Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and if you’re looking for a way to surprise your significant other, what better way than with a romantic getaway to a warm and sunny destination? It might be a great break from a white, cold, wintery decor and a much-needed break from daily worries.
I know, there is no one-size-fits-all destination, even when it comes to sunny Valentine’s Day destinations, that is why this article includes a comprehensive list of the best places to go on Valentine’s Day with warm weather, helping you plan the ultimate romantic escape for you and your loved one.
These are Valentine’s Day destinations with warm weather from across the globe, from the Caribbean to Southeast Asia and North America and I hope you will find something to inspire you.
Whether you’re looking for relaxation, adventure, or a mix of both, consider one of the many destinations I’ve included in this article, as they all offer great weather for a Valentine’s Day getaway.
Places to go on Valentine’s Day with warm weather
First of all, I have to say that I am not against famous Valentine’s Day destinations. But, for instance, I visited Paris in March and it was cold, the gardens were not even ready, let alone in bloom. While that city (and many more) remain great places to visit even on this holiday dedicated to love, I think that it is great to have options for when you are sick of the winter landscape, thus this list of places to visit on Valentine’s Day with warm weather.
February is Maldives’ driest month and the average maximum temperature is 30°C (75 Fahrenheit). You have about 10 hours of sunshine each day which makes The Maldives the number one recommendation on this list of places to go on Valentine’s Day with warm weather.
The Maldives is a romantic destination for couples all year round, and perhaps everyone knows, at least from photos, the overwater bungalows. I can say that The Maldives is a tropical paradise and, if that is what you are looking for in your getaway for Valentine’s Day, then you’d better check available flights and accommodations right now.
I said that this article will include both relaxing and adventurous Valentine’s Day destinations, so here is the first one with an interesting mix of activities.
February is a great month to go to Maui as it is the peak of the whale-watching season. As this would be a Valentine’s Day trip, apart from seeing those beautiful mammals, you can book some couples’ massages and enjoy sensational sunsets.
February is considered the last month among the best ones to visit Phuket so why not consider it for your Valentine’s Day vacation?
You’d have the chance to discover the local culture while also enjoying the beautiful landscape – lovely beaches, lush jungles, and more. Phuket is a great destination for couples who want to relax and explore as there are many tourist attractions – such as the white marble Big Budha, night markets, nightlife in general, a Buddhist temple, and more. If you like to go scuba diving, this is one of the most famous scuba diving spots in the world.
Gold Coast, Australia
If you ever dreamt of visiting Australia, why not go there for Valentine’s Day? As it turns out, February is a great month to visit the Gold Coast. The weather is warm and breezy and you can find here numerous tourist attractions and activities for couples, including theme parks, cruise options, wildlife sanctuary, and more. Adding to that many dining options, the Gold Coast becomes a great destination for couples who want to enjoy a mix of relaxation and excitement.
Hoi An, Vietnam
Another idea for a Valentine’s Day vacation in a sunny destination is Hoi An, Vietnam.
February is one of the best months to visit Vietnam – it’s a dry month, with sunny, warm days (sunscreen is needed, and a jacket for evenings), and there are many things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam which make it a great destination for couples who want to experience a mix of history, culture, and relaxation.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
If you’ve ever been tempted to experience the Rio de Janeiro Carnival, then you should consider a longer vacation, that includes Valentine’s Day too.
As the best time to visit Rio de Janeiro is from December to March, it is no surprise that this is a popular destination in February for those who are looking for a warm destination. Remember to visit its iconic landmarks, such as Christ the Redeemer, and its lively beaches, and make the most of your visit.
If you want to learn more about the Mayan culture, see the Mayan ruins, and discover some amazing cenotes, Tulum, Mexico is the best Valentine’s Day destination for you.
If you’re looking for a tropical getaway, then Bali is the perfect place for you. The weather is warm, but you may experience rain showers. However, with its pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and tranquil rice paddies (plus lovely temples), Bali is a romantic paradise for couples so you can consider it as your Valentine’s Day destination.
February is the best month to visit The Caribbean. The weather is great, there’s little chance of rain, and there are many tropical destinations perfect for a Valentine’s Day escapade, especially in the Eastern Caribbean. From Jamaica, the Dominican Republic to St. Lucia there are many romantic getaways in the Caribbean for couples.
Florida Keys, Florida, USA
If you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day USA destination with warm weather, then The Florida Keys may be the perfect choice for you. The Florida Keys offer a relaxed and romantic atmosphere. Here you can enjoy all sorts of water activities, stunning beaches, and delicious food.
Grenada offers warm and sunny weather – February is, in fact, one of the best months to visit it -, making it a great destination for a romantic getaway. It is a perfect Valentine’s Day destination for those who are looking to relax. You will enjoy mountains, beaches, and waterfalls, relaxing spa experiences and, if you want a little bit of adventure, you can go snorkeling, scuba diving, hiking, or kayaking.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Bora Bora is a popular destination among people who want to celebrate Valentine’s Day. February isn’t the best month to visit (those are November and April), but you can go to Bora Bora and still enjoy it. The days are warm and if it rains, you can stay in your overwater bungalow.
The landscape is truly amazing, and there are plenty of things to do here – water-based activities and climbing. BoraBora is a perfect Valentine’s Day destination for those looking to enjoy a mix of relaxation and natural beauty.
The Bahamas offers warm and sunny weather. It’s not hot as during the summer – the maximum is around 23°C (75 Fahrenheit), and you may experience a tropical shower, but this remains one of the popular Valentine’s Day destinations. It is a place to go if you want to relax, discover the local culture, and enjoy stunning beaches and crystal-clear waters.
This article is about warm Valentine’s Day destinations, and Marrakech can qualify in this category. But the temperatures average 20°C (68 Fahrenheit) so you will need to dress for an early-spring vacation.
Visiting Marrakech, Morocco will allow you to discover its stunning architecture, vibrant markets, and tranquil gardens. This makes Marrakech, a great destination for couples who want to experience a mix of history, culture, and relaxation.
So these are some of the best places to go on Valentine’s Day with warm weather, and I hope you are now starting to plan your perfect romantic getaway.