• 5 Luxury places on a budget

    5 Luxury places on a budget

    Love luxury but think you don’t have the budget? Well, loveholidays is here to change your mind! These fabulous destinations offer holiday-makers all the luxury trimmings from infinity pools to exclusive charm – all without breaking the bank. So, if you want luxe for less, check out this list of 5 luxury places on a budget!

    Elounda, Crete

    View of the sea in Crete

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    Crete is one of the largest and most beautiful of the Greek Islands – and it’s also one of the most affordable! Head for Elounda, a charming former fishing village that has grown into one of the island’s chicest resorts, and bag yourself a bargain at one of the fabulous luxury hotels. Can’t you just picture yourself in an infinity pool with views of stunning Mirabello Bay?

    Cascais, Portugal

    Cascais in Portugal
    Portugal has long offered some of the most affordable holiday deals around, but, if you want that special touch of exclusivity in your luxury break, then Cascais is for you. This former royal summer retreat is perfectly located just 20 miles from the stunning capital of Lisbon – ideal for a day trip. Cascais is still a whitewashed charmer, full of aristocratic villas and gardens, and overlooking some stunning beaches. Perfect for a luxury holiday at a price you can afford!

    Playa del Carmen, Mexico

    Beach at Playa del Carmen

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    Nothing says luxury like the Caribbean. Dazzling white sand beaches, turquoise seas, dreamy hotels….heaven! But this kind of luxury doesn’t have to cost the earth. Cancun is the cheapest destination for a holiday in the Caribbean, but you can get plenty of luxury plus oodles of authentic charm if you head south to Playa del Carmen. This former fishing village is now a chic resort, particularly if you select a hotel in the exclusive Playacar development. Check out some of the all-inclusive luxury hotels for a fantastic deal!

    Hurghada, Egypt

    Diving in Hurghada
    Hurghada is one of the best-value destinations for your 2020 holiday. This glittering resort on Egypt‘s Red Sea coast has got everything covered, from fabulous beaches to lively nightlife. And of course, the world-class scuba diving and snorkelling! Plus, you’ll get more luxury for your buck here than pretty much anywhere else in the world! There are fantastic bargains to be had on the resort’s glamorous hotels, many of which offer private beaches, their own diving schools and a host of other fabulous amenities.

    Fez, Morocco

    Tannery in Fez, Morocco

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    Your holiday budget will always stretch further in Morocco, which is a top budget destination. There’s nowhere better to soak up this fascinating country’s rich history and culture than beautiful Fez, Morocco’s oldest imperial city. Its medina is a warren of cobbled streets punctuated with café-lined squares, where artisans carry out their crafts much as they have done for centuries. Spectacularly affordable luxury hotels abound, including some exquisitely decorated traditional riads, where you can cool off in courtyard pools.

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