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15 Warm Places to Visit in Europe in February

In February, entire Europe is not under a white blanket of snow. While a part of the continent is bone-chilling cold with a grey sky, the other side of Europe has pleasant weather with a warm climate. And for those who want to fly to warm cities for a winter break in Europe, there are several options to select from. The best thing about these destinations is their short distance from London, which makes the holiday more budget-friendly. Here, we bring you 15 best warm places to visit in Europe in February.

1. Algarve, Portugal

The sun-kissed beaches of Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region, is the ideal place to bask under the winter sun. With the temperature hovering in between 13 to 17 degrees, it is a perfect short-haul escape from the UK. Despite having a diverse terrain, overwhelming culture and rich culinary scene, this place somehow manages to dodge the holidaymakers. With around 6 hours of sunshine every day in February, it is warm enough to wear a t-shirt and take a stroll along the beaches during the middle of the day.

In February, Algarve hosts Volta ao Algarve, the region’s biggest bicycle race, where participants cover more than 690 kilometres on bicycles. The annual Loulé Carnival and the famous Semana de Chocolate (chocolate week) are also held in the second month of the year.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 17 °C, while the average minimum drops down to 13 °C. 

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Algarve: 2 hour 55 minutes

Popular Attractions: Ponta da Piedade, Cape St. Vincent, Praia da Rocha, Ria Formosa and Praia da Marinha

Read Also: Top 10 Warm Places to Visit in February Around the World

2. Madrid, Spain

Madrid, the capital of Spain is another European city to pack your bags in this February. With beautiful architectural landmarks such as Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace of Madrid and the Royal Theater, the third-largest city in the European Union is one of the best warm places to visit in February. While in Madrid, visit the city’s famous museums like Museo del Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. The evenings can be made vibrant at one of the many clubs and lounges in the city. In February, Madrid also hosts the annual Carnival featuring live performances, fun activities and theatrical parades. If you are in this city for a winter break in February, be a part of Festival de Arte Sacro, the cultural festival that includes choirs, dance, plays and poetry recitals along with film screenings.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 12 °C, while the average minimum drops down to 4 °C.

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Madrid: 2 hours 30 minutes

Popular attractions: Plaza Mayor, Royal Palace of Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado, El Retiro Park, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and Puerta del Sol

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3. Kyrenia, Cyprus

Grine or Kyrenia is a picture-perfect destination on the northern coast of Cyprus. The city is hailed for its bewitching landscape coupled with white sandy beaches and cobblestone streets. The city witnesses a modest temperature in February, which is not too hot or cold, making Kyrenia fun to explore. Enjoy the day-long sunshine strolling at the waterfront cobblestone and markets. Don’t forget to visit the Kyrenia Castle and Shipwreck Museum. Alagadi Beach is a perfect place to bask under the warm winter sun. With plenty of shopping spots and casinos, the destination will keep you engaged for the entire February.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 17 °C, while the average minimum drops down to 9°C. 

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Kyrenia: 4 hours 40 minutes

Popular attractions: Kyrenia Castle, Shipwreck Museum, Vela Yachting Kyrenia Boat Trips, Icon Museum and Aphrodite Boat Trips

Read Also: Top 20 Romantic Destinations to visit in Valentine’s Day 

4. Barcelona, Spain

Europe’s most sought-after destination, Barcelona is touched by the Mediterranean Sea and peppered by spectacular beaches like Nova Icaria Beach, Bogatell Beach, Mar Bella Beach and Ocata Beach. The weather in February is relatively cold, but again manageable as sunshine during the day covers up for the chill. The Catalan capital is a cultural hub offering awe-striking architecture, mind-boggling beaches and gorgeous landscape. The culinary scene and nightlife will propel you to explore the city till wee hours. The cherry in the cake is the range of festivals and events organised in February like Barcelona Carnival, Santa Eulàlia Festival, Chinese New Year Celebration and the Llum BCN – Festival Llum.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 15 °C, while the average minimum drops down to 9°C. 

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Barcelona: 2 hours 05 minutes

Popular attractions: La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, Casa Milà, Gaudi masterpiece housing arts venue, Casa Batlló and La Rambla, Barcelona

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5. Canary Islands, Spain

A Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, the Canary Islands is the tropics of Spain in winters due to warm temperature and greenery. Situated in the southernmost tip of the country, it receives over 11 hours of sunshine in February. For tourists in search of warm winter sun, the Canary Islands is the ideal destination with copious sunshine. Apart from the sunshine, the sea here is ideal to engage in a range of activities like cliff diving, swimming, snorkelling and more. With plentiful of white sandy beaches, it is undoubtedly the best place to travel in Europe in winter.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 21°C, while the average minimum drops down to 15°C. 

Approximate Flight Duration from London to the Canary Islands: 4 hours 15 minutes

Popular Attractions: Gran Canaria, Mount Teide, Timanfaya National Park, Siam Park and Teide National Park

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6. Nice, France

In February, while the whole of France is under the white blanket of snow, Nice stands out with its daytime temperature touching 13°C. Located on French Riviera, one the south-east coast of the Mediterranean coast and at the foothills of the Alps, this city is nicknamed ‘Nice la Belle’ (Nice is beautiful) for the spectacular beauty it offers. In February, the city hosts the annual Nice Carnival, which is at par with Brazilian and Venetian Carnival. At Nice, a tourist should never miss the Colline du Chateau overlooking the Baie des Anges and harbour. The temperature in February might not be suitable for a sea bath but is ideal for a stroll on the beach. You should also not miss an opportunity to take a walk along the popular Promenade des Anglais or enjoy a picnic at the Parc du Chateau.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 13°C, while the average minimum drops down to 6°C. 

Approximate Flight Duration from London to the Canary Islands: 2 hours 05 minutes

Popular Attractions: Promenade des Anglais, Musée Matisse, French Riviera, Castle of Nice and Marc Chagall National Museum

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7. Monte Carlo, Monaco

Monte Carlo, a tiny city in Monaco is known as the playground for rich and famous. Situated on a prominent escarpment at the base of the Maritime Alps along the French Riviera, Monte Carlo is famous for Place du Casino, the gambling centre, where millionaires fly down for the extravagant display and reckless dispersal of wealth. In Monte Carlo, take a walk along the coastal Avenue Saint-Martin, featuring some beautiful cliff-side gardens or visit the 19-th century Monaco Cathedral. The Palais du Prince located in old Monaco-Ville and the exclusive Hotel d’Paris are other tourist attractions in the city. With the February day time maximum climate of 12°C, you can also comfortably cycle along the serpentine roads of Col de Braus and enjoy the sunshine.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 12°C, while the average minimum drops down to 7°C. 

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Monte Carlo: 2 hours 05 minutes

Popular Attractions: Palais du Prince, Musée Oceanographique, Formula One Monaco Grand Prix and Monaco Harbor

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8. Rome, Italy

Rome, the capital of Italy, also popularly known as ‘The Eternal City’ is a year-round destination. Located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, along the shores of the Tiber, Rome experiences a warm climate in February, where the maximum day temperature touches 15°C. This makes the city one of the popular places to travel in Europe in February. Rome homes several ancient monuments and museums like Colosseum, Palatine hill, the Baths of Caracalla and Palazzo Massimo alle Terme. While in the city, make sure not to miss Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, Galleria d’Arte Antica and Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 15°C, while the average minimum drops down to 10°C. 

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Rome: 2 hours 35 minutes

Popular AttractionsColosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, Trevi Fountain, Roman Forum and Pantheon.

Read Also: 20 Most Popular Tourist Places to Visit in Rome

9. Santa Cruz, Tenerife

Santa Cruz in February is outstanding with temperature floating around 20 °C. The port city is the capital of Tenerife Island and is hailed for its medieval-era buildings such as 1700’s Palacio de Carta and Immaculate Conception. During this month, Santa Cruz turns into a gorgeous city with the sun out. The entire city turns into a party destination as the beaches are full and streets are laden with tourists exploring the city’s rich culture and heritage. Plaza de España is the famous square in the city and a must-visit along with Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, which exhibits local artwork and photography.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 20°C, while the average minimum drops down to 15°C. 

