Beach Resorts for $150 or Less
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30 Beach Resorts Under $150 a Night

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Beach Resorts for $150 or Less
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A beach getaway doesn't have to cost a small fortune. There are plenty of hotels and resorts around the country and the globe where prices are $150 a night or less — if you know where to look and what time of year to visit. Here are some places to spend a few days watching the waves roll in and out without completely emptying your wallet. All prices were researched in April and May and are based on double occupancy unless otherwise noted.

Prices and availability are subject to change.

Plaza Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach, FL
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Plaza Resort & Spa

Daytona Beach, Florida
Famous for being a spring break getaway, Daytona Beach offers abundant sun and sand. Depending on the season, rates can drop as low as $109 a night at the 3½-star Plaza Resort & Spa. The resort features suites overlooking the Atlantic Ocean or the Halifax River. There are also three onsite dining venues, a full-service spa to pamper yourself, and a heated pool that's open year-round.

White Sands Negril in Jamaica
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White Sands Negril

Jamaica
One of the top budget-friendly resorts recommended by TravelPirates, White Sands Negril is an intimate resort ideal for travelers in search of low-key, family-owned beachfront property. It's on world-famous Negril Beach and is within walking distance to nearby popular restaurants, bars, and water activities. Standard gardenside rooms are $60 a night from April 16 through Dec. 14. Between Dec. 15 and April 15 prices increase to $88 per night.

Manta Raya Hotel in Costa Chica, Mexico
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Manta Raya Hotel

Costa Chica, Mexico
The chic, modern Manta Raya Hotel is on Costa Chica's nearly deserted Salchi Beach, the only white-sand beach in the region. At this boutique property with just seven rooms, guests can spend days disconnecting, hanging out poolside or at the beach. There's also horseback riding, fishing, and local plantations that are open for tours. Double rooms start at $85. But even king suites are budget friendly here, starting at $110 per night. The property's luxury suites are available for $135 per night.

CostaBaja Resort & Spa in La Paz, Mexico
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Costabaja Resort & Spa

La Paz, Mexico
The alluring capital of Baja California Sur, La Paz is a place to stroll along the seafront promenade while taking in the beach, parks, and artwork by Mexican and international artists. CostaBaja Resort & Spa is the first and only luxury hotel and spa in the city. Located about 15 minutes from downtown, the 115-room boutique hotel offers a variety of gourmet dining options and two pools, including a beach club. A nearby marina provides access to various sea sports and activities on the Sea of Cortez. Between July and September prices at CostaBaja Resort drop to about $122-$146 per night. And from October through December they're around $113 per night.

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Las Brisas

Acapulco, Mexico
One of Mexico's most popular beach destinations, Acapulco is known for golden-sand beaches, high-energy nightlife, and incredible cliffs (and cliff divers). One of the most budget-friendly properties here is Las Brisas, an iconic resort known for its pink and white casitas. Most have private pools, and continental breakfast is delivered daily. Many of the casitas have terraces overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Depending on the time of year you visit, prices can be found for as low as $115 per night.

The Westin Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta
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Westin Resort & Spa

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Yet another iconic Mexican vacation destination, Puerto Vallarta is all about its beaches, water sports, and nightlife. There's also a charming cobblestone city center that includes the ornate Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe church and numerous boutique shops. Experience all that this popular destination has to offer at the Westin Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta. The four-star property includes sprawling pools that resemble a tropical oasis, a spa, a kids' club, and a beach club. Partial ocean-view rooms can be found for as low as $133 per night depending on time of year.

Jaguar Reef Lodge & Spa in Hopkins, Belize
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The Lodge at Jaguar Reef

Hopkins, Belize
A Central American destination famous for being home to the Belize Barrier Reef and hundreds of low-lying islands called cayes, Belize is the ultimate beach and fun-in-the-sun getaway. The Lodge at Jaguar Reef is a quaint and laid-back option that includes a full-service spa, beachfront dining, a kids' pool, and a heated infinity pool with swim-up tiki bar. The hotel is also a great base for adventure travelers, offering access to everything from zip-lining to waterfall rappelling. Room rates for ocean view cottages at this resort are as low $129 per night through the end of May.

RockHouse in Negril, Jamaica
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Rockhouse

Negril, Jamaica
Perched on the scenic cliffs of Negril's Pristine Cove, this casually chic boutique hotel is just steps away from the Caribbean's turquoise waters. A three-time winner of the "Caribbean's Leading Boutique Hotel" from the World Travel Awards, Rockhouse sits on eight acres of lush gardens and offers world-class dining, a spa, and wellness activities. The resort offers a variety of rooms priced between $95 to $125 per night in the fall.

Bahari Beach Bungalows in Costa Rica
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Bahari Beach Bungalows

Costa Rica
A luxury tent resort in a nature preserve by the beach, Bahari Beach Bungalows offer a truly unique tropical getaway. The bungalows are scattered around a pool, and there's also a Jacuzzi surrounded by a garden. From your bungalow, you can hear the surf and birds singing in the preserve. Don't miss horseback riding through the rainforest to see nearby waterfalls, or just ride along the beach. The most budget-friendly room rates range from $90 to $140 per night depending on when you visit and whether you are booking a single, double, or triple room.

