Swimsuits & Scenery – Top 10 Spring Break Locations
The snow has melted and the days are warming up. You have worked hard these past few months and it’s time to show off the beach body you’ve been crafting and hiding behind winter clothes. Breakout the bikinis and board shorts!
Springbreak can be a time-honored tradition of fun in the sun and debauchery for both the young and the young at heart or for the rest of us, relaxing days on the beach watching the waves roll by. Check out the TOP 10 places to do both…
#10 DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA
Located in Central Florida’s East Coast, Spring Break begins in Daytona Beach Florida. With 23 miles of white sand beach, it has long been one of the hottest Spring Break destinations in Florida. Daytona Beach remains a great spring break destination for anyone who wants to have an amazing time with a minimal budget!
#9 PANAMA CITY BEACH, FLORIDA
Imagine 7 miles of beach where you’ll barely be able to see the sand because it’s covered with spring breakers. That is Panama City Beach. Located along the Gulf of Mexico, it is home to Home to Club La Vela, the largest nightclub in North America. Pool parties every day, clubs every night, Panama City Beach is a fun, affordable and flexible option for Spring Break.
#8 MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA
Located on South Carolina’s Atlantic coast, is a 60-mile string of beaches. Known for its celebrity-designed golf courses, a beach-front boardwalk, arcades, souvenir stands and restaurants as well as one of the country’s tallest Ferris wheels. Myrtle Beach has become a favorite Spring Break destination for college spring breakers as well as family vacationers.
#7 LAKE HAVASU, ARIZONA
Lake Havasu during Spring Break is famous for its wild boat parties and and it’s reputation for a Spring Break destination continues to grow. The peak time for Spring Break 2017 at Lake Havasu will be early March. If you want to spend your spring break in a constant floating party, Lake Havasu is your place to be.
#6 SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TEXAS
Everything’s Big in Texas! This is no exception. South Padre Island is located at the southern-most tip of Texas and is home to one huge Texas-sized Spring Break party every year! Four miles of beautiful beaches come to life during Spring Break, hosting some of the wildest events, proudly living up to the slogan “Everything’s Big in Texas!”
#5 CANCUN, MEXICO
Often called the Mecca of Spring Break, Cancun, Mexico has been a top destination for party-hard college students looking to have a little fun in the sun. For a week or two of non stop partying and drinking, Cancun also remains one of the most affordable vacation destinations.
#4 NEGRIL, JAMAICA
Negril offers 7 miles of unspoiled, clothing optional, white sand beaches framed by the low lying cliffs of the West End for a laid back Spring Break. Relax on the beach, soak up the sun, listen to reggae music, enjoy a rum punch, and watch day become night with Negril’s famous sunset.
#3 CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO
Cabo San Lucas, located at the southern-most tip of Mexico’s Baja California, has been a favorite destination for Spring Break travelers for decades. With its share of nightlife as well as a being a family-friendly relaxing springtime escape it’s no wonder that thousands head to this Mexican paradise every year for Spring Break.
#2 TURKS AND CAICOS
If you are looking for a Spring Break destination with thinner crowds, Turks and Caicos, where only eight of whose 40 islands are inhabited, may be the spot for you. It also happens to be home to the world’s third-largest coral reef.
#1 PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
With tall swaying palm trees decorating miles and miles of breathtaking white and fine coral sand beaches, Punta Cana offers a relaxing environment, perfect for spending your days laying by the pool or relaxing on the beach catching rays and chilling with your friends. The area has become a favorite destination for spring breakers looking for fun filled days of entertainment and exciting evenings. Sipping Pina Coladas on the beach, jet skiing, snorkeling, swimming with the dolphins, banana boats, para-sailing, beach activities as well as night life including casinos and dance clubs, they have something for everyone. With its perfect weather, pure white, sandy beaches, crystal blue water, and amazing nightlife, The Dominican Republic tends to be more popular with Europeans than Americans, so like-minded spring breakers won’t be as prevalent as at other destinations.