Spring Break Travel Ideas

With warm, sunny days on the horizon in Denver, BPR’s Colorado-based team members have spring break on our mind. Whether you’re looking for an excuse to travel and need an adults-only destination, or are looking to take advantage of yet another school vacation with a trip to the Rocky Mountains, our client roundup below has you covered. 

(Featured image courtesy of Kelly Calvillo.)

Adult Spring Break Getaways at The Beach Tulum and Cabañas Tulum Beach Hotel & Spa 

For a serene and peaceful retreat without the kids, guests can book a spring break stay at The Beach Tulum: A dreamy 28-room, adults-only boutique resort located in the heart of Tulum, Mexico. Offering numerous opportunities for guests to unwind with private plunge pools, assigned double beach loungers and exclusive access to the resort’s private beach area, The Beach Tulum is an ideal choice for travelers in search of a tropical getaway this spring. For guests looking for a group vacation, neighboring sister resort Cabañas Tulum Beach Hotel & Spa offers 24 king and double queen rooms in addition to a spacious three-bedroom apartment – making it ideal for groups of friends. The beach-casual boutique resort is similarly situated on one of the widest stretches of Tulum Beach and offers respite for guests 14 and older. Guests can fill their days with daily yoga classes in the rooftop palapa, salsa dancing lessons, Mexican cooking classes, paddle boarding and more,d or opt for relaxation with one of the many transformative treatments at the resorts’ shared onsite Naj Naay Spa. With new direct flight routes opening this March from several major cities including Newark, Charlotte, Miami, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and Los Angeles, escaping to the beautiful, sandy beaches of Tulum, Mexico has never been so easy. For more information, visit thebeach-tulum.com or hotelcabanastulum.com. 

Quintessential Moab Experience at Red Cliffs Lodge 

Named one of the most welcoming cities in the world in 2024 and coined southeastern Utah’s mecca for adventure, Moab’s very own backyard is home to renowned outdoor destinations of Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park, to name a few. Perched on the Colorado River and framed by the area’s majestic cliffs, Red Cliffs Lodge is a rustic getaway and outdoor paradise surrounded by breathtaking red rock canyons. For a quintessential Moab experience this spring and summer, travelers to Red Cliffs Lodge can immerse in a “classic western movie experience” of horseback riding through famous scenes and tours of the Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage (timely with the 75th anniversary of The Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission + the 100th anniversary of The Utah Film Commission), or embark on adventurous outings of whitewater rafting, canyoneering, ziplining, skydiving and more. 

Family-Friendly Getaways to Western Colorado’s Hotel Maverick 

Families love adventure and Hotel Maverick is Grand Junction, Colorado’s home base for exploration. Home to one of the grandest landscapes of the American West, with destinations like the Colorado National Monument and James M. Robb Colorado River State Park in its back yard, spring break is arguably the best time of year to experience Grand Junction’s robust family friendly adventure offerings from hiking and mountain biking to bird watching and rock climbing. The city’s first independent boutique hotel, Hotel Maverick is a scenic destination that fosters the spirit of curiosity, equipping families (and their pets) to immerse in nearby experiences built against Grand Junction’s sprawling red rock canyons. With stunning views from the property’s rooftop terrace, visitors can also take up bird watching or venture out to golf or rock climb. 

Immersive Cherry Blossom Bar at Death & Co Denver within The Ramble Hotel 

An energetic and artistic community known for its diverse businesses and craft breweries, distillers and winemakers, travelers seek out Denver’s trendy RiNo neighborhood for its unique attraction to artists and creators. Home to the iconic Death & Co Denver, The Ramble Hotel is immersed in the neighborhood’s arts and creativity, welcoming guests to a hip, yet elegant stay in the heart of RiNo. Returning to Death & Co this spring, the immersive Sakura Blossom Bar will feature more than 400 cherry blossoms lining the ceiling of the intimate mezzanine bar within The Ramble Hotel. The vibe is dictated by a turntable playing a curated selection of vintage Japanese records alongside a cocktail menu with Highball selections featuring products from sponsor House of Suntory. Sakura Blossom Bar will open March 8 through April 28, Thursday through Sunday from 5-10 p.m.  

Culinary and Wellness Experiences at C Lazy U Ranch in Granby, Colo. 

With 8,500 acres to explore and more than 200 horses to meet, C Lazy U Ranch welcomes travelers to attend two of its new events in March 2024. On March 7-10, C Lazy U will host a Winter Wine & Dine experience featuring Chef Cory Untch’s innovative menus with locally sourced ingredients, accompanied by Sommelier Tony Collier’s hand selected wine pairings. Guests will be treated to four- and five-course dinners; tastings of world-class wines and the limited-edition C Lazy U Ranch East Troublesome Fire Aspen Aged Rye created by Colorado-based Locke + Co. Distilling, which utilizes a port barrel and charred aspen tree discs harvested from trees on the property affected by the wildfire in October 2020; as well as a wood-fired cooking demonstration. On March 21-24, guests can join a “Nourish and Flourish” Wellness Weekend, complete with insightful sessions focusing on nutrition, energy management and stress recovery, led by board-certified holistic nutritionist and FDN practitioner Katie Hardie. During both events, ranch guests are invited to settle into upscale cabins with cozy wood-burning fireplaces, enjoy evening entertainment and s’mores by the campfire, and participate in numerous seasonal activities including horseback riding, Orvis-endorsed fly-fishing and much more.