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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

Tenerife in Spain

Average temperature of Tenerife in December: Between 20º and 25º

2. Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Average temperature of Rio de Janeiro in December: Between 30º and 34º

3. Praia, Cape Verde

Praia - Cape Verde

Average temperature of Praia in December: Between 19º and 25º

4. Phuket, Thailand

Thailand beach

Average temperature of Phuket in December: 25º

5. Puerto Rico, Caribbean

Puerto Rico beach

Average temperature of the Caribbean in December: 28º

6. Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town in 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

Auckland in New Zealand

Average temperature of Auckland in December: Between 14º and 20º

9. Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai in United Arab Emirates

Average temperature of Dubai in December: 26º

10. Hawaii, U.S.A.

Hawaii in USA

Average temperature of Hawaii in December: 19º

11. Cyprus


Average temperature of Cyprus in December: Between 20º and 22º

12. Cairo, Egypt

Cairo - Egypt

Average temperature of Cairo in December: 20º

13. Bridgetown, Barbados

Bridgetown - Barbados

Average temperature of Barbados in December: Between 24º and 30º

14. Cancun, Mexico

Cancun beach - Mexico

Average temperature of Cancun in December: Between 22º and 32º

15. Inhambane, Mozambique

Mozambique beach

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! 

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