Gay Spring Break – Gays Gone Wild



Where are you going? Where are you staying? Who are you doing?! March and April are crazy times that gay college students have now organized huge party weeks, much like the straight teenagers did and still do. But now if you’re gay, you don’t have to go to Daytona Beach with all your straight beer-drinking friends. Now you have choices!  Key West, Puerto Vallarta, Palm Springs, Ft. Lauderdale and Honolulu,
have now become top choices for gay college students.

Gay Spring Break 2007- claimsto be  the world’s premier GLBT spring break event! Held in Key West, Florida in March and April, GLBT students from around the world will converge on the beaches and in the streets of America’s Southernmost City to celebrate spring break in a place that embraces individuality, diversity, and openness. Gay Spring Break 2007 will feature some of the nation’s best dance DJ’s, beach parties, drag shows, snorkeling, jet-skiing, and musicians in a town known for its crazy nightlife and ability to throw a great party. Over 500 events! Events include, but are not limited to: dance parties, beach parties, toga parties, men-only and women-only parties, gay snorkeling trips, and a large street dance party.

Puerto Vallarta is always one of my favorites! Beaches, pools, palapas and tantalizing arrays of talent add searing-hot spice to Mexico’s unofficial gay capital. Making it easier to major in hot men, Luxe Travel‘s first organized Gay Spring Break (800/661-4728×11;; $479-1,428) is a marvelous melee of rooftop tea parties and pool parties, and opportunities to swim with dolphins or hot holidaymakers.  Gay ground zero is the blue chairs (in front of the Blue Chairs resort) on Playa Los Muertos, so popular that it has now spilled over into the green chairs of the café next door.

Fort Lauderdale offers two-dozen gay guesthouses fill to overflowing with a sophisticated adult crowd, drawn to this sunny resort city with thrilling nightlife. The hottest point of 23 miles of sun-baked beachfront is Sebastian Beach where the throngs mingle all day long. OFFICIALLY, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, said of the former spring break hot spot, which is undergoing high end construction, “There is no welcome place for college spring break.” – I think all the straight kids  who crammed 10 people in a room and trashed the places, now seek Spring break elsewhere. With ritzy places like the W and TRUMP, Ft. Lauderdale now attracts a different crowd.


Hawaii – Waikiki, it doesn’t get much better than the  glittering shopping mecca Honolulu, which boasts a vibrant scene. The views will send thermometers soaring at the appropriately named Queen’s Surf, Waikiki’s main gay beach.  The majority of gay nightclubs and businesses are in the Waikiki area, Honolulu’s urban beach resort famous for its stretch of reef-protected white sand beach and wide variety of hotels, restaurants, shops and nightlife.

One the the most popular Spring Breaks, and probably most expensive, next to Hawaii, is Palm Springs. With both the Dinah Shore Weekend ( ) and the White Party ( ) bringing thousands upon thousands (20,000 actually) of lesbian and gay revelers into town, Palm Springs is a scorching hot gay and lesbian spring break destination. It books early and hotels double their prices.