Courtesy of Ciaran's

Ciaran’sGoa, India

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Set on a crescent-shaped stretch of sand in Goa, Ciaran’s literally rebuilds its 17 thatched-roof cottages after the annual monsoon. And with each iteration, the hotel adds luxuries such as rooftop daybeds and an open-air library.

Cost: $76

Don’t Miss: A morning swim to nearby Kankon Island to see swimming monkeys.

Jennifer Coogan

Best Affordable Beach Resorts 2011

Ciaran’sGoa, India

Set on a crescent-shaped stretch of sand in Goa, Ciaran’s literally rebuilds its 17 thatched-roof cottages after the annual monsoon. And with each iteration, the hotel adds luxuries such as rooftop daybeds and an open-air library.

Cost: $76

Don’t Miss: A morning swim to nearby Kankon Island to see swimming monkeys.

Jennifer Coogan

Courtesy of Ciaran's

Best Affordable Beach Resorts 2011

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