2011 Spring BREAK Guide
Spring Break is the most momentous week of a student's year. An incredible time with great friends that will be remembered forever. But in order to have those lifetime memories, you have to be in the right place. INsite serves as your guide to some of the most popular Spring Break destinations from Atlanta.
Panama City Beach
More than a quarter of a million college students likely will celebrate Spring Break in Panama City Beach, FL this year. With 27 miles of pearly-white award-winning beaches, a gorgeous subtropical climate, and some of the largest and the hottest clubs, you can see why PCB is the Spring Break Capital of the World.
Spring Break in Panama City Beach is what it's supposed to be; good times on a beautiful beach, great entertainment from the hottest new bands in the nation, being surrounded by your peers from all over the country and of course there are the parties and creating the memories that make the college years the best years of your life.
Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort
Panama City Beach's most popular Spring Break Destination is, without a doubt the Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort. The resort features 1,000 feet of sugar white sand fronting the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Amenities include outdoor pools, a heated indoor pool, the Lazy River Ride, volleyball, karaoke and much, much more. The Sandpiper has 20 different room types, all budget friendly.
The Sandpiper is Panama City Beach's central headquarters throughout the Spring Break Season with special attractions, events and sponsors such as Corona Extra, Red Bull, Classmate USA, and Australian Gold, just to name a few. Make sure you stay tuned to find out what else is in store for Spring Break 2010 at the Sandpiper.
Don't forget that all registered guests of the Sandpiper Beacon receive all access into our Beachside Tiki Bar where DJ Surfin Mark performs nightly. Make your reservations now for a spectacular Spring Break experience!
Tiki Bar @ Sandpiper Beacon Resort
The Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort is home to one of the most popular hot spots in PCB...The World Famous Tiki Bar! Located directly on the beach, the Tiki Bar serves up the best concoctions known anywhere! Best of all you can grab a cocktail and go directly to the beach, the pool, or straight to your room! No need to drive anywhere! And there is no waiting in line for Sandpiper guests.
Make sure you try one of the all natural frozen daiquiris! The expert bartenders at the Tiki will blend only the freshest fruits and other ingredients in making the tastiest strawberry, peach, banana, pina colada, margarita daiquiris found anywhere. As a bonus, they are served in a souvenir Hurricane Glass that you can take home!
Walk right off the beach and sit down to a plate of chilled raw oysters, a great burger, or delicious po-boy sandwich while sipping a Shark Attack hurricane and watching one of the awesome sunsets. Sharky’s hosts an all day beach party every day with great music, games and contests with top-shelf prizes as well as giveaways & samples from corporate sponsors. They also rent beach chairs, umbrellas, wave runners, parasailing rides, Dolphin tours, and more to help you make the most of your day art the beach.
A legend on Panama City Beach. From Ice-Cold Apalachicola Oysters to one-of-a-kind Seafood Dishes. Kick back on the front deck and enjoy a frozen drink while listening to the sounds of a steel drum band. Freds is local seafood....local flavor. Whether your looking for a great seafood dish or a great burger Fred's is the place.
The club that started it all! Here you will find twenty bars in one giant club complex. This is the home of huge daytime parties in the club and beachside. There are nightly drink specials, daily bikini pageants and best leg contests, great concerts, awesome food from the Paradise Grill. Spinnaker also hosts Panama City Beach’s best concerts at their Rock Arena.
Club La Vela
As one of the largest nightclubs in the country, Club La Vela has to continuously reinvent itself to stay on the cutting edge of entertainment and club life. In doing so, they add new theme rooms on a yearly basis to its already huge arsenal of onsite clubs all of which are located under one roof. Club La Vela hosts the biggest and hottest contests on the beach. Be there as the most beautiful people on the beach compete in The Panama Jack Miss La Vela Bikini Contests, The Wet N Wild Wet T-Shirt Contests, or The Muscle & Fitness Male Hardbody Contests.
Schooners is known for its live music and events. In March enjoy live bands Wednesday through Sunday nights. Some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world can be seen from the deck of Schooners. Take it all in while slurping down one of their many frozen cocktails and local specialty drinks.
Spring Break in Daytona Beach is a tradition that dates back to... well, a long time. With 23 miles of sandy beaches filled with Spring Break activity, pool deck parties and lots of hot beach clubs, Daytona Beach is a great choice for your Spring Break. Daytona Beach is easy on the budget. With nearly a hundred affordable, "student-friendly" Spring Break hotels in the heart of the action, the’ve got the perfect choice for your Spring Break vacation.
Montego Bay and Negril are the two hottest areas for Spring Beak. Most flights into Jamaica fly into Montego Bay, so if you don’t want to drive, you should plan your vacation here. Aside from the breathtaking beaches, Mo’ Bay offers a jumping nightlife; bars and live reggae bands.
If you’re looking for fun in the sun, you’ll find it in Negril. The bow-shaped town hugs the Seven Mile Beach, the longest continuous stretch of powdery shore in Jamaica. There’s also all-night dancing at local clubs.
Warm white sand beaches, crystal indigo seas, world- class hotels, restaurants and nightlife make Cancun a perennial Spring Break favorite. Foam parties, bikini contests and beer splash pools are as common as sunburns in Cancún in late-March and early-April. Cancun has more than 25,000 hotel rooms, draws more visitors to Mexico than any other city and ranks as one of the biggest resort towns in the world.
Spring Break in Georgia!
Altamaha River Bioreserve
The BioReserve is a river and a marine estuary that is the Jewel in the Crown of Georgia's wild lands. While open year round, Spring comes to the Altamaha River Bioreserve in early March. 70 degree day time temperatures are common along the banks of the lower Altamaha near Darien Georgia. During this time of year one can see alligators, otters and other animals warming in the sun.
February and early March are the perfect time for camping with warm days and cool and nights. The Lewis Island Natural Area, adjacent to the town of Darien, offers paddlers a rare tidal forest containing among other trees, large bald cypress, live oak and red cedar. Thirteen miles from Darien the Altamaha flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Ride the tide through the marshes of McIntosh County to the remote beaches. Explore the maritime forest, fresh water wetlands and the bone-yard beaches of Blackbeard Island.
Altamaha Coastal Tours
(912-437-6010) or Altamaha.com is a complete outfitter with sea kayaks, recreational kayaks, canoes and bicycle rentals. Shuttles are offered to several put-in sites, and day tours and overnight tours with experienced guides are available as well. Don’t wait for the heat to enjoy the Golden Isles and Georgia’s World Class Natural Area - The Altamaha River BioReserve.