Santorini on 30 euros a day may not seem too difficult with the recent financial crisis happening in Greece, but Santorini is one of, if not, the most visited Greek island. This means that while Greece may be cheap, you can easily find yourself throwing your money away like
My friend and I stayed in Santorini for four nights and split up the nights between two
. The first hostel was in the small village of Perissa where we stayed at hostels for only 5€ a night. For budget Youth Anna Hostel who only need a bed, you get what you pay for. travellers
After two nights in quiet Perissa, we moved to a new hostel called Fira Backpacker’s Place in Fira where all the excitement was. For only 15€ a night, you had friendly staff, a prime location, a pool, a lounge area and a super comfy bed.
WHERE TO EAT
Grab a gyro for 2€ at lunch and you will be full for
of the day. In Perissa, a cheap alternative for dinner is Bob’s Bar where you can get a half liter of wine for 6€, 2€ bottle of beer and mains for under 12€. If you want to splurge for dinner you can get a nice majority dinner in Fira at one of the dozens of restaurants for under 20€. lakeview
If you want to go out on the town, take advantage of 2€ boxed wine. It may not be the best wine you can get in Greece, but pre-drinking beats forking out 5€ for a bottle of beer while out at 2 Brothers Bar.
WHAT TO DO
Make sure you spend some time in Perissa. You can take advantage of the black sand beach and hike up to Ancient Thera, an ancient city on top of
(entry is only 2€). Instead of renting an ATV for the famous sunset at Oia, take the 10 km hike from Fira to Oia for gorgeous views and to shed off those gyro calories. Messavouno mountain
Here is my Santorini budget:
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