The average price of a 7-day trip to Kalpitiya is $2,222 for a solo traveler, $3,991 for a couple, and $7,481 for a family of 4. Kalpitiya hotels range from $33 to $484 per night with an average of $45, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB) are between $1,226 and $2,266 per person for economy flights and $3,847 to $7,111 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $57 to $122 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 Kalpitiya, LK

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

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 2nd

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Kalpitiya is usually early October.

 

Average Kalpitiya Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Kalpitiya for a week is $1,393-$3,399($199-$486 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $57 to $122 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $694 to $1,813 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $122 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $50 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Kalpitiya for a week is $3,550-$6,972($507-$996 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $114 to $244 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,388 to $3,626 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $122 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $50 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Kalpitiya for a week is $4,822-$12,132($689-$1,733 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $228 to $488 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,776 to $7,252 for economy

Lodging: $176 to $244 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $75 to $98 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Kalpitiya

How cheap can you make a vacation to Kalpitiya? The cheapest trip to Kalpitiya is about $149 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 18% 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 $29.

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 Kalpitiya for a week is $1,045-$2,582($149-$369 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $33 to $67 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $694 to $1,813 for economy

Lodging: $29 to $33 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 Kalpitiya for a week is $1,970-$4,864($281-$695 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $66 to $134 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,388 to $3,626 for economy

Lodging: $29 to $33 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 Kalpitiya for a week is $3,880-$9,548($554-$1,364 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $132 to $268 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,776 to $7,252 for economy

Lodging: $58 to $66 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $70 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Kalpitiya cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Kalpitiya Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Kalpitiya for a week is $5,333-$11,508($762-$1,644 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $120 to $220 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,075 to $4,424 for first class

Lodging: $403 to $484 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $924 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Kalpitiya for a week is $8,248-$17,472($1,178-$2,496 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $240 to $440 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,150 to $8,848 for first class

Lodging: $403 to $484 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $924 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Kalpitiya for a week is $15,884-$32,172($2,269-$4,596 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $480 to $880 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $8,300 to $17,696 for first class

Lodging: $806 to $968 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $704 to $1,386 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Kalpitiya Hotel Prices

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

Kalpitiya 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 Kalpitiya 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 Kalpitiya.

 

Flight Costs to Kalpitiya

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,266 average in late December to a low of $1,226 in early October. Median flight price is $1,285. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Kalpitiya our data includes 172 originating airports, and 129 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Kalpitiya from an airport like Savoonga (SVA) in Savoonga, AK (the United States) for an average $10,419 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Chennai International (MAA) in Chennai (India) 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 Kalpitiya, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $1,040, so you can easily save about 85% 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 Kalpitiya can easily cost $500 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $33 per person. Private tours can cost $1005 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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