Six Affordable European Summer Holidays for Your Girl Gang

Between late-night internet shopping, hen parties and general living expenses, the holiday kitty has run pretty low this year. Still, we've managed to grapple together some premium holiday destinations ideal for a getaway with your girlfriends. Interesting accommodation, beautiful beaches and innovative food scenes guaranteed.

Budget-friendly getaways for a girls' holiday

San Sebastián

Spain

Gourmand gals gather round, San Sebastián's multitude of pintxos bars make group meals a breeze to plan. Who wants nightclubs when you could linger over dinner for five hours?

WHERE TO STAY: Arima

The Highlands

Scotland, United Kingdom

Group dinners, long walks and rugged landscapes. Low-key lasses with a taste for going off-grid, this is your vibe.

WHERE TO STAY: Killiehuntly House

Menorca

Spain

Tamer than its bold Balearic sisters Ibiza and Mallorca, Menorca is full of gorgeous rocky coves, while an hip hotel scene is attracting the urban cool crowd.

WHERE TO STAY: Casa Telmo

Petrovac

Montenegro

Located in a country billed to be "the next Croatia", this coastal town has sandy beaches and Roman villas aplenty, catering to the sunbathers and snoozers among you.

WHERE TO STAY: Meliá Budva Petrovac

Biarritz

France

This ritzy coastal resort is the place for you and your girlfriends to channel old-school glamour via floppy sun hats and Jackie-O sunglasses.

WHERE TO STAY: Le Château du Clair de Lune