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

Camilo Beach at Algarve
Wooden footbridge to beach Praia do Camilo, 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

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2. Madrid, Spain

cathedral of Madrid, Spain
The Almudena Cathedral is the cathedral of Madrid, Spain, and is a modern building concluded in 1993. It is one of the attractions of the city.

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

Kyrenia
Aerial view of Kyrenia Castle and Kyrenia Harbour.

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

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4. Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona in Spain
View of Barcelona from the park at sunrise

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

Canary island, Spain
Sunrise in Puerto de Santiago city, Tenerife, Canary island, 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

Nice, France
View of Nice city – Cote d’Azur – 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, Monaco
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, Italy
Saint Peter’s Square in the Vatican and an aerial view of Rome

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.

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9. Santa Cruz, Tenerife

Santa Cruz, Tenerife
Candelaria Church, Candelaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

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, Malta
View of Valletta from the board of a yacht, 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, Italy
The Northern Coast of Sicily near Palermo. Mediterranean sea, Italy, Europe.

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

Santorini island, Greece
Beautiful Oia town on Santorini island, Greece. Traditional white architecture and greek orthodox churches with blue domes over the Caldera, Aegean sea.

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, Italy
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

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14. Naples, Italy

Naples, Italy
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, Spain
Sand beach in Palma de Mallorca, the gothic cathedral in the background, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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, 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

CAPE TOWN,-áSOUTH 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.

Where is Hot in November? Top 20 Warm Places to Visit in November

There is nothing more heart-breaking that watching the sunny days of summer slip away from your grasp. It is still dark when you leave for the work in the morning and the cold air feels harsh to your skin. But summer doesn’t have to end just yet. Cheer up; it’s always hot and sunny somewhere in the world. While the Mediterranean is basking in a golden, pre-Christmas glow, rainy season has died up in Africa and South-east Asia. If you want to see how the winter is done, leave behind your soggy days for an epic holiday to some hot destinations to travel in November that offers hours of winter sunshine and warm Temperature.

1. Abu Dhabi

Abu dhabi
Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi is a remarkable mix of innovative architecture, ancient heritage and jaw-dropping natural surroundings. The scorching heat in the city drops to a milder Temperature- ideal for lazying around on the beach or adventure in the desert. It is much more than your average city breaks and has plenty of activities for a fun-filled holiday. If you are a beach lover, there a number of beaches to choose, from family-friendly Corniche and isolated Mirfa to action-packed Yas and picturesque Saadiyat. The Louvre Abu Dhabi and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque are some other must-visit places in the city.

Average Temperature: 25°C

Things to do: Sightseeing, beach-hopping, desert-safari

Currency: Emirati Arab Dirham

Languages: Arabic, English

Read Also: Top 20 Things to do in Abu Dhabi, UAE

2. Canary Islands

The Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago off the coast of northwestern Africa

It remains warm and sunny throughout the winter months in the Canary Islands, making them ideal November Holiday Destinations. Travellers have several islands to choose from. The Canaries located over 50 miles from the coast of Africa has a pleasant climate in winter hovering around a very mild 22C Temperature. The weather is great for sunbathing around the pool or the beach. Tenerife is the largest and most popular with some of the most stunning beach resorts – notably Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos. Some of the beaches have black sands due to ancient volcanic activity. Gran Canaria is also home to some pretty beaches – Maspalomas, in particular, is quite popular for with its white beach and sand dunes.

Average Temperature: 24.3 °C

Things to do: Beach-hopping, sunbathing, watersports, hiking

Currency: Euro

Languages: Spanish, English

Read Also: Top 20 Smallest Countries in the World

3. Cyprus

Cyprus
Cyprus, Country in the Middle East

Blessed with all year round sunshine, the Mediterranean island of Cyprus is also known as the Island of Aphrodite. Expect around six or seven hours of sunshine a day in the winter months making this destination perfect for enjoying a sunny holiday in November. There are numerous sandy beaches ideal for sunbathing and a varied range of watersports. You will find both luxury resorts, such as Paphos, and small villages that offer a glimpse of the simple life away from the hustle and bustle. If you are travelling with your family, you will enjoy the Coral Bay area with its relaxed atmosphere and plenty of bars and restaurants alongside a beautiful sandy beach. With a wide range of accommodation options suiting every budget, Cyprus could well be the winter getaway you’re looking for!