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Santa Cruz: 7 hours 20 minutes

Popular Attractions: Playa de Las Teresitas, Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín, Plaza de España, Museum of Nature and Man and Rural de Anaga Park

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10. Valletta, Malta

Valletta is a small city and the capital of Malta. Established on the orders of Knights of St. John in 1500s, Valletta is known for its palaces, churches and museums. The city was named as the European Capital of Culture 2018. In February, Valentine’s Day celebrations make Valletta a romantic escape. The temperature hovers around 16 degrees, making it one of the warmest cities in Europe in February. Stroll around the city’s alleyways and explore monuments like St. John’s Co-Cathedral, The Upper Barrakka Gardens, Fort St. Elmo, The National Library, The Casa Rocca Piccola and St. James Cavalier

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 15°C, while the average minimum drops down to 10°C. 

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Valletta: 3 hours and 15 minutes

Popular Attractions: St. John’s Co-Cathedral, Grandmaster’s Palace, Upper Barrakka Gardens, National War Museum – Fort St Elmo and National Museum of Archaeology

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11. Palermo, Italy

Palermo, the beautiful coastal city and capital of Sicily Island is noted for its history, architecture, culture and gastronomy. With good Mediterranean weather, this Italian city is one of the best warm places in Europe to travel in winter. The city houses ancient and medieval era monuments like 12th-century Palermo Cathedral, Teatro Massimo, Palazzo dei Normanni and Cappella Palatina exhibiting the regions glorious past. Palermo is considered as Sicily’s economic, cultural and tourism capital. Peppered with white sandy beaches like Mondello Beach, Spiaggia dell’Arenella and Capo Gallo Reserve, Palermo is perfect to bask under the sun and even swim in the shallow blue seawater.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 15°C, while the average minimum drops down to 10°C.

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Palermo: 2 hour and 55 minutes

Popular Attractions: Norman Palace, Cattedrale di Palermo, Cattedrale di Monreale, Quattro Canti and Massimo Theater.

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12. Santorini, Greece

An island in the southern Aegean Sea, southeast of Greece’s mainland, Santorini is renowned for its whitewashed houses and beaches consisting of red, white and black lava pebbles. In February, the temperature is just perfect with the maximum touching 15 °C. During the day, tourists can enjoy the copious sunshine and explore the town’s rich heritage and history. If you are beach bump, Santorini is full of the spectacular white sandy seashore. Other outdoor venture includes numerous small quaint villages and towns speckled throughout Santorini.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 15°C, while the average minimum drops down to 12°C.

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Santorini: 7 hours

Popular Attractions:  Akrotiri, Santorini caldera, Santo Wines, Ancient Thera and Red beach.

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13. Florence, Italy

Florence in Italy to many is the abode of Renaissance period art and architecture. Every corner of Florence is filled with artistic masterpiece and monuments that changed the course of history during the Renaissance period in Europe. In February, the city experiences cold but is not that extreme and has 5 to 6 hours of regular sunshine. The city is known to cross the 17-degree marks in February and gives relief from bone chill winters of Northern European cities. Tourists can visit the State Museum in Florence and revel in the celebration during St. Valentine’s Day. While in Florence, a tourist should not miss the Historic Center of Florence, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city also has museums and art galleries, such as Uffizi Gallery and the Palazzo Pitti, which attracts thousands of art lovers every year.

Temperature:  The average maximum temperature is 11°C, while the average minimum drops down to 3°C.

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Florence: 7 hours and 5 minute

Popular AttractionsCathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Vecchio and Pitti Palace

Read Also: 20 Most Incredible Places to Visit in Florence

14. Naples, Italy

This February, fly to Naples, one of the oldest continuously inhabited urban areas in the world. In February, with the average high temperature hovering around 16°C, Naples experiences abundant sunshine, making it an ideal destination for outdoor activities. Located in Southern Italy, the city boasts numerous ancient architecture and buildings like the Duomo di San Gennaro, Royal Palace and Castel Nuovo. Every corner of this city has something for tourists to explore. Certosa di San Martino, a Carthusian monastery at the top of a hill near the city centre, Napoli Sotterranea, the ancient Neapolitan aqueduct and Teatro San Carlo, the famous opera house are places that you should miss to visit in Naples. Don’t miss out the fabulous culinary delights and fantastic wine. Quartieri Spagnoli, Piazza Vittoria and Antignano are famous shopping spots to explore in Naples.

Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 16°C, while the average minimum drops down to 5°C.

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Vienna: 2 hours and 55 minutes

Popular Attractions: Mount Vesuvius, Naples National Archaeological Museum, Royal Palace of Naples, Ovo Castle and Castel Nuovo

15. Majorca, Spain

Majorca or Mallorca, the largest island in the Balearic Islands is one of the best warm places in Europe to travel in winter. In February, the day temperature will go up to 15°C and with days getting longer and regular sunshine, it is a treat to be in Majorca at this time of the year. The spring vibes start to flow in the air with the blossoming of almond trees. Key sporting events like Powerman Mallorca Duathlon and local carnivals and festive events such as Sa Rua and Sa Rueta set the stage for a month-long holiday in Majorca.

 Temperature: The average maximum temperature is 15°C, while the average minimum drops down to 8°C.

Approximate Flight Duration from London to Majorca: 2 hours and 20 minutes

Popular Attractions: Schönbrunn Palace, The Hofburg, Belvedere Palace, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and Prater

In February, Europe is not a frozen land but it also has different destinations with sunshine and warm temperature. With these 15 amazing destinations in Europe, why not pack your bag to spend a few days in this February, away from thick blankets and woollen cloths.

Top 10 Warm Places to Visit in February Around the World

In February, most of Europe will be frozen land. So why not take a break to venture to destinations where the weather is warm and welcoming. Fortunately, the world has several warm and budget-friendly places that are waiting for your visit in this month. The merits of packing your bags in February also include low airfare, less crowd and more entertainment.

If you’re undecided about your getaway, we’ve listed out some of the best and warm destinations you can visit in February around the world. Go on, take your family or your beloved or even yourself on a solo trip and explore a new place – from peaceful beaches to tropical escapes and romantic Valentine’s breaks. February is a great month for soaking up the winter sun. Here’s your guide for where to travel in February.

1. Dubai, UAE

Europeans prefer Dubai as a February destination for its warm weather in the month. The temperature in February lurks around a comfortable 20°C, with lows of 15°C and highs of 24°C, making it convenient to hang around shopping avenues, markets and stroll at beaches. In February, Dubai witnesses 8 hours of sunshine, which promises a pleasant climate, different from Europe. And in comparison to Abu Dhabi, the neighbouring city, Dubai has more accommodation options, making it convenient to find a pocket-friendly stay. The city has the presence of several large chain hotels in its premium locations but the rooms can be expensive. With numerous apartment and independent hotels in neighbourhoods, it will be easy to find a budget-friendly room.

A popular holiday destination with a wide range of entertainment options, Dubai is one of the best warm cities for a winter break. The business hub of Middle East, the capital of Emirate of Dubai is home to hundreds of skyscrapers and modern architectural wonders which include Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab and Dubai Opera. The Dubai Fountain on the 12-hectare manmade Burj Khalifa Lake and 780,000 square feet-Dubai Miracle Garden embrace travellers who fly down to the most populous city of the UAE. Being an international shopping hub, Dubai also homes numerous shopping streets, malls and gold souks for you to explore. Travellers arriving in Dubai do not leave without experimenting with the wide range of gastronomical options available here.

Temperature: In February, the minimum temperature can go down to 15°C while the maximum will touch 24°C.

Time to reach from London: It will take approximately 7 hours and 30 minutes to reach Dubai from London

Popular attractions: Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Dubai Museum, Bastakia (Old Dubai), Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House, Dubai Creek & Al Seef District, Jumeirah Mosque, Deira, Dubai Frame, Dubai Aquarium, Burj al-Arab and Jumeirah Beach

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2. Marrakesh, Morocco

With the rest of the Northern Hemisphere gripped in the bitter cold, Marrakesh (Marrakech in French) is one of the best warm cities for a February break. Located in the Kingdom of Morocco, North Africa, at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh is the fourth largest city in the Kingdom of Morocco and the capital of the mid-southwestern region of Marrakesh-Safi. With an average high temperature of 22°C and lows of 18°C, February is one of the cheapest months to travel to Marrakesh. A cultural, trading and religious centre for the Maghreb and sub-Saharan Africa, Marrakesh is nicknamed as the ‘Red City’ or ‘Ochre City’ for its red walls built by Ali ibn Yusuf in 1122–1123 and various buildings constructed in red sandstone during this period.

