With spring around the corner, and the temperature on the rise, comes the time to leave your home and celebrate. While summer is known as the party season of the year, some of the wildest parties happen during the springtime. Spring break is not only the best time to enjoy the pleasantly warm weather but also begin your year with the most fun-filled parties. Whether your idea of the hottest parties includes camping on the beach or raving 24 hours nonstop, the following six destinations are sure to satisfy the party animal inside of you.
This resort town of western Jamaica is famous for its miles of sandy beaches with turquoise waters and shallow bays. It’s also one of the most famous destinations for spring parties. Foam parties, beer splash pools and the hottest reggaeton music are as common as the sunburns. The day begins with sipping martinis by the Caribbean Sea, a cliff jumping contest at Rick’s Café and partying on the Seven Mile Beach and ends with nonstop dancing, along with celebrities in The Jungle Night Club of Negril, Jamaica, or partying the night away at the giant water trampoline at Margaritaville.
If your idea of a perfect party destination is having a never-ending wild time in paradise, look no further than the Bahamas. From grooving on private islands to dancing in neon-lit concerts, the options are endless in the robust Bahamian nightlife. The clubs don’t get any bigger than in Nassau’s Club Luna where more than 5,000 partygoers pack the outdoor concert space and dance hall. Then there’s the Atlantis resort, with its 13 bars offering a 24-hour party experience. Yacht parties and invitation-only private island parties are also an exclusive but never-forgetting experience.
This popular coastal city is also known as “The Mexican Caribbean” and is the mecca of spring break. Attracting young partygoers from all around the world, it offers the ultimate spring break party experience. Partygoers can stay at hotels that provide nonstop entertainment with raucous pool parties, swim-up bars, private white-sand beaches and live concerts. It is also home to the Inception Music Festival, the world’s largest spring break event, lasting 30 days and 30 nights at Cancun’s hottest resorts and clubs.
Alpe d’Huez, France
Spring break parties don’t always have to be beachside in your bathing suits. You can always turn it up at off-hill parties among snow-clad mountains. With cold weather spring breaks gaining traction among partygoers, you can enjoy the last throes of winter with loud music and open-air concerts, and what better place than here? Alpe d’Huez, located in the French Alps, is the home to Tomorrowland Winter, the world’s hottest electronic music party. Your spring break cannot get any better than trying pond skimming and attending concerts in the mountains jamming to the hottest DJs
This list is not complete without the party capital of Europe. Ibiza, located in the Balearic Islands, is a global destination for world-class beaches, bars and night clubs. The Mediterranean island’s party season begins with the Flower Power Festival, featuring open-air concerts and 60’s and 70’s-themed DJ parties, along with a colorful market with artsy products. The Ibiza party beach camps take the island’s nightlife up a notch by combining adventure and partying. Mega clubs like Pacha and Space open their gates to numerous spring breakers. You can enjoy pool parties, beach games and much more at every turn.
South Padre Island, USA
South Padre Island, located at the southern-most tip of Texas and surrounded by the tranquil waters of Laguna Madre Bay, hosts some of the wildest and active spring break events, living up to the slogan “Everything’s Big in Texas!” The parties on the island are an entertaining combination of live concerts, bikini competitions, bungee jumping, go-karts and more. The Coca Cola Dance competition is quite famous with many giveaway prizes for its 18,000 attendees. The island clubs have even featured on MTV and E! for hosting such spectacular parties.