Best Destinations where to go on Vacation in November in the heat of the year

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What are the best destinations to travel to if you are looking for warmth?

Finding an affordable destination where temperatures are high in November is a fairly simple undertaking; much more so than you think! The key is to head to southern, eastern and western Europe. We have chosen some interesting destinations to tempt all those who dream of returning to the weather and summer days: between sun, sea and snacks on the beach.
From European to African coasts, from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean, here are the most interesting destinations for one. November beach vacations.

Travel tips after COVID19
If you're planning a trip, be sure to comply with safety measures. Follow government guidelines and only return for travel when given the green light. Prefer natural and perhaps not massive destinations, and in general promote local tourism: discover the wonders of your city, your region and your state. Try to avoid long-distance travel and, in most cases, choose destinations that can be reached within a few hours' flight time.

DestinationAverage temperaturesCost of flight + hotel 1 week
Marsa Alam, Red Seamin. 23°/ max. 29from € 490.00 per person
Dubai, United Arab Emiratesmin. 20°/ max. 31from € 650,00 per person
Hanoi, Vietnammin. 19°/ max. 26from € 659,00 per person
Capo Verde, Africamin. 23°/ max. 28from € 590,00 per person
Sharm el Sheikh, Pink Seamin. 19° / max. 27from € 588,00 per person
Mauritius, Africa (Indian Ocean)min. 20° / max. 28from € 1.102,00 per person
South Africa, Africamin. 18° / max. 24from € 636.00 per person
California, USAmin. 14° / max. 24from € 757.00 per person
Hawaii, United Statesmin. 22° / max. 29from € 1.266,00 per person
Tahiti and Bora Bora, Polynesiamin. 23° / max. 30from € 2.812,00 per person
Oman, Middle Eastmin. 21° / max. 30from € 855,00 per person
Giordania, Middle Eastmin. 17° / max. 22from € 581,00 per person
Darwin and Tiwi Islands, Australiamin. 25° / max. 33from € 1.105,00 per person
Senegal, Africamin. 20° / max. 33from € 564,00 per person

1 - Marsa Alam, Red Sea

TheRed Sea is an excellent solution for a beach vacation, with sunshine and high temperatures even during November.
Among the most interesting places, Marsa Alam deserves a special mention, its bay being the natural habitat of tropical fish, turtles and even dolphins. It is a fantastic destination offering a seaside vacation between relaxing on the beach, water sports and activities, and historical sightseeing.

The greatest strength of the Red Sea destinations is undoubtedly the presence of the coral reef, one of the most beautiful and best preserved in the world, to be admired through diving and snorkeling sessions.

But that's not all, Marsa Alam also offers many excursions in the surrounding area, such as exploringthe desert on horseback or by quadoback to visit the temple complex of Luxor, or the day tour to Cairo, which houses the most famous Egyptian museum in the world.

  • Average temperatures in November: minimum 23 ° / maximum 29 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 35,00 € per room -
  • Roundtrip flight + 7 days / 6 nights from 490,00 € per person -

2 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The most important city in the United Arab Emirates, well connected with hundreds of daily non-stop flights from airports all over Europe.
Dubai is a city with a warm and arid climate, sunny all year round. In summer, temperatures are too high, with peaks above 40 degrees Celsius. November is the ideal time for a visit...

Here you will find clean and safe beaches, such as Jumeirah Beach. The best vacation clubs and hotels in the city are concentrated in this area.
For shopping lovers, there is the Dubai Mall, with more than 1,000 stores and boutiques to discover. Also, do not forget to admire the dreamlike panorama from the top of the tallest skyscraper in the world, or the Burj Khalifa, for which it is advisable to purchase in advance the entrance ticket to the observation decks on the 124th and 125th floors. Finally, especially if you love adventure, you can not miss the experience of a 4x4 Safari in the desert outside the city, which will be organized well in advance before departure directly online.

