April is the perfect time to utilise the school Easter Holidays and get away for a family holiday. With a quarter of the year already gone, you surely deserve a little holiday and some sun to get you through the rest, or until your next holiday! Here we have 4 places that you need to put on your ‘to go’ list. With beautiful views, beaches and lots of activities these can be great destinations for all the family!
Average daily high: 20°C
Hours of sunshine: 6 hours
Average flight time from the UK: 4 hours
Time difference: 2 hours
Crete is a great place to visit for sun in April, with plenty of beaches, bars and restaurants. There are many attractions on this Greek island, including an abundance of natural places to explore from caves to coves. You could also visit the botanical park of Crete which is within the white mountains. Doesn’t this sound wonderful? Around Easter time there are celebrations, feasts and religious rituals. A lovely sunny holiday, with lots to see and do.
Average daily high: 21°C
Hours of sunshine: 9 hours
Average flight time from the UK: 4.5 hours
Time difference: 2 hours
Paphos in Cyprus has some lovely hotels for your accommodation, and the scenery is beautiful. This is the perfect place if you enjoy walking and want to see a range of different views that are just beautiful! With many activities to keep you busy, such as horse riding, treks, quad biking and safaris, this could be an activity fun filled holiday for you and the family!
Average daily high: 16°C
Hours of sunshine: 7 hours
Average flight time from the UK: 3 hours
Time difference: 1 hour
Sicily is architecturally beautiful and so aesthetically pleasing, it really is worth a visit! With Sicily having its own Easter celebration, this could keep you and the family busy. Parades and activities make the celebrations enjoyable for the whole family. For food lovers, there are several food festivals around Sicily in April; one being Cannoli and Friends. If you enjoy trekking and walking, a visit to Mount Etna is a must. With plenty to do here in April, Sicily is a top destination to consider.
Average daily high: 30°C
Hours of sunshine: 10 hours
Average flight time from the UK: 10 hours
Time difference: 5 hours
We finish with the hottest and sunniest destination on our list for April! With beaches, gardens, vintage tours and wonderful places to eat, a holiday in Havana will be an unforgettable experience. There is also a lively festival of dance in late-April. In April, the average sea temperature rises to 27°C in Havana, perfect for swimming and water activities. Whether you want to relax on the beach, or take in some of the architectural wonders, this is a holiday that won’t disappoint.