Euro (€)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than €60

  • Hostel, camping or simple room: €20–25
  • Picnic or meal at basic taverna: €10–15
  • Admission Iraklio Archaeological Museum: €10

Midrange: €60–150

  • Apartment or double room in family hotel: €35–70
  • Meal at nice taverna with wine: €25–30
  • Hire car per day: €35
  • Admission to Knossos & Iraklio Archaeological Museum: €16

Top End: More than €150

  • Double room in boutique hotel or beach resort: from €120
  • High-end tavernas and gourmet restaurants in prime locations: €35–70
  • Activities like diving and boat hire: €80–150


Gentle bargaining is acceptable in flea markets and other markets, but elsewhere you are expected to pay the stated price.


Matala's main drag has a couple of ATMs.