Where to go for an egg-cellent Easter holiday with the kids
With Easter fast-approaching, it’s not too late to plan an egg-citing trip with the whole family (warning: numerous egg puns are fast-approaching too). Renting a holiday villa is a fantastic way to ensure your break is immersed in relaxation, privacy and fun! If you dream of catching some Easter sun, check out our 6 favourite destinations for a reliably egg-ceptional break!
As the largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, sun-drenched Tenerife is sure to keep you satisfied. Boasting an array of gorgeous beaches with golden sands and azure waters, the island is a sun-seeker’s and beach-worshipper’s delight. From eggs-iliharting water parks and theme parks to its interesting museums and architecture, there are plenty of attractions to keep the whole family busy. The island’s stunning natural beauties are sure to be admired too – including Spain’s highest peak, the egg-streme (but dormant) Mount Teide!
With its enticing Mediterranean climate, beautiful beaches, fascinating ancient ruins and delicious cuisine, Cyprus, in the Eastern Mediterranean, is hard to resist. An island of two halves, literally, one is Greek, the other is Turkish, there’s plenty to do and explore here, from adventurous waterparks to scenic horse-riding tracks!
Spain’s capital city of Madrid is a wonderful destination in particular, brimming with character, life and attractions for the whole family to enjoy. The buzzing capital is an explorer’s delight, with some great parks, museums and notably, the popular Madrid Zoo and Aquarium for animal-lovers. Offering a gorgeous continental Mediterranean climate, endless fun can be had across Spain’s entire Madrid region, from its spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Sites to its grand squares boasting majestic buildings.
Whether you wish to visit one of the beautiful buildings, the majestic and cultural archaeological sites, view some of the natural wonders or see the festivals that make it so unique, a holiday to striking Sicily is not to be missed! The glorious island, located just off the ‘toe’ of Italy’s boot, is filled with welcoming, busy ports, sandy beaches, wonderful World Heritage Sites and the infamous Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe!
Another favourite from the Canaries, family-friendly Lanzarote is another fantastic Easter destination. Born of volcanic eruptions and lava flows, the island boasts endless natural beauties to admire, as well as scenic national parks, stunning beaches, brilliant snorkelling and scuba-diving spots and delicious cuisine.
Last but not least, Greece’s largest island promises an unforgettable family break. Anybody who visits Crete has to agree that it’s one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean! The island’s blissful, sandy beaches, blue lagoons and imposing mountains are just a handful of the natural beauties found here. For the kids, there are a great variety of attractions to keep them busy, including great aquariums, an open air museums, boat rides, water parks and mountain bike trails!