Winters are fun but by the time February rolls, the cold really starts creeping in and makes you look forward to summer. Well, we’ve got some good news, you don’t have to wait for summer because the beaches and islands of South East Asia are always sunny. Pack your bags, make sure you don’t forget your sunglasses and head out to the warm tropical beaches of Asia. Travel with Klook.com which gives you the best prices, along with hand-picked experiences and easy bookings.
VoucherCodesUAE brings you the top reasons why you should travel to South East Asia in February.
Best weather of the year
Almost all of Asia’s top destinations lie in the tropics and they all have fantastic tropical weather in February. Generally speaking, hot humid weather characterizes South East Asia, however, you will get cool, dry and moderate weather if you visit in February. That’s the main reason why the region is a safe haven for those looking to escape the cold of winter.
Southeast Asian countries in the month of February are filled with tourists who like to escape the chilly winters of the Northern Hemisphere. This adds an amazing holiday vibe to the atmosphere of the region and you will bump into tourists ranging from bag packers to jet setters.
The destinations of Southeast Asia are globally renowned for its unique culture and beautiful culture. But at the same, they are extremely budget-friendly. So much so that it inspired the lonely planet to create their first ‘ Shoestring budget’ travel guide. The cheapest countries to travel include Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Laos.
From big cats to exotic tropical birds, southeast Asia is a paradise for animal lovers. There are numerous national parks and wildlife sanctuaries dotted around the region that will satisfy your love for wildlife. You can walk with the tigers in the monasteries of Thailand or you can take some time to visit the endangered Orangutans at Borneo.
Tropical beaches and islands
Walk on some of the most picturesque beaches of the world that lie in the countries of SEA. You can relax and enjoy the views or engage in numerous water sports while there. The serene beaches with crystal clear waters truly reflect the nature of the destination.
Get ready to embark on a truly unique culinary adventure and treat your taste buds with the authentic flavors from Asia. Have you tried the fresh seafood on the streets of Bangkok? Or the authentic Satay Chicken with peanut sauce from Java? Well, if you haven’t Southeast Asia is the home to some excellent tropical flavors and spices.
THE TOP DESTINATIONS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA TO VISIT IN FEBRUARY:
This little piece of paradise is known for its forested volcanic mountains, rice paddies, serene beaches, and coral reefs. You won’t run out of things to do when in Bali. There are ancient temples to visit such as Uluwatu and some world-renowned surfing spots in Padang Padang. The beautiful coral reefs around the island along with its crystal clear waters make it a true paradise for scuba divers. The island of Bali is also known to have some of the best Spa’s along with great eco-tourism and yoga retreats.
Are you ready for your own Hangover adventure on the streets of Bangkok? The city is a true fusion of ancient Thai culture and art with modern architecture and way of life. It has one of the liveliest street life in the world which is exploding with some excellent food stalls and souvenir markets. The opulent Grand Palace and it’s sacred Wat Phra Kaew Temple create a striking contrast with the modern skyline of the city. After exploring the streets, temples and floating markets of Bangkok, you can go to Pattaya.
Pattaya is just 2 and an hour drive from Bangkok and is home to the best beaches in Thailand. Here you can indulge in various water sports like jet skiing and parasailing. Also, you should definitely visit the Tiger Park and take a picture sitting beside a live tiger. Pattaya is a city enshrined with some breath-taking ancient temples and monasteries which are fusions of Hindu and Buddhist cultures. The Wat Phra Yai temple and the Sanctuary of Truth are must-visit spots when in Pattaya. You can also play golf in one of its designer courses overlooking the Pattaya bay or go clubbing in the 24 hours open cabaret clubs.
Phu Quoc, Vietnam
The Phu Quoc islands lie on the coast of Cambodia and are the best-kept secret of Southeast Asia. It is full of uninhabited remote islands with miles of unspoiled sandy beaches. You can spend a week in this peaceful paradise and recharge your batteries in the warm weather. You should definitely try the local cuisine which features dishes prepared using Phu Quoc’s world-renowned fish sauce. It’s more of an offbeat destination for tourists that often gets overlooked. However, there is a line of international investors waiting to develop the islands because of the immense potential it holds. Moreover, you can get easy access to the island, as tourists can stay for 30 days without any visa.
Now, are you ready to experience a truly Asian February?