Desperate to get some winter sun and banish the winter blues? Find out where is hot in February with our fantastic guide to the top destinations for winter sun for your February 18/19 holiday! We’ve picked out our favourite places around the world, whether you’re looking for a fantastic holiday in a long-haul destination like the Caribbean or Thailand or just want a short flight to some guaranteed sunshine in Spain or the Canary Islands. Or maybe you’re looking for the perfect destination for a family holiday over half term – whatever you’re searching for, you’ll find it at loveholidays.com! And, thanks to our great-value all-inclusive holidays, late deals and low deposits, you’ll find that your February 18/19 holiday in the sun is surprisingly affordable!
February is a fantastic month for a Caribbean holiday. Temperatures are in the mid to high 20s, the sea is a balmy 26°C, and the Christmas crowds have gone. Why not head to vibrant Cancun on the Maya Riviera, where you can mix basking on gorgeous beaches with sightseeing among the extraordinary Mayan monuments? Or head off to captivating Jamaica, perhaps to the vibrant city of Montego Bay? Other outstanding Caribbean destinations in February include Barbados and Cuba, blissful sun-drenched islands with spectacular beaches and loads to see and do!
Head to the ‘Land of Smiles’ if you really want to banish the winter blues! February is the tail end of the cool season in Thailand – which means temperatures average the high 20s. Why not head to Phuket, which boasts more than 40 kilometres of breathtaking beaches? It may be most famous for its party scene, but you can escape the hubbub on secluded beaches, or plunge into the spectacular wilderness of the National Park.
If you’re looking for somewhere different for your escape to the winter sun, then how about Cape Verde? These beautiful islands sit in the Atlantic about 300 miles west of the African coast. They are just a 6-hour flight away, and you won’t have to worry about jet lag, as there is only an hour’s time difference with the UK. Best of all, average temperatures in February average 25°C with a glorious 11 hours of sunshine daily. Can’t decide which of the Cape Verde islands to visit? Check out our handy guide here!
The Canary Islands are a perennially popular winter sun destination, thanks to their spectacular landscapes, gorgeous beaches and enticing towns and resorts. Just a 3-hour flight from the UK, they are blissfully quiet in February, while temperatures average around 20°C – ideal hiking weather, if you want to explore one of the many nature reserves and national parks. And perfect for lingering over a long, beachfront lunch in the sunshine!
Sunny Spain is a fantastic place for a quick and easy winter getaway. Ever-popular Benidorm on the Costa Blanca makes for a fun and affordable break, and you won’t have to deal with the summer crowds. If you fancy a city break, you could try seductive Seville, where the thermometer regularly hovers around 20°C in February. Ideal for enjoying some tapas out on a jasmine-scented square in the sunshine!