Christmas 2021 travel guide: from Brazil to Spain, places to enjoy Christmas in the summers

Christmas is around the corner. With Christmas, we only think of snow and winter chills. But it might surprise you that there are a few countries in the world, which experience summers during Christmas. This is because they are part of the southern hemisphere, therefore, they have the summer season instead of the winter at this time.

Are you more of a summer Christmas person than a snowy Christmas? At LatestLY, we’ve curated a list of countries you must visit if you’re planning on seeing a summer Christmas. Is it bad luck to sing Christmas carols before December 25 and not kiss under the mistletoe? 6 cool things you should know


Bolivia is a country in South America and due to its location it experiences summers during Christmas time. Christians here celebrate Christmas until January 6. Plus, they exchange gifts on this day instead of December 25th.

South Africa

It is another country in the southern hemisphere, where Christmas falls in the summer. Being summer, people love to celebrate it outside if it’s not too hot. People enjoy Christmas pudding as part of the festival tradition.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

It is the hottest place to visit in December with temperatures reaching 30-34 degrees Celsius.

Phuket, thailand

If you want to soak up the sun on a beach during winters, then Phuket is the best destination. You can enjoy here with a temperature of 25 degrees Celsius.

New Zealand

In New Zealand, Christmas is celebrated in the middle of the summer holidays. Santa Claus in New Zealand wears sandals and a rugby shirt.


Christmas in Australia is hot and people enjoy cold food and fresh seafood. The beaches witness a dense crowd on this day as people enjoy celebrating the festival by the beach.

Christmas isn’t just about snow white and Santa’s red blazer. Experience a warm and lively Christmas by visiting the places mentioned above during Christmas time. I wish everyone a Merry Christmas 2021!

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on December 10, 2021 at 10:22 a.m. IST. For more info and updates on Politics, World, Sports, Entertainment, and Lifestyle , connect to our website

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