The average price of a 7-day trip to Laguna Beach is $2,516 for a solo traveler, $4,519 for a couple, and $8,471 for a family of 4. Laguna Beach hotels range from $109 to $695 per night with an average of $191, while most vacation rentals will cost $300 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) are between $738 and $1,159 per person for economy flights and $2,316 to $3,637 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $75 to $145 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 Laguna Beach, CA, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to SNA and stay in a Laguna Beach hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Laguna Beach is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Laguna Beach Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Laguna Beach for a week is $1,630-$3,742($233-$535 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $75 to $145 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $445 to $927 for economy

Lodging: $110 to $164 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $246 to $300 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Laguna Beach for a week is $3,186-$6,148($455-$878 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $150 to $290 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $890 to $1,854 for economy

Lodging: $110 to $164 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $246 to $300 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Laguna Beach for a week is $5,200-$10,468($743-$1,495 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $300 to $580 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,780 to $3,708 for economy

Lodging: $220 to $328 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $369 to $450 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Laguna Beach

How cheap can you make a vacation to Laguna Beach? The cheapest trip to Laguna Beach is about $184 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 $180 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 $93.

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 Laguna Beach for a week is $1,290-$2,768($184-$395 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $41 to $83 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $445 to $927 for economy

Lodging: $93 to $109 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $180 to $210 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Laguna Beach for a week is $2,022-$4,276($289-$611 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $82 to $166 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $890 to $1,854 for economy

Lodging: $93 to $109 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $180 to $210 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Laguna Beach for a week is $4,044-$8,048($578-$1,150 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $164 to $332 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,780 to $3,708 for economy

Lodging: $186 to $218 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $270 to $336 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Laguna Beach cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Laguna Beach Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Laguna Beach for a week is $3,995-$17,389($571-$2,484 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $165 to $319 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,166 to $1,956 for first class

Lodging: $279 to $695 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 Laguna Beach for a week is $6,316-$21,578($902-$3,083 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $330 to $638 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,332 to $3,912 for first class

Lodging: $279 to $695 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 Laguna Beach for a week is $12,632-$35,236($1,805-$5,034 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $660 to $1,276 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,664 to $7,824 for first class

Lodging: $558 to $1,390 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,400 to $3,080 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Laguna Beach Hotel Prices

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

Laguna Beach 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 Laguna Beach 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 Laguna Beach.

 

Flight Costs to Laguna Beach

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,159 average in late July to a low of $738 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $716. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Laguna Beach our data includes 869 originating airports, and 129 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Laguna Beach from an airport like Asmara International (ASM) in Asmara (Eritrea) for an average $6,848 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International (SJC) in San Jose, CA (the United States) at an average of just $152.

 

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 Laguna Beach, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $421, so you can easily save about 57% 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 Laguna Beach can easily cost $620 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $41 per person. Private tours can cost $1239 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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