Where to Go for Honeymoon in December

Kuto Beach, New Caledonia
December honeymoon? Try the Isle of Pines, New Caledonia – Image courtesy of New Caledonia Tourism

Best Places to Honeymoon in December 

Are you wondering where to go in December? If so, look no further – our warm weather guide brings you the world’s most pleasant places to honeymoon in December.

Discover the best places to visit when the skies are mainly clear and sunny, the temperature is warm to hot and the chance of rain is minimal or not at all.

 

Where to go in December . . .

 
Temperatures given reflect the average high temperature that you can expect at each destination. For more detailed information click on any of the following destinations. 

Asia 

This is one of the best times of the year to visit Thailand, the west coast of Malaysia and Goa, India, which are sunny and mainly dry. (Note: Avoid Bali, Indonesia where it is the rainy season.)

Phuket, Thailand thermometre 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Ko Phi Phi, Thailand thermometre 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 12 Days swimming icon 29°C (84°F)
Krabi, Thailand thermometre 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Khao Lak, Thailand thermometre 32°C (89°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Hua Hin, Thailand thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Ko Samui, Thailand thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Pattaya, Thailand thermometre 30°C (82°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Langkawi, Malaysia thermometre 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Goa, India thermometre 32°C (89°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
 

Africa 

For a perfect honeymoon in December, head to the beaches around Mombasa in Kenya or Cape Town in South Africa. (Note: Avoid the Seychelles and Mauritius where it is the rainy season.)

Mombasa, Kenya thermometre 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 8 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Cape Town, RSA thermometre 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 7 Days swimming icon 18°C (64°F)
 

Australia

 
The southern regions of Australia, including Perth, Byron Bay and Sydney, receive warm and occasional hot weather in December.

Perth, WA thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 21°C (70°F)
Sydney, NSW thermometre 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 11 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)
Byron Bay, NSW thermometre 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 12 Days swimming icon 26°C (78°F)
 

Caribbean 

The Caribbean is a great place to go in December as it enjoys near perfect weather conditions with clear sunny skies interspersed by the occasional brief rain shower. Some of the best islands to visit include Aruba, the Bahamas, Jamaica and both the US and British Virgin Islands.

Aruba thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Bahamas thermometre 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 26°C (78°F)
Barbados thermometre 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 14 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
British Virgin Islands thermometre 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 14 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Cayman Islands thermometre 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Dominican Republic thermometre 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 8 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Jamaica thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Turks and Caicos thermometre 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 6 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
 

North America 

Miami in the Unted States and Cabo San Lucas, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta in Mexico offer perfect weather conditions for a honeymoon in December. (Note: While Hawaii is considered a year round destination, December brings heavy and regular rainfall.)

Miami thermometre 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 6 Hours rain cloud 7 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Cancun thermometre 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 10 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Puerto Vallarta thermometre 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Cabo San Lucas thermometre 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
 

Middle East 

Both Abu Dhabi and Dubai in United Arab Emirates are very pleasant in December.

Abu Dhabi thermometre 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Dubai thermometre 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
 

South Pacific 

With the exception of New Caledonia, much of the South Pacific is hot and wet in December. In New Zealand, the warm summer season brings increasingly warm and sunny days interspersed with occasional rain showers to much of the country.

New Caledonia thermometre 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 7 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Auckland, NZ thermometre 22°C (72°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 14 Days swimming icon 19°C (66°F)
 

Places to avoid in December

Africa

 
The Seychelles and Mauritius where it is the hot, rainy season.

Australia

 
October through March (summer) brings hot, wet weather with frequent rain showers and occasional storms to the northern regions of Australia, including the Top End (including Darwin, Broome), Western Australia (except Perth) and northern Queensland (including Cairns and the Whitsunday Islands). 

Europe

 
Europe is generally, cold and wet; only the south coast of Spain and Portugal have reasonable periods of sunshine. However, this is a good time to visit if you plan on skiing the snow-covered slopes of France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Spain.

South Pacific

 
This is the hot, wet season in the South Pacific, when you can expect torrential rain showers interspersed by periods of intense sunshine and the possibility of tropical cyclones (hurricanes). The exception is New Zealand.

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