This February, fly down to Marrakesh to explore the historically significant medina quarter, an old fortified city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 16th-century El Badi Palace, 19th century- Bahia Palace, Ben Youssef Mosque and 16th-century Saadian Tombs. One of the sought-after warm tourist places to travel in winter, Marrakesh has over 400 hotels, including several budget ones for accommodation. To make your Valentine’s Day more special, pick one of the many roof-top cafes and bars that offer gorgeous views of the city while serving authentic Moroccan cuisines like briouat, khlea, Moroccan cigars, pastilla and tanjia. To make your holiday more memorable, take a trip to the Sahara Desert, located 220 miles away from the city. Adventure loving travellers can hire a bike and a guide and set out on a 168-mile ride to Tiznit to witness some of the most astounding views.

Temperature: The minimum temperature in February will be 18°C while the maximum will touch up to 22°C making it a comfortable climate to enjoy a holiday.

Time to reach from London: It will take an approximate 3 hours 20 minutes to fly to Marrakesh from London.

Popular attractions: The Medina, Jemaa el-Fnaa, Koutoubia Mosque, Saadian Tombs, Mellah, André Heller’s ANIMA, Moroccan Hammam, Spice souks and artisanal markets, The Bahia and Badii Palaces, The Majorelle, Agdal and Menara Gardens and Oasiria Amusement Park

3. Bali, Indonesia

A province of Indonesia, located east of Java and west of Lombok, Bali is the most visited destination of the country. A part of the Coral Triangle, Bali has the highest biodiversity of marine species especially fish and turtles and in this area alone, over 500 reef-building coral species can be found. Subak irrigation system, the 9th-century water management system covering 20,000 hectares of Bali is a UNESCO Worl Heritage Site since 2012 and is one of the best warm places to visit this February, while in Bali. The climate here in February rests at an average low of 22°C, while the average high comes in at 30°C. Since February is not the peak season in Bali, travellers can comfortably avail hotel rooms at lower rates.

A centre for history, arts, culture and cuisines, Bali has numerous tourist attractions in store for you. Kandapat Sari statue, Tirta Empul Temple, Pura Taman Ayun and Ulun Danu Temple are some of the architectural wonders waiting for you in Bali. While in Bali in February, visit the nearby places like Kuta, Seminyak, Sanur and Ubud to explore the authentic culture and cuisines. Also, never miss the water sports and adventures, which make Bali the tourism capital of Indonesia.

Temperature: In Bali, the climate in February is pleasant with the average low of 22°C and a high of 30°C.

Time to reach from London: The flying time from London to Bali is approximately 12 hours.

Popular attractions: Ulu Watu, Tanah Lot, Mount Batur, Kuta Beach, Nusa Penida Island, Sacred Monkey Forest, Bali Bird and Reptile Park, Sekumpul Waterfalls and Nusa Dua Beach

4. Nassau, The Bahamas

In February, exchange your snowy front yard for the warm watered white beach in Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas. Those with cold feet head towards the tropics. As the year-end holiday crowds have disappeared and before the spring travellers descend in March, have the entire island to yourself. Take in the pristine sands at Cable Beach and Paradise Island, the peaceful lifestyle and 18th-century streets with the aroma of authentic delicacies such as Cracked Conch, Conch Salad, Rock Lobsters and more.

The season’s comfortable daytime temperature fluctuates in between 17°C and 26°C with clear skies ideal for snorkelling or diving at Stuart’s Cove, lingering on pristine beaches and exploring outdoor like Potter’s Cay and Paradise Island Bridge. Take advantage of the fairly quiet region and stroll across the popular Pink Sands beach. You can also consider a diving class after a long lunch on Harbour Island or leisure away the afternoon with a mojito and a novel – need anything more?

Temperature: The climate in Nassau in February is so welcoming with a minimum of 17°C and a maximum of 26°C.

Time to reach from London: The average flying time from London to Nassau is approximately 10 hours.

Popular attractions: Queen’s Staircase, Graycliff for Chocolate & Cigars, dive at Stuart’s Cove, browse the Straw Market, visit Rose Island, explore Pirates of Nassau Museum and play at Aquaventure Waterpark at the Atlantis Resort.

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5. Tenerife, Spain

February, with all its central-heated, drizzly, bleah-ness, is a perfect excuse to catch a flight to Tenerife. With sun, sea and sand, you are at the largest of the eight Canary Islands, not much far away from the UK. Hosting about five million tourists a year, the largest island of Spain witnesses numerous festivals in February, which include Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife in Spanish), the second most popular carnival in the world after the one held in Rio de Janeiro. Despite being a tourism season, flights are comparatively cheaper than summer and budget accommodations are also available.

At Tenerife, hike up Mount Teide or visit the UNESCO city of La Laguna or the mountain top village of Masca to explore the Spanish island to its full. With an average temperature of 17.5 ºC, 12 hours of daylight and approximately 8 hours of sunlight, February is the right time to visit Teide National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Macizo de Anaga, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Barranco del Infierno or Hell’s Ravine is popular among hikers but needs prior booking for it. A popular cycling destination, you will witness cyclists throughout the island. Tenerife, with water around, is also a centre of water sports and activities which include surfing, jet skiing, canoeing, speed boating and fishing. A Tenerife holiday is incomplete without tasting the traditional ‘barraquito’, a hot drink made out of vanilla and coffee

Temperature: The average February temperature in Tenerife is ideal for an outdoor holiday with the lowest reaching 15°C and higher touching 21°C.

Time to reach from London: The flying time between Tenerife and London is approximately 4 hours

Popular attractions: Mount Teide National Park, Siam Park, Playa de las Teresitas Beach, Whale and Dolphin Watching, Loro Parque, Aqualand, Museum of Science and the Cosmos, Caving in Cueva del Viento and Masca Village

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6. Algarve, Portugal

Indeed, the magic of Algarve is better experienced in ‘out of the season’ months like February. Less crowd, pleasant climate and several cultural events – A trip to Algarve in February are worthy. The southernmost region of Portugal covering 4997 km2 with a vast coastline notable for picturesque limestone caves and grottoes is a three-hour fly away from London. Though the day temperatures average around 17°C, it feels like mid 20’s when the sun is out, making it convenient to sunbathe or stroll over the beach in t-shirts. With few tourists touching down Algarve in this season, there will be ample space for water sports and adventures. Also while in Algarve in February, be a part of ‘Volta ao Algarve’ – aka the Portuguese tour de France, the cycling race through its landscapes, in which 25 world’s best cycling teams participate.

To make the city break in February the best, opt for a Rodrigues seaside walk or take a ride to Albufeira, the party spot in Algarve. For history lovers, a visit to Silves, the Redstone castle and Lagos, the old inner city inside the remnants of a protective wall are highly recommended.

Temperature: In February, the temperature in Algarve comes down to 8°C, which will reach 17°C in daylight that will feel like the mid-20s.

Time to reach from London: Algarve is just nearby London and can be reached in 3 hours by air.

Popular attractions: The Strip, Cataplana, The Ponta da Piedade, The Bone Chapel in Faro, Anchor cemetery and Praia do Barril (beach), Silves castle and town walls, Cabo de Sao Vicente (coastline), Praia da Marinha (beach) and The Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (hiking trail)

7. Colombo, Sri Lanka

February is the best time to explore the Sri Lankan capital city of Colombo. It falls right between two rainy seasons and the warm temperatures and low rainfall make it an ideal tourist destination. The usual temperature during February in Colombo is 27°C daily, which can touch 31°C or drop to 23°C. Be sure to visit Beira Lake, where you can experience adventure, pilgrimage spots and picnic at a single place. To soak up the greenery of the country, a 2-hour train ride is all you need from Colombo to Kandy. You’ll cross rain forests, large fields, spot elephants, ancient sites and temples as well.

While in Colombo in this February, get a taste of the busy city life, go shopping at Paradise Road or Good Market, explore traditional restaurants and cafes such as Dilmah T-Lounge, Kemara and the nightlife district at Alfred House Ave or Galle Rd. If you’re there on the first week of February, you’ll be able to be a part of Sri Lanka’s National Day on 4th February in the capital. Witness cultural performances, parades and food fests. To enjoy the best of the countryside, Sathutu Uyana and Ella are second to none. Do not forget to explore Yala National Park for rare wildlife spotting and key UNESCO Heritage Sites, Colombo Zoologican Gardens or walk through the 12-acre Galle Face Green Promenade. For shopaholics, a visit to the Pettah Market and Paradise Road is a must during their Colombo holiday.

