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Top Spring Break Destinations: White-Sand Beaches to Ancient Cities


What are the top spring break destinations in 2017?

Read on for the best beach for spring break. Or perhaps sakura, ancient cities & the Philosopher’s path is on the cards. Try out innovative over-water living in the Carribean. Or a design marvel in Europe that create the perfect instagram shot. 

Deciding your preferred destination is the first step of planning but often also the hardest one. If you are searching for an interesting destination with a touch of luxury, these five cities are top spring break destinations you should check out.


1. Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto is home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites, over 1,600 Buddhist temples and 400 Shinto shrines, this ancient city showcases the heart and soul of traditional Japan. ~ via Wexas travel

Heian Shrine Jingu Temple  Sakura Lake Cherry Blossom, Japanese Spring Garden, Kyoto. Photo credit: via architectureimg 

Seeing Japanese spring and beautiful pink cherry blossoms is one of the wonders in this world everyone should see at least once in their life. 

Kyoto is known as the city that has many beautiful cherry blossom viewing places. One of the top spring break destinations, the Sakura in Japan are a beautiful experience. 

Best times to see cherry blossoms in Kyoto: Late March to Early April  2017

Take hike to Mt. Inari or wander around Philosopher’s path to see these beautiful pink flowers.

Kyoto, Japan at Heian Shrine’s pond in the spring season. Photo credit: travel.gaijinpot

Best places to see cherry blossoms in Kyoto:

  • Maruyama-koen Park
  • The Philosopher’s path
  • Kyoto Gosho (Imperial Palace Park)
  • Kamo-Gawa river
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
  • Shimbashi (Shirakawa)
  • Kyoto Botanical Gardens (Kyoto Shokubutsu-en)
  • Ninna-ji Temple.

In addition to being one of the most beautiful spring break destinations Kyoto offers the chance to experience Japanese luxury.

Visit high-end tea shops and walk around the ancient streets. If you are lucky you can even meet geisha in Gion, the old area of Kyoto.

Japan cherry blossom forecast here.

2. Montego Bay, Jamaica

Over the water living in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Sandals Royal Caribbean Over-The-Water Luxury Suites. Picture via Sandals

Spring break is perfect time for a beach getaway. Montego Bay in Jamaica has beautiful white-sand beaches ready for you to sunbath and enjoy the clear turquoise waters. 

The old town of Montego bay sits at the bottom of lush green mountains, & is surrounded by mangrove wetlands.

As fourth largest city in Jamaica, Montego Bay has a lot of luxurious options for those who want to make their holiday special. Sip drinks next to the pool or take one of the many tours offered for tourists.

Why not take beautiful boat ride to see the city from sea, or check out the historic city?

3. Miami, USA

One Thousand Museum designed by Zaha Hadid. Terrace view from One Thousand Museum condos in Downtown Miami, Florida. It overlooks Biscayne Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and the Museum Park. // Picture via Miami Luxury Homes

If you are seeking for wild nights out and relaxed days on the beach, Miami is your best choice.

You can choose from wide range of different clubs and bars to visit and party with other spring break tourists and the locals. Then after surviving from mild hangover you can spend the days either tanning on the beautiful white sanded beaches or getting to know the city and its cultural wonders.

Or get yourself a beautiful condo, designed by Zaha Hadid in the One Thousand Museum. The ultimate pad. 

4. Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand. Picture via Ela New Zealand

Lately New Zealand has gotten more popular as one of the top tourist destinations and it is no wonder why. 

Auckland is urban city that has perfect package of culture, sports, beaches and – of course – shopping.

As one of the most populated cities of NZ Auckland has wide variety of choices you can pick out from luxury to budget. There are exclusive options available that will make you feel like royalty on your holiday.

5. Paris, France

Gorgeous design at Le Bar Du Plaza, Paris Picture via Dorchester Collection

What would be a better place to spend your spring break than in the city of love?

Despite being known for it’s romantic atmosphere, Paris has something to offer for everyone. It is one of the most popular Spring break destinations.

Why not check out architectural wonders, or marvel at the gorgeous design at Le Bar Du Plaza. Le Bar Du Plaza is the perfect Instagram spot in Paris, instagram lovers take note!

Go shopping to the top brand shops, or get your daily culture dose in one of the many museums you can find from Paris.

For disney lovers, perhaps a day trip to Disneyland to meet all your childhood heroes.

Anything you can hope from perfect spring holiday in one city.


We hope you found this mini-guide to the top spring break destinations to visit. Please leave a comment below if you have any suggestions for places we should include.

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