South Padre Island Spring Break

Feb 29 → Apr 4, 2020

South Padre Island Spring Break

Feb 29 → Apr 4, 2020

What’s included?

Hotel accommodations

Drink specials

Dining deals

Day parties

Night parties

Headliner performances

Yacht cruise

Sea turtle tour

On-site support

Destination guide

South Padre Island Weather

Mild temperatures year around make South Padre Island an ideal vacation destination to visit any time of the year. With warm waters, and average winter temperatures hovering around 65° F, South Padre will not disappoint you come spring break. Bring your suit and enjoy your beachside getaway, but don’t forget a jacket for partly cloudy days and night time lows.

High / Low (°F)

March: (early weeks may be partly cloudy)  74° / 62°
April: (mostly sunny) 80° / 69°
May: 84° / 74°

Schools booked last year

University of St. Thomas
St. Cloud State University
University of Arkansas
Grand Canyon University
Northern Illinois University
Mississippi State University
Western New England University
Hastings College
Texas Tech University
University of Wisconsin- Whitewater

Northern Oklahoma College
University of Michigan
Genesee Community College
University of Wisconsin- Madison
University of Missouri
University of Missouri – Kansas City
Purdue University
University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point
Rutgers University New Brunswick
Georgia Institute of Technology

University of Central Missouri
Montana State University
Ferris State University
New Mexico State University
Western Michigan University
DePaul University
Rocky Mountain College
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Wayne State University
Rogers State University

Ball State University
Missouri State
University of Kansas
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh
Kansas State University
University of Minnesota
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Indiana University
Purdue University Indianapolis
University of Nebraska Omaha



In 1997, a group of entrepreneurial friends who shared a crazy passion for travel, entertainment, and adventure got together around a wild idea. Over 20 years and 500,000+ travelers later, that idea is the icon, SWAT (Summer Winter Action Tours).

Their pursuit of the ultimate party experience has created a multi-generation legacy of unforgettable getaways, pyrotechnic concerts, and see-it-to-believe-it parties in some of the most awe-inspiring destinations around the world. SWAT also boasts the most affordable Spring Break packages you’ll find anywhere. So, grab your friends, grab your sunscreen, and get ready to join Spring Break 2020’s ultimate party tribe. #SWATUP

South Padre FAQs

Are there sharks on South Padre Island?

A: The short answer is shark attacks in South Padre are extremely rare. Enjoy beach life as you would without fear, or worry.

Are there Jellyfish in South Padre?

A: Portuguese Man O’ War often wash up on the beaches in South Padre. Local officials caution visitors to avoid contact with these animals as their tentacles can sting you. It is important to note that these animals are not conscious and are not actively trying to sting you. If you see one on the beach, avoid it. If you see one in the water swim away from it.

Is alcohol allowed on South Padre Beaches?

A: Yes, as long as alcohol is not contained in glass bottles. Cans are permitted on South Padre beaches.

Can you swim in South Padre Island?

A: Yes, swimming in the Gulf of Mexico can be a pleasant experience but beachgoers must exercise caution and common sense when swimming alone, or in groups. Lifeguards may not be present in certain areas.