February is the month that marks the end of the winter season and start of spring in select destinations. This is the right month to go on a vacation to these magnificent places. Enjoy lovely weather, good food, exciting activities, and so much more. We give you the best of destinations, where you can travel to in February solo or with loved ones.
Where To Travel In February?
1. Costa Rica, Central America
Explore wildlife, stroll the sandy beaches or wander a rugged national park. Costa Rica is one of the top destinations to visit in February. Towering volcanoes and vibrant cities make this trip exciting. Revel in the Pacific beaches in Costa Rica enjoying brilliant sunny weather. The daytime temperature around the Central Valley is at an average of 26°C this time of the year. Have a great time in the ecological regions of the tropical dry forest, rainforest and cloud forest with surrounding pretty beaches.
Top Costa Rica Attractions: Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde and the Cloud Forests, Mal Pais Beaches, Tortuguero National Park, Corcovado National Park
2. Sri Lanka, South Asia
The island country is an eco-tourism hub with lots of water activities and backpacking adventures. The destination offers endless beaches, pretty tea estates, historical ruins, rainforests, and temples. It is a must-go destination with UNESCO World Heritage Sites and ancient temples. The island in February with almost no torrential rains has a pleasant temperature of 27°C. So, visit the ideal destination with cities like Colombo, Galle, and Bentota to explore.
Top Sri Lanka Attractions: Yala National Park, Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Dambulla Royal Cave Temple, Sigiriya, Nuwara Eliya, Polonnaruwa Sacred City, Udawalawe National Park, Trincomalee
3. Dubai, UAE
Dubai with sprawling shopping complexes, exciting nightlife, magnificent architecture and spiritual mosques is best to visit in February. With day temperatures around 28°C and night temperatures at a pleasant 18°C, this is the perfect season to be in the Emirate. Witness spectacular skylines, visit the iconic Burj Khalifa and marvel at the glistening views of the sea. Head to the choreographed fountain show, take a Dhow Cruise, relax in posh hotel resorts, sleep under the desert skies on the dunes and more.
Top Dubai Attractions: The Dubai Mall, Dubai Fountain, Dhow Cruise, Desert Safari, Dubai Marina, Atlantis The Palm, Burj al Arab, Palm Jumeirah, Mall of the Emirates
4. Singapore, Asia
February to April is Singapore’s dry season and experiences less rainfall than other times. So, explore the natural and man-made splendours and have a pleasant stay. Beaches are magnificent as the water is warm with day temperatures at 28°C. Soak in the cultural diversity, witness the Garden Beat Festival, and more. Explore the global financial centre with its beautiful natural flora and fauna that is tenderly preserved. Singapore is a top-notch destination and February is a great time to visit.
Top Singapore Attractions: Universal Studio, Gardens By The Bay, Night Safari, Mount Faber, Jurong Bird Park, Marina Bay Sands, The Botanic Gardens, Jewel Box, Singapore Zoo, S E A Aquarium, Victoria Street
5. Melbourne, Australia
Explore gorgeous parks and a dynamic lifestyle in the coastal capital of Australia. Melbourne is the perfect destination to visit in February to venture outdoors. The pleasant summer climate gives you a chance to enjoy rooftop parties, thriving cafes, and weekend getaways. Holidaying in about 20°C makes the beautiful sandy beaches, gardens, and picnicking endeavours awesome. This is the peak of summer. So, enjoy the happy sunny Aussie days.
Top Melbourne attractions: Royal Botanic Gardens, Eureka Skydeck, Queen Victoria Market, Federation Square, Melbourne Cricket Ground, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Museum
6. Maldives, South Asia
Take a trip to a paradisal island with ultramarine coloured lagoons, shimmering white sands, and brilliant beaches. The month of February is the sunniest month with an average temperature of 28°C. This makes it the right time to enjoy the honeymoon destination for the sun, sea, shore, and sand. The atoll of Maldives also hosts the National Day in February where there are festivities and parades across the Maldives.
Top Maldives Attractions: Grand Friday Mosque, National Museum, Meera Island, Biyadhoo Island, Kaafu Atoll, Paradise Island, Raa Atoll, Maldive Beaches
7. Iceland, Europe
Iceland is one of the top destinations also called the ‘land of fire and ice’. This coveted tourist destination has expansive protected glaciers and boasts of natural wonders. The Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis becomes brighter and most easily visible in February. Look for the viewing in the Reykjavik skies or even Faxafloi Bay. This happens to be one of the last months to view the amazing wonder. With an average high of 3°C, Iceland is not the coldest at this time.
Top Iceland Attractions: Vatnajokull National Park, Northern Light, Puffin Island, Dynjandi Waterfalls, Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, Valley of Thor, Peace Tower, Lake Myvatn
8. Kenya, East Africa
February is the peak season when Kenya welcomes you to breathtaking wildlife safaris. Wander the tall grasses of the Savanna and go on nature trails. Maasai Mara sees animals getting lured to the water holes, an incredible sight to witness. Be among wildebeest, giraffes, birds, cheetahs, zebras and more in their habitat. View the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro, visit popular Samburu National Park, view the Great Rift Valley, Lake Nakuru, and more attractions. Some of the best sightings in the parks await you.
Top Kenya Attractions: Great Rift Valley, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Lake Nakuru, Amboseli National Reserve, Tsavo National Park, Lamu Island
9. Thailand, Asia
Thailand, the ‘Asian Paradise’ is a country with beaches, islands, and exciting nightlife. Visit the alluring destination in February especially as a honeymooner or Valentine couple. February month with an average day temperature of 28°C sets the right mood for a holiday with love in the air. Bangkok, Pattaya, Krabi, Phuket, Phi Phi, etc., make Thailand an unforgettable getaway. Loads of shopping, amazing wats, nature parks and thrilling nightlife also add to your holiday ecstasy.
Top Thailand Attractions: Wat Arun, Wat Pho, Emerald Buddha, MBK Mall, Grand Palace, Phang Nga Bay, Tiger Temple, Pak Klong Talad Flower Market
10. Oman, Middle East
Holiday in the rugged country of the Arabian peninsula. Oman experiences winter days in February with temperatures at a pleasant average of 22°C in the day. The country boasts of modern cities, wonderful oases, desert dunes, and splendid coastlines. Oman flourished under the Sultanate rule and is a beauty of attractions. Monuments, mosques, souks, Omani dates, perfumes, opera houses, and more are the top attractions. The Muscat Festival in February also makes the month a cultural treat.
Top Oman Attractions: Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Nizwa Fort, Al Hajar Mountains, Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, Daymaniyat Island, Bat and Al-Ayn Necropolises
11. Vietnam & Cambodia, Asia
This is a pair of popular Asian destinations noted for monasteries, ancient buildings, beaches, Buddhist Gompas and heritage structures. The month of February experiences the least rainfall and temperatures remain in the 20s. Cruise along the Halong Bay, explore Vietnamese war museums and witness the iconic Cu Chi tunnels used by the Viet soldiers. See Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh’s streets, Silver Pagoda and more in Cambodia. Pair the two coveted places to tour and enjoy two countries on the Indo-China stretch.
Top Attractions: Hanoi Mausoleum, Cao Dai Temple, Cu Chi tunnels, Halong Bay, Tay Ninh pubs (Vietnam); Angkor wat, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh’s streets, Silver Pagoda, Tonle Sap Lake, Phnom Penh Royal Palace, Angkor Thom (Cambodia)
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