The average price of a 7-day trip to Marbella is $1,501 for a solo traveler, $2,696 for a couple, and $5,054 for a family of 4. Marbella hotels range from $58 to $343 per night with an average of $88, while most vacation rentals will cost $200 to $480 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Malaga Airport (AGP) are between $536 and $914 per person for economy flights and $1,682 to $2,868 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $49 to $108 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 Marbella, ES

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

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • September 24th to October 14th
  • October 29th to December 16th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Marbella is usually late January and early February.

 

Average Marbella Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Marbella for a week is $1,027-$2,414($147-$345 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $49 to $108 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $306 to $740 for economy

Lodging: $63 to $95 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $125 to $153 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Marbella for a week is $2,136-$4,258($305-$608 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $98 to $216 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $612 to $1,480 for economy

Lodging: $63 to $95 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $125 to $153 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Marbella for a week is $3,352-$7,454($479-$1,065 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $196 to $432 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,224 to $2,960 for economy

Lodging: $126 to $190 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $200 to $245 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Marbella

How cheap can you make a vacation to Marbella? The cheapest trip to Marbella is about $84 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% 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 Marbella for a week is $587-$1,410($84-$201 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $46 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $306 to $740 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $58 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 Marbella for a week is $1,054-$2,472($151-$353 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $92 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $612 to $1,480 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $58 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 Marbella for a week is $2,036-$4,944($291-$706 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $184 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,224 to $2,960 for economy

Lodging: $96 to $116 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $80 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Marbella cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Marbella Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Marbella for a week is $2,404-$8,508($343-$1,215 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $216 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $820 to $1,524 for first class

Lodging: $138 to $343 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $480 to $912 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Marbella for a week is $3,980-$11,544($569-$1,649 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $216 to $432 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,640 to $3,048 for first class

Lodging: $138 to $343 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $480 to $912 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Marbella for a week is $7,960-$20,352($1,137-$2,907 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $432 to $864 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,280 to $6,096 for first class

Lodging: $276 to $686 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $768 to $1,368 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Marbella Hotel Prices

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

Marbella 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 Marbella 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 Marbella.

 

Flight Costs to Marbella

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $914 average in late December to a low of $536 in late January and early February. Median flight price is $389. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Marbella our data includes 282 originating airports, and 131 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Marbella from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $12,595 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Melilla (MLN) in Melilla (Spain) at an average of just $76.

 

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 Marbella, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $378, 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 Marbella can easily cost $340 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $23 per person. Private tours can cost $689 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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