Where To Holiday September
There’s a plethora of long and short haul destinations that are fantastic to holiday in September. Whether you’re looking to stay closer to home such as France, Croatia and the Canary Islands. Long Haul destinations including Africa, French Polynesia and the Indian Ocean are also fantastic choices to holiday in September.
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Breakthtaking landscapes and an abundance of wildlife are all ingredients for an unforgettable safari holiday package. Ideal for twin centre holidays, you could spend the first part of your holiday spotting the big 5 game in the Hells Gate National Park, then enjoy a week on the beach in Mombasa, which enjoys an average of 25 degrees and highs of 28.
Tanzania is perfect for a safari holiday in September with average weather of 25 degrees. Home to the big 5, you can try and spot them at the renowned Serengeti National Park and Kilimanjaro National Park. Offshore lies the idyllic islands of Zanzibar, which is a great combination for a multi centre holiday package.
Zanzibar is a beautiful island off the coast of Tanzania with stunning natural beauty from white pristine beaches, a National Park and old fort, which is now home to a cultural center and stone amphitheater. Featuring a range of stunning, luxurious hotels on the beachfront of the island, Zanzibar is an excellent destination for snorkeling and water activities. During September, temperatures average around 25 degrees.
Cape Town has temperatures of 14 degrees. If you’re looking to combine your holiday with a safari, Kruger National Park can reach around 21 degrees. Perfect for families and couples looking for romance, a South Africa holiday can vary depending on your passions. From thrilling game drives in one of the game drives to sampling wine in one of the many sweeping vineyards in Cape Wine lands District – a visit to Cape Town is a must, see the penguins on Boulders Beach, abseil Table Mountain and dine and shop along the stunning V&A Waterfront.
Fiji is made up of 333 beautiful tropical islands in the heart of the South Pacific and is an excellent destination for honeymooners and those celebrating anniversaries and special occasions. An ideal destination for snorkeling and diving, Fiji has colourful reefs and more than 1500 species of fish, so it’s well worth the plunge! If you love to be active on holiday, Fiji offers plenty of opportunities to hike through its lush forests and go bird watching.
If you’re searching for paradise in September, Bora Bora is a great option. Imagine relaxing in your private overwater bungalow with the views of lush mountains and azure, crystal blue waters as your view? Naturally beautiful, Bora Bora offers luxurious resorts to choose from to make your holiday extra special and is a fantastic place to scuba dive and attracts honeymooners for its romantic location.
Kick back and relax on a gorgeous beach in which your luxurious accommodation for the next week or two is your new oasis in the Indian Ocean. Mauritius in September has lovely weather with average temperatures of 21 and highs of 24 and there’s 8 hours of sunshine a day! If you love to explore culture, Port Louis is Mauritius’ capital with stately colonial architecture and Le Caudan Waterfront. As well as gorgeous beaches, Mauritius has stunning natural beauty such as Le Morne Brabant, Black River Gorges National Park, Seven Coloured Earths, Trou aux Cerfs and Chamarel waterfall – just to name a few!
September is a good time of year to visit Bali on average the weather is a lovely 27 degrees and can go as high as 31 with 8 hours of sunshine a day! Our two main destinations in Bali is Ubud and Seminyak, which are both great together as you get to explore the lush jungles, rice paddies and culture in Ubud, then head off to Seminyak for a relaxing beachfront holiday. Lombok and the Gili Islands are also fantastic to explore when visiting Bali and have temperatures of 27 degrees.
A holiday to Canada can be as adventurous as you like! From bustling cities to sweeping landscapes – Canada really does have it all. If you’re looking for adventure, Banff National Park has lovely temperatures of 11 degrees. Toronto and Vancouver have similar weather averages of 15-18 degrees – perfect weather for shopping and seeing all the main attractions and sights!
In September, Hawaii is warm and sunny with temperatures around 27 degrees and can go as high as 29 degrees. A Hawaii holiday invites every type of traveller, from those who love sun kissed beaches, boutique shopping and a variety of culture, to those who seek adventure, scenic hiking and driving trails and excursions. Hawaii has a collective of wonderful tourist areas with luxury hotels, a lively nightlife and an array of exquisite restaurants. Stay on the Big Island or go island hopping to Kauai, which has dramatic cliffs, big drop waterfalls and helicopter rides to see the stunning sceneries from a bird’s eye view! For surfer’s, the Island of Oahu is ideal, Waikiki beach on the north shore has the perfect spots!
