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Beach breaks from just £10 per night

25th July 2011 Print

Beach holidays don’t have to be confined to sunscreen in the eyes and sand filled picnic baskets. want to bring their customers all the excitement and adventure they deserve on a sunny summer holiday to fill both camera and memory with unforgettable adventures.

Whether travellers are looking for a fun filled party destination with friends, a boat trip to secluded beaches or an activity packed break with the family, is dedicated to turning a simple beach holiday into an unforgettable experience to treasure long after returning home.

So no matter what type of beach adventure you’re looking for, from surfing 6 foot waves to simply chilling out on white sandy beaches, there is something for everyone with’s hand-selected mix of award winning beaches on UK's coastline as well as magical escapes to Europe.


St Christopher’s at The Palace Hotel, Brighton – Perfect for a lads or girly weekend away
St-Christopher's Brighton is known for its fantastic location overlooking the beach and it’s great, party atmosphere. Situated above the lively Belushi's bar, the hostel is right in the heart of the action next to Brighton Pier, The Marina and all the cafes and bars on The Promenade. With great entertainment provided every night at the hostel and a selection of bars and clubs next door, there is plenty of opportunity to experience the night life that Brighton is renowned for.
Prices from £18.00 per person per night.

YHA Penzance, Cornwall – Perfect for couples seeking a paradise getaway
Relax on sandy beaches or stroll on the coastal path for stunning cliff-top scenery; YHA Penzance offers guests the best of both worlds. This refurbished Georgian mansion is set in beautiful gardens and just 15 minutes walk from the town and sea front. Penzance is an excellent base for exploring the local area and is the departure point for sailings to the Isles of Scilly so guests can escape the hustle and bustle of city life with a peaceful retreat to the seaside.
Prices from £10 per person per night

TurfnSurf Lodge, Bundoran, Ireland – Perfect for adventure seekers
Located in the centre of Bundoran, one of the Ireland’s best sea-side-towns, this hostel overlooks the beautiful bay of Donegal. With the famous surf spot ‘The Peak’ just outside the front door, the TurfnSurf Lodge offers guests equipment rental and surf lessons allowing anyone to turn their beach holiday into an adventure. Guests wishing to keep their feet on the ground can enjoy one of the many hiking trails surrounding the area, all with spectacular viewpoints from which to enjoy the sea.
Prices from £19.00 per person per night

Base Surf Lodge, Newquay, UK – Perfect for surfing enthusiasts
Base is a long established surf lodge ideally situated overlooking Fistral beach, the UK's finest surfing spot. Offering fantastic vibes in a unique, chilled-out atmosphere, guests can hang out between the waves with other surfing enthusiasts. Beginners are also welcome with an in-house surf school, Big Green Surf School, running lessons every day. Surf & Stay deals are available for any length of stay, for everyone from first-timers to seasoned surfing fanatics.
Prices from £20 per person per night

Further afield

Vertigo Vieux Port, Marseille, France – Perfect for those with a passion for art
Located in the Old Port area of Marseille, Vertigo Vieux Port hostel is within a moments walk to beautiful blue seas and white sandy beaches. With every room carefully designed and decorated by local artists this renovated typical Marseillan house is the perfect place to kick back and relax. With a range of rooms from private doubles to dormitories all with en-suite bathrooms, this hostel will suit any occasion.
Prices from £24.34 per person per night

Rituals Backpackers Hostel, Cascais, Portugal – Perfect for a relaxed, homely stay
Rituals Backpackers Hostel is a wonderful beach house where the friendly staff will make guests feel at home. Located in the centre of the beautiful and sunny Vila of Cascais, an antique fishing village, the hostel is just moments from enticing sandy shores. From Cascais guests can easily reach the enchanted villa of Sintra or the vibrant city of Lisbon. The hostel has range of private and shared rooms available and all guests can enjoy the stunning gardens and swimming pool. 
Prices from £20.59 per person per night

Seven Hostel, Sorrento, Italy – Perfect for those wanting to explore the best of the local area
Seven Hostel is an eighteenth century building restored to its original charm. Offering exclusive trips to the secluded beaches of Capri Island this hostel can offer the ultimate beach getaway. During the day guests can walk the paths of the surrounding hills, explore the coast on foot or by boat or simply relax in the comfort of Seven Hostels beautiful sun-deck. For those wanting a little more from their holiday the ruins of Positano and Pompeii are just 30 minutes away. With a mixture of private and shared accommodation and breakfast included this hostel can cater for everyone.
Prices from £23.40 per person per night

Troncones Point Surf Club and Hostel – Perfect for those seeking tranquility
The owners of Troncones Point Surf Club and Hostel have created a tranquil home for guests to make the most of their Mexican adventure. Their attention to detail in relation to eco-systems and sustainability is evident with the installation of solar panels and water recycling. The hostel itself is unique with bamboo bunk beds and an open air kitchen and common area, allowing the best views of the beach and some of the most spectacular sunsets seen on the Pacific Ocean. Guests can sit back, relax and let the world go by.
Prices from £16.69 per person per night

The Pink Palace, Corfu, Greece – The perfect place for every kind of traveller
The infamous Pink Palace is located on one of the most famous beaches on Corfu, Agios Gordios, and is perfect for the budget traveller. Included in the price of a room is a full cooked breakfast until 11am, traditional Greek home-cooked 3 course evening meal (served on the garden restaurant overlooking the beach) and access to private sun-loungers on the beach. The hostel can also organise a wide-range of activates for guests and offers rooms ranging from one and two bed to bigger dorms, the majority with en-suite bathrooms.
Prices from £23.40 per person per night

Kaixo Backpackers, San Sebastian, Spain – Perfect for an activity packed stay
Kaixo Backpackers is a beautiful luxurious hostel run by a backpacker with backpackers in mind. It is located just two minutes walk from the famous La Concha beach and very close to the surfer-friendly La Zurriloa beach. For those that want to learn, the hostel has surf-boards for rent and can arrange lessons. Bicycles for hire and other local tours can also be organised. From surf fanatic to sun worshipper the hostel offers a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere for guests of all ages looking for the perfect beach break.
Prices from £37.44 per person per night

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*(Beaches such as Newquay have been given the top “recommended” award from the Marine Conservation Society, as quoted in the Daily Mirror on Thursday 26th May 2011).