Maldives - Tropical islands, white sandy beaches, diving among dolphins – there’s plenty to admire about this archipelago of 1,192 coral islands in the Indian Ocean. In January, rain is rare and average daytime temperatures are about 27 degrees.
Nicaragua - A Central American gem just north of the Equator, this country has a tropical climate and is hot all year round. Enjoy the jagged land of lakes, wildlife and volcanoes along with average highs of around 27 degrees.
Oman - Thanks to its dry desert setting, Oman enjoys warm weather all year round.
Philippines - With more than 7,000 islands and it's amazing capital, Manila, the Philippines offers plenty of opportunity for holidaymakers. The dry season, of which January is a part, is more bearable than other times of the year: temperatures tend to be around 26 degrees.
Qatar - This fascinating country in the Middle East has a subtropical desert climate where you’ll find about eight hours of sunshine each day in January. Expect temperatures in the 20s, and the sun tends to shine all year round.