Easter is an excellent time to holiday; with much of Europe starting to warm up, the Middle East offering balmy temperatures, the Caribbean in full seasonal swing and of course everyone’s favourite family holiday destination, Walt Disney World, assuring sunshine and smiles!
You’ll also discover that many of our luxury hotels and resorts go ‘all out’ for the Easter holidays, offering plenty of ways to celebrate the occasion in a very special way. Take, for example, Amilla Fushi in the Maldives. This year guests will be treated to an array of egg-citing Easter experiences, including: an Easter gala dinner, Easter egg hunt, Easter-themed nail art in the spa, a family tennis tournament and performances from live acts including The Gypsy Queens!
Here at the Inspiring Travel Company we have some fantastic last minute Easter holiday availability, with a number of savings to boot! Here’s a few suggestions to inspire yours…
1. Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, Florida
Add luxe-factor to your trip to the ‘happiest place on earth’ with a stay at this exceptional Four Seasons resort. Staying in a ‘Four Seasons Room’, we have availability to this stunning property for departures on 4th April…making it ideal for a last minute luxury Easter holiday with under-12’s. See their eyes light up at the resort’s Splash Zone and Lazy River, let them indulge in an ice cream from Lickety Split, and before you head to the theme parks, start your day with a Character Breakfast.
2. Soneva Kiri, Thailand
Serious luxury awaits at this Koh Kood resort, whether you’re travelling there with the kids or without. For younger guests there’s The Den, a playground for the imagination, as well as parent and child experiences in the spa and off-site. Adults will love the once in a lifetime experience of Treepod Dining, or taking in a Hollywood classic at the Cinema Paradiso. We’re delighted to let you know that we have availability over Easter, alongside a ‘free night offer’, where you can stay for a week at this stunning property for the price of just six nights.
3. Atlantis the Palm, Dubai
We’re thrilled that we can currently offer our clients an additional 5% off their stay at this super-family-friendly Dubai resort which already has some fantastic savings. This exclusive discount from ITC and Atlantis could see you saving hundreds on your Easter holiday here. With its 23 restaurants, thrilling waterpark, vast spa facility and kids’ clubs from 3-18-years-old, this resort really does have it all.
4. Necker Island, British Virgin Islands
Holiday like the Obama’s and head to Sir Richard Branson’s famed private isle this Easter. While this other-worldly setting is usually reserved for those who book the island in its entirety, Necker’s ‘Celebration Weeks’ make for a much more affordable option for two, or for a very special family holiday. In fact, ITC guests are welcome on the island for 3, 5 or 7 nights between 15th – 22nd April, with all prices on an all-inclusive basis.
At this time of year, the south of Europe is starting to warm up nicely, making it ideal for a last minute short-haul escape. The milder temperatures are also perfect for younger kids, who can still enjoy being outside without parents constantly needing to reapply the sun cream! Jumeirah Port Soller has a last minute 15% off saving over Easter and Park Hyatt Mallorca is enticing guests with 100 Euros food and beverage credit during Easter. The island celebrates the festivity in a big way, and you can join in the fun at Park Hyatt Mallorca with Easter egg exhibitions by renowned chocolatiers, Easter brunches and outdoor picnics. Families can also go on an adventure with their resort map to find surprises hidden around the hotel and the adjacent park.
6. Domes Noruz, Crete
Teachers in need of some respite from quizzical kids this Easter holidays should take a closer look at the adult-only Domes Noruz in Crete; a boutique hotel with a chilled-out vibe. As no children are permitted to stay here you’ll find it’s the perfect place to unwind before returning to the chaos of the summer term!
7. The Ritz-Carlton, Abama, Tenerife
Head to the ‘Island of Eternal Spring’ this April for a hefty dose of sunshine, sea and sand! One of our favourite short-haul holiday destinations, this resort has a very grown-up feel, teamed with exemplary child-friendly provision; ensuring both parents and kids have a holiday to remember. Highlights include the two Michelin-starred restaurants, the RitzKids club, the golden sand beach, Club Level accommodation and the golf course and tennis academy.
8. Colony Club, Barbados
Idyllic for a last-minute Caribbean holiday this spring, the Colony Club by Elegant Hotels in a haven of understated luxury on the exclusive West Coast of Barbados. Lagoon-style freshwater pools meander through the resort, while plush rooms and suites are appointed in light, neutral tones and dark woods, giving a contemporary take on Caribbean style. Down on the platinum sand beach a host of watersports await. At meal times guests can enjoy fine fare at the elegant Laguna Restaurant or in the relaxed beachside setting of the Sunset Restaurant. With their exciting Easter activities scheme featuring everything from egg hunts to beach cricket, it’s a great choice for a family getaway during the school holidays.
Did you know we also offer luxury ski holidays? With the slopes of Europe enjoying piste-perfect conditions right now, your indulgent short-haul ski break this Easter could be closer than you think. Speak to our Travel Specialist for a last minute ski holiday to Europe with ITC.
10. Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah
Enjoy amazing value at this desert-view property, which you just wouldn’t expect for this level of luxury; now part of the Ritz-Carlton collection. This mid-haul Middle East destination is perfect for Easter, with stunning weather. Children will be enthralled by the activities available to them, with the ‘Destination Dining’ experience around a camp fire in the dunes a wonderful way to spend time together…or just à deux!
Speak to our Travel Specialists for all the latest last minute Easter holiday savings and availability from the Inspiring Travel Company or click the button below to make an enquiry.