How to choose the right accommodation on a beach holiday

‘Salt in the air and sand in your hair’, this is how it feels to be on a beach destination holiday. But where you choose to stay when you are planning for a beach destination can often make or break your experience. To ensure your happy long stay on your vacation, here are 5 tips on how you can choose the right accommodation on beach holiday.

Choose the area

When planning for a beach holiday, choose your destination area fist. If you’re visiting open countryside or a small beachside village, there may be fewer options for hotels, but there might be a wider selection of home rentals. If you’re visiting a large city, your options will be numerous. So keep that in mind.

Think about your Budget

The budget plays a vital role in influencing where you want to stay during a vacation. Consider the total amount of money you are able and willing to spend during your holiday. What is your budget? Perhaps you can afford a luxurious hotel experience or an entire home rental. If not then you have to check for low budget accommodations.

Think about your requirements

Different accommodations come with different amenities and services. Hotels offer amenities like in-room dining, dry cleaning services, daily servicing, medical help, etc, where apartment or home rentals might not include daily servicing, but they often include gestures from the host like wine, or a book of recommendations, in addition to basics like towels and linen. Before booking for your accommodation, think about your requirements.


If you are travelling with your family, then you should pick an accommodation option that suits the whole family. There should be facilities and appliances that can make your kid’s stay comfortable and enjoyable.


If you need relaxation during your holiday, then check the privacy option of your chosen accommodation. To get some time, avoid big chain hotels. Choose self-contained holiday rentals located at peaceful neighbourhoods or go for one bedroom apartments. This way, you are assured that you’ll be staying in an exclusive place and on a serene surrounding.

If you are planning for a beach holiday, make sure you’ve picked the right accommodation as it should be within the walking distance from the beach.  All in all, considering these things before you book your holiday accommodation will let you enjoy your vacation to the fullest.

As you already know the tips of choosing the right accommodation for a beach holiday, why not plan your next one? Let me tell you that The Gold Coast is world renowned for its beaches and if you are thinking about the Gold Coast, you can always rely on Breakers North for your accommodation. We are located right on the beach with no roads to cross. We can also help you with apartments for rent. We have a variety of apartments including one room apartmentstwo room apartments, three room apartments and even permanent rentals. Call today at 07 55388 888 and book now!

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