What does Mallorca offer in this unique month? The weather is getting warmer, the days are longer and the beaches are empty. An ideal moment to enjoy the biggest island of the Balearic Islands.
Eastern on Mallorca comes very closely associated with Christianity, the celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus. The processions take over a great part of the acts these days and the brotherhoods are prepared, with great affection, year after year to participate in the processions.
Particularly noteworthy are the processions of the Holy Christ of the Blood celebrated on Holy Thursday and the Holy Burial, which takes place on Good Friday, which are celebrated practically in all the towns of the island. The processions of Palma are of the most spectacular, by the large number of people who participate, both inside and outside the churches but in all the towns the poeple live it with the same passion.
In addition to the processions of Palma, those of the towns like Artà; Pollença with the "Davallament" (Descending of the Cross) on Good Friday that is very spectacular: the procession with the body of Jesus that descends from the mound of the Calvary by stonestairs of 365 steps, flanked by cypresses; Felanitx, with a performance in which lights and sound make a wonderful spectacle full of actors and actresses and the celebrations that take place in the Sanctuary of Lluc, among many others, stand out.
In the city of Palma the Sunday after the Easter Resurrection is celebrated the traditional festive day of Angel Sunday in the Castle of Bellver, organized by the Town Hall and neighborhood associations. The dance Ball de bot, children's animation, cultural activities ... A day full of plans to live in family in an idyllic environment.
After the Easter celebrations many people go up to the hermitages and shrines that are in the mountains of Mallorca, to spend the day outdoors and eat together the last "panades i robiols", gastronomic specialties, typical of Mallorca.
From Hotel Son Caliu Spa Oasis we invite you to spend the Easter days with us. We offer the best quality of service and we will do everything possible to make your stay an unforgettable one.
Experience the Easter Holidays on Mallorca!