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Countries with the best weather

Not many countries in the world are home to such drab, dreary and damp weather conditions as the UK during winter and this alone has been reason enough for countless British citizens to relocate abroad. After all, what better way to escape these gloomy surroundings than to move to somewhere with a few more days’ worth of sunshine? Here at Santa Fe Relocation, we’re taking a look at the top countries with the best weather in the world, to help you to decide whether relocating is the solution for you.

Cape Verde

Located just off the coast of West Africa, Cape Verde is situated in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and, as you can imagine, is home to an incredibly enviable climate. With temperatures middling out at around 25°C year-round, Cape Verde’s remarkably pleasant weather makes it the ideal place to take a break from the gloomy alternative found in the UK. What’s more, the tourism industry has only recently made its way to the small group of islands, meaning you won’t be surrounded by holidaymakers and you can enjoy yourself in peace.


Brazil is a nation that prides itself on beautiful beaches, breathtaking cathedrals and, of course, magnificent weather; not many people would pass up the opportunity to live in the South American country. Temperatures actually reach their peak in February, with the average heat in its capital of Rio De Janiero reaching highs of 27°C. The weather doesn’t get much worse during Brazil’s coldest months either, with the capital’s temperature only falling a grand total of 6°C to 21°C in July.


The third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Cyprus has been inhabited for over 12,000 years and during that time has seen its residents enjoy plenty of sun, sea and sand. With the average daily temperature reaching a peak of 25°C, the Cypriots are two hours ahead of us English, meaning that any move to Cyprus will amount to very little jet lag. If you want to take a break from sunning on the beach, there’s plenty of substance to match Cyprus’s sunshine, it is home to a number of ancient sites that you can visit to truly get a feel for the country.


The furthest flung destination to appear on our guide, Australia’s most famous cities always hint at the country’s wonderful all-around climate. Brisbane, Queensland’s capital, is bordered by the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, both of which revel in fine weather with Australia’s average summer temperature topping out at around 30°C. Beyond the warm weather, there are also plenty of great locations to visit in the land down under, including the Great Barrier Reef, the Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach.

Costa Rica

A country that really emphasises a great work-life balance, many of the travellers that settle in Costa Rica are struck by the sheer friendliness of the locals. Home to a unique tropical landscape, Costa Rica’s temperatures reach an average of 28°C in its hottest month and only fall by a total of 2°C in its coldest month – January. The country has become so popular that it recently reached the 12th spot out of 64 countries in the overall ranking of an Expat Insider survey.

If you’re considering relocating abroad to one of these great countries, and you want to discuss how we can help you on moving day, get in touch with a member of our expert team today!

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