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4 Dreamy Destinations for a Luxury Easter Escape

The long Easter holiday period is the perfect time of year to escape with friends and family. What better way to unwind from the hustle and grind of the beginning of the year than with a white sandy beach, cocktail in hand, listening to the ocean breeze, or perhaps with a sunny stroll on a relaxing holiday.

Experience luxury in Saint Lucia with a chocolate-themed Easter getaway, or immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Lisbon, with a decadent Sunday brunch and Easter Egg Hunt perfect for family and kids’ entertainment. Mauritius has transformed into a festive playground with Easter-themed activities for all ages, so guests can create memories that will last a lifetime. Easter is the ideal time to visit the Algarve with balmy weather to spend quality time with loved ones, against stunning backdrops. For inspiration, here’s a roundup of the best hotels and resorts to visit over the Easter period to celebrate the holiday in luxury.

Saint Lucia

Indulge in a chocolate-themed break this Easter at Cap Maison, Saint Lucia

Cap Maison, the luxury boutique resort in Saint Lucia has created the perfect indulgent chocolate-themed break which is bound to appeal to families looking for a last-minute Easter break and to chocolate lovers alike.  

The holiday includes an excursion to the local Howlerton Estate in Castries, where guests can immersive themselves in a Willy Wonka style experience, by learning about the bean-to-bar chocolate-making process, as well a sampling some of the delicious chocolate delights.  Other highlights include a chocolate-themed cocktail-making masterclass at Cap Maison under the expert guidance of Cap Maison’s professional rummier.

For those looking to enjoy a deluxe spa experience, several of the alluring treatments available at the Spa Maison incorporate chocolate into the mix for a truly indulgent experience, including ‘Chocolate Delight’ – where guests will breathe in the beautifully scented aromas of chocolate as they experience the stimulating effects of a chocolate body scrub followed by a rich chocolate body wrap, completed with a warm chocolate oil relaxing massage.  

The spacious private villas (2 – 4 bedrooms) will also appeal to families along with the secluded beach, and proximity of Rodney Bay and its family-friendly attractions. In addition, Saint Lucia also has an abundance of activities for all the family to enjoy from a visit to the Sulphur Mud Baths, Horse-riding along a beach or a Rainforest Zip Line Adventure, and Cap Maison’s Concierge desk is on hand to advise on the full range of activities available and make reservations.


For a cultural Easter getaway, the Hyatt Regency in Lisbon lends itself perfectly.

Located in the pretty district of Belém along the banks of the breathtaking Tagus River. The Hyatt Regency Lisbon’s prime location brings the city’s most celebrated sights right to its guests’ doorsteps, including two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Belém Tower, and Jerónimos Monastery. With convenient transport links, you can reach the city center in just 20 minutes, allowing guests to immerse themselves in all that Lisbon has to offer. Guests can experience how Lisbon’s heritage meets its signature vibrant culture whilst exploring the surrounding monuments, galleries, and museums. 

What’s more, throughout Easter, guests can enjoy 20% off on stays longer than 3 nights and receive a complimentary Lisboa card to use during their stay, which gives them FREE access to a whole host of local attractions, museums and travel and much more* Adults and kids alike will also enjoy the special family-themed Sunday brunch which includes entertainment and an Easter Egg Hunt.


Pine Cliffs lends itself perfectly as a family-friendly resort to create unforgettable memories.

Pine Cliffs, a Luxury Collection Resort in the Algarve, Portugal, is an idyllic setting for families to reconnect and spend more quality time together, creating unforgettable memories and moments during the Easter period. During this time, the weather in the Algarve is balmy, with temperatures averaging around 20°C (17° in the sea), and is perfect for families who don’t want the heat of high summer.

Distinguished by the World Luxury Hotel Awards as Europe’s Best Luxury Family Resort, the resort has a diverse selection of sports and leisure facilities for older children and adults and offers the perfect getaway for the whole family.

There are 8 pools at the resort, as well as 11 restaurants, which offer a wide variety of cuisines and dishes to cater to every taste. Other facilities include the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy, Serenity Spa which is an award-winning spa, health club, and access to a wide variety of sports and other activities such as cookery classes.

To keep the kids entertained, parents can safely drop their children, aged between 6 months and 8 years old, at Porto Pirata, which is an adventure park just for children. Here, they can enjoy exploring a giant life-sized pirate ship, and bouncy castles, playing 18-hole mini golf, and other activities. Seasonal programs are offered for children of all ages, and most activities can be enjoyed in the company of parents – creating special family moments to remember.


Veranda Resorts transforms into a festive playground to create Easter magic for families.

This Easter, Veranda Resorts in Mauritius transforms into a festive playground. Revel in a medley of themed activities and workshops designed for guests of all ages, from joyful egg hunts to exquisite dining experiences or live entertainment that capture the essence of the season, there’s something delightful for everyone to enjoy throughout the Easter weekend.

So, gather your family for Easter magic and create moments that will be treasured for a lifetime.