Here at HDC, we’re known for our cheap holidays, but that doesn’t mean you’re limited to booking a break with a low price range. We also have plenty of deals on offer for those with a slightly bigger budget.

So if you’ve got £500 and want to put it to good use – preferably on a sun lounger somewhere hot – then we’ve got just the deals for you.

benidorm via flickr by suxsieq

Benidorm, Spain

A great place for a family holiday, couple’s trip or group getaway, Benidorm is one of the Costa Blanca’s most popular resorts. Not only is it packed with rugged scenery (think jagged cliffs overlooking gorgeous coastlines), but there’s plenty to do there too.

Stay: Book in at the Servigroup Pueblo Benidorm Hotel, which has excellent facilities (including a kids club). Its central location means it’s within walking distance from the lively Benidorm nightlife and shops, and most importantly, it’s just 400 metres away from the beautiful Levante Beach.

Price: From £483 per person (7 night stay – half board)

boca chica via flickr by bryan pocius

Boca Chica, Dominican Republic

Known for its immaculate sand and lush jungle, Boca Chica is a great place to go for some guaranteed sunshine in an exotic setting.

Stay: If you opt for The Bellevue Dominican Bay, located just 300 metres from the beach front, you couldn’t get any closer to Boca Chica’s Caribbean coastline. If you have some extra cash to play with, there’s also a spa next to the premises and an 18 hole golf course.

Price: From £448 per person (7 night stay – all inclusive)

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Costa Adeje, Tenerife

This particular part of Tenerife is famous for its pristine beaches, making it a popular spot with the celebs (including the Beckhams). While Playa Fanabe has the typical black, volcanic sand indigenous to the Canaries, Playa del Duque offers a nice contrast with golden sand imported from the Sahara Desert.

Stay: Be Live La Nina is a four star hotel right on the beach and is 500 metres away from Puerto Colón marina, making it a great spot for watersports while being close to a number of shops and restaurants.

Price: From £454 per person (7 night stay – all inclusive)

sunnybeach via flickr by Михал Орела

Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

Located on the Black Sea, Sunny Beach isn’t just Bulgaria’s largest resort, it’s also the most popular one. And with turquoise tides like these, it’s easy to see why.

Stay: At The Hotel Sunset, you’ll get a four star experience with a laid back vibe. It’s also conveniently located – just a 5-minute walk from the beach and the main strip and a 15 minute stroll from the centre of Sunny Beach where you’ll find most of the shops, bars and restaurants.

Price: From £319 per person (7 nights all-inclusive)

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Puerto Pollensa, Majorca 

Also typically known as Port de Pollenca, this former fishing town is home to sheltered bays and local tavernas with the Tramuntana mountain range in the background.

Stay: The Pollensa Park Hotel & Spa is right on the beach with gardens and shrubbery surrounding the property and spacious sun terraces overlooking the pool area. The spa offers a wide range of treatments and facilities to help you unwind including a hydromassage cyclonic shower, a Finnish sauna and Turkish baths.

Price: From £296 per person (7 night stay – all inclusive)

Got a smaller budget? See where you can go for under £150 and see our pick of bargain breaks for less than £200.

Which one do you fancy staying at?

Image credit: suxsieqbryan pociusjlastras,  Михал Орела,, David Vannen via Flickr