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Where dan I go that will be hot in mid April with two teens?

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MurrayTheMonk · 07/02/2020 13:51

We like a beach holiday with the chance of a few excursions to nearby towns-but most of all we want it to be hot, but still fairly short haul-ish. So we don't want much then 🙄Smile

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MurrayTheMonk · 07/02/2020 13:52

I don't know who Dan is! Bloody auto correct!

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BigSandyBalls2015 · 07/02/2020 13:54

We’re looking at Costa Adeje in Tenerife for a similar time.

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Crawley65 · 07/02/2020 13:56

Cape Verde?

Fully inclusive, lots of pools, by beaches. Daily excursions to see sharks, salt pools, interior of island. It is warm then but a six hour flight might be too far?

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MurrayTheMonk · 07/02/2020 14:13

6 hours definitely doable! Will check it out! Thankyou!

I don't fancy Tenerife really just as I've been a few times before when I was a kid, and I like to go somewhere different...

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Ricekrispie22 · 07/02/2020 17:24

Club Med Agadir in Morocco has organised excursions www.clubmed.co.uk/r/Agadir/y

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LeGrandBleu · 08/02/2020 19:15

There is a big difference between hot and warm. Morocco and Canaries will be warmish. Pool and sea freezing. If you want hot, you have to go further.
Eilat in Israel will be in the 30s.
Egypt is tricky because of the ongoing attack risk.
Dubai will be hot as well

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fuzzyduck1 · 09/02/2020 00:22

Thailand only 10 hours and it’s definitely hot

Cape Verdi is hot but can be windy. It’s good for a week but then you’ve done it all

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reluctantbrit · 09/02/2020 21:31

What is hot for you? I found most of Europe is too cold for being at the beach, lounging at the pool.

We went twice to the Caribeean, nearly 30 degrees, water is lovely and warm for swimming and snorkling and lots to do.

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MurrayTheMonk · 10/02/2020 13:06

I need it very hot indeed hence the problem with not wanting to fly that far.... will just have to hire the bulletin I think and do a longer flight.
Thanks all-some good ideas 👍

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Redtartanshoes · 10/02/2020 15:52

I went to Marrakech in April and it was 30+

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LesLavandes · 10/02/2020 16:17

Thailand is not 10 hours from UK

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BG2015 · 10/02/2020 19:36

Mexico is hot and 10 hours
Thailand also hot but you're loooking at 17 hour flight, more with connections

Even the Canaries can be dodgy in April. I've been and had cloudy, cool days and evenings are cool too.

You've got to go further to get HOT

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TheFlis12345 · 10/02/2020 19:59

Southern Spain should be hot, Seville is usually in the 30’s by April but it’s not on the coast.

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reluctantbrit · 10/02/2020 20:54

Seville May have 30 degrees but not as a constant tmerpature during the whole months and it could also be just 20.

If you want to go somewhere with a guarantee for hot and sunny you need to go long haul.

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LeGrandBleu · 10/02/2020 21:24

@Redtartanshoesrhe OP wants a beach holiday. The Moroccan coast will be a lot cooler then inland.

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Dragongirl10 · 10/02/2020 21:27

carribean, 8 hour flight and properly warm water!

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ElphiasDoge · 10/02/2020 22:28

Not everyone’s cup of tea but Dubai would be 6-7 hours. Beaches, good water parks, could go kayaking etc. Can also see the old town, go up the Burj Khalifa. English speaking and easy to navigate.

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MurrayTheMonk · 10/02/2020 23:03

I'm giving Mexico some serious consideration.
We went to the Maldives in March a few years ago. Deliberately went before the rainy season was meant to start... Well It came early that year! Grin so Knowing my luck wherever we go there will be some freak snow storms or some such. Grin
We do a big holiday every three years or so (I save all my petrol expense claims from work as I do quite a lot of miles and just pop it all in a holiday pot until it adds up enough), and it's not half annoying when it rains and you may as well be at home!

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LeGrandBleu · 11/02/2020 02:32

@ElphiasDoge I also suggested Dubai so totally agree. Dubai is warm and fun.

OP, you know the pools there have actually a cooling system to make them colder as without it you wouldn't be able to enjoy a dip!

Your teens will love it!

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PixieRabbit · 11/02/2020 02:47

I think I would be wanting to try Mexico.

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LesLavandes · 11/02/2020 07:11

Oman

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MurrayTheMonk · 11/02/2020 11:26

Grin Thankyou all. I am away for work this evening so will apply myself to making a decision! It's a nice problem to have definitely! The fallow holiday years we just go to my parents in The Lakes which is nice enough if course but we love our big holiday year!!

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HulksPurplePanties · 11/02/2020 11:28

Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Muscat.

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SJaneS48 · 11/02/2020 15:05

I’ve lived in Dubai but wouldn’t recommend it or Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi is the slightly less commercialised of the two. They’ll be warm though and if you don’t mind something pretty characterless and just want to sit by a pool then they’d be fine. Muscat is a lot nicer (they haven’t bulldozed the past down) and has great beaches, old forts and mountains.There’s numerous trips you can do out to the desert, old historical towns, wadi’s etc.

I’ve been to Marrakech one May half term and the weather was pretty mixed so am not sure what it would be like in April but you might strike lucky! I’ve been to Mexico in April (Cozumel - an island off the Playa del Carmen) and the weather was beautiful! As well as the lovely beaches there’s a lot to go and see and do. They have had seaweed problems though along the coastline so I’d check TripAdvisor reviews before booking anything!

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Ginfordinner · 16/02/2020 23:13

I went to Marrakech in April and it was 30+

And I went to Marrakech one April and it was low 20s.

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