The average price of a 7-day trip to Santa Catalina is $1,799 for a solo traveler, $3,231 for a couple, and $6,057 for a family of 4. Santa Catalina hotels range from $66 to $257 per night with an average of $161, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) are between $500 and $883 per person for economy flights and $1,569 to $2,771 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $61 to $137 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 Santa Catalina, ES

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to PMI and stay in a Santa Catalina hotel:

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Santa Catalina is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Santa Catalina Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Santa Catalina for a week is $1,229-$3,000($176-$429 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $61 to $137 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $274 to $733 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $127 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $178 to $218 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Santa Catalina for a week is $2,382-$4,992($340-$713 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $122 to $274 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $548 to $1,466 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $127 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $178 to $218 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Santa Catalina for a week is $3,860-$8,598($551-$1,228 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $244 to $548 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,096 to $2,932 for economy

Lodging: $176 to $254 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $267 to $305 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Santa Catalina

How cheap can you make a vacation to Santa Catalina? The cheapest trip to Santa Catalina is about $85 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 $58.

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 Santa Catalina for a week is $597-$1,535($85-$219 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $29 to $58 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $274 to $733 for economy

Lodging: $58 to $66 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 Santa Catalina for a week is $1,074-$2,674($153-$382 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $116 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $548 to $1,466 for economy

Lodging: $58 to $66 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 Santa Catalina for a week is $2,076-$5,348($297-$764 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $232 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,096 to $2,932 for economy

Lodging: $116 to $132 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $70 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Santa Catalina cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Santa Catalina Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Santa Catalina for a week is $2,637-$16,233($377-$2,319 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $134 to $301 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $811 to $2,126 for first class

Lodging: $148 to $257 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 Santa Catalina for a week is $4,386-$20,466($627-$2,924 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $268 to $602 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,622 to $4,252 for first class

Lodging: $148 to $257 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 Santa Catalina for a week is $8,772-$33,732($1,253-$4,819 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $536 to $1,204 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,244 to $8,504 for first class

Lodging: $296 to $514 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,400 to $2,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Santa Catalina Hotel Prices

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

Santa Catalina 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 Santa Catalina 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 Santa Catalina.

 

Flight Costs to Santa Catalina

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $883 average in late December to a low of $500 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $326. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Santa Catalina our data includes 293 originating airports, and 125 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Santa Catalina from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $10,891 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Valencia (VLC) in Valencia (Spain) at an average of just $47.

 

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 Santa Catalina, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $383, so you can easily save about 77% 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 Santa Catalina can easily cost $430 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $29 per person. Private tours can cost $865 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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