Luxury Gay Travel vacations

Gay Travel

We are experts in gay travel. Out Of Office has the world's largest selection of gay group trips, covering destinations as diverse as Greece, Peru, South Africa and Sri Lanka. Gay travel as part of a gay group trip is a great way to maximise your experience of a destination, seeing all the highlights in one go with the guidance of destination experts.

We recommend


Our group trips cover many of the best bucket list experiences, including Machu Picchu, Greek Island hopping, the pyramids of Egypt and more.

Gay travel means adventure and self-discovery. Many of us leave conservative small towns and head to the big city. You find your tribe and place in the world. This sense of adventure continues as you explore the world as a gay traveller.

The international gay jet set congregates every year in places like Mykonos, Provincetown and Sitges. We can tailor-make the perfect luxury travel experience in the most gay-friendly places.

We also send a lot of gay travellers to the less gay-friendly parts of the world. All the hotels we work with are vetted, so you can expect a warm welcome wherever you choose to explore as a gay traveller.

Enquire
The Ten Best Gay Group Trips for 2024 / 2025
Recommended Reading
The Ten Best Gay Group Trips for 2024 / 2025

For some, the prospect of traveling solo can seem a bit daunting. Joining a luxury gay group tour can be the ideal solution. We offer many hugely popular gay group getaways to a diverse array of destinations. All you need...


More Suggested Trips

Filter Trips
Gay Group Trip: Adventures in Japan
Gay Group Trip: Adventures in Japan

Group Trip Departs: • 17th October 2024 • 24th March 2025

Step into the heart of Japan, where ancient culture and modern innovation exist in perfect harmony. This gay group adventure takes you from the bustling streets of Tokyo, a city that never sleeps, to the serene landscapes of Nagano, with...

Gay Group Trip: Luxury Safari in Kenya
Gay Group Trip: Luxury Safari in Kenya

Group Trip Departs: • 20th February 2025

Embark on an extraordinary journey with this luxury Kenya safari gay group trip. This 11-day adventure is a deep dive into the heart of Africa’s rich wildlife and cultural tapestry. Begin in the vast plains of Amboseli National Park, where...

Gay Group Trip: Luxury Safari in Africa
Gay Group Trip: Luxury Safari in Africa

Group Trip Departs: • 10th November 2025

Join your fellow gay travellers for a spellbinding 12-day adventure through South Africa’s most iconic destinations on this luxurious gay group trip. Your journey starts in the heart of Cape Town, a city brimming with character, from its stunning Table...

Gay Group Trip: Luxury Andalucia Spanish Tour
Gay Group Trip: Luxury Andalucia Spanish Tour

Group Trip Departs: • 3rd October 2025

Embark on a journey to Andalusia, Spain, where history, culture, and breathtaking landscapes converge to create an unforgettable experience. This nine-day gay group adventure will immerse you in the rich tapestry of Andalucía, a land steeped in Moorish heritage and...

Gay Group Trip: Galápagos Expedition
Gay Group Trip: Galápagos Expedition

Group Trip Departs: • 28th August 2025

Embark on an 11-day journey around the stunning Galápagos. You’ll sail on the National Geographic Endeavour II, which promises an immersive and intimate escapade for just 96 guests. Discover the Galapagos’ rich wildlife, active volcanoes, and expansive Marine Reserve, all...

Gay Group Trip: Oriental Express in Malaysia
Gay Group Trip: Oriental Express in Malaysia

Group Trip Departs: • 3rd November 2025

Embark on an extraordinary luxury LGBT Malaysia tour aboard the Belmond Eastern & Oriental Express on this gorgeous gay group trip. This journey is a perfect blend of luxurious elegance and adventure, taking you through Malaysia’s ever-changing landscapes in style...

Best Gay Travel Destinations

There are more active Grindr users in the Greater London area than in any other city. In numerical terms, London is the world’s gayest city, making it a must for gay travel. London is a gateway to the world. It’s so diverse and it attracts over 20 million visitors each year. There’s a sense that you can meet anyone in London – which in no small part explains why it feels so exciting. There’s a buzz in this city that’s totally unique. It’s also packed with culture and gay nightlife, especially in the Soho area.

