The average price of a 7-day trip to Ciudad Cariari is $1,199 for a solo traveler, $2,153 for a couple, and $4,037 for a family of 4. Ciudad Cariari hotels range from $39 to $179 per night with an average of $74, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $300 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) are between $586 and $1,051 per person for economy flights and $1,839 to $3,298 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $33 to $55 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.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Ciudad Cariari, CR

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to SJO and stay in a Ciudad Cariari hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Ciudad Cariari is usually late September.

 

Average Ciudad Cariari Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Ciudad Cariari for a week is $827-$1,799($118-$257 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $33 to $55 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $374 to $946 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $78 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $37 to $45 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Ciudad Cariari for a week is $1,856-$3,340($265-$477 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $66 to $110 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $748 to $1,892 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $78 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $37 to $45 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Ciudad Cariari for a week is $2,732-$6,260($390-$894 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $132 to $220 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,496 to $3,784 for economy

Lodging: $98 to $156 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $52 to $72 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Ciudad Cariari

How cheap can you make a vacation to Ciudad Cariari? The cheapest trip to Ciudad Cariari is about $86 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 22% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 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 $35.

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 Ciudad Cariari for a week is $599-$1,456($86-$208 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $15 to $30 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $374 to $946 for economy

Lodging: $35 to $39 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Ciudad Cariari for a week is $1,078-$2,612($154-$373 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $60 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $748 to $1,892 for economy

Lodging: $35 to $39 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Ciudad Cariari for a week is $2,108-$5,092($301-$727 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $120 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,496 to $3,784 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $78 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $70 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Ciudad Cariari cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Ciudad Cariari Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Ciudad Cariari for a week is $2,156-$6,342($308-$906 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $69 to $116 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,085 to $2,110 for first class

Lodging: $98 to $179 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $300 to $570 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Ciudad Cariari for a week is $3,724-$9,264($532-$1,323 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $138 to $232 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,170 to $4,220 for first class

Lodging: $98 to $179 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $300 to $570 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Ciudad Cariari for a week is $7,448-$16,818($1,064-$2,403 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $276 to $464 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,340 to $8,440 for first class

Lodging: $196 to $358 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $420 to $855 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Ciudad Cariari Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Ciudad Cariari is lower than the average city. On average vacation rentals are less expensive than hotels. Luxury hotels are more expensive in Ciudad Cariari due to hotel employees. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Ciudad Cariari 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 Ciudad Cariari 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 Ciudad Cariari.

 

Flight Costs to Ciudad Cariari

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,051 average in late December to a low of $586 in late September. Median flight price is $633. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Ciudad Cariari our data includes 297 originating airports, and 123 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Ciudad Cariari from an airport like Samos (SMI) in Samos (Greece) for an average $6,003 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like La Aurora International (GUA) in Guatemala City (Guatemala) at an average of just $162.

 

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 Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Ciudad Cariari, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $466, so you can easily save about 80% 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 Ciudad Cariari can easily cost $220 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $15 per person. Private tours can cost $447 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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