10 great places for a vacation in February

After the holiday hubbub has passed there’s nothing better than a relaxing vacation to escape the New Year blues.

Whether you want to hit the theme parks without the crowds, whisk your loved one away on a Valentine’s break, or pack in some action on the slopes,  these destinations are great for a vacation in February.

Orlando

Orlando in February

Why go in Feb?

You can beat the Spring Break crowds by visiting Orlando in February. The temperatures are fantastic, and there’s so much to do that you may not know where to start!

Hit the Mardi Gras at Universal Studios or visit Disney World for the Princess Half Marathon Weekend.

You’ll have some of Florida’s best golf courses on your doorstep, as well as an abundance of attractions, restaurants and nightlife. If motor racing is your thing, you’ll be close enough for the epic Daytona 500 rally.

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Koh Samui

Vacation in February

Why go in feb?

There is no bad time to go to Thailand, but if you visit for a vacation in February, you’re guaranteed lots of sunshine and hardly any rain.

In fact, Koh Samui sees less rainfall in February than in any other month of the year. Join in the Chinese New Year revelry, which spills over into early February, or take your other half to one of the island’s hot Valentine’s Day spots.

Think turquoise-fringed beaches, jungle trekking and boutique spas, with daily temperatures reaching more than 86F.

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Paris

Paris is a great place for a vacation in February

Why go in Feb?

The weather may not be warm but you can heat up your Paris vacation if you visit in February.

Always a classic for romance, the City of Love is the ultimate destination to get swept off your feet, so there’s no better time to visit than Valentine’s Day. Steal a kiss at the top of the Eiffel Tower, sip on some bubbly at the world’s best champagne bars, or get lost together in the long halls of the Louvre.

A perfect evening can be spent enjoying an intimate meal in a candlelit bistro, or sampling the buzzing Paris nightlife.

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Destin

February vacation in Destin

Why go in feb?

Tucked into the Florida Panhandle along the state’s northwest coast, the city of Destin has it all.

It’s famed for its powder-white beaches, first-rate golf and world-famous fishing, but there’s plenty more to do besides. If you’re visiting in February, you’ll escape the Spring Break crowds.

You’ll also be able to make the most of quieter beaches, restaurants and attractions. What’s more, the new Northwest Florida Regional Airport makes it easier than ever to reach.

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Aspen

February vacation in Aspen

Why go in feb?

The slopes are still snowy, the crowds have dispersed, and prices are starting to fall by mid to late February.

Not only is there plenty of on-mountain action, Aspen is famed for its world-class shopping, restaurants and après ski. In February, expect events like the Mardi Gras Parade and the Power of Four Mountain Battle.

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Barbados

Barbados vacation in February

Why go in feb?

No list of February vacation destinations would be complete without a slice of balmy Caribbean paradise. Palm-fringed beaches, gin-clear waters and year-round sunshine are what Barbados is famous for.

There are an abundance of other attractions too. Live it up at the annual Holetown Festival, join in with the locals at a Friday night fish fry or laze your days away on the pristine sands of the Platinum Coast – there are so many things to do in Barbados.

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French Riviera

vacation in February

Why go in feb?

While the French Riviera gets the vast majority of its annual visitors in the summer months, February can be an ideal time to visit.

There’s the quiet of the low season, and there are no long lines at museums and attractions. Accommodation and airfare costs are at their lowest too. There’s the Nice Carnival, which comes alive with street processions, music and fireworks.

And if you’re visiting for Valentine’s you’re more likely to get a table at one of the region’s world-class restaurants.

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Chamonix

A vacation in February to Chamonix

Why go in Feb?

It’s the most famous ski resort in France. It also boasts stunning surroundings, and a whole host of attractions that make it stand out as a year-round vacation destination.

Chamonix hosted the first-ever Winter Olympics way back in 1924. Today it attracts skiers and snowboarders from across the globe. Chamonix is a top pick for vacations in February, but it can get busy for a week or so during the UK February half term.

You can spend your time on the diverse variety of slopes, chill out at a spa, or visit the vibrant town with its great shops and buzzing après ski.

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Cape Coral

Vacation in February to Cape Coral

Why go in Feb?

Hailed as a place where the sun shines all year round, Cape Coral is a top choice for a vacation in February.

Located along the shimmering Gulf of Mexico, this family-friendly destination offers all the natural beauty you’d expect from southwest Florida. It’s a top spot for boating, fishing and watersports.

It’s also a great golf destination. You can go shelling on Sanibel Island, take in the stunning surroundings or soak up the Cape’s great shopping, dining and nightlife.

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Jamaica

Jamaica vacations in February

Why go in feb?

If you want reggae, jerk chicken and rum on tap, then Jamaica is the ideal place for a vacation in February. It may be peak season but there are plenty of perks to make it worth the trip.

If you’re a fan, there’s Bob Marley Week in Kingston and the Bob Marley Birthday Bash in Montego Bay. Best of all, if you go in February, you’ll just miss the US Spring Break crowds.

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If you’re booking an vacation in February and you need advice on the best places to stay then contact the Top Villas travel team today. Additionally, the Top Villas concierge service can arrange any added extras you need such as great value car hire and attraction tickets.

 

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