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Best Budget-Friendly Vacations for Couples


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Need a romantic getaway but don't want to go overboard on spending? Planning a vacation can be tough, especially when you're on a budget. Whether you're an adventurous couple or a couple that wants to lounge at the beach all day, get your calendars ready. Here are 4 budget-friendly vacation spots.


1. San Juan, Puerto Rico

A tropical beach vacation is easier than you think. You don't need a passport to travel to Puerto Rico and once you're there you will be embraced by the lively culture. Whether your a couple who loves being active, or just want to relax beachside, Peurto Rico offers both. Tour the city of San Juan and embrace the culture from the streets. Take the fun to the beach with many oceanside lodging options. San Juan is perfect for an affordable tropical vacation.

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2. Tulum, Mexico

Filled with famous white sandy beaches and clear blue waters, Tulum is perfect for any couple that wants to enjoy lazy beach days. Tulum is becoming popular for being a tranquil option compared to the party vibe of Cancun. Stroll the beautiful beaches, swim in a heart-shaped Cenote, and watch the sunset over a Mayan Jungle. The options are endless in Tulum.

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3. Lisbon, Portugal

A romantic European getaway that won't break the bank! Lisbon offers a romantic atmosphere located on top of seven hills overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Go wine tasting and tour the downtown area of the city. Explore the Beaches and hop on a Tagus River sunset cruise to watch the city from the water while the sky is painted red, pink, and orange. Don't forget a candlelit dinner for two to end the evening. Portugal has everything for a couple to enjoy themselves.

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4. Sedona, Arizona

With heavenly red rock formations and breathtaking scenic views, Sedona has a magical aura perfect for couples. Whether you go for a day trip, a weekend getaway, or a long vacation, Sedona has plenty of activities for any type of couple. Hike the trails or relax at one of the many spas. Enjoy yoga and meditation outdoors in one of the vortexes, or go wine tasting and get lost in the dramatic views. Sedona is great for couples looking to get away from their busy schedule and reconnect with nature, themselves, and each other.

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A romantic vacation doesn't have to be a luxurious, once-in-a-blue-moon expensive trip. Take some time off with your partner and book a trip to one of these affordable locations, you won't regret it!



Natalie Cardona is a recent graduate of CUNY Baruch College. She has a BA in Digital Communications and Culture with a minor in law and policy.


She is currently pursuing a career in media and entertainment. She loves music, TV comedies, sports, and trying new cuisines and restaurants with friends.



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