Bahari Beach Bungalows in Costa Rica
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Mango Beach Inn

St. Lucia
The Mango Beach Inn is a great way to visit the stunning island of St. Lucia without busting a budget. Courtyard suites range from $90 to $120 per night during low season (May 1 through Dec. 14). An eastern Caribbean island, St. Lucia is known as a lush, unspoiled destination that is breathtakingly beautiful.

Legends in Negril, Jamaica
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Legends

Negril, Jamaica
Finding an all-inclusive beach resort under $150 a night is a rare treat. Legends in Negril, however, offers a variety of pricing options including standard garden-view rooms that range throughout the year from $112 to $131 a night. Want to make it even cheaper? Opt to book without the all-inclusive features such as food and drinks, and rates drop to $51 to $83 a night. Located along a 7-mile white sand beach, the resort also offers two freshwater pools (one oceanside and one in the gardens) and a beachfront restaurant and bar.

Colinda Cabanas in Caye Caulker, Belize
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Colinda Cabanas

Caye Caulker, Belize
A property once voted the No.1 bargain in Central America by TripAdvisor, Colinda Cabanas is perched on a quiet sandy beach on Caye Caulker's east side. This hotel includes just 14 cabanas facing Belize's famous reef. Popular pastimes include listening to the surf, keeping your eyes peeled for the many migratory birds and reptiles, and stargazing. There's a private, 175-foot pier on the property. Cabanas start at $64 per night during the low season (Jan. 5 through Dec. 19). High-season rates start at $84 to $89 per night.

Margaritaville Resort Biloxi in Mississippi
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Margaritaville Resort Biloxi

Mississippi
Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Biloxi is best-known for its casinos, but there's also plenty of beach to enjoy. Additional highlights include the Biloxi Lighthouse and the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, which showcases (as the name indicates) exhibits about the local boatbuilding and seafood-processing industries. Biloxi's Margaritaville Resort is a family-friendly hotel that includes the largest entertainment complex on the Gulf Coast and a water park. Later in summer, room prices can be found for about $139 or less per night, and there are AAA, AARP, and military discounts.

Sunset Beach Hotel Club
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Sunset Beach Hotel Club

Cape Charles, Virginia
Lounge on a private beach on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay at the Sunset Beach Hotel Club. Even during peak season, it's possible to find rooms here under $150 per night. The nightly rate for a standard room between May 30 and Aug. 30 is $149. Book during the week and receive 15% off that price. Spring rates, which run from March 31 to May 24, start at $99 per night. Beyond merely relaxing on the beach, visitors can rent paddleboards and kayaks, swim in two outdoor pools, or grab a bite at the onsite restaurant.

Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa
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Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
In addition to a prime beachfront location, highlights at the newly renovated Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa include a full-service spa, an infinity pool, and adult-only pools. The property also features Mexican, Japanese, and seafood restaurants and a tequila bar. Rates for members and non-members can be found for as low as $101 (members) and $104 (non-members) in the off-season.

Las Brisas Ixtapa
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Las Brisas Ixtapa

Mexico
Cozily nestled into the side of the mountains with exclusive beach access on the peaceful Pacific coast, Las Brisas Ixtapa provides a slice of paradise. In addition to beach time, guests can enjoy the property's tennis courts, two golf courses, and three pools. Guest rooms feature terraces offering ocean views. Room prices can be found for as low as $118 to $130 in June; and in August drop to just $105 per night.

Las Hadas by Brisas
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Las Hadas by Brisas

Manzanillo, Mexico
A resort known for its luxuriously bright Arabian architecture, Las Hadas offers 232 guest rooms featuring private terraces or balconies and ocean views. There's also an 18-hole championship golf course and four restaurants, including a piano bar with live music. To top off all of this luxury Las Hadas includes a private beach. Deluxe room rates are as low as $97 per night during the summer, while Brisas Beach Club suite rooms can be found for about $122 per night.

Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki
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Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki

Oahu, Hawaii
Comfortable, affordably priced, and centrally located, the Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki is ideal for travelers, especially surfers, looking to decompress while still staying on a budget. The property is just steps away from legendary Waikiki Beach. Rooms include private lanais and views of the Waikiki landscape. Rates can be found throughout the summer for as low as $119 to $129, depending on the day of the week.

Divi Southwinds Beach Resort, Barbados
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Divi Southwinds Beach Resort

Barbados
An all-suite beachfront property, Divi Southwinds Beach Resort offers everything from sunbathing to swimming, tennis, and mini-golf. As an added bonus, the property is also located on the St. Lawrence Gap, one of the Barbados' most popular dining and entertainment districts. The resort's "room only" rates are $149 as part of a Sunshine & Tan Lines 30% off sale.

Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado
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Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado

Samana, Dominican Republic
A property that's ranked the No. 2 all-inclusive in the Caribbean and No. 17 in the world by the TripAdvisor 2018 Traveler's Choice Awards, rates at the Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado can be found in May and June for around $148 per night. In September and October nightly prices drop to $135. The only hotel located on the idyllic Dominican Republic island of Cayo Levantado, Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado is perched on one of the country's most spectacular beaches. The property also offers two swimming pools and whirlpools, six restaurants, and four bars.

Boardwalk Beach Hotel & Convention Center
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Boardwalk Beach Hotel & Convention Center

Panama City Beach, Florida
Location, location, location — that's the key when looking for the perfect beach getaway, right? The Boardwalk Beach Hotel overlooks the largest private beach on the Florida gulf coast. Most of the guest rooms offer views of the Gulf of Mexico's emerald green waters, and all are just steps away from the white-sand beach. There are also two pools, several dining options, and a boardwalk. Rates for a standard double room can be found for $139 or less in spring, while gulfside rooms with a patio are slightly higher. In late summer, rooms are available starting at $82 per night.

The Placencia
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The Placencia

Belize
Those in search of a memorable beach escape can't go wrong when visiting Placencia, a region on Belize's Caribbean coast where lagoons are home to manatees and saltwater crocodiles, and offshore there are abundant diving options along the Belize Barrier Reef. The Placencia resort, a Professional Association of Diving Instructors five-star dive accommodation, can also be found here. Located on beautiful Maya Beach, the property includes a pool, three restaurants, overwater bars, and a marina. Queen rooms, suites, and villas can all be found for less than $150 per night.

Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas
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Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
In the Costa Rican town of Tamarindo, in Guanacaste province, the Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas offers accommodations just across the street from the town's famous beach. Tamarindo Beach is a popular place for swimming, surfing, fishing, and water sports. The hotel meanwhile is home to the popular Crazy Monkey Bar, which is tucked on the side of a hill offering views of Tamarindo and an international menu of home-cooked food. Standard room rates at the property during the summer start at around $50 per night.

Blue Lagoon Beach Resort
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Blue Lagoon Beach Resort

Yasawa Islands, Fiji
Beach escapes don't get much dreamier than a remote island in Fiji. The Blue Lagoon Beach Resort – FIJI is the recipient of numerous TripAdvisor awards and understandably so. Located on the picturesque and peaceful Lagoon of Nacula Bay, the property provides access to stunning white-sand beaches and crystal blue water. And while most Fiji vacations will set you back a small fortune, the Bula Lodge rooms here start at around $132 per night.

Sensi Paradise Beach Resort
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Sensi Paradise Beach Resort

Koh Tao, Thailand
Offering front-row access to a slice of pristine beach paradise in Thailand, Sensi Paradise Beach Resort is located at the end of the longest beach on the island of Koh Tao, (otherwise known as Turtle Island for the animals that still swim in surrounding waters). An award-winning resort, Sensi features Thai-style bungalows, houses, and villas. Room rates during low season (Oct. 1 through Nov. 30) are about $95 per night. During high season (Dec. 1 through May 31) starting prices creep up to a mere $110 per night.

Hotel Riu Negril
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Hotel Riu Negril

Jamaica
Yes, it's possible to find a beachfront resort in Jamaica for less than $150 per night. Hotel Riu Negril is a prime example. An all-inclusive hotel overlooking Jamaica's Bloody Bay Beach, double standard rooms start around $126 per night. Additional amenities include pools with swim-up bars, five restaurants, and a variety of watersports ranging from kayaking to windsurfing.

Tropical Princess Beach Resort & Spa
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Tropical Princess Beach Resort & Spa

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
If your main priority is being perched on a great beach, the Tropical Princess Beach Resort & Spa is a notable option. In addition to a long stretch of beach out front that's perfect for strolling, the four-star resort includes two pools, five restaurants, three bars, tennis, and an all-inclusive spa. Superior Tropical rooms can be found during summer for $141 per night.

Negril Tree House Resort
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Negril Tree House Resort

Jamaica
One more Jamaica option, the Negril Tree House Resort is located at the center of Negril's 7-mile beach. The 70-room resort, which has become a well-known landmark in the area, features a pool, outdoor beach bar, restaurant, and spa services. During the summer (April 16 through July 26) garden and ocean view rooms are available for about $125 and $135.

The Beach at Atlantis
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The Beach at Atlantis

Bahamas
This property, located on a pristine white beach, is aimed at value-minded guests. The Beach at Atlantis strips away such perks as room service in order to provide budget-friendly prices. The Atlantis complex, however, includes several pools, a water park, and more. Terrace and garden rooms here can be found for $140 to $145 per night in the fall.

The Caribbean Resort & Villas
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Caribbean Resort & Villas

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
If you're on the hunt for a beach getaway in the very near future, Caribbean Resort & Villas is offering a spring special with rooms starting at $64 per night. (The deal ends May 26.) After the summer peak season, rates drop again in the fall to as low as $69 per night depending on room choice. Why visit? In addition to being right on the miles-long beach, the property includes more than 14 pools. Yes, 14, and that includes pools with slides, a lazy river, and indoor and outdoor pools. There's also five onsite restaurants — meaning you may never have to leave this property.