This August enjoy summer in the northern hemisphere or winter in the southern hemisphere.
We have endless options at HomeExchange so this August you can enjoy your exchange to the fullest.
If you like to soak up the sun, don’t forget to pack your summer hats and swimsuits…
1- Enjoy the French Riviera in France
The French Riviera is a classic and never gets boring. There are millions in the world planning to visit this coast every year for its glamor and luxury! Go sunbathing on the beaches or just take a stroll through narrow streets in the old quarters of Nice. Discover spectacular yachts moored in the port of Monte Carlo, or see the Corniche theater in Cannes, which is famous for its incredible film festival. The Costa Azul is a great destination for taking that family trip and getting sun-drenched at the beach.
“We had a great stay in Bruno, Laurence, Pierre, and Margaux, in a beautiful and very comfortable home. Perfect to rest around the pool and very well located to explore the region. Our children came back delighted. Upon our return, we found the house very clean. A successful exchange thanks to this very kind family “- Antton
2- Have a relaxing trip in Mallorca
Mallorca is another destination to consider if you want to enjoy endless seashore, with great summer sunshine. Mallorca is not only known for its beaches, and hidden coves, but also for its authentic villages, where you can relish in fabulous cuisines. The impressive mountain range (Sierra de Tramontana), declared as a World Heritage Site is the backbone of Mallorca, a magnificent beauty not to be missed. It only gets better, this island also has the largest underground lake in the world, in the Caves of Drach, a rather touristy spot worth visiting. In Palma de Mallorca you can visit one of the most beautiful cathedrals in Spain, the Cathedral of Santa María in Palma de Mallorca, as well as the Bellver Castle. There is so much this island has to offer that words fall short.
Marita Home, Puerto Pollensa
“We had a great stay at the beach house of Marita and Pedro. Marita is a fantastic host. He picked us up from the airport, cooked a typical Mallorcan dish and offered to take us on his boat! What better introduction to Mallorca. The beach house has a large garden and everything we needed for our stay, even bicycles to explore the place. Also perfect location, it is 5 minutes from the beach of Puerto Pollenca and with all the comforts of safe family life, swimming, boating facilities, park, shops and wonderful restaurants! It is our perfect dream at home in our perfect dream place. A 5-star experience! “- Margaret
3- Travel from Cinque Terre to Venice, Italy
With so much to see and do it is going to be hard to drag yourself away after visiting Italy. The diversity of Italy will blow your mind away from crystal clear beaches to famous cities narrated in history. Italy never fails to surprise any traveler because it has everything from art to gastronomy and there is no better month than the month of August to visit this beautiful country. From the eye sparkling Cinque Terre, Tuscany, and Florence to the floating masterpiece Venice. Stay in any of these areas and ask your host for recommendations to their favorite gelato or the best Italian pasta.
Tamar and Marco Home, Milan
“We had a wonderful exchange with Tamar, Marco, and his family! Your apartment in Milan is designed beautifully, sunny, spacious and very well equipped! It is located in a central but quiet area. They left us with very clear instructions and great advice. The communication before the exchange was very good, and they have treated our apartment with great care. Thank you very much for everything, I would love to repeat this exchange sometime! “- Friederike
Don’t like the sunny shores? Prefer to put on your ski suit in August? Maybe these destinations are more suited for you and your family…
4- Explore Argentina
Argentina, is a whole world of possibilities from the bustle and tango sounds of Buenos Aires, to the waterfalls of Iguazu. Even a 30-day trip is sometimes not enough to explore this incredible terrain with iconic peaks and deep blue lakes. In order to discover Argentina, it is worth spending a week or more and this is where home exchange can come in handy. Uncover the best homes with HomeExchange, and begin your Argentinian adventure.
“It was a beautiful experience, Fernando is a very kind person and advised us with all the activities we could do in El Calafate. The house is very nice with all comforts and with very good taste in the decoration. We were happy with the place. Thank you, Fer for your hospitality and you are welcome to stay in my home at any time. “- Gabriela
5- Unveil the winter landscapes of Chile
Known as the land of diverse landscapes, the temperatures in Chile cool down in August. And August in Chile is when you get to see the most spectacular landscapes. So many choices, it might just be overwhelming. Chile is also one of the best destinations in the world for winter sports. So go skiing in the Andes or take a sleigh ride on volcanoes. If you are adventurous and like winter sports then Chile is the place for you. The breathtaking landscapes in Chile will leave you speechless.
“Very good experience while staying in the Ewald apartment! The location is super convenient for sightseeing. The view of the port makes you want to stay on the balcony. Their loft has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Above all, the most pleasant thing was the way we were welcomed and the availability of Ewald and his cousin. Thank you very much.”- Julien
6- Cool down from the warm summer of the northern hemisphere in Australia
August is the ideal time to visit this Pacific continent. Australia is one of the many destinations listed in the wanderlust of many travelers. The winters are mild, you can relax with cool temperatures, warm nights and some rain. Between May and November, is the best time for whale watching so you can enjoy this wonder of nature if you travel to Australia in August.
“Motti and Tali have been very friendly and have made our stay very comfortable. Their home and rooms are large and with all the things you need. We enjoyed staying at their home in Melbourne. Thanks!”- Marc
For this August- Would you like to explore the northern or the southern hemisphere?