If you are looking for your own slice of paradise for your upcoming spring break trip, look no further. There are quite a few destinations that will please you, no matter if you are looking for a quiet tropical escape or a beach party getaway. With so many options, there is no reason to stay home this year.
South Padre Island, Texas
One of the most underrated destinations this year is South Padre Island, which welcomes families, couples and college singles year-round. The beaches are inviting and students can find affordable housing. March is the ideal time for college students to visit, as this is the prime party season. Located just between Texas and Mexico, this island is ideal for visitors who just want to lounge on the beach or have a few drinks.
Those hoping to stay close to home will find paradise on Miami Beach. While Florida’s party scene can be expensive, the clubs are plentiful. This part of the city is all about surf and sun, with strong Latin American influences.
As one of the traditional spring break stops, Cancun continues to reign. This city remains a favorite and a top priority for students all over the nation. Hotels and food are cheap, alcohol is widely available and the beach atmosphere is incredibly laid back.
If crystal clear water is what you are looking for, look no further than the Bahamas. There is no better spot to lounge on the beach and soak up the sun, whether you want to relax with your significant other or party it up with friends. It is common for college students to spend their days hiking, shopping and boating, while they spend their nights in local bars and clubs.
Known simply as Cabo, the city of Cabo San Lucas has a reputation that precedes everything else. MTV helped to emphasis the city’s popularity with shows like Laguna Beach popularizing the party hot spot. The beaches are not the biggest allure here; visitors are attracted to the bar scene and late night parties.