Most Popular Easter Breaks For Brits
When it comes to going on holiday with the family, Easter is a popular time to go. Summer may be too hot for young children, while Christmas time is too cold. Being restricted to the school holidays makes Easter an ideal time for working parents to book a family break. With the Bank Holiday weekend, it can mean less time needs to be taken off work to fit in with the school holidays.
Don’t forget all the regular admin; so have a look at family travel insurance and make sure you’ve arranged it before you go anywhere – it’ll save you time and money in the long-run, should the unexpected happen. For now, here’s a compilation of some of the best places to visit for an Easter holiday with (or without) the kids.
If you don’t mind splashing the cash, head to Florida for the family holiday of a lifetime. With an abundance of theme parks, water parks and animal parks there are countless things to do. The Sunshine State also offers amazing golf courses and the beautiful weather is perfect for working on a tan. There’s something for everyone, whether it’s sipping Butterbeer in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter or swimming with dolphins in the Keys. This is one holiday you won’t forget.
A long-time staple holiday destination for families everywhere, mainland Spain will give you sun, sea and short travel times – perfect if you have smaller children. The excitement of a holiday will see the little ones through the quick flight and if you book an all-inclusive hotel, look for one that has a kid’s club. Many of these will arrange lots of activities during your stay, giving you time to check out the local culture and have a break from the children.
The weather is just starting to heat up in Cyprus during the Easter break. Going away any time in March or April will let you have sunshine without overheating. Some of the best spas in the world can be found here so if it’s complete relaxation you’re after, check into one of the spa-hotels for a well-earned rest. Alternatively, Cyprus is home to Ayia Napa, the party capital. If you want hardcore clubbing and cheap cocktails, this is the place to be.
The springtime is a popular time of year to book a cruise, as a different option to the traditional beach holiday. With warmer weather arriving all over the world, a cruise is ideal for all the family. There are plenty of night time entertainment options on board and you get the opportunity to visit lots of different places in a short amount of time.
If you’d rather stay closer to home, there are lots of seaside resorts that offer everything you need for a holiday, without the added hassle of travelling abroad. Bournemouth is always a popular choice and the beaches of Devon are regularly full of families making the most of the long weekend. These breaks are ideal if you can’t get extra time off work but want to take advantage of the Bank Holiday.
European city breaks
If you want a holiday full of culture, visit one of the many European cities. Paris has some of the best artwork in the world, including Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. The architecture in Prague is simply beautiful and Rome is steeped in ancient history. These destinations are perfect for a bit of exploring, so pack your comfortable shoes and a camera. Some of the most iconic landmarks can be found in Europe, including the Colosseum and Notre Dame Cathedral.