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- Posted: Monday, July 12, 2010
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When you are visiting a beachside town or city there is something special about waking up right by the ocean. Being just moments from the beach is always a great location when it comes to choosing your holiday accommodation. Having a quick stroll to the beach for a swim in the morning or an evening walk just minutes from your cheap hostel can be a great bonus to any trip! If having your bed by the beach is something you look for on your holiday then take a look at our pick of beach hostels from around the world!
This beachside hostel just opened its doors in July 2010 and is in a great area for exploring all that Cape Cod has to offer. The Cape has some amazing beaches and seaside neighbourhoods. When you book your stay at this cheap hostel you can avail of all that the Cape has to offer just minutes from your door including Hyannis Harbor and Lewis Bay. As well as this stunning beachside location you can also avail of some great restaurants and shops around Main Street.
Flying Pig Beach Hostel
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam then spend a few days chilling out by this beautiful beach in Holland. The Flying Pig Beach Hostel lies just 50 metres from a great stretch of golden sandy shores. Noordwijk is a bleu flag beach resort, which means it is a top rated beach in the categories of cleanliness, lifeguards and the condition of the beach and the seawater. The town or Noordwijk is a lively and entertaining place also with a lot of bars, terraces and restaurants. When you wake up by the beach at the Flying Pig Beach Hostel you can make the most of the many beach activities in the area from kite surfing to exploring the wild sand dunes, as well as horse riding on the beach to enjoying some fireworks displays!
Deco Walk Hostel | South Beach
With its address at Ocean Drive you can safely presume that Deco Walk Hostel is just moments from the beach! If you are visiting Miami and want the best of the city as well as the bonus of waking up minutes from the beach, then book your stay at the stylish Deco Walk Hostel!
Turfnsurf lodge Bundoran
The Irish coast has some stunning beaches and scenery to match. If you find yourself in Bundoran and want to sample the great outdoors then make sure you pay a visit to the beach in this sea-side town. The surfing here is some of the best in Ireland and when you stay at the Turf n Surf they will organise your surf lesson and equipment on request. If you want to give the adventure side a miss though, there are some stunning hiking trails and coastal walks on offer all around the area of Bundoran.
H.I. Los Angeles / Santa Monica
Santa Monica is the heart of Los Angeles beachfront. The H.I. Los Angeles / Santa Monica is just a block away from a beautiful beach as well as some great restaurants, bars and lots of other entertainment. The H.I. Los Angeles / Santa Monica is also close to great transport links to other parts of the city. If you want your hostel just moments away from a picture perfect beachfront then make sure you stay at H.I. Los Angeles / Santa Monica!
This newly renovated hostel lies in the Old Port Area of Marseille. It oozes character as the hostel is housed in two restored old buildings that kept a lot of the original features. When you stay The Vertigo Vieux-Port Hostel not only will you wake up just minutes from the beach, but in a room that has been carefully designed and decorated by local artists giving a unique character to every room. As well as having the beach on your doorstep here, you are also just moments away from some great bars and restaurants, as well as the Notre Dame church.
Base Magnetic Island
If you are lucky enough to find yourself on the beautiful Magnetic Island anytime soon then make sure you book your cheap beach hostel at Base Magnetic Island. You really could not wake up any closer to the beach – unless you want to sleep on the sand that is! We recommend you sleep at this great cheap hostel instead though because the ocean views from the rooms are truly amazing. The Base Magnetic Island campsite also has a campsite that you can stay in and avail of all of the facilities. There is also a great café and bar where you can sit back, relax and take in some stunning beach front views. There’s lots of nightlife entertainment on offer here both on and off the beach!
The Melting Pot Hostel Tarifa
If you want to be at the beach two minutes after leaving your cheap beach hostel then the Melting Pot in Tarifa is the perfect choice! This is a cosy hostel located right in the centre of Tarifa but still less than two minutes from a stunning beach and port. The beaches of Tarifa in Southern Spain are some of the best in Europe and it is also a top spot for kite and wind surfing.
Blue Buddha New Hostel
If you want your stay at your cheap hostel to include some stunning sea views and having some of the Portugal’s best beaches within minutes from your hostel, then make sure you chose a stay at the Blue Buddha New Hostel in Ericeria. The town of Ericeria has some great beaches that are also well known surf spots. The town of Ericeira is also very picturesque as it there are many bars and restaurants that line the cobblestone streets.
If you find yourself in Split and want to wake up by the beach then book your cheap accommodation at the Beach Hostel-Bacvice. This is the only hostel next to Bacvice Beach, which is Split's most popular and only sand beach in city centre. This is an amazing beach with lots of restaurants and bars nearby.
By: Tracy Lynch