Are you craving a change of scene (and a suntan) for Christmas this year? How does skipping the cold winter blues and ten layers of clothing, and heading to one of the many hot places in December sound?
In many countries Christmas takes place at the warmest time of the year, and some are a lot closer to home than you’d expect! To help you plan your sunny Christmas holiday, here are 15 of the hottest places on Earth in December.
1. Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Average temperature of Tenerife in December: Between 20º and 25º
2. Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Average temperature of Rio de Janeiro in December: Between 30º and 34º
3. Praia, Cape Verde
Average temperature of Praia in December: Between 19º and 25º
4. Phuket, Thailand
Average temperature of Phuket in December: 25º
5. Puerto Rico, Caribbean
Average temperature of the Caribbean in December: 28º
6. Cape Town, South Africa
Average temperature of Cape Town in December: 25º
7. Sunshine Coast, Australia
Average temperature of the Sunshire Coast in December: 26º
8. Auckland, New Zealand
Average temperature of Auckland in December: Between 14º and 20º
9. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Average temperature of Dubai in December: 26º
10. Hawaii, U.S.A.
Average temperature of Hawaii in December: 19º
Average temperature of Cyprus in December: Between 20º and 22º
12. Cairo, Egypt
Average temperature of Cairo in December: 20º
13. Bridgetown, Barbados
Average temperature of Barbados in December: Between 24º and 30º
14. Cancun, Mexico
Average temperature of Cancun in December: Between 22º and 32º
15. Inhambane, Mozambique
Average temperature of Mozambique in December: Between 27º and 32º
If you prefer a wintery Christmas, check out these European Christmas markets.
Are you planning on having a different Christmas this year? What is your favorite destination from these warm places in December list? Let us know in the comments!