The winter holiday season might look like it’s coming to an end, and the next vacation is far from now – your previous holidays have all become a distant memory! Fret not, the month of February is here to your rescue! Being the shortest month, it comes with loads of advantages. If you’re tired of the cold and gloomy weather, February is the apt season to escape winter blues and head for some sunshine. Those who like to let their hair down can look out for festivals held in this month all across the globe. Planning your travel in advance can get you good deals, in terms of flights, activities and hotel bookings in this month. Then there is Valentines Day – a perfect time of the year for a romantic getaway in the season of love. Well, the reasons are aplenty to travel, and if you are wondering where to travel in February, keep reading and you will have your answer.
Best places to visit in February
La Gomera, Canary Islands
Looking for something exotic and far from the maddening crowd? La Gomera is the perfect place for your escape. Deserted rocky beaches, giant palm and banana trees, and magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean make this lesser known island of Canary more captivating. Hiking is a great way to explore the natural beauty of the island and admiring some stunning views. The most popular way to get to the island is by ferry or flying from Tenerife North Airport.
Mostly under the shadows of the famous tourist destination, Trinidad, Tobago is unable to garner the limelight it rightfully deserves. The atmosphere is more chilled and the locals are welcoming and warm. The island is relaxed and moves at its own pace; excellent local food, pristine beaches, and quietness makes it an ideal place to spend some time in privacy. The climate is temperate in February so it is one of the best months to visit this beautiful island.
Planing a trip to Argentina? Make sure not to skip Bariloche. Crystal clear lakes and snow-kissed mountains, everything about this town is picturesque. Adventure enthusiasts can look forward to some great hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, kayaking, and canoeing. Bariloche is home to South America’s largest ski resort – Cerro Catedral. When the sun goes down, the town is brimming with pubs, restaurants, and nightclubs. One can enjoy a variety of delicious food and some great music during the stay.
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Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is on the bucket list of almost each and every traveller. The ancient citadel is an architectural marvel and a symbol of beauty and wonder. Located atop a subtropical mountain forest, you can expect rains all time of the year. Views of Machu Picchu while hiking to the top of the mountain are quite breathtaking. One of the iconic landmarks of South America, never fails to amaze tourists. Before exploring Machu Picchu, try to get acclimatized with the climate and altitude. A day prior to the hike, don’t drink or undertake and heavy physical activity.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Fittingly perfect weather and reasonably low hotel prices – February is the month to think about vacationing in Puerto Vallarta. This resort town of Mexico is famous for its nightlife, beautiful and lively beaches, and water sports. It’s considered to be ‘The most romantic destination in Mexico’. Warm and friendly locals, traditionally and culturally rich, and exceptionally good food makes Puerto Vallarta a must-visit destination of North America.
Undeniably Austria’s oldest and most photographed village, Hallstatt, looks like a page straight out of a fairy tale. This quaint village is tucked between mountains, perched with multi-coloured houses overlooking Lake Hallstatt. The best way to admire the village’s beauty is to take a ride in the ferry across the lake. Take a walk around the village and you will be presented with amazing views and sights. Hallstatt is a perfect February destination – a month of love and romance.
Ample of Cuban history and culture, and colourful old vintage cars – that’s Havana for you! Once you visit Havana, the vibe of the city is hard to ignore. Cafes and bars are an exceptionally good; art aficionados can take a look at the art scene of the city and get inspired. The weather remains warm and pleasant throughout the year. While in the Cuban capital, don’t forget to be extra courteous – they will treat you like family in return.