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Get gobsmacked on your solocation! 5 islands that will leave you awestruck

Get gobsmacked on your solocation! 5 islands that will leave you awestruck

The beauty of these waterbodies will surely leave you surprised, pack your bags for the solo vacation to these island destinations.

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1. Malta, Malta "[p]ublic transport is very cheap, gre[at] way to travel the island."

Lastminute.com reviewer Rian adds, "Mid 20s to low 30s many great things to visit most people speak English public transport is very cheap, gre[at] way to travel the island. Sightseeing places: Visited the island of Gozo, to[o] many sites to mention. Self experience: Great sea food. I liked: People very helpful... suggestions where to visit and eat out."

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2. Dubrovnik, Croatia " Lokrum Island was very peaceful and tranquil."

Lastminute.com reviewer Ross shares, "The sights were cool, all within walking distance. Walking the mountain for the sites was fun.... Be prepared to pay for the sites and experiences, go to Lokrum Island. De-stressing tips: Lokrum Island, hoking up the hill to see the old town. Sightseeing places: The walls, Lokrum Island - best way to get away from the busy old town, [o]ld town - loved walking around and taking it all in. Self experience: Lokrum Island was very peaceful and tranquil. I liked: How close everything was."

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3. Larnaca, Cyprus "North Cyprus is amazing I would recommend it to anyone."

Lastminute.com reviewer Robert adds, "Weather was great. Larnaca was a waypoint on my way to northern Cyprus. North Cyprus is amazing I would recommend it to anyone. Sightseeing places: Kyrenia, Catalkoy, Lapta & Ozankoy. Self experience: Lords hotel is absolutely amazing with three pool areas, one in the rooftop with a bar & restaurant looking over the whole island. I liked: The whole island is beautiful."

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4. Funchal, Portugal "The scenery on the island is beautiful and varied."

Lastminute.com reviewer Isaac adds, "There was enough to do on the island and the 4x4 trip (day tour) was well worth it and I got loads of good photos from it... Food was lovely, so many choices, enough to keep me interested for weeks! Self experience: Getting the bus to the centre [o]f the island and exploring was good but so was the group 4x4 tour. I liked: The scenery on the island is beautiful and varied. Sightseeing places: Porto Moniz and Seixal were good for their natural pools, Funchal was where I stayed and it had a cable car, nice walks through small streets in the old town and some nice bars and restaurants. De-stressing tips: Walking, hiking, trying local food and drinks. Adventurous activities done: 4x4 jeep tour with the green devil company which included some walking along the canals (levadas) which are numbered trails with letters PR preceding the [t]rail number. I would like to have done some surfing but was too short on time this trip."

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5. Costa Teguise, Spain "De-stressing tips: Massage, swimming, s[ai]ling, a tour of the island and eating."

Lastminute.com reviewer Dan says, "The weather was amazing, constantly 20-24 degrees. I found a mixed type a food, between Spanish, Venezuelan, British, Italian and Asian. If you go there, you must try the catamaran tour, sa[i]ling on the sea and off course you have to do a tour o[f] the island, you will find a lot of amazing views and a lot of history! De-stressing tips: Massage, swimming, s[ai]ling, a tour o[f] the island and eating. Self experience: The catamaran tour, which is a s[ai]ling on the sea where I saw the [dolphins], sky jet and snorkeling. I liked: Everything."

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