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Chase the Sun – Where’s hot in April?

Written by: Russell Wallace | Travel Insurance Expert
Last updated: 14 May 2024 | Created: 3 March 2023

Last updated on May 14th, 2024 at 02:29 pm

Where to visit in April?

April is a fantastic month to Chase the Sun to some hot and sunny destinations. Cancun in Mexico tops the chart with an average temperature of 36.7 °C, with second place Orlando nearly 9°C cooler.

Where is the hottest place in Europe in April?

Europe is starting to warm up this month, and 7 of our top 10 hotspots are in Europe or North Africa. Egypt and Morocco are the hottest short-haul locations to visit this month, with Spain, Greece and Portugal not far behind.

Where is sunny in April? Popular destinations:

On average, some of the hottest destinations to visit in April are:
Source: MetOffice


Average temperature Hours of sunshine Average flight time from the UK
Cancun 36.7 °C 5 hours 10 hours 40 minutes
Orlando 28.3 °C 9 hours 9 hours 50 minutes
Cairo 28.1 °C 10 hours 4 hours 50 minutes
Marrakesh  25.4 °C 8 hours 3 hours 55 minutes
Las Vegas 25.2 °C 11 hours 10 hours 20 minutes
Lanzarote 23.7 °C 9 hours 4 hours 10 minutes
Costa del Sol 21.8 °C 8 hours 2 hours 50 minutes
Bodrum 21.4 °C 8 hours 6 hours 30 minutes
Kos 21.4 °C 9 hours 8 hours 10 minutes
Albufeira 20.7 °C 8 hours 2 hours 55 minutes

Orlando in April

Picture shows a sunny day in downtown Orlando, Florida. Two swans enjoy the warmth.

The home of multiple theme parks, including Walt Disney Resort, Orlando offers around 9 hours of sunshine daily and temperatures approaching 30 °C. April is also one of the driest months for this US destination, making it a great time to head out and enjoy the rides and attractions.

Marrakesh in April

Picture shows a bright and vibrant day in Marrakesh, Morocco.

This inland city near the Atlas mountains of Morocco has a desert landscape and a warm, Mediterranean climate. Visitor numbers are on the rise in April, as well as the temperatures. While the days are a balmy 25 °C, the nights are somewhat cooler, and the spring months can bring in sandstorms from the Saraha.

Costa del Sol in April

Picture shows a sunny street in the Costa del Sol, Spain. The houses are a bright white, with bright blue flowerpots.

April brings 8 hours of sunshine to the famous Costa del Sol in Spain, increasing the average temperature to a pleasant 21 °C. A light breeze is typical in the area, helping to make it an even more comfortable time to visit this vibrant region.

Bodrum in April

The picture shows an idyllic lighthouse in the Bodrum, Turkey.

With incredible beaches and a comfortable climate, this Turkish hotspot is popular with tourists in April. On land, you can expect low rainfall and a comfortable average temperature of 21 °C. A sea temperature of 17 °C makes a dip in the azure water an enticing experience.

Kos in April

Bright red flowers and blue windows against the white walls of a house in sunny Kos.

This stunning Greek island in the Aegean sea welcomes the start of the warmer summer season in April. An average of around 21 °C means this month is a fantastic time to visit Kos, especially if the scorching summer highs are too warm for you.

No matter where you head this April, remember to arrange Comprehensive Travel Insurance as soon as your trip is booked.