Where To Go This Spring: Romance, Family, and Adventure Getaways

Where To Go This Spring: Romance, Family, and Adventure Getaways

There’s no shortage of ways to spend spring break, from lounging on a dreamy beach to exploring the cultural epicenter of a big city. We’ve rounded up the best spring break getaways suitable for all travelers looking for intimate romance, family bonding, or thrilling adventures.

Romantic getaways for couples: 

The Lodge at Blue Sky | Park City, Utah (pictured)

Nestled within the scenic Wasatch Mountain Range, The Lodge at Blue Sky, Auberge Resorts Collection is located on a sprawling 3,500-acre private ranch, welcoming couples and wellness seekers for an intentional, mindful and romantic reset. The Lodge at Blue Sky, along with cliffside sanctuary Edge Spa, invites guests to slow down and forge meaningful connections with the land, animals and people that have long called Blue Sky home. The Edge Spa offers an array of treatments, utilizing bloom-to-bottle ingredients, to encourage inner peace and exploration, from mindfulness journeys, energy healing, CBD-infusions, meditation, sound healing, grounding baths, customized massages and more. Becoming one with the land, inspired wellness experiences include horsemanship, fly fishing, cacao and sage ceremonies, private yurt yoga and more, to achieve a profound sense of calm and solitude for an entirely unique spring break, couples getaway.

Auberge du Soleil, Auberge Resorts Collection | Napa Valley, CA

Inspired by the south of France and infused with California soul, Auberge du Soleil is well renowned as wine country’s most romantic, luxury destination. Couples are invited to be inspired by the relaxed sophistication of the South of France and infused with California soul with the adults-only resort that features wine country’s most luxurious accommodations, spectacular valley views, a Michelin Star Restaurant, and the exclusive Auberge du Soleil Spa.

Shutters on the Beach | Santa Monica, CA

Set on one of Southern California’s most iconic stretches of coastline, Santa Monica’s Shutters on the Beach is the ideal romantic retreat for Spring Break offering seasonal spa treatments at ONE Spa, the Beachside Bliss picnic experience, and al fresco dining at 1 Pico and Coast restaurants. Rent bikes from Shutters’ Beach Activity Center and cruise down The Strand to Malibu or Venice, relax in a private cabana at the hotel’s ocean facing pool deck, ride the ferris wheel at landmark Santa Monica Pier, or take a drive along famously scenic Pacific Coast Highway, a favorite classic driving experience for California lovers around the world.

The Hermitage Hotel | Nashville, TN

Couples can enjoy a romantic spring break in timeless luxury at The Hermitage Hotel, Nashville’s iconic and storied gathering place for over 110 years, which has recently completed a multi-year restoration and redesign.

  • Cheekwood Oasis Private Tour: Guests of The Hermitage Hotel can enjoy a private tour of Cheekwood Estate & Gardens customized to their interests for an unforgettable immersion into a verdant paradise just 15 minutes from downtown Nashville. Once the family home of Mabel and Leslie Cheek, the historic 1930s estate now serves the public as a botanical garden, arboretum, and museum. With its extraordinary mansion, 55 acres of themed gardens and expansive vistas, Cheekwood invites guests of The Hermitage Hotel to embark on a private tour with one of the property’s garden curators. A romantic excursion for any lover of garden design, history or the scenic beauty of the region, guests can experience the spring festival ‘Cheekwood in Bloom.’
  • Dining by Jean-Georges: Celebrating its one year anniversary, the hotel’s signature restaurant Drusie & Darr and all day chic cafe The Pink Hermit is Michelin-Starred Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichte’s first location in the south.
  • Stay with Love: When booking the Love Is In The Air Package, guests are invited to stay in the beautifully appointed Deluxe Guest Room or Suite with complimentary sparkling wine and chocolate covered strawberries upon arrival. Surprise your beau with rose petals during turndown and continue the affair in the morning with breakfast for two in the Veranda or cozy up in bed with room service. Starting at $349.00 per night, includes complimentary valet parking

Fairmont Century Plaza | Century City, CA

For the ultimate Spring Break spa getaway, the spa at the new Fairmont Century Plaza offers an urban oasis in LA’s Century City, complete with aromatherapy steam rooms, a Himalayan salt room, sanarium, Hammam, and extensive treatments from cutting-edge facials to biohacking sleep and stress treatments. Couples can come to Fairmont Century Plaza to create their own spa retreat and share a tranquil moment together with a side-by-side massage in a double suite for two, allowing balanced bonding to flourish.

