If you are looking for some last minute Spring break ideas and yearn for warmer weather, look no further than Florida. Okay, look a little further than Florida- the Caribbean! The Caribbean literally has so many family-friendly vacation options for every budget, but I’m also amazed with how much Florida has to offer.
Florida Vacation Ideas
Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort (Boca Raton, FL)
This spring break, families booking the Uniquely Boca package at South Florida’s Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria resort, enjoy complimentary time on the resort’s FLOWRIDER, a dual-wave simulator enabling guests of any age to surf and boogie board on land. With the Uniquely Boca package, families also receive a 15% savings off golf green fees, Waldorf Astoria Spa treatments, and tennis court time. Resort fee, a late checkout, breakfast and valet parking are also included in the package. A modernized Mediterranean resort village sprawled amongst 356 breathtaking acres, Boca Raton Resort & Club includes an award-winning spa, championship golf and tennis facilities, an expansive private beach, 1,047 deluxe guestrooms and fifteen food and beverage outlets for families to enjoy. Nightly rates start at $299. Two-night minimum required. To learn more about or experience Boca Raton Resort & Club, visit www.bocaresort.com.
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)
Families seeking a ‘bite’ of more adventure for their spring break look no further than the Sharks & Crafts package at North Florida’s AAA Five Diamond Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. The package encourages families to search for sharks’ teeth along its beaches, which are known for the number of teeth that wash up on its Atlantic shores. Families will enjoy transforming their treasures into a sharks’ teeth necklace, decorating picture frames and more. The package also includes cocktails for mom and dad, a one-hour stand up paddleboard or kayak rental, daily breakfast for children, and a daily two-hour beach cruiser bike rental to enjoy the resort’s serene location. Nightly rates start from $352++. Two-night minimum required, black out dates apply. For more information, please visitwww.pontevedra.com.
South Seas Island Resort (Captiva Island, FL)
Located directly on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida, South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island is offering families a fifth night free and $25 resort credit per day (up to $100) for spring break vacations. Available for travel through May 31, the offer also includes the resort’s coupon booklet with more than $250 in savings on resort outlets including beachfront golf, watersports, island cruises, spa services, dining, shopping and more. Framing two-and-a-half miles of exclusive white-sand beach, South Seas Island Resort is a 330-acre destination beach resort and wildlife preserve with boundless opportunities for adventure and relaxation. A renowned vacation destination, guests of all ages delight in the infinite possibilities for on-site recreation from guided beach walks with the resort’s new Shelling Concierge, leisurely kayak and stand up paddleboard tours, and exciting island cruises, to rounds of beachfront golf, interactive family programs, relaxing spa treatments and more. Nightly rates start from $225, based on a five-night minimum stay. Blackout dates apply. For reservations or more information, please visit www.southseas.com.
Caribbean Vacation Ideas
El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort (Fajardo, Puerto Rico)
Families can dive into savings this spring break with the “Coqui Water Park” package at El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Puerto Rico, which includes tickets for a family of four to Coqui Water Park, the only seaside water park in the Caribbean. Also included in the package is daily buffet breakfast and roundtrip airport transportation for families of four. Dramatically set atop a 300-foot bluff overlooking the converging waters of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, El Conquistador Resort boasts an award-winning Waldorf Astoria Spa, renowned Arthur Hill designed 18-hole golf course, its own 100-acre private island, ScoutAbout scavenger hunt, 23 food and beverage outlets, and more. Nightly rates start from $335++, based on a three-night minimum stay. Blackout dates apply. For reservations or more information, please visit www.elconresort.com.
The Condado Plaza Hilton (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Centrally located in the trendy Condado beach area, near historic Old San Juan, The Condado Plaza Hilton in Puerto Rico is offering a “Leisure Escapes” package for spring break. Guests who book the package receive a $50 nightly resort credit that can be used towards on-site resort activities such as kayaking or paddleboarding on the tranquil Condado Lagoon and snorkeling the resort’s indigenous-themed reef, among many other offerings. Holding the unique distinction as the only hotel to overlook both the Condado Lagoon and Atlantic Ocean, The Condado Plaza Hilton boasts an ideal location for both recreation and relaxation. Nightly rates start from $214. Blackout dates apply. For reservations or more information, please visit www.condadoplaza.com.