Top 10 winter sun holiday destinations in April 2024

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Kirsten Henton

Kirsten Henton

The final month before things start ramping up for summer, many find April a fabulous time to go away for its mixture of warmer places close to home and quieter destinations.

Aerial view of the seven mile long main beach at Cancun, Mexico © S Ata Safizadeh - Wikimedia Commons
Aerial view of the seven-mile-long main beach at Cancun, Mexico © S Ata Safizadeh - Wikimedia Commons

Whatever you're interested in, from lounging around a heated pool and snorkelling in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean to hitting the theme parks, exploring massive natural canyons or wildlife watching, we've got something for you in our pick of the top 10 places to go for some late winter sun in April.

Destination Temperature Daily sunshine Flight time
Max Min
1. Florida, USA 27°C 20°C 10 hours 10 hours
2. Caribbean Coast, Mexico 32°C 21°C 8 hours 10.5 hours
3. Seychelles 30°C 24°C 8 hours 10 hours
4. Dubai, UAE 33°C 20°C 10 hours 7 hours
5. Cyprus 21°C 12°C 9 hours 4.5 hours
6. Tenerife, Canary Islands 20°C 13°C 8 hours 4.5 hours
7. Cuba 30°C 18°C 9 hours 10 hours
8. Barbados 30°C 22°C 9 hours 9 hours
9. Arizona, USA 29°C 11°C 12 hours 11 hours
10. Benidorm, Costa Blanca, Spain 19°C 9°C 8 hours 2.5 hours

Check out our bespoke infographic below to see our pick of the very best destinations that promise sunshine in spades for every interest in April.

Top 10 winter sun holiday destinations in April infographic ©
Top 10 winter sun holiday destinations in April infographic ©

Top 10 sunny destinations in April

  1. Florida, USA
  2. Caribbean Coast, Mexico
  3. Seychelles
  4. Dubai, UAE
  5. Cyprus
  6. Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
  7. Cuba
  8. Barbados
  9. Arizona, USA
  10. Benidorm, Costa Blanca, Spain

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Sunny holiday destinations by month

Check out our top 10 sunny holiday destinations for each month of the year whether you're after summer breaks or winter sun escapes. We'll tell you where to get the best weather, expected flight time and what each destination is most well-known for.

Looking for more? Discover more about the weather in April around the world and see where else we think make for top places to go on holiday.

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Kirsten Henton

Kirsten Henton

Kirsten Henton is's editor. Kirsten writes, commissions and edits our travel features, liaising with our contributors and ensuring copy is spick-and-span. A member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, Kirsten also freelances writing articles on travel, history and the outdoors for titles such as Scotland Magazine and BBC Travel.

Article updated on Sunday 12th March 2023 in: Africa Caribbean Europe North America Season Winter sun

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