La Concha Resort | San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan’s leading lifestyle destination, La Concha Resort, is situated directly on the beach, offering three pools, a private beachfront cabana lounge, bottomless brunches, multiple bars, late night live entertainment and DJs at oceanfront nightclub Fifty Eight, and 24/7 high-energy action and betting at on-property Casino del Mar. Alongside cocktails at beach bar Marena and tempting dishes at eatery Sereno, this season, La Concha Resort debuts a rebooted Aroma Cafe, featuring premium Puerto Rican coffee and a series of immersive wine pairing dinners at Solera. Additionally, 2023 marks the property’s 65th anniversary, and the property invites guests to celebrate the beach destination throughout the year with special packages such as spring’s Get Together in Paradise package.

Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection | Santa Fe, NM

A legendary landmark re-imagined, Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection is a luxurious and soulful retreat steeped in heritage in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Set on 317 secluded acres bordering Santa Fe National Forest and just minutes from downtown, the 100-room resort invites guests to connect with nature with organic adobe architecture that invokes rich New Mexican heritage and conveys a genuine sense of place. During a spring getaway at Bishop’s Lodge, couples can enjoy a collection of exhilarating outdoor experiences from fly fishing to horseback riding, Healing Arts experiences that tap into Santa Fe’s storied healing energy and the craft of local master practitioners, relax with restorative treatments at Stream Dance Spa and enjoy an intimate meal at SkyFire designed for guests to slow down and engage all senses. New this spring, Bishop’s Lodge will also be offering Alchemy of Breath, a transformative breath and sound experience that coincides with the full moon led by breath-work facilitator Alison Beckner.

Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection | Telluride, CO

The historic mountain town of Telluride, Colorado has all the necessary components for a one-of-a-kind spring getaway for couples, and the five-star Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection brings a new tier of luxury to the destination. From outdoor pursuits and epicurean adventures to restorative wellness, guests can discover new curated experiences that embody Telluride’s natural spirit of journey and exploration. The new Mountain Mounger activity in partnership with NYC institution Murray’s Cheese has reinvented the ultimate fireside après ski experience, with fondue by the fire created with expert-selected ingredients and signature recipes to the ultimate seasonal Alpine cheese board curated exclusively for the property. Madeline also recently launched the Recovery Lounge for guests to revive and reset in partnership with the innovators at Therabody, offering classes powered by Therabody University trained instructors, access to the newest Therabody wellness technologies, and bespoke self-guided routines.

Fun for the Whole Family:

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach | Huntington Beach, CA 

A sprawling, Spanish-inspired resort that sits on the golden sands of Surf City USA, Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach is a sun-soaked escape for families looking for the quintessential beach spring break. Boasting direct beach access via pedestrian sky bridge (the only hotel in Huntington Beach with this feature), 517 oversized guestrooms and suites, multiple award-winning culinary concepts and a selection of beachy activities to connect and disconnect – from the Pacific Waters Spa, private mermaid swim classes, beachfront s’mores, and more – the resort is the picturesque destination for a spring break adventure.

New for Spring Break 2023, families can elevate their cabana rental with bottle service, cold beer buckets, s’mores kits and pool toys. Come sunset, enjoy Dive in movies every Friday night at Slyders. Kiddos can splash in the colorful pool and roast marshmallows poolside under the stars while seeing their favorite flick.

