The average price of a 7-day trip to Los Cabos is $2,416 for a solo traveler, $4,339 for a couple, and $8,135 for a family of 4. Los Cabos hotels range from $53 to $480 per night with an average of $207, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport (GDL) are between $518 and $817 per person for economy flights and $1,625 to $2,564 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $93 to $158 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 Los Cabos, MX

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to GDL and stay in a Los Cabos hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • August 6th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Los Cabos is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Los Cabos Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Los Cabos for a week is $1,626-$4,108($232-$587 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $93 to $158 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $303 to $686 for economy

Lodging: $112 to $203 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $316 to $386 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Los Cabos for a week is $3,010-$6,162($430-$880 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $186 to $316 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $606 to $1,372 for economy

Lodging: $112 to $203 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $316 to $386 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Los Cabos for a week is $5,160-$10,876($737-$1,554 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $372 to $632 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,212 to $2,744 for economy

Lodging: $224 to $406 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $506 to $618 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Los Cabos

How cheap can you make a vacation to Los Cabos? The cheapest trip to Los Cabos is about $103 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 2% 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 $48.

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 Los Cabos for a week is $724-$1,599($103-$228 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $43 to $85 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $303 to $686 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $53 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 Los Cabos for a week is $1,328-$2,880($190-$411 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $86 to $170 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $606 to $1,372 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $53 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 Los Cabos for a week is $2,608-$5,760($373-$823 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $172 to $340 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,212 to $2,744 for economy

Lodging: $96 to $106 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $70 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Los Cabos cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Los Cabos Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Los Cabos for a week is $3,875-$16,023($554-$2,289 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $167 to $316 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $648 to $1,811 for first class

Lodging: $343 to $480 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

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

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Los Cabos for a week is $5,692-$20,046($813-$2,864 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $334 to $632 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,296 to $3,622 for first class

Lodging: $343 to $480 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

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

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Los Cabos for a week is $11,384-$35,292($1,626-$5,042 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $668 to $1,264 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,592 to $7,244 for first class

Lodging: $686 to $960 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,500 to $3,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Los Cabos Hotel Prices

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

Los Cabos 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 Los Cabos 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 Los Cabos.

 

Flight Costs to Los Cabos

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $817 average in mid December to a low of $518 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $577. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Los Cabos our data includes 219 originating airports, and 65 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Los Cabos from an airport like Amilcar Cabral International (SID) in Sal Island (Cape Verde) for an average $5,839 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Licenciado Adolfo Lopez Mateos International (TLC) in Toluca (Mexico) at an average of just $88.

 

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 Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Los Cabos, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $300, so you can easily save about 58% 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 Los Cabos can easily cost $640 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $43 per person. Private tours can cost $1276 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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