The World’s Most Beautiful Beach Cities Where You Can Live for Dirt Cheap
Get on island time… all of the time.
There’s a word for the healing effects of the ocean: “thalassotherapy.” You don’t even have to get in the water—just looking at the waves is enough to soothe even the most restless of minds. And on top of that, the sand is great for exfoliation. This free therapy is something you could have every day, and for very little cost, often with the added benefit of learning about new cultures. Sound like a fantasy? It doesn’t have to be.
More than a few Americans dream about picking up their lives and moving to some seaside villa in a country where your rent is less than a car payment. We talked to expats and looked at ballpark cost-of-living estimates from sites like Numbeo and Nomad List to find beautiful beaches where your dollar goes far, and your quality of life goes farther.
Hoi An, Vietnam
Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain
Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
Diani Beach, Kenya
San Pancho, Mexico
Koh Phi Phi, Thailand
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Saint George’s, Grenada
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