Guide to the 6 Best Cheap Beach Vacations

You don’t necessarily have to spend a lot of money to enjoy a beach vacation. Usually, beaches that are expensive are those near to the 5 star hotels and resorts. There are many nice budget friendly beaches in more remote areas with comfortable climate and atmosphere throughout the year. These beaches also provide an array of water activities for you to participate. The following are the six best cheap beach vacations.

1. Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach features 60 miles of white sand dune seashore. You can bring your own towels, chair and lounge to avoid renting them. Many free events are hosted every year including BBQ Festival, free concerts, and kids playgrounds. You can visit the350 acre Broadway at the Beach shopping complex. The flight ticket to Myrtle beach is fairly priced. If you don’t want to travel by air, you can travel by car from cities in the South and Mid Atlantic Coast. You can go strolling at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. You will find plenty of restaurants along the 1.2 mile long walking trail.

2. Corfu Beach

Corfu beaches are well known for the beautiful fishing villages. The beaches around the resorts often gets crowded with visitors. There are also resorts that are located in deeper part of the island. Spending your vacation at Corfu beach is cheap compared to other locations in Greece. If you are tight in budget, you can settle for cheap room at a budget hotel in Corfu. You can easily find small regional airline that fly to Corfu at a bargain price.

3. South Padre Island

South Padre Island is a budget friendly beach in Texas that can be reached by car. Many kids like to spend their time here during spring school holiday break. However, if you come here in between September and October, you will find it much quieter with lesser crowd. You can have fun in the water parks or go kite boarding at the beach. You can also watch dolphin swimming around in the water.

4. Ambergris Caye Beach

Ambergris Caye beaches are the best places for tourists worldwide to enjoy the Caribbean beach. There is no high rise hotel and resorts and it also lack transportation. Many affordable hotels are located just a few steps away from the beach. You can save money on food by dining out at the street vendors.

Tourists can arrive at Ambergris Caye by taking a flight from the Philip Goldson International Airport. You can rent bicycles throughout the island. The resorts may offer water taxi and diving excursion trips. Ambergris Caye is famous for the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef that is filled with many beautiful corals. If you like to observe marine life, you can visit the two marine reserves  including Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Bacalar Chico Reserve.

5. Florida Panhandle Beaches

Florida Panhandle offers over 200 miles of beaches that is undeveloped. From the distance, you can watch dolphins jumping out from the water. Florida Panhandle beaches is ideal for budget travelers who are coming over for holiday from nearby cities like Atlanta and New Orleans. During summer, the price of the hotels and restaurant can get expensive but they are still cheaper compared to Miami, and Florida Keys. During peak season, they will organize outdoor concert.

6. Praia da Marinha

Praia da Marinha is a popular budget friendly beach in Lagoa, which is the south coast of Algarve. At the beach, there are many large orange brown color limestock rock formation that have been produced by years of erosion. The limestock backdrop makes it suitable for people who want to take photo at the beach. On your car trip to the beach, you will see series of cliffs. You can also walk on foot to the beach from Praia Vale Centeanes. Many Portuguese families like to spend their vacation at the Praia da Marinha beach. It is also a popular destination for you to go snorkeling and observe various types of fishes underwater.

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