When's the best time to visit the Caribbean?


Feb. 7, 2019, 3:25 p.m.

Sirenis Hotels & Resorts welcomes you to the Caribbean throughout the year, with everything prepared for you to enjoy an unforgettable holiday. Winter is one of the best times to visit. Would you like to know why? Let's go!

Winter. The best time to visit the Caribbean.

Although almost all year round you can enjoy the beauties of the Caribbean, the best months are from January to March, as the climate is cooler and drier. What’s more, in the months of August, September and October, there are more tropical storms.

What's the climate like in the Caribbean?

The climate in the Caribbean region is tropical, characterised by warm temperatures all year long, with an average of around 25°C. Temperatures tend to vary little in the different months of the year, with highs close to 30°C in summer and lows of 22°C or 23°C in winter. May is the hottest month of the year and January is the coldest month.

The climate in the Caribbean is also quite humid, with relative humidity hovering between 77% and 82.5%. Humidity is lower in the winter months, even though it's still high.

Meanwhile, rain falls mainly in the autumn, especially between October and December, decreasing in the winter. The driest month is March, while the rainiest month is October.

Dry season vs Rainy season

Dry season in the Caribbean: This is in winter, between the months of December and April, with cooler temperatures averaging 26°C. Rainfall decreases in this season.

Rainy season in the Caribbean: This is in summer, between the months of May and November, with average temperatures of 28°C, higher humidity and abundant rainfall, usually in the form of short downpours. This is also the hurricane season in the Caribbean.

Tips for dealing with the Caribbean climate

- Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration
- Use sunscreen and UV glasses to protect against the strong sunlight
- Wear clothes made from fresh fabrics such as cotton or linen, as they're better in high temperatures
- Constantly apply insect repellent, as that there are lots of mosquitos in tropical climates

Our hotels in the Caribbean

We hope that these tips have helped you choose the best dates for your dream holiday. Now it's time to choose the resort that best suits your preferences.

If you are looking for calm, nature and an unforgettable holiday as a couple, perhaps the resort that best suits you is Grand Sirenis Matlali Hills. This eco-friendly resort is nestled in the magnificent hills of the Bay of Banderas, near Puerto Vallarta (Mexico), sheltered by the spectacular Sierra Madre in a sophisticated oasis with its own nature reserve and panoramic views of the ocean.

If your dream includes heavenly beaches, Mayan ruins and adventures to enjoy with your family, friends or partner, your ideal resort will be Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya Resort. The vast resort lies on a beautiful two-mile stretch of pristine beach and houses an authentic and perfectly preserved Mayan ruin along a heart-shaped inlet; one of the most beautiful areas for lovers of snorkelling.

Our third resort in the Caribbean is for guests looking for both fun and relaxation for the whole family. At the new Grand Sirenis Punta Cana Resort you'll find fantastic facilities, a spa and beauty centre, tennis courts, a padel court, gym, table tennis, darts, beach volleyball, and water activities such as windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, catamaran sailing, snorkelling and diving. The 12,000 m2 Sirenis Aquagames water park is available to hotel guests; its sheer size and its amazing attractions are one of a kind in the region.

So, have you already chosen your ideal time to visit the Caribbean? If you still have any doubts, visit our website www.sirenishotels.com!

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