If London’s is the world’s gayest city in numerical terms, Berlin is certainly the queerest. Back in the days of the Weimar Republic (1918-1933), Berlin was packed with smoke-filled cabarets. It was a place of sexual experimentation. A place where the lines between gender and sexuality blurred. It remains a haven of queer culture to this day and it’s a major draw for gay travellers. If you’re looking to party then Berlin is the place to be.

Thailand is the unofficial gay travel capital of Asia. Bangkok is home to a big gay scene that attracts gay travellers from all over the world. Thailand is known as the Land of Smiles for a reason: it’s very friendly. You’ll also find buzzing gay scenes on the islands of Phuket and Koh Samui. A big cultural highlight of Thailand is Ayutthaya, the former capital. Abandoned in 1767, it’s full of enigmatic temples and ruins.

Gay travel in the USA offers many exciting opportunities. A perennial favourite for Out Of Office travellers is Provincetown. Located on the eastern tip of Cape Cod, it’s a charming bohemian town packed with artists and gay travellers. It’s the place to be in peak season – all the bars will be packed.

The Maldives
Gay Travel in

The Maldives

The law vs. reality: Gay travel to the Maldives

A vacation to the Maldives is certainly something at the top of many people’s bucket lists – and rightly so. Not only does it offer some of the most beautiful resorts on the planet but the people are friendly, the...

A City Guide To Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico. The big attractions are the white sand beaches, chic hotels, buzzing nightlife and excellent gastronomy. It’s considered to be a top foodie destination in Mexico, second only to...

Unusual Gay Travel Destinations

We send a lot of gay travellers to the Maldives, Dubai, Sri Lanka and Egypt – countries where homosexuality is illegal. How, you may ask, can gay travellers go to countries governed under Sharia law? The reality on the ground is often different to what you’d expect. As long as you’re discrete you shouldn’t have any problems. It’s risky for straight couples to show signs of affection publicly. It’s also untoward to express political bias (even waving the rainbow flag is ill-advised). As long as you conduct yourself in a relatively modest way in public you’ll be fine. We only work with the most gay-friendly hotels and tour guides, so you can expect a welcome reception and no awkward questions surrounding your sleeping arrangements.

We work with hotels in the Maldives that we have personally vetted. The Maldives’ many resorts are no subject to the same laws the govern the rest of the country. The resorts are essentially privately owned fiefdoms. Alcohol is illegal in the Maldives but it’s widely available at the resorts. Gay travel in the Maldives isn’t off-limits – you just have to find the right resort.

At Out Of Office, we can also send you to gay-friendly safari lodges in Tanzania, gay-friendly lodges in Zimbabwe close to Victoria Falls and many more unusual gay travel destinations. The world is a very big place and it’s more welcoming than you might think, even in places that might not look friendly on the surface.

USA
Key West

USA

The Best Gay Travel Books

Here’s our guide to some of our favourite gay travel books. Some are straightforward travel books, while others explore the lived experiences of gay travellers in an indirect way. Some are novels, others are non-fiction accounts. You’ll find stories about...

Mykonos or Santorini - which is better?

Greece has around 6000 islands, and just over 200 of them are inhabited. Among them, Mykonos and Santorini stand out as the most popular destinations for luxury travel in the Greek islands. Combining these two with a couple of nights...

Best Hotels for Gay Vacations

Anthony S.

“Stellar service. Stellar products. Stellar people and it gets so much better when you pick up the phone and call.”

John

“Super client centred service. From first contact I have had warm, efficient, friendly and flexible service.”

Tiberiu

“I’m confident in giving Out Of Office a 5-star review! They are one of the leaders in this space without a doubt.”

Trustpilot 5*

Best Gay Vacations By Month

? Don't forget that most of our itineraries can be totally customized. Our expert team will be able to talk you through all the options.

January

Gay travellers have long been drawn to Thailand. It’s one of the friendliest countries in the world and the de facto gay capital of Asia. Bangkok has a very lively gay scene and anything-goes nightlife. The Thai islands are also a big draw for gay travellers. Thailand offers the perfect combination of partying and cultural enrichment. Oh, and did we mention the food?