  • Average temperatures in November: minimum 20 ° / maximum 31 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 60,00 € per room -
  • Roundtrip flight + 7 days / 6 nights from 650,00 € per person -

3 - Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi is considered one of the cheapest capitals on the planet, with very low rates for flights and hotels, also in the period of November offers a dry and sunny climate.

In Hanoi you can lose yourself in the characteristic alleys of the colorful Old Quarter, taste the fabulous street food and let yourself be overwhelmed by the fervent nightlife on a Night Tour, visit the typical temples, pagodas and private museums such as the Ho Chi Minh Museum.

There is no shortage of activities to do, but among them, the one not to be missed is the cruise in Ha Long Bay, during which you will admire the emerald waters aboard a luxury boat.

  • Average temperatures in November: minimum 19 ° / maximum 26 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 32,00 € per room -
  • Roundtrip flight + 7 days / 6 nights from 659,00 € per person -

4 - Cape Verde, Africa

The Cape Verde archipelago is a mix of cultural influences from Africa, Brazil, the Caribbean and Portugal. Also thanks to this interesting mix, today it is a very popular tourist destination.

This group of islands is located in the Atlantic Ocean, off the west coast of Africa and includes fantastic places such as Ilha do Sal and Boa Vista, which are fairly quiet and less frequented islands compared to other more popular destinations.

In this beautiful land you can enjoy the sun on the beach, surfing and windsurfing, try deep sea fishing, but also engage in mountain hiking between layers of frozen lava.

  • Average temperatures in November: minimum 23 ° / maximum 28 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 34,00 € per room -
  • Roundtrip flight + 7 days / 6 nights from 590,00 € per person -

5 - Sharm el Sheikh, Red Sea

Let's go back to Egypt, once again in the Red Sea, to suggest another destination that gives its best in November.

If you dream of diving in warm waters surrounded by tropical fish, manta rays and corals, Sharm el Sheikh is the right destination for you.
It is an evergreen destination that will sooner or later annoy anyone, especially in November when the decidedly warmer temperatures make it a very attractive destination, (although less crowded than in the summer months). The ideal period for diving in the Red Sea is precisely the period from October to November.

Compared to Marsa Alam, it offers more services, stores for shopping and a more fervent nightlife, making it a suitable destination for young people but pleasant for everyone.
Again, there is no shortage of activities and excursions, including desert safaris and visits to ancient Bedouin villages.

  • Average temperatures in November: min 19 ° / max 27 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 47,00 € per room -
  • Roundtrip flight + 7 days / 6 nights from 588,00 € per person -

6 - Mauritius, Africa (Indian Ocean)

Among the best tropical destinations for a November vacation, the Republic of Mauritius certainly stands out among the top spots. Overlooking the Indian Ocean and part of a volcanic archipelago, this destination is ideal for nature lovers and unspoiled landscapes.

Among the main attractions, in fact, the most popular is the so-called Land of Seven Colors, a geological area in the southwest of the island, characterized by sand dunes with a thousand shades. In addition to these, we also point out the Black River Gorges National Park (part of UNESCO heritage since 1977): within the park there are spectacular canyons and mountains, in addition to the beautiful Chamarel Falls, nothing less than the highest waterfalls in Mauritius! Not to mention the beaches of crystal clear water: one more beautiful than the other ... You will really feel like in paradise.

  • Average temperatures in November: min 20 ° / max 28 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 78,00 € per room -
  • Roundtrip flight + 7 days / 6 nights from 1.102,00 € per person -

7 - South Africa, Africa

Although temperatures in November are not among the hottest of the year, another highly recommended destination for an autumn getaway is South Africa. The southernmost state of the entire continent, South Africa is a place that is characterized by a great attraction from a naturalistic point of view. Kruger National Park.

It is one of the best known African parks, among the most suitable destinations to experience the beauty of a safari in the pristine wilderness during which you can observe the five "big five Africans": lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, rhino. For practical information on costs and recommended equipment for a safari, we recommend that you read this article.

