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

June 2018 Prize Draw

Date published: 31 May 18

SantoriniThis 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

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


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Other Members' Thoughts - 126 Comment(s)

  • Enigma67
    9 days ago
    As a photographer (amateur !) I'd love to add to the pictures of the beautiful sunsets that I have seen elsewhere!
  • nettymay
    9 days ago
    We have been married for 53 years this year and our dream location for all of that time has been Santorini - many lottery tickets over the years have not brought that dream nearer - but we live in hope that maybe one day soon...
  • Gail-Parry
    10 days ago
    Love this competition. Santoruni is the most perfect and romantic place on earth! The houses are so idyllic, the sunsets are to die fir and the food is amazing
  • Timetraveller
    10 days ago
    A week in Santorini would be a dream come true. Newly solo, it would be an to start my solo adventures .
  • Kittyme
    10 days ago
    Santorini is a stunning holiday location.
  • shellee1
    10 days ago
    What a stunning place - would really love to go :)
  • Treesa
    10 days ago
    I have always wanted to go to Santorini - fingers crossed
  • hengis
    10 days ago
    I had to search for the location of Santorini and it looks fabulous. If I win this would be my first foreign holiday without my wife since she passed. I am a little concerned about a solo holiday but I hope your group will be nice and help me adjust.
  • LindaD22
    11 days ago
    Santorini must be one of the most beautiful islands in the world. It outdoors be a joy to have a holiday there.
  • janetm
    11 days ago
    would love to go, looks really nice
  • Nick99
    11 days ago
    Send tickets.
  • David-Guy_2
    11 days ago
    I visited Santorini for just a few hours during an Aegean cruise a couple of years ago. I would really love the opportunity to visit again and explore the island further. Although I have travelled on my own on many occasions, I have booked my first formal 'singles' holiday this year, so I am looking forward to the experience.
  • sandra_42
    11 days ago
    Recently and unexpectedly widowed it would be good to get away with other single people. Bit nervous about taking the plunge.
  • Christy59
    11 days ago
    I have just joined silvertraveladvisor as I am considering a holiday next year. I have never had a holiday on my own before and feel quite nervous but if I won the holiday to Santorini it would give me that push to pursue further holidays in the future.
  • Dippybird2
    12 days ago
    I went to Santorini on a school cruise and have always wanted to return to see if it has changed much.
  • MumofMags
    12 days ago
    I have always dreamt of travelling to the mysterious Island of Santarini eve since I heard of its turbulent past and the legends of Atlantis - there was a fabulous documentary Atlantis - The Evidence (BBC) Dr Bettany Hughes where she laid out the ancient history of the Island, its people and the myths that surround, I would love to visit in person, the views of the island in the documentary were amazing!
  • Stef277
    12 days ago
    Finally managed to visit Corfu and Athens, (due to the kind offer of friends' invites to stay) and have absolutely fallen in love with Greece! It's gorgeous islands, it's food, it's atmosphere, culture and people........ My bucket list since my teenage years has always listed the Greek Islands, but solo travel is scary. Having found your site, perhaps future travel won't be so daunting? I'd be well chuffed if I won this trip and happy, happy, happy!
  • keljimstock
    12 days ago
    I got as far as Ios ( the nearest island to the north ) by ferry once, but then was terrified to learn that Thera aka Santorini was the remnant of a huge volcanic explosion that had pulverised much of the western Meditteranean. I got out of there quick.
    PS Only joking (partly) - I would of course love to win this holiday.
  • gossboss
    13 days ago
    Great prize. I would love to go there once more.
  • Williamro
    13 days ago
    I have never been on a single holiday nor to Santorini. I quite often travel as a single where most others are in couples or family groups and they do not want to mix with singles so it would hopefully make a nice change. It would be a good destination with people who had something in common.
  • Librarian
    13 days ago
    Looks idyllic, what a wonderful prize. Single supplements often make this kind of trip out of my reach, will look at Solo holidays in future.
  • crazycamm
    13 days ago
    Wicked not been to the med
  • Bristol-Fashion
    13 days ago
    Ah! "The wine-dark sea of the gods" -although it looks more azure around Santorini. It's a volcanic island, a perfect place to recharge or re-invent yourself.
  • Carol-Anne
    14 days ago
    I've never had the courage to travel abroad since my husband passed away a few years ago as we always did things together. Santorini looks like a beautiful, tranquil, quiet place where I could maybe recharge my batteries start to make new memories.
  • Cario
    14 days ago
    I’ve never been, it’s not occurred to me to go there alone but I’d love to try it