This year, Easter falls during the last weekend in March, which provides a great opportunity for you to get away and enjoy some sun. There are some fantastic deals available, so why not take advantage of them and give yourself a break.
Here are some great ideas to help you to find the perfect destination for your Easter holiday.
Top of the list is Spain. For over five decades, this country has been a popular destination for British holidaymakers. It is where many people experience their first foreign holiday.
Spain is a country that has a lot to offer. The fact the weather in Southern Spain is so good, during the spring, makes it a fantastic choice for an Easter break.
Easter celebrations in Spain
Easter is an important time for the Spanish. If you stay there over the Easter weekend, you will be able to enjoy the spectacular and interesting parades and fiestas that are held at this time of the year. These celebrations take place in every town and village.
The Costa Brava, Benidorm and the Costa del Sol are all great Spanish holiday destinations. Below is a quick overview of what each of these beautiful places has to offer.
The Costa Brava
The Costa Brava has beautiful beaches that offer a range of watersports as well as the chance to relax and get an early season tan. There is plenty to do for active holidaymakers with everything from horse riding to climbing available. The nightlife is good too, and the area is known for its spectacular fiestas. Read more
The Costa del Sol
The same mix of great beaches, activities, lovely weather and fantastic nightlife in available along the Costa del Sol. This part of Spain also offers plenty for culture lovers to do and enjoy. For example, there are several World Heritage Sites for you to visit should you fancy a break from the beach. Find out more about Costa del Sol Holidays
Benidorm is the most popular Spanish holiday resort, and with good reason. This bustling town has everything you can think of. It has three beautiful beaches, water parks, theme parks and numerous clubs, bars and restaurants. You will never be bored if you stay here. Find out more about holidays to Benidorm
At this time of the year, The Canaries are wonderful. These beautiful islands are further south, so are slightly warmer than mainland Spain. All 17 of the islands have great beaches, many of which have been awarded blue flags.
Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and La Palma are the islands most people head for. Each one has something different to offer, so you are bound to find your ideal Easter break in The Canaries.
This is the warmest of the Greek Islands. If you fancy the chance to get an early suntan, this destination is ideal. There are numerous stunning beaches for you to sunbathe.
During the spring, the weather is perfect for visiting historical attractions like the Palace of Knossos and Hania Old Town. It is warm enough to walk around, but not so hot that you get sweaty and overheated. The spring really is the perfect time to explore this beautiful island.
The temperatures in Cyprus during March and April regularly reach 22 degrees Celsius. On average, you can expect 11 hours of sunshine, which is perfect for sunbathing or enjoying watersports.
If you fancy a more active holiday walking, riding and cycling are available across the island. They are a great way to explore the beautiful countryside and see a side of Cyprus that many holidaymakers miss.
Morocco is a beautiful destination at any time of the year, but it is especially interesting in the spring. The flight time is only 4 hours from the UK, so you can be in the beautiful resort of Agadir in no time. This part of the world has a rich and unique culture, which is well worth exploring during this time of the year.
You really are spoilt for choice, but you need to book fast to avoid being disappointed.