The 6 Best Travel Destinations for Year-Round Sunshine

The British weather can be a little dull and depressing at times no doubt, which is why you might want to jump on the next plane to a sunny destination.

Thankfully, there are some holiday spots that offer glorious sunshine twelve months of the year, so you’ll be a plane ride away from the sizzling spot in spring or winter.

If you’re looking for a destination to visit each season, check out the six best places for year-round sunshine.

1. Lanzarote, Spain

As Lanzarote boasts year-round sunshine, you’ll never be disappointed when taking a trip to this beautiful island, which is located off the west coast of Africa and is heated by the Sahara Desert. However, you don’t need to worry about overheating, as the gentle breeze will help to cool you down when lounging on a beach, relaxing by the pool or walking along the atmospheric strip.

With more bars and restaurants than you can squeeze into one visit, Lanzarote holidays are ideal for a getaway with friends and/or family.

2. India

There are a million and one reasons to visit India – and one of them is the warm climate. While the climate differs from coast to coast due to the nation’s large size, you can expect high temperatures when visiting India at any point in the year.

While summer might only last from March to May, temperatures very rarely drop below 20°C (68°F) throughout the year. If, however, you’re looking for a stronger average temperature, make your way up north to the capital of New Delhi, which reaches an average annual temperature of 23°C (73.4°F) to 25°C (77°F).

So, there is no bad time to jump on a flight to experience India’s world-famous landmarks, delicious cuisine, friendly locals, and attractive beaches.

3. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is often at the top of many people’s bucket lists. After all, it’s home to some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, such as Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain, and Copacabana Beach.

There is also no wrong time to visit, as the city enjoys superb temperatures all year round. The hottest month on the calendar is January, which enjoys an average temperature of 27°C (81°F) and even the coldest month of July commonly reaches 21°C (69°F). So, you should pack your beach bag for any month of the year.

4. Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is never a waste of a traveller’s time, as it offers a rich culture, beautiful scenery, an atmospheric nightlife, historic landmarks, and a superb cuisine, which will ensure you enjoy a holiday of a lifetime.

There is also never a bad time to visit, as the Thai capital offers an average annual temperature of 30°C (86°F). If this seems a little extreme, time your visit for between October to February, as the temperature can vary from 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F), which could be a touch more comfortable.

5. Miami, Florida

Thanks to Miami’s glorious sunshine, you can enjoy its world class beaches every single month of the year. While it’s wise to avoid hurricane season, which is from August to September, you can guarantee you’ll enjoy plenty of sun rays when you touch down at the atmospheric city.

Here you can enjoy a scrumptious Latin American cuisine, miles of white sandy coastline, superb stores, and world-famous nightclubs. If you’re planning to time your visit to Miami for Spring Break or a summer party, you can expect temperatures from 24°C (75°F) to 30°C (86°F) from March to July.

6. Dubai, UAE

If you are looking for a destination that offers guaranteed sunshine every month of the year, Dubai should be your first port of call. If you’re planning to visit during the city’s summer season, be aware that temperatures can hit a peak of 49°C (120.2°F) in July.

If the thought alone is making you feel warm, don’t despair, as you could always time your visit for January, which offers a more comfortable average temperature of 31°C (87.8°F). So, whether you are heading off to Dubai to lounge on a beach, explore the city’s many stores, or head off on a desert adventure, you can do so under the summer sun.


If you want to jet off to a sunny destination whenever the dreary British weather takes its toll on your mood, you can rest assured the above destinations will not let you down. Each offer year-long sunshine that complements their beautiful scenery, superb attractions, and delicious cuisine, which will make you feel a million miles away from rain, sleet or snow.

Riya Sander

Riya is an inspired writer, passionate about traveling, lifestyle and encouraging startups. As a freelancer she understands the importance of productivity at work. She never stopped finding new ways to create her work productivity. Follow her on Twitter @sanderriya

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