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Looking for the best places to travel in April 2019? We've cherry-picked six sunshine holiday destinations that are wanderlust-worthy, whether you're looking for affordable family fun or a romantic city break instead. 

Whether you want to escape for a splash of Easter sunshine or simply book a long weekend away in Spring, browse our fantastic deals on all of our April holidays - or why not plan ahead and discover where's hot in May too? 


Sunny side: average temperature 23°C; 9 hours of sunshine

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From spectacular golden beaches with panoramic views of vibrant cities and buzzing resorts, Portugal offers everything you could want for the perfect April sunshine break. Algarve, famous for its splash-tastic sandy beaches backed by burnt-orange cliffs, is a favourite spot for surfers. Albufeira, Vilamoura, and Praia da Rocha are a few lively family oriented resorts. The temperature here soars up to a balmy 23°C, the perfect climate for nature lovers to explore the stunning coastline and colourful flora of Madeira. Equally, Porto and Lisbon make for impressive city breaks packed with amazing sights, fine dining and delightful shopping.

Discover this diverse country with our guide on 10 Portugal destinations that are wonderfully different

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Sunny side: average temperature 28°C; 9 hours of sunshine

jamaica caribbean ocho rios beach

Hundreds of sun-soaked islands, sugar-white beaches, turquoise waters, luxury resorts, sunny climes and a laid-back vibe – need we say more? With the mercury rising, the mesmerising Caribbean Islands are suitable for families, couples, and groups looking for long-haul tropical escapes. Soak up the rays on the Dominican Republic’s palm-fringed beaches, enjoy rum punch on the shores of Barbados, indulge in watersports in Antigua, try Caribbean delicacies in Bahamas, explore island life in St Lucia, or party in style in Jamaica – whatever you’re in mood for, the Caribbean has it all.


Sunny side: average temperature 25°C; 9 hours of sunshine

Sunny beach in Marrakech

April is the ideal time to visit Marrakech. The weather here during the Easter season is perfect for vacationing. One of the city’s famous attractions is the Djemaa el-Fna, where pastime activities such as astrology, storytelling, acrobatics, snake charming, etc. keep families indulged. A must visit in Marrakech are the various souks (marketplaces). Other attractions of the city include Jardin Majorelle, Ali ben Youssef Medersa, the Koutoubia Mosque, and the Bahia Palace.


Sunny side: average temperature 23°C; 9 hours of sunshine


The new kid on the holiday block, Cape Verde boasts unspoilt beaches, Saharan style sand dunes and exciting watersports. An archipelago of 10 islands off the coast of West Africa, Cape Verde offers an action-packed holiday full of fun, sun and sand. From the white-sand beaches of Sal, watersports in Boa Vista, party vibe of Santiago and São Vicente, or the volcanoes of Fogo – you’ll be spoilt for choice!


Sunny side: average temperature 28°C; 10 hours of sunshine

 South Beach, Miami

The ‘Sunshine State’ impresses with its warm temperatures, amazing beaches, scintillating nightlife and fun family attractions. Florida is also known as the theme park capital of the world, and if you’re sceptical of the title, wait till you discover Disney, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Legoland and Busch Gardens! Make a splash at Cocoa or Daytona beaches, go dolphin spotting around the Keys, or stay inland and shop in city-sized malls! As evening descends, venture south and you'll find a variety of upbeat restaurants and bars – from the colourful Ocean Drive in Miami to family-friendly Orlando.

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Sunny side: average temperature 27°C; 11 hours of sunshine


Bask in the spring sunshine on golden sands and dip your toes into the Red Sea in Hurghada or Sharm el Sheikh, or stroll along Luxor’s ancient tombs and Giza’s pyramids – Egypt is a dazzling meld of old and new. Boasting up to 11 hours of toasty sunshine, Egypt has plenty to keep you engaged. Whether you swim at Hurghada’s Mahmya Beach, dive in the Red Sea, explore the Valley of the Kings, party in Na’ama Bay, savour Egyptian food at Sharm el Sheikh restaurants or cruise down the Nile, the charm of Egypt never ceases.

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