Temperature: The average daily temperature of Colombo is 27°C, which can touch 31°C or drop to 23°C.

Time to reach from London: The flying distance from London to Colombo via air is 10 hours

Popular attractions: Gangaramaya Temple, Galle Face Green, National Museum of Colombo, Viharamahadevi Park, Independence Memorial Hall, Beira Lake, Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque, Seema Malaka, Dutch Period Museum, Old Parliament Building, Pettah Floating Market and Attidiya Bird Sanctuary

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8. Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi has all the warm flavours that can be enjoyed in February. Kenya’s capital city offers amazing wildlife, from big beasts to the tall green grasses of Savannah. Safaris and nature trails are particularly famous in the capital city, especially for the wildebeest, cheetahs and zebras abound in the area. February is the peak of summer here with temperature touching up to 28°C and hence, the high season that makes the city one of the best warm places to visit in February. While in Nairobi, take a 6.5-hour drive to Masai Mara National Park, spread over 580 sq. mi. In this time of the year, Masai Mara sees the least precipitation and due to less water, the animals are lured out to watering holes. This leads to better, more frequent sightings and hence more crowd.

The countryside of Laikipia, 118 miles away from Nairobi, is also a better option for safari lovers to spot elephants in their natural habitat. If you’re adventurous, February is the right time to explore water adventures in Nairobi as the seawater quite clear. With an hour plane ride from Nairobi to Mombasa, you can be at Copacabana Beach, Mombasa. Diani Beach is another good option to take in the sea, sun and sand. Enjoy snorkelling, diving and other water-based activities here.

Temperature: In February, the average temperature in Nairobi will be 21ºC, which can reach up to 28º C and can drop down to 13º C.

Time to reach from London: The approximate flying time from London to Nairobi is 8 hours.

Popular attractions: Nairobi National Park, Giraffe Centre, Karen Blixen Museum, Nairobi National Museum, Railway Museum and Ngong Hills.

9. Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok needs no introduction. Be it about beaches, islands, nightlife, shopping or Thai food, it truly redefines the phrase ‘Asian Paradise’. In Bankok, the most visited tourist destination in the world, the average temperature in February is 28°C and rains are almost over. With such a pleasant climate, travellers will find it convenient to explore its street life, cultural landmarks as well as red-light districts.

Apart from being the economic centre of Thailand, the capital city is also a hub of entertainment, fashion, arts and culture. Tourists fly down to Bangkok to explore the city’s tourist attractions like the Grand Palace, Buddist temples like Wat Arun, Wat Pho, Wat Suthat and Golden Mount. The city also homes several museums such as the National Museum, Museum of Siam and the King Prajadhipok Museum, which speaks about the cultural glorious past of the country. While in Bangkok, you also should not miss the 18th-century Phra Sumen Fort, Queen Saovabha Institute Snake Farm and Siam Ocean World. To witness the happening life in Bangkok, you need to be at Sukhumvit Road Bangkok, Silom Road Bangkok, Khao San Bangkok, Soi Cowboy Bangkok or Nana Plaza Bangkok.

You’re not far from some of the best beaches in Bangkok. The Gulf of Thailand is just a 2-hour drive from Bangkok and Koh Samet and Koh Lan are 2.5 hours away respectively. Go shopping in famous markets like Chatuchak, MBK Mall, Siam and Terminal 21. Explore Elephant Nature Park, limestone rocks of Phang Nga Bay and the tribes of North, namely Akha, Lisu and Karen. For festivals in February, Chinese Lunar New Year is a grand spectacle in the China Town area of Bangkok and Valentine’s Day, a revered day of love all over.

Temperature: The average day temperature in February in Bangkok is 28°C, with the maximum reaching 33°C and the minimum dropping down to 24°C.

Time to reach from London: The approximate flying time from London to Bangkok is 11 hours.

Popular attractions: Chao Phraya River, Wat Pho Bangkok, Chatuchak Market, Chinatown, Soi Cowboy, Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Siam Paragon, Muang Boran, Wat Mangkon Kamalawat and Wat Suthat

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10. Cape Town, South Africa

Fondly known as the Mother City, the South African port city of Cape Town is another place you should visit this February. Located on the shore of Table Bay, Cape Town is famous for its natural setting in the Cape Floristic Region and landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point. February marks the end of summer and the city is blessed with hot and sunny days that often push temperatures over 30°C. Since this is the dry season and rain is uncommon, most days have clear blue skies. Evenings are generally mild and pleasant, which is good for exploring beautiful sceneries, age-old architecture, lively nightlife and relish African cuisine.

The scenic town also boasts a couple of festivals that take place in February. Cocktails, music and art are a few of them. While in Capetown, watch the Sun Met horseback racing in February. Take part in Summer Wine Feast, Nederburg Harvest Festival, Wolfie Familie Festival, Robertson Wine Valley Fest and SA Cocktail Week to explore the wide range of gastronomical options offered. The ‘With You’ Festival is one of the best places in the world for techno music lovers. The Cape Town Tens is another event that mixes casual sports with drinking dining and dancing and is very popular among the locals. Lastly, The Wolfie Family Festival is the one that will truly acquaint you to the city’s spirit.

Temperature: Cape Town has a warm climate in February with a high of 29° C and low of 17°C.

Time to reach from London: It will take approximately 11 hours to reach Cape Town from London via air.

Popular attractions: Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Table Mountain, Lion’s Head, Robben Island, Sea Point Promenade, Clifton Beach, Cape Winelands, Old Biscuit Mill, Camps Bay and African penguin colony

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So, we assume you’ve finally selected your destination. A place you can get soaked in the sun, explore new excitements and get rid of those frosty winters. Pack your bags and kick-start your journey right away to a new destination to make this February a special one.

Go Where is Hot in February to Escape the Wintry Blues

Christmas and New Year are over for another year but the million dollars burning question stands tall: where to go on holiday in February to get some warmth from the wintry blues? Well, that’s one of the thoughts you might be struggling with when the British winter never seems to go away. The fireplace and the warm mulled wine isn’t doing much good and ‘fly away’ is the word – to a place where it’s sunny with warm beach waters, tropical ambience, exotic food, music and heart-melting smiles. So, is it the Maldives, the Caribbean or Thailand? Here are some of our adorable winter-sun getaway cities and islands that make up for hot holidays in February.

List of Top Places where is Hot in February:

1. BALI

Bali

The first name that triggers every traveller’s mind – Bali is ‘touching heaven on earth’. Filled to the brim with satisfying retreats, warm spa therapies, lush forests, endless access to world-class beaches and hot piping cuisine, Bali has a charm of its own that everyone flocks to experience. With your Bermudas, flip-flops, shades and sunscreens you can have the entire paradise to yourself. Apart from the sound of the splashing waves and sizzling BBQ, experience a new kind of cave parties, full-moon gaiety, glamping, jungle treks and hot springs. Whether you escape to Ubud hills or surround yourself with serenity – that’s classic Bali for you.

Best time to go: November to April

Weather Pattern: The weather in Bali fluctuates at 26°C (79°F), while the average low is 22°C (72°F), and the average high comes in at 30°C (86°F).

Things to do: Get a spa treatment, explore the hills of Ubud, go hiking up the Bali hills, explore beaches like Seminyak beach, Nusa Dua, Jimbaran Beach, Padang Padang Beach, Kuta beach

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2. THE MALDIVES

Maldives

Sitting majestically in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is an open playground in the lap of the Indian Ocean and…there is no bad time to go to the Maldives. Just 15 hours from London, the small cosy little islands and dreamy resorts offer a perfect castaway from those chilly winters. It is one of the best places to travel in February. Even if you think you’ll get bored in the Maldives, you will end up loving it. The islands and the environment are quite family-friendly and hard to resist. Whether you choose a beach villa, water bungalows, underwater hotel or a chic resort, you do not have to worry about hospitality and activities.

Best time to visit: December to April

Weather Pattern: The average daytime temperature for the Maldives in February is 28°C, with only very slight dips at night time.

Things to do: Go for whale shark sightseeing, day-time adventure at Guraidhoo islands, surfing and boat tours in the southern atolls, windsurfing in Cokes Surf Camp, explore Sandbank and enjoy snorkelling.

