This summer you can have a blast by taking a trip into the mountains or opting for a more relaxing vacation on the beach. There are many destinations to choose from, and our list is going to offer you just ten alternatives for cheap hotels near the beach. And speaking of destinations, you can go, for example, to San Diego, famous for its beaches, as well as its numerous tourist attractions such as Balboa Park, the Belmont amusement park, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and so on, or choose a more exotic destination such as Barcelona – which is Spain’s second largest city and ranked as number one in the top ten beach cities across the world, according to National Geographic and Discovery Channel. Pack up your bikini and enjoy our list.

10. Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort at the Pavilion



We start our list of cheap hotels near the beach with this is central location at the very heart of downtown Horry County, . The resort is very close to Broadway at the Beach, featuring Margaritaville, Hard Rock Cafe’, Planet Hollywood, Ripley’s Aquarium and many other vacation highlights. Their amenities include Indoor Pool, Oceanfront Pool, Endless River, Kiddie Pool, Whirlpool, Seasonal Poolside Cabana Bar and seasonal cafe.

9. Sands Ocean Club Resort



This resort is placed in the Arcadian Shores section of Myrtle Beach, at a half-mile from the Dunes Golf and Beach Club. Barefoot Landing – a boardwalk comprised of shops, restaurants, and music venues, including the House of Blues – is 2 miles away. Guests have access to a private beach, and complimentary access to a nearby water park. Other highlights: outdoor pool, a river, two spa tubs, and an indoor pool overlooking the beach.

8. Grand Ocean Hotel



This one is situated close to the Virginia Beach the Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, and Croatan Beach. Also nearby you can find the Ocean Breeze Waterpark and Neptune Statue. Dining options at this Virginia Beach hotel include a restaurant, a beach bar, a poolside bar, and a bar slash lounge.

7. Royal Clipper Inn & Suites



Also located near the beach in Virginia Beach, the Royal Clipper Inn & Suites is close to Neptune Statue, Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, and Virginia Beach Convention Center. Close to this resort are the Hilltop Shopping Center and the Croatan Beach. Besides the outdoor pool and laundry facilities, Royal Clipper Inn & Suites features coffee in the lobby, while the front desk is open 24 hours a day.

6. River Park Hotel and Suites



Number six out of ten cheap hotels near the beach is the River Park Hotel and Suites. Very close to the location you can find the James L. Knight Center and the Miami Convention Center. At this hotel you can find an outdoor pool, their fitness center and a 24 hour business center.

5. Hyatt Regency Miami



The Miami hotel offers its services to travelers doing business with the Miami Convention Center. This resort encloses miles of space to host conferences and social gatherings. It is a safe haven for business travelers, offering more than 100,000 square feet available for all sort of functions, besides the 612 rooms. You can also easily gain access to the Riverwalk, Metromover and the shops and restaurants at Bayside Marketplace.

4. Beachside Resort Hotel



If you’re looking for a hotel on a beach, then the Beachside Resort Hotel could be a great choice. All guest accommodations include refrigerators, microwaves and cable TV. Many of the king-sized rooms are equipped with sofa beds. The hotel is placed just across the street from a public beach, and overlooking the gulf is a third-floor swimming pool and sun deck . Furthermore, the front desk is available 24/7, and guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast every morning.

3. Hotel 54 Barceloneta



The Hotel 54 Barceloneta overlooks the fishing village of Barceloneta in front of the Marina Port Vell and close to San Sebastian Beach. The hotel has a cocktail lounge, business center, internet kiosk, a meeting room that can host up 50 people and a parking lot. Guest rooms have satellite television, coffeemakers, hair dryers, iron/ironing boards, work desks with lamps, minibars, air conditioning and Wi-Fi.

2. Hotel AC Barcelona Forum



The Hotel AC Barcelona Forum is in the business and trade district of Barcelona, roughly 1/4 mile away from the beach. The hotel has a fitness center, sauna, Turkish bath, business center, 24/7 restaurant, bar, tour desk, concierge, and an outdoor swimming pool. Just as the one above, guest rooms offer satellite television, CD players, air conditioning, hair dryers, minibars, telephones with voice-mail, bathrobes and high-speed Internet.

1. Aparthotel Aetenea Calabria



The Aparthotel Atenea Calabria is less than one mile from the Ramblas and Olympic Stadium, and approximately 1/2 mile from the beach. The hotel indulges its guests with a daily complimentary breakfast buffet, parking space, a 24-hour front desk and a small business center. Moreover, guest rooms offer separate living and sleeping areas, satellite television, direct-dial telephones, microwave ovens, refrigerators, cook tops, coffeemakers, work desk with lamps and high-speed Internet.