Time For An Egg-Scape: Enticing Easter Holiday Ideas

Three children wearing easter bunny ears play with buckets and spades at the edge of the shore on the beach

3.72min read

Published 25 February 2022


We think that a local egg-cursion for the upcoming Easter holidays could be just the ticket for you and your family!

Close your eyes. Take a deep breath. Chill out and picture your family’s traditional Easter egg hunt. Not in the backyard but rather at a dream destination somewhere in the mountains, on a beach or in the bush.Now that you’re rested and relaxed, let’s make that dream a reality and secure your family’s perfect vacay today!


Like everywhere else in the world, South Africa’s tourism and related industry sectors have taken a ginormous knock as a result of Covid-19.Lockdown has taken its toll and our wish for you is that an affordable, well-deserved family break is on your radar for the upcoming holiday long weekend. Note to self: Why not take your trip to the next level and tag on an extra four days on one or the other side of the weekend?

This Easter we are promoting #SupportLocal and encouraging our clients to do the same. We are blessed to be spoilt for choice in South Africa and are offering some dynamic deals that will tempt your travel taste buds. It’s business as usual at Flight Centre so we’d also be delighted to sort out the best deals on flights and car rental for you.

Go Glamping in Plettenberg Bay at AfriCamps at Ingwe 

Located bang in the middle of the popular Garden Route in the Crags, Plettenberg Bay, this is the perfect spot for a glamping adventure. It's a lush forest and Fynbos area, around the corner from a selection of South Africa's favourite beaches and adventure hot spots.

Elevated tents boast outstanding views of rolling green hilltops surrounded by deep indigenous forested valleys and the Tsitsikamma Mountain Range.


Two cheaters standing on a tree looking at people driving past on a safari

Cape Highlights at aha Harbour Bridge Hotel & Suites

A short walk from the V&A Waterfront and Cape Town International Convention Centre, aha Harbour Bridge promises the 'ultimate accommodation experience' on Cape Town's Foreshore.Enjoy a delicious meal in The Canal Cafe with stunning views of the canals - this is that comfortable Cape Town stay you've been looking for, and one guaranteed to provide great value for money.

Cape Town City Break at The President Hotel

The perfect base from which to explore the Mother City and Atlantic Seaboard, The President is located in trendy Bantry Bay and is a sophisticated and relaxed venue with the best sunset views in town!Lions Head is behind you and the Sea Point promenade is just metres away so you're guaranteed a great base for your Cape Town city break.

Enjoy some R & R in Durban at Onomo Hotel Durban

Designed like the central square in an African village, the reception and public spaces within our hotels are centred around the lobby. The ONOMO urban village is an invitation to 'live together and share the values of fraternity, collaboration and solidarity.

Come and stay with us, you'll feel right at home!

 Frolic in Franschhoek at Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa

Nestled in the heart of the Cape Winelands, Le Franschhoek Hotel and Spa is surrounded by magnificent mountain vistas. Ease into pure luxury, and be treated to elegant finishes and careful attention to detail.Bordered by leafy vineyards in the small town of Franschhoek, Le Franschhoek Hotel offers a remarkable selection of inspiring venues, delectable restaurants, and indulgent spa treatments.

Umhlanga Beach Getaway at Protea Hotel Umhlanga

This is the gateway to golden beaches, lush surroundings, stunning views and the exhilaration of holidaying in Umhlanga Rocks, an idyllic part of Durban.Situated 18 km from King Shaka International Airport, just a few minutes from the beach and 10 minutes to Durban city centre, the hotel offers friendly service and comfortable accommodations that are all elegantly and stylishly furnished.


Waves breaking at a beach with a city in the background

 Lap of luxury in Knysna at Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa

Located on the Eastern Head of Knysna, surrounded by a lush paradise of indigenous forests, mountains, lakes and pristine beaches, our hotel offers unsurpassed luxury on SA’s iconic Garden Route.Boasting a Championship Golf Course, luxurious suites, award-winning spa and a restaurant focused on locally sourced dining to enjoy, it's easy to see why this should be your luxury hotel of choice.

 Mountainous Splendour at Cathedral Peak Hotel Drakensberg

Located just 90km from Ladysmith Airport and in the heart of the magnificent Drakensberg mountain range, this luxurious modern resort hotel offers a wide range of amenities. The luxurious suites all come with a spa bath and open fireplace.Choose from a range of outdoor activities including guided hikes, bird watching and horse riding. Splendid in-house facilities include a state of the art gym with a steam bath and spa.


Pilanesberg Escape at Bakubung Bush Lodge

Escape to the bush and spot the Big 5!A three-hour drive from Johannesburg and tucked away in the expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, Bakubung Bush Lodge is a luxury private lodge. Meaning "People of the Hippo", it provides luxury, service and the peace and tranquillity of a true bush experience.

 Luxury Tented Bush Break at Safari Plains Bela-Bela

Set against the backdrop of the magnificent Waterberg Mountains in Limpopo Province, Safari Plains guarantees a luxury bush breakaway.A two and half hour drive from Johannesburg, Safari Plains redefines luxury in the bush from the impressive high ceilinged dining room and elegant lounge to the impressive bar and relaxing spa.

Kruger Park Luxury Break at Hoya Hoya Safari Lodge

Distinct thatched peaks that peep over the tree-line and flashes of burnt orange through lush Leadwood trees signal your arrival at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge in the heart of the Kruger National Park.Expect an authentic encounter with the local Tsonga culture in extraordinary bush surroundings. The Kruger National Park is one of Africa's most renowned conservation areas and home to the Big Five.

Family Fun at the Wild Coast at the Wild Coast Sun Hotel

You can't beat the location of the Wild Coast Sun Hotel, situated in the coastal hub of Port Edward less than two hours from Durban.Family-friendly, this is just the place if you're looking for a relaxing room with a view and all the modern facilities. Moms and dads can soak up the sun watching the kids play at the Wild Waves.



With loads of fantabulous travel deals on tap at Flight Centre, your dream destination is just a call 0877 40 50 00 or click away!



As more and more countries start to re-open to tourists, it’s important to stay in the loop as to which are open for vaccinated South Africans with some restrictions; and which are open for South Africans with testing restrictions. As we all know, the situation can change from day today.

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