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7 Cheap European Beach Holidays that You Will Love

7 Cheap European Beach Holidays that You Will Love
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If you’re looking for an awesome European beach destination, but have limited funds, this is the place where you’ll find a destination for yourself. We bring you 7 cheap European beach holidays that you will love and enjoy without spending that much money.

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Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

Who would’ve thought of Bulgaria as a beach destination? Well, not everybody for sure, but there are quite a few beaches that are worth visiting. One of such is Sunny Beach – a Black Sea sunny resort that has been ranked the best value destination in Europe for a bargain beach break, for the sixth year in a row. Besides the amazing gold beach and turquoise sea water, there are amazing beachfront bars where you’ll attend some crazy parties.

7 Cheap European Beach Holidays that You Will Love

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Here are the prices of some typical items you’d pay for on such vacation:

  • A cup of coffee: 0,80 EUR
  • Bottle of local beer: 0,80 EUR
  • A glass of wine: 1,34 EUR
  • Bottle of water: 0,43 EUR
  • Sunscreen: 2,67 EUR
  • Insect repellent: 2,67 EUR
  • Two-course lunch for two: 9,62 EUR
  • Three-course evening meal for two with a bottle of house wine: 29,42 EUR

Algarve, Portugal

Algarve, the southernmost region of gorgeous Portugal is the place where you can find some of its cheapest beach resorts. Besides being the cheapest, we must say it is the most beautiful and scenic part of Portugal’s coast, some even say that it’s the most beautiful coast in the world. There are so many cliffs, caves and sandy beaches in between them to be discovered. Some of the best region’s resorts are Tavira – charming and traditional and Lagos – amazing lively beach resort.

7 Cheap European Beach Holidays that You Will Love

Here are some prices in the Algarve region:

  • A cup of coffee: 0,70 EUR
  • Bottle of local beer: 1,10 EUR
  • A glass of wine: 1,25 EUR
  • Bottle of water: 0,20 EUR
  • Sunscreen: 5,00 EUR
  • Insect repellent: 5,80 EUR
  • Two-course lunch for two: 17,84 EUR
  • Three-course evening meal for two with a bottle of house wine: 43,48 EUR

Marmaris, Turkey

The third destination on our list, Marmaris is an incredibly popular summer resort in Turkey, and there are a few reasons for that. Marmaris has everything – from gorgeous sandy beaches and magnificent seawater, to the rich historical and cultural places to explore. Also, natural surroundings are great, you must see the Turgut waterfall where you can relax and dive into the ice-cold water. While you’re there you must visit a traditional Turkish bath – Hammam.

7 Cheap European Beach Holidays that You Will Love

Prices in Marmaris:

  • A cup of coffee: 1,57 EUR
  • Bottle of local beer: 2,48 EUR
  • A glass of wine: 2,51 EUR
  • Bottle of water: 0,27 EUR
  • Sunscreen: 7,51 EUR
  • Insect repellent: 2,09 EUR
  • Two-course lunch for two: 10,46 EUR
  • Three-course evening meal for two with a bottle of house wine: 35,56 EUR

Costa del Sol, Spain

Costa del Sol is a beautiful region of Spain, set in the southern part of the Malaga province. It is a very popular bucket list item, and when you see its beaches you’ll understand why. With more than 300 sunny days in a year, it’s a perfect beach destination, and it’s pretty cheap. Besides visiting those gorgeous beaches and natural surroundings, you can explore gorgeous little town spread all over this coast. Of course, you must visit the city of Malaga while you’re there – it’s a perfect day trip. Of many resorts set in Costa del Sol, we recommend visiting Torremolinos, you will love its golden beaches and the blue Mediterranean Sea.

7 Cheap European Beach Holidays that You Will Love

Prices in Costa del Sol:

  • A cup of coffee: 1,40 EUR
  • Bottle of local beer: 2,51 EUR
  • A glass of wine: 2,51 EUR
  • Bottle of water: 0,39 EUR
  • Sunscreen: 4,95 EUR
  • Insect repellent: 3,10 EUR
  • Two-course lunch for two: 18,03 EUR
  • Three-course evening meal for two with a bottle of house wine: 45,59 EUR

Costa Blanca, Spain

Costa Blanca, set in the Alicante province, on the south-eastern coast of Spain, is another Spanish destination that you’ll love. We recommend staying in a small town called Benidorm – its coast is lined with gorgeous beaches and it’s a great place if you’re a party animal. Also, it is not that far from the gorgeous city of Valencia, which makes a great day trip. Another gorgeous and popular place in Costa Blanca is a little port town of Alicante. This part of Spain is very affordable and worth visiting, and here are the prices of some typical items you’d need on a beach vacation:

  • A cup of coffee: 1,51 EUR
  • Bottle of local beer: 2,00 EUR
  • A glass of wine: 3,51 EUR
  • Bottle of water: 0,55 EUR
  • Sunscreen: 15,03 EUR
  • Insect repellent: 5,01 EUR
  • Two-course lunch for two: 24,06 EUR
  • Three-course evening meal for two with a bottle of house wine: 40,74 EUR

7 Cheap European Beach Holidays that You Will Love

Crete, Greece

Crete is the southernmost Greek island, and it’s a great place if you want to get to know the Greek culture. We loved its towns, beaches and nature, and what made us love it even more is the fact that you don’t have to spend that much money once you get there – it’s a very affordable destination. There are so many great places on this island, you’ll never get enough of it, and they’re pretty well connected with bus lines, so it’s easy (and cheap) to get from one spot to another.

7 Cheap European Beach Holidays that You Will Love

Prices on gorgeous Crete:

  • A cup of coffee: 2,51 EUR
  • Bottle of local beer: 2,51 EUR
  • A glass of wine: 3,01 EUR
  • Bottle of water: 0,51 EUR
  • Sunscreen: 7,01 EUR
  • Insect repellent: 2,20 EUR
  • Two-course lunch for two: 24,06 EUR
  • Three-course evening meal for two with a bottle of house wine: 47,10 EUR

Paphos, Cyprus

Cyprus is another country with very affordable beach destinations, and the one you just can’t go wrong with is a coastal city called Paphos. There are 23 beaches in Paphos, and you just can’t go wrong, no matter which one you choose. Besides great beaches, Paphos has stunning forts and very picturesque old town that you must explore.

7 Cheap European Beach Holidays that You Will Love

Prices in Paphos:

  • A cup of coffee: 3,01 EUR
  • Bottle of local beer: 2,30 EUR
  • A glass of wine: 3,81 EUR
  • Bottle of water: 0,27 EUR
  • Sunscreen: 8,81 EUR
  • Insect repellent: 6,17 EUR
  • Two-course lunch for two: 23,04 EUR
  • Three-course evening meal for two with a bottle of house wine: 49,50 EUR

There are many other cheap destinations on the European coast, but these are the cheapest ones of them. Be sure to check out our blog about hidden gems of the Adriatic, there are some pretty affordable destinations, too.

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