Nobody wants to get a divorce, but sometimes, after you’ve given it your all to make it work, it’s just right for everyone. Although it’s a difficult time for all involved, sometimes the best thing to do is treat it as a new beginning, not an ending; put a positive spin on the situation if you can.

Recently, we’ve noticed a number of people doing just that, and to “celebrate” this fresh start, new divorcees are booking themselves a great big holiday to mark the occasion.

While the idea of a divorce-moon might sound strange to some, it could be the perfect way for you to get away from it all, recharge your batteries and come back to your life refreshed and ready to face the world again. Here are our tips for booking the perfect post-separation holiday.

Go somewhere you’ve never been before

Forget about the holiday resorts you always used to go to together, this is your chance to visit a new destination; maybe a city you’ve had on your bucket list for a while, or a new country entirely.

It can be somewhere on the other side of the world, or a few hours’ flying time away, as long as you travel to a place that will make you happy, it doesn’t matter where you go!

With experience in over 50 destinations, we are certain we can find you the ideal place for a holiday.

Be adventurous

The beauty of travel is that it allows you to explore your adventurous side, and after a divorce this could be just what you need to kick off your fresh start.

Look at countries and places you would have never even considered when you were a couple; exotic destinations with cultures wildly different from your own, scenic trips with a focus on the great outdoors – the world is your oyster (sorry, but it’s true!).

Whether Southeast Asia catches your eye or a trip to India has really evoked your curiosity, we have experts for so many destinations that will take good care of you.

Know what you want

The key to any holiday is knowing what you want to get out of it beforehand; this is even more vital after something as life changing as a divorce. Think to yourself, “what helps me relax?” and go from there. You might be the type that needs the a long, sandy golden beach to unwind.

Perhaps a trip filled with jungle treks and rewarding hikes is more you. Maybe you want a combination, and that’s fine too. With us, you don’t have to just stick to one destination, you can try as many as you have time for.

Don’t limit yourself

Confining yourself to one place is a good way to leave you dwelling on the past, and that’s not what we want. With a multi-centre holiday, you can visit a number of different places and really immerse yourself in a new culture.

Our most popular trips include Thailand, Vietnam, the US and Malaysia, but we have so many more fantastic destinations on offer as well. We can also be flexible with the places you visit on holiday (as long as feasible travel options are available), so if there’s somewhere you really want to go on a trip, just ask and we’ll see what we can do.

Travel with friends

Good friends are essential for getting over any of life’s obstacles, so why not organise a big trip and go away with some of your nearest and dearest? Even if you only have a week to play with, you can still have a great time abroad

A little inspiration

Now that you’ve come around to the idea of a divorce-moon, it’s time to pick somewhere to go! Here are some of our stand out trips that might be just what you need.

St Lucia & Barbados: Relax in the Caribbean’s beauty by day, gorge yourself in its fantastic restaurants by night – what else do you want out of a holiday? This 14-day trip takes in two of the region’s finest islands and might just be the perfect way to forget about your troubles.

New York & Las Vegas: Short and sweet, this seven-day break will see you take in two of America’s most vibrant party capitals in one go! See the sights of the Big Apple before letting it all go in Sin City.

Cape Town & Mauritius: The perfect combination of paradise and the city, this 14-day trip will see you fall in love with the charm of Cape Town before taking in the pristine beauty of Mauritius. Start the first part of your holiday of with an action-packed South African adventure and then hit the beach and relax.

For more inspiration, get in touch with our team of experts today. Start your fresh start in style!

Nadine Brown Director

Nadine is one of the directors of eShores. She left school at 16 and went straight in to a travel agency. Over the 28 years she has worked her way up in various sectors of the industry and also as an overseas representative in both summer and ski resorts. She has travelled to many countries from Europe to the Far East, USA to Lapland. Her extensive knowledge and experience has helped build eShores and the best team around! As a mother of 2 girls she is just as busy out of the office as he is in, but she always makes time to chat and being an ex rep she knows how to put on a good staff party!