Not Too Hot, Not Too Cold...These Destinations are Just Right
Our 2020 travel plans have been subject to lots of shifts and changes. As we look forward to traveling again when it’s safe to do so, for some destinations, it may no longer be peak season, or peak weather! With two-thirds of U.S. travelers (66%)* saying "consistent weather" is an important factor when choosing a destination to travel to, Booking.com, has delved into its more than 29 million listings in more than 154,000 destinations around the globe to find six beautiful destinations where the weather is just right all year round, and of course suggestions for some fabulous places to stay.
And for those venturing on a trip who are keen to take extra health precautions, Booking.com now ensures properties’ safety measures (such as hygiene, sanitization, physical distancing) are clearly visible on the property page, so travelers can have a peace of mind when booking their next trip. With over 14 million listings on Booking.com now having implemented health and safety measures, the platform is making it easier for everyone to experience the world in the way that fits their needs. So, 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, no matter when you’re able to take that trip.
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-round. Best of all, the island receives very little rainfall, so it’s almost always sunny!
Where to stay: Nestled on the hills, just outside of Corralejo is Villas Veaco Bahia Azul, offering luxurious accommodations with tastefully designed villas that all feature a fully equipped kitchen. Travelers can make use of the outdoor facilities which include a private pool and a hot tub for a truly relaxing stay.
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 is known for its stable climate throughout the seasons. Offering long sunny days and warm weather that rarely goes above 86 degrees Fahrenheit, this unique piece of paradise features beautiful forested valleys and rich agriculture.
Where to stay: Set in Atenas, Barons Resort boasts panoramic mountain views with an outdoor swimming pool, stylish villas and communal BBQ facilities to make the most of the glorious weather throughout the year.
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 hidden 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, 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 averaging from 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 adjacent to the iconic Waikiki Beach, is the luxurious Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa. Here guests will enjoy year-round entertainment such as learning to dance the hula or arts and crafts workshops as well as the hotel’s stunning facilities which include an inviting outdoor pool.
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. 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.
With a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world when it's safe to travel again, Booking.com is sharing travel offers for travelers to use when looking for that destination with just right temperatures for their next trip. Whether planning ahead or booking last-minute, local options around the corner or further afield, discounts start at 15 percent.
*Research commissioned by Booking.com and independently conducted among a sample of 50,688 respondents across 29 markets (1,991 from Australia, 999 from New Zealand, 1,994 from USA, 1,990 from Canada, 1,998 from Mexico, 1,989 from Colombia, 1,995 from Brazil, 1,990 from Argentina, 1,994 from Spain, 1,989 from Italy, 1,986 from France, 1,990 from UK, 1,994 from Germany, 1,988 from Netherlands, 986 from Denmark, 989 from Sweden, 1,980 from Poland, 993 from Croatia, 1,996 from Russia, 982 from Israel, 1,997 from India, 1,999 from China, 997 from Hong Kong, 1,955 from Thailand, 1,997 from Singapore, 996 from Taiwan, 1,988 from Indonesia, 1,994 from South Korea, 1,952 from Japan). In order to participate in this survey, respondents had to be 18 years of age or older, had to have travelled at least once in the past 12 months and be either the primary decision maker or involved in the decision making of their travel. The survey was taken online and took place in November 2019.