Known For : Stay in an Overwater Bungalow Diving in Maldives Snorkelling in Maldives
The Maldives is an archipelagic state situated in the Indian Ocean known for its luxurious water villas. The islands, during February, makes for one of the most pleasant holiday seasons. The sea is lovely during this time, ideal for underwater activities like scuba diving and snorkelling. Towards the southeast, may experience short showers, but clear blue skies predominate. During daytime, the temperature in February is around 28°C, and it drops only a little at nighttime.
Best Time: Mid December to April
Sri Lanka is an island nation located in the Indian Ocean known for its spectacular beaches, thousand-year-old Buddhist temples, an abundance of wildlife, and rich archaeological history. It is one of the best countries to visit in February when the monsoon tones down leaving it with beautiful, hot, and dry weather. Sri Lanka basks under ample sunshine and is relatively warm in February. At this time of the year, Hill Country is more relaxed than the other parts of the country. Beaches towards the South and Western coasts are hot, dry, and sunny. The average temperature fluctuates between 30-32℃.
Thailand, a dreamy beachside paradise, has everything from pristine beaches to dense forests, ancient monasteries to coral reefs, from Buddhist monks to floating markets and finally the fragrant and rich food. February makes an ideal choice for travellers going to Thailand. The cooler temperatures start rising towards the end of February. Bangkok and other parts of central Thailand, and all the northern regions, experience a slight rise in temperatures that go above 30 degrees Celsius. Afternoon showers can be expected with Krabi and Koh Samui, experiencing less than 30mm and above 50 mm rainfall respectively. The waters are calm, and many good sightings can be found on dives. It can get crowded sometimes with several festivals on the calendar.
With amazing beaches and super fun nightlife, Spain is considered to be one of the most exotic countries in Europe. It is not just known for its beaches, but also its snowy mountains and deserts. February is the spring season in Spain and one of the peak tourist months. February is essentially fun in Spain and the best time to visit the beaches as well. The weather is good enough to get a tan but not that hot which could burn out your skin! The day hours are the best to be out and experience the fun and frolic in some of the major cities in Spain.
A great country for budget travel, India is popular for its forts and palaces. You can visit India to find yourself through yoga, to lose yourself in the mountains of Himalayas, to be mesmerised by the ancient temples. February is one of the best months to visit India which marks the end of the winter season and the beginning of the summer season in most parts of the country. Some of the best regions to travel during February are Rajasthan, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand or any region located at the foothills of the Himalayas, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, West Bengal, Kerala, Chennai etc.
Known For : Gardens by the Bay Sentosa Island Merlion Park
One of Asia's most visited destinations, Singapore is best described as an amalgam of a fast-paced life and an off-the-back-street inheritance. The climate in Singapore in February is quite constant as that of the rest of the year, with the temperature hovering between 24 degrees Celsius and 32 degrees Celsius. There is a lot of colour and frenzy in Singapore in February due to the three main festivals of the year - Chinese New Year celebrations, the Chingay Parade, and Thaipusam. Though this means more crowd and higher prices, it is one of the best times to discover Singapore's spark.
Best Time: January to November
Vietnam in south-eastern Asia is arguably one of the most beautiful countries on the continent known for its natural beauty and abundance of natural attractions such as the vast paddy fields, limestone islands in Halong Bay or the massive cave system in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. Vietnam witness lowest rainfall across the country starting from February. The conditions are ideal for trekking in the mountains, swimming at the beach and cycling in the countryside. The northern part of Vietnam is best visited in February.
Amongst the most coveted travel destinations, Iceland is one of the most surreal and magnificent countries in the world. Located close to the Arctic Circle, it offers amazingly dramatic and breath-taking landscapes and exotic natural phenomena. February is considered to be one of the best months to view the Northern Lights. The average high temperature is usually about 3 degrees Celsius whereas the average low temperature reaches -2 degrees Celsius. The precipitation, rain and snow, decreases. You can expect a majority of the tourist attractions and streets in southwest Iceland to be open and functioning, unless in the event of any significant storms.
Known For : Global Village Dubai Miracle Garden Dubai At the Top Burj Khalifa
Dubai has grown to be one of the most recognisable destinations worldwide with its lavish architecture, incredible skylines and giant shopping malls. February is the perfect time to go sunbathing in Dubai. The weather is great and is anywhere between 28 degree Celsius to 16 degree Celsius making the coolest annual temperature to be recorded. February is still the peak season with many events lined up and great weather for more time outdoors. You can expect some mild rainfall for 3 to 4 days during this season bringing in about 34 mm rainfall.
Best Time: November to April
Home to the Great Barrier Reef and iconic beaches and surf spots, Australia is the perfect destination for adventure seekers and lovers of beach getaways. February is the summer month in Australia. The temperature is anywhere between 35 degree Celsius to 25 degree Celsius depending on the state and territory. Although the weather can be slightly on the higher side, it is nearly perfect as the days are long. The Great Barrier Reef has some fantastic visibility during February and is the best time to snorkel as the water is calmer and warmer. February is also great to stroll in the cities like Sydney or Melbourne to catch the beautiful sunrise, get some shopping done, or stroll through the parks.
Brazil, the largest country in Latin America and fifth largest country in the world is a land of great diversity. From the wilderness of the great Amazon rainforests and sun-kissed tropical beaches to the Grand Carnival celebration in Rio, the country has it all. February is a busy month in Brazil due to the massive tourist influx. It is also the time when Brazil is getting ready for its carnival. The northern parts of Brazil are warmer, and people enjoy the coasts. But it is wet in the Amazons and Pantanal region and also in South Brazil. The average high temperature is around 30 degrees Celsius. Even the northern part of Brazil starts getting rains by the end of March.
Renowned as world's most famous and most visited tourist destination, France is an irresistible assortment of picture perfect landscapes, cultural foible, remarkable fashion sense, historical bequest and of course gastronomic adventures. February is one of the best months to visit the country. It is the spring season with the average temperature ranging from 21.3°C to 11.9°C. You can enjoy the cherry blossoms and taste fresh wine from local wineries in France in February. This season is the second busiest time for tourism as the number of tourists gradually increase with the passing of months.