Beach vacation doesn’t have to be expensive and break your budget. There are many nice beaches with beautiful sceneries and lots of activities for budget travelers. The less expensive beaches are usually either not crowded or small or situated in hard to access areas. The following are the 4 best cheap vacation spots in the world.
Marsa Nayzak, also called Shooting Star by the locals, is a natural pool formed as a result of a meteorite that hits the coast in Egypt. It is situated about 14km south of Marsa Alam. The pool looks like an eye that is filled with water that comes from the Red Sea. The pool has an area of about 5,000 meters and its depth is around 8 – 10 meters. Divers will get to see many endangered species of marine lives like green and hawksbill sea turtles, moray eels, giant napoleon wrasse and dolphins.
Bamboo Beach is a short stretch of beach with a quiet atmosphere in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. One part of the beach has lots of coconut palm trees where you can get some shades. The nearest resort is the Bamboo Beach Club. Every week, the cruise ship will stop by at this beach in between 1 – 2 pm to drop off passengers. The beach has lots of rock formations. You also get to watch dance entertainers who sing the Big Bamboo song. Souvenirs can be purchased at the nearby shop. There are rest rooms that you can use for free. Other facilities are restaurants, and lounge chairs.
Kata Beach is a year round family friendly beach located to the south of Karon Beach in Phuket, Thailand. Kata Beach which has white sandy seashore and blue sea water is not as crowded as Patong Beach. The beach is divided into 2 parts including Kata Centre and Kata South. There are various shops within proximity including souvenir shops, mini supermarkets, restaurants, street hawker stalls, and clothing boutiques. If you like to play golf, you can visit the dinosaur themed golf club, Dino Park. Karon View Point is only a few kilometers away and provide a good view over 3 bays. You can carry out surfing in low season. There are also parasailing services.
Praia de Camilo
Praia de Camilo consists of 2 beaches that are connected through a man made tunnel. You need to descend a long stairs to reach the beach. At the beach, you will see a lot of rocky cliffs and rocks in some distances from the seashore. When you climb up the cliff, you can see the bay of Lagos. The water is calm, and not too cold. You can always see fishes swimming around during snorkeling. The best time to visit is during low tide. At other times, the small beach can get crowded with lots of tourists.