Big Cypress Lodge I Memphis, TN

Families can enjoy spring break at Big Cypress Lodge, a wilderness-themed resort located in the heart of downtown Memphis inside the soaring 32-story Bass Pro Shops Pyramid along the Mississippi River. The hotel brings the outdoors inside with rustic-elegant guest rooms and suites that resemble vintage cabins with screened-in “porches” and electric fireplaces; a 535,000 square-foot Cypress Swamp featuring aquariums teeming with fish and alligators; underwater-themed bowling alley; archery range; and two sky-high culinary outlets offering an outdoor observation deck boasting panoramic views of the Memphis skyline. For sports-loving families, Big Cypress offers the FedEx Forum Package with premium seating in their exclusive box suite to cheer on the Memphis Grizzlies at a home game. Spring break family fun can also be found around the whole city of Memphis including one of the USA’s largest urban parks, Shelby Farms Park, the top-rated Memphis Zoo, Ghost River Rentals and float trips on the Wolf River, the historic Beale Street and more.

The Peninsula Hotels 

Perfect for families, couples and all discerning travelers, Peninsula Hotels offers the most luxurious Spring Break in the world! In addition to spacious suites and flexible check-in/ check-out, Peninsula Hotels offers robust kids programming like Camp Peninsula, immersive experiences courtesy of Peninsula Academy and of course, world class dining and spa.

  •  Camp Peninsula is offered at each U.S. Peninsula location and is amongst one of the most unique offerings for kids in luxury hospitality. Kids will be whisked away by a Peninsula Camp Counselor to an afternoon of camp-themed games and activities, including a hotel-wide scavenger hunt, rounds off the family-friendly experience which is fun for children of all ages. This experience can be added onto any room reservation.
  • Peninsula Academy is exclusively designed to give guests unique and unprecedented access to historical, cultural and local lifestyle experiences in each hotel destination, The Peninsula Academy offers a collection of bespoke programs for both adults and children. Explore cities as never before with the style, elegance and sophistication that only The Peninsula can provide.

o   The Peninsula Chicago: Guests looking to learn about Chicago’s historic architecture can board a private, 48 ft yacht to take in the city from the vantage point of the Chicago River, while art enthusiasts have the opportunity to delve deeper into an artist’s world with a private walking tour with Chicago-based artist Bob Faust.

o   The Peninsula Beverly Hills: Family travel at The Peninsula receives an upgrade with Camp Peninsula, a children’s experience that recreates the spirit of camping right in the heart of Beverly Hills. An experience that can be added onto any room reservation, the Camp Peninsula journey begins with a special welcome from Peter Bear, the hotel’s lovable mascot, at check-in. After taking a picture with the life-sized teddy bear, kids will be whisked away to your luxurious guestroom where a charming teepee awaits.

o   The Peninsula New York: Guests can view the skyline of the city that never sleeps on a Brooklyn Bridge walking tour and pizzeria lunch or shop for the ultimate wedding gown at some of the world’s most decadent bridal boutiques accompanied by a Peninsula butler.

o   The Peninsula Paris: The whole family will enjoy being transported by a Rolls-Royce to Versailles for a private, behind-the-scenes tour of the grounds, which includes visiting areas that are normally closed to the public. More in the mood for bubbly? Guests at The Peninsula Paris can travel to the  House of Deutz, producer of one of the world’s finest champagnes, for a private tour on the art of making champagne followed by  an exquisite lunch paired with Deutz’s finest vintages.

Quail Lodge & Golf Club I Carmel Valley, CA

Located on the sunny side of the Monterey Bay Peninsula, Quail Lodge & Golf Club, is the ideal place to visit for Spring Break. Located on 850 acres, the resort not only has enormous, outside-facing guest rooms with terraces or balconies open up to panoramic views of gardens, but also offers a number of outdoor activities suited for the whole family including: 18-hole Robert Muir Graves-designed golf course, heated outdoor pool, nature trails, tennis courts, a VIP shuttle to Point Lobos Nature Reserve for incredible hiking, and the Land Rover Driving experience, a customized off road driving lessons and adventure for thrill seekers to keep their adrenalin pumping. Families can also enjoy Enchanted Picnics by Quail. Complete with fresh seasonal delights, local wine, and delectable desserts, enjoy the peaceful and serene setting while indulging in mouthwatering charcuterie, chocolate covered strawberries and more. Take in the astounding beauty of California by renting ebikes or walking along the one-of-a-kind trails to pick the perfect picnic spot.

