Are you yet to make concrete plans for the Easter holiday? Worried about Forex and scared of travel cost? Don’t be caught napping! You can still have an amazing time away from home this Easter holiday.
If you are looking to get away with your family this Easter – or perhaps just as a couple, we have put together 10 exciting destinations in Nigeria and Africa where you can have all the fun and relaxation you need as you enjoy the Easter holiday. Easter has a social and spiritual dimension in Africa, and is a time when families and friends love to come together and just simply enjoy the long weekend especially in a serene environment.
Easter is the perfect time to take a trip to a new destination, go on a road trip with kids or check into a luxury spa resort for some body and soul pampering. To help get you into the season, we’ve provided a list of the 10 best places to holiday totally worth the time and experience.
If you already have a place in mind you can book your flights and hotels here or Call 01 632 1145, 07001110111 to enjoy our special Easter travel packages.
Obudu Mountain Resort
Obudu Mountain Resort is in Cross River State situated close to the border of Cameroon and is reached from Lagos by plane and an ideal place for the Easter holiday. It offers the leisure seeker a complete contrast from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Not only in its temperate climate but also it’s exciting and different location.
La Campagne Tropicana Lagos
La Campagne Tropicana is a beach resort in the Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos State. This resort offers a unique blend of natural environments which include a fresh water lake, accessible mangrove forest, a savannah, extensive sandy beach and the warm Atlantic sea. The resort provides world class accommodation and a variety of activities to make sure you have an experience like no other on your visit. The beauty of the African culture cannot be missed and elegantly displayed in the different elements that make up the resort. Evident is the care taken to ensure that the Infrastructure at the resort blends in perfectly with the surroundings so that the spectacular ambiance of the tropical countryside is not lost.
Whispering Palms Resort Badagry
The Whispering Palms Resort is an activity center that lies on the bank of the Lagos Lagoon, in the outskirts of the city. At Whispering Palms you can be assured of finding the uncanny balance between rest and fun. It lies on the Lagoon and typifies the beauty of the area-cool, Atlantic breeze, sillica sands, palm trees and chirping birds. The road within the resort looks fascinating as it lined with palms kernel residue. The entire environment is quiet with stunning ambience and a contrast to the maddening crowd and noise of Lagos.
MicCom Golf Resort, Ada
MicCom Golf Hotels Resort is situated in the rustic town of Ada in Osun State. The course is set in the serene, picturesque location deep within the lovely and tranquil forests of the South-West. This tranquility is only broken by the musical chirping of birds.
The hotel is set in the splendor of nature and the peacefulness and tranquility remains unbroken. The Golf course is set within the most natural hazards, and its every golfer’s delight a unique ambience of tranquility and relaxation, while enjoying a premium sports.
Ikogosi Warm Spring Resort
In the heart of Ikogosi, a small, quiet town with rich, local customs, in the Western part of Ekiti State (Ekiti Tourism Corridor), lies a warm spring which has now catapulted Ikogosi-Ekiti to national and international limelight. What is mysterious about the Ikogosi Warm Spring is the fact that, flowing side by side the warm spring, is another spring, a cold one. According to experts, it is a geological wonder to have such occurrence out of the same rock formation and this Ekiti flagship tourist destination is said to be the only one of its kind discovered anywhere in the world.
Accra Beach Hotel and Resort, Ghana
Accra Beach is a resort that offers a convenient location. Near St. Lawrence Gap and only 15-minutes from Barbados’s capital, Bridgetown, there are plenty of sights to see. With its beachfront property, it features one- and two-bedroom suites, along with luxurious penthouses. Its outdoor swimming pool with a rock waterfall will be sure to attract kids of all ages. Snorkeling equipment and boogie boards are available to all guests for their own pleasure. The resort hosts three dining options, including Wytukai, the only Polynesian restaurant on the island. Accra Beach also has an activities department that plans daily tours around the area.
Even in Dubai, there is a multitude of entertainment arranged by shopping malls and hotels to celebrate this grand festival. The Easter Holidays provide the perfect holiday break from the daily routine of work.
Tourists visiting Dubai during Easter will find bakeries, chocolate shops and food stores stocking in the Easter treats. Many five star hotels put their best foot forward to arrange an Easter brunch, which includes grilled delicacies plus hot and cold mezza. How could we forget the delightful restaurants who are so enthusiastic to present their brunch buffet and specialties; al fresco style with BBQ and carving stations? Traditional Eastern lunches are always best enjoyed at these elite restaurants.
