The average price of a 7-day trip to South Beach is $1,873 for a solo traveler, $3,364 for a couple, and $6,306 for a family of 4. South Beach hotels range from $95 to $735 per night with an average of $167, while most vacation rentals will cost $230 to $1060 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Miami International Airport (MIA) are between $642 and $1,100 per person for economy flights and $2,015 to $3,452 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $67 to $126 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 South Beach, FL, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to MIA and stay in a South Beach hotel:

  • January 15th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the weeks of May 7th and May 21st)
  • August 13th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in South Beach is usually mid to late September.

 

Average South Beach Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit South Beach for a week is $1,526-$2,972($218-$425 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $67 to $126 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $409 to $968 for economy

Lodging: $108 to $109 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $153 to $187 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit South Beach for a week is $2,870-$5,086($410-$727 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $134 to $252 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $818 to $1,936 for economy

Lodging: $108 to $109 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $153 to $187 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit South Beach for a week is $4,808-$9,086($687-$1,298 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $268 to $504 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,636 to $3,872 for economy

Lodging: $216 to $218 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $230 to $281 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to South Beach

How cheap can you make a vacation to South Beach? The cheapest trip to South Beach is about $110 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 $21 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 $81.

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 South Beach for a week is $773-$2,014($110-$288 per day)

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

Flights: $409 to $968 for economy

Lodging: $81 to $95 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $41 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit South Beach for a week is $1,420-$3,458($203-$494 per day)

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

Flights: $818 to $1,936 for economy

Lodging: $81 to $95 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $41 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit South Beach for a week is $2,780-$6,916($397-$988 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $272 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,636 to $3,872 for economy

Lodging: $162 to $190 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $66 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to South Beach cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury South Beach Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit South Beach for a week is $2,942-$16,569($420-$2,367 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $121 to $265 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $973 to $1,994 for first class

Lodging: $187 to $735 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,060 to $2,120 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit South Beach for a week is $4,762-$20,418($680-$2,917 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $242 to $530 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,946 to $3,988 for first class

Lodging: $187 to $735 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,060 to $2,120 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit South Beach for a week is $9,524-$35,748($1,361-$5,107 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $484 to $1,060 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,892 to $7,976 for first class

Lodging: $374 to $1,470 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,696 to $3,392 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

South Beach Hotel Prices

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

South Beach 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 South Beach 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 South Beach.

 

Flight Costs to South Beach

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,100 average in late December to a low of $642 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $650. These prices are based on millions of flights. For South Beach our data includes 1,098 originating airports, and 175 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to South Beach from an airport like Frankfurt Hahn (HHN) in Hahn (Germany) for an average $7,279 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Jacksonville International (JAX) in Jacksonville, FL (the United States) at an average of just $175.

 

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 South Beach, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $458, 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 South Beach can easily cost $510 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $34 per person. Private tours can cost $1014 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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