14 Places Where It’s Summer Right Now from 14 Places Where It’s Summer Right Now
14 Places Where It’s Summer Right Now
14 Places Where It’s Summer Right Now
The time for cold temperatures, snow storms, wet feet, and heavy coats is gone, but summer is still not around the corner in certain parts of the world. Picturing yourself in a shorts walking on the beach and sipping drinks seems like an impossible dream. The need to get away from the city grows. This is where you can go right now.
The dry season, considered summer by Costa Ricans, is from mid-November to end of April. From volcano hiking to jungle zip lining, the country is essentially an adventure-lover’s paradise, and with its many stunning landscapes it also makes for a romantic honeymoon setting. One trip can easily include hiking, biking, kayaking and whitewater rafting through jungles. If you are ready to face your fears, head to Cocos Island, one of the world’s most famous places for shark sightings.
Summer, called Kau in Hawaiian, is almost there. But you can feel it in the temperatures. The fresh air boosts your mood, the calm and warm waters rejuvenate you, and the majestic views everywhere you turn inspire you. Hawaii is unlike any other place on Earth – a combination of thrilling adventures, laid-back atmosphere, beach life, and even seclusion, if you need it.
The hot season in Thailand lasts from March through to June, with April and May being the hottest months. Staying in a spacious room with a private infinity pool overlooking the ocean is an ideal way to relax after an adventurous day in Thailand. You can lounge all day and wade in the tranquil turquoise waters or climb the steep limestone cliffs rising from the sand on neighboring Ko Phi Phi Don. The Ko Phi Phi Islands are also a world-class scuba diving destination.
For people living in Western Europe, who don’t want to travel for too long to escape their hectic daily lives, this Spanish island is an ideal destination. The turquoise-blue seas, clandestine glittering coves, soft golden sands, plush green vegetation, rising rocky mountains, and charming stone villages make Mallorca a place immersed in history with a very rich culture. Adventures include boating trips, snorkeling, biking, sailing, cliff diving and many more.
The best weather is between November and April before the monsoon season starts. Find some of the most luxurious resorts, peaceful islands, soft sands, beautiful views and exclusive experiences in the Maldives. Get out there and photograph this destination before it’s too late. According to the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, if sea levels continue to rise, the Maldives may end up completely submerged by 2100.
Summer there lasts from April to October when it is hot and humid and the country experiences its highest rainfall. Visiting Vietnam, a dollar-friendly country, is an underrated adventure you should plan. Go on a vacation in Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon. To get a feeling of what it’s really like to live in the city as a local, go to District 1, the city’s downtown. Go on a tour through the Mekong Delta, a vast maze of rivers, passing by rice paddies and houseboats.
It’s always hot in Dubai, but some months are worse than others. The summer there starts in April, marking the end of the tourist season. Even a day at the beach can be unbearable. The city is one of the most lavish places in the world. Go shopping in the Dubai Mall, visit the Gold Souk, watch the world’s largest dancing fountain – the Dubai Fountain, and catch spectacular views from the top of the world’s tallest building – the Burj Khalifa.
The Greek Islands
The vacation season for most of the Greek islands starts in April. Now is also the time for lower prices as many hotels offer huge discounts. Mykonos and Santorini are stunning islands but they also attract lots of crowds. Corfu’s rich multi-cultural heritage, historic monuments, stunning natural landscape, and crystal clear seas, make it one of the most cosmopolitan Mediterranean destinations luring more and more visitors, according to Visit Greece. Crete, the largest island in Greece, has similar attributes.
The weather in Madeira is always pleasant, which temperatures in April being around 60F and 65F. Madeira, still an affordable destination this year, offers a very wide range of incredible hiking opportunities, spectacular beaches and delicious food. The semitropical four-island archipelago is located off the coast of Africa. Explore lush gardens, try delicious wine, and marvel the European-style parishes.
The mountainous, subtropical Spanish archipelago known as the Canaries brings in over 12 million visitors a year. A popular attraction, the World Heritage Site of Mount Teide in Tenerife is the third tallest volcano in the world. Of the seven Canary Islands, Tenerife is the largest, but each holds their own unique attractive qualities. Whether you want to windsurf in Fuerteventura or walk the Magic Isle in La Gomera, there is an activity for everyone in the Canaries.
Although it’s not technically summer yet, the weather starts to warm up in April, foreshadowing in a long spell of hot, dry climate. Malta is known for astonishing architecture and a rich history possibly dating all the way back to the Stone Age. The country is home to several historical monuments, some of the oldest standing structures in the world and nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The dry season in Namibia is from mid-April to late October. This off the grid but must-visit country is absolutely beautiful. The desert scenery is unmatched by anything you may have seen. It's primitive and overshadowed by neighboring South Africa but a great still-hidden gem. Visitors marvel at otherworldly landscapes, wildlife roaming free in Etosha National Park, and Kolmanskop, the ghost town left to the mercy of desert sands after local mining dried up.
The temperatures in the country in April range between 70F and 100F. April is when temps start to rapidly rise on daily basis. India has been on the lists of most dangerous countries for international travelers. Terrorism is a significant safety concern, especially in the immediate vicinity of the border with Pakistan, according to the UK government. “Terrorists have previously targeted places visited by westerners including public places like restaurants, hotels, railway stations, markets, places of worship, festivals, and sporting venues.” Reported cases of sexual assault against women and young girls are increasing.
No matter when in April you go, you can expect to enjoy around ten hours of sunshine and temperatures around 70F. Summer lasts till June, and then the rain comes. Go on a trip to see the grandeur of the Sahara. Start with Fez. Sign up for a camel excursion. Mountain biking through villages with mud and stone houses is quite the challenge. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to see Casablanca and Rabat, the ancient imperial cities in the country. If you have time, visit Marrakesh, a major economic center and home to picturesque mosques, majestic palaces and beautiful gardens.