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The USA is a vast country with incredibly diverse landscapes and climates. Naturally, it's home to many excellent retreats for gay travelers.
You'll find hugely popular gay retreat destinations, such as Provincetown and Key West - both of which attract many gay travelers in peak season.
You'll also find excellent gay-popular resorts dotted all over the USA in more remote locations.
We've gathered together a collection of some of our favorite gay retreats in the USA. Some are destination retreats surrounded by stunning landscapes.
Others are located in popular vacation towns and cities.
Palm Springs is a chic desert oasis in the Coachella Valley. It’s been a glamorous destination since the heyday of Golden Age Hollywood. The major contract players were obliged to stay close to their studios and Palm Springs, just a...
Combining Los Angeles with Palm Springs makes for the perfect twin-centre Californian itinerary. Los Angeles has many names: LA, the City Of Angles, Tinsletown. It’s the home of Hollywood; it’s big, brash, plastic fantastic and strangely outrageous. Somerset Maugham called...
The Florida Keys are some of the most beautiful tropical islands in the USA stretching across miles off the coast of Miami. Each island has it’s own feel and stories to tell and there is something to please everyone wherever...
Pair up Boston and Provincetown on a Massachusetts adventure. Spend a few days exploring Boston and its rich history, then head to Provincetown for a beautiful seaside escape – a particularly gay-friendly destination. Either take a ferry between the two...
The sites of the West Coast of America are truly amazing. You’ll visit some of the most famous cities in the world like Los Angeles and San Francisco as well as incredible natural wonders including the Grand Canyon and Yosemite....
Your adventure will begin in the city that never sleeps. You’ll then set out on a self-drive across New England, the heart of the American Revolution. From major cities like Boston to tiny towns like Jackson, you’ll develop a deep...
This is your chance to experience America’s most iconic cities, New York and Washington DC. New York is arguably the most exciting city in the world. It’s certainly the most recognisable as it’s been the setting for so many famous...
Explore the heart of America with this itinerary that will take you on a journey of a lifetime visiting some of its most iconic cities and landscapes. Starting in Los Angeles, you’ll spend time in the City of Angels before...
Discover the canyons of Nevada, Arizona and Utah alongside the bright lights of Las Vegas in this 10-day self-drive itinerary. Starting and finishing in Sin City, you’ll have the opportunity to see both the Grand Canyon and Bryce Canyon as...
Provincetown is packed with excellent gay retreats. It’s a small town in Massachusetts on the tip of Cape Cod. It became a favoured haunt of artists and later LGBT+ travellers. It’s also famed as the site of the Mayflower landing. You’ll find excellent gay retreats in the centre of town. There are also many boutique options dotted around Provincetown in more remote locations. Provincetown has been a top gay retreat for many decades.
Also in Cape Cod you’ll find the exclusive island of Martha’s Vineyard. It’s a charming place and it’s an ideal spot for a gay retreat vacation. There are no gay-specific hotels but the island is very liberal. You’ll find many old-world boutique properties. Martha’s Vineyard has less of a party-vibe than Provincetown but it’s great for a romantic vacation.
Key West is one of the best places for a gay retreat in the USA. It’s located in one of the most remote parts of the country. It has many gay retreats. You’ll find a buzzing gay scene on Duval Street. Key West has some fabulous retreats, including secluded luxury hotels on little islands. It’s also a popular destination for artists. The famed LGBT writer Tennessee Williams used to live in Key West.
The Hacienda At Warm Sands is a luxury gay male retreat in Palm Springs. Surrounded by desert landscapes, it’s a luxury resort comprised of 10 suites. It’s widely considered to be one of, if not the most luxurious gay retreat in the USA. An ideal place to combine with Los Angeles.
Sunset Key Cottages is the most luxurious resort in Key West. It’s located on a private island a mile from the coast of Key West. It’s just 15-minutes away by ferry. It’s a great choice for a gay retreat. You can enjoy all the action in Key West and then retreat to the privacy of your luxury cottage.
The San Ysidro Ranch is one of the most luxurious retreats in the USA. Located at the foot of the Santa Ynez Mountains in Montecito, Santa Barbra, you’ll count Oprah as a neighbour for the duration of your stay! It’s surrounded by stunning manicured lawns. This is a very peaceful and romantic retreat. It’s just a 20-minute drive to central Santa Barbra.
Group Trip Departs: • 10th April 2024
Namibia, the soul of Africa, is a land of incredible contrasts that encompasses the ocean, dunes, mountains, and deserts. In this exclusive small group journey, you’ll have the opportunity to experience the awe-inspiring sand dunes of Sossusvlei, witness ancient vistas,...
Group Trip Departs: • 25th January 2024
Escape the winter and discover the vibrant and culturally rich hotspots of Colombia, where the sun shines brighter, and the rhythm never stops. Immerse yourself in the captivating history and breathtaking natural beauty of Bogotá, Medellín, and Guatapé. Let your...
Group Trip Departs: • 9th September 2023
Experience an extraordinary luxury voyage in the Galapagos Islands and get closer to the natural world than you ever have before. On this ultra-luxury gay group trip, you’ll gain a radically different understanding of our planet, returning home with a...
Group Trip Departs: • 17th August 2024
Luxuriate in this summer journey that will wind it’s way from the canals of Venice to the stunning port of Hvar, ranked among the most beautiful destinations in the world. Immerse yourself in the magic of sailing on the Royal...
Group Trip Departs: • 4th June 2024
Embark on a luxurious river cruise experience as you set sail for an unforgettable journey through Burgundy & Provence. This private LGBTQ+ charter takes place on the beautiful Avalon Poetry II. Join 120 friends – new and old – and...
Group Trip Departs: • 6th August 2024
Brand new for 2024, the Luxury Tuscan Summer tour is an opportunity to be immersed in the flavours of Tuscany, exploring epic sights and dining on culinary delights. Known for its landscapes, storied history, legacy of artistic innovation, and place...
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