Happy ANTI-Valentine’s Day
Calling all singletons
Oh no… it’s back. That time of year when couples seem to be drooling over each other at every corner while the rest of us either have to watch or stay at home eating chocolate and drinking—a lot—of wine. Not this year! Break free, grab a group of friends or head solo to some of the best cities to live it up as a sexy singleton. Whether you want to celebrate your freedom or get your flirt on, Booking.com has got the best spots for your anti-Valentine’s Day. So have fun and treat your-very-special-self to a top-notch, fun-filled singles’ vacation away.
Shaking it up in Whistler
February means snow season, giving you the perfect opportunity to head up to Whistler and flirt with a handsome ski instructor or bustle through the bars with your friends. Whether you want to get cozy or crazy, Whistler is delightfully diverse. Located in the heart of Whistler Village and only a 2 minutes’ walk from Blackcomb Excalibur Gondola, Sundial Boutique Hotel include a full kitchen, mountain views and a rooftop hot tub. Après ski at some of the hottest pubs all walking distance from the hotel.
There is a LOT to see in Budapest, including the very stylish—very tasteful—Buddha-Bar Hotel where there’s always something happening. You’ll have to force yourself out of the hotel if you want to see the city because this stay has more than all you need for an epic escape.
French Kiss in Old Montreal
Montreal is known for being one of the best cities in Canada for nightlife. Extravagant clubs and cozy pubs can be found throughout the city just a short walk from each other. But it’s not just clubs and bars that have people ranting and raving about this city. World class events made for mingling such as the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal and the Bal en Blanc fill the city with people from all over the world. Consider staying at Hotel Le St. James Montreal overlooking the Saint Lawrence River and minutes away from all of the action.
Dublin is one of the friendliest cities in Europe, so grab a Guinness matched with a suave accent and get friendly. Looking for a place to start? Check out the Dean Hotel Dublin. Don’t let the “I fall in love here” sign scare you off, with the gorgeous views, an awesome atmosphere and a game changing bar, it’s the hotel you’ll be falling in love with. With the motto “we don’t do conventional, we do fun” you can expect only the best.
The One Night Standard
New York—the city with lots of flavour, where bars are open until 4am. Found a friend after dining and dancing your way through the epic city? The Standard Highline hotel’s ‘One Night Standard’ app will help you to get checked in and under the covers, fast.
Get turned on in Toronto
Hang out in one of the coolest areas in Toronto. Known as the Art District, Queen West is the best place to enjoy delicious cuisine, fun nightlife and beautiful art. Located in the heart of this chic neighbourhood, you’ll find the Drake Hotel – your one-stop shop for nothing but fun. Drake's Underground entertainment venue features live DJs and some of Toronto’s premiere up-and-coming bands.
It’s no secret that Vegas is one of the hottest spots in the globe for singles to mingle. Treat yourself to a weekend of luxury and craziness in the city that’s a world all of its own. With a grand indoor pool restaurant leading you outside to the bar of your dreams, you’ll find yourself literally swimming in singles at Encore at Wynn.
Escape to Edinburgh
Whether you’re searching for your William Wallace or you’re only interested in some of the greatest pubs in existence, Edinburgh has it all. For a great view of this old yet modern city stay at G&V Royal and get pampered.
Heat up in Cancún
Gather up a crew and head to sunny Cancún, Mexico where you’ll experience a party-all-night atmosphere featuring dozens of nightclubs. Not a fan of dancing? No problem. Sit back and take in breath-taking views of the Caribbean Sea. The Gran Caribe Resort & Spa is located in the heart of the action and overlooks the stunning azure waters and incredible white beaches.
Roof-top raving in Melbourne
According to survey results from Time Out's Global Dating Survey, Melbourne has the second-best dating scene in the world and is particularly known for its incredible rooftop venues. Enjoy live music, balcony bars and even catch a flick beneath the stars. Continue the party at St. Jerome's - The Hotel. Set on the rooftop of Melbourne Central, this hotel offers luxurious glamping. Flirt during cocktail hour with complimentary cocktails and free late-night gourmet burgers.