Looking for a holiday in the sun to escape those April showers? We don’t blame you.
With European seasonal destinations like Greece, the Balearic Islands and Bulgaria starting to reopen after winter, April makes a fantastic month to bag yourself a bargain and head abroad before that high summer demand starts. So, first things first, where exactly can you expect the best weather in April? Here’s our hotspots…
Flight time – Approx 2.5 hours
Average Temperature – 17°C
Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol boast great weather in April with temperatures peaking around 27°C. With a flying time of only two and a half hours from the UK, these two Costas are a great choice for families looking for an April break with plenty of hot sunshine, good facilities for kids and a relatively short flight time.
Flight time – 3 hours
Average Temperature – 20°C
In just a three-hour flight, you’ll find yourself in Malta — another excellent April holiday destination as temperatures start to creep up to the 20’s and above as the month goes on.
Offering so much more than just sun and sand, Malta has a rugged coastline, several theme parks and plenty of age-old sights to keep the culture vultures busy. Think roman ruins, medieval castles, walled cities and churches — lots of churches! Towards the end of April there’s an International Firework Festival that takes place too — a spectacular event for all the family!
Flight time – 4.5 hours
Average Temperature – 22°C
If you are happy to travel a little further afield, a flight around four and a half hours will take you to the holiday hotspot of Cyprus. With its great choice of All Inclusive hotels, tons of bars and restaurants and a whopping 64 Blue Flag beaches to choose from, it’s no surprise that people love it here so much.
Flight time – 12 hours
Average Temperature – 32°C
April is one of the quietest periods for holidays in Thailand, making it a great time to grab a bargain. Bangkok and central areas can become very hot at this time of the year so it is worth heading out to places like Krabi and Phuket where temperatures are a bit milder. Bangkok is bursting with grand palaces and amazing temples making it a perfect choice for the cultured traveller. For the beach lovers, Krabi is the place to be.
Thailand is not just for backpackers, families can and enjoy the many activities available for children from playgrounds to action packed tours there is no time for the children to say the words we all hate, ‘I’m bored’.
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