If passion, romance, and super sexy accents are all things that light your fire, then get ready to book a one-way ticket to one of the sexiest cities in the world.
You don’t even have to be single to enjoy these hot spots, as there are plenty of romantic, sexy things to do even if you’re got your bae in tow.
From the sexiest nationalities to the cities with the most sexually active residents, there are a few factors that go into ranking a city based on its sexiness, which includes everything from accents to the number of romantic spots that induce passion.
We ranked the sexiest cities in the world according to the following criteria:
- Compiled statistics for the cities having the most sex (Lazeeva)
- Data regarding the countries with most sexual searches online (Vouchercloud)
- Research on the best cities for single people
- Research on the sexiest nationalities in the world
- Highest number of romantic restaurants, date night spots, and passion-inducing activities
Sexiest Cities In The WorldHow do these rankings work?
In Dongguan, China, there are so many women that men have at least three girlfriends. Reportedly, it’s easier to find a girlfriend here for a man than it is to find a job. This leads to lots of romance and, well, free time to do other things.
Bristol’s one of the UK’s least friendly cities, but it seems as if our readers don’t mind a bit of an attitude. Whether it’s the romantic river setting or the nearby hot air balloon rides, travellers and locals agree – Bristol is pretty passion-inducing.
While Americans themselves were ranked 45th out of the 50 sexiest nationalities, there are a few especially sexy cities in this country. Las Vegas, with its nightclubs, tantalising shows, and free-flowing booze, is one of them. It’s called Sin City for a reason.
Hungarians have the 14th sexiest accent in the world and were ranked as the 20th sexiest nationality. On top of being home to sexy people, Budapest is one of the most romantic cities in Europe right now. Charming river cruises and relaxing thermal baths are enough to evoke passion out of even the coldest of couples.
According to Nomad List, Taipei is the No. 1 city in Asia when it comes to Tinder usage. From foreigners to locals, people in Taipei can’t seem to get enough of the hookup app. Travellers also reported that sweeping city views and tons of high-energy clubs help make this city super sexy.
Indians ranked 28th on the list of the 50 sexiest nationalities, and while statistics don’t support the fact that they’re necessarily engaging in lots of intimacy, the city of Agra is about as romantic as it gets. It’s home to the Taj Mahal, one of the grandest displays of love in the world. Grand gestures of love are always sexy.
Mexico City is a pretty liberal, passionate city. A few years ago, 18,000 people gathered to sing naked in a city square. Openness and a passion for equality are pretty sexy, and that’s not even considering the city’s vibrant nightlife and rich culture.
According to one study, Carlisle is Europe’s most promiscuous city. And, seeing as the city is one of the friendliest in the UK, you’ll find it easy to meet locals and indulge in the local nightlife as you explore the sexier side of Europe.
Dating site OkCupid once reported that Portland is home to the highest number of people in America who are seeking casual hookups, as opposed to relationships. Residents here report satisfying sex lives, while travellers found the laidback vibes of the town itself to be attractive.
What’s the sexiest city in Canada? There are a few, but dating site EliteSingles ranked Vancouver as the Canadian city where singles have the highest sex drive. Spectacular scenery, great beaches, and ethnic diversity all helped increase Vancouver’s sexy ranking.
Badoo once ranked the flirtiest places in the world and it turns out that Athens is by far the flirtiest city. Locals agree, noting that flirting and shameless sexy talk are just a part of daily life in Athens. It’s not surprising, given the country’s rich, deep sexual history.
What’s sexier than lots of salsa and some of the most passionate people on the planet? Medellin is Colombia’s City of Eternal Spring, and we’re not quite sure if it’s the perfect weather, sexy locals, or the progressive spirit, but the streets of Medellin ooze with passion and charm.
Tapas aren’t the only things that are steaming hot in Spain. Fodor’s rated Madrid’s nightlife as the best in the world, proving that it’s the perfect setting for romantic romps and steamy nights out. The Spanish accent also ranked No. 8 out of the top 50 in the world, as the seductive tone makes pretty much anything sound sexy.
Like Taipei, Chiang Mai is a city that’s filled with lots and lots of dating app users. However, despite the number of people looking for love (or hookups) here, our audience reported that it’s the local traditions and jungle vibes that truly make this city sexy.