As much as Easter is about tradition, kids are involved in every part of the festival making it more than important for hotels to pamper them ‘egg-eedingly’ well. They have a good time tasting international cuisine, egg painting competition, egg hunt party, face painting, special chicken farm, yummy treats and other fun things activities lined up for them. Tourists who are away from home, get to experience the same grandness in Easter celebrations in Dubai.
Zanzibar located in the majestic spice island of the Indian Ocean. Its coastal tourism ranks top in the world with large amounts of beaches and clear Indian water. Zanzibar is also a home to several aquatic life such as dolphins, lionfish, octopus and lobsters. If you are a lover of beaches and water activities such as diving, snorkelling and scuba diving, this is your ideal destination. Trust me, you will love it. This tourist destination is most suitable for honeymooners/anniversary and family vacation. Memories from this trip will linger and strengthen the bond of love in your relationship.
Indigo Bay Island Resort, Mozambique
Indigo Bay Island Resort and Spa is running a special adventure activity this Easter, where guests can now swim in the warm Indian Ocean with one of our muscular boerperd horses. Swimming with horses is a magical experience which will create lifelong memories of your special Mozambique holiday. Guests can also do an exciting ride along the beach on Bazaruto Island, and also climb the soaring sand dunes for unrivalled 360 degree views over the sparkling Indian Ocean. And what better time to travel to Bazaruto than Easter…. which is a perfect time of year as it is between the summer rains and the winter winds!
The Sanctuary Spa at Indigo Bay offers incredible ocean views and relaxing treatments. The facilities are world-class, including a Jacuzzi pool perched on the edge of the highest point on the island for spectacular sea views while you sip champagne after your treatment. We will be offering special packages and unique treatments especially for Easter!
Winchester Mansions, Cape Town, South Africa
What better place to spend Easter that at the Winchester Mansions in Cape Town, situated along the Sea Point Promenade and facing the Atlantic Ocean; this place has earned its reputation as Cape Town’s iconic and leading sea front hotel among local and international guests. And Easter at the Winchester Mansions is set to be an “egg-citing” time for the whole family. Kids can partake in the Easter egg workshops with a DIY Easter egg painting kit that will showcase your darling as the “Picasso” of egg art.
For those adults who prefer to leave it to the professionals, HDeli at Winchester Mansions is selling a delicious variety of Easter treats, from salted caramel chocolate tarts to Easter themed cupcakes, red velvet cakes, macaroons, pear frangipani tarts to cheesecake pops. So if you prefer the quick and very much home-baked option, pick up some delicious ready-made goodies at the deli.
Shu’mata Camp, Tanzania, with Karibu Tanzania
The stunning Shu’mata Camp is located at the foot of Kilimanjaro and is the perfect spot to relax outside under the open sky, with a true feeling of adventure and safari romance. Daily safaris, included in your stay at the camp, offer rich game viewing, either on foot with local Maasai warriors or in open top game drive vehicles get you within meters of Africa’s largest mammals. Experience the lush savannah in the southern Amboseli at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, far away from buses crowded with tourists, you may meet with zebras, wildebeest, gazelles or even cheetahs and lions.
Once you have relaxed into the camp life and enjoyed a tipple watching the stunning African sunset those with a further thirst for adventure can experience the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro. Enjoy the tremendous landscapes when you take a day hike up the Shira plateau, which is one of the most fascinating and scenic areas on Kilimanjaro, stopping for a picnic lunch on top of Africa.
Almanara Luxury Villas, near Mombasa, Kenya
If you are looking for a luxury paradise break this Easter, why not visit Almanara Luxury Villas? Whether you are seeking some R&R after an adventurous safari or just looking to just simply relax on the beach, Almanara is the place for you.
Almanara’s luxury Villas are set amidst the tropical gardens and towering palms that line Diani Beach on Kenya’s South Coast. Guests are greeted in their private villa by their personal chef, maid and waiter who remain with them throughout the duration of their stay. With no set menu or schedule, guests have the freedom to dine as they please, creating a truly bespoke experience whilst maintaining the cultures of Africa. The 6 villas are situated around the swimming pool area where guests can also enjoy the Jacuzzi, and pool bar during their Easter break.
Happy travels, Happy Easter.