The average price of a 7-day trip to St Lucia is $1,871 for a solo traveler, $3,360 for a couple, and $6,300 for a family of 4. St Lucia hotels range from $43 to $198 per night with an average of $74, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $460 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to King Shaka International Airport (DUR) are between $1,115 and $2,087 per person for economy flights and $3,499 to $6,549 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $32 to $66 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 St Lucia, ZA

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to DUR and stay in a St Lucia hotel:

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 27th to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in St Lucia is usually late January.

 

Average St Lucia Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit St Lucia for a week is $1,110-$2,821($159-$403 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $66 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $592 to $1,795 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $68 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $77 to $94 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit St Lucia for a week is $2,972-$5,662($425-$809 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $132 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,184 to $3,590 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $68 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $77 to $94 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit St Lucia for a week is $3,852-$9,844($550-$1,406 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $264 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,368 to $7,180 for economy

Lodging: $98 to $136 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $116 to $132 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to St Lucia

How cheap can you make a vacation to St Lucia? The cheapest trip to St Lucia is about $131 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $140 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 $36.

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 St Lucia for a week is $920-$3,046($131-$435 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $16 to $33 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $592 to $1,795 for economy

Lodging: $36 to $43 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $170 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit St Lucia for a week is $1,624-$5,072($232-$725 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $66 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,184 to $3,590 for economy

Lodging: $36 to $43 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $170 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit St Lucia for a week is $3,248-$9,634($464-$1,376 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $132 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,368 to $7,180 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $86 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $196 to $255 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to St Lucia cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury St Lucia Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit St Lucia for a week is $2,663-$11,592($380-$1,656 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $70 to $145 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,693 to $4,505 for first class

Lodging: $80 to $198 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $460 to $1,012 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit St Lucia for a week is $4,846-$17,112($692-$2,445 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $140 to $290 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,386 to $9,010 for first class

Lodging: $80 to $198 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $460 to $1,012 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit St Lucia for a week is $9,692-$31,188($1,385-$4,455 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $280 to $580 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $6,772 to $18,020 for first class

Lodging: $160 to $396 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $736 to $1,518 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

St Lucia Hotel Prices

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

St Lucia 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 St Lucia 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 St Lucia.

 

Flight Costs to St Lucia

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,087 average in late December to a low of $1,115 in late January. Median flight price is $1,485. These prices are based on millions of flights. For St Lucia our data includes 77 originating airports, and 70 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to St Lucia from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $3,922 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Oliver Reginald Tambo International (JNB) in Johannesburg (South Africa) at an average of just $69.

 

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 St Lucia, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $972, so you can easily save about 87% 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 St Lucia can easily cost $250 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $16 per person. Private tours can cost $492 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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