-Nick and Jess, eager to focus on their new romance free of the distractions caused by their roommates, take an impromptu Mexican beach vacation.
-Lacking money, they sleep on the beach. When they decide to sneak into a nearby resort, Nick gets arrested.
-Jess heads back to LA to round up Schmidt and Winston, to get together the funds to bail Nick out of Mexican jail.
-After some confused bribes, the gang finds Nick is safe and sound in "resort jail"-- a nicely furnished room at the resort.
-Schmidt, unable to decide between Cece and Elizabeth, continues to date both women, while letting each believe he has dumped the other.
-Winston struggles to complete an extremely simple puzzle.