Summer holidays in Greece has all the necessary elements to tag it as a divinely ornamented nation with beautiful ocean landscapes, delectable food and distinct architecture.
Prices are half of what one would pay in other parts of Europe. Summer times are the most popular holidays in Europe as visitors from around the world flock to their famous destinations during the summers.
Most people love Greece for its warmth and being inexpensive. It is truly a perfect summer destination.
Get to know the typical costings in Greece:
Accommodation: Hostels will cost $13; dorms would be around $40 for private rooms per night. Such things in Athens will cost less, but more in Mykonos. During the summer, most rooms are around $25. The Greece budget hotels are around $40 for a twin bed. On the islands such as Mykonos, rooms begin around $60 per night.
Food: Greek cuisine is highly alluring and tempting. Restaurants would cost around $20 for a nice delicious dinner, if you add wine, pay out 30 more. A meal may begin at $30, a whole fish at $20 and to eat really cheap, try out gyros (kebabs). A gyro is around $3 and easily fills you up. At most cafes a meal is around $10 and buying your own groceries will cost you $40 per week. It is extremely easy to eat cheap in Greece.
Transportation: Lot of islands means lots of ferries and boats. With holidays at Greece all inclusive you can expect to spend approximately $40 per trip, from one island to the other and $13, if the islands are a bit closer. From Athens, most ferries to the islands cost around $65. Buses and trains around the mainland would cost around $20. Believe it or not, but it’s a $2 on the Athens train system for a single ride.
Activities: If you plan to visit the ancient sites, it will cost between $13-25 USD for the ticket. Activities in Greece such as parasailing, cave diving in Greece, kayaking, banana boats will cost between $25-55. You can rent ATV’s at $20 for a day and enjoy diving trips at $80.
More Money Saving Tips on all inclusive Greece holidays
Eat cheap – Street snacks and gyros will cost only few Euros and can keep you full.
Rent a Moped – If you can’t ride train, rent a moped. It is cheaper than a car and the best way to see the city around. You can usually spend around $20 USD per day.
Get off the beaten path – Best family holidays Greece is pretty cheap and gets even cheaper when you get out of the famous destinations. Head of the off-beaten path and you will marvel at prices getting dropped by 30% and more.
Book early ferries – If you book your ferry two months in advance, you can save up to 25% off the ticket cost.
Avoid Mykonos – The Island is great and deserves it, but it also poses as the most expensive with any economical accommodation. The island caters to the upscale travelers and if you feel you are on a squeezed budget, avoids it.
Even with a tight budget, you can marvel at the captivating Greece. The richness doesn’t always lie on the material things, but in the handy work of the Almighty God.
With Greece beach holidays feel the elegance and the essence of the blue texture sparkling within the atmosphere ornamented with amazing sea views, virgin beaches, glorious peaks, friendly people and the humble culture. Pack your bags and spend peanuts and bring back a lunatic mind to visit the land of gods and brains, again and again.