2019 most awesome destinations to visit for senior travelers

  • 23 April 2019

As a senior living out your retirement with no rigid work schedules and with the kids have all grown up, there are so many wonderful reasons for you to go for a vacation. With fewer things to worry about, travel after the retirement can be more enjoyable and can help lower the risk of age-related health concerns as traveling, meeting new people and exploring new cultures are known to improve physical, intellectual and social health in seniors. If you are not thinking about taking a vacation with your better half in your golden years, you should think about it now.

We have whittled a list of 5 incredible gorgeous yet secluded vacation destinations for senior citizens to embark on your next vacation.


Travel off the beaten path in Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany is magical with gorgeous landscapes, beautiful countryside, spectacular historic towns, rolling vineyards, olive trees, art-filled museums and superlative food and wine scene. Art buffer in you can be satiated by visiting the greatest repositories of art in the world laid in excellent Museums, Duomos and Renaissance architectural wonders in Florence and Pisa. The beautiful City of Loca in Tuscany is yet another gem adorned with early medieval churches, museums and most beautiful of Romanesque architectures. Spend a couple of days in the wine regions including Chianti and San Gimignano to marvel at the famous vineyards of Tuscany festooned with medieval towns, picturesque rolling hills covered in vineyards and olive groves. Spend a few days, stay with locals and soak in their culture and food to relish the slow-paced yet incredible Italian life.


Live like a local in Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium’s most perfectly preserved medieval town peppered with awe-inspiring architecture, interesting old buildings and canals are perfect for you if escaping to a picturesque yet a bit quiet and an antique sort of destination is in your mind. With distinct medieval vibes, a stroll in the narrow cobbled streets and beautiful squares or a boat trip on the canals can give you an immense joy with its divine aura. Go for a picnic in one of the city’s pretty parks or take a classic boat ride on its web of canals to get the most out of your visit. Enjoy living like a local for a few days in this charming, quaint city with comfortable inns away from the hustles and savor best Belgian brews and gastronomic delights in any of the lovely cellar cafes or breweries.


Make Your Fairytale come true in Bled, Slovenia

Tucked away in the Julian Alps of Slovenia, Bled is a tiny picturesque town and bliss for nature as well as seclusion lovers. From idyllic emerald green glacial lake with swans swimming around, lush green wood leading to a pretty town, a 17th century Church, a medieval castle perched on top of a rocky cliff, snowcapped rugged Julian Alps in the background, the postcard town of Bled is nothing less than a fairytale. Stay in a hotel or one of the many lovely yet inexpensive guest houses in Bled to explore the fabulous medieval charm, and undeniable beauty of the celestial town of Romania.


Evoke your senses in Bali

From vibrant cultural hotspots, exquisite temples and traditional performances to dramatic volcanoes, misty waterfalls, stunning rice terraces, and spectacular beaches, Bali is sure to evoke your senses. Bali is a paradise for those seeking health and wellbeing, for being home to the world’s top-notch resorts and wellness activities including fitness classes, and enrichment activities such as sleep meditation and yoga. A trip to Bali cannot be completed without experiencing famous Balinese massage which is one-of-a-kind of experience. Take a vacation with your life partner and explore the exotic destinations of Bali one at a time immersing slowly in the culture-dipped vibes of Bali.


Fall in love with life again in Faro, Portugal

Blessed with a warm climate, serenity and slow pace of life, Faro in Portugal is a fascinating city and an ideal escape for seclusion-seeking vacationers. Bestowed with rich historical sites adorning ancient city walls, pretty city center filled with shopping streets and peaceful plazas, the intriguing city is sure to enthrall you with old world Portuguese charm. Take a boat tour to Ria Formosa Nature Park, a series of saltwater lagoons where you can adore migratory birds and wildlife. If you are a beach lover you can laze around the quiet yet stunning beaches and witness the lifestyle of fishing communities in IIha da Culatra. Explore the culinary scene of the city in one of open-air cafes and enjoy the Portuguese way of life to the fullest while in the mesmerizing Portuguese town.

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