The average price of a 7-day trip to Panajachel is $1,302 for a solo traveler, $2,338 for a couple, and $4,384 for a family of 4. Panajachel hotels range from $7 to $234 per night with an average of $55, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $380 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to La Aurora International Airport (GUA) are between $741 and $1,094 per person for economy flights and $2,325 to $3,433 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $32 to $75 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 Panajachel, GT

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to GUA and stay in a Panajachel 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 Panajachel is usually late September.

 

Average Panajachel Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Panajachel for a week is $931-$2,020($133-$289 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $75 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $443 to $985 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $85 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $52 to $64 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Panajachel for a week is $2,194-$3,748($313-$535 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $150 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $886 to $1,970 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $85 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $52 to $64 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Panajachel for a week is $3,106-$7,060($444-$1,009 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $300 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,772 to $3,940 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $170 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $73 to $90 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Panajachel

How cheap can you make a vacation to Panajachel? The cheapest trip to Panajachel is about $83 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 20% 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 $6.

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 Panajachel for a week is $584-$1,442($83-$206 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $15 to $31 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $443 to $985 for economy

Lodging: $6 to $7 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Panajachel for a week is $1,132-$2,644($162-$378 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $62 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $886 to $1,970 for economy

Lodging: $6 to $7 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Panajachel for a week is $2,264-$5,168($323-$738 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $124 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,772 to $3,940 for economy

Lodging: $12 to $14 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $60 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Panajachel cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Panajachel Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Panajachel for a week is $2,798-$8,219($400-$1,174 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $158 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,276 to $2,325 for first class

Lodging: $186 to $234 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $798 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Panajachel for a week is $4,480-$11,650($640-$1,664 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $316 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,552 to $4,650 for first class

Lodging: $186 to $234 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $798 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Panajachel for a week is $8,960-$21,386($1,280-$3,055 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $232 to $632 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,104 to $9,300 for first class

Lodging: $372 to $468 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $608 to $1,277 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Panajachel Hotel Prices

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

Panajachel 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 Panajachel 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 Panajachel.

 

Flight Costs to Panajachel

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,094 average in mid December to a low of $741 in late September. Median flight price is $747. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Panajachel our data includes 221 originating airports, and 74 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Panajachel from an airport like Amilcar Cabral International (SID) in Sal Island (Cape Verde) for an average $5,544 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Juan Santamaria International (SJO) in San Jose (Costa Rica) at an average of just $145.

 

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 Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Panajachel, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $353, so you can easily save about 48% 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 Panajachel can easily cost $230 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $15 per person. Private tours can cost $464 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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