A holiday in Madeira will cost just €149.53 for every hour of sunshine gained, with holidaymakers gaining almost 6 hours (5.82) of sunshine per day according to Findmycasino.com, who set out to discover the best value winter sun destinations.
To do this, sunshine hours were compared to London for each destination, to see how many sunshine hours tourists will gain per day. This was analysed in comparison to the total cost of a holiday in each destination, to reveal where you can get the most winter sun for your money.
The third best value destination for winter sun is Madeira, Portugal, where visitors will pay €149.53 for each hour of sunshine gained. This is almost a fifth of the price (19%) in nearby holiday spot Fuerteventura, Spain, where tourists can expect to pay €186.05 per hour of sunshine gained. Visitors in Madeira will gain almost 6 (5.82) hours of winter sun in comparison to almost 7 (6.82) hours in Fuerteventura. Despite this, a trip to the Portuguese island (€870.84) is 31% cheaper than Fuerteventura (€1269.53), with only one hour less sunshine.
Marrakesh, Morocco is the city where you can get the most sunshine hours for your money. The average cost of a holiday to Marrakesh is €728.42, the lowest-priced destination of all cities analysed. Tourists in Marrakesh will experience 10.06 hours of winter sun per day, 6.53 hours more than in Greater London. The price per hour of sunshine gained is just €111.56, making Marrakesh the best-value winter sun
Cairo, Egypt ranks second, where tourists will pay €137.92 for every hour of sunshine gained. This is almost half the cost holidaymakers can expect to pay (€257.08) per hour of sunshine in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Cairo receives 10.65 hours of sunshine, meaning tourists visiting from London will gain over 7 hours of winter sun — the third longest in the top 10.
The most expensive winter sun destinations
Barbados, the Caribbean and San Diego, California are the most expensive winter sun destinations. The average cost for a holiday to Barbados is €3416.21 for just over 5 (5.35) hours of sunshine gained each day. As a result, tourists will pay €638.19 per hour of sunshine gained — the highest of all destinations analysed.
Those travelling to San Diego, California will gain just 5.12 hours of winter sun per day, despite the typical holiday to California costing €2777.10. Visitors to the golden state will pay €542.65 for each hour of sunshine gained, more than double the cost holidaymakers can expect to pay in Cancun, Mexico (€263.04).