How Expensive is Mykonos Island, Really?
Mykonos island in Greece is a very popular island, thus the prices tend to be quite high, especially during the high season, which is from 20th of July until 20th of August. Here is a list of prices for services in Mykonos, so that you get an idea on how expensive Mykonos island is.
First of all, the high season in Mykonos starts from the middle of July and it ends somewhere after the 15th of August. The low season is April, May, June and September, October. The prices mentioned below are for the high season and you should expect prices for hotels to drop 30-40% during the low season. The prices for the food and the restaurants are more or less the same during all seasons.
Lowest price you can find on Mykonos for a double room, during the high season: 80 Euros (not at hotels but at rent-a-room, away from the Chora, e.g. at Ornos or Agios Stefanos villages)
Average price you find on Mykonos for a double room on a rent-a-room, during the high season: 100 to 120 euros
Average price you pay on Mykonos for a double room at a hotel, during the high season: 150 euros
Cost of Eating Out in Mykonos: Around 25 euros per person. The absolute lowest cost is having 2 Souvlaki and Pita Gyros (6 euros) and a beer (another 3 euros) but we would not call this “lunch”. So, sitting in a taverna or a restaurant would cost you around 25 Euros/person at minimum.
Average price for two people to have lunch in a tavern or restaurant during the high season: 60 Euros (the lowest price you would expect to pay in a decent tavern could be somewhere around 40 euros)
Mykonos Drink Prices:
Price for a Beer in a mainstream bar in Mykonos: 6 euros
Price for a drink in a mainstream bar in Mykonos: 8 to 10 euros
Price for a cocktail in a mainstream bar in Mykonos: 10 to 12 euros
Price to rent two sunbeds and an umbrella in a mainstream beach for the whole day (e.g. Paraga/Psarrou): 30 euros and upwards (e.g. Psarrou could be up to 70 euros).
Price of a bottle of Vodka/Whiskey/Gin in a beach bar in Mykonos (e.g. at Paraga beach): 100 euros
Price of a Souvlaki or Pita Gyros: 2.8 Euros
Price to Rent-a-car for one day in Mykonos: Around 50 euros
Price to Rent-a-scooter for one day in Mykonos: Around 25 Euros
Price to Rent-a-buggy for one day in Mykonos: Around 35 Euros
Price for a taxi to get you to a beach (around 7kms drive): 15-20 Euros
Price for a bottle of water from a small shop on the streets: 0.5 euros
Price for a packet of Cigarettes: 4.5 Euros
Price of a Cold Coffee (e.g. Freddo Espresso or Freddo Cappuccino) in a beach bar: 3.5 to 4 Euros
Price of an ice cream with 2 scoops: 4 to 5 euros
We hope this gives you an idea of the prices and how expensive is Mykonos during the summer. Ofcourse, the upper limit of many services is astronomical. For example, you could pay 2.000 euros for a bottle of Champagne in Nammos restaurant in Psarrou beach, or 2.000euros per night to stay to a fancy hotel.
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