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Escape the April showers and discover where to go for Easter sun

With the end of winter in sight, many holidaymakers eagerly await the welcomed warmer spring weather when we can hang up the scarves and pack away the bobble hats.

If you are keen to discover where to go to soak up some Easter sun, our collection of long and short-haul destinations can help. Chase away the cold by discovering where is hot in April and start planning that spring sunshine break.

Marrakech, Morocco

marrakech market April temperatures
With an average April temperature of 26 degrees, it is clear to see why vibrant Marrakech, known as the “Red City”, is the ideal destination to soak up some spring sunshine. From bustling markets to picturesque gardens and palaces, there is plenty to uncover in magical Marrakech if you are deciding on where to go for Easter Sun.

Barcelona, Spain

barcelona skyline
Casually meander through Las Ramblas and lose track of time in beautiful Barcelona. You’ll discover a pleasant mix of striking architecture throughout this cosmopolitan city. From the city’s Gothic Quarter to the jaw-dropping masterpiece of Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia, there is plenty to feast your eyes on in this lively destination. With an average temperature of 19 degrees, an April visit is the ideal time to soak up the warmer climate of this popular Spanish city.

Las Vegas

Las Vegas at night April temperatures
If you are in pursuit of a destination further afield, why not pack your bags and jet off to glamourous Las Vegas for some Easter sun. With a host of entertainment and attractions to suit any interest, countless sightseeing options and world cuisine to tempt any palette, this exciting city truly has something for every visitor. Get started on your summer suntan early and enjoy temperatures soaring into the late twenties in this exciting fairground city.

Cancun, Mexico

Cancun beach
Mexico is a perfect destination for a holiday at Easter. Feast your eyes on the stunning coastline views of Cancun and feel the warmth of the sand on its numerous golden beaches. Whether you are looking to kick back and relax or fancy more of an active break, this premier destination guarantees something for everyone, combined with an attractive warm climate set to make your April break welcoming and enjoyable.

Costa del Sol, Spain

The Costa del Sol is the perfect destination to soak up the popular Mediterranean climate. The stunning coastline of southern Spain offers an eclectic mix of bustling resorts, sandy beaches and historical charm offered by the area’s capital, Malaga. With daily sunshine hours increasing to around eight per day in April and temperatures steadily increasing to around a comfortable 21 degrees, the Costa del Sol enables visitors the chance to soak up the warmth. If you are looking for inspiration for where to go on holiday at Easter, this popular destination is accessible by many regional airports with visitors only a short flight away from picture-perfect views.


Boasting an all-year-round warm climate, Lanzarote is one of Europe’s most visited destinations and is the hottest of the Canary Islands. This popular destination has April temperatures averaging 23 degrees, making it a perfect spot to kick back, relax and soak up some Spring sunshine.

Orlando, America

OrlandoWhether you are a fan of theme parks or you prefer to seek peace and quiet in the sunshine, Orlando’s sub-tropical climate makes it a perfect destination if you are looking at where to go to enjoy some Easter sun. With a warm climate all year round and April temperatures averaging 28 degrees, Orlando is a must-visit destination for a sunny spring break.

Kos, Greece

KosPopular Kos boasts an appealing Mediterranean climate and is part of the Dodecanese group of islands. This picturesque island located in the South-eastern Aegean Sea enjoys a warmer climate from April onwards, making it a perfect place to visit for a spring break. Visitors can enjoy a temperature that gradually rises to the early twenties, making for a perfect change of scenery and welcoming warmth in spring.

Ensure you have specialist travel insurance

Whichever destination you decide to visit to avoid the April showers, ensure you have specialist travel insurance arranged before you jet off and enjoy the Easter Sun.

Free Spirit boasts nearly 20 years of experience in providing customers with travel insurance solutions for people with disabilities or existing medical conditions. With no upper age limit, we believe in offering medical travel insurance for everyone and that health should never be an obstacle that prevents you from discovering the world.

Our friendly team of specialists will talk you through our medical travel insurance options to enable you to set off for spring sunshine with complete peace of mind. From cover for cancellation, emergency medical expenses and much more, you can jet off on your trip knowing that you are covered.

To find out more about our services and receive your no-obligation cover quote, you can either fill in our online form or call our friendly UK-based team on 02392 419 080. 

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