The Top 7 Destinations For Easter Sun
The Easter break provides the ideal opportunity to seek out some early sunshine, or explore a brand new city. Flip-flops...check! Sunnies...check! Beach towel...check! We think you're almost ready for your annual dose of Easter Sun...
1. Crete, Greece
Out of all of Greece's beautiful islands, Crete is the largest, drawing thousands of sun-seekers every year. Boasting gorgeous seashores and mountain villages, it is a destination ideal for families and couples alike.
Sun Report: Temperatures are rising in the Mediterranean, with Crete seeing an average temperature of 17-18°C around Easter time!
2. Sicily, Italy
Italy's most mesmerising island destination, Sicily is full of eminent allures that bring tourists back time and time again. It combines fascinating ruins of Greek and Roman civilisations, whilst still offering that rich Italian culture that is appreciated worldwide.
Sun Report: During the Easter months, the city is bathed in mild sunshine, with temperatures hitting up to 17°C.
3. Dubrovnik, Croatia
With its Old Town becoming more and more revered amongst short-haul travellers, Europe's youngest country has hugely grown in popularity. Situated on the glistening Adriatic, Croatia's Dubrovnik provides an excellent spring escape with warm sunshine, stylish Baroque-style buildings and bustling market places, ideal for villa holidays.
Sun Report: This seaside resort offers mild Easter sun without the crowds that it often sees in summer time, with temperatures reaching about 15°C.
4. Lanzarote, Canary Islands
Known for promising year-round sunshine, the Canary Islands are an obvious choice for an Easter getaway. Experience the wonderful seaside resorts in Lanzarote, full of restaurants and seaside activities, perfect for families.
Sun Report: Head to Lanzarote for real beach holiday, with plenty of brilliant resorts to choose from and the weather reaching 24°C!
5. Orlando, Florida
With two weeks off school, the Easter break is the best opportunity for a dream holiday to Orlando. Find guaranteed sun and fun in a city with some of the most famous theme parks in the world, best experienced from the comfort of a private family villa!
Sun Report: In the spring months, Orlando sees no shortage of sunshine with temperatures rising to a whopping 28°C!
6. Madeira, Portugal
Found in the glimmering Atlantic ocean, Portugal's treasured botanical island of Madeira is at its most beautiful in the spring. Whilst it doesn't offer much of a beach holiday, you can experience its wondrous surroundings from one of the many private villas on offer!
Sun Report: There is no better time to experience Madeira, with spring season reaching up to 20°C!
7. Cape Verde
With beautiful volcano backdrops and azzure Atlantic waters close by, Cape Verde is definitely one of Western Africa's hidden gems. Escape the crowds to this picturesque island for the ultimate beach holiday!
Sun Report: In a short six hour flight from the UK, you could experience the islands stunning beach resorts in 26°C sunshine.