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Discover the world's best beachfront accommodation for less than £10 per night

We all love the idea of a beachfront location on holidays, but that can often prove to be a more expensive accommodation option. Hostels are generally a less costly choice, and there are some amazing ones situated at beach locations around the world. With that in mind, Hostelworld has revealed its pick of some of the best beachfront hostels that you can stay at, with prices starting at just £8.44 ($11.13) per night.

Reset Hostel – Krabi, Thailand

The Reset Hotel in Krabi, Thailand. Image: @Faustine_lht/Hostelworld

You can escape from the world at the Reset Hostel in Krabi, Thailand, because it is located at the Klong Muang beach. This pretty beach has plenty of original beach bars and restaurants to spend time in while waiting on the area’s beautiful sunsets.

Onda Road, Praia a Mare, Italy

Onda Road, Praia a Mare, Italy. Image: Hostelworld

Onda Road hostel in Praia a Mare, Italy, is located just a few metres from a beautiful beach that offers a range of activities, including snorkelling, scuba diving, beach volley, rafting, kayaking and paragliding. If you’re adventurous, you can even go cliff-jumping from a 22-metre-high natural bridge.

Noordzee Hostel, Cebu, Philippines

Noordzee Hostel, Cebu, Philippines. Image: Hostelworld

The Noordzee Hostel offers easy access to whale sharks and waterfalls in Cebu, Philippines. You can sunbathe on its private beach, chill out in beach hammocks or hang out on the terrace overlooking the water.

Selina Bocas Del Toro, Panama

Selina Bocas Del Toro, Panama. Image: Hostelworld

Selina Bocas del Toro is a beachfront property located in Isla Colon, Panama. You can dive right into the Caribbean from its huge water deck, and go surfing or scuba diving or rent one of its paddleboards.

Far Out Beach Club, Ios, Greece

Far Out Beach Club, Ios, Greece. Image: Hostelworld

The Far Out Beach Club in Ios, Greece, is located right on Mylopotas beach and is an excellent place to enjoy the Aegean sunset in a chilled-out atmosphere. If you prefer to dance to the sunset, pop next door to the bars and pools at Far Out Camping where the music never stops.