Happy Hump-day everyone!! Here are the 7 most affordable beach destinations across the globe, according to Oyster.com. With the saving you get from buying Dicks Cottons Sunglasses you will have plenty left over to book one of these amazing trips. Let us know what you think :)
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It's no secret that Greece's economy has been struggling for some time, so the country has found itself on plenty of affordable getaway lists as of late -- particularly in the wake of Brexit, which has made all of Europe potentially even more appealing to travelers. But for our affordable beach destination roundup, we're highlighting the Greek island of Corfu. While most jet-setters head for the better known, more popular, and significantly pricier Cyclades (made up of islands such as Mykonos and Santorini), Corfu is a great pick for those on a budget. Travelers can often score relatively inexpensive flights directly to the island by booking through smaller, regional airlines and once there, visitors will find that hotels, restaurants, and activities can be pretty cheap. Be wary of hotels advertising four stars (take a look at our photos first!), but even if they aren't quite up to a luxury standard, many Corfu beach resorts offer all-inclusive options and feature numerous pools, a range of dining, and simple, clean rooms.
Continually ranked as one of America's best family beach destinations, Myrtle Beach offers visitors one-of-a-kind nightlife, more than 100 golf courses, and 60 miles of sandy shoreline -- all at affordable prices. Flying there doesn't put a huge burden on the wallet, and it's an easy enough drive from cities such as Charleston, Charlotte, and Augusta. This locale may be known to get a bit jam-packed, but hotels account for this with massive pools and water park complexes, as well as plenty of meeting spaces and large rooms. In fact, many properties feature condo-style accommodations with kitchens and living rooms.
Though it has a tropical, Caribbean vibe, Puerto Rico is a U.S. commonwealth and therefore flights to the island from the mainland are often inexpensive, especially when compared to those to nearby islands such as Turks and Caicos and the BVI. In Puerto Rico, huge malls, golf courses, and casinos meet tropical rainforests and beautiful white-sand beaches, while well-preserved 15th-century Spanish forts loom over charming towns with colorful colonial buildings. Prices are similar to those in the U.S., and the hotel offerings are varied, from luxury resorts, to government-sponsored inns, to chain hotels. So no matter your style (party-centric or laid-back) or budget (sky-high or tight), you'll find a great beach retreat.
Achieving an affordable vacation to Mexico often mandates sacrificing peace and quiet. Well, this may be the case with Cancun, but if you drive less than an hour from this affordable, party-centric locale, you'll find Playa del Carmen, its more low-key, less crowded sister that, like Cancun, offers plenty of budget-friendly, all-inclusive resorts. Even though spring break is peak season, many hotels offer deals around this time, and day trips to spots like Cozumel and the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza and Tulum are relatively inexpensive.
This island, reachable from the Texas mainland via Route 100, is wildly popular during the warmer months, mostly because it's so cheap. Co-eds from various Southern colleges flock to its beaches every March, and South Padre hosts a massive annual spring break shindig -- complete with DJs and crowds of nearly 20,000. Families can also find plenty to do here (there's dolphin watching, water parks, kiteboarding, sailing, and plenty of inexpensive dining options) but the island's main focus, particularly during the spring, is on providing booze-fueled parties for rowdy 20-somethings.
Getting to Thailand does not come cheap -- although booking your flights as far in advance as possible certainly helps -- but once you're there, you can live like royalty for a shockingly low fee. The beach town of Phuket in particular is home to some of the most luxurious resorts in the world, and yet even the most exclusive properties offer rooms starting around $200/night. The same stunningly low rates can be found at restaurants, shops, and spas. Naithon Beach is beautiful, and conveniently close to the airport, while Batok on Racha Yai island is arguably even more gorgeous and unspoiled. Patong Beach is also popular.
Many major airports offer direct flights to Jamaica's Montego Bay, where a handful of affordable accommodations can be found. But for those who don't mind a slightly longer airport transfer, Ocho Rios (a couples hours from Montego) is an even more budget-friendly destination. (Some of Montego Bay's resorts can be quite luxurious, and therefore expensive.) Once a sleepy fishing village, Ocho Rios is now home to numerous all-inclusives nestled among laid-back, local joints offering cheap beers and tasty jerk chicken. It also has beautiful, private white-sand beaches and a famous waterfall park with swimming and hiking.
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Two words: Music. Festvials. We here at Dicks Cottons are all about getting our festival on. Honestly, what’s better than camping out, waking up right after sunrise, and day drinking with people who dig the same music as you… all before the first of your favorite bands comes on at 2 PM? Nothing. Literally nothing is better. That’s why we figured we’d hook you guys up with the list of solid essentials to bring with you to each and every festival you attend. Yeah yeah, everyone knows to bring alcohol, food, and a tent, but there are some things that any veteran festival-goer forgot to take on their first fest. And since we’re all about living comfortably, we’re just trying to make sure your festival is as comfortable as possible.
3 Beaches Best Kept Secret
“You can keep ya beach cause that beach whatever.” Jay-Z is all over this one, well-played Jigga Man, we agree! Sure HOV flies private and his American Express Black Card probably has more frequent flier miles than Lindsay Lohan has arrest warrants, but what Jay-Z is really relating to the aspirational jetsetters is one thing, don’t compromise.
Some say it’s in a traveler’s good nature to spread the word, that’s why we are hooking you up with 3, must see beaches for your future.
*Best shades for the trip, your Handmade Paradise oversized sunglasses.
*Best shades for the trip, your Studmaster Yachtmasters. Yes, you can bring Mike Stud with you on your trip.
*Best shades for the trip, your Jetsetter Aviators. We also suggest you bring a fresh snapback for when you are beachside with Corona’s in hand!
Shhhh!!! Only tell your closest friends.
- be happy. live comfortably.
Our season’s style guide to improve your mood.
Let’s face it, change in weather, your favorite show is ending, your Tinder isn’t quite blowing up like it was this summer, we get it. There are so many things that can change our mood and make us wanna stay in, binge eat on some comfort food and text away while wrapped up in a Snuggie with Ryan Gosling (or Eva Mendes). But, really though? Carpe F’ing Diem. Get yourself together. Life is all about getting out, hanging with friends and enjoying your youth while you have it! You are young, wild and free...and we’ve got the secret recipe to pick you up, clean you up, get a drink in your hand and you back to the party!
First, make plans! Making weekly social plans will force you to experience new things, prevent you from over analyzing yourself and will give you something to look forward to!
Next, accessorize when you go out. Having a pair of comfortable, quality, handmade sunglasses that just fit perfectly on your face will get you noticed. Whether you’re dressed up or dressed down, sunglasses are a go-to. Plus, it is a proven fact, that when you wear our shades, you will, without a doubt get compliments. However, the best accessory you can wear is confidence.
Look, we’re not mathematicians, but it’s simple, when you wear our shades you get compliments, when you get compliments you feel better, when you feel better you date Ryan Gosling.
- be happy. live comfortably.