In addition, you can't say you've been to South Africa without having climbed to the top of the iconic Table Mountain, the famous landmark that overlooks the skyscrapers of Cape Town, as well as taking a trip to Boulders Beach, the beach of the funny South African penguins, which can be visited through organized tours departing from Cape Town.

  • Average temperatures in November: min 18 ° / max 24 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from € 50,00 per room -
  • Roundtrip flight + 7 days / 6 nights from 636,00 € per person -

8 - California, United States

It's true: it's always a good time to take a trip to the United States, especially if the destination in question is the wonderful state of California. Here, between lively metropolises and unspoiled nature, you will have the opportunity to live an adventure capable of satisfying all tastes and that, we are sure, you will hardly forget. In particular, we recommend that you explore the country by road, so that you can travel freely wherever you want.

Among the most spectacular destinations we highlight the cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego with the famous zoo of the same name, as well as the fantastic natural parks Yosemite and Sequoia, and finally Death Valley, straddling the state of Nevada, which represents the lowest point in all of North America (86 meters below sea level!).
And while you're at it, consider making a quick detour to Las Vegas, Nevada, the entertainment, shopping and gambling capital.

  • Average temperatures in November: min 14 ° / max 24 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 80,00 € per room -
  • Roundtrip flight + 7 days / 6 nights from 757,00 € per person -

9 - Hawaii, U.S.A.

With the tropical climate, sunshine almost all year round and miles of beaches frequented by surfers, Hawaii has always conveyed a common imaginary linked to a simple and very relaxed lifestyle.
In fact, in addition to beach tourism, Hawaii is also perfect for those who dream of an adventure vacation, between trekking in the forest and hiking among the volcanoes.

In addition, these islands are characterized by an enormous variety in terms of flora and fauna: not only birds of many species, but also sea turtles, monk seals and whales are among the animals that have chosen Hawaii as their natural habitat. In autumn and winter, in particular, we recommend the opportunity for excellent whale watching, thanks to the numerous species of whales that migrate there this season.

The main destinations are the islands of Hawaii, Maui and Oahu, the last home of the Haiku stairs and the historic USS Arizona Memorial in memory of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which can be visited on a boat ride.

  • Average temperatures in November: min 22 ° / max 29 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 81,00 € per room -
  • Roundtrip flight + 7 days / 6 nights from 1.266,00 € per person -

10 - Tahiti and Bora Bora, French Polynesia

If we ask you to close your eyes and imagine paradise, many of you will probably imagine coasts of fine white sand, a dreamy sea and a romantic house on stilts from which to admire the sunrise and sunset every day. Well ... if you want to make this vision a reality, all you have to do is fly to French Polynesia.

Among the recommended destinations we highlight Bora Bora and Tahiti, which in addition to undisputed natural beauties, offer an ideal climate in November: thanks to the trade winds blowing from the southeast, in fact, temperatures are warm but not sultry, as well as the water temperature (which in autumn easily reaches 28 °!). This way, you can immerse yourself in the crystal clear water as long as you wish, having the opportunity to swim alongside tropical fish, sweet stingrays and even sharks, through an unforgettable marine safari.

  • Average temperatures in November: min 23 ° / max 30 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 150,00 € per room -
  • Flight round trip + 7 days / 6 nights from 2.812,00 € per person -

11 - Oman, Middle East

Among the most visited Arab countries in recent years, Oman is increasingly emerging revealing a truly incredible amount of natural wonders and more. The capital Muscat is the best starting point for a trip to Oman. Here you will find the beautiful Al-Alam Royal Palace and the White Mosque of Sultan Qaboos, to visit on a comfortable guided tour.
Among the activities not to be missed is a jeep safari through the desert to the lush oasis of Wadi Bani Khalid, full of palm trees and natural freshwater pools where you can swim.

If you've been dreaming for a long time of living an experience worthy of the magical atmosphere of the "Thousand and One Nights" style, Oman is the country for you. Also consider November to be a good time to visit: the arid weather of the summer months could, in fact, create a lot of inconvenience during your stay. For more information on what to see in Oman, we recommend reading this article.

