Where is hot in August

The summer heat is hitting its highs this month across Europe and the USA. From beach retreats to city breaks, August is the perfect time for every type of holiday. A week or two in Malta gives you the chance to escape amongst the pretty coastlines and traditional villages whilst a trip to Turkey lets you wonder the bazaars and beaches and bars.

Head to New York for a full itinerary of Big Apple city fun and for a holiday that offers a bit of everything complete with Latin flavour, Cancun is the place for you.

Scroll down to find out more about our top picks of best places to visit in August.

Majorca

Flight Time 2h35m
Avg. monthly temp. 31°C
Sunlight hours 12h
Avg. sea temp. 25°C
Majorca in August is best for...
Nightlife
Cycling
Watersports
Sun
Essential Info

For those searching where to holiday in August, Balearic Islands is the best destination for holiday with almost guaranteed sunshine, then Majorca is a great option. If you can handle the heat enough to take part in some outdoor activities you’ll be spoilt for choice with cycling and hiking trails along the mountainous west coast. The east coast is home to the more traditional holiday resorts where you can relax with family and friends knowing all the facilities you need are nearby. For a memorable day out, don’t miss the boat trips to the beautifully preserved islands of Cabrera National Park.

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Turkey

Flight Time 4h15m
Avg. monthly temp. 26°C
Sunlight hours 13h
Avg. sea temp. 26°C
Turkey in August is best for...
Culture
History
Sun
Sports
Essential Info

Turkey is one of the hottest holiday destinations in August in the Mediterranean, so the popular coastal towns like Antalya and Bodrum become a hive of activity. This also means that the inland towns and more rural areas are quieter so you can choose when or if you want to experience the buzz of high summer or a more relaxing break. Overall, the beaches, bazaars, ruins and mountainous scenery give you everything you need for a summer getaway you’ll remember.

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New York

Flight Time 7h20m
Avg. monthly temp. 24°C
Sunlight hours 10h
Avg. sea temp. 23°C
New York in August is best for...
Nightlife
Shopping
Dining
History
Essential info

The Big Apple is a fantastic place to visit at any time of year, but throughout the summer there are lots of things to do all over the city that can add something really special to your holiday. From music festivals to outdoor movie screenings in Central Park, August in New York is a great time to experience the huge, diverse personality of this metropolis. And of course, there are the many world-famous sight-seeing spots like the Statue of Liberty, Times Square and The MET to keep you busy for a few days. New York is the best place to visit in August and summer months.

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Malta

Flight Time 3h30m
Avg. monthly temp. 27°C
Sunlight hours 13h
Avg. sea temp. 27°C
Malta in August is best for...
Boating
Sports
Dining
History
Essential Info

The selection of hot destinations is very diverse and it might be difficult to choose where to go on holiday in August. Malta would fit any interest and budget, with its central location, Malta is one of the hottest destinations in the Mediterranean during August. But it also has some of the clearest waters to go with it, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to cool off. The summer months are also full of events, from village feast days and music festivals to art festivals and firework displays that bring the colourful character and energy of the island to life.

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Ibiza

Flight Time 2h40m
Avg. monthly temp. 26°C
Sunlight hours 13h
Avg. sea temp. 26°C
Ibiza in August is best for...
Partying
Adventure
Dining
Cycling
Essential Info

If you're visiting Ibiza in August, bring your shorts, because temperatures average around 26°, with highs of 30°, though this begins to drop towards the end of the month. August is nearing the end of Ibiza's party season, so you'll find the island ablaze with things to do and events to attend, and with an average of 13 hours sunlight per day, you'll have plenty of time to do it all.

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Bulgaria

Flight Time 3h
Avg. monthly temp. 22°C
Sunlight hours 10h
Avg. sea temp. 24°C
Bulgaria in August is best for...
Culture
Sightseeing
Sun
Beach
Essential Info

Located in southeast Europe, Bulgaria boasts warm and sunny weather in August. The Balkan Mountains create a divide between north and south, with the south being the hotter of the two. Burgas, in particular, is a popular holiday spot with average highs of 28°C and warm 25°C waves to swim in. Further north, you might get the odd shower and breeze, but nothing a dedicated traveller can't handle.

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