Spring break in the Caribbean is truly an escape. At a time when most of the mainland is mired in the cold and gloom of late winter, the islands of the Caribbean are enjoying sunny days where it's warm enough to spend your days at the beach and your nights at the parties. The diverse islands of the Caribbean offer nearly endless adventures and spring break vacation packages to suit all kinds of budgets and personalities. You might be surprised how affordable 2016 Caribbean spring break deals make a trip to the islands, especially if your starting point is on the East Coast.
Every year, the island of Jamaica appears on the list of the top 10 spring break trips, especially Negril. In this seaside community, there's seven miles of white-sand beaches and many affordable all-inclusive resorts. On the surface, these resorts may seem expensive, but when you consider how much is included, you often come out ahead in the end. Booking one of the all-inclusive packages is a great way to find Caribbean spring break deals.
Along with the resorts, Jamaica's version of spring break in the Caribbean includes plenty of fun by day and by night. The resort town of Negril might best be known for cliff diving. Thrill seekers can add adventure to their spring break getaways and make memories they won't soon forget. The more mild at heart can still find fun along the beach as glass-bottom boat tours and snorkeling are popular here. After dark, Negril's clubs, many located in the resorts, really keep the party going with live DJs, cocktails, and generous closing times.
While Jamaica is one of the top choices for spring break 2016 in the Caribbean, it's not the only option. The beautiful beaches of the Bahamas are fantastic during February and March. The Bahamas have the added benefit of being close to the mainland, just 50 miles from the Florida coast. Cruises are readily available from Fort Lauderdale, keeping the fun going the whole way, and offering plenty of options for great Spring Break pictures. Beyond the party cruise, most of the spring break celebrations are concentrated in Nassau or Freeport, both home to some of the best beaches and resorts.
As you'd expect, the Bahamas offer everything you'd expect for Caribbean Islands. There are plenty of beaches with white sand and palm trees. Many of the resorts and condos are just steps away from these beaches, offering easy access to snorkeling, parasailing, and the other fun activities. With so many options available, including the massive Atlantis Paradise Resort, it can be easy to find Caribbean spring break deals.
Resorts and condos also line the beaches of Punta Cana, the most popular spring break destination in the Dominican Republic. Like the other island hotspots, Punta Cana enjoys especially nice weather at the time when many college campuses are blanketed with snow. Thanks to the winds crossing the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, it's never hot, and the nights are especially pleasant. The windsurfing is second to none, too, as is the diving.
After the sun sinks below the horizon, Punta Cana transforms into one of the best places in the Caribbean to enjoy the nightlife. The clubs do all they can to make spring break something special, bringing in celebrity DJs and live music. The parties often go into the early morning hours, giving you plenty of time to enjoy as much of spring break as you want.
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