Empty leg flights and solo adventures
Solo travel is on the rise! Whether you’re a health fanatic wanting to tone up, an overworked parent desperate for some me-time, or someone who loves an empty stretch of beach and a good book, traveling alone may be perfect for you. Read our guide to empty leg flights, top hotels and tailor-made adventures for the solo traveler.
Empty leg flights are one-way charters, booked at a discounted rate when an aircraft is is repositioning back to its base. It is a great way for lone passengers to travel in luxury and comfort, at a greatly discounted rate, especially for travelers who have a degree of flexibility in their schedule. Empty leg flights can cost up to 75% less than a normal private jet charter.
Going it alone
The BodyHoliday, located on the beautiful island of St. Lucia, is a great option for solo travel. The only Caribbean resort that caters to single travelers all year round offers 29 stunning Single Garden rooms, with no single supplement fee. If you’re looking for the best time to visit this St. Lucian paradise, consider booking a private jet charter during fall and visiting the popular September Solos event, a retreat dedicated to solo travelers which includes during which guests receive a personalized schedule of spa treatments, fitness classes, sports and hosted group activities.
Alternatively, vacation like an A-Lister on the islands of Turks and Caicos, whose stunning landscapes and luxury hotels are becoming increasingly popular with celebrities. Club Med Turkoise, located in the Grace Bay area of Providenciales Island, is the ultimate getaway for the solo traveler, offering a 12-mile stretch of pristine beach at the edge of the Caribbean. Enjoy alone-time at the hotel’s spa retreat or the hibiscus-lined beach, then meet other singles at this adults-only hotel nightly entertainment.
Or maybe you’d rather skip the sociable beaches of the Caribbean for the isolated Costa Rican rainforest? Anamaya, located on Costa Rica’s Montezuma coast, is renowned for its active retreats, perfect for fitness enthusiasts or those looking to get into shape. Stay in a cliffside bungalow with an open-air bathroom shrouded by the rainforest canopy. You can partake in yoga, art workshops and surf camps or enjoy the hotel’s fire-dancing and circus shows. Alternatively, savour some precious solitude by splashing out on your own private rooftop deck and pool.
Party of one
While you’re on the luxurious islands of Turks and Caicos, why not pay a visit to Parrot Cay for a private island experience? On this day trip you will experience the calming spirit of the cay’s only spa resort, COMO Shambhala Retreat, where facilities include holistic Asian-inspired treatments, a sweeping yoga room, pilates studio and Japanese baths overlooking the North Caicos Channel and neighboring wetlands – perfect for the lone traveler wishing to unwind.
Alternatively, take a private cruise on the world’s most turquoise waters in your own luxury yacht with Eden Yacht Charters. If you choose Eden’s all-inclusive option, you can enjoy a wide range of water sports, deep sea fishing and fine Caribbean cuisine.
Flights for one
By chartering a private jet, you can fly from LAX in Los Angeles to either Providenciales International Airport on the Turks and Caicos Islands or Aerotortuguero Airport in Costa Rica in under six hours.
To reach your perfect solo vacation destination, charter a private jet. For more information regarding private jet prices or to create a tailor-made trip, contact us. Alternatively, use our simple pricing tool to book your empty leg flights with ACS and enjoy luxury for less.