Best destinations for guaranteed Easter sun
If the long British winter is starting to get you down, the Easter holidays are the perfect opportunity to escape the gloom and enjoy some much-needed sunshine. Destinations across Europe, and further afield, offer guaranteed sun, giving you the chance to top up your tan, soak up some vitamin D and chase the winter blues away.
If you’re planning a getaway this Easter, here’s our pick of the sunniest destinations around the globe.
A family favourite, The Algarve has one of the best year round climates of anywhere in Europe. By Easter, the region’s beaches will already be busy with holidaymakers looking to soak up some spring sun. Temperatures can reach into the high 20s and blue skies are generally the norm.
Incredibly affordable and just 2.5 hours from most UK airports, The Algarve is a good value option for cash-strapped holidaymakers.
Slightly further than The Algarve, Cyprus is another European destination that’s bathed in glorious sunshine for the majority of the year. Fantastic for families, Cyprus has a good mix of large resorts, independent hotels and welcoming guesthouses.
Base your Cypriot holiday around Limassol and enjoy the warmest winter weather in Europe.
If you have a little more cash to play with, a jaunt over to the Americas could be just what the doctor ordered.
The pick of Mexico’s sun drenched beaches can be found on the Yucatan Peninsular in Tulum. White sand, palm trees, ancient Mayan ruins and tasty food make this one destination that will banish the winter blues for good.
Budget conscious travellers should look out for last minute package deals to the region. Often including flights, accommodation and transfers, the deals make it easy to experience this unique part of the world without breaking the bank.
A tiny collection of Portuguese speaking islands off of the west coast of Africa, Cape Verde is a small country with a lot to offer.
The perfect destination for travellers who want to escape the crowds, Cape Verde boasts pristine white beaches, rugged mountains, rich jungles and a vibrant culture. So whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, explore some tropical nature or experience some unique local culture, a trip to Cape Verde could be perfect for you.
With Easter offering plenty of bank holidays and a fantastic choice of sun soaked destinations, this time of year is ideal for groups, families and couples who want to escape the grey, drab winter and kick start their summer. If you're after more holiday and travel advice, please take a look around our blog for some more useful information.