January

February

New Orleans is the home of voodoo, jazz and bohemia. It’s America’s spookiest and most enigmatic city. It’s a key stop-off on any gay travel itinerary around the USA. Mardi Gras takes place in February. It’s one of the most decadent – not to mention camp! – spectacles in the USA.

February

March

Gay travellers should head to Japan in March. It’s the month the cherry trees blossom, bringing vibrant colours to the landscapes. It makes for an ideal romantic backdrop. Tokyo has a big although discrete gay scene. Japan was never colonised so it’s culture is unique and defiantly Japanese.

March

April

Morocco has long been a gay travel hotspot. Surprising, considering its location and religious affiliation. None the less, gay travellers flocked there in the 50s and 60s. Tangiers was more accepting of gay people than London in those days. Astonishing when you consider that it was in living memory. April is a great time to visit as the weather is warm but not boiling.

April

May

Amsterdam emerges from winter and Keukenhof’s tulips bloom. The Netherlands was the first country to legalise homosexuality and also gay marriage. Amsterdam is a very liberal town. It’s super chic and also a great place to party. Our Gay Group Trip: Brussels & Rhine River Cruise lets you see the best of both Brussels and Germany, before dropping you off in Amsterdam where you can start a Dutch adventure of your own.

May

June

Machu Picchu is one of the most fascinating sights in Latin America. It was built by the Incas in the 15th-century as a mountain fortress and royal residence. After the fall of the Inca Empire, it was “rediscovered” hundreds of years later. Known as the Lost City of the Incas, it’s Peru’s biggest tourist attraction. June is the dry season so it’s an ideal month to visit Machu Picchu.

June

July

Gay travel in Greece is always a good idea. Way back in antiquity, Greece practically invented western civilisation. It also tolerated same-sex sexual activity – among men at least! Today Mykonos is the go-to place for upwardly mobile gays in the summertime. Combining Mykonos with Santorini and Athens is the most popular choice for gay travellers.

July

August

Gay travel in the UK is always a rewarding experience. The UK’s vast capital is a cultural melting pot and a huge draw for gay travellers. You can also explore other big cities, like Manchester and Edinburgh. To see an older, quainter side of the UK – think Downtown Abbey – then head to Bath.

August

September

September is one of the best months to visit Barcelona. The weather is divine and the city will be bustling with energy. Combining Barcelona with Sitges makes for one of the best twin-centre itineraries for gay travellers. Check out the masterworks of Gaudi in Barcelona and then enjoy Sitges’ gay scene.

September

October

Taipei is a great city and one of Asia’s less well-visited capitals. Taiwan was the first country in Asia to legalise gay-marriage and Taipei hosts Asia’s biggest annual gay pride celebration. Explore the night markets of Taipei and sail down Sun Moon freshwater lake surrounded by mountains.

October

November

As the western world experiences winter, South Africa experiences summer. It’s a great gay travel destination. Cape Town is the de facto gay capital of Africa. You’ll find a lively gay scene in the De Waterkant district. While in South Africa, you’ll no doubt want to take a safari trip and also visit the Winelands.

November

December

The weather averages 28°C in Cancun in December. A great choice if you’re looking to bask in some winter sun. Cancun is Mexico’s popular resort destination. It’s home to many all-inclusive hotels. Supposing you’d like a culture fix head to Chichen Itza and see the ruins of the Mayan Empire.

December

Why book with us?

Personal Service


We want to ensure you have the best experience with us so we’ll keep working on your itinerary until perfect. You will have your own personal dedicated member of our team who will help build the perfect trip for you.


Call our travel experts on +44 (0)20 7157 1570

Our 5* Reviews


We pride ourselves in the number of clients that are referred to us by our existing customers. Our 5* Trustpilot rating is important to us, so we encourage you to browse our reviews. They speak for themselves and that's why you are in safe hands.


Make an enquiry


Phone

020 7157 1570

Email


To start planning your trip, please call us or complete the enquiry form and one of our team of experts will contact you as soon as possible for an initial consultation to discuss your travel plans in more detail.


All the prices on our website do not include flights. We can, of course, arrange them for you.


Your trip
Your details

Please enter your destination and details.

  • $2,000-3,000
  • $3,000-5,000
  • $5,000-7,500
  • $7,500-10,000
  • $10,000+