TGISB. Are you a college or university student who is singing praises to the heavens because it’s spring break? For a last minute getaway, we think you should consider Spring Break in the Caribbean. There are lots of islands to choose from; flights are always available and there is always somewhere to stay.
For a relaxing spring break getaway you’ll do just fine with chilling on the beach, lounging on a beach chair and sipping on some coconut water. But if you want to spend your time away from the classroom being a bit more adventurous, there are many activities that you can partake in.
We’ve got you covered with a few suggestions for that much needed break from studying. These options can be tailored to every travel budget and all destinations offer a variety of activities and events just for you.
It’s an annual event that thousands of college students look forward to. Trip Savvy highlights the best Caribbean destinations for Spring Break. Suggestions include Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, United States Virgin Islands, and the Bahamas. . If you choose Jamaica, add the Bob Marley Museum, a spelunking tour at the Blue Hole Lagoon, and a tasty meal of curry goat, rice and beans with some cabbage on the side to your to do list.
When I was in school, I could not wait for mid semester break. I just wanted to hit the beach and enjoy the waves. For this year’s spring break, explore the Caribbean’s best beaches in St. Lucia, Grenada, Barbados, Aruba and the British Virgin Islands. Take a joyride under the sea on Barbados’ amazing Atlantis Submarine or partake in some exciting snorkelling and swimming at the gorgeous Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands.
San Juan is ready for Spring Break! After the devastating hurricane of 2017, Puerto Rico is slowly rebuilding and getting back to normal. The beaches are still beautiful, the food is still amazing and the island is still popular with spring breakers. Take a walking tour through the historic Old San Juan, explore the El Yunque National Forest or take a hop over to Culebra and enjoy some of the island’s best diving on Flamenco Beach.
It’s not often that you hear Belize in the Spring Break destinations list. But times have changed and Belize is one of the hottest Caribbean destinations for this year’s Spring Break, thanks in part to that fact that it’s a quick two hour flight from Miami, Florida. Whilst you’re in Belize, include a trip to the Belize Barrier Reef, where you can engage in snorkelling and scuba diving. Did you know that this reef is the second largest coral reef system in the world?
I’m not too sure if these deals are still available, but it never hurts to give it a try. Peruse the airline websites to see if there are any last minute deals to the islands. Airlines such as Jet Blue, American Airlines and Delta, sometimes offer great prices on last minute flights to the Caribbean. One of the hot spots for Spring Break is St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. Must see attractions are Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden, Drake’s Seat and Magens Bay.
You don’t have to break your piggy bank to afford a Caribbean Spring Break vacation. Travel Channel offers some excellent tips on how you can score a quick and cheap trip to the Caribbean by taking advantage of low cost carriers and affordable resorts. The Bahamas makes this list for cheap Spring Break trips. Top water sports activities for visitors to the island include windsurfing and parasailing, snorkelling and scuba diving.
After all that you’ve been through since the semester began, don’t you think you deserve some time off? Choose from one of these fun spring break getaways in the Caribbean and forget about handing in papers for at least one week.