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Spring Break in Cancun

30 days and nights of Cancun's non-stop partying draws thousands and thousands young souls seeking fun and relief

Spring Break

When your mind is worn out, all you need is to shake your body. Hot-blooded students from all over the U.S. head to the clubbing capital Cancun for Spring Break—a non-stop partying vacation. Literally, NON-STOP, for the daytime beach fun takes turns to nightly disco time and every day and night between mid-March ​and mid-April. "Crazy!"—one would think. Actually, sometimes it's necessary to go mad for a while to revitalise your studying abilities.

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When is the best time to visit Cancun for Spring Break?

The period from late February to early April is ideal for visiting Cancun during Spring Break. This is when most American Universities have their Spring Break, and Cancun's weather is perfect, with clear skies and temperatures in the high 20s. However, accommodation prices are likely to be higher during this time, so booking in advance is recommended for those interested in visiting Cancun during Spring Break. Show more

Where can I find the best clubs for Spring Break in Cancun?

The Hotel Zone in Cancun, which is a strip of resorts, hotels, and other entertainment spots, is the best place to find clubs for Spring Breakers. Notable clubs in the Hotel Zone include Dady'O, Coco Bongo, and The City. Keep in mind that clubs usually require identification for entry, and clubgoers must be over 18 years old. Show more

How can I stay safe while partying in Cancun during Spring Break?

Though Cancun is relatively safe, it's always advisable to take precautions while partying. These include keeping an eye on personal belongings, refraining from leaving drinks unattended, and avoiding drinks from strangers. Only use licensed taxis bearing the Taxi Logo. Familiarizing yourself with local laws and customs is also important. Avoid engaging in illegal activities, excessive drinking, and creating unnecessary drama, as well as traveling outside tourist areas unaccompanied. Show more

What are some popular daytime activities for Spring Breakers in Cancun?

Spring Breakers have a wealth of daytime activities to choose from during their Cancun visit. These include lounging and engaging in watersports at the numerous beaches, shopping at various destinations, and sightseeing at parks like Xcaret. Additionally, Booze cruises are famous during this period, and they usually offer food, drinks, and entertainment while cruising around the coast. Show more

What is the general demographic of Spring Breakers in Cancun?

Cancun Spring Breakers come from all parts of the U.S., with the majority from the West Coast, Midwest, and East Coast. The typical Spring Breaker is a college student aged between 18-24, primarily interested in enjoying the beach during the day and partying and clubbing at night. Currently, the demographic is more diverse, with more family groups, couples, and seasoned travelers flocking to Cancun. As such, there is something for everyone during Cancun Spring Break, regardless of age or group size. Show more

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