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Enjoy Mediterranean cuisine at Amapola

Those holidaying at La Manga Club over the Easter break will no doubt be keen to sample some tasty Spanish cuisine during their stay.

The resort is home to more than 20 bars and restaurants, meaning guests will be spoiled for choice when it comes to dining.

One place where visitors will find a wide selection of Mediterranean-inspired food on offer.

Located at the Hotel La Manga Club Principe Felipe, the restaurant serves up everything from Murcia cheese to ox-meat from the Sierra de Guardarrama.

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Majority of Brits 'long for Easter getaway'

The majority of Brits would like to escape the UK and take a holiday in Spain or elsewhere over the Easter period, it has been revealed.

Research carried out by Holiday Extras found that 35 per cent of people have already booked a trip, while 34 per cent would like to take one.

Of those polled, 53 per cent said they are looking forward to spending some quality time with their family over the long weekend, while 30 per cent admit they are keen to get away from work.

Commenting on the findings, Holiday Extras managing editor Mike Whiting said: "The long Easter weekend is a fantastic opportunity to take a break and relax with family, whether you're on your sofa, the beach or a mountain.

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Hunt for Easter eggs at Southampton Airport

Families taking flights to Spain over the coming weekend may be interested to learn that Southampton Airport is set to host an Easter egg hunt.

The Easter Bunny will be hiding 100 chocolate treats around the terminal building for youngsters to find while waiting for their plane to depart.

Around 29,000 passengers are due to pass through the airport over the holiday period, representing a 3.6 per cent increase on 2009.

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Roda Golf Resort

Located in the sun-soaked Spanish region of Murcia, the Roda Golf Resort is the perfect destination for Britons looking to relax and unwind in stunning surroundings.

The complex boasts a range of impressive sports and leisure facilities, including a championship golf course designed by Dave Thomas.

Built to the highest standards, the 18-hole par-72 course can be enjoyed by players of all abilities and is home to three strategically placed lakes, as well as a variety of native trees and shrubs.

Guests will find a range of first-rate bars and restaurants dotted around the complex, as well as swimming pools, sun terraces and a jaccuzzi.

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Golf at the Roda Resort

As anyone who loves the sport will know, Murcia is home to some of Europe's best golf courses and is a must-visit destination for those passionate about playing the game.

One place where players are promised an exceptional game is at the Roda Golf Resort. Located on the Costa Calida, it basks in sunshine for more than 300 days a year and boasts an extensive range of facilities.

Designed by renowned golf architect Dave Thomas, the 18-hole par-72 course features impressive undulating greens, as well as strategically placed bunkers and lakes.

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Enjoy a post-game drink at the Roda Golf Resort clubhouse

Holidaymakers enjoying a break at the Roda Golf Resort in Spain will find no shortage of places to enjoy a post-game drink.

The golf clubhouse is situated close to the driving range and opens daily at 7am, with the pro shop opening at 8am.

As well as spacious changing facilities, the property is also home to a restaurant and bar, which offers free wireless internet access.

Players will find a range of clothing, equipment and accessories at the pro shop, including a wide selection of drivers, wedges, putters and irons from some of the world's leading brands.

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More young adults 'taking holidays in Spain with parents'

Young adults are increasingly choosing to take holidays abroad with their parents.

This is according to research carried out by Travelsupermarket.com, which revealed that 24 per cent of people have taken a break at their mother and father's expense since turning 18.

More than a third of respondents said they do it in order to save money.

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'Read up on tipping etiquette' before holidays in Spain

Brits should ensure they read up on tipping etiquette before taking holidays to Spain and elsewhere, it has been claimed.

A recent study carried out by TripAdvisor found that 74 per cent of travellers do not check what is expected of them before jetting abroad.

"Tipping can be socially awkward and can cause endless embarrassment, especially on holiday when we are unfamiliar with local customs," said Emyr Thomas, director of concierge and lifestyle management company Bon Vivant.

She added that in some countries it is considered rude to leave money at all.

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Holidays in Spain 'proving popular for Easter'

Budget airline easyJet expects to carry more than one million passengers over the Easter holiday period, it has revealed.

Geneva is the most popular destination for UK travellers, followed by sunny Malaga, with flights to Faro, Palma and Marrakech also in demand.

Paul Simmons, general manager of easyJet UK, said Brits are keen to escape the dreary weather and post-Budget blues.

"The majority seem to be seeking a little winter sun with families heading for the beaches and couples seeking romantic getaways in some of the great cities of southern Europe," he commented.

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Liverpool Airport 'expecting 20% passenger increase'

Brits planning to take flights to Spain over the coming weeks may be interested to know that Liverpool John Lennon Airport is expecting its passenger numbers to jump by around 20 per cent over the Easter period.

Approximately 300,000 travellers will pass through the transport hub within the next fortnight.

As a result, officials are urging passengers to allow plenty of time for checking-in and making their way through security.

Airport director Andy Gower said Easter is likely to be the busiest period of the year so far.

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