition to accommodations and transportation, the Yucatan singles adventure includes a bilingual tour leader, guided jungle tours, walking tours of the towns and cities along the way, a boat trip in Bacalar, travel insurance, and admission to all of the archaeological sites on the route. As of September 2010, prices start at $1,511 for same-sex shared-occupancy rooms and $2,780 for single-occupancy private rooms.
Singles Travel Service 1040 First Ave. New York, NY 10022 212-752-2429 singlestravelservice.com