Posted on Mar 15, 2013 | Comments 0
Easter is fast approaching and is the perfect time for a short family getaway. Here are 10 quick Easter holiday breaks that you can consider this year.
1. Algarve, Portugal
Muxima is an eco-retreat in Algarve, Portugal. It is a simple resort with 7 rustic rooms, a natural pool, and a playground for kids. You also have some resident animals for company. The resort is only a short drive away from a scenic beach and a eucalyptus forest that can be explored on a bike. The place provides excellent buffet breakfast. The rooms are equipped with a small kitchenette where you can stir up your storm.
2. Scarabeo, Morocco
Scarabeo is a boutique desert camp with all facilities for a glamping experience. Located from the enchanting Marrakech, this camping trip offers everything from hiking to camel and mule rides.
3. Monestevole, Umbria
From gorgeous views to fantastic food, this 15th century hamlet is a hot spot for tourists who like to experience natural beauty in its most pristine form. Monestevole is a community eco-resort where the guests participate in the activities of the resort such as cooking or just lie in the hammock under a canopy of lush green trees. The domestic animals on the campus are an added attraction for those visiting with kids.
4. Disneyland, Paris
Disneyland is every family’s dream come true, whether it is in Florida or Paris. The advantage of going to the Disneyland, Paris is that you can experience the rest of Paris too.
5. Alentejo, Portugal
If cross country cycling is your passion then Alentejo is the right place to be in this Easter. Enjoy organized cycling tours in this quaint country side of Portugal. The cycling route is lined by the coastal pathways. Hence a stop by for water sports is a likely by-product of the trip. The fact that this place enjoys 300 days of sunshine makes the trip more enticing.
6. Gothenburg Island, Sweden
The island of Gothenburg is an archipelago with numerous living species preserved well within its confines. Easter is celebrated very differently on this Swedish island. The children here dress up as witches and go on the regular egg hunts. People feast on traditional delicacies like pickled herring, cured Salmon, spiced schnapps. Styrsö Skäret guesthouse is one of the best accommodations available here.
7. Andalucia, Spain
Situated in the suburbs of Seville is a famous yoga retreat called Suryalila. Easter is the time of the year when the center holds 5-day retreats with daily sessions of yoga and meditation in the eco-friendly studio of the olive groves. Food and accommodation are the best highlights with an organic and vegetarian spread greeting you at each meal.
8. Himalayas, India
While spring brings Easter to some, it is time for Holi in the vibrant Himalayas. The lovely valleys turn into a riot of color. People can be seen celebrating this festival with full gusto on the streets and the bazaars are filled with vendors selling sweets and savories special to the season.
9. Puglia, Italy
Palazzo Guglielmo is a boutique hotel located in the lesser known Puglia off the Salento coast. The hotel is perfect for couples and large families who can keep themselves entertained in this quaint little place.
10. Seville, Spain
Another great holiday spot for Easter from Spain is the 5-day long hiking trail in the Grazalema National Park. You get to stay in rustic B&B places enroute and enjoy the real Spain in all respects.
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