The average price of a 7-day trip to Sarapiqui is $1,203 for a solo traveler, $2,161 for a couple, and $4,051 for a family of 4. Sarapiqui hotels range from $39 to $178 per night with an average of $38, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $400 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) are between $586 and $1,051 per person for economy flights and $1,839 to $3,298 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $24 to $61 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 Sarapiqui, CR

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

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Sarapiqui is usually late September.

 

Average Sarapiqui Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Sarapiqui for a week is $788-$1,806($113-$258 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $61 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $374 to $851 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $88 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $41 to $51 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Sarapiqui for a week is $1,754-$3,484($251-$498 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $122 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $748 to $1,702 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $88 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $41 to $51 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Sarapiqui for a week is $2,564-$6,168($366-$881 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $244 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,496 to $3,404 for economy

Lodging: $96 to $176 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $66 to $71 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Sarapiqui

How cheap can you make a vacation to Sarapiqui? The cheapest trip to Sarapiqui is about $86 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 13% 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 $34.

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 Sarapiqui for a week is $599-$1,421($86-$203 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $15 to $30 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $374 to $851 for economy

Lodging: $34 to $39 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Sarapiqui for a week is $1,078-$2,482($154-$355 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $60 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $748 to $1,702 for economy

Lodging: $34 to $39 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Sarapiqui for a week is $2,108-$4,784($301-$683 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $120 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,496 to $3,404 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $78 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $90 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Sarapiqui cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Sarapiqui Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Sarapiqui for a week is $2,152-$7,184($307-$1,026 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $128 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,088 to $1,728 for first class

Lodging: $119 to $178 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $760 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Sarapiqui for a week is $3,590-$9,808($513-$1,401 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $256 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,176 to $3,456 for first class

Lodging: $119 to $178 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $760 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Sarapiqui for a week is $7,180-$16,880($1,026-$2,411 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $200 to $512 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,352 to $6,912 for first class

Lodging: $238 to $356 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $560 to $1,064 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Sarapiqui Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Sarapiqui is lower than the average city. On average vacation rentals are less expensive than hotels. Luxury hotels are more expensive in Sarapiqui due to hotel employees. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Sarapiqui 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 Sarapiqui 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 many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Sarapiqui.

 

Flight Costs to Sarapiqui

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,051 average in late December to a low of $586 in late September. Median flight price is $633. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Sarapiqui our data includes 297 originating airports, and 123 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Sarapiqui from an airport like Samos (SMI) in Samos (Greece) for an average $6,003 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like La Aurora International (GUA) in Guatemala City (Guatemala) at an average of just $162.

 

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 Sarapiqui, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $466, so you can easily save about 80% 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 Sarapiqui can easily cost $220 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $15 per person. Private tours can cost $443 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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