5 of the Best Learning Holidays for Solo Travellers

Get more out of your next solo holiday, than a fly-and-flop week on the beach. Utilise that precious ‘me time’ by learning a new skill and achieving a life goal that will benefit you long after you get home on a learning holiday to enhance your well-being. From learning the basics of yoga to cooking in Vietnam, a learning holiday is a fantastic way to meet like-minded individuals with a shared interest.

Whether you are learning from scratch, or looking to master an existing skill, it’s never too late to learn something new. Put an end to saying “I wish I knew how to…” – life is for living, so go out and embrace it. Let us whisk you away on an overseas adventure with our top 5 learning holidays for solo travellers, which combine learning together with improving your physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

How to Beat Stress in Spain: SHA Anti-Stress

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Unwind with expert treatments at SHA Anti-Stress 

Celebrity hot spot SHA Wellness Clinic in Spain will banish the strains of modern day living through a tailored plan which will help you learn how to embrace healthier habits. The world’s first macrobiotic wellness retreat, SHA champions the philosophy of learning to live in harmony with your natural environment. A fantastic destination for a singles detox holiday, through a series of medical and nutritional consultations, the guidance of a personal trainer, together with opportunities to attend macrobiotic cooking classes and educational lifestyle lectures, you will soon be on the right track to a healthier and happier you.

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Learn Yoga or Pilates in St Lucia: The BodyHoliday Yoga or Pilates

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Take your pick of yoga and Pilates at The BodyHoliday 

Nestled within Cariblue’s crescent shaped Caribbean beach, The BodyHoliday provides a serene setting in which to get in touch with your body and learn the art of yoga or Pilates on a healthy break away. A fun-filled destination for a singles yoga holiday, improve your flexibility, strength and tone in group classes before getting know your fellow holidaymakers better in the evening with a hosted singles table every night. With plenty of local sites to explore, such as old pirate hideout Pigeon Island and yachting haven Rodney Bay Marina, you will love this combination of location and learning.

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Learn How to Cook in Vietnam: Vietnam Discover Recover™

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Learn how to cook healthy meals on a Vietnam Discover Recover™

Set your taste buds tingling as you learn to cook Vietnamese cuisine with the Saigon Culinary Adventure tour and discover a life-changing learning experience that you can continue to explore at home. Learn the secrets of this eastern cuisine from local chefs during your journey across this awe-inspiring country and add a variety of regional recipes to your culinary repertoire. Just one option from our Discover Recover™ holidays, tailor-make your trip from a selection of excursions and tours to discover Vietnamese culture, before recovering in luxury at a choice of wellness retreats, perfect for a solo spa holiday.

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Learn to Become Healthier and Fitter in Spain: Wildfitness Spain

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Get fit with outdoor group fitness classes at Wildfitness Spain

If you want longer lasting holiday gains that don’t disappear as soon as you re-enter the rat race, up the pace on a boot camp retreat in the South of Spain, perfect for a singles fitness holidayWith a variety of activities to choose from, including kettle bells, boxing and wild running across the rolling Spanish fields, Wildfitness helps you to understand and analyse the movements of your body. Experience a major change as you learn the 3 core Wildfitness principals of eating, moving, and living, and learn to lead a healthier lifestyle.

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Learn to Become a Tennis Pro in Antigua: Carlisle Bay Tennis

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Ace your technique with Carlisle Bay Tennis

Whether you are inspired to learn after the latest Wimbledon or have long been struggling to ace your sloppy serve, professional instructors at Antigua’s Carlisle Bay are on court to teach you how to gain the advantage. Great for a singles tennis holiday, coaching players of all levels through the combination of private lessons and group classes; you will learn to perfect your game as instructors tutor you through the technical challenges. With nine outdoor courts set within walking distance of Carlisle Bay’s pure white sands and turquoise waters, you can even play on in to the cooler evening on the floodlit courts.

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Talk to one of our Travel Specialists on 0203 397 8891 or contact us here to discuss tailor-making your perfect learning holiday.