Easter Family Active Holidays: The Best Offers
Forget chocolate eggs and hot cross buns, what most parents want this Easter is an enjoyable family activity holiday. The 2013 Easter break is a good time to venture abroad as you can enjoy any type of fun-filled getaway from activity holidays in Mexico, sports holidays in the Caribbean to traditional beach breaks in Portugal or healthy holidays in Mauritius.
With two consecutive four day weeks what better time to go on holiday and you don't have to head to far-flung shores for good weather. The days are getting longer and warmer in Europe, perfect for cycling, walking and surfing with the option of healthy meals, making it an ideal activity break with the family. Without the peak summer prices, we have special offers around the globe so get some inspiration with our round-up of Easter family holiday ideas.
Top Five Easter Family Holiday Destinations in 2013:
St Vincent - Buccament BayTravel to this family friendly all-inclusive holiday in the Caribbean with a unique range of activities suitable for the whole family. Facilities include water sports, fitness classes,Pat Cash Tennis Academy, Liverpool FC Football Academy, Cricket Academy and Performing Arts Academy all providing inclusive coaching for families. The Little Harlequins Kids Club provides day care for young children with fun-filled activities, puzzles and games so parents can enjoy a fitness class, spa treatment or just relax in their luxurious villa.
We are offering 7 nights with 35% discount all-inclusive at Buccament Bay from £2,450pp and from £460 per child sharing a two bedroom deluxe villa including return flights and transfers.
Portugal - Martinhal Fusion FitnessMartinhal Luxury Beach Resort is the perfect multi-activity holiday for the active family offering self-catering villas and many facilities to keep the children happy. The Kids Club and Crèche is open daily and the garden playground and Blue Room are perfect for older children. Families can enjoy a healthy pick and mix of activities, sport and spa treatments with a bundle of options from surfing and tennis to yoga and Pilates. Club 98 includes bike rentals, tennis and football academy, a fitness centre, water sports from paddle boarding to kayaking, rock climbing, horse riding and many other fun activities.
Mexico - Now SapphireWhether you are seeing relaxing or rejuvenation, this luxury all-inclusive family active holiday just 15 minutes from Cancun International Airport offers fine dining and fantastic entertainment. Facilities include 4 swimming pools, fitness centre, tennis courts, beach volleyball and an indoor theatre, watersports and a spa. Complimentary golf is also included at the 18-hole Grand Coral Riviera Maya golf course along with daily exercise classes from Zumba to yoga. The Explore Kids Club provides a comprehensive programme for children including arts and crafts, sports, games and movies on the beach.
We are offering 7 nights with 18% discount all-inclusive at Now Sapphire from £1,580pp including return flights and transfers, first child stays free and second child costs from £40 per day.
Cyprus - Aphrodite HillsFor the energetic family, enjoy a vast choice of different activities as part of the clubs for kids or teens, with a varied daily programme. The stunning Pirates Villages features a spacious indoor Kids Club with activities including arts and crafts sessions, dance classes, water and sports activities, junior Olympics and basketball. The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy offers expert tuition and evening entertainment includes karaoke, talent shows, disco and move nights. Parents can enjoy spa, fitness, golf and tennis packages along with healthy meal options.
We are offering 7 nights with 20% discount at Aphrodite Hills from £1,040pp including return flights and transfers, children stay free when sharing a room or suite with 2 adults.
Mauritius - Shanti MauriceThis award winning luxury resort with world class spa provides a welcoming environment and ideal setting for families to relax and enjoy time together. Situated on the untouched south coast of Mauritius, with breath-taking views of the Indian Ocean, this healthy holiday offers a huge range of activities including watersports, tennis, golf, jogging, hiking, Pilates, cooking classes and more. The specially designed Kids Club comes with its own toddler's pool, games room, computers, and PlayStations. Weekly activity programmes include pursuits such as kid's yoga, face painting and musical games.
We are offering 7 nights at Shanti Maurice from £2,790pp with free half board including return flights and transfers, children stay free.