Wondering where to go in February? Opt for the West Indies! When temperatures drop in France, across Europe or North America, come and swap your sweaters and hats for a beach towel and glasses. Find your dose of sunshine in the West Indies. The weather in the West Indies in February: what temperatures to expect? Are you planning a stay in the West Indies in February but are still hesita...
Wondering where to go in February? Opt for the West Indies! When temperatures drop in France, across Europe or North America, come and swap your sweaters and hats for a beach towel and glasses. Find your dose of sunshine in the West Indies.
The weather in the West Indies in February: what temperatures to expect?
Are you planning a stay in the West Indies in February but are still hesitating? Here is some information about the climate in the West Indies in February that may help you make your mind up! The temperatures are certainly lower than the rest of the year from 22 °C to 28 °C (71.6 °F to 82.4 °F) but the level of rainfall is relatively low. Indeed, the month of February is during the dry period. If showers occur they are sporadic. This means that the weather is pleasant enough to fully enjoy the beauty of the Caribbean landscape! Love to swim? The water temperature is around 26 °C (78.8 °F); the ideal conditions to discover the beautiful seabed surrounding Martinique and Guadeloupe.
The West Indies in February: what about budget?
Are you currently planning a holiday in the West Indies in February? Be aware that the February period is one of the most expensive. This is because February is a period when temperatures are pleasant, the weather is dry, and it is outside of the hurricane season. As the weather conditions are good, this destination becomes all the more attractive. February is also the carnival period, a major event in the Caribbean that attracts many travelers. Finally, February is a sought after period for sunny holidays with the price of plane tickets, villas and car rentals being much higher. The cost will be about 1000 €/person to go to the West Indies in February. By booking in advance, you may be able to find tickets a little cheaper. For the rental of an economy class car, plan a budget of about 450€ to 500 € for one week. The price of seasonal rentals is more expensive over the period of February, but the final cost will depend above all on the location, capacity and level of services provided by the chosen property. So please get in touch to see what we can offer you.
What to do in February in the West Indies?
Attend the carnival of course! The festivities start mid-January, although it is really during February and especially during the Mardi Gras that the carnival is in full swing. The Sunday before Shrove Tuesday is the first day of carnival,including the first official parades. On Monday you will discoverburlesque marriage costumes, where men dress as women and vice versa. On Tuesdays, red and black costumes are in the spotlight. Finally Wednesday, Ash Wednesday, marks the end of carnival. It is during this day that the King of the Carnival, King Vaval, will be burned. Each year the king is symbolized by a character, a true story or political fact that has marked the past year.
Given the pleasant weather in February, you can also make the most of your holidays in the West Indies to discover the many white, black and golden sandy beaches of Martinique and Guadeloupe. Whether you opt for Martinique or Guadeloupe, you will enjoy an incredible diversity of landscapes. Beaches bordered by crystal clear waters, waterfalls, hot water pools, hiking trails lined with lush vegetation, water activities (kitesurfing, wake boarding, surfing, paddling, etc.). Your holiday program in the West Indies in February will be busy!