It’s prime time to head to the beach during the summer, and what better place to do it than in Europe? Europe boasts some of the best beaches around the world, but some are prevented from visiting because of the high costs. Fret not! This article will give you some of the best that Europe has to offer, whilst fitting well into a tiny budget.

1. Ulcinj, Montenegro

Montenegro is a Balkan country right off the Adriatic Coast, south of Croatia. Although most may not know it for its beaches, it certainly does have a beautiful shoreline, and with its coast littered with bars, restaurants, and hotels. The best part of it all? They’re all incredibly affordable, with a night’s stay for two averaging around thirty pounds! You’d be able to find yourself a great bang for the buck in Montenegro with ease.

2. Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

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Sunny beach is one of the largest tourist resorts in Bulgaria, and they often have up to hundreds of thousands of tourists flocking there for a great summer vacation. It is a great tourist hotspot due to its great weather all around the summer, the multiple activities prepared for tourists of all types and ages, as well as it’s great value for money. Every corner you turn, you will not fail to find deals that would fit comfortably in your budget on this beach.

3. Costa del Sol, Spain


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Tucked away in the corner of the south of Spain, Costa de Sol is another affordable location in Europe to consider for a beach vacation. With over 150km of coastline and beautiful sunshine, this is easily one of the more popular beaches in Spain. Many would find a perfect beach vacation here, with affordable apartments and hotels to stay in, as well as luxurious, yet inexpensive dining experiences and nightlife. With its name being the literal translation to The Sunshine Coast, there is no doubt that this would make a beautiful stay for you and your family.

4. Paphos, Cyprus

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Paphos, north up from the city of Limassol, is well known and visited in Cyprus for its beach. It presents to visitors from far and wide a stunning picture of Mediterranean paradise, which is why this also makes a great place for many gorgeous weddings. The beach is lined by limestone cliffs that hold arching palm trees, leaving you with the dream-like beach vacation image etched in your mind. The best part about this is that you can get this for a relatively cheap price. Although slightly pricier than the other beaches presented in this article above, Paphos is well worth it.

5. Marmaris, Turkey

Marmaris beach, Turkey

On another Mediterranean shoreline, Marmaris lies along the Turkish Riviera, well known for the beach and its nightlife. This little port town offers a resort-esque beach, plus a little more. There will always be something to explore in this town, such as its restored castle of Suleyman the Magnificent, as well as its winding cobblestoned paths to the old quarter. The beach is also littered with coves, bays, and pirate boat trips that is truly unique to Marmaris. It is incredibly affordable to find a place to stay and eat in this little town, though a little pricier than the other beaches in this article, but it also does offer you and your family much more.

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