With Christmas and New Year over and done with, February rolls around and the winter blues are still lingering! A February half term holiday is the perfect opportunity to banish the cobwebs from your bones and take advantage of the chance to have a week abroad with your family, before the busy peak season sets in.
When you only have a week of freedom you don’t want to waste any of it on a long flight, but there are plenty of short-haul destinations where you can find lots of sunshine and cheap holidays in February! The Canary Islands are the most popular holiday destination with temperatures reaching a comfortable 21°C, but there are tons of other options winter sun.
Don’t fret if the sea isn’t quite warm enough yet as there are plenty of other activities for the kids to enjoy, including go-karting, mountain biking and getting wet and wild at water parks. It will also be great to go sightseeing before the weather gets almost unbearable in the summer.
Although the long haul flights will be more time consuming, heading further afield to destinations like Mexico, or the Dominican Republic , will ensure better weather and temperatures that average 25°C – just beware of the potential jet lag before returning to school or work. In summer children may struggle with the humidity, while February in Cancun is pleasantly hot with plenty of sunshine.
February half term has long been a popular time to for ski holidays due to its spot right in the middle of the sport’s season, and provides families with an ideal activity to satisfy their inner adrenaline junkie. Slopes are covered well in the white stuff so you’re bound to get a full, interrupted trip complete with breath-taking views. And we’re not just talking about the altitude.
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