Greece, the land of gloriously pristine beaches, whitewashed idyllic houses and fantastic Mediterranean dishes. It’s a holiday destination that everyone has on their bucket list, but if you’re planning a holiday here, you may be wondering where exactly you should visit. Greece is home to 6,000 islands, giving you a lot of choice in terms of where to stay. There’s a few places we think should be on your shortlist, especially if you’re looking for a cheap deal. Keep reading to find out about our top budget breaks in Greece.
Derekas Studios, Zante
Derekas Studios in Zante is located on the outskirts of Laganas and is perfect for anyone wanting to enjoy the island’s vibrant nightlife scene. These studio apartments come with everything a traveller could ask for, including a kitchenette, private balcony and some much needed air conditioning. While you’re waiting for the sun to set, you can unwind in the hotel’s outdoor pool and sip cocktails by the bar.
Laganas, Zante, Greek Islands, Greece
Malia Dedalos Hotel, Crete
For a classic beach holiday in Crete, Malia Dedalos Hotel ticks all the boxes. Just a 15-minute walk from Paradise Beach, you can spend all day soaking up the rays and swimming in the warm water. All studios come with their own kitchenette, but if you don’t feel like cooking, there’s also a sit-down restaurant and breakfast buffet.
Malia Dedalos Hotel
Malia, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece
Lindos Gardens, Rhodes
If you’re looking for peace, tranquility and an excellent deal, Lindos Gardens in Rhodes is your best bet. Set just outside of Lindos Village, the elegant accommodation is located on the hillside, surrounded by well maintained gardens. With two swimming pools, crazy golf and a tennis club, not to mention a sandy beach just 15 minutes away, everything you need is here.
Lindos, Rhodes, Greek Islands, Greece
With self-catering rooms and traditional Greek decor, Belair is rising above the ranks as one of the top budget hotels in Santorini. This family run hotel is a peaceful getaway, just a five-minute walk from the black sands of Perissa beach. The studios at Belair come with their own kitchenette, air conditioning, TV and Wi-Fi.
Perissa, Santorini, Greek Islands, Greece
Hara Studios and Apartments, Kefalonia
These small, traditional Greek apartments are located just outside the quiet fishing village of Katelios in Kefalonia. With an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by green hills and the town centre just a 10-minute walk away, it’s a dream. You can visit the mini markets, eat in the local tavernas and soak up the rays at the beach without breaking a sweat or blowing your budget.
Hara Studios and Apartment
Katelios, Kefalonia, Greek Islands, Greece
Alexander Beach Hotel, Corfu
Just like the name suggests, Alexander Beach Hotel is surrounded by small coves and is just a 20-minute walk from the large sandy beach in Agios Georgios. This hotel comes with its own outdoor pool and poolside bar and the rooms are all equipped with kitchenettes and private balconies. Alexander Beach Hotel makes for the ideal base for your budget break to Corfu.
Alexander Beach Hotel
Agios Georgios, Corfu, Greek Islands, Greece
Demetris Studios, Skiathos
Set among the pine forests of Skiathos, Demetris Studios is a peaceful retreat away from it all. You’ll be just a 10-minute walk from the main road, but far away enough to be in your own holiday oasis. The lovely sheltered bay of Kolios is just a few minutes away and you can spend your day lounging on the beach or indulging your taste buds in the local tavernas.
Ambavris I, Kos
For a hotel with a tranquil Grecian getaway written all over it, Ambavris I is a solid bet. Located in the Kos countryside, but still just a 15-minute walk away from the bars and restaurants of vibrant Kos Town, the apartments and studios are nestled in whitewashed buildings, with an outdoor pool and bar that you can spend your afternoons in. Each apartment’s accommodation comes with its own stocked kitchenette and a private balcony perfect for some al fresco dining.
If you’re looking for a budget break to Greece, look no further than these top eight hotels located all over Greece’s idyllic islands. Are you visiting Greece any time soon? Let us know which resort you plan to stay at in the comments below.