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Enjoy an Easter family adventure

17th February 2015 Print
Get close to a volcano in Costa Rica

As the days start to get longer and winter edges towards spring now is the time to start thinking about booking that all important family Easter holiday.

Families Worldwide has a plethora of trips to choose from and here are four of the most popular destinations:

Vesuvius & Pompeii: 8 days from £1049

Highlights of the 8-day Vesuvius & Pompeii trip which is based in Sorrento include uncovering the secrets of Pompeii, a trek up Mount Vesuvius and a visit to the volcanic museum. Plus a boat ride to Capri to discover the dramatic scenery on a cruise around the island and a drive along the Amalfi Coast before heading for the hills for a walk and lunch. There is also an optional trip to Naples or a visit to the preserved Roman ruins of Herculaneum. The holiday departs on 29 March or 5 April and costs £1029 per child (5+), £1049 per adult.

Waves, Whales & Waterfalls (Costa Rica, new trip for 2015): 13 days from £2399

Such is the popularity of Families Worldwide’s itineraries to Costa Rica that the 13-day Waves, Whales & Waterfalls was introduced for 2015. Highlights of the trip will include watching humpback whales, drifting downriver on a raft, getting close enough to enjoy the refreshing spray of a waterfall, mountain biking next to a volcano, exploring a National Park on a beach and walking the treetops of a rainforest. The holiday departs on 28 March and costs from £2199 per child (9+), £2399 per adult.

Kasbahs and camels in Morocco: 8 days from £839

Discover a totally different world that is under three hours from the UK on the 8-day Kasbahs & Camels trip. Head across the Atlas Mountains via Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, made famous in the film Gladiator, and learn about the life of the hospitable Berber tribes, staying in their simple mountain villages. The itinerary also includes the fishing port of Essaouira on the Atlantic coast, with camel rides along the beach. Finally, time will be spent exploring the souks of Marrakech and the main square which comes to life at dusk with musicians, acrobats and jugglers. The holiday departs on 29 March and costs £829 per child (5+) and £839 per adult.

Escape to Sri Lanka: 15 days from £1999 pp

Pack your bags and take the kids to ‘Buddha’s Island’ for the holiday of a lifetime this Easter on the 9-day ‘Ceylon Discovery’. Highlights include the caves & temple at Dambulla, a cycle ride through local villages (plus a cookery lesson), climbing the rock at Sigiriya, a city tour of Kandy, a game drive in the Uda Walawe NP, a visit to a tea plantation and chilling on the beach at Galle. The holiday departs on 29 March and costs from £1859 per child (age 5+) and £1999 per adult.

All the holidays includes flights, transfers, accommodation, some meals, activities and the services of a tour leader.

Land-only prices are available for all trips for those who prefer to make their own flight arrangements. Visit

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Get close to a volcano in Costa Rica