Thompson San Antonio - Riverwalk I San Antonio, TX

Thompson San Antonio – Riverwalk is a modern retreat soaring 20 stories above San Antonio’s celebrated River Walk – capturing the contemporary spirit of this historic Texas city. Families can enjoy the pool deck while parents treat themselves to much deserved R&R at the full-service Thompson San Antonio Spa. The city of San Antonio blooms with fresh things to do, places to see and new spots to eat and drink during the spring. Explore along the Mission Reach to experience Texas’ only UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Spanish colonial missions. Let the thrills of theme parks take your next family adventure to new levels at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, SeaWorld San Antonio, and Morgan’s Wonderland. Visit rotating and regular exhibits at various museums, moments away from Thompson San Antonio - Riverwalk, situated in the booming Arts District. From April 20-30, mark your calendar for Fiesta San Antonio, providing countless special events that showcase the city's rich Latin heritage and culture.

Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection | Napa Valley, CA

For an idyllic spring break getaway, families should look no further than to Napa Valley at Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection.The property is the perfect elevated family destination, boasting eleven newly built spacious cottage-style suites, including two, two-bedroom Estate Suites and nine, one-bedroom Orchard Suites. Additionally, the luxury hotel is offering the below family friendly experiences for everyone to enjoy :

Perry Lane Hotel | Savannah, GA 

Located in historic downtown Savannah, find Perry Lane Hotel redefining the traditional Savannah hospitality experience, offering well-traveled guests a refreshed take on luxury and a genuine taste of Southern warmth in Savannah, Georgia. Perfect for a spring break vacation, the property is within close proximity to a myriad of family-friendly attractions such as the Broughton Street retail corridor; Savannah Riverwalk; Forsyth Park, the District’s largest greenspace; numerous museums and galleries; and Savannah College of Art & Design. There is something to do for all ages. On property, in addition to stunning pet-friendly accommodations, families can enjoy a stopping pool on one of the city’s top rooftops; signature restaurant, Emporium Kitchen & Wine; a cozy library; expansive art collection; guitar lending program with Benedetto Guitars, and more.

Hotel Commonwealth | Boston, MA

From its enviable location in the heart of the dynamic Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood, Hotel Commonwealth offers a true Boston experience immersed in local flavor and genuine service. The Official Hotel of the Boston Red Sox, Hotel Commonwealth is steps from the legendary Fenway Park and offers exclusive game-day experiences and renowned baseball-themed guest rooms, from the park-facing Fenway guest rooms to the Fenway Park Suite or Baseball Suite surrounded by Red Sox memorabilia. Families will enjoy walking the Boston Esplanade along the Charles River as the cherry trees bloom with beautiful light pink flowers in the spring as well as the Boston Public Garden, a definite sight to see in April as the pansies and tulips burst into spring color. Cheer on the runners at one of the most famous marathons in the country, the Boston Marathon, with Hotel Commonwealth situated on the final mile. One of the most popular historic sites in Massachusetts, the Boston Freedom Trail is another excellent way to get out and enjoy the fresh Boston spring air.

Big Cedar Lodge | Ridgedale, MO

At America’s premier wilderness resort, Big Cedar Lodge, guests can celebrate the kick off of the “Adventure in the Great Outdoors'' season beginning in March, with spring break activities for all ages including brunch, day and dinner cruises aboard Lady Liberty, a Mad Hatter tea party, archery tag, Big Cedar Bakery Wars, family movie nights on the lawn and more. The adventure-filled Camp Long Creek will also be returning in March with expanded accommodations including more glamping and camp huts to offer guests a rustic experience that combines comfort and camping. With a variety of activities offered for each kind of traveler, travelers can spend their spring break reconnecting with nature during the Adventure in the Great Outdoors season and immerse themselves in the breathtaking natural landscapes of the Ozarks.

