Not Too Hot, Not Too Cold...These Destinations are Just Right
With more than half of global travelers (52%)* saying "reliable weather" as an important factor when choosing destination to travel to, Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, has delved into its more than 28 million listing in more than 135,000 destinations around the globe to find six beautiful destinations where the weather is just right, and of course suggestions for some fabulous places to stay.
For all those on a mission to find the perfect climate year round, these magical places are great for soaking up the sun and making the most of being outdoors without worrying about melting away.
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 welcomes near perfect temperatures year around. Best of all, the island receives very little rainfall, so it’s almost sunny!
Where to stay: Casa La Ventura is a spacious and fully equipped apartment near the El Burro Beach and within walking distance to 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 city. If you are not in the mood to swim, you can always just sunbathe on one of the poolside loungers before exploring the bustling capital.
Atenas, Costa Rica Highly endorsed by Booking.com 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 boasts panoramic views of the mountains and the Nicoya Peninsula. The facilities offered at the property are perfect for enjoying the gorgeous, year around weather including a breathtaking outdoor swimming pool, luxury spa with sauna, massages, yoga classes, and organic permaculture ponds with fish.
Adelaide, Australia Featuring the right combination of temperature 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 furnishing 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, Hawaii, USA O‘ahu is the third largest island in Hawaii, 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 islands 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 to the hot summers and freezing winters. 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.