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3. MAURITIUS

MAURITIUS

Maldives’ neighbour Mauritius is a stunner and it alone has the power, charm and freshness to warm your heart, mind and soul. This isolated natural beauty is mostly explored by honeymoon holidaymakers, celebrities and families. The beaches are spotless tropical delights and you can easily hire a car and hike up towards the verdant forests and explore primitive fishing villages. Adventure lovers can take a boat out and explore the underwater life and admire the species below. The speckled islands offer some of the world’s finest resorts, wooden water villas, stylish boutiques and secluded water-homes. However, Mauritius is much more than sipping coconut cocktails and beach activities. With so much in these islands, it is one of the popular hot places to go in February.

Best time to visit: May-December

Weather Pattern: The warm period in Mauritius normally lasts from December 5th until April 9th, with typical high temperatures daily attaining as high as 29°C in February – not bad for ocean activities and leisure under the sun.

Things to do: Enjoy day tours with Dolphins in Medine, kite surfing at Belle Mare, big game Fishing Tours, explore the sea with 35-metre Submarine Tour, go for Tandem Skydive in Mauritius, quad biking in la Vallee Des Couleurs.

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4. DUBAI

Dubai

What can be more inspiring than an escape to one of the desert gems in the Middle East and no one does it better than Dubai itself. A year-round destination for everyone, the City of Gold offers the perfect sunshine if you’ve been facing chattering teeth and shivering winters. Being a short hop away, you are not far from spotless beaches, excellent services and a futuristic city to yourself. Hey, who said Dubai is all about glass and flamboyance. The Old Souk, the tranquil Dubai creek, dining in the air and shopping are the elements that will keep you on your toes along with several other warm vacation spots in February. If you wish to see the city best dressed, November is the best time to explore Dubai on a 10-hour flight journey from London. The climate is not very humid and touring the city gets more enjoyable.

Best time to visit: November to March

Weather Pattern: Dubai has a scorching desert climate, with an average temperature of 20°C, the month of February is categorised by progressively steady temperatures, where it is very possible to tour the city easily.

Things to do: Dubai Desert safari, Dhow dinner cruise, Dubai city sightseeing, Burj Khalifa tour, explore Atlantis Aquaventure, overnight Desert Safari, trip to IMG Worlds of Adventure, Ski Dubai in Emirates Mall, Gold Souk tours, visit Dubai Aquarium.

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5. THAILAND

Thailand

If you are looking for alternative hot holiday destinations in February, Thailand tops the list. With school half-term holidays falling in the middle of the month, parents have the opportunity to whisk their children to a destination where the sun shines in earnest and Thailand tops the list for many British and European visitors. The countries top places – Bangkok, Phuket, Krabi and Pattaya sizzle with a mix of captivating white-sand beaches, exotic islands with stylish beach shacks and oceanic tours under the brilliant sun. There are scores to select from and each offers a celestial experience. Right from first-class spas of Koh Samui to barefoot activities in Koh Lipe and luxury beach stays at Koh Lanta, you can easily get a slice of warm haven with affordable rates.

The best time to visit: November to March

Weather Pattern: Average temperature is 28°C between the average high/lows of 33°C and 23°C. The hot period only has a normal temperature of 1°C advanced than February.

Things to do: Take a Ferry Ride to James Bond Island, visit Safari World Zoo, enjoy Elephant Camp in Chiang Mai, visit The Tiger Kingdom, get a Thai Massage in Phuket, enjoy a Bangkok River Cruise, explore Bangkok Floating Markets, go Boating in River Kwai, discover Wat Arun in Bangkok

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6. THE CARIBBEAN

CARIBBEAN

February and the Caribbean have a fantastic bonding with endless warm holiday destinations to visit in February. With scanty crowd and temperatures in the 20s, you can anticipate a wonderful holiday unlike any. Head to Cancun towards Maya Riviera where you can enjoy basking on one of the beaches and spend your time exploring the intriguing Mayan monuments. Consider the Jamaican city of Montego Bay and cherish a stroll with your partner. Watch your family get tanned and you can try it too! Alternatively, other scintillating destinations include Cuba, Barbados and Antigua that offer ecstatic moments with jaw-dropping scenery and endless things to see, do and experience.

Best time to visit:  November to April

Weather Pattern: At all the Caribbean’s cities and beaches, February is enjoyable. At Havana, Cuba, Nassau, Bahamas, the temperature stays cooler than other places. The ocean averages 79 degrees Fahrenheit around most islands in February – perfect tropical climate.

Things to do: go scuba diving in the British Virgin Islands, enjoy forest trekking in Guadeloupe, explore the ruins at St. Lucia, explore the town of Curacao, admire the cathedrals of U.S. Virgin Islands, discover the ancient city of Puerto Rico, taste Cuban cigars at Havana

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7. CANARY ISLANDS

CANARY ISLANDS

Settled in the Atlantic, 300 miles towards the African shoreline, experience something different in the wonders of the Canary Islands. Thanks to the enchanting panorama, spectacular landscapes, pristine beaches and bewitching resorts, with a 4-5 hour flight from the UK you can be exposed to this heavenly sanctuary. With endless hours of sunshine, volcanoes, UNESCO designated islands, this paradise is perfect for hikers, nature lovers and adventure buffs. No wonder, the Canary Islands are adored by British holidaymakers and never fail to create fabulous opportunities for a reminiscing getaway under the comforting sun rays.

Best time to visit: March to May & September to November

Weather Pattern: Tenerife and Gran Canaria are the warmest islands with temperatures in the low 70s. Lanzarote and Fuerteventura can be particularly cooler – the mid-60s with strong winds.

Things to do: Relax in the sun in Fuerteventura, explore Siam Park in Tenerife, walk on the dunes in Gran Canaria, visit Caldera de Taburiente National Park, Garajonay National Park, and explore Teide National Park.

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8. FLORIDA

FLORIDA

Several people from all over the world rush to Florida for all the good reasons. It is one of the top hot places in February with everything you can imagine. You name it, it’s all there – amusement parks, beach resorts, lavish hotels, legendary attractions such as the Everglades and the Florida Keys, along with great weather for outdoor excursions and an electrifying crowd. The city draws its charm from pulsating American cities like Miami and the surrounding neighbours. Whether you wish to enjoy a spa day by the beach, enjoy thrilling water rides or a fast boat ride through the Everglades, Florida will leave you astonished.

Best time to visit: November to May

Weather Pattern: February in Orlando is branded by progressively growing daily high temperatures of 23°C, which is roughly 73°F, whereas the average minimum temperature descends down to 11°C, or 52°F – cool enough!

Things to do: explore Everglades National Park, take your kid to Walk Disney World, take a tour of Universal Studios, visit Kennedy Space Centre, spot rare wildlife at Busch Gardens Tampa, spend a day at the Miami Beach, stroll the Dry Tortugas National Park, witness Daytona 500

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9. CAPE VERDE

CAPE VERDE

Located in the Atlantic Ocean, 300 miles from the shores of Senegal, Cape Verde is the ultimate fantasy for everyone. Conjured up to 10 atolls floating in the ocean, they’ve made a quick name for themselves. The private islands are possibly the most dramatic anywhere on the globe – a honeymooner’s dream haven. Once you see the beaches, you’ll understand why. The most popular island is the moon-like island called Sal. It is dotted with vivid shops, traditional cafes & restaurants and plenty of beach activities. Boa Vista is another name for blissful holidays that sees an influx of abundant visitors escaping the colder regions.

Best time to visit: October to June

Weather Pattern: Cape Verde enjoys fantastic weather in February with an average temperature of around 22°C. The average temperature rises slightly toward the end of the month, ranging from 21-22°C during the first few days to 22-23°C.

Things to do: explore the beaches, take your kid to the marine World, take a tour of fishing villages, visit the Old Town, spot rare marine and bird species, and spend a day at the resort and relish hot coastal delicacies

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10. COLOMBO

COLOMBO

If you fancy ancient traditions, coastal emblems, lush rice and tea plantations, golden beaches, surfing, scuba diving and primitive spirituality, Colombo in Sri Lanka is the best place to enjoy warm holidays in February. Unbelievably, there is a real buzz for Sri Lanka among British and European travellers. The temperature in the UK is seen to be hovering between 6° and -1°C. Hence, within 10 hours you can hit the coastal areas of Sri Lanka and enjoy a tropical atmosphere to the full. Fancy a warm back rub with warm coconut oil and scented herbs, you need not to go too far for it. Just look around and you can easily see therapeutic spas, massages and herbal treatments that will revive your body and senses.

