The average price of a 7-day trip to Semporna is $698 for a solo traveler, $1,254 for a couple, and $2,350 for a family of 4. Semporna hotels range from $45 to $207 per night with an average of $80, while most vacation rentals will cost $100 to $300 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Tawau Airport (TWU) are between $57 and $178 per person for economy flights and $179 to $559 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $27 to $59 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 Semporna, MY

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

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • July 16th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Semporna is usually early to mid October.

 

Average Semporna Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Semporna for a week is $496-$1,101($71-$157 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $27 to $59 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $55 to $160 for economy

Lodging: $57 to $88 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $42 to $52 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Semporna for a week is $744-$1,710($106-$244 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $54 to $118 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $110 to $320 for economy

Lodging: $57 to $88 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $42 to $52 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Semporna for a week is $1,378-$3,348($197-$478 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $236 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $220 to $640 for economy

Lodging: $114 to $176 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $67 to $78 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Semporna

How cheap can you make a vacation to Semporna? The cheapest trip to Semporna is about $42 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 11% 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 $39.

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 Semporna for a week is $294-$668($42-$95 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $17 to $34 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $55 to $160 for economy

Lodging: $39 to $45 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 Semporna for a week is $468-$1,066($67-$152 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $68 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $110 to $320 for economy

Lodging: $39 to $45 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 Semporna for a week is $876-$2,132($125-$305 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $136 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $220 to $640 for economy

Lodging: $78 to $90 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $64 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Semporna cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Semporna Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Semporna for a week is $1,110-$5,011($159-$716 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $49 to $124 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $149 to $363 for first class

Lodging: $103 to $207 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $300 to $630 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Semporna for a week is $1,602-$6,242($229-$892 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $98 to $248 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $298 to $726 for first class

Lodging: $103 to $207 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $300 to $630 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Semporna for a week is $3,204-$10,972($458-$1,567 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $196 to $496 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $596 to $1,452 for first class

Lodging: $206 to $414 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $450 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Semporna Hotel Prices

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

Semporna 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 Semporna 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 Semporna.

 

Flight Costs to Semporna

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $178 average in late January to a low of $57 in early to mid October. Median flight price is $86. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Semporna our data includes 10 originating airports, and 8 airlines. The area has much more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Semporna from an airport like Senai International (JHB) in Johor Bahru (Malaysia) for an average $120 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Kota Kinabalu International (BKI) in Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia) at an average of just $52.

 

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 Semporna, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $122, so you can easily save about 215% 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 Semporna can easily cost $260 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $17 per person. Private tours can cost $516 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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