Holidays in February 2016
February is a great month to holiday this year, whether in search of cheap flights or a tranquil destination. Aside from the Canary Islands, Europe is still a bit chilly, so to find sunnier climes you'll need to travel that little bit further. South Africa is a fantastic destination for adventure, whilst the Caribbean is perfect for rest and rejuvenation. Australia offers guaranteed warm weather, and Tunisia's climate is ideal for traversing the Sahara. Of course, wherever you dream of going, you'll know that booking the right accommodation is important. That's where HomeAway comes in, providing beautiful, affordable holiday rentals in the world's best destinations. Whether you want a luxury villa in Kruger National Park, or a modern apartment in Tenerife, we'll find your perfect property.
February 2016 holiday in Queensland
As the expensive flights of Christmas give way to cheaper options, explore the wonder of Queensland with holidays in February. This is the perfect time to explore one of Australia's most beautiful states, with the chance to see nesting Sea Turtles when you take a trip to Bundaberg. A number of major World Heritage Sites will ensure your itinerary's full, so discover the wildlife of the Great Barrier Reef or the tropical rain-forests of Daintree National Park. Queensland is an extremely fertile and luscious area, but boasts equally exciting cities. If you'd rather enjoy museums, shopping or sunbathing, head to the vibrant capital of Brisbane or the shores of the Sunshine Coast.
February 2016 holiday in Barbados
Holidays in February don't get much better than a trip to beautiful Barbados. The island's white sands and crystal-clear seas are undeniably paradisiacal, but inland, 'Little Britain' has so much more to offer. There are various ways of diving to the depths of the sea, whether you want to try scuba diving or book an amazing submarine tour. Wildlife and unique plants are abundant above water too, nestled amidst the Nature Reserve and the magnificent Botanical Gardens. End each day by winding down in laid-back Bridgetown, watching the sun set as you sample traditional Bajan cuisine.
February 2016 holiday in the Canary Islands
For fantastic beach holidays in February, look no further than the Canary Islands. Whether you fancy Fuerteventura, Lanzarote or Gran Canaria, you're guaranteed a great winter break. Of course, there's also Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro to consider, with each island boasting a charm of its own. If you fancy a fortnight in a bustling resort, try Puerto del Carmen, Playa de las Americas or Playa del Ingles - with lively nightlife and beautiful beaches, they're all equally fun destinations. But if you'd rather wander off the tourist trail, there are plenty of alternative options: search for the unique Giant Lizard in El Hierro, or climb to the peak of Garajonay in La Gomera's National Park.
February 2016 holiday in Tunisia
North Africa is a great destination for holidays in February, especially Tunisia and its vibrant, colourful cities. You can easily spend your days lazing on a beach in Djerba, but travel inland for more authentic and adventurous activities. You could admire Ottoman architecture in the small town of El Kef, travel to Saharan oases from Tozeur, or stay in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sousse. Conversely, discover one of the ancient world's biggest trading points at Carthage, easily accessible when you're staying in the capital of Tunis. If you'd rather explore natural wonders, hike around Jebil National Park, or even traverse the moon-like terrain of Jugurtha's Table.
February 2016 holiday in South Africa
Rich in culture, history and heritage, South Africa is a fascinating destination. Its various provinces include the Western Cape, where the capital of Cape Town neighbours vast vineyards and beaches, and KwaZulu-Natal, where popular coastal destinations such as Durban are found. KwaZulu-Natal is outstandingly beautiful, boasting the world's second-highest waterfall at Tugula, and the breathtaking Drakensberg mountain range. Mpumalanga, meanwhile, is the gateway to Mozambique, and home to the world-famous Kruger National Park. Divided into 14 ecozones and inhabited by elephants, rhino, crocodiles and buffalo, it's one of South Africa's most impressive attractions.