  • Average temperatures in November: min 21 ° / max 30 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 85.00 € per room -
  • Roundtrip flight + 7 days / 6 nights from 855,00 € per person -

12 - Jordan, Middle East

Speaking of the Middle East, another destination we absolutely recommend for a trip in November is Jordan. Land of Bedouins and architectural wonders, it is a country that has a lot to offer starting with Petra, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, for which we recommend purchasing a tour with transfer included departing from Amman.

Jordanian attractions certainly do not end here: in addition to the famous site, in fact, we point out Little Petra (also known as White Petra), the aforementioned capital Amman, Jerash (one of the best preserved archaeological sites in the world), Madaba with its mosaics and surreal desert castles (how splendid).

In addition to these unmissable stops, in Jordan you can also live unique experiences in the world, for example a swim in the waters of the Dead Sea or an excursion in the Wadi Rum desert, location of countless science fiction movies (including Star Wars).

  • Average temperatures in November: min 17 ° / max 22 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 45,00 € per room -
  • Roundtrip flight + 7 days / 6 nights from 381,00 € per person -

13 - Darwin and Tiwi Islands, Australia

It is well known that Australia, with its limitless spaces, large metropolises and breathtaking sunsets, is a popular year-round destination. For a November getaway, however, we don't want to recommend the usual seen-and-reviewed destinations, but something new: we're talking about Darwin, the green and lively capital of the Northern Territory. Right in front of the city lies an archipelago that is really interesting from a naturalistic point of view: the Tiwi Islands, characterized by a tropical monsoon climate, endless eucalyptus forests and a huge variety of wildlife.

In fact, many specimens of olive ridley turtles, sharks and marine crocodiles live here, as well as various species of migratory birds. Among the suggested activities, a bird watching excursion and especially a fantastic cruise to discover the world of Australian crocodiles.

  • Average temperatures in November: min 25 ° / max 33 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 60,00 € per room -
  • Roundtrip flight + 7 days / 6 nights from 1.105,00 € per person -

14 - Senegal, Africa

Finally, we propose a truly unusual destination: Senegal. It is a country full of treasures waiting to be discovered (as well as being a perfect place for the month of November). Among the attractions we recommend not to miss, we cannot fail to mention some of the seven sites (yes, seven sites!) UNESCO Heritage Sites: among them, the island of Gorèe, the Niokolo-Koba National Park with an area equivalent to 9,000 square kilometers of unspoiled nature, the island of Saint-Luis in the north of the country, the Djoudj Bird Sanctuary (highly recommended for birdwatchers) and the Senegambia Stone Circles, probably erected for funerary purposes.
Also, always in Senegal you can go on safari to see hyenas, hippos, buffaloes and lions. For more information, visit the article: Safari in Senegal: prices, when to go and where to go

  • Average temperatures in November: min 20 ° / max 33 °.
  • Hotel and b & b from 46,00 € per room -
  • Flight round trip + 7 days / 6 nights from 564,00 € per person -

Where not to go on vacation: destinations not recommended in November

Where not to goWhy not go
Caraibi, Florida, Messico, VenezuelaIn the first part of the month there is still a trail of cyclones at risk of the semester. I prefer the second half of the month.
Central AmericaHeavy rain, sweltering heat
Maldives, AsiaSlight cyclone risk, prefer southern islands
Sri LankaRainy season
Vietnam, AsiaTyphoon risk. Slight risk in Hanoi, north, Tonkin and central Vietnam. Higher risk early in the month in the south.
Malaysia, AsiaRainy season, constant rainfall, many hotels closed.
PhilippinesMay to November is the season of heavy rains and risk of hurricanes and typhoons (peak in August and September). Prefer the second half of the month.
Koh Samui, ThailandMonsoon season, torrential rains.
Tanzania e parchi del nord, AfricaRainy season, prefer southern parks in this period.
Botswana, AfricaSouthern summer, abundant rains and hot and humid heat.

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