Travel isn’t a luxury, but a necessity for life. An act like breathing, traveling lets you trust strangers, forge bonds with beautiful souls, fall in love with new places and feel more alive than ever before. The best part of a place is how it changes over the year as it welcomes new seasons. A place like Paris filled with yellow ocher leaves of autumn can seem unrecognizable during the snow-filled winters. This is why weather is one of the top constraints travelers research on before you pick a place to head to. In this article, you will find some of the best sights to witness around the world, in the ten best countries to head to this February.
February is a month of warmth to those in the southern hemisphere while it brings along a chill for the countries up in the northern hemisphere. It can get difficult to decide if you want to experience the winter of a country, spring or summer! Worry no more, as this write-up is everything you will need to understand what experience you can get when you visit a destination this month! Read ahead!
A land that’s devoted to living a good life, A trip to Spain is guaranteed to be sophisticated and diverse to an extent that exceeds imagination. During February, the temperatures of Spain are mildly warm and sunny and you can make the most of your time here by touring the attractions here. With a landscape that is sure to stir your soul, this country is filled with pink-white almond trees, beach bars, pavement cafes, vast meadows and so much more!
Ensure you take a trip to Ibiza during this season and also pay a visit to the Picos de Europa, a breath-taking mountain range on the continent. You can also take a trip to the Sierra Nevada and witness its snow peaks & the sun-baked plains at Andalucía. This country is simply a charm and it is definitely a place to be at this season!
2. Sir Lanka
An island in the Indian Ocean that looks like a teardrop, Sir Lanka has a lot to offer to tourists ranging from pristine beaches and contemporary architecture. It is a country that is a melting pot in terms of culture due to the colonization history and its vast development in recent history. February is one of the best times of the year to visit this beautiful country as the monsoon has ended.
You can take walk along the sacred Bo tree which is significant to the origins of Buddhism, trek to the peak of Sigiriya, watch tea plantations spread across acres and also take a trip to the remains of the great architecture left behind by Geoffrey Bawa.
A place that’s a manifestation of heaven, Maldives is characterized by endless white sand beaches, azure water, and cool breezes. If you want to escape into a heaven on earth for a couple of days, then this is the place to be! February is the sunniest month in the Maldives with temperatures as high as 28 degree Celsius. Lazing around the beaches during this weather is simply too blissful for words. You can go sightseeing to the various attractions and entertain yourself with the abundance of bars cafes and nightclubs.
Spend a day at Meera Island, and take some time to go diving in Biyadhoo Island. If you want a taste of luxury then the perfect place for you is the Kaafu Atoll. A destination to not miss is the Raa Atoll which gains its fame from the bioluminescent phytoplankton found in its waters which glows during the night.
Another tropical country that’s ideal to visit during the month of February, Thailand is another beach-centric destination that has earned its name –Asian Paradise. The average temperatures in this destination during the month of February ranges around 28 degrees and your visit will also be free of the troublesome effects of monsoons.
If you are planning a trip to Thailand, make sure you pay a visit to the islands of Phuket, Krabi, Ko Samui, and Pattaya. All of these islands are equipped with plenty of sunshine and water activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, boating and much more. If you like nature, then take a trip to Phang Nga Bay, Elephant Nature Park, and the tribes of the northern regions.
5. Abu Dhabi
A destination often shadowed by the popularity of Dubai, Abu Dhabi has plenty to offer. During February, the weather in Abu Dhabi is as pleasant as a European summer and there is no better time to head to this destination. Explore the nature and heritage of this place with the Abu Dhabi Desert Safari and take the chance to spend a night in the middle of a desert! You can also find plenty of shopping options in here such as Yas mall, Marina Mall and Deerfield’s mall.
Make sure you do not miss the Sheikh Zayed mosque, which is a brilliant display of ancient Arabic architecture. You can also pay a visit to the world of Ferrari’s at Ferrari World Theme park. While you are here, do not miss the Yas World water park as well to cool off after a long day.
Wistfully wishing for a perfect combination of rest and adventure? Wonder no more and book your tickets to Zanzibar! This paradisaical archipelago in the Indian Ocean has moderately warm days and cool nights during the months of February. As it is a lesser discovered place, the coral reefs that lie beneath the surface are nothing short of exquisite and are worth your while. You can also try hikes and snorkeling through this beautiful land to create memories that last a lifetime.
Explore the crystal clear waters of Zanzibar and if you’re lucky, you can also sight some hawks bill turtles, rays, parrot fish, and dolphins! Make sure you do not miss a trip to the Ngezi Rain forest in search of Vervet monkeys while you are in this beautiful destination.
Another tropical country to visit, Myanmar is a serene destination that is also diverse. The best sights of this land can be seen without any difficulty during the month of February. The climate is cool and calm with a low chance of rainfall.
Make sure you pay a visit to the Mandalay hill to meet Buddhist monks, try the local cuisine and shop from a floating market near you.
We hope we have inspired you with enough travel stories for now. Take a trip this February and create blissful moments for you to remember by. Keep traveling and explore with #NOREGRETS.