Spring Break in Miami and South Beach

The Unofficial Guide

Ocean Drive at night, Miami beach, Florida, USA
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Miami Beach is one of the top spring break destinations for college students seeking to break away from their routines and the drudgery of midterm exams. Every year, thousands of co-eds converge upon South Beach for a week of fun and excitement. Here’s a collection of our best resources designed specifically to help you have a blast on your Miami Beach spring break!

Getting to Miami

First things first: you need to get to Miami!

The resources below will help make your trip a smooth one:

Staying in Miami

You’ll also need a place to crash while you’re in Miami. Whether you’re looking for a high-end hotel, cheaper establishment or want to find a hostel on South Beach, there’s a place to stay in Miami for every taste and budget.

Things to Do in Miami During the Day

Miami is full of exciting things to do, ranging from airboat rides in the nearby Florida Everglades to sea/land tours of Miami and Miami Beach. Here are some of the best things to do in Miami during the day:

Miami and South Beach Nightlife

The real fun in Miami starts after the sun sinks below the horizon. The nightclubs of Miami Beach are a hot spot for Spring Break travelers and a must-do item on any vacation itinerary.

Here are some great resources to help you navigate the evenings in Miami and South Beach.

Places to Eat in Miami

Unless you’re planning to bring a giant bag of granola bars, you’ll want to eat at a variety of restaurants while you’re staying in Miami.

Here are some of my favorite places to grab a bite to eat:

Miami is a fantastic place to spend Spring Break. The hot sun, pulsing nightclubs and lively atmosphere make it a phenomenal location for young adults from around the country and the world to cut loose and enjoy some time away from the books.

Be sure not to limit your time in Miami to the beaches and bars. The city has so much more to offer​ ranging from a wonderful restaurant scene to a vibrant art community and some of the best shopping in the United States! Our shopping opportunities are so diverse that people from around Latin America routinely fly into Miami with empty suitcases and the sole purpose of filling them with luxury items at our many shopping malls.