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Best of the ‘summer grind’

Grindr users suggest their favourite summer destinations

Grindr users were surveyed on the "best of summer." Credit:

With the "high season" for gay men on vacation in full swing, Grindr polled its six-million-plus users around the world to determine their favourite travel destinations for hot summer months.

The survey asked gay men about their favourite destinations, gay beaches, friendly resorts and the summer's "must event" to attend. Here are the top three responses for each category:  

Best Gay Summer Destination
Mykonos (Greece)
Fire Island (New York)
Berlin (Germany)

Best Gay Beaches
Sitges (Spain)
South Beach (Florida)
Ipanema (Rio)

Gay Man’s “Must-Event” Summer
Circuit Festival (Barcelona)
Carnival (Rio)
Tie: Mardi Gras (Sydney) & Pridefest (New York)

Best Gay-Friendly Resort
Axel (Barcelona)
The Out (New York)
Lords South Beach (Miami)