The average price of a 7-day trip to Kapaa is $2,799 for a solo traveler, $5,027 for a couple, and $9,424 for a family of 4. Kapaa hotels range from $112 to $511 per night with an average of $198, while most vacation rentals will cost $300 to $1000 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 $89 to $183 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 Kapaa, HI, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to LIH and stay in a Kapaa 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 Kapaa is usually late August to early September.

 

Average Kapaa Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Kapaa for a week is $2,032-$4,207($290-$601 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $89 to $183 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $503 to $1,294 for economy

Lodging: $151 to $188 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $222 to $272 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Kapaa for a week is $3,892-$7,168($556-$1,024 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $178 to $366 per day for two people’s daily expenses

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

Lodging: $151 to $188 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $222 to $272 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Kapaa for a week is $6,316-$12,910($902-$1,844 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $356 to $732 per day for four people’s daily expenses

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

Lodging: $302 to $376 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $333 to $435 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Kapaa

How cheap can you make a vacation to Kapaa? The cheapest trip to Kapaa is about $199 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 $200 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 $99.

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 Kapaa for a week is $1,391-$3,209($199-$458 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $85 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $503 to $1,294 for economy

Lodging: $99 to $112 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $200 to $220 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Kapaa for a week is $2,188-$5,098($313-$728 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $170 per day for two people’s daily expenses

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

Lodging: $99 to $112 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $200 to $220 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Kapaa for a week is $4,376-$9,536($625-$1,362 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $168 to $340 per day for four people’s daily expenses

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

Lodging: $198 to $224 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $300 to $330 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Kapaa cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Kapaa Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Kapaa for a week is $4,334-$18,350($619-$2,621 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $178 to $329 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,318 to $2,847 for first class

Lodging: $295 to $511 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Kapaa for a week is $6,898-$23,500($985-$3,357 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $356 to $658 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,636 to $5,694 for first class

Lodging: $295 to $511 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Kapaa for a week is $13,796-$40,400($1,971-$5,771 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $712 to $1,316 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,272 to $11,388 for first class

Lodging: $590 to $1,022 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,400 to $3,300 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Kapaa Hotel Prices

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

Kapaa 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 Kapaa 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 Kapaa.

 

Flight Costs to Kapaa

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 Kapaa our data includes 352 originating airports, and 107 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Kapaa 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 Kapaa, 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 Kapaa can easily cost $640 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $42 per person. Private tours can cost $1274 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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