The average price of a 7-day trip to Boracay Island is $4,669 for a solo traveler, $8,386 for a couple, and $15,721 for a family of 4. Boracay Island hotels range from $46 to $192 per night with an average of $73, while most vacation rentals will cost $170 to $810 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Godofredo P. Ramos Airport (MPH) are between $4,485 and $6,213 per person for economy flights and $14,074 to $19,496 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $41 to $90 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

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The Cheapest Times to Visit Boracay Island, PH

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to MPH and stay in a Boracay Island hotel:

  • February 19th to March 25th
  • July 23rd to December 16th (except the week of October 15th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Boracay Island is usually late September.

 

Average Boracay Island Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Boracay Island for a week is $2,837-$6,715($405-$959 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $41 to $90 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,268 to $5,095 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $66 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $135 to $165 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Boracay Island for a week is $9,826-$14,676($1,404-$2,097 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $82 to $180 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,536 to $10,190 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $66 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $135 to $165 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Boracay Island for a week is $10,784-$24,484($1,541-$3,498 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $164 to $360 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $9,072 to $20,380 for economy

Lodging: $94 to $132 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $189 to $264 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Boracay Island

How cheap can you make a vacation to Boracay Island? The cheapest trip to Boracay Island is about $375 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $64 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $37.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Boracay Island for a week is $2,623-$5,985($375-$855 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $38 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,268 to $5,095 for economy

Lodging: $37 to $46 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $64 to $104 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Boracay Island for a week is $5,024-$11,346($718-$1,621 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $76 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,536 to $10,190 for economy

Lodging: $37 to $46 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $64 to $104 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Boracay Island for a week is $10,048-$22,440($1,435-$3,206 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $152 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $9,072 to $20,380 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $92 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $102 to $166 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Boracay Island cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Boracay Island Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Boracay Island.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Boracay Island for a week is $7,020-$24,102($1,003-$3,443 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $90 to $198 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,670 to $12,024 for first class

Lodging: $120 to $192 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $810 to $1,782 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Boracay Island for a week is $13,320-$37,512($1,903-$5,359 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $180 to $396 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $11,340 to $24,048 for first class

Lodging: $120 to $192 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $810 to $1,782 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Boracay Island for a week is $26,640-$69,678($3,806-$9,954 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $360 to $792 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $22,680 to $48,096 for first class

Lodging: $240 to $384 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,215 to $2,673 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Boracay Island Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Boracay Island is slightly lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Boracay Island due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Boracay Island Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Boracay Island hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Boracay Island.

 

Flight Costs to Boracay Island

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $6,213 average in early to mid July to a low of $4,485 in late September. Median flight price is $5,256. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Boracay Island our data includes 24 originating airports, and 34 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Boracay Island from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $10,145 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Mactan-Cebu International (CEB) in Lapu-Lapu City (the Philippines) at an average of just $51.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Thursday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Boracay Island, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $1,728, so you can easily save about 39% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Boracay Island can easily cost $280 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $570 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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