No sweetie? No problem! Indulge yourself with a sumptuous weekend at these solo-friendly hot spots.
Private Surfside Relaxation at St. Pete Beach
First new hotel in 20 years! — Photo courtesy of Hotel Zamora
This charming beachfront community is famous for its stunning, endless stretch of white sand and aqua seas. And the ideal spot to enjoy it all is the brand new Hotel Zamora, the first new resort built there in 20 years!
The Hotel Zamora is an intimate luxury boutique retreat just a two-minute walk from the sea. Rent a clamshell sunshade in the sand and enjoy a blissful day of private surfside relaxation. On-site dining in their Castle restaurant is excellent, and the staff treat you more like friends than guests.
St. Pete Beach sojourn. — Photo courtesy of Sue Campbell
The resort is located on a lovely lagoon with an inviting pool and whirlpool - keep your eyes peeled for visiting manatees and dolphins! You can also kayak, paddleboard or take a sunset dolphin-spotting tour right from the Zamora's private pier.
The rooftop bar rocks. — Photo courtesy of Hotel Zamora
Their rooftop bar and lounge offers spectacular 360-degree panoramic views of the sea.
Downtown St. Petersburg is only fifteen minutes away, and its art scene is perfect for solo travelers. Take a leisurely tour through the Salvador Dali Museum and the outdoor art mural walk.
Craving some company? Get instant friends on the PedalPub St. Pete - a mobile bicycle-powered bar! Book a seat on one of their three daily public tours. (Must be 21+ to join.)
Get Pampered in Jupiter
Cozy fire pit by the sea invites star-gazers. — Photo courtesy of Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa
On a secluded stretch of powdery white sand, the Jupiter Beach Resort and Spa offers an ideal solo sojourn. You'll love the water circuit of pools, whirlpools and waterfalls.
Lounge on surfside hammocks by day and beside the fire pit under bright starry skies by night.
An after spa swim by the sea rejuvenates. — Photo courtesy of Jupiter Beach Resort
At the Beach Resort, treat yourself to the V-Day indulgence you've always wanted - a day at their luxuriant spa, including all-you-can-drink dark chocolate. Take that, Cupid.
Singleton-friendly activities in Jupiter include paddleboarding, kayaking, and tours of the waterway. For the historically inclined, the Square Grouper Bar (made famous by Jimmy Buffett) and the guided tour of Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum are fascinating peeks into local history.
Unlock Inner Peace in The Keys
The Amara Cay Resort on Islamorada was recently completely renovated, and its barefoot Keys vibe combined with a luxury boutique design will charm you completely. Hang out in seaside hammocks or by the pool.
When you're feeling relaxed and ready for entertainment, wander over to the charming little town for cool brewpubs and artist enclaves.
Amara Cay — Photo courtesy of Sue Campbell
Grab a quick boat trip to Alligator Island for superb snorkeling. (It's named for its shape, not because there are alligators there!) Feeling active? Hop the free shuttle to the Amara's sister resort for water sports, included in the cost of your stay.
For an indulgent holiday meal, head to Oltremare for delicious upscale Italian. The Sparrow’s Rum Beach Bar on site is ideal for casual bites.
On the third Thursday of the month, grab their free shuttle to the Morada Way Artwalk event - its superb arts, crafts and live music are just minutes away.
Go Cool & Cosmopolitan in Ft. Lauderdale
The W is hip and trendy. — Photo courtesy of W Ft. Lauderdale
If you like your sun spots with hot nightlife and cool activities, the hip and trendy W Fort Lauderdale is the place to be.
Located on two full blocks of prime beachfront, there’s plenty of space to chill on your own - or if you want to mingle, make yourself at home in The Living Room, their brand new fun and funky lounge.
Awesome roof top pool for solo swims. — Photo courtesy of W Ft. Lauderdale
The W's rooftop pool is also a happening place. Avoid the couples scene with your own private cabana, and luxuriate in the unique dining at Steak 954. Its stunning 15-foot reef aquarium and rooftop sunset views will give you plenty to enjoy without any pesky dining companion.
Feeling active? The W's ready for you: their free “Beach Boot Camp” and yoga sessions are perfect for energetic single travelers.
A cosmopolitan Ft. Lauderdale stay. — Photo courtesy of W Ft. Lauderdale
Ft. Lauderdale on its own is chock full of cool things to do: Segway tours, Everglades trips, steamboat and gondola rides are all great options for companion-free fun.
Fall in Love with Dolphins in Clearwater
There’s no better place for dolphin lovers than Clearwater - and Sandpearl Resort is the perfect base.
Clearwater's Grand Dame is a classic. — Photo courtesy of Sandpearl Resort
The Little Toot Dolphin Adventure is a local favorite as well - the tugboat's strong engine generates cascades of wake, attracting pods of smiling dolphins to leap and plunge playfully behind the boat.
The Sandpearl's luxurious accommodations are sure to impress, and their excellent guest enrichment programs include cooking classes, astronomy nights, and on-site art and eco tours.
They also have a stellar spa, a gorgeous beachfront and an expansive water circuit to enjoy.
Stunning surfside water circuit. — Photo courtesy of Sandpearl Resort
Their award-winning restaurant Caretta on the Gulf is top notch, and a friendly beach bar and huge community fire pit add to the overall warmth of this very luxe hotel.
You can also stroll over to the main town pier for their nightly sunset celebration festival with arts, crafts, and live music.
Discover South Beach's Solo Vibe
Serene escape over the South Beach frenzy. — Photo courtesy of AC Hotel Miami Beach
The AC Hotel Miami Beach is a brand-new hotel in downtown South Beach. Its phenomenal location, just steps from the shopping and nightlife, offer a unique vantage point onto the action without being surrounded by the insanity.
The new hotel is also just across the street from the sea, and their a serene rooftop pool affords lovely ocean views. Curtained cabanas and comfortable lounge retreats guarantee privacy, and their lobby tapas bar is fun and friendly if you feel like socializing.
A few rooms have oversized balconies, perfect for private sunbathing and watching the lively world go by below from above.
Brand new South Beach escape. — Photo courtesy of AC Hotel Miami
While there, visit the local insiders' favorite dining spot: a secret urban garden bar, hidden just around the corner in the Freehand hostel.
Funny, it wasn’t that long ago that being single on Valentine’s Day was something to be ashamed of, but thankfully we have come a long way baby!
Go enjoy some Florida sun and let Cupid take aim somewhere else this year.