The average price of a 7-day trip to Hanalei is $2,923 for a solo traveler, $5,250 for a couple, and $9,842 for a family of 4. Hanalei hotels range from $123 to $562 per night with an average of $217, while most vacation rentals will cost $320 to $750 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Lihue Airport (LIH) are between $870 and $1,487 per person for economy flights and $2,730 to $4,666 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $93 to $197 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 Hanalei, HI, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to LIH and stay in a Hanalei hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Hanalei is usually late August to early September.

 

Average Hanalei Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Hanalei for a week is $2,090-$4,371($299-$624 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $93 to $197 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $503 to $1,294 for economy

Lodging: $156 to $207 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $232 to $283 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Hanalei for a week is $3,978-$7,430($568-$1,061 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $186 to $394 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,006 to $2,588 for economy

Lodging: $156 to $207 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $232 to $283 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Hanalei for a week is $6,488-$13,410($927-$1,916 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $372 to $788 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,012 to $5,176 for economy

Lodging: $312 to $414 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $348 to $453 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Hanalei

How cheap can you make a vacation to Hanalei? The cheapest trip to Hanalei is about $211 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $213 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 $107.

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 Hanalei for a week is $1,474-$3,343($211-$478 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $47 to $93 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $503 to $1,294 for economy

Lodging: $107 to $123 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $213 to $233 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Hanalei for a week is $2,306-$5,288($329-$755 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $94 to $186 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,006 to $2,588 for economy

Lodging: $107 to $123 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $213 to $233 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Hanalei for a week is $4,612-$9,880($659-$1,411 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $188 to $372 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,012 to $5,176 for economy

Lodging: $214 to $246 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $341 to $350 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Hanalei cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Hanalei Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Hanalei for a week is $4,508-$13,961($644-$1,994 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $195 to $414 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,469 to $2,963 for first class

Lodging: $279 to $562 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $750 to $1,350 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Hanalei for a week is $7,342-$19,822($1,049-$2,832 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $390 to $828 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,938 to $5,926 for first class

Lodging: $279 to $562 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $750 to $1,350 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Hanalei for a week is $14,684-$34,784($2,098-$4,969 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $780 to $1,656 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,876 to $11,852 for first class

Lodging: $558 to $1,124 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,125 to $1,890 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Hanalei Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Hanalei is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Hanalei 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.

Hanalei 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 Hanalei 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 Hanalei.

 

Flight Costs to Hanalei

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,487 average in late December to a low of $870 in late August to early September. Median flight price is $905. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Hanalei our data includes 352 originating airports, and 107 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Hanalei from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,795 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Daniel K Inouye International (HNL) in Honolulu, HI (the United States) at an average of just $135.

 

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 Hanalei, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $618, so you can easily save about 71% 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 Hanalei can easily cost $700 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $47 per person. Private tours can cost $1401 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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