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Tell me where we should go in April!

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BaryMerry Mon 28-Dec-15 17:46:32

I'm rubbish at choosing holidays - no confidence in my selections! - and I like solid recommendations from others.

I really want this to be the year we take the DDs (9 and 5) on a nice sunny holiday. I'm aiming for April hols (w/b 4th) to avoid extreme summer heat but I've no idea where. Criteria -
- warm but not boiling
- not too touristy
- good access to beach/facilities
- pref able to swim in the sea OR heated pool option
- possibility of day trips, activities etc
- don't mind what board basis (SC, AI, B&B)

Also how much should I expect to pay?? As I said, we've never booked a holiday like this for a family of four before and I usually balk at the prices. What's average for a mid-range, not luxury but not cheap as chips experience??

Breadwidow Sat 02-Jan-16 19:46:29


Makemineacabsauv Sun 03-Jan-16 16:47:36

For guaranteed sun in April what about the Canaries? We had a great holiday a few years ago in Playa Blanca in Lanzarote.

FinestGrundyTurkey Sun 03-Jan-16 17:10:35

We've had great weather in mid April in Andalucia. Masses of cheap flights into Malaga, very cheap car hire, a huge choice of self-catering accommodation, lovely beaches, & plenty of cultural stuff.

The only possibly downside is that things like water parks don't tend to open that early.

FinestGrundyTurkey Sun 03-Jan-16 17:15:21

Nerja is lovely smile

Cassimin Sun 03-Jan-16 17:26:30

We went to gran canaria. Puerto Rico for a week last April. It was lovely. It was really cheap too.
Have done the other canaries but found here by far the best.

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