By Laura Winfree
October 02, 2014
What to Do in Cancun for Spring Break
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Every year, thousands of college students and recent graduates flock to Cancun for the ultimate Spring Break celebration. The beaches are swarmed by bikini-contest competitors and pulse with live DJ sets. The nightclubs offer even more events than usual to please the enormous crowds. If you’re searching for a crazy Caribbean beach vacation (the world’s best nightlife; high-octane energy) on your next Spring Break, Cancun is the place to be. This dazzling destination has endless tours and unbeatable activities to keep you and your friends thoroughly entertained throughout the entire week. Join moonlit boat parties, signature cocktails at upscale bars, and action-packed events. Several Cancun resorts cater especially to Spring Breakers during this exciting time of year, giving other travelers the space they need to rest and relax while college students keep the party going. The action is hard to miss: but for the best of Spring Break, hit these five top spots.

Party Rockers Cancun

To make your Spring Break vacation as easy as possible, this fun-loving local agency serves as your in-town host by personally taking you to the best nightclubs, organizing day tours, setting up yacht trips and more. Let Party Rockers guide you to the latest, liveliest bars and enjoy VIP access to a number of events, such as the signature Zombie Bar Crawl.

Dancer Party Boat

This huge, multi-level party boat embarks on its trip from the Cancun Hotel Zone. Their full-day tour includes visits to amazing nearby attractions such as the Maya Meco ruins and a snorkel stop. Dry off and continue the celebration with live music, dancing, a diving board, and a large water slide. Fuel up with the open bar and enjoy casual Mexican fare: fajitas, guacamole, and fresh seafood.

Grand Oasis Cancun

Parties of epic proportion spring up on the grounds of this large, all-inclusive beach resort in the Cancun Hotel Zone. Themed festival’s are a signature perk to booking a room at the Grand Oasis. Past years have seen everything from flower power-style hippie dances to live DJ sets from famed hip-hop artists including Lil’ Jon and DJ Erick Morillo.

Coco Bongo

Coco Bongo is the city’s most famous nightclub, so make this stop the final one on your list. A high cover price is worth its weight in pesos: guests enjoy an unlimited open bar and nightly entertainment. Coco Bongo’s shows range from 80’s electronic to trance, and feature acrobatic performances, soap bubbles, and confetti streamers. Arrive early and stay for the entire show.


Dady’O in the Party Center area guarantees a wild night out. This electrifying venue has thrilling Spring Break celebrations every year with beach body contests, celebrity guest hosts, and plenty of theme parties. European-style laser shows and a state of the art sound system make this one of the best clubs for dancing in the city.