Easter (for most of us) is like a mini holiday, a short break on the long road to summer. Without doubt, Easter makes the wait for the summer holidays a lot shorter and easier.
Despite being a religious festival, in general, the Easter holidays are usually associated with sunny weather and leisure. On the other hand, it wouldn’t be the same to leave the house during this time without being able to enjoy the sounds of the Easter drums that symbolize the atmosphere in the towns and villages during these holidays dates.
What to do at Easter?
If you are wondering what to do at Easter, our blog will make it easy for you as we are going to talk about what is typical in our resorts.
If you are planning to spend the Easter Holidays in Benidorm, Orihuela Costa, Mojácar, Villajoyosa or Peñíscola, fun is more than guaranteed. We say this because in all of our resorts you can count on an unbeatable array of leisure pursuits. Fun alternatives which you can combine with the schedule of processions that reflect Easter with beautiful statues, so characteristic of the best Brotherhoods of Holy Week.
Easter and Religion
It is a fact, that religious holidays are celebrated and experienced in a totally different way to how they were not that long ago. However, it is also clear that only Holy Week continues to preserve the reason to be highly religious. A faith that undoubtedly continues to move people with the Holy Week processions that pass through the main streets and avenues of our cities.
It is a time when sentiments and religious devotions are at a high, but it is clear that there is no better way to enjoy Easter 2018 than spending this special time at one of your favourite beach destinations.
Easter in Benidorm
This Easter in Benidorm, you will be able to enjoy sunshine and nice weather on the beach. You can also visit Benidorm’s different theme parks, discover the nightlife or visit the Easter Fair where you can enjoy traditional dances and games as well as buying some typical local products.
Easter has already arrived in Benidorm, very soon the Brotherhoods will commence their varied programme of events which will begin on Ash Wednesday and continue through to Easter Sunday.
With regards to the traditional Easter cake day in Benidorm, it will be on April 2nd when a lot of families and groups of friends will go out into the countryside to eat the traditional Easter cake, immediately after Holy Week.
Also, for many years in Benidorm, it has been a tradition to take a boat out to the Benidorm Island to eat the Easter cake there, a deep-rooted tradition among the Benidorm town folk.
Holy Week in Orihuela
Holy week in Orihuela is one of the most emotive and most special of the Alicante province. In fact, it is considered a Festival of International Tourist Interest.
There are processions on Good Friday and everyday throughout Holy Week from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday with the Orihuela Good Friday Procession being one of the largest in Spain, with 15 brotherhoods and more than 10.000 Nazarenes, the Silent Procession held on Holy Thursday is also unique.
Also not to be missed, La Convocatoria (official announcement), La Pasión, El Encuentro, La Diablesa, La Despedida del Padrón, El Caracol, El Caballero Cubierto y Gemelas de Nuestro Padre Jesús, that form the unique events of Holy Week 2018 in Orihuela.
Therefore, if you are going to stay at the La Zenia Hotel at Easter, you will be able to see the spectacular and different religious events and processions.
Easter in Mojácar
As for Mojácar at Easter, the pretty streets of this beautiful village on the Almeria Coast are filled with the most unique processions and religious celebrations of the area.
The act that opens the Mojácar Programme of Easter events is a traditional classical music concert by the Municipal Band of Mojácar.
Other events representative of Easter in Mojácar are the Procession of the Borriquilla; the evangelical passage of Jesus’s entry in Jerusalem and the processions of the Nazarene and Our Lady of Sorrows. Events that are specially adapted to the narrow streets of the town of Mojácar and that are of great interest to both national and international tourists.
Easter in Peñíscola
As for Peñíscola at Easter time, in addition to the usual activities organised by the various council departments, (guided cinema visits, group marches through the old town etc) you can also enjoy the traditional events, very typical of the Easter celebrations. The difference being, that you can experience it all in a very special and unique setting, which is the old town of Peñíscola.
We recommend the emblematic Last Supper and the Monumental Procession as well as the Resurrection Procession that takes place to celebrate historical Easter Sunday.
Easter with children
Easter for children is a must if you are travelling with the family. That’s why Servigroup has thought about your ideal Easter holiday with the kids and has put at your disposal (in many of our hotels) the Servigroup Hotels Club Delfi which will be launched in just a few days with the greatest intention for the little ones to have a super time with our mascot Delfi.
Don’ forget, we are counting on you this Easter at Servigroup Hotels. Make the most of the best Easter offers at the best price guaranteed.
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