Best time to visit: December to March

Weather Pattern: February is a beautiful month to visit Colombo. The average daily temperature for this month in Colombo is 27°C (81°F) which can reach highs of 31°C (88°F) or drop to 23°C (73°F).

Things to do: enjoy Blue Whale Watching Tour, go for Luxury Camp Safari, scenic tour of Colombo, excursion at Riverston Gap, elephant safari in Habarana, scuba diving, explore Galle Face Green, Tea and Herb Tour in Colombo.

Hope you’re inspired by our top picks of where is hot in February. So, what are you waiting for? Just pack and get out from the chilly weather before your feet freezes.

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Where to Go on Holiday in October around the World

Holidays in October are a kind of special because the month gives you the opportunity to enjoy an uninterrupted sunshine vacation, before the onset of winters. In October, a traveller still has a wonderful chance to enjoy incredible beaches where the weather is still balmy or set on a Southeast Asian sojourn to relish the year’s best vacation, beaches and verdant tropical landscape. Then there is Africa, the continent comes with its surprises of African Safari and beautiful endemic wildlife. And not to forget South America, the region never backs off from amazing a traveller, hidden jewels such as the Rainbow Mountains of Peru and Andes snow-capped peaks set the tone for a memorable escape. It is a whole lot of fun to plan a holiday in October.

1. Tenerife, Spain – Spectacular Beach Escape

Tenerife, Spain – Spectacular Beach Escape

Tenerife on the Atlantic Ocean is Spain’s largest of Canary Islands. The island is a part of an archipelago, peppered with sun-kissed beaches, flora and fauna, and lunar volcanic landscape of Mt. Teide National Park, Spain’s highest mountain peak. Home to the two world heritage sites of – the city of San Cristóbal de La Laguna and the Teide National Park, along with 42 natural protected areas. The island’s vibrant capital Santa Craza comes alive every year in the month of February and March, with the arrival of a world-famous carnival. With so much to explore and discover, Tenerife is at the top of our list of the best destinations to visit in October.

Nearest Airport: Tenerife South Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Trek Mount Teide National Park. Enjoy Surfing and water adventure at the Playa Bollullo, Playa del Pozo, Playa El Puertito beaches.

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2. Algarve, Portugal – A beautiful Blend of Sun, Sand and Sea

Algarve, Portugal – A beautiful Blend of Sun, Sand and Sea

Hyped for spectacular sandy beaches and stunning cliffs laden seashores; Algarve’s rich history and nightlife blend together for an incredible festivity. With overwhelming attractions, the picturesque island provides great value for money. Though a traveller is bound to get glued to by its mesmerising coastline, Algarve’s interior is peppered with imposing castle, eye-catching villages, flowers and cork tree rolling down on hills and plenty of nature’s bounty. Don’t miss the Via Algarviana hiking trail for an unparalleled experience. Due to the destination’s amazing weather, the popular tourist getaway has become even more popular amongst the travellers looking for an incredible vacation in October.

Nearest Airport: Faro Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Must Visit Praia da Marinha best beach in Algarve and Benagil Cave

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3. Málaga, Spain – Beautiful Port city of Spain’s Costa del So

Málaga, Spain – Beautiful Port city of Spain’s Costa del So

Malaga the picturesque port city of Spain’s Costa del So, the cherished world over for its medieval era history and imposing ruins. Radiating with youthful vigour, there is so much to divulge and discover. Alcazaba a Moorish castle to the ruins of Roman Theater and Castillo de Gibralfaro, on every turn there is something new to unfold. Travellers would never get bored here, as the city will keep on unfolding various tourist attractions. The birthplace of Picasso, the city is loaded with museums for art enthusiasts. Ravishing nightlife, sightseeing, beaches, bars and cuisines, Malaga can easily overpower any other destination when deciding where to escape for a vacation.

Nearest Airport: Málaga Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Must Visit Castillo de Gibralfaro Fort, Roman Theater, and famous Playa de La Malagueta beach.

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4. Larnaca, Cyprus – Explore the Beautiful City

Larnaca, Cyprus – Explore the Beautiful City

Larnaca a quiet port city in the south of Cyprus mostly revolves around its beaches and golden historical past. The Finikoudes beach best known for its seaside promenade lined with palm trees teeming with locals enjoying coffee or beer. The place vibrates with restaurants, bars and activities perfect for spending an electrifying nightlife. In the morning, the scene changes with cafes and shops. On trespassing the interiors of Larnaca, a different tale unfolds with a relatively quiet downtown district and the Old Turkish quarter of Skala with ramshackle whitewashed houses. While sauntering you will surely stumble upon on the Byzantine church of Agios Lazaros and Larnaka’s little fort.

Nearest Airport: Larnaca International Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Enjoy a laid-back vacation at Mackenzie Beach, Larnaca Marina to enjoy the leisure time, Larnaca Medieval Castle to enjoy an amazing holiday.

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5. Alicante, Spain – A Stunning Island

Alicante, Spain – A Stunning Island

Alicante best known for its incredible beach sequences is also Spain’s top tourist destination. A beautiful cocktail of seaside fun along with historical attractions give plenty of reasons to visit this destination in October. It has everything a traveller is looking for spellbinding beaches to imposing medieval era castles, museums or sauntering in the alleyways of the Casco Antiguo. Situated on the hills, the Casco Antiguo is hailed for its breathtaking whitewashed houses and serpentines alleyways. Away from the gorgeous seashores, the town is also best known for its intoxicating nightlife scene and shopping spots. Book Alicante holiday package in October for an amazing trip.

Nearest Airport: Alicante–Elche Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Must Visit Castle of Santa Barbara, Postiguet Beach, Basilica of Santa María and more.

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6. Palma de Mallorca, Spain – A Gorgeous Resort City

Palma de Mallorca, Spain – A Gorgeous Resort City

With jaw-dropping architecture and history influenced by the Roman, Talayotic, Moors and Christians all have painted the city in a rich history featuring medieval era monuments and rich culture. Speckled with awe-inspiring historical sites, coupled with restaurants, bars, galleries, craft studios gives the impression of a conspiracy to allure tourists from all over the world. Don’t worry, at Palma you do not need any map or itinerary planning. A walk in alleyways and the town will unfold the treasures in front of you. Streets laden with aristocratic houses, teeming public places, imposing baroque churches, lively people and markets brimming with sea bounty catch make the destination irresistible.

Nearest Airport: Palma de Mallorca Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Visit Palma Cathedral, Bellver Castle or explore the stunning beaches.

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7. Dalaman, Turkey – A Charming Getaway

Dalaman, Turkey – A Charming Getaway

A small quaint town in Turkey, Dalaman offers a laid-back vacation for those sole looking for solitude. But, on landing at the Dalaman airport, this gives you a chance to explore the Mugla, an upscale resort town, in southwestern Turkey. In Mugala get ready for a blasting holiday, divulging the scenic landscape of Ölüdeniz’s famous Blue Lagoon, placid Lake Köyceğiz and Marmaris an upscale resort town. Unravel the rich history by visiting the imposing Bodrum Castle, and various historical sites.

Nearest Airport: Dalaman Airport
Currency: Turkish Lira
Things to do: Enjoy outdoor hiking at Saklikent Gorge, Paragliding and butterfly valley, and Blue Lagoon.

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8. Lanzarote, Spain – A Stunning Otherworldly Destination

Lanzarote, Spain – A Stunning Otherworldly Destination

Lanzarote ticks all the boxes making it a must visit tourist destinations in October. The year-round sun, matchless beaches teeming with tourists, otherworldly landscapes and a treasure trove of art and architecture, make this island intrigue and appealing. Brimming with the architectural brilliance of César Manrique. Restaurants and bars give way to electrifying nightlife. Though the beaches are incredible, it is the volcanic landscape, which lends the destination an otherworldly lunar landscape. For this, you must visit Timanfaya National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Nearest Airport: Lanzarote Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Explore Timanfaya National Park, Discover the Cueva de Los Verdes and Charco de los Clicos (Green Lagoon) for an amazing vacation.

