The 10 Most Relaxing Destinations You Need To Visit On Your Own

05/02/2013 03:59 pm ET | Updated Oct 22, 2014

Traveling alone can be an incredibly liberating and exciting experience -- and it can also do a lot to lower your stress levels. But of course, not all solo travel destinations are created equal: If you're looking for a relaxing trip, make sure to choose a destination that's known to be safe for travelers, friendly, and filled with tranquil natural landscapes to explore on your own.

From tourist-friendly rural Ireland to the serene islands of Vietnam, solo vacations can be an excellent way to explore a new culture, enjoy some time to yourself, and experience some of the world's most vibrant cities and stunning scenery. If you're planning your next stress-relieving getaway, click through the slideshow below for 10 of the most relaxing destinations for solo travel.

Tell us: What's the most relaxing destination you've traveled to alone? Share your thoughts in the comments or tweet @HuffPostTravel.

10 Relaxing Destination For Stress-Free Solo Travel

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