Travel: 10 destinations to go to in February


Author: Clark Tos
2022-11-07 11:37:02

Want to travel, escape? Here's everything you need to know if you want to go on vacation in February. And the top 10 destinations to visit during this period.

Whether you love heavenly beach and sun holidays, whether you prefer adventure and breathtaking landscapes, or whether you are more of a sports holiday, there is bound to be an ideal destination for you to go to in February. Overview of the regions of the world to visit at the beginning of the year (and areas to avoid).

Practicing winter sports in Europe and North America in February

It is winter in the northern hemisphere in the month of February. In Europe and North America, so you can indulge in skiing and other winter activities. Head for the Alps to take advantage of the magnificent French, Swiss and Italian ski areas; head to Canada to admire the snowy landscapes; and for the northern lights, go hunting in Northern Europe, Norway, Sweden or Finland for example. Note that, for ski enthusiasts, Japan also offers snowy resorts in February.

Enjoy the beaches and the sun in Africa, the Americas and Asia in February

If, on the other hand, you want to dodge the winter, you can enjoy the mild temperatures and the summer sun. south of African continent , in South Africa, in Benin, in Ivory Coast or in Senegal. You can also head to Central America, the islands of the Antilles and the Caribbean to enjoy the white sand beaches and turquoise blue water. Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Cuba… there are many dream destinations in the area.

South America also offers great destinations to visit in February . In particular Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Venezuela. On the other side of the world map, in Asia, you will find pleasant temperatures and paradisiacal landscapes in the southeast, that is to say in Cambodia, Thailand or even Vietnam and Laos. Be careful though, some Asian countries are to be avoided at this time.

Countries and travel destinations to avoid in February

On the side of the Indian Ocean, the weather is particularly unfavorable in February, especially in Indonesia and Malaysia , but also in the North of Australia, in the Fiji Islands or in French Polynesia. To avoid. This is also not the time to go to Madagascar, Reunion, in mauritius or in the Seychelles where you would be greeted by heavy rains, even cyclones.

10 destinations to travel to in February

Skiing in Sweden, visiting Mexico or enjoying the heavenly beaches of Thailand… Here are ten dream destinations to go to in February.

1) Where to go in February? Go celebrate carnival in Brazil

February is Carnival month. And, the land of Carnival is undeniably Brazil. Obviously there is the Rio de Janeiro Carnival (check the dates before preparing your trip, the party sometimes takes place in February, sometimes in March depending on the year) but also elsewhere: the carnival of Salvador de Bahia, the biggest street party in the world, for example.

Brazil / Credit: Unsplash

Practical information :

Average temperatures in February: between 18 and 33 degrees

Water temperature in February: 25 degrees

Average price of return flights (departing from France): 720 euros

2) Where to go in February? Go enjoy the beaches in Thailand

For sun and relaxation holidays, Thailand (and especially its islands) offers a dream setting : white sand beaches, turquoise blue waters. For swimming, we recommend Phuket, the largest island in Thailand, the island of Koh Phi Phi Ley where Leonardo DiCaprio shot the film The beach , or even Koh Samet, to go diving and admire the corals. In addition, the month of February is the ideal time to enjoy the country: the climatic conditions are optimal, no rain and summer temperatures.

Thailand / Credit: Unsplash

Practical information :

Average temperatures in February: between 25 and 34 degrees

Water temperature in February: 29 degrees

Average price of return flights (departing from France): 580 euros

3) Where to go in February? Go discover tropical nature in the Dominican Republic

There are obviously heavenly beaches in the Dominican Republic but there are also tropical nature, national parks, their fauna and flora to discover , waterfalls… and many other activities to do! In addition, February is the dry season (which lasts from December to April), the perfect time to enjoy all the attractions of the country.

Dominican Republic / Credit: Unsplash

Practical information :

Average temperatures in February: between 19 and 30 degrees

Water temperature in February: 26 degrees

Average price of return flights (departing from France): 632 euros

4) Where to go in February? Go get away from it all in Cuba

Going to Cuba in February is the perfect time to enjoy the mild climate, the sun and the beaches (Cayo Coco beach and Varadero beach, among others), but also for discover cuban culture , the heritage of Havana, capital with picturesque streets, to taste the local rum and cigars, to go back in time by climbing in one of the old cars that make the charm of the country. Change of scenery guaranteed.

Cuba / Credit : Unsplash

Practical information :

Average temperatures in February: between 19 and 27 degrees

Water temperature in February: 27 degrees

Average price of return flights (departing from France): 972 euros

5) Where to go in February? Go celebrate cinema in Germany

There are sun destinations and there are cultural destinations. In February, the german capital welcome the Berlinale, a prestigious film festival , where sessions are open to the public. The perfect opportunity (despite the low winter temperatures) to meet international stars at screenings, to visit the city and its museums between screenings, to get lost in the streets and to discover Berlin nightlife.

Berlin / Credit: Unsplash

Practical information :

Average temperatures in February: between -1 and 4 degrees

Average price of return flights (departing from France): 115 euros

6) Where to go in February? Sunbathing under the coconut trees in Sri Lanka

Going to Sri Lanka in February avoids the monsoons. Indeed, the wet season lasts from May to October. At the beginning of the year, it is therefore the dry season and rainfall is rare. Ideal time to enjoy the mild temperatures and the sun, and to go for a swim on the coconut palm beaches. In Sri Lanka, you also have to go explore the tea plantations and visit the temples.

Sri Lanka / Credit: Unsplash

Practical information :

Average temperatures in February: between 23 and 33 degrees

Water temperature in February: 28 degrees

Average price of return flights (departing from France): 615 euros

7) Where to go in February? Visit Dubai in the United Arab Emirates

February is one of the best months of the year to go to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Firstly because the climate is pleasant at this time, the heat is not stifling . And the sea temperature (21° on average) allows swimming. Then because it's low season, so there aren't (too) many tourists, and visits (to the tallest tower in the world, for example) will be done in peace.

Dubai / Credit: Unsplash

Practical information :

Average temperatures in February: between 16 and 25 degrees

Water temperature in February: 21 degrees

Average price of return flights (departing from France): 350 euros

8) Where to go in February? Go admire the landscapes of Costa Rica

A Central American country covered in rainforest, Costa Rica offers magnificent landscapes to admire as well as incredible flora and fauna to discover. Located between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica is also known for its heavenly beaches. And February is the perfect time to go.

Costa Rica / Credit : Unsplash

Practical information :

Average temperatures in February: between 25 and 20 degrees

Water temperature in February: 26 degrees

Average price of return flights (departing from France): 575 euros

9) Where to go in February? Go skiing in Sweden

In February, there is always snow in Sweden, even though the Swedish mountains are not very high, so it is the perfect time to go skiing. It offers a large ski area , moreover, the resort of Are is the largest in Northern Europe. Another advantage of going to Sweden in February? Watch the Aurora Borealis!

Sweden / Credit: Unsplash

Practical information :

Average temperatures in February: between -4 and 1 degrees

Average price of return flights (departing from France): 154 euros

10) Where to go in February? Go visit Mexico

In February, temperatures in Mexico are soft, ideal for lazing around on the beaches of the Pacific, to enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of the country - the mountains, the deserts, the jungles - and to discover Mexican culture and the country's historical treasures such as the Mayan city of Chichén Itzá. A trip to Mexico is also an opportunity to discover the night in Cancun, after enjoying the beach during the day.

Chichen Itza / Credit : Unsplash

Practical information :

Average temperatures in February: between 7 and 22 degrees

Water temperature in February: 28 degrees

Average price of return flights (departing from France): 623 euros