Whether you are heading off on an action-packed adventure or a romantic beach break, a good night’s sleep will make all the difference to your holiday, but many travellers struggle to sleep when they are away.
This could be down to jetlag, or because we are sleeping in an unfamiliar bed, but having read the latest sleep statistics by Sleep Cycle, I’m beginning to think that our holiday destinations have something to do with it.
Sleep Cycle is an intuitive Alarm Clock App that analyses your sleep patterns and wakes you up at just the right time so that you feel refreshed and ready to tackle the day ahead. It does this by monitoring your movements during the night (via your Smartphone) and then initiates a ‘wake-up phase’ that starts 30-minutes prior to your desired alarm time. During this phase, the app wakes you gently, during your lightest possible sleep stage, so that it feels completely natural.
The Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock App monitors millions of people around the world and releases statistics based on international sleeping patterns. If you want to relax, unwind, and catch-up on those much-needed Zzs during your next holiday, you might find the following stats useful…
The Country with Best Sleep Quality
- New Zealand
The Country with Worst Sleep Quality
If you prefer early nights, you should consider holidaying in South Africa, Guatemala, or Costa Rica, and if you like to stay up late, Lebanon, Iran, and Saudi Arabi should be your destinations of choice, although what you’d want to do there in the middle of the night is anyone’s guess!
Early risers should head to Colombia, Costa Rica, and Guatemala, while those looking to sleep late should visit Portugal and Greece where the average wake-up times are 08:12 and 08:21 respectively. However, Greece is not for light sleepers. The most snoring can be found in this part of the world, with an average Greek snoring session lasting up to 31-minutes!
Do you have any tips for sleeping well on holiday? If so, drop us a line and let us know!