Average Temperature: 22°C

Things to do: Beach-hopping, watersports, sunbathing

Currency: Euro

Languages: Greek, Turkish, English

Read Also: Go Where is Hot in February to Escape the Wintry Blues

4. Morocco

Morocco – Country in North Africa

Morocco is another destination that is ideal for a visit during winter when intense summer heat has died down. You will find the average Temperature still around the mid-20s in winter with sunshine for around seven hours a day. The coastal region of Agadir is popular for its luxury resorts with swimming pools, tennis courts and wellness suites. There are also plenty of restaurants serving both international and authentic Moroccan cuisine. Agadir enjoys pleasant weather it November and its beach is sheltered from Atlantic winds. Marrakech is another city that you must explore for its bazaars, souks and historic sightseeing. Another attraction is Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco that has been listed to UNESCO world heritage site since 1987.

Average Temperature: 17°C

Things to do: Sightseeing, shopping

Currency: Moroccan dirham

Languages: Arabic, English

Read Also: Top 15 Tallest Hotels in the World with Jaw-Dropping Views

5. Cape Verde

Cape Verde – Country in Africa

Located off the coast of West Africa in the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Verde consists of a group small islands and enjoys cultural influences from Africa, Brazil, the Caribbean and Portugal, offering a unique mix of Caribbean, African and European food experiences to the visitors. Sharing the same climate as that of the Canary Islands, it is slowly developing into a mainstream tourist destination. Travellers will love the unspoilt and stunning beaches of Sal and Boa Vista islands. If you are looking for more than a sunbathing holiday, go hiking on hillsides layered with frozen lava or enjoy water sports like surfing, windsurfing and deep sea fishing.

Average Temperature: 28.3 °C

Things to do: watersports, hiking, beach-hopping

Currency: Cape Verdean escudo

Languages: Portuguese, English

Read Also: Top 15 Stunning Fairy-tale Villages around the World

6. Barbados

Barbados, Country in the Caribbean

Famous for its fantastic beaches, Barbados is an island that has everything for its visitors. You will not only find here fine powdery sand and brilliant turquoise bays but also splendid nightlife and a UNESCO World Heritage-listed capital. It enjoys a hot tropical climate with rainy season tapering off in November; light showers are still likely on some days. Humidity is high at this time of year but this month marks the end of the official Atlantic hurricane season. You will find little climatic variation across the island depending on its unvaried and flat topography.

Average Temperature: 30.3 °C

Things to do: beach-hopping, clubbing, sunbathing

Currency: Barbados Dollar

Languages: English

Read Also: 15 Most Amazing Secret Beaches in the World

7. Singapore

Singapore, Country in Asia

Singapore is a melting pot of cultures and fast becoming one of Asia’s top travel destinations. If you are confused about where to go in November, this is the place to travel. With a tropical rainforest climate, visitors will find the city always hot and humid with chances of rainfall- November is no exception. Temperature reaches around 31.3 ºC with high humidity. However, November marks the beginning of the pre-northeast monsoon season in Singapore which means rainfall increases to an average of 243 mm and cool sea breeze provides relief from the afternoon heat. Singapore is also a haven for food lovers and shopping freaks.  Indulge in some ‘me time’ by having a retail therapy.

Average Temperature: 31.3 °C

Things to do: Shopping, sightseeing

Currency: Singapore Dollar

Languages: English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil

Read Also: 15 Weird Restaurants Around the World You Must Visit

8. Malta

Malta, Country in Europe

Surrounded by beautiful clear bays and scenic beaches, Malta is another hot place to visit in November that experiences a temperate climate all year round thanks to its enviable location. Even in November, enjoy seven hours of sun and the Temperature hovering pleasantly around the 20s mark. The island is not crowded with scores of tourists during this month which means lower hotel prices. The UNESCO city of Valletta, coastal resorts Sliema and St. Julian’s, and Marsaskala in the south are some of the best places to stay during November in Malta. Travellers can also explore the option of hiking because of mild weather. Trek through the rural highlands of Malta or scale the dramatic cliffs of nearby Gozo, exploring Malta by foot in November is a great way to experience the different facets of the island.

Average Temperature: 21ºC

Things to do: Sightseeing, hiking, watersports

Currency: Euro

Languages: Maltese, English

Read Also: Where to Go on Holiday in October around the World

9. Seoul

Seoul
Seoul, Capital of South Korea

An exciting city to explore, Seoul is just the right mix of comfort and exoticism. The city features exemplary transport and general infrastructure, and you will also find numerous Confucian Temples and cafés for an interesting holiday. Being South Korea’s flourishing capital; the city has been turned into a hi-tech and high-design hub, pulsating with dynamic youth culture. However, visitors will also get to witness the remnants of traditional times in its cobbled streets and classic architecture, flea markets and narrow street- food alleys. November brings out the autumn colours in the city making Seoul’s many parks and hiking trails picture perfect. The mild temperatures and low rainfall offer great opportunities for outdoor activities.

