World’s Top Beach Hostels

Travel and Leisure — February 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm

World’s Top Beach Hostels


Hostels are no longer the “cheap” city center domain, but are now going “coastal.” Located an ocean breeze away from the shoreline, these hostels feature luxurious amenities or energetic atmospheres to welcome budget-friendly backpackers. So the next time you are in search of an affordable beach getaway, check out these world’s best beach hostels.

Deco Walk Hostel | Miami, FloridaLocated in the heart of Miami Beach, travelers are welcomed to luxury and class all on a backpacker’s budget. Located footsteps away from the beach, unpack your beachwear and enjoy your ocean view room or gaze at the shoreline from the rooftop deck. Enjoy the spa hot tub and dorms featuring an en-suite bathroom, plasma television, free linens and Wi-Fi.

Essaouira Hostel | Morocco
Designed in traditional Riad décor, hostellers are surprised they are not staying in a five-star hotel. Whether you want to relax or party, you can find your entire book and booze needs, thanks to the 24-hour bar. Whether you are cool, young or young-at-heart international travelers come to kite surf, surf and windsurf the local sandy shorelines.

San Diego’s Ocean Beach International Hostel | San Diego, CaliforniaThis hostel may not boast the flashy amenities, but exudes more flavor and spice than the local fish tacos. Located footsteps away from Ocean Beach, guest’s locate the hostel by finding the giant, vibrant peace sign. The hostel is home to international travelers that come to unite for sun, sand, sea and fun. The hostel features free Wi-Fi, plus breakfast and weekday meals–now that’s luxurious.

The Pink Palace | Corfu, Greece
Yes it’s true, this hostel palace’s exterior is hot pink with a sizzling atmosphere in the interior. This hostel and hotel unite as one unites with lovely marble floors where guests are treated with an ocean view thanks to their private balcony. Corfu is one of Greece’s hottest beaches, and join in the heat with the booze cruise, Ouzo cup volleyball match, kayak safari or game room.

Hostel Quetzal | Cancun, Mexico
Located in the heart of Cancun, this hostel is a stone’s throw away from the beach and Cancun’s hottest nightlife. The hostel features various room styles, all equipped with bright colors and earthly designs. Join other globe trekkers at the free dinner and breakfast. This award-winning hostel is known for its stellar service. Maybe it’s award winning because of the free shot of tequila at dinner?

Jorplace Beach Hostel | The Hague, NetherlandsThis is the only beach hostel in Hague and offers guests with the choice of 90 beds. This is an international visitor headquarters where everyone experiences beach-style dorm living and communing in the garden. Jorplace is three minutes away from the beach and local beach parties and ten minutes away from city center and the local museums.