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa | Palm Beach, FL

This spring break, retreat to Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa - an oceanfront oasis situated right on the Atlantic Ocean offering elegance, excellent service, and thoughtful experiences. Delivering a renewed approach to family travel, the newly reimagined Forbes Five-Star resort provides a playful yet luxurious beachfront retreat for parents and kids alike. Among Eau Palm Beach’s recently renovated spaces, the new Kids & Teens Club is outfitted with environments specialized for games, crafting and culinary activities with a beach resort feel, an arcade and direct access to the new Family Pool splash pad. The club’s virtual and experiential playground features a Lite Zilla wall, and a ‘sketch aquarium,’ in which kids can demonstrate their creativity, play, and feed virtual turtles and fish that are uploaded to a life-size aquarium. Additionally, a cinema with tiered seating shaped like sand dunes and a theater stage hosts movie nights and performances. Meanwhile, parents can enjoy cocktails at the adults-only pool, authentic Italian new restaurant, Polpo, luxe treatments at Eau Spa, and more.

Ojai Valley Inn | Ojai, CA

The award-winning Southern California resort is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and part of that celebration is inviting families to experience the magic of Ojai with its “Spring Family Fun” package. Families booking the package will receive family breakfast at The Oak, a picnic lunch from Libby’s Market (which is best enjoyed following a casual ride on the resort’s complimentary bikes), and s’mores roasted around a communal fire table. For kids-only fun while parents enjoy the spa or a round of golf, Camp Oak offers daily programming, meals and snacks, and educational lessons that are inspired by Ojai’s natural environment.

Rates: Starting at $861/night

Dates: March 1 - May 25, blackout dates apply 

Cancellation/Refund Details: Full refund 72 hours prior to arrival, thereafter any changes result in forfeiting one night’s room deposit. 

Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection | Island of Anguilla

The famed beach hideaway is ideal for multi-generational families ready to make new memories and is rolling out brand-new immersive experiences just in time for holiday. The property offers spectacular private villas with a total of 4 guest rooms perfect for families as they allow for a maximum of 12 people and includes exclusive access to two private poolside cabanas for the entire duration of the stay. From cultural exploration celebrating the best of Anguillan, to an epic adventure with Junior Oceanographers, Malliouhana also invites the Mini Explorers (ages 6-12) to embark on fun, educational and age-appropriate experiences that will immerse them in the local culture and connect them to the sea. Adult guests can partake in Sunrise Yoga in the open air with a fresh morning breeze and those looking for a more rigorous workout can opt for the bluff bootcamp classes. Additionally, all ages and abilities can witness a sea turtle up close or navigate through calm waters during Paddleboard by Moonlight.

Hacienda AltaGracia, Auberge Resorts Collection | Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica

Hacienda AltaGracia, Auberge Resorts Collection, Costa Rica’s premier adventure and wellness destination, located amidst 180 acres of lustrious cloud forest and set in the mountains of the San Isidro Valley, is thrilled to welcome guests to sunny weather, mountain air, and unbridled exploration - the perfect destination for a Spring getaway with family or friends to rediscover the simple pleasures of life.

Apart from dining at Grano or indulging in signature treatments at The WELL, guests can look forward to various new offerings from wellness to family-friendly activities and delicious bites. AltaGracia’s 2023 visiting masters program brings the world’s best wellness practitioners to share their passionate approach to wholebody wellbeing with guests - this season, highlights include journaling expert Laura Rubin (March 13 - 31) and Director of Vibrational Energy Healing at THE WELL, Valerie Oula (February 20 – March 12). Travelers can immerse themselves in Costa Rican cuisine with traditional cooking classes from a fire-cooking workshop to innovative mixology lessons such as a gin and tonic workshop, inspired by the fresh produce of El Cultivo, AltaGracia’s organic garden. Entertaining kids? AltaGracia’s new children's rope course, El Jugando, provides children with the freedom and confidence to explore their inner adventurer and Caligo is the property’s new enclosed butterfly garden where guests can discover the world of butterflies – from a pupa to the beautiful fluttering creature. Both children and adults will delight in learning about the life cycle of these amazing insects and view various species within the enclosed garden.