Average Temperature: 12 °C

Things to do: Sightseeing, shopping, clubbing

Currency: Won

Languages: Korean, English

Read Also: 10 Most Amazing Waterfalls in Philippines

10. Vietnam

Vietnam
Vietnam, Country in Asia

Vietnam is the best-kept secret of South-east Asia and one of the hottest destinations to travel in November for a great holiday. Phu Quoc, Halong Bay and Ho Chi Minh City are some of the most popular places to explore. Get a real taste of local life in Phu Quoc while discovering its numerous beaches, national parks, pearl farms, fishing villages and night markets. Remarkable experiences are everywhere in Vietnam. Whether it is the natural beauty of the place or its cultural complexities, Vietnam impresses its visitors with sublime and compelling experiences. You can also combine Vietnam with a visit to Cambodia to see the famous Temples of Angkor Wat.

Average Temperature: 17 °C

Things to do: Shopping, Safari, hiking, beach-hopping,

Currency: Vietnamese Dong

Languages: Vietnamese

Read Also: 20 Best Places to Visit in Europe for Summer 2019

11. Cuba

Cuba, Country in the Caribbean

Cuba is constantly changing and you must visit it before it’s changed forever. The big resorts haven’t covered all the beaches and one can still find the old time-warp romanticism in Havana. One of the Best Places to visit in November, it remains warm and sunny without the touristy crowds that fill out the destination from December to February. From an ever-evolving boutique bar and hotel scene to the colonial charm of Twenties-era Casa Habana, or cocktails at 304 O’Reilly, there is so much to explore and experience. Take time out to the Caribbean shores of Holguín mostly untouched by the crowds and to find small and barefoot beach hotels at affordable prices.

Average Temperature: 24°C

Things to do: Museums, Stroll around Havana Malecon & Old Havana

Currency: Cuban Peso

Languages: Spanish

Read Also: Top 20 Most Popular Places to Visit in Manila

12. Antigua

Antigua
Antigua, Island in Antigua and Barbuda

Home to 365 beaches-one for every day of the year, Antigua is a beach lover’s paradise. Beyond the white sandy beaches and swaying palms, it is an intriguing destination with a rich history and complex culture. With its winding roads and charming villages, travellers will find a distinct English charm to this Caribbean island. Explore the historic district of English Harbour or shop for souvenirs in St. John’s or perhaps enjoy the panoramic view from Shirley Heights. Visitors can also go to its sleepy sister island, Barbuda that has a more relaxed and less touristy feel to it.

Average Temperature: 27.5°C

Things to do: Historic forts, beach-hopping, shopping

Currency: Eastern Caribbean dollar

Languages: English

13. Dubai

Dubai
Dubai, City in the United Arab Emirates

Travellers mostly use Dubai as a stopover destination for flying in and out on Emirates but the city is so much more than that. There is a surprising amount of activities to do here for those who want to spend some time in the city. Dubai is the city where is hot in November with an average of 25°C with little humidity which means perfect for chilling at the beach or sunbathing by the poolside. Dubai is trapped between the old and the new-   a place with a conservative culture and old world charm, and a hi-tech hub with malls and high-rise buildings. It is a fascinating, multi-cultural city that promises a sunny and fun-filled holiday, one that won’t break your budget!

Average Temperature: 25°C

Things to do in Dubai: Visit the Top at Burj Khalifa, Dubai Aquarium, and Dubai Mall

Currency: United Arab Emirates Dirham

Languages: Arabic

Read Also: 15 Most Amazing Places to Visit in Dubai and things to Do

14. Bali

Bali
Bali Province, Island in Indonesia

Bali is more than a place; it’s a tropical state of mind. A favourite destination for people, the mere mention of the name evokes thoughts of a paradise. From unending idyllic beaches and ancient Temples to terraced rice fields, there is so much to see and experience on this stunning island. With an activity to suit every soul, it feels like a never-ending adventure. Experience activities like surfing, yoga, meditation and hiking on your visit. Go on a delicious food trail or enjoy its amazing nightlife and what’s more, November is the cheapest time to experience all this and much more!

