With so many cheap holidays to Europe, there’s never been a better time to enjoy a much deserved break. For those planning a winter escape on a limited budget, we’ve chosen 5 low cost destinations.
With its increasing popularity amongst holiday makers, Bulgaria is set to be a world-renowned beach destination in the coming years. For now, it remains a cheap option with plenty of reasonably priced hotels offering a luxury service.
Sunny Beach is the most popular resort boasting 18km of golden sands. Aside from the watersports and beach-side cafes, there’s also a lively mix of nightly entertainment.
Attracting millions of tourists every year, this sun worshipping mecca offers some of the finest beaches in Europe. There’s also a great choice of free activities from hiking in national parks to snorkeling the crystal waters of the Dalmatian coast.
The historic Old Town in the city of Dubrovnik is a treasure trove of cultural and historic sites. Take a guided walking tour and admire the city’s ornate churches and ancient palaces.
Sharm El Sheikh
With over 300 days of sunshine per year, Sharm El Sheikh remains a favourite for those seeking an endless summer. Great all-inclusive offers have made it easier than ever to visit this Egyptian paradise. Famed for its world-class scuba diving, it’s worth exploring the rich and diverse marine life.
Day trips to Cairo are also surprisingly affordable, offering the chance to visit the Great Pyramid of Giza.
The resort town of Playa de las Americas in Tenerife offers some of the lowest cost accommodation in the Canary Islands. The area is also home to six beaches with no shortage of water sports and family friendly facilities. The adventurous can enjoys one of the many outdoor pursuits on the island such as rock climbing, wind surfing and mountain biking.
Be sure to visit one of the island’s natural wonders such as Mount Teide – a snowcapped volcano situated in a national park. Check it out at night time!
A Mediterranean island with its own unique character, Cyprus offers beach fun without sacrificing cultural insight. The port of Limassol is perfectly suited for those on a strict budget.
Take a stroll through the old town, stopping at one of many traditional restaurants for an authentic taste of Cyprus without breaking the bank. The well-preserved Roman amphitheatre and spectacular Limassol Castle are also worth exploring.
Consider one of these renowned destinations for your next getaway and enjoy good times as well as a thoroughly cheap holiday. You’re guaranteed good times without spending a fortune – what could be better!