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Breaking Barriers: Safe Destinations for Solo Female Travelers


Are you tired of relying on friends or family to accompany you on your travels? Do you long for the freedom to discover new destinations on your terms? If so, then it is time to unleash your wanderlust and take a solo journey! 

Solo Travel: 5 Strong Reasons To Do So


Are you curious about whether solo travel is right for you? After speaking with several solo female travelers, we can confidently share the following five reasons why you should venture out of your comfort zone on your own.

1. Autonomy: Compromise is inevitable when you travel with others. But when you travel solo, you have full control over your journey.

2. Networking: It’s much easier to converse with locals and other travelers.

3. Confidence: Traveling solo builds confidence by challenging yourself to try new things.

4. Discovering yourself: Self-discovery is a great opportunity to reflect and discover who you are.

5. Freedom: Traveling solo gives you the freedom to be selfish about your time and space.

It’s no wonder why so many women have gone off on their own or planned to go off on their own – 74% of them! You’ve probably heard of some of the classic safe places for women’s travel, like NZ, Japan, and France, but there are still some amazing places out there that you might not know about. Here are 8 of the lesser-known safe places for solo women’s travel that might surprise you.

1. Doha, Qatar

If you’re looking for a Gulf getaway, Dubai might be the first place to think of, but for the luxurious experience Doha, Qatar is worth checking out. To make the arrival more luxurious consider upgrading to Qatar Airways. It’s one of the safest countries in the Middle East and one of the top 25 in the world. The dress code is conservative, and you won’t have to worry about sexual harassment or street crime. Plus, you can explore the city just as safely at night as you would during the day. Furthermore, when the sun sets, the city turns into a beautiful architectural work of art. After dark, you can stroll along the Corniche, go to a fountain show in Place Vendôme, or hang out in the bars of Barahat Misheirb. Also, don’t forget to snap some pics of the city from Iconic 2022, the Ceremonial Court, and the Al Sadd Metro Station! Moreover, if you want to get out of the way, there’s also the ‘Shadows traveling on the Sea of the Day’ mirror art installation in nearby Al Zubarah.

2. Frisco, Texas, U.S.

Safety doesn’t have to mean a dull experience in Frisco. This area is full of cool stuff to do, from the hottest restaurants and shops around Legacy West to the secret swimming holes at the limestone quarry park. Of all the places to visit in Frisco, ‘The Star’ is one of the best. It’s a huge mega-complex that used to be the Cowboys’ home, but now it’s so much more. Along with that, Solo women travelers can check out Fort Worth’s rodeo, Denton’s old town square with its hipster vibe, or the Dallas skyline and trendy food trucks in Klyde Warren Park – all without worrying about their safety.

3. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

If you’re looking for a safe and secure place to visit, Malaysia is the way to go! It’s one of the safest countries in Asia, one of the safest in the world, and the most affordable Asian destination. Crime against tourists is rare, but if you’re alone, you’re unlikely to get molested or harassed on the street. If you’re looking to get away from the hustle-bustle of the city, Langkawi might be the place to go, but if you don’t plan to visit the capital, Kuala Lumpur, you should check it out. Kuala Lumpur is considered to be a hot spot in 2023.

4. Ojochal, Costa Rica

Ojochal is an off-the-beaten-track paradise in Costa Rica, offering a unique opportunity to experience the beauty of nature and the hospitality of a long-established international community. The town is located in the heart of the country and is not easily accessible by tourists, but it is a great choice for solo female travelers who want to relax and soak up the sun without the hustle and bustle of the tourist industry. ‘Playa Tortugas’ is an untouched stretch of beach, ideal for swimming or scuba diving, while ‘Ventanas’ is a popular destination for those looking to experience the natural beauty of the area. Moreover, For those looking to explore the area, there are a variety of activities to choose from, such as driving to the ‘Nauyaca Falls’, taking a boat ride through the mangroves, or scuba diving alongside sea turtles.

5.  New Zealand

New Zealand is the perfect place to explore if you’re an adventurer, a sports fan, a nature lover, or just love the outdoors. It is said to be the fourth safest place to travel in the world, according to the Institute for Economics and Peace, so if you’re looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, you’ve come to the right place. It’s a land of endless beauty, with two main islands – the North and South – each offering its unique mix of beaches, volcanoes, lakes, and otherworldly landscapes. The North Island is full of paradise beaches, snow-capped mountains, and vibrant lakes, while the South Island is full of icebergs, icebergs, and the open ocean teeming with seals and whales.

6. Iceland 

Iceland is one of the safest places to visit in the world, and it’s even number one on the Global Peace Index. It’s also one of the top destinations for solo girls looking for female adventure travel. It’s called ‘Iceland’ because 15% of its land is covered in ice, and you can even walk on the ice and explore caves. But it’s not just about the ice – there’s also a lot of fire, too! Iceland has 20 active volcanoes, so you know you’re in for a treat! Between the ice and fire, there are plenty of amazing sights to see. The capital of Iceland is called ‘Reykjavík’, and it’s full of attractions and lively nightlife.

7. Spain

Spain is an ideal destination for solo women travelers, offering a wide range of attractions to make an unforgettable journey. The country places a great emphasis on security, providing a safe and inviting environment to explore. It is important to be aware of the prevalence of pickpocketing in certain cities, however, with the right safety tips, there is no need to worry. Spain is renowned for its excellent cuisine and wine, friendly atmosphere, vibrant art scene, and competitive prices, making it an ideal destination for those looking for adventure and culture.

8. France

Women often experience a sense of security and respect in public areas, however, as in any large urban area, it is essential to be aware of the potential for pickpockets and other minor offenses. France is an ideal destination for solo travelers, as it offers a captivating atmosphere, imposing architecture, and various landscapes to explore at one’s speed. From the renowned city of Paris to picturesque villages and medieval cities, France’s diverse landscape and rich cultural heritage make it an enchanting destination. Although it may be the final destination on this list, solo women travelers can still visit France without feeling threatened.


To sum up, it is important to not be afraid to explore the world, particularly all of the countries listed on this list. Rather, take advantage of the opportunity to spend some time alone and plan an excursion that you will enjoy to the fullest. I hope that this list of Best Places to Travel Solo as a Female has been of assistance to you. However, it should be noted that this is only the beginning of the list of Safe Places for Solo Female Travelers, as there are many more excellent places to visit.