Arabic might one of the sexiest accents, but that’s got nothing to do with what makes Dubai one of the sexiest cities in the world. Readers love just how opulent and eccentric the city is. Luxury dining options and stunning hotels make Dubai very sexy, especially to visitors.
Leeds ranked right around the middle in a survey that measured the most sexual cities in the world. However, the local university means it’s a thriving town full of intellectuals. Smart is sexy no matter where you are.
Men’s Health ranked Austin as the most sex-crazed city in the United States. While locals enjoy the seductive nature of the city, visitors note that the southern accent is hard to resist. Mix that with an eclectic live music scene and tons of trendy bars and you’ve got yourself a recipe for something spicy.
Tokyo is perhaps more captivating and intriguing than it is sexy. However, the city is home to one of the largest sex shops in the world, proving that there might be more than meets the eye in this Japanese city.
Long stretches of sandy beaches and some of the most romantic hotels in the world help make Bali a sexy city to visit for sure. As if playful beaches and rose petal-lined walkways weren’t enough, Indonesians also ranked as the 11th sexiest nationality in the world.
In terms of pure intimacy, Glasgow ranked No. 14 on the list of the most sexually active cities in the world. And, the Scottish accent is the sixth sexiest in the world. The city’s pretty cold, which means that people there have to find other ways to entertain themselves indoors.
While not quite as sexy as Rio, Sao Paulo is teeming with passionate locals and sensual sights that make even the coldest of visitors turn hot. Brazilians are the fourth hottest nationality in the world, and their accents are downright mesmerising, which might account for why travellers find Sao Paulo so tantalising.
People from outside of the United States just can’t seem to get enough of a southern drawl, and locals must not get tired of hearing it, either. Nashville was ranked as one of the top five “thirstiest” cities in the US. And, honestly, with all of the tasty whiskey, charming bars, and sexy locals, it’s easy to see why.
Brisbane is jam-packed with things to do, and getting flirty is one of them. The city ranks in the top 50 most sexual cities in the world, and it’s the third friendliest city in Australia. Stretches of sandy beaches lined with charming, attractive locals are enough to get anybody’s heart racing.
Head to the famous Tropicana cabaret show in Havana and try not to get all worked up. The city itself is sensuous and sultry, and it truly shows in every facet of Cuban life. Strong mojitos and soulful bars pumping rhythmic Latin music further add to the sensual vibes.
The sexiest city in the world? Auckland, apparently. Not only do people think the Kiwi accent is the sexiest in the world, but Kiwis themselves also seem to be pretty sexual. Auckland was No. 3 in the world on a list of the most sexually satisfied people.
According to one study regarding sexual appetites, Cambridge is the most liberated city in the UK. This is especially great news for singles, as people in Cambridge go on more dates than the average person in Europe.
One of the friendliest cities in England is Manchester, thanks to its exuberant vibe and a multicultural mix of residents. That must also be the reason why people here report such high sexual interest and levels of satisfaction.
Despite the cold and relatively low population, there’s something quite charming about Iceland’s capital city. Locals adopt open attitudes towards dating and sex, which is evident when you visit the Icelandic Phallological Museum, the world’s largest collection of male…parts.
Delectable Belgian chocolate and impressive architecture make Brussels extremely romantic, but what about sexy? Locals seem to think the city itself is pretty alluring, as the city ranked seventh on the list of the 50 most sensual cities in the world a few years back.
The Russian accent (which was voted one of the sexiest in the world) is surprisingly sexy and seeing as the country’s home to some of the hottest supermodels in the world, it’s no surprise that Moscow ranked nearly in the top 20 for sexiest cities in the world. Must be all those men in tights at the Russian National Ballet.
Check out the best places in Moscow here.
Like Paris, Rome is home to some of the most romantic tourist attractions in the world. From sexy Vespa rides around the Trevi Fountain to jaw-dropping views from charming hotels, it’s easy to feel wrapped in a sensual embrace any time you visit Rome.
Did you know that Toronto is Canada’s busiest city for, well, getting busy? Singles in Toronto have twice as much sex as the national average. While there’s plenty to do in Toronto, it seems as though people love staying inside to indulge in other delights.