theWit Hotel | Chicago, IL

Spring is the perfect time to visit the Windy City and check out the iconic theWit Hotel located in the heart of Chicago’s theater, arts, and shopping district. Whether you’re coming to Chicago for the nightlife or the sights, theWit has it all and offerings for all ages looking for a spring break getaway. Visit the Spa@theWit and enjoy both relaxing and rejuvenating treatments after a day of travel or shopping; experience the ROOF on theWit, one of Chicago’s top rooftop bars known for its sweeping skyline views and day to night offerings; and find contemporary tavern dining at State and Lake for a pre-show dinner in the heart of Theater District. Traveling with the family? Book the Blue Man Group Theater Package including tickets to the Blue Man Group show or the Field Museum Package Including tickets with VIP expedited entry and entry to all special exhibitions.

Adventures for active travelers: 

Stanly Ranch, Auberge Resorts Collection | Napa Valley, CA

This Spring Break, adventure seekers should find Stanly Ranch, Auberge Resorts Collection, a new generation Napa resort, bringing a bold, dynamic energy and creating an unrivaled destination and community itself. Spring breakers can enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at wine country with a unique range of thrilling adventures and immersive experiences including botanical cocktail classes, floating in a hot air balloon, helicopter wine tastings, and more. In addition, guests are encouraged to check out the on-property residences. Stanly Ranch offers a rare ownership opportunity consisting of a limited collection of 3–6-bedroom Vineyard Homes and furnished 2-bedroom Villas.

Hapuna Beach Residences | Kohala Coast, HI

Families seeking a warm-weather escape for Spring Break need look no further than the ocean-overlooking Hapuna Beach Residences, located at The award-winning Mauna Kea Resort on the Island of Hawaii. The award-winning destination offers an “Escape, Eat, and Repeat” package for families booking a week-long escape that includes full access to Mauna Kea Resort’s activities and dining venues. With this package, guests booking 7 nights get the 8th night free in a 2 to 4-bedroom Hapuna Beach Residence, as well as daily buffet breakfast at ‘Ikena Landing. Just steps from the residences are the Family Pool at The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, the swimmable Hapuna Beach, beach activities including kayaking and snorkeling, and cultural activities such as lei making and Hawaiian language lessons.

Rates: Starting at $1494/night++

Cancellation Details: $250 cancellation fee until 30 days before arrival, at which time the entire stay is non-refundable.

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club | Ponte Vedra, FL

Located on the sprawling beach of Northeast Florida, Ponte Vedra offers a charming family-friendly spring break destination. A landmark destination and the crown jewel of its namesake town, Ponte Vedra Inn & Club invites families to luxuriate on its pristine stretch of beach. The resort has been a beloved destination for multi-generational travelers since opening in 1928, thanks to its endless guest amenities from premier accommodations with beach and golf course views, four pools, eight food and beverage destinations, a 30,000 sq. ft. spa and salon, two award-winning golf courses, 15 tennis courts, a bocce ball and croquet lawn, and ample beach and watersport activities. With a Surf Club and kid’s pools with zero-entry wading areas and waterslides, Ponte Vedra is ideal for kids and teens. New – guests can enjoy newly renovated oceanfront guest rooms and suites within Summer House and St. Johns House accommodations.

Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection | Aspen, CO

The Great West is the best place to enjoy late-season snow, and Aspen, Colorado is no exception. For adventure-seeking families, the 99-room and 132-year old landmark Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection offers a plethora of thrill-seeking activities including skiing the last of the season’s snow on Aspen’s four mountains, fly fishing in the Roaring Fork Valley, sunrise hot air balloon rides, stand-up paddleboarding down the Colorado River, hiking the state’s most iconic peaks with more than 120 miles of trails, and much more. Additional amenities include the legendary J-Bar, which is lauded as an Aspen institution; Prospect, an American bistro; après-ski favorite – the Living Room bar and lounge; sultry underground speakeasy Bad Harriet; Al fresco destination The Garden; the award-winning Yarrow spa; state-of-the-art fitness facilities; ski concierge; outdoor pool and hot tub.

Susurros del Corazon, Auberge Resorts Collection | Punta Mita, MX 

Opened November 2022, Susurros del Corazón, Auberge Resorts Collection, a new, private beachfront escape nestled between the jungled cliffs of Punta de Mita beacons guests to the most spectacular beach in Punta de Mita. Meaning ‘whispers of the heart,’ Susurros del Corazón is an oceanfront oasis that blends Mexico’s vibrant culture with the playful spirit of a luxurious, laid-back surf retreat. For ocean lovers, the Whale Song Adventure is a unique aquatic journey. Every December to March, 700 humpback whales migrate from the icy Canadian waters to the Baja Peninsula as they birth in the Bay of Banderas. Head out by boat to experience this wonder of nature and learn with a marine conservationist about the impactful local work to ensure future generations of humpbacks. Marvel at the sight of these majestic 50-80,000-pound creatures rising from the surface of the sea and splashing back underneath the water. Afterward, enjoy a visit to the protected national biosphere, Islas Marietas, where natural beauty and vast biodiversity abound. This multi-sensory experience with nature culminates in a recording of live “whale songs.” Humpback whales are often referred to as "inveterate composers" for their underwater symphonies.

Capitol PeakHayden LodgeLumin, and One Snowmass | Snowmass, CO 

For the ultimate spring break mountain adventure, East West Hospitality has launched a limited-time package for families, Springtime in the Rockies. The offer gives 15% off all of their properties in picturesque Snowmass, Colorado, perfect for soaking up the last few dates of ski season and other winter weather pursuits – such as snowshoeing, snow tubing, sledding and more. Plus, East West residences provide more space, with one, two, three and four-bedroom accommodations, plus plenty of room for entertaining, outdoor living, full kitchen, etc. to give spring breakers all of the comforts of home with unbeatable access to the mountains. For 35 years, East West has been redefining the vacation rental space, with a boots-on-the-ground team at every single location and 24/7 service, ensuring every experience is truly personalized and offering an unparalleled level of service in the rental industry.

Goldener Hirsch, Auberge Resorts Collection | Deer Valley, UT

Equally perfect for the skiers and non-skiers, this stunning resort located mid-mountain at Deer Valley transports guests to an Austrian-style, alpine-chic escape brimming with après offerings for the most relaxed of spring season guests. The award-winning namesake restaurant, The Restaurant at Goldener Hirsch, is helmed by French chef Nicolas Lebas and offers diners modern European-inspired fare with a view of the slopes, while the Antler Lounge is a home base for board games, live music and more. Spring skiers can also indulge in culinary experiences, such as A History of Park City in 4 Glasses, Snow Picnics or Bavarian Pretzel Making. Or, they can spend time relaxing and recovering from a day on the mountain with various wellness offerings. The rooftop wellness hub is home to a partnership with Plunge, where experiences combine breathwork, cold plunging, sauna, and cacao to boost mood, provide elevated energy, relieve pain, and promote better sleep. Goldener Hirsch is also home to two spa treatment rooms, The Inner Room, where wellness-seekers can book body and skin therapies targeted at combating dry + dehydrated winter skin. Furthermore, a calendar of daily complimentary experiences allows skiers and non-skiers alike to enjoy activities all day, like a special Hydration Station in the morning and Swiss S’mores in the evenings. Located steps from the ski lifts and boutiques of Deer Valley’s Silver Lake Village, the resort is primly located to jump on the slopes or go for an afternoon of shopping.

Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection | Los Cabos, Mexico 

Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection, the award-winning beachfront property, is the perfect destination for spring travelers seeking adventure, personal renewal and authentic Mexican cuisine highlighting the region’s seaside bounty. This season, Esperanza offers guests a variety of ways to explore the stunning Baja coast from sea to sky with unique experiences, such as a private safari to a secret whale watching destination or enjoying your fresh catch personally prepared by Chef Alexis. For guests that would rather soak up the sun, Esperanza’s poolside service offers open-air massages, locally-inspired dishes from Cocina del Mar’s lunch menu, alongside ice-cold margaritas from the swim-up bar. For guests of all ages, the resort offers a family cooking class with a focus on hand-picked organic produce as well as pickleball tournaments, for those looking to break a sweat. In addition, Esperanza will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with curated celebratory programming - from a culinary festival in March, mixology pop-ups and a reboot of the spa, bringing the resort into a new era and celebrating its history.

Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection | Los Cabos, Mexico 

Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Esperanza’s sister property is only 15 minutes down the road, and brings spring excitement with new escapades in wellbeing, gastronomy and relaxation for families, couples and solo travelers. Those looking to connect with the surrounding nature can indulge in personal transformation at the property’s new celestial bathing experience or adventure on a whale-watching photo safari or a sunset sail, part of Auberge Resorts Collection’s sea to summit activation and perfect for the whole family. Alongside flexible accommodations and Cabo’s most luxurious villas, families will delight in Chileno’s myriad of bonding opportunities, inclusive of both teen & kid clubs, signature Cabo excursions and group dinners at new Mediterranean-inspired dining outlet YAYA, which delights each and every member of a multigenerational group. For solos or couples, after laying poolside at Chileno’s three-tiered infinity pool, enjoy a regionally-inspired treatment at THE WELL at Chileno Bay, Cabo’s hottest new spa and THE WELL’s first West Coast location.

The Peninsula Istanbul | Istanbul, Turkey 

​​​​Set along the banks of the stunning Bosphorus strait, The Peninsula Istanbul invites travelers to Istanbul’s historic Karaköy district for a memorable spring break. As the newest addition to the luxury hotel brand, The Peninsula Istanbul is located in the city’s epicenter of culture and provides access to museums, art galleries, restaurants, boutiques, and a cruise ship port. The luxury hotel features classical-inspired architecture, landscaped gardens, swimming pools, The Peninsula Spa, and local and international cuisine. The property is within walking distance of many of Istanbul’s most spectacular historic landmarks, such as the Galata Tower, Galata Bridge, and the famous Sultanahmet District, seamlessly combining history, elegance, and luxury.

The Peninsula Tokyo | Tokyo, Japan

Each spring in Japan, the arrival of sakura (cherry blossoms) is celebrated like no other natural phenomenon in the country. The short-lived beauty of the sakura flower captures the nation's heart and spirit, and families gather to experience the time-old tradition of hanami (flower viewing) in the city's best blossom-viewing spots. Guests of The Peninsula Tokyo can enjoy an array of unique experiences throughout the hotel for all the family, including special foods, sweets, and items inspired by the delicate sakura flower.

Primland, Auberge Resorts Collection | Meadow of Dan, Virginia 

Located on 12,000 acres in the heart of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Primland, Auberge Resorts Collection, is a majestic year-round mountain retreat that provides a truly one-of-a-kind experience that is perfect for a Spring Break getaway that the whole family will enjoy. The expansive property boasts spacious suite accommodations in the main Lodge, standalone cottages and cabins dispersed throughout the property, and remote treehouse suites perched high above the valley; a championship golf course weaving through the forests and valleys; an exceptional culinary program with three distinct restaurants; a full-service spa and fitness center with an indoor/outdoor swimming pool; an observatory with top of the line telescopes operated by a local astronomer who leads stargazing experiences each night; and an impressive roster of outdoor adventures from horseback riding to ATV tours and beyond.