This Easter season, luxury properties all over the world are offering over-the-top programming for guests to celebrate the holiday in unexpected ways. From the tropical paradise found in the Maldives to the beautiful Italian shores of Lake Como, these extravagant Easter experiences are reason enough for travelers to book these destinations this season.
Jumeirah Vittaveli | Maldives
This year, travelers looking for an over-the-top Easter celebration can spend the holiday feeling like a true VIP at Jumeirah Vittaveli. Families traveling together can relax on powder white beaches and swim in crystal blue waters before celebrating with the kids at the resort’s Zootopia party. Children can get creative and paint Easter Eggs with the Kuda Koli Kids Club team, feast on doughnuts, cotton candy and lollipops or dress up as a character from Zootopia and hunt for the Golden Egg. For couples hoping to spend the holiday away together, the world’s most exclusive dinner will also take place at the resort, complete with a private butler and a sunken dining table carved from sand. Michelin starred Chef Ollie Dabbous will prepare an exquisite dinner for the two while they dine on a luxury yacht under the stars, before taking a short seaplane journey back to Jumeirah Vittaveli. The ultimate dining experience is available to book for $25,000 and includes a 5-night stay for 2 at Jumeirah Vittaveli.
Grand Hotel Tremezzo | Lake Como, Italy
Spend Easter abroad this Spring with the entire family on the shores of Lake Como, sitting side-by-side along the Riviera della Tremezzina, the marriage of Grand Hotel Tremezzo and Villa Sola Cabiati is a study in refined luxury and a window into the heritage of Lake Como and its Grand Tour spanning two centuries. A rare jewel of Italian art de vivre with frescoed rooms and legendary architecture, Villa Sola Cabiati is a museum-worthy masterpiece that until recently was reserved for private use only. Today, Grand Hotel Tremezzo, an icon of period style and elegance, is setting the stage for guests at the historic villa, where the leisure class lounged lakeside since the 1700s. From the intimate to the elaborate, the grounds of Villa Sola are perfectly suited for family weekend celebrations where guests can gather around for a private and glamorous over-the-top Easter dinner, complete with a butler and storied history for a family-friendly elegant Italian getaway. Celebrate Pasque with a long weekend stay and treasure hunts for little ones as this is one of the biggest holidays on the Italian calendar.
The Setai Miami Beach | Miami Beach, FL
Situated ocean-side in the heart of Miami’s most desirable location in South Beach, The Setai, Miami Beach celebrates Easter with a special holiday Jazz Brunch at Jaya, the property’s signature restaurant led by Executive Chef Vijayudu Veena. Enjoy the sweet sounds of Live Jazz by Vinyl Blvd while indulging in an extravagant buffet with Jaya’s Indian-accented Asian dishes like Pad Thai, Fried Rice, curry, naan and butter chicken. Additional buffet items such as a buffet carving stations with lamb, strip loin au jus and chicken, a seafood station with King Crab, sushi and oysters and an endless array of handcrafted desserts. The over-the-top buffet brunch also includes limitless Louis Roederer Champagne, Mimosas and Bloody Marys. Kids can enjoy a visit from the Easter Bunny and an egg hunt in The Setai's courtyard. The next day, hotel guests can participate in the cracking of the giant chocolate egg on property. Price: $125/per person.
The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas | Bali, Indonesia (pictured)
Celebrate a warm Easter holiday in paradise on the majestic coastline of Nusa Dua at The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas. The resort will be pampering guests with an array of spring-themed festivities for the entire family to enjoy, including a fun-filled Easter Sunday at the exclusive Mulia Kidz Club with a fun Easter egg hunt, bunny mask making and an egg race. The Mulia Deli will also be creating amazing spring treats such as hand-crafted chocolate eggs, bunnies and a signature Mademoiselle M layered cake. Additional culinary offerings will be available at The Mulia's four signature restaurants including the famous Sunday Brunch at the award-winning beachfront restaurant, Soleil, as well as at The Cafe, Edogin and Table8. Guests staying during this time can take advantage of the Eggscellent Easter getaway package, with perks such as daily breakfast, afternoon tea, airport transfers and more. For full Easter offerings, please visit this link.
The Resort at Pedregal | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
The majestic Resort at Pedregal, a AAA Five-Diamond, Forbes Five-Star Resort, lies on Cabo San Lucas’ most coveted parcel of land – an extraordinary, 24-acre site at the southernmost tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula. Never to be outdone for the holidays, the property will be offering a selection of activities for the whole family this Easter. With a special Easter bunny visit, oceanfront Easter egg scavenger hunt, an Easter pinata, decadent Easter family dinner and Easter brunch at cliff-side El Farallon restaurant, The Resort at Pedregal is perfect for families and friends looking to celebrate on the ocean and sand with over-the-top holiday experiences.