Best Spring Break Beaches

Are you looking to blow off some steam this Spring Break? Not all beaches are created equal when it comes to the ultimate Spring Break experience, so be sure to do some research in advance. First, choose what kind of beach you're looking for: a quiet and relaxed beach or a lively beach close to nightlife. Then choose a vacation rental where you and your friends can kick back in a private ocean villa. Keep reading to discover options for the best Spring Break beaches.

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If you're looking for a beach full of pretty people that like to party all night long, head to Miami, Florida. South Beach is definitely one of the best Spring Break beaches, attracting students from across the country with its beautiful water, beach volleyball courts, and endless nightlife.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Many students, particularly those that are under 21, choose to head south of the border to Mexico for Spring Break. Puerto Vallarta is one of the top beach destinations for its gorgeous beaches and lively nightlife. Adventurous travelers will also enjoy parasailing and other water sports.

South Padre Island, Texas

A lot of travelers want the tropical experience without having to cross the border. One of the best Spring Break beaches is South Padre Island in Texas. This relaxed beach town isn't too expensive or too wild. Here you will find great beaches, fun nightlife, and a variety of water sports too.

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One of the first beaches to gain attention as a popular Spring Break destination was Cancun, and it's still as popular as ever. There are many reasons for this fact, including gorgeous beaches, affordable and abundant nightlife, and plenty of water sports to fill the sunny days.

Panama City Beach, Florida

Southern Florida doesn't have all the fun. The Florida panhandle is also home to some great destinations for Spring Break, including Panama City Beach. Here there are almost 30 miles of coastline on the Gulf of Mexico, offering endless spots to set up for a little Spring Break sunbathing.

Tybee Island, Georgia

Students looking for a relaxed Spring Break should set their sights on Tybee Island. Located near Savannah, Georgia, home to plenty of nightlife, Tybee Island is a quiet option full of beautiful vacation rentals right on the wide beaches. This option might necessitate a rental car in order to get around easily.


The Caribbean remains one of the best places for Spring Break getaways, and the Bahamas tops the list as a desirable choice. Only a quick flight from the U.S., the Bahamas are easily reached and full of beautiful beaches, fun casinos, and plenty of nightlife.

Montego Bay, Jamaica

Another popular spot in the Caribbean for Spring Breakers is Montego Bay, Jamaica. This sunny destination offers plenty of water sports and nightlife to keep students entertained. The island has a motto of partying that fits right into many students' philosophies.

Key West, Florida

The most southern point of the Florida Keys is home to Key West. This quiet little town is home to big Spring Break parties that start in the afternoon and last well into the night. Get ready for frozen drinks, sunbathing, and plenty of dancing under the stars.

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There are several destinations in Mexico that offer gorgeous beaches for Spring Break, and Playa del Carmen is one of them. Beaches are flanked by bars offering frozen drinks and Mexican fare as well as games, concerts, and entertainment for Spring Breakers.


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