The average price of a 7-day trip to Sunset Beach is $2,010 for a solo traveler, $3,610 for a couple, and $6,768 for a family of 4. Sunset Beach hotels range from $71 to $334 per night with an average of $114, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $560 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Long Beach Airport (LGB) are between $812 and $1,395 per person for economy flights and $2,548 to $4,378 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $46 to $101 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 Sunset Beach, CA, US

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

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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

 

Average Sunset Beach Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $1,484-$2,985($212-$426 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $101 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $484 to $1,228 for economy

Lodging: $113 to $166 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $143 to $175 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $2,946-$5,254($421-$751 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $202 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $968 to $2,456 for economy

Lodging: $113 to $166 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $143 to $175 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $4,424-$9,732($632-$1,390 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $404 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,936 to $4,912 for economy

Lodging: $226 to $332 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $200 to $245 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Sunset Beach

How cheap can you make a vacation to Sunset Beach? The cheapest trip to Sunset Beach is about $148 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 $60 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 $59.

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 Sunset Beach for a week is $1,034-$2,100($148-$300 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $56 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $484 to $1,228 for economy

Lodging: $59 to $71 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $80 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $1,714-$3,720($245-$531 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $112 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $968 to $2,456 for economy

Lodging: $59 to $71 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $80 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $3,224-$7,332($461-$1,047 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $112 to $224 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,936 to $4,912 for economy

Lodging: $118 to $142 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $84 to $128 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

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

The Cost of a Luxury Sunset 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 Sunset Beach.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $2,850-$10,106($407-$1,444 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $97 to $192 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,157 to $2,714 for first class

Lodging: $169 to $334 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $4,686-$14,164($669-$2,023 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $194 to $384 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,314 to $5,428 for first class

Lodging: $169 to $334 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Sunset Beach for a week is $9,372-$25,910($1,339-$3,701 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $388 to $768 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,628 to $10,856 for first class

Lodging: $338 to $668 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $896 to $1,613 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Sunset Beach Hotel Prices

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

Sunset 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 Sunset 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 Sunset Beach.

 

Flight Costs to Sunset Beach

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,395 average in late July to a low of $812 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $783. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Sunset Beach our data includes 631 originating airports, and 135 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Sunset Beach from an airport like Monrovia Roberts International (ROB) in Monrovia (Liberia) for an average $11,231 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like McCarran International (LAS) in Las Vegas, NV (the United States) at an average of just $156.

 

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 Sunset Beach, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $583, so you can easily save about 72% 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 Sunset Beach can easily cost $420 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $28 per person. Private tours can cost $833 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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