Average Temperature: 27°C

Things to do: Sightseeing, surfing, yoga, meditation and hiking

Currency: Indonesian Rupiah

Languages: Indonesian; Balinese; Balinese Malay; English; Mandarin

15. Thailand

Thailand
Thailand, Country in Asia

With its glittering temples and tropical beaches, Thailand is the travel hub of Southeast Asia. Bangkok is often used as a base for circuit for backpacking around Southeast Asia. Beyond the cluttered cities and towns, you will find the rural heartland which is a mix of rice fields, tropical forests and squat villages. Thai cuisine is adored around the world and a trip to Thailand is a great chance to experience all aspects of its culture, heritage and food. Go on a food trail to Bangkok noodle shacks or explore the seafood pavilions in Phuket, and perhaps eat your heart out at the Burmese market stalls in Mae Sot- Thailand promises an ultimate November Holiday Destination.

Average Temperature: 33.1 °C

Things to do: Sightseeing, beach-hopping, watersports

Currency: Thai Baht

Languages: Isan; Kam Mueang; Pak Tai

16. Athens

Athens
Athens, Capital of Greece

With a heady mix of history and contemporary, Athens was the birthplace of democracy, theatre, and Western civilization. Visitors can see a glimpse of its rich history in the city’s architecture which is one of the many reasons for visiting this destination. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Acropolis that is visible from almost every part of the city. The social and cultural life revolves around the landmarks built more than centuries ago. November is a good time to visit Athens as the city experiences autumn with warm weather and a lot of sunshine, quite suited for sightseeing and other outdoor activities.

Average Temperature: 15°C

Things to do: Explore markets, historical monuments and cafes

Currency: Euro

Languages: Greek, English

17. Jamaica

Jamaica
Jamaica, Country in the Caribbean

Enjoy the Caribbean sun in Jamaica with rum, reggae and plenty of adventures. It is the perfect place to swap minus Temperature and soggy winter weather for ticking off the bucket-list adventures like jungle safari, hiking and mountain-biking. Jamaica is brimming with palm-lined golden beaches, thriving plantations and rugged interiors. The crystal-clear beaches host a wide range of water sports and other activities, from volleyball to deep-sea fishing. Dunn’s river falls near the Ocho Rios is the highlight of the Jamaica national treasure.

Average Temperature: 30ºC

Things to do: Visit Dunn’s River Falls, Rose Hall Great House, Bob Marley Museum & Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios

Currency: Jamaican dollar

Languages: Jamaican Creole, English

18. Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta, City in Mexico

With a collection of sandy beaches, trendy restaurants and quaint cobbled streets, Puerto Vallarta happens to be a popular beach destination with a sweltering high Temperature of 31 degree Celsius in November. It is also the start of the dry season which means almost all the activities are open for the visitors. Banderas Bay is the star attraction of the region that boasts of postcard-worthy beaches. Puerto Vallarta also happens to be one of Mexico’s best places for dining, so visitors can eat their heart out around the town, and sip margaritas on the Malecon. November is also time for the Puerto Vallarta gourmet festival that lines up tasting events, themed nights at the local restaurants and cooking demonstrations by professional chefs.

Average Temperature: 25°C

Things to do: zip lining, snorkelling, jungle canopy tour, sunbathing

Currency: pesos

Language: Spanish

19. New Zealand

New Zealand
New Zealand, Country in Oceania

An adventure destination for the free-spirited, New Zealand is action-packed, with extraordinary opportunities for wild swimming, white-water rafting, bungee-jumping, sky-diving and horse-riding.  While South Island is popular for its skiing, the hot springs of North Island are pure bliss. You will also find some of the most amazing beaches off the coast of Auckland. Take a couple of days to explore the mammoth national parks and experience dynamic Māori culture. New Zealand has a variety of super lodges in outstanding settings, from remotest locations to rugged mountaintops and lake-side, so enormous and pretty that it’s entirely another level of luxury to experience.

Average Temperature: 17°C

Things to do: White-water rafting, bungee-jumping, sky-diving & horse-riding

Currency: New Zealand Dollar

Languages: English

20. Mauritius

Mauritius Country in East Africa
Mauritius, Country in East Africa

Famous for its azure waters, powder-white beaches and luxury resorts, if Mauritius is somewhere on your travel bucket list then November is the best time to plan that holiday. Things are just warming up nicely and the rainy season is still at least a month away. The average sea temperature is 25 degrees, so make the most of it by indulging in various water sports. Trou aux Biches with its shallow waters is the perfect spot for snorkelling. There are plenty of coral reefs to explore, too. Away from the luxury resorts, there is a mix of different cultures and fishing villages to discover.

Average Temperature: 29°C

Things to do: Snorkelling, hiking, boat-rides to nearby islands

Currency: Mauritian rupee

Languages: English, French, Mauritian Creole