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9. Paphos, Cyprus – A Mesmerising Landscape

Paphos, Cyprus – A Mesmerising Landscape

Paphos is a city of contrast. And this is tangible when a tourist will visit the two parts of the town Kato Pafos (Lower Pafos) and Ktima (Upper Pafos). The Kato Pafos has been bestowed joint European Capital of Culture in 2017. Bars, restaurants, and shops lined perfectly in sync with the palm-fringed seafront, manicured to the taste of the tourists. Just change your path to the backstreet to discover the historic gems hidden behind in the form of medieval baths, catacombs, and a fishermen’s church. The must visit here is the Pafos Archaeological Site. In contrast, Kitna still enjoys the quaint and laid-back atmosphere. The neighbourhood is overwhelming with colonial-era buildings and museums.

Nearest Airport: Paphos International Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Must visit are Kato Paphos Archaeology Park, Paphos Zoo, Troodos Mountains and more.

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10. Malta, Europe – Glorious Small Archipelago

Malta, Europe – Glorious Small Archipelago

Malta an archipelago packs a punch for tourists to explore and get surprised. Literally, the destination has it all ranging from the prehistoric sites, fossil decked cliffs, concealed coves to world-famous sites for scuba diving and bragging an extraordinary medieval history. Malta is a mix of different cultures, which can be easily tangible in cuisines and daily lifestyle. Being at the pivotal of the Mediterranean, Malta was a much sought overprize in the past. The capital Valletta was built by the Knights of St. John is in contrast with Mdina and Victoria, they were built to keep a check on the enemies.

Nearest Airport: Malta International Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Exploring the old city, fun at the beaches, relishing cuisines and exploring ancient ruins.

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11. Gran Canaria, Spain – Beautiful Mountain Passes

Gran Canaria, Spain – Beautiful Mountain Passes

Gran Canaria’s diverse landscape ranges from the lush verdant foliage of the north to heavily laden mountains in the interiors and desert to the south. The variations in the island get more distinct with a rugged coastline consisting of scattered sandy beaches. Beyond all these travellers looking for fun can enjoy the nightlife and explore the rich cosmopolitan culture of the Las Palmas. The contrast in the landscape and perfect weather all around the year makes the Gran Canaria the popular destination to visit in October.

Nearest Airport: Gran Canaria Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Scuba in Gran Canaria, Surfing at Pozo Izquierdo and trekking at Roque Nublo.

12. Fuerteventura, Spain – A Holiday Paradise

Fuerteventura, Spain – A Holiday Paradise

Fuerteventura, the second largest of the Canary Islands gives tough competition to its neighbored Lanzarote. With year-round sunshine exuding various colours through its volcanic sand. But, those who come here for holidays are mostly interested in exploring the otherworldly landscape, which majorly consists of volcanoes and cliff protruding beaches and hidden coves. Corralejo to the North allure Brits and Morro Jable in South appease German making the Island a top holiday destination in October amongst the Europeans.

Nearest Airport: Fuerteventura Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: For an incredible holiday visit Corralejo Natural Reserve, The Salt Museum and escape to Isla de Lobos for an amazing vacation.

13. Antalya, Turkey – Perfect for a Selfie

Antalya, Turkey – Perfect for a Selfie

Antalya, nestled on the Gulf of Antalya is a city carrying its own charm. Beautifully preserving its old heritage but not shy in embracing modernity is a town of different hues. Incredible white sand beaches, shallow seawater will constantly allure you to spend your whole day enjoying the sun, sand and sea. The town also has an ancient Roman harbour and a beautifully preserved city of Kaleiçi. Here, you can savour the architecture and ambiance of ancient restored Ottoman Quarters. Antalya is a destination that will leave you craving for more that makes it a perfect holiday to plan in October.

Nearest Airport: Antalya International Airport
Currency: Turkish liras
Things to do: Explore Kaleiçi, Güllük Dagi National park, Hike Mount Tahtali and more.

14. Ibiza, Spain – A Beach Party Destination

Ibiza, Spain – A Beach Party Destination

If you like to cocktail party and beach than Ibiza is for you. The gorgeous archipelago not only attracts revellers and loyal beach lovers but also embraces culture-vulture and laid-back vacationers. But if you are thinking that all the fun is limited to the seashores – then we advise you to toss the cliché image. Away from the off beaten track explore the interior parts of the island, characterized by a quaint village, medieval-era church and stroll on the ramparts of Dalt Vila, a world heritage listed tourist attraction.

Nearest Airport: Ibiza Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Explore historical heritages and stroll on the beaches while enjoying various water activities like surfing, boating and diving.

15. Marrakesh, Morocco – A Perfect Blend of Culture

Marrakesh, Morocco – A Perfect Blend of Culture

Marrakesh has everything to dazzle a traveller, no matter how experienced he is. From traditional souks to medina’s intrigue serpentine streets showcasing breathtaking glimpses of the ancient era. Don’t miss shopping in souqs, a treasure trove for people looking to spice up their Moroccan holidays. The Souq Semmarine and Souq El Kebir are the main market streets, showcasing a tapestry of lively colours and vibrancy. A glorious past that is visible in the daily life of the locals, along with colonial influence has changed the way Moroccan lives. Find a range of best holiday destinations in October and get yourself ready for a roller coaster ride.

Nearest Airport: Marrakesh Menara Airport
Currency: Moroccan Dirhams
Things to do: Explore Kaleiçi, Güllük Dagi National park, Hike Mount Tahtali and more.

Where to Go For Beach Holiday in September Across Europe

As the summer season starts to disappear, the lively month of September is ready to embrace you. Also, the best time to go on a beach vacation and enjoy the balmy weather. But, with overwhelming choices, where to escape. To take you out from the dilemma we bring you the 15 top beach destinations to visit in Europe in September. From the world-famous beaches of European countries prepare yourself for adrenaline-charged beach holidays.

Here is the list of 15 Most stunning beach destinations to visit in Europe in September

1. Costa del Sol – Spain

Costa del Sol

The picturesque coastal town of Costa del Sol is illustrious for the beautiful coves surrounded by cliffs. Being, a seaside town and no dearth of beaches, the destination is a haven for vacationers. But, the most famous is the stunning Playa El Canuelo, the seashore carries a charm that is hard to replicate. Encircled by the mountains, the beach is a part of the marine reserve has resulted in rich marine life. A diving paradise, the beach offers marine adventures in the form of diving, scuba diving and swimming; spotting a host of rich sea life.

Nearest Airport: Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Enjoy amazing beaches, town and various water adventure activities.

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2. Alicante – Spain

Alicante

Alicante a picture-perfect postcard beach destination is beautifully tucked on Spain’s southern eastern Costa Blanca region. A year-round tourist destination, but come September and the entire city blossoms in its absolute charm. And beaches are a major reason that tourists throng the destination in droves. Postiguet Beach in the heart of the city is best known for the golden sand and crystal clear seawater. Bustling with tourists strolling on the sand, swimming and enjoying the sun. If your beach craving is still not satisfied, then head towards the San Juan Beach for laid-back moments.

Nearest Airport: Alicante–Elche Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Must Visit Castle of Santa Barbara, Postiguet Beach, Basilica of Santa María and more.

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3. Tenerife – Spain

Tenerife

On landing Tenerife, beaches are the first thing that comes to mind of any tourists. And luckily there is no dearth of spectacular beaches in Tenerife. Being, the biggest of Spain’s Canary Island, along with year around salubrious climate and beautiful sunny days, allures travellers to rejuvenate an idyllic vacation. The picturesque island boasts three mesmerising beaches of Antequera beach, Las Teresitas and El Médano Beach, each boasting their distinct character and natural charm. The Antequera beach located on the Anaga Rural Park in Tenerife, owing to the difficulty in accessibility has provided unspoilt shelter for the growth of nature. The park is easily accessible by boat, board it from the Santa Cruz De Tenerife to explore the awe-inspiring beach. Other two beaches are Las Teresitas and El Médano Beach, offer a wonderful getaway, perfect for a relaxed sojourn.

Nearest Airport: Tenerife South Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Trek Mount Teide National Park. Enjoy Surfing and water adventure at the Playa Bollullo, Playa del Pozo, Playa El Puertito beaches.

