Win a Solos Holiday this month – 7 nights in Santorini, flight included

June 2018 Prize Draw

Date published: 31 May 18

SantoriniThis prize draw is now closed. See new prize draw for July.

This month we are celebrating single travellers with a wonderful prize from our partner, Solos Holidays, who have over 30 years’ experience taking those travelling by themselves on marvellous holidays, whether it be a short break in the UK, a golfing holiday, a European exploration and activity trip, or a journey further afield. You’ll be in safe hands! 

Our winner will be travelling for 7 nights to truly gorgeous Santorini, which has captivated travellers for years, to stay at the welcoming Villa Maistrali, an exclusive-use ClubSolos property, in Perissa. With comfortable, cheerful accommodation, this family-run hotel is just yards from the Blue Villa Maistrali, SantoriniFlag beach and boosts 2 rooftop pools on a spacious terrace, perfect for relaxing or a companionable evening drink. Santorini is an enchanting island, famous for magical sunsets, white-washed houses, vivid blue domes and towering cliffs to the east, all surrounded by the sparkling azure Aegean Sea. It has stunning panoramic views which offer superb photo opportunities. The island’s interior is dotted with vineyards and traditional villages, such as Pyrgos, far away in atmosphere from the more populated coast and well worth a visit.

Solos Holidays provide a tour manager with each of their holidays: someone to manage the logistics of your trip, suggest the best days out or restaurants and share their local knowledge. Often, they’ll accompany the group on a spontaneous evening outing, so you don’t have to worry about being alone with strangers. And very quickly, your fellow holidaymakers will become friends!

This is a really wonderful prize for all single travellers.

Villa Maistrali, Santorini

Read about Kay Wiseman’s trip to Zakynthos

Top tips for solo travel

Our Guide for the Solo Silver Traveller – read it online or order your printed copy to be posted.

HOW TO WIN OUR FABULOUS PRIZE THIS MONTH

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  • Is this your first visit to Silver Travel Advisor? Then simply Register as a member for automatic entry.

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  • Add a comment to the thread at the bottom of this page - it's really easy! For more entries, you can comment on any review or feature on the site that you have enjoyed reading or have an opinion about. What’s more, we have a £25 voucher prize each month for the member who posts the most interesting comments.
  • Write a Review about any kind of holiday, day out, restaurant, hotel stay or attraction visited (each review counts as one entry)
  • Start a new topic on the Forum (each new topic counts as one entry), or post on our June Book Club Forum thread.
  • or recommend a friend to register - simply send an email to let us know who your friend is once they have registered.

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And you can also enter our Silver Travel Book Club competition this month to win a copy of the book Roam Alone: Inspiring tales by reluctant solo travellers.


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Other Members' Thoughts - 158 Comment(s)

  • gretgreen
    4 months ago
    Looks wonderful - would love to win
  • sjw28
    4 months ago
    Nice to see a competition specifically for singles...it's always "share a double room"!
  • enya
    4 months ago
    I have not been to the Greek islands for 23 years my last trip was after my mothers death from cancer. I had been her carer for five years as she battled the disease and was physically and emotionally exhausted after her death. my friends arranged for me to spend a week in Aegina. it was beautiful and helped me a great deal
  • Grosvenor
    4 months ago



    I've just returned from a lovely holiday to Cyprus on my own. I used to go away alone regularly when family left home, so have no fears about travel arrangements, though I do object to the single person supplement. I take a couple of good books, and just relax in the shade, swimming frequently, taking walks along the beach, enjoying superb food and a bit of local shopping. Trips and tours are available if you're new to the area. Everyone is friendly, but you have to enjoy your own company.
  • kazbeth67
    4 months ago
    I think it's a great idea for people to holiday alone - get to know who you are without all the daily distractions.
  • Waine
    4 months ago
    This looks the ideal holiday to enjoy beautiful scenery and plenty of opportunities to make new friends.
  • Linda48
    4 months ago
    A place I’ve always wanted to visit - looks stunning in the holiday brochures
  • deniselj
    4 months ago
    Oh the chance of relaxing in the sun on my own but knowing there are others with me as well. A fab combination. Never been to Santorini
  • yd1556
    4 months ago
    My last visit to Santorini was over 30 years ago with my late husband. I feel it’s time to return to maybe relive some very happy memories.
  • Tracy58
    4 months ago
    This is the first year I have lived alone, the first year that I have lived on my own money. I would love this to be the first time to Greece on my own x
  • june
    4 months ago
    have j st finished a PP on santorini . I really do need to go and spend time there to check out everything I have said!! Seriously I would love to go there and see it all for myself. fingers crossed.
  • Endy
    4 months ago
    When I was at my local Charity Shop yesterday, I saw a Haematite bracelet. The packaging said it was "thought to be" good for Inspiration and Courage.
    I wonder if one would help lone travellers to feel braver?
  • sonseyface
    4 months ago
    Please count me in
  • gale
    4 months ago
    best holiday I ever had was on zante would love to see this place too
  • gillespie815
    4 months ago
    Yes please!!!!
  • Dave-Thomas
    4 months ago
    Great prize, love Greece but never been to Santorini, good luck everybody.
  • buster16
    4 months ago
    Looks beautiful, never been before. What a great experience. Brilliant prize.
  • westiewarrior
    4 months ago
    would love to visit Thira, the capital which is perched on top of the caldera rim. I went to Greece many years ago to visit my daughter who was working there for a while, and vowed I would one day re-visit and go to some of the places I didn't get to go and see.........maybe this is the time (fingers crossed)
  • june
    4 months ago
    I forgot to say It is a very small island. Very small.
  • june
    4 months ago
    do you know the history of santorini. last year 2 Million passengers went to the island by plane .On wed 27of june next there will be 5 cruise boats delivering 12,000 passengers between 7 am and 2 pm.. that's not to mention the ferry.
    choose when you go and enjoy an unique place but do read about it first..
    I would love to go again . I have along list of all the things to see that I missed when I was there two years ago - just for one day.
    Now I would need a month to see all there is to be seen.
  • Donna
    4 months ago
    Sand and sea for a solo traveller sounds great
  • Joodles
    4 months ago
    Wonderful prize for a single traveller like me!
  • summers
    4 months ago
    Awesome prize x
  • Jill30
    4 months ago
    Would love to go on a solo holiday and Santorini would be an amazing place to visit.
  • Liz_8
    4 months ago
    Liz 8

    Islands and the sea are my favourite holiday destinations. As a widow I would love this opportunity
    to try out my first singles holiday and visit beautiful Santorini, so brilliantly captured by my favourite
    historian Dr Bettany Hughes in one of her memorable documentaries.