You’ll have to travel further afield to chase the sun in February, but this can bring with it some adventure rather than just your regular fly and flop. Tenerife is one of Europe’s best places to visit in February for reliable high temperatures, whilst Asia is ideal for those hunting the heat…
|TOWN, Country||Temperatures||Min°||Max°||Wet Days|
|Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam||23||34||1|
|Abidjan, Ivory Coast||25||33||4|
|Colombo, Sri Lanka||23||32||6|
Where to go
February is the perfect time to visit so many places, you’ll be spoilt for choice! The weather is ideal in Asia for places like Sri Lanka and Burma and it’s a good time to visit the Dominican Republic outside of hurricane season if you fancy a trip to the Caribbean.
We’ve broken down the best options for particular types of travellers in February, whether it’s a family escape or a glamorous honeymoon. February is a great month for nature lovers and there’s no shortage of choice for an adventure break for those looking for a thrill…
Events and festivals
You’ll struggle to find a better month for festivals than February. With Mardi Gras in New Orleans and Carnival in Rio, there are iconic experiences to be had all over. For something lesser-known, head to Bolivia for the intriguing Oruro Carnival…
Places to avoid
There are plenty of places that you wouldn’t want to visit in February, including most of Europe where the weather is miserable.
Here’s where you should avoid visiting in February…
- Northern Europe – there’s a high chance the weather will be dreadful and you’ll end up indoors most of the time. You could get away with a cultural city break, but we’d suggest coming another time.
- Madagascar – it’s rainy season in Madagascar so don’t head there hoping for a once in a lifetime wildlife trip when you’re more likely to be stuck staring out the window.