Where is hot in April? Best holiday destinations including Italy, Thailand and Bali

In the UK, April can be a temperamental month in terms of the weather. In true British fashion, one minute it can offer t-shirt and shorts weather, but the next you’ll need a high-spec rain coat. Because of this, many Britons see it as the ideal time of year to escape to warmer climates, but at a cheaper price than that of the school holidays.

We have gone to the trouble of compiling a full list of some of the best sunny destinations to travel to this month, as well as some brilliant sun-chasing deals. So if you’re looking to escape the April showers this year and whisk yourself away to somewhere warm, then read on.

Check out the guide below – and happy holiday hunting!

Bali

With the monsoon season having just passed, and with an average daily temperature of around 31C in April, its the ideal time to explore all of the wanders that the popular Indonesian island has to offer.

Boasting tonnes of amazing places to visit, endless amounts of picture-perfect beaches for scuba diving, surfing or lazing around, and of course, some of the world’s most incredible temples to explore, its not wonder that Bali is a holiday destination favourite around the globe.

Where to find cheap Bali holidays:

  • G Adventures has a number of Bali tours from £599pp – book here.
  • TUI has discounts on Bali holidays

The Maldives

© Getty Images The Maldives is a popular destination on many peoples bucket-list

Known for it’s clear blue waters and picturesque beaches, the Maldives offers a tranquil backdrop for relaxing in the sun. Hailed as a must-visit on bucket-lists around the globe, the country is home to impressive underwater restaurants and idyllic places to stay.

In April the weather is still typically dry and sunny, and travellers can expect plenty of blue skies. With temperatures of around 31C, its ideal for lazy beach days and unwinding to the sound of the ocean moving.

It’s no secret that the area attracts more affluent members of society, indicating that it may not be the best spot for those on a budget. however, there are ways to find cheap Maldives holidays.

Where to find cheap Maldives holidays

  • Club Med has holidays at a luxury all-inclusive resort Kani from £1,070pp – book here.
  • British Airways has all-inclusive luxury packages from £1,355pp – book here.
  • Destination 2 offer A range of stunning Maldives holidays – book here.

Italy

According to some, April is one of the best months to visit Italy. With temperatures varying all over the country, the capital city, Rome, offers average temperatures of 20C at this time of year, the perfect temperature to comfortably explore a new place without getting too flustered.

Many Italian cities are rich in history, culture, and art, not to mention the infamous incredible Italian food.

Where to find cheap Italian holidays

  • First choice have Italian holidays from £216pp – book here.
  • Love Holidays have holidays from £166 pp – book here.
  • Jet2 are offering Italian holidays from £594 – book here.

Thailand

© Getty Images Thailand offers many amazing locations for a break in the sun

April is a very tempting time to pay a visit to Thailand. For a start you won’t be battling the school holiday crowds to be found in the likes of October half term or the Christmas breaks, but you’ll still get plenty of sunshine and balmy temperatures.

There’s so much to see and do all over the beautiful country if you’re after an itinerary packed with adventure, but if you do want to have a lazy day there are some incredible beaches too.

Where to find cheap Thailand holidays

  • Emirates has luxury Phuket holidays from £878pp – book here.
  • G Adventures has an incredible array of tours across Thailand – book here.

Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are well known for offering consistent, all-year-round sunshine, and that doesn’t change in April. With daily average temperatures of around 20C, the Spanish islands are a great place to unwind and relax in the sun.

Each island boasts plenty to explore thanks to the varied landscapes, historic landmarks and exciting attractions including theme parks. Whether it be Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzerote or Fuerteventura, the canary islands are the perfect spring time getaway, right on our doorstep.

Where to find cheap Canary Islands holidays

  • TUI has packages from £365pp for April 2022 – book here.
  • On the Beach has all-inclusive April 2022 packages from £270pp – book here.
  • Jet2holidays has April 2022 holidays in the Canaries from £599pp – book here.

Caribbean

© Getty Images The Caribbean offers ideal temperatures for a spring get-away

Spring time is one of the best times of the year to visit the Caribbean; the weather is hot and sunny but with a light breeze, with average daily temperatures around 28C.

Basically, ideal conditions whether you want to make the most of those ridiculously stunning Caribbean beaches or explore the islands’ rich cultures, charming towns and historic landmarks.

Where to find cheap Caribbean holidays

  • Royal Caribbean offers Caribbean cruises from £214pp – book here.
  • Princess Cruises has sailings from £379pp – book here.
  • Love Holidays has all-inclusive deals from £488pp – book here.

Cape Verde

Cape Verde is the ideal location for a restful beach holiday, whilst still having lots of places to explore. From Sal Island to Santa Maria, the popular holiday destination offers lots of options for an adventure, and with the average temperatures being 25C in April, visitors will enjoy some warm weather.

Intrepid explorers will be spoiled for choice thanks to the charming seaside towns, fascinating salt mines, breath-taking lagoons and bustling resorts. For the more adventurous thrill-seekers among you, there are plenty of exciting activities to take part in such as kite-surfing, and for those who are looking to enjoy a well deserved rest, the area is filled with post-card worthy beaches.

Where to find cheap Cape Verde holidays

  • Love holidays offer trips to Cape Verde for as little as £268pp – book here.

  • First Choice has holidays from £475pp – book here.

  • Trailfinders offers some tempting Cape Verde packages – book here.

Travel restrictions apply during the pandemic, always check the latest Foreign Office advice for a destination before booking or going on a trip abroad.