Sex tourism is becoming more and more popular. Its the perfect way for men to broaden their horizons and get some hot foreign chicks.
There are a lot of great destinations for sex festivals, but some countries have become synonymous with this genre of travel. Amsterdam, for example, is famous for its red light district and attracts millions of sex tourists each year.
Spain is a hugely popular destination with LGBTQ travellers, especially women. Homosexuality became legal here back in 2005 and Mallorca is the home to ELLA Festival, an empowerment paradise for lesbians featuring some of Europe’s best music acts.
Madrid is famously known as the ‘brothel of Europe’ and has an abundance of erotic massage parlours, red-light districts and strip clubs to get sexy in. It also boasts a number of swinger clubs, perfect for hookups.
El Colacho is a bizarre Spanish tradition where men dress up as devils and jump over mattresses laden with babies! Sounds weird but it actually seems quite harmless. It’s a lot of fun.
Brazil is a popular tourist destination thanks to its exotic wildlife, beautiful beaches and raucous festivals. But it is also a hotspot for female-led sex tourism.
Street hookers, ‘garotas de programa’, brothels and red-light districts are all part of the scene in Sao Paulo and other Brazilian cities. It is also possible to get a ‘termas’ (bath, massage and sex) in nightclubs for $20 or less.
Although it is not as cheap as some other sex holiday destinations, Brazil is still affordable for most tourists. However, it is not recommended to travel here alone, or without a trusted escort. Sexually transmitted diseases are a real risk. Always use protection!
Sex tourism is becoming big business with many tourists choosing to travel to countries where prostitution is legal. This includes Eastern Europe where there are several destinations that offer a mix of historic charm and modern day appeal.
In the Baltic State of Estonia, Tallinn is a seductive city that has plenty to offer the sexy tourist. The city has numerous strip clubs and a large escort industry that uses online advertising to attract customers.
BDSM is very popular in Finland and the annual sex festival in Kangasniemi is a blast for anyone who enjoys kink. The event features lectures on sex, a sex toy expo and exotic dancing.
In Australia, sex at music festivals is a common occurrence. A recent study from sex toy company Lovehoney surveyed 1,000 festival-goers at Splendour in the Grass and discovered that punters are boning down more often than ever before.
San Francisco is the home of the Folsom Street intimacy festival, which focuses on BDSM and features strip shows, erotic performances, and cosplay. For a more cerebral experience, you can attend the Kutemajrvi Sex Festival in Finland, which intersperses lectures on sex with sex toy exhibits.
Lastly, the Sydney Festival of Really Good Sex is an inclusive space that holds workshops around erotic massage and pleasure. It even delves into more serious issues such as sexual assault recovery.
The Crescent City’s annual swinging convention aims to promote polyamorous relationships and freedom of sexual expression. The event includes a giant Sexual Freedom Parade and seminars on BDSM, Tantra and massage. A horndog’s dream.
This sexy festival showcases the world’s best burlesque performers, comic emcees and singers for four days of elaborate, risque shows. The highlight is the Queen of Burlesque competition, where classic strip teasing dancers vie for the crown.
The annual sexy celebration of healthy sex and healthy relationships between consenting adults takes place in June each year. It features events like erotic masquerade balls, pool parties and flogger lessons. This sex-positive event also celebrates National Sex Day on June 9. Guests are encouraged to dress in their sexiest outfits.
With a focus on all things fetish and leather, this San Francisco based festival is a blast of a party. Its sex toy expo and strip shows are sure to broaden your sexual horizons.
Thailand gets a bad rap from the morality police but is a popular destination for sex tourism because of its seedy red light district that was brought to fame by films such as The Hangover Part II. It has a sex worker population of three million people.
Prostitution is illegal in Cambodia but the country has over 600 adult entertainment venues. The girls are cheap and there’s a high turnover of clients. They also offer massages and karaoke.
The Dutch aren’t shy about embracing their inner kink. In fact, the country ranks high in adult content viewership on Pornhub.
Amsterdam’s Red Light District turns into a neon-lit sin city at night. Take a guided tour to see the best spots and enjoy peep shows from behind glass windows.
Prostitution is legal in the Netherlands if it’s consensual. However, pimping and forcing women to work is illegal.
Guests can also visit sex theaters, such as Casa Rosso where you can watch real-life couples perform simulated sex on stage. Just remember to wear a condom! And be sure to request an ID before having sex. You don’t want to end up being the naughty girl!
Indonesia has everything a sex lover could want, from the sun-kissed beaches and yoga retreats of Bali to its pulsing capital city. But there’s also an undercurrent of creeping religious supremacism that has recently claimed one of the world’s most popular tropical getaways.
During the Pon festival, couples hike up Gunung Kemukus, a mountaintop Islamic shrine on Java, to perform sacred sex with strangers. It’s all part of a religious ceremony that assures good luck and fortune in the future. The ritual is a fascinating example of how centuries-old beliefs can still shape our modern behaviour. The festival may have its critics, but it’s still a unique experience.