The Best Single Girl Getaways


Our snazzy lifestyle expert Andrea Bain has travelled the world and she’s picked some of the hottest places to go with your girlfriends!


Shop Till You Drop: New York City

Single Girl Getaways: NYC

New York is one of those cities where you could go solo and never feel alone, but it's even better if you take your best girlfriends for a shopping weekend! For shopping,  go to Kirna Zabete in SOHO or Jefferys in the oh so trendy meat packing district. One of the best bar rooftops is Boom Boom Room. The men are well dressed and very good looking!

Andrea's Insider Travel Tip

Aire Ancient Baths in Tribeca is a perfect women’s-only spa's with healing waters. Go alone or take your girlfriends for an afternoon. Take the train and walk everywhere, it's the only way to discover the city.

Let Loose and Get Wild: Las Vegas

Single Girl Getaways: Las Vegas

Tao and the Forum shops at Caesars Palace is the first place to check out with your girlfriends. Most hotels have amazing cabanas you and all your girls can relax in.

Andrea's Insider Travel Tip

Pace yourself. There's a lot to take in and you don't want to miss a thing.

Also, travel 20 minutes outside the main strip and hit up the Premium Outlets. All your designer friends are waiting for you, at 40 per cent off!

Sun, Surf and Shopping: Waikiki, Hawaii

Single Girl Getaways: Waikiki

Despite Hawaii's reputation as a romantic destination, it's not all honeymoon suites and smooching couples in Waikiki. Girlfriends can enjoy soaking up the sun on Waikiki Beach, take group surfing lessons from a handsome instructor, or shop till they drop.

Andrea's Insider Travel Tip

Go to the Ala Moana Center for the best shopping!

Relax and Retreat: Crete, Greece

Single Girl Getaways: Crete

Chania is about a one hour drive away from Rethymno, small in size but big on character. The architecture along the cobble stone streets is a mix of Greek and Turkish design. And in the centre is a picture-perfect harbour lined with bistros and coffee shops. If you're looking for an authentic experience, this is a magnificent Mediterranean island that has everything from snow-capped mountains to beautiful beaches with picturesque streets full of old world charm and great food.

Andrea's Insider Travel Tip

Bring your stamina because the Cretans know how to party!

Music Fix: New Orleans, Louisiana

Single Girl Getaways: New Orleans

Frenchmen Street has tons of great spots to sit outside, listen to good music and eat some fresh seafood. If you want a day of art, head to NOMA with your girls and take in some of the greatest artists.

New Orleans has a fun and friendly atmosphere with lots of great live music, history and don't forget... the seafood!

Andrea's Insider Travel Tip

Take the Quartor One walking tour and try the hot chocolate at Café du Mode, it's ridiculous.

Wine and Dine: Avignon, France

Single Girl Getaways: Avignon

France as a country is very romantic but it's also hip, trendy and filled with a ton of singles.

Les Beaux vineyard has the best wine! This place is magical. The history and beauty of this place is unbelievable and it was nice to share this with some of my best girlfriends.

Andrea's Insider Travel Tip

l'Isle sur la Sorgue is world famous for it's antiquing and outdoor market. I loved this market and picked up a bunch of great things for not a lot of money!


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