The average price of a 7-day trip to Lawai is $3,150 for a solo traveler, $5,657 for a couple, and $10,606 for a family of 4. Lawai hotels range from $127 to $577 per night with an average of $224, while most vacation rentals will cost $360 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 $102 to $234 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 Lawai, HI, US

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

 

Average Lawai Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Lawai for a week is $2,177-$4,825($311-$689 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $102 to $234 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $503 to $1,219 for economy

Lodging: $160 to $187 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $268 to $328 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Lawai for a week is $4,128-$8,218($590-$1,174 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $204 to $468 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,006 to $2,438 for economy

Lodging: $160 to $187 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $268 to $328 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Lawai for a week is $6,788-$14,182($970-$2,026 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $408 to $936 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,012 to $4,876 for economy

Lodging: $320 to $374 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $429 to $459 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Lawai

How cheap can you make a vacation to Lawai? The cheapest trip to Lawai 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 $240 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 $106.

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 Lawai for a week is $1,475-$3,571($211-$510 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $96 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $503 to $1,219 for economy

Lodging: $106 to $127 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $240 to $280 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Lawai for a week is $2,314-$5,462($331-$780 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $192 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,006 to $2,438 for economy

Lodging: $106 to $127 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $240 to $280 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Lawai for a week is $4,628-$10,084($661-$1,441 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $384 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,012 to $4,876 for economy

Lodging: $212 to $254 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $336 to $420 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Lawai cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Lawai Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Lawai for a week is $4,700-$17,331($671-$2,476 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $214 to $468 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,318 to $3,255 for first class

Lodging: $314 to $577 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Lawai for a week is $7,516-$23,862($1,074-$3,409 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $428 to $936 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,636 to $6,510 for first class

Lodging: $314 to $577 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Lawai for a week is $15,032-$42,324($2,147-$6,046 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $856 to $1,872 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,272 to $13,020 for first class

Lodging: $628 to $1,154 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,600 to $2,700 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Lawai Hotel Prices

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

Lawai 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 Lawai 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 Lawai.

 

Flight Costs to Lawai

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 Lawai our data includes 352 originating airports, and 107 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Lawai 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 Lawai, 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 Lawai can easily cost $720 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $48 per person. Private tours can cost $1439 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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