Not Too Hot, Not Too Cold... Six Just Right Destinations
With more than half of global travelers (52%)* saying "reliable weather" is an important factor when choosing their next vacay destination, finding a beautiful place where the weather is just right is super important. For all those on a mission to find a spot with a perfectly stable and pleasant climate, we present six magical places that are great for soaking up the sun and making the most of being outdoors without worrying about melting away (or freezing), regardless of when you choose to visit.
Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Spain
The town of Corralejo is a beautiful coastal destination in Fuerteventura, one of Spain’s Canary Islands. Home to stunning beaches and miles of rolling dunes, the island boasts near perfect temperatures year around. Best of all, the island receives very little rainfall, so it’s almost always sunny!
Where to stay: Casa La Ventura is a spacious, fully-equipped apartment near El Burro Beach and within walking distance of various local restaurants and bars.
Sao Paulo, Brazil
With temperatures ranging from 14 to 27 degrees Celsius (58 to 81 degrees Fahrenheit) during the year, the lively Brazilian metropolis is one of the most populous cities in the world and a great destination to discover any time of the year. This bustling capital is a gastronomic paradise with endless cultural activities, and a busy nightlife.
Where to stay: The Residencial Be Paulista offers modern apartments and a roof-top pool overlooking the urban skyline. If you are not in the mood to swim, you can always just sunbathe on one of the poolside loungers before exploring this vibrant and dynamic city.
Atenas, Costa Rica
Highly endorsed by our travelers for relaxation, tranquility and scenery, the small town of Atenas is set on the western edge of Costa Rica's Central Valley and it is known for its stable climate all year round. Offering long sunny days and warm weather that rarely goes above 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit), this unique piece of paradise features beautiful forested valleys and rich agriculture.
Where to stay: Set in Atenas, The Retreat Costa Rica provides panoramic views of the mountains and the Nicoya Peninsula. The property offers a great variety of facilities to enjoy the gorgeous weather, including a breathtaking outdoor swimming pool, a luxury spa with sauna, massages, yoga classes, and organic fresh water ponds with fish.
Featuring the right combination of temperatures year round, Adelaide is a city that is never too hot and never too cold. Scratch the surface of Australia’s undiscovered gem with a blend of wonderful beaches, wide boulevards and extensive parklands including the Adelaide Botanic Garden.
Where to stay: Just a short drive from Victoria Square, Quest King William South offers spacious, fully-equipped apartments with modern furnishings and panoramic city views. You can relax with a fine glass of local wine on the balcony before exploring the nearby local attractions including the Art Gallery of South Australia and the South Australian Museum.
O‘ahu, Hawai'i, USA
O‘ahu is the third largest island in Hawai'i, and a gorgeous destination with the same weather conditions throughout the year. With temperatures averages from 17 to 29 degrees Celsius (63 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit), this vibrant gem is home to pristine beaches and numerous trails leading to natural beauties. Travelers can take advantage of the island's amazing climate and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities like hiking, snorkeling and surfing.
Where to stay: Located on Waikiki Beach, overlooking Diamond Head, the Halekulani hotel boasts three restaurants, a live jazz lounge, and a day spa. A fresh fruit bowl and signature chocolates welcome guests who, thanks to the great weather, can laze on their room’s spacious veranda.
Kunming, Yunnan, China
Known for its pleasant climate over the course of the year, the Chinese city of Kunming is the capital of Yunnan province and a great escape from the hot summers and freezing winters in other parts of the region. Guests should not miss the Yuantong Temple that’s over 1,000 years old and the center of Buddhist life in Kunming. As it remains a real working temple, there are always people learning, praying and chatting in the surrounding halls.
Where to stay: The Yan Xi Si He Homestay features traditionally decorated rooms with wooden furniture and free Wi-Fi. Here guests can start their day with a hearty Asian breakfast before enjoying the weather by relaxing in the garden or getting ready for an exciting hiking adventure.
*Percentage of respondents who ranked the importance of "reliable weather" an 8 or higher on a scale of 10, with 10 being very important and 1 being not important at all. Research commissioned by Booking.com and independently conducted among a sample of adults who have taken a trip in the last 12 months/plan to take a trip in the next 12 months. In total 56,727 respondents were surveyed (2,000+ from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Germany, Spain, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Malaysia, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and the US, and 1,000+ each from Denmark, Croatia, Sweden, and New Zealand). Respondents completed an online survey in October 2017.