Ihuru-beach, Maldives February honeymoon? Try the Maldives – Image courtesy of Angsana Resort & Spa

Where to Honeymoon in February

Are you planning a honeymoon holiday in February but not sure where to go? If so, look no further – our warm weather guide brings you the world's most pleasant places to honeymoon in February.

Warm and sunny in February

Find the best honeymoon destination to visit in February when the skies are mainly clear and sunny, the temperature is warm to hot and the chance of rain is minimal or not at all.

Temperatures given reflect the average high temperature that you can expect at each destination. For more detailed information about each destination just click on the respective hyperlink.

Asia

This is one of the best times of the year to visit the Maldives, Thailand, Malaysia, southern Vietnam, Philippines, India and Sri Lanka, which are all sunny and mainly dry. (Note: Avoid Bali, where it is still the rainy season.)

Maldives thermometer 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Phuket, Thailand thermometer 33°C (91°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 29°C (84°F)
Ko Phi Phi, Thailand thermometer 33°C (91°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 29°C (84°F)
Krabi, Thailand thermometer 33°C (91°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Khao Lak, Thailand thermometer 33°C (91°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Hua Hin, Thailand thermometer 32°C (89°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 1 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Ko Samui, Thailand thermometer 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Pattaya, Thailand thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Langkawi, Malaysia thermometer 33°C (91°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 29°C (84°F)
Perhentian Islands thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 7 Days swimming icon 29°C (84°F)
Penang, Malaysia thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Boracay, Philippines thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 27°C (80°F)
Goa, India thermometer 32°C (89°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 0 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Bentota, Sri Lanka thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Nha Trang, Vietnam thermometer 27°C (80°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Hoi An, Vietnam thermometer 27°C (80°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)

Africa

For a perfect honeymoon in February, head to the spice island of Zanzibar in Tanzania, the beaches around Mombasa in Kenya or Cape Town in South Africa. (Note: Avoid the Seychelles and Mauritius where it is the rainy season.)

Zanzibar, Tanzania thermometer 33°C (89°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 29°C (84°F)
Mombasa, Kenya thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 29°C (84°F)
Cape Town, RSA thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 20°C (68°F)

Australia

The southern regions of Australia, including Perth, Byron Bay and Sydney, receive warm and occasional hot weather in February.

Perth, WA thermometer 32°C (90°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 22°C (72°F)
Sydney, NSW thermometer 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 11 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)
Byron Bay, NSW thermometer 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 14 Days swimming icon 26°C (78°F)

Caribbean

The Caribbean is a great place to go in February as it enjoys near perfect weather conditions with clear sunny skies interspersed by the occasional brief rain shower. Some of the best islands to visit include the Bahamas, Aruba, Jamaica and both the US and British Virgin Islands.

Aruba thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 26°C (78°F)
Bahamas thermometer 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)
Barbados thermometer 27°C (80°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 8 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
British Virgin Islands thermometer 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 26°C (78°F)
Dominican Republic thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 26°C (78°F)
Cayman Islands thermometer 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Jamaica thermometer 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Turks and Caicos thermometer 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 26°C (78°F)

North America

Miami in the United States and the Mexican beach resorts of Cabo San Lucas, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta offer perfect weather conditions for a February honeymoon. (Note: While Hawaii is considered a year round destination, February brings regular rainfall.)

Miami, USA thermometer 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 6 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)
Cancun, Mexico thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Puerto Vallarta, Mex thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 1 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)
Cabo San Lucas, Mex thermometer 26°C (77°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 22°C (72°F)

Middle East

Both Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates offer pleasant weather in February.

Abu Dhabi, UAE thermometer 24°C (75°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 21°C (70°F)
Dubai, UAE thermometer 23°C (73°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 7 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)

South Pacific

This is the hot, wet season in the South Pacific. However, in New Zealand the warm summer season brings long, sunny days to much of the country.

Auckland, NZ thermometer 24°C (75°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 21°C (70°F)

Places to avoid in February


Africa

Avoid the Seychelles and Mauritius where it is the hot, rainy season.

Australia

The northern regions of Australia, including the Top End, Western Australia (except Perth) and northern Queensland receive hot, wet weather with frequent rain showers and occasional storms during summer from October through March.

Europe

Europe is generally cold and wet; only the south coast of Spain and Portugal have reasonable periods of sunshine. However, this is a good time to visit if you plan on skiing the snow-covered slopes of France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Spain.

South Pacific

This is the hot, wet season in the South Pacific, when you can expect torrential rain showers interspersed by periods of intense sunshine and the possibility of tropical cyclones (hurricanes). The exception is New Zealand.


Where & When to Go – Monthly Weather Guide

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Note: This weather guide is produced from meteorological data sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in addition to data sourced from the meteorology departments of the respective countries.


Latest update: Where to go in February | Best time to visit: 18 November, 2018


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