January Holidays

January Holidays with On the Beach

Where’s hot in… January?

It might be cold at home, but the sun is definitely shining overseas. Whatever your budget, there’s a sun-kissed hotspot waiting to welcome you in from the January chill. Whether you're looking for a fun-filled family holiday or a romantic escape, there are many options when it comes to January holidays in the sun. Cancun in Mexico reaches highs of 28°C while Cape Verde and Dubai also reach the high 20's.

Destination Average Temp Flight Time Hours of Sunshine

Cancun

28°C 13.5 hours 8

Cape Verde

24°C 6 hours 7

Dubai

20°C 8 hours 8

Cancun

January is the perfect time to escape the wet and windy UK weather and enjoy the warm sunshine of Cancun. Falling in the dry season, average temperatures in January reach 23°C with highs of a sizzling 28°C. The month sees an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day while sea temperatures reach a very lovely 27°C.

Cancun is a hub of activity, with plenty to see and do to keep you entertained. If you’re a watersport fanatic, beaches such as Playa Caracol and Playa Juventud will not disappoint. Other key interest points include Maya Ventura, Wet n Wild waterpark and Isla Mujeres, a small island off the coast of Cancun.

Cape Verde

Average temperatures in January reach highs of 24°C making Cape Verde a great place to enjoy some winter sunshine. Sunshine hours during the winter months reach 6-7 hours with rainfall limited to a maximum of 6mm over the course of 3 months.

The golden sands of Cape Verde, such as Praia de Chaves, stretch for miles offering a peaceful and tranquil place for you to unwind. Typical cuisine on the island includes some form of seafood with hearty fish stews available in most restaurants.

Dubai

Dubai boasts great weather all year round and January is no different. Average temperatures reach 20°C with the sea temperature remaining above 20°C all year round. The average number of sunshine hours during January is 8.

With a mix of cosmopolitan cityscape and pristine beaches, Dubai offers the best of both worlds. Relax during the day at one of the many white sand beaches and enjoy a taste of the local nightlife once the sun sets – most nightclubs stay open until around 3am.

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