When you get bit by the travel bug, it’s a little difficult to scratch the itch away. You just got to go somewhere new and exciting. Luckily, there are a whole lot of cheap vacation spots you can travel to all over the world!
Cheap doesn’t mean awful, it just means you can stretch your money far longer. Usually in places where your currency is much stronger or where fun doesn’t mean expensive stuff.
Check out our list of cheap vacation spots below to see where you can start your next country hop.
Cape Town, South Africa
The city of Cape Town has so much to offer, with a huge array of experience and attractions. It is also quickly becoming the go-to place for travelers looking for their adrenaline fix. From shark cage diving to abseiling down Table Mountain, the Mother City is the adventure capital of the world and she is waiting for you to cut loose.
Mazatlán has the right activity for you. The beauty of its natural attractions. Its paradisiacal beaches. Rich in marine fauna. The weather. The people. The gastronomy. The culture. The activities, the sports, the architecture, and the nightlife will make of it one of your favorite places to visit.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Prepare to be captivated by the natural enchantment of Puerto Rico, its vibrant culture, and old world elegance. San Juan is one of the most unique and accessible places to travel under the U.S. Flag, far from an ordinary Caribbean destination.
This exotic country is the ideal holiday destination, with activities such as snorkeling, sunset cruises, horse riding, dolphin tours and scuba diving all set to keep even the most hyper holidaymaker occupied.
Cosmopolitan to the extreme, inhabitants of Cusco combines almost everyone living with their originals and provide it with all kinds of restaurants and shops. Inca palaces of supreme beauty, are part of the daily walk through its streets. Fine plazas, splendid churches and a people accustomed to visitors, make one of Cusco's most important tourist destinations in the world.
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Catalina Island, USA
Located just 22 miles off Southern California’s coast, Catalina Island welcomes visitors year-round. California’s only island resort, Catalina Island offers endless options for visitors to enjoy.
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Albania has natural beauty in such abundance that you might wonder why it took 20 years for the country to take off as a tourist destination since the end of a particularly brutal strain of communism in 1991. So backward was Albania when it emerged blinking into the bright light of freedom that it needed two decades just to catch up with the rest of Eastern Europe.
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The culture of Cambodia has had a rich and varied history dating back many centuries and has been heavily influenced by India. In turn, Cambodia greatly influenced Thailand, Laos and vice versa. Throughout Cambodia's long history, a major source of inspiration was from religion.
A landscape full of incredible colors will captivate you, everywhere you look around. Like nowhere else in the world, the islands are enchanted.
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Crete is the largest island in Greece and the fifth largest one in the Mediterranean Sea. Here, you can admire the remnants of brilliant civilizations, explore glorious beaches, impressive mountainscapes, fertile valleys and steep gorges, and become part of the island’s rich gastronomic culture. Crete is, after all, a small universe teeming with beauties and treasures that you will probably need a lifetime to uncover!
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Tranquil beaches, tumbling waterfalls and pine-tree-capped mountains dot the varied and striking landscape, easily rivaling the natural beauty found anywhere else in the Caribbean. The world’s only successful slave rebellion happened here, and the music, art, and culture that came with it make Haiti entirely unique. As those who come to assist Haiti often learn, an encounter with the soul of this fascinating, beautiful country often benefits a traveler just as much.
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Bulgaria is a country with thousands of years of history and a cultural heritage that embraces ancient civilizations. Visitors will find much to interest them in the country’s history, culture, ethnography, religion, architecture and the arts. Unique archaeological sites abound throughout the country – ancient settlement mounds from the Neolithic age, Thracian sanctuaries, and tombs, remains of Roman cities, Byzantine and Medieval fortresses, architectural reserves, ethnographic complexes, churches and monasteries, Tekkes (mosques), among many others.
It's more than an island! Discover Sicily and discover the world. The world's first multicultural society, our island is Italy's (and Europe's) most historically cosmopolitan region, having been ruled by Asians, Africans, and Europeans. Sicily is black and white and a million shades of gray. There's no other place on Earth like it. Visiting Sicily is like visiting over a dozen countries in one! Our island is a unique place full of art, archeology, history, folklore and breathtaking scenery. And, of course, great food.
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Have you been to any of these cheap vacation spots before? Did you enjoy your stay, and more importantly, was it truly a fun budget travel experience?