Where to Spend Easter

Happy Easter! While you’re pretending that you still eat ham, love attending a very long Mass, and the Easter Bunny is somehow real, you could be far away from the demanding, tradition-filled holiday. Here are four islands where you should spend Easter instead.

Photo: Ottley's Plantation Inn
Photo: Ottley’s Plantation Inn

St. Kitts: Watch vervet monkeys play outside the spa during a pedicure, sip a calypso sangria by the pool, and fall asleep to barking tree frogs at your favorite Caribbean retreat.

Photo: Walter Hellebrand (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via nl.wikipedia
Photo: Walter Hellebrand (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via nl.wikipedia
St. Eustatius: Find a new favorite island in the Caribbean after exploring the forts, the volcano, and the black-sand beaches near Oranjestad.

Photo: StanleyMacCoy (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Photo: StanleyMacCoy (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons
Cabo Verde: Scuba dive, cave dive, whale watch, surf, and fish on an island that rarely receives rain off the coast of Africa.

Photo: Frente [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons
Photo: Frente [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons
Folegandros: See how the Greeks celebrate Easter—Greek Easter is also observed on April 20th this year—in a quiet, cliffside town in the Cyclades.

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