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Cheap but exciting vacation: the best budget resorts in Europe

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Where to have a budget vacation in Europe

A limited amount of money does not mean a low-quality vacation. You just need to find out where to go for a great but budget summer vacation. We'll tell you where to go so you don't have to worry about the numbers on the price tag.

Kos, Greece

The small island is located in the Aegean Sea. It has many affordable hotels, a sunny climate, and beautiful nature. By the way, this is one of the closest archipelagos to Turkey, only 27 kilometers from Bodrum.

  • Mastihari

One of the cleanest beaches. Windsurfing enthusiasts will definitely like it here as the winds are constantly blowing. The infrastructure is quite developed. Tourists can find shops, car rental, and numerous seafood taverns.

The location offers a great view of the opposite island of Kalymnos. By the way, there are no lifeguards on duty on the shore because the waves are shallow and low. It's also not very crowded.

  • Kamari Kefalos

The town was built on the site of the ruins of an ancient settlement. That's why archaeology enthusiasts often come here. The area is dominated by long sandy coasts and azure water.

By the way, the settlement is divided into two parts: tourist and local. Apartments for guests are located in Kamari. The Greeks live in Kefalos.

  • Kardamena

It is a well-developed tourist center with luxury hotels and cozy rooms. On the outskirts of the resort you can see the ancient theater, the Temple of Apollo and basilicas. This city is perfect for young people as there are many pubs, bars, and noisy clubs. Theater performances, dance parties and competitions are often held here.

A double room in economy class for 5 nights will cost $430 with breakfast. Lunch in an inexpensive restaurant costs from $10.

Cheap but exciting vacation: the best budget resorts in Europe

Funchal, Portugal

The resort is famous for its majestic cliffs, mountain peaks and rich flora. Be sure to visit local parks or the botanical garden. Exotic plants from different parts of the world are collected on the territory of the locations. Also, visit the orchid garden. Many varieties of these flowers grow here.

The most famous Praia Formosa Beach is located to the west of the city. By the way, it has the Blue Flag award. This guarantees tourists the purity of the water and the availability of important infrastructure: parking, showers and toilets, a rescue station and a playground. Funchal's free coasts are Praia do Gorgulho and Praia de São Tiago.

Two single beds in the hotel will cost $731 for 5 nights. The facility is approximately 450 meters from the beach. Lunch at the inexpensive restaurant costs from $8.50.

Cheap but exciting vacation: the best budget resorts in Europe

Sliema, Malta

The most important and popular place in the country among travelers. The coastal area is famous for its golden sand and clear water. There are many cafes along the streets.

Divers will especially like the resort. The local sea has many secrets. Be sure to book a cruise ticket as yachts sail here regularly.

We also recommend visiting the Palazzo Capua. The residence was built in the XIX century in the neoclassical style. Celebrations are often held here. You can dine in a restaurant or taste delicious pizza in Fortizza Lounge Bar & Restaurant. The fortress was built by the British in the industrial era. It used to serve as a defense facility, and today it houses a variety of restaurants. To admire the local architecture, head to the Old Town on Rudolph Street.

An apartment with a terrace 550 meters from the waterfront costs from $584 for 5 days for two people. Dinner in a budget cafe will cost from $18.20.

Cheap but exciting vacation: the best budget resorts in Europe

Puglia, Italy

The most famous region of the country. If you look at the map, it is the "heel" of the so-called Italian "boot".

You can soak up the beautiful sandy beaches in Torre dell'Orso and Porto Cesareo. To admire the rocky shores, we recommend going to Otranto and Santa Maria di Leuca. We also recommend a trip to the Murgia and Gargano National Parks.

An economy class double room with 1 bed or two separate beds will cost $302 for 5 nights for two people. Lunch in an inexpensive restaurant costs from $15.

Cheap but exciting vacation: the best budget resorts in Europe

Porec, Croatia

The tourist center is known for its active nightlife.

By the way, the waterfront here is not sandy but pebbly. Among the sights, we recommend visiting the Old Town, which preserves architectural masterpieces from the time of Ancient Rome. Be sure to go to Marafor Square. There are fragments of ancient paving stones and the ruins of the Neptune Temple.

The most popular areas for relaxation among tourists: City Beach, the romantic Borik corner, and the Green and Blue lagoons.

The first line, a room with a living room and kitchen, will cost $575 for 5 nights for two people.

There are many cafes in the city where you can try Croatian street food. We recommend trying burek, Zagorski strukli, and grilled vegetables among the variety of delicacies. Lunch in an inexpensive restaurant costs from $8.02.

Cheap but exciting vacation: the best budget resorts in Europe

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