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Where to Honeymoon in October

Are you planning a honeymoon holiday in October 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 October.

Warm and sunny in October

Find the best honeymoon destination to visit in October 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

The continuing monsoonal rains make most of Asia unpleasant for travel at this time of year: the exception is Bali, Indonesia.

Bali, Indonesia thermometer 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)

Africa

October is an excellent time to visit the Seychelles (despite occasional rain showers), Mauritius, Zanzibar, Morocco and Egypt.

Mauritius thermometer 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)
Seychelles thermometer 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 14 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Zanzibar, Tanzania thermometer 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Agadir, Morocco thermometer 24°C (75°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 20°C (68°F)
Sharm el-Sheikh thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 0 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)

Australia

This is a great month to visit Australia with favourable weather everywhere especially in northern Queensland, the Top End, the Red Centre and the northern half of Western Australia, when you can expect clear sunny days with little or no rain.

Broome, WA thermometer 33°C (91°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Darwin, NT thermometer 32°C (89°F) sun graphic 12 Hours rain cloud 8 Day swimming icon 29°C (84°F)
Whitsundays, QLD thermometer 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Cairns, QLD thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 8 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Port Douglas, QLD thermometer 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 26°C (77°F)

Europe

Although Autumn, October is still a good time to visit southern Europe, especially the eastern Mediterranean where the weather is still warm and sunny.

Ayia Napa, Cyprus thermometer 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)
Corfu, Greece thermometer 23°C (73°F) sun graphic 6 Hours rain cloud 11 Days swimming icon 22°C (72°F)
Mykonos, Greece thermometer 23°C (73°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Santorini, Greece thermometer 23°C (73°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Rhodes, Greece thermometer 24°C (75°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 22°C (72°F)
Zante, Greece thermometer 23°C (73°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 7 Days swimming icon 22°C (72°F)
Antalya, Turkey thermometer 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)
Bodrum, Turkey thermometer 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 21°C (70°F)
Oludeniz, Turkey thermometer 23°C (73°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Kusadasi, Turkey thermometer 23°C (73°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Sicily, Italy thermometer 23°C (73°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 22°C (72°F)
Albufeira, Portugal thermometer 23°C (73°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 20°C (68°F)
Madeira, Portugal thermometer 24°C (75°F) sun graphic 6 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 22°C (72°F)
Alicante, Spain thermometer 24°C (75°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 21°C (70°F)
Mallorca, Spain thermometer 23°C (73°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 22°C (72°F)
Ibiza, Spain thermometer 24°C (75°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 22°C (72°F)
Malaga, Spain thermometer 24°C (75°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 20°C (68°F)
Marbella, Spain thermometer 22°C (72°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 20°C (68°F)
Tenerife, Spain thermometer 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)

Caribbean

The Caribbean is still hot and mostly wet during October — June through November marks the official hurricane season. However, both Aruba and the Bahamas are considered year-round destinations.

Aruba thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 29°C (84°F)
Bahamas thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 11 Days swimming icon 26°C (78°F)

North America

The islands of Hawaii and Los Angeles in the United States and Cabo San Lucas in Mexico offer perfect weather conditions for a honeymoon in October.

Los Angeles, USA thermometer 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 17°C (63°F)
Honolulu, Hawaii thermometer 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Maui, Hawaii thermometer 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Cabo San Lucas, Mex thermometer 32°C (90°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)

South America

The beaches of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil offer excellent weather for a honeymoon in October.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil thermometer 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 13 Days swimming icon 22°C (72°F)

South Pacific

This is the best time to visit any of the South Pacific islands including Tahiti, Bora Bora, the Cook Islands, Fiji and Samoa. You can expect warm, dry weather tempered by refreshing sea breezes. The islands of Tonga, New Caledonia and Vanuatu are slightly cooler.

Vaitape, Bora Bora thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Papeete, Tahiti thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji thermometer 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
The Cook Islands thermometer 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 12 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Apia, Samoa thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Nuku'alofa, Tonga thermometer 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
New Caledonia thermometer 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Port Vila, Vanuatu thermometer 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 15 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)

Places to avoid in October


Most of Southeast Asia and the Caribbean – it's mainly hot, wet and windy – except for islands outside the hurricane belt, such as Aruba.


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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 October | Best time to visit: 18 November, 2018


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