The article here on the Portal Ejido site has details of a busy Easter weekend in the area.
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Occupancy in tourist accommodations and hotels on the ejidense coast slashes 100% during the days of Easter
The occupation in tourist accommodations and hotels of the ejidense coast will touch 100% during the days of Easter
For this reason, a greater number of containers have been installed in all the urban littoral and almost all the showers have come into operation in nuclei like Almerimar and Balerma
Also a special security device will be activated during the days of greater influx of people to ensure their tranquility
The mayor Luisa Barranco explained that "our objective is to offer services according to the quality of our tourism in order to continue consolidating the municipality as a destination throughout the year"
The municipality has already begun to welcome the first tourists and visitors who have chosen the ejidense coast to enjoy a few days of tranquility and rest, in addition to the innumerable benefits and resources that the city offers. So, according to the data available to the Department of Tourism and Commerce of the City Council, forecasts indicate that this year occupancy in tourist accommodations and hotels will again touch 100% during the next few days.
A fact that, as explained by the head of this area, Luisa Barranco, "is due to the good weather and the excellent services offered by our coast." Moreover, he has been optimistic to say that "everything makes it possible to experience an increase in the number of overnight stays compared to last year at the same dates." The same is estimated to occur in the campsite of Balerma, so that everything predicts an increase in the number of places during the strongest days of Easter.
The municipal official stressed that "these forecasts give a good account of the important steps that tourism is giving in our municipality" and that show that "it is rising and that it begins to take momentum and to break the seasonality." A fact that, as Barranco rightly points out, "has affected all the productive sectors of our locality, especially in the hotel and restaurant sector that see a rebound of the activity", has affected the municipal responsible.
Barranco has remarked that "more and more people choose our municipality as a vacation destination and many, also, the people of the city that go out into the streets to enjoy, especially on these days when good weather starts, of all the possibilities that Offers a city like ours that has a rich and varied complementary offer, a peculiar and rich gastronomy based on the fruits and vegetables of our land of the highest quality, as well as all the activities that revolve around agriculture, Sport, culture or historical heritage ".
But to all this is precisely these days the celebration of the International Windsurf Championship 'Culoperro' which will bring together both sports teams from different parts of Spain and Europe, as well as a large number of fans to this sport that will also take advantage Your stay in Almerimar to enjoy the other opportunities that occur in an area that has opened an important gap between the preferred tourist destinations.
Similarly, the municipal mayor has not wanted to ignore another of the tourist demands of El Ejido, its Holy Week, which for some years has begun to take hold since, although it has a relatively recent tradition, the quality and Visibility of their steps make this religious tradition religious traditions become an almost obligatory appointment and in tourist resort more. In this sense, Barranco stressed that "our Holy Week continues to be an alternative for these days, as well as an opportunity to enjoy during the day all the options of our coast and the night of the recollection and sobriety of our Processions ".
Precisely to receive this high number of visitors, for days the City Council, through the councils of Tourism and Public Works, put in place the necessary work to fine-tune the ejidense coastline with the reinforcement of cleaning and maintenance of The urban stretches of beach. In this way, a greater number of containers have been installed and almost all the showers have come into operation in nuclei like Almerimar and Balerma. In this way, Barranco points out, "those who come looking for the 'sun and the beach' these days can enjoy services according to the quality of our tourism sector and in order to continue consolidating the municipality as a benchmark in the sector ".
It will also be activated during the days of greater influx of people a special security device that, coordinated by Local Police, National Police and Civil Protection, will ensure the tranquility and good development of both events that take place at this time as well as The bathers that will be concentrated in the coast.
Lastly, it should be remembered that one of the municipal objectives during the last five years has been to work towards making tourism an economic pillar in the municipality. To this end, various actions aimed at positioning El Ejido among the preferential destinations of the holiday calendar continue to be promoted. An effort that, as the mayor remarks, "has not been a work only of the local administration, but a joint and coordinated task with the whole sector that continues to produce results", although, as he says, "there is still a long way to go" .