If you’re thinking of enjoying a cheeky pre-Christmas holiday, then take a look at our suggestions below. Find out where is hot in December and book yourself in for some much needed end-of-year fun. There are plenty of places to catch the rays, and you don’t even have to travel that far to get there for some. Have a read of our guide to find out where is hot in December.
Mexico in December
Mexico is a much loved holiday destination with Brits as it provides excellent resorts options. In December, these resorts are filled with happy holiday makers enjoying the country’s abnormally warm weather. Temperatures can hit a sweltering 28 degrees in December in Mexico – exactly the weather you need for all those perfectly white sandy beaches.
Turquoise waters, swimming with dolphins and an unforgettable culture make Mexico a much favoured destination. You can even visit Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza, or if you prefer beach life, then you can walk the hundreds of miles of coast line. Mexico’s weather in December is just one of its many plusses.
If you want something slightly cooler and closer to home, then Lanzarote is a popular choice. With temperatures staying at around the 21 degrees mark, you beach bathing and book reading won’t be so over heated. This popular Canary Island features the largest aquarium out of the all as well exceptional wine in La Geria. You could even take a camel ride into the Fire Mountains f Timanfaya National Park. With Fuerteventura neighbouring close by, you can even island hop for the day.
Another popular Canary Islands destination is Gran Canaria. Fortunate enough to be illuminated by the sun all year round, Gran Canaria offers a playground of beaches, outdoor activities and cultural enrichment. Whether you’re visiting for the island’s miles of white sand or its other varied beautiful landscape its weather in December is sure to draw you there. Temperatures top around 22 degrees on the island, meaning you can get a winter tan. Hike its breath-taking volcanic landscapes, or visit popular harbour towns such as Puerto Morgan. Whatever you decide to do, you’ll be enjoying yourself in the heat of the Canary Islands sun.
One of the biggest advantages of holidaying in Cape Verde in December is that it’s only 6 hours away from the UK, and an hour behind – which means no jetlag! What’s more is when you get there it’ll feel like you’re in the Caribbean. Perfect for beating the Winter Blues back home and enjoying a much deserved rest at a time of year where relaxation isn’t often seen.
Cape Verde serves up all the usual Caribbean holiday activities; water sports, whale and turtle spotting – you can, of course, just lay back on the beach and soak up that winter sun. Temperatures average at about 26 degrees in December. So be sure to book early to avoid disappointment! You won’t be the only holiday makers realising the great weather hits in December.