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Why you should visit the Costa del Sol at Easter 2020

You can tell it’s almost Easter. As you wander around the South of Spain, blossom fills the trees, the smell of incensce floats in the streets and you’ll begin to see rehearsals for the traditional Easter processions. Thinking of taking a trip this Easter? Come and discover Holy Week in the Malaga area.

When? 5th-12th April 2020 are the key dates for the famous Holy Week religious holiday in Malaga. Most southern towns and cities celebrate Easter in this way, but you’ll find the largest and most impressive in Malaga city itself. This traditional celebration attracts hundreds of visitors every year.

What? Holy Week is a religious festivity celebrated by catholic brotherhoods or cofradías who take part in religious processions around the city the week befor Easter. The pasos or floats depict scenes from the Passion of Christ and are accompanied by nazarenos, the penant figures with long tunics and pointy hoods.

One of the most famous cofradías in Malaga is the María Santísima de Lágrimas y Favores de las Reales Cofradías Fusionadas brotherhood, since the Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, is a member.

Not interested in religious processions? No problem. There are plenty of other great things to do at Easter on the Costa del Sol. When you plan an Easter break you’ll be able to make the most of the great weather and all the wonders the area holds, from sunny beaches to delicious local gastronomy and stunning natural landscapes.

If you’re planning an Easter break here you won’t be short on activities At Crown Resorts we’ll have our usual fun planned and do everything we can to help you enjoy a great holiday in Spain.

Ready to pack? Book your stay today and come and experience a unique Easter week in Malaga. See you soon!