Rich in culture and home to more UNESCO world Heritage Sites found anywhere else in the world – Italy is a spectacular country with a range of destinations offering something different. For ancient ruins, visit Rome, which has excellent temperatures of 22 degrees in September, with highs of 27 degrees. If you’ve always wanted to go on a Gondola ride in Venice, the weather here in September is around 20 degrees with highs of 24 and 8 hours of sunshine each day! On the bucket list of many, the gorgeous Amalfi Coast has beautiful beaches, colourful villages, terrace vineyards and lush lemon groves. September is a warm month to visit Sorrento with lovely temperatures of 21 and highs of 26 degrees.
Greece is warm in September and on the mainland, Athens sees average temperatures of 24 degrees and Rhodes is 25 degrees. The Greek Islands has similar weather to the mainland, with popular holidays destinations such as Santorini (highs of 26 degrees), Crete (highs of 27 degrees) and Mykonos (highs of 27 degrees).
Portugal’s capital, Lisbon has warm weather in September with an average of 23 and highs of 27 degrees. Those looking for a beach break in Portugal can enjoy the warm weather in Algarve, which has an average temperature of 23 and highs of 29 degrees. Portugal is a small country nestled on the Iberian Peninsula, which it shares with Spain. A picturesque country with diverse landscapes, ranging from lush mountainsides to rocky peaks, desert regions and stunning beaches dotted with luxury resorts, Portugal is an idyllic place in which to spend a relaxing golf or spa holiday, or a fun-filled family vacation.
September is a popular month to visit Paris, home to the Eiffel Tower, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral and designer boutiques. Weather during this month is around 16 degrees with highs of 21 degrees. For a seafront escape in France head to sunny Monte Carlo, which enjoys temperatures of 22 degrees and highs of 24 and 10 hours of sunshine each day! Families with younger children visiting France are sure to want to take in Disneyland Paris, which consists of two theme parks and a shopping district and includes such exhilarating rides as Space Mountain and Pirates of the Caribbean; other great options for kids range from Aquaboulevard to the Aquarium La Rochelle.
Dubrovnik is a popular holiday destination when visiting Croatia and September is a great time of year to visit as it’s hot and dry with 22 degrees and can reach highs of 25 degrees. Explore the Old Town and popular sights as seen in the hit TV series, Game of Thrones and explore the city’s walls for absolutely breathtaking views of the ocean and beyond. Split is another great destination in Croatia to visit in September with average temperatures of 21 and highs of 26, located on the Dalmatian coast with beautiful beaches Roman remains, white stone walls and a gorgeous seafront promenade with swaying palms trees and plenty of restaurants to dine in.
The stunning Canary Islands are ideal to visit all year round and if you’re looking for a quick break before summer, the likes of Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria and La Palma are great options. These stunning volcanic islands have gorgeous sceneries, volcanic landscapes, sandy beaches and great dining spots. In September, Tenerife is warm with average temperatures of 23 and can go as high as 27 degrees. Those looking to top up the tan in time for summer can head to Lanzarote, which enjoys average temperatures of 25 degrees and can do as high as 29 degrees in the day.
Beijing is the bustling and historical capital of China is a fascinating destination to explore and with average temperatures of 20 degrees in September the weather is also pleasant, with highs of 26 – ideal weather for exploring popular sights such as the Great Wall of China! Shanghai has similar average temperatures of 24 degrees and highs of 27 – this famed waterfront promenade has futuristic skyline including the stunning Shanghai Tower!
The average temperature in Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, is around 7 degrees. There are so many reasons to visit the small Nordic nation of Iceland. Undoubtedly top of the list is its incredible scenery, which includes dramatic volcanoes – such as the famous Eyjafjallajökull – its desolate lava fields, black sand beaches and spurting geysers. Then, of course, there are the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, which can be easily seen during the winter months. Be sure to check out our selection of hotels in Iceland, some of which serve as the ideal base from which to view this breath-taking phenomenon.
Tokyo has an average temperature of 26 degrees with highs of 29 in September. Touring Japan is one of the most effective ways to really get to know this diverse, volcanic country, whether you’re looking to explore the vibrant cities or hop from blossom-filled gardens to snowy alpine resorts, Japan is the place to do it! Alternatively, a Japan multi-centre package is a great way for you to explore different destinations in your own pace.