While having long been known for being one of the most sexually-open cities in the world, Amsterdam is about more than the Red Light District. A variety of sex shops and the country’s generally liberal attitude towards sexuality all help make Amsterdam one of the sexiest cities in the world.
It might be the alcohol talking, but numerous readers said they thought Ibiza was one of the sexiest cities in the world. To be fair, there is something super sexy about crazy festivals, cosy beach bars, and a culture that knows how to party well into the night.
The second “thirstiest” city in America just so happens to be Seattle, which also ranked higher than New York City in terms of most sex-crazed residents. Locals and travellers alike think Seattle is sexy – must be the laidback vibes and cosy weather.
Tango is probably the sexiest thing two people can do with their clothes on, and as the tango capital of the world, Buenos Aires is inherently sexy. Romance and passion seep from the streets in Buenos Aires, which is appropriately named the Paris of South America.
Playboy once rated New York as the sexiest city in the United States, and it’s not hard to see why. The poll said that locals have slightly liberal attitudes, and New York City is consistently ranked high in terms of sex-positivity. Liberal views and open minds are pretty sexy qualities.
The weather here is so hot and humid that locals have to strip down to practically nothing just to beat the heat. That’s just part of why Brazilians were ranked as the fourth sexiest nationality in the world. Lively Carnival festivals and attractive locals make Rio de Janeiro super seductive.
Anybody who has visited Berlin will understand just how rich the underground scene in the city is. From secret bars to tantalising, tucked away coves used for sexual exploration, Berlin’s become a pretty hot spot for interested travellers.
Sure, Sydney’s got Bondi Beach, but Melbourne’s home to a more sophisticated breed of Australians. With the fifth sexiest nationality and accent in the world, Australia’s no stranger to sexy cities. However, our readers noted that the nightlife and local culture made Melbourne the sexiest Australian city.
Looking for the kinkiest city in the United States? Head to Los Angeles, which ranked high pretty across the board in terms of the dating scene, sexual satisfaction, and general attitudes towards relationships. Attractive locals and sunny beaches don’t hurt, either. LA just oozes sexy.
Whether it’s the passionate football fans or the number of singles in the city, Liverpool is a lively city is a hotspot for love, dating and everything in between. Did we mention that it’s also one of the friendliest cities in the UK?
Ireland’s capital city is full of contradictions. On the one hand, it’s one of the most family-friendly cities in the world. For single adults, however, it’s one of the most sensual cities in the world. The Irish accent is so sexy that visitors can’t seem to resist, which might account for the fact that it’s one of the most promiscuous cities in the world.
With a nickname of The Naked City, it’s not hard to see why Cap d’Agde is one of the sexiest cities in the world. Not only is it home to some of the best nude beaches in the world, but locals head to the supermarket naked, too. If that’s your thing, then this is the sexiest city for you.
Surprisingly, or perhaps not, numerous Swiss cities ranked extremely high in terms of sexual activity and overall happiness with their private lives. In Zurich, however, you’ll find a city with the highest number of clubs per capita and pretty open people. The Mirror once reported that 2% of Swiss nationals aren’t afraid to do the deed in public.
Home to the second sexiest accent in the world and some of the sexiest people on this planet, South Africa certainly does its part in helping make the world a more sensual place. In fact, one study showed that South Africans came in third globally for the highest number of Google searches for sex toys, trailing the US and the UK. This city’s a melting pot for tantalising treats and intimate adventures.
Not only did our readers rank Danish as the second sexiest nationality in the world, but studies show that the country is just sexy all around; they purchase the most sex toys per capita in the world. Something sexy’s going on behind the scenes here, and you’ll have to visit Copenhagen to find out just what it is.
A study done by Quality Health showed that Denver is the most sexually active city in the US, and another study ranked Denver as the “thirstiest” city in the US. Seems like the general consensus is that the Mile High City really plays to the passionate side of both visitors and locals.
Paris is by far the most romance-filled city in the world. Whether it’s the fine French wine, the great food, or the stunning sights, there are a lot of things that work to make Paris one of the sexiest cities in the world.
Scantily-clad locals line the sandy shores of Miami, without a doubt one of the sexiest cities in the world. Vibrant nightlife, a rich party culture, and some of the most romantic views in the United States all make Miami a pretty sexy place to visit.