MOJACAR enjoyed another bumper Easter week this year, according to data collected by the town’s Tourism Office from local hoteliers.
With an average stay of three to four nights, the town’s three-star hotels were reportedly at 90 per cent occupancy; while four-star hotels enjoyed 85 per cent occupancy, rural accommodation saw levels of 94 per cent and the area’s apartments reached 100 per cent.
The data also showed that an estimated 8,863 places were officially registered and operational for Easter, plus 1,500 additional places for rentals.
Mojacar’s tourism section of the town hall’s website received 10,625 visits during the month of March, with 4,896 of these from March 23 to April 1 while the Facebook page, Turismo de Mojacar, was visited by 95,335 people from March 23 to April 4, topping at 13,359 views on one day alone.
The town’s Tourist Office was open all week, dealing with 2,878 people, of which 19 per cent came from abroad, with most of the Spanish visitors coming from the Valencia area, followed very closely by those from Madrid and Cataluña.
Just over half of the international tourists came from the United Kingdom, with 8.2 per cent from Nordic countries, 8.1 per cent from France and around 7 per cent from Germany and Belgium.
All were here not only for the Easter celebrations, but also looking to enjoy some sports and outdoor activities.