Spring break 2013 is just right around the corner! Now is the time to set up the spring break you will remember for years. There is no better place to go than South Padre Island, Texas. This popular spring break destination has all the necessary amenities, huge beach parties, a music festival, a water park, and plenty of restaurants.
Coca-Cola Beach is a free event which takes place daily during the week of spring break. The party is from 11am to 5pm daily. With twelve-thousand to eighteen-thousand people attending the event, it is known as the largest beach party in the world! There are dance contests, bikini contests, prizes, live music, and more. The party is open to the public and takes place at the Isla Grand Beach Resort.
There is not a shortage of activities to do during your stay at South Padre Island. The beach offers an abundance of activities such as jet ski rentals, beach buggy rentals and volleyball games. The night life has many top clubs, one being Tequila Frogs which was voted 'best beach party' by Playboy magazine for three consecutive years. Another well known location is Louie's Backyard, it has been featured on MTV, E!, and The Travel Channel; it features live music, Djs, contests, and more!
One of the biggest events happening this spring break is the Ultimate Music Experience (UME) on March 14,15,16 from 6pm to 2am. This will be the largest electronic music festival of the year! Bands such as Chris Lake, Bro Safari, Flux Pavilion, and Tiesto will be playing. The event is located at the Schlitterbahn Water Park.
If you need to escape the beach, Schlitterbahn Water Park is a great place to cool off and enjoy the break. From March 9 to the 16 they are open extended hours, 10am-7pm. The outside park features lazy rivers, uphill water coasters, a surfing ride and more. There is also a brand new indoor part to the water park, this features two 70ft tall tube slides, two tidal wave rivers, a giant pool with swim up refreshments, and several wave-beaches! If you stay at Schlitterbahn's hotel there is a 40% discount off of the regular admission price.
South Padre Island offers a great selection of food. If pizza is your taste try Gabriella's Italian Grill & Pizzeria. Just off the island at Port Isabel is one of the best seafood restaurants available, Dirty Al's at Pelican Station. If you need a quick meal before visiting another attraction on the island, Grapevine Cafe provides the common cafe foods such as omelets, burgers, and salads. Kelly's Irish Pub is a traditional Irish pub setting with a full bar, walking distance from the beach.
South Padre Island is the place to spend spring break 2013. An all day party occurs at Coca-Cola Beach, the UME music festival this year is going to be the largest electronic music festival of the year, and Schlitterbahn water park allows for an enjoyable indoor and outdoor escape from the beach, not to mention the wide selection of food offered. Spend your spring break at South Padre Island!