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Summer is just around the corner and you're looking for a vacation destination that won't break your budget? We have selected for you five magnificent and affordable destinations where you can spend an unforgettable vacation. Whether you are looking for fine sandy beaches, breathtaking landscapes or unspoilt nature, these destinations are sure to satisfy you without necessarily breaking the bank!


Ksamil Beach, Albania

Albania, little known as a tourist destination, is growing in popularity thanks to its unspoilt beaches, rich cultural heritage and affordable cost of living. Along the Albanian coast, you'll find white sand beaches fringed with turquoise waters, rivaling some of the Mediterranean's most popular destinations. Historic towns like Berat and Gjirokastër will transport you back in time with their cobbled streets, traditional houses and medieval fortresses. Explore Butrint National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or relax on the beaches of Saranda resort. Albania also offers hiking opportunities in the Balkan Mountains, with breathtaking scenery. This country is known for its warm hospitality and affordable rates for accommodation and meals.


Balos Beach, Crete

Crete, Greece's largest island, is a Mediterranean gem offering stunning beaches, spectacular mountain scenery and a rich culture. Visit the Palace of Knossos, an important archaeological site dating back to Minoan times, or explore the Samaria Gorge for an unforgettable hiking experience. Crete has no shortage of heavenly coves and beaches... Among our favorites: the superb beaches of Elafonissi and Balos. A true natural wonder, Elafonissi is often nicknamed the pink beach, offering a little paradise to visitors in search of beauty and tranquility. We advise you to stay there until sunset which is simply breathtaking.

Located in the west of Crete, Balos beach is a true natural treasure. You will immediately be amazed by the breathtaking panorama that awaits you. The beach is nestled between two large peninsulas, the crystal clear waters of the sea mingle with different shades of blue and green, creating a picture worthy of a postcard. Accessible by boat or after a short 20-minute hike, making it a truly secluded getaway. However, the return can be a little more difficult because you have to climb several steps... But it's definitely worth it!

Crete offers a variety of affordable accommodation, from resorts to local apartments.


Papagayo Beach, Lanzarote

Lanzarote is one of the Canary Islands, an archipelago located off the northwest coast of Africa. With its mild year-round climate, white sandy beaches and unique volcanic landscapes, Lanzarote is an ideal holiday destination for budget travelers. Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy surfing, snorkelling or windsurfing. The island is also home to Timanfaya National Park, where you can admire spectacular lunar landscapes formed by past volcanic eruptions. Also enjoy the magnificent white sand beaches like Playa Blanca and Famara, or Papagayo Beach. The island also offers plenty of affordable accommodation and delicious local cuisine.


Paradise Bay, Malta

Malta offers travelers an idyllic setting for an unforgettable vacation with golden sandy beaches that are simply heavenly. Whether you prefer to relax in the sun or indulge in water activities, you will find what you are looking for. From intimate coves to vast stretches of sand, the options are endless. The famous Golden Bay Beach is renowned for its natural beauty, while the white sand beach of Mellieha Bay is ideal for families.

Malta is not just about beaches, its landscape is diverse and captivating. Explore the impressive cliffs of Dingli, offering breathtaking panoramas of the sea. Hiking enthusiasts will be enchanted by the trails that wind through the island's green hills. Don't miss the famous rock formations of the Fenêtre d'Azur, which offer a unique natural spectacle.

Apart from its beaches and landscapes, Malta is also full of rich cultural heritage. Explore the capital, Valletta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Finally, don't leave Malta without tasting its delicious Mediterranean cuisine. Local dishes, such as pastizzi (filled puff pastry), fenkata (rabbit) and ftira (Maltese sandwich), will delight your taste buds.

The perfect destination for a summer of relaxation, discovery and a change of scenery.


Bay of Cala Macarelleta, Menorca

Located in the Balearic archipelago in Spain, Menorca is often considered the quiet “little sister” of Mallorca and Ibiza. If you're looking for pristine white sand beaches, crystal clear waters and a relaxed vibe, Menorca is the perfect destination for you. The island is home to magnificent secluded coves. You can also explore the S'Albufera des Grau Natural Park, which is home to a great diversity of birds and unspoiled landscapes. For those who love history, Ciutadella Old Town offers impressive architecture and quaint charm. You won't be able to leave the island without passing through Binibeca, the most beautiful village in Menorca! Binibeca Vell, also called the white village, dazzles us with its traditional houses with immaculate facades, its narrow streets and its flowery gardens. A real little Mediterranean paradise!

With a range of affordable accommodation options, including family hotels and holiday rentals, Menorca is a perfect summer destination for travelers (with or without children) looking for tranquility and natural beauty.

Whether you want to relax on heavenly beaches, explore volcanic landscapes or discover fascinating culture, these five destinations will not disappoint ☀️