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It’s February and that means it’s the month of love. Tired of hearing your best friend talk about their plans with their boyfriend? Are you single and ready to escape to a place great for spending the weekend alone or with fellow singles? Here are four great get-a-way spots to get lucky this Valentine’s Day. End your night at the recommended nightclub for the hottest locals to mingle with this Valentine’s Day.

Gay Puerto VallartaPuerto Vallarta, Mexico
Beautiful weather, with even more beautiful beaches and the hottest guys, Puerto Vallarta is a great place for singles to mingle. Book your stay at the boutique hotel, Villa Mercedes in Old Town, just steps the famous Playa Los Muertos. The hotel offers nightly happy hour and a relaxing pool. Grab a cocktail from a sexy beach boy at Blue Chairs beach and let your eyes do the wandering. Don’t be shy here; many locals and tourists come here to meet new friends. Be adventurous and take to the skies with a ride on a parasail right from the beach to get the best views of the bay. Enjoy a walk through old town and stop for dinner at Pancho’s Tacos to try the best pastor tacos in Mexico. Partake in the nightlife fun at the best spots to meet other singles. Mr. Flamingo, Pakos and CCs are the hot spots in PV gay nightlife. You are sure to meet a sexy guy to take your mind off Valentine’s Day.

San Juan, Puerto Rico
The beautiful island of Puerto Rico is an amazing place to go on a solo trip. Never be afraid to adventure alone and enjoy the moments. Caribe Hilton in San Juan is an amazing place to see paradise up close. The hotel features a private beach, snorkeling and scuba diving activities, a beautiful pool with ocean views, tasty restaurants and shopping options. Book an excursion to El Yunque Rain Forest, Zip line (at a number of places on the island) or the Bioluminescence Bay in Fajardo to get your fill of adventure. Take a stroll in Old San Juan, the historic zone of the city, full of culture and history. Make sure to stop and enjoy Palmas Restaurant. Here they capture the flavor of the island with authentic mofongo (mashed plaintain and carne frite dish) and their version of chicken cordon blue will leave your tummy happy. At night enjoy the libations at Circo Bar, San Juan’s hottest gay nightclub with sexy bartenders, famous drag queens and tasty drinks. This island will leave you wanting more and you’ll no doubt come back here again.

4-SyracuseSyracuse, NY
You may be thinking; why should I go to Upstate NY? Why not? The city has many winter activities to keep you busy and have an amazing experience. The newly renovated and restored Marriott Downtown (formerly Hotel Syracuse) is rich in history and well appointed for your stay. Take a self-guided walking tour through the city, with its picturesque views that will remind you of a Dickens’ holiday story. Make sure to stop at OHA History Museum, Everson Art Museum and Erie Canal Museum to get a great feel for the city’s history and culture. Book a daytrip to Toggenburg Ski Resort, a short 30-minute drive from the hotel to try your hand at skiing or snowboarding. Their highly trained instructors can give you lessons if needed and you’ll be on the slopes in no time. Enjoy dinner at the award winning Dinosaur BBQ, the tastiest brisket you will find in the north and arguably the whole USA. After dinner walk to the end of the block and you’ll find Syracuse’s gay nightclub Trexx, with buy one get one well drinks on weekends. When Syracuse University is in session you are sure to find sexy college guys getting frisky on the dance floor. Syracuse has lots to offer you as a single tourist or if you are going with a friend, don’t be afraid to think outside the box.

Gay Vegas LuxorLas Vegas, NV
Take a gamble and try your luck in Vegas. The city of sin is definitely a place for singles to have fun. Stay the weekend at the LGBT friendly Luxor hotel and ask for one of the tower rooms, recently renovated with comfy beds to relax in how you choose. Grab a ticket to one of the hottest shows in the world including Cher, Celine, Elton or JLo and you’re sure to meet another sexy single in the crowd. Enjoy and explore the different food options in Vegas. The city is home to so many restaurants you could never try them all, but try. Viva Las Arepas offers a taste of Venezuela on the Vegas Strip. A must try is the chicken and cheese arepa, the beef empanada and enjoy the Parchita (passion fruit) juice. After dinner cross the street and try the homemade Luv-Its Frozen Custard, the tastiest ice cream you’ve ever had, it won’t disappoint. Head out for a night on the town at the new Flair Nightclub or check out the local favorite Piranha Nightclub. Both venues have sexy go-go dancers, great DJs and sexy guys to mingle with. Wake up the next morning after dancing and head to the Spa at Luxor. Enjoy a nice soak in the hot tub and get a relaxing massage to end your weekend right.

J.Son is the host of NakedBoyNews.com a blog and video series where he tells the naked truth about pop culture and travel. During the summer months, he hosts Temptation Sunday’s gay pool party in Las Vegas. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter @NakedBoyNews and follow GED Magazine @GEDmagazine.

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