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4. Algarve – Portugal

Algarve – Portugal

Once you spend a holiday in the Algarve, it is hard to find adjectives to define this premium holiday destination. The coastal stretch of Algarve boasts some of the spectacular beaches you will find in Europe. With more than 150 beaches in Algarve to choose from, the region is arguably the most popular beach destination in Europe. A series of beaches coupled with the Mediterranean climate, alongside adventurous watersports, gets even better with calm and family-friendly zones. Without further ado, we bring you the beaches a traveller must visit while on vacation to the Algarve. These beaches are Praia da Marinha, Lagoa, Praia da Falésia, Albufeira, Praia de Odeceixe, Odeceixe, Ilha de Tavira, Tavira, Meia Praia, Lagos, Praia da Arrifana, Aljezur and the list goes on.

Nearest Airport: Faro Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Must Visit Praia da Marinha best beach in Algarve and Benagil Cave

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5. Mallorca – Spain

Mallorca – Spain

Tagged as the picture-perfect Mediterranean beach escape, Mallorca entices the soul of every beach wanderer. The charming island in Europe with its gorgeous beaches and quaint hill towns give more reasons to sneak a sojourn in the month of September. Being, a beautiful beach destination in Europe with coves adorning the island – each one exuding their own charm. These beaches are a testimony, why they top the list of tourists visiting Mallorca. Take your own call and choose from the adventure you want to indulge in while exploring the beautiful cove and enchanting beaches.

Nearest Airport: Palma de Mallorca Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Visit Palma Cathedral, Bellver Castle or explore the stunning beaches.

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6. Ibiza – Spain

Ibiza – Spain

Beyond the ravishing nights, this white island, blessed with extraordinary beaches and spectacular drove of coves. Every beach dances to the tunes of the spectacular landscape adorning the island. A perfect blend of cliff protected beaches and hidden coves – accessible by the boat. From the vibrant and bustling beaches to the wild hidden ones, you can indulge in various activities from trekking to waterborne adventure excursions. Laid-back vacationers or adventure seekers to marine life lovers – these sensational white sand landscapes have the power to delight anyone. Tourists looking for a beach destination to visit in September in Europe, then Ibiza should be your stopover.

Nearest Airport: Ibiza Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Explore historical heritages and stroll on the beaches while enjoying various water activities like surfing, boating and diving.

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7. Muğla –Turkey

Muğla –Turkey

If you don’t like crowded beaches and still craving for a memorable beach vacation, then Mugla should make to your holiday list. Mugla has 100 outstanding Blue Flag awarded beaches, making them travellers foremost choice looking for an unforgettable beach vacation. With azure sea water and white powdery sand, these seashores make for an awesome top beach holiday destination in Europe.

Nearest Airport: Milas–Bodrum Airport
Currency: Turkish lira
Things to do: Explore historical heritages and stroll on the beaches while enjoying various water activities like surfing, boating and diving.

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8. Limassol – Cyprus

Limassol – Cyprus

The beaches in Limassol has it all, which makes them a top beach destination in Europe to visit in September.  Swelling with crowds, still, there are few beaches that boast idyllic ambience, perfect for a quiet stopover. Stunning rocky milieu and pebbled coves will make you return to this beach paradise again. Cobalt shallow seawater, smooth pebbles, white sand and scintillating atmosphere will add charm to your beautiful beach memories.

Nearest Airport: Larnaca International Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Explore historical heritages and stroll on the beaches while enjoying various water activities like surfing, boating and diving.

9. Lanzarote – Spain

Lanzarote – Spain

The beaches of Lanzarote never shy away from showcasing their contrasting landscape. From white golden sandy beaches to volcanic black sand, or cliff protruding seashores – each beach has something new and unique to unfold. Tourists from all over the world flock to these beach and coves paradises for rejuvenation and stealing some tranquil moments. Many of the beaches and coves are away in the wild, teeming with marine life. Besides, its volcanic landscape, tourists have wonderful opportunities to dive, swim and enjoy the laid-back vacation. These spectacular beach getaways to visit in September in Europe are perfect for a refreshing and relaxed trip.

Nearest Airport: Lanzarote Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Explore Timanfaya National Park, Discover the Cueva de Los Verdes and Charco de los Clicos (Green Lagoon) for an amazing vacation.

10. Malta – Europe

Malta – Europe

Malta, a tiny island in the Mediterranean – home to some of the spectacular beaches in the whole of Europe. Besides, being a treasure trove for the history lovers, what really attracts the fun lover wanderers are captivating white powdered beaches. If beaches are what you love the most on your holidays then must visit are Golden Bay Beach most popular with lots of inlets and coves, Mellieha Bay – where the slops slowly fade into the water resulting in crystal clear shallow water, perfect to swim. Other famous beaches are Daħlet Qorrot, Dwejra Bay, Ġnejna Bay, Mistra Bay and more. So, pick your swimming suit and gear up for an awesome beach holiday.

Nearest Airport: Malta International Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Exploring the old city, fun at the beaches, relishing cuisines and exploring ancient ruins.

11. Paphos – Cyprus

Paphos

For beach enthusiast Paphos (Pafos) is a haven, with 50km of coastline boasting 27 beaches to choose from. So, it becomes quite a task to choose, where to enjoy and relax. To experience the best beach holiday in September head towards the Coral Bay beach. Regarded as the most beautiful in the whole of Paphos, is best known for its crystal clear water ideal for diving, swimming and indulging in various water sports activities. Petra Tou Romiou, best known for its colossal rocks acting as a perfect take-off for divers. Pachyammos Beach and Municipal Beach are the other two perfect for an idyllic beach vacation.

Nearest Airport: Paphos International Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Must visit are Kato Paphos Archaeology Park, Paphos Zoo, Troodos Mountains and more.

12. Heraklion – Greece

Heraklion – Greece

Heraklion the capital of Greece Crete Island, a paradise for beach lovers. The beaches here are not only spectacular but, also showcases beautiful contradictions in their landscapes. From the cliff encircled, to the white or golden sandy beaches– the one thing that makes all these beaches common are friendly weather and crystal clear sea water. Most beaches there are bustling with tourists, laden with bars, resorts and adventure activities; then there are other beaches away from the hustle bustle, in the solitude perfect for a serene and tranquil escape.

Nearest Airport: Heraklion International Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Must visit Heraklion Fortress, Saint Minas Cathedral, Saint Titos church and more.

13. Gran Canaria – Spain

Gran Canaria

The past volcanic eruption has led to the formation of some of the stunning beaches and coves, perfect for an incredible beach destination to visit in September. The quality of the beaches here are teeming with white and golden coloured sand, shallow blue water and palm trees dotting the coastline. The coastline here perfectly blends with nature, a treat for the mind and soul.

At Maspalomas beach, witness the incredible magic of nature, with desert and sand dunes laden landscape. Playa de las Teresitas and Playa de Mogán beaches give the destination the image of a picture-perfect beach getaway.

Nearest Airport: Gran Canaria Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: Scuba in Gran Canaria, Surfing at Pozo Izquierdo and trekking at Roque Nublo.

14. Fuerteventura – Spain

Fuerteventura

A dream beach destination people say never comes alive. But, on holiday to Fuerteventura, your dream destination will sure come alive, with mesmerising beaches and party atmosphere. Fuerteventura boasts nearly 150 beaches, and the best thing is that you are going to love each one of them. Most of the beaches here are long, spacious and less crowded, because of the hundreds of option tourists have. But out of the hundred beaches, it is hard to choose where to go first and which to exclude. But still, these are some a tourist must visit. These include Corralejo, Sotavento, Cofete, Esmeralda, Gran Tarajal, La Concha and El Caserón.

Nearest Airport: Fuerteventura Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: For an incredible holiday visit Corralejo Natural Reserve, The Salt Museum and escape to Isla de Lobos for an amazing vacation.

15. Corfu Island – Greece

Corfu Island – Greece

Breathtaking beaches, blue sky reflecting on the crystal clear water and amazing atmosphere, it can’t get better when it comes to choosing Corfu Island as the next beach holiday destination. The islands 217km coastline, laden with numerous beaches and 30 conferred with the prestigious Blue Flag. Though it is hard to choose, still some beaches are so incredible that it is best to shift them up on the list. Paleokastritsa, a combination of six spectacular beaches, with each overpowering other in terms of beauty. Sidari will stun you with its charming and sandstone formations. So, pack your bags and travel to one of the top beach destinations to visit around Europe in September.

Nearest Airport: Corfu International Airport
Currency: Euro
Things to do: For an incredible holiday visit Kérkyra old town, plan outdoor excursions and get thrilled by the Sidári Rock formations.