Six weeks out of every year from the end of February through the beginning of April, millions of college students travel to the beaches, lakes, and party spots of the US and Mexico to *ahem* party until they can’t recognize themselves in the mirror. Many hotels in major Spring Break cities are not welcoming to the throngs of week-long visitors, but there are a few in each popular locale that gladly cater to the partying co-eds.
Panama City Beach, Florida
Seahaven Beach Hotel
Reservations: under $600/week beachfront (sleeps up to 5 adults)
Specials: Free SHARKY’S PARTY PASS with stay of 3 nights or more. Stay right on the beach, next door to one of the biggest party bars for Spring Break.
Daytona Beach, Florida
Hawaiian Inn Beach Resort
Reservations: under $600/week beachfront
Featured amenity: Home to the largest pool deck on Daytona Beach
Lake Havasu, Arizona
London Bridge Resort
Reservations: $19 per person, per night “Ultimate Binge Party Package” (Available from 03/01/2010 to 04/10/2010, 5 night minimum)
South Padre Island, Texas
Saida Royale Towers
Reservations: under $540 per person, 5 night stay, 4 guests/room
Why stay here? The Saida Royale Towers claim to be “party central” during Spring Break with 4 Jacuzzis and 3 pools with a poolside bar & cafe.