Where in the world can you swim? The best beach and seaside destinations for swimming by month

For you, does vacation mean a good sea water bath every day? Discover the best beach and sea destinations in Europe and worldwide for swimming every month of the year. For every month of the year, you will find our recommendations for the best seaside destinations where sea water is guaranteed to be pleasant for swimming, and a world map with the average sea temperature for each country so you can see where to go swimming.

Where to swim: what month do you want to go on vacation to the seaside?

Where can you swim on every continent?

You dream of spending your holidays in a place that allows you to revel in the deliciously warm and crystal-clear sea water, all in an enchanting environment. Holiday destinations by the sea around the world vary according to the seasons. And whether you decide to leave in January, April or November, you can set off for a heavenly destination where you can bathe in ideal conditions.

If you choose to stay in Europe, the summer season is the best. During this period, Mediterranean coasts such as the Costa Daurada in Spain are popular with summer visitors for the perfect seawater temperature. The seaside resorts of the southern Iberian Peninsula such as the Algarve in Portugal have nothing to envy to the superb summer destinations of the Mediterranean islands and the Adriatic coast of Italy. The beaches of Cyprus, Malta and Sardinia will give you a magical setting. The Balearic Islands and the Madeira archipelago rival each other in beauty for a destination that combines escape and a change of scenery. Europe is full of beautiful places just waiting to be discovered.

In America, the coasts along the Caribbean Sea offer perfect sun and beach destinations for most of the year. Like Costa Rica, Mexico will make you dream with its Riviera Maya, located not far from Cancún. Especially since it is possible to discover pre-Hispanic remains. And if you are passionate about water sports, the pacific coasts will satisfy you with their surfing, kitesurfing or sea scooter spots, whether in California, Hanauma Bay in Hawaii or Acapulco. Samba lovers have nothing to lose by going directly to Brazil to enjoy the famous beach of Paco cabana.

The most beautiful beaches in Asia can be found in the Andaman archipelago, the atolls of the Maldives or islands like Phuket or Koh Phi Phi in Thailand. For a relaxing stay in a green setting, Sri Lanka and the Indian coasts can surprise you with the beauty of their fine sandy beaches. For diving enthusiasts, the marine environment of the Philippines abounds in colors. Asia abounds in magnificent places where bathing will be a pure moment of pleasure. But to enjoy your stay, avoid the monsoon season, characterized by heavy rains.

Africa has several paradisaical bathing spots as well as superb and well-equipped seaside resorts. The coasts of Tunisia and the Atlantic coast of Morocco are perfect for a thalassotherapy stay. On the other hand, for moments of tranquility, Tanzania and its coasts are perfect. Surf and water sport enthusiasts will be satisfied with the climatic conditions of Cape Town and the South African coasts. In the category of paradise islands, Cape Verde, Seychelles, Reunion, Mauritius and Madagascar are among the destinations not to be missed.

If you have a predilection for the Middle East, the best time to go there is during the summer season. Antalya and Bodrum in Turkey are ideal for seaside tourism. For those who like to get off the beaten track, the Dead Sea coast will allow you to discover the pleasure of thalassotherapy. Scuba diving enthusiasts will find their happiness in Hurghada or Sharm el-Sheikh, which are unmissable destinations with the famous pyramids of Egypt, a must to visit. You will also find magnificent diving spots off the coast of Yemen, on the island of Socotra or on the coast of the United Arab Emirates.

As for escape destinations, the Caribbean islands are true to their reputation, like Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic or the coconut-fringed beaches of Guadeloupe. Cuba will not fail to please you with its rums, salsas and of course its superb beaches such as Cayo Santa Maria. Especially since the weather conditions are superb for a good part of the year.

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