With two weeks of school holidays, Easter is the perfect time to eggscape the mountain of chocolate here, and head for a little sunshine with the family. With a bounty of extra special offers, extravagant events, eggciting activities, plus, a flurry of spring eggcitement in the air, it’s an ideal time to enjoy some Easter fun and feasting in pastures new. Seek and find palm trees, savour new edible delights and race to unwrap an alternative Easter break — one to make even the Easter Bunny jealous!
Splashing ahead with an enticing schedule of Easter activities is Atlantis The Palm in Dubai. Renowned for extravagance and world-class family-fun, they have eggceeded themselves this year with an innovative Easter Eggstravaganza. Featuring complimentary unlimited access to Aquaventure Waterpark and The Lost Chambers Aquarium, plus an Eggmazing Family Race, Eggventure Hunt, with 50,000 eggs, Eggscavation Hunt, and thrilling Aquaventure floating egg hunt, Atlantis The Palm offers sugar-coated, candy-filled, fun for all the family! Venturing a little further to the idyllic Indian Ocean, the resorts of Niyama and Soneva Fushi in the Maldives offer egg-cellent facilities for younger guests. With one of the best Children’s Clubs in the Indian Ocean, Niyama has entertainment for young families completely covered; whilst Soneva Fushi has an innovative children’s ‘Den’ similar to a ‘nest’ dedicated to creative skills, conservation awareness and imaginative play – not to mention a cracking music room for hatching the next big hit!
For those searching for a more relaxing Easter escape closer to home, The Ritz-Carlton Abama is a classic favourite guaranteed to appeal to the whole family. Located on the Guia de Isora coast of Tenerife, the island of ‘Eternal Spring’, the resort boasts more hours of sunshine than any other part of Spain. With a par-72 golf course, luxury spa, tennis academy, impressive Ritz Kidz Programme, filled with fun-filled activities, plus a raft of new restaurants, there really is something to delight every age group. Following a similar trail and staying within the Canary Islands, Lanzarote is another treasure-filed island promising sunshine and activities galore. With an enviable beachfront location, the all-suite Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort is full of attractive facilities and entertaining sports facilities to work off any chocolate indulgence.
Alternatively, for those wishing to make the most of the two-week break and seize the opportunity to travel a little further afield, then Jumby Bay Island in Antigua provides sunshine, beach-fun and family-friendly activities in abundance. Strikingly beautiful, this impressive private isle of white-powdered beaches and winding bicycle paths, is a stunning hideaway to embark upon ocean adventures, tennis, golf and island-hopping. Uncover an engaging schedule of wildlife experiences and outdoor pursuits, especially tailored for younger and teen guests, at the Rose Buds children’s club and camp. With complimentary watersports, activities centred around the natural environment, a junior spa and famed Hawksbill Turtle Programme for Kids, children will gain far more than a short-term sugar-rush!
Other tempting Caribbean gems include Peter Island, in the British Virgin Islands, boasting an Easter Bunny visit, special beach dinner on Easter Sunday, traditional Afternoon Tea with Easter treats and Hot Cross Buns in the sun; plus Half Moon in Jamaica offering a different swing for Easter with a mini golf tournament and an Easter Monday filled with fun fair fun and a carnival parade – not forgetting a mini-Olympics to beat any egg-and-spoon race!
Perhaps the most fitting resort for your luxury Easter holiday, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort in St. Lucia promises an egg-traordinary egg-hunt between the scenic Pitons, egg painting, bonnet competition, intricately decorated eggs, plus a chocolate room full of sweet treats. Guaranteed to be the sprinkle on the cake, Sugar beach is bound to egg-cede your egg-spectations!
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