The heart of Cancun may be overtaken by college kids cutting loose, but nearby Riviera Maya is altogether more placid and pleasant during spring break. In fact, there are few better places to shake off any lingering winter blues than this postcard-perfect region just 30 minutes from Cancun International Airport. Plush resorts like Barceló Maya Palace are scattered along more than 200 kilometres of white sand beach, and there is a practically endless list of family-friendly activities and attractions to enjoy, including huge adventure eco-parks and ancient Mayan archaeological sites. Read more and book your Cancun vacation.
Spring break vacations
Are you on the lookout for great Spring break vacations? At WestJet Vacations, we know Spring break is an important time of year, which is why we want to help make your next getaway an incredible one. Be it a family-friendly or adult-only vacation spot, we have many package deals to meet your needs. For your next getaway, there’s no better place to turn than WestJet Vacations.
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Ranchos de los Caballeros has been serving as a dude ranch for the whole family since 1947. With so much to do for kids and parents alike, days at the ranch start early and include hands-on activities in crafts, sports, scavenger hunts, hiking and more. Dinner is accompanied by stories around the campfire and, even better, most kids' activities are offered free of charge. Yee-haw! Read more and book your Phoenix vacation.
The friendly staff at Kai Sallas' Pro Surf School Hawaii at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa believe that if you can swim, there's no reason why you can't surf. They offer surfing lessons for beginners and experts alike, as well as sessions that teach bodyboarding and stand up paddle boarding. After you've dried off and caught your breath, you'll find that Kuhio Beach Park and Honolulu Zoo are just minutes away. Read more and book your Honolulu vacation.
Are your kids raring for rides and amusement park treats? Then head directly to Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando. While Walt Disney World celebrates spring break with its annual Epcot Flower and Garden Festival and Flower Power concerts, Universal Orlando offers some family fun with its Mardi Gras nights, street performers, Cajun cuisine and colourful parades. And the best thing about these amusement parks? All their spring break events are free with your regular ticket purchase. Read more and book your Orlando vacation.
Bars, casinos and nightclubs make Vegas a haven for grown-ups, but it has so much more to offer than slot machines and bright lights alone. It's actually a surprisingly wholesome, family-friendly destination, especially during spring break. Guests of all ages are always welcome at attractions like the Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix, which features four tracks for kids and kids-at-heart. It's also the site of cute carnival rides for tots, a video arcade, skee ball and a cozy café for those who need to take a well-earned break. Read more and book your Las Vegas vacation.
While Montego Bay is famous for its beaches and spring break festivities, you'll soon see that cultural, historical and adventure tours are also prevalent in this resort town. Visit or stay at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa, which features not only a private beach, golf course and Jamaica’s largest water park, but also great views of — and free shuttle rides to — nearby attractions and landmarks such as the Rose Hall Great House, a 1770s plantation house where Annie Palmer, the "White Witch", used to live. Read more and book your Montego Bay vacation.
Cabo San Lucas is the go-to place for college kids on spring break, but there's plenty of space for families to soak up the sun in peace. In fact, there is no shortage of quiet retreats at accommodations like Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa, which is situated in a gated area on El Medano Beach — one of the safest swimming beaches in Cabo San Lucas — providing its guests with the perfect blend of convenience, intimacy and recreation. Read more and book your Los Cabos vacation.
Located on beautiful Banderas Bay Beach is Canto Del Sol Plaza Vallarta, a family-friendly five-star resort. In addition to easy access to white sands and crystal-clear waters, guests can spend their spring break enjoying the resort's top-class golf and spa facilities — not to mention windsurfing, kayaking, nightly entertainment and a Kids' Club that features a wide variety of scheduled activities led by the staff of the hotel. Read more and book your Puerto Vallarta vacation.
Maui may seem like the perfect place to spend a peaceful, placid and laidback spring break — and, indeed, it is — but you'll get more from your getaway when you take time to experience the island's vibrant customs and traditions. At the famed Maui Swap Meet, which takes place every Saturday morning, you'll find hundreds of tourists and locals browsing, buying and bartering over locally produced goods. More than 200 vendors await, selling everything from fresh produce to handmade crafts and one-of-a-kind works of art; everything you need, in fact, to pick up every possible gift, souvenir and keepsake on your tropical escape. Read more and book your Kahului vacation.
Classic American cars are part of the Cuban lifestyle. In fact, most Cuban cities are like rolling museums of vintage Chevrolets, classic Dodges and 1950s Oldsmobiles. The Havana Tour Company, just a short drive from Varadero's immaculate white-sand beaches, offers visitors the chance to enjoy a two-hour tour of Cuba's capital in a vintage ride. See the city as James Dean would have, then cruise back to your Varadero resort — whether it's the Blau Varadero Hotel or the all-inclusive Melia Marina Varadero — to resume your blissful Caribbean escape. Read more and book your Varadero vacation.
WestJet Vacations takes you where you want to go
With WestJet Vacations, planning your perfect Spring break vacations is easy. We offer a variety of great deals and extensive schedule options, so that you’re always just a click away from an amazing escape. We have a long and proud reputation for providing our guests with superior experiences, which is why we’re happy to find a memorable vacation spot. Book now and decide later, because should you change your mind we’ll let you cancel or change your booking for free within 